Week 1 – Day 1
Welcome and introductions
Ch 2 chemical context of life lecture
Week 1 – Day 2
Ch 2 continued
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 activities – testing the properties of water at home. You will need some ingredients:
- food colouring
- white flowers, preferable tulips
- A small glass for the flowers
- a medium sized glass
- baking soda
- Three differently-sized containers for water (small, medium, large)
- 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: