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
Human Impact Cartoon
Closed Toed Shoes --> FRIDAY
ANY LATE WORK BY FRIDAY!
W
5.15
None
None
Squid Webquest

Closed Toed Shoes --> FRIDAY
ANY LATE WORK BY FRIDAY!
TEXTBOOKS TOMORROW
R
5.16
None
Textbooks
Book Check-In
Grade Mrs. Corl
Classroom Clean-up
ANY LATE WORK BY TOMORROW!
F
5.17


Review Pictionary
Dissection --> 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?
None
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?
Finish Greenhouse Effect Packet -- TOMORROW

Complete "Global Warming" portion of Human Impact Table --> TOMORROW
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.
Greenhouse Effect

Getting Started (8)

Strange Days WS
Strange Days: Invaders
Complete "Invasive Species" portion of Human Impact Table --> TOMORROW
W
5.8
None
Human Impact Table
PSA Work Day

PSA Due 5.13 (MONDAY)
R
5.9
None
None
PSA Work Day
PSA Due 5.13 (MONDAY)
F
5.10
None
None
PSA Work Day
PSA Due 5.13 (MONDAY)

Date

Getting Started

Turned In

In Class

Homework

M
4.29
None
Climate Justice Questions
Human Impact Presentations
None
T
4.30


Human Impact Presentations
None
W
5.1
Summarize what you know about the greenhouse effect in 2-3 sentences.

Strange Days on Planet Earth: One Degree
Stream One Degree Video
Greenhouse Effect --> TUESDAY!
Link for Greenhouse Effect Online Portion
Greenhouse Effect
None Like it Hot

R
5.2


Strange Days: One Degree
Greenhouse --> TUESDAY
F
5.3


Finish Presentations
Finish Footprint Activity
Greenhouse Effect Videos and Work Time
Greenhouse --> TUESDAY

Date

Getting Started

Turned In

In Class

Homework

M
4.22
None
None
Human Impact Power Point Work Day

T
4.23
List the first 5 phrases that come to your mind when you think of the idea of "climate change."
None
National Geographic: Human Footprint
Read "Size of your Print" article & answer the questions --> TOMORROW!
W
4.24
What are your initial reactions to the video yesterday? Summarize them in 3-5 sentences.
Print Questions (4)
National Geographic: Human Footprint

R
4.25
1. Many of you were upset with the "wasteful" nature of the video, even though spreading awareness of issues was mentioned by nearly every group as the most important action your age group could do. Is spreading awareness worth the seemingly wastefulness of the video?
2. Also, do you think being more aware of your consumption levels is more likely to change your daily actions? Why or why not.

Explain in 5-8 sentences.
None
Finish Human Footprint
What size is your print? Activity
Link for Greenhouse Effect Online Portion

Read "Climate Justice" with questions --> MONDAY
F
2.26
None
None
Human Impact Power Point Work Day (LAST ONE)

Human Impact Power Points / Prezis --> MONDAY!
Climate Justice --> MONDAY

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 Labs
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?
Posture Labs
Medicine Man WS
Medicine Man, Day 3

R
4.18
None
None
Human Impact Divider
Human Impact Project Explanation


PSA Examples:
Number 1
Number 2
Number 3
Number 4
Number 5

F
4.19


Human Impact Project Research


Date

Getting Started

Turned In

In Class

Homework

M
4.8

None
Hominid Skull Lab - Data Collection Day
Peer Review --> WEDNESDAY
T
4.9
None

Skull Data Collection
Finish Peer Reviews
Peer Review --> TOMORROW
The Transforming Leap --> Read Article & Answer Questions by THURSDAY

W
4.10
What trait has remained unchanged throughout hominid evolution? Using your knowledge regarding natural selection and fitness, explain why this is.
Peer Review
The Mind's Big Bang

Skull Lab --> FRIDAY
R
4.11
What did beads represent changing in the hominid brain? What did the represent culturally to the hominids?
Transforming Leap Questions
Finish The Mind's Big Bang

F
4.12
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.
Skull Lab
Getting Started (6)
Wrap-up Skulls

Posture Lab
Finish Posture Lab Questions --> MONDAY

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.
None
Finish Greatest Discoveries
Last in Class Work Day for Evolution Concept Maps
None
W
4.3
None
None
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: Hominid Family Tree
None
R
4.4


Hominid Skull Pre-lab Work Day

Finish Pre-lab by MONDAY
F
4.5
Explain why concept maps can be considered never really done.
None
Evolution Concept Map Peer Review

Evolution Extra Credit
Pre-lab --> MONDAY

Date

Getting Started

Turned In

In Class

Homework

M
3.18
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.
Change Over Time Projects
Getting Started (6)
Video Notes
Finish Crash Course Videos
Evolution Test Tomorrow
T
3.19
None

Evolution Test

W
3.20
None

Finish Test
Evolution Concept Map Work Day

R
3.21
None

Evolution Concept Map Work Day

F
3.22
None
Evolution Concept Map
Evolution Concept Map Work Day


Date

Getting Started

Turned In

In Class

Homework

M
3.11
None
1, 2, 3, 6

What Darwin Never Knew Clip
Finish All Late Work --> TOMORROW
T
3.12
None
1, 3, 6
Natural Selection in Action (Moths)
Modeling Selective Pressure (Hunter, Fisher, Farmer)
Modeling Natural Selection (Rabbit Simulation)
Fill the Bill
What Darwin Never Knew; Genetics & Evolution

Change Over Time Project --> MONDAY 3.18
Evolution Test --> TUESDAY 3.19
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.
1, 2, 6
None
Finish Notes (1, 6)
Finish Clip (2) then Notes (2)
See Tuesday
R
3.14
3rd Period - See Wednesday
Evolution_Explanation[1].JPG
Evolution_Explanation[1].JPG

1. What is the first purple word?
2. Was this hard to determine?
3. If we asked the entire class, why would there be so many different answers to #1?
4. 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.
1, 6, 2, 3
None
See FRIDAY
See Tuesday
F
3.15
NONE
1, 2, 6
Keep these until MONDAY
Add "Notes" for all of these videos to your "What Darwin Never Knew" Paper
Crash Course Natural Selection
Crash Course Population Genetics
Crash Course Speciation
Crash Course Evolutionary Development
Crash Course Evolution: It's a Thing
(Start at 1:40)



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
Timeline Questions
Change Over Time Project Explanation

Fill the Bill

Modeling Selective Pressure

SI - Evolution & Human Impact
Advantages of Sex Summary Table & Extinction! Video WS
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?
Advantages of Sex Table
Evolution: Why Sex?

SI - Evolution & Heredity
Natural Selection in Action
Quiz Friday
W
3.6
SNOW DAY



R
3.7
NONE

Simulation
Natural Selection Simulation

Study Island & Redemption --> LAST WEEK!
F
3.8


History of Evolutionary Thought Notes


Finish Natural Selection Labs
LAST CHANCE FOR STUDY ISLAND REDEMPTION - BY SUNDAY NIGHT!!
Turn In MONDAY or TUESDAY: Modeling Natural selection; Modeling Selective Pressure; Natural Selection in Action

Date

Getting Started

Turned In

In Class

Homework

M
2.25
Why is it beneficial when studying evolution (in biology class) to look at the history of Earth and geology?
Key Event
History of Life Timeline
SI - Ethics & Technology - 3.3
Earth from Space Essay - FRIDAY
History of Life Reading & Color Plate (Finish) - WEDNESDAY
T
2.26
Make 3 initial observations about the history of Earth (and life) from yesterday's activity.
---
Finish up Timeline
Timeline Questions

See MONDAY
W
2.27
How is a scientific theory different from the everyday use of the term?

History of Life Notes
Timeline Questions Work Time
Essay - FRIDAY
SI - Ethics & Technology - SUNDAY
Timeline Questions - MONDAY
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?
None
Extinction! Video

Advantages of Sex Essay & Table


ESSAY - TOMORROW!
F
3.1
Write down the first 10 words/phrases that come to mind when you think of the word "evolution."
Essay
Getting Started (7)
Evolution Notes


Timeline Questions - MONDAY
Advantages of Sex Article Table - TUESDAY

Date

Getting Started

Turned In

In Class

Homework

T
2.19
Describe what is meant by the phrase "dynamic Earth." This about the many processes we've discussed this semester - biogeochemical cycles, photosynthesis & respiration, food webs, etc.
Chapter 17 Work
Earth from Space

SI - Ecosystems & Diversity of Life
Population Ecology Paragraph Summary / Reaction -- TOMORROW
W
2.20
In 2-3 sentences summarize the first portion of the "Earth from Space" video.
Key Topics: sun & wator vapor's influence on Earth
Peer Review Packet
Earth from Space
Research your key event & complete your square with the following:
1. Color Picture
2. Brief description of Event
R
2.21
None
None
Earth from Space
Key Event - MONDAY
Earth from Space Paper --> FRIDAY 3.1

Date

Getting Started

Turned In

In Class

Homework

M
2.11
None
None
Population Ecology Project Work Day
Project Presentations start TOMORROW
SI - Heredity (30 ?s per subtopic)
T
2.12
None

Ecosystem Action Plan Presentations
SI - Heredity
W
2.13
None

Ecosystem Action Plan Presentations
SI - Heredity
R
2.14
None

Evolution Intro
SI - Heredity
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, weather, and any other important characteristics) --> DUE TUESDAY
F
2.15
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
Getting Started
Finish Presentations
Evolution Divider
Finish Evolution Introduction
Paper Pass Back
SI - Heredity
See Thursday, Chpter 17 Work

Date

Getting Started

Turned In

In Class

Homework

M
2.4
These are two pictures of competition between organisms. Describe the difference seen in these two pictures.
250px-Lion_hyena_competition.jpg
250px-Lion_hyena_competition.jpg
File:Hirschkampf.jpg
File:Hirschkampf.jpg

Anything not turned in on Friday.
Article Analysis Questions - all group members names on it.
Finish Article Analysis (4)
Article Analysis:
Complete the following questions regarding your articles:
1. Title
2. Date of Article
3. General Summary (3-5 sentences)
4. Source
5. Analyze the reliability of the source - biases, motives, agenda, etc.
6. Describe the population (species, time, area)
7. Limiting factors of the population - either discussed in the article or from your knowledge
8. K-selective or R-selective? How do you know?
9. What factors are affecting the population?
10. What inferences can you draw from the article? (3-5 sentences)
*COMPLETE FOUR ARTICLE ANALYSES*
Cells & Cell Processes - 2.10
Sharon Woods Article (Read & Front Page Questions) -- TOMORROW
T
2.5

Article Analysis
Check Sharon Woods Front Page
Sign yellow papers, if need to
Ecological Relationships Notes & Video Clips
Clips 1, 2, 3, 5, & 6
Clip 4


Sharon Woods Work, Back Page
Cells & Cell Processes - 2.10
Finish Sharon Woods Analysis - TOMORROW
W
2.6
Describe a human relationship that shows mutualism, commensalism, parasitism, predation & competition. Be specific about the benefit/harm the relationship provides - i.e. don't just write down human & tick. You may not use any examples from yesterday.
Sharon Woods Paper Check
Human Population Growth


Cells & Cell Processes - 2.10
Human Population Homework

Finish Sharon Woods Analysis WS - WHOLE THING FRIDAY
R
2.7
None

Case Study Project Explanation


Population Case Study Work Day
Cells & Cell Processes - 2.10
Sharon Woods & Human Population HW -- TOMORROW
F
2.8
None

Population Case Study Work Day
Cells & Cell Processes - 2.10

Date

Getting Started

Turned In

In Class

Homework

M
1.28
Brainstorm a list of things (at least 5) that ALL organisms need to survive.
Making a Cladogram (if didn't on Friday)
CurriculumDay
Population Ecology Introduction

Crash Course Population Ecology
SI - Earth Science 2.3
Chapter 5 Book Work (5.1) --> WEDNESDAY

Article on Population Growth - Printed --> FRIDAY
T
1.29
From the video yesterday, or just from using the words themselves, try to define "carrying capacity."
None
Oh Deer! Carrying Capacity Activity

SI - Earth Science - 2.3
5.1 - TOMORROW
Article - FRIDAY
W
1.30
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
Analyzing PopulationGraphs

SI - Earth Science 2.3
Chapter 5 Book Work (5.2) - TOMORROW
Article - FRIDAY
R
1.31
Describe, in 3 or more sentences, what this graph shows in terms of population ecology.
lynx-hare.jpg
Check 5.2
Population Notes
SI - Earth Science - 2.3
Chapter 5 Book Work (5.3) - TOMORROW
Article - TOMORROW
F
2.1
Describe the difference between a K-selective and a R-selective population; (3 to 4 key ideas). Give an example of each of these types of populations not given yesterday.
Chapter 5 Book Work
Analyzing Population Graphs
Article Review (Group)
Getting Started
Article Analysis:
Complete the following questions regarding your articles:
1. Title
2. Date of Article
3. General Summary (3-5 sentences)
4. Source
5. Description of population (species, time, area).
6. Analyze the reliability of the source - biases, motives, agenda, etc.
7. Limiting factors of the population - either discussed in the article or from your knowledge
8. K-selective or R-selective? How do you know?
9. What factors are affecting the population?
10. What inferences can you draw from the article? (3-5 sentences)
SI - Earth Science - 2.3
Deer Dilemma Article & Questions - Front Page of Questions (TUESDAY)
BRING YELLOW PAPERS ON MONDAY

Date

Getting Started

Turned In

In Class

Homework

T
1.22
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
Classification Worksheet Check
Dichotomous Key Explanation & Work Day

SI - Space Science 1.27
Grasshoppers - TOMORROW
W
1.23
Identify Birds W, X, Y and Z.
external image image016.jpg
external image image016.jpg

Grasshopper & Analysis Questions Check
Binder Check Friday

Go Over Classification Questions; Dichotomous Key Questions & Grasshoppers
Cladogram Explanation



SI - Space Science 1.27
Finish Cladogram Questions - TOMORROW
R
1.24

Cladogram Check
Go Over Cladogram Questions
Cladogram Practice
Video #2
While watching, write down 5 facts about taxonomy.
SI - Space Science 1.27
Making a Cladogram - both sides -- TOMORROW
Test & Binder Check -- TOMORROW
F
1.25
None
Binders
Test
Making a Cladogram
Ecology Test
SI - Space Science 1.27

Date

Getting Started

Turned In

In Class

Homework

M
1.14
What is a niche? What determines an organisms' niche?
Ecosystem Projects
Biogeochemical Cycle Wrap-Up

Weather Notes

SI - Physics 1.20
Read & Highlight Biomes of the World --> TOMORROW
T
1.15
Describe two factors that influence the weather in Ohio. 3-5 sentences at least.
None
Globe Demonstration
Pole-to-Pole

SI - Physics 1.20
W
1.16
How do latitude and angle of the sun determine temperatures?
None
Finish Pole-to-Pole

SI - Physics 1.20
Classification Worksheet --> MONDAY
R
1.17
Biomes OGT #1

None
Wrap Up Biomes
Classifying Living Things

SI - Physics 1.20
Classification Worksheet --> TUESDAY

F
1.18
Biomes OGT #2

Getting Started (5)
Classification Notes

Dichotomous Key
SI - Physics 1.20
Classification Worksheet --> TUESDAY

Date

Getting Started

Turned In

In Class

Homework

M
1.7

None
Finish Ecosystems Notes & Ecological Pyramids
Ecosystems Video
Ecosystem Project Introduction

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. If the producer level of this food chain had 5,500 kJ of energy, how much energy would the wolf receive?
3. What type of heterotroph and consumer is the wolf?
4. What type of heterotroph and consumer is the deer?
Food Chain from thinkquest.org
Food Chain from thinkquest.org

None
Make an Ecosystem Work Day
SI - Chemistry - 1.13
Ecosystem Worksheet - 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.

Biogeochemical Cycles Webquest

SI - Chemistry - 1.13
Webquest --> Monday
F
1.11
1. Why are the carbon, water, nitrogen and phosphorus cycles called biogeochemical cycles?
2. Contrast movement of energy and matter (carbon, nitrogen, phosphorus & water) through an ecosystem.
Getting Started (6)
Webquest
Make an Ecosystem Work Day (Last One) - Projects due MONDAY
SI - Chemistry - 1.13
Biomes of the World - Read & Highlighted by TUESDAY


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
6th Period @ 12:11
T
12.18
1st Period @ 7:30
3rd Period @ 9:27
W
12.19
2nd Period @ 9:17

Date

Getting Started

Turned In

In Class

Homework

M
12.10
What factors can control the reaction rate of an enzyme?
Biochemistry Webquest
Go Over "Role of Enzyme" Video Notes
Photosynthesis Notes & "Seeing the Light" Video

Read the following sections from the textbook and answer the selected questions:
2.1 --> 1, 2, 3, 4
2.2 --> 1, 2, 4, 5
2.3 --> 1, 2, 3, 4, Connecting Concepts
DUE THURSDAY!
T
12.11
1. Why do autotrophs go through photosynthesis?
2. Which organelle does photosynthesis take place in?
3. Summarize the two steps of photosynthesis.

Exam Review Sheet
Cell Respiration Notes & "The Cell and Energy" Video
STUDY FOR EXAM
W
12.12
1. Why do heterotrophs go through cell respiration?
2. Which organelle does cell respiration take place in?
3. Summarize the three steps of cell respiration.

Photosynthesis vs. Cellular Respiration Foldable

STUDY FOR EXAM
Photosynthesis & Cell Respiration Worksheet --> FRIDAY

R
12.13
How are the processes of photosynthesis and cell respiration related? BE SPECIFIC!
Chapter 2 Questions
Energy In - Energy Out
STUDY FOR EXAM
F
12.14
What is your favorite holiday treat?
Getting Started (5)
Photosynthesis & Cell Respiration WS
Exam Review Day
--> Use "Crash Course Biology" Videos to Review
STUDY FOR EXAM

Date

Getting Started

Turned In

In Class

Homework

M
12.3
1. Why is DNA considered anti-parallel?
2. Why is DNA replication considered semi-conservative?
3. Explain transcription.

Protein Synthesis Step 2: Translation
Translation w/ Kits
12.4
Quiz & Binder Check --> WEDNESDAY
T
12.4
1. Explain translation.
2. In the cell, where do the two parts of protein synthesis take place?
3. What is the central dogma of biology?
Chapter 12 Book Work
RNA & Protein Synthesis w/ Kits
DNA Mutations

Quiz TOMORROW
W
12.5
None

DNA, RNA & Protein Synthesis Quiz
Enzyme Reading

Finish Enzyme Questions --> FRIDAY
Webquest --> MONDAY

R
12.6
What is an enzyme? What does it do for your body?

Biochemistry Notes & Flipbook

Biochemistry Webquest--> MONDAY
F
12.7
Describe the process of polymerization. What is the monomer for the four macromolecules?
Getting Started (8)
Enzyme Questions
Macromolecule Drawing
The Role of Enzymes

Webquest --> MONDAY

Date

Getting Started

Turned In

In Class

Homework

M
11.26
Describe the difference between an autosome (body chromosome, #s1-22) and sex chromosomes (#23). In terms of mutations, how would the impact be different in the different chromosomes.
DNA Reading Questions
Greatest Discoveries: Genetics

DNA, RNA Webquest --> WEDNESDAY

DNA vs. RNA
T
11.27
Respond to this question in 3-5 sentences:
How does the video from yesterday confirm what you already know about how scientific knowledge is conducted?
Think about the Human Genome Project, Cell Theory, etc.
None
Start DNA/RNA Notes


Start DNA Kits - Structure
Webquest --> TOMORROW
12.1 --> THURSDAY

12.2 --> FRIDAY
W
11.28
What is a nucleotide? Describe its relationship with the structure of DNA.
Webquest
Finish DNA Structure Kits
DNA Replication

12.1 --> TOMORROW
12.2 --> FRIDAY
R
11.29
None

Secret of Photo 51
12.2 --> TOMORROW
F
11.30
Summarize DNA Replication in three steps.

DNA --> RNA --> PROTEINS

Protein Synthesis w/ Kits

12.3 --> MONDAY
12.4 --> TUESDAY
QUIZ WEDNESDAY

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)
Back Page of Pedigrees
Finish Karyotyping
TEST & BINDER CHECK TOMORROW

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


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.
None
Cracking the Code
Find a recent (2010 or later) article on genetics. Write a paragraph summary. Both the article and the summary are due on WEDNESDAY.
T
11.13
In a maternity ward, four babies become accidentally mixed up. The ABO phenotypes of the four babies are known to be O, A, B and AB. The ABO phenotypes of the four sets of parents are determined. Indicate which baby belongs to each set of parents:
a. AB x O
b. A x O
c. A x AB
d. O x O

Cracking the Code
See MONDAY
W
11.14
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.# What genetic pattern is most likely demonstrated here?
  1. A gray-eyed couple has two babies: one white-eyed and one black-eyed. Does this confirm or deny your answer to part A? If necessary, revise your hypothesis.
  2. A gray-eyed alien and her black-eyed husband want a white-eyed baby. Is this possible?
Article & Summary
Introduction to Pedigrees

Finish Pedigree --> TOMORROW
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
None
Dihybird Crosses

Read and highlight "gene interactions & regulations;" --> MONDAY

F
11.16
This pedigree shows the inheritance of a homozygous recessive disease. What is the genotype of individual #1? What about #2? What are the chances of Individual #3 & #4 having a child with the disease?
external image 083ped.gif
None
Karyotyping

TEST & BINDER CHECK TUESDAY
Complete Reading --> MONDAY
Complete Back of Pedigrees --> MONDAY

Date

Getting Started

Turned In

In Class

Homework

M
11.5
White (H) is dominant to red (h). What are the genotypes and phenotypes of the following flowers?
genotype phenotype question
genotype phenotype question

None
Genetics Notes #1


Complete Dominance Practice --> WEDNESDAY

W
11.7
1. Describe the relationship between a gene, allele and trait.
2. 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!
Introduction to Genetics
Complete Dominance Practice
Beyond Complete Dominance

Cracking the Code Video
Stream Video Here

Beyond Complete Dominance Homework --> FRIDAY

R
11.8
Answer both questions with a letter AND an explanation for WHY you chose the letter you did.
genetics ogt practice.JPG
None
Sex-Linked Inheritance


F
11.9
Colorblindness is a sex-linked recessive trait. It is carried on the X chromosome.
1. A colorblind man marries a woman who is not colorblind. They have four children: a daughter who is not colorblind, two sons who are colorblind, and another daughter that is colorblind. What are the genotypes of the parents?
2. 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 HW
Cracking the Code Video
Stream Video Here

NONE

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.
None
Meiosis Webquest

Finish Webquest --> TOMORROW
TEST & BINDER CHECK THURSDAY
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.
Check Webquest
Generations: Mitosis & Meiosis

Paper Pass Back
Review WS --> THURSDAY

Test & Binder Check --> THURSDAY

W
10.31
10.31 Getting Started_1.jpeg

Making Mitosis Work

R
11.1
None
Test
Binder
Unit 4 Test & Binder Check
NONE
F
11.2
What is heredity?
Getting Started (7)
Binder (If Not Yesterday)
Making Meiosis Work
Unit 4 Review Sheet
Introduction to Genetics Work

Genetics Divider

Intro Paper --> MONDAY

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 WEDNESDAY 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
Meiosis Video (#17 On Online Textbook)
Haploid vs. Diploid
Go Over Homework
Test & Binder Check THURSDAY 11.1

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, LARGER cells.
Science Outside the Classroom #3
Webquest
Cell Size Lab
Cell Cycle & Mitosis Notes


Worksheet Part 1
T
10.16
What is the purpose of mitosis? How are the inputs and outputs of mitosis related?
Check Part 1
Finish Notes
Making Mitosis Work

Worksheet Part 2
W
10.17
Describe the cell cycle. If you divided into two parts, what would those be? If you divided into four parts, what would those be? Where does a cell spend most of its time?
Check Part 2
Finish Making Mitosis Work
Finish Back of Notes
Worksheet Part 3
QUIZ TUESDAY (cell size, binary fission, cell cycle, mitosis)
R
10.18
external image images?q=tbn:ANd9GcTdD9XtbD9DifRCvg8V8rX0fbndzaLAH23JBRr3pNFB0Pgd-ZWd6GbC-Qh1
external image images?q=tbn:ANd9GcTdD9XtbD9DifRCvg8V8rX0fbndzaLAH23JBRr3pNFB0Pgd-ZWd6GbC-Qh1

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

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 Passed Back
Unit 3 Test & Binder Check Tomorrow

T
10.9

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.

Unit 4 Divider

Why Are Cells So Small? Lab

Lab --> FRIDAY
Science Outside the Classroom # 3 --> MONDAY
R
10.11
How do surface area and volume relate to a cell? Describe how this ratio is important.

Cell Cycle & Mitosis Webquest

Science Outside the Classroom # 3 --> MONDAY
Lab --> MONDAY
Webquest --> TOMORROW
F
10.12
Compare and contrast prokaryotic & eukaryotic cell division.
Keep your getting started until next Friday
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 #3
Lab --> MONDAY
Webquest --> MONDAY
Science Outside the Classroom # 3 --> MONDAY

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 --> TOMORROW
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.
Online Video Worksheet Questions
Solution Types
EGG LAB --> THURSDAY
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


Endocytosis & Exocytosis Activity & Video
Active & Passive Transport Video

Egg Lab --> TOMORROW
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

Movement Summary Concept Map --> TOMORROW
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)
Getting Started (5)
Concept Map Check
Go Over Concept Map
Keeping it Together: Cell Membranes Video
QUIZ & BINDER CHECK TUESDAY

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
TEST TOMORROW
BINDER CHECK TOMORROW
CELL LAB DUE THURSDAY
SOTC DUE FRIDAY
T
9.25
NONE
Binder
Day 1 Egg Lab

Unit 2 Test
Binder 2 Check
Day 1 Questions
CELL LAB DUE THURSDAY
SOTC DUE FRIDAY
W
9.26
NONE
Test
Day 2 Egg Lab
Finish Test
Finish Cell Lab
Day 2 Questions
CELL LAB DUE FRIDAY
SOTC DUE FRIDAY
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?
None
Day 3 Egg Lab
Unit 3 Divider

Cell Membrane Notes

Day 3 Questions
CELL LAB DUE TOMORROW
SOTC DUE FRIDAY
F
9.28
1.What does semi-permeable mean?
2. Why is it important that the cell is semi-permeable?
3. What would happen if I treated your cells with an enzyme that stopped your cell from being semi-permeable? How would that effect your cell?
Cell Lab
Science Outside the Classroom
Getting Started (7)
Day 4 Egg Lab
Collect Class Data
Paper Pass Back
Grade Check
Day 4 Questions
Cell Membrane Online Video Questions --> TUESDAY


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
Webquest Check
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.
None
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
Keep Getting Starteds - TURN IN NEXT FRIDAY!
Cell Lab
Lab Due TUESDAY
Unit 2 Test & Binder Check --> TUESDAY 9.25
SOTC --> #2 FRIDAY

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
Unit 2 Divider

Biological Organization

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


Tootsie Pop Write Up --> TOMORROW!
W
9.12
Which characteristic of life is more important to the group of organisms than to each individual? Why?
Tootsie Pop Write Up
Are Viruses Alive?

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 Check
Endosymbiotic Theory Reading & Questions

Endosymbiosis Animation
Theory Questions --> TOMORROW
Viruses Alive --> MONDAY
F
9.14
Describe endosymbiotic theory.
Getting Started (7)
Theory Questions
Cell Webquest

Webquest --> TUESDAY
Viruses Alive --> MONDAY

Date

Getting Started

Turned In

In Class

Homework

T
9.4
Explain how the fact that our scopes are compound microscopes have to do with calculating total magnification.
None
Tootsie Pop Discussion

Microscope Lab
Tootsie Pop Data --> FRIDAY
TEST & Binder Check THURSDAY
Science Outside the Classroom #1 --> FRIDAY
W
9.5
What does it mean to have biases or conflicts of interest?
When conducting science & experiments, are scientists biased? Why or why not?
In the scientific community, how are the effects of biases reduced?

None
Finish Scope Lab
Pond Water Investigation
Review for Test
Tootsie Pop Data --> FRIDAY
TEST & Binder Check --> TOMORROW
Read Nature of Science Reference Sheet (if haven't done so already)
Science Outside the Classroom #1 --> FRIDAY
R
9.6
None
Binder
Test
UNIT ONE TEST
Binder Check
Tootsie Pop Data --> TOMORROW
Science Outside the Classroom #1 --> TOMORROW
F
9.7
None
Science Outside the Classroom #1
TO DO:
  1. Staple SOtC Rubric to Report & Turn In
  2. Retrieve Binder (once papers are returned, place in appropriate sections).
  3. Share Tootsie Pop Data with Group
  4. Complete & Review Test
  5. Finish Microscope & Pond Labs - turn Microscope Lab in (DUE MONDAY), keep Pond Lab
  6. Re-Do Science Survey --> Re-take the original survey in a colored pen (or marker). Write a paragraph reflection on how your ideas of science have changed (if they have). Staple them together and turn in. (DUE TUESDAY)
  7. Start Tootsie Pop Post-Lab --> Data Display (graph), conclusion and reflection. (DUE WEDNESDAY) In your reflection discuss the following ideas:
    1. Accuracy of your measurements & your groups.
    2. Replication of Experiment
    3. Comparing your results to other groups.
    4. Making your experiment more scientific.
    5. Relate this experiment to actual science experiments done in the real world - what confounding variables were similar?
Scope Lab --> MONDAY
Science Survey Reflection --> TUESDAY
Tootsie Pop Post-Lab --> WEDNESDAY

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
Finish NOS notes
Umbrellaology


Nature of Science Worksheet--> TOMORROW
CLOSED TOED SHOES FRIDAY & TUESDAY
T
8.28
Describe the relationship between a scientific law and a scientific theory and how these two types of scientific knowledge are different.
Nature of Science Homework
Mystery Boxes
CLOSED TOED SHOES FRIDAY & TUESDAY
W
8.29
Make an observation and an inference about Ms. Butterfield.
Make an observation and an inference about room 119.
Make an observation and an inference about someone else in the class.
Mystery Boxes / Umbrellaology Sheet
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
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Finish Umbrellaology & Mystery Boxes
Microscope Introduction


Experimental Design WS-> TOMORROW
CLOSED TOED SHOES TOMORROW & TUESDAY
TEST THURSDAY 9.6
SCIENCE OUTSIDE THE CLASSROOM #1 FRIDAY (9.7)
F
8.31
Describe HOW to focus on an image using a microscope.
Experimental Design WS
Getting Started
Start Microscope Lab

Tootsie Pop Experimental Design --> TUESDAY
CLOSED TOED SHOES TUESDAY
Pre-Lab of Tootsie Pop by Tuesday
TEST THURSDAY 9.6
SCIENCE OUTSIDE THE CLASSROOM #1 FRIDAY (9.7)

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

Binder Organization
Science Knowledge Survey

Safety Rule/Procedure/Guideline Drawing
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.
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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 Analysis Questions
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
Metric & Measurement Lab
Finish Lab
Nature of Science Reference Sheet

What is Science? Notes


Nature of Science Worksheet (TUESDAY)

- Lab Due MONDAY

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 Contract

Science Outside the Classroom

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 (MONDAY)