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Biology - Assignments (Semester 1)

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Date
Topic/Notes Assignment Due 
 9/5

 Class Expectations Biology Classroom Expecations.pdf

 Intro to Biology PowerPoint What is Science bio.pptx

 Active Learning Activity 1st day Witch's Broom.docx

  • Expectations signed and returned by Fri. 9/7  
9/6 

 Thinking Like a Scientist PowerPointBio Unit1.pptx

 Thumb Wrestling Lab

  Scientific Method thumb war.docx

 Blank brackets (for thumb wrestling tournament) http://www.printyourbrackets.com/

  • Expectations due TOMORROW  
9/7 

 Finish Thumb Wrestling Lab

 Bar Graph (to be filled in with class data) Analysis-Thumb Wrestling Tournament.docx 

  • Finish bar graph and conclusion of thumb wrestling lab by Mon. 9/10
  •   
9/10 

 Go over conclusion of Thumb Wrestling Lab.

 Scientific Method Foldable sponge-bob-sci.-method-foldable.doc  

 Lab Safety Contract Safety Contract.pdf  

  • Lab Safety Contract Signed by Parent Due Fri. 9/14
  • Bring Goggles 
9/11 

 Go over lab safety  http://youtu.be/riKp30dh6cA 

 Scientific Design Extra Vocabulary Vocab.docx

 Water/Coin Lab http://mjksciteachingideas.com/pdf/CoinLab.pdf  (┬ęCopyright 2012. MJKrech. All rights reserved. )

  • Foldable Due Wed. 9/12 
  • Water/Coin Lab Report Due Tues. 9/11
  • Bring Goggles 
9/12 

 Discuss Results of Water/Coin Lab

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VgTPg99V_JM&safety_mode=true&persist_safety_mode=1

 Characteristics of Living Things PowerPoint studying life 1-3.pptx

  •  Bring Goggles  
9/13 

 Finish Living Things PowerPoint

 Review Scientific Method and Characteristicts of Living Things

 scimethodpuzzle.pdf

 Characteristics+of+Life+Wkst.pdf  

 

9/14 

 Yeast Lab (studying the characteristics of living things)

 Yeast Lab.pdf

  • Scientific Method Quiz MONDAY 
  •  
  •  
9/17 

 Discuss Yeast Lab

 Review Scientific Method/Characteristics of Living Things

 Scientific Method Quiz 

  • Yeast Lab Due TODAY 
9/18 

 Go over Scientific Method Quiz 

 Tools and Procedures in Biology 1-4 bio.pptx  

 
9/19 

 Parts of a Light Microscope microparts.pdf  

 Characteristics of Life Activity

 Characteristics_Student.doc

  • Unit 1 Exam TUESDAY
9/20

 Finish Characteristics of Life activity

 Posters-Characteristics of Life

 7 Characteristics of Life Poster Guidelines Rubric.pdf

  • Poster Due MONDAY 9/21 
9/21  Workday on Characteristics of Life Posters 
  • Poster Due MONDAY 9/21 
9/24

 Workday

  1. Missing assignments
  2. Review for ch 1 unit test

    ch1 review.docx  

    ch1 vocab review.pdf  

  • CHAPTER 1 UNIT TEST TOMORROW 
9/25

 Ms. Helgesen's Birthday! :) (I am bringing candy treat)

 UNIT 1 TEST 

 
9/26 

 Go over tests

 Top 10 Oldest Living Organisms Article

 The Top 10 Oldest Living Things on Earth.pdf

 The Top 10 Oldest Living Things on Earth (Page 2).pdf

 Top 10 Oldest  Living Organisms Fun Facts -data table 

 top 10 oldest living things.docx

 
9/27 

 Review top 10 Living Organisms

 Begin Notes :Vocabulary for Ecology Unit

PowerPoint Presentation - Ecology PowerPoint Presentation.pptx

Guided Notes - Ecology Unit Guided Notes (Cornell Style Notes).doc

 
9/28

 http://www.biospherics.org/experimentchrono1.html

 http://www.ted.com/talks/jane_poynter_life_in_biosphere_2.html

 
10/1

 Read/Summarize Biosphere 2 Article

 Life Under the Bubble _ Top Stories _ DISCOVER Magazine.pdf

 Hierarchy Levels--Intro Discussion

 
10/2

 Where do we live?

 How do we organize our answers?

 Draw a diagram to represent your organization

 Powers of 10 Video http://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/primer/java/scienceopticsu/powersof10/  

 
10/3

 Work on Hierarchy Levels WS

 wkshtalllevels.doc 

 Create Hierarchy Cards

 Hierarchy_Cards.doc

 
10/8

 Food Chains/Webs Notes

 biology-project-food-web-and-energy-pyramid.docx  

  • Food Web/Energy Pyramid Project due  October 29
  • Turn in 1 or 2 school days early for extra credit points!
10/9

 Food Chain Activity FoodWebActivity.pdf

 

 
10/10

 Energy Pyramid Notes (see ecology powerpoint)

 Additional Teacher Notes ENERGY TRANSFER-Teacher Notes.docx

 Energy Pyramid Activity  Ecological Pyramids Lesson Plan.doc.pdf

 
10/11  Review day for Quiz ch3 ecology review.pdf  
10/12   Quiz   
10/15  Biomes intro to biomes.pptx  
10/16 

 Finish Biome introduction

 Workday on Project with laptops

 
10/17  Workday on project with  laptops    
10/18 

 Biomagnification notes PowerPoint Presentation - Ecology PowerPoint Presentation.pptx

 Bioaccumulation activity bioaccumulation activity.pdf  

 
10/22

 What shapes an ecosystem (abiotic/biotic factors, habitat, niche) notes

 Abiotic vs biotic venn diagram activity Sorting Cards - Biotic v.s. Abiotic Factors.doc

 
10/23

 Abiotic/biotic factors activity Activity - Biotic v.s. Abiotic Introductory Activity.doc

 Niche Activity Niche Activity.pptx

 
10/24

 Nova Video: Garden of Eden Documentary (Explores the unique island chain called the Seychelles, a thousand miles east of Kenya) http://watchdocumentary.com/watch/garden-of-eden-video_9f764e2f2.html

  • 4 Extra Credit points if you turn in Food Web/Energy Pyramid Project today!
10/25

 Finish Nova Video

 Start "I Can Live Here" Project I can Live Here -Garden of Eden handout.pdf

  • 2 Extra Credit points if you turn in Food Web/Energy Pyramid Project today!
10/29  Work Day "I Live Here" Project 
  • Food Web/Energy Pyramid Project DUE today!
  • "I Live Here Project" Due WEDNESDAY 
10/30

 Community Interactions- Competition, Intro to Predation

 PowerPoint Presentation - Ecology PowerPoint Presentation.pptx

 
10/31  Predator-Prey Simulation Predator-prey simulation.docx  
11/1

 Finish Predator-Prey Simulation

 Population Density Warmup Warm-Up - Predation Warm-up.docx

 Population Density Packet  Activity - Deer Predation or Starvation Activity.doc

  • Population Density Packet Due Monday
11/2

 Worktime Population Density Packet

 Community Interactions- Review, Symbiosis WS - Symbiotic Relationships Comparisons.docx

 
11/5

 Community Interactions Activity Activity - Community Interactions Corners.doc

 Community Interactions WS WS - What Type of Community Interaction is This.doc

 Invasive Species Notes

 

11/6 

Introduce Invasive Species Wanted Posters (DNR40invasive speciesListsSep292010.pdf)

Invasive Species Video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gzhp_FNA2Hk&safety_mode=true&persist_safety_mode=1

invasive species stations.docinvasive species labsheet.docZebra Mussel.docAsian Carp and the Great Lakes.docpurple loosetrife.docGypsy Moth.docGeneral Information about Eurasian Watermilfoil.doc

  • Invasive Species Wanted Posters Due NOV 14 
  • Invasive Species Stations Due Thursday 
11/7

invasive species article.doc

Invasive Species Questions.doc 

Review for Quiz 

  • Invasive Species Questions Due Friday
11/8 Ecology Quiz 2  
11/9

Competition, Predation and Symbiosis Videos

http://www.onlinemathlearning.com/symbiosis.html

 
11/12

Ecological Succession Notes + Intro to the Cycles of Matter

Start Cycles of Matter Flip book

 
11/13

Worktime: Cycles of Matter Flip Book

Finish Cycles of Matter Notes

Nutrient availablity and Limiting Nutrient Notes

 
11/14 Climate Vs. Weather Notes  
11/15

Biomes and Aquatic Ecosystems

Biome Project Biome-in-a-box-project.pdf

 
11/16 Populations Notes  
11/19 Limiting Factors Notes/Human Population Growth Notes  
11/20 Review for Ecology TEST!!!!  
11/21 ECOLOGY TEST  
11/22 NO SCHOOL Thanksgiving Break  
11/23 No SCHOOL Thanksgiving Break   
11/26

Unit 3- Biochemistry

Notes-Atomic Structure

PowerPoint Presentation - Bio-Chemistry Unit.pptx 
Guided Notes - Chemistry Review (with detailed macromolecule notes) Cornell Notes.docx

 
11/27

Warm-Up - Periodic Table C Warm-Up.DOC 

Notes-Ions, Isotopes, Valence Electrons (see power point on 11/26)

Worksheet - Understanding Atoms, Elements & the Periodic Table.doc  

 
11/28

Work time on yesterday's worksheet

Notes- Compounds, Molecules, and Chemical Bonds (see power point on 11/26)

 
11/29

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=itWLaLat8LU&safety_mode=true&persist_safety_mode=1

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TeYuB1wjKy0&safety_mode=true&persist_safety_mode=1

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pZbIYAFUGD8&feature=relmfu&safety_mode=true&persist_safety_mode=1

Finish notes on chemical bonds

  • Biome-In-A-Box due Tomorrow 
11/30

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7CQcRa1HiKI

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oNBzyM6TcK8&playnext=1&list=PLEC543D26BE44DA80&feature=results_video

Chemical Formula and structure Notes PowerPoint Presentation - Bio-Chemistry Unit-1.pptx

Finish periodic table WS (add bonds to it)

Review WS-periodic table quiz

 
12/3

pH Lab

Is This Your Basic Picnic.docx

 
12/4

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nSENolWbyYQ&list=PLEC543D26BE44DA80&index=1&feature=plpp_video

Properties of Water Notes

 
12/5 Macromolecules Notes   
12/6

Water Lab (activities 1 & 2) + Notes

7.PropertiesofWater.ppt

The Properties of Water.doc

  • pH Lab Due 
12/7 Water lab (activities 3-5)
  • Water Lab Due 
12/10

Finish Water Notes 

Types of Macromolecules Notes Day 1 -Carbohydrates

PowerPoint Presentation - Bio-Chemistry Unit(1).pptx

Organic Compound Concept Map- Fill in Carbohydrate section

 
12/11

Types of Macromolecules Notes Day 2 -lipids

Organic Compound Concept Map- Fill in Lipid Section

 
12/12

Aaron Rodgers Day!! :)

 http://www.film.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/url.jpg

Types of Macromolecules Notes Day 3 -Proteins

Organic Compound Concept Map- Fill in Protein Section

 
12/13

Types of Macromolecules Notes Day 4 -Nucleic Acids

Organic Compound Concept Map- Fill in Nucleic Acid Secrion

Pre-Lab Questions

 
12/14 Organic Compound Lab  
12/17

Organic Macromolecule Packet

Elements Found in Living Things.pdf

 
12/18 Organic Macromolecule Packet  
12/19 Organic Macromolecule Packet  
12/20  
12/21 Fun Day: Holiday Cartoons :)

http://www.youtube.com/movie/christmas-classics-vol-1?feature=plcp

ENJOY YOUR BREAK!

 
1/02

Chemical Reaction Note Stations

PowerPoint Presentation - Bio-Chemistry Unit-1.pptx

 
1/03

Enzyme Notes

PowerPoint Presentation - Bio-Chemistry Unit-1.pptx

 
1/04 Bio-chem quiz   
1/07

Intro to cells notes

Unit 4 Cells.pptx

Start Organelle flashcards

Flashcards - More Detailed Cell Organell Flashcards.doc

 
1/08

Organelle stations

Unit 4 Cells.pptx

Finish Organelle Flashcards

 
1/09

Organelle Computer simulation 

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

inside a cell WS.pdf

Read movement across membranes article

movement across membranes.pdf  

 
1/10

Movement across membranes graphic organizer

fourcolumn graphic organizer.pdf  

Start photosynthesis packet

photosynthesis 8-1.pdf

photosynthesis 8-2.pdf

photosynthesis 8-3.pdf

 
1/11

photosynthesis videos (must be logged into online book for these links to work)

ATP Formation Video

http://www.pearsonsuccessnet.com/snpapp/iText/products/0-13-181118-5/bm/vaatpfor.html

Photosynthesis video

http://www.pearsonsuccessnet.com/snpapp/iText/products/0-13-181118-5/bm/vaphotos.html

light dependent reactions video 1

http://www.pearsonsuccessnet.com/snpapp/iText/products/0-13-181118-5/bm/vachloro.html

light dependent reactions video 2

http://www.pearsonsuccessnet.com/snpapp/iText/products/0-13-181118-5/bm/valightd.html

The Calvin Cycle

http://www.pearsonsuccessnet.com/snpapp/iText/products/0-13-181118-5/bm/vacalvin.html

 

finish photosynthesis packet

  • Photosynthesis packet due Monday 
1/14

Cellular respiration packet

cellular respiration 9-1.pdf

cellular respiration 9-2.pdf

semester review handout and notecard

  • Cellular respiration packet due Wed
1/15

semester review packet

Sem 1 Review

 
1/16

Final Exams

Period 1  7:30  9:00 
Period 2  9:10  10:40 
Period 4 10:50 12:20

  

 
1/17

Final Exams

Period 3 7:30  9:00 
Period 7  9:10  10:40 
Period 5  10:50  12:20 

 

 
1/18

Final Exams

Period 8  7:30  9:00 
Period 6  9:10  10:40 

 

 

 

 

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