Reading Homework Requirements:

1. Record your notes in your journal. Label the top of the page with the date and the section heading numbers.

2. Pick a "note" style that works for you: Cornell note taking style OR outline OR mapping to record your notes.

Mind mapping: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mind_map

Cornell notes: http://coe.jmu.edu/learningtoolbox/cornellnotes.html

Outlining: http://educatoral.com/outline_format.html

3. Check out the homework assignment for the pages, vocabulary and key concepts to address in your notes.

4. For each key concept explain why the concept is important in terms of maintaining life; (note not all listed categories apply to each key concept)

    a. obtaining energy

    b. evolution

    c. heredity

    d. eliminating waste

    e. humans