This AP Biology resource is a collection of material for Unit 1, the chemistry of life. Learning objectives and essential knowledge from the new 2019-2020 AP Biology curriculum are aligned with twelve individual products.
The six major topics of unit one are:
This bundle includes at least two assignments per topic. A comprehensive chart lists the specific activities that go with each topic. For water and life, a review worksheet and an essay are provided. For elements of life charts and assessments are provided. For macromolecules a PowerPoint, a chart, two student essays (with scoring rubrics), and two assessments are provided. Cornell notes for the unit include a student template that can be added to your website or Google Classroom and a clear answer key that projects nicely on a smart board or screen. An addition to this unit (formerly included with replication and protein synthesis) is a comparison chart for DNA and RNA.
The lab "Organisms and pH" is easy to execute and is a great intro lab for AP Biology; it generates data that is easy to analyze and graph. Overall, this bundle should take five or six ninety minute classes. Some of the assignments have been modified from previous products. There is no need to purchase this if you have already purchased AP Biology Water Properties or AP Biology Macromolecules and Enzymes Bundled Unit.