2013-2014 - PERIOD 1 STANDARD BIOLOGY (archived)


Objectives for the Week 5/19/2014:
Behavioral
1) While learning about evolution, become active, questioning, self-directed scientists.
Content
2) I can identify and describe and give examples of the four lines of evidence for evolution.
3) I can identify and describe the conditions for evolution.
Practical/Creative
Use a model to compare the effect of natural selection to genetic drift on the variation of a population.


AGENDA:
5/19/2014 - Ecology Unit Exam
5/20/2014 - Introduction to Evolution, Reading Skills Video
5/21/2014 - Four Lines of Evidence - Readings for Jigsaw
Reading 1 - Evolutionary Biologist
Reading 2 - Physical Anthropology
Reading 3 - Developmental Biologist
Reading 4 - Paleontologist
Reading 5 - BONUS: Primates show changes across time

5/22/2014 - Conditions for Evolution
5/23/2014 -
5/27/2014 -

HOMEWORK:
For 5/21 - Worksheet "Darwin's Observations" Study (p. 5), Read pp. 369-379 to get the information for the worksheet
For 5/22 - Practice Questions
For 5/23 - Read from Textbook
For 5/27 -

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Objectives for the Week of 5/12/2014:
Content
1) I can describe the the interactions and interdependence of factors in ecosystems.
2) I can identify and describe immigration, emigration, birth rate, death rate and their effect on population size as well as changes to population size.
3) I can identify and describe density-dependent and density independent factors and their effect on population size.
4) Understand what factors affect the balance of an ecosystem.
Practical/Creative
5) Practice annotated reading techniques on selected non-fiction readings.
6) Identify and practice effective summarization techniques.
7) Analysis and description of population graphs and tables.

AGENDA
5/12/2014 - Data Analysis of Starlogo NOVA: Modeling a Pond Ecosystem
5/13/2014 - MCAS MATH
5/14/2014 - MCAS MATH
5/15/2014 - Population Graphs and Open Response Questions
5/16/2014 - Review Sheet

HW
Claim Evidence and Reasoning for Starlogo NOVA: Modeling an Pond Ecosystem.
Numbers 3B, 4B, 5B on the Worksheet Problems
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Objectives for the Week of 5/5/2014:
Content
1) I can describe the the interactions and interdependence of factors in ecosystems.
3) Recognize complex systems ideas in ecological systems.
4) Understand what factors affect the balance of an ecosystem..
Practical/Creative
5) Practice annotated reading techniques on selected non-fiction readings.
6) Identify and practice effective summarization techniques.

AGENDA
5/5/2014 - Planet Earth: Poles to Poles
5/6/2014 - MiniLecture Chapter 6 - Humans in the Biosphere
5/7/2014 - Readings on the European Gypsy Moth.
5/8/2014 - Starlogo NOVA: Modeling a Pond Ecosystem (part A)
5/9/2014 - Starlogo NOVA: Modeling a Pond Ecosystem (part B and part C)

HW
Complete Questions on Gypsy Moths Reading
Answer Questions page 160 all
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Objectives for the Lessons Week of 4/29/2014:
1) Identify how populations change in ecosystems.
2) Describe the interdependence of organisms in a food web.
3) Identify the challenges to predicting what occurs in an ecosystems when changes occur.

DAILY AGENDA:
4/28/2014 - STARLOGO: Continue
4/29/2014 - STARLOGO: Finish
4/30/2014 - Check on HW (Annotation Sheet), Review Quiz, Begin Populations MiniPresentation
5/1/2014 - Finish Populations miniPresentation, Work on Assessment Questions
5/2/2014 - Video
HW:
For Wednesday - Annotate the Reading on Keystone Species

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Objectives for the Lessons Week of 4/14/2014:
1) Identify how populations change in ecosystems.
2) Describe the interdependence of organisms in a food web.
3) Identify the challenges to predicting what occurs in an ecosystems when changes occur.

DAILY AGENDA:
4/14/2014 - Quiz
4/15/2014 - DO NOW -
4/16/2014 - STARLOGO Model: Ecosystems - Modeling a Kelp Forest
4/17/014 - STARLOGO Model: Ecosystems - Modeling a Kelp Forest

HW:
For Tuesday - Summarizing activity - What are the 3 Big Ideas in Ecology? Illustrate or write or create a concept map of what you believe are the three big ideas of Ecology.

For Wednesday - Read the Introduction to Modeling a Kelp Forest Community and respond to the statement on the Preassessment

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Objectives for the Lessons Week of 4/7/2014:
1) Identify the Cycles of matter.
2) Describe the water cycle. Explain the role of transpiration.
3) Describe the carbon/oxygen cycle. Relate the reactants and products of photosynthesis with those of cellular respiration.
4) Connect the process of photosynthesis to producers in a food web. Connect the process of cellular respiration to consumers in a food web.
5) Describe the nitrogen cycle.
6) Identify the central role that bacteria play in the nitrogen cycle.
7) Define nitrogen fixation and denitrification.
8) Describe the phosphorus cycle.
9) Identify how limiting nutrients can have an impact in an environment.

DAILY AGENDA:
4/7/2014 - Cycle of Matter Notes and Questions in packet
4/8/2014 - Review of HW, Video with Questions from DiscoveryEducation
4/9/2014 - Review of HW, Symbiosis
4/10/2014 - Competition and Symbiosis (Ch 4)
4/11/2014 - Textbook Analysis Day

HW:
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Objectives for the Lessons Week of 3/31/2014:
1) Identify producers, consumers, and decomposers in food chains and food webs.
2) Identify and differentiate the trophic levels on energy, biomass and numbers pyramids.
3) Identify and differentiate the energy, biomass, and numbers pyramids.

DAILY AGENDA
3/31/2014 - Chapter 12 and 14 Review of Quizzes
4/1/2014 - Chapter 3 Introduction
4/2/2014 - Chapter 12 and 14 Exam 2
4/3/2014 - Chapter 3 Notes
4/4/2014 - Poles to Poles Video (

HW - Read Pages 62-73 and Complete the End of Section Assessment Questions

Objectives for the Lessons Week of 3/24/2014:
1) Understand how and why computers are essential for analyzing data produced by the Human Genome Project;
2) Introduce some of the most common bioinformatics methods, including searching for open reading frames, BLAST searches, and multiple sequence alignments
3) Appreciate the importance of sequences from model organisms to our understanding of the human genome;
4) Improve understanding of our genetic diversity;
5) Raise some of the ethical issues associated with establishing and using genetic databases

DAILY AGENDA
3/24/2014 - PD/Independent Textbook work
3/25/2014 - Review Steps up to now; Begin Lesson 4
3/26/2014 - Complete lesson 4, Complete Lesson 5
3/27/2014 - Review of Test
3/28/2014 - Review for Assessment

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Objectives for Lessons (Weeks of 3/10/2014 and 3/17/2014):
1) understand how and why computers are essential for analyzing the data produced by the Human Genome Project;
2) to introduce some of the most common bioinformatics methods, including searching for open reading frames, BLAST searches, and multiple sequence alignments;
3) to appreciate the importance of sequences from model organisms to our understanding of the human genome;
4) to improve understanding of our genetic diversity; and to raise some of the ethical issues associated with establishing and using genetic databases.

DAILY AGENDA
3/10/2014 - Bioinformatics and the Human Genome (BSCS Curriculum Supplement) Lesson 1
3/11/2014 - Bioinformatics and the Human Genome Lesson 2 - Part 1
3/12/2014 - Bioinformatics and the Human Genome Lesson 2 - Part 2 - ONCONOMICS WEBSITE
3/13/2014 - Bioinformatics and the Human Genome Lesson 2 - Part 2
3/14/2014 - Bioinformatics and the Human Genome Lesson 3
3/17/2014 - Bioinformatics and the Human Genome Lesson 3
3/18/2014 - MCAS English Language Arts
3/19/2014 - MCAS English Language Arts
3/20/2014 - Bioinformatics and the Human Genome Lesson 3 and Summary (A-T Children's Project)
3/21/2014 - MCAS English Language Arts
HOMEWORK


Objectives for Lessons (week of 3/3/2014):
1) Utilize a pedigree to determine whether a trait is heritable or not. Determine the pattern of inheritance (dominant, recessive, sex-linked).
2) Identify and describe point mutations and frameshift mutations and their effect on phenotype (silent mutation or genetic disease).
3) Relate sexual reproduction, mutation, and genetic variation in populations.

DAILY AGENDA
3/3/2014 - Pedigrees
3/4/2014 - DNA Mutations
3/5/2014 - Review Chapter 12 and 14
3/6/2014 - Game
3/7/2014 - Test Chapter 12 and 14

HOMEWORK
For Tuesday: Page 343-344 Summarize
For Wednesday: DNA Mutations Worksheet - #4, 5 and Summary Questions
For Friday: Study for Test Chapter 12 and Chapter 14

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Objectives for Lessons (week of 2/24/2014):
1) Explain how differences in DNA between individuals of the same species mean that there are mutations.
2) Understand the effect of mutations on phenotype.
3) Understand how mutations can act like a "biological clock."

DAILY AGENDA
2/24/2014 - Review of DNA Replication, Transcription, Translation, Mutations
2/25/2014 - Complete Bee DNA Scenario
2/26/2014 - Chapter 14 - Human Genetics
2/27/2014 - Science Fair @ MHS
2/28/2014 - Chapter 14 - Human Genetics

Objectives for Lessons (week of 2/10/2014):
1) Describe the structure of DNA.
2) Explain the process of DNA replication.
3) Explain how differences in DNA between individuals of the same species mean that there are mutations.
4) Explain how modern genetics can sequence DNA to make discoveries, and use it in forensics.
5) Identify the location of Genome Sequences.

DAILY AGENDA
2/10/2014 - Anthrax Letters Activity
2/11/2014 - Anthrax Letters Activity Debrief
2/12/2014 - Bee Mutation Activity
2/13/2014 - Bee Mutation Debrief
2/14/2014 - Exam on Chapter 12-1 - DNA Structure, DNA Replication, Sequencing and Mutations

HOMEWORK:
Study the Structure of DNA
Study the Mechanism of DNA Replication
Study the Process of Decoding DNA and how DNA acts like a 'fingerprint'
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Objectives for Lessons (week of 2/3/2014):
1) Describe the structure of DNA.
20 Explain the process of DNA replication.

DAILY AGENDA
2/3/2014 - Introduction to DNA
2/4/2014 - Mini-notes, guided reading and illustration of DNA
2/5/2014 - Snow Day
2/6/2014 - DNA Replication

HOMEWORK
Read Chapter 12-1 - DNA structure
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Objectives for Lessons (week of 1/27/2014):
1) Solve monohybrid crosses.
2) Connect the Law of Segregation and Independent Assortment to Meiosis and Genetics Problems
3) Review Complex forms of Genetics

DAILY AGENDA
1/27/2014 - Practice Genetics Problems
1/28/2014 - Trivia Review Game for Mid-Term
1/29/2014 - Mid-Term Exam
1/30/2014 - Complex Forms of Inheritance
1/31/2014 - Reminder of Notebook Taking

HOMEWORK
Study for your MidTerm
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AGENDA
Objectives for Lessons (week of 1/21/2014):
1) Solve monohybrid and dihybrid genetic problems
2) Connect the Law of Segregration and Independent Assortment to Meiosis and Genetic problems
3) Review vocabulary and content for the Mid-Year Exam

DAILY AGENDA
1/21/2014 - Solve Genetics Problems
1/22/2014 - Special Types of Genetics Problems - Sex-linked, Co-dominance, Incomplete Dominance
1/23/2014 - Snow Day
1/24/2014 - Genetics Problems - Monohybrid Crosses Practice Problems

HOMEWORK
1/21/2014 - Read Chapter 11-1 and 11-2, Complete the Reading Guide
1/29/2014 - MidTERM
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Objectives for Lessons (week of 1/13/2014):
1) Compare and contrast Mitosis and Meiosis
2) Understand that mitosis occurs to allow organisms to grow, tissues to regenerate and repair
3) Understand that meiosis results in the formation of gametes (sperm and egg).
4) Identify and describe why the chromosome number that result from mitosis and meiosis is either diploid or haploid.
5) Uncover pre-conceptions related to genetics
6) Learn to set up and solve basic genetics problems

DAILY AGENDA
1/13/2014 - Intro, mini-lectures, review and questions - Mitosis, Cytokinesis, Mitosis Video
1/14/2014 - Intro, mini-lectures, review and questions - Meiosis I, Prophase I Overview, Homologous Chromosomes, Crossing Over
1/15/2014 - Genetics Facts
1/16/2014 - Intro to solving genetics problems, Notes
1/17/2014 - Problem solving sessions - Monohybrid Crosses

Homework
Due Tuesday - Venn Diagram comparing Mitosis and Meiosis
Review Guide for MidTerm
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Objectives for Lessons (Week of 12/16/2013):
1) Identify and describe the process of photosynthesis.
2) Identify and describe the process of cellular respiration.
3) Identify and describe autotrophs and heterotrophs.
4) Identify and describe the structure of ATP.
5) Describe the cyclic nature of ADP and ATP as energy storing and energy releasing processes.
6) Identify the types of cellular functions that are carried out with ATP.

AGENDA
12/16/2013: Chapter 8, Section 2
12/17/2013: Chapter 8, Section 3(see youtube video of lecture) Here, Chapter 8-3 Extra Credit Assignment (Answers)
12/18/2013: Quiz, Chapter 9, Section 1
12/19/2013: Chapter 9, Section 2
12/20/2013: Quiz

HOMEWORK: Study for Pop Quizzes
DUE 1/2/2014 - Part I of Research Project for Independent Research Project
Click this link for your Rubric
Click This Link for a Description of the Guided Research Project on Plant Cloning
Here's a link for an appropriate research paper to use with the sample project (abstract is translated into English)
Here's a link for the type of experiment we will be conducting
Here's a research paper that works with oak trees that is related to the work we will be doing
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Objectives for Lessons (Week of [[tel:12/9/2013|12/9/2013]]):
1) Identify and describe the cell membrane
2) Demonstrate knowledge of diffusion, osmosis and active transport through examples
3) Review the structure and function of cellular organelles.

AGENDA
[[tel:12/9/2013|12/9/2013]] - The Cell Membrane and Structure/Function
12/10/2013 - Diffusion, Osmosis, Active Transport
12/11/2013 - Review of Topics/Objectives, Handout of Timeline and Instructions for Independent Research Project (Science Fair Project)
12/12/2013 - Chapter 7 Exam (all sections)
12/13/2013 - Photosynthesis, Chapter 8, Section 1
HOMEWORK
DUE THURSDAY, 12/12/2013 - EXAM on CHAPTER 7 - CELL TYPES, CELLULAR ORGANELLES, CELLULAR TRANSPORT - STUDY!!!!

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Objectives for Lessons (Week of [[tel:12/2/2013|12/2/2013]]):
SWBAT...
1) Recognize and identify the parts of a microscope
2) Properly use a microscope
3) Document observations using a microscope
4) Prepare a wet mount of a specimen
4) Explain the importance of the microscope as a modern day technological tool.
5) Identify and describe the structure/function relationship between the cell membrane and movement across the membrane (diffusion, osmosis, active transport).

AGENDA
[[tel:12/2/2013|12/2/2013]] - Introduction to the Microscope, Review/Pre-Lab for Microscope Lab 2
[[tel:12/3/2013|12/3/2013]] - Microscopic Observation of prepared samples, parts of a microscope (worksheet - label and describe function, crossword puzzle)
[[tel:12/4/2013|12/4/2013]] - Microscopic Observation of prepareed samples and review of digital images
[[tel:12/5/2013|12/5/2013]] - Cell Membrane and transport across the membrane
[[tel:12/6/2013|12/6/2013]] - Cell Membrane and Transport across the membane

HOMEWORK
DUE WEDNESDAY, [[tel:12/4/2013|12/4/2013]] - Micrsocope Worksheet
DUE THURSDAY, [[tel:12/5/2013|12/5/2013]] - Flipped Video be ready to answer questions about this video at the beginning of class and have a discussion

DUE THURSDAY, 12/12/2013 - EXAM on CHAPTER 7 - CELL TYPES, CELLULAR ORGANELLES, CELLULAR TRANSPORT
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Objectives for Lessons (Week of 11/18/2013):
SWBAT...
1) Identify Eukaryotic Cell Organelles.
2) Relate cellular structure to function in cells.
3) Develop an Analogy for learning a complex set of mechanisms.
4) Work in cooperative groups
5) Use technology to complete research, share information and collaborate, and construct a product that demonstrates learning.

DAILY AGENDA
11/18/2013 - Finish Cellular Organelles Lecture
11/19/2013 - Hand Back all assignments and place items in Portfolio, Set Up Google Account for Working in Class Collaboratively
11/20/2013 - new Cell city Introductory Activity
11/21/2013 - new Cell city Classwork Projects
11/22/2013 - New Cell City Classwork Project
11/24/2013 - New Cell City Classwork Project
11/25/2013 - New Cell City Classwork Presentations
11/26/2013 - Cell Strutures Quiz
Homework
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Objectives for Lessons (Week of 11/12/2013):
SWBAT...
1) Understand the relative size of cells
2) Understand relative magnitude using scientific notation
3) Convert between decimal, fraction, and scientific notation
4) Understand place value using scientific notation

DAILY AGENDA
11/12/2013 - Card Sort Activity.
11/13/2013 - Part II from NIH Curriculum Supplement: Size of Cells
11/14/2013 - Scientific Notation, Scale and Metric Measurement
11/15/2013 - Cellular Organelles Lecture ((Video I) (Video 2)

Homework
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Objectives for Lessons (Week of [[tel:11/4/2013|11/4/2013]]):
SWBAT...
1) Identify the function of enzymes in biological systems
2) Describe how changes in the environment of an enzyme changes to rate/output of the reaction
3) Design a procedure to test an environmental factor's effect on enzyme activity
4) Write up the evidence from your experiment and state a conclusion
5) Summarize the relationship between Organic Molecules and Enzymes through the completion of a Narrative Essay

DAILY AGENDA
[[tel:11/4/2013|11/4/2013]] - Creation of Procedure for the effect of environment on enzyme activity.
[[tel:11/5/2013|11/5/2013]] - No School
[[tel:11/6/2013|11/6/2013]] - Carry out Experiment
[[tel:11/7/2013|11/7/2013]] - Analysis and Conclusion/Discussion of Experiment
[[tel:11/8/2013|11/8/2013]] - Reflections on Unit
Homework
Due 11/12/2013 - Unit One Narrative Essay
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Objectives for Lessons (Week of 10/28/2013):
SWBAT...
1) Identify the function of enzymes in biological systems
2) Describe how changes in the environment of an enzyme changes to rate/output of the reaction
3) Design a procedure to test an environmental factor's effect on enzyme activity
4) Write up the evidence from your experiment and state a conclusion

DAILY AGENDA

10/28/2013 - Lorenzo's Oil - Questions Part 3
10/29/2013 - What's Wrong with Leah K?
10/30/2013 - What is pH? Enzymes - Video Experiments - Explain #1, Experiment #1, Experiment #2, Experiment #3 , Experiment #4
10/31/2013 - Procedure for Group Experiment on Enzyme Action/Effect of Environment
[[tel:11/1/2013|11/1/2013]] - Conduct Group Experiment on Enzyme Action/Effect of Environment

HOMEWORK
For Tuesday 10/29/2013, Reflect on Meaning of Lorenzo's Oil
For Wednesday 10/30/2013, Completed Excel Spreadsheet with data and graphs,
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Objectives for Lessons (Week of 10/21/2013):
SWBAT...
1) Identify the function of enzymes in biological systems
2) Describe how changes in the environment of an enzyme changes to rate/output of the reaction
3) Use excel to record data from a simulation experiment and construct graphs
4) Write up the analysis and conclusions using evidence from their simulated experiment

DAILY AGENDA

10/21/2013 - Enzyme Activity Simulation. What effect does the environment have on an enzyme-catalyzed reaction?
10/22/2013 - Enzyme Activity Simulation
10/23/2013 - Enzyme Activity Simulation
10/24/2013 - Quiz, Lorenzo's Oil - Questions Part 1
10/25/2013 - Lorenzo's Oil - Questions Part 2

HOMEWORK
For Wednesday 10/30/2013, Completed Excel Spreadsheet with data and graphs
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Objectives for Lessons (Week of 10/15/2013):
SWBAT...
1) Identify the function of enzymes in biological systems
2) Describe how changes in the environment of an enzyme changes to rate/output of the reaction
3) Use excel to record data from a simulation experiment and construct graphs
4) Write up the analysis and conclusions using evidence from their simulated experiment

DAILY AGENDA
10/15/2013 - What are enzymes? What are their principal characteristics? What affects their function?
What is a Chemical Bond? Enzymes Videos: Enzyme Video 1 (analogical reasoning) and Enzyme Video 2

10/16/2013 - Complex Systems - Complex Systems Introductory Videos - Starling Murmuration, Amoeba Movement, Clouds in the Sky Time Lapse What is the connection between these three events? How are they connected? Can we use a tool to investigate the nature of the connection? What is it? Why is it useful?

10/17/2013 - Enzyme Activity BioGraph Activity - Chew on this!

10/18/2013 - Enzyme Activity BioGraph Activity - Chew on this! and Debrief

HOMEWORK
For Monday, 10/21/2013 Completed Question Packet for Enzyme Activity - BioGraph
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Objectives of the Lessons (Week of [[tel:10/7/2013|10/7/2013]])
1) Identify the principal elements found in living things (CHONPS).
2) Identify and describe the structures, functions and examples of the four classes of organic molecules

DAILY AGENDA
[[tel:10/7/2013|10/7/2013]] - Review Questions from Textbook
[[tel:10/8/2013|10/8/2013]] - Quiz and Review Session
[[tel:10/9/2013|10/9/2013]] - Exam #1
10/10/2013 - Catching Flies - Part 1, ToolBlox2 Link
10/11/2013 - Catching Flies - Part 2

HOMEWORK
Study for your Exam #1 on Wednesday, [[tel:10/9/2013|10/9/2013]]


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Objectives for the Lessons (Week of 9/30/2013):
Students will be able to ...
1) identify the principal elements found in living things (CHONPS).
4) Identify and describe the structures, functions, and examples of the four classes of organic molecules

DAILY AGENDA
9/30/2013 - Cut/Paste Activity - Organic Molecules
[[tel:10/1/2013|10/1/2013]] - Review of Cut/Paste Activity - Organic Molecules; Review Guide for Content
[[tel:10/2/2013|10/2/2013]] - Revie Guide, Quiz, Making Models of Carbohydrates
[[tel:10/3/2013|10/3/2013]] - Making Models of Carbohydrates
[[tel:10/4/2013|10/4/2013]] - Practice Open Response Questions

HW
For Tuesday - Finish the Cut/Paste Activity - Chapter 2-3
For Wednesday - Finish the Chapter Study Guide
For Friday

NEXT TEST - [[tel:10/9/2013|10/9/2013]]
Chapter 1 - Section 1, 3, 4
Chapter 2 - Section 1, 3

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Objectives for the Lessons (Week of 9/23/2013):
Students will be able to ...
1) Use Estimation, Proportional Reasoning, Computation using Metric Measurements, Conversions using Percent by Mass for calculations
2) Understand the general nature of the atom
3) identify the principal elements found in living things (CHNOPS).
4) Identify and describe the structures, functions, and examples of the four classes of organic molecules

DAILY AGENDA
9/23/2013 - BioGraph Consent Forms, Assent Forms and Science Class Survey, Class Brainstorm - what is an atom?
9/24/2013 - Pennies" Probe for Understanding; What is an atom?
9/25/2013 - Response to question: what is an atom?, Return Quiz, How much are you worth?
9/26/2013 - Lecture: What are the components of the human body and of other organisms?
9/27/2013 - Cut/Paste Activity - Organic Molecules

HW
For Tuesday - Reading and Studying Guide Worksheet - Chapter 2-1
For Wednesday - Return Paperwork Signed for BioGraph
For Friday -
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Objectives for the Lessons (Week of 9/16/2013):
Students will be able to ...
1) describe the basic goals of science.
2) describe generally what are the characteristics of living things.
3) identify the basic tools and procedures biologists use in observing living things and while they conduct experimentation - make measurements with a meter stick, graph a linear relationship, construct and describe data that correlates to a line of best fit, perform a regression analysis, test a hypothesis.

Daily Agenda
9/16/2013 - Agenda: Review of Questions 14-26, Video for Frozen Frogs, Hummingbird Torpor, Superhero Mice
9/17/2013 - No School
9/18/2013 - Agenda: Module 1: Catching Flies
9/19/2013 - Agenda: Module 1: Catching Flies
9/20/2013 - Quiz on Chapter 1 - Worksheet Chapter 1, Section 3

HW
9/18/2013 - Study for your Quiz; Read pp. 24-28, Write out Vocabulary with the definitions, and answer page 28 Section Assessment Questions 1-5.
9/19/2013 - Study for your Quiz
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Objectives for the Lessons (WEEK OF 9/9/2013):

STUDENTS WILL BE ABLE TO ...
1) describe the basic goals of science.
2) describe generally what are the characteristics of living things.
3) identify the basic tools and procedures biologists use in observing living things and while they conduct experimentation.

DAILY AGENDA
9/9/2013 - Agenda: Mini-Lecture: What is Science? (Chapter 1, Section 1), Complex Systems Participatory Sim - Turn and Walk
9/10/2013 - Agenda: Quiz, Debrief of Turn and Walk, Content Survey Question
9/11/2013 - Agenda: Review Quiz, Mini-Lecture: Studying Life (Chapter 1, Section 3), Questions 14-26
9/12/2013 - Agenda: Video: Bonnie Bassler, Review Questions 14-26
9/13/2013 - Agenda: Intro to Computer Assignment, Review of Using Computers, Review Questions 14-26


HW
9/9/2013 - Have materials for class - utensil, loose leaf lined paper, organizational binder or accordion folder
- Review the following pages of your textbook, p. 3-5
9/10/2013 - Have textbook covered
9/11/2013 - Reflective assignment for quiz,
9/13/2013 - Make sure that your textbook is covered and that you have completed the worksheet questions that go along with Chapter 3-1, Studying Life