ACCELERATED BIOLOGY ASSIGNMENTS

2013-2014

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   warning assignment due today!  quiz or test notice

August 26 - September 27, 2013

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

8/26


8/27

(minimum day)

WELCOME!!!

Assignments : Due

 Due today HW# 2-3 Summer Assignment #1/#2... (note HW #1 was to email your information to the teacher)

Emailed policy info

Assignments: New

Bring ID for tomorrow

FIND SOWBUGS FOR Friday 

Print if absent  Course Policy Signature Sheet due ASAP latest 8/31

In Class:

Policy, Books, Classroom/lab Safety

Getting to Know You Google Form

Celtic Stone Activity

Podcasts and Additional Links

Introduction to the Science Project: Developing  Testable questions; types of organisms

Science Project Introduction to Research  PPT 

Vernier Lab Pro (useful equipment to consider using)

Approved Microbe List

FYI:

IF YOU DON'T HAVE ADOBE READER YET GO TO: Download Adobe Acrobat Reader for reading PDF files

8/28  Textbook pick up

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

Academic Integrity contract due tomorrow signed

Science Fair Assignment #1: Science Fair Intro. & parent signature sheet. Science Fair Check #1 (Idea, hypothesis, rough procedure, names of participants) Due 9/6

FIND SOWBUGS FOR Friday

 Chapter 1/Introduction to the Study of Life and parts of Ch 35.1-35.7; 35.9-35.11 Read all/ Focus questions "The Basics and Behavior" (see Accelerated HW by Chapter) due 9/6

Key concepts and Concept Mapping discussion

In Class:

TED Talk Jack Andraka

Academic Integrity & Quiz

Lab Safety lecture; setup lab groups

Safety Video on You tube (w puppets)

Alien Fun (extra credit)

FYI:

 Science Fair Forms

8/29 Late Start Day

Assignments : Due

Course Policy Signature Sheet due (or by email) & Academic Integrity contract

Assignments: New

MS Excel (use trend line); due tomorrow computer generated graphs from Graphing Challenge, 8/30 Excel 2007 instructions Excel 2010 instructions

 Read  Safety Guidelines and Contract.   Take Safety Quiz  in your journal  & Contract Due 8/26 (No contract, no lab)  

In Class:

Stamp summer assignment

Calvin and Hobbs Activity (just in case you're absent)

Graphing Skills Practice this data

What about Sowbugs? Yes we need sowbugs

FYI:

Concept Mapping  (how your brain learns)

8/30 Science Content Standards Investigations and Experimentation (I and E)

Assignments : Due

due Signed  Safety Contract and Quiz (in journal)

Course Policy Signature Sheet due (or by email)

MS Excel (use trend line); due 

Assignments: New 

Develop SowbugInquiry activity do the Pre-lab finish at home if not done

In Class:

go over safety quiz answers

Lecture:  Pre-lab (not all parts apply, see class notes)  

Writing in Biology PPT


9/2
Labor Day 
No School

 

 

9/3 Science Content Standards I&E A,F,J,N

(Note: Monday Bell Schedule today)

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

In Class:

*Lab Day: Set-up and do Lab

 

FYI:

 

9/4

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

Lab:SowbugInquiry (rubric on assignment) (Remember that info on how to use APA format references can be found at  www.bibme.org)  How to write a reflection Write-up typed Due 9/10

Example of a Sowbug Inquiry Write-up

In Class:

finish Scientific half sheet

Lab Results; using Chi Square

Chi Square Chart

Chi Square Tutorial 

Chi Square Tutorial (go through in class)

FYI:

Sowbug/Pillbug Background

and More on Terrestrial Isopods

September 9/5
Science Content Standards I&E A,B,C

Assignments : Due tomorrow

 Reading Notes and Chapter 1/Introduction to the Study of Life and parts of Ch 35.1-35.7; 35.9-35.11 Read all/ Focus questions "The Basics and Behavior" (see Accelerated HW by Chapter) due

Assignments: New

Chapter 15.1-15.4 and 16.1-16.10  notes (journal) and focus questions due 9/12 ((see Accelerated HW by Chapter))

Quiz : Take home quiz due Monday 9/9 (scientific method, safety, behavior...) Please type your answers. (not in your journal)

In Class:
Lab write-up continued  How to write an Abstract (Best Practice)

Chemistry pre-test (checking prior knowledge)

Video: Origins (hour 4) first 15 minutes

9/6 Reminder Take home quiz due on Monday

Assignments : Due

 Reading Notes and Chapter 1/Introduction to the Study of Life and parts of Ch 35.1-35.7; 35.9-35.11 Read all/ Focus questions "The Basics and Behavior" (see Accelerated HW by Chapter) due

Due today:  Science Fair Assignment #1Science Fair Assignment #1: Science Fair Intro.  & parent signature sheet. Science Fair Check #1 (Idea, hypothesis, rough procedure, names of participants) Due

Quiz : Take home quiz due Monday 9/9 

Assignments: New

Science Fair Assignment #2   Workable idea use all the steps listed in the " Pre-lab format"    First Experimental Draft (Idea, hypothesis, rough procedure, names of participants) Due 9/13

In Class:

Lecture: Origin of Life, Miller and Urey

Lecture: 

Video: Origins (hour 4) first 15 minutes

FYI:

How to make a data table in Word

How to Write an Abstract and References and Pronouns to Avoid

9/9Science Content Standards 1 B
Science Content Standards 1

Assignments : Due
 
Take home quiz due today

Assignments: New

***Print out HBGreenAdvicePBL  for tomorrow

In Class:

pH demo

Podcast on pH, all you would want to know (13 minutes)

Podcast Ionic vs Covalent Bonds

Podcast Water: Polar Covalent

FYI:

Example of a Sowbug Inquiry Write-up


 

9/10

Assignments : Due

Sowbug Lab 

Assignments: New

fix orgamism lab due ASAP

Plant pH Green Advice   The lab is called "plantpHlabgreenadvice

In Class:

peer edit of organism lab

Introduction to Green Advice





FYI:

 

9/11

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New 

Chapter 2 Read all/ Do  notes using Focus questions 1-4 due in your journal  due 9/17(see Accelerated HW by Chapter)

In Class:

  Lab Day: Plant pH Green Advice





FYI:

pH and Buffer song

Deep Time Show from Nova

All in the Family from Nova

9/12

Assignments : Due

Chapter 15.1-15.4 and 16.1-16.10   notes  and focus questions (journal) due (see Accelerated HW by Chapter)

Assignments: New 

Assign Green Advice Letter due 9/18

In Class:

Write your Green Advice letter. (Assignment Requirements: at least one page with lots of advice…pretend you are the "gardening editor" letter needs to include references/ literature cited in letter)  Use as few pronouns as humanly possible also attach the answers to the following Green Advice lab questions YES THE ASSIGNMENT MUST BE TYPED.  (Remember that info on how to use APA format references can be found in www.bibme.org ( or Son of Citation if bibme.org isn't working.) due 9/18

Scientific Method in Action: Myth busters Video Segment Episode 39: 5 second rule experiment (on Wikipedia check out the links)

Five Second Rule Mini Mythbusters (youtube)

9/13 Netlogo speaker

Quiz on reading from parts of Ch 15/16 quiz

Assignments : Due

due today Science Fair Assignment #2 

Assignments: New

print out Building carbohydrates if you wish (page 1 only)



Science Fair Assignment #3: Science Fair #2  Revisions due 9/19

In Class:

Quiz

Net Logo speaker

Making Scientific Claims activity data, t-chart, graph



FYI:

Lecture: The Importance of Water … Organic Models Carbohydrates, Lipids and Proteins 

 EXCR Article: Why is Water Necessary use same format as an article review Due  9/30

Hydrolysis song

9/16

Science Content Standards 1 H

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New 



Chapter 3 read do  notes using  all/ Focus questions 1-5  due 9/24 (see Accelerated HW by Chapter)

In Class:

Lecture:Organic Lecture   Functional Groups

Introduction to Biochemistry
 Animation of building Biomolecules

Building biomolecules for fun and knowledge... draw in your journal (finish at home if you need more time to draw)

FYI:

Macromolecules Gangnam Style

9/17 Chapter 2 quiz tomorrow

Assignments : Due

Chapter 2 Read all/ Do  notes using Focus questions 1-4 due in your journal  due (see Accelerated HW by Chapter)

Assignments: New

Got Protein Lab  (bring copy if you wish) for tomorrow.

In Class:

Lecture Lipids and Proteins

Demo organic molecule indicators

 Demo Lab How to test for the presence of organic compounds  and  how to titrate for Vitamin C

9/18Chapter 2 Quiz

Assignments : Due

Assign Green Advice Letter and questions due 

Assignments: New

Got Protein Lab ? Prelab

In Class:

Got Protein Lab  introduction

using micropipettes and spectrophotometers

9/19

Heads up Unit 1 Exam  9/30 (begin reviewing chapter readings, labs, lecture notes, and useful web links located on the syllabus) Unit 1 Study Guide

Assignments : Due

Hand back science fair assignment #

Science Fair Assignment #3: Science Fair  Revisions due 9/24

Assignments: New

In Class:

Got Protein Lab

 

FYI:

9/20

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

Got Protein Lab ... due 9/27 Rubric How to write a reflection

In Class:

Got Protein Results

FYI:

Heads up Unit 1 Exam  10/1  (begin reviewing chapter readings, labs, lecture notes, and useful web links located on the syllabus) Unit 1 Study Guide

9/23 Speaker: Dr. C. Kane on how to do science research

Assignments: New



In Class: 

Speaker



FYI:

9/24

Assignments : Due

Science Fair Assignment #3 Due today Revisions

Chapter 3 read do notes using  all/ Focus questions 1-5

Assignments: New

In Class: 

More Got Protein results and calculations

Video TBD (Crash Course)

FYI:

Extra Credit: #1 How did life begin? And a bit more up to date 7 theories on origin of life Article use the instructions from the summer letter to write article review due 9/27

 

 

9/25

Unit 1 Exam  9/30


Lecture: Biomolecules

Print out  Unit 1 Study Guide  to use on Thursday


9/26 Chapter 3 reading quiz

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

Science Fair Assignment #4:  Science Fair: Science Fair forms (optional) class forms (required)Fill out official application forms. Fill out forms on line, then print for signatures of you, your parents, your teacher, any other required experts . Due   (NOTE if you are using humans or other vertebrates in your project your application must be submitted to the science fair committee by 10/15 all other must be submitted by 10/16).

Review Day today

WARNING:  Unit 1 Study Guide next Monday

In Class: 

Science Fair Forms

Lecture

FYI:

9/27 (Mrs. Groch Absent)

Assignments : Due Got Protein Lab . Rubric

Assignments: New



In Class:

Review Day (On all materials covered in class and in the laboratory) Up to 50 multiple choice questions

Review Unit 1 Study Guide

or video

Cool video on Spider Silk strongest protein

FYI:

 

September 30 - November 1, 2013

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

9/30 (last day to turn in Got Protein Lab write up for full credit; value drops to 75% starting tomorrow)

Assignments : Due

due  today  XC Water article summary

Assignments: New 

 Print out if you wish  Counting Stomata Lab (WE ARE NOT DOING THE crazy glue method AT ALL) Alternative Method (nail polish)  Read only Handout Leaf Stomata extension AND Human Epidermal Cell Activity  Due Wednesday

Chapter 4 Read do  notes and incorporate Focus Questions 1-6, in your journal  Due 10/7 (see Accelerated HW by Chapter)

In Class:

Unit Test Today

FYI:

 

 

October 1Science Content Standards 1 C,E,F,G,

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

Counting Stomata Lab and AND Human Epidermal Cell Activity  Prelab (procedure) tomorrow



Link to Check List

In Class:

Test Correction Instructions and Demo Microscope Microscope Training pg. 691-4 in BSCS book (in download file)

Review types of cells (prokaryote/eukaryotic)

FYI:

Science Fair: at Science Fair Forms




10/2

Assignments : Due

Counting Stomata Lab  and AND Human Epidermal Cell Activity  Prelab (procedure) 

Assignments: New

Test Corrections due by unit test

pre-lab BSCS 6A p. 723-726 procedure leave room for drawings,  Answer Analysis Q’s in journal. Due 10/7

In Class:

 Counting Stomata Lab (draw and label at least one field of view  And do Human Epidermal Cell Activity

FYI:

Cellular State of Mind Rap

10/3

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

BSCS 6A analysis questions and drawings + stomata questions + human epidermis due in journal Tuesday

Print What’s up doc? 



for Monday

In Class:

 BSCS Lab 6A & 6B Questions due in journal when completed (if you need more time, you can use slides at lunch or after school) 10/7 at latest

Continuing Lab Day: Microscope and Stomata labs

FYI:

Extra Credit  Facebook Organelle Example Template due 10/21

Cell as a Classroom

Cool Protozoa site

10/4

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New


In Class:

Cell Size Demo Video

Cell Volume/Surface Area Activity

For Fun: Surface Area & Reaction Rates

Introduction to cell membranes, diffusion and osmosis

wrap up microscope lab (if not finished come in at lunch) analysis questions due in journal on Thursday

FYI:

October 10/7 Science Content Standards
1 A,C  

Assignments : Due

Due chapter 4

BSCS 6A + stomata questions + human epidermis labs due in journal 

Science Fair forms (optional) class forms (required)

Assignments: New

Chapter 5.1-5.9 and 25.4-25.9  notes and Focus question 1-5 into notes (see Accelerated HW by Chapter)  due 10/11

In Class:

Lecture & Demo (Lab 3A:part A-B Osmosis/Diffusion)

Lab Day: What's up Doc What’s up doc? 

Science Fair Application Questions

FYI:

Membrane Background

Aquaporins- Movement of water through the cell membrane (animation)

10/8  note to teacher set up Luria plates with E. Coli

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

In Class:

Lab Day: What’s up doc?

 FYI:

10/9

Quiz Chapter 4

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New  

 Results. Semi Formal (Title, Abstract  What's up Doc Rubric Typed Due 10/16

In Class:

Lecture: Cell Membrane continued 

FYI:

How to get an A+ on a lab write-up
 

How to write an Abstract (Best Practice)

(Additional helpful Resources How to write an abstract (1) + How to write an Abstract (2)  Title Help  (Remember that info on how to use APA format references can be found in www.bibme.org

10/10

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

Itemized list of materials for your project (typed) due 10/17

 

In Class:

Cell Size Demo Video

For Fun: Surface Area & Reaction Rates

Lecture Catch-up

Cell Volume/Surface Area 

Day 2 fun with cubes

FYI:

XC#3  BSCS Page 713-714; Investigation 3C: Parts A & B: Type up all 15 analysis questions: Due 10/21

10/11 Warning: Reading Quiz on Monday:  Chpt 5 and 25 reading sections only

Assignments : Due

Chapter 5.1-5.9 and 25.4-25.9  n Accelerated HW by Chapter) due (quiz on the reading in chapter 5 & 25 Tuesday)

Assignments: New

In Class:

Lecture: Excretion/Kidney Excretion Lecture

TED Talk TBD

Video "Keeping it together" 33 min (#216): Part II: Transport and SA:V

Study Guide for Unit 2 TEST

10/14/13
Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

BSCS Lab 3: Part C-D p. 711-712 due questions due Friday

In Class:

Reading Quiz Ch 5 and 25 reading sections only

CellbookActivity, Example Template extra credit assn

Lab Day: 3:part C -D (teacher demo) Yeast Information

Lab 3A part C+D (+ cell volume ) questions (also question on Yeast Information) due in journal due 10/18

 Onion cell demo of plasmolysis (BSCS 3A part C)

FYI:

10/15

Warning - Unit 2 Exam on 10/18

Assignments : Due

Due Today  Science Fair Assignment #4 due today 

Vertebrate Sci Fair: Forms Due.  Will be mailed to committee this weekend. 

Test Corrections due by next unit test please

Assignments: New

In Class:

Real World Applications : Osmosis Activity

FYI:

Begin review: Notes etc., and  Study Guide for Unit 2 TEST

and helpful links

10/16
 Science Content Standards 9 A,C,G and 1 A and C

Assignments : Due

Sci Fair: Forms Will be mailed to committee this weekend

Assignments: New

Go thru study guide which questions do you want to go over tomorrow Study Guide for Unit 2 TEST

In Class:

Homeostasis Video (20 minutes)

FYI

See me if you still haven't turned in your Vertebrate Science Fair forms .

Cell as a Classroom


10/17

Assignments : Due

Due Today BSCS Part C/D questions due in journal today

Itemized list of materials for your project (typed) due 10/17

All other Sci Fair: Forms Due.  Will be mailed to committee this weekend if competing otherwise due for teacher.

See me if you still haven't turned in your  Science Fair forms .

Assignments: New

Study Guide for Unit 2 TEST

In Class:

Review

Science Fair 1/2 day figure out what supplies needed to be ordered

10/18

Assignments : Due

due today what's up doc

Assignments: New

In Class:

Test moved to Monday.

Last day to turn in What's up doc lab write up.

Forms DUE

10/21

Assignments : Due

typed Itemized list of materials for your project due 

Assignments: New

Chapter 5.10-5.16 and Chapter 21.4 -21.12  notes and focus questions Due 10/29 in your journal (see Accelerated HW by Chapter)

 Good worksheet for reading

In Class:



Unit 2 Exam Ch. 4, 5.1-5.9 and part of 25.4-25.9 (Up to 25 M/C;  one essay)

FYI:

10/22/13note to teacher set up Luria plates with E. Coli  Friday)

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

 Test Corrections 1 point for 4 corrected questions due by next unit test

In Class

Lecture: NRG (energy) Laws of Thermodynamics, Cell Respiration.

FYI:

10/23

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

In Class:

Lecture: NRG (energy) Laws of Thermodynamics, Cell Respiration.

Demo Enzyme Lab



FYI:

Sci Fair: Begin Science Fair Experiments upon SRC Committee’s okay.

10/24

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

In Class:

Enzyme Lab

Do basic procedures

design inquiry for tomorrow, pH, temp., concentration or salinity

 

FYI:

10/25 (End 1st Qtr)

Enzyme Lab Day 2

10/28

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

Enzyme lab (write up instructions at the end of the lab) due 11/6

In Class:

Lecture and results Results (data table & graph) Answer questions

FYI:




10/29/13

  Warning: Reading Quiz on  11/5: Chapter 5.10-5.16 and Chapter 21.4 -21.12

Assignments : Due

Chapter 5.10-5.16 and Chapter 21.4 -21.12 due

Assignments: New

Science Fair Assignment #5: 1st set of annotated references of Background on how to use APA format references can be found in www.bibme.org) Information for Science Fair Project due typed 11/12 (find at least 10 research based references include a paragraph at least 4 sentences explaining why these are good sites to use) AND Materials list if you haven't yet

Science Fair 

Assignment #6: 2nd set of references due 11/22  (find at least 10 research based references include a paragraph at least 4 sentences explaining why these are good sites to use) on how to use APA format references can be found in www.bibme.org)

Chapter 6 all and Chapter 30.7- 30.9 +30.11  notes and focus questions into notes (see Accelerated HW by Chapter) Due 11/7

In Class: Results (data table & graph) Answer questions

Digestive System 

Energy Diagrams

FYI:

10/30

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New



In Class:



Lecture: Cellular Respiration

 

FYI:

 

Good Review Sheet for quiz

10/31 Late Start Day

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

Chapter 6 all and Chapter 30.7- 30.9 +30.11  notes and focus questions into notes . Due 11/6

In Class:

Lecture: Click for a tutorial)  Glycolysis Animation, and TCA Cycle (Krebs) and Electron Transport Chain

Chemisomosis

cool video of mitochondria

Introduction to Cell Respiration Lab

FYI:

11/1 (Staff Development Day- No classes today)

November 4- December 6, 2013

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

11/4

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

In Class:

Lab Day: Cell Respiration Lab

FYI:

Sci. Fair Research Check up. Hand in summary of results/progress to date postponed until approval




November 11/5

Reading Quiz Chapter 5.10-5.16 and Chapter 21.4 -21.12

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New
Cell Respiration Lab due 11/12

In Class:

 lab results

Science Fair update

FYI:


11/6

Assignments : Due

Enzyme Lab  due today 

Assignments: New

In Class:

wrap up Cellular Respiration

Lecture: Photosynthesis:

Great Link

Light-dependent animation

Calvin Cycle animation

FYI:

Cell Respiration Song (Black Eyed Peas)

11/7

Assignments : Due

Chapter 6 all and Chapter 30.7- 30.9 +30.11  notes and focus questions into notes . Due (see 10/27) (see Accelerated HW by Chapter)

Assignments: New

Gas Station (please print out if you want your own copy for next class)

Chapter 7  notes and focus questions  due 11/14
 
(see Accelerated HW by Chapter)

In Class:

Photosynthesis con't

FYI:

11/8 Ch 6 Quiz moved to Tuesday???


Assignments : Due

Test Corrections for last unit test....1 point for 4 corrected questions due 

Assignments: New



In Class:

Introduction to

Gas Station will be due 11/22

Brain storm ideas for Gas Station on Mars... assign pbl

Using infogr.am

GAS STATION on MARS

Video?

FYI:

November 11

Veteran's Day No School Today




 

November 12

  Quiz Chapter 6

Note: Monday Bell Schedule today

Assignments : Due

Science Fair Assignment #5: 1st set of annotated references of Background on how to use APA format references can be found in www.bibme.org) Information for Science Fair Project due typed 11/12 (find at least 10 research based references include a paragraph at least 4 sentences explaining why these are good sites to use) AND Materials list if you haven't yet

Cell Respiration Lab due 

Assignments: New

Science Fair 

Assignment #6: 2nd set of references due 11/22  (find at least 10 research based references include a paragraph at least 4 sentences explaining why these are good sites to use) on how to use APA format references can be found in www.bibme.org)

In Class:

 Leaf Disk Assay design

Lab Day Leaf Disk Assay demo Brad Williamson's site great pictures

FYI:

November 13

Warning Upcoming Unit test Unit 3 Test  Ch  5,21,6,30, 7 ON  11/22Study Guide

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

In Class:

Lab:  Leaf Disk Assay  

FYI:

C3/C4/CAM

FYI more info if you're

interested

ATP Synthase movie site

Photosynthesis doesn't occur in the dark article

Oxidative Phosphorylation
 performed by
Science Groove

November 14 (BYOD day)

Assignments : Due.

Chapter 7  notes and focus questions  due  (see Accelerated HW by Chapter);

Assignments: New

Leaf Disc writeup see bottom of the lab Leaf Disk Assay due 11/21LEAF DISC RUBRIC How to write a reflection

Gas Station on Mars ("electronic" posters and brief explanation)  due 11/22  Rubric

In Class:





FYI:

November 15 Quiz Chapter 7

(BYOD day)

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New





In Class:

Quiz

Work on Gas Station or Video after quiz

November 18

Assignments: New



Work on Gas Station on Mars



November 19
Assignments : Due

Assignments: New 

In Class:

Lab Day demo: Chromotography

Finish Photosynthesis Lecture

Photosynthesis the Big Picture  and Yucky Details

Work on Gas

Station

 FYI:  

Study Guide

November 20
Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

Reminder Gas Station

on Mars Poster due

Friday Rubric

In Class:

Review

November 21

Unit Test tomorrow

Assignments : Due

Leaf Disc writeup see bottom of the lab Leaf Disk Assay  11/21

 how to use APA format references can be found in www.bibme.org)

Assignments: New

In Class: 

Review

FYI: 

;Review (check course syllabus for web links) 

Study Guide

November 22

Unit 3 Test 

Ch  5, 21, 6, 30, 7 Assigned sections Today

Assignments : Due

GAS STATION on MARS due today (written and visual + references)

Science Fair 

Assignment #6: 2nd set of references due 11/22  (find at least 10 research based references include a paragraph at least 4 sentences explaining why these are good sites to use) on how to use APA format references can be found in www.bibme.org)

Assignments: New

Science Fair Assignment #7  Experimental Progress report (photocopy your observation page, turn in a photograph (can be digitally emailed) of your set up. Due 12/16

FYI:

November 25

Thanksgiving

November 26

Thanksgiving

November 27

Thanksgiving

November 28

Thanksgiving

November 29

Thanksgiving

December 2

Assignments Due

Assignments: New

 notes and  focus questions  Chapter 8.1-8.11 and Chapter 
10.1 -10.5 and Chpt 11.18-11.21
(see Accelerated HW by Chapter)Due 12/9

In Class:

Test Corrections due by next unit test

In Class:

Science Fair day: literature review 101

FYI:

 

 

 

December 3

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

Gas Station on Mars Redo due ASAP  Rubric

Science Fair Assignment #8 Start writing Literature Review for Science Fair Project rough draft due 1/10/14 Rubric/Example 

In Class:

Lecture Cell Cycle Mitosis

FYI:

Science Writing Tutorial

Tips on writing a literature review

Review of the Literature

How to do a review of the literature 

And more tips (OWL)

December 4

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

Pre-lab due 8B P.731-732 skip step 6/clay

In Class:

Onion Root Tutorial  

FYI:

Mitosis: Splitting Up is Complicated - CrashCourse Biology #12

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L0k-enzoeOM

December 5

Assignments : Due

Reminder  Science Fair Assignment #6:  2nd set of annotated reference due

Assignments: New

Onion Root Tutorial (if you are absent today use this site for your data)

In Class:

Microscope Mitosis Lab 8B

FYI:

Replication song to the backstreet boys

December 6

Chpt Reading Quiz: Chapter 8.1-8.11 and Chapter 10.1 -10.5  and Chpt 11.18-11.21; on 12/11

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

In Class:

DNA: Video Photo 51

FYI:

Great Animations at www.dnai.org  (click on "Code" on the left side margin) There are 4 modules; structure, copying, reading, controlling... chose either structure of copying for this units  modules, then click on "putting it together" located at the top of the window, there are tutorials and animations.


December 9, 2013 - January 24, 2014

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

December 9

Assignments : Due

Chapter 8.1-8.11 and Chapter 10.1 -10.5  and Chpt 11.18-11.21 Due (see 11/17)

Assignments: New

Chapter 10.6-10.16  notes and  focus question, (see Accelerated HW by Chapter) ; due 12/13

In Class: DNA Replication

DNA: Secret of Life (#309) (YouTube)

FYI:

DNA Structure and Replication: CrashCourse Biology #10

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8kK2zwjRV0M



DNA, Hot Pockets, & The Longest Word Ever: CrashCourse Biology #11

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=itsb2SqR-R0

December 10

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

In Class:

DNA Structure and Lecture S-Phase: DNA Replication 

Demo: Strawberry DNA

Replication continued; begin Central Dogma

FYI:

DNA Structure and Replication

DNA interactive from Cold Spring Harbor

Replication and Central Dogma

(click on copying the code to get to the general site then "putting it together" to see the animations)

December 11

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

In Class: 

Reading Quiz Chapter 8.1-8.11 and Chapter 10.1 -10.5  and Chpt 11.18-11.21

Central Dogma

 

FYI:

December 12
Assignments: Due
Assignments: New
If you wish your own copy Print out
Hemoglobin Activity

HemoglobinBetaGeneDNAcorrected.doc (is another copy of the sequence)

(if you lose your copy)
In Class:
Cont Central Dogma
   

Great Animations at www.dnai.org  (click on "Code" on the left side margin) There are 4 modules; structure, copying, reading, controlling... chose one module, then click on "putting it together" located at the top of the window, there are tutorials and animations.

Extra Credit: Flinn Mutation Activity due by unit test

December 13

Mini Unit Test (Big quiz): 
Chapter 10/DNA 12/17
(See Central Dogma Study Guide )
Additional Study Guide Help

Assignments : Due

Chapter 10.6-10.16 notes and incorporate focus questions

Assignments: New

Chapter 11.1- -11.9  notes only due in journal on 12/17 (see Accelerated HW by Chapter)

Chapter 23.1-23.7 and 23.12 -23.15  notes and and focus question, (see Accelerated HW by Chapter) Due 1/6/14

In Class:

Start Hemoglobin day

FYI:



Great Animations at www.dnai.org  (click on "Code" on the left side margin) There are 4 modules; structure, copying, reading, controlling... chose one module, then click on "putting it together" located at the top of the window, there are tutorials and animations.

December 16

Assignments : Due

Science Fair #7 due

Test Corrections due tomorrow

Assignments: New

Hemoglobin Activity, due 12/18

Additional Study Guide Help

In Class:

Hemoglobin day two

Extra Credit Article: The Unseen Genome

FYI:

Evo-Devo: 60 sec science

Reminder: Keep working on lit review

Literature Review: how to's  Rubric/Example

Rubric: for Review of the Literature

Overview of Review of the Literature

Great guide to writing

Sample Review of Literature

Helpful Hints on writing a Review of the Literature

See Science Buddies (limited help)

December 17

Assignments : Due

Chapter 11.1- -11.9  notes only due in journal

Assignments: New

Get started early...if you want!  Yes, I know it is assigned before your other HW is due....

Chapter 23.1-23.7 and 23.12 -23.15  notes and focus question, (see Accelerated HW by Chapter)  Due 1/6/14

Read and do  notes Ch 24 and Chpt 10.17-10.21  Focus Questions (see Accelerated HW by Chapter); due 1/8/14

In Class: 

Mini Unit Test (Big quiz): 
Chapter 10.6-10.16/DNA 
(See Central Dogma Study
 Guide ) Additional Study Guide Help
If time permits, wrap up 
Hemoglobin

 

December 18

Assignments : Due

Completed Hemoglobin Activity due in journal

Assignments: New

In Class:

Homeostasis and

Circulation

 

Homeostasis video

Circulatory System (do you know your way around the heart?)

December 19

Assignments : Due

Test Corrections due today

Assignments: New

In Class:

Hemo the Magnificent Part I

FYI:

 Study guide for the Fall Final Exam

December 20

*reminder to teacher: print out 

Winter Break starts Monday school resumes on January 6, 2014
In Class: Genes in a bottle 

Winter Break no school through January 5, 2014

 

 

 

 

January 6

Immune
System: Worksheet

Assignments : Due

  Science Fair Assignment #7 due today. Science Fair update due (digital picture or scan of lab data) if you haven't turned it in olready... see me if you haven't received approval yet.

 Chapter 23.1-23.7 and 23.12 -23.15  notes and focus question, (see Accelerated HW by Chapter)  Due

Assignments: New

In Class:

Can Cold Make You Sick (CER-Whiteboard Activity)

Cancer: DNA Secret of LIfe Video

or Hemo

 

FYI:

Reminder: Keep working on lit review  due 1/6/12

Literature Review: how to's Rubric/Example

Rubric: for Review of the Literature

Science Writing Tutorial

Tips on writing a literature review

Review of the Literature

How to do a review of the literature 

And more tips (OWL)

January 7

Extra Credit Article: Cancer and White Blood Cells due by unit test

Study Guide UNIT 4 EXAM: Chapters Chapter 8.1-8.11 and Chapter 10 and 11  Ch 23.1-23.7 and 23.12-23.17, 24  January 15th.  

Study Guide UNIT 4 EXAM: Chapters

Study Guide for the Fall Final Exam



Case Study: Immune System

Patient Records: 1, 2, 3

Elisa Extra Credit: explain how the basic process works in ELISA, explain how the process takes advantage of many of the functions of the immune system. Pick one of the uses of Elisa and explain how it works and why it is so useful below are some links to help you

Elisa Background

Elisa Immunology Information

Example Uses of Elisa

January 8

Science Content Standards 1d,4a-e

AccBio Fall Final  Study Guide includes Ch 10.6+ 10.22; 11.1-11.3

Assignments : Due

Read and do Cornell notes Ch 24 and Chpt 10.17-10.21 incorporate the Focus Questions

Assignments: New

In Class:

Case Study

Lecture: Immune System

Overview of the Immune System by handwritten notes YouTube



Cont:  Immune System

Study Guide UNIT 4 EXAM: Chapters Chapter 8.1-8.11 and Chapter 10, 11(partial) 23.1-9, 24      January 16     

FYI:

AccBio Fall Final  Study Guide includes Ch 10.6+ 10.22; 11.1-11.3; You may have a 3x5 inch card (both sides) or 1/2 sheet of notepaper (one side only); either must be handwritten!

 

 January 9 

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

Optional Review for Immune System Immune System: Worksheet

In Class: 

Video Mad Cows (#174)

FYI:

If you're interested in reading more:

Link to Nature Article on BSE in England

Note there are loads of articles online use Google Scholar and use the word "prion" in the search field

 

Big Mac Attack

Ouch, a Splinter

January 10 (Mrs. Groch Absent)

Mini Unit Test (Quest) test corrections due

Assignments : Due

Science Fair Assignment #8 

 Literature Review for Science Fair Project rough draft due Rubric/Example 

on how to use APA format references can be found in www.bibme.org

Assignments: New

2nd draft of Review of Lit due 1/31

In Class:

Case Study: Influenza 1918

Peer Review of Review of Literature

Adult Review Requirements: due January 31st .

On Monday "Who's the Father"

Crash Course: Immune System

FYI:

Science Writing Tutorial

Tips on writing a literature review

Review of the Literature

How to do a review of the literature 

And more tips (OWL)

Jan. 13 (Last day to turn in late work or extra credit, no exceptions)

Assignments : Due

Elisa extra credit (see 1/7)

Assignments: New

Reminder: Study Guide UNIT 4 EXAM: ChaptersChapter 8.1-8.11 and Chapter 10, 11(partial) 23.1-9, 24      January 15    

In Class:

Case Study: Influenza 1918



FYI:



FYI:

Fast Plant General Info

Fast Plant General Info 

January 14

AccBio Fall Final
Study Guide  

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

In Class: 

Plant Who's the father (kit hasn't arrived yet)

Who's the Father" 
(all about Wisconsin 
Fast Plants)

Review for unit 4 test

FYI: AccBio Fall Final  Study Guide includes Ch 10.6+ 10.22; 11.1-11.3; You may have a 3x5 inch card (both sides) or 1/2 sheet of notepaper (one side only); either must be handwritten!

 

 January 15

AccBio Fall Final
Study Guide  

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

In Class: 

Unit 4 Test parts of 
Ch 8,10, 
and all of 23,24 

 

 January 16

AccBio Fall Final
Study Guide  

Assignments : Due



Assignments: New

Science Fair Assignment #9 (hand back 1st drafts--Sci Fair Assn #8) 2nd draft due 1/31

In Class: 

Unit 4 Test Test Corrections

Record Fast Plant data, if ready

Fast Plants: Day 4: Observe

stem and leaf colors of P1 and

F1 plants. Record info in

journal. Terminate P1 plants

and thin F1 to one per quadrant (postpone to 2nd semester).

FYI:

Final Review
-review journal labs,
- chapters
- Biocoach

  January 17

AccBio Fall Final
Study Guide  

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

In Class: 

Go over test: no test corrections

Review for final exam

Science Fair Assn # 9 2nd-3rd draft of literature review, including literature cited and introduction (includes statement of the problem and hypothesis and adult reviews see Adult Review Requirements: due January 31st.) See Science Buddies (look on left margin)  

 how to use APA format references can be found in www.bibme.org)

January 20

Martin Luther King's Birthday/ No School

January 21
Final Exam Schedule

Period 1 Final

7:30 AM


January 22

Period 1 & 2 Final


January 23

Period 3 & 4 Final

Assn # 9: 2nd draft of literature review, including literature cited and introduction (includes statement of the problem and hypothesis adult reviews see Adult Review Requirements) due 1/31) See Science Buddies (look on left margin)

on how to use APA format references can be found at  www.bibme.org

Check fast plants

AND just in case you want to get a head start Assign Meiosis Chapter 8.12- 8.24  notes  due 2/3

January 24

Period 5 & 6 period Final

Assn # 9: 2nd draft of literature review, including literature cited and introduction (includes statement of the problem and hypothesis adult reviews see Adult Review Requirements) due 1/31) See Science Buddies (look on left margin)

on how to use APA format references can be found at  www.bibme.org

Science Writing Tutorial

Tips on writing a literature review

Review of the Literature

How to do a review of the literature 

And more tips (OWL)

Check fast plants

AND just in case you want to get a head start Assign Meiosis Chapter 8.12- 8.24  notes  due 2/3