Monday, May 20, 2019

5/20-5/24           Agenda and Assignments


Monday
-Finish Paper Pet Lab
HW Lab questions
Tuesday
-Begin Chapter 6, Evolution
-Top-down Web
-2 Column Notes
HW 2-column notes
Wednesday
-Top-down Web
-2 Column Notes
-Variations and Hand Span analysis
-Natural Selection
HW 2-column notes
Thursday
-Darwin's Voyage of the Beagle
https://www-tc.pbs.org/wgbh/evolution/educators/teachstuds/pdf/darwins_excerpts.pdf
-Open House: Celebration of Learning, 6:30-8:30 pm
-Distance Learning Assignment: Stated Clearly - Natural Selection due on June 7th
HW Finish Darwin's Voyage of the Beagle
Friday
-Natural selection
-Blood Types
https://www2.palomar.edu/anthro/vary/vary_3.htm
-Evidence for Evolution
HW Blood Types Worksheet






Monday, May 13, 2019

5/13-5/17           Agenda and Assignments


Monday
-Paper Pets Lab
HW work on Lab questions
Tuesday
-Paper Pets Lab
HW work on Lab questions
Wednesday
-Paper Pets Lab
HW work on Lab questions
Thursday
-Paper Pets Lab
HW work on Lab questions
Friday
-Genetics Station Activity (Test)












Monday, May 6, 2019

5/6-5/10           Agenda and Assignments


Monday
-Top-down Web, Chapter 5 Genetics, LSAF pgs. 128-142
-Finish DNA Origami
HW Complete 2-Column Notes, due on Wednesday, 5/8
Tuesday
-DNA Origami
-Work on Notes
-Begin Lab: Paper Pets
HW Complete 2-Column Notes
Wednesday
-Lab: Paper Pets
HW Bikini Bottom Genetics
Thursday
-Lab: Paper Pets
Friday
-Lab: Paper Pets (Finish)










Monday, April 29, 2019

4/29-5/3           Agenda and Assignments

Monday
-Finish "The Dance of the Chromosomes"
-Top-down Web for 4.3 DNA, LSAF pgs. 112-117
HW Complete The Control of the Cell Cycle Internet Activity
Tuesday
-Notes on 4.3 DNA
-GSLC Internet Lesson

https://learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/basics/
-DNA Origami

http://www.dnai.org/teacherguide/pdf/origami_inst.pdf
http://www.dnai.org/teacherguide/pdf/ori_color.pdf
HW GSLC Internet Lesson




Wednesday
-Work on GSLC Internet Lesson
HW DNA Coloring: Color code, color and answer questions



Thursday
-Work on GSLC Internet Lesson
-DNA Origami
HW GSLC Internet Lesson due tomorrow
Friday
-Extracting DNA from strawberries
A Block "The Dance of the Chromosomes"



Monday, April 22, 2019

4/22-4/26           Agenda and Assignments


Monday











-Amoeba Sisters video on Mitosis
-2-Column Notes on Cell Reproduction
-Work on Mitosis Flipbooks
-Work on Mitosis Internet Lesson
HW 1. Flipbooks are due on Friday 4/26
        2. Open Notes Quiz on Chapter 4.1 and 4.2 (flipbook and notes)
Tuesday
-Mitosis card sorting activity
-Fertilization Video
HW Cancer: Mitosis Gone Wrong - Read & answer questions - Due on 4/25 cancer-_mitosis_gone_wrong.pdf
Wednesday
-Cell Cycle Game (chromebooks)
The Control of the Cell Cycle Game
https://www.cellsalive.com/mitosis_js.htm
http://www.biology.arizona.edu/cell_bio/activities/cell_cycle/cell_cycle.html
HW 1. Flipbook
        2. Cancer: Mitosis Gone Wrong
        3. Cell Cycle Game
Thursday








-https://www.genome.gov/dna-day/15-for-15

-https://unlockinglifescode.org/timeline
-https://unlockinglifescode.org/ancient-dna-timeline
-The Dance of the Chromosomes
-Cell Cycle Game
-Mitosis & Cell Cycle Puzzle Review
HW 1. Prepare notebook and flipbook for quiz

        2. The Control of the Cell Cycle Game Internet Lesson
Friday
-Open Notes Quiz on Chapter 4.1 & 4.2
-Begin reading about 4.3, DNA
-Top-down Web

-https://unlockinglifescode.org/media/animations/659#660
HW GSLC Internet Lesson
https://learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/basics/


Friday, April 5, 2019

4/8-4/12           Agenda and Assignments


Monday
-Begin Chapter 4, Cell Reproduction, LSAF pgs. 98-104
-Top-down Web
-2 Column Notes

HW 1. Finish Analyzing CO2 Production Lab, D Block
        2. Mitosis Internet Lesson due on Wed. 4/10
        3. Bring in a baby picture of yourself (can be on your phone) for Tues. 4/9
Tuesday
-ELA MCAS
-Continue with Chapter 4, Cell Reproduction
-Baby Picture Activity - Divide and Grow, Divide and Repair
HW None
Wednesday
-ELA MCAS
-Baby Picture Activity - Divide and Grow, Divide and Repair
HW None
Thursday
-2 Column Notes
https://www.cellsalive.com/cell_cycle_js.htm
https://www.cellsalive.com/mitosis_js.htm
-Potatoes and Asexual reproduction
HW Cell Cycle Coloring - Color, Color-code, Read & questions 1-14
Friday
-Work on Mitosis Flipbooks
-Notes
HW None


Monday, April 1, 2019

4/1-4/5           Agenda and Assignments


Monday
-Analyzing CO2 Lab
-Aspen Check - Hand back assignments, reflect on progress
HW 1. Pineapple Enzyme Pre-Lab reading and questions
        2. Finish Analyzing CO2 Lab questions and Graph, due on Thursday 4/4
        3. Take-Home Test 3.3, LSAF pages 83-87 (notes), need Parent signature - Due on Wednesday 4/3
Tuesday
-Pineapple Enzyme Lab
-Go over Pre-Lab
HW  Take-Home Test 3.3, LSAF pages 83-87 (notes), need Parent signature - Due on Wednesday 4/3
        3. Pineapple Enzyme Lab questions due on Friday 4/5
Wednesday
-Take Home Test is due today!  Need Parent Signature!
HW
1.Pineapple Enzyme Lab questions due on Friday 4/5
        2. Think of/prepare a question to ask our special guest
Thursday
-Special Guest: Lindsay Paula, BSN, NP
-How Much Sugar is in Your Favorite Drinks? Activity
HW Pineapple Enzyme Lab questions due on Friday 4/5
Friday
-Analyzing CO2 Production Lab
-Pineapple Enzyme Lab is due today
HW Analyzing CO2 Lab questions and bar graph, due on Mon. 4/8

Monday, March 25, 2019

3/25-3/29           Agenda and Assignments


Monday
-Work on Nutrition Lab
-Fermentation Bottles
-Calories
-Calorimetry
HW 1. Keep track of food eaten for one day (food diary)
        2. Test on LSAF Chapter 3.3, pgs. 83-87, on Tuesday, 4/2
Tuesday
-Calories
-Calorimetry demo

-Basal Metabolism Lab (use food diary)
-Metabolism/Fermentation Bottles (observe)

HW Fermentation Worksheet
Wednesday
-Observe Fermentation Bottles
-Finish Basal Metabolism Lab
-Correct Fermentation Wkst
HW Calorie Worksheet/compare doritos
Thursday
-Calorimetry demos
-Correct Calorie worksheet
HW What is an Enzyme? Worksheet
Friday
-Correct What is an Enzyme? Worksheet
-Analyzing CO2 Lab
-Blood flow through the Heart(pathway)/Respiration
https://www.smm.org/heart/heart/pumping.htm
HW Take Test for chapter 3.3 Respiration/Photosynthesis - Need parent signature, Due on Wednesday, 4/3
Calorimetry




Enzymes


Monday, March 18, 2019

3/18-3/22           Agenda and Assignments


Monday
-Work on Where Do I Get Energy Webquest, due tomorrow
-Analyzing CO2 Production (Titration) Lab
-Photosynthesis/Respiration Cards
HW 1. Webquest is due tomorrow
        2. Bring in a Label/picture of one (Nutrition Facts & Ingredients) for Thursday 3/21

        3. Photosynthesis/Respiration Wkst
Tuesday
-Webquest is due today
-Review Energy in Cells
HW Photosynthesis/Respiration Tubes Wkst
Wednesday
-First Day of Spring!
-Energy in Cells Scavenger Hunt
-Energy in Cells Card Game
HW Bring in a Label/picture of one (Nutrition Facts & Ingredients) for Thursday 3/21
Thursday
-World Down Syndrome Day
-Food Label Lab
HW Work on Food Label Lab



Friday
-Finish Food Label Lab
-Push-Ups!!!
HW 1. Finish Food Label Lab Questions and Activities, due on Tuesday, 3/26

Monday, March 11, 2019

3/11-3/15           Agenda and Assignments


Monday
No School - Professional Development
Tuesday
-Quiz on Cell Transport
-Top-down Web Photosynthesis and Respiration, LSAF Chapter 3.3 pgs. 83-87
-Notes and Reading (pgs. 83-87)
HW Complete 2 column notes for 3.3 pgs. 83-87 (due on 3/14)
Wednesday
-Where Do I Get Energy Webquest, due on Monday 3/18
-Chromatography with leaves
HW 2 column notes
Thursday
-Fermentation Bottles
-Push-Ups!!
-Model the process of Photosynthesis - Movement activity
-Respiration Lab
HW 1. Photosynthesis and Respiration Worksheet

        2. Where Do I Get Energy Webquest
Friday
-Respiration Lab
-Photosynthesis and Respiration Scavenger Hunt


Saturday, March 2, 2019

3/4-3/8           Agenda and Assignments


Monday
-Egg Lab: Record data and observe change
-Work on lab questions and/or Webquest
HW 1. Webquest is due tomorrow, Tuesday 3/5
        2. Cell Transport Quiz on Tuesday 3/12
Tuesday
-Egg Lab: Record data and observe change
-Notes

HW Osmosis Worksheet (Tonicity), Use notes
Wednesday
-Egg Lab: Record data and observe change
HW Egg Lab due on Friday 3/8
Thursday
-Lab make-ups
-Notes
-Osmosis and Diffusion Escape Room Challenge!
-Work on Egg Lab
-Push-Ups!

HW Egg Lab is due tomorrow 
Friday
-Cell Transport Review cards around the classroom
-Endocytosis/Exocytosis class activity
-Cell Transport Quiz, Tuesday 3/12
HW Study for Quiz







Sunday, February 24, 2019

2/25-3/1           Agenda and Assignments


Monday
-Top-down web for Chapter 3.2 Cell Transport
-2 column Notes for 3.2 and supplement
-Discuss Egg Lab

-Amoeba Sisters: Cell Transport
-Perfume demo - Diffusion
HW Complete the 2 column notes from the top-down web
Tuesday
-Osmosis and Tonicity
-Discuss examples
HW 1. Process your notes: add examples, diagrams, and main ideas/summaries
        2. Take a picture or short video of an example showing osmosis or diffusion, due Thursday 2/28
Wednesday
-Egg Osmosis lab pre-lab
-Cornstarch and Iodine Diffusion
HW 1. Take a picture or short video of an example showing osmosis or diffusion, due Thursday 2/28
        2. Cell Transport Webquest due on Tuesday, 3/5
Thursday
-Egg Osmosis lab
-Push-ups!!
-Share picture/video examples showing osmosis or diffusion
HW 1. Cell Transport Webquest due on Tuesday, 3/5
Friday
-Egg Osmosis lab 
-Notes
-Work on Webquest
HW 1. Cell Transport Webquest due on Tuesday, 3/5










Wednesday, February 13, 2019

2/11-2/15           Agenda and Assignments


Monday
-Cell-a-bration!!
Tuesday
-Cell-a-bration continued
-Cell Charades
HW Group evaluation and Cell Project Reflection
Wednesday
-Why Are Cells So Small? Lab
-Explore SA/Volume Ratios
HW Lab Analysis and Questions


Some helpful resources:
AS-Biology-3.3.1-Surface-area-to-volume-ratio.pdf

http://www.brooklyn.cuny.edu/bc/ahp/LAD/C5/C5_ProbSize.html
Thursday
-Begin Chapter 3.2 Cell Transport
-Smelly Balloons
-Top-down Web and Notes
HW Cell Membrane Worksheet
Friday
-Rice and Iodine Demo
-Perfume Demo

HW None!  Have a wonderful Break!