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Periods 4 & 6 

Wednesday 8/15/17:  C Day

                                   Intro to MV & Assembly

Thursday 8/16/17:  C Day

                               Thinking like a Scientist

Monday 8/20/18:  Late Start

                             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

Wednesday 8/22/18:  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

Friday 8/24/18:  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

Tuesday 8/28/18: Turn in lab & any signed forms

                             Warm-up:  Simpsons Scientific Method Review

                             Time to discuss as lab groups & study notes - 25 min.


                             Go over quiz

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

                             Microscope Notes

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

Thursday 8/30/18:(Ab)  Office Hours Schedule


                                      Hand back & go over quizzes

                                      Microscope Lab

                                      Test review/discussion - time to review as table groups with review sheet

                                      HMWK:  Finish Microscope Lab - if you didn't in class

                                                    Study for test 

Tuesday 9/4/18:  Time to study

                            Turn in Microscope Lab if you didn't already

                            Chapter 1 Test

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

Thursday 9/6/18:  Collect homework

                             Amoeba sisters video Biological Levels

                             Intro. Murrieta Valley High School Ecological Survey

                             HMWK:  Start reading Ch. 13

Monday 9/10/18:  Late Start Schedule

                             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

Wednesday 9/12/18:  Warm-up:  Chapter 13 Review w/ ecological pyramid

                                   Amoeba sisters Video Food Webs

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

                                   Cycles Video on computer - add to notes

                                   HMWK:  Study cycles for quiz:  Water & Carbon Cycles

                                                                                    Nitrogen & Phosphorus

                                                 Make sure all questions for Ch. 13 are completed

Friday 9/14/18:  Office Hours

                          Cycles Video on computer - add to notes

                          Biogeochemical Cycles Quiz

                          Notes Ch. 14

                          Work on Ch. 14 ?'s in packet

                          EXTRA CREDIT OPPORTUNITY:  Symbiosis- due Tuesday 9/18- 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

Tuesday 9/18/18:  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 


Thursday 9/20/18:  Office Hours

                               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

Monday 9/24/18:  Late Start

                            Collect Predator/Prey Activity & Ecology Packet

                            Ecology Test

                            HMWK:  Introduction to Chemistry - due next class

Wednesday 9/26/18: 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

Friday 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.

Tuesday 10/2/18:  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

Thursday 10/4/18:  Go over balancing equations - more practice

                                   Time to study

                                   Turn in Warm-up books

                                    Basic Chemistry Quiz

                                    HMWK:  Ban DHMO

Monday 10/8/18:  Collect homework

                            Go over quiz & hand back

                            Discuss DHMO & show penn & teller DHMO video

                            Water Lab

                            HMWK:  Water Review


Wednesday 10/10/18:  College and Career Kickoff (minimum day)

Thursday 10/11/18:  Office Hours

                                 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

Monday 10/15/18: Late Start

                              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)

                              Inorganic Quiz - put in warm-up book


                              HMWK:  Macromolecule Introduction


Wednesday 10/17/18:  Recess Wednesday

                                     Collect homework

                                     Quick review questions

                                     Organic Compounds Video - Part 1 w/questions

                                     Macromolecule Notes

                                     Macromolecule Pamphlet due Thursday 10/25/18- time with chromebooks 

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


Friday 10/19/18:  Office Hours

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

                             Macromolecule Pamphlet due Thursday 10/25/18- time with chromebooks   


Tuesday 10/23/18:  Chart of macromolecules - extras to practice with

                               Discuss pamphlet

                               Organic Compound (cut out) lab

                               HMWK:  Finish lab

                                             Macromolecule Pamphlet due next class - can use on quiz

Thursday 10/25/18:  Office Hours

                                 Amoeba Sisters Biomolecules Video

                                 Molecules Gone Wild

                                 Quiz using pamphlet

                                 Enzyme notes

                                 Amoeba Sisters Enzyme Video

Monday 10/29/18:  Late Start   

                               Enzyme Video

                              Enzyme Warm-up

                              Toothpickase Activity

                              HMWK:  Study for test - Biochemistry Review Sheet


Wednesday 10/31/18:  Toothpickase Warm-up

                                     Time to study & ask questions from review sheet

                                     Biochemistry Test

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

Monday 11/5/18:  Bean Juice Lab

Wednesday 11/7/18:  Discuss test

                                  Time to work on computers to write up Bean Juice Lab

Friday 11/9/18:  Cell Chart

Wednesday 11/14/18:  Go over cell chart - notes

                                Peer Edit Bean Juice Lab

                                Discuss extra credit

Friday 11/16/18:  Cell Lab

Tuesday 11/27/18:  Late Start

                               Station Lab - Diffusion/Osmosis



Thursday 11/29/18:  

                                    Diffusion/Osmosis Virtual Lab 


                                             Video:  How diffusion works


                                             Video:  How osmosis works

                                             Virtual Lab

                                    HMWK:  Finish Virtual Lab if didn't in class  

Monday 12/3/18:  Late Start

                            Discuss lab

                            Review game

                            HMWK:  Study for test

Wednesday 12/5/18:  Cell & Cell Transport Test

                              HMWK: Chapter 4 Questions in book

Friday 12/7/18:  Office Hours

                               Photosynthesis & Cell Respiration Notes

                               Energy in the Cell Video 

                               Review Questions

Tuesday 12/11/18:  

                              Photosynthesis Station Activity

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