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Biology - Assignments (Semester 2)

Page history last edited by Mrs. Weeks 7 years, 10 months ago

 

Date
Topic/Notes Assignment Due 
1/21

Go over class expectations (due to many new students added at semester) 

Biology Classroom Expecations.pdf

Intro to Mitosis Video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C6hn3sA0ip0

Mitosis Slide.pdf

Animal Cell Prophase.pdf

  • Expectations signed due Friday 
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1/22   

Mitosis Flip Book.pdf

 

Example Flip Book

 

Mitosis Flipbook by Mrs. C.pdf

Mitosis WS

cell_division_mitosis.pdf 

  • Mitosis Flip Book due  Wednesday
  • Mitosis WS due today 
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1/23 

mitosisPPT.ppt

Cancer Internet Activity

 How Does Cancer Develop.docx

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1/24  Cancer Internet Activity

How Does Cancer Develop.docx 

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1/25 

 Cancer Documentary

http://www.cancerquest.org/cancer-biology-animations.html#

 

Intro to meiosis

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mKWxeMMFTEU

 

Meiosis - Name the Phases.pdf 
phases of meiosis key.docx

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1/28 

 Review Phases of Meiosis

 Meiosis Notes

15_Cell_Division_Meiosis_VCBC.pptx  

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1/29 Finish Meiosis Notes

Modeling Meiosis Actvity

 

Modeling Meiosis.pdf

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1/30 

 Meiosis Reading Guide

11-4 Meiosis Reading Guide.pdf

Meiosis Square Dance

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JKXAdwCibsA

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1/31 

 Review for Cell Division Quiz

  • mitosis
  • meiosis
  • vocabulary 

mitosis meiosis worksheet.pdf  

 
2/01  Cell Division Quiz   
2/04 

Quiz Corrections 

Test correction sheet.docx

 
2/05

We just finished Cell Division. We are starting a new unit. Have students take notes from the powerpoint below.

 

Introduction to Genetics Notes

Intro to Genetics (2003).ppt

 
2/06 A Recipe for Traits.pdf  
2/07

2 HOUR DELAY

 

Go over Recipe for Traits Activity 

Mendel's Peas: Genetics

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6NvESo3mG90&safety_mode=true&persist_safety_mode=1

 
2/08

Pea Pod Genetics

8.Pea Plant Genetics.doc

  • Pea Plant Genetics Due 
2/11

2 HOUR DELAY

Go over notes from 2/05

Hamster Genetics

8.HamsterPunnettSquare.doc  

 
2/12

Go over more notes from 2/05

Review Hamster Genetics

Spongebob Genetics

spobgenetics-student.pdf

  • Spongebob Genetics due Thursday
2/13

Dihybrid Crosses

Online Tutorial and Activity

http://163.16.28.248/bio/activelearner/10/ch10intro.html

PowerPoint Adaptation (If internet not available)

dihybrid crosses.pptx

Guinea Pig Genetics (dihybrid)

9.dihybrid_guinea_pigs.pdf

 
2/14

SeaWorld Dihybrid Cross Team Activity and Presentation

seaworld dihybrid cross activity-student.pdf  

  • Spongebob Genetics due today 
2/18

Finish SeaWorld Presentations

mono & dihybrid cross WS.pdf

Answer Prelab Questions: Dihybrid Cross Coin Activity

  • mono & dihybrid WS due Wednesday
2/19 Dihybrid+Cross+Coin+Activity.pdf   
2/20

Go over simulation/share data with class

 

Notes/problems: Complex Traits

Genetics in Harry Potter’s World Lesson 2.pdf

  • mono & dihybrid WS due Today
  • Dihybrid Cross Coin Activity Due today 
2/21 Complex Traits: Magically Abilities   
2/22    
2/25

Magical Abilities group problems

Magical Ability group work.docx  

Complex traits WS

codominance incomplete dominance multiple alleles.pdf

  • WS due Wednesday 
2/26

Individual Practice: Codominance versus Incomplete Dominance

genetics inc codom wkst 2011-1.pdf

 
2/27

Individual Practice: MultipleAlleles

blood types.pdf

Blood-Type-Punnett-Square-Practice.doc

  • Blood Type WS Due Thursday 
2/28

Genetics Quiz

  • complete dominance
  • incomplete dominance
  • codominance
  • multiple alleles
  • regulatory genes
  • vocab:
    • alleles
    • traits
    • genes
    • homozygous
    • heterozygous
    • hybrid
    • dihybrid
    • purbred
    • inheritance
    • genetics
  • Punnett Squares
    • hybrid cross (one gene, 2 alleles)
    • dihybrid cross (2 genes, 4 alleles)
 
3/01

Sex Linked Genes Article

http://anthro.palomar.edu/biobasis/bio_4.htm

Sex-Linked Genes: Online Activity

http://www.ksu.edu/biology/pob/genetics/xlinked.htm

  • Webquest Due Monday 
3/04

Finish Sex-Linked Gene Webquest

Sex-Linked Gene Ws

(color blindness and hemophelia)

7_sex-linked_traits_ws-1.doc

  • Sex-linked traits WS Due Tuesday 
 
3/05

Introduction to pedigrees: Video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sy-1PXs_2_8&safety_mode=true&persist_safety_mode=1

Pedigree Practice

pedigree_analysis.pdf 

e-sr-introduction-to-pedigrees.doc  

  • Pedigree Analysis Due Wed 
3/06

Pedigree Practice

http://bio3400.nicerweb.com/med/QUIZ/pedigree_q.html

Build a Pedigree Poster Lab

http://biologyjunction.com/pedigree_lab.htm

  • Pedigree Posters Due Tuesday 
3/11

Finish Pedigree Posters

Introduce Sesame Street Genetics Project

 
3/12

Day1 Sesame Street Genetics Project

Create Genotypes/Phenotypes for ALL 7 monsters, pick out Monster marriages (1 per team)

 
3/13

Day2 Sesame Street Genetics Project

Going to the Chapel (Sesame Street Couples)

Punnett Squares for each trait

 
3/14

Day3 Sesame Street Genetics Project

Genotypes/Phenotypes of monster children

Create monster children profiles

 
3/15

Day4 Sesame Street Genetics Project

Draw family portrait--Mom, Dad, 2 Monster Children

  • Include a list of family members, genetic make-up and monster profile of children to present to class

 
3/18

Day5 Sesame Street Genetics Project

Pedigree Charts

 
3/19

Day6 Sesame Street Genetics Project

Final Workday

Complete group evaluations and individual progress evaluation

 
3/20

Day7 Sesame Street Genetics Project

Present Family Portraits

  • Students should present a brief introduction on their assigned family heredity

 

  • Sesame Street Genetics Project DUE TODAY 
3/21

Karyotype lab ppt.pptx

Karyotype Online Activity.docx

Karyotyping Lab

 http://www.biology.arizona.edu/human_bio/activities/karyotyping/karyotyping.html

 
3/22 Finish Karyotyping Lab   

3/25-

3/29

   
4/01

Intro to DNA

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M4zHVRLXkgw

DNA-The Secret of Life

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7yE3Z5f-7i0

DNA-The Secret of Life.doc

 
4/02

Finish Secret of Life Video

DNA Notes

Have Your DNA and Eat It Too.pptx (adapted from: http://gslc.genetics.utah.edu)

http://learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/begin/dna/builddna/

 
4/03

Build DNA-Activity

build_DNA_basic.indd.student.pdf

 
4/04

Reading DNA Notes

reading DNA.pptx (adapted from http://gslc.genetics.utah.edu)

http://learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/begin/dna/transcribe/

 
4/05

Read DNA -Activity

Reading DNA.indd.students.pdf

 
4/08

Tour of the Basics-Webquest

http://learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/begin/tour/

Tour of the Basics Web Quest.indd.students.pdf

 
4/09

SUBSTITUTE 

  1. In the bottom left desk drawer (pile closest to the front...right on top), should be 3 stacks for biology: a structure of DNA lab, a DNA packet and DNA scavenger hunt (extra Credit). 
  2. Review Structure of DNA Lab- Should be done in teams, you can pick them however you like.
    1. The lab looks like this: 2 Lab - Understanding the Structure of DNA.doc
    2. Markers and colored pencils are located in the cabinet under the first aid sign (next to safety shower).
    3. Crayons, scissors and tape are located in the colored drawers up front next to the sink.
  3. If students finish early, have them start working on their homework and extra credit. Below is what both of these items look like.
    1. DNA/mRNA review WS  0 DNAColoring.doc  
    2. Reading DNA extra credit WS 8 DNAScavangerHunt.doc
  4. Attached is the seating chart Sem 2 Bio seating chart.pdf  
  • Lab Due Thursday
  • Review WS and Extra Credit Due Friday 
 

4/10

Extract DNA-Lab

DNA_Extraction.pdf

Split Pea DNA Lab Questions.docx

Genes in Common

http://genetics.thetech.org/online-exhibits/genes-common

  • Lab Due Friday
4/11

DNA Review Day

 
4/12 DNA Quiz  
4/15

Theory of Evolution

TheoryEvolution.ppt

 
4/16

Finish Notes

Make Notecards

 
4/17

Evidence of Evolution Packet

evidence of evolution ws.docx

  • Due Friday 
4/18

SUBSTITUTE 

Evolution DVD

  1. Show the word document on the projector (have students follow the directions in the document) evolution pbs questions.docx
  2. Watch: Darwin's Dangerous Idea (DVDs located in bottom left desk drawer)
  3. Students should turn in their answers to the evolution pbs questions (Biology Basket) 
  4. Remind them that the Evidence of Evolution packet is due Friday 
  5. Attached is the seating chart Sem 2 Bio seating chart.pdf  

 

Alternate Assignment (for use when Evolution DVDs are NOT available for classroom use)

Evolution Videos

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/evolution/educators/teachstuds/svideos.html

Evolution Video WS

pbs-evolution ws.docx

 
4/19 Finish the rest (mostly) of Darwin's Dangerous Ideas  
4/22

Evolution Adaptation Lab

15 modeling adaptation.pdf 

Start Great Transformations (Evolution DVD)

Evolution PBS Questions 1.docx

 
4/23

Great Transformations (Evolution DVD)

Late assignments, work time in class

 
4/24

Plan/Explore Testing Day

SUBSTITUTE 

  1. Read"Are Humans Still Evolving by Darwin's Natural Selection?"
    1. AreHumansStillEvolving.doc  
  2. Answer guided questions 
  3. Attached is the seating chart Sem 2 Bio seating chart.pdf 
 
4/25

Natural Selection Packet

5 PracticeNaturalSelection (3).doc  

 
4/26

Evolution PBS Video

PBS Evolution Questions- The evolutionary arms race.docx  

 
4/29

Breeding Bunnies Natural Selection Lab DAY 1

Lab - Breeding Bunnies.doc

Lab - Breeding Bunnies Count Sheet.doc

Lab - Breeding Bunnies Graph.doc

Bunny Graveyard Cards.doc

 
4/30

Breeding Bunnies Natural Selection Lab DAY 2

class data 2012-2013 breeding bunnies.xlsx

 
5/1

Breeding Bunnies Natural Selection Lab DAY 3

Finish lab questions and graphing class data

Discuss results

 
 

http://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/natural-selection

Natural Selection Phet WS.pdf

 
5/02

PBS Evolution Video: Why Sex? (Why does evolution favor sexual reproduction instead of asexual reporoduction?)

 
5/03

Evolution Webquest

Evolution_Webquest.pdf

 
5/06

Evolution Webquest

Evolution_Webquest.pdf 

 
5/07

Review Day: Evolution

Evolution Review (Helgesen).docx

  • Evolution 
  • Charles Darwin
  • Natural Selection
    • Overpopulation
  • Speciation
    • Reproductive Isolation
    • Geographic Isolation
    • Gradualism
    • Punctuated Equilibrium
    • Divergent Evolution
      • Adaptive Radiation 
    • Convergent Evolution
      • Bird wing vs Bat wing Example 
  • Evidence of Evolution 
    • Structural Adaptations
      • mimicry
      • camouflauge
    • Physiological Adaptations 
      • Resistance 
    • Fossils 
    • Anatomy 
      • Homologous Structure
      • Analogous Structure 
      • Vestigial Structure
      • Embryos
    • Biochemistry
      • DNA
      • RNA
  • Mechanisms of Evolution
    • Gene Pool
      • Mutation
      • Genetic Drift
      • Gene Flow (Migration)
    • Reproduction
      • sexual vs asexual 
 
5/08 Evolution Quiz   
5/09

Human Body 101

http://video.nationalgeographic.com/video/science/health-human-body-sci/human-body/human-body-sci/

Body Systems Overview

Body System Overview.docx

Human Body Systems Reading Guide.pdf

 
5/10

Wear Yellow Day

Introduction to the Nervous System

  • Neuron
    • Parts
    • Types 

 
5/13

Nervous System Notes

  • Parts of the Nervous System
  • Parts of the Brain 
 
5/14

Nervous System Notes

  • Reactions Mini Lab
  • Lobes of the Brain
  • Parts of Brain Notes 
 
5/15

Nervous System Notes

  • Disorders
  • Create Nervous System Disorder Book (minimum 2 pictures) 
 
5/16

Workday

  • nervous system disorder book
  • nervous system packet
  • healthy vs injured brain function table
  • body systems concept map 
 
5/17 Team Quiz Nervous System (with notes)
  • Nervous System Disorder book and Nervous System Packet Due TODAY
5/20 Lorenzo's Oil (ALD)  
5/21 Lorenzo's Oil (ALD)  
5/22 Lorenzo's Oil (ALD)  
5/23

Skeletal System Notes (Lab Stations)

Skeletal System Reading Guide

  • Reading guide Due Friday
5/24

Skull-Label bones

Skeleton-Label some common Bones

Bone Disorders-compare and contrast 2 different ones

 
5/28

Workday on Skeleton assignments

Extra Credit: Life size skeleton, label as many of the 206 bones as you can!

build a skeleton.pdf

 
5/29 Muscular System Notes: the-muscular-system-powerpoint.ppt  
5/30 Muscular System Notes: the-muscular-system-powerpoint.ppt  
5/31

The Skeletal and Muscular System video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NP29ejPrOPE

 

Muscular Dystrophy Article: Kids Health

Muscular Dystrophy Article.pdf

Muscular Dystrophy Questions.docx

 
6/03

Muscular System Lab

http://www.myscience8.com/human_biology/muscular_system_lab_2007.pdf

Lab Stations Timer

http://www.myscience8.com/laboratory_timers.html

 

A.D.A.M. Video Clips

Skeletal Muscle http://www.pennmedicine.org/encyclopedia/em_DisplayAnimation.aspx?gcid=000113&ptid=17

Muscle Types http://www.pennmedicine.org/encyclopedia/em_DisplayAnimation.aspx?gcid=000088&ptid=17

Exercise http://www.pennmedicine.org/encyclopedia/em_DisplayAnimation.aspx?gcid=000052&ptid=17

 

Poke a Muscle Game http://www.anatomyarcade.com/games/PAM/PAM.html

Muscular Jigsaw http://www.anatomyarcade.com/games/jigsaws/MuscularJigsaw/muscularJigsaw.html

 
6/04 

Heart article, vocab

Label/Color Heart 

 
6/05 

Bill Nye: Blood and Circulation

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WqiPBgVbFDU

 

Circulatory Rap

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LqhvmUEdOYY

 
6/06

FINAL EXAM 9:10 (MUST BE ON TIME TO TAKE FINAL)

 

Exemptions

-parent signature

-c or better

-proficient or advanced on WKCE

 

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