weekly schedule:

Date

Turned In

In Class

Homework

M
4.21
Zoo Projects
Finish Chordate Presentations (9, 10)
Color Plate Work Time
Wrap-Up Chordate Tables/Notes - Turn in Tables WEDNESDAY (4.30) w/ TEST

Color Plates -- TOMORROW
T
4.22
Color Plates
Perch Dissection

W
4.23

Zoo Presentations

R
4.24

Zoo Presentations

F
4.25

Finish Zoo Presentations
Chordate Test -- WEDNESDAY (4.30)

Date

Turned In

In Class

Homework

M
4.14
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Zoo Project Work Day
Zoo Project -- APRIL 21 (MONDAY)
T
4.15
---
Zoo Project Work Day -- LAST ONE
Zoo Project -- APRIL 21 (MONDAY)
W
4.16
---
Finish Chordate Presentations
Chordate Crash Course
Projects -- MONDAY -- NO LATE PROJECTS
R
4.17
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Chordate Color Plates

Color Plates -- TUESDAY
Projects -- MONDAY -- NO LATE PROJECTS

Date

Getting Started

Turned In

In Class

Homework

M
4.7

Chordate Presentations
Permission Slips & $2
Start Chordate Presentations
w/ Chordate Tables

Webquest -- TOMORROW
Mussel & Starfish Dissections -- TOMORROW
T
4.8

Webquest
Dissections x 2
Finish Presentations
Zoo Project Explanation

Zoo Project -- APRIL 17th (THURSDAY)
W
4.9
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AT THE ZOO
Project -- Next MONDAY 4.21
R
4.10


Zoo Project Work Day

F
4.11
(In 106)


Zoo Project Work Day
Project -- MONDAY 4.21

Date

Getting Started

Turned In

In Class

Homework

M
3.31
The phyla name "chordata" has Greek origins.

What does this name translate to in English?

There are two parts to the name!
Extra Credit
Chordate Webquest

Webquest -- FRIDAY
Dissection -- TOMORROW & WEDNESDAY --> SHOES!!

Permission Slip & $2 (or copy of zoo membership card) by MONDAY!
T
4.1
What phyla are mussels a part of? What class?
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Dissection Video
Mussel Dissection

Chordate Webquest -- TUESDAY
Dissection Labs (Both) -- TUESDAY
W
4.2
What phyla are sea stars (starfish) a part of? What class?
---
Dissection Part 1
Dissection Part 2
Sea Star Dissection

Webquest -- TUESDAY
Labs -- TUESDAY
R
4.3
---

Chordate Project Research Day

Webquest -- TUESDAY
Labs - TUESDAY
F
4.4
---

Chordate Project Research Day
Chordate Presentations -- MONDAY
Webquest - TUESDAY
Labs - TUESDAY

Date

Turned In

In Class

Homework

M
3.17
Getting Started
Webquest
Mollusca & Echinoderm Preserved Lab

Lab -- THURSDAY
T
3.18
Bug's Life Project
Finish Lab
Lab -- THURSDAY
W
3.19
---
Global Climate Change Presentation
EXTRA CREDIT --> Find a recent article (from 2012, 2013 or 2014) related to the presentation today. Print it out and summarize it in 5 to 7 sentences -- MONDAY

Lab -- TOMORROW
R
3.20
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Life of Mammals: A Winning Design

Lab -- TOMORROW

Extra Credit -- MONDAY
F
3.21
Preserved Lab

Life of Mammals Video WS
Finish Life of Mammals: A Winning Design

Life of Mammals Episode Vote
Extra Credit -- MONDAY

Date

Getting Started

Turned In

In Class

Homework

M
3.10
(7.8)

T
3.11
(7.8, 9. 10)
List 2 similarities and 2 differences between the phyla echinoderm & the phyla mollusca.
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A Bug's Life
BUG'S LIFE ASSIGNMENT:
1. Pick 6 characters from the film. Describe their phyla, class, scientific name and one interesting fact about the ACTUAL organism.
2. Create a food web with 10 organisms from the movie. You can add more organisms not in the movie if you need to.
3. Describe three accurate depiction of animal behavior and describe three inaccurate depictions.
Webquest -- MONDAY
W
3.12
(7.8, 9)

R
3.13
(7.8, 10)
List a representative organism from the 5 echiodermata phyla:
1. Asteroidea
2. Crinodea
3. Echinoidea
4. Holothuroidea
5. Ophiuroidea
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Bug's Life
Webquest -- MONDAY
F
3.14
(7.8, 9. 10)
What are three functions of the water vascular system of echinoderms?
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Bug's Life
Bug's Life Assignment -- TUESDAY 3.18

Webquest -- MONDAY

Getting Started -- MONDAY (7)

Date

Getting Started

Turned In

In Class

Homework

M
3.3
List 2 similarities and 2 differences between the phylum mollusca and the phylum arthropoda.
Color Plates
Echinoderm Research & Poster Making
---
T
3.4
List 3 characteristics of the echinoderm phyla.
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Finish Research & Poster Making
Pass Back Papers
---
W
3.5
---
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Echinoderm Presentations / Notes
Echinoderm Movement & Eating
---
R
3.6
Where does the name echinoderm come from?
Notes
Finish Notes / Presentations
- Echinoderms have an OPEN circulatory system --> the water vascular system & hemal system use muscles to pump water through the bodies of the organisms to exchange gases, transport nutrients and some use this same water movement for locomotion purposes.
Shape of Life: Ultimate Animal


F
3.7
Echinoderms lack many "higher" evolutrionary traits: heads, brains, eyes - yet they are still considered the most evolved invertebrates. Explain why this is.
Video WS
Shape of Life: Ultimate Animal

Pass Back Papers
Webquest -- FRIDAY 3.14


Date

Getting Started

Turned In

In Class

Homework

M
2.24
Give an example organism for the 4 main classes of mollusks: polyplacophora, gastropoda, bivalvia & cephalopoda.
Mollusa Book Work

Crayfish Re-do
Finish Book Work
Mollusca Webquest

Webquest -- WEDNESDAY
T
2.25
Describe what the following parts of a mollusk are used for:
1. radula
2. foot
3. mantle
4. shell

Mollusca Notes


Biology of Mollusks

Webquest -- TOMORROW
W
2.26
Describe 3 ways that cephalopods differ from the rest of the mollusca phyla.
Webquest
Extinction!

R
2.27
Describe, from the video yesterday, why mammals thrived after the KT event (which caused the extinction of the dinosaurs). You answer should include 2 to 3 reasons.
Extinction!
Finish Extinction!
Start Mollusk Color Plates

Color Plates -- MONDAY
F
2.28
List on distinctive characteristic from the four classes of molluscks we've discussed (polyplacophora, bivalvia, grastropoda, cephalopoda).
Getting Started (5)
Color Plates Work Time
Return Papers
Color Plates -- MONDAY

Dissection -- TUESDAY

Date

Getting Started

Turned In

In Class

Homework

T
2.18
---
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Shape of Life: Survival Game


W
2.19
4. List the three parts of the molluscan tool kit.
Shape of Life
Finish Shape of Life
Mollusca Book Work

DO NOT TAKE BOOKS HOME

R
2.20
5. What does the phyla name "Mollusca" mean?
Getting Started (5)
Mollusca Book Work

Return Papers

May fix and turn back in 2 assignments -->

- Arthropod Book Work:
Can re-do the analysis questions and turn in TODAY

- Crayfish Dissection:
Can re-do the drawings and turn in MONDAY
Online Dissection Video
Online Dissection Video #2
Stomach / Teeth Structure
Anatomy / Appendages
Book Work -- End of the Period MONDAY

Date

Getting Started

Turned In

In Class

Homework

M
2.10
2. Compare the complexity of the annelid (earthworm) to the complexity of the arthropod (crayfish). Write 2-3 sentences.
Coolest Arthropod Projects
Live Crayfish Lab


T
2.11
3. Describe the defensive behavior exhibited by the crayfish yesterday.

Finish Live Crayfish Lab & Dissection

Labs - TOMORROW
W
2.12
---
Crayfish Dissection & Live Lab

Peer Review Paper
Arthropod Presentations

Peer Review:
On a separate sheet of paper, write down the following information from EACH presentation:
1. Presenter's Name
2. Organism's Common Name
3. Description of the weird/cool/interesting things about the arthropod.
4. Overall rating of project (1-5) and explanation of why.

R
2.13
---
---
Arthropod Review Game -- TABOO

Object of the Game:
To get your team to guess as many of the words at the top of your card.

Rules:
- create two teams in your groups of 4 or 6.
- each team needs a bag of words and a timer
- you are given 30 seconds (time kept by opposing team) for each round
- you may not say the word (or words) at the top of your card or any of the other words on your card -- these words are considered "taboo"
- if a taboo word is used, the round is over for that team
- no sound effects or gestures can be used -- only words not on the card
- any arthropod notes during the game
TEST TOMORROW
F
2.14
---
Test
Arthropod Test
---

Date

Getting Started

Turned In

In Class

Homework

M
2.3
Animal life started & proliferated in the oceans. What advantages would be found by moving onto land?
Book Work
Life in the Undergrowth: Invasion of Land
TEST -- FRIDAY
Coolest Arthropod Project -- MONDAY
T
2.4

Life in the Undergrowth Video WS
Finish Life in the Undergrowth
Arthropod Review / Crossword
TEST -- FRIDAY
W 2.5

SNOW DAY

COMPLETE E-LESSON BY 2.19.14
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SNOW DAY E-LESSON
This assignment is due no later than 2.19.14. It is an individual assignment. No late assignments will be accepted.

Part 1: While watching the video at HippoCampus Biology complete the following questions on a separate sheet of paper or print this paper out and complete it.

Part 2:
While watching the video at Crash Course Complex Animals take notes on a separate sheet of paper. At least 15 facts must be recorded.
Part 3:
Read the "Silence of the Bees" articles and answer the questions on a separate sheet of paper.


Dissection -- FRIDAY
Live Lab -- MONDAY
TEST -- TUESDAY
R
2.6
---
---
E-Lesson Work Time
Coolest Arthropod Work Time
Dissection -- TOMORROW
Live Lab -- MONDAY
TEST -- TUESDAY
F
2.7

---
Crayfish Dissection
TEST -- TUESDAY

Date

Getting Started

Turned In

In Class

Homework

M
1.27
Describe one advantage and one disadvantage to living in an insect "super society" from the video. Compare this to one advantage and one disadvantage to living in a city as a human? If you were an insect would you choose to live in a super society or would you live on your own?
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Course Offerings Discussion

Arthropod Color Plates
Color Plates -- THURSDAY (Regardless of Snow Days)

Interrogating an Insect Society Questions -- WEDNESDAY
R
1.30
---
Arthropod Color Plates
Arthropod Book Work
Book Work -- End of Period TOMORROW
F
1.31
List the 4 types of breathing devices found in the Arthropoda Phyla. List one organism that has each of these.
Getting Started (6)

Interrogating an Insect Society

Arthropod Book Work
Book Work Wrap-Up
Interrogating an Insect Society
DISSECTION TUESDAY

Date

Getting Started

Turned In

In Class

Homework

T
1.21
1. What are three traits that all arthropods have in common?
2. Describe the two subphyla of Arthropods separated by their mouth parts.
---
Add to Notes:
Metamorphosis = the process by which some insects develop, grow and change from the egg stage to the adult stage of life.

Arthropod Survey Lab Work Day
---
W
1.22

--
Life in the Undergrowth: Supersocieties

Insect Society Questions -- WEDNESDAY
R
1.23
What traits (3) do all insects share?
Video WS
Finish Life in the Undergrowth
Lab - Due at End of Period TOMORROW
F
1.24
---
Arthropod Lab
Arthropod Work Day
Interrogating an Insect Society Article & Questions
Insect Society Question -- WEDNESDAY

Date

Getting Started

Turned In

In Class

Homework

M
1.13
Why was segmentation an evolutionary benefit?
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Shape of Life: The Conquerors

Arthropod Webquest -- THURSDAY

T
1.14
---
Shape of Life
Finish Shape of Life
Arthropod Notes


Webquest -- THURSDAY
W
1.15
1. What does the term "arthropod" mean?
2. Why are arthropods the most numerous animal phyla?
Webquest Turn In +5 Extra Credit
Webquest Work Day
Webquest -- TOMORROW
R
1.16
---
Arthropod Webquest
The Organization of Arthropods

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F
1.17
---

Arthropod Survey Lab
---

Date

Getting Started

Turned In

In Class

Homework

W
1.8
---
---
Segmented Worm Review / Refresh
Preview Lab

R
1.9
---
---
Earthworm Dissection
---

Date

Turned In

In Class

Homework

M
12.16
Group Cladogram
Pass Back Papers

As a group, create a cladogram showing the phyla we've discussed this semester: Porifera, Cnidarians, Platyhelminthes, Nematodes & Annelids. You should have a total of 10 traits on your cladogram. The following list shoes the distribution from each phyla.
Porifera: 1 trait
Cnidarian: 3 traits
Platyhlemnithes: 3 traits
Nematodes: 1 trait
Annelids: 2 traits

Cheat Sheet Work Day
Study For Exams
T
12.17

Pass Back Papers

tudy For Exams
R
12.18
Exam
Cheat Sheet
10th Period Exam --> 7:30 - 9:17
---
F
12.19
Exam
Cheat Sheet
9th Period Exam --> 7:30 - 9:17
7.8th Period Exam --> 9:27 - 11:14
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Date

Getting Started

Turned In

In Class

Homework

M
12.9
---
---
Round & Segmented Worm Webquest

Webquest -- THURSDAY
T
12.10
---
---
Roundworm & Segmented Worm Notes



Finish Nematode Lab -- TOMORROW
W
12.11
---
Nematode Lab


R
12.12
---
Worm Webquest
Finish Shape of Life
Live Earthworm Lab



F
12.13
---

Live Earthworm Lab
LAB -- MONDAY

Date

Getting Started

Turned In

In Class

Homework

M
12.2
---
World's Deadliest Paper
World's Deadliest Animals
Link to Video
Take notes on a blank piece of paper - list each "deadliest" animal and one interesting fact about them.
Article Summary: Evolution, Why Sex? - TOMORROW
T
12.3
---
Why Sex Summary Table
Nematode Color Plates & Questions

Color Plates & Questions - WEDNESDAY
W
12.4
---
Nematode Color Plates & Questions
Color Plates Work Day
---
R
12.5
---
---
Nematode Lab - Preserved & Live

Lab -- TOMORROW
F
12.6
SNOW DAY




Date

Getting Started

Turned In

In Class

Homework

M
11.25
---
---
Evolution: Why Sex? Video

Read article "Evolution: Why Sex?" and complete summary table -- TUESDAY 12.3


T
11.26

Video WS - Evolution: Why Sex?
Finish Video
Pass Back Graded Papers


Date

Getting Started

Turned In

In Class

Homework

M
11.18
Explain why the sense organs between a parasitic flatworm (tapeworm or fluke) are different than a free-living flatworm (planarian).
Pharynx Lab

Book Work
Planarian Surgery
Planarian Eating
The Biology of Flatworms Video

---
T
11.19
Why are flatworms so flat?
---
Check Planarians
Flatworm Notes


Flatworm Color Plates

Color Plates -- FRIDAY
Test -- FRIDAY

Preserved Lab -- THURSDAY
W
11.20
---
---
Check Planarians
Flatworm Color Plates
Color Plates & Webquest -- FRIDAY
Test -- FRIDAY

Preserved Lab -- TOMORROW
R
11.21
---

Flatworm WebquestInstead of Bellarmine Site


Color Plates & Webquest -- TOMORROW
Test -- TOMORROW
F
11.22
---
Webquest
Color Plates
Preserved Lab
Check Planarians
Platyhelminth Test


Date

Getting Started

Turned In

In Class

Homework

M
11.11
---
---
Shape of Life: The First Hunter

---
T
11.12
---
Shape of Life
Finish Shape of Life
Start Platyhelminth Lab & Book Work --> Preserved


W
11.13
Some species of flatworms "penis fence" in hopes of not being the female of the sexual encounter. Why would they do this? Why wouldn't it be a benefit to be the female?

Platyhelminth Lab & Book Work
Lab & Book Work -- MONDAY
R
11.14
In latin, what does platy-helminth translate into? How does this relate to describing the phyla?

Platyhelminth Lab --> Live Pt 1

Lab & Book Work -- MONDAY
F
11.15
---
Feeding Lab
Platyhelminth Lab --> Feeding Lab

Book Work
Lab & Book Work -- MONDAY

Date

Getting Started

Turned In

In Class

Homework

M
11.4
Which letter represents a feeding poly? Which letter represents a reproductive polyp? How do you know?Obelia Colony 2.JPG
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Cnidarian Preserved Lab

Test FRIDAY
T
11.5
Put the four classes of Cnidarians in evolutionary order. Explain WHY you ordered them the way you did.

Work Day -->
Color Plates, Labs, Coral Bleaching Article & Questions
Coral Bleaching Reading & Questions

W
11.6
Cnidarian Movement
1. What type of cnidarian form is this - medusa or polyp?
2. Describe the reproductive process seen on the hydra.
3. Using your color plates (13) to help. describe the type of movement seen here.

Cnidarian Live Lab -- Hungry Hydra

R
11.7
Porifera are monoecious. The medusa form of Cnidarians are dioecious. What do each of these words mean?
Getting Started (7)
Cnidarian Review








F
11.8
---
Coral Bleaching Articles
Color Plates
Hungry Hydra Lab
Cnidarian Test


Date

Getting Started

Turned In

In Class

Homework

M
10.28
1. Describe what alternation of generations is.
2. Draw a picture of both a medusa and polyp.
3. Label the aboral and oral end of each drawing.

Cnidarian Book Work
Book Work -- TOMORROW
T
10.29
---
---
Challenges of Life Extra Credit
---
W
10.30
Using your book work to help, explain which was more likely the ancestral cnidarian form: the medusae or polyp? Think about how sponges (the most ancestral) move & what they look like.
Book Work - AT BEGINNING OF PERIOD!
Cnidarian Webquest

Webquest -- FRIDAY
R
10.31
Explain why it would be beneficial to have nematocysts on both the epidermis and lining the gastrovascular (stomach) cavity. Use the picture to help if necessary.

external image hydrsdetail.jpg

Cnidarian Notes


Cnidarian: The Stinging Celled Animals Video WS

Webquest -- TOMORROW
F
11.1
None
Webquest
Cnidarian Color Plates



Date

Getting Started

Turned In

In Class

Homework

M
10.21
Porifera Cross Sections.JPG
Which body plan corresponds to which cross section? How do you know?
Color Plates
GROUP: Video WS & Evolution of Sponges
The First Many Celled Animals Video
Evolution of Sponges


Hand Back Papers - Quarter 1 Grade Check
Porifera Test -- WEDNESDAY
Porifera Lab -- TOMORROW
T
10.22
Although sponges are monoecious (as opposed to humans that are dioecious), they do not self fertilize. How does this happen?
Porifera Lab
Porifera Review Jeopardy


W
10.23
---
Test
Porifera Test

R
10.24
List as many differences as you can think of (at least 3) between sponges and cnidarians.
Example cnidarians: jellyfish, corals, sea fans, hydras
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Shape of Life: Life on the Move


F
10.25
List 3 advances made by the Cnidarian phyla.
Getting Started (4)
Finish Life on the Move

Cnidarian Book Work

Book Work -- TUESDAY

Date

Getting Started

Turned In

In Class

Homework

M
10.14
external image fssolCronoflagelado2.jpg
1. What is this part of a sponge called?
2. What is its function?
3. How does its structure aid in this function?
Extra Credit - Video WS, Article & Summary
Porifera Notes



Porifera Webquest -- THURSDAY

T
10.15
Which body plan - ascon, sycon or leucon - is the most advantageous? Why?

Porifera Lab

Porifera Color Plates

Lab & Color Plates -- MONDAY
W
10.16
How do sponges reproduce sexually? How do sponges reproduce asexually?

Porifera Lab
Porifera Color Plates
Lab & Color Plates -- MONDAY
R
10.17
Why can the general construction of the porifera be considered a "one hole sac"?
Webquest
Getting Started (8)
Porifera Lab
Porifera Color Plates
Lab -- TUESDAY
Color Plates -- MONDAY

Date

Getting Started

Turned In

In Class

Homework

M
10.7
In latin the term "porifera" means "to bear pores" or "pore bearing." Describe what these phrases mean.
---
Brine Shrimp Check
Shape of Life: Origins

---
T
10.8
What makes sponges different from the normal thoughts of an animal?

Brine Shrimp Check
Shape of Life: Origins
---
W
10.9
Using the yellow dye experiment shown in the video, describe how sponges actual "move" to get food.
Brine Shrimp Lab
Brine Shrimp Wrap-Up - ADD THESE ANSWERS TO BACK OF SHRIMP LAB
Q1: Do cysts change in shape or size following immersion and hydration? Describe any changes in shape and size. When and how do such changes occur?
Q2: Describe and discuss the full sequence of observable events that precede release of nauplius larvae from the cysts.
Q3: Describe and discuss day-to-day patterns and trends in hatching.

Porifera Book Work
Pass Back Papers
Book Work - FRIDAY
R
10.10
None

Porifera Book Work


F
10.11
Why have sponges surpassed the "colonies" level of organization? (Colonies are describe as a loose association of cells).
Porifera Book Work
Nature's Greatest Event Extra Credit
--> 10 Points available with video worksheet during class, and additional 10 points is available if you find a RECENT (2011 or more recent) newspaper (must be from a periodical, not an informative paper) article regarding the region or specific animal seen during the Great Flood. Write a 5-10 sentence summary on the article & print out the article. DUE MONDAY - NO LATE PAPERS WILL BE TAKEN!


Date

Getting Started

Turned In

In Class

Homework

M
9.30
What is the difference between a diploblastic organism and a triploblastic organism? Which one is more advanced?
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Start Brine Shrimp Lab

Color Plates Work Time
Slide Lab; Color Plates;
Video Questions;
Test - FRIDAY
T
10.1
How are the brine shrimp cysts like a seed? How are they different?

Check Brine Shrimp
Work Time
Slide Lab; Color Plates;
Video Questions;
Test - FRIDAY
W
10.2
What are 3 advantages of having a coelom?

Check Brine Shrimp
Work Time
Slide Lab; Color Plates;
Video Questions;
Test - FRIDAY
R
10.3
None

Check Brine Shrimp
Brine Shrimp Life Cycle
Animal Kingdom Review
(Test Study Guide)
Crash Course Review: Animal Development
Crash Course Review: Comparative Anatomy
Slide Lab; Color Plates;
Video Questions;
Test - TOMORROW
F
10.4
---
Slide Lab; Color Plates;
Video Questions;Getting Started (3) &
Test
Animal Kingdom Test
NONE

Date

Getting Started

Turned In

In Class

Homework

M
9.23
A fertilized egg changed from one cell to two cells.

1. What is this process called?
2. What name would the first cell be given?
3. What two things came together to make the first cell?
4. DRAW what the next picture of cells would look like.
Any late Book Works
Timing is Everything Activity

Timing is Everything Clips
Timing is Everything Questions:
  1. Write an explanation of why you ordered the drawings the way you did.
  2. What similarities do the drawings have?
  3. What differences?
  4. What trends do you see as you go from stage 1 to stage 3?
Complete the Timing is Everything Activity & Questions -- TOMORROW
T
9.24
Explain the difference between a zygote, morula, blastula and gastrula.
Timing is Everything
Annenburg: Animal Development Video


W
9.25
---

Embryology Lab; Prepared Slides

or
Animal Development Color Plates





R
9.26

Turn in all getting starteds -- 2 from 2 weeks ago; 3 from last week; 3 from this week.
Embryology Lab; Prepared Slides
or
Animal Development Color Plates
Animal Development Online Video Questions -- THURSDAY
Link to Website


Lab - TUESDAY
Color Plates - WEDNESDAY

Date

Getting Started

Turned In

In Class

Homework

M
9.16
—Use the proper terms to describe the relationship between the following body parts:A) hand is _ to the elbow
B) knee is
_ to the head
C) bellybutton is
_ to the spinal cord
D) heart is
_ to the lungs
E) head is
_ to the neck (2 terms fit here)
F) wrist is
_ to the fingers

Color Plates & Questions
Book Work Work Day
Book Work -- THURSDAY

Timing is Everything Reading & Questions -- WEDNESDAY

T
9.17
Tell me which germ layer (endoderm, mesoderm or ectoderm) will produce which part of the body:
1. hair follicles
2. lungs lining
3. muscles
4. bones
5. nails
6. lining of the stomach
---
Finish Embryology Notes


Finish Timing is Everything Reading & Questions -- TOMORROW
W
9.18
What is cephalization? Why was cephalizationan evolutionary benefit? It arose several times throughout animal evolution, what does this suggest?
Timing is Everything Questions
Book Work Work Day

R
9.19
---
Book Work
Zoology Extra Credit: Animal Odd Couples
---

Date

Getting Started

Turned In

In Class

Homework

M
9.9
---
Test
Project
Unit One Test

T
9.10
---
---
In Computer Lab 151
Animal Kingdom Webquest


W
9.11
---
---
Webquest Work Day
Webquest Due TOMORROW
R
9.12
Using your webquest to help, tell me what characteristics (4) all animals share.
Webquest
Animal Kingdom Notes


Animal Color Plates & Questions

F
9.13
Name 2 ways in which echinoderms don't follow typical evolutionary patterns.

Color Plates Work Day
Color Plates -- MONDAY

Date

Getting Started

Turned In

In Class

Homework

T
9.3
What is a cladagram? What use does it serve? How is it related to the field of systematics?
What Darwin Never Knew WS
What Darwin Never Knew
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Test Friday
Projects Due Friday
W
9.4
Describe the role of variation in natural selection & evolution. 3-5 sentences.
What Darwin Never Knew WS
What Darwin Never Knew
Test Friday
Projects Due Friday
R
9.5
Describe what "Junk DNA" is.
What Darwin Never Knew WS
Finish What Darwin Never Knew
TEST MONDAY


PROJECTS MONDAY
F
9.6
What are HOX genes and why are the so important?
GS

Papers Passed Back


Test Review
OR
Project Work Day
TEST & PROJECTS DUE MONDAY


Date

Getting Started

Turned In

In Class

Homework

M
8.26
When using a microscope, describe the difference in amount of detail that can be seen on a specimen under low power compared to high power. Describe the difference in the amount of specimen that can be seen under low power compared to high power.
Microscope & Measurement Lab (by end of period)
Note Taking Survey
Unit One Book Work Day

Book Work - WEDNESDAY
T
8.27
Describe the Theory of Evolution through Natural Selection in 5 - 10 sentences.
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Nature of Science Reference

Unit One Notes


Cladogram Worksheet - 8.30 (FRIDAY)

W
8.28
1. How are a scientific law and a scientific theory related?
2. How does falsifiability play a role in science?
Book Work (by end of period)
Finish Notes
Work Time --> Unit One Book Work or Clagogram Worksheet
Cladoram Worksheet --> FRIDAY

Projects --> THURSDAY
R
8.29
1. What is the most symplesiomorphic trait on the cladogram?
2. What is the automorphic trait on the cladogram?
3. What is a synapomorphic trait?
4. What is the oldest (evolutionary speaking) taxon?
5. What is the youngest (evolutionary speaking) taxon?
6. When grouping the mice and chimp, this would be what kind of group?
7. When grouping the perch and salamander, this would be what kind of group?
8. When grouping the pigeon and chimp, this would be what kind of group?
external image mammal-cladogram-the-tree-of-life-evolutio-15.gif

Cladogram Project Work Day

Cladogram Worksheet -- TOMORROW (at begining of period)

Projects --> THURSDAY!
F
8.30
1. What is the symplesiomorphic trait on the cladogram?
2. What is the automorphic trait on the cladogram?
3. What is a synapomorphic trait?
4. What is the oldest (evolutionary speaking) taxon?
5. What is the youngest (evolutionary speaking) taxon?
6. When grouping the rodents, primates, and sharks together what type of group is this?
7. When grouping crocodiles and dinosaurs and birds, what type of group is this?
8. When grouping amphibians and ray-finned fish, this would be what kind of group?
external image patterns_intro.gif
Cladogram Worksheet (by end of period)

Getting Started (5)
Cladogram Project Work Day
Projects Due 9.5 (THURSDAY- at beginning of period)

Date

Getting Started

Turned In

In Class

Homework

M
8.19
1. Make a descriptive list of 5 things you expect from a good teacher.
2. Make a descriptive list of 5 things I should expect from a good student.
3. Explain whether you embody those 5 things or not.
Textbook Scavenger Hunt & Animal Drawing
Safety Video
Safety Scavenger Hunt (just page 2) - w/ Purple Lion Stamp

Signature Sheet - TOMORROW

Closed Toed Shoes - WEDNESDAY
T
8.20
Describe what science is in 5-10 sentences (phrases/ideas). Use the following questions to get you started:
  1. What is the goal of science?
  2. What is the definition of science?
  3. What is the purpose of science?
  4. What are the methods of science? (Or, how is science done?)
  5. What are the qualities or characteristics that make science different from other disciplines like math and technology or other ares of thought like philosophy or religion?
Signature Sheet
Unit One Divider

Zoology Pre-Test
Closed Toed Shoes - TOMORROW
W
8.21
When you are measuring something (length, volume, mass, temperature), what are some important procedures/guidelines to follow? Describe at least 3.

Metric & Measurement Reference

Measurement & Microscope Lab

Lab - 8.26
R
8.22
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 line shown on ruler E?
5. Describe the relationship between your measurements in D and E.
Precision 3.PNG
Precision 3.PNG


Measurement & Microscope Lab

F
8.23
Describe at least 5 things wrong in the following picture:
http://www.heumann.org/u1/lab.jpg
Getting Started (5)
Finish Measurement & Microscope Lab
Introduction to Zoology & Biological Review Book Work

Lab - 8.27
Book Work - 8.28

Date

Turned In

In Class

Homework

W
8.14
Wright Family Questions
Syllabus Page 1

Wright Family Activity
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R
8.15
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Syllabus Page 2
Safety Contract


Textbook Scavenger Hunt

Animal Drawing on Back of Scavenger Hunt
Textbook Scavenger Hunt & Drawing 8.19
Signature Sheet - 8.20
F
8.16
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Introduction Activity
Drawing - MONDAY
Signature Sheet - TUESDAY