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Biology - Miller and Levine

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Daily Agenda & Homework

Wednesday, September 7
WELCOME BACK!
1.  Introductions
2.  Student survey cards
3.  Success quotes activity
4.  individual quotes
Thursday, September 8
1. "3 things" get to know you activity
2.  classroom procedures and tour
3.  lab coat diversity coloring activity
Friday, September 9
Ordeal by checks  - a nature of science activity
GATHER AND BRING IN PILL BUGS (IE. "ROLLIE POLLIES") BY WEDNESDAY!
Monday, September 12
1. Finish Ordeal by checks
2.  Review Syllabus
3.  Go over lab safety
HW: Safety cartoon due tomorrow
 Safety Quiz Wednesday
 Syllabus and safety contract signed by Friday
 Behavior lab pre quiz Thursday - BRING IN ROLLIE POLLIES BY WEDNESDAY
Tuesday, September 13
1.  Set up journals
2.  Review Safety Cartoon
Wednesday, September 14
1.  Safety Quiz
2  Begin Animal Behavior Lab
Handout 1
Handout 2
***We need more Rolly Pollies for tomorrows lab!***
Thursday, September 15
1.  Pre-lab Quiz
2.  collect data for Experiment I
Friday, September 16
1.   Work on data table and conclusion for Experiment 1
2. Brainstorm questions and procedure for Animal Behavior experiment II
** We need more Rolly Pollys for Monday!**
Monday, September 19
Write procedure for Behavior Experiment II
Tuesday, September 20
Behavior Experiment II
-->  TYPED write up due MONDAY 9/26
Wednesday, September 21
Characteristics of Life  - Discussion and notes
Thursday, September 22
Biotic vs. Abiotic Nature Walk and questions
Friday, Septemebr 23
1. 3.1-3.3 reading quiz
2. 3.1-3.3 discussion/notes
Monday, September 26
Ecological Pyramid -   template  /  instructions and questions
-->  Due Tomorrow
Tuesday, September 27
Popcorn Pyramid
Wednesday September 28 - Friday September 30
Owl Pellet Lab
-->  Due Tuesday
Monday, October 3
1.  Grade Abiotic/Biotic as a class
2.  Engineering notes
Tuesday, October 4
1. Owls on the Decline
- Brianstorm activity
2.  Owls and engineering design project
Wednesday October 5 - Friday October 7
1.  Work on research and poster - presentations Monday
HW: 3.4 Reading and Notes  - Reading Quiz Tuesday
Monday, October 10
Owl Presentations
Tuesday, October 11
1. 3.4 reading Quiz
2.  Finish Presentations
3.  Cycles diagram and questions
-->  Notebook Check on Thursday
-->  Lab corrections Due MONDAY (no exceptions)
Wednesday,  October 12
1.  3.4 discussion/notes
2.  Cycles input/output chart
-->  Lab corrections due Monday
-->  read and notes on 4.3 (reading quiz on Tuesday)
Thursday, October 13
1.  Corrected Owl Pellet lab
2.  Graded comp books
3.  Review input/outputs chart
-->  Lab Corrections Due Monday!
-->  4.3 reading and notes - quiz Tuesday
Friday, October 14
No School - Teacher Workday
Monday, October 17
Succession notes and activity
Tuesday, October 18
1.  4.3 reading quiz
2.  Reading time - 4.1, 4.4, 4.5 - vocabulary and end of section questions in notebook
--> Test Friday on Unit 1
Wednesday, October 19
Into to Biome Project - work time
-->  Due Tuesday
Thursday, October 20
1.  Jeopardy Review
Friday, October 21
Unit 1 Test - Inquiry and Ecology part 1
Monday, October 24 - Tuesday, October 25
Work on Biome Projects
--> presentations and brochures due tomorrow
Wednesday, October 26
Biome Presentations
Thursday, October 27
1.  Finish Presentations
2.  Notes on Water Biomes
HW - Read and notes on 4.2 - reading quiz tomorrow
Friday, October 27
Substitute
1.  4.2 Reading Quiz
2. Planet Earth - Freshwater
-with worksheet
Monday, October 31
1.  Discussion 4.2
Tuesday, November 1
1.  Finish Planet Earth - Freshwater
2. Symbiosis Worksheet
Wedensday, November 2
5.1 and 5.2 reading and notes - Due Monday
Thursday, November 3 and Friday, November 4
Predator-Prey Lab and Questions
-->  Due Tuesday
Monday, November 7
1.  Finish Lab - Due Tuesday
Notes on 5.1 and 5.2
Tuesday, November 8 and Wednesday November 9
Paramecium Competition Lab - Due Thursday
Thursday, November 10
Substitute
1.  Read and notes on 5.3
2.  Population Growth Graphing Activity
Friday, November 11
No school - Veterans Day
Monday, November 14
1. Demographics notes/discussion
2. NY times article with questions
Tuesday, November 15 & Wednesday,
Demographics simulation actvity
-->  Test Tuesday - Populations, Communities & humans in the biosphere
--> Notebook Check on Monday
Thursday, November 17
Chapter 6 jigsaw
Friday, November 18
1.  Finish Jigsaw
2.  Grade Predator prey Lab
Monday, November 21
1.  Notebook Check
2.  Grade Paramecium lab
3.  Review for test tomorrow
Tuesday, Novemeber 22
Ecology II Test
Wednesday November 23 - Friday, November 25
Thanksgiving Break!!!!
Monday, Novbember 28
Water Inquiry Lab
HW: Read and Notes on 2.2
Tuesday, November 29
1.  2.2 Reading Quiz
2. Water Inquiry Lab Analysis
3. Properties of water worksheet
-->  Finish WS for homework
--> 2.2 PPT
Wednesday, November 30 - Thursday, December 1
Acid/Base Lab
Friday, December 2
Substitute
1.  Read 2.3 and answer end of section questions
2.  Complete macromomolecule worksheet
Monday, December 5
1.  Discuss 2.3 notes on Macromolecules
**Test next week - Date TBD - Stay Tuned!**
Tuesday, December 6
1.  Modeling Photosynthesis
2.  Where does a plants mass come from?
Wednesday, December 7
Stomata Lab & Root Lab
Thursday, December 8
Stomata and Root lab
Friday, December 9
SNOW DAY - no school
Monday, December 12
1.  Finish up lab
2.  Read and notes on 8.1 and 8.2
-->  Quiz on Wednesday
Tuesday, December 13
1.  Photosynthesis foldable (no electronic copy)
2.  Work on 8.1 & 8.2 reading
Wednesday, December 14
1.  Reading Quiz
2.  8.1 & 8.2 discussion/notes
Thursday, December 15 & Friday, December 16
Root to Leaf Lab
HAVE WONDERFUL HOLIDAY BREAK.  SEE YOU IN 2017!
Monday, January 2
No School
Tuesday, January 3
Read and take note son 8.3 - reading quiz tomorrow
Wednesday, January 4
1. Reading Quiz 8.3
2.  8.3 discussion/notes
Thursday, January 5
Photosynthesis Lab Part I
Friday, January 6
Photosynthesis Part II - begin Background research
Monday, January 9 - Friday, January 13
Photosynthesis Part II Lab
**Notebook Check (Friday)
**Final Lab write up (typed) due Wednesday, January 18
Monday, January 16
No School - Dr. MLK day
Tuesday, January 17 - Friday, January 20
Mission Mars Engineering Design Project - Presentations after Final!
--> Worksheet
--> Powerpoint
**Cumulative Final on Wednesday, January 25th for 2nd period, and Thursday, January 26th for 3rd
---->  Review Sheet
Monday, February 23 - Tuesday, February 24
1.  Finish Project
2.  Review for the final
Wednesday, January 25
1. Period 2 -  Semester 1 final
2.  Period 3 - Review/Finish Project
Thursday, January 26
Period 3  - Semester 1 Final
Period 2 - do not meet
Friday, January 27
classes do not meet - Period 5 & 6 finals

SEMESTER 2

Monday, January 30 and Tuesday, January 31
1.  Mars presentations and peer review
Wednesday, February 1
1.  Model: How does the energy stored in an Avocado become available to the human body?"
2.  Macromolecule review sheet
Thursday, February 2
How to test for Macromolecules powerpoint
Friday, February 3
Practice - testing for macromolecules
Monday, February 6 and Tuesday, February 7
SNOW DAYS
Wednesday, February 8 and Thursday, February 9
Murder and a Meal Lab - Due Monday
**Read 2.4, and 30.3 and take notes.  Due Monday.
Friday, February 10
Enzyme Foldable
Monday, February 13
1.  Catalyse Demo with observations and analysis questions
2.  2.4 and 30.3 reading quiz
Tuesday, February 14
Toothpickase Lab - finish graph and questions at home
Wednesday, February 15
Digestive System Model
-->  HW:  7.3 reading and notes.  Quiz Friday. - QUIZ MOVED TO NEXT WEEK!!
Thursday, February 16
Cells notes
Friday, February 17
Bubbles Lab
Monday, February 20 and Tuesday, February 21
President's Weekend - Mid Winter Break
Wednesday, February 22
1. 7.3 reading quiz
2.  Cell membrane model - color
Thursday, February 23
1.  Review/Discuss 7.3 notes
2.  Set up carrots for osmosis lab.
Friday, February 24
1.  Osmosis/Diffusion lab and analysis
Monday, February 27
1.  Osmosis/Diffusion Analysis 
2. Reading 9.1 - quiz Wednesday
Tuesday, February 28
Respiration Webquest
Wednesday, March 1
1.  9.1 Reading Quiz
2.  Cellular Respiration Notes
Thursday, March 2
1. Review Cell Respiration Notes/Discuss Fermentation Notes
2.  Cellular Respiration Questions
** Notebook Check Wednesday, March 8
** Biochemistry/Respiration Test Friday, March 10
Friday, March 3
Respiration Lab
Monday, March 6
The Mystery of 7 Deaths
-->Study Guide for Test on Friday, March 10
**Note: this is a GUIDE and not meant to replace any materials from class**
Tuesday, March 7
1.  Finish Mystery Deaths
2.  Go over cellular respiration questions (1/2 sheet from Thursday)
Wednesday, March 8
Notebook Check
Thursday, March 9
Review for Test
Friday, March 10
Test on Biochemistry  - Part I (Multiple Choice)
-->  Short Answer on Monday
Monday, March 13
Biochemistry Test - Part II
12.1 and 12.2 Reading Quiz Wednesday
Tuesday, March 14
Strawberry DNA Extraction lab
Wednsday, March 15
1. 12.1 and 12.2 reading quiz
2. 12.1 & 12.2 notes/discussion
--> 12.3 reading notes - Due Friday
Thursday, March 16
Build a 3D DNA molecule
Friday, March 17
1. 12.3 notes/discussion
2. Replication drawing & worksheet
Monday, March 20
Mitosis Flipbook
--> Read 10.3
Tuesday, March 21
1.  Finish Flipbook
2.  Onion root tip mitosis activity
Wednesday, March 22
Notes on Cancer (PPT)  Notes on Cancer (PDF)
-->  Read and notes on 10.2
Thursday, March 23
Faces of Cancer Activity
Friday, March 24
Cancer and Mutations
--> review and activity
-HW: Read and Notes on 13.3
TEST friday on protein synthesis, DNA replication,Mitosis, cancer and mutations
Monday, March 27
Notes on 13.3
Worksheet on Mutations
HW: Read & notes on 13.1 & 13.2
Tuesday, March 28
RNA and Protein Synthesis Notes
Protein Synthesis Coloring Sheet
Wednesday, March 29
Protein synthesis computer simulation
****Review sheet for test - Rememer this is just a GUIDE...it is not meant to replace your notes/class activities and/or textbook!
Thursday, March 30
Group protein systhesis activity
Friday, March 31
TEST on DNA, mitosis, protein sysnthesis and DNA replication
April 3-7 
NO SCHOOL - SPRING BREAK
Monday, April 10
Substitute
-Read and take notes on 11.4 - Meiosis
Tuesday, April 11
Meiosis Notes (Foldable)
Wednesday, April 12
Meiosis Simulation
Thursday, April 13
Intro to genetics - Traits survey
Friday, April 14
- 11.1-11.4 reading quiz
-Mendelian Genetics - Intro to notes
ALL GENETICS NOTES 11.1 - 11.3
Monday, April 17
Notes on Dihybrid crosses
Tuesday, April 18
Dihybrid Cross worksheet
Wednesday, April 19
-Review dihybrid worksheet
- Notes on incomplete and codominance (see notes above)
Thursday, April 19
- Beyond mendelian Genetics - continue with notes (see notes above)
Friday, April 21
-  Finish notes
- Practice worksheet
Monday, April 24 - Tuesday, April 26
Make a Kid Activity
-->Due Wednesday
Notebook Check Monday 5/1
Test on Tuesday 5/2 - Study Guide
Wednesday, April 27
Bioethics Discussion
Thursday, April 27 - Friday, April 28
GATTACA movie - with worksheet
Monday, May 1
-Notebook Check
-Review for test
Tuesday, May 2
Test on Chapter 11
--16.1 reading and notes - due Friday
Wednesday, May 3
16.2 & 16.3 reading and notes - Quiz tomorrow on 16.1-16.3
Thursday, May 4 
Earth's History Timeline activity
Friday, May 5
Reading Quiz
Finish Timeline Activity
Monday, May 8
What influenced Darwins thinking?
- Notes
- Video (Link)
Tuesday, May 9 -Thursday, May 11 
Evidence of Evolution Lab
**16.4 reading and Notes - Due Thursday
Friday, May 12
Evidence of Evolution Jigsaw
Monday, May 15
- Evidence of evolution  - notes
-  4 factors cartoon - due tomorrow
Tuesday, May 16
17.1-17.3 Read and Notes
-->  Quiz Thursday
Wednesday, May 17
Rock Pocket Mice Activitiy
Thursday, May 18
-Reading Quiz
- Finish rock pocket mice activity
Friday, May 19
Notes on 17.1-17.3
Monday, May 22
-Notes on Chapter 18 & 19
-Cladogram worksheet
--> Finish for tomorrow
QUEST  (TWIZ?)  On THURSDAY  - Evolution
Tuesday, May 23
-Notes on Macroevolution (See notes from yesterday - in same file)
-Review cladogrgam worksheet
-begin review for EOC
Wenesday, May 24
Review for EOC
-->  Foaming Spuds
Thursday, May 25
- Quest on Evolution
- Review for EOC
Friday, May 26
- review for EOC
Monday, May 29
NO SCHOOL - Memorial Day
Tuesday, May 30 
Review for EOC
Wednesday, May 31
EOC day!
Thursday, June 1
-Kahn Academy video
- paper bacteria transformation activity
Friday, June 2
- finish activity
- bookwork on bacteria transformation
Monday, June 5
Bacteria Transformation Computer Simulation
Tuesday, June 6
-Finish online simulation
- Biotechnology Article with questions
Wednesday, June 7 and Thursday, June 8
-Gel electrophoresis online simjulation
-DNA fingerprinting Worksheet
Friday, June 9
- Powerpoint on Micropipettes
Monday, June 12
Micropipette practice
Tuesday, June 13 - Wednesday, June 14
DNA fingerprinting lab
Thursday, June 15  - Friday, June 16
Bactria Transformation Lab
**Notebook Check on Monday**