Guest Hollow's Biology Curriculum Week 3

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 3

 

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Guest Hollow's High School Biology Textbook

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2.3 Water, acids and bases

Topics

 

  • Structure and properties of water
  • Acids and bases

 

Workbook   Chapter 2.3 workbook pages

Optional Writing Assignment(s)

Written Work

Take several paragraphs from last week's Enzymes in Action book. Outline them and then rewrite them in your own words.

Option: design an interactive notebook page using lapbook elements showcasing the different jobs enzymes do (in our bodies, laundry detergent, etc.) Here are links to free lapbook templates:
Lapbook templates you can type on (require subscription to a blog)
Lapbook templates (some in color)
Lapbook templates (a bunch!)

Labs

 

 

IGHBE: Lab Session III-3: Proteins, Enzymes, and Vitamins

  • Gloves
  • Blood from uncooked meat
  • Desk lamp
  • Raw egg white
  • Freezer
  • Hydrogen peroxide 3%
  • Isopropanol 99%
  • Marking pen
  • Microwave
  • Black paper or cloth
  • Paper towels
  • Starch water
  • Urine
  • Distilled water

Optional Virtual Labs: pH Scale and Meter Calibration

pH Scale (PHET interactive)

 

 

IGHBE: Lab Session III-1: Acids, Bases, and Buffers

  • Gloves
  • Marking pen
  • Paper towel
  • Scissors
  • Specimens from last lab
  • Distilled water

Alternate for lab III-1:
Experiments with acids and bases

 

  • red cabbage
  • stove
  • pan
  • distilled water
  • white paper
  • scissors
  • cup(s)
  • various items from around the house to test like cola, baking soda, milk, aspirin, etc.

Optional: Red cabbage indicator Jiffy Juice Kit

Optional Online lab: Properties of Water

Our experience with this lab:
(We couldn't get the molecules to stick together properly in the simulation.)

 

Notes

 

Bible Study

The New Answers Book 1

Chapter 7: Doesn’t Carbon-14 Dating Disprove the Bible?

 

Chapter 8: Could God Really Have Created Everything in Six Days?

 

Chapter 9: Does Radiometric Dating Prove the Earth Is Old?

Other Resources

Videos

 

The Human Planet
The Human Planet Episode 3

 

BrainPOP
Acids and Bases

 

 

 

 

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