Guest Hollow's Biology Curriculum Week 14

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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Guest Hollow's High School Biology Textbook


Chapter 8 Introduction

8.1 Human Chromosomes and Genes

8.2 Human Inheritance


  • Human genome
  • Chromosomes and genes
  • Autosomes
  • Sex Chromosomes
  • Sex-linked genes
  • Mapping linkage
  • Mendelian inheritance in humans
  • Autosomal traits
  • Sex-linked traits
  • Pedigree
  • Multiple allele traits
  • Polygenic traits
  • Genetic disorders
  • Chromosomal disorders
Workbook Chapter 8.1 workbook pages Chapter 8.2 workbook pages

Optional Writing Assignment(s)




Optional Virtual lab: How can sex-linked traits be identified?


IGHBE: Lab Session III-6: Build a Gel Electrophoresis Apparatus

  • Aluminum foil
  • 9V batteries (5, 7 or 9)
  • Gel casting comb materials (see text)
  • Marking pen
  • Plastic containers
  • Scissors
  • Tape (electrical or masking)

Alternate lab for IV-1:
Make your own gel electrophoresis apparatus video and instructions

  • small rectangular plastic box
  • stainless steel wire (24-18 guage)
  • wire cutters
  • 5 nine-volt batteries
  • 2 alligator clip leads
  • kitchen scale or measuring spoons
  • baking soda
  • bottled water
  • agarose powder
  • microwave
  • 3 food coloring dyes
  • measuring utensil (graduated cylinder)





Bible Study

The New Answers Book 2

Chapter 13: Is the Intelligent Design Movement Christian?


Chapter 14: Can Creationists Be “Real” Scientists?


Chapter 15: How Should a Christian Respond to “Gay Marriage”?

Other Resources

Biology Coloring book
Biology Coloring Workbook



Chapter 3 (p. 80) Sex-Linked Traits: Color Blindness

Chapter 3
(p. 84) Crossing Over

Chapter 3
(p. 86) Nondisjunction



Life Season 1
Life Season 1
Episode 5


Finding a gene on a chromosome map





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