All of our classwork is listed below with links. The current week will be listed first and the work will be listed with any useful links and presentations for the subject we're working on.
This page lets you know what we're doing in class. You'll find homework under the Homework/Assignments page on this website.
Check Google Classroom for other assignments when assigned.
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SEMESTER ONE/FALL SEMESTER
Mon- 11/12-NO SCHOOL- VETERAN'S DAY
Tues 11/13 & Wed 11/14- DNA Structure click here for video/ DNA Replication & click here for video
Th-11/15- RNA to protein ppt with video : Click Here for Video/ Protein synthesis practice worksheets.
Fri-11/16- Protein Synthesis
WEEK THIRTEEN - Nov 5- 9
Mon-11/5- Cellular respiration review-Kahoot - Go to google classroom to play the kahoot on your own to review.
Tues-11/6-Wed-11/7- Cellular Respiration Quiz/ Dog DNA testing
Thurs-11/8- DNA/RNA notes
Fri-11/9- DNA Notes
WEEK TWELVE - Oct 29- Nov 2
Mon-10/29- Finish Cellular respiration notes
Tues-10/30-Wed-10/31- Cellular Respiration internet activity Click here for link/ Cancer Presentations
Thurs-11/1- (PIPS ) Cell Respiration Lab
Fri-11/2- Cell Respiration
WEEK ELEVEN - Oct 22- 26
Mon-10/22- Work on Cancer Project - see Google Classroom & Study for Quiz tomorrow!
Tues-10/23-Wed-10/24- Quiz on Microscope and Cell Organelles & Diffusion & Osmosis- Chapter 7 in the Dragonfly textbook & Work on Cancer Project
Thurs-10/25- Start Cellular Respiration
Fri-10/26- Internet activity on cell respiration
END OF GRADING PERIOD
WEEK TEN - Oct 15-19 The Cell - Chp 7
Mon-10/15- Microscope Notes
Tues-10/16-Wed-10/17- Microscope Lab
Thurs-10/18- Cell Notes
Fri-10/19- Osmosis & Diffusion- & Start Cancer Project-Go to Google Classroom and your classroom code is listed above on this page.
WEEK NINE -All week is periods 1-6 -- Oct 8-12 - The Cell : Chp 7 and Chp 4 Hair Structure (Forensic) and Cells
Mon-10/8- Chapter 2 Test Review from Friday
Go to Oxford University Museum of Natural History website for
Click here or http://www.oum.ox.ac.uk/thezone/animals/life/respire1.htm
Wed-10/10- Bill Nye Cells Video - Click here for video link- PSAT day.
Thurs-10/11-Cell Foldable-(Steam Project)
Fri-10/12- Cell Foldable-(Steam Project)-cont'd.
WEEK EIGHT - Oct 1-5
Study for Test on: "Chemistry of Life" Chapter 2
Mon-10/1- Atoms: Protons/Neutrons/Electrons
Compounds Practice Sheet
Tues-10/2-Wed-10/3- Potato Enzyme Lab and questions on Chemical Reactions (Lab Packet)
Thurs-10/4- Chapter 2 Review for TEST
Fri-10/5- Chapter 2 Test on Chemistry of Life: water properties/ pH scale/ Atoms/ Chemical Reactions/ Organic Compounds (lipids, proteins, carbohydrates, nucleic acids)
WEEK SEVEN - Sept 24- 28 Organic Compounds- Chap 2 Chemistry ( in Dragonfly book)
Mon-9/24- Finish Jon Benet Ramsey discussion/ Crime Scene
Tues-9/25-Wed-9/26- Finish Atoms Notes/ Carbon Video/ Organic Compounds Presentation-Notes
Thurs-9/27- More on Organic Compounds
Fri-9/28- Chapter 2 Review packet- work on this in class- PEP Rally Schedule
WEEK SIX: Sept 17-21 Crime Scene Investigation Forensics Chapter 2
Mon-9/10 - Case study Analysis - Jon Benet Ramsey / Take Cornell notes on the following: Chp 2 in Forensic Book -Locard's Principle and 7 s's of evidence collection / Google Slides on Crime Scene Sketches and worksheet.
Tues-9/11 & Wed-9/12- Locard's Principle of Exchange Lab : Crime scene Lab Recording physical evidence/ Continue Cornell Notes on Physical Evidence
Thurs-9/13- Click here : Link for Lab Results
Fri- 9/14-Case Study : Jon Benet Ramsey/
Check sketches and inventory of physical evidence / Analysis of data and reflection on The Case of the Toxic Tea.
WEEK FIVE Sept 10-14
Chemistry Organic Molecules Chp 2
Mon-9/17- Quiz review Kahoot & pH Notes from Google Presentation posted on this page.
pH lab/ Hydrogen Pop Test Video/ View Elements / Parts of an Atom -Notes
Quiz Metric Measurement
BLOCK PERIOD INSTRUCTIONS:
Water Webquest Links for your worksheet "Acids, Bases and pH Webquest":
Page 1- top half of page:
Page 1-bottom half of page:
Page 2: https://www.epa.gov/sites/production/files/2015-10/documents/1622624.pdf
Thurs-9/20- Atoms & Periodic Table
Fri-9/21- Atoms Notes
END OF GRADING PERIOD
WEEK FOUR: Sept 4- 7
Mon-9/3- NO SCHOOL- Labor Day Holiday
Tues-9/4- & Wed 9/5- Properties of Water Notes /Sinkin' Lincoln Activity/ Volume & Density
Wed-9/5 -Back to School Night -Room 121 for Forensic Biology
Thurs-9/6- Height and Body Proportion Activity - Forensic Anthropology
Fri-9/7 : Crab Observation -Questions due Monday
WEEK THREE: 8/27- 8/31 -
Mon-8/27 - Learning to See-Observation Activity & Questions
Tues-8/28 & Wed-8/29
Metric System-Notes "Measurement in Biology"/ Density/
Lab :Grams/Liters/Meters / Metric conversions
Metric conversions/ Video clip www.youtube.com/watch?v=5tHpDzXP-lg
Click here to learn proper use of a triple beam scale:
Thurs-8/30 Metric Conversions, continued
Fri-8/31 Pep Rally Schedule
Sink or Float /Volume Review Lab/ Density Lab
WEEK TWO: Aug 20-24 (BLOCK SCHEDULE BEGINS on Tues/Wed)
Library visit to pick up textbooks-BRING YOUR ID CARDS!
Perception and Eye Witnesses
Intro Scientific Method
Forensic Observation Reading
Tues-8/21 & Wed-8/22
Learning to See P15 FB
Review and Quiz on Scientific Method and Safety
WEEK ONE : AUG 15-17 - (PERIODS 1-6)
Lab Safety and Equipment/Observations
Thurs-8/16: Safety Rules and Equipment / Safety contract/ Observation/Inference Activity
Ball Toss Alliteration (Icebreaker)
Eye witness observations Activity
WEEK TWELVE Oct 29- Nov 2 DNA Structure Chp 12
Mon-10/29- Parts of a Micropipette PPT & Proper Use
Tues-10/30-Wed-10/31- Micropipetting Lab
Thurs-11/1- History of DNA - Video HHMI-PIPS
Fri-11/2- DNA Structure
The Romanov Mystery- Forensic Anthropology-Internet Activity
WEEK THIRTEEN Nov 5- 9 DNA to RNA Chp 12
Mon-11/5- DNA Replication PPT --
Tues-11/6-Wed-11/7- DNA Gel Electrophoresis Lab
Thurs-11/8- DNA/RNA notes; PIP's day
The Romanov Mystery- Forensic Anthropology-Internet Activity
Fri-11/9- RNA to protein ppt with video/ Protein synthesis practice worksheet.
WEEK FOURTEEN Nov 12- 16 DNA Profiling Chp 13
Mon-11/12- Veteran's Day Holiday-NO SCHOOL
Tues-11/13-Wed-11/14- Extracting DNA from Wheat germ lab/ Test review -Study guide
Thurs-11/15- Major test -DNA and RNA . DNA Video.
Fri-11/16- OJ Simpson case (Does the evidence find him guilty or innocent?)
THANKSGIVING BREAK Nov 19-23
WEEK FIFTEEN Nov 26-Nov 30 Ecology Chp 3
Mon-11/26- Ecology PPT : Introduction to terminology - graphic organizer
Tues-11/27-Wed-11/28- NOVA : Wild Ways / WIN Time
Thurs-11/29- Food Webs and Trophic levels - Card sort
Fri-11/30- Oh Deer - Predator /Prey relationships and population levels
WEEK SIXTEEN Dec 3-7 Ecology Chp 5
Mon-12/3- Finish Oh Deer Endangered species - What are the causes?
Research on Whaling GALE interactive (if time)
Tues-12/4-Wed-12/5- Snail Lab Observation : Begin Invasive species
Thurs-12/6- Ecology Quiz : The lesson of the Kaibob
WEEK SEVENTEEN Dec 10-14 Ecology Chp 4 Climate Change
Mon-12/10- Endangered species PPT
Tues-12/11-Wed-12/12- Endangered species video clips, Introduced species card sort, giraffe video
Thurs-12/13- Exam review packet
Fri-12/14- Exam review group work /Kahoot
WEEK EIGHTEEN DEC 17- 21 FINALS WEEK
12/17 PERIOD 1 & 2 FINAL
12/18 PERIOD 3 & 4 FINAL
12/19 PERIOD 5 & 6 FINAL
END OF SEMESTER ONE
Christmas Break Dec 20 - Jan 7th
Students return to school Jan 8th 2019.
Week 18 (5/14-5/18)-
Chapter 17 - Notes on Patterns of Evolution
Tues/Wed- Notes on Taxonomy/ Taxonomy activity with specimens.
Thurs- Taxonomy worksheet due & Review for test
Fri- Evolution Unit Review Packet is due
EVOLUTION UNIT TEST TUESDAY/WEDNESDAY-BLOCK DAY NEXT WEEK.
Evolution Unit Test Review Packet due May 18th.
Week 17 (5/7-5/11)-
Mon- Continue on Timeline Projects
Tues/Wed-History of the Earth Movie
Thurs-Timeline project time -Due today- No late project accepted!
Fri- Notes on Chapter 17-2 & 17-3
Looking ahead: Evolution Unit Test Review Packet due May 18th.
Week 19 (5/21-5/25)-
Week 20 (5/29-6/1)-
Mon- NO SCHOOL
Tues- PERIODS 1-6
Wed- PERIODS 1-6
Thurs- PERIODS 6, 4, 2
Fri- PERIODS 5, 3, 1
Week 21 (6/4-6/7)-
Mon- PERIODS 1-6- REVIEW FOR FINAL
Tues/Wed- FINALS FOR PER 1 & 2
Thurs-FINALS FOR PER 3 & 4
Fri-FINALS FOR PER 5 & 6
Week 16 (4/30-5/4)-
Mon-Chapter 17 - History of Life-Fossil Record
Tues/Wed- Geologic Time Scale Project (timeline)
Thurs- Geologic Time Scale Project (timeline)-cont'd
Fri-Time scale continued
Week 15 (4/23-4/27)-
Mon: Speciation worksheet
Tues/Wed: Chapter 16 quiz-Gattaca movie and questions
Week 14 (4/16-4/20)-
Mon: Chapter 16 Notes on Evolution of Populations
Looking ahead to next week...
Tues/Wed: Quiz on Chapter 16-open note
Week 13 (4/9-4/13)-
Mon: Peppered Moth Video www.youtube.com/watch?v=sVVldxxbWig&t=0s&list=PLop0CnPBPQh-9WLzIiEAcna_i7LeUkCih&index=77
Darwin Notes, cont'd.
Beak Adaptation Activity & lab write-up and Darwin Notes
Thurs: Natural Selection Notes
Week 12 (4/2-4/6)
Mon: "Darwin's Adventure:Critical Reading" worksheet & start Chapter 15 packet (packet due Friday)
Tues/Wed: "Darwin's Dangerous Idea" Movie and the worksheet titled "Evolution-Darwin's Dangerous Idea". Turn in at the end of the period. Link for movie: www.youtube.com/watch?v=MCOc7Xqj-kQ
Thurs: Notes on Darwin
Fri: Work on Chapter 15 packet-due today
Week 11 (3/19-3/23)-
Mon: Genetics Review Presentation
Tues/Wed: Kahoot and Genetic Jeopardy for review
Note: if you are going to Museum of Tolerance on Thursday, you must take the Unit Test on block day.
Thurs: Genetics Unit Test
Fri: Test cont'd/ Movie
Week 10 (3/12-3/16)-
Mon: Correct Protein Synthesis Packet & Mutations
Tue/Wed: Sex linked traits notes
Thurs: Pedigree Notes
Fri: Pedigree Activity
Week 9 (3/5-3/9)-
Mon: Protein Synthesis packet
Tue/Wed: Protein synthesis
Thurs: Mutation Notes
Fri: Mutations packet
Week 8 (2/26-3/2)-
Mon: Here's the link for "cracking the code" www.youtube.com/watch?v=ObGUes6c1eU
Tues/Wed: Protein Synthesis Notes -the power point is "Protein Synthesis Chapter 12" and can be found on this page-either up above or to the left.
Finish Blueprint of Life worksheet
Thurs: Protein Synthesis Worksheets
Fri: Protein Synthesis Cont'd.
Week 7 (2/19-2/23)-
Mon: No School
Tues/Wed: Cheek Cell DNA Extraction Lab & link for page 3 of packet here: learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/labs/extraction/
Thurs: DNA Notes
Fri: The Blueprint of Life
Week 6 (2/12-2/15)
Mon: Meiosis & Review-Study for test( Chapter 11-Mendel and his laws, Punnett squares, dominance, co-dominance, incomplete dominance, meiosis)
Tues/Wed: Meiosis and Mendel Test & Micropipette Lab - the equipment for this is very delicate, so please be very careful!!
Thurs: Start DNA-Movie "Cracking the Code" and notes
Fri: NO SCHOOL! 4 DAY WEEKEND!
MONDAY, 2/19 NO SCHOOL!
Week 5 (2/5-2/9)-
Mon: Quiz on Punnett Squares
Tues/Wed: Meiosis-Continuation of Life video/notes
Meiosis Notes (see: "Meiosis & Heredity" presentation link)
Thurs: Finish Notes & Meiosis do practice
Fri: Kahoot review for Unit test on Meiosis, Punnett's, and Mendel (Chapter 11)
Week 4 (1/29-2/2)-
M:Monohybrid Crosses & Punnett Squares
T&W: Coin Probability & Heterozygous Bean Parents
Th: "Genetic Practice Problems" packet
Fri: Guinea Pig Crosses
Week 3 (1/22-1/26)-
Intro to Genetics--Notes/ Mendel/ Punnett Square
Week 2 (1/15-1/19)-
Mon: No School
Complete the following mitosis activities:
Click here 1st activity
You will be identifying cells in different stages of Mitosis. The following link is for images of onion root tip cells:
You'll need a sheet of notebook paper numbered from 1-35. Next, look at slide #1 and identify which phase of mitosis it is in. Follow the same procedure through #35.
Thurs: Mitosis Quiz
Fri: Intro to Genetics
Week 1 (1/9-1/11)-Mitosis-Cell Division
Mon: No School
Tues: Flu Video-Write down 6 solid facts you learned
Wed: Mitosis Worksheet & Diagram Identification Worksheet
Thurs: STEP 1: Online Mitosis activities & Watch an introductory video on Mitosis. Click this link: www.youtube.com/watch?v=L0k-enzoeOM (Change the speed of the video to .75)
STEP 2: click HERE for Mitosis activities. When you're on the website, click on each of the titles on the left and click the links on the left to go through each step, then answer the questions below:
Questions-Answer in complete sentences.