AP Biology Lesson Plan

Subject:

Science

Period(s):

all periods

Day

Framework or Strand

Student Learning Expectation or Objective

Teaching Strategy and Activities

Assignments

Materials or Resources

Monday

Enduring Understanding

2.A

Growth, reproduction, and maintenance of the organization of living systems require free energy and matter

All living systems require constant input of free energy

 – ENERGY PATHWAYS

DIFFERENTIATION:  Written and Nonlinguistic representation of data analysis understanding.

ACTIVITY:

Good or Not Good

-Arkansas Curriculum Frameworks

-Science textbook

-Classroom Assessment Techniques textbook

 

Tuesday

Essential knowledge 3.B.2

A variety of intercellular and intracellular signal transmissions mediate gene expression.

 

Organisms use free energy to reproduce, for growth and repair.

 – ENERGY PATHWAYS

DIFFERENTIATION:  Written and Nonlinguistic representation of data analysis understanding.

ACTIVITY:

Topic Overview

-Arkansas Curriculum Frameworks

- Science textbook

 

Wednesday

Essential knowledge 3.B.2

A variety of intercellular and intracellular signal transmissions mediate gene expression.

 

Changes in free energy regulates population size.

 – ENERGY PATHWAYS

DIFFERENTIATION:  Written and Nonlinguistic representation of data analysis understanding.

ACTIVITY:

Conversational Topic Discussion

 

-Arkansas Curriculum Frameworks

- Science textbook

Thursday

Essential knowledge 3.B.2

A variety of intercellular and intracellular signal transmissions mediate gene expression.

 

Autotrophs capture free energy from sources in the environment.

 – LAWS OF THERMODYNAMICS

DIFFERENTIATION:  Written and Nonlinguistic representation of data analysis understanding.

ACTIVITY:

Conversational Topic Discussion

-Science textbook

Friday

Essential knowledge 3.B.2

A variety of intercellular and intracellular signal transmissions mediate gene expression.

Molecules and atoms from the environment are necessary to build new molecules

 -LIGHT REACTIONS

DIFFERENTIATION:  Written and Nonlinguistic representation of data analysis understanding.

ACTIVITY:

Light Reactions

-Arkansas Curriculum Frameworks

-Science textbook