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Unit 5 Taxonomy & Microbiology

DATE

ACTIVITY/ASSIGNMENT

Monday, January 26

Intro to Taxonomy discussion

Assignment:  Chapter 17 Reading Guide

Tuesday, January 27

(collaboration day)

Reading check

Taxonomy discussion

Introduce dichotomous keys

Wednesday, January 28 (SUB)

Dichotomous key practice (Conifer lab)

Assign:  Pamishan creatures activity

Thursday, January 29

Go through keys

Start Invertebrate/Vertebrate lab

Friday, January 30

Continue Invertebrate/Vertebrate lab

Extra credit:  Primate key creation

Monday, February 2

Review classification and complete taxonomy discussion

Introduce viruses

Assignment:  Virus reading guide due Wednesday

Tuesday, February 3

 

Quiz – Taxonomy

Cells alive link (sizes of viruses and bacteria)

Video – Spanish flu

Wednesday, February 4

 

Reading check

Viruses discussion

Thursday, February 5

 

Complete viruses discussion

Article review – Current flu and vaccinations

Friday, February 6

 

Discuss/share articles

Assign:  Bacteria Reading guide due Monday

Monday, February 9

Discussion:  Intro to Bacteria

Tuesday, February 10

Bacteria lab – observe cell shapes/arrangement and gram +/-

Bacteria cell structure worksheet

Wednesday, February 11

Complete bacteria lab (if needed)

Complete pre-lab and discuss lab prep for antibiotics/bacteria lab

Thursday, February 12

Streak petri dishes and add antibiotic disks in lab

Discuss antibiotic resistance

Friday, February 13

(Early dismissal)

Eyes of Nye video – Antibiotic resistance

Monday, February 16

Collect lab data; start lab write-ups (Due Friday 2/20)

Reserve chromebooks

Tuesday, February 17

(collaboration day)

MRSA article review /discussion

SUPER BUGS

MRSA

CDC General Information on MERSA

Wednesday, February 18

Review sheet – Viruses/Bacteria/Taxonomy

Thursday, February 19

Class review – Whiteboard?/Kahoot?

Friday, February 20

Unit assessment

Assign:  Protist worksheet due Monday

Monday, February 23

Discuss – Animal and Plant-like protists

Prep for Tuesday/Wednesday labs

Tuesday, February 24 (SUB)

Exploring protists (preserved lab)

Wednesday, February 25 (SUB)

Complete Exploring protists lab

Assign:  Chapter 2 Reading Guide due Monday

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