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Periods 2, 4 & 6 

Wednesday 8/14/19:  C Day

                                   Intro to MV & Assembly

Thursday 8/15/19:  C Day

                               Thinking like a Scientist

Monday 8/19/19:  Late Start

                             Go over syllabus  (get signed)

                             Pet Peeves


                             Lab Safety - Lab Guidelines (get signed)


                            Fun Facts

                             Book Scavenger Hunt

                             HMWK:  Signed lab safety (guidelines)

                                           Signed syllabus

                                           Finish scavenger hunt

                                           NEED COMPOSITION BOOK

Wednesday 8/21/19:  Collect homework & signed forms

                                   Seating Chart

                                  Warm-up:  Is it Alive?

                                  Characteristics of Life Notes

                                  Levels of Organization Powerpoint - notes

                                  Living or Non...That is the Question Activity

                                  Discuss specimens (powerpoint)

                                  HMWK:  Finish Living vs. Non activity if you didn't in class

                                                Get forms signed if not done already

Friday 8/23/19:  Office Hour Schedule

                          Collect signed forms

                          Warm-up:  Overhead Review of Characteristics of Life & discuss lab L/NL/D

                          Discuss scavenger hunt & mistakes/Success in Bio

                          Seating Chart

                          Scientific Method Notes

                          Scientific Method Activity - Gummi Bears & The Scientific Method

                          HMWK:  Finish Gummi Bear lab (due Monday)

                                        Study for quiz (next class) on characteristics of life, levels of organization & scientific method

Tuesday 8/27/19:   Turn in lab & any signed forms

                             Warm-up:  Simpsons Scientific Method Review

                             Time to discuss as lab groups & study notes


                             Microscope Notes

Thursday 8/29/19:(Ab)  Office Hours

                                      Warm-up:  Scientific Method & Microscope - printed

                                      Microscope Lab

                                      HMWK:  Finish lab questions if you didn't in class

                                                     Study for test on Thursday

Tuesday 9/3/19:  Warm-up:  Microscope picture & graphing errors powerpoint

                            Being a Scientist:   Graphing Activity

                            Being a Scientist:  C.E.R. Activity

                            HMWK:  Finish C.E.R. on viruses if you didn't in class

                                          Study Microscope Parts

                                          Study for test next class

Thursday 9/5/19:  SCHOOL CANCELLED - FIRES

Monday 9/9/19:  Late Start

                          Turn in Microscope Lab

                          Time to study & ask questions

                           Chapter 1 Test

                           HMWK:  Introduction to Ecology Wkst.

Wednesday 9/11/19:  9/11 Assembly Schedule

                                 Warm-up:  Living Relying on Nonliving

                                 Discuss test & hand tests back

                                 Introduction to Ecology Notes - powerpoint

                                 Ecological Survey 

                                 HMWK:  Finish research on chaparral biome on Ecological Survey - if didn't in class 

Friday 9/13/19:  Office Hours

                          Collect Survey

                          Discuss Ecological Survey - what is the chaparral biome

                          Warm-up:  1/2 sheet using a food web

                          Notes:  heterotroph, autotroph, food chains, food webs

                          Coral Reef Ecosystem Activity -  assigned an organism, do research in class, make notecard for next class

Tuesday 9/17/19:    Warm-up:  Read article about 10% rule, take notes & answer questions

                             Called up to put your organism (notecard) on the food web (front of class)

                             Discuss food web (what is missing, what can happen if disrupted)

                             Answer conclusion questions regarding the food web

                             Notes:  Energy Pyramids

                             Energy Transfer Analysis Activity 

                             HMWK:  Finish Activity if didn't in class

Thursday 9/18/19: Office Hours

                              Warm-up:  Chapter 13 Review w/ ecological pyramid

                              Amoeba sisters Video Food Webs

                              Cycle Jigsaw - (Intro. - get into expert groups & home groups)

                              HMWK:  Study cycles for quiz:  Water & Carbon Cycles

                                                                                Nitrogen & Phosphorus



Monday 9/23/19:  Late Start & Rally

                            Cycles Video on computer - add to notes

                            Biogeochemical Cycles Quiz

                            Notes Ch. 14

                            EXTRA CREDIT OPPORTUNITY:  Symbiosis- due Friday 10/4 - NO LATE EXTRA CREDIT


Wednesday 9/25/19:  Discuss extra credit opportunity

                                  Warm-up (T/F on cycles, types of symbiosis)

                                  Notes - Ch. 14 - growth, carrying capacity

                                  Rabbits, Rabbits, and More Rabbits:  Logistic Growth in Animal Populations

Friday 9/27/19:  Warm-up:  Logistic Growth

                          Quizzes back & fix for more points

                          Behavior Activity

                          HMWK:  Study for test

Tuesday 10/1/19:  Finish Behavior Activity - gallery walk

                              Time to ask questions

                              Ecology Test

Thursday 10/3/19:   DHMO Warm-up

                                Discuss DHMO & show penn & teller DHMO video

                                Water Lab

                                HMWK:  Water Review

Monday 10/7/19:  Late Start

                             Collect homework

                              Water Notes

                              Acid/Base Notes (powerpoint)

                              Crash Course Video:  Global Carbon Cycle

                              Our Acidifying Ocean - Work on Part 1 & Part 2

                                          Link:  Our Acidifying Ocean

                                                or:  new link

                              HMWK:  Finish Part 2 for homework

Wednesday 10/9/19:  Discuss lab and what was going on

                                  Get a chromebook & finish Part 3 of virtual lab (demonstrate for class how to measure)  

                                  Discuss the lab results (powerpoint)

                                  HMWK:  Macromolecule Introduction


Friday 10/11/19:  Office Hours

                            Collect homework

                            Warm-up - Macromolecules

                            Begin Macromolecule Notes - Carbs & Lipids

                            Macromolecule Pamphlet - start working on using chromebooks

Tuesday 10/15/19:   Finish notes  - Proteins & Nucleic Acids

                                Finish working on Pamphlet

                               HMWK:  Macromolecule Pamphlet due next week 10/22


Wednesday 10/16/19:  College & Career Kickoff


Friday 10/18/19:    Rally Schedule

                              Macromolecule Cut-out Activity

                              HMWK:  Finish pamphlet

Tuesday 10/22/19:  

                              Collect macromolecule cut-out activity

                              Notes:  Enzymes

                              Macromolecule Quiz (use pamphlet)

                              HMWK:  Read Toothpickase Lab

Thursday 10/24/19:  Office Hours

                                     Toothpickase Lab

Monday 10/28/19:  Late Start

                             Indicator Lab


Wednesday  10/30/19:  Bean Juice Lab


Monday 11/4/19:  Write up lab

                             Lab due next class

Wednesday 11/6/19:  Collect lab

                                   Biochemistry Test


Friday 11/8/19:  Discuss Cell Extra Credit

                          Cell chart - finish for homework 


Wednesday 11/13/19:  Recess Wednesday

                                    Go over cell chart - check for accuracy

                                     Disorders caused by cell organelles not functioning


Friday 11/15/19:   Office Hours

                                 Warm-up:  Membrane

                                 Cell Transport Notes

                                    Diffusion/Osmosis Virtual Lab 


                                             Video:  How diffusion works


                                             Video:  How osmosis works

                                             Virtual Lab

                                    HMWK:  Finish Virtual Lab if didn't in class 


Tuesday 11/19/19:   Collect homework

                               Cell Diversity Lab

                               HMWK:  Finish lab

Thursday 11/21/19:   Office Hours

                                  Turn in lab

                                  Cell & Cell Transport Test


Monday 12/2/19:  Late Start

                             Osmosis Inquiry Procedure Write-up

Wednesday 12/4/19:  Osmosis Inquiry Lab


Friday 12/6/19:  Office Hours


                               Intro to Photosynthesis Wkst.

Tuesday 12/10/19:  Late Start

                             Photosynthesis/Cell Respiration Notes


Thursday 12/12/19:  Virtual Lab Photosynthesis/Cell Respiration

Monday 12/16/19:  Finals Review

                            Review Sheet

Tuesday 12/

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