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Advanced Biology

Instructor
Phil Cohen
Term
2018-2019 School Year
Department
Science
Description
Advanced Biology is a high achieving entry level high school science class.  It is expected that all students have grade level or above scores in reading comprehension and reasonable laboratory skills.  The class focuses on central themes of Biology including; Ecology, Biochemistry, Cytology, Genetics, Evolution, Organic systems & Earth Science.  Grades are weighed heavily on tests/ quizzes and laboratory skills.
  
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Dinosaur Project
Individual General store
Team Meetings

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Dinosaur Project
Individual General store
Team Meetings

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Dinosaur Project
Individual General store
Team Meetings

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Test-Evolution and population Genetics

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Evolution Review
Hardy Weinberg formula problem
 

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video: What Darwin Never knew Conclusion.

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video: What Darwin Never knew Conclusion.

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Turn in fitness worksheets
Dinosaur Project 
Fossil recreation, Fleshed out drawing, Environmental info 
due tomorrow

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lect: What do the bones mean?
What Darwin never knew part 1
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HW: Fitness Worksheets- Due 5/15

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Survival of the Fittest.
What is fitness?
 

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Dinosaur Project
 

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Dinosaur Project
 

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1. lect: Decent with modification
2. Darwinian Survival of the fittest?

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Lect: Evolution
Video: How evolution Works
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HW: Fill in Vocab list. Be prepared to discuss decent with modification

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1. Lect: Radio Active Decay
2. LAB: radioactive decay
3. Vocab list: chapters 14-16
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HW: complete lab

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Movie: The Island

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Movie: The Island
Turn in Homework
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HW: R&TN 15.1, section review 15.1 Q&A

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Movie: The Island
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HW: R&TN 14.2
Complete section Review 14.2 write both questions and answers

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Test: Advanced Genetic Engineering
 
 
 
 

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Review for Quiz
 

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2. GMOs
 
4. Stem Cells
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1. What is it?
2. What is the process
3.  possible applications?
4. Possible Dangers
5. Bioethical concerns

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1. DNA fingerprinting lab... Crime Lab1. 
Debrief Lab and Turn in
2. Cloning-research articles and summarize
3. Group Debriefing research articles
hw: Read article on PCR and understand its applications

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2. DNA fingerprinting lab... Crime Lab
3. OJ Trial
 

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Complete Gattaca Movie
Socratic Seminar of Bioethics on GATTACA
23 and me- Mr. Cohen's Profile

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Gattaca conclusion- be prepared to discuss afterward

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QUIZ: PEDIGREE CHARTS, MUTATIONS, KARYOTYPE, NON DISJUNCTION ERRORS
VIDEO: GATTACA
HW: read chapter 13.2 only - Complete section review 13.2

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1. Sex Linked Mutations
2. Pedigree Charts
3. Pedigree chart practice
KARYOTYPE LECTURE
1. Karyotype Lab
a. cut out chromosomes and complete Karyotype by pasting chromosomes into master sheet
b. Determine what non-disjunction error is present if any.
c. write a speech (min paragraph) to parents informing them of the results. describing disorder and giving them their options
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HW: complete lab and speech and turn in 4/10
 
 

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1.  Bozeman lecture: mutations
Point mutations ( from your reading) . vs Chromosomal Mutations- Non Disjunction
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HW: R&TN ch12.2

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Protein Synthesis QUIZ.   
R&TN chapter 12-1- sex linkage and Mutations
3. Activity: Mutations
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HW: complete Mutation practice ws.  Due friday

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Protein Synthesis Team Tag Lab

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seating chart
evacuation Drill
DNA relay race prep

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1. review: transcription, translation, gene expression

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Spring Break!!!

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Spring Break!!!

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Spring Break!!!

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Spring Break!!!

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Spring Break!!!

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 Family Island Poster- Put F1 on first row, F2 on second row.  Highlight with family colors

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1 Transcription/translation practice using English coded Codon Wheel.
2. Family Island Poster- Put F1 on first row, F2 on second row.  Highlight with family colors

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1. vocab for Bonus Bucks
2. Transcription/translation practice using English coded Codon Wheel.
Family Island Poster- Put F1 on first row, F2 on second row.  Highlight with family colors.
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HW: complete section review 10-3  1-6
 

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HW: R&TN chapter 10-3, Complete section review 10-3

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DNA structure, replication- Quiz
Reading 10-1
 

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DNA replication practice
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HW: complete and turn in Thursday

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1. lect: DNA Replication
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HW: read and take notes ch 10-1, 10-2

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Scientific drawing- Drawing rules for labels required.  DNA molecule label 8.5 x 11 paper, color and key required.
Adenine, Thymine, Guanine, Cytosine, Pyrimidines, Purines, DeoxyRibose, phosphate, nucleotide, antiparallel, hydrogen bond, double helix shape, 5' & 3'
 
Pairing of F1 generation

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Test Chapter 9
Turn in your Child

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1. Coupling and F2 offspring
 

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1. Jurassic Park Group discussion and voting for best design.
2. Lect: Dihydrid crosses and Polygenic inheritance
3. Variations of the Human Face Lab partners making two offspring
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HW: complete phenotype for offspring

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Jurassic Park Assignment
1. Determine species to reproduce- rationale
2. What are some of the problems with the procedure chosen to recreate these animals?
3. Design a park to maximize visual aesthetics and maintaining visitor safety?
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HW: Complete Jurassic Park Assignment

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Complete Jurassic Park
Jurassic Park Assignment

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Jurassic Park

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1. Lect: incomplete and co-dominance
2. Jurassic Park Movie and assignment.
- turning science fiction into science fact
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HW: incomplete and co-Dominant practice problems
 

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1. lect: punnett Squares
2. Sponge bob inheritance
- grade in class
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HW: Complete Spongebob inheritance if necessary
 
 

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1. Class wide 50:50 lab, data table and Graph
2. Lecture: Punnet square outcome
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HW: Spongebob Genetics 1 be prepared for "Open Sesame"
 
 

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Meiosis Project Due
R&TN 9.1
discussion Mendel
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HW:R&TN 9.2
 
 
 

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Meiosis Project Time
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HW: Complete Meiosis Project

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Meiosis Project Time
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HW: Meiosis Project

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Lect: Meiosis
2. Introduce Meiosis Poster Project 
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HW: R&TN 8.3 and get supplies for Meiosis project *project Due EOP 2/22/19
 

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Holiday

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Holiday

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Test: chapter 8.1& 8.2
Mitosis Labs due

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Telomere Debate
Review For Test
* 1 notecard allowed
* Labs due 2/14

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1. Animal Mitosis Lab . Due 2/14
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Complete Mitosis Lab
 

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pass back papers
Complete Payroll/General store
Practice ID Phases for Bonu$ Buck$
Plant Mitosis Lab
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HW: Complete Plant Mitosis Lab
 
 
 

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1. Q&A from HW
2. Mitosis Lect
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HW: Section review 8-2

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Open sesame for 8-1
8-1 study guide Due EOP
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HW: read and take notes 8-2 "Mitosis"

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Photosynthesis and Respiration Unit- finish labs and group teaching
 

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Photosynthesis and Respiration Unit- due Friday
Lab Time ** ALL Labs need to be compete by today
- Group time
 
 

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*payroll. General Store next week.
Photosynthesis and Respiration Unit- due Friday
lect: respiration, performance and oxygen debt
 
- Group time
 

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Photosynthesis and Respiration Unit- due Friday
Lect: light & Chlorophyll in photosynthesis, chemical reaction balancing. 
Questions & Answers
- Group time
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HW: READ TEXT for information on photosynthesis reactions

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Photosynthesis and Respiration Unit- due Friday
Lecture: physics of light
- Group time

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Photosynthesis and Respiration Unit- due Friday
- groups assigned and new seating chart
- Silent reading to get background information
- Group meeting to strategize 

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1.publish test results
2. Introduce College Study Groups for chapter Photosynthesis and respiration
chapters 6-7.  Quiz a week from today
 

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Test: Diffusion and Osmosis

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1. Turn in Osmosis Practice Problems
2. Active Transport Problems
3. Applied Learning for Osmosis and Diffusion
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HW: Study for test
1 notecard allowed with purchased pass
 

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2. Passive transport application Problems
3. Osmosis review problems
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HW: 5-2 study guide

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MLK Day 

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1. Diffusion Lab
3. 5-2 Study Guide
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HW: none on a 3 day weekend

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Turn in 5.1
Prelab discussion on Selectiviely Permeable .
Diffusion Lab prep 
 
Learning Log
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Kahoot on Cell membrane.
Turn in cell coloring 
 
1. Review Reading 5-1 " cell transportation"  Bonus buck "pick me"
2. Water Dye lab demo, Prep for diffusion lab
3.  Lecture: diffusion 
4. study guide 5-1 due 1/17
Learning Log if time permits
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HW: Complete 5-1 study guide & Read take notes 5-2

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1. seating chart
2. Expectations for semester
Class Rules revisited., Remind, Website, Phone policy, Learning Logs, 
3. Cell membrane coloring 1/16
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HW: complete Coloring and read and take notes chapter 5.1

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Cell microscope lab Due beginning of period Monday

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Parts and functions matching quiz (20) 
1. ID cell parts
2. Cell Analogy 15 terms
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HW: finish the flash cards and Analogy

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1. Discussion:Cell surface area to volume ratio, Prokaryotes vs Eukaryotes
2. Paper lab: surface area to volume ratio.
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HW: Section review 4-2 & be prepared to answer questions
be able to relate pictures to organelles and their functions

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1. Turn in intro labs
2. Make Flash Cards for parts and functions
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HW: complete flash cards for parts and functions

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1. Intro Microscope Lab
Due 12/5
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HW: Read and take notes 4-2
make sure lab has proper labels and all stray marks are accounted for.

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1. Intro to Microscopes
2. Microscope Drawing rules
 

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1. REVIEW GAME
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HW: Study for test on chapters 2-3 on Wednesday

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1. ID. organic compounds . Demo Lab
2. Lect: Fats, oils. non polar substances
 

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Quiz chapters 2&3
 

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1. Lipids and proteins: structure and function

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1. lect: Proteins, Enzymes, Lipids
2. "pick me"  student molecule & compound sketches
3. Quick Write: What are enzymes made of and what is their purpose?
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HW: R&TN ch3.3

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1. Lect: forming Polymers from monomers... functional groups, dehydration and condensation reactions 
2. Carbohydrates and their uses
 

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1. Review chapter 2 W.S. 
due Tuesday
2. general store items
 
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HW: read chapter 3 by Wednesday

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Thanksgiving Break
 

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Thanksgiving Break
 

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Thanksgiving Break
 

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Thanksgiving Break
 

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Thanksgiving Break
 

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pH Lab

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pH Lab

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 Turn in all practice problems
2. lect: Solutions- HOH, salt water, acids and bases, pH
 

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1. Lect: Criss cross method for ionic compounds
2. lect: covalent Bonding
3. Complete practice problems ionic and covalent . due 11/14
4. Complete Criss cross method .  due 11/14
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HW: complete all practice problems 

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Veterans Day

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1. Reading and taking notes chapter 2.1 1.
2. Lect:  Chemical Bonding- Valence electrons & Oxidation-Reduction (Ionic)
3.  Ionic Bonding practice
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Ionic Bonding practice due on Monday
 

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General store forms
1. REVIEW,  grade atoms family in class and turn in.
2. ATOMIC BONDING AND EQUILIBRIUM
3. IONIC BONDING
Crisscross method atomic bonding

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Seating Chart
1. Lect: Atoms and the periodic Table.
2. Atoms Family
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HW: Complete Atoms Family

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Complete Video and Discuss Science Fiction vs Science Fact
Day After Tomorrow
1. Climate change Science fiction vs Science fact paper due Wednesday

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1. Video: Day after Tomorrow
Payroll\
Makeup quiz

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1. Video: Day after Tomorrow
Day After Tomorrow Writing assignment.
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HW: Read and be prepared to discuss chapter 2.1

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1. Video: Day after Tomorrow
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HW: Read and be prepared to discuss chapter 2.1

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1. video and analysis- An inconvenient Truth
Should Science be Political? Can Science avoid polarization that has affected the country?
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HW: study for midterm
 
 
 

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1. Review game
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HW: prepare for midterm
 
 
food chain practice  access code: need2read

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1. video and analysis- An inconvenient Truth
Should Science be Political? Can Science avoid polarization that has affected the country?
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HW: Start studying for midterm ch 19-23
 
links to old quizzes to practice
 
Tolerance curves, chapter 19 -: Written test
 
access code: needtoread
 
access code: second chance
 
 
 

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1. video and analysis- An inconvenient Truth
Should Science be Political? Can Science avoid polarization that has affected the country?
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HW: study for midterm
 
 
 

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Group Presentation 
Ecological Problems
 

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Group Presentation 
Ecological Problems
 

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Group Presentation 
Ecological Problems
 

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Group work
Ecological Problems
 

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1. Group Report on Scientific  Issues
Deforestation, Mass Extinction ( include endangered species), Human Population Control, Climate change
 
* what is/ are the issue/s?
* what are the symptoms now and what is forecast if we do nothing?
Are doing anything currently?  Why or Why not?
*What is a plausible solution and how would you implement it?

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1. Bonus Buck quiz chapter 22
2. Reading 23-1
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HW: be prepared for discussion  23-1 & 23-2
 
Interconnectivity of Biological issues: El Nino, convection currents, CO2 cause and effect, Human Population Growth, Bio Diversity and mass extinction, Deforestation, Climate Change.
 
 

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1. Discussion: Application of Biogeochemical cycles

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Seating Chart
1.  lect: ecological cycles
2. Study guide ecocycles
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HW: Complete Biogeochemical cycles
 

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1. "What is important?"
2. Silent reading 22-2 -Ecological cycles
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HW: 22-2 section review

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Discussion Food webs and Biological magnification

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2.Complete Whats for Dinner Packet Due EOP
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HW: Read and take notes 22-3. and be prepared to discuss
 

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Oct. 10, all 10th and 11th graders will be taking the PSAT and the other grades will be doing a variety of activities for Kick Off to College.

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2. Whats for dinner activity
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hw: Whats for dinner due Thursday

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1.To Eat or not To Eat that is the ? Activity
* using your camouflaged animals* Bonus bucks for the winners, tears for the losers.
2. Turn in Lab
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HW: complete section Reviews 21.1 

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1.To Eat or not To Eat that is the ? Activity
* using your camouflaged animals* Bonus bucks for the winners, tears for the losers.
 

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1. Design the perfect camouflaged animal for your area
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Hw: complete camouflaged animal

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Lect: Organism coloration, Symbiosis
Camouflage, Warning coloration, Mimicry
 

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Lect: Organism coloration, Symbiosis
Camouflage, Warning coloration, Mimicry
 

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1. video: hunting and escaping
* understanding the dynamics between predator and prey
 

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Test Review
Reading chapter 21
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HW: section review 21.1 & 21.2 by Wednesday

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Test chapter 20: Population studies

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Review for test
General store
Turn in "Survival of the Beakest"  Lab
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HW: study for test on Populations

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Debrief,  write up, and turn in Survival of the Beakest Lab (30)
Discussion: Human Population growth and Issues
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HW: Prepare for test 

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Survival of the Beakest Competition
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HW: R&TN chapter 20-3- Human population growth
 

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1. Tag and release lab debrief and turn in
2. Survival of the Beakest Lab preparation 
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hw. R&TN chapter 20-3
 

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Tag and Recapture LAB 
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HW: Study for chapter 20 test

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Seating Chart
Turn in Birds of Prey Formal Lab 8Group . (25)
Tag and Recapture LAB Training  (20)
turn in study guide (10)
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HW: R&TN chapter 20-3- Human population growth

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Birds of Prey Write up Q&A 
Population Study Guide
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HW: make sure Birds of Prey Lab is type written for the group.

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Birds of Prey Solution Presentations

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Birds of Prey Solution Presentations (20)
 

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2. Birds of Prey Solution Project Completion

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Birds of Prey Group Project

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1. Case Study: Birds of Prey Park, Idaho
* Formal write up for Hypothesis, Experimental Design

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Section reviews 20-1, 20-2 due. (10)
1. Case Study: Birds of Prey Park, Idaho
* Formal write up for Problem, Hypothesis, Experimental Design . Group  Presentation and writeup (40) .
** Due Friday**
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Hw: R&TN Chapter 20.3

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 1. Deer Population Exercise
* graph in excel for bonus bucks
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HW: Complete Section reviews 20.1 & 20.2 Q&A
Due Tuesday
 

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1.  LECT: Populations. What affects their growth, exponential vs logistical growth, Boom Bust
2. Bonus Buck System explained
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HW: R&TN ch 20.1
 

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HW: section review 20.1& 20.2  Questions and answers due 9/11

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** Grand Baby is on the way so a change in plans
 
Pass out Quiz results, review test  and correct mistakes on the test.  Put your name on it and turn in at the end of the period.

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1. Discussion chapter 19 & Insect Video
2. Vocabulary Quiz Chapter 19

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Study Guide chapter 19

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LABOR DAY

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1. Class Discussion- niche, tolerance curves, acclimation adaptation

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1. Class Discussion- niche, tolerance curves, acclimation adaptation

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1. Class Discussion- niche, tolerance curves, acclimation adaptation

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BACK TO SCHOOL NIGHT
1. Grading and viewing grades
Infinite Campus 
 
2. Communication
  Website: tch.leusd.k12.ca.us
   Remind 101: 2 text to . 81010
this message
for advanced Bio .   @Abiopcohen
for Reg Bio               @rbiocohen
 
Coach Cohen Email: phil.cohen@leusd.k12.ca.us
 
3. Philosophy
Critical Thinking over memorization
simulations and case studies
Keeping it real
 
 
 
 

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Chapter 19 study guide- partners
Class Discussion- niche, tolerance curves

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1. In Class Reading chapter 19.1, 19.2 Vocabulary lists
2. Group summary and discussion
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HW: study vocab list and prepare for vocab quiz

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2. Last chance to turn in Paper Tower Lab write up and Class Rules
 
 

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 1. Paper Tower Lab write ups
2. Lab Safety Rules
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HW: Read Lab safety contract get signatures and turn in by omorrow
 

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1.  Paper Tower Lab
2. Write ups for Homework
 

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1.Biology Class Rules
2. Remind 101
3. website
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HW: have parents sign up for remind and or read and sign rules .  5 pts