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Wednesday 8/16/17:  C Day

                                   Slogan & "RITE" Way 

Thursday 8/17/17:  C Day

                               Thinking like a Scientist

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

                          Pet Peeves


                          Lab Safety - Lab Guidelines (get signed)



Monday 8/21/17:  Fun Facts

                             Book Scavenger Hunt

                             HMWK:  Signed lab safety (guidelines)

                                           Signed syllabus

                                           Finish scavenger hunt

                                           NEED COMPOSITION BOOK

Tuesday 8/22/17:  Collect homework & signed forms

                              Warm-up:  Is it Alive?

                              Characteristics of Life Notes

                              Levels of Organization Powerpoint - notes


Wednesday 8/23/17:  Living or Non...That is the Question Activity

                                   HMWK:  Finish Living or Non Activity

                                                 Get forms signed if not done already

                                                 STILL NEED COMPOSITION NOTEBOOK

Thursday 8/24/17:  Collect homework (lab) & signed forms

                               Overhead Review (Warm-up) & discuss whether lab was L/NL/D

                               Discuss scavenger hunt & mistakes

                               Seating Chart

                               Scientific Method Notes

Friday 8/25/17:  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 8/28/17:  Minimum Day

                             Simpsons Scientific Method Review


                             HMWK:  Study Microscope Parts (use R8 in book)

Tuesday 8/29/17:  Go over quiz

                              Microscope Notes

                              HMWK:  Study Microscope Parts

Wednesday 8/30/17:  Warm-up

                                   Hand back quizzes

                                   Microscope Lab - start

Thursday 8/31/17:  Finish Microscope Lab

                               Test review/discussion

                               HMWK:  Study for test - Ch. 1 review sheet

Friday:  9/1/17:  Chapter 1 - Intro to Biology Test

Tuesday 9/5/17:  Go over test (powerpoint)

                            Intro. to Ecology

                            HMWK:  Finish for homework if you didn't finish in class

Wednesday 9/6/17: Collect homework

                                Discuss how to be successful (in Bio & high school in general)

                                Amoeba Sisters Video Biological Levels

                                Intro. Murrieta Valley High School Ecological Survey

                                HMWK:  Start reading Ch. 13

Thursday 9/7/17:(Ab)  Warm-up - producer, consumer, food chains vs. food webs

                                    Finish Ecological Survey

Friday 9/8/17:  Collect ecological survey

                        Ecology Intro. & get Ecology Packet - BRING TO CLASS EVERYDAY

                        Ch. 13 Notes (up to cycles)

                        HMWK:  Ch. 13 questions from packet

Monday 9/11/17:   Cycle Jigsaw - (Intro. - get into expert groups & home groups)

Tuesday 9/12/17:  Warm-up:  Chapter 13 Review w/ ecological pyramid

                              Amoeba sisters Video Food Webs

                              HMWK:  Study cycles for quiz:  Water & Carbon Cycles

                                                                                 Nitrogen & Phosphorus

                                            Make sure all questions for Ch. 13 are completed

Wednesday 9/13/17:  Cycles Video on computer - add to notes

                                   Biogeochemical Cycles Quiz

Thursday 9/14/17:  Notes Ch. 14 - including videos of predation and the types of symbiosis



Friday 9/15/17:  Finish types of symbiosis video

                          Survivorship Curve Activity

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

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

                                        Test Review Sheet

Monday 9/18/17:  Late Start

                             Collect Survivorship Curve Activity

                             Finish Ch. 14 Notes (population growth, survivorship curves, logistic vs. exponential growth, carrying capacity)


Tuesday 9/19/17:  Chromebook - Predator Prey Simulation Activity

                              HMWK:  Finish Activity - if you didn't during class

                                            Study for ecology test next class

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

Wednesday 9/20/17:  Rally Schedule

                                   Warm-up (powerpoint - limiting factors, density-dependent factors, succession, climax community)

                                   Amoeba Sisters Video Ecological Succession

                                   Biogeochemical Cycles Quiz back & fix for more points


Thursday 9/21/17:  Turn in Ecology Packet

                                Ecology Test

                                HMWK:  Introduction to Chemistry Wkst.

Friday 9/22/17:  Discuss tests & hand back

                          Discuss extra credit opportunity - Ecological Footprint - due October 4 - NO EXCEPTIONS!!!

                          Notes to introduce chemistry (physical & chemical change)

Monday 9/25/17:  Late Start

                             Notes on Atomic Structure

                             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

Tuesday 9/26/17:  Collect homework

                              Warm-up (counting atoms, drawing atom model)

                              Hand back & go over homework

                              Notes on Compounds

                              Do molecular weight on homework - on own & go over as class

                              Notes to start Mixtures (solutions & suspensions)

Wednesday 9/27/17:   Notes:  Mixtures (colloids)

                                    Wkst:  Compound Review (15 min)

                                    Go over together

                                    Notes:  Energy, reactions, bonding

                                    HMWK:  Balancing Equations

                                                  Know counting atoms, drawing atom models, molecular weight, balancing equations for quiz next class)

Thursday 9/28/27:(Ab)   Video:  Structure of the Atom (Richochet Science)

                                                   Understanding Atomic Number & Atomic Mass

                                                   Chemically Bonding - Ionic vs. Covalent

                                       Time to study for quiz


Friday 9/29/17:  (Ab)  Basic Chemistry Quiz

Monday 10/2/17:  Late Start

                             Water Lab

Tuesday 10/3/17:    Finish lab

                                HMWK:  Water Review

Wednesday 10/4/17:  Collect homework

                                   Discuss Basic Chemistry Quiz & hand back

                                   Water Notes


Thursday 10/5/17:  Acid/Base Notes (powerpoint)

                               Crash Course Video:  Global Carbon Cycle

                               Our Acidifying Ocean - Work on Part 1 & Part 2

                                      Link:  Our Acidifying Ocean

                               HMWK:  Finish Part 2 for homework

Friday 10/6/17:  Discuss lab and what was going on

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


Monday 10/9/17:  Late Start

                             Discuss the lab results (powerpoint)

                             Study if finished

                             Inorganic Quiz


                             HMWK:  Macromolecule Introduction


Tuesday 10/10/17:  Collect homework

                                Go over Inorganic Quiz - put in warm-up book

                                Macromolecule Video w/ questions (& extra credit) - Part I

Wednesday 10/11/17:  College Kick-off Day (minimum day)


Thursday 10/12/17:  Macromolecule Notes

                                 Macromolecule Video w/ questions (Part II)

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

Friday 10/13/17:  Macromolecule Video w/ questions (Part II) 

                            Macromolecule Pamphlet due Thursday 10/19/17 - time with chromebooks     

Monday 10/16/17:  Late Start

                               Macromolecule Video w/ questions (Part III) - turn in questions at end of period

                               Time to work on Pamphlet - due Thursday

Tuesday 10/17/17:  Warm-up on macromolecules (w/ inorganic & chart)

                                Discuss pamphlet

                                Begin Organic Compound (cut-out) lab

Wednesday 10/18/17:  Finish Organic Compound lab

                                     Macromolecule Pamphlet due next class

Thursday 10/19/17:  Collect homework (lab)

                                 Amoeba Sisters Biomolecules Video

                                 Molecules Gone Wild

                                 Quiz using pamphlet


Friday 10/20/17:  Enzyme notes

                            Amoeba Sisters Enzyme Video

Monday 10/23/17:  Late Start

                               Toothpickase Activity

                               HMWK:  Study for test - Biochemistry Review Sheet


Tuesday 10/24/17:  Finish Toothpickase Activity & turn in

                                Discuss review sheet & test

Wednesday 10/25/17:  Turn in Warm-up Books

                                     Biochemistry Test


Thursday 10/26/17:  Discuss test 

                                 Read Bean Juice Lab & discuss & do hypothesis (3 questions) - discuss as group to get ready for quiz

                                 Quiz on lab 

Friday 10/27/17:  Bean Juice Lab

Monday 10/30/17:  Late Start

                               Finish Bean Juice Lab (collect data)

Tuesday 10/31/17:(Ab)  Cell Chart


Wednesday 11/1/17:  No School - Senior Culminating Projects

Thursday 11/2/17:  Discuss extra credit (Cell Unit Extension) - due 12/1 NO EXCEPTIONS!!!

                               Give class data

                               Discuss lab rough draft (due 11/9) & final draft due dates (due11/29) - give out

Friday 11/3/17:  Discuss what is expected on lab

                          Time to work on computers - create lab

Monday 11/6/17:  Late Start

                             Notes to introduce cell theory

                             Hand back charts & go over

                             HMWK:  Make 20 flashcards of organelles for next class

Tuesday 11/7/17:  Collect & check flashcards

                              Cell Drawing (neat, large, in color, with LABEL LINES only - due end of period

                              HMWK:  Bring flashcards

                                            Work on rough draft


Wednesday 11/8/17:  Collect flashcards

                                  Warm-up - Cell Picture (label)

                                  Cell Poems

                                  Discuss Prokaryote vs. Eukaryote & Plant vs. Animal


                                  HMWK:  Study for cell quiz


Thursday 11/9/17:  Rough Draft Peer Edit & Collect

                               HMWK:  Cell Review Wkst. - due Tuesday

                                              Study for cell quiz

Friday 11/10/17:  NO SCHOOL - VETERANS DAY

Monday 11/13/17:  Late Start


                               Cell Quiz

                               HMWK:  Finish Cell Review Wkst. from last week

Tuesday 11/14/17:  Collect homework

                                Remind about extra credit & test next class

                                Cell Doctor Wkst - Warm-up

                                Start - How do Cells Differ Lab


Wednesday 11/15/17:  Finish How do Cells Differ Lab

                                     HMWK:  Finish lab if didn't in class (due next class)

                                                   Study for Cell Test - Cell Review Sheet

Thursday 11/16/17:  Finish lab

                                 Get another cell picture to label

Friday 11/17/17:  Cell Test


Monday 11/27/17:  Late Start

                              Go over test & hand back

                              Cell Membrane Wkst 

                              HMWK:  Finish Wkst. for next class

                                            FINAL LAB REPORT DUE WEDNESDAY!!!

                                            EXTRA CREDIT DUE FRIDAY!!!

Tuesday 11/28/17:   Turn in Cell Membrane Wkst.

                                 Station Lab

                                 HMWK:  Finish Lab Report - due tomorrow

Wednesday 11/29/17: Collect labs

                                    Show video of cell membrane (animation)

                                    Warm-up - Cartoon in pool

                                    Ch. 3.4 & 3.5 Notes on Diffusion & Osmosis



Thursday 11/30/17:   Diffusion/Osmosis Virtual Lab 


                                             Video:  How diffusion works


                                             Video:  How osmosis works

                                             Virtual Lab

                                   HMWK:  Finish Virtual Lab if didn't in class  

                                                 1st Semester Final Review Sheet

Friday 12/1/17:  Passive Transport Warm-up (1/2 sheet w/ powerpoint)


Monday 12/4/17:  Late Start

                             Transport Activity - using reference packet  

                             HMWK:  Look over the different types of transport in book (read 3.4 & 3.5)

                                            Study cell membrane structure (section 3.3)

                                            Check out these animations:  Osmosis

                                                                                            Passive vs. Active Transport

Tuesday 12/5/17:  Quiz



Wednesday 12/6/17:  Go over transport activity (powerpoint)

                                   Active Transport Video

                                   "What type of transport am I"  powerpoint.

                                    HMWK:  Energy Wkst. pg. 1 & pg. 2

                                                  1st Semester Final Review Sheet


Thursday 12/7/17:  Collect homework

                               Energy Warm-up

                               Hand back & go over Ch. 4 Intro (as notes)

                               Photosynthesis computer activity




Monday 12/11/17:  Late Start

                              Notes for light & photosynthesis

                              HMWK:  Photosynthesis Wkst. (Intro)


Tuesday 12/12/17:  Photosynthesis Warm-up (Intro.) - go over

                               Photosynthesis Lab Analysis (using Bozeman Biology demonstration) 

                               HMWK:   1st Semester Final Review Sheet


Wednesday  12/13/17: 

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