Sunday, January 12, 2020

1/13-1/17           Agenda and Assignments


Monday
DAY 2
-Quiz on section 1.3 LSAF Origins of Life
-Finish Origins of Life video and notes
-From Soup to Cells Internet Module is due today
HW Choose an element from the periodic table and find out a few things
Due on Friday, 1/17
Tuesday
DAY 3
-Read LSAF 3.1, Chemistry of Life
-CHNOPS
-Getting the lead (Pb) out!
-"Electric Pickle" Demo, salts of the human body
-Top-down Web
HW Complete 2-column Notes for 3.1, due on Thurs. 1/16
Wednesday
DAY 4
-Push-Ups!!
-2-column Notes
-Metal Salts Flame Tests demo and investigation
-4 classes of Biomolecules
HW Complete 2-column Notes for 3.1
Thursday
DAY 5
-Mixture demos
-Alchemy and Alloys (metal mixtures)
-Mixtures!
-Holiday Chromatography activity
HW Mixture wkst.
Friday
DAY 6
-Biomolecules!
-Monomers and their structures
-Biomolecule task cards
HW Macromolecules of Living Things wkst.






Sunday, January 5, 2020

1/6-1/10           Agenda and Assignments


Monday
DAY 3
-Finish Plant Evolution Lab Stations
-Lab Wrap-up
HW Phylogenetic tree of trees
Tuesday
DAY 4
-Plant Evolution Cladogram and classification
-Classification activity
-Distribute LSAF textbooks (collect Ecology textbooks)
HW Read pgs. 21-23 in LSAF, complete worksheet, due on Thursday, 1/9
Wednesday
DAY 5
-Push-Ups!!!
-Top-Down Web, Chapter 1.2
-Where Does Life Come From?
-From Soup to Cells
-Broth Demonstration
HW Work on From Soup to Cells
Thursday
DAY 6
-CHNOPS
-Notes on 1.2
HW From Soup to Cells Internet Module is due on Monday, 1/13
Friday
DAY 1
-Work on From Soup to Cells Internet Module
-Origins of Life Video
HW 1. From Soup to Cells Internet Module is due on Monday, 1/13
2. Quiz on 1.3, pgs. 21-23 LSAF on Monday, 1/13 STUDY










Wednesday, January 1, 2020

12/30-1/3           Agenda and Assignments

Monday
No School
Tuesday
No School
Wednesday
No School -
Thursday
DAY 1
-Finish The Lion King movie
HW Stuck in Cement, due on 1/3
Friday
DAY 2
-Stuck in Cement
-Continue with Plant Evolution Lab
HW Complete any station questions from today

Sunday, December 15, 2019

12/16-12/20           Agenda and Assignments

Monday
DAY 2
-Begin Evolution of Plants: Form Fits Function Lab (stations A-G)
-Discuss vocabulary and hypothesis
-Phenomenon: plant chromatography (what do all plants and algae have in common?)
HW Stuck in Cement due on Friday 12/20
Tuesday
DAY 3
-Work on lab stations
-Observe plant chromatography
-Mycorrhizal symbiosis with plants
HW 1. Stuck in Cement due on Friday 12/20
        2. Mycorrhizae plant assignment
Wednesday
DAY 4
-Work on lab stations
-What adaptations do plants have to live on dry land?
HW Stuck in Cement due on Friday 12/20
Thursday
DAY 5
-Work on lab stations
-Cladistics and Plant diversification
HW Stuck in Cement due on Friday 12/20
Friday
DAY 6
-Complete Evolution of Plants: Form Fits Function Lab
-Wrap-up
-Cladogram, classification and phylogenetic tree task card








Sunday, December 8, 2019

12/9-12/13           Agenda and Assignments


Monday
DAY 3
-Review for Ecology Test
-Succession Game
HW Succession Drawing and Writing Project, due on Tuesday 12/10
Tuesday
DAY 4
-Share Succession Drawing and Writing Project
-Review for Ecology Test
-Symbiosis Card sort/Memory Game
HW 1. Study for Ecology Test (study guide on Classroom)
2. Portfolio Review due on Friday 12/13
Wednesday
DAY 5
-Field Trip: North Shore Theater, A Christmas Carol
Thursday
DAY 6
-Ecology Test
HW Portfolio Review due tomorrow
Friday
DAY 1
-The Omnivore's Dilemma, Chapter 2
-What is a GMO?
HW Complete the Pre-lab assignment for Evolution of Plants: Form Fits Function




Tuesday, December 3, 2019

12/2-12/6           Agenda and Assignments

Monday
DAY 4 (2 HOUR DELAY)
-Finish Turkey Trouble Lab and Graph
HW Complete Turkey Trouble graph and lab questions 2-7
Tuesday
SNOW DAY
Wednesday
DAY 5
-Push-Ups!!
-Begin Ecological Succession
-2 Parking Lot questions
-The Log Hotel
HW Succession Reading and comprehension questions
Thursday
DAY 6
-Ecological Succession Activity (QR Code Reader)
HW Finish activity
Friday
DAY 1
-Succession Skits
-Ecological Succession Game
HW Complete Game questions


Sunday, November 24, 2019

11/25-11/29           Agenda and Assignments

Monday
DAY 1
-Interactions in Nature Cartoon, due on Wednesday 11/27
-Symbiosis Card Sort Activity
HW Interactions in Nature Cartoon, due on Wednesday 11/27
Tuesday
DAY 2
-Population Dynamics and Carrying Capacity
-Turkey Trouble
HW Interactions in Nature Cartoon, due on Wednesday 11/27
Wednesday
DAY 3 Half Day
-Push-Ups!!!
-Finish Turkey Trouble
-Share Interactions in Nature Cartoon
-Thanksgiving Trivia Extra-Credit Assignment
Thursday
No School

Friday
No School

Sunday, November 17, 2019

11/18-11/22           Agenda and Assignments


Monday
DAY 2
-Complete the reading for Omnivore's Dilemma, Chapter 1
-Complete Food For Thought, Chapter 1
-Anchoring Phenomenon: Feeding Relationships
-Create models of food webs
-Hand out Ecology Textbooks
HW 1. Food Webs and Food Chains worksheet
        2. Quiz on Ecology, chapters 1&2 on Friday, 11/22
Tuesday
DAY 3
-Finish creating models of food webs and look at every group's food web model and come to a consensus
-Correct Food Chains and Webs HW
-Finish Anchoring Phenomena Routine
HW Niche Business Card Assignment, due on Friday 11/22
Wednesday
DAY 4
-Push-Ups!!
-Finish Anchoring Phenomena Routine
-Using the Theme of Energy Activity, 10% Rule
-Relationships in Nature; Symbiosis
HW Niche Business Card Assignment, due on Friday 11/22
Thursday
DAY 5
-Symbiosis matching movement exercise
-Interactions in Nature Cartoon activity
HW 1. Study for quiz, Notes are on Classroom
        2. Niche Business Card Assignment, due on Friday 11/22
Friday
DAY 6
-Quiz on Ecology chapters 1&2
-Share Niche Business Cards
-Finish Omnivore's Dilemma, Chapter 1 Food For Thought
HW None

Monday, November 11, 2019

11/11-11/15           Agenda and Assignments

Monday
No School
Tuesday
No School
Wednesday
No School
Thursday
DAY 6
-pH Lab is due today!
-Finish pH Whodunnit activity
-Omnivore's Dilemma
 -Read Chapter 1, pgs. 17-29
 -Chapter 1, Food For Thought
 -Exploring Food Webs and energy flow through a community
HW Food Webs and Food Chains worksheet
Friday
DAY 1
-Notes on Chapter 1&2 Ecology
-10% Rule and Trophic Levels (Energy Pyramid)
-Using the Theme of Energy Activity and Visual Demonstration
HW