Semester 1 Review (due 1/5 by midnight!)dna_using_microscope_hg_clr.gif

Your College Prep Bio Teacher is offering a chance to earn some extra credit!
  1. Study the example project and rubric.
  2. Before you sign up, examine the project requirements!
    • You must work on this project over several days & clear evidence of revision must be present (no credit will be given to any project that was completed in a short time frame!)
    • All parts of the project must be completed (see #6 below)
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  4. Browse the topics below and select a topic. The topics are first come, first serve. Once you have selected a topic, your first act is to delete the word "Unassigned" from the heading.
  5. Research the topic.
  6. Create a tutorial by editing the pageof your topic. Your tutorial must include the following:
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    2. A graphic you created using Inspiration. (This program is available at Stevenson, but a 30 trial can be downloaded here for free.)
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    4. Before you begin using the quiz maker, use this template to make a rough draft of your quiz.
    5. Create a quiz (at least 8 questions) to review information covered in your tutorial using MyStuDIYo. Embed your quiz at the end of your tutorial. Examine the rubric for the quiz (no points will be given for poorly constructed questions).


  1. The Microscope: Parts & Operational Use (Total Magnification & Safety)
  2. Levels of organization/Characteristics of Life
  3. Plant Cell
  4. Animal Cell
  5. Compare & Contrast: Prokaryotic vs. Eukaryotic Cells/Animal vs. Plant Cell
  6. Biomolecules: Carbohydrates, Proteins & Lipids
  7. Mitosis
  8. Photosynthesis
  9. Cellular Respiration
  10. Factors that affect the Rate of Photosynthesis
  11. Types of Solutions: Hypertonic, Hypotonic & Isotonic
  12. Passive Transport: Simple Diffusion, Osmosis & Facilitated Diffusion
  13. Active Transport
  14. The Heart
  15. Blood Pressure, Heart Rate & Pulmonary/Systemic Circulation
  16. Blood: Erythrocytes, Leukocytes, Platelets, & Plasma
  17. Blood Vessels: Arteries, Veins, & Capillaries
  18. The Respiratory System
  19. Respiration & Gas Exchange
  20. Enzyme Function
  21. The Digestive System: Organs of the GI Tract
  22. The Digestive System: Accessory Organs
  23. Mechanical vs. Chemical Digestion
  24. Scientific Method: The Example (see link at the top of the page)