CP BIOLOGY ASSIGNMENTS

Biology 2nd Semester 2015

updated 2/11/2015

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quiz or test notice

January 26 - March 6, 2015

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

January 26

No Classes

Teacher Work Day












January 27

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 1/30

In Class:

Homeostasis

Note-taking skills

Biology Success in a Nutshell

New seating charts

Intro to Nervous System

January 28

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


January 29

Assignments: New

Case Study Reflection Assignment 2/5(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 2/6 (typed and drawn)

January 30(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 Educreations Video latest by 2/4 (really like by Monday) (class code will be given out in class)

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 2/3

In Class:

Reflex lab

Circulation , Nova Program Heart



 


February 2 (iPad Cart)

In Class:

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

Science Content Standards 9f,g,h,i

Assignments: New

Finish and make sure your video is visible on educreations

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

Urinary Tract Video


February 3(iPad)

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 2/6

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:

wrap up Educreations Finish and make sure your video is visible on educreations

FYI: Kidney /Nephron

February 4

Nervous System Quiz today

Warning: extra credit Fall Final Test Corrections (regular HW assignment, due 2/27

Assignments : Due

Reflex lab Educreations Video last day to turn in 2/4

Assignments: New

In Class:

Educreations Presentations, Peer Review due 2/6

Introduction to:

UR in Trouble CS

UR in trouble



FYI:

February 5

Science Content Standards 10 c,d,e,f

Assignments : Due

Case Study Reflection Assignment due 2/5 (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 2/9 in journal Extra Credit: Senses due today

Assignments: New

UR in Trouble Write-up:due in journal 2/11 (alternative assignment for absent students at the bottom of the page).

Reminder all Final Test Corrections (regular HW assignment, due 2/26

In Class:

UR in Trouble Lab Results

February 6

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 2/6

Assignments: New

In Class:

Thin "Fast Plants"


UR in trouble wrap up, finish Great Glands

Extra Credit Article: Cancer and White Blood Cells due 2/13

February 9

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 2/9

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 2/12

In Class:

Introduction  Endocrine , Hormone List System

FYI:

Study Guide for Body System Unit Test

February 10

Science Content Standards

1st semester final exam results (test correction points see top of calendar) Homework Assignment due 2/27

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 11 (Assembly Schedule)

Assignments : Due
UR in Trouble due in journal Results

 (assigned 2/5)



Assignments: New

Chemical Eric

Case Study Reflection due 2/18(rubric)



In Class:



FYI:

Study Guide for Body System Unit Test


February 12

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 2/12  in journal

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

Assignments: New

In Class:

Immune System

Active vs. Passive Immunity



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 13

(make bee sticks and stake plants)

Study Guide for Body System Unit Test TEST

Assignments : Due



Assignments: New

Review for Unit Test on 2/19



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 16

No School: President's Day

 

February 17

Pollinate (Day 16)



In Class:

More on the Immune Systems

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 18

Assignments : Due

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

Assignments: New



In Class:

REVIEW

February 19 Pollinate?

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

Assignments : Due

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 20 (Rally Schedule)

(ipads) Pollinate?

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

Assign   Chapter 11.4 Focus Questions only + summary due 2/24 in journal


In Class:

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

Begin Genetics Unit

What is meiosis

Webquest meiosis due 2/25 (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 23

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

Assign 11-1, 11-2:Chapter  Focus Questions only  + summary due 2/27 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 3/2

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 24 (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 3/2 (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) 3/2

In Class:

FYI:

I'm My Own Grandpaw Extra Credit Song due 3/6

February 25 (ipads)

Quiz: Meiosis (meiosis lab quiz)

Science Content Standards 2g, 3a-c

Assignments : Due

Webquest meiosis due 2/25 (you were given a copy in class 2/20 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 26 (ipads)

Assignments : Due
extra credit final exam test corrections due today

Assignments: New

Assign Chapter 14 chart + summary due  in journal 3/9

In Class:

Monster Genetics Activity

Harry Potter (cover x-linked traits)

Dihybrid crosses

New Genetics Problems

FYI:

Sex-linked 1, and 2 (challenging)

February 27

Assignments : Due

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

Harry Potter Genetics Harry Potter Offspring Activity due

Assignments: New

New Genetics Problems Monohybrid problems 5-7 Answer Sheet

Quiz Mono hybrid problems 3/4

In Class:

HHMI Genetics Activities- Intro Video

the advantage to carrying Sickle cell trait

practice problems

FYI:

Sex-linked 1, and 2


March 2

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 3/9

In Class:

Watch Educreations (Peer Rubric)

HHMI Sickle Cell Activity

HHMI Activity mystery solved

word problems for x-linked and dihybrid crosses

FYI:

Intro Blood (ABO/Rh)

(more ABO details if you're interested)

X-linked, co-dominance and more pedigrees 

March 3 (iPads)

Assignments : Due

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

I'm My Own Grandpaw Extra Credit Song due

Assignments: New

In Class:

SickleCellActivity wrap up

iPad Genetics Problem Practice



Practice Problems

FYI:

March 4

Genetic Quiz #1: Mono Punnett and vocab.

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

HHMI Sickle Cell Activity due in journal (questions 1-10) due Friday

In Class:

HHMI Sickle Cell Activity wrap up

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 5

Genetics Unit Study Guide

Assignments : Due



Assignments: New

Mendelian Fast Plant ADI 16 due in journal 3/9 also answer check out questions

In Class:

Laptops: ADI Lab 16: MendelianGenetics Fast Plant interactive problems (note if try this activity at home Java security problems need to go to Java instructions to add exception safe site see instructions here: https://www.java.com/en/download/help/java_blocked.xml )



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 6
Genetics Unit Study Guide

Assignments : Due

HHMI Sickle Cell Activity questions 1-10 due in journal

Assignments: New

In Class:

Fast Plant genetics Wrap-up finish Sickle Cell Activity



Extra Credit Article Reflection: Epigenetics and Survivors of the Holocaust due by 3/17

Good place to practice genetics problems

Karotype and Non-disjunction 

Online Animation and Interactive Activity for Karyotyping

Good Review Materials MendelianGenetics1 MendelianGenetics2  AlternateReading  Colorblindness Problem DownSyndrome Problem

March 9- June 11, 2015

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

March 9

Assignments : Due

Mendelian Fast Plant ADI 16 due in journal 3/9 also answer check out questions

Due Today  Chapter 14 chart due  in journal

Assignments: New



In Class:

Demo Simulated Blood Typing,

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 10

Quiz tomorrow  (x-linked and dihybrid problems)

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

In Class:

Quiz practice

Practice Problems

Dihybrid, X-linked, Blood problems

FYI:

Genetics Unit Study Guide

Practice Problems galores

Review    Cold Spring Harbor/ Genetics

Resources for Meiosis:

Meiosis Practice

FYI:

March 11

Quiz: X-linked problems and other Dihybrid crosses

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

In Class:

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

Practice Problems New Genetics Problems

Review

FYI:

Genetics Unit Study Guide

Practice Problems galore

March 12
Harvest F2 Fast Plants Remove Fast Plants Pods to dry today

 Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

In Class:

Review/ practice problems

FYI:

Genetics Unit Study Guide

Practice Problems galores

March 13

(Staff Development Day- No classes)

March 16

Assignments : Due

Extra Credit Due Today  

Assignments: New



In Class:

Sprout F2 today

Review for Unit test

Extra Credit Article Reflection: Epigenetics and Survivors of the Holocaust due by 3/17


March 17 (CAHSEE testing)

Period 3 meets today

Assignments: New

Assign chapter 15 focus questions + summary due 3/24

In Class:

Hour 1:

Genetics Unit Test



In Class:

What Darwin Never Knew

Link to State Science Framework/Standards

March 18 (CAHSEE testing)

Period 4 meets today (see March 17th for agenda)

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

Assign chapter 15 focus questions + summary due 3/24

Warning Chapter 15 quiz coming up Study Guide for Ch 15 Quiz

Test Correction Instructions for Genetics due by next unit test


March 19
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 3/27 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

March 20

Assignments : Due



In Class:

Video: What Darwin Never Knew




FYI:

March 23

Quiz Wednesday on Natural Selection

Assignments: New

Breeding Bunnies (beans and NetLogo) due in journal 3/26

In Class:

Fast plant questions

Introduction to Evolution (evolution survey)

Introduction to Breeding bunnies

March 24

Assignments : Due

Due Today chapter 15 focus questions + summary due

Assignments: New

Breeding Bunnies (hand draw or tape your graphs into your journal) Extra credit turn in separately into homework box... rest due in journal 3/26

Breeding bunnies

Google form link:

Google Spread Sheet link

FYI:

March 25

Quiz: Study Guide for Ch 15 Quiz

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

Chapter 16 focus questionspages 833-841 + summary due 3/30

In Class:

Breeding Bunnies continued

Great Transformations



FYI

March 26


Assignments : Due

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

Assignments: New

Assign general notes Pages 417-422 + summary due in journal on 4/1

In Class:

Breeding Bunnies continued

Great Transformations

FYI:


March 27 (Mrs. Groch Absent)

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 30

Assignments : Due

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



Assignments: New

In Class:

Rock Pocket Mouse Activity:

Molecular Genetics of Color Mutations in Rock Pocket Mice

March 31

Assignments : Due

Due Today  

Assignments: New

In Class:

Natural Selection in Rock Pocket Mice

FYI:

April 1

Assignments : Due

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

Assignments: New

Assign general Notes Pages 435-440 + summary  due 4/14

In Class:

Rock Pocket Mice activities

April 2 (Early Release Day, 35 min classes) ???

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

In Class:

Rock Pocket Mice activities


April 3

Assignments : Due

Rock pocket packet

Assignments: New

In Class:

Evolution of Dogs

, turn in your Rock Pocket Sheets



FYI:

Study Guide for Chapter 16 & pages 833-841 Quiz

Related links
Video: Quest: Finding Darwin; Chasing Beetles

April 6 Spring Break

April 7 Spring Break

April 8 Spring Break

April 9 Spring Break

April 10 Spring Break

April 13

Upcoming Quiz 4/16 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

In Class:

Human Evolution PPT

Comparing Primate Skeletons

Human Evolution Becoming Human

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

FYI:

April 14

Assignments : Due

Notes Pages 435-440 + summary due

Assignments: New



In class:

Introduction to Hominin Skull Lab (ppt)
Hominid Skull Activity

FYI:

Extra Credit Due  4/22 pages 833-841 read and do A Tree full of Ancestors online, answer the questions on this sheet  due turn into homework bin

April 15

Assignments : Due

general Notes Pages 435-440 + summary  due

 Hominid Skull Activity: (you need to print out if you lose the copy I gave out in class) due end of class

In Class:

wrap up hominin skull activity

start:

Who came before Lucy activity handwritten reflection due 4/17

Hominin time

FYI:

Review unit test next week Evolution Unit Test Study Guide


April 16

Ch 16 Quiz

Assignments : Due

 Assignments: New

Evolution Unit Test Study Guide

Review Sheets for Unit Test

In Class: 

Who came before Lucy activity handwritten reflection due 4/17

FYI:

April 17

Assignments : Due

Who came before Lucy activity How to write a reflection reflection due 4/17

Assignments: New

In Class:

Review for test next week

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 20 (regular Schedule)

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 21 (make gels for DNA lab)

CAASSP testing (Period 3 meets 1:15 to 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 homework bin



FYI:


April 22

CAASSP testing (Period 4 meets 8:30 to 10:25 AM)

see 4/21 for agenda

April 23 CAASSP testing (Period 3 meets 1:15 to 3:10)

Assignments: New

Assign  Focus Question for pages 354-360 due 4/27 (P.3) 4/28 (P.4)

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

DNA Scissors & DNA goes to the Races due 4/30 (P.3) 5/1 (P.4)

In Class:

Hour 1:

Evolution Unit Test 

Hour 2:

Introduction to DNA technology

Assignments: New

Introduction to Biotechnology/ Equipment and practice

Biotech tools

Crime scene lab powerpoint

Crime scene instructions powerpoint

Instructions PPT

DNA Scissors

DNA goes to the Races

please print out if you lose the copy given out in class.

Introduction to Biotechnology/ Equipment and practice

Biotech tools

Crime scene lab powerpoint

Crime scene instructions powerpoint

April 24

CAASSP testing (Period 4 meets 8:30 to 10:25 AM)

see 4/23 for agenda


April 27 CAASSP testing (Period 3 meets 1:15 to 3:10)

(make practice gels)

Hour 1:

Assignments : Due

Assign  Focus Question for pages 354-360 due 4/27 Period 3, 4/28 Period 4

Assignments: New

Focus Question for pages 318-333 due 5/7in 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

Hour 2:

In Class:

Digestion of DNA

Crime Scene Day 1

Crime Scene, (prelab questions) Digestion of DNA


Alternative Assignment for Absent Students missing lab days

April 28 CAASSP testing (Period 4 meets 8:30 to 10:25 AM)



(see 4/27 for agenda)

April 29 (regular schedule)

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

print out if you lost the one given out in class Semi-log paper  and data table and questionfor tomorrow

In Class:
 
: Run gels, FAST BLAST stain

Video: Forensics on Trial

Assignments: New

Due tomorrow prelab Day 2 prelab questionsCrime Scene:

Alternative Assignment for Absent Students missing lab days



The tools of  biotechnology

classwork time after

FYI:

Extra Credit: Reflection on

The Embarrassing History of Eugenics in the US due May 6

April 30 CAASSP testing (Period 3 meets 1:15 to 3:10)

Assignments : Due

DNA Scissors & DNA goes to the Races worksheets

Assignments: New

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

Hour 1:

In Class:
 Results of Crime Scene, Write up (sample graph & gel).. due 5/7
How to write a reflection

In Class:  Crime scene results and assignment

Hour 2

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

Video: Forensics on Trial

May 1 CAASSP testing (Period 4 meets 8:30 to 10:25 AM)

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

see 4/30 for agenda

May 4
Assignments : Due

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 5

Assignments : Due

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

Assignments: New

In Class:

Video OJ Simpson case  (tape 101)

Updated Video from BBC

Podcast on DNA Fingerprint ing/Profiling

May 6

  Discuss video 

Podcast on DNA Fingerprinting/Profiling

Review

Article Activity on DNA technology

FYI: Extra Credit: Reflection on

The Embarrassing History of Eugenics in the US due May 6

May 7

Due Today  Crime Scene, Write upHow to write a reflection

Article Activity on DNA technology

Biotechnology Test Study Guide

May 8
 Short Biotech Qu/est





Article Activity on DNA technology discussion if time

FYI:

May 11

Science Content Standards 6a

Assignments: New

Unit reflection instead of test due 5/18

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 5/18

In Class:



Classification and Diversity Unit

Lecture PPT of Animal Diversity (14 MB)


May 12

print out if you lost the copy handed out in class 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 5/18

In Class:

What are dichotomous keys? Activity due 5/18 in journal includes "going further tree and explanation"

Dichotomous Key PPT and Instructions for Lab activity

Classification Tutorial

Begin Classification and Diversity Unit


May 13

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

Assign Unit reflection on the origin of animals due 5/18 (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 14

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



Evolutionary Evidence that birds descended from dinosaurs










May 15 (Extended Lunch)

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




May 18

Due today:

What are dichotomous keys? Activity due 5/18 in journal includes "going further tree and explanation"

Assign Unit reflection on the origin of animals due 5/18 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 19 (iPad cart)

Assignments: New

Assign Notes Chapter 4 due in journal due May 27

Assign  Notes Chapter 5 due in journal due 5/29

Assign Notes Chapter 6 due in journal June 1



In Class:

Lesson 1

Biodiversity Project




May 20 (Assembly Schedule)

(iPad cart)


Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

Assign Notes Chapter 4 due in journal due May 27 (with summaries for each section)

Assign  Notes Chapter 5 due in journal due 5/29 (with summaries for each section)

Assign Notes Chapter 6 due in journal June 1 (with summaries for each section)

In Class:

Lesson 2

Biodiversity Project


May 21
(iPad)

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

In Class:

Lesson 3

Biodiversity Project



FYI:

Extra Credit Article: Gulf Oil spill 5 years later

May 22

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

Assign  Notes Chapter 5 due in journal due 5/29

In Class:

VIDEO TBD

May 25
Memorial Day/ No School

May 26

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 27

Assignments : Due

 Notes Chapter 4 due in journal due today

Assignments: New

In Class:

Lesson 5

Biodiversity Project

May 28

Assignments : Due

Assignments: New

In Class:

Lesson 6

Biodiversity Project



FYI:

Reviewing for Final Exam Cellular Respiration/ Photosynthesis

Final Study Guide

May 29 iPad cart

Assignments : Due

Assign  Notes Chapter 5 due in journal today

Assignments: New

Assign Notes Chapter 6 due in journal June 2

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 6/2

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 1 (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 2

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 3

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 4

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 5
Rally Schedule (Optional After School Rally School Ends 2:05)



 Final exam review

 

June 8

2nd Semester Notes Summary

Final's Week

June 9
Final's Week


June 10
Final's Week

Period 3 and Period 4 final

June 11

Final's Week

Last Day of School

June 12
Graduation