This is all of the notes for the second unit for Biology in New York State. It is aligned with the New York State Living Environment Core.
Part 1: Inquiry, Observations, Inferences
Part 2: Designing an Experiment and Graphing
Terms and concepts covered: observations, inferences, predictions, graphs, data, experimental design, hypothesis, independent variable, dependent variable, control group, experimental group, controlled variables, conclusion, peer review
Teacher Handouts of the Notes (with the answers) pdf (12 Pages)
Student Handouts of the Notes (with blanks) pdf (12 pages)
Student handout for Flashcards pdf
2 Quizzes that correlate with the 2 sections of the notes (each uses 1/2 page)
Presentation that goes through the notes line by line (153 slides)
(in Keynote format and PowerPoint)
These guided, fill-in-the-blank notes work well with students of many levels including those with special needs.