Saturday, April 22, 2017

4/24-4/28           Agenda and Assignments

Monday
-Earth Day was Saturday, 4/22, Discussion
-Genetic Disorder Oral Presentations!
-Chapter 5, Genetics Test, Friday, 4/28

HW Earth Day Open Response Assignment
Tuesday
-Genetic Disorder Oral Presentations!
Wednesday
-Genetic Disorder Oral Presentations!
-Genetic Disorder Reflection

Thursday
-Review for Chapter 5, Genetics Test
Friday
-Chapter 5, Genetics Test today!

Saturday, April 8, 2017

4/10-4/14           Agenda and Assignments



Monday
-Continue Research for Genetic Disorder Project

  • Use the Note-taking guide to gather your research
  • Compile notes into paragraphs
  • Type paragraphs into your own words and in sections A-G and arrange onto project folder with tape or glue
  • Decorate your cover neatly

Genetic Disorder Note-taking Guide

 (Due on Thursday, 4/13)
HW Work on Project
Tuesday
-Continue Research for Genetic Disorder Project
(Due on Thursday, 4/13)
HW Work on Project
Wednesday
-Continue Research for Genetic Disorder Project
(Due on Thursday, 4/13)
HW Work on Project
Thursday
-Continue Research for Genetic Disorder Project
HW Work on Project
Friday
No School - Good Friday

April Vacation Begins - Happy Vacation!


Albinism in Africa



Saturday, April 1, 2017

4/3-4/7           Agenda and Assignments


Monday
-Genetic Disorders overview 
-Begin research, Guidelines sheet
-Project Note-taking packet
-File Folder for project
HW 1. Pedigree Internet Lesson, due Tuesday, 4/4 
        2. Portfolio Reflection #6 due on Friday, 4/7
Tuesday
-Pedigree Internet Lesson is due today!
-The Blue People of Troublesome Creek, KY Pedigree Case Study
HW 1. Rest up for MCAS

        2. Portfolio Reflection #6 due on Friday, 4/7
Wednesday
-ELA MCAS
-I Am My Own Grandpa! Pedigree Problem Solving
-Work on Genetic Disorder Project
HW 1. Work on Genetic Disorder Project

        2. Portfolio Reflection #6 due on Friday, 4/7
Thursday
-ELA MCAS
-Work on Genetic Disorder Project
HW 
1. Work on Genetic Disorder Project
        2. Portfolio Reflection #6 due on Friday, 4/7
Friday
-Work on Genetic Disorder Project
HW 
1. Work on Genetic Disorder Project
        2. Portfolio Reflection #6 due on Friday, 4/7



Proteus Syndrome


Saturday, March 25, 2017

3/27-3/31           Agenda and Assignments


Monday
-Finish up with Paper Pet Lab
-Read Genetics Since Mendel, 5.2 pgs. 136-142 LSAF
-Top-down web and vocab
-2-Column Notes
HW 1. Paper Pet Lab Questions are due tomorrow
        2. Genetics Since Mendel Wkst, 2-sides, pgs. 136-142
Tuesday
-Paper Pet Lab is due
-Discussion about Genetic Disorders and Project details
-Begin Genetic Disorder Project
-Lesson on Blood Types and genetics
HW None
Wednesday
-Discuss Genetic Disorder Topics
Genetic Disorder Project Topics
-Notes

HW None
Thursday
-Genetic Disorder Topics
-Work on Genetic Disorder Project
-Pedigree Internet Lesson
HW 1. Research for project
        2. Pedigree Internet Lesson, due on Tuesday, 4/3
Friday
-Work on Genetic Disorder Project
HW 1. Research for project
        2. Pedigree Internet Lesson, due on Tuesday, 4/3

Wear Blue on Monday!!!  April is Autism Awareness Month!





Sam Berns - Progeria


Sickle Cell Disease




Sunday, March 19, 2017

3/20-3/24           Agenda and Assignments


Monday
-Correct Bikini Bottom Genetics
-DNA Origami Model due today!
-Examine human traits
HW None
Tuesday
-World Down Syndrome Day!!
"celebrating a world of awareness"


-Begin Lab: Paper Pets (practicing Punnett square crosses and working with alleles, genotypes and phenotypes)
HW Watch Heredity: Crash Course - take 2-column notes
Wednesday
-Lab: Paper Pets - work on lab
HW None
Thursday
-Work on Paper Pets Lab
HW Paper Pets Lab and Questions completed by Tuesday, 3/28
Friday
-Work on Paper Pets Lab
-Discuss Genetic Disorders
-Begin 5.2 Genetics Since Mendel
HW 1. wkst 2-sides Genetics Since Mendel (pgs. 136-142 LSAF), due on Tuesday, 3/28
        2. Paper Pets Lab and Questions completed by Tuesday, 3/28

What is a Gene?


Heredity: Crash Course


Tim's Place



Ashlyn Blocker - CIPA


Ashley Kurpiel - FOP



Saturday, March 11, 2017

3/13-3/17           Agenda and Assignments

Monday
-Work on DNA Origami
HW 1. Genetics Science Learning Center, due tomorrow
        2. Study for Quiz on 4.2 and 4.3 (pgs. 106-117)
Tuesday
Snow Day!!
-For Wednesday: Study for quiz and complete the Internet Lesson.





Wednesday
-Quiz on 4.2 and 4.3
-Finish DNA Origami
-Begin next unit on Genetics and Heredity, chapter 5
-Top-down web, vocabulary
HW Chapter 5 Genetics and Heredity Note-taking
Thursday
-2-column Notes on Chapter 5, Genetics
-Go Over HW
-A look at alleles and traits
HW What the Heck are Genotype and Phoneotype?
Friday
-Begin Paper Pets Lab
-Correct What the Heck are Genotype and Phenotype?
HW Bikini Bottom Genetics



Friday, March 3, 2017

3/6-3/10           Agenda and Assignments

Monday
-Sexual Reproduction and Meiosis, Chapter 4.2 (pgs. 106-111)
-Watch Fertilization Video
-Cancer: Mitosis Gone Wrong is due today
-Discussion about Cancer
HW 1. Sexual Reproduction wkst (pgs. 106-111)

        2. Portfolio Reflection #5 due on Friday, 3/10
Tuesday
-Presentations!!!  Mitosis Animation videos
-Correct HW
HW DNA Blog Post (watch video and complete questions)
Wednesday
-4.2 Meiosis and Sexual Reproduction 2-Column Notes
-The Miracle of Life video

-Go Over HW and collect
HW DNA Note-taking and diagram (color code and color DNA)
Thursday
Genetics Science Learning Center Internet Lesson
-4.3 DNA 2-Column Notes (pgs. 112-117)
-Go Over HW and collect
HW 1. Portfolio Reflection #5 due tomorrow

        2. GSLC Internet Lesson due on Tuesday, 3/14
Friday
-Portfolio Reflection #5 due today!
Human Genome Interactive Timeline
-Work on Genetics Science Learning Center
-Make DNA Origami
http://www.dnai.org/downloads/origami_inst.pdf
HW 1. GSLC Internet Lesson due on Tuesday, 3/14
        2. Quiz on 4.2 and 4.3 on Tuesday, 3/14

Fertilization


The Miracle of Life


What is DNA?


Friday, February 24, 2017

2/27-3/3           Agenda and Assignments


Monday
-Work on Mitosis Internet Lesson
-Begin Stop Animation Project


Stop-Motion Animation Project!

HW Finish Mitosis Internet Lesson - Due on Wednesday, 3/1
Tuesday
-Work on Stop Animation Project
HW Finish Mitosis Internet Lesson - Due on Wednesday, 3/1
Wednesday
-Work on Stop Animation Project
HW Animation Packet Questions due on Friday, 3/3
Thursday
-Work on Stop Animation Project
HW 1. Animation Packet Questions due on Friday, 3/3
        2. Cancer: Mitosis Gone Wrong (Read & answer questions)
Friday
-Work on Stop Animation Project
-Animation Packet Question are due today
HW Cancer: Mitosis Gone Wrong (Read & answer questions)

Monday, February 13, 2017

2/13-2/17           Agenda and Assignments


Monday
Snow Day!
Tuesday
-Metabolism Lab will be due on Wednesday, 2/15
-Begin Chapter 4, Cell Reproduction
-Top-down web
HW Chapter 4.1 note-taking sheet (pgs. 98-104)
Wednesday
-Two-column notes for Chapter 4.1
-Correct HW
-Vocabulary
-Work on Internet Lesson

Mitosis Internet Lesson

HW Baby picture
Thursday
-Baby picture activity (Divide & Grow/Divide & Repair)
-Exponential Growth of Cells
-What is a chromosome?
HW Finish classwork
Friday
-Work on Mitosis Internet Lesson

Types of Asexual Reproduction


Human Fertilization


Mitosis Animation




Friday, February 3, 2017

2/6-2/10           Agenda and Assignments


Monday
-Finish up "Using the Theme of Energy"
-Metabolism Lab
  -Height and Weight
-What are Calories?
-Calorimetry video clip




HW 1. Metabolism Lab Questions
        2. Essay Test on 3.3 Photosynthesis/Respiration - Open Notes 
Tuesday
-Metabolism Lab

http://www.active.com/fitness/calculators/calories

Energy Expenditure of various activities

http://feettocm.com/

HW 1. "Process Notes"
        2. Metabolism Lab Questions
        3. Essay Test tomorrow
Wednesday
-Essay Test!!
-Begin Chapter 4, Cell Reproduction
-Top-down Web
Thursday
-Metabolism Lab
Friday
Snow Day!

Saturday, January 28, 2017

1/30-2/3           Agenda and Assignments

Monday
-Portfolios are due today!
-Continue notes
-Interactive Equations
-Examine and discuss Fermentation bottles
HW webquest
Tuesday
-Eyewitness Video notes and paragraphs for #1 & 10 is due today!
-Rate of Photosynthesis Lab

-Notes
-Chromatography Lab
****Begin keeping track of all foods eaten and activities completed during a 24 hr period of time (For Metabolism Lab - BMR values).
HW webquest is due tomorrow
Wednesday
-Webquest: How Do I Get Energy? is due today
-Analyzing Carbon Dioxide Production Lab

-Examine Trophic Levels: Using the Theme of Energy
-Discuss Asteroid Impact Theory
-Notes



HW 1. Keep daily log

         2. Lab Questions - Analyzing Carbon Dioxide Levels
              Make sure to add a small double-bar graph to show data
Thursday
-Examine Trophic Levels: Using the Theme of Energy
-Discuss Asteroid Impact Theory
-Notes
HW 1. Keep log of food eaten in 24 hr. period
        2. Photosynthesis and Respiration Wkst.
        3. Essay Test on 3.3 Wednesday, 2/8
Friday
-Using the Theme of Energy
-Demonstration of 10% Rule 
-Energy Pyramid
HW 1. Essay Test on 3.3 Wednesday, 2/8
        2. Keep log of food eaten in 24 hr. period


Happy Superbowl!!!  Patriots Nation!!






Saturday, January 21, 2017

1/23-1/27           Agenda and Assignments

Monday
-Begin Reading pgs. 83-87 LSAF (Photosynthesis and Respiration)
-Eyewitness Plant video with notes





HW 1. Chapter 3, section 3 Reinforcement (pgs. 83-87)

        2. Portfolio Assessment #4 due on Monday, 1/30
Tuesday
-Internet Webquest: Where Do I Get Energy? due on Wednesday, 2/1
-Go over Reinforcement
HW  Portfolio Assessment #4 due on Monday, 1/30
Wednesday
-Finish going over Reinforcement
-Work on Internet Webquest
HW 1. Webquest

        2. Portfolio
Thursday
-Story-time Autumn Leaves by Ken Robbins
-Work on webquest
HW 1. Webquest
        2. Portfolio
Friday
-Two-column notes
-Fermentation bottle predictions
-Metabolism
-Enzymes




HW 1. Webquest
        2. Portfolio