Biology 1200 Daily Schedules

Week 1 – Day 1

Welcome and introductions

Course overview

Chemistry demonstration

Ch 2 chemical context of life lecture

Week 1 – Day 2

Ch 2 continued

Isotope activity

Week 1 – Day 3

There will not be a class on this day.

Week 2 – Day 1

Cell lab at VCC

Week 2 – Day 2

Chapter 3 – carbon

Lecture – Carbon

Video: The Elements Song

Video: Carbon – Periodic Table of Videos

Activity: What is the biochemistry of…..? You will choose a topic from a list, such as cheese, investigate and discuss the biochemistry.

Week 2 – Day 3

Water, water everywhere!

Water lecture

Water activities – testing the properties of water at home. You will need some ingredients:

  1. food colouring
  2. white flowers, preferable tulips
  3. A small glass for the flowers
  4. a medium sized glass
  5. raisins
  6. vinegar
  7. baking soda
  8. Three differently-sized containers for water (small, medium, large)
  9. A glass with a flat top and about 20 quarters (or more)

Video: Rob Dunbar TED talk

Macromolecules will be included this week as well.

Week 3 – Day 1

Osmosis lab at VCC.

Week 3 – Day 2

Review of osmosis lab

Review and data collection of Elodea lab

Cell biology – lecture

Videos: Tour of the Animal Cell

Tour of the plant cell

Week 3 – Day 3

Cell biology – organelles Jamboard activity

Osmosis lab review and analyses

Cell membrane – lecture

Cell membrane bioflix video with worksheet: