Date Assignment DueMon1/28/13Go Over Final ExamKaryotyping - Gene, Traits, Homozygous Dominant/Recessive, Heterozygous (notes)Tues1/29/13Review "Fugates" Blue People from Kentucky (notes)
What is a gene?What is a trait?
Blue People Scenario
Why are the people blue?
What is the cause?
What is the cure?
Compare the process of making normal blood with the process of that creates blue people?
How does inbreeding contribute?
What is recessive?Finish Chromosome mapping activity from yesterdayWednesdayWed1/30/13Go over Chromosome mapping (karyotyping) activityStart LE 3 p.164 No Matter what shape you areBrainstorming questions #1-4Create a flowchart for part A and B of labDo experimental Design for lab:-hypothesis-variables-data chart-flowchart for procedure (include repeat, record and validity statement)read pgs. 168-169 and answer the following questions then write a conclusion (use HSPE format if possible depending on if your data is quantitative or qualitative)-Which absorbed more water, wrinkled or round? Explain-Explain the biochemical difference between the wrinkled and round pea-How would you investigate the difference?-What is the major bio-molecule found in seeds?-How would you determine the difference in content of the bio-molecule in the two seeds?Myopia nearsightedness pedigree - homework - Myopia is recessive (n) to have myopia you have to be homozygous recessive nn if you have the genotype of Nn or NN you do not have MyopiaFridayThur1/31/13Go over Myopia (nearsightedness) pedigree - last night's homeworkFinish yesterdays lab, write conclusion and answer questions - due tomorrow
FridayFri2/1/13Collect pea LabPopcorn read p.170-172 "am I a carrier and what does that mean"?Do analysis questions #1-6 p.172-173 as well as the following 3 discussion questions1. Describe the characteristics of an individual whose red blood cells carry only hemoglobin S. How would you describe comparable characteristics in an individual whose red blood cells had only hemoglobin A?2. How is the hemoglobin story in humans similar to the SBEI story in peas?3. Although Tara shows no sickle cell characteristics under normal circumstances, she is considered to have the sickle cell trait, but not the disease. Why is this?Collect Pedigree and Analysis/Discussion questions end of period!!!End of PeriodMon2/4/13Lorenzo's Oil MovieThursdayTues2/5/13Lorenzo's Oil Movie cont."America's Dirty Little Secret" The Tuskegee Study of untreated syphilis in the African American maleLook at a Neuron and what is happening to Lorenzo's neurons and why?Wed2/6/13Lorenzo's Oil Movie Finish - go over punnet square of Agusto and Michala and discuss some of the questionsQuestions due tomorrowThursdayThur2/7/13Collect Lorenzo's oil questionsRead Article on DNA Double Helix using the 4 step summary template, write a summary of the article - due tomorrowDNA replication notes and DNA structure notes (watson/crick, 1953, nucleotides; 3 parts (5 carbon sugar (deoxyribose), phosphate and nitrogenous base; adenine, cytosine, guanine and thymineDNA repliocation exit slip Exit slip quizFri2/8/13Warm-up #1Go over DNA Double Helix Model - create a double helix model using cereal, pipe cleaners, marshmallows, toothpicks, candy, wire, coat hangers, etc. (Due Tuesday)Collect 4 step summary of DNA double helix TuesdayMon2/11/13DNA double Helix model due TUESDAYFinish Protein synthesis notesUnderstanding DNA, RNA and Protein Synthesis - end of periodHomework - DUE Wednesday and USE COLOR!!!!!Do the going further section for extra credit!!!TuesdayEnd of PeriodWednesdayTues2/12/13Collect DNA Double Helix modelsGo over 2nd page of Understanding protein synthesis worksheetNotes on Types of Mutations Chromosomal, Frame-shift and Point MutationsComplete your CHNOPS creature by finishing Simulating Protein Synthesis activity given to you yesterdayDNA review start for test on DNA ThursdayWed2/13/13Answer any questions from DNA review from yesterdayThur2/14/13 DNA testFri2/15/13 NO SCHOOL Mon 2/18/13 NO SCHOOL - Presidents Day!!Tues2/19/13Read pg. 176-179 answer analysis questions #1-3Read pg. 181-183 - Analysis questions #1-2 for #1 in your timeline include the following:-Mendel-Johannsen-Bateson-Griffith-Avery-Hershey and Chase-Chargraff-Rosalind Franklin-Watson and CrickWed2/20/13Genetics Notes - Punnett Square, mono-hybrid cross, genotype and phenotype, geno vs. phenotypic ratio, probability, allele, trait, gene, homozygous dominant and recesive and heterozygousThur2/21/13 Finish yesterday's genetics practice problems - collect end of periodFri2/22/13Di-hybrid cross example for notes and Co-dominance vs. Incomplete dominance - extra credit opportunity (explain in your own words what each is and provide some examples of each type not given in class on the notes)Pedigree Worksheets - finish and go over MondayMon2/25/13Collect extra CreditGo over pedigree worksheetsCorrect Introduction to Genetics problems and practice 1-7Genetics Guided notes -see p.254 on Mendel for help on guided notes, use the notes you took in class, use google or ask for help.Tues2/26/13Introduction to Genetics Disorder Symposium - Go over so you can sign up for something that you have educated yourself about and you have an interest in researching and presenting to othersBlood Typing LabWed2/27/13Remember to sign up for a genetic disorder, 1st come 1st served - we will start researching your disorder on Friday and Monday but if you sign up sooner you can start doing research sooner and better you chances of earning a good grade ! :>)Go over Blood Typing Lab questionsCollect Genetics Guided Notes TomorrowDi-Hybrid cross examples - put in your genetics notesWho gets the money genetics challenge - due Monday!!!!ThursdayThursdayMondayThur2/28/13Sign up for a genetic disorder - research Friday and Monday in the Library - symposium starts TuesdayFace-Head Variation Activity - Create your genotype and phenotype for your child's Face/Head and then draw a picture when complete using color for skin tone and eye/hair color FridayFri3/1/13 Genetics Disorder Symposium research - Library starting your research and preparing for the symposium by preparing your presentation for the rest of the classMon3/4/13 Genetics Disorder Symposium research. Prepare your presentation, making sure to follow rubric thoroughly. Read through entire rubric and include all parts, practice your presentation to your family or the mirror. Prepare your notecard and be able to know what is on each slide WITHOUT reading directly from the slide, practice talking to the audience making eye contact with the whole room. Your presentation will be as much about the quality of the presentation as it will be on the content that is covered. Presentation of the info. is important.Tues3/5/13 Genetics Symposium - Random draw, when your name is called or your disorder, be ready to present for the group. If you are not ready you are not ready!Wed3/6/13Pedigree/Genetics Practice Problems - Complete pedigree and #1-4, 6, 8-11Due tomorrow ThursdayThur3/7/13Collect practice problems from yesterdayFinish Genetics SymposiumFri3/8/13 Finish Genetics SymposiumMon3/11/13Collect Pedigree/Genetics Practice ProblemsGATTACA movieWhile watching the movie, write down pro's and con's of this futuristic society. When you are done, do your pro's out weigh your con's and why or why not should we allow society to become this DNA modified or enhanced depending on how you look at it. Your grade is based on depth, effort, # or pros vs. cons and the thought and effort you based your decision on.Tues3/12/13 GATTACA movieWed3/13/13 Finish GATTACA movie - your conclusion about the futuristic society is due on MONDAYThur3/14/14 No class today based on the HSPE scheduleFri3/15/13 No school today - Snow make-up day!Mon3/18/13Go over Pedigree Chart again, tri-hybrid cross example for homework and vocabulary you are responsible for this unitCorrect Pedigree/Genetics practice from 3/6/13Homework due tomorrow!!!Tues3/19/13Collect yesterday's tri-hybrid homework questionGenetics Review for Test TomorrowWed3/20/13 Genetics TestThur3/21/13 Nova - Understanding Viruses Movie and questions to answer during filmFri3/22/13Universe Within video - question to fill out while watchingMon3/25/13Body Fluid Exchange to see how fast disease spreads and how hard it is to tract down the original infectorComplete the Epidemiology notes started on FridayTues3/26/13Hostile Environment Answer questions a-e and the two questions that follow - use a Venn diagram for the compare and contrast questionColor the Virus - Head and DNA leave Black, Capsid Light Blue, Collar Red, Tail Fibers Purple, Base Plate GreenLytic Cycle Section Review - using your Epidemiology notes from Friday and reading the short section review complete the Lytic Cycle reviewWed3/27/13Immunization Brochure Create your brochure on your viral or bacterial disease - sign up and start researchResearch computer labThur3/28/13 Finish research, Brochure DUE tomorrowFri3/29/13Collect Bacterial/Viral Disease brochure118 Green St. Movie 118 Greene St. movie questionsMon-Fri4/1-4/5 NO SCHOOL - SPRING BREAKMon4/8/13Bacterial Taxonomy NotesBacteria Friend or Enemy Video - take notes on video, your notes will be graded and you can utilize them on the quiz that will followTues4/9/13Finish Bacteria Friend or Enemy Video and notesVideo quiz and collect notesImmunology Review Crossword PuzzleWed4/10/13 Collect and Correct Crossword PuzzleMicrobial Pathogen ActivityThur4/11/13Andromeda Strain Movie and Andromeda Movie QuestionsWhile watching movie and answering questions, write down any evidence that the outbreak is Viral or Bacterial on a separate piece of paper to be utilized after the video to write your summary of WHY YOU THINK THE OUTBREAK WAS VIRAL OR BACTERIAL - you must provided evidence for your opinion that was taken from the movieFri4/12/13 Finish Andromeda Movie and complete movie questionsMon4/15/13Finish Movie -collect questionsAndromeda Movie Summary - Due tomorrow - utilize as many pieces of evidence from the movie as you can provide!!!! to support your thinking on whether Andromeda was Viral or BacterialStaple Summary to your movie questions and summary together and will collect tomorrow.Unit test Friday TuesdayTues4/16/13Create questions in your group - your group must come up 10 with 10, 20 , 30 and 40 point questions for tomorrow's game of football reviewOnce you have created your questions you need to go through them with another group and see how many they get correct out of the 40 you createdUnit test FridayWed4/17/13 Football Review of Epidemiology/Immune system for Test on FridayThur4/18/13HIV/AIDS Video - take the test again and we will look at your pre vs. post test and see what you learned if anythingunit test tomorrowFri4/19/13 Unit Test Bacteria/Viruses/Epidemiology/Immune SystemMon4/22/13Correct Understanding Viruses Video questionsHIV/AIDS post test - correct pre/post test and analyze what you learned from before to after unitP.496-497 Read and define bold vocabulary as well as answer questions 1-4P. 501 Read about Gray Wolves and answer analysis questions 1-4Tues4/23/13Collect yesterdays HomeworkThe making of the fittest - Howard Hughes revealing the evolutionary process in action using pocket miceNatural Selection and Adaptation Color Variation over time in rock pocket mouse populations activityWed4/24/13Watch 12min video segment again from yesterday!!! THIS TIME PAY ATTENTION AND TAKE NOTES! (you will be graded on the quality/effort you put into your movie notes)Finish the pocket mouse activity using color on your graph and collect end of period. ATTACH MOVIE NOTES TO YOUR ACTIVITYThur4/25/13 Due MondayFri4/26/13
Paleoworld "Placentals vs. Marsupials" video – natural selection evidence for evolution
p.293 Changing Genes, Changing Populations
Read and write down Darwin’s conclusions – NEED TO KNOW THESE FOR EVOLUTION TEST
p.296 Analysis questions #1-4
p.296 One Good Chance Deserves Another and analysis questions #1-2Collect MondayMon4/29/13Go over, correct and discuss activityTues4/30/13Collect Finch Beak Size vs. Rainfall conclusion and questionsHomework question from notes and 3 extra credit questions1. from notes2. the opposite of Vulcanism theory3. the last species on earth to go extinctWed5/1/13Collect homework and extra credit questions - discuss homework and extra creditFinish Evolution NotesEvidence of Natural Selection - Paleoworld "T-Rex" videoThur5/2/13Summarize the difference between Darwin and Lamarck's TheoriesStart tracing Darwin's voyage on your map. Show on the map the date, and location of each stop. Start reading what happened at each stop and important observations he gleaned from each stop that led to his theory of evolutionFri5/3/13Continue with tracing the voyage of the Beagle and determining Darwin's important observations from his amazing voyage to the Galapagos islandsFinish questions from Devenport, England to Punta Alta, Argentina and collectMon5/6/13Continue with tracing the voyage of the Beagle and determining Start questions Tierra del Fuego, Argentina to Falmouth, EnglandCollect questions #1-7Darwin's 10 important observations from his amazing voyage to the Galapagos islandsCollect Questions 1-7 of Tierra del Fuego, ArgentinaTues5/7/13Correct questions 1-7 of Tierra del Fuego, ArgentinaComplete questions Through Falmouth, England and collectGreatest Discoveries with Bill Nye - The Origin and Evolution of LifeWed5/8/13Finish Greatest Discoveries with Bill Nye - record Who, What and When as you watch to remember what the amazing discoveries were and who was responsible for themFINISH you 10 amazing observations that Darwin made for homework tonight - Due ThurThursdayThur5/9/13Collect Tierra del Fuego question and Darwin's 10 amazing observations while on his voyage of the BeagleGo over Darwin's 10 important observationsHomework - List ALL the important people that influenced Darwins Theory of Evolution AND made discoveries regarding the origin and evolution of lifeFri5/10/137 pieces of evidence that support evolutionLinneaus Classification notes Domain, Kingdom, Phylum, Class, Order, Family, Genus, SpeciesDumb kings play chess on finely grained sandMon5/13/13Evolution/Natural Selection test ThursdayClassification practiceTues5/14/13
Skinak Classification Activity
Review for tomorrows testThur5/15/13Finish Review for tomorrows testClassification/Natural Selection test part 1Fri5/16/13 Evolution Test part 2Mon5/21/13Return Test from Thursday/FridayStart Ecology UnitWonderful World of Dung - Answer video questionsTues5/22/13Computer lab to look up examplesCommunity Interactions - Competition, Predation, Symbiotic Relationships (commensalism, mutualism, and parasitism) - Draw a picture of each giving a specific example. Also provide 3 pictures and examples of a niche.Define each bold term - natural selection, adaptation, niche, host, parasite, predator, prey and the 5 community interactions.Wed5/23/13Go over Ecology Vocabulary from yesterdayCollect yesterday's assignmentBiology EOC Practice testThur5/24/13 Finish and Go over practice Biology EOC - make corrections and look at 0,1 and 2 point responsesFri5/25/13 Practice EOC - take your time and do your best as practice #1 did not go that well - let's see what we don't know??Mon5/27/13 No School Memorial DayTues5/28/13 Correct and go over Practice EOC #2Wed5/29/13Aquarium Systems Scenario - Use scenario and data to write a procedure and conclusion as you will need this for next weeks EOC testScientific Research Scenario - using the situation, create a scientific model for research and ideas that can solve the problem scientificallyThur5/30/13Finish and collect Scientific Research Scenario from yesterdayThe day the cats parachuted into Borneo - Take the broken apart story and try to put it back together. Then take a piece of the story and write a procedure using your HSPE rubric and also a conclusion based upon the actual results which we know. You can create numbers if that will help you write your conclusion as quantativeBorneo parachuting cats activity - i will ok your procedure before you start your conclusionFri5/31/13 Finish up Borneo conclusion from yesterday. Collect end of period and go over if timeMon6/3/14Biology EOCTues6/4/13 Biology EOCWed6/5/13 Biology EOCThur6/6/13 Review Ecology - Introduction to food web/chain and Trophic Levels and Immigration vs. EmigrationFri6/7/13 Semester 2 Final ReviewMon6/10/13 Period 1 Final
7:30 – 9:00
Period 2 Final
9:05 – 10:35Tues6/11/13
Period 3 Final
7:30 – 9:00
Period 4 Final
9:05 – 10:35Wed6/12/13
Period 5 Final
7:30 – 9:00
Period 6 Final
9:05 – 10:35Thur6/13/13
Last Day of School!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!