Welcome to AP Biology
Course Planning and Pacing by Unit
Unit 1: The Chemistry of Life (Big Idea 2)…………1.5 weeks
Unit 2: The Cell (Big Idea 2) and (Big Idea 4)…… 1.5 weeks
Unit 3: Cell Processes: Energy and Communication (Big Idea 2) 2 weeks
Unit 4: From Gene to Protein (Big Idea 3)..............4 weeks
Unit 5: Evolution (Big Idea 1)........................................3 weeks
Unit 6: Biodiversity and Ecology (Big Idea 4).......4 weeks
Access to the online textbook.
1. Go to Pearson Mastering Biology webpage. Under Register Now, select Student. Confirm you have the information needed, then select OK! Register now. Enter your instructor’s Course ID MBCOWAN43524, and choose Continue.
2. Enter your existing Pearson account username and password and select Sign in. You have an account if you’ve ever used a Pearson MyLab & Mastering product, such as MyLab Math, MyLab IT, or Mastering Chemistry. If you don’t have an account, select Create and complete the required fields.
3. Enter the access code that came with your textbook SSNAST-STEAD-FINCH-BOTAN-AFOOT-TIRES
4. From the “You’re Done!” page, select Go to My Courses. Select Yes and enter your Course ID MBCOWAN92848 to join your course. Click Continue. If asked, enter your Student ID according to the instructions provided and click Continue. That’s it! You should see the course home page for the course. If you have questions email Ms. Cowan at email@example.com
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