Monday, March 2, 2015
Objectives:
- distinguish between components of the neuron (axon, dendrites, cell body, mylein sheath, nodes, neurotransmitters) based on the function related to the impulse or their role in the synapse
- compare and contrast propioreception (reflexes) to sensory reception (taste, smell, sight, touch, sound)
- identify and describe the components of the Ear

Agenda:
1) Do Now
2) Direct Instructional Review of the Ear and Hearing/Balance
3) In-depth: Propioreception videos from HHMI - Making your Mind
4) Quick-Write - compare propioreception to what you have learned about the nervous system, contrast propioreception to what you have learned about the nervous system

Homework:
Sophomores - finish the SAT II Diagnostic Test Questions 31-50
Freshmen - study flashcards for MCAS on Quizlet for 15 minutes


Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Objectives:
- distinguish between the types of receptors and how they function in the nervous system
- identify the major parts of the Brain and relate the function
- Connect a sensory stimulus from environmental source to cellular perception and finally to identification the stimulus in memory

Agenda:
1) Do Now
2) Direct Instructional Review of the Human Brain
3) In-depth: Evolution of Color Protein Pigments in the Eye and Color Vision
4) Quick Write - using a flow chart diagram, relate a sensory stimulus to a memory

Homework:
Watch the video: Autism and the Structure/Function of the Synapse
Write up a reflection that synthesizes the relationship between the structure of the synapse and Autism

Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Objectives:
- Describe the skeletal and muscular systems
- Relate structures to function

Agenda:
1) Do Now
2) Review of Nervous system


Homework:
Freshmen - Study flashcards for MCAS on Quizlet for 15 minutes - Mendelian Genetics Mini-set 2
Sophomores - Study flashcards Week 24 - Nervous System on Quizlet for 15 minutes

Thursday, March 5, 2015
Objectives:
- Describe the skeletal and muscular systems
- Relate structures to function

Agenda:
1) Do Now - (slide illustration)
2) Introduction to Muscular System and Skeletal System
3) Direct Instructional Review of the Muscular System
4) Video -
The Inside Story with Slim Goodbody: The Team that Hustles: The Story of Your Bones and Muscles Slim Goodbody, 1980 . Full Video. Discovery Education. Web. 2 March 2015. <http://www.discoveryeducation.com/>.
4) Quick Write - What functions do bones/muscles carry out for the human body?

Homework:
Watch this Video -- Make some "connections" to what you learned today in class.
Review Questions -
What connects muscles to bone? What connects bone to bone? How many bones are found in the body? Name 2 types of Joints. Name 2 types of muscles. Name 4 types of bone. How many muscles are found in the body? What body part has 30 muscles? What body part has nearly 1/4 of the muscles in our body? Why do you think this is so?
How does the muscular system connect to the nervous system?


Friday, March 6, 2015
Objectives:
- Use microscopes to observe tissues of the human body
- Illustrate and identify the major components of the tissues
- Describe why histological sampling is important

Agenda:
1) Lab Protocol
Overview of Safety and Materials
2) Observations in notebook
3) Review of tissue structures

Homework:
Freshman - Vocabulary mini-set 2 - Mendelian genetics
Sophomores - Vocabulary Week 24/25 - Skeletal and Muscular System


Monday, March 9, 2015
Objectives:
- Solve genetics problems
- Identify the pattern of inheritance (multiple alleles, incomplete dominance, codominance, sex-linked)
- Solve 2-Factor crosses
- Relate Mendel's Principle of segregation and the Principle of Independent Assortment to Solving genetics problems

Agenda:
Refresher for solving genetics problems
Sophomore Practice SAT II
Freshman Practice MCAS - Multiple Choice - Mendelian Genetics (Punnett Squares)

Homework: