Go to LESSON PLANS to the far right column to see what we are doing in class. Assignments are listed below
Biology Assignments for August 2016
Due August 21—signature forms/parent consent forms (if needed, download from Biology Lesson Plans, see date first week of school)
Due August 22—Learning Assessment (if needed, download from Biology Lesson Plans, see date first week of school)
Due August 28 Biology in the News; select an article in a news paper, magazine, TV or internet that is relevant to biology—i.e. cancer research, cells, microscopes, climate change, pollution, genetics, evolution, disease, human body advances, etc and answer the questions (if needed, download worksheet from Biology Lesson Plans, see date first week of school) (On Demand Writing Assessment)
Due August 29 Data Analysis Practice complete worksheet handed out in class
Due August 29 Scientific Scenarios complete worksheet handed out in class (On Demand Writing Assessment)
Due August 29 Finish reading Chapter 1 of textbook
Due Augest 29 Microscope Lab worksheets (done in class)
Due Sept 3 Webquest on www.classzone.com under ACTIVITIES for Chapter 2 Prions and Public Health (On Demand Writing Assessment)
Due Sept 8 (done in class) page 53 questions #1-5 include question in your answer
Due Sept 9 Page 49 answer two questions--include question in answer; read chapter 2
Due Sept 19 Cells and Organelles worksheet (see Sept 18 download)
Due Sept 22 Cell Diversity and Cell Comparison worksheet (see Sept 18 download) (On Demand Writing Assessment)
Due Sept 23 Modeling the Cell Membrane (in class lab)
Due Sept 24 in class computer lab worksheet on cells
Due Sept 30 Creating a Model Cell base on structures or function (see rubric handed out in class)
Due Sept 30 Page 87 questions 1 & 2 AND Page 91 questions 1-3, include the question in the answer (On Demand Writing Assessment)
Due October 2--Pg 97 questions 1-6 write the question number and the corresponding correct answer's letter next to it.
October 10 Study Guide Cell Structure and Function---handed out in class 9/23 for note taking purposes.
October 31 page 147 questions #1-5 and page 150 questions #1-5 include question in your answer. (On Demand Writing Assessment)
November 3 page 161 questions 1-6. Give letter to answer.
November 7 Apopotosis research (see handout given out in class for rubric)
November 10 Modeling Meiosis Lab (completed in class)
November 12 Analyzing Genetic Data page 172 textbook (completed in class)
November 14 Build a Dog lab--completed in class
November 18 Page 185 TestCross --completed in class diagram 3 test crosses for PP x Pp; PP x pp; Ppx Pp and answer questions #1-4
December 1 Page 191 completed in class questions #3. 4, and 5
December 2 computer lab--Go to: www.classzone.com complete Unit 3 Genetics Chapter 8 Transgenic Organisms Webquest, complete questions to turn in at the end of class today; then go to computer interactive: http://biomanbio.com/GamesandLabs/Genegames/genetics.html
January 6-25 Read Chapter 8
January 9 Double Helix Packet
January 12 DNA structure lab
January 20 Page 255 in textbook questions #1-6 (complete sentences--include question in your answer)
January 26 Darwin's Dangerous Idea DVD notes
January 29 Great Transformations DVD notes
February 3 Why Sex? DVD notes (sex driving evolution)
February 5 Extinction DVD notes
February 6 page 337--Quick Lab on Genetic Drift complete lab and answer questions (include question in your answer))
Feb 9 Animated biology chapters 9-12
Feb 10 Go to www.classzone.com Select Webquest, Unit4-Evolution Chapter 10 Dinosaur Descendants Write the questions at the end of the lab on a separate sheet of paper to turn in. then complete Unit 4-Evolution Chapter 11 Speciation in Action Write the questions at the end of the lab on a separate sheet of paper to turn in.
If time go to : Activities, Data Analysis Chapter 11: Genetic Drift graph allele frequency overtime and turn the graphed work and questions at the end of class. If this is not completed in class, then it is homework that is due the next day at the start of class
Feb 11-12 Natural Selection Lab Write Up
February 17 Page 381--Geologic Clock include question in your answer
In class computer lab
1. Go to www.classzone.com; click on Animated Biology, Unit 6-Classification and complete the two Chapter 17 interactives--Molecular Clock and Build a Cladogram. Print out each to hand in.
2. Go to www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/nature/classifying-life.html Complete all three interactives and print out each page as you complete them.
375 in textbook; provide a legend for your graph and answer questions 1 and 2
Value 100 points.
Human Body In Class computer lab
April 17 Body System Challenge complete the worksheet handed out in class--word search and place of the organ in the correct system see download on April 16 biology lesson plans
April 30 Extra Credit: Complete the activities at the following Bb Web Link sites: Organs of the Body Interactive
All Systems Go--Human Body interactive http://sciencenetlinks.com/interactives/systems.html