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UNIVERSITY OF SANTO TOMAS- LEGAZPI

SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL


General Biology 2 for Grade 12 STEM and STEM Plus Students
Marco L. Lozada
marcolozada88@gmail.com

Course Code Bio 2


Course Title General Biology 2
Credit Units 1.33
Term and School Year 1st Sem/ 2018-19
Schedule MWF 8:30-12:00, 1:00-5:00, TTH 1:00-5:00
Consultation TTH 8:00- 12:00
Room SHS T-Building
Faculty Data BS Biology; MS Biology

Course Description: This subject is designed to enhance the understanding of


the principles and concepts in the study of biology, particularly heredity and
variation, and the diversity of living organisms, their structure, function, and
evolution.

Content Standard: The learners demonstrate an understanding of:


1. Mendel’s Laws of Inheritance
1. Sex Linkage
2. Central Dogma of Molecular Biology
3. Recombinant DNA
4. Relevance, Mechanisms, Evidence/Bases, and Theories of Evolution
5. Basic Taxonomic Concepts and Principles,
Description,Nomenclature,Identification, and Classification
6. Plant and Animal Organ Systems and their Functions
7. Feedback Mechanisms

Course Outline

CHAPTER 1: GENETICS

Lesson 1: Pedigree Analysis


Lesson 2: Sex Linkage and Recombination
Lesson 3: Modifications to Mendel’s Classic Ratios
Lesson 4: Molecular Structures of DNA, RNA and Proteins
Lesson 5: DNA Replication and Protein Synthesis
Lesson 6: Genetic Engineering
Lesson 7: Recombinant DNA Technology
CHAPTER 2: EVOLUTION AND ORIGIN OF BIODIVERSITY

Lesson 1: History of Life on Earth


Lesson 2: Mechanisms that Produce Change in Population
Lesson 3: Evolution and Origin of Biodiversity Pattern of Descent
With Modification
Lesson 4: Development of Evolutionary Thought
Lesson 5: Evidences of Evolution
Lesson 6: Infer Evolutionary Relationships of Organism

CHAPTER 3: SYSTEMATICS BASED ON EVOLUTIONARY RELATIONSHIP

Lesson 1: Tree of Life and Systematics


Lesson 2: Taxonomy
Lesson 3: Cladistics and Phylogeny

CHAPTER 4: COMPARE AND CONTRAST PROCESSES IN PLANTS AND


ANIMALS

Lesson 1: Reproduction and Development


Lesson 2: Nutrition
Lesson 3: Gas Exchange
Lesson 4: Transport and Circulation
Lesson 5: Regulation and Body Fluids
Lesson 6: Immune Systems
Lesson 7: Chemical and Nervous Control
Lesson 8: Sensory and Motor Mechanisms
Lesson 9: Feedback Mechanisms

Grading System

QUARTER EXAMINATION 30%


WRITTEN WORKS 25%
QUIZZES 15%
ACTIVITIES 10%
PERFORMANCE TASKS 45%
CLASS PARTICIPATION 10%
LABORATORY WORKS 15%
PROJECT 20%
TOTAL 100%

References
Reece, Jane B., Taylor Martha R., Simon Eric J. Campbell Biology: Concepts and
Connections 8th Edition. Pearson Education Limited, Philippine Edition 2016.
Ramos, Anna Cherylle M., Ramos Donnie A., Exploring Life through Science:
General Biology 2. Phoenix Publishing House, Quezon City,2017.
Rea, Maria Angelica D., Dagamac Nikki Heherson A., General Biology 2. Rex
Publishing.Manila 2017
Hoefnagels, Marielle. General Biology. McGraw Hill Education New York. 2016.