ACCELERATED BIOLOGY ASSIGNMENTS

2014-2015

Last Updated 1/7/2015

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Please remember this calendar is tentative. Every effort will be made to update this calendar in a timely fashion. Check the update date at the top of the page. When the calendar is  updated, the date will be changed at the top of the page,  information will be announced in class or on the board at the beginning of class.  

  quiz or test notice

August 25 - September 26, 2014

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

8/25

(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 8/29

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

8/26 Textbook pick up Make sure you have your ID today

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 9/9

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 9/4

Key concepts and Concept Mapping discussion

In Class:

Celtic Stone Activity

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

8/27  

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, 8/28 Excel 2007 instructions Excel 2010 instructions

 Read  Safety Guidelines and Contract.   Take Safety Quiz  in your journal  & Contract Due 8/28 (No contract, no lab)  

In Class:

Stamp summer assignment

Graphing Skills Practice this data

Nature of Science Checks Activity (Student Instructions and Student Worksheet and given out in class 1/group)

What about Sowbugs? Yes we need sowbugs

FYI:

Concept Mapping  (how your brain learns)

8/28

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

Writing in Biology PPT

What are Argument Driven Inquiry-based Lab-investigations?

2-part Investigation Form

NOTE: ADI documents are only available to students using the Google APP for srvusd.net

8/29

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

In Class:

*Lab Day: Set-up and do Lab

FYI:

What are Argument Driven Inquiry-based Lab-investigations?

2-part Investigation Form

NOTE: ADI documents are only available to students using the Google APP for srvusd.net

9/1
Labor Day 
No School

 

 

September 9/2 (Note: Monday Bell Schedule today)

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 9/8

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

9/3

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

Chapter 15.1-15.4 and 16.1-16.10  notes (journal) and focus questions due 9/10 ((see Accelerated HW by Chapter))

Quiz : Take home quiz due Monday 9/8 (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

9/4 Early release day, classes 35 minutes
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

Assignments: New 

Quiz : Take home quiz due Monday 9/8



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

9/5 Reminder Take home quiz due on Monday

Rally Schedule (45 min classes)

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

9/8

Assignments : Due

Due today

Quiz : Take home quiz due Monday 9/8

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:


 

9/9

Assignments : Due

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

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 9/17

Chapter 2 Read all/ Do  notes using Focus questions 1-4 due in your journal  due 9/15(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

9/10 (Back to School Night)

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

In Class:

Lab Day: Plant pH Green Advice

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)

9/11

Quiz on reading from parts of Ch 15/16 quiz

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

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 due 9/16

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

In Class:

Quiz

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

9/12 Netlogo speaker (check with Mr. Johnson)

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

Chapter 3 read do notes using all/ Focus questions 1-5 due 9/22 (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

9/15

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



In Class:

Building biomolecules...

9/16 Chapter 2 Quiz

Assignments : Due

Assign Green Advice Letter and questions due 

Assignments: New

Biomolecule Worksheet due 9/26

In Class:

Lecture Lipids and Proteins

Demo organic molecule indicators

Biomolecule Worksheet

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

9/17

Heads up Unit 1 Exam  9/26 (begin reviewing chapter readings, labs, lecture notes, and useful web links located on the syllabus) Unit 1 Study Guide

Assignments : Due



Assignments: New

In Class:

Got Protein Lab  introduction

using micropipettes and spectrophotometers

 

FYI:

9/18

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New



In Class:

Got Protein Lab

FYI:

Heads up Unit 1 Exam  9/26  (begin reviewing chapter readings, labs, lecture notes, and useful web links located on the syllabus) Unit 1 Study Guide

9/19

(Extended Lunch today, class 52 minutes)

Assignments: New

Science Fair Assignment #3: Science Fair  Revisions and lots of detail including safety, materials, source of materials, where the experiment will take place, who is supervising... due 9/24

Got Protein Lab ... due 9/25 Rubric (Google Spreadsheet with data)

In Class:

Hand back science fair assignment # 

Got Protein Results



FYI:

9/22 Speaker: Dr. C. Kane on how to do science research

Assignments : Due

Science Fair Assignment #3 Due Wednesday

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 9/25

9/23

Unit 1 Exam 9/26


Lecture: Biomolecules

 Unit 1 Study Guide (I will hand out a copy tomorrow)

9/24 Assembly Schedule, class 44 minutes)
Chapter 3 reading quiz

Assignments : Due

Science Fair Assignment #3: Science Fair #2 Revisions due extended to 9/30 Revisions and lots of detail including safety, materials, source of materials, where the experiment will take place, who is supervising

Assignments: New

Review Day today

WARNING:  Unit 1 Study Guide Friday

In Class: 

Science Fair Forms

Lecture

FYI:

9/25Assignments : Due Got Protein Lab . Rubric

(Google Spreadsheet with data)

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:

9/26 (last day to turn in Got Protein Lab write up for full credit; value drops to 75% starting MONDAY)

Assignments : Due

Biomolecule Worksheet

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 10/3 (see Accelerated HW by Chapter)

In Class:

Unit Test Today

FYI:


September 29 – October 31, 2014

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

9/29

 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:

9/30

Assignments : Due

Science Fair Assignment #3: Science Fair  Revisions and lots of detail including safety, materials, source of materials, where the experiment will take place, who is supervising... due 9/30

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

Assignments: New Science Fair Assignment #4:  Science Fair: Science Fair forms class forms (Required by all students)Fill out official application forms. Fill out forms on line, then print for signatures of you, your parents, your teacher, any other required experts . Due10/14 (NOTE if you are using humans or other vertebrates in your project your application must be submitted to the science fair committee by 10/17 all other must be submitted by 10/17).

Science Fair: atScience Fair Forms

Test Corrections due by unit test

In Class:

ADI 2: Cells

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

FYI:

Cellular State of Mind Rap

October 10/1

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

ADI 2: Cells (need school google drive account to open)... log in first then open document (sr.firstinitiallastname@students.srvusd.net), password: ID#______ due 10/6 (sheet should have all 5 slides drawn, labeled, size and magnification. Short handwritten reflection justifying selection of pro/eukaryote) ALSO on school loop

In Class:

ADI 2: Cells (need school google drive account to open)

Continuing Lab Day: Microscope and Stomata labs

FYI:

Extra Credit  Facebook Organelle Example Template due 10/19

Cell as a Classroom

Cool Protozoa site

10/2

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

In Class:

Cell Size Demo Video

Cell Volume/Surface Area Activity

For Fun: Surface Area & Reaction Rates

FYI:

10/3 Extended Lunch class 52 minutes

Assignments : Due

Due chapter 4

Science Fair forms due on 10/14

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 10/9

In Class:

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

Fun with bubbles...

Science Fair Application Questions

FYI:

Membrane Background

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


October 10/6

note to teacher set up Luria plates with E. Coli

Assignments : Due

ADI 2: Cells (need school google drive account to open)... log in first then open document (sr.firstinitiallastname@students.srvusd.net), password: ID#______ due 10/6

(sheet should have all 5 slides drawn, labeled, size and magnification. Short handwritten reflection justifying selection of pro/eukaryote)

Assignments: New

In Class:

Lab Day: ADI Lab-investigation 1: Osmosis; set up lab

 FYI:

10/7

Quiz Chapter 4

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

In Class:

Lab Day: ADI Lab-investigation 1: Osmosis

ADI: lab-investigation 1 lab day

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

10/8

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

ADI general rubric ADI Lab-investigation 1: OsmosisTyped Due 10/14 (lab also on School Loop)

Itemized list of materials for your project (typed) due 10/22

In Class:

Results from lab assign write up

Checkout questions... assign write up due 10/14

FYI:


10/9 Warning: Reading Quiz tomorrow: 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


10/10
Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

In Class:

Reading Quiz Ch 5 and 25 reading sections only

CellbookActivity, Example Template extra credit assn

Video: Cosmos: Some of the Things Molecules do

FYI:

10/13 (Mrs. Groch Absent 11:30 AM to 3:30 PM)

Warning - Unit 2 Exam on 10/17

Assignments : Due

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

10/14

Assignments : Due

ADI general rubric ADI Lab-investigation 1: OsmosisTyped (lab on school loop also)

Due Today Science Fair Assignment #4 due today (revisions due by Friday).

Assignments: New

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

In Class:

Forms, forms, forms (form instructions)

FYI

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

Cell as a Classroom

10/15
Assignments : Due

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

Forms fixed DUE tomorrow final version (Remember YOU CANNOT change the title after today).

In Class:

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

Review

10/16

Assignments : Due

Sci Fair: Forms will be given to the director on the 22... make your forms perfect

Assignments: New

form instructions

In Class:

Review.

Last day to turn in write up. Or ADI Lab-investigation 1: Osmosis tomorrow (lab on school loop also)


10/17 (CCCSEF Fair Director coming 10/22 to pick up forms you must have forms completed by then)

Assignments : Due

Final draft of ADI Osmosis due today with peer eval stapled to the back.

typed Itemized list of materials for your project due 

Assignments: New

form instructions

Chapter 5.10-5.16 and Chapter 21.4 -21.12  notes and focus questions Due 10/27 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:

10/20 note to teacher set up Luria plates with E. Coli  Friday)

Homecoming Week

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

(CCCSEF Fair Director coming 10/22 to pick up forms you must have forms completed by then) form instructions

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

In Class

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

FYI:

10/21 Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

form instructions DUE tomorrow!!!!

In Class:

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

Demo NEW: ADI Lab-investigation on Enzymes



FYI:

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

10/22 (CCCSEF Fair Director coming today to pick up forms you must have forms completed by today)

Itemized list of materials for your project (typed) due

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

In Class:

NEW: ADI Lab-investigation on Enzymes (copy of lab on School Loop)

Do basic procedures

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

 

FYI:

10/23

NEW: ADI Lab-investigation on Enzymes

Results (data table & graph) Answer questions



NEW: ADI Lab-investigation on Enzymes (copy of lab on School Loop) ADI general rubric due 10/30

10/24 (End 1st Qtr)

Homecoming Rally (class 45 minutes)

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New





In Class:

Lecture and results

FYI:

10/27

  Warning: Reading Quiz tomorrow: Chapter 5.10-5.16 and Chapter 21.4 -21.12 Good Review Sheet for quiz

Assignments : Due

Chapter 5.10-5.16 and Chapter 21.4 -21.12 due

Assignments: New

In Class: Lecture: Cellular Respiration

FYI:

10/28


Reading Quiz Chapter 5.10-5.16 and Chapter 21.4 -21.12

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

In Class:



ADI Lab 6 Cell Respiration (available on School Loop)

FYI:

 


10/29

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

Chapter 6 all and Chapter 30.7- 30.9 +30.11  notes and focus questions into notes . Due 11/5

In Class:

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

Chemisomosis

cool video of mitochondria

Start Lab:

ADI Lab 6 Cell Respiration

FYI:

10/30

Early Release day class 35 minutes

Assignments : Due

ADI Lab-investigation on Enzymes ADI general rubric

(copy of lab on School Loop)

due 10/30

Assignments: New

In Class:

Lab day or lecture

FYI:

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

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

November 3- December 5, 2014

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

11/3 (CCCSEF Fair Director coming today to pick up forms you must have forms not completed by 10/22)

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 11/13 (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 12/2  (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 : Due

Assignments: New
Cell Respiration Lab due 11/7

In Class:

Lab Day: ADI Lab 6 Cell Respiration

Science Fair update

FYI:

11/4

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

ADI Cellular Respiration Lab due 11/13 ADI general rubric

In Class:

wrap up Cellular Respiration

Lecture: Photosynthesis:

Great Link

Light-dependent animation

Calvin Cycle animation

FYI:

Cell Respiration Song (Black Eyed Peas)


11/5

Assignments : Due

Chapter 6 all and Chapter 30.7- 30.9 +30.11  notes and focus questions into notes . Due (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:

Introduction to

Gas Station will be due 11/21 (work with a partner)

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

Using infogr.am or Easel.ly

GAS STATION on MARS

FYI:

11/6

  Quiz Chapter 6

Assignments : Due

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

Assignments: New

In Class:

Quiz...

continue working on project ideas

FYI:

11/7

Assignments : Due

Reminder ADI Cellular Respiration Lab due 11/13 ADI general rubric

Assignments: New

Science Fair 

Assignment #6: 2nd set of references due 12/2  (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 10

Veteran's Day No School Today




 

November 11

Veteran's Day No School Today


November 12

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

Assignments : Due

ADI Cellular Respiration Lab due 11/13 ADI general rubric

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

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 13 (BYOD day)

Assignments : Due.

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

Assignments: New



Gas Station on Mars ("electronic" posters and brief explanation)  due 11/21  Rubric

In Class:

Lab day 2: if you finish early work on Gas Station

FYI:

November 14 Quiz Chapter 7

(BYOD day)

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

Leaf Disc writeup see bottom of the lab Leaf Disk Assay due 11/20 ADI general rubric



In Class:

Quiz

Lab data day

Work on Gas Station or Video after quiz

November 17

Assignments: New



Work on Gas Station on Mars


(BYOD day)

November 18
Assignments : Due

Assignments: New 

In Class:

Work on Gas

Station

 FYI:  

Study Guide

November 19
Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

Reminder Gas Station

on Mars Poster due

Friday Rubric

In Class:

Review

November 20

Unit Test tomorrow

Assignments : Due

Leaf Disc writeup see ADI general rubric Leaf Disk Assay  11/20

 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 21

Unit 3 Test 

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

Assignments : Due

GAS STATION on MARS due for presentation on Monday December 1st (don't forget to email the file or link to Mrs. Groch) (written and visual + references)



Assignments: New

FYI:

November 24

Thanksgiving

November 25

Thanksgiving

November 26

Thanksgiving

November 27

Thanksgiving

November 28

Thanksgiving

December 1

Assignments Due

GAS STATION on MARS due for presentation on Monday December 1st (don't forget to email the file or link to Mrs. Groch) (written and visual + references)

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 12/11

Science Fair Assignment #7  Experimental Progress report (photocopy your observation page, turn in a photograph (can be digitally emailed) of your set up. Due 12/19

In Class:

Test Corrections due by next unit test

In Class:

Gas Station on Mars presentations

FYI:

December 2 (Mrs. Groch Absent 11:40 AM to 3:30 PM)

Assignments : Due

Reminder

Assignment #6: 2nd set of references due 12/4 (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

In Class:

Finish presentations, Start

Joaquin lecture on Mitosis and Cell Cycle

ADI Lab 3: Cell Cycle (onion root tip slide) (whitefish blastula slide)

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 3

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

Science Fair Assignment #8 Start writing Literature Review for Science Fair Project rough draft due 1/7/15 Rubric/Example 

In Class:

Science Fair day: literature review 101

Start Lecture Cell Cycle Mitosis

ADI Lab 3: Cell Cycle (onion root tip slide) (whitefish blastula slide)

ADI Lab 4: Cancer (link to pictures of slides) H&E slide of stomach H&E slide of pancreas

Onion Root Tutorial  

FYI:

Mitosis: Splitting Up is Complicated - CrashCourse Biology #12

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

December 4

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:

ADI Lab 3: Cell Cycle (onion root tip slide) (whitefish blastula slide)

ADI Lab 4: Cancer link to pictures of slides

FYI:

Replication song to the backstreet boys

December 5

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

In Class:

ADI Lab 3: Cell Cycle

ADI Lab 4: Cancer

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 8, 2014 - January 23, 2015

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

December 8 (Mrs. Groch Absent 11:30 AM to 3:30 PM)

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

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

In Class:

DNA: Video Photo 51

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 9

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

In Class:

ADI Lab-investigation DNA Structure

DNA Structure and Lecture S-Phase: DNA Replication 

Demo: Strawberry DNA



FYI:


December 10


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

Assignments : Due

Chapter 8.1-8.11 and Chapter 10.1 -10.5  and Chpt 11.18-11.21 Due 

Assignments: New

In Class: 

Replication

Central Dogma

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)

FYI:

December 11
Assignments: Due
Assignments: New
say it with DNA” and your own message poem on the back (in DNA, RNA, and Amino Acids)
DNA-Decoding Practice Sheet due 12/15
In Class:
Cont Central Dogma
   

Protein Synthesis Worksheet 
DNA-Decoding Practice Sheet
DNA Messages 
DNA Message-Maker

Great animation of DNA transcription from DNAinteractive

click on “copying the code”, then “putting it together” , then the “transcription” button to see animations;

there is also an interactive practice button

Great animation of DNA translation from DNAinteractive

click on “reading the code”, then “putting it together”,

then the “translation” button to see animations; there is also an interactive practice button

FYI:

(MITCold Spring Harbor 2)

From Gene to Protein: Transcription

From Gene to Protein: Translation

Interactive Animation Protein Synthesis

Extra Credit: Flinn Mutation Activity due by unit test

December 12


Chapter 10/DNA 12/16
(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 12/16 (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 1/6/15

In Class:

wrap up

Protein Synthesis Worksheet 
DNA-Decoding Practice Sheet
DNA Messages 
DNA Message-Maker

RNAi gene control and operons LUX operon from HHMI animation

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 15

Assignments : Due

Extra Credit Article: The Unseen Genome

say it with DNA” and your own message poem on the back (in DNA, RNA, and Amino Acids)DNA-Decoding Practice Sheet due 12/15

Assignments: New

Additional Study Guide Help

In Class:

Review

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 16

Assignments : Due

Chapter 11.1- -11.9  notes only due in journal

Assignments: New

In Class:


Mini Unit Test (Big quiz): 
Chapter 10.6-10.16/DNA 
(See Central Dogma Study
 Guide ) Additional Study Guide Help

Review Day

 

December 17 (Assembly Schedule)

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

Chapter 23.1-23.7 and 23.12 -23.15  notes and focus question, (see Accelerated HW by Chapter)  Due 1/6/15

Read and do  notes Ch 24 and Chpt 10.17-10.21  Focus Questions (see Accelerated HW by Chapter); due 1/9/15

In Class: 

Homeostasis and

Circulation

Work on test corrections


December 18

In Class:

Homeostasis video

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


December 19

Science Fair #7 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

Winter Break starts Monday school resumes on January 5, 2015

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 1/6/15

Read and do  notes Ch 24 and Chpt 10.17-10.21  Focus Questions (see Accelerated HW by Chapter); due 1/9/15


Hemo the Magnificent Part I

FYI:

 Study guide for the Fall Final Exam

Winter Break

 

 

 

 

January 5



Assignments: New

In Class:

Can Cold Make You Sick (CER-Whiteboard Activity)

Cancer: DNA Secret of LIfe Video

FYI:

Reminder: Keep working on lit review  due 1/9

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 6

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

Assignments : Due.

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

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 14th.  

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 7

Science Content Standards 1d,4a-e

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

Assignments : Due



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 14     

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 8 

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 9

Mini Unit Test (Quest) test corrections due

Assignments : Due

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

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 2/3

In Class:

Case Study: Influenza 1918

Peer Review of Review of Literature

Adult Review Requirements: due 2/3 .

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

Assignments : Due

Elisa extra credit

Assignments: New

Reminder: Study Guide UNIT 4 EXAM: ChaptersChapter 8.1-8.11 and Chapter 10, 11(partial) 23.1-9, 24      January 14    

In Class:

Case Study: Influenza 1918



FYI:



FYI:

Fast Plant General Info

Fast Plant General Info 

January 13

AccBio Fall Final
Study Guide  

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

In Class:

Study Guide UNIT 4 EXAM: Chapters 

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 14

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 15

AccBio Fall Final
Study Guide  

Assignments : Due



Assignments: New

Science Fair Assignment #9 (hand back 1st drafts--Sci Fair Assn #8) 2nd draft due 2/3

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 16

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 19

Martin Luther King's Birthday/ No School

January 20
Final Exam Schedule

Period 1 Final

7:30 AM


January 21

Period 1 & 2 Final


January 22

Period 3 & 4 Final


January 23

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