Biology Homework : The due dates for THIS week are in RED!! New assignments will be added ABOVE the older ones.
Please double check that you have done all parts of a day's assignments. Contact me if you have any questions at all.

Socrative student linkroom # 40411
Wallwisher question board
Scientist List



In Class Today
Homework DUE ON:

HAVE A GREAT SUMMER!!
Wed. 11(B)
final exam review

Note: anyone from White day is welcome to come to 4B or 5B for additional review/question time
FINAL SCHEDULE: Please have all texts returned by the final day
2W: 8-9:30 Thurs 12
4B: 12:15-1:45 Fri 13
5W: 8-9:30 Mon 16
5B: 10-!1:30 Mon 16

See Frog dissection answer key to check your lab answers. Frog dissection will be bonus questions, including identification of parts.
See Frog dissection gallery to review actual structures (click on pictures to enlarge and see labels)
Mon 9(B), Tues 10 (W)
1. BLUE: Frog disssection (shortened class)
2. WHITE: Frog dissection and final exam review

3. reminder- Tuesday after school review session
ALL CLASSES: PREPARE!
final exam review
Evolution

Thurs 5(B), Fri 6 (W)
1. Warp up evolution
2. Begin final review
Mon 9(B), Tues 10 (W)
1. Be prepared for the frog dissection: read the safety protocols, figure out the leg/foot ratio for yourself, read the rest of the lab- look for answers from any resource for the part functions that you can. Remember this is not graded but will result in a study help for Bonus on the final exam.

2.Continue to prepare for the final exam review

3. There will be an after school review session Tuesday for any who wish more help
Tues 3(B), Wed 4(W)
1. Wrap up Ecology
2. Begin evolution notes
Thurs 5 (B), Fri 6 (W)
1. Worksheets due
2. Continue the final exam reviewpreparations- look for additional topics covered today .
Fri 30 (B), Mon 2 (W)
1. Finish Input of data to the Vital Signs website. Follow these Publishing instructions
remember to use your team name and the password is 501Biology!

2. Invasive bird activity (5W only)

3. Natural selection activity
Click on your class name below, then look for your invasive species ocean lab group in the tabs to see which group (Ex A1, etc) your group is assigned to.: Sea dragons Salamanders

4. Work on finishing the Natural Selection PhET Assignment
Tues 3(B), Wed 4(W)
1. Finish any group assigned questions for analysis in the cardinal activity-print any prtion typed on line and the bar graph.

2. Complete the Natural Selection PhET Assignment
This is individual- please share your copy with me on line. Rename it with your class abbreviation and last name before the title.

3. Continue the final exam reviewpreparations- look for topics covered today about natural selection.

4. Begin work on the evolution concept and vocab practice worksheets ( due Thur 5/ Fri 6).
Ecology

Wed 28 (B), Thurs 29 (W)
1. Invasive species check in
2. Ecology continued
Fri 30 (B), Mon 2 (W)
1.Continue the final exam reviewpreparations- look for topics covered today.

2. Using the provided notes with the section on biodiversity, fill in the blanks by viewing the slides on the Part 3 Biodiversity and pollution powerpoint on the ecology wikipage (scroll down to find it). You will not need the whole powerpoint for the notes themselves but do view the next slides on threats to biodiversity, stopping at Pollution Threats. Note: The links were already part of your last Biodiversity HW, so no need to view again unless you want.

3. Begin this Natural Selection PhET Assignment
Note: choose Download then CONTROL CLICK on the application, then "Open with" and choose
Jar Launcher

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Tues 27 (W)
Field trip. Be prepared for weather, including light rain. Please meet out front after advisor check in. Drop off computer in computer la
Wed 28 (B), Thurs 29 (W)
1. Photographers: Download/send any pictures you took to your computer and email copies to your group in case you are absent.
2. Sketchers: Be sure your drawings are dark enough(color is good!) and take a photo of each onto your computer, then share with your group members. Be sure they are labeled (site view/ periwinkle, etc)

All:
3. Be prepared for a check in quiz on invasive species and the fieldtrip
4. If you have the provided notes with the section on biodiversity, fill in the blanks by viewing the slides on the Part 3 Biodiversity and pollution powerpoint on the ecology wikipage (scroll down to find it). You will not need the whole powerpoint for the notes themselves but do view the next slides on threats to biodiversity, stopping at Pollution Threats. Note: The links were already part of your last Biodiversity HW, so no need to view again (you will get the worksheet next class if you don't have it and can do it for Friday/Mon)
5. Here is the final exam review- look through and begin to prepare for the final exam on those parts already covered in ecology and the core ideas.
Thurs.22 (W), Fri 23 (B)
1. Fieldtrip prep activity- see the Prelab
Your Vital signs Team members

2. Ecology continued
Tues 27 (W)
Complete to share (check grades):
1. Make a copy, (invite me) listen to this Radiobroadcast "A War We Need"and answer the questions. Be prepared to share
2. Make a copy, (invite me) and Learn about greenhouse effect then answer the questions. Be prepared to discuss.

ALL CLASSES
FIELDTRIP TUESDAY! Be prepared for the weather and wear appropriate clothing as discussed in lab prep. Please be on time and meet out front to board bus.
Wed 21(B)
1. Ecology Continued
Fri 23 (B)
Complete to share (check grades):
1. Make a copy,(invite me) listen to this Radiobroadcast "A War We Need"and answer the questions. Be prepared to share.
2.Make a copy, (invite me) and Learn about greenhouse effect and answer the questions. Be prepared to discuss.
Mon 19 (B), Tues 20(W)
1. Review of food chains
2. Ecology continued: adaptations and populations
Wed 21(B), Thurs 22(W)
1. Using your text and watching at least one of each of the biochemical cycle animations. to help you begin to understand the cycles, fill in the Biochemical cycle terms and processes using the word bank for each, on the worksheet provided in class and answer the questions on the P cycle (you do not need to do the questions that are listed on the wiki page or the back of the chart- we will address them in the another activity).

2. In preparation for our field trip, READ background infoon invasive species and this news article on green crabs and watch the video in the article.

  • What are some environmental factors believed to be contributing to the crab population rise? What makes it an invasive species?

NOTE: As part of your observations on the field trip, we will try to
* determine if Falmouth landing has a low, medium or high problem with these crabs.
* look for any mussels( the threatened species) to see if they are sparse or well populated
Thurs 15(B), Fri 16 (W)
1. Go over test
2. Check and share HW
3. Begin Ecology
Mon 19 (B), Tues 20 (W)
Make a copy , share with me and Complete this Biodiversity Guided Learning
This will be checked, then shared in class in small groups.
IMMUNITY AND DISEASE

Mon 12(W), Tues 13(B)
1. Immune system and Disease test.
Disease data
(be sure your computer is powered up for the open Ning portion)
2. Ecology pre-assessment.
Thurs 15(B), Fri 16(W)
1. View the video on Biodiversity and climate change- while you answer the questions, print and be prepared to share in class (check grade for 7 pts ).
2. Please get the permission slip signed and returned.
Thurs 8 (W); Fri 9 (B)
1. Wrap up notes and Review for test
2. Revisit disease project website
Mon 12 (W); Tues 13(B)
1. Review for immune system/disease test.
2. Read over the disease categories to revisit the info on your disease, especially epidemiology- be prepared for the open ning quiz .
Mon 5(B) Tues 6(W);
1. Continue Immune notes
2.Antibiotics and disease in the news!
3. Some recent articles-antibiotics,smallpox, antiviral strategy
Wed 7(B); Thurs 8(W)
1. View the video "How Pandemics Spread"
a. First: Register an account in order to sign in and take this- your answers will not be saved without an account. Your name and results will be recorded. This will be a HW grade.
b. TO START: Click on Watch to view the video and and then choose THINK and do the quick quiz and also answer think questions and be sure to submit.

2. Read over the immune system notes. Review the Immune response animation. Look at the quiz review

3. After reviewing fill in this immune system check in ( do it without looking at notes! This will help us both see where you may need more help- just try- this is a check grade for completion).
Fri 2(W)
1.Continue Immune notes
Mon 5 DUE IN ALL CLASSES
Complete disease assignment event #5 and 6- (see Ning)
  • Responses 2 (epidemiology, cause and transmission) NOTE: be sure to properly use in text citations
  • Backstory part 2
Wed 30(W), Thurs 1(B)
1. Cancer notes check quiz
2. Immune system notes continued- finish part 1,
and begin part 2-Nature of disease
3. Expectations for assignment 3
Fri 2 DUE IN ALL CLASSES
1. Complete disease assignment event #4
  • Responses I (symptoms and treatment) NOTE: be sure to properly use in text citations
  • Data and Graph due (only HC epidemiology students) (see Ning)
Mon 28 (W), Tues 29 (B)
1. Go over all graded work;Notes checked; revisit cancer agree/disagree
2. Expectations for assignment 2
3. Disease/Immune system notes: part1- review of virus/bacteria- structure and reproduction
Wed 30: DUE IN ALL CLASSES
1. Complete disease assignment events #2 and 3 Backstory and Primary response (see Ning)
NOTE: be sure to properly use in text citations and use a minimum of 2 different resources for your primary post.
2. Review the cancer notes for a short check in quiz on (Wed (W), Thurs (B)
Wed 14(W),Thurs15(B)
1. Go over test
2. Work on posting resources and notes- notes are due but will not be checked until after vacation
Mon 28 (W), Tues 29 (B)
NO HW : VACATION
Notes from last class will be checked.
Tues 15 (B)
1. Group prep for presenting
2. Cancer presentations
3. Work on disease
Thurs 17 (B)
Complete Disease assignment event #1 Resources and Notes (see Ning)
Special note:**
  • Write all your posts in your own document, then copy and paste it into the Ning when you are ready. A mistake was made of creating a long post for our exemplar directly in the Ning and it did not save the work when trying to post it. B sure to include any links before pasting- note:
    • How to solve the problem of URL link not actually posting or linking:Be sure that the < > symbols have been removed and it starts at the point of the http. This is especially true if you are copying and pasting from Easy Bib, which will add the < > and code- you must delete that part.
    • please note the proper citation protocols in the examples provided in the resources section.
Mon 14(W)
1. Group prep for presenting
2. Cancer presentations
3. Intro to disease project
Wed. 14(W)
Begin work on Disease assignment event #1 Resources and Notes( see Ning):
see the Special notes above under Thurs assignment
(all work for this assignment will need to be in by Thurs 17th)
Fri 11(B)
Intro to disease project and work time on getting resources.
Tues 15 (B)
1. Create your share of the slide presentation.
2. Be prepared to present Cancer project in class.
Wed 9 (B)/ Thurs 10 (W)
1. Cancer notes
2. Work on group cancer project:
See Cancer Unit HW:begin Assignment 2.
Fri 11(B)/ Mon 14 (W)
1. Complete Assignment 2 for next class.
2. Be prepared to present in class.(W day only)

GENETICS


Mon 7 (B)/ Tues 8 (W)
1. Genetics exam
2. Cancer unit prep- start HW
Wed. 9(B) / Thurs 10 (W)
See Cancer Unit HW . Complete Assignment 1 for next class.
Thurs 3 (B); Fri 4(W)
1. DNA Barcoding Post Survey

2. Cancer pre-test

3. Pairs Practice for the test : the "Genetic "X Files" !
You must open this in Firefox. Start at the intro and go thru each concept in order. Do all the Analysis drawer folders first before doing the problem drawer folders. Please see the board for more instruction.

4. If done, continue reviewing with HW links.

NOTE: there will be an open help session after school THURS.
Mon 7 (B)/ Tues 8 (W)
1. Review for test The test will be Mon (B )/ Tues (W).

2. More practice for test:
a. Classzone- choose topic 7 on the green bar,Screen Shot 2014-04-02 at 3.28.13 PM.png
then various study methods

b. Help and practice on genetic problems

c. ANSWER KEY to the Genetic HW problems plus extra ones to try. See how you did and try some others!
Tues 1(B)/Wed 2 (W)
1. Wrap up genetics
2. Go over problems from HW
3. Review for test

NOTE: there will be an open help session after school this Wed and Thurs for the test.
Thurs 3 (B)/ Fri 4 (W)
Prepare for the test- next class will be a group studying time and more problem practice.
Come with your questions!. The test will be Mon (B )/ Tues (W).
Fri 28(B)/ Mon 31 (W)
Pedigree bloodlines case study
Tues 1 (B)/ Wed 2(W)
Bloodline Pedigree worksheet due- this will be graded.
Wed 26(B)/ Thurs 27(W)
1. DNA Subway analysis
2. Turn in seedling lab
Fri 28 (B)/ Mon 3/31 (W)
1.Do the rest of the practice problem packet, 1-9 if not done yet
2.Try these word problems on the Genetic HW packet: x-linked #1, 3; Blood type #1, Dihybrid #1. (also do 1,2,4 if not done yet) These are now due for a check grade (see this tutorial, part B examples, for an easy explanation on doing blood type problems and Rh factor)
3. All seedling labs final due date!
4. Do the pedigree HW worksheet handed out in class ( 2 sided)
Mon 24(B)/ Tues 25(W)
1. Seedling lab:LAB GROUPS
class data
2. Turn in dragon genetics(thru case 5)
Wed. 26(B)/ Thurs 27(W)
1. Complete the extension lab-read the instructions carefully!. This will be collected.
2. Finish any dragon genetics cases (through 5) not done.
Tues 3/18(B)
1. Finish genetics notes: blood types, sickle cell,baldness, twins
2. Wrap up dragon genetics and turn in
Mon 3/24(B)
1.Do the rest of the practice problem packet, 1-9
2.Try these other word problems on the HW packet: x-linked #1, 3; Blood type #1, Dihybrid #1
Thurs 3/13 (B),Mon 3/17
1. Genetic problems continued:x-linked
2. Begin Dragon genetics
working through Cases 1-5
Tues 3/18 (B),Tues 25(W)
1. Complete Dragons at least through Case 5. Try 6 and 9 if you can. This will be collected.
Wed.. 3/12
2W: Go over test; Continue genetics notes and practice problems

5W:Test; intro to genetics; family traits- next steps
Mon. 3/17
2W: 1. Try the Genetic HW problems #1,2,4 and all the practice worksheet problems through #7. (not graded- just try to see what you need more help with)
2. Create an account in Geniverse . The class word is "Raines". Watch the intro., then click on the icon at the top left that says Case log (scroll over)and experiment with Case 1 Playground to practice what you will be doing in class. You will receive a worksheet next class to record actual case work.

5W:1. Fill in the genotypic and phenotypic ratios for the family pedigrees through PTC tasting.
2. Create an account in Geniverse . The class word is "Raines". Watch the intro., then click on the icon at the top left that says Case log (scroll over)and experiment with Case 1 Playground to practice what you will be doing in class. You will receive a worksheet next class to record actual case work.
Tues. 3/11
1. Go over test
2. Continue genetics notes and practice problems
Thurs 3/13
1. Try the practice HW problems #1,2,4 and the worksheet problems through #7. (not graded- just try to see what you need more help with)
2. Create an account in Geniverse . The class word is "Raines". Watch the intro.**, then click on the icon at the top left that says Case log (scroll over)and experiment with Case 1 Playground to practice what you will be doing in class. You will receive a worksheet next class to record actual case work. Feel free to check out the different cases.
Mon 3/10
2W: Test; intro to genetics; family traits- next steps
5W: Finish notes; review; analyze gel;
Family genetic trait survey*Inherited traits *Colorblind test
Wed. 3/12
2W: Fill in the genotypic and phenotypic ratios for the family pedigrees through PTC tasting.

5W:
1.Prepare for DNA/Genetic engineering testfor Wednesday
2. Do genetic trait survey with your parent(s)

Genetic engineering


Fri 3/7(B)
1. DNA/Engineering test
2. Genetic basics
Tues. 3/8 (B)
Fill in the genotypic and phenotypic ratios for the family pedigrees through PTC tasting.
Thurs 3/6 (W)
1. Family genetic trait survey
*Inherited traits *Colorblind test
2. Finish reviewing (5W: finish notes and also analyze gel)
Mon 3/10 (2W)
1. Prepare for DNA/Genetic engineering testfor Monday (5W will be Wed.)

2W: Also Do genetic trait survey with your parent(s)
Wed. 3/5 (B)
1. Family genetic trait survey
*Inherited traits *Colorblind test
2. Finish reviewing for test
Fri 3/7 (B)
1. Prepare for DNA/Genetic engineering testfor Friday
2. Do genetic trait survey with your parent(s)
Tues 3/4(W)
2W: Gel analysis; Finish notes; review
5W: Electrophoresis; Continue notes; review
Thurs. 3/6(W)
Begin to Prepare for DNA/Genetic engineering test
Mon 3/3 (B)
1. Finish engineering notes.
2. Review for test
Wed. 3/5 (B)
Begin to Prepare for DNA/Genetic engineering test
Thurs 2/27(B)
1. Graphing gel data with logger pro.
2. Recap process to date
3. Genetic engineering notes
Mon. 3/3 (B)
Begin preparing for a DNA/Genetic engineering test
Wed. 2/26(W)
1. PCR
2. Recap process to date; share HW
3. DNA Subway.info.make an account; get logger pro
Fri 2/28(W)
1. Finish guided learning and data mining
2. Review the electrophoresis from guided learning link to prepare for lab.
3. Begin preparing for a DNA/Genetic engineering test
Tues. 2/25(B)
1. Gel electrophoresis
2. Recap process to date; share HW
3. DNA Subway.info.make an account
Thurs(B)
1. Begin preparing for a DNA/Genetic engineering test
Mon 2/24 (white)
1. DNA extraction lab: DNA sampling for barcoding: Organism Data sheetSampling dat
2. Work on part3 and 4 as time permits in lab and the DATA MINING info.make an account
Wed. 2/26
1. Finish DATA MINING and fill in first section of the organism data sheet you copied- share with me.
2. Be sure DNA Barcoding Guided learning is done through part2. if already done, go back and review the animations provided in the document on PCR to prepare for the lab. Work on parts 3 & 4.
3. Read over the PCR lab procedure.
4. Please follow these instructions to download Logger Pro.
Fri (blue) 2/14
1. PCR lab
2. Go over HD unit assessment
3. Discuss part 1 and 2 of Guided learning and processes of PCR and electrophoresis.
4. Work on Part 3 and 4 if time
VACATION!! Enjoy.
Thurs (SNOW DAY)
Mon 2/24(white)- see below- no new HW from what was due before Thurs before vacation.
Wed. (Blue) 2/12
1. DNA extraction lab
2. Begin work on part3 and 4 as time permits in lab
Fri (blue) 2/14 HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY!
1. Finish DATA MINING and fill in first section of the organism data sheet you copied- share with me.
2. Be sure Guided learning is done through part2. if already done, go back and review the animations provided in the document on PCR to prepare for the lab. (work on
parts 3 & 4 if time allows)
3. Read over the PCR lab procedure.
4. Please follow these instructions to download Logger Pro.
Tues (white) 2/11
1. DNA sampling for barcoding: Organism Data sheet
Sampling data
2. Correct level 6 and recap HD unit.
3. Level 1-6 individual assessment
4. Begin HW.
Mon(white) 2/24- this was the HW that was due the Thurs snow day- may just want to review the lab and check for completeness.
1. View the This video to learn more about the steps we will follow in the next lab .
2. Review the DNA Extraction.lab for step 2 while you watch the above video.
3. DNA Barcoding Guided learning Do part 1 &2 including the interactive activity on using a centrifuge.
4. Work on DATA MINING (do what you can and bring questions- you will have some time to work during the lab)
5. Please follow these instructions to download Logger Pro.
Mon (blue) 2/10
1. DNA Barcoding step 2: extraction- an overview for next class lab.
2. Protein synthesis review activities.
4. Begin HW. DATA MINING
Wed (Blue) 2/12
1.DNA Barcoding Guided learningDo part 1 & 2 including the interactive activity on using a centrifuge.
2. Review This video to prepare ( this was shown in class today).
3. Safety Video

Heart Unit


Fri (white). 2/5
1. Class activities to review concepts. Fill in Central dogma and Big Picture worksheet.
2. Level 5 and Level 6 completed.
Tues (WHITE) 2/11
1. Be prepared for an individual assessment of the Heart disease unit.
2. View Barcode of Life
3. Please read this lab protocol Dissecting and Sampling Tissue to prepare for the step 1 of the lab.
4. Watch this Safety Video.
5. View the DNA Learning Center interactive “__DNA Barcoding__to learn more about the uses and steps we will follow throughout the lab.
Thurs. (Blue) 2/6,
1. DNA sampling for barcoding (step 1)
2. Correct level 6 and recap
3. Level 1-6 individual assessment
Mon (Blue) 2/10
1. View the DNA Learning Center interactive “__DNA Barcoding__” to learn more about the uses and steps we will follow in lab.
2. See This video to prepare for Step 2.
3.. Review the DNA Extraction.lab for step 2.
Wed (SNOW DAY)
Thurs (BLUE) 2/6
1. Be prepared for an individual assessment of the Heart disease unit.
2. View Barcode of Life
3. Please read this lab protocol Dissecting and Sampling Tissue to prepare for the step 1 of the lab.
Fri 1/31. Mon 2/3
1. Check HW and go over Protein synthesis notes; using the codon box
2. Survey
3. Group Summary of Level 1-4
4. Work on Level 5
Tues 2/4, Fri. 2/7
1. Complete the Level 5 questions if not done.
2. Practice making protein Make a screen shot of the protein when it tells you the protein is completed.
HINT: after making mRNA, you will be asked to move the green box to the right place to start- move it to the AUG spot at the beginning. Then click and drag amino acids up to the mRNA.
3. Complete the Central dogma diagram handout. Use this graphic and your notes to help.

4. Review all notes to date- Go here for more animations/ resources to review transcription and translation (protein synthesis). Come with questions you still have.
Wed 1/29; Thurs. 1/30
1. Go over tests and Protein HW
2. Complete Level 2-see real hearts!
3. Work on Level 3 and Level 4
Fri 1/31; Mon 2/3
1. Fill in DNA notes for a check grade: Use the provided resources and you will go through the slides on translation. Do not skip watching videos and animations as these will help you understand key concepts. We will recap these in class.

Cell Division


Mon 1/27; Tues 1/28
1. Cell division test
2.DNA preassessment
3. Begin Heart Unit: Lab groups
Go HERE for labs and video links and general instructions.
Wed 1/29; Thurs 1/30
1. Protein and DNA structure review
2. Finish Level 1 and 2 Heart unit (you will see the real hearts next class for level 2- do all other parts)
Thurs 1/23; Fri 1/24
1. blue check in sheet
2. Share projects in small groups; share with teacher.
3. Review for test activities; answer questions
4. Revisit the class I wonder and I think doc- have we answered it? and the organizer table; blue sheet ques?
Mon 1/27; Tues 1/28
Study for test: Resources
1.Cell Division Unit Test Reviewt
2. answer key to the preassessment as additional help in test studying.
3. Mitosis/Meiosis and cell cycle resources and the ppt.
4. Also here are the links to the crash course videos:

__Mitosis__ __Meiosis__
Tues 1/21; Wed 1/22
1. Check in vocab quiz
2. Check sea urchin lab(blue); revisit preassessment questions
3. Work on project
Thurs 1/23; Fri1/24
1. Good gamete project due- be sure your name/s are in the title of the shared media
2. Prepare for Cell Division Unit Test tcome with questions you have
3. For those who missed it, here is the answer key to the preassessment as additional help in test studying.
Fri 1/17 (white)
1. Share rest of meiosis HW in small groups and go over lab.
2. Review meiosis and do pipe cleaner activity. Finish any notes
Wed 1/22(White)
1. Read 9.3 section.Use the __online flashcard game__ to study for a vocab check in quiz
2. Work on the good gamete project. Project Due 23 (B) and 24(W).4. (White
3. You can begin reviewing for the Cell Division Unit Test test will be Tues 1/28
Wed. 1/15, Thurs 1/16
1. Sea Urchin lab. For links to the videos see Ques. #3, Ques. #5 and Ques #7
Fri 1/17; Tues 1/21
1. Complete the lab for a check grade next class. Answer lab questions and watch videos again as needed. View the slides you may have missed here in the sea urchin archive gallery and see an urchin complete cytokinesisto create 2 cells and a blastula(ball of cells) spinning.
2.Work on the good gamete project. Project Due 23 (B) and 24(W).4. (White
3.(white-Friday)- Have the Meiosis HW ready to share and be checked
3.(Blue-Tues) Read 9.3 section. Use the __online flashcard game__ to study for a vocab check in
quiz for next Tues
Tues 1/14
Blue:
1.Share HW in small groups
2.Review mitosis and meiosis and do pipe cleaner activity
Thurs 1/16 (Blue)
Work on the good gamete project. Project Due 23 (B) and 24(W).
Fri 1/10; Mon 1/13
1. Mitosis and cell cycle; Share questions
2. Chromosome structure; Meiosis intro., Pipe cleaner activity
3. Finish organizer meiosis column and Begin Guided learning HW.
Tues.1/14; Wed. 1/15
Complete the guided learning:
*CP version *HC version
Wed1/8(blue)
1. Potato Mission : Class Results
2. Respiration quiz
3. Cell division preassessment; go over graded work

Thurs 1/9(white)
1. Respiration quiz
2. Cell division preassessment, go over graded work
3. Mitosis and the cell cycle; role play
Fri 1/10; Mon1/13
1. View on line videos and begin an observation organizer:
#1 General Overview of cell cycle and division
#2 Mitosis 3D animation (be sure the sound is on- one of those cool ones!)
#3 Real cell video in mitosis
As you view videos, write your "I notice and I wonder" questions in the organizer.

2. Read in chap 9.1 and 9.2. Fill in the organizer under just the mitosis column.
Tues 1/7(white)
1. Survey
2. Potato Mission : Class Results
3. Review for respiration quiz; go over labs
4. Overview of Cell division unit and preassessment
Thurs1/9(white)
Prepare for respiration quiz

CELLS: Energy(enzymes, photosynthesis, respiration)


Mon1/6 (blue)
1. Survey
2. Turn in labs and go over;HW check and share
3. Review for respiration quiz and role play
4. Overview of Cell division unit and preassessment (if time)
Wed 1/8(blue)
Prepare for respiration quiz
Wed. 12/18; Thurs 12/19
1. Photosynthesis quiz
2. Finish respiration
3. Fermentation minilab
Fri 12/20; Mon 1/6
1. Review the respiration notes and read text p228-233 and begin to prepare for a quiz.
2. Finish lab questions
2. Respiration HW
(BLUE DAY: MS and Oscos- you lose computers Friday-do this on Thurs so you have no HW for vacation and it is still fresh in your mind from class today!)
Mon 12/16; Tues 12/17
1. Review photosynthesis; role play; Sequoia final answer!
2. Respiration notes and activities
Wed. 12/18; Thurs 12/19
1.photosynthesis quiz
2. Write 1-2 clarifying questions you have about respiration and if you have none, write 2 test questions you could quiz a classmate with about it.
Thurs 12/12; Fri 12/13
1. Enzyme quiz (begin HW if done before whole class)
2. Finish photosynthesis notes and activity
Mon 12/16; Tues 12/17
1. Complete the photosynthesis HW
2. Read about an animal that can photosynthesize!
3. Begin preparing for a photosynthesis quiz
Tues 12/10, Wed 12/11
1. Wrap up labs and hand in
2. Enzyme effects and graphs
3. Enzyme Quiz review
4. Intro to photosynthesis activity-the big picture
Thurs 12/12; Fri 12/13
1. Study for enzyme quiz
2. Begin the photosynthesis HW- do #2 question on carbon sequestration. The rest will be for HW after next class.
Fri 12/6, Mon 12/9
Enzyme lab
Please put your data table and graph on this spreadsheet: Sea DragonsS. Salmanders
MarstarsOscos
Tues 12/10; Wed 12/11
1.Complete the lab questions
* Suggestion: compare the graphs for each variable from all of the classes to help answer the analysis questions

2. Start enzyme quiz review which will be Thurs/Fri this week.
3. Try the self quizzes linked at the end of the review.
Wed 12/4, Thurs 12/5
1. Designing an experiment for enzyme reactions- see Lab assignment
2. Peer review and critique of design
3. Paperose activity on rates of reaction. See the spreadsheet for your class:
Marstars; Oscos; S.Dragons; Salamanders
Fri 12/6, Mon 12/9
1. Carefully read your lab to prepare for next class. Jot down any questions you have.
2. Answer the prelab questions in your assigned lab and make a sketch of the lab set up as your entry ticket.
3. Finish the paperose analysis questions to hand in for an individual grade.
Mon 12/2; Tues 12/3.
1. Go over membrane test
2.Introduction to cell energy: Enzyme's role in cell reactions
3. Demos
Wed 12/4, Thurs 12/5
1. Read section 6.2 on chemical reactions and
section 35.1 p1020-1022 on enzyme role and pH in digestion.
2. Write a definition of these terms in your own words:
*activation energy
*catalyst
*enzyme
*substrate
*active site
CELLS: Membranes and transport

Mon 11/25, Tues 11/26
1. Cell membrane test
2. Cell energy preassessment
3. Cell analogy vote (white day)- see below for links.
NO HOMEWORK- Enjoy your vacation!
Fri 11/22 (Blue day)
1. View these Diffusion analogy answers. Then go to Diffusion Analogy voting to submit your 2 votes.
2. Finish reviewing as needed.
3. Review activities: charades and jeopardy.
4. Answers to the review questions
Mon 11/25, Tues 11/26
1. Study for the test. Use notes, posted powerpoint on the cell wikipage, labs, purple summary sheets, animations and the review question sheet.
2. NOTE: the 2 jeopardy review games(check your email) have been sent to you to quiz yourself or play with a partner and here is the answer key to the review questions to check yourself.
3. Here are links to 2 lab presentations that are good reviews and show graphs like ones that will be on the test.: Dialysis tubing Egg
Wed 11/20, Thurs 11/21
1. Finish notes
2. Review for test
Fri 11/22 (Blue day only)
1. Study for test
2. Do the review questions
Mon 11/18, Tues 11/19
Finish presentations as needed
1. Recap of learning so far on diffusion
2. Concentration and membranes (tonicity) notes
3. Active vs passive transport notes
Wed 11/20, Thurs 11/21
1. Read pp 201-207- pay close attention to diagrams that illustrate the concepts.
2. Review terms from class notes
3. Watch animations again (see below) as needed. You may also want to revisit the ones from the transport worksheet HW. here is the osmosis one shown in class
4. Be prepared for a check in quiz on diffusion and tonicity!**
Thurs 11/14, Fri 11/15
1. Lab presentations
2. Lipid demo and summary of what we have learned so far
Mon 11/18, Tues 11/19
1. Practice building a membrane- take a screen shot of the actual built membrane for a check grade- you will use that diagram to study for the test!
2. Watch these animations:
Tues 11/12, Wed 11/13
1. Diffusion labs -compare answers, modify and turn in
2. Group presentations of labs- time to work as a group
Thurs 11/14, Fri 11/15
1. View the animations and answer the questions in this worksheet. These will be checked, then discussed in groups. Please share your answers with me on line (uncheck the email notify!).
2. Write an analogy for diffusion using this form, following the examples given in the descriptor on the form- do not repeat those examples in any way!
3. Be prepared for presentations!
Thurs 11/7, Fri 11/8
1. Diffusion lab
2. Group work answering lab questions.
2. Assign tasks for the group presentation.
Tues 11/12, Wed. 11/13
1. Prepare for the group presentation using the provided template
(one member make a copy and add your lab title and class name to the title). Share this with each group member and me please.
See the scoring rubric here to help guide your preparations.

2. Complete any lab questions as needed. Labs will be handed in next class after a short work time to finalize them.
Tues 11/5, Wed 11/6
1. Go over the cell test.
2. Introduction to cell membranes: How do molecules move through the membrane? What is the structure and function of the membrane? Modeling the membrane
Thurs 11/7, Fri 11/8
1. Please read your lab protocol thoroughly.
Assignment for your lab group can be found here

*Entry ticket: draw a picture that shows the procedure for your lab.

CHORUS students: please pick up your note papers and lab before class. MS Wooten taped her class and has provided a link if you wish to see the intro material.Video link: Our class took pictures of notes from the board for you also.
Come see your test to see if you need to do makeup.

note: test makeups should be done by Thurs 11/13

CELLS: structure/function


Fri 11/1; Mon 11/4
Cell test
Tues 11/5,Wed 11/6
NO HOMEWORK! Go to a play off game and cheer- support our teams!!!! :)
Wed. 10/30/Thurs 10/31
1. Cells Check in quiz part 2- go here for the quiz form
2. Lab corrections and test review
3. Review activities : class challenge on structure and functions;
cell jeopardy; 3-D diagram self quiz
Fri 11/1; Mon 11/4
1. Review for the test.
2. More practice diagrams! Prokaryote parts Animal parts
a tutorial/self quiz site for review
Mon 10/28, Tues 10/29
1. Bacteria/virus project analysis
2. Review activities
Wed. 10/30/Thurs 10/31
1. Go to the cell structure activity on line, take a screen shot of the 3 completed cell types to show me
2. Read this article on giant viruses
3. Start reviewing for the test.
4. Be prepared for a check in quiz on some cell parts
Friday 10/28 (WHITE)
1. Turn in Paramecium lab, go over Ameba lab
2. Finish notes on cells, practice diagrams
Tues 10/29 (WHITE- SD and SS)
1. Bacteria/virus project due
2. Review all cell structure and functions from notes/text.
3. Some videos/photos from our labs to review. here is a good Paramecium one on line
Thurs 10/24
1. Go over food analysis test; turn in Ameba lab
2. Paramecium lab
Mon 10/28 (BLUE- MS and OC)
1. Paramecium lab due
2. Bacteria/virus project due.
3. Review all cell structure and functions from notes/text.
4. Some videos/photos from our labs to review
Tues 10/22, Wed 10/23
1. Go over test(s) and show HW screen shot ( do not share please)
2. Continue notes
3. Blue day- Ameba lab
4. White day- Paramecium lab
Thurs 10/24, Fri. 10/25
1. Finish lab (Ameba for Blue day, Paramecium for White day): Those with digital versions be sure to print and attach to your lab the labeled diagram. All other parts of the lab are completed on the provided sheet.
2. Work on the bacteria/virus project for Mon Oct 28 (B), Tues Oct 29 (W)
Fri. 10/18, Mon 10/21
1. Cell Quiz
2. Cell notes continued
3. Bacteria/virus project intro. Go here to get your assigned organism

4. WHITE day- Ameba lab
Tues 10/22 (B)
1. Bacterial cell tutorial: go here, do the tutorial and then label the bacterium- you must do it making no mistakes before doing the screenshot to show me (it will say you succeeded). See Chap 18.1 for a helpful resource.
2. Work on the model for your project. Follow the rubric and Bacteria/virus project descriptor.
Helpful resources:1. Big book of viruses
2. Bacteria and viruses Image library
3. Bacterial species files
(will be due Mon Oct 28, Tues Oct 29)

Wed. 10/23 (W)
All the above plus finish the Ameba lab as needed. Those with digital versions be sure to print and attach to to your lab the labeled diagram. All other parts of the lab are completed on the provided sheet.
Oct 16/17
1. Venn Hw check
2. Intro to cells
3. Onion lab. See Lab partners and drawer assignment.
Fri 10/18, Mon 10/21
1. Complete the cell parts analogy HW. Please print before class to hand in.

2. Be prepared for a cell check in quiz (5 pts) on the organelles discussed so far in notes- review notes and venn to recognize the cell parts and know if it is in a prokaryote, eukaryote or both and what organelles are shared by all cells.

3. Go to these cell videos and animations from class notes to review and help your understanding of cell parts and functions.

4. Finish your onion lab (color, label and answer questions) to hand in next class.

5. Watch this tutorial video to help you prepare for using the Motic software with the digital microscopes. You can also see written instructions if you prefer.

BIOCHEMISTRY


Oct 11/15
1. Biochemistry test
2. Food analysis test- see the Summary of results data table.
3. Calibrate your computer for the digital microscope
Wed. 10/16, Thurs. 10/17
1.Read Sections 7.2 & 7.3
2.Use your text to Complete the Venn diagram for cell parts with three sections - Plant, animal and prokaryote. Do this IN PENCIL on the paper worksheet given in class.
Oct 9/10
1. Test review
2. Share Biochemistry terms and go over patterns worksheets.
3. Review activities.
  • Vote with your feet- organic molecule recognition
  • Alphabet jeopardy
  • Biochemistry review video game
Friday 10/11/Tuesday 10/15
1. Prepare for the test. See the labs,Pattern HW worksheets with diagrams , notes, text, animations (links in Oct 3/4 daily work), the Biochemistry links in the wiki, the Biochemistry terms, and the test review
2. Look over the labs , group lab questions and the summary data table to be prepared for an individual lab analysis.
Oct 7/8
1. Hw Check on the protein worksheet
2. Protein lab ( 1st entry ticket questions). Fill in the Summary of results data table.
3. Answer group analysis questions and fill in the Biochemistry terms as a group
Wed. 10/9, Thurs. 10/10
1. Prepare for the test with this review
2. Complete the group shared biochemistry terms.
3. Optional- quiz yourself with this self quiz or interactive chart

NOTE: There will be an after school open help session for the test on THURS. starting right after school going as long as anyone needs help.
Oct 3/4
1. Check in on nucleic acids
2.Enter data so far for starch, sugar, lipids and nucleic acids in
Summary of results data table.
3. All : view this animation
CP:view this animation
HC: view this animation
5. Protein notes
Monday 10/7, Tuesday 10/8
1. Complete "Building Macromolecules Online Practice" shared with you in this document.
2. Review all of Section 6.4 in book. and review the animations on dehydration and hydrolysis seen in class today.
3.Do patterns worksheet on proteins: answer questions and attach paper models.color versions here: 3D models and 2D models
3. Read Protein Lab protocol and be ready to complete a lab entry ticket.
Oct 1/2 : Reminder that the HC contract is due today.
All Makeup exams for Life test need to be done by your class day
(Tues or Wed).
1. Check in quiz on carbs and lipids
2. HW check of lipids worksheet and compare
3. Lipid modeling and compare to carbs
4. Nucleic Acid Notes
5. Nucleic Acid Lab
6. Enter data so far for starch, sugar, lipids and nucleic acids in
Summary of results data table.
Thursday 10/3, Friday 10/4
1.Do patterns worksheet on nucleic acids: answer questions and attach paper models.
color versions here: 3D models and 2D models
2. Review section 6.4 in text (p 171) on nucleic acids.
3. Complete group analysis questions for carbs and lipids.
Sept. 27/30
1. Check in quiz Chap 6.3
1. What are Lipids? Notes, modeling
2. Food lab- carbs and lipids. Go here to food lab groups for your assignment. Enter your data into this Summary of results data table.
Tuesday 10/1, Wednesday 10/2
1. Looking for patterns worksheet- on lipids: answer questions and attach paper models.
View the color versions of the paper models here: 3D models and 2D models
2. Be prepared for a check in carbs and lipids quiz.
3. Turn in HONORS CHALLENGE contract with typed letter of intent.
Sept.25/26
1. Revisit and correct preassessment for basic chemistry and HW
2. What are carbs? Notes, structure modeling.
3. View macromolecule analogies
Friday 9/27, Monday 30
1. Looking for patterns worksheet- on carbs: answer questions and attach paper models.
View the color versions of the paper models here: 3D models and 2D models
2. Be prepared for a Chap 6.3 HW check in quiz next class.
3. Read Carbohydrate and Lipids Food Lab
Sept 23/24
1. Submit your DNA barcode info , label and store your sample in class freezer bag- please bring it in at the beginning of the day!
2. Go over test
3. Review of basic chemistry
Wed.9/25, Thurs 9/26
1. Read the chap 6 sections indicated and complete questions on the Chap 6 worksheet .
(please print your answers for class if you choose to use the online document).
2. Submit the analogy you have written to this form: macromolecule analogy
.

LIFE


Sept 19/20
1. Life Unit test
2. Preassessment for Biochemistry
3. Prep for DNA barcoding
Mon 9/23, Tues 9/24
Collect DNA barcode sample, record info on the provided sheet and bring in your sample - be sure to follow directions carefully and keep it cold. Please drop it off to be frozen before or during advisor.
Sept 17/18
1. Finish notes on classification
2. Dichotomous key activity and adaptation lab activity
3. Test Review Activity: shared questions
Thurs. 9/19; Fri 9/20
1. See Test review and prepare for the test for next class
Resources: Life notes parts1-3; biodiversity lab; Chap 1 and 17; gallery walk; dichotomous key activity; also see the Life link on this wiki for other helps. Here is a Jeopardy review game to try!
Sept 13/16
1. Chap 17 HW quiz
2. Gallery Walk-analysis of projects
3. Begin Organization/classification notes
Tues 9/17; Wed. 9/18
1. Complete the Guided Learning Section on classification in your Life Part 3 class notes- watch the linked video and answer the questions.

2. Please Follow the directions on this practice exam question form to design 2 test questions and submit them.

3.See Test review and continue to prepare for a test.
Sept 11/12
1. Finish Themes notes
2. Biodiversity lab : identification and analysis-lab due by end of class
3. Notebook check

REMINDER: Summer Photo Project : Due Thurs. 12. FOR ALL CLASSES! Please post it in the room by end of day.
Fri. 9/13; Mon. 9/16
1. Be ready for a HW check-in on chap 17.

2. Read over the Adaptations to the environment lab - be prepared to go outside

3. Read through all notes so far on traits and themes. Bring any questions you have at this point. Begin to study for a unit test. See Test review
Sept. 9/10
1. Go over cricket lab
2. HW check-in on the article (look over the graphic on 3rd p.of article)
3. Begin themes notes
4. Complete Biodiversity data collection; begin analysis questions.
Wed. 9/11; Thurs. 9/12
1. Read Chapter 17 and Complete Chapter 17 HW questions.

2. Optional HW: Watch Bozeman video on themes: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ibhnP5suqK8
(this is a good overview of the themes to help you understand them better)

REMINDER: Summer Photo Project : Due Thurs. 12. FOR ALL CLASSES!
Refer to the descriptor and rubric.
Sept 5/6
1. Life traits HW Check in ; turn in HW.
2. Wrap up cricket lab, share researched questions, turn in lab
3. Use of Microscope introduction activity
4. Begin Biodiversity lab
Monday 9/9 (B); Tues. 9/10 (W)
1. Course expectations blue signature sheet due. Organized notebook check with dividers labeled and ready to use.

2. Read "By Any Other Name", an article on scientific naming.

3. Read over the biodiversity lab and the rubric.

REMINDER: Summer Photo Project : Due Thurs. 12.
Refer to the descriptor and rubric.
Sept 3/4
Intros, text, questions on summer project
and pick a Class name!

1. Observation-what types of observational data are useful? How do we communicate our observations? *Popcorn activity
2. Life traits - What makes something alive? A story
3. Observing a living organism: Cricket Lab
Thurs 9/5(B); Fri 9/6(W)
1. Personal Photo card.: See descriptor for the 3x 5 card with photo.

2. Chap 1-Active reading - there will be a HW checkin grade.
Use the CODE: E6F15276ED to access your Online text and answer the question worksheethanded out in class- this is designed to help you develop helpful strategies when reading science and introduce you to the life traits.

3. Finish your part of the group Cricket lab questions and do labels. Be prepared to share with group and turn in completed lab.

*Work on Summear Photo Project : Due Thurs. 12
Refer to the descriptor and rubric. You may bring it in anytime up until the due date.