Guest Hollow's Biology Curriculum Week 28

Christian High School Biology Curriculum

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LAB COLOR KEY:

Illustrated Guide to Home Biology Labs are marked in white

Labs that are alternates to the Illustrated Guide to Home Biology are marked in green.

Optional and extra labs that have nothing to do with the IGTHB book are marked in orange.

Video labs are marked in blue.

Interactive online labs are marked in yellow.



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Week 28

 

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Guest Hollow's High School Biology Textbook

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18.3 Arthropods and Insects

18.4 Echinoderms and Invertebrate

Topics

  • Overview of phylum Arthropoda
  • Characteristics and importance of insects

 

  • Echinoderm traits
  • Classification
  • Subphyla of invertebrate chordates

 

Workbook    

Optional Writing Assignment(s)

Research an insect and write a report about it.

Option: Write and illustrate a children's story about an insect. Make sure to include true, scientific facts. Give it to a younger sibling, friend or relative or post it online to share. J

Labs

 

 

Optional Virtual lab: Classifying Arthropods

 

IGHBE: Lab Session XI-3: Investigating Arthropods

Ethanol
Food for mealworm beetles
Jars
Microscope
Refrigerator
Prepared slide: arthropoda
Specimens: assorted arthropods (ants, flies, spiders, caterpillars, butterlies, etc.)
Specimens: mealworms
Stereo microscope (optional)

Optional Virtual lab: Mealworm behavior

 

HST kit: Dissect the starfish

 

 

HST kit: Dissect the grasshopper

 

HST kit: Dissect the crayfish

 

Exotic Insect Collection Kit

 

Notes

 

Bible Study

Genesis of Germs

Chapter 4: Protista: A Zoo in Pond Water

 

Chapter 5: Fungi: Recyclers of Nutrients and Sources of Treasure

 

Chapter 6: Viruses: Fallen Genes Coated with Protein

Other Resources

Biology Coloring Book
Biology Coloring Workbook

Chapter 8-7 Phylum
Arthropoda

 

 

Chapter 8-8 Phylum Echinodermata

 

Videos

BrainPOP
Arachnids


Life in the Undergrowth
Episode 1

BrainPOP
Ants

 

Life in the Undergrowth

Life in the Undergrowth
Episode 2

BrainPOP
Insects

Metamorphosis

 

Life in the Undergrowth
Episode 3

 

 



 


Life in the Undergrowth
Episode 4

 

 

 


 

Life in the Undergrowth
Episode 5
(end of series)

Extras

 

Microscope slide:
Grasshopper parts

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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