Guest Hollow's Biology Curriculum Week 12

Christian High School Biology Curriculum

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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 12


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Guest Hollow's High School Biology Textbook


Chapter 7 Introduction

7.1 DNA and RNA

7.2 Protein Synthesis


  • Molecular biology
  • DNA
  • Various DNA discoveries by different scientists
  • Double helix
  • DNA replication
  • RNA types
  • Transcription
  • Processing mRNA
  • Genetic code
  • Translation
Workbook Chapter 7.1 workbook pages Chapter 7.2 workbook pages

Optional Writing Assignment(s)





IGHBE: Lab Session III-5: Extracting, Isolating, and Visualizing DNA

  • Gloves
  • Optional balance
  • Beef or pork liver or yeast
  • Cheesecloth or muslin, etc.
  • Isopropanol
  • Freezer
  • Microscope
  • Paper towels
  • Saucer
  • Table salt
  • Teaspoon
  • Toothpick
  • Distilled water

Alternate lab for III-5 (easier imo):
Extracting DNA from strawberries

  • 100 ml dishwashing liquid (or shampoo without conditioner) 900 ml water
  • 15 grams of salt 1-2 fresh or frozen strawberries
  • Ziploc bag
  • Coffee filter
  • Clear glass or test tube
  • Cup or beaker or similar container

Isopropanol alcohol

Click the above link to see pictures of Otter's experiment!

FREE ONLINE lab: DNA to Protein



Bible Study

The New Answers Book 2



Chapter 8: Did Humans Really Evolve from Apelike Creatures?


Chapter 9: Does the Bible Say Anything about Astronomy?

Other Resources



Chapter 4: Proteins, DNA and the RNA's

Optional Activities:
Protein pencil topper


  • Pencil
  •  eraser
  •  12 pipe cleaners
  •  craft beads









Life Season 1
Life Season 1
Episode 3



K'nex DNA
K'NEX Education - DNA, Replications and Transcription Set


Make an edible DNA model


  • 2 pieces of red licorice
  • 12 toothpicks
  •  colored mini marshmallows


Protein Synthesis Race (online game)


Printable and activity: Reading DNA -Students use edible models of the DNA molecule to transcribe an mRNA sequence, then translate it into a protein


  • licorice
  • toothpicks
  •  colored marshmallows
  • scissors

See note below schedule.

Biology Coloring book
Biology Coloring Workbook

Choose coloring pages from chapter 4 as needed.

Note: In the printable Reading DNA activity the printable has the incorrect site link listed. This is the link (if you want to view more info via the site):




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