Biology

weekly schedule:

Date

Getting Started

Turned In

In Class

Homework

M
5.20
None
Dissection
Webquest
Squid Dissection

Virtual Dissection
Exam Tomorrow

TEXTBOOKS
T 5.21
W 5.22
R 5.23
None

EXAM


Date

Getting Started

Turned In

In Class

Homework

M
5.13
None
PSAs
Public Service Announcements
Closed Toed Shoes --> FRIDAY
T
5.14
None
3 questions
Finish Public Service Announcements
Closed Toed Shoes --> FRIDAY
ALL LATE WORK BY MONDAY!
TEXTBOOK --> THURSDAY
W
5.15
None
None
Squid Webquest

Closed Toed Shoes --> FRIDAY
ALL LATE WORK BY MONDAY!
TEXTBOOK --> TOMORROW
R
5.16


Book Check-In
Grade Mrs. Corl
Human Impact Cartoon
Questions for Cartoon:
1. How does a growing human population make all of the issues we've discussed (deforestation, biological magnification, air pollution, etc.)?
2. Why does human consumption (of goods, services, etc.) contribute to all of the human impact issues we've discussed?
3. Describe 3 ways you can lessen your negative impact on the environment.
ALL LATE WORK BY MONDAY!
CLOSE TOED SHOES --> TOMORROW
F
5.17

Impact Tables
Review Pictionary
ALL LATE WORK BY MONDAY!

Date

Getting Started

Turned In

In Class

Homework

M
5.6
In evolutionary terms, where does global warming fit in? How does this effect the change over time of organisms?

Strange Days: Invaders
Stream Video Here
Answer these questions while watching video:
1. Name 5 ways aliens are transported.
2. Why do non-native organisms proliferate so quickly? (2 reasons)
3. Most invasive species are ___.
4. What is "bio-control"? Do you think it's a good idea? Why or why not?
5. What can be done to alleviate the negative impacts caused by introduced species?
Greenhouse Effect Packet --> TOMORROW

Complete "One Degree" Video WS (if haven't done so already) --> especially the "after viewing" questions
T
5.7
Bio-control is a difficult process to "get right", but can be effective in dealing with invasive species. Who should be in charge of implementing bio-control programs? The government? Scientists? Private Companies? Universities? What if things go wrong - who should pay to fix them? Write your opinion in 3-5 sentences.
Strange Days WS
Strange Days: Invaders
Complete "global climate change" and "invasive species" section of human impact tables --> THURSDAY
W
5.8
None
Greenhouse Effect Packet
PSA Work Day

PSAs --> 5.13 (MONDAY)
R
5.9
None
Human Impact Table
PSA Work Day
PSAs --> 5.13 (MONDAY)
F
5.10
None

PSA Work Day
PSAs --> 5.13 (MONDAY)

Date

Getting Started

Turned In

In Class

Homework

M
4.29
None

Human Impact Presentations
Climate Justice Questions --> WEDNESDAY
T
4.30
None

Human Impact Presentations

W
5.1
Summarize what you know about the greenhouse effect in 2-3 sentences.
Climate Justice Questions
Strange Days: One Degree
Stream One Degree Video
Greenhouse Effect --> TUESDAY!
Link for Greenhouse Effect Online Portion
Greenhouse Effect
None Like it Hot

R
5.2
None

Strange Days: One Degree
Greenhouse --> TUESDAY
F
5.3
None

Finish Footprint Activity
Greenhouse Effect Videos
Biology Charades / Pictionary Extra Credit
Greenhouse --> TUESDAY

Date

Getting Started

Turned In

In Class

Homework

M
4.22
None
None
Human Impact Work Day
Power Points / Prezis --> MONDAY
T
4.23
None
None
LAST Human Impact Work Day
Power Points / Prezis --> MONDAY
W
4.24
List the first 5 phrases/ideas that come to mind when you hear the phrase "climate change."
None
National Geographic: Human Footprint
Presentations --> MONDAY
Read "What Size is Your Print?" and answer questions by FRIDAY
R
4.25
What are your initial reactions to the video yesterday? Summarize them in 2-3 sentences.

Finish Footprint
What Size is Your Print? Activity
Presentations --> MONDAY
F
4.26
Many of you were mentioned the "wasteful" nature of the video, even though spreading awareness of issues is one of the most important actions your age group could do. Is spreading awareness worth the seemingly wastefulness of the video? Summarize your thoughts in 3 - 5 sentences.
What Size Is Your Print? Questions (4)
Getting Started (5)
Human Footprint Discussion
Greenhouse Effect
Presentations --> MONDAY

Read "Climate Justice" and answer questions --> WEDNESDAY

Date

Getting Started

Turned In

In Class

Homework

M
4.15
None
None
Medicine Man, Day 1
None
T
4.16
Write a 2-3 sentence summary of Medicine Man (so far).
None
Medicine Man, Day 2
Finish Posture Lab Analysis Questions --> THURSDAY
W
4.17
At the end of yesterday Dr. Crain & Dr. Campbell were dealing with a moral dilemma - give the last of the remaining working serum to the little boy with tumors or his throat or not - what do you think the "right" decision is and why?
Medicine Man Worksheet
Medicine Man, Day 3
Posture Lab Work Time
Posture Labs --> TOMORROW
R
4.18
None
Posture Labs
Human Impact Divider
Human Impact Project Explanation



F
4.19
None

Human Impact Research Day


Date

Getting Started

Turned In

In Class

Homework

M
4.8
What does the term "bipedal" mean? What about quadrupedal?
None
Skull Work Day
None
T
4.9
What trait has remained unchanged throughout hominid evolution? Using your knowledge regarding natural selection and fitness, explain why this is.
None
Skull Work Day
The Mind's Big Bang
None
W
4.10
None

Mind's Big Bang

R
4.11
One of the reasons Homo sapiens were more successful than Neanderthals was their social grouping. Describe why this would be a benefit. You need at least 2 reasons why.
None
Transforming Leap Reading

F
4.12
Describe two benefits to upright posture.
Skull Labs
Posture Lab


Date

Getting Started

Turned In

In Class

Homework

M
4.1
None
None
Greatest Discoveries: Evolution
None
T
4.2
Why, according to the video and previous study on evolution, is life a game of chance. Explain in 2 to 3 sentences.

Finish Greatest Discoveries
Evolution Extra Credit

W
4.3
None

Hominid Skull Pre-lab Work Day
Hominid Skull Pre-lab Work Day
Websites for Research:
Becoming Human
Smithsonian: What Does It Mean to be Human?
Archaeology Info
Human Evolution: Unit 5
Biological Anthropology Tutorials (15, 16, 17)
PBS Human Evolution
PBS: Origins of Humankind
None
R
4.4
None

Hominid Skull Pre-lab Work Day

F
4.5


Hominid Skull Pre-lab Work Day
Pre-lab finished by MONDAY

Date

Getting Started

Turned In

In Class

Homework

M
3.18
None
None
Evolution: Why Sex?
Evolution Test Thursday
T
3.19
Evolution_Explanation[1].JPG
Evolution_Explanation[1].JPG

1. What is the first purple word?
2. Was this hard to determine?
3. Explain, using words from the text and your notes, how subtle variations in organisms and subtle changes in populations over a long period of time contribute to the diversity of species we have today. TWO TO THREE SENTENCES.
None
Crash Course Natural Selection
Crash Course Speciation
Crash Course Population Genetics
Crash Course Evolution: It's a Thing
(Start at 1:40)

Record 5 important facts from each of the 4 videos.
Evolution Test Thursday
W
3.20
1. What is genetic drift?
2. How is it different than natural selection?
3. Explain the two examples we talked about in class - bottleneck effect & founder effect.

Finish Videos
Review for Test

R
3.21


Evolution Test

F
3.22

Getting Started (6)



Date

Getting Started

Turned In

In Class

Homework

T
3.12
None
ANY LATE WORK
Natural Selection in Action (Moths)
Modeling Selective Pressure (Hunter/Fisher/Farmer)
Fill the Bill
What Darwin Never Knew; Genetics in Evolution

Finish Modeling Natural Selection --> RABBITS
Change Over Time Project --> MONDAY 3.18
EVOLUTION TEST --> TUESDAY 3.18
W
3.13
Explain the idea "environmental changes drive natural selection."

Make sure to fully explain this using words like fitness, adaptation, variation, population and avoiding evolution "bad" words like need, want, organism, individual.
None
Finish Notes
SEE TUESDAY
F
3.15
NONE
None
Evolution: Why Sex?
SEE TUESDAY

Date

Getting Started

Turned In

In Class

Homework

M
3.4
Predict what would happen to a population of plants if their environment experiences long-term climate change that results in a much hotter and drier environment.
A. The plants would increase the number of seeds they make to improve their chances of reproducing.
B. Individual plants would work harder to grow longer roots and thicker leaves to better survive the climate change.
C. The plants that gather and store water most efficiently would survive to pass on those traits.
D. All of the plants in the area would die before producing offspring.

Pick and letter and explain why this is the best answer in terms of evolution & natural selection

Change Over Time Project Explanation

Fill the Bill

Modeling Selective Pressure

SI - Evolution & Human Impact

Natural Selection in Action -- WEDNESDAY


Quiz Friday - History of Life, Evolution Principles, History of Evolutionary Thought
T
3.5
Evolution acts upon variation.
1. What is variation?
2. How is variation created? (2 ways)
3. Which provides more variation in a population - sexual reproduction or asexual reproduction? Why?

History of Evolutionary Thought Notes
Finish Natural Selection Labs
SI - Evolution & Heredity

Natural Selection in Action --> THURSDAY
W
3.6
SNOW DAY



R
3.7
---
---
Simulation
Natural Selection Simulation

Finish Simulation Questions - MONDAY

See Friday "Turn In"
F
3.8

Either today or Monday:1. Natural Selection in Action
2. Modeling Selective Pressure
3. Fill the Bill
Finish Simulations
Evolution: Why Sex?

See "Turn In"

Simulation Questions --> MONDAY

STUDY ISLAND!! LAST CHANCE

Date

Getting Started

Turned In

In Class

Homework

M
2.25
Why would we be studying geology in biology?
Chapter 17 Work
History of Life Notes
SI - Ethics & Technology
T
2.26
1. How old is Earth?
2. How long have humans (Homo sapiens) been on Earth?
3. In terms of Earth's history - have we been a large part of it? Explain your answer.
None
Hydro-thermal Vents Video Clip
Timeline Questions

SI - Ethics & Technology
W
2.27
How is the scientific use of the word theory different from the use of the word in everyday language?
None
Relative Dating Worksheet
Finish Timeline Questions
SI
R
2.28
1. List the four eras of geologic time.
2. What events separate these 4 eras?
3. What "ages" are these eras known as?
Extinction VIdeo Questions
Extinction! Video Clip

SI
Timeline Questions - TOMORROW
F
3.1
Write down the first 10 words/phrases that come to mind when you think of the word "evolution."
Timeline Questions
Getting Started (6)
Evolution Notes


SI - Ethics & Technology

Date

Getting Started

Turned In

In Class

Homework

T
2.19
None
None
Study Island Work Day--> LAST ONE
Read Chptr 17.1 (4, 5, 6); 17.2 (1, 3); 17.3 (create a table comparing the precambrian time, paleozoic era, mesozoic era, and cenozoic era in terms time period, main developments, period divisions, main life forms, atmosphere, and any other important characteristics) --> DUE THURSDAY
W
2.20
None
None
Evolution Divider

Evolution Introduction

R
2.21
After yesterday's introduction, on a scale from 1 to 5 - how comfortable do you feel with the theory of evolution?
1 = I haven't heard of most of those terms
5 = I could take the test on evolutionary theory now
Chapter 17 Work
History of Earth Reading
Paper Return & Grade Check


Date

Getting Started

Turned In

In Class

Homework

M
2.11
None
None
Study Island Work Day
SI - Heredity
Human Population Homework --> WEDNESDAY

T
2.12
If a species of animals is "overpopulated," do you think humans should "correct" that situation? Why or why not?
None
Sharon Woods Deer Dilemma

W
2.13
None
Human Population Homework
Sharon Woods Wrap Up

R
2.14
Would your answer to Tuesday's getting started be different if it was the HUMAN population that was "overpopulated"? Why or why not?
None
Population Ecology Review

F
2.15
None
Deer Dilema Worksheet
POPULATION ECOLOGY TEST
SI - Heredity --> TUESDAY
THERE WILL BE NO IN-CLASS STUDY ISLAND WORK TIME NEXT WEEK!

Date

Getting Started

Turned In

In Class

Homework

M
2.4
None
None
Study Island Work Day
Cells & Cell Processes - 2.10
T
2.5
What are 3 things you can tell from this graph?
lynx-hare.jpg

Sign yellow papers, if need to
Population Notes
Cells & Cell Processes - 2.10
5.2 Book Work -- TOMORROW
W
2.6
1. What is a limiting factor?
2. Name a limiting factor for the human population and for a plant population - be specific.
Check 5.1 & 5.2
Analyzing Population Graphs

Cells & Cell Processes - 2.10
Finish Analyzing Population Graphs - FRIDAY
Finish Chapter 5 Book Work
R
2.7

Chapter 5 Book Work
Ecological Relationships Notes & Video Clips
Clips 1, 2, 3, 5, & 6
Clip 4
Cells & Cell Processes - 2.10
Analyzing Population Graphs -- TOMORROW
F
2.8
Describe a relationship that HUMANS have with another organism that would be considered each of the following:
1. Predation
2. Competition
3. Mutualism
4. Commensalism
5. Parasitism
List the relationship & explain why it fits the relationship type - you MAY NOT use any examples from yesterday!
Analyzing Population Graphs
Human Population Growth
Age-Structure Diagrams
Cells & Cell Processes - 2.10
Sharon Woods Article & Questions -- TUESDAY

Date

Getting Started

Turned In

In Class

Homework

M
1.28
The state mammal of Ohio, the white-tailed deer, has the scientific name Odocoileus virginianus.
1. What two taxanomic levels does the scientific name refer to?
2. Which species is most closely related to the white-tailed deer? Why?
A. Lepus callotis
B. Bubo virginianus
C. Odocoileus hemionus
D. Colinus virginianus
None
Curriculum Explanation
Introduction to Cladograms


Making a Cladogram --> WEDNESDAY
Test & Binder Check --> WEDNESDAY

SI - Earth Science - 2.3
T
1.29
What is a herbivore? What is a carnivore? What is a omnivore? What is a detritivore?
Explain how all these heterotrophs are related.
None
Go Over Cladograms
Ecology Review
SI - Earth Science - 2.3
W
1.30
None
Making a Cladogram
ECOLOGY TEST

Chapter 5 Book Work
SI - Earth Science - 2.3
5.1 --> FRIDAY

R
1.31
None
None
Study Island Work Day
SI - Earth Science - 2.3
5.1 Book Work --> MONDAY
F
2.1
Brainstorm a list of 5 things that ALL organisms need - from bacteria to fungi to plants to animals.

Oh Deer!
Carrying Capacity

SI - Earth Science - 2.3
5.1 Book Work --> MONDAY

Date

Getting Started

Turned In

In Class

Homework

T
1.22

None
Dichotomous Keys

Classification Worksheet - THURSDAY
Grasshoppers - EXTRA CREDIT (THURSDAY)
TEST & BINDER CHECK MONDAY
SI - Space Science 1.27
W
1.23
Identify Birds W, X, Y and Z.
external image image016.jpg
external image image016.jpg

None
Classification Notes
TEST & BINDER CHECK MONDAY
SI - Space Science 1.27
Classification Worksheet - TOMORROW
Dichotomous Key (Salamanders) --> THURSDAY
Grasshopper Extra Credit --> FRIDAY


R
1.24

Classification Worksheet Check
Taxonomy Video
--> 5 Facts on your Getting Started
Go Over Classification Worksheet
Finish Dichotomous Key (Salamanders)
Dichotomous Key -- TOMORROW!
TEST & BINDER CHECK MONDAY
SI - Space Science 1.27
F
1.25
A student is studying several species that belong to the plant kingdom. Which two are most closely related? Pick a letter and tell me HOW you know.
A. Ficus benjamina and Ficus lyrata
B. Castilla elastica and Ficus elastic
C. Bromus japonicus and Ipomoea violace
D. Fermaldia pandurata and Ficus pandurata
Getting Started (4)
Dichotomous Key WS
Paper Return & Grade Check
Study Island Work Day
TEST & BINDER CHECK TUESDAY
SI - Space Science 1.27

Date

Getting Started

Turned In

In Class

Homework

M
1.14
None
SI - Chemistry
Cycle Reading

Biogeochemical Webquest

SI - Physics - 1.21
T
1.15
1. Why are the carbon, water, nitrogen and phosphorus cycles called biogeochemical cycles? (Hint think about what bio, geo and chemical mean)
2. How is the movement of energy (shown in food webs) different from that of matter (carbon, nitrogen, phosphorus & water) through an ecosystem?
Ecosystems Project
Weather Notes

Globe Demonstration
Si - Physics- 1.21
W
1.16
Describe two factors that influence the climate in Ohio (and around the world)? 3-5 sentences.
Biogeochemical Webquest
Biomes Around the World Reading

Pole-to-Pole

Si - Physics - 1.21
R
1.17
How does latitude and angle of the sun determine temperatures?

Finish Pole-to-Pole
Wrap-Up Biomes

SI - Physics - 1.21
F
1.18
Biomes OGT #1 - Pick a letter and tell me WHY.

Getting Started (4)
Classification Notes

Classifying Living Things
SI - Physics - 1.21
Classification Worksheet --> WEDNESDAY


Date

Getting Started

Turned In

In Class

Homework

M
1.7

None
Ecosystems Notes


Ecosystems Video
SI - Chemistry - 1.13
Ecosystems Worksheet - Wednesday
T
1.8
1. How many trophic levels are shown? (The sun doesn't count as a level)
2. What type of heterotroph and consumer is the wolf?
3. What type of heterotroph and consumer is the deer?
Food Chain from thinkquest.org
Food Chain from thinkquest.org


Biological Organization & Ecological Pyramids
Ecosystem Project Introduction
Make an Ecosystem Work Day
SI - Chemistry - 1.13
Ecosystems WS - TOMORROW
W
1.9
In a normal ecosystem, how would the numbers of tertiary consumers compare to the secondary consumers? How about the secondary consumers compared to the primary consumers? Primary consumers compared to producers? WHY IS THIS?
Ecosystems Worksheet
Make an Ecosystem Work Day
SI Chemistry - 1.13
R
1.10
A student has set up an artificial ecosystem for a class project. This ecosystem has producers, first-level consumers, second-level consumers, and third-level consumers. By accident, a chemical enters the ecosystem and kills all of the first-level consumers.
Which group(s) of organisms will most likely survive?
A. producers
B. second-level consumers
C. second-level and third-level consumers
D. third-level consumers and producers
Explain WHY you chose the answer you did.

Make an Ecosystem Work Day
SI - Chemistry - 1.13
Webquest --> Monday
F
1.11
What is a niche? What determines an animal's niche?
Getting Started (6)
Make an Ecosystem Work Day --> DUE MONDAY
SI - Chemistry - 1.13

Date

Getting Started

Turned In

In Class

Homework

R
1.3
None
None
Study Island Introduction & Work Day

SI: Scientific Ways of Knowing - 1.6
F
1.4
Make a list of the first 10 words that come to mind when you think of the word "ecosystem."
None
Environmental Biology Syllabus
Ecology Divider

Ecosystems Notes


Biological Organization & Ecological Pyramids

SI: Scientific Ways of Knowing - 1.6

Date

In Class - Exams

M
12.17
---
T
12.18
---
W
12.19
7th Period @ 9:27

Date

Getting Started

Turned In

In Class

Homework

M
12.10
How are a monomer and polymer related? Give an analogy.
Enzyme Reading
Photosynthesis Notes

Exam Cheat Sheet
T
12.11
1. Which organelle does photosynthesis take place in?
2. Summarize the two steps of photosynthesis.
None
Cell Respiration Notes
Exam Cheat Sheet
W
12.12
Which organelle does cellular respiration take place in?

Biochemistry Webquest

Exam Cheat Sheet
R
12.13
1. What's the goal of cell respiration?
2. What are the three steps of cellular respiration?

Energy In - Energy Out
Exam Cheat Sheet
F
12.14
What's your favorite holiday treat?
Getting Started (5)
Late Work by Exam Day
Photosynthesis vs. Cell Respiration Foldable

Exam Review Day
--> Use "Crash Course Biology" Videos to Review
Exam Cheat Sheet

Date

Getting Started

Turned In

In Class

Homework

M
12.3
1. Summarize DNA Replication in 3 steps.
2. Explain why DNA Replications is considered "semi-conservative."
Chapter 12 Book Work
Protein Synthesis: Step 1: TRANSCRIPTION


QUIZ THURSDAY
T
12.4
Explain transcription. Where does it take place in the cell?

Protein Synthesis: Step 2: TRANSLATION
QUIZ THURSDAY
W
12.5
Explain translation. Where does it take place in the cell?

Finish Kits
Review for Quiz
QUIZ TOMORROW
R
12.6
NONE
Quiz
Review WS
DNA Kits WS
RNA Kits WS
DNA, RNA & Protein Synthesis Quiz
Enzyme Reading & Questions

Finish Questions --> MONDAY
F
12.7
1. What is an enzyme?
2. What does it do for your body?
Getting Started (7)
Biochemisty Notes

Enzyme Worksheet --> MONDAY

Date

Getting Started

Turned In

In Class

Homework

M
11.26
NONE
DNA Reading Questions
DNA.RNA Webquest

DNA vs RNA
Chapter 12 Book Work --> 12.1 WEDNESDAY

T
11.27
What is DNA's role/job/purpose?
Webquest
DNA Structure & History Notes


Start DNA Kits

12.1 Book Work --> TOMORROW
W
11.28
What is a nucleotide? Describe its relationship with the structure of DNA.
Check 12.1
Finish DNA Kits
Chapter 12 Book Work Time
12.2 Book Work --> TOMORROW
R
11.29
None

Secret of Photo 51
12.3 Book Work --> TOMORROW
F
11.30
One side of your DNA looks like this:
A
G
T
C
G
T
T
C
What is the other side going to look like?
Check 12.2 & 12.3
DNA Replication

Paper Pass Back & Grade Check
12.4 Book Work --> MONDAY

Date

Getting Started

Turned In

In Class

Homework

M
11.19
In humans, having a widow's peak (P) is dominant over not having a widow's peak (p). A woman who does not have a widow's peak marries a man who does. The man's mother did not have a widow's peak. The man and the woman marry and have a child. What would the Punnett square of their cross look like?
Getting Started (10)
Making Babies

TEST & BINDER CHECK TOMORROW

T
11.20
None
Test
Binder
Genetics Test
DNA/RNA Reading & Questions


Date

Getting Started

Turned In

In Class

Homework

M
11.12
In dogs, the allele for short hair is completely dominant over the allele for long hair. Two short-haired dogs are the parents of a litter of eight puppies. Six puppies have short hair, and two have long hair. What are the genotypes of the parents? Explain your answer.

Beyond Complete Dominance

Beyond Complete Dominance Homework --> TOMORROW
Binder Check & Genetics Test TUESDAY 11.20
T
11.13
In an alien species, eye colors can be black, white, or gray. A white-eyed mother and a black-eyed father have all gray-eyed children.
1. What genetic pattern of inheritance is most likely demonstrated here?
2. A black-eyed alien is mated with a white-eyed alien. What are their chances of having a baby with gray eyes?
3. A gray-eyed alien and her black-eyed husband want a white-eyed baby. Is this possible? Why or why not?
NONE
Sex-Linked Traits

Finish Sex-Linked
Binder Check & Genetics Test TUESDAY 11.20
W
11.14
If a boy is born color-blind, what would have to be true? PICK A LETTER AND TELL ME WHY!
A. His father had normal vision.
B. His grandmother was colorblind.
C. His mother carried at least one gene for color blindness.
D. His grandfather passed on the color-blind trait to his father.
Beyond Complete Dominance Homework
Patterns of Inheritance Practice

Finish Practice Worksheet
Binder Check & Genetics Test TUESDAY 11.20
R
11.15
Colorblindness is a recessive, sex-linked disease.
Which child could NOT be both to these parents: a female carrier and a normal male?
a. color-blind daughter
b. color-blind son
c. daughter with normal vision
d. son with normal vision

Go Over Patterns Worksheet
Pedigrees

Finish Pedigrees
Binder Check & Genetics Test TUESDAY 11.20
F
11.16
This pedigree shows the inheritance of eye color. Brown eyes (B) is completely dominant over blue eyes (b).
1. What is the genotype of #1?
2. What is the genotype of #2?
3. What are the chances of #3 & #4 having a child with blue eyes?
external image 083ped.gif
external image 083ped.gif

Check Pedigrees
Sex-Linked Pedigrees
Binder Check & Genetics Test TUESDAY 11.20

Date

Getting Started

Turned In

In Class

Homework

M
11.5
What is heredity?
None
Genetics Notes #1


Finish Introduction to Genetics - Book Work 11.1 & 11.2 --> WEDNESDAY

W
11.7
genotype phenotype question
genotype phenotype question

White (A) is dominant to red (a). What are the genotypes and phenotypes of the following flowers?
Introduction to Genetics
Complete Dominance Practice


R
11.8
Mr. Smith and his wife recently had a child, but they are not sure they received the right child from the hospital. Mr. Smith is homozygous dominant for bushy eyebrows, while his wife is heterozygous for the trait. The baby they brought home has thin eyebrows. Did the hospital make a mistake? (Bushy eyebrows is dominant to thin eyebrows) SHOW WORK!

Review Complete Dominance Practice
Beyond Complete Dominance

Complete Dominance Homework --> TOMORROW

F
11.9
Answer both questions with a letter AND an explanation for WHY you chose the letter you did.
genetics ogt practice.JPG
Complete Dominance Homework
Patterns of Inheritance

Beyond Complete Dominance Homework --> TUESDAY

Date

Getting Started

Turned In

In Class

Homework

M
10.29
meiosis simple picture.JPG
Explain this picture in terms of meiosis. Mention words like chromosomes, diploid, and haploid.
Webquest
Meiosis Webquest

TEST & BINDER CHECK FRIDAY
T
10.30
external image Chromosomes.JPG
1. How many chromosomes does this cell have?
2. If this cell went through mitosis, the ending daughter cells would each have how many chromosomes? Draw this cell at the end of mitosis.
3. If this cell went through meiosis, the ending daughter cells would each have how many chromosomes? Draw this cell at the end of meiosis.
None
Making Meiosis Work
Unit 4 Review WS --> FRIDAY
TEST & BINDER CHECK --> FRIDAY
W
10.31
10.31 Getting Started_1.jpeg
None
Finish Making Meiosis Work
Unit 4 Review WS --> FRIDAY
TEST & BINDER CHECK --> FRIDAY
R
11.1
How are meiosis & mitosis different. Give 3 COMPLETE differences.
Getting Started (8)
Generations: Mitosis & Meiosis Video

Mitosis vs. Meiosis
Unit 4 Review WS --> TOMORROW
TEST & BINDER CHECK --> TOMORROW
F
11.2
NONE
Test
Binder
Review Worksheet
Making Meiosis Work
Cell Growth & Reproduction Test
NONE

Date

Getting Started

Turned In

In Class

Homework

M
10.22
Describe how the centrioles, spindle fibers and centromeres are related.
None
Go Over Cell Cycle & Mitosis Packet Review
Papers Returned
Quarter 1 Final Grades
Packet & Making Mitosis Work --> TOMORROW
T
10.23
None
Homework Packet
Making Mitosis Work
Quiz
Cell Cycle & Mitosis Quiz
Meiosis Reading & Questions

Reading & Questions --> FRIDAY
W
10.24
NONE
None
Work on 11.4 Packet
Reading & Questions -> FRIDAY
R
10.25
What is the difference between asexual and sexual reproduction?

Meiosis Notes
Reading & Questions --> TOMORROW
Test & Binder Check TUESDAY 10.30
F
10.26
Describe in words and a picture (for each) the two ways in which DNA is changed between the parent cell and the 4 daughter cells in meiosis.
Meiosis Reading & Questions
Getting Started (4)
Meiosis Video (#17 On Online Textbook)
Haploid vs. Diploid
Test & Binder Check TUESDAY 10.30

Date

Getting Started

Turned In

In Class

Homework

M
10.15
1. What two reasons does the text & reference give for why cells must divide?
2. Brainstorm 2 other reasons why it would be more beneficial to be made of MORE, SMALLER cells than FEWER, LARGERcells.
Webquest
Cell Size Lab
Cell Cycle & Mitosis Notes


Worksheet Part 1
Science Outside the Classroom Extra Credit
T
10.16
What is the purpose of mitosis? How are the inputs and outputs of mitosis related?
Extra Credit Due
Check Part 1
FINAL DAY FOR ANY LATE WORK
Finish Notes
Making Mitosis Work

Worksheet Part 2
W
10.17
1. What is the cell cycle?
2. If you divided into two parts, what would those be?
3. If you divided into four parts, what would those be?
4. Where does a cell spend most of its time?
Check Part 2
Finish Making Mitosis Work
Back of Notes Labeling & Coloring
Worksheet Part 3
QUIZ TUESDAY (cell size, binary fission, cell cycle, mitosis)
R
10.18
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1. This cell is in which phase?
2. How many chromosomes will each daughter cell have at the end of cytokinesis?
3. Which phase comes after this?
4. Which phase comes before this?
Check Part 3
Getting Started (7)
Mitosis & Cell Cycle Video

Check Part 3
Getting Started (7)
Mitosis & Cell Cycle Video

QUIZ TUESDAY
Complete Worksheet --> TUESDAY
Making Mitosis Work --> TUESDAY

Date

Getting Started

Turned In

In Class

Homework

M
10.8
None
None
Unit 3 Review Bingo
Papers Pass Back
Unit 3 Test & Binder Check Tomorrow

T
10.9
None
Test & Binder
Unit 3 Test & Binder Check

W
10.10
Retrieve Binders
What are surface area and volume? Describe in words AND if you know it, with the formula.
None
Unit 4 Divider

Why Are Cells So Small? Lab


R
10.11
How do surface area and volume relate to a cell? Describe how this ratio is important.
None
Cell Cycle & Mitosis Webquest

Lab --> MONDAY
Webquest --> MONDAY
F
10.12
Compare and contrast prokaryotic & eukaryotic cell division.
Keep Getting Starteds until next week
Work Day
1. Getting Started
2. Cell Webquest
3. Why Are Cells So Small? Lab (question #5's answer should be AT LEAST 3 sentences in length)
4. Read AND HIGHLIGHT Cell Growth Reference
5. Science Outside the Classroom EXTRA CREDIT
Lab --> MONDAY
Webquest --> MONDAY
Extra Credit --> TUESDAY

Date

Getting Started

Turned In

In Class

Homework

M
10.1
1. Predict what will happen when I put the food coloring into the water
*AFTER THE DEMONSTRATION*
2.Explain WHY that happens.
3. With this experiment, define diffusion

Finish Cell Membrane Notes
Diffusion Through the Membrane

Cell Membrane Online Video Questions --> WEDNESDAY
QUIZ
& BINDER CHECK
FRIDAY
T
10.2
List as many words as you can that start with hyper, hypo and iso. Try and define what hyper, hypo and iso mean using these words.

Solutions
Osmosis Practice
EGG LAB --> THURSDAY
ONLINE VIDEO QUESTIONS --> TOMORROW
QUIZ
& BINDER CHECK TUESDAY
W
10.3
What type of solution is this cell in? How do you know this? What does the water movement look like? How is the cell going to change?
Isotonic_Cell.JPG
Isotonic_Cell.JPG

Online Video Worksheet Questions
Endocytosis & Exocytosis Activity & Video
Active & Passive Transport Video

Osmosis Practice --> TOMORROW

Movement Summary Concept Map --> FRIDAY
QUIZ & BINDER CHECK TUESDAY
R
10.4
How would your membrane (and cell) be effected with defects in the following areas:
- cholesterol molecules
- peripheral proteins
- organization of phospholipids
- channel proteins
- glycoprotein chains
Egg Lab
Moving Materials Across the Membrane

QUIZ & BINDER CHECK TUESDAY
F
10.5
1. What does the term "concentration" mean?
2. What does the term "gradient" mean?
3. Why do some molecules get transferred through active transport? (There are three reasons)
Binders
Quiz
Keeping it Together: Cell Membrane Video

Date

Getting Started

Turned In

In Class

Homework

M
9.24
Create a venn diagram comparing animal and plant cells with the following criteria:
5 similarities
3 differences (each)
None
Finish Cell Lab
Inside Cells & Their Organelles
TEST TOMORROW
BINDER CHECK TOMORROW
CELL LAB DUE THURSDAY
T
9.25
NONE

Egg Lab Day 1

Unit 2 Test
Binder 2 Check
Finish Egg Lab Day 1
Cell Lab --> THURSDAY
W
9.26
NONE
Binders
Egg Lab Day 2
Finish Test & Cell Lab
Finish Egg Lab Day 2
Cell Lab --> TOMORROW
R
9.27
1. What is a cell membrane?
2. List 2 jobs or functions it does for the cell.
3. What characteristics would it have to have in order to perform these functions?

Egg Lab Day 3
Unit 3 Divider

Cell Membrane Notes

Finish Egg Lab Day 3
F
9.28
1.What does semi-permeable mean?
2. Why is it important that the cell is semi-permeable?
CELL LAB
Egg Lab Day 4
Collect Class Data
Paper Pass Back
Grade Check
Finish Egg Day 4
Cell Membrane Online Video Questions --> WEDNESDAY


Date

Getting Started

Turned In

In Class

Homework

M
9.17
Explain what the phrase "cells are the basic unit of structure and function" means in your own words.
Virus Extra Credit
National Geographic Society: Discovering the Cell
Go Over Unit 1 Test
Unit 2 Test & Binder Check --> TUESDAY 9.25
T
9.18
How did the first test go? What did you do well in preparing for the test? What should you have done better? Write 3-5 sentences reflecting on your preparation and the actual test.
Theory Questions
Webquest
Cell Structure & Function Notes


Paper Return
Cell Structure Homework --> THURSDAY

Read over Cell Lab --> TOMORROW
Unit 2 Test & Binder Check --> TUESDAY 9.25
W
9.19
Which organelle would be most used in the following parts of an organism? and WHY?
1. muscle cell
2. skin cell
3. top of a leaf cell
4. immune system cell
5. blood cell

Cell Structure & Function Lab

Cell Structure Homework --> TOMORROW
Unit 2 Test & Binder Check --> TUESDAY 9.25
R
9.20
Create a venn diagram comparing prokaryotes to eukaryotes with the following criteria:
5 similarities
2 differences (each)
Cell Homework
Getting Started (10)
Cell Lab

Date

Getting Started

Turned In

In Class

Homework

M
9.10
What is biology? How is it different from other science disciplines?
On a scale from 1 to 10 how comfortable are you with cell parts?
Microscope Lab
Retrieve Binders
Biological Organization

Science Knowledge Survey Re-test & Reflection --> TOMORROW!
T
9.11
Create a list of 5 things that distinguish living organisms from non-living things.
Science Knowledge Survey Re-Test & Reflection
Characteristics of Life


Finish Characteristics of Life & Biological Organization Worksheets
W
9.12
Which characteristic of life is more important to the group of organisms than to each individual? Why?

Are Viruses Alive? Extra Credit

Development of the Cell Theory


Cell Theory Video
Cell Theory Questions

Back Pages of Characteristics of Life & Biological Organization Check--> TOMORROW
Viruses Alive --> MONDAY
Theory Questions --> FRIDAY
R
9.13
What are the three MAIN components of the cell theory?
Characteristics of Life & Biological Organization
Endosymbiotic Theory Reading & Questions

Endosymbiosis Animation
Theory Questions --> TOMORROW
Viruses Alive --> MONDAY
F
9.14

Getting Started (7)
Theory Questions
Cell Webquest

Webquest --> TUESDAY
Viruses Alive --> MONDAY

Date

Getting Started

Turned In

In Class

Homework

T
9.4
How do you calculate total magnification?
Why are you multiplying to find this number?
What units have to be with your answer?
None
Finish Microscope
Read Nature of Science Reference Sheet
TEST & Binder Check THURSDAY
W
9.5
(# 7 on Nature of Science Reference will help)
1. What does it mean to have biases?
2. When conducting science, are scientists biased? Why or why not?
3. In the scientific community, how are the effects of biases reduced?

None
Nature of Science Review Jeopardy

Read Nature of Science Reference Sheet
TEST & Binder Check TOMORROW

Labs by FRIDAY
R
9.6
None
Test
Binder
Unit One Test & Binder Check
None
F
9.7
Retrieve Binder
Microscope Lab
Pond Water Investigation
Levels of Biological Organization
Finish Worksheet --> TUESDAY

Date

Getting Started

Turned In

In Class

Homework

M
8.27
Science is considered both reliable and tentative. Explain how these opposite ideas can both hold true.
Metric Lab
What is Science? Notes


Nature of Science Homework --> WEDNESDAY

Nature of Science Reference Sheet --> Read by TOMORROW
T
8.28
Describe the difference between a scientific law and a scientific theory.
Mystery Box WS
Mystery Boxes

Nature of Science Homework --> TOMORROW
W
8.29
Make an observation and an inference about Mrs. Corl.
Make an observation and an inference about room 119.
Make an observation and an inference about someone else in the class.
Nature of Science Homework
Experimental Design & Graphing Notes
Experimental Design & Graphing Practice

Finish Practice WS --> FRIDAY
CLOSED TOED SHOES FRIDAY & TUESDAY
R
8.30
List 5 things wrong with this graph - be specific!
external image graph1.gif
external image graph1.gif


Finish Mystery Boxes
Finish Experimental Design Notes
Microscope Introduction


Finish Practice WS --> TOMORROW
CLOSED TOED SHOES TOMORROW & TUESDAY
UNIT 1 TEST --> 9.6 (THURSDAY)
F
8.31
Describe HOW to focus on an image using a microscope.
Experimental Design WS
Getting Started
Microscope Lab

Closed Toed Shoes Tuesday
TEST THURSDAY 9.6

Date

Getting Started

Turned In

In Class

Homework

M
8.20
Make a descriptive list of 5 things you expect from a good teacher.Make a descriptive list of 5 things I should expect from a good student. Explain whether you embody those 5 things or not.
Textbook Scavenger Hunt
Safety Video
Safety Explanations & Search

Signature Sheet & Binder Check--> TOMORROW
T
8.21
What is science?
- definition of science
- goal of science
- purpose of science
- methods of/in science
- qualities / characteristics of science
Signature Sheet
Binder & Dividers Check
Nature of Science Divider

Binder Organization
Science Knowledge Survey

Using Appendix A, B or your notes, pick ONE science safety rule to illustrate. Do this clearly & neatly on a blank sheet of paper --> THURSDAY.
W
8.22
When you are measuring something (length, volume, mass, temperature), what are some important procedures/guidelines to follow? Describe at least 3.
---
Finish Safety Search
Metric & Measurement Lab

Safety Illustration -TOMORROW
R
8.23
Describe 5 things being done incorrectly in the lab situations shown.
http://www.heumann.org/u1/lab.jpg
Safety Illustration
Metric & Measurement Lab
Lab --> MONDAY
F
8.24
1.Which ruler is more precise: A, B or C? Why?
2. Which ruler is more accurate: A, B or C? Why
3. How long is the line shown on ruler D?
4. How long is the ling shown on ruler E?
5. Describe the relationship between your measurements in D and E.
Precision 3.PNG
Getting Started
Finish Metric Lab
Lab --> MONDAY
Nature of Science Reference Sheet (Read) --> TUESDAY

Nature of Science Homework --> WEDNESDAY


Date

Getting Started

Turned In

In Class

Homework

W
8.15
None
Wright Family Questions
Syllabus Page 1

Wright Family Activity
Materials & Binder Check 8.21
R
8.16
None
None
Syllabus Page 2
Safety Agreement

Textbook Sign Out
Textbook Scavenger Hunt

Materials & Binder Check 8.21
Signature Sheet 8.21
Scavenger Hunt 8.20
F
8.17
None
None
Introductions
Materials & Binder Check 8.21
Signature Sheet 8.21
Scavenger Hunt 8.20