CP BIOLOGY ASSIGNMENTS

Biology 2nd Semester 2014

updated 4/3/14

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quiz or test notice

January 27 - March 7, 2014

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

January 27

No Classes

Teacher Work Day












January 28

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

Fall Final Test Corrections (Extra Credit assignment, due last day in February)

   Course Policy signature sheet Parent signatures and email addresses  New Students:  Course Policy Signature Sheet due ASAP

1) Assign Ch 35.1-35.2 take notes, define key concepts and terms , draw a neuron, the brain, label all parts & summary due in journal  due 1/31

In Class:

Homeostasis

Note-taking skills

Biology Success in a Nutshell

New seating charts

Intro to Nervous System

January 29

Physiology Science Content Standard 9 b-d

Assignments : Due

Course Policy signature sheet Parent signatures and email addresses

Assignments: New

In Class:

Nervous System Case Study: Bad Fish Bad Bird



New sense of taste: Fat

FYI:

Nervous System Quiz February 4 Review Sheets for Nervous System 35-2; 35-3

Science Content Standards 9B,D,E

January 30 (Early Release Day, 35 minute class)

Science Content Standards 9C

Assignments: New

Case Study Reflection Assignment 2/6 (rubric)

Make up Assignment for absences for Case Study

In Class:

Case Study Wrap up How to write a reflection

Nervous System, the Senses

Overview of the nervous system and how nerves work and relationship to muscles

animal structure part 1 muscles muscles and movement

FYI:

The Living Body: The Nervous System: Nerves at Work or the Teenage Brain (Frontline) link to online version or Animal Structure dvd part 2

Review Sheets for Nervous System 35-2; 35-3

 Extra Credit (10 points) :
Pick one "sense", Diagram
the input and output of the
sense in the body, show
all parts of the body involved
Explain how that sense 
contributes to homeostasis
Due 2/7 (typed and drawn)

January 31(iPad cart)

Assignments : Due

1) Assign Ch 35.1-.2 ( Cornell notes pgs 897-904), draw a neuron, the brain, label all parts due in journal

Assignments: New

Reflex lab Video due in School Loop or email teacher latest by 2/5 (really like by Monday)

Use Chapter 37-1, draw a diagram of the heart( fig 37-2 , label all parts, show the flow of blood, in and out of the heart, using chapter 37-2 make a table showing all the components of blood, list their functions & summary . Due in journal 2/4

In Class:

Reflex lab

Circulation , Nova Program Heart



 


February 3

Assignments: New

In Class:

Plant "Fast Plants" Mendelian Genetics" (Day 1)

Science Content Standards 9f,g,h,i

Assignments: New

Hemo?

Video: The Living Body- Hormone Messengers (26 min). (#239)

Urinary Tract Video


February 4

Nervous System Quiz today

Assignments : Due

1) using Chapter 37-1, draw a diagram of the heart( fig 37-2 , label all parts, show the flow of blood, in and out of the heart, using chapter 37-2 make a table showing all the components of blood, list their functions & summary . Due in journal

Assignments: New

1) Using the info in Chapter 39, draw a human body outline, mark the glands, create a chart of the glands , identify all the hormones produced by that gland and the targets of the hormone and function in the body & summary due in journal 2/7

Assign: Draw and label  cross-section of kidney

and nephron (fig 38-17) explain the purpose of all the parts. Explain the purpose of dialysis.  Due in journal 2/10

In Class:

UR in Trouble CS

FYI: Kidney /Nephron

February 5

Warning: extra credit Fall Final Test Corrections (regular HW assignment, due 2/28

Science Content Standards 10,a,b

Assignments : Due

Reflex lab Video due in School Loop or email, last day to turn in 2/5

Assignments: New





In Class:

UR in Trouble CS

UR in trouble

lab demo

FYI:

February 6

Science Content Standards 10 c,d,e,f

Assignments : Due

Case Study Reflection Assignment due 2/6 (rubric) How to write a reflection

Assign Ch 38-3 Cornell notes and

Draw and label

cross-section of kidney

and nephron (fig 38-17) explain the purpose of all the parts. Explain the purpose of dialysis & summary .  Due in journal Extra Credit: Senses due today

Assignments: New

UR in Trouble Write-up:due typed 2/12 (alternative assignment for absent students at the bottom of the page).

Reminder all Final Test Corrections (regular HW assignment, due 2/27

In Class:

UR in Trouble Lab

February 7

Assignments : Due

Using the info in Chapter 39, draw a human body outline, mark the glands, create a chart of the glands , identify all the hormones produced by that gland and the targets of the hormone and function in the body & summary ,due in journal 2/7

Assignments: New

In Class:

Thin "Fast Plants"


UR in trouble wrap up, finish Great Glands

Extra Credit Article: Cancer and White Blood Cells due 2/14

February 10

Body Systems Quiz Thursday Endocrine 1, Endocrine 2, Muscle, circulatory, System, Excretion  review sheets for quiz  (be able to identify pictures and state functions)

Assignments : Due 

Draw and label  cross-section of kidney

and nephron (fig 38-17) explain the purpose of all the parts. Explain the purpose of dialysis & summary .  Due in journal 2/10

Assignments: New

Assign Ch. 19-2 and 19-3; viruses, notes only & summary in journal due 2/12

Assign Ch 40: Make a chart with the following column headings:  the different types of pathogens, example disease, transmission method fill out with the info in the chapter; make a chart listing the different types of non-specific and specific immune responses, column headings: cells and chemicals that are involved & summary .  due  in journal 2/13

In Class:

Introduction  Endocrine , Hormone List System

FYI:

Study Guide for Body System Unit Test

February 11

Science Content Standards

1st semester final exam results (test correction points see top of calendar) Homework Assignment due 2/28

In Class:

Case Study: Chemical Eric a true story (Notebook version, download and go to express.smarttech.com to open)

Endocrine , Hormone List System

February 12

Assignments : Due
UR in Trouble due typed

 (assigned 2/6)

Ch. 19-2 and 19-3; viruses, notes & summary only in journal due 2/12

Assignments: New

Case Study Reflection due 2/18(rubric)

How to write a reflection

In Class:

Immune System

Active vs. Passive Immunity

FYI:

Study Guide for Body System Unit Test


February 13

Endocrine, Muscle, Ciruclatory, Excretion Systems Quiz

Assignments : Due

Assign Ch 40: Make a chart with the following column headings:  the different types of pathogens, example disease, transmission method fill out with the info in the chapter; make a chart listing the different types of non-specific and specific immune responses, column headings: cells and chemicals that are involved & summary .  due  in journal

Assignments: New

In Class:

Case Study: Resistance is futile??? (Notebook version, download and go to express.smarttech.com to open)

Crash Course: Immune System

HIV  Viral Life Cycle

NPR Virus Attack

Video: Universe Within:  (Tape 68) Long jump and Video: Universe Within (Mt. Kilimanjaro Climber)

Immune System/ HIV

Video (#193)

FYI:

Study Guide for Body System Unit Test

February 14

(make bee sticks and stake plants)

Study Guide for Body System Unit Test TEST

Assignments : Due



Assignments: New

Review for Unit Test on 2/20



In Class:

Crash Course: Immune System (today's short activity)

Case Study: Resistance is futile??? (rubric) due 2/20 How to write a reflection




February 17

No School: President's Day

 

February 18

Pollinate (Day 16)

Case Study: Chemical Eric a true story (Notebook version, download and go to express.smarttech.com to open)

Case Study Reflection due 2/18(rubric)

How to write a reflection

In Class:

Review for Unit Test

Study Guide for Body System Unit Test TEST

FYI:

3) Review Worksheets: (note pdf files) Immune 1, Immune 3, Digestion Excretion, Muscle




 

February 19 Pollinate?

Assignments : Due 

Assignments: New



In Class:

REVIEW

February 20 Pollinate?

Science Content Standards 2a,b,c,d,e,f

Assignments : Due

Case Study Reflection due 2/20 (HIV)

How to write a reflection

Assignments: New

Test Corrections for Body Systems Unit due next unit test

In Class:



Unit Test: Nervous System, Senses,  Excretory System, Immune System including HIV (Chapter 35-2, 37, 40 and parts of 19)



FYI:

February 21(Rally Schedule)

(ipads) Pollinate?

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

Assign   Chapter 11.4 Focus Questions only + summary due 2/25 in journal


In Class:

Chromonoodles (and yarn meiosis see page 281 in your text book)

Begin Genetics Unit

What is meiosis

Webquest meiosis due 2/26 (you were given a copy in class today if you lose your copy use the link to print a new one for yourself)

Cells Alive Meiosis

Chromonoodles

What is meiosis

Cells Alive Meiosis

Blame it on DNA (youtube)

Meiosis Tutorial

I'm My Own Grandpaw Extra Credit Song

FYI:

February 24

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

Assign 11-1, 11-2:Chapter  Focus Questions only  + summary due 2/28 in journal

Review for quiz  Meiosis Review Sheet

In Class: 

Introduction to Educreations activity- your lab group's take on meiosis, be creative, rubric if you need another copy... due 3/3

Genetics Overview/ Vocabulary and Punnett Squares, monohybrid x's, pedigrees

FYI:

Pictures of Genetic Traits

Myths of Genetic Traits

Review for quiz  Meiosis Review Sheet

February 25 (ipads)

Assignments : Due

Due Today  Assign Chapter 11.4 Focus Questions only + summary due  in journal

Assignments: New

Educreations activity- your lab group's take on meiosis, be creative, rubric if you need another copy... due 3/3 (link on how to use Educreations and Tellagami another free app)

Assign + Chapter 11.3 and 11.5 Questions & summary due in journal and worksheet (given out in class if you lose the sheet here is a link to get another copy) 3/3

In Class:



FYI:

I'm My Own Grandpaw Extra Credit Song due 3/7

February 26 (ipads)

Quiz: Meiosis (meiosis lab quiz)

Science Content Standards 2g, 3a-c

Assignments : Due

Webquest meiosis due 2/26 (you were given a copy in class 2/21 if you lose your copy use the link to print a new one for yourself)

Assignments: New

New Genetics Problems (just for practice)

In Class: Harry Potter

Genetics Review (pdf of Notebook file)

Harry Potter Genetics (PowerPoint #1, #2) if you have never read the books or seen the movies here is a short summary

Wizard of Odds (Background)  Complete: Magic Runs in Families Complex Traits and Hair Colors

Punnett Squares, monohybrid x's, pedigrees

FYI:

Dragon Genetics Extra Credit: Design a Baby Dragon (worksheet) due end of unit

February 27 (ipads) Assembly schedule double 3rd period

Assignments : Due
extra credit final exam test corrections due today

Assignments: New

Assign Chapter 14 chart + summary due  in journal 3/10

In Class:

Harry Potter (cover x-linked traits)

Dihybrid crosses

New Genetics Problems

FYI:



Sex-linked 1, and 2 (challenging)

February 28

Science Content Standards 2g, 3a-c

Assignments : Due

Due Today 11-1, 11-2:Chapter  Focus Questions only + summary due



Assignments: New

New Genetics Problems Monohybrid problems 5-7 Answer Sheet

Quiz Mono hybrid problems 3/5

In Class:

HHMI Genetics Activities- Intro Video

the advantage to carrying Sickle cell trait

practice problems

FYI:

Sex-linked 1, and 2


March 3

Assignments : Due

Educreations meiosis group activity due rubric if you need another copy

Due Today   Assign Chapter 11.3 and 11.5 Focus Questions only + summary due in journal

Assignments: New

Chapter 14 chart due  in journal + summary due 3/10

In Class:

Watch Educreations (Peer Rubric)

HHMI Activity mystery solved

word problems for x-linked and dihybrid crosses

Monsters Genetics

FYI:

Intro Blood (ABO/Rh)

(more ABO details if you're interested)

X-linked, co-dominance and more pedigrees 

March 4 (iPads)

Assignments : Due

Reminder Test Corrections for Body Systems Unit due by next unit test

I'm My Own Grandpaw Extra CreditSong due

Assignments: New

In Class:

iPad Genetics Problem Practice



Practice Problems

FYI:

March 5 (Fine Arts Assembly double 3rd period)

Genetic Quiz #1: Mono Punnett and vocab.

Assignments : Due



Assignments: New

In Class:

Quiz and X-linked traits

FYI:

Great Genetics Site

Optional Tutorials from your textbook:

 Chapter 11 worksheets and voc review (pdf)

Chapter 14 worksheets and voc review (pdf)

March 6

Genetics Unit Study Guide

Assignments : Due

Harry Potter Offspring Activity due

Assignments: New



In Class:

Corn Genetics Introduction

Corn class activity

Google Spreadsheet

Google form to enter data

Practice Problems New Genetics Problems

FYI:

 Good place to practice genetics problems

Intro Blood (ABO/Rh)

(more ABO details if you're interested)

Rh incompatibility

March 7
Genetics Unit Study Guide

Science Content Standards 2g, 3a-c, 7b

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

Corn Post Lab Question How to write a reflection due all handwritten, to be turned in 3/13

In Class:

Corn class activity ,

Google Spreadsheet

Google form to enter data worksheet (just in case you lose yours).

Demo Simulated Blood Typing,

Good place to practice genetics problems

Karotype and Non-disjunction 

Online Animation and Interactive Activity for Karyotyping

Catch-up day/ Review MendelianGenetics1 MendelianGenetics2  AlternateReading  Colorblindness Problem DownSyndrome Problem

March 10- June 13, 2014

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

March 10

Assignments : Due

Due Today  Chapter 14 chart due  in journal

Assignments: New

In Class: Ghost in Your Genes (Why your DNA isn't your destiny
More on Epigenetics:)

FYI:

Extra Credit:  Online Animation and Interactive Activity for Karyotyping then go to Diagnose Genetic Disorders on Chromosomes and write a brief reflection due 3/17 typed (and pasted)

Genetics Unit Study Guide

Practice Problems galores

Review    Cold Spring Harbor/ Genetics

Resources for Meiosis:

Meiosis Practice

March 11

Quiz tomorrow  (x-linked and dihybrid problems)

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

In Class:

Quiz practice

Ghost in Your Genes (Why your DNA isn't your destiny
More on Epigenetics:)

FYI:

Genetics Unit Study Guide

Practice Problems galores

Review    Cold Spring Harbor/ Genetics

Resources for Meiosis:

Meiosis Practice

FYI:

March 12

Quiz: X-linked problems and other Dihybrid crosses

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

In Class:

Practice Problems New Genetics Problems

Review

FYI:

Genetics Unit Study Guide

Practice Problems galore

March 13
Harvest F2 Fast Plants Remove Fast Plants Pods to dry today

 Assignments : Due

Corn activity  Genetics (handwritten) Activity...How to write a reflection Chi Square Help

Assignments: New

In Class:

Review/ practice problems

FYI:

Genetics Unit Study Guide

Practice Problems galores

March 14

(Staff Development Day- No classes)

March 17

Assignments : Due

Extra Credit Due Today  

Assignments: New



In Class:

Sprout F2 today

Review for Unit test


March 18 CAHSEE testing

Period 2: 1:09- 2:07 PM

Period 3: 2:22- 3:10 PM

Sprout F2 today

In Class:



Genetics Unit Test






March 19 (CAHSEE testing)
Per 2 & Per 3 do not meet

Science Content Standards 7a-c, 8a-e

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

Assign chapter 15 focus questions + summary due 3/25

Warning Chapter 15 quiz on March 26 for period 3 and March 27 for Period 2 Study Guide for Ch 15 Quiz

Test Correction Instructions for Genetics due by next unit test

In Class:

What Darwin Never Knew

Link to State Science Framework/Standards

March 20
Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

Assignments: NewFast Plants Formal Lab Write-up (title, abstract, , Hypothesis: Punnett square, results paragraph, chi-square calculation (handwritten is okay), conclusion paragraph, and 2 references due typed 3/28 Fast Plant Formal Lab Rubric Chi-Square Distribution Chart  alternate Chart



Fast Plants Fast Plant Results and Write up

Google Form for Fast Plant Results

Google Spreadsheet for Fast Plants Results

Stickleback Activity



FYI:

March 21 (Mrs. Groch Absent)

Assignments : Due



In Class:

Video: What Darwin Never Knew Hour 2




FYI:

March 24

Pre-lab: Breeding Bunnies due tomorrow in journal

Quiz Thurs on Natural Selection

Assignments: New

Breeding Bunnies  due in journal 4/3

In Class:

Fast plant questions

Introduction to Evolution (evolution survey)

Introduction to Breeding bunnies

March 25Science Content Standards  8a-e

Period 2 meets: 10:45 AM- 12:45 PM

Period 3 meets: 1:25 PM to 2:15 PM

Assignments : Due

Due Today chapter 15 focus questions + summary due

Assignments: New

Breeding Bunnies (tape your graphs into your journal) Extra credit turn in separately into homework box... rest due in journal 3/31

Breeding bunnies

Google form link:

Google Spread Sheet link

FYI:

March 26

Only Period 3 meets 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM



Quiz: Study Guide for Ch 15 Quiz

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

Chapter 16 focus questionspages 833-841 + summary due 3/31

In Class:

Breeding Bunnies continued

Great Transformations



FYI

March 27

Only Period 2 meets 2:20 to 3:10 PM

Quiz: Study Guide for Ch 15 Quiz


Assignments : Due

Due Today 

Assignments: New

Assign general notes Pages 417-422 + summary due in journal on 4/2

In Class:

Breeding Bunnies continued

Great Transformations

FYI:


March 28

Assignments : Due

Formal Lab Write-up (title, abstract, , Hypothesis: Punnett square, results paragraph, chi-square calculation (handwritten is okay), conclusion paragraph, and 2 references due typed Fast Plant Formal Lab Rubric Chi-Square Distribution Chart  alternate Chart

Chi-Square Distribution Chart

Assignments: New

In Class:

Video: Evolution: The Evolutionary Arms Race or Evolution Video: Why Sex 

FYI:

Online Reading: Human Evolution

March 31

Per 2 meets: 10:45 AM-12:45 PM

Per 3: 1:25 PM -2:15 PM

Assignments : Due

Assign focus questions for Chapter 16 & pages 833-841+ summary  due in journal

Breeding Bunnies due today (tape Excel graphs into your journal). Extra credit turn in separately into homework box

Assignments: New



In Class:

Human Evolution PPT

Comparing Primate Skeletons

 Becoming Human

April 1

Only Per 3 meets 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Assignments : Due

Due Today  

Assignments: New

In Class:

Human Evolution Becoming Human

Neat Web Site: Becoming Human (check out the 3-D skulls, they rotate)

FYI:

April 2
Science Content Standards 7a-c, 8a-e, 6g

Only Per 2 meets today 2:20- 3:10 PM

Assignments : Due

Assign general notes Pages 417-422 + summary due in journal

Assignments: New

Assign general Notes Pages 435-440 + summary  due 4/8

Lengthy Relationships  conclusion questions, analysis due in journal  due 4/9 (graphs to complete assignment (html) or (doc)

In Class:

Link to Google Form

Link to Google Spreadsheet

Basics to working with Spreadsheets

Lengthy Relationships '

Lab Introduction and Instructions for Lengthy Relationships & How Tall were They

FYI:

April 3 (Early Release Day 35 minute class?)

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

In Class:

Lengthy relationships part 2 and introduction to Hominid evolution

Lab Introduction and Instructions for Lengthy Relationships & How Tall were They

Footsteps in Time

Laetoli Footprint out if you want your own copy out if you want your own copys

Laetoli Trackways Diagram

( make sure you include a Lucy's height from the foot vs. height and stride walking vs. height graphs showing Lucy's height, plaster cast foot heights and , post lab questions due in journal 4/9 ) (lucy's height)


April 4

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

Lengthy relationships Footsteps in Time due in journal 4/9

In Class:

Footsteps in Time (additional information: Laetoli topo 1, Laetoli topo 2, southern track topo, questions



FYI:

Study Guide for Chapter 16 & pages 833-841 Quiz

Related links
Video: Quest: Finding Darwin; Chasing Beetles

April 7

Upcoming Quiz 4/10 on reading assignments since last quiz

Study Guide for Chapter 16 & pages 833-841 Quiz

Assignments : Due

Extra Credit: A Tree full of Ancestors online, answer the questions on this sheet 

Assignments: New

Who came before Lucy activity reflection due 4/11

Reminder: Lengthy Relationships  conclusion questions, analysis due in journal  due 4/17 (graphs to complete assignment (html) or (doc)

In Class:

Finish up Footprints.

FYI:


April 8

Assignments : Due

Notes Pages 435-440 + summary due

Assignments: New

Reminder: Lengthy Relationships  conclusion questions, analysis due in journal  due 4/9 (graphs to complete assignment (html) or (doc)

Lab Introduction and Instructions for Lengthy Relationships & How Tall were They



In Class: Who came before Lucy activity

FYI:

Extra Credit Due  4/23 pages 833-841 read and do A Tree full of Ancestors online, answer the questions on this sheet  due turn into metal bin

April 9

Assignments : Due

Lengthy Relationships  conclusion questions, analysis due in journal  due (graphs to complete assignment (html) or (doc)

general Notes Pages 435-440 + summary  due

Footsteps in Time due in journal today

Footsteps in Time measurements and post lab questions due in journal
Assignments: New

 Hominid Skull Activity: (you need to print out if you lose the copy I give out in class)

In Class:

 Evolution of Dogs

FYI:

Review unit test next week Evolution Unit Test Study Guide

April 10

Ch 16 Quiz

Assignments : Due

 Assignments: New

Evolution Unit Test Study Guide

Review Sheets for Unit Test

In Class: 

Introduction to Hominin Skull Lab (ppt)
Hominid Skull Activity

FYI:


April 11

Science Content Standards 5d

Assignments : Due

Who came before Lucy activity How to write a reflection reflection due 4/11

Assignments: New

How to write a reflection on Evolution: Reflect on what you learned in this unit about evolution. Include information from your reading, the videos, and the lab activities. Due Thursday 4/24

In Class:

Hominid Skull Activity due in journal on 4/21

Neat Web Site: Becoming Human (check out the 3-D skulls, they rotate)

Fossil Horses in Cyberspace

FYI:

New Homind Species Red Deer Cave People?

Evolutionary Evidence that birds descended from dinosaurs

April 14

Spring Break

April 15

Spring Break

April 16

Spring Break

April 17

Spring Break

April 18

Spring Break

April 21

STAR testing schedule: Period 2: 10:30-11:15 Period 3: 11:20-12:05

Science Content Standards 5d

Assignments : DueHominid Skull Activity (turn in sheet)Hominid Skull Activity

Assignments: New

Evolution Unit Test Study Guide

In class:

In Class:

Video: Inner Fish (Episode 1)

Neat Web Site: Becoming Human (check out the 3-D skulls, they rotate)

Fossil Horses in Cyberspace

FYI:

10th Grade Blueprint out if you want your own copy out if you want your own copy

What will be on the NCLB/Life Science Test Blueprint out if you want your own copy out if you want your own copy (2006)


April 22 (make gels for DNA lab)

STAR testing schedule:

Period 2: 10:40-12:35 Period 3: 1:15-3:10

In Class:

Hour 1: Video: Evolution Great Transformations or Evolution of the Eye (to see whole program in sections)

Hour 2: Work time & Review for exam Evolution Unit Test Study Guide

Extra Credit Due Today pages 833-841 read and do A Tree full of Ancestors online, answer the questions on this sheet  due turn into metal bin



FYI:


April 23

STAR testing schedule: No class today


April 24

STAR testing schedule: Period 2: 10:40-12:35 Period 3: 1:15-3:10

Reflection on Evolution due (see 4/11)

Assignments: New

Assign  Focus Question for pages 354-360 due 4/29

Focus Question for pages 318-333 due 5/13 in journal

In Class:

Hour 1:

Evolution Unit Test 

Hour 2:

Introduction to DNA technology

Instructions PPT

DNA Scissors

DNA goes to the Races

please print out if you want your own copy out. 

Introduction to Biotechnology/ Equipment and practice

Biotech tools

Crime scene lab powerpoint

Crime scene instructions powerpoint

April 25 (Day of Silence)

STAR testing schedule:

No class today


April 28

(make practice gels)

Assignments: New

DNA Scissors

DNA goes to the Races

due in journal 5/5

please print out if you want your own copy out. 

Introduction to Biotechnology/ Equipment and practice

Biotech tools

Crime scene lab powerpoint

Crime scene instructions powerpoint


April 29

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

Assign  Focus Question for pages 354-360 due 4/29

Focus Question for pages 318-333 due 5/8 in journal

Pre-lab Crime Scene Day 1 prelab questions  (Read through lesson 1and lesson 2, make check list procedure of lesson 2 for tomorrow

Modified Procedure  2012

Crime Scene

Gels and Electrophoresis

Practicing bio techniques for lab


April 30

In  Class:

Crime Scene Day 1

Crime Scene, (prelab questions) Digestion of DNA


Alternative Assignment for Absent Students missing lab days

Assignments: New

Due tomorrow prelab Day 2 prelab questionsCrime Scene:

Alternative Assignment for Absent Students missing lab days

In Class:

Digestion of DNA

The tools of  biotechnology

classwork time after

FYI:

The Embarrassing History of Eugenics in the US

May 1

Assignments : Due

Due Today  prelab Day 2 prelab questionsCrime Scene: Run gels, FAST BLAST stain

Assignments: New

Focus Question for pages 318-333 due 5/8 in journal

print out if you want your own copy out Semi-log paper  and data table and questionfor tomorrow

In Class:
 
: Run gels, FAST BLAST stain

Video: Forensics on Trial

May 2

Assignments : Due

Science Content Standards 6a, 8b, I&Ek

Assignments: New

Results of Crime Scene, Write up (sample graph & gel).. due 5/9 How to write a reflection

In Class:  Crime scene results and assignment

In Class:

Lab write up and  biotech continuted

What are PCR/STRs

Lecture: what are STRs 

FYI:

Biotechnology Test Study Guide

Podcast on DNA Fingerprint copying/Profiling

May 5 Science Content Standards 6a


Assignments : Due

DNA Scissors/DNA goes to the Races in journal

In Class:

Lab write up and  biotech continuted

Video OJ Simpson case  (tape 101)

Updated Video from BBC

Podcast on DNA Fingerprint ing/Profiling

May 6

Assignments : Due

Assign  Focus Question for pages 354-360 due 5/8

Assignments: New

In Class:



Video OJ Simpson case  (tape 101)

Updated Video from BBC

Podcast on DNA Fingerprint ing/Profiling

May 7

  Discuss video 

Podcast on DNA Fingerprinting/Profiling

Review

Article Activity on DNA technology

May 8

Focus Question for pages 318-333 due 5/8 in journal

Article Activity on DNA technology

Biotechnology Test Study Guide

May 9

Due Today  Crime Scene, Write upHow to write a reflection

sample graph & gel

Biotech Quiz/Test Monday Biotechnology Test Study Guide

Article Activity on DNA technology (wrap up if didn't finish yesterday)

FYI:




May 12 (Mrs. Groch at ISEF)
 Short Biotech Qu/est

Science Content Standards 6a

Assignments: New

Unit How to write a reflection instead of test due 5/19

Chapter 18: take  notes and answer the following questions: How are organisms named? What are shared derived characteristics? What is a cladogram? Draw an example cladogram, label shared derived characteristics. What are the three domains? List descriptions and characteristics of all three. DUE 5/19

In Class:



Classification and Diversity Unit

Lecture PPT of Animal Diversity (14 MB)


May 13(Mrs. Groch at ISEF)

print out if you want your own copy out if you want your own copy out and bring to class tomorrow : What are dichotomous keys? Activity

Assign Chapter 18: take  notes and answer the following questions: How are organisms named? What are shared derived characteristics? What is a cladogram? Draw an example cladogram, label shared derived characteristics. What are the three domains? List descriptions and characteristics of all three. DUE 5/19

In Class:

What are dichotomous keys? Activity due 5/19 in journal includes "going further tree and explanation"

Dichotomous Key PPT and Instructions for Lab activity

Classification Tutorial

Begin Classification and Diversity Unit


May 14 (Mrs. Groch at ISEF)

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

Assign Unit reflection on the origin of animals due 5/19 (instead of quiz/test). What did you learn from your reading, lecture ppt, videos, what is the purpose of cladograms and phylogenetic trees, include citations and references must be typed

In Class:

Shape of Life/Life on the Flatworms (journal notes: evolution, structure, behavior) (note if you are absent you can find these episodes in several parts on YouTube)

Lecture PPT of Animal Diversity (14 MB

What did T-Rex Taste Like Activity

(extra credit) do the t-rex activity, type up the questions and turn in

May 15 (Mrs. Groch at ISEF)

Shape of Life:/Echinoderms (journal notes: evolution, structure, behavior) (on YouTube, in several parts)



Evolutionary Evidence that birds descended from dinosaurs










May 16 (Mrs. Groch at ISEF) (Extended Lunch)

Shape of Life: Bones, Brawn & Brains (journal notes, evolution, structure, behavior) (on YouTube in several parts)




May 19

Due today:

What are dichotomous keys? Activity due 5/19 in journal includes "going further tree and explanation"

Assign Unit reflection on the origin of animals due 5/19 How to write a reflection (instead of quiz/test). What did you learn from your reading, lecture ppt, videos, what is the purpose of cladograms and phylogenetic trees, include citations and references, must be typed

Introduction to Ecology Unit

Begin Ecology Unit

Pre-assessment Test




May 20 (iPad cart)

Assignments: New

Assign Notes Chapter 4 due in journal due May 28

Assign  Notes Chapter 5 due in journal due 5/30

Assign Notes Chapter 6 due in journal June 2



In Class:

Lesson 1

Biodiversity Project




May 21 (iPad cart)
Science Content Standards 6 b,c,d,e,f,g

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

Assign Notes Chapter 4 due in journal due May 28 (with summaries for each section)

Assign  Notes Chapter 5 due in journal due 5/30 (with summaries for each section)

Assign Notes Chapter 6 due in journal June 2 (with summaries for each section)

In Class:

Lesson 2

Biodiversity Project


May 22
(iPad)

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

In Class:

Lesson 3

Biodiversity Project



FYI:


May 23 (Mrs. Groch Absent)

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

Assign  Notes Chapter 5 due in journal due 5/30

In Class:

VIDEO TBD

May 26
Memorial Day/ No School

May 27

Meet in class first then go to S1 lab

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

In Class:

Meet in class first then go to Library

In Class:

Lesson 4

Biodiversity Project

FYI:

Begin Reviewing for Final Exam chemistry, ecology

Final Study Guide

May 28

Assignments : Due

 Notes Chapter 4 due in journal due today

Assignments: New

In Class:

Lesson 5

Biodiversity Project

May 29

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

In Class:

Lesson 6

Biodiversity Project



FYI:

Reviewing for Final Exam Cellular Respiration/ Photosynthesis

Final Study Guide

May 30 iPad cart

Assignments : Due

Assign  Notes Chapter 5 due in journal today

Assignments: New

Assign Notes Chapter 6 due in journal June 3

Take Home Quiz THIS LINK (file name ecologytakeathomequiz)only (remember you can use your journal and textbook only, write your justifications and your references, you cannot talk to anyone or use the internet) DUE 6/3

In Class:

California Biodiversity Action Plan & Rubrics

Biodiversity Project



FYI:

Reviewing for Final Exam Cells and Nucleic Acids/Central Dogma

Final Study Guide

REMINDER:
START REVIEWING FOR
FINAL EXAM, REVIEW
LAB JOURNAL, LABS,
READING NOTES

June 2 (BYOD... couldn't get a cart or computer lab)
(last day to turn in late, or redone, or extra credit work)

Assignments : Due



Notes Chapter 6 due

Assignments: New

Take Home Quiz THIS LINK (file name ecologytakeathomequiz) (remember you can use your journal and textbook only, show justifications and references...you cannot talk to anyone or use the internet) DUE Tomorrow

In Class:

(BYOD)

California Biodiversity Action Plan & Rubrics

Biodiversity Project



FYI:

Reviewing for Final Exam Biotechnology

June 3

Assignments : Due

Turn in Peer Review & Action Plan by the end of the period

Short ecology Unit Quiz/Test DUE TODAY or you will take test today in class... no notes or book.

Assignments: New

In Class:

Peer Review & Presentations

California Biodiversity Action Plan & Rubrics

Biodiversity Project

Final Study Guide





 

 

June 4

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

In Class:

Life video

Review for final exam

Final Study Guide

FYI:

Reviewing for Final Exam Meiosis and Genetics

 Final Exam Information: Yes it covers the whole year and you may have a 3x5" card both sides or one side of 1/2 a sheet of notebook paper (handwritten only no magnifying glasses)

June 5

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

In Class:

Review for final exam

Final Study Guide

FYI:

Reviewing for Final Exam Plants and Body Systems Reviewing for Final Exam Evolution

2nd Semester Notes Summary

June 6
Rally Schedule (Optional After School Rally School Ends 2:05)



 Final exam review

 

June 9

2nd Semester Notes Summary

Final's Week

June 10
Final's Week

Period 2 final

June 11
Final's Week

Period 3l

June 12

Final's Week

Last Day of School

June 13
Graduation