Ch 31: Homeschool Resources for High School Biology

About This Chapter

The Homeschool Resources chapter of this High School Biology Homeschool course is designed to offer homeschool parents new ways to teach, reinforce, & expand upon biology concepts.

Who's it for?

This unit of our High School Biology Homeschool course will benefit homeschool parents by providing them with:

  • new ways to teach the concepts in this course
  • strategies to engage students during the learning process
  • recommended activities and discussion questions to pair with lessons

How it works:

This helpful collection of homeschool resources offers homeschool parents relevant tools to make planning lessons easy.

  • Integrate these resources into your educational routine to vary instruction and engage your child.
  • Reference our materials as inspiration for your own lesson plans, activities, and assignments.

12 Lessons in Chapter 31: Homeschool Resources for High School Biology
Artificial Selection: Biology Lab

1. Artificial Selection: Biology Lab

Natural selection is a major way that evolution works, but what happens when humans get involved? In this lesson, we'll see how humans influence the characteristics of a population through artificial selection.

Cell Division - Mitosis and Meiosis: Biology Lab

2. Cell Division - Mitosis and Meiosis: Biology Lab

Organisms use cell division to replicate, grow, and, in the case of a process called meiosis, to make gametes for reproduction. This lab explores the processes of mitosis and meiosis through both physical and mathematical modeling.

Cell Membrane Lesson Plan

3. Cell Membrane Lesson Plan

What is a cell membrane? An engaging video lesson from explains this and an engaging activity provides students with tools for extra practice.

Cell Cycle Lesson Plan

4. Cell Cycle Lesson Plan

Teach your students about the life of a cell using this engaging video-based lesson plan. Define terms and view samples, then apply learning with an activity.

Cellular Respiration Lesson Plan

5. Cellular Respiration Lesson Plan

This lesson plan is designed to help you introduce the concept of cellular respiration with a video and reinforce key concepts through discussion and an exciting activity. Find quiz questions and related lessons to round out the unit.

Biodiversity Lesson Plan

6. Biodiversity Lesson Plan

In this lesson, students will explore the topic of biodiversity, including how it is important to ecosystem stability. Students will define some related terms and construct a written response that incorporates all new information presented in the lesson.

Mitosis Lesson Plan

7. Mitosis Lesson Plan

Use's video lesson on mitosis to initiate a hands-on activity demonstrating the phases involved in cell division. By the end of the lesson, students should be able to explain why cells divide and list what occurs during each phase of mitosis.

Classification of Living Things Lesson Plan

8. Classification of Living Things Lesson Plan

Use this lesson plan to teach your students how to classify organisms. Students learn the history of nomenclature and hierarchical classification, then work to classify organisms into kingdoms.

Genetics Lesson Plan

9. Genetics Lesson Plan

Use this lesson on genetics to introduce students to chromosomes, alleles, genes, phenotypes and genotypes. Students will participate in two hands-on activities to illustrate the complex ideas associated with genetics.

DNA Replication Lesson Plan & Activity

10. DNA Replication Lesson Plan & Activity

What happens during DNA replication? A video lesson provides detailed information and an activity allows students to create a simple model. Related lessons and additional activities will help you take instruction further.

DNA Structure Lesson Plan

11. DNA Structure Lesson Plan

Just as strands of DNA are the building blocks of life, use this lesson plan to build up your instruction on its basic history and molecular structure. This lesson plan will provide you with a text lesson to jump start your unit as well as a hands-on activity that allows students to build their own blocks of life.

DNA Lesson Plan

12. DNA Lesson Plan

Use's text lesson on DNA to introduce grade or middle school-age students to the structure and function of deoxyribonucleic acid. By the end of this hands-on lesson, students should have a basic understanding of the parts that make up DNA.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
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