Human Chromosomes (SEM)

AP Biology

Framingham High School- Dr. Langdon (email)

AP Biology Lectures

Term 1

Chemistry & Biochemistry

Reactions, Catalysis, & Enzymology

  • Chapter 8

Membrane Biology & Eukaryotic Cellular Biology

  • Chapters 7, 6
  •  Harvard's Life of a Cell animation (click on Media, then Inner Life)

Cellular Energetics: Cellular respiration, fermentation, & photosynthesis

Cellular Reproduction and Coordination: Mitosis, meiosis, & cellular communication

Term 2

Molecular Biology

Genetics of Eukaryotes

Genetics of Prokaryotes and Viruses & Molecular Biology Techniques

  • Chapters 18, 20


Term 3

Evolution of Life & the Lower Kingdoms

  • Chapters 26-28, 31

 Kingdom Plantae

  • Chapters 29-30, 35-39 (will be split into two tests)


  • Test: TBA
  • Done on your own over February vacation
  • Chapters 50, 52-55 (No animal behavior)

Animal Diversity

  • Chapters 32-34
  • You are also responsible for the function of the circulatory, respiratory, excretory etc. systems of the non-mammalian systems found in the next chapters.
  • Animal Diversity Organized Notes Word | PDF
  • Animal Diversity Review Sheet Word | PDF

Term 4

Human Anatomy & Physiology

  • Chapters 40-49
  •  This unit will be broken into smaller chunks for exams

Quick Links

Chapter Review Questions Page

AP Biology Formula and Equation Sheet PDF

Hints on Writing AP Biology Essays

Course Guidelines  WordPDF

Official AP Biology course guide (from College Board) PDF