CP BIOLOGY ASSIGNMENTS   2014-2015 (LAST UPDATED 1/6/15)

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(late assignment policy: an assignment is late the day after a unit test, any assignment turned in after a unit test has a maximum value of 75%; the last day to turn in late work or extra credit is the Monday before finals week January 12, 2015)

Reading Homework Requirements, California & District Life Science Standards : Writing for Biology PPT Excel 2010 instructions Using Google Spreadsheets to Graph How to Fail Biology (author unknown) Formal Lab Rubric (Word version) How to write a “reflection” for a lab or activity (updated ) Peer Evaluation Sheet for labs

Upcoming NGSS/Common Core Standards (adoption 9/2013)

Academic Vocabulary, Mind Mapping and Scientific Root Words and Taking Lecture Notes   and Reading: SQ3R and Cornell Note-taking How a data table looks  in Word; Test Correction Instructions How to get an A+ on a lab write-up reading articles

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August 25- September 29, 2014

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

August 8/25(MINIMUM DAY)

Science Content Standards Investigations and Experimentation (I and E)

Bring ID for tomorrow

HW Course Policy signature sheet due ASAP

In Class:

WELCOME!!!

Policy, Books, Seating Chart,  Classroom/lab Safety, assign groups

Technology Policy

Getting to Know You Google Form

Setting Norms

If time: Celtic Stone Activity

How to read this calendar

Podcast Lectures & Additional Links

FYI:

Download Adobe Acrobat Reader for reading PDF files

8/26 Textbook Pickup (bring ID)Assignments : Due

Course signature

Assignments: New

Assign BFQ Chapter 1 homework due in journal (can use any format, must have a summary for each section,min. 4 sentences) due 9/4

Academic Integrity contract signature due tomorrow

HW: Read Safety Rules pg.1060-1062, Take Safety Quiz except question #21 (in your journal; 1 stamp) due & Safety Contract print out and sign (print out the last  page to turn in if you lost your copy) Due 8/29

In Class:

Scientific Discover of your birth year

Academic Integrity & Quiz

Note Taking Skills SQ3R

FYI:

Mind Mapping

Alien Fun (Extra Credit) due 9/8

8/27

Assignments : Due

Academic Integrity contract due

Assignments: New

In Class:

Scientific Discover of your birth year presentations

Safety in the Laboratory

Lab safety w/puppets

Lab Safety Movie

Safety Video on You tube

8/28

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

In Class:

Outside Safety (emergencies)

Safety in the Laboratory

Lab safety w/puppets

CER (claims-evidence-reasoning) Activity Worksheet Peer Evaluation Sheet How to write a “reflection” for a lab or activity (updated ) Rubric for Reflections

CER (reading)

FYI:


8/29

Assignments : Due

Safety Quiz & Contract

Assignments: New



Assign CER reflection How to write a “reflection” for a lab or activity (updated ) due 9/5 in your journal



In Class:

CER wrapup

9/1 (Labor Day: NO SCHOOL)






























9/2

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

Make an Excel Graph of one of the class sets of data below, print out graph to be peer edited tomorrow...Please use the following data for your graph Age Height Class Data   (Additional help on graphing) due 9/3

In Class:

Reminder reflection How to write a “reflection” for a lab or activity (updated ) due tomorrow for peer edit

Question #21 on Safety Quiz- Safety in the Laboratory Lab seats and Science Equipment activity 

Start class data Explain Excel Graphing

FYI:

Graphing instructions for Excel 2010

General Graphing Rules and Excel Graphing Help

9/3

Assignments : Due

CER reflection due in your journal How to write a “reflection” for a lab or activity (updated )

Assignments: New

Final draft of Reflection for Murder Rate Article Claims-evidence-reasoning Rubric for Reflections due Monday 9/8

In Class:

Peer edit: practice graph and CER reflection

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



Formative Skills Clicker quiz (8 questions)

9/4 Early Release Day, classes 35 minutes

Assignments : Due

Assign BFQ Chapter 1 homework due in journal (can use any format, must have a summary for each section,min. 4 sentences) due 9/4

W : Re-graph Height Data in MS Excel (use trendline); print out due (if you don't have access Excel, use the computers in the library or class during lunch or after school). Due Tomorrow

Assignments: New

HW: BFQ your own notes or Chapter 2.1-2.2,  notes in journal due 9/11 

HW: your own notes or BFQ 17.2 notes: Textbook  (pgs. 423-428) notes due in journal 9/11

In Class:

Check activity

9/5 (Rally Schedule classes 45 minutes)



Quiz: Observations and Inferences, variables and graphing on 9/9

Assignments : Due 

Re-graph Height Data in MS Excel (use trendline); print out due (if you don't have access Excel, use the computers in the library or class during lunch or after school). Due Monday

EXCR: Alien Fun (Extra Credit)

Assignments: New

HW:

In Class:

Introduction to Scientific Inquiry: PillBug Sowbug Inquiry Lab

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

Sowbug lab exploration, decide on short investigation


9/8

Final draft of Reflection for Murder Rate Article Claims-evidence-reasoning Rubric for Reflections due Monday 9/8



In Class:

Lab Day

9/9

Quiz: Observations and Inferences, variables and graphing

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

Short Unit Test 9/16  Scientific method, Inorganic  (pH, water, bonds)

In Class:

lab discussion,

What are Argument Driven Inquiry-based Lab-investigations?



FYI:

Sowbug/Pillbug Background

and More on Terrestrial Isopods

9/10 (Back to School Night)

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

assign lab write up

PillBug Sowbug Inquiry Lab due 9/15 Rubric on lab  Example of a Sowbug Inquiry Write-up Peer Evaluation Sheet (hint look at this to make sure you know what to include- Note some items are not required (introduction and method) for this lab write up.

In Class:

finish lab presentations, assign write up

TED Talk

9/11

Assignments : Due

HW: BFQ your own notes or Chapter 2.1-2.2,  notes in journal due 9/11

  HW: your own notes or BFQ 17-2 notes: Textbook  (pgs. 423-428) Cornell notes due in journal 9/11

Assignments: New

In Class: 

Powers of 10 site

Origin of Life on Earth Sci Am Sept 2009

Life Not Life Activity

Abiotic synthesis

Panspermia

Miller/Urey (experiment)

FYI:

Unit One study Guide

9/12

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

Unit One study Guide

In Class:

Chemistry pre-test (checking prior knowledge)

Video: Origins (hour 4) first 15 minutes

Atoms, Ions, Bonds, pH, and water

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

Podcast Ionic vs Covalent Bonds

Podcast Water: Polar Covalent

Interactive Simulations:

Chemical Bonds

Seeing Intramolecular Attraction

Intramolecular Attraction

9/15

Assignments : Due

Organism Inquiry Lab Write-up due today ) Redo lab due 9/17 Peer Evaluation Sheet (hint look at this to make sure you know what to include- Note some items are not required (introduction and method) for this lab write up.

Assignments: New

Unit One study Guide

In Class:

Peer evaluation of isopod/ Sowbug lab

Review for Unit Test

FYI:

Chapter 2.1 Review

Chapter 2.2 Review

9/16

Short Unit Test Today  Scientific method, Inorganic  (pH, water, bonds) on reading assignments

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

 HW: your own notes or BFQs Chapter 2.3  Chapter 2.3 (page 44-48) and summary due 9/24 in journal

In Class:

Short Unit Test Today   Scientific method, Inorganic  (pH, water, bonds) on reading assignments

9/17

Assignments : Due 

Organism Inquiry Lab Write-up Redo due 9/17 make sure you include your Peer Evaluation Sheet (hint look at this to make sure you know what to include- Note some items are not required (introduction and method) for this lab write up.

Assignments: New

 HW: your own notes or BFQs Chapter 2.3  Chapter 2.3 (page 44-48) due 9/24 in journal

Test Corrections due before next unit test

Sowbug redo due ASAP

  Building carbohydrates Print out for Tomorrow if you want your own copy

In Class:

Introduction:

Bio-molecules  Lecture: The Importance of  Organic Models Carbohydrates, Lipids and Protein

9/18 (S-1 Lab)

Assignments : Due

Organism lab redo due today (late on Monday)

Assignments: New



In Class:

Simulations: Jigsaw Notes Activity on biomolecules

Tree of Life and Molecules



More molecules Organic Lecture   Functional Groups 

Tree of Life and Molecules

Molecular Self Assembly Building Proteins & Function

Games: Biochem Gems

9/19 (Extended Lunch, classes 52 minutes)

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

In Class:

Practice building bio-molecules

more on biomolecules

Animation of building Biomolecules

Molecular Self Assembly Building Proteins & Function





Games: Biochem Gems

 Macromolecules Gangnam Style



Hydrolysis song

9/22

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

In Class:  Demo Lab Day: Organic Unknowns. 

Testing biomolecules (animation)



Animation/Tutorial on building macromolecules

9/23

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

 HW: Biomolecules-Organic Filled out form should be completed mostly in class due 9/26

In Class:

Warm up: 4 square reflection (simple) word or concept (a) define b) use in a sentence c) connect to a prior concept d) draw a picture/diagram:



Simulations: Jigsaw Notes Activity on biomolecules continued



Tree of Life and Molecules

Molecular Self Assembly Building Proteins & Function

Games: Biochem Gems

9/24 (Assembly Schedule classes 44 minutes)

Assignments : Due

Chapter 2.3 BFQ (page 44-48) due today

Assignments: New 

Assign your own notes or Chapter 2.4 BFQ and summary pages 49-53; Highly Recommended Enzymes due 10/1

In Class:



Lecture: Thermodynamics, Chemical Reactions & Activation Energy

9/25

How to make a data table in Word

Assignments : Due

Test corrections for short unit test due by next unit test

Assignments: New

Quiz next Monday: Enzymes

In Class:

Video: Cosmos “Some of the Things that Molecules Do”

FYI:

Highly Recommended 

UNIT TEST coming up on 10/6

 (ALL MATERIAL COVERED SINCE THE FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL) 

Unit Test Review Information10/6

9/26 Quiz on biomolecules

Assignments : Due

Biomolecules-Organic Filled out form should be completed mostly in class due 9/26

Assignments: New



In Class:

Nucleic Acids, Enzymes, Thermodynamics continued

NEW: ADI Lab-investigation on Enzymes

Demonstration


September 29- October 24, 2014

9/29

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

In Class:

NEW: ADI Lab-investigation on Enzymes



 

9/30

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

Rubric for ADI write ups (link to reflection rubric How to write a “reflection” for a lab or activity (updated )

Due 10/7

In Class:

NEW: ADI Lab-investigation on Enzymes

Results discussion assign lab write up

work in informal groups on rough draft of catalase enzyme write up on poster paper... make sure you took a picture.

FYI:




October 10/1

Assignments : Due

your own notes or  Chapter 2.4 BFQ pages 49-53 reading due today in journal

In Class:

NEW: ADI Lab-investigation on Enzymes

Quiz Review

Questions about lab write up

work in informal groups on rough draft of write up

10/2

Assignments : Due

Quiz


 
Enzymes, Energy Diagrams, Thermodynamics AND questions from the last quiz

Assignments: New

Unit Test Review Information

Background Review Information

In Class:

Quiz

CER article on enzymes (additional background information from Wikipedia)

FYI:

Concept Mapping Activity (pick a concept to review)


10/3 (Extended Lunch classes 52 minutes)

Start reviewing information for unit test

(On all materials covered in class and in the laboratory)

Up to 40 multiple choice and 1 short essay.

Unit Test Review Information

10/6

Unit Test Review Information



Look through the calendar, check out the links, your journal, your reading notes start reviewing

Unit Test Today

10/7

Assignments : Due

Enzyme Write up due today Rubric for ADI write ups (link to reflection rubric How to write a “reflection” for a lab or activity (updated )

HW: Assignment:  your own notes or  BFQ 7-1 (Cells) + summary due in journal 10/10 Recommended Tutorial

In Class:

peer review of lab write up... rewrite due 10/10

Test Corrections information

Introduction to:

Cell Size Video

 Cell Size Activity

Cell Size Activity (Word)

10/8

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

Size and Shape of Cells (calculations and drawings)

due in journal 10/11

In Class:

 Cell Size Activity
 
Cellular State of Mind Rap

Microscope Rules ;Determining Field of View

10/9

DUE: Size and Shape of Cells (calculations and drawings) in journal

In Class:

Introduction to cells ( cell theory)

Assign Reading Notes:your own notes or BFQ 7 -2 drawings + summary due 10/17 in your journal.

In Class:

ADI 2: Cells (file also on School Loop)










10/10

Assignments : Due

Rewrite of enzyme lab due (see 10/7) Rubric for ADI write ups (link to reflection rubric How to write a “reflection” for a lab or activity (updated )

HW: Assign BFQ 7-1 (Cells) notes + summary due in journal

Assignments: New

In class:

ADI 2: Cells (file also on School Loop)

Test Corrections due by next unit test

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

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

In Class:

Cosmos: Deeper, Deeper, Deeper Still

(transcript)

video worksheet


10/14

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

In Class

ADI 2: Cells (personal reflection on worksheet finish in class (file also on School Loop)

10/15

Assignments : Due



Assignments: New

Assign BFQ 7 -3 Pgs 182-189 notes + drawings + summary due 10/21 in journal Recommended tutorial

In Class:

Soap Bubble Activity

Alternative Activity

Introduction to membranes, structure and function, diffusion and osmosis



FYI:

10/16

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

BFQ 7-4  Reading Notes  also includes questions for Chapters 18-1, 18-3, 471-472 (part of  19-1) and 478-479 (part of 19-2). + summaries due in journal 10/23

In Class:

Demo Membrane Activity

Introduction to Membranes

ADI Lab-investigation 1: Osmosis



FYI:

What’s up doc? 

Cell Unit Review Sheet


10/17

Assignments: DUE

BFQ 7 -2 due (notes + drawings + summary)

In Class: 



ADI Lab-investigation 1: Osmosis

FYI:

Cell Unit Review Sheet

10/20 (Homecoming week)

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

ADI Osmosis Investigation: Write-up; data/graphs, analysis, and reflection/discussion due typed 10/24 peer edit Rubric for ADI write ups (link to reflection rubric How to write a “reflection” for a lab or activity (updated )

In Class:

ADI Lab-investigation 1: Osmosis Group poster, presentations...

ADI Lab-investigation 1: Osmosis work on rough draft of write up

Interactive Animations: Cell Transport

10/21

Assignments : Due

Test Corrections due 10/20

Cornell Notes: BFQ 7-3 + drawings & summay Pgs 182-189 due today in journal

Assignments: New

In Class:

Gallery walk; lab due FRIDAY (no peer evaluation... late after 10/27)

Domains, Kingdoms, etc.



FYI:

  Cell Unit Review Sheet

 10/22

Quiz: Cell parts, organelles and structures


Unit test coming up next Tuesday

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

Begin reviewing for unit test Cell Unit Review Sheet

In Class:

video TBA

10/23

Assignments : Due

BFQ 7-4  Reading Notes or BFQ  also includes questions for Chapters 18-1, 18-3, 471-472 (part of  19-1) and 478-479 (part of 19-2). + summaries due in journal 


Assignments: New

In Class 

Cell Unit Review Sheet

10/24 (end 1st Quarter) Homecoming Rally classes 45 minutes

Unit Test on Monday

(On all materials covered in class and in the laboratory since the last unit test)

Up to 25 multiple choice and 1 short essay.  Cell Unit Review Sheet

Assignments : Due

Reminder : ADI Osmosis Investigation: Write-up; final draft with data/graphs, analysis, and reflection/discussion due typed 10/27 at the latest Rubric for ADI write ups (link to reflection rubric How to write a “reflection” for a lab or activity (updated )

Assignments: New

In Class:

Review

FYI:

Cell Unit Review Sheet

10/27

Unit Test

Assignments : Due

ADI Osmosis Investigation: Write-up; data/graphs, analysis, and reflection/discussion due typed last day for full credit Rubric for ADI write ups (link to reflection rubric How to write a “reflection” for a lab or activity (updated )

Assignments: New

Assign  BFQ Chapter 12.1 ( Pages 287-294)  due 11/4

FYI

10/28

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

Assign  BFQ Chapter 12.1 ( Pages 287-294)  due 11/4

In Class:

Introduction to DNA

Begin Nucleus Unit (DNA/RNA/ Central Dogma/ Gene Expression)

Strawberry DNA Isolation demonstration  




10/29 

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

In Class:

ADI Lab-investigation DNA Structure (also available as an attachment on School Loop) finish checkout questions due in journal tomorrow.

How to build a DNA molecule  (DNA nucleotide assembly instructions) assemble paper nucleotide



Cracking the Code of Life (streaming video)

10/30 Early Release classes 35 minutes

In Class:



ADI Lab-investigation DNA Structure (also available as an attachment on School Loop) with checkout questions due in journal today



FYI:

10/31 (Staff Development Day- no classes)








November 3- December 5, 2014

11/3

Assignments : Due 

Assignments: New

Assign BFQ Chapter 12.2 Notes Pages 295-299 Notes due 11/7

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

In Class:,

ADI Lab-investigation DNA Structure (also available as an attachment on School Loop)

DNA replication

FYI:


11/4

Assignments : Due

BFQ Chapter 12.1 ( Pages 287-294)  due

Assignments: New

Extra Credit : Cartoon (8 1/2" by 11") in color of replication (includes leading and lagging strands) due  11/4 

In Class:



Video: (#267) Rosalind Franklin and Photo 51 (transcript for absent students)

Video notes for Photo 51

FYI:

Interactive Animations DNA Replication

11/5

DNA structure and replication Quiz on coming up Friday (study guide posted on school loop calendar)

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

In Class:

Replication of DNA

Great animation of DNA replication from DNAinteractive click on “copying the code”, then “putting it together” , then the “replication” button to see animations

FYI:

Replication song to the backstreet boys


11/6 DNA structure and replication Quiz TOMORROW

Science Content Standard 4a,b,c,d,e and 1d

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

Assign BFQ- Chapter 12.3 ( Pages 300-306) due 11/13

In Class:

Introduction to Central Dogma.

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

FYI:


11/7 DNA structure and replication Quiz

Assignments : Due

BFQ Chapter 12.2 Notes Pages 295-299 Notes due  

Assignments: New

In Class:

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

FYI:

Extra Credit: Hand-Draw a cartoon of Transcription and Translation (6-8 cells per process) 5 points due 11/15

Review Information:

November 10 (Veteran's Day No School)




11/11 (Veteran's Day No School)

11/12

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

In Class:

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:

(MIT, Cold Spring Harbor 2)

From Gene to Protein: Transcription

From Gene to Protein: Translation

Interactive Animation Protein Synthesis

11/13
Assignments : Due

Assign notes or BFQ- Chapter 12.3 Due (pages 300-306)

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 11/14

Assign BFQ-Chapter 12.4  Pages 307-312 also answer questions on page 312 due 11/19

In Class:

Finish protein synthesis;

video: DNA Playing God (watch the video) (video questions)

 FYI:

Practicing transcribing and translating from gene to protein

11/14

(make pGlo plates)

Science Content Standards 4a,b,c and 1 d

Assignments : Due

Turn in “say it with DNA and your own message poem on the back (in DNA, RNA, and Amino Acids) Decoding Practice Sheet due

Extra Credit Cartoon of Replication due (see 10/27) 

test corrections due by next unit test

Assignments: New

In Class:

Finish video:

Bacterial Genome Video

What are Plasmids Video


11/17

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

Assign BFQ-Chapter 12.5 pages 327-329 due 11/21

In Class:

Video on Bacterial Transformation

Video on Gene Expression in Bacteria



FYI:

11/18

Assignments : Due



Assignments: New

Pre-lab (Read Lesson 1: do a check list procedure of Lesson 2, answer Lesson 2 review questions)  pGLO, Day one due (Do NOT print out the whole lab just read and get the information) 11/19

In Class:

Introduction to Recombinant Genetics/ Transformation

LacOperon Info

Introduction to pGlo Lab

pGLO, demo lab techniques

FYI:

Extra Credit Name that Gene due 12/2 (10 points)

11/19

Central Dogma Quiz on Tuesday after Thanksgiving

Assignments : Due

BFQ-Chapter 12.4  due

Extra Credit: Hand-Draw a cartoon of Transcription and Translation (6-8 cells per process) 10 points due

Assignments: New

In Class:

pGLO, day 1

FYI:

11/20

Science Content Standards 4c

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

If you were absent for the pGlo lab here is your alternative assignment due 12/3

Print out if you lost yourcopy  pGlo Results sheet You will use these  two pages for the lab write up.

(All things biotech)

 Assign BFQ-Chapter 10.1and 10.2 ( pages 241-248) due 12/4

In Class:

pGlo wrap-up pGLO, day 2: Results


11/21

Assignments : Due

BFQ-Chapter 12.5 due 11/21

Assignments: New

If you were absent for the pGlo lab here is your alternative assignment due 12/3

Typed  due 12/3 Rubric for ADI write ups and results sheet

(All things biotech)

In Class:

questions on pGlo continued 

Bioethics

November 24 Thanksgiving Break

November 25 Thanksgiving Break

November 26 Thanksgiving Break

November 27 Thanksgiving Break

November 28 Thanksgiving Break

December 1

Bioethics of Biotechnology

pGlo Lab questions?

Why cells need to divide: Cell size Volume vs. Surface Area

Mitosis/ Cell Cycle

ADI Lab 3: Cell Cycle

Overview

Control of the Cell Cycle Game

(Mitosis Rap and other activities)

12/2 (Mrs. Groch Absent 11:40 AM to 3:10 PM)

 Central Dogma Partner Quiz

Assignments : Due

Extra Credit: Draw a cartoon of Transcription and Translation (8 cartoon cells (boxes) per process) 10 points due 

Assignments: New

In Class:

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

Unit test  12/11

Review List (also go to www.biology.com click on the "Biology Place" then click on "Biocoach" to find specific tutorials for this unit.

Review Information:

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)

12/3

Assignments : Due  Typed  due 12/3 Rubric for ADI write ups and  pGlo Results sheet

f you were absent for the pGlo lab here is your alternative assignment due today

Assignments: New

In Class:

Mitosis/ Cell Cycle

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

Overview

Control of the Cell Cycle Game

(Mitosis Rap and other activities)


12/4

Mitosis Quiz next Tuesday

Assignments : Due

 BFQ-Chapter 10.1 and 10.2  due 

Assignments: New

Assign   BFQ-Chapter 10.3   pages 250-252 due 12/9

In Class:

Onion Root Tutorial

Activity: Onion Root tips (stamp journal when complete) If you are absent today use the onion root tutorial (the link below) to gather your data.  

It's Mitosis Time

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

Mitosis/cell cycle continued...

Introduction to Mitosis in Plants and Animals (video )

Pool Noodles and Mitosis

FYI:

Review List also go to www.biology.com click on the "Biology Place" then click on "Biocoach" to find specific tutorials for this unit.


12/5

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

In Class:

review for quiz, coming up next Tuesday

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



Cell Division Jeopardy



 

December 8 – End of 1st Semester 2015

12/8 (Mrs. Groch Absent 11:40 AM to 3:10 PM)

Unit test Thursday

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

In Class:

video DNA Curing Cancer (worksheet)



FYI:

Unit test 12/11

Review List  also go to www.biology.com click on the "Biology Place" then click on "Biocoach" to find specific tutorials for this unit.


12/9

Mitosis Quiz today

Assignments : Due

Extra Credit Name that Gene due today

BFQ-Chapter 10.3 due Pages 250-252

Assignments: New 

Go through review list and bring questions for review tomorrow

In Class:





FYI:

 


12/10

Assignments : Due   Activity: Onion Root tips (stamp journal when complete) If you are absent today use the onion root tutorial (the link below) to gather your data. Due in journal.

Assignments: New

In Class:

Unit test  tomorrow

  Unit test  Review List also go to www.biology.com click on the "Biology Place" then click on "Biocoach" to find specific tutorials for this unit.




12/11

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

Assign BFQ-Chapter 9.1  Cornell Notes Pgs. 220-225 due 12/15

BFQ-Chapter 9.2 notes  due 12/17

In Class:

Unit Test (Includes Chapter 12 & 10)

12/12

Science Content Standards 1 g and i

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New 

In Class:

Introduction to Cellular Respiration

Cell Respiration Lab

Case of Seven Deaths

Enzymes/ ATP/ Anaerobic Respiration vs. Aerobic Respiration

FYI:

Extra Credit Article: Double Life of ATP

Alternate Lesson:

Work on Chapter 9.1 and 9.2 worksheets

Test corrections due by next unit test

12/15

Assignments : Due
 
BFQ-Chapter 9.1Notes Pgs. 220-225 due

Assignments: New

Assign BFQ-Chapter 9.2   due 12/17

 Print out a copy if you wish your own copy Cell Respiration Lab

In Class:

Cell Respiration Lab

Lecture, Cellular Respiration,

 Respiration

Fermentation

Introduction to BTB demo

 review glycolysis, Kreb's and ETC

FYI:

 Extra Credit: Design a cartoon of all three parts of cellular respiration (5 points) due 12/19

12/16

Assignments : Due



In Class:

Cell Respiration Lab

FYI:

Very Detailed Animation of Cellular Respiration

ATP & Respiration: Biology #7

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=00jbG_cfGuQ




12/17

Science Content Standards 1 f and i

Assignments : Due

BFQ-Chapter 9.2 notes  due today

Assignments: New

 BFQ Chapter 8.1 and 8.2   notes pages 200-207 due 1/7

BFQ Chapter 8.3 due1/9

In Class:

Cell Respiration Lab Lab Day



ATP Synthase movie  

Cellular Respiration Song (Black Eyed Peas)

FYI:

Lactic Acid and Training (extra credit article)

 Extra Credit: Design a cartoon of all three parts of cellular respiration (10  points) due today (assigned 1/6/14)

12/18

Assignments : Due  

Assignments: New 

Cell Respiration Lab  Due typed 1/6 Rubric for ADI write ups (except hand done calculations)

In Class:



Data for Respiration Activity

Glycolysis Animation,

TCA Cycle (Krebs)

Electron Transport Chain

FYI:

Cellular Respiration Guided Reading Review Sheets


12/19

Cellular Respiration Quiz

Assignments: New

Unit Test Study Guide for January 15th

Winter Break starts next week School resumes January 6, 2014

Science Content Standards 9A &C

Assignments : Due

In Class:

Introduction to Photosynthesis

FYI:

Photosynthesis: CrashCourse Biology #8

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sQK3Yr4Sc_k

Interactive Animations of Photosynthesis

January 5, 2015

AND WE'RE BACK

Leaf Disk Assay Assay Please print a copy out if you wish your own copy for tomorrow

Assignments: New

In Class:

Photosynthesis continued

Chromatography Activity Demo in class

How to do Leaf Disk Assay,

Photosynthesis

 Lecture: More photosynthesis

Leaf Disk Assay Assay lab demo

Brad Williamson's site great pictures

Unit Test Study Guide for January 14, 2015

FYI:

   Unit Test  (Chapters 8 & 9)

Fall Semester Final Review Guide and Moreand student review

January 6

Assignments:

Cell Respiration Lab   due typed Rubric for ADI write ups (except calculations) late after today, last day to turn in is Monday January 12th.

Assignments : done in class (procedure summary and data table only) Leaf Disk Assay Assay )

Assignments: New

In Class:

Leaf Disc Assay Lab

(alternative lab for absent students: go to: http://www.reading.ac.uk/virtualexperiments/ves/preloader-photosynthesis-full.html and answer the following guiding question “ does light intensity affect rate of photosynthesis” make sure you record the BPM for at least 4 different light distances from the elodea plant, remember the write up goes in your journal using the Rubric for ADI write ups )

FYI:

Fall Semester Final Review Quide and More and student review

January 7

Assignments : Due

BFQ Chapter 8.1 and 8.2  due

Assignments: New

In your journal:Leaf Disk Assay Assay lab results : Rubric for ADI write ups due by Wednesday January 14 (stamped assignment) no late labs will be accepted after Wednesday, no redos.

In Class:

Leaf disk results

Formative Assessment

Photosynthesis Tutorial

FYI:

 Review (all information covered in chapters 8 & 9) Unit Test Study Guide

Fall Semester Final Review Guide and and More student review

3)You may use a 3x5 card only handwritten notes for the final

FYI:

January 8

Photosynthesis Quiz Tomorrow



Overview of Photosynthesis

Photosynthesis Activity

Interactive Animations of Photosynthesis

January 9

Photosynthesis quiz

Fall Semester Final Review and More

Science Content Standards 9 a,b,c,d,

BFQ Chapter 8.3 due

In Class:

Photosynthesis Activity

or

Case Study: Energy Drinks



LAST DAY  ANY EXTRA CREDIT and Lab redos WILL BE ACCEPTED, NO EXCEPTIONS!!!! is MONDAY

Leaf Disc Assay Lab due in journal last day for stamps on Wednesday 1/15

January 12 

 LAST DAY  ANY EXTRA CREDIT and Lab redos WILL BE ACCEPTED, NO EXCEPTIONS!!!!

In Class:

Photosynthesis Activity

or

Case Study: Energy Drinks


January 13

Fall Semester Final Review Guide and More and student review

 Cellular Respiration Photosynthesis wrap up: ppt Comparing Mitochondria and Chloroplasts; review for test

Unit Test Chapters 8& 9 TOMORROW

Unit Test  Review




January 14

Fall Semester Final Review Guide and More and student review

Unit Test Chapters 8& 9

Leaf Disk Assay lab results : Rubric for ADI write ups due by Wednesday January 14 (stamped assignment) no late labs will be accepted after today Wednesday, no redos.

January 15

Fall Semester Final Review Guide and More and student review

 Final Exam Review



 

 

 


January 16

Fall Semester Final Review Guide and More and student review

You may have a HANDWRITTEN 3x5 inch card both sides for the final exam or 1/2 sheet of notebook paper one side only. (no magnifying glass or microscope or other magnifying objects except of course your prescription glasses that you wore all year)

Fall Semester Final Review Guide

January 19

Martin Luther King Holiday

No Classes

 

January 20

Fall Semester Final Review Guide and More and student review

Review Day

Final’s Week

Period A final

Review Day

January 21

Period 1 & 2 Final 

January  22

Period 3 & 4 Final

January 23

Period 5 & 6 Final

2nd semester begins on Tuesday January 27, 2015