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Period 7 

Wednesday 8/15/18:  C Day

                                   Intro to MV & Assembly

Thursday 8/16/18:  C Day

                               Thinking like a Scientist

Friday 8/17/18:  Go over syllabus  (get signed)

                          Pet Peeves


                          Lab Safety - Lab Guidelines (get signed)


                          Remind invite

                          Fun Facts

                          Book Scavenger Hunt

                          HMWK:  Signed lab safety (guidelines)

                                        Signed syllabus

                                        Finish scavenger hunt

                                        NEED COMPOSITION BOOK

Tuesday 8/21/18:  Collect homework & signed forms

                              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

                                            STILL NEED COMPOSITION NOTEBOOK FOR WARM-UPS

Thursday 8/23/18:  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

Monday 8/27/18:  Late Start Schedule

                             Turn in lab & any signed forms

                             Warm-up:  Simpsons Scientific Method Review

                             Time to discuss as lab groups & study notes


                             Discuss homework (scavenger hunts, labs, etc.) & how to be successful

                             HMWK:  Study Microscope Parts (use R8 in the book)

Wednesday 8/29/18:  Recess Wednesday Schedule


                                   Hand back & go over quizzes

                                   Microscope Notes

                                   Microscope Lab

                                   Test review/discussion

                                   HMWK:  Finish Microscope Lab

                                                 Study for test 

Friday 8/31/18:(Ab)  Office Hours Schedule

                                 Turn in Microscope Lab if you didn't already

                                 Chapter 1 Test

                                 HMWK:  Intro. to Ecology - due Wednesday (next class)

Wednesday 9/5/18:(Ab)  Collect homework

                                        Amoeba sisters video Biological Levels

                                        Intro. Murrieta Valley High School Ecological Survey

                                        HMWK:  Start reading Ch. 13

Friday 9/7/18:  Hand back tests & go over

                        Discuss grades & how to be successful 

                        Warm-up - producer, consumer, food chains vs. food webs

                        Ecology Intro & get Ecology Packet - BRING TO CLASS EVERYDAY

                        Ch. 13 Notes - up to cycles

                        Ecosystem Video (on tv) w/ questions

                        HMWK:  Ch. 13 questions in packet

Tuesday 9/11/18:  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

                                            Make sure all questions for Ch. 13 are completed

Thursday 9/13/18:  Office Hours

                               Cycles Video on computer - add to notes

                               Biogeochemical Cycles Quiz

                               Notes Ch. 14 - including videos of predation and the types of symbiosis

                               Work on Ch. 14 ?'s in packet

                               EXTRA CREDIT OPPORTUNITY:  Symbiosis- due Monday 9/17 - NO LATE EXTRA CREDIT

                               HMWK:  Ch. 13 & 14 Questions should be completed in packet

                                              Read Ch. 13 & 14 to get ready for test next week

Monday 9/17/18:  Late Start

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

                             Show videos of interactions

                             Discuss extra credit  & show what it should look like

                             Notes up to survivorship curves

                             Survivorship Curve Activity

                             HMWK:  Finish Ch. 14 Questions 

                                           Finish Survivorship Curve Activity if didn't in class

Wednesday 9/19/18:  Recess Wednesday

                                   Quizzes back & fix for more points

                                   Discuss Survivorship Curve Activity

                                   Finish notes Ch. 14 (logistic vs. exponential growth & carrying capacity)

                                   Chromebook - Predator-Prey Simulation Activity go to this website

                                   HMWK:  Finish activity if you didn't during class

                                                 Study for ecology test next class

                                                 Make sure Ecology Packet is complete

                                                 DON'T FORGET TO BRING YOUR ECOLOGY PACKET NEXT CLASS!!

                                                 Warm-up book should be ready to checked next class as well

Friday 9/21/18:  Collect Predator/Prey Activity & Ecology Packet

                          Ecology Test

                          HMWK:  Introduction to Chemistry - due next class

Tuesday 9/25/18: Graphing Warm-up

                            Tests back & discuss

                           Discuss extra credit opportunity - Ecological Footprint - due October 5 - NO EXCEPTIONS!!!

                           Notes to introduce chemistry (physical & chemical change)

                          Atomic Structure Wkst. - 10 min. & go over (they put answers on board) 

                          Notes:  Compounds (just introduce)

                          HMWK:  Naming Compounds Rules to Remember When Counting Atoms Page 1  Page 2

Thursday 9/27/18:  Office Hours

                               Collect homework

                               Structure of the Atom Video - Ricochet Science

                               Understanding Atomic # & Mass - Ricochet Science

                               Warm-up - individually & as group (turn in for E.C.)

                               Video:  Chemical Changes Crash Course

                               Hand back homework  & go over

                               Notes:  Compounds & Mixtures including powerpoint guessing element/compound/mixture

                               Video - Great Picnic Mix up Crash Course

                               HMWK:  Mixture Wkst.

Monday 10/1/18:  Late Start & Rally

                             Collect homework

                             Discuss extra credit - due Friday

                             Go over quiz/group warm-up from last class

                             Video - Great Picnic Mix up Crash Course

                             Warm-up - Separating a Mixture

                             Notes:  Energy, Reactions, Bonding

                             Balancing Equations

                             HMWK:  Finish balancing equations

                                           Bring warm-up books

                                           Study for quiz/test next class - know molecular weight, counting atoms, drawing atom models, balancing

Wednesday 10/3/18:  Go over balancing equations - more practice

                                   Time to study

                                   Turn in Warm-up books

                                    Basic Chemistry Quiz

                                    HMWK:  Ban DHMO

Friday 10/5/18:   Collect homework

                           Go over quiz & hand back

                           Discuss DHMO & show penn & teller DHMO video

                           Water Lab

                           HMWK:  Water Review

Tuesday 10/9/18:  Collect homework

                              Discuss Basic Chemistry Quiz & hand back

                              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 10/10/18:  College & Career Kickoff (minimum day)

Friday 10/12/18:  Office Hours

                               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)

                              Watch intro to macromolecules video with questions (part 1 only)

                              HMWK:  Macromolecule Introduction


Tuesday 10/16/18:  Collect homework

                                Go over Inorganic Quiz - put in warm up book

                                Macromolecule Notes

                                Macromolecule Pamphlet due Wednesday 10/24/18- time with chromebooks 

                                HMWK:  Make 4 flashcards (organic compound on one side & monomer that makes it up on other) 


Thursday 10/18/18:  Office Hours

                                 Macromolecule Video w/ questions  - turn in at end of period (use chromebooks)

                                 Macromolecule Pamphlet due Wednesda 10/24/18- time with chromebooks   


Monday 10/22/18:  Late Start

                               Discuss pamphlet

                               Organic Compound (cut out) lab

                               HMWK:  Finish lab

                                             Macromolecule Pamphlet due next class - can use on quiz

Wednesday 10/24/18:  Recess Wednesday

                                     Collect homework (lab)

                                     Amoeba Sisters Biomolecules Video

                                     Molecules Gone Wild

                                     Quiz using pamphlet

                                     Enzyme notes

                                     Amoeba Sisters Enzyme Video

Friday 10/26/18:  Office Hours

                            Enzyme Video

                            Enzyme Warm-up

                            Toothpickase Activity

                            HMWK:  Study for test - Biochemistry Review Sheet


Tuesday 10/30/18:  Toothpickase Warm-up

                                Time to study & ask questions from review sheet

                                Biochemistry Test

                                HMWK:  Read Bean Juice Lab & do hypothesis (3 questions)

Thursday 11/1/18:  Bean Juice Lab

Tuesday 11/6/18:  Discuss test

                              Time to work on computers to write up Bean Juice Lab

Thursday 11/8/18:  Cell Chart

Tuesday 11/13/18:  Go over cell chart - notes

                                Peer Edit Bean Juice Lab

                                Discuss extra credit

Thursday 11/15/18:  Cell Lab

Monday 11/26/18:  Late Start

                               Station Lab - Diffusion/Osmosis



Wednesday 11/28/18:  

                                    Diffusion/Osmosis Virtual Lab 


                                             Video:  How diffusion works


                                             Video:  How osmosis works

                                             Virtual Lab

                                    HMWK:  Finish Virtual Lab if didn't in class  

Friday 11/30/18:  Discuss lab

                            Review game

                            HMWK:  Study for test

Tuesday 12/4/18:  Cell & Cell Transport Test

                              HMWK: Chapter 4 Questions in book

Thursday 12/6/18:  Office Hours

                               Photosynthesis & Cell Respiration Notes

                               Energy in the Cell Video 

                               Review Questions

Monday12/10/18:  Late Start

                              Photosynthesis Station Activity



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