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Biology Fall Semester

Extra Credit Quizzes

Directions: To earn Extra Credit take the linked quizzes below during the appropriate time frame.

Score 100% on the quiz. Print the page with your score of 100%, write your name on it, make no other marks on it, and turn it in at the start of class during the time period when it is due.

To use the print screen function (if you have trouble printing a score box), press "Print Screen" on the upper right hand of your keyboard, then paste that into a Word document and print the entire screen shot with the score. Please do not email quiz results to me.

If the due date falls during an absence, weekend or school holiday, please make sure you have submitted the quiz PRIOR to that date in order to earn credit.


Topic: Scientific Method & Inquiry:

Due Date: due 8/7-8/21

SCSh1. Students will evaluate the importance of curiosity, honesty, openness, and skepticism in science.
SCSh2. Students will use standard safety practices for all classroom laboratory and field investigations.
SCSh3. Students will identify and investigate problems scientifically.
SCSh4. Students use tools and instruments for observing, measuring, and manipulating scientific equipment and materials.
SCSh5. Students will demonstrate the computation and estimation skills necessary for analyzing data and developing reasonable scientific explanations.
SCSh7. Students analyze how scientific knowledge is developed.
SCSh8. Students will understand important features of the process of scientific inquiry.

Bonus Quizzes:

Extra Copies:

Fun Links:

Nature of Science

The Study of Life

The Science of Biology

Understanding the Basics

Biology Self Test

Graphing Quiz

Introduction to Biology

Alphabet Careers

Biomimetics Research

Mealworm Behavior Lab

SciMeth/COL/Class Crib

Effect of Environment GIZMO

Scientific Method

Scientific Method Animation

Scientific Method 4 Kids

Virtual Mealworm Behavior Lab

Dependent & Independent Variables Lab

Lab Safety Rap

The Science of Star Trek

Remediation Videos:

Independent vs. Dependent Variables

Acceleration Videos:

Research Variables: Dependent, Independent, Control, Extraneous & Moderator


BB#10, BB#11

Topic: Classification

Due Date: 8/21-9/7

SB4a. Construct an argument supported by scientific information to explain patterns in structures and function among clades of organisms, including the origin of eukaryotes by endosymbiosis.

Clades should include:

· archaea, ·bacteria, · eukaryotes, · fungi, · plants, · animals

SB4c. Construct an argument supported by empirical evidence to compare and contrast the characteristics of viruses and organisms.

Bonus Quizzes:

Extra Copies:

Fun Links:

Organizing Life’s Diversity

Diversity and Variation

Classification Quiz


Viruses 2

Bacteria, Archaea & Viruses

Characteristics of Living Things

Humans in the World of Biology

Chapter 1

Shark Dichotomous Key

Making Cladograms

Classifying Life Info Packet

Shark Dichotomous Key

The Mating Game

Riddle of Bones

All in the Family Activity

Kingdom Speed Match Review

Quia Animal Classification Game

Remediation Videos:

How to Build a Cladogram

3 Domains of Life

Domains & Kingdoms of Life

Acceleration Videos:

Cladogram Construction

Constructing a Cladogram

Using Cladograms

3 Domains


BB#1, BB#4

Topic: Cytology (Cell Organelles & Transport)

Due Date: 9/1-9/15

SB1a. Construct an explanation of how cell structures and organelles interact as a system to maintain homeostasis.

SB1d. Plan and carry out investigations to determine the role of cellular transport (e.g., active, passive, and osmosis) in maintaining homeostasis.

Bonus Quizzes:

Extra Copies:

Fun Links:

Cell Structures and their Functions

The Units of Life

Cell Structure

Cellular Structure and Functions 2

Quiz 1: Cell Structure and Function

Quiz: Parts of the Cell

Quiz: Cell Membrane and the Parts of the Cell

Life's Home: The Cell

Life’s Border: The Plasma Membrane


Cells (a little harder)


Homeostasis & Transport
Cell Membrane & Transport

Cell Analogy

Cell Structure & Function WS

Plasmolysis Lab

Microscope Lab

Cell Organelles WS

Cells: Basic Units of Life Video WS

Cell Membrane Coloring WS

Comparative Cytology Lab

GIZMO: Paramecium

Cells Crib Sheet

Cells the Structures of Life Video WS

Cell Membranes the Boundaries of Life Video WS

Gummy Bear Osmosis

Fluid Mosaic Model

Comparative Cell Lab

Frozen Frogs

Concentration Game

Stem Cell Research

Transport Animation

Why Cells Cooperate

Clickable Cell

Everything you ever wanted to know about cells

Visualizing the Wonder of a Living Cell

Wacky history of cell theory

Virtual Tour of the Microscope

Virtual Cell Lab

Virtual Cheek Cell Lab

Virtual Microscope Lab Advanced

Remediation Videos:

Animals Cells Structure & Functions

Eukaryotic Organelles

Diffusion & Osmosis

The Cells:Elearnin

Osmosis: Smart Learning for All

Active & Passive Transport


Acceleration Videos:

Cell Structure Interactive

Cells Alive

The Evolution of Organelles

Cellular Transport

Diffusion & Osmosis

Diffusion & Osmosis Notes

Membrane Transport



For extra credit on your Comparative Cell Lab:
  • Take a picture of your bucchal (cheek) cells with your “cellular” device.
  • Label at least 2 organelles on your cells (in your picture).
  • Post your labeled pictured to social media with 1 sentence about why you enjoy learning about cells.
  • Email me a screenshot of your social post with at least 3 comments from other people within a week of submitting your lab.



For extra credit on your Plasmolysis Lab:
  • Take a before and after plasmolysis picture of your Onion cells with your “cellular” device.
  • Label which one is the hypotonic solution and which one is the hypertonic solution.
  • Post your labeled pictured to social media with 1 sentence about why cells are fun.
  • Email me a screenshot of your social post with at least 3 comments from other people within a week of submitting your lab.





Topic: Biochemistry/Macromolecules

Due Date: 9/15-10/1

SB1c. Construct arguments supported by evidence to relate the structure of macromolecules to their interactions in carrying out cellular processes.

Bonus Quizzes:

Extra Copies:

Fun Links:

The Chemistry of Life

Chemical Building Blocks of Life

Chemistry in Biology

Chemistry in Biology Review

Nature of Molecules


Organic Compounds Word List

GIZMO: Identifying Nutrients

Biochemistry II Video WSt

Elements & Macromolecules Coloring

Protein Denaturing Animation

Enzyme Reactions Lab

Remediation Videos:

Enzymes a Fun Introduction

Biomolecules: Proteins

Biomolecules: Carbohydrates

Acceleration Videos:

Nucleic Acids & Proteins

Carbohydrates & Lipids






Topic: Asexual vs Sexual Reproduction

Due Date: 10/1-10/15

SB1b. Develop and use models to explain the role of cellular reproduction (including binary fission, mitosis, and meiosis) in maintaining genetic continuity.

Bonus Quizzes:

Extra Copies:

Fun Links:

Cellular Transport and the Cell Cycle

The Cell Cycle

Cell Division

Cell Reproduction


Mitosis Coloring WS

Mitosis & Meiosis Video WS

Mitosis/Meiosis/DNA Crib

Cell Growth: Doubling Up

Control the Cell Cycle

Mitosis and Meiosis

Cloning 101

Cancer Warriors

Recognizing Cancer Cells

BP: Control the Cell Cycle Game

Meiosis Student Dance

Meiosis Square Dance (animated)

Remediation Videos:

Mitosis & Cytokinesis

Acceleration Videos:



Mitosis: The Movie

Stages of Mitosis



Topic: Cell Energy (Respiration & Photosynthesis)

Due Date: 10/15-10/31

SB1e. Ask questions to investigate and provide explanations about the roles of photosynthesis and respiration in the cycling of matter and flow of energy within the cell (e.g., single-celled alga).

Bonus Quizzes:

Extra Copies:

Fun Links:

Energy in a Cell

Cellular Energy

Cell Respiration: Releasing Chemical Energy

Cellular Energy Review


Cellular respiration

Photosynthesis & Cell Respiration


Respiration/Photosynthesis Survey

Respiration/Photosynthesis Project

Respiration/Photosynthesis Chart

GIZMO: Plants & Snails

GIZMO: Cell Energy

Counting Leaf Stomata

Falling Leaves

Matching and Concentration

Fuel Cells Video

Energy in a Cell

Illuminating Photosynthesis

Stan Lee’s Superhuman (Lactic Acid Mutation)

Remediation Videos:

Photosynthesis Elearnin

Respiration in Plants

Photosynthesis & Respiration

Acceleration Videos:

Plant "Breathing" Mechanism Discovered

Transpiration in Plants

Gas Exchange during Respiration



For extra credit on your Stomata Lab:

 For extra credit on your Stomata Lab:

  • Take a picture of your Plant cells with your “cellular” device.
  • Make a collage of your Privet upper and lower epidermis and your English Ivy upper and lower epidermis.
  • Label the guard cells and stomata in the picture.
  • Label it with the scientific names of the plants and “What’Stomata in Dr. P’s class”
  • Post to Social media and send me a link to your post




Topic: Ecology

Due Date: 11/1-11/15

SB5b. Develop and use models to analyze the cycling of matter and flow of energy within ecosystems through the processes of photosynthesis and respiration.

Arranging components of a food web according to energy flow.

Comparing the quantity of energy in the steps of an energy pyramid.

· Explaining the need for cycling of major biochemical elements (C, O, N, P, and H).

Bonus Quizzes:

Extra Copies:

Fun Links:


Biodiversity and Conservation

Origin and Distribution of Communities

Population Ecology

Population Biology

Population Biology 2

Biodiversity and Conservation Practice

Communities and Biomes

Principles of Ecology

Ecology Quiz

Cycles in Your Neighborhood

Biology All Around Us

Food Chains & Webs WS

Paramecium Population Lab

How does Energy flow through an Ecosystem Lab

Grizzly Populations & Tracking

How is Energy Transferred through a Community of Organisms Virtual Lab

Remediation Videos:

Food Chain Game

Bitesize Food Chains

BrainPop Food Chains

Acceleration Videos:

Energy Transfer in Trophic Levels

Interdependence: Energy Transfer Activity

Energy Pyramid Activity

Population Dynamic Activity


BB#13, BB#15, BB#16, BB#18

Topic: Interdependence of Life

Due Date: 11/15-12/7

SB5a. Plan and carry out investigations and analyze data to support explanations about factors affecting biodiversity and populations in ecosystems.

SB5c. Construct an argument to predict the impact of environmental change on the stability of an ecosystem.

SB5d. Design a solution to reduce the impact of a human activity on the environment.

SB6b. Analyze and interpret data to explain patterns in biodiversity that result from speciation.

Bonus Quizzes:

Extra Copies:

Fun Links:

Chapter 54

Chapter 55

Interactions of Living Things

Conserving Resources

Interdependence of Organisms

Communities, Biomes, and Ecosystems Practice

Communities, Biomes, and Ecosystems

Communities, Biomes, and Ecosystems Review

Interactions of Living Things

Biological Diversity and Conservation

Lorax/Earthday Folders

Reading & Writing Climatograms

Intro to Biomes Brochure

Biome Brochure Rubric

Biome Brochure Template

GIZMO: Food Chain

GIZMO: Greenhouse Effect

GIZMO:Prairie Ecosystem

GIZMO:Forest Ecosystem

GIZMO: Coral Reefs Abiotic

GIZMO:Coral Reefs Biotic

Carbon Cycle Game

Nitrogen Cycle Game

Earth’s Environmental Issues Chart

Biology All Around Us

The Lorax (Parts I- IV) 1972 Lorax Movie

Acid Rain & Water Quality Lab

Ecosystems, Organisms & Trophic Levels in Biomes Lab

How Much Landfill Space can be saved by Recycling

Coloring in Nature


EPA Carbon Footprint Calculator

WWF Carbon Footprint Calculator

Chicago Botanic Garden Carbon Footprint (paper)

Carbon Footprint Calculator

Energy Star Carbon Footprint Activity

Remediation Videos:

Greenhouse Effect: Smart Learning for All

Making Earthday Everyday

Human Impacts on the Environment

Acceleration Videos:

5 Human Impacts on the Environment: Crash Course Ecology #10, 2

National Resources Defense Council

Top 10 Environmental Issues Facing Our Planet

Urban Farms

Man vs Earth


Fall Semester Review

Bonus Quizzes: Due Date: 12/7-1 day before Finals Exam

Biology Study Guides:


Science Geek Review Sem 1

Virginia State Standards of Learning (Choose Biology & 40 questions, score >90%)


In preparation for the Biology End of Course Test-- which accounts for 20% of your 2nd semester grade-- Please practice using the following:

Biology EOCT Study Guide Biology EOCT Released Test

BB20 Decagon

BB20 Icosahedron

BB20 Icosahedron Final Crib

Virginia Biology EOCT Released Test

Texas Biology EOCT Released Test

2015, 2014, 2013

Winter Break Assignment

Biology Music Video Challenge:

Fall Semester Music Video Extra Credit

Create and post a Youtube Music Video to one of Dr. P’s Biology Karaoke songs (available at

/1 points Music video with subtitles so that you can see the words to the song

/1 points Music video with audio quality so that the words and music are clearly audible

/1 points Music video with visuals that are content heavy and pertain to the words of the song

/1 points Music video posted on Youtube with a link sent to me and Email of working video link

/1 point Exciting, creative and captivating (Will I want to show this to my future classes?)

/1 points At least 1 shot of the students (up to 4 students, students will divide the extra credit points) creating the video in the video, with credits to LHS and Dr. P’s Biology class

/1 point Credit the original musician for the music, me for the lyrics (unless you wrote your own lyrics to a new song, 1 additional point for writing your own lyrics, at least 2 verses and 1 chorus) and any non-original pictures you use from the web.

Due: Electronically to me before the 1st day of final exams


Science Fact vs Fiction Media Assignment (1st 2nd Semester Assignment)


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