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Regular Biology

Instructor
Phil Cohen
Term
2018-2019 School Year
Department
Science
Description
 This is a laboratory course that satisfies both graduation and A-G requirements for college.  The curriculum is aligned with NGSS standards.  Achieving competency in laboratory activities is a requirement.  The reading and homework expectations are not as stringent as Advanced Biology.

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Past Assignments

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Project time
Study and review time
REtesting 

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Project time
Study and review time

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Project time
Study and review time

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Quiz- Evolution
Project: outlined

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What Darwin Never Knew Video. 
Preparing for Quiz

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Choosing project groups, Final Seating chart
finish All work sheets.  Everything is due at the end of the period.

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Fossil aging, half lives and radioactivity
Half life work sheet
 
What is the survival of the fittest?
What is fitness and Natural selection

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Reading chapter 15
Study guide from reading
What is fitness Study guides.

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TEST retakes :  Advanced Genetic Engineering . only at lunch 
1. Fossil aging, half lives and radioactivity
Half life work sheet

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Video: The Island
 
Final Projects for passing students and test retakes for those who are not.
* Group requests.  

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Video: The Island

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Test: genetic Engineering
go to 
 
 

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Turn in Venn diagram
2. What is Cloning?  
 

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1. Turn in GMO T-chart
2. Stem cell reading.
4. Extra credit for Labels.
 

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T chart for positive and negative effects of GMO in food supply
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HW: bring food label that has either organic or GMO label.
 

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2. DNA fingerprinting lab... Crime Lab
 

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Read pages 356-357
2. DNA fingerprinting lab... Crime Lab
3. OJ Trial
 

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QUIZ: Human inheritance
 
www.classroomclipboard.com/663794
 
 

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seating chart
Review: Karyotyping, genetic diseases

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Complete work by End of period
Human Heredity and Genetic Disorders Unit: Karyotyping, Genetic Diseases, Blood typing, Pedigree Charts 
 

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Complete work by End of period
Human Heredity and Genetic Disorders Unit: Karyotyping, Genetic Diseases, Blood typing, Pedigree Charts 
 

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Human Heredity and Genetic Disorders Unit: Karyotyping, Genetic Diseases Pedigree Charts, Blood typing
1.Genetic Disease discussion
2. lect: Pedigree charts, Blood typing
3. Silent Reading

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Karotyping Lab- due end of period
2. Reading Pedigree charts chapter 14
3. discussion genetic diseases

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Holiday
*periods 2& 4 will do the Karyotype lab on Tuesday
 

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Human Heredity and Genetic Disorders Unit: Karyotyping, Genetic Diseases,  Pedigree Charts, Amoeba Sisters Blood typing
Lect: Karyotyping 
 

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Human Heredity and Genetic Disorders Unit: Karyotyping, Genetic Diseases,  Pedigree Charts, Blood typing
Lect: Karyotyping 
 

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Period 2&4
GATTACA : video assignment
Mutations Quiz make ups
GATTACA Socratic Seminar

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GATTACA : video assignment
Mutations Quiz make ups
GATTACA Socratic Seminar

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GATTACA : video assignment
Mutations Quiz
 

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GATTACA : video assignment
Mutations Quiz
 

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1. Unit- Mutations, gene regulation
 
Q&A Mutations and Gene Regulation

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BLOCK schedule starts today 2-4-6
1. Test retake in class
2. Unit- Mutations, gene regulation
4. Sickle Cell assignment

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BLOCK schedule starts today 1-3-5
1. Test retake in class, Turn in Protein Synthesis packet.
2. Unit- Mutations, gene regulation
4. Sickle Cell assignment

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study (silently ) for test retake in class,  at lunch
1. Unit- Mutations in class reading

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Protein Synthesis Quiz #1

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Transcription to Translation Relay Race

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** Class schedule choosing
Protein Synthesis Unit .
LEct: Transcription to translation- practice from packet
Protein Synthesis activities using Codon Wheel

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Testing?
General store- individual
Reading: transcription and translation

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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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Video: Jurassic Park

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Video: Jurassic Park

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** Class schedule choosing
DNA test & Retakes- at lunch last day
Protein Synthesis Unit . READING
Proteins Synthesis Video, Protein Synthesis Lecture.

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** Class schedule choosing
DNA structure quiz or retakes
Protein Synthesis Unit
Proteins Synthesis Video

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1. Complete Section Requirements.  Turn in lab at the EOP
2. DNA Quiz: Structure, DNA extraction, Replication

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DNA Unit- structure, replication.
Choose the order you in which to accomplish the requirements.  Lab exercise on Thursday, Quizzing begins on Friday.  All requirements must be competed before the Quiz is allowed.
 
1. Discussion: DNA structure, Chargaff's rules

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DNA Unit- structure, replication.
Choose the order you in which to accomplish the requirements.  Lab exercise on Thursday, Quizzing begins on Friday.  All requirements must be competed before the Quiz is allowed.

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Make up Tests
Classroomclipboard.com/763794
 

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1. Lect: incomplete dominance, co-dominance, Polygenic traits
2. Carnifern inheritance
 

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1. Q&A about Punnett squares and basic inheritance
2. Seating Chart
3. R&TN chapter 11-2, Study Guide 11-2 
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HW: complete 11-2 study guide
 

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1. Genetics with a smile

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1. sponge bob genetics
 

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1. 50/50 Lab *Partners, Due EOP
2.  Mendel and inheritance lecture
 

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1. finish and grade 11-1
 
3. Lect: inheritance
 

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Finish Spiderman
pass out papers
 
1. Read and take notes 11.1.  Mendellian Genetics
2. Study Guide 11.1 Due wed.
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HW.: Study guide Due Wed

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1.Complete Spiderman- Genetic Chimera
 

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Spiderman

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turn in note cards- 10 points

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Team Kahoot Review
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HW: prepare at least 2 notecards for test 10 points.  Can do up to 7 for extra credit 2 points each

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2. Check for understanding: Telomeres
Discussion Telemeres and cancer
Last chance to Turn in Mitosis Lab
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Holiday

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Holiday

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1. Turn in Plant cell mitosis Lab
2. Animal Cell Mitosis lab * cards
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HW: complete lab labeling

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Plant cell Mitosis Lab * using Cards*
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HW: Complete Lab labeling

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Seating Chart, Complete Payroll, Passout papers
Turn in 10-2 Study Guide
Lect: Mitosis Stages 
Mitosis Practice

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*turn in 10-1
1. read and take notes 10-2
2. receive study guide after proof of reading and notes
3. 10-2 study guide 
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HW: complete 10-2 study Guide . due Monday

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1. Surface area to Volume Ratio Lab Due EOP
* the rationale for cell division
Study Guide 10-1
Turn in or complete as HW
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HW: complete Study Guide 10-1

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Reading 10-1
daily assignment 10-1

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Photosynthesis and Respiration Unit- due Monday
lect: respiration, performance and oxygen debt
 Complete Labs
- Group time

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Photosynthesis and Respiration Unit- due Monday
lect: respiration, performance and oxygen debt
 
- 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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1. Lect: physics of light and absorption
2. Photosynthesis and respiration reactions
3. Demo: water plants, snails
Diffusion, photosynthesis and respirations questions.
4. Test retake
 
** last Retakes at lunch
 

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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 Monday
- groups assigned and new seating chart
- Silent reading to get background information
- Group meeting to strategize 

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1. Reading 8-1, 8-2
2. Study guide chapter 8
3. Review for retake
 

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Quiz chapter 7.3
Turn in study Guide after Quiz

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1. Lect: 7-4 Tissues
2. Review chapter 7
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Study for quiz

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2. Fish Practice Problems
 

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MLK Day 

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1.Diffusion lab Due 1-22
2. Finish study guide
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1. diffusion Lab prep
2. Read chapter 7-3
3. Work on study guide diffusion and osmosis
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HW: Work on study guide diffusion and osmosis

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Water and Dye example
Quick Write: "if you put a drop of food coloring in water what will happen to the dye, Why?"
1. Lect: membrane parts and functions
2. Cell membrane coloring turn in
3.  Lecture: diffusion 
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HW none

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1. seating chart
2. Expectations for semester (rules revisited, remind, website, Learning logs, phones in class, quizzes & study guides low credit until pass quiz, late work)
3. Cell membrane coloring
4. R&TN pages 182-184
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HW: complete Coloring and read and take notes chapter pages 182-184

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Cell microscope lab Due beginning of period Monday

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1. cell coloring due due after quiz
2. Quiz: cell parts and functions
3.  Cell Microscope lab . (60 pts)
 
 

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Cell 7-1 Quiz
review chem test
Cell coloring: be able to identify cell parts by appearance
 
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HW: Cell analogy project

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1. Reading 7.1 & 7.2
2. Flash cards cell parts and functions
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HW: Create Flash cards for 15 cell parts and functions
 

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microscope intro Lab
Due End of period

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1. Introduction to microscopes
2. Microscope Drawing Rules
3. Microscope intro lab
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HW: none
 

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Test chapter 2.1-2.2, 2 note cards permitted with Notecard passes
Turn in pH lab
 

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Review Jeopardy

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1. pH lab
2. Critical Reading pH
3. Project Grading
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HW: Complete pH lab write up- due 12/4

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1. pH Lab
 

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1. Review Acids, Bases, pH scale, neutralization. pH pre lab questions
2. Turn in 2.2 study guide 

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pass out papers, check grades
Q&A for 2-1, 2-2
1. Lect: water, acids and bases, pH scale, neutralization
 

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1. Projects due. All  late projects drop one letter grade per day as stated in class rules.  Absence is no excuse.
2.  Chapter 2 study guide . * Due  Thursday
 
 

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1. 2.1 review sheet
2. Silent Reading chapter 2.2
3. Complete Project- due 11/27
* one letter grade down for each day its late.  Late homework passes invalid for this assignment

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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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Bonus Buck Quiz chapter 2.1
Work on Model Project
General Store Forms provided. Due Friday
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HW: complete all late work.  Last day to turn in
 

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Work on Model Project
General Store Forms provided. Due Friday
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HW: complete all late wok.  Last day to turn in
 

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1. Criss Cross method of solving ionic compounds.
2. Work on Model Project
3. Payroll
4.General Store Forms provided. Due Friday
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HW: complete all late work.  Last day to turn in
 

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1. Student Demonstrate, grade and turn in Ionic Bonding sheet
2. Lect: Covalent bonding Due Tuesday
3. Covalent Bonding practice
4. Atomic Compound Project
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HW: Complete Covalent Bonding practice

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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 EOP.
 

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1. Video: Day after Tomorrow
2. Payroll calculated
 

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1. Video: Day after Tomorrow
 

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Lect: Climate Change
1. symptoms, problems, Solutions
 
Politics and Climate change
Video:Inconvenient Truth

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Study Time chapter 6.
Study Guide Chapter 6
Q&A: sustainability and renewable resources
 

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1. Silent reading chapter 6.2 &6.3 25 minutes
2. minimum 1 page of notes required before receiving study guide
3. Study guide 6.2 & 6.3 *Due Thursday
 

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1. Review Quiz 
* Ecology Midterm next week.* . chapters 3-6
3. turn in chapter 5 study guide 15 pts
 
 

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Review Game 
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Study for test

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Tag and Recapture Lab

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Tag and Recapture Lab

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1. Population growth Concept mapping and chapter review  Individual Class share
 

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Lecture : Population Growth patterns
Wolf and Deer population problem/Graphing.

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Lecture : Population Growth patterns
Study Guide Time

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Reading chapter 5- Population studies
Study guide Chapter 5- to be completed by Friday for Quiz

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Whats important?
Seating Chart
Analyzing Ecological Relationships- Due EOP
Reading Chapter 5 population studies
 

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Quiz Terrestrial Biomes 

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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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Reading and take notes Chapter 4.3
Biomes.  Biome chart
Due EOP

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Video: Jungle
Take notes and fill in Biome Chart

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Survival of the Beakest Competition
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HW: Complete Write up
 

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1. Survival of the Beakest Lab . (30)
Complete write up
 
 

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1. Survival of the Beakest Lab preparation
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HW: R&TN ch4.3 
 

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

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Review Quiz
 
 
 
Those that passed start on ch 4.3 study guide and Biome Chart

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Quiz Chapter 4
Period 2 Link
 
 
 
Turn in Design a Fish Model and Niche writeup

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Design a Fish project. Closure
Review Game
General Store

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"Design a Fish" to be camouflaged in our Coral Reef Biome
 

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Lect: Organism coloration
Camouflage, Warning coloration, Mimicry

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Bonus Buck Payroll
1. Video: Living together .10
2. Assignment: list 5 different examples of symbiosis. List the type of symbiosis, organisms involved, how they help, or hinder their partner.

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Lect: Succession
Video: Bill Nye Succession 
General Store

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Seating Chart
Bozeman Science: Ecological Niche
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HW work on packet 4.1-4.2

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Chapter 4 Study Guide
Due Friday

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1. Lect on Climate.  Chapter 4 Q&A
 
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HW: R&TN chapter 4.2

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Ch4 study guide issued
Quiet Study Time
Chapter 3 re testing
turn in ch 3 Study guides
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hw: read and take notes 4.1

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* If you get an A or B on Quiz then you receive full credit for study Guide and its not required to turn in.*
 
Finish your Food web posters (50)

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Group Food Chain/Ecological Pyramid Poster . (10)

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Grade Whats for dinner. 
Review Rubric for Project
Group Food Chain/Ecological Pyramid Poster . (50)

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Turn in " Whats for dinner?"
2. work time to finish study guide chapter 3 due Friday
Read and take notes chapter 3.2 & 3.3
* set up Group Project for Wed * pick Biome
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HW: Bring in pictures for Group project

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1.Food Chains and webs:  Producers and consumers 
2. Activity: What's for dinner?
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HW: complete "What's for dinner?"   

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1. Lecture: Food webs and Ecological Pyramids
 

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1. Quiz: Scientific method and measurements * postponed *
2. Lecture: Food webs and Ecological Pyramids
 

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1. How to read your text book
2. Read and Take notes 3.1
3. Q&A 3.1
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Read and take notes 3.2

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1. turn in Scientific Method work sheet .  (5 points)
2. Grading and turn in Measurement lab  (20points)
3. Discuss Galactic Mishap (5)
* missing lab safety contracts or tests *
 
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HW: Bring Textbooks to school

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LABOR DAY

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1. Postponed.  Test Scientific Method 30 points.
** Allowed 1 notecard
2. complete measurement lab .  20 points
3. complete Galactic Mishap .    10 points
 

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1. Video: Insects
 
 

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turn in Scientific Method- gathering data through measurement.
 
1. LAB Skills " Measurement of a solid": length, width, height, Mass, Volume, Density
2. begin lab and re check  for accuracy 40 points
3. Galactic Mishap- group discussion, individual turn in Due Friday
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HW: Galactic Mishap
 

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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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Turn in Bioscientific Method part 1 10 points
1. Galactic Mishap
2. Scientific Problem Solving Discussion
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HW: complete Write up and due Friday
 
 

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seating chart
Safety Test make ups
1. KWL science problem solving: Groups of 4.  
What do you know about the Scientific Method?, What would you like to learn about it.
2. discussion: Scientific Method
Problems and Hypothesis
3. Bio Scientific Method part 1
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HW: Complete Bioscientific method part 1... Due Tuesday

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1. Discuss paper Tower Lab designs
1. Lab Safety Contracts/ discussion of procedures
2. Turn in all signatures 

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1.  Paper Tower Lab
2. Write ups for Homework
 

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1. Biology Class Rules
2. Remind 101, Website
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HW : Turn in Rule signatures electronically through remind
Sign up for Remind