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In Class Today
Homework Due on:
1. Go over test (in case I made mistakes!).
2. Celebration of all your hard work and a nature walk :)
See you all at graduation !!!
Pig Dissection
Fri 30
Tues 27
Immune/endocrine test- LAST ONE!
Thurs 29
NO HW- please bring in your textbooks and lab books to turn in! Also any borrowed books. Please remove all stickies from texts.
Tues 20
1.BLOOD DRIVE- check the schedule.
2.Per 3- meet in courtyard weather permitting- you will do any finish work on presentation or study for the last test.
Thurs 22, Fri 23
Study for test
Mon 19
1. Wrap up projects first half of class
2. 2-3 presentations
Tues 20
1. Study for the immune/endocrine test
2. BLOOD DRIVE TOMORROW- check the schedule. First group please get down there early to receive instructions.
Fri 16
1. Finalize patient records
2. Make summary sheet- these will be handed out to all class members
3. Be sure your resources page is complete. No citations are needed, just a bibliography.
Mon 19
Read over your patient profile and practice "presenting" to a family member- have them grade you on the rubric for that part. Presentations will begin Monday.
Thurs 15
Work on project in class
Fri 16
1.Continue creating visits and referrals and lab tests, etc.
2. Get to where you can diagnose and begin to treat patient
Begin disease project
Thurs 15
1.Have 3 resources researched (one should be a "print" source- recommend the Merck manual or Physician's Desk Reference)
2. Patient background/profile planned as well as how they ended up in your care
3. Find forms to use and create some of your own ( do not do all downloads- modify, especially the "checkup visit" form)
4. Begin filling in information, particularly the 1st visit forms.
Tues 6 and Friday 9
1. AP Exam Prep
2. Go over Evolution exam
STUDY FOR THE AP EXAM :) GOOD LUCK!! Take a deep breath, make you answers easy to find (remember our hint sheet!) and you will do fine! View the recent videos again.
Report to the Flex room by 8am Monday.
Fri 2
1. AP Exam practice questions
Mon 5: Preparing for the AP Exam
1. View Scale, concepts and representations:
2. View Using Math
3. View Analysis and evaluation of data:
4. View AP Bio Labs - Part 1 and view AP Bio Labs - Part 2
Mon 28 and Tues 29
1. Go over tests
2. Review Evolution chapters
Tues, Wed, Thurs
Prepare for evolution test for Thurs.
Mon 14
Tues 15
1.View this Bozman video on Scientific Explanations & Theories
practice with the Big Ideas. There are places to quickly pause and try a question with its choices or think through, jot down ideas for the essay examples, then listen to his explanations. This is great prep for the exam

2. View his video on homeostasis.

3. View his video on organ systems

4. View his video on genetic drift.
Fri 4/11
1. Muscle contraction review
2. Endocrine system: feedback in Calcium, insulin and glucose
Mon 14
Nervous/senses exam
here is Bozman video on nervous system to help review.
Mon 4/7
1. Correct HW
2. Senses: hear and see
3. Muscle contraction
3. Review for test
Tues, Wed, Thurs
Study for test- come with questions.
Fri 4/4
Genetic test
Mon 4/7
DO the immune system HW
1. review synaptic transmission
2. review muscle contraction
3. Review Humoral (adaptive) immune response and cellular response
4. View how antibodies are made
Thurs 4/3
1. Last question on test?
2. Wrap up Hardy Weinburg lab
3. Review immune system and muscle contraction
Fri 4/4
Genetic exam review
Tues 4/1
Review continued and practice problems
Thurs 4/3
1. Continue Genetic exam review
2. View these animations: Adaptive immune response
Cytotoxic T cell response
The immune response ( this puts it all together)
Muscle contraction
Action Potential and muscle contraction
Mon 3/31
1. Go over worksheet problems
2. Finish Hardy Weinburg lab
3. Go over test review
Tues 4/1
Prepare for test: Genetic exam review Come with questions- test is Friday
Fri 3/28
1. Finish nervous system
2. Review immune system
Mon 3/31
1. Do the assigned genetic problems # 3,5,6,10 on worksheet these will be checked.
2. Begin preparing for test-see Genetic exam review
Thurs 3/26
1. Finish neural signaling
2. Synaptic transmission and the brain function
Fri. 3/27
1. Do the Chap 39 HW
2. View this animation on synaptic transmission.
Tues 3/25
Nervous system-Neural signaling
Thurs 3/26
Review the animations again.
Mon 3/24
1. Check in, turn in Taste lab
2. Go to 15 min. class assembly
3. Go to advisor (you are welcome to come back to my classroom, with your advisor's permission, to do any wrap up on the lab before turning it in and or to work on the HW for tonight.)
Tues 3/25
Please view the following animation,video,ppt and your text to prepare for class:
1. Watch Bozman Nervous system

2. Fogler's ppt on neurons (Can go to the bottom and make it full screen or go to link and download it as a ppt) As you view, see Chap 40 for key terms/help with diagrams, especially p850-854.

3. The nerve impulse animation (may have to scroll down on page to see it) and take the video quiz.
Fri 3/21
Hardy Weinburg modeling lab
Mon 3/24
Taste Lab due on Mon by the end of the day -final copy is printed. Include a cover page.
Thurs 3/20
Human genetic diseases
Fri 3/21
work on Lab: due on Mon by the end of the day -final copy is printed**. Include a cover page.
Tues 3/18
1. Chi square
2. Hardy Weinburg
3. Trihybrid cross-multiply!
Thurs 3/19
Work on lab analysis
Mon 3/17
1. Grade Chap 21
2. Group labwork on taste lab
Tues. 3/18
Work on lab
Tues 3/11
1. Go over test and genetic problems
2. Hardy Weinburg
3. Share Evol. HW(if time)
Thurs 3/13
1. Do Chap 21 Evol. HW
2. Begin analyzing Taste lab data
3. All test makeups done by next Wed for the engineering test
Mon 3/10
Taste Lab!
Tues 3/11
1. Do next assigned problems: p.299- #14a, #15a&b; #16a & d; #21a &b; p243 #15; all of p 100
Fri 3/7
1. Check Evolution HW
2. Go over submitted genetic problems
3. Continue genetic problems
Mon 3/10
1. Have all the taste tests done for the adults outside school.
2. Do next evolution chap. 20
3. Wrap up other Evol. HW if not completed
Thurs 3/6
1. Submit genetic problem work
2. Go to One Acts- no class
Fri 3/7
1.Evolution Chap HW 18 and 19 due
2.Continue getting taste tests done at home.
Tues 3/4
1. Test
2. Work on genetic problems
3. Prepare take home Taste lab papers
Thurs. 3/6
1. Complete Genetic problems:p. 298 #3a&b; #6,8a & b, #11 p243; #1-13 p. 99 ( these are pg #'s from the problem worksheets handed out in class
.(see the Mendal and basics review ppt and text for help). These should be submitted for checking before going to the play.
2. work on 1st 2 Evolution Chap HW (due Fri)
3. Begin getting taste tests done at home
Mon 3/3
1. Genetics review of basics. See genetic vocab summary
2. Write taste lab theory
Tues 3/4
Review for the genetic engineering test
Fri 2/28
1.Check in quiz
2.Review for test- any further questions?
3.Prepare for Taste Lab
Mon 3/3
1. Do the research for and write the hypothesis and theory along with the purpose and procedure for the taste lab. This will be due at beginning of class for grading- no redos!
2, Continue preparing for genetic engineering test
Thurs 2/27
1. Review microarrays, wrap up chap 15
2. Test review
3. Prep for taste lab
Fri 2/28
1. Check in quiz
2. Do the research for and write the hypothesis and theory along with the purpose for the test lab. This will be for grading- no redos!.
Tues 2/25
1. Microarrays
2. Finish Chap 15
3. Logger pro and log paper compared
Thurs 2/27
Begin review for the genetic engineering test
Mon 2/24
1. Logger pro protocol with E-gel
2. Chap 15 go over
3. Sanger seqeuncing
Tues. 2/25
1. View this animation for Sanger sequencing. Here is the one you viewed before Sanger sequencingTry the quiz again. Review this in the test as well.Be prepared for a check in quiz on the process.

2. View how a microarray is created. Review the Microarrays and take the quiz again, then work thru this virtual lab on microarraybe sure to click on the pop up questions to learn more and try the questions along the way. Be prepared for a check in quiz on the process and interpretation. Review this in your test as well..

3. Using your log paper and the distances and base pair numbers for the ladder given to you before vacation, create the reference line (connect with best fit that includes most of the points) and then find the base pair length of each of the unknown ones and record them.-make the data points obvious and a different color than the
reference ones. If you were absent get the numbers from a classmate and stop ion to get the log paper!

4. Create an account in DNA Subway.
You must register, fill in all required info( use 1st 3letters of first and last name instead of whole name) and use your school email where asked, and then go to the email verification they will send you. Click on the long link, then go back to DNA Subway and log in- do not try it on the iPlant page they give you.
Fri 2/12
1. Electrophoresis lab . Fill in Organism data record to date
2. Using Log paper and logger pro.
3. Continue engineering techniques
Thurs 2/11 SNOW DAY
1. Electrophoresis lab . Fill in Organism data record to date
2. Using Log paper and logger pro.
2. Continue engineering techniques
Fri 1/12
1. Chap 15 HW-
2. Be sure the HW from the snow day is complete.
Tues 2/11
1. PCR lab
2. Continue engineering techniques
Thurs 2/12
1. Chap 15 HW- begin now- suggest you complete before vacation
2. Please follow these instructions to download Logger Pro.
3. Please review the electrophoresis lab protocol.
1. DNA Extraction
2. Share Blast lab results (be sure your doc. is shared with me)
3. Discuss next steps; revisit animations seen as HW and discuss
Tues 2/11
1. Review the lab Amplify genes by PCR
2. Do part 1 and 2 of this guided learning. Include the interactive activity.
3. Complete the DATA MINING worksheet.
4. View this- and enjoy-can you add anything?
Thurs 2/6
1. DNA Barcoding step 1: dissection: see data base
2. Discuss some more engineering techniques
3. Work on BLAST lab - get personal assignment
Mon 2/10
1. Complete Blast lab, including personal investigation. Submit in the shared doc.
2. See This video to prepare for Step 2 of DNA barcoding (extraction)
Mon 2/3
1. Gene regulation test
2. Begin Blast lab
Thurs 2/6
1. These are 2 other engineering techniques- see what you can learn on your own! Sanger sequencing Microarrays Try the quizzes and screen shot results. View these 2 concepts in the textbook as well. Pay close attention to the diagrams. Come with questions.
2.Use the DNA Learning Center interactive “__DNA Barcoding__” to learn more about what this is about.
3. Review this slide show (shown to you earlier by Ms Landry) to further prepare for the lab and read through the lab protocol for DNA Extraction.
4. See this short demo: Dissecting and Sampling Tissue of step 1.
5. Continue work on BLAST lab: get through to Design your own.
Fri 1/31
Genetic engineering techniques
Mon 1/3
1. Various genetic engineering techniques: On this website, choose each of the animation quizzes #1-6 linked on the left side for chap 14 and after watching them try the quiz that follows each. Can then Review by trying the self quiz that precedes them: Cloning, plasmid vectors, cDNA, DNA probes, Sounthern blot, PCR Screen shot each of the 6 quiz submission results to show completion.
2. Watch the Molecular Bozman video on Bacterial transformation and electrophoresis.
NOTE: As you do the animations and the video keep a list of questions you have so we can focus on those in class.
Thurs. 1/30
1. Finish test review
2. genetic engineering techniques
Fri 1/31
Review for the test
Mon 1/27
1. Go over test
2. Review gene regulation- prepare for a test
3. Genetic engineering- an intro
Thurs 1/30
1. Review for the testcome with questions
2. View this ppt on restriction enzymes and plasmids
be prepared to explain how these 2 things are used in genetic engineering.
Fri 1/24
2. Work on rest of epigenetics
Mon 1/27
Epigenetics due
Thurs. 1/23
1. Any more questions on test?
2. Gene Hunters video from Scientific American
Fri 1/24
Study for Test
1. Questions on test? Peer tutoring
2. Begin work on Epigenetics questions. This is an individual grade. Make a copy and share with me right away. Work on Sec A (all) and B #1 and 2 .-please use a different font color or italics to make it easy to see your answers. (other sections will be assigned later, you can work on them if you wish)
Thurs. 1/23
Complete all of Sec A plus #1 and #2 of Sec. B epigenetics.
Cell Division

Tues 1/21
1. Grade egg to adult
2. Conjoined twins video
Wed 1/22
Review all materials for the Cell division/development test- come with questions!
Fri 1/17 (per 3-assembly at 10)
1. Test review for Cell cycle, reproduction and development (test next Friday)
2. Finish gene regulation
Tues 1/21
Egg to adult due
Here is a link to the cell division regulation ppt with cell cycle, checkpoints, cancer (p53). Go Development page for helpful ppt and links on cell divsion and embyo development.
Thurs 1/16
Gene regulation:
  • Share what learned from HW
  • Share questions in small groups
  • continue notes
Fri 1/17
1. Watch the trp Operon and try the self quiz. Then try the gene regulation learning tree- start at the small buttons and work through each branch.
2. In the menu in this website, review all 8 animations and take the 8 quizzes from Lac Operon (both versions) through RNA interference. Start with the 2nd Lac operon first as it is the simpliest.
Take a screen shot of each of your quiz results-be sure to scroll down to see what you got wrong.
3. Continue work on the Egg to adult booklet- due next Tues.
Wed 1/15
1. View sea urchin development
2. Begin Gene regulation
Thurs. 1/16
1. Go to the genetic engineering link on the left bar. Click on gene regulation in the table of contents and watch the Bozman video on Lac operon.
2. Then click through the KFogler powerpoint that follows it to get another overview.
3. Read 306-312 in your text.
4. Write 3 key concepts** about gene regulation you now understand that you did not know before- focus on big ideas and overall process, not minor steps.
5. Write1-3 specific questions you have about the processes of gene regulation in prokaryotes. If you have no questions, then write 2 test questions in different formats that would really test the concepts/process.

Continue work on the Egg to adult booklet- due next Tues.
Tues 1/14
Wrap up cell division and development
Work on Egg to adult booklet
Mon 1/13
1. Review “Cell Cycle, Mitosis and Meiosis”
2. Human reproduction- create a class vocab. summary
3. Neg. vs pos. feedback of hormone systems applied to menstrual cycle.
Tues. 1/14
1. Review again by watching the crash course videos on
Mitosis Meiosis
2. Try the online flashcard game.
3. Reveiw today's notes on Repro. and the menstrual cycle. Bring questions.
Fri 1/10
1. View Sordaria pics. and go over mitosis/meiosis
2.Finish group work
Mon 1/13
Complete the individual lab work as needed to print and hand in.

Thurs 1/9 (per4 only)
DNA /RNA test
Fri 1/10
Work on the individual lab work . Complete group work.
Tues 1/7
1. Review for test
2. Recap cell division and do lab investigation.
Group work is due by end of class. Do those parts first.
3. Separate to work individually on rest of lab.
Thurs. 1/9
Study the DNA/RNA review
Mon 1/6
1. Go over rest of graded work
2. Review for test
Tues. 1/7
Study the DNA/RNA review
(test is Thurs, per 4)
Fri 12/20
1. Questions on DNA/RNA?
2. View chromosomes and do minilab on mitosis
3. Review Chromosomes/Mitosis/Meiosis
4. Do cell cycle questions in groups: Use the Bozman video and your text and this cell cycle prezi
(pdf version)
5. If time, play the cell cycle game
NO HW!! Have a great vacation!
Thurs 12/19
Video on aging
Fri 12/20
Study the DNA/RNA review- bring questions!
Wed. 12/18
1. Grade HW
2. Wrap up DNA/RNA
3. Process activity
Thurs. 12/19
Study the DNA/RNA review- bring questions!
Tues 12/17
1.Continue protein synthesis
2.Dispose of adult butterflies
Wed. 12/18
1. RNA Chap 13 HW
2.Review animations here on replication and protein synthesis: DNA/RNA/
Mon 12/16
1. Correct DNA HW.
2. Overview of the Historical experiments
3. Recap of DNA replication. Quad helix DNA!!
Double coding DNA?!
4. Protein synthesis
Tues 12/17

Thurs. 12/12
1. Photosynthesis/transpiration Exam

2. A History and Timeline of DNA discoveries
view the following experiments:1920-49 Oswald Avery transformation; early '50's Barbara McClintock xray cystallography; Chase& Hershey blender exp.; late '50s Meselson & Stahl replication. Scroll over and Click on the experiment, not the Biographies. You need to know who, what and how for each.

3. More on DNA barcoding
1.Do the DNA chap 12 HW
2. Finish watching the Historical experiment animations if not done in class.
Tues 12/10
1. Francis Crick video
2. Deal with butterflies eggs
3. Proposal from Deb Landry and intro to DNA barcode research on lobsters
4. DNA replication
Thurs 12/12
Mon 12/9
1.Test reveiw
Tues 12/10
Fri 12/6
Complete transpiration lab
Mon 12/9
Look over the test review and come with specific questions you need help with- you will work with peers to answer.
Watch the Crash course Photosynthesis video
Thurs. 12/5
1. Butterfly egg container set up and weigh plants
2. Transpiration notes
Fri 12/6
Look over the test review and come with specific questions you need help with to work with peers and answering
Wed 12/4
1. Transpiration lab set up
2. Stomata counts
Thurs. 12/5
Mon 12/2
1. Grading of the test (objective ques)
2. Do a practice AP exam essay; peer scoring
3. BIG ideas!!
4. Review photosynthesis with boards
Tues. 12/3
1. Review all the photosynthesis notes and the Kim Fogler ppts- come with questions!
Tues 11/26
Cell Respiration/ respiratory exam
NO HW- have a great vacation!
Mon 11/25
1. Photosynthesis continued
2. Practice AP exam MC questions
3. BIG idea table group work
Tues 11/26
Be prepared for the test!
Fri 1/22
Photosynthesis overview
Mon 11/25
Study for test
Thurs. 11/21
1. miniposter work as group and present
2. reveiw for respiration test
Fri 11/22
Study for test
Tues 11/19
Photosynthesis lab . Fill in the class data for the 50% rise
Thurs. 11/21
Have the lab report printed and place the basics on a miniposter; include data tables, graphs a section for your analysis/conclusions- you will have time to put it together then share results in a mini presentation.
Mon 11/18
1. Grade Gas exchange HW and go over the additional graphics for test
2. Prepare for photosynthesis lab
Tues. 11/19
1. We will be doing the photosynthesis labs-bring in any extra materials your group will need.

2. Have procedures ready and tables set up

3.Continue to Review for Respiratory system and Cellular respiration test. Revisit animations, Bozman and Kahn academy videos as needed.

NOTE: test is TUES 11/26
Fri 11/15
1. Butterfly lab work
2. Finish respiratory system and see review
Mon. 11/18
1.Finish the Gas exchange HW.
2.Start reviewing for Respiratory system and Cellular respiration test.
Thurs 11/14
1. Respiratory system
Fri. 11/15
1. Work on the rest of the Gas exchange HW.
2. (optional) If you feel in need of more help with respiration, go to these Kahn academy respiration videos to view specific sections for details.
Wed. 11/13
1. Make Butterfly habitats and move pupae
2. Discuss end of respiration notes
3. Modeling and review of respiration
Thurs. 11/14
1. Begin Chap 45 HW- Gas exchange (not due until Mon)-suggest do fill in the blank section, matching and last 2 pages.
Tues 11/12
1. Correct Chap 8 HW; go over graded tests and labs
2. Finish respiration notes
Wed. 11/13
1. Watch the Bozman videos on respiration and Anerobic respiration
2. Read articles on Lactic acid myths on the respiration wiki page.
Fri 11/8
1. Do the butterfly 2nd measurements
2. Respiration notes
Tues 11/12
1. Chap 8 HW due

Note: test makeups for Chap6/7 taken by Next Wed. 11/20
Thurs. 11/7
1. Grade the test
2. Respiration notes
3. Modeling the process
Friday 11/8
1. Go to this wiki respiration pg, read through the Kim Fogler ppts on energy (ATP) production and glycolysis (the first 2 ppts on that page). This is an overview and recap of class today.
2.Come with any questions you have on the first one and from the 2nd be able to answer where it takes place, beginning and end materials, what is the ATP output. (click on the corner and see it full screen.).
3.Look over notes from class- bring questions!
4. Start the HW- not due until next Tues.
Wed. 11/6
1. Post and share brief summary of the graphs from the respiration lab
2. Butterfly labwork
Thurs. 11/7
1.Complete the yeast respiration lab
Tues 11/5
Cell communication and Enzyme test.
Wed. 11/6
1. Revised Diffusion labs due
2. Graphs for the respiration lab prepared for posting; work on the lab
Mon 11/4
Respiration Lab: Enter your Part 1 class data here
Tues. 11/5
Study for test
Fri 11/1
1. Finish proposal and get approved for part 2 of lab
2. Prepare lab set ups
3. Class study time for the test
Mon 11/4
1. Read over the lab and be prepared to conduct both parts.
2. Continue studying for the test.
Thurs 10/31
1. Finish notes on chap 7 and try Socrative quiz
2. Review questions shared- do practice questions in groups of 2
3. Go over review for test
4. Begin lab prep for respiration lab
read the lab, make groups of 2 (one 3) and choose 3 more test solutions as a class. Each group take one and then decide what variable to investigate in part 2- brainstorm as a class then divide up. Begin writing your proposal (each group doing a different variable version with their assigned solution) using respirometers and the protocol for Part 1. You need the lab book.
5. Work on Biology workbench respiration lab and activities.
Fri 1/1
1. Review for the test.- come with questions.
2. Finish work on Biology workbench respiration lab and activities. (ignore the black "plugin needed" square- go to the menu on the side bar and start working thru the contents

3. Bring the variable if possible to store in fridge.

Test date-Tues
Tues 10/29
1. Enzyme lab
2. Upload the group data to the shared spreadsheet
3. Upload your photos to a shared class photo gallery of results- be sure they are rank ordered and labeled for interpretation
Thurs. 10/31
1. Complete the lab report for the group and have submitted by class. Write it as a standard lab, analyze and reach conclusions as to the relative effects of the 4 variables on the turnip perioxidase ability to function. Include sources of error and a final conclusion. Print the final lab please- do not print pictures, just reference them as needed.
2. Those who's 5 questions did not get submitted please do that.
3. See the review for the test. Start to generate any questions you have on what is covered so far.
Mon Oct 28
Prepare for enzyme lab
Tues 10/29
NO HW. Review chap 6/7 material.
Fri Oct 25
1. Share Prezi
2. Finish Chap 6
3. Begin Chap 7
4. Set up Enzyme lab
Mon 10/28
1. View these animations and be able to explain competitive vs non competitive inhibition and what is meant by negative feedback:
Biochemical pathways and negative feedback animation
Enzymes-competitive vs non-competitive inhibition and allosteric regulation
(choose 3.2 and 3.3 to watch)
2. View the metabolism and enzyme ppt on the energy/metabolism wiki page (scroll down). Be sure you understand how an enzyme works and be able to relate the structure to function/properties of an enzyme and apply your understanding to the role of enzymes in homeostasis.
3. Submit your 5 test review questions for the Chap 6/7 test
Thurs Oct 24
1. Do first plant massing and dehydrating
2. Correct HW
3. Correct cell exam objectives
4. Finish (?) Chap 6 Notes
Fri. Oct 25
NO HW!! Review materials as need to see where you need help on cell communication concepts.

Wed. Oct 23
Cell exam
Thurs, Oct 24
  • Cell communication HW due both the prezi part and the text part
Tues Oct.22
1. Share questions you have on cell commnunication
2. Continue notes
3. If time a review activity for the test
Wed. Oct 23
Study for Cell exam
Mon 21
1. Cell signaling
2. Work on lab prep
3. Answer the cell signal HW (begin). See the Prezi : cell communication and the Bozman video on cell signaling page : Energy and Metabolism
Tues 22
1. Listen to the NPR radio broadcast about the recent Nobel prize winners.
2. Watch these animations and videos on G-receptor mediated signaling again.
a. Cell communication Bozman video on cell signaling : Energy and Metabolism
b. Bozman video on the cell signaling wiki page -signalling with epinephrine (the fight or flight hormone for which they got theNobel prize )
c.. signal transduction and G-ProteinView this one by either step through and read at your own pace or narrated or turn off sound and watch narrated
3. Go to p.141-2 in your text and review the steps in the diagram without reading any text clues or headers to see if you now understand it.
4. Come to class with your top 3 questions over this material. If you have no questions, write 3 questions you could ask a classmate to quiz them on this process

5. Continue studying for the cell test. for Wed!

Note: there are additional animations on the cell signal page on cell signaling- some slower, some quick overviews,. You might try viewing these without sound or reading subtitles and see if you now understand what is going on.
Thurs. Oct 17
1. Test review
2. Prep for butterfly energy lab
3. Group bonus osmosis challenge
Fri. Oct 19
Study for test- come with questions
Tues Oct 15
1. Potato lab
2. Go over Chem. test, aquaporins, and chap 4 HW
3. Review grade to date individually
Thurs, Oct 17
1. Summer project final touches due (room is open on Wed. 7:20- 8:40 for working time on boards as well as after school.
2. All diffusion questions and lab due-please share on line with me
Fri.Oct 11
1. Red Onion lab
2. Go over ecology test
3. Prepare potato lab and answer lab questions
Tues Oct 15
1. Cell webquest done
2. Work on project
Thurs. Oct 10
1. Diffusion lab
2. Set up for potato lab
3. Presentations
Fri Oct 11
1. Answer lab questions to date
2. Continue to work on finishing the web quest (due Tues)
Tues. Oct 8
1.Jello lab! (possibly potato lab too- stayed tuned!)
2.Continue webquest to the end- finish for HW if not done.
3. Diffusion/osmosis labs
Thurs. Oct 10
1.Ecocolumn due
2. Presentations
3. Finish (?) webquest

Work on collection.Final Project due: Oct. 16
Mon. Oct 7
1.Chap 1-3 test
2 Begin Cell membrane web adventure
  • make copies of the questions as they come up, answer and print.
  • BE brief- do not need long paragraphs!
  • When doing animation quizzes, take a screen shot to show successful completion.
  • Stop when you get to the slide on active transport.
Tues. Oct 8
1.Aquaporin article questions
2. Bozman video on membrane transport
(optional- also view as review the Bozman video on membrane structure)
3. Finish webquest up to active transport.

4.Work on collection.Final Project due: Oct. 16
5. Final ecocolumn lab and pressntation is due Oct 10


Friday Oct 4
Per3: Ecology test
Per4: Presentations
Begin membrane
Mon. Oct 7
1. Study for Chap 1-3 test
2. Work on collection.Final Project due: Oct. 16
3. Final ecocolumn lab is due OCT 10
Thurs. Oct 3
1. Nutrient tests and microscopic observations if have pond.
2. Prepare for presentation; work on lab report- (this is the last classday given for this)
3. Last minute questions on test?
Friday Oct 4
1. Study for Ecology test (per 3)
2. Be prepared for Presentation of lab results (per 4). Final lab is due OCT 10.
3. Work on collection.Final Project due: Oct. 16
(4. Work on aquaporin article reading and questions- due Tues)
Wed. Oct 2
1. Take apart day
2. Collect soil samples for nutrient tests
3. Group plans for finalizing data, making graphs, making corrections to lab. Begin analysis and preparations for a presentation.
Thurs. Oct 3
1. Do individual share of lab work for ecocolumn report (DUE OCT 10).and the brief presentation for Friday.
2. Study for the tests.
3. Work on collection.Final Project due: Oct. 16
Tuesday Oct 1
1. Turn in HW and as a class complete the organelle review sheet
2. Chap 4/5 notes
3. Ecocolumn -last data collection. Turn in journals for grading to date.
Wed. Oct 2
1. Study for tests
2. Work on collection.Final Project due: Oct. 16
Monday Sept 30
Tuesday Oct 1
1. Chap 4 HW
2. Study for Ecology test for Thursday.
3. Work on summer collection ID: Final Project due: Oct. 16
Friday Sept 27
1. Share test review questions
2. Chap 4- reviewing cell structure
3. Ecoclumn work - note- take apart day will be next Wed. and group presentations will be next Friday. Final lab report due Oct 10
Monday Sept 30
1. FIELDTRIP- bring money for food and your note packet, something to write with. Meet out front for the bus.
2. Work on Chap 4 HW- due Tuesday.
3. Study for Ecology test for Thursday.
4. Work on summer collection ID: Final Project due: Oct. 16
Thurs Sept 26
1. Ecology test reveiw
2. Chap 1-3 Review
3. Big ideas work and test practice questions
4. Ecocolumn work: assign "fixes" to make in preparation for final report.
Friday Sept 27
1. Begin work on Chap 4 HW- not due until Tuesday
2. Look over the 2 exams reviews- write 2 "burning" questions you have for each test that you really need help on. If you have no questions, create one critical thinking question for each test that you can use to quiz your classmates.
3. Work on summer collection ID: Final Project due: Oct. 16
Tues.Sept 24
1. Ecocolumn work (vaccines today)
2. Chap 3 HW corrections
3. Chap 3 notes-organic chem
Thursday Sept 26
No HW- work on ID for summer collections! Come in anytime to work in the room or take books and samples to a study hall.
Final Project due: Oct. 16
Mon. Sept 23
1. DNA barcode setup
2. Chap 3 notes begin
3. Ecocolumn work
Tuesday Sept 24
1. View the Bozman video on Biological Molecules . Fill in the video guide to the molecules as you watch. Go to sophomore biochemistry page for additional animations to review peptide bonds and dehydration/hydrolysis; click here on a macromolecle prezi for additional help on the video questions.
2. Make needed corrections to the ecocolumn lab- assign tasks to each member.
3. Bring in permission slip and money!
4. Work on summer collection ID: Final Project due: Oct. 16
Fri. Sept 20 (W)
1. Data/observations and add variable
2. DNA Barcoding instructions
3. Go over HW
4. Summer collection group work
Monday Sept 23
1. Collect, record info on the provided sheet and bring in your sample for the DNA barcoding lab- be sure to follow directions carefully and keep it cold. Please drop it off to be frozen before or during advisor
2. Work on identifying for the collection

Summer collection- Final Project due: Oct. 16, work on identification
Thurs. Sept 19 (B)
1. Data collection
2. Discuss rest of ecology chapters
3. Big ideas document
Friday Sept 20
1. Rest of HW due on cycles- see link below to helpful resources.
2. Be prepared to add variable to ecocolumn.
Wed. Sept 18 (W)
1. Day one data and observations
2. Soil nutrient tests completed.
Thurs. Sept 19
1. View these biochemical cycles and begin to complete the cycle worksheets for part 2 of the of chap 54/55 HW. These will not be due until Friday.
Tues. Sept 17 (B)
1. Go over HW
2. Peer assess essay
3. Group work on ecocolumn- last finishes
Wed. Sept 18
1.Ecocolumn due, labeled and filled
2.Journal due, ready to use, all required elements in rings, etc.
3. Soil samples due in baggies, labeled by variable
4. Variable due, labeled by members
5. Personal plant sheet handed in
Mon Sept 16 (W)
(Election speeches per 3)
1. Bozman videos check in on themes and water essay
2. Discuss chap 53 and 54; share online quiz results.
3. IF time finalize corrections to theory and hypothesis, print and put in journal.
Tues. Sept 17
Chap 54 part 1 due
*Work on making ecocolumn
*Be sure Journal is ready to go
*Do your personal plant.
*Gather the soil samples for each for the nutrient tests- bring in small baggies, labeled.
*Bring in your variable.

Summer collection- Final Project due: Oct. 3, work on identification
    • Make plans for building ecocolumn!! Take journal home to use as reference. Make final drawing of set up and changes to design and procedure instructions as needed.
    • *Make corrections to critiqued drafts and print -place in journal.
Mon Sept 16
to prep for quizzes:
1. View the Bozman video on water; and study water properties. Be prepared for a water essay. Look at the HINTS handout on how to do AP essays. Go the sophomore biochemistry page if you need a refresher on ionic and covalent bonding- there are several diagrams and animations.
2.View Bozman videos Bio intro on the themes and be prepared for a check-in quiz on each themes' definition and examples of each.

Summer collection- Final Project due: Oct. 3, work on identification
Thurs. Sept 12 (W)
1.Go over graded Chap 2 lab question and
Chap 56 HW
2. Create shared googledoc and Submit assigned portion of the lab set up: purpose, procedure, justification, data tables.
3. Use scoring guide to peer review partner's work in googledoc and edit.
4. Using the submitted resources, write hypothesis and theory and submit in the googledoc .
5. Ecology concepts - Chap 53
Fri Sept 13 (no class)
Summer collection due in the room.
1. Take these 4 environmental quizzes and find your carbon footprint and energy use. Take a screen shot of your results/score after each quiz to show completion
2. Work on ecocolumn and summer project!

Summer collection- Final Project due: Oct. 3, begin identification
Tues. Sept 10 (W)
1. Ecology concepts : Chap 56: Biodiversity and global threats
Biodiversity and climate change video
Sealevels and storm surge

2. Global dimming vs global warming Nova program
Thurs. Sept 12
1. Submit 3 Research resources with summarized "notes". Share all in the group googledoc. Check to be sure they are different from other group members and include proper citations.
2. Chap 56 HW

Summer collection- continue working. Bring in collection no later than Fri Sept 13.
Final Project due: Oct. 3
Mon Sept 9 (B)
1.Lab manual overview and Big Ideas.
2.Review of hypothesis writing
3.Plan layout of summer collection with partner
4.Field guide use, niches
5. Wrap up draftwork so far for ecocolumn
Tues. Sept 10
1. Read assigned lab manual pages. Review assigned appendices.

Summer collection- continue working. Bring in collection no later than Fri Sept 13.
Final Project due: Oct. 3
Friday Sept 6
1. Go over chap 52
3. Drafts of tables, procedures, diagrams.
4. Go over summer collection criteria and meet with partner for summer collection display plan
Mon Sept 9
Summer collection- continue working. Bring in collection no later than Fri Sept 13.
Final Project due: Oct. 3
Thurs Sept 5 (B)
1. "scramble" review sheet finished.
2. Ecocolumn - Assign tasks and work on design, contents, procedure ,justification and all data tables- drafts submitted for review.
Fri Sept. 6
1. Chap 52 questions (all).
Wed Sept 4
1. Go over Chap 2
2. Grading
3. Ecocolumn worktime
Thurs Sept 6
(work on summer collecting)
Tues Sept 3 (B)
1.Intro to class and Birthdays!
2.Wiki navigation
3.Discussion of summer collection project
4.Review Life traits
5.Checks lab
6.Ecocolumn groups and begin design
Wed Sept 4
1. Summer work for Chap. 2 DUE
2. Begin gathering building materials.
NOTE: Summer collection- continue working. Bring in collection no later than Fri Sept 13. Project due: Oct. 3