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Thursday, October 5, 2017 1. Cancel Do Now 2. Test Corrections 3. NOTES: Chapter 7, Section 1 4. HOMEWORK: Complete notes and complete the second part of the vocabulary.
Thursday, October 12, 2017 1. Complete Do Now 2. Go over notes you took online 3. Activity: Prokaryotes vs. Eukaryotes a. Microscope - Examining Prokaryotes and Eukaryotes b. Quizizz. Today, you will play this game using your first and last name instead of your student I.D. The game code is 255093. You may use your notes on this Quizizz activity. Yes, I will record your quizizz score in my gradebook. I'm planning on sending your score to your parents as well. 4. HOMEWORK: Complete the rest of your vocabulary
Monday, October 16, 2017 1. Complete Do Now 2. Collect vocabulary. I'm ONLY spot checking this vocabulary. I want to see if you followed through with Thursday's homework assignment. 3. Finish Prokaryote vs. Eukaryote microscope activity AFTER we have a discussion over prokaryotes and eukaryotes 4. Animal Cell: Examining Cheek Cells 5. HOMEWORK: You have quiz on WEDNESDAY over organelle functions (definitions) AND where the organelle is found (prokaryote, eukaryote, or both). Make sure you STUDY your vocabulary AND the Animal, Plant, and Prokaryote worksheet handed out at the very end of class! I returned everyone's vocabulary at the end of class. You need to study it.
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 -- Report cards were handed out during Enrichment class today. Make sure you take it home because your parents/guardians know it was given to you today. I emailed them to let them know. 1. Complete Do Now 2. Check Do Now score on your school email. 3. Plant Cell: Examining Elodea 4. Last minute review for today's quiz . . . "C" or above! Anything less than a "C" means you retake the quiz! 5. Quiz over cell organelles AND if the organelle is a prokaryote or a eukaryote 6. Collect Animal, Plant, Prokaryote Diagram Worksheet 7. HOMEWORK: None, unless you didn't pass the quiz with a "C" or above. You will need to turn to pages 206 and 207 in your biology textbook to review for your retake. Please study!
Friday, October 20, 2017 A. Cancel Do Now B.Collect Chapter 7 vocabulary C. Collect Animal, Plant, Prokaryote Diagram Worksheet D. Examine Human Hair - Make illustration E. Complete three analysis/conclusion questions for the Cheek Cell, Elodea Cell, and Human Hair 1. Describe the structural differences between the cheek cell and the plant cell. Basically, how do the shapes of these cells differ. 2. Research online using at least three different sites the answer to the question below. Make sure you write your answer in at least one complete sentence. Why do animal cells not have cell walls? 3. Calculate. What is the power of a microscope that has an eyepiece of 20x and a low power objective lens of 15x? Just show your math work to get credit. F. HOMEWORK: NONE. We will start cellular transportation on Tuesday!
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 1. Cancel Do Now for today 2.Set up Gummy Bear Lab 3. Notesover cell transport 4. HOMEWORK: Your notes cell transport should be done by the end of class tomorrow.
Wednesday, November 1 1. Complete Do Now 2. Check Do Now score on your email. 3. Review 1: Quizizz game. I'll give you the game pin in class. 3. Review 2: Kahoot game. I'll give you the game pin in class. 4. Collect review guide. 5. Take Test over Chapter 7 a. Online portion is on ItsLearning b. Second portion is paper pencil 6. Turn in second portion of test and the vocabulary. Some of you need to turn in your Chapter 7, Section 3 notes as well!
Friday, November 3 1. Complete Do Now 2. Check Do Now score on your email. I am checking at 12:10 p.m. TODAY to make sure you have completed the Do Now! 3. Chapter 8.1 and Chapter 9.1 Notes. You will need to open the file and make a COPY of it before completing it. 4. Share your notes - even if you do NOT finish these notes by the end of class. I am checking to see that you have shared your notes at 12:15 p.m. today. 5. HOMEWORK: You should have NO homework this weekend because you used your time wisely during class. These notes must be done by the start of Tuesday's class. No excuses! No excuses! No excuses!
Tuesday, November 7, 2017 1. Cancel Do Now 2. Test Corrections 3. Go over Photosynthesis/Cellular Respiration Notes 4. Set up BTB Photosynthesis Lab 5. Review activity over photosynthesis 6. HOMEWORK: NONE
Thursday, November 9, 2017 1. Cancel Do Now due to Veteran's Day Program 2. Make observations on the BTB Photosynthesis Lab 3. Complete conclusion questions and turn in to me. 4. Photosynthesis/Cellular Respiration Foldable 5. HOMEWORK: Vocabulary for Chapter 8 and 9. This vocabulary is due at the start of our next class.
Tuesday, November 14, 2017: I can explain how photosynthesis and cellular respiration are related by making an illustration. 1. Complete Do Now 2. Check your Do Now score using your email. I'm taking this Do Now for a grade. 3. Finish work on cellular respiration 4. Discuss how photosynthesis and cellular respiration are related to each other 5. Illustration Assignment: Comparing Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration 6. Study Guide. You will have a test on Thursday over photosynthesis and cellular respiration. You may use your completed vocabulary on this test. The test will ONLY be online. There is no paper portion to this test. 7. HOMEWORK: Finish review guide! Study the review guide!
Thursday, November 16, 2017 - Crazy, busy day! 1. Cancel Do Now 2. Complete illustration 3. Turn in illustration only. Keep your vocabulary! 4. Take Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration Test. It is on Its Learning and you may use your VOCABULARY on this test. 5. Turn in photosynthesis and cellular respiration vocabulary sheet. 6. Turn in your review guide! 7. HOMEWORK: Mitosis/Meiosis Vocabulary. You must have the ENTIRE front side done and the word sister chromatid (on the top of the back page) completed for the next class. The vocabulary covers Chapter 10, Sections 1 and 2 (pages 274 - 286) and Chapter 11, Section 4 (pages 323 - 329).