Guest Hollow's Biology Curriculum Week 4

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 4


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Day 3

Day 4

Day 5

Guest Hollow's High School Biology Textbook


Chapter 3 Introduction

3.1 Introduction to cells

3.2 Cell Structures


  • Robert Hooke & Leeuwenhoek and the discovery of cells
  • Cell size, shape and intro.
  • Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic cells


  • Cell structures and organelles
  • Organization of cells
Workbook Chapter 3.1 workbook pages Chapter 3.2 workbook pages

Optional Writing Assignment(s)

Written Work

Write a paper about either Robert Hook or Leeuwenhoek. Explain why either man is important to the history of science.










Bible Study

The New Answers Book 1

Chapter 10: Was there Really a Noah’s Ark & Flood?


Chapter 11: How Did Animals Spread All Over the World from Where the Ark Landed?


Chapter 12: What Really Happened to the Dinosaurs?

Other Resources

Ellen McHenry's Cells Curriculum

Chapter 1
How did we find out about cells?



Chapter 2: The cell membrane and cytoskeleton

Optional activity: Build a fluid mosaic model


  • mini-marshmallows
  •  shallow tray with sides
  •  apple
  •  a few toothpicks
  • knife to cut apple

Click here to see a picture of Otter's fluid mosaic model.

Optional activity: Merging of membranes simulation


  • white plate
  •  cooking oil
  •  water


Chapter 5: Lysosomes, ER and Golgi bodies

Optional activity:
Golgi body cookies

  • cookie dough
  • icing, etc.


Biology Coloring book
Biology Coloring Workbook

Chapter 2
(p. 22) The Animal Cell


Chapter 2
(p. 24) Cell Types and Tissues


Chapter 2 (p. 28) The Cell Membrane




BBC Secret Universe: The Hidden Life of the Cell


(or watch later in week 37)

Cell Structures
Cell Specialization




Cell Craft Game (online)

4-D Cell
4-D cell Put together and memorize parts 






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