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).
Monday, November 20, 2017 1. Complete Do Now - I'm taking this Do Now for a score! 2. Check your Do Now score on your email. 3. Begin Mitosis notes 4. Homework: NONE
Monday, November 27, 2017 1. Complete Do Now - I'm taking this Do Now for a score! 2. Check your Do Now score on your email. 3. Take out your mitosis circle/wheel notes. We will finish these today. 4. Practice mitosis #1 5. Practice mitosis #2 6. Practice mitosis #3 7. HOMEWORK: Complete the rest of the vocabulary! Due on Friday at the START of class.
Wednesday, November 29, 2017 1. Cancel Do Now 2. Get worksheet titled "Do You Have What it Takes to Regulate the Cell Cycle?" 3. Complete the above worksheet using this website. 4. Turn in assignment to my substitute. You should be DONE with this worksheet by 11:45 a.m. 5. Complete the Quizizz homework assignment. The game code is 757734. You may use your mitosis notes on this assignment. I will start emailing your score on this assignment at 4:00 p.m. TODAY. Yes, you may redo this assignment if you do not like your first score. Just make sure you add an asterisk by your name to indicate that this is the score you want me to send. I don't want to send the wrong homework grade to your loved ones. 6. HOMEWORK: Reminder Notice. All of your vocabulary MUST be completed by the START of Friday's class.
Friday, December 1, 2017 1. Cancel Do Now . . . I want to lab! 2. Talk about Quizizz 3. Begin Mitosis Lab a. Prelab b. Actual Lab 4. HOMEWORK: NONE
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 1. Complete Do Now 2. Check Do Now score 3. Finish Mitosis Lab 4. Mitosis Practice 5. Mitosis Quiz 6. Start Meiosis Notes 7. HOMEWORK: NONE
Thursday, December 7, 2017 -- Pearl Harbor was bombed today. 1. Cancel Do Now 2. Meiosis Notes 3. Meiosis Review Game 4. Homework: NONE
Monday, December 11, 2017 1. Complete Do Now 2. Finish Meiosis Notes - Check answers on Venn Diagram 3. Mitosis/Meiosis Simulation 4. Complete Mitosis/Meiosis Review Guide - Due at the START of next class! 5. You have a TEST on Wednesday! The 55-point test covers mitosis and meiosis. It has two parts -- multiple choice and short answer. 6. HOMEWORK: Complete the Mitosis/Meiosis Review Guide. This review guide is worth 20 points. 7. HOMEWORK 2: Complete the Quizizz Review Games! These games will help you review for 55-point mitosis/meiosis test. Oh yes! I emailed these two review games to your parents and informed them you are having a test on Wednesday.
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 1. NO Do Now due to test 2. Turn in Review Guide 3. Mitosis and Meiosis Test. You may use your vocabulary from this section on your test. a. Part 1 of this test is on ItsLearning b. Part 2 of this test is paper/pencil 4. After you complete Part 2 of this test, you MUST bring it to me. 5. Pick up Biology Review Guide. It is time to prepare for the biology final. You have a very comprehensive review guide! Yes, I'm taking the review guide for points. This will be your very last grade for this grading period. 6.Work on completing this review guide. Your final is on Tuesday, December 19. I will start going over review guide answers this Friday. I will probably NOT be able to go over all of the answers on Friday. Period 1: Your final is on Tuesday, December 19 Period 2: Your final is on Wednesday, December 20 Period 3: Your final is on Friday, December 15 Period 4: Your final is on Monday, December 18 Period 5: Your final is on Tuesday, December 19 Period 6: You final is on Wednesday, December 20 Period 7: Your final is on Friday, December 15 Period 8: Your final is on Monday, December 18 7. HOMEWORK: Work on Biology Semester I Final Review Guide