Biology

Monday, May 1, 2017 - Friday, May 5, 2017

1) Review and Practice for EOC Test/Discussion

2) Chemistry Terms to know for your Biology test during final exams. (Distributed 5/4)

-Make note cards or a Quizlet to study.

3) Measurement Review (Metric Conversions)

4) NOVA's Hunting the Elements (class work)

Videos for Review

Carbon Cycle

Why wildfires are necessary

Can wildlife adapt to climate change? (video)

Why is biodiversity so important?

Cell vs. Virus

Disease Detective Interactive Activity

Monday, April 24, 2017

1) POGIL: Nutrient Cycles

2) Video: Biogeochemical Cycles

3) EOC Review (1 page, front and back) - DUE Wed. 4/26

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

1) Ecology Notes and Ecology Practice Questions

2) EOC Review (1 page, front and back) - DUE Wed. 4/26

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Food Web Activity

Check EOC Review (1 page, front and back)

Videos: Introduction to Ecology

Ecosystem Ecology

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Practice EOC Test

Friday, April 28, 2017

EOC Testing Tips:

EOC Assessment Guide

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

1) Pre-Writing-Red Blood Cell Essay is due to turnitin.com on Friday, April 21 @ 8 a.m.

2) Endocrine, Integumentary, Skeletal, and Muscular Systems

3) Paper Rat Dissection

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

1) The Rat Paper Dissection and questions are due today.

2) Read Sec. 18.1 (pp. 544-545) and define: virus, pathogen, viroid, prion

3) Read:

18.2: Viral Structure and Reproduction, pp. 547 - 551 and Complete Power Notes

18.3: Viral Diseases, pp. 552 - 554 and Complete Power Notes

3) Rat Dissection Video Tutorial

4) Red Blood Cell Essay is due to turnitin.com on Friday, April 21 @ 11:59 p.m.


Thursday, April 20, 2017

1) Rat Dissection Introduction (Removing the skin)

Rat Dissection Video Tutorial

2) Rat Dissection Checklist

3) Red Blood Cell Essay is due to turnitin.com on Friday, April 21 @ 11:59 p.m.

Friday, April 21, 2017

1) Rat Dissection Digestive System

2) Finish Rat Dissection

3) Red Blood Cell Essay is due to turnitin.com on Friday, April 21 @ 11:59 p.m.

BIOLOGY EOC REVIEW SLIDESHOW * TO USE WITH YOUR EOC REVIEW

This Review Slideshow is a supplement, not a replacement, of the information in your textbook and class notes. This EOC Review is a guide of the types of information you are expected to know for the Biology EOC.

The EOC REVIEW is worth 200 points, and MUST BE HAND-WRITTEN.

EOC REVIEW, PART 1 is due FRIDAY, MARCH 24 (100 points possible)

EOC REVIEW, PART 2 is due THURSDAY, APRIL 13 (100 points possible)

Monday, April 10, 2017

1) Discuss POGIL: The Circulatory System (Cardiovascular System)

2) Discuss Respiratory System

3) Digestive System

4) HW: Part 2 of EOC Review is due Thursday, April 13

EOC REVIEW SLIDESHOW

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

1) Finish Digestive System Notes (pp. 977-984)

2) Complete the Body Systems Notes from packet:

- Excretory System

- Nervous System

3) Complete the above sections. Carefully remove the page. Write your name on it and turn it in today. Continue working on the remaining systems.

4) HW: Part 2 of EOC Review is due Thursday, April 13

EOC REVIEW SLIDESHOW

Wednesday, April 11, 2017

1) Complete the Body Systems Notes from packet:

- Endocrine System

- Integumentary System

2) Complete the above sections. Carefully remove the page. Write your name on it and turn it in today. Continue working on the remaining systems.

3) HW: Part 2 of EOC Review is due Thursday, April 13

EOC REVIEW SLIDESHOW

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Turn in EOC Review, Part 2 - due today.

1) Complete the Body Systems Notes from packet:

- Skeletal System

- Muscular System

2) Complete the above sections. Carefully add these pages to your notebook.

3) Red Blood Cell Essay is due Fri. 4/21 at 8:00 a.m. to turnitin.com

Monday, April 3, 2017

1) Unit 4 Test Corrections

2) Human Body 1

Body Systems 2

3) HW: Part 2 of EOC Review and BODY SYSTEMS CHART is due Thursday, April 13;

EOC REVIEW SLIDESHOW

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

1) Unit 4 Test Corrections

2) Heart Labeling: Describe the path blood takes through the body (heart model)

Heart Labeling KEY

3) HW: Part 2 of EOC Review and BODY SYSTEMS CHART is due Thursday, April 13;

EOC REVIEW SLIDESHOW

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

1) Video: The Circulatory System

2) Heart Labeling: Describe the path blood takes through the body (heart model)

Heart Labeling KEY

3) Part 2 of EOC Review Questions to discuss:

7) Name the components and functions of the human immune system.

(Types of white blood cells, Interferons)

8) Describe the difference between active and passive immunity.

9) Explain the relationship between vaccinations and immunity.10) What are some things you can do to improve your health and keep your organ systems healthy?

11) Describe how diseases are spread.

4) HW: Part 2 of EOC Review and BODY SYSTEMS CHART is due Thursday, April 13;

EOC REVIEW SLIDESHOW

Thursday, April 6, 2017

1) What organ systems interact with the cardiovascular system?

2) Compare the circulatory systems of different organisms.

3) Part 2 of EOC Review Questions to discuss:

12) Describe the structure of a virus.

13) Can you treat a virus with an antibiotic?

Why might a doctor prescribe an antibiotic, knowing someone has a viral infection.

14) How do some bacteria become immune/resistant to some antibiotics?

15) Define germ theory, give an example.

3) HW: Part 2 of EOC Review and BODY SYSTEMS CHART is due Thursday, April 13;

EOC REVIEW SLIDESHOW

Friday, April 7, 2017

1) POGIL: The Circulatory System (Cardiovascular System)

2) HW: Part 2 of EOC Review is due Thursday, April 13

EOC REVIEW SLIDESHOW

Monday, April 10, 2017

Part 2 of EOC Review Questions to discuss:

16) Describe the difference between innate behavior and learned behavior.

17) Define pheromones. Describe the role they play in animal behavior. Give an example.

18) Why does a bird allow other types of animals to remain in its territory, but chases of members of its own species?

19) Give advantages and disadvantages of social living.

20) Describe some behaviors that enable animals to survive.

HW: Part 2 of EOC Review is due Thursday, April 13

EOC REVIEW SLIDESHOW

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Part 2 of EOC Review Questions to discuss:

21) Illustrate the flow of carbon through the carbon cycle and water through the water cycle.

22) Give the equations for photosynthesis and aerobic respiration. Describe how these two processes are related.

23) What does ATP do for living organisms?

24) Be able to analyze a food web to trace energy flow.

HW: Part 2 of EOC Review is due Thursday, April 13

EOC REVIEW SLIDESHOW

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Part 2 of EOC Review Questions to discuss:

25) Draw a food pyramid. Where do you find the greatest biomass? Why does it decrease as you move up the pyramid?

26) Why is the sun vital to all ecosystems?

27) What happens to an ecosystem if one species goes extinct in that ecosystem?

28) Describe positive and negative effects humans have on ecosystems. Give several examples. HW: Part 2 of EOC Review is due Thursday, April 13

EOC REVIEW SLIDESHOW

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Paper Rat Dissection

Monday, March 20, 2017

1) Bell Work: Make a "Unit 5: Ecology" Cover Page

2) Unit 5 Vocabulary List

3) Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration Notes

4) HW: EOC REVIEW, PART 1 is due FRIDAY, MARCH 24 (100 points possible). MUST BE HAND-WRITTEN. See the EOC REVIEW SLIDESHOW. If you will not be here on Friday, March 24, you are responsible for turning it in on Thursday, March 23.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

ACT/Pre-ACT

9th graders will not be testing, but will be held in a testing room for most of the day.

HW: EOC REVIEW, PART 1 is due FRIDAY, MARCH 24 (100 points possible). MUST BE HAND-WRITTEN. See the EOC REVIEW SLIDESHOW If you will not be here on Friday, March 24, you are responsible for turning it in on Thursday, March 23.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

1) Bell Work: Photosynthesis POGIL

2) Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration Notes

3) HW: EOC REVIEW, PART 1 is due FRIDAY, MARCH 24 (100 points possible). MUST BE HAND-WRITTEN. See the EOC REVIEW SLIDESHOW If you will not be here on Friday, March 24, you are responsible for turning it in on Thursday, March 23.

Thursday, March 23, 2017

POGIL is due immediately!

1) Bell Work: Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration Questions


2) Food Web Activity

3) HW: EOC REVIEW, PART 1 is due FRIDAY, MARCH 24 (100 points possible). MUST BE HAND-WRITTEN. See the EOC REVIEW SLIDESHOW If you will not be here on Friday, March 24, you are responsible for turning it in on Thursday, March 23.

Friday, March 24, 2017

EOC REVIEW, PART 1 is due TODAY (100 points possible).

Photosynthesis Lab

Monday, March 13, 2017

Unit 4 Presentation

1) Finish Lab/Graphs Peppered Moth Lab

Peppered Moth Simulation (Interactive)

2) HW: Unit 4 EOC Review - due Tues., March 14

Test on Evolution and Classification of Life - Friday, March 17

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

1) Bell Work: EOC Review -Reading a Graph: Half-Life Graph Practice (Quizlet)

2) Radioactive Pennies Lab

3) HW: Study for Test on Evolution and Classification of Life - Fri., March 17

Unit 4 EOC Review- due Thurs. 3/16

Watch: Selective Pressure Video and Speciation (Video)

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

1) Bell Work: EOC Review - Ordering the Layers of the Earth

2) The Fossil Record and Radioactivity Questions

3) A Shark That Can Walk!

4) Evolution Task Cards TEST REVIEW

5) HW: Study for Test on Evolution and Classification of Life - Fri., March 17

Unit 4 EOC Review- due Thurs. 3/16

Thursday, March 15, 2017

1) Evolution Task Cards TEST REVIEW

2) Unit 4 EOC Review Answers

3) HW: Study for Test on Evolution and Classification of Life - Fri., March 17

Click HERE and HERE for Practice Quizzes

Friday, March 17, 2017

1) UNIT 4 TEST: Evolution

2) Unit 5: Ecology Vocabulary

3) EOC Review (200 points possible)

Part 1 is due Fri. March 24 (100 points possible)

Part 2 is due Wed., April 12 (100 points possible)

Monday, March 20, 2017

1) Bell Work: Cell Structure

2) The process of photosynthesis

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THE END OF THE NINE WEEKS IS THURSDAY, MARCH 9. ALL MAKE UP WORK MUST BE COMPLETED BY AFTER SCHOOL ON WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8. ASK FOR A HALL PASS.

Monday, March 6, 2017

1) EOC Review: Scientific Method Bell Work

2) Notes

3) Evidence for Evolution Foldable

4) Update BIOLOGY TABLE OF CONTENTS

5) HW: Unit 4 EOC Review - due Tues., March 14

Test on Evolution and Classification of Life - Wed., March 15

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

1) EOC Review: Scientific Method Bell Work

2) Types of Natural Selection Notes (fill in definitions and examples)

3) Types of Selection (Selective Pressures Graphs) - DO NOT GLUE IN

4) Update BIOLOGY TABLE OF CONTENTS

5) HW: Unit 4 EOC Review - due Tues., March 14

Test on Evolution and Classification of Life - Wed., March 15

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

1) Peppered Moth Introduction (Natural Selection Crash Course #14 Video)

2) Peppered Moth Simulation (Lab)

3) HW: Unit 4 EOC Review - due Tues., March 14

Test on Evolution and Classification of Life - Wed., March 15

More Info:

Peppered Moth Reading

Peppered Moth Video 1

Natural Selection Video (Watch peppered moth 3:38 - 5:26) Video 2

Thursday, March 9, 2017

1) Peppered Moth Simulation

-graphs

-questions

NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS ON FRIDAY, MARCH 10 - STAFF ONLY

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Monday, February 27, 2017

1) Kahoot Game

2) 7 Theories About the Origin of Life

Can Science Explain the Origin of Life?

What was the Miller-Urey Experiment?

3) Unit 4 Presentation

4) Discuss and Check Answers:

Evidence for Evolution POGIL

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

1) What is the Evidence for Evolution? (Stated Clearly)

2) Discuss and Check Answers:

Evolution and Selection POGIL

3) Unit 4 Presentation

4) Unit 4 Vocab will be checked Wed. 3/1

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

1) Discuss Natural Selection Article (HW from 2/23)

2) Vocab Quiz (open notes)

3) Bird Beaks Pre-Lab

Thursday, March 2, 2017

1) Bird Beaks Lab

Discuss Safety Rules, Lab Procedures, Conduct during labs

2) Follow procedures

3) Gather Data

Class Data


4) Graph the data - compare group data to class data

5) Discuss Lab Conclusions/Write Conclusions

Friday, March 3, 2017

1) Finish graph and turn in with lab sheet

2) Evolution Concept Map

Monday, February 20, 2017 - No School - President's Day Holiday

Tuesday, February 21 2017

1) ACT Practice Test

2) Define Unit 4 Vocabulary Words

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Read each of the articles and answer the reflection questions.

1) Charles Darwin

2) Thomas Robert Malthus

Turn these assignments in by the end of the period.

Link to Articles

Thursday, February 23, 2017

1) POGIL: Evidence for Evolution*

2) Natural Selection Reading Exercise*

Turn these assignments in by the end of the period.

Friday, February 24, 2017

POGIL: Evolution and Selection*

Turn these assignments in by the end of the period.

*Copies of these handouts are available in class ONLY

Monday, February 13, 2017

1) Bell Work: Divergent Dichotomous Key

Divergent Factions

2) Finish Vocabulary Words

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

1) Kingdoms of Life Bellringer

2) Shark Identification using a dichotomous key

3) Alien Dichotomous Key Project

4) HW: Unit 3 Study Guide - Due Thurs.

Quiz on Classification/Alien Dichotomous Key Proj.- due on Fri., Feb, 17

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

1) Bell Work: What came first, the chicken or the egg?

2) Discuss Classification Slideshow, Slides 47 - 51

Watch: Constructing a Cladogram Video 1 and Cladograms Video 2

Also How to make a cladogram

2) Cladogram Lab

Amniotic Egg vs. Amphibian Egg

3) Alien Dichotomous Key Project

4) HW: Quiz on Classification/Alien Dichotomous Key Proj.- due on Fri., Feb, 17

Thursday, February 16, 2017

1) Unit 3 Study Guide due

2) Interpreting Graphics: Taxonomy

3) Alien Dichotomous Key Project

4) HW: Quiz on Classification/Alien Dichotomous Key Proj. - due on Fri., Feb, 17

Friday, February 17, 2017

1) Alien Dichotomous Key Project is due

2) Quiz: Classification

3) Unit 4: Change Over Time (make a cover sheet)

Unit 4 Vocabulary

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Monday, February 6, 2017

1) Update Biology Table of Contents

2) Embryology

Guess the Embryo - View embryos of different species.

Which embryo is human?

Video: What can embryos tell us about evolution?

Embryology (Further Reading)

Draw and label the developmental stages of a fertilized cell, beginning with fertilized egg zygote)

and going through to the gastrula phase

Development - Cell Specialization

Another diagram of fertilzation through gastrula phase

3) Lifecycles Activity

4) Unit 3 Vocabulary List

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

1) Classification Activity

2) Classification of Life Presentation

Come up with a pneumonic to remember:

Domain

Kingdom

Phylum (Division in Plants)

Class

Order

Genus

species

3) Six Kingdoms Chart

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Six Kingdoms Chart

Archea

Bacteria

Protists

Fungi

Plants

Animals

Thursday, February 9. 2017

DNA Extraction Lab

Friday, February 10, 2017

1) DNA Lab Conclusions

2) Videos:

Taxonomy

Archaea, Bacteria, Protists

Fungi

Kingdom Plantae

Kingdom Animalia

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Monday, January 30, 2017

DNA Study Guide

Test on Friday

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

1) Mutations

Mutations: The Potential Power of a Small Change

Chapter 8 Notes

2) Discuss DNA Study Guide

3) Review Protein Synthesis

4) HW: Study for Chapter 8 Test on Friday, Feb. 3

Have a new notebook and set up by Friday, Feb. 3 (Composition notebook)

(Scroll down to Friday, Feb. 3 to see how to set it up).

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

1) Quiz: Protein Synthesis

2) DNA Technology

Genetic Engineering Will Change Everything Forever – CRISPR

What is genetic engineering?

Genetic Engineering

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Test Review (Chapter 8)

Friday, February 3, 2017

1) Chapter 8 TEST

2) Use your New Composition Notebook (if you wish)

Number every page, front and back, beginning with page 1

Reserve enough pages for your Table of Contents

Begin a cover sheet for Unit 3: Classification on page 7

Unit 3 Vocabulary List goes on page 8

Define the vocabulary words

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Future Lesson: DNA, RNA, and Protein Synthesis

Future Lesson:

1) Bell Work: Guess the Embryo - View embryos of different species.

Which embryo is human?

Video: What can embryos tell us about evolution?

Embryology (Further Reading)

2) Draw and label the developmental stages of a fertilized cell, beginning with fertilized egg

zygote) and going through to the gastrula phase

3) HW: Watch This Video:

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EOC REVIEW SLIDESHOW

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