Ecology & Evolution

Biology 2B:
In Class
Homework &
Due Date
Biology Per 3:
In Class
Homework &
Due Date


Thursday, May 31
  1. Preparation for the Final



Friday, May 25
  1. Use these instructions to upload your data to Vital Signs
  2. View photos for Field Trip
Due Tuesday:
  1. Watch this video and this video and think about how they might relate to this graph
Friday, May 25
  1. Field trip
Due Tuesday:
  1. Make sure your photographer downloads all photos to his or her computer BEFORE turning it in.
  2. Bring all materials to class from trip. (notes, sketches, etc)
Thursday, May 24
  1. Field trip
Due Friday:
  1. Make sure your photographer downloads all photos to his or her computer BEFORE turning it in.
  2. Bring all materials to class from trip. (notes, sketches, etc)
Wednesday, May 23
  1. Speed Stations
  2. Prep for Field Work
  3. Ecology Notes Day 2
Due Friday - FIELD TRIP
  1. Remember to dress for the weather: shoes or boots!
  2. Photographers - sign out or bring a camera.
  3. Review your checklist of supplies.
Tuesday, May 22
  1. Speed Stations
  2. Prep for Field Work
  3. Ecology Notes Day 2
Due Thursday - FIELD TRIP
  1. Remember to dress for the weather: shoes or boots!
  2. Photographers - sign out or bring a camera.
  3. Review your checklist of supplies.
Monday, May 21
  1. Finish Ecology Day 1 notes
  2. New Bird in Town
Due Wednesday:
  1. Listen to the Radiolab podcast and answer the questions.
Monday, May 21
  1. Ecology Day 2 Notes
Due Tuesday:
  1. Listen to the Radiolab podcast and answer the questions.
Thursday, May 17
  1. Evolution Notes
  2. Pre-assessment Ecology
  3. Ecology Notes Day 1
Due Monday:
  1. Watch this Biodiversity video
  2. Answer these questions
Thursday, May 17
  1. Evolution Notes
  2. Pre-assessment Ecology
  3. Ecology Notes Day 1
Due Friday:
  1. Watch this Biodiversity video
  2. Answer these questions
Tuesday, May 15
  1. Anatomy & immune system test
  2. Disease Summary Assessment
Due Thursday:
  1. Read Sections 2.1 and 2.2 in text
  2. Bring back permission slip for Field trip next week.
Tuesday, May 15
  1. Anatomy & immune system test
  2. Disease Summary Assessment
Due Thursday:
  1. Read Sections 2.1 and 2.2 in text
  2. Bring back permission slip for Field trip next week.

Anatomy & Physiology

Biology 2B:
In Class
Homework &
Due Date
Biology Per 3:
In Class
Homework &
Due Date
Friday, May 11
  1. Review for Test
  2. Evolution Notes
Due Tuesday:
  1. Study for Anatomy and Immune System Test - Review sheet
  2. Make sure all posts are complete on Disease pages.
Friday, May 11
  1. Evolution Notes
Due Tuesday:
  1. Study for Anatomy and Immune System Test - Review sheet
  2. Make sure all posts are complete on Disease pages.
Wednesday, May 9
  1. Immune System Wrap up
  2. How to do Graph
Due Friday:
  1. Graph for data
  2. Responses for Epidemiology, Transmission & Cause - See Events
Thursday, May 10
  1. Immune System Wrap Up
  2. Review for Test
  3. Start Evolution Notes
Due Friday:
  1. Responses for Epidemiology, Transmission & Cause - See Events
Monday, May 7
  1. Frog Dissection
Due Wednesday:
  1. Complete the Responses for Symptoms and Treatment - See Events
  2. Complete the Backstory adding in treatments you are seeking.
Monday, May 7
  1. Frog Dissection
Due Wednesday:
  1. Complete the Responses for Symptoms and Treatment -See Events
  2. Complete the Backstory adding in treatments you are seeking.
  3. Graph of data


Friday, May 4
  1. Post Primary Post
  2. Work on Flow chart for immune system - see Instructions for Class
Due Monday:
Thursday, May 3
  1. Disease Notes
Due Friday:
  • Primary Post - See Events
  • Data Tables for students assigned to epidemiology - See Events
Thursday, May 3
  1. Disease Notes
Due Friday:
  • Primary Post - See Events
  • Data Tables for students assigned to epidemiology - See Events
Tuesday, May 1
  1. Daphnia Wrap-up
  2. Infectious Disease - 3rd resource See Events & how to search for Peer Reviewed Abstract
  3. Disease Notes
Due Wednesday:
Due Friday:
  • Primary Post - See Events
  • Data Tables for students assigned to epidemiology - See Events
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Monday/ Tues, May 1
  1. Daphnia Wrap-up
  2. Infectious Disease - 3rd resource See Events & how to search for Peer Reviewed Abstract
  3. Disease Notes
Due Wednesday:
Due Thursday: Notes for resources if you have not shown them to me.
Due Friday:
  • Primary Post - See Events
  • Data Tables for students assigned to epidemiology - See Events
Friday, April 27
  1. Daphnia Heart Rate Lab
Due Tuesday:
  • Complete the graph and Analysis Questions for the Daphnia Heart Rate Lab.
Due Wednesday:
Friday, April 27
Daphnia Heart Rate Lab
Due Monday:
  • Complete the graph and Analysis Questions for the Daphnia Heart Rate Lab.
Due Wednesday:
Wed, April 25
  1. Skeleton & surgery
  2. Introduction to Infectious Disease Project.
    1. Disease Project Resources
    2. Infectious Support Ning
Due Friday:
Research and find two resources for your disease. One needs to be a print resource and one needs to be new to the resource list. See assignment details in Events.

Don't forget to use the Rubric

Friday's class will meet in Room 500.
Thursday, April 26
  1. Infectious Disease: how to search for Peer Reviewed Abstract
  2. Daphnia Heart Rate Pre-Lab
Due Friday:
Research and find two resources for your disease. One needs to be a print resource and one needs to be new to the resource list. See assignment details in Events.

Don't forget to use the Rubric

Friday's class will meet in Room 500.


Tuesday, April 24
  1. Skeleton & surgery
  2. Introduction to Infectious Disease Project.
    1. Disease Project Resources
    2. Infectious Support Ning
Due Friday:
Research and find two resources for your disease. One needs to be a print resource and one needs to be new to the resource list. See assignment details in Events.

Don't forget to use the Rubric
Monday, April 23
  1. Anatomy notes
  2. Zygote body review
Due Wednesday:
Think about how body systems are affected by substances.
Monday, April 23
  1. Anatomy notes
  2. Zygote body review
Due Tuesday:
Think about how body systems are affected by substances.
Wednesday, April 11
  1. Genetic Engineering Quiz
  2. Start Zygote Body Activity: Link to Zygote Body (use Google Chrome)
None:
Happy Spring Break!
Tuesday, April 10
  1. Body Systems Notes
  2. Start Zygote Body Activity: Link to Zygote Body (use Google Chrome)
Due Thursday:
Study for Genetic Engineering Quiz

Genetic Engineering

Biology 2B:
In Class
Homework &
Due Date
Biology Per 3:
In Class
Homework &
Due Date
Monday, April 9
  1. Check-In
  2. Review Genetic engineering for quiz
  3. Start Body Systems
Due Wednesday:
Study for Genetic Engineering Quiz
Monday, April 9
  1. Check-In
  2. Review Genetic engineering for quiz
  3. Start Body Systems
Due Thursday:
Study for Genetic Engineering Quiz
Thursday, April 5
  1. Genetic Engineering Notes
Due Monday:
  1. Read Section 13.3
  2. Be ready for HW Check-In
  3. Start studying for Genetic Engineering Quiz Wednesday
Thursday, April 5
  1. Genetic Engineering Notes
Due Monday
  1. Read Section 13.3
  2. Be ready for HW Check-In
  3. Start studying for Genetic Engineering Quiz Thursday
Tuesday, Apr 3
  1. Genetic Engineering Introduction
  2. Southern Blot modeling
Due Thursday:
  • Read Section 13.2 "DNA Technology"
  • Review notes from class
Monday, Apr 2
  1. Presentation reflection
  2. Genetic Engineering Introduction
Due Tuesday:
  • Read Section 13.2 "DNA Technology"
  • Review notes from class

Inheritance

Biology 2B:
In Class
Homework &
Due Date
Biology Per 3:
In Class
Homework &
Due Date
Friday, Mar 30
  1. Presentations for Investigating causes of cancer group activity
Due Tuesday:
  1. Watch the other class' presentation for your topic: Understanding Cancer Experimental Design
  2. Read this short article
Friday, Mar 30
  1. Presentations for Investigating causes of cancer group activity
Due Monday:
  1. Watch the other class' presentation for your topic: Understanding Cancer Experimental Design
  2. Read this short article
Wednesday, Mar 28
  1. Investigating causes of cancer group activity
Due Friday:
Prepare for group presentation
Thursday, Mar 29
  1. Investigating causes of cancer group activity
Due Friday:
Prepare for group presentation
Monday, Mar 26
  1. Cancer - What do we know & how do we learn more?
  2. Investigating cancer causes
Due Wednesday:
Read all three articles to be ready for Wednesday's class:
  1. "Cancer gene mutation more complex than previously thought"
  2. What is a human carcinogen?
  3. How do scientists identify a cancer causing substance?
Monday, Mar 26
  1. Cancer - What do we know & how do we learn more?
Due Thursday:
Read all three articles to be ready for Thursday's class:
  1. "Cancer gene mutation more complex than previously thought"
  2. What is a human carcinogen?
  3. How do scientists identify a cancer causing substance?


Tuesday, March 20
  1. Review Genetics Seedlings Lab
  2. Cancer notes - begin
Due Monday, March 26
Tuesday, Mar 20
  1. Genetic Seedlings Lab
Due Monday, March 26
Monday, Mar 19
  1. Genetics Seedlings Lab
Due Tuesday:
Complete Genetic Seedlings Questions.
Thursday, Mar 15
  1. Genetics Test
Due Tuesday:
No homework
Thursday, Mar 15
  1. Genetics test
Due Tuesday:
No homework


Tuesday, Mar 13
  1. Review Pedigree for Bloodlines case study
  2. Review for Genetics Test.
Due Thursday: Study for
Genetics Test
Tuesday, Mar 13
  1. Bloodlines Case Study - Complete
  2. Socrative Student link
Due Thursday:
Study for
Genetics Test
Monday, Mar 12
  1. Bloodlines Case Study - Complete
Due Tuesday: Finish Bloodlines answers.

Review for Genetics Test
Friday, Mar 9
  1. Blood type inheritance
  2. Bloodlines Case Study Questions; Slideshow
  3. Pedigrees
Due Tuesday:

Start Reviewing for Genetics Test
Friday, Mar 9
  1. Bloodlines Case Study Questions; Slideshow
  2. Pedigrees
Due Monday:
Complete Bloodlines Questions: First pedigree & explanation + second pedigree & explanation

Start Reviewing for Genetics Test
Wednesday, Mar 7
  1. Finish Dragon Genetics 1-4
Due Friday:
Complete Heredity Case 4 training level for Dragon Genetics Activity.
Tuesday, Mar 8
  1. Blood type inheritance
Due Thursday:
Read Section 11.2
Monday, Mar 5
  1. Review Mono & dihybrid crosses
  2. Start Dragon Genetics Activity
Due Wednesday:Complete Heredity Case 1, 2 & 3 training level for Dragon Genetics Activity.
Friday, Mar 2
  1. Review Mono & dihybrid crosses
  2. Start Dragon Genetics Activity
Due Monday:
Complete Heredity Case 1, 2 & 3 training level for Dragon Genetics Activity.


Tuesday, Feb 28
  1. Dihybrid crosses
  2. x-linked crosses
Due Thursday:
  1. Complete #2 under Dihybrid crosses & #1&3 under x-linked crosses on the purple Genetics HW sheet.
  2. Read section 11.2 on Complex patterns of Inheritance.
Tuesday, Feb 28
  1. Genetics Introduction
  2. Monohybrid crosses
  3. x-linked crosses
  4. dihybrid crosses
Due Thursday:
  1. Complete 1-4 on purple Genetics HW sheet of Monohybrid crosses. Also complete #1 under Dihybrid crosses & #2 under x-linked crosses
  2. Read Section 11.1
  3. Optional: complete genotypes for parents traits.
Monday, Feb 27
  1. Genetics Introduction
  2. Monohybrid crosses
Due Tuesday:
  1. Complete 1-4 on purple Genetics HW sheet.
  2. Read Section 11.1
  3. Optional: complete genotypes for parents traits.
Wednesday, Feb 15
  1. PCR Lab Day 2: Gel Electrophoresis
  2. Protein Synthesis and DNA Replication Quiz
Due Friday:
  1. Read Parts1 & 2 of PCR lab carefully.
  2. Answer any questions you can.
Monday, Feb 13
  1. PCR Lab Day 2: Gel Electrophoresis
  2. Protein Synthesis and DNA Replication Quiz
Due Thursday:
  1. Read Parts1 & 2 of PCR lab carefully.
  2. Answer any questions you can.
Monday, Feb 13
  1. PCR Lab
  2. Review for Protein Synthesis and DNA Replication Quiz
Due Wednesday:
Monday, Feb 13
  1. PCR Lab
  2. Review for Protein Synthesis and DNA Replication Quiz
Due Tuesday:


Friday, Feb 10
  1. PCR Review
  2. Gel Electrophoresis Notes
Due Monday:
  1. Be ready to do the PCR Lab.
  2. Study for Protein Synthesis & DNA Replication Quiz on Tuesday.
Thursday, Feb 9
  1. DNA Replication
  2. PCR notes
  3. PCR pre-lab
  4. Survey link
Start to study for Protein Synthesis & DNA Replication Quiz on Wednesday.
Thursday, Feb 9
  1. DNA Replication
  2. PCR notes
  3. PCR pre-lab
  4. Survey link



Tuesday, Feb 7
  1. Individual Summary
  2. DNA Post Assessment
Due Thursday:Submit your non-graded DNA Post Assessment
Tuesday, Feb 7
  1. Individual Summary
  2. DNA Post Assessment
Due Thursday:
Submit your non-graded DNA Post Assessment
Monday, Feb 6
  1. Level 6
Due Tuesday:
Friday, Feb 3
  1. Level 6
Due Monday:
Complete Level 6
Friday, Feb 3
  1. Level 6
Due Monday:
Read pp 336-340. Draw a flow chart of protein synthesis.
Wednesday, Feb 1
  1. Level 5
  2. DNA notes
Due Friday:
Read pp 336-340. Draw a flow chart of protein synthesis.
Thursday, Feb 2
  1. Level 5
  2. DNA notes
Due Friday:
Complete Level 5
Monday, Jan 30
  1. Level 3 & 4
  2. Group summary of levels 1-4
Due Wednesday:
Read pp171 & 329-332
Friday, Jan 27 & Monday, Jan 30
  1. Level 3 & 4
  2. Group summary of levels 1-4
Due Thursday:
Read pp171 & 329-332
Thursday, Jan 26
  1. Level 1 & 2 of Heart Case Study
  2. Looking at real hearts
None
Thursday, Jan 26
  1. Level 1 & 2 of Heart Case Study
  2. Looking at real hearts

Tuesday, Jan 24
  1. Cell Division Quiz
  2. Complete the DNA PreAsessment.
  3. Take the Semester 1 Survey.
Due Thursday:
  1. Read "How to Build a Dog"
  2. Answer the following question, "What is the primary difference between the genes for traits of a dog and the genes for traits of a human?"
Tuesday, Jan 24
  1. Cell Division Quiz
  2. Complete the DNA PreAsessment.
  3. Take the Semester 1 Survey.
Due Thursday:
  1. Read "How to Build a Dog"
  2. Answer the following question, "What is the primary difference between the genes for traits of a dog and the genes for traits of a human?"

Cellular Division & Reproduction


Biology 2B:
In Class
Homework &
Due Date
Biology Per 3:
In Class
Homework &
Due Date
Friday, Jan 20
  1. Review for Mitosis/Fertilization Quiz
Due Tuesday:
Study for your
Mitosis/Fertilization Quiz; Use the Study Guide
Friday, Jan 20
  1. Work on A Good Egg Project
  • Due Monday: Complete A Good Egg.
  • Due Tuesday: Study for yourMitosis/Fertilization Quiz; Use the Study Guide
*
Wednesday, Jan 18
  • Work on Meiosis A Good Egg Project
Due Friday:
Complete A Good Egg.
Thursday, Jan 19
  • Finish Sea Urchin Lab
Due Friday:
Work on A Good Egg. Due Monday.
Friday, Jan 13
Due Wednesday:
Work on A Good Egg Project
Tuesday, Jan 17
Due Thursday:
Complete the questions for the Sea Urchin Lab.
Wednesday, Jan 11
Due Friday:
Complete the questions for the Sea Urchin Lab.
Friday, Jan 13

No Class - Poetry out loud
Due Tuesday:
Complete the questions for the Sea Urchin Lab.


Tuesday, Jan 10
  1. Revisit Meiosis
  2. A Good Egg Project
Due Friday:
  1. ReadSea Urchin Lab Instructions
Monday, Jan 9
  1. Surface area to Volume Ratio
  2. What triggers cells to divide?
  3. What are the stages of mitosis?
    1. modeling with pipe cleaners
  4. Introduction to meiosis
Due Wednesday:
Read Section 10.1
Monday, Jan 9
  1. Surface area to Volume Ratio
  2. What triggers cells to divide?
  3. What are the stages of mitosis?
    1. modeling with pipe cleaners
  4. Overview of meiosis
Due Wednesday:
Read Section 10.1
Thursday, Jan 5
  1. Cell Division Pre-Assessment
  2. Potato Impossible
  3. Video Observations & Graphic Organizer
    1. __http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DD3IQknCEdc__
    2. __http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=us3WQFBz_nU&feature=related__
    3. __Mitosis 3D animation__
    4. __A nice overview of cell cycle and mitosis__
Due Monday:
Read Sections 9.1 & 9.3

Answer Potato Impossible Questions Using the Potato Impossible Data
Thursday, Jan 5
  1. Cell Division Pre-Assessment
  2. Potato Impossible
  3. Video Observations & Graphic Organizer
    1. __http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DD3IQknCEdc__
    2. __http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=us3WQFBz_nU&feature=related__
    3. __Mitosis 3D animation__
    4. __A nice overview of cell cycle and mitosis__
Due Friday:
Read Sections 9.1 & 9.3

Answer Potato Impossible Questions Using the Potato Impossible Data

Cells Make and Use Energy


Biology 2B:
In Class
Homework &
Due Date
Biology Per 3:
In Class
Homework &
Due Date
Tuesday, Jan 3

Plant Game
Due Thursday:
Complete Questions for Plant Game
Read Section 9.2
Tuesday, Jan 3

Plant Game
Due Thursday:
Complete Questions for Plant Game
Read Section 9.2


Friday, Dec 16
  1. Review of Enzymes, photosynthesis & respiration
Due Monday:
Study for quiz on Enzymes, Photosynthesis and Respiration. Use the review guide to help you.
Friday, Dec 16
  1. Respiration Notes
  2. Respiration posters
Due Tuesday:
Respiration HW questions
Study for quiz on Enzymes, Photosynthesis and Respiration. Use the review guide to help you.
Thursday, Dec 15
  1. Respiration Notes
  2. Respiration posters
Due Friday:
Respiration HW questions
Wednesday, Dec 14
  1. Photosynthesis Review Game
  2. Photosynthesis Review Game #2
  3. HW Quiz
  4. Soccer game
  5. Carbon Sequestration
  6. Watch Capturing Carbon

Tuesday, Dec 13
  1. HW Quiz
  2. Photographic Leaf Lab
  3. Carbon Sequestration
  4. Watch Capturing Carbon
Due Thursday:
Photographic Leaf Lab Analysis Questions
Monday, Dec 12
  1. Enzyme Lab Wrap-up
  2. Photosynthesis Notes
Due Wednesday:
Complete Photosynthesis Notes. Be ready for a check-in.
Monday, Dec 12
  1. Photosynthesis Notes
Due Tuesday:
Complete Photosynthesis Notes. Be ready for a check-in.


Friday, Dec 9
  1. Enzyme Lab Wrapup
Due Monday:
Complete Enzyme Lab Analysis
Thursday, Dec 8
  1. Enzyme Lab
  2. Set up Photosynthesis Lab Plants
Due Monday:
  1. Enzyme Lab Questions. (A hard copy will need to be turned in.)
Thursday, Dec 8
  1. Enzyme Lab
  2. Set up Photosynthesis Lab Plants
Due Friday:
  1. Enzyme Lab Questions 1-5. (A hard copy will need to be turned in for the lab questions.)
  2. Graphs should be done in the spreadsheet.
Tuesday, Dec 6
  1. Enzyme review
  2. Enzyme Lab intro
  3. Photosynthesis
Due Thursday:
Read pp 216-228. Focus on the big ideas, not memorizing all the details.
Tuesday, Dec 6
  1. Enzyme review
  2. Enzyme Lab intro
  3. Photosynthesis
Due Thursday:
Read pp 216-228. Focus on the big ideas, not memorizing all the details.


Monday, Dec 5
  1. Enzyme notes
  2. Introduction to Enzyme Lab
Due Tuesday:
Read Enzyme Lab & answer prelab questions

Check to see which lab you are doing
Labs are shared in Google Docs.
Friday, Dec 2
  1. Enzyme notes
  2. Introduction to enzyme lab
None:
Happy weekend
Friday, Dec 2
  1. Start Cells Storing and Using Energy Notes
  2. Enzyme introduction
None:
Happy weekend
Wednesday, Nov 30
  1. Cell membrane & Diffusion Unit Test
  2. Start Cells storing and Use Energy Notes
Due Friday:
Read Section 6.2
Tuesday, Nov 29
  1. Cell membrane & Diffusion Unit Test
Due Friday:
Read Section 6.2

Cell Membranes


Biology 2B:
In Class
Homework &
Due Date
Biology Per 3:
In Class
Homework &
Due Date
Monday, Nov 28
  1. Review of membranes
Due Wednesday:
Study for Diffusion and Cell membrane unit test
Monday, Nov 28
  1. Review of membranes
Due Tuesday:
Study for Diffusion and Cell membrane unit test
Monday, Nov 21
  1. Membrane Lab Presentations
  2. Revise cell membrane working model
  3. Active vs Passive Transport
Happy Thanksgiving break!
Monday & Tuesday, Nov 21 & 22
  1. Membrane review
  2. Animation
Happy Thanksgiving break!


Friday, Nov 18
  1. Membranes - How do molecules move across?
  2. Practice with membrane construction
Due Monday:
Read pp 205-207
Review terms from class
Thursday, Nov 17
  1. Group work on Presentations
  2. Lipid Egg Demo
  3. Active Transport Questions - handout from class
Due Monday:
Be ready to present about your lab results
Active Transport Questions
Thursday, Nov 17
  1. Diffusion Lab Check-in
  2. Turn in Diffusion Lab
  3. Active Transport Questions - handout from class
Due Friday:
Active Transport Questions
Tuesday, Nov 15
  1. Membranes Day 2 - Lab work
Due Thursday:
Complete the lab questions
Tuesday, Nov 16
  1. Membrane Lab Presentations
Due Thursday:
Ready pp 201-205
Thursday, Nov 10
  1. Cell Parts & functions test
  2. Membranes Day 1 - What is diffusion?
Due Tuesday:
Review your notes from class.
Wednesday, Nov 9
  1. Membranes Day 1 - What is diffusion?
Due Tuesday:

Review your notes from class

Cell Parts & Functions


Biology 2B:
In Class
Homework &
Due Date
Biology Per 3:
In Class
Homework &
Due Date
Tuesday, Nov 8
  1. Bacteria and Virus Questions
  2. Cell Lab Analysis
  3. HW Quiz
  4. Review for Cell Parts and Functions Test
Study for Cell Parts and Functions Test on Thursday
Monday, Nov 7
  1. Cell Lab Analysis
  2. HW Quiz
  3. Review for Cell Parts and Functions Test
Due Tuesday:

Study for Cell Parts and Functions Test on Thursday
Friday, Nov 4
  1. Mussel gills
  2. Finish cell parts notes
  3. Review cell parts
Due Tuesday:
  1. Construct each of the cells (plant, animal, prokaryote) using the online application from Interactive Concepts in Biochemistry. Take a screenshot of each of your cells.
  2. Complete your mussel gill lab sheet for HW
  3. Be ready for a cell parts check in quiz next class.
Friday, Nov 4
  1. Mussel gills
  2. Bacteria and Virus Questions
Due Monday:
  1. Complete your mussel gill lab sheet for HW
  2. Be ready for a cell parts check in quiz next class.
Wednesday, Nov 2
  1. Reviewing cell parts
  2. Cell movement notes
  3. Amoeba & Paramecium Cell Lab
Due Friday:
  1. Complete bacteria and virus models with key
  2. Complete Amoeba & Paramecium researched questions
Thursday, Nov 3
  1. Bacteria and Virus models due
  2. Amoeba & Paramecium Cell Lab
Due Friday:
Complete Amoeba & Paramecium researched questions


Tuesday, Nov 1
  1. Construct each of the cells (plant, animal, prokaryote) using the online application from Interactive Concepts in Biochemistry. Take a screenshot of each of your cells.
  2. Reviewing cell parts
  3. Cell movement notes
Due Thursday:
Bacteria and virus models
Monday, Oct 31
  1. Analogy comparisons
  2. HW Quiz
  3. Cell parts notes
    1. Powers of Ten
    2. Cells Alive - How Big
  4. Bacteria & Virus modeling
    rollout
Due Friday:
Bacteria and virus models with key.
Monday, Oct 31
  1. Cell parts notes
  2. Videos on Cell parts & Functions page
Due Thursday:
Bacteria and virus models


Friday, Oct 31
  1. Analogy comparisons
  2. HW Quiz
  3. Cell parts notes
    1. Powers of Ten
    2. Cells Alive - How Big
  4. Bacteria & Virus modeling rollout
Due Thursday:
Bacteria and virus models
Thursday, Oct 27
  1. Cell parts notes
  2. Onion Cells
Due Monday:
  1. Cell parts analogy HW
Thursday, Oct 27
  1. Cell parts notes
  2. Onion Cells
Due Friday:
Cell parts analogy HW

Biochemistry


Biology 2B:
In Class
Homework &
Due Date
Biology Per 3:
In Class
Homework &
Due Date
Tuesday, Oct 25
  1. Biochemistry Unit Test
  2. Microscope Calibration
Due Thursday:
  1. Honors Challenge Letters and Contracts Due - Everyone writes a letter explaining their choice for CP or HC.
  2. Read Section 7.2-7.3 (pp 187-200)
  3. Complete the Plant/Animal/Prokaryote Venn Diagram.
Tuesday, Oct 25
  1. Biochemistry Unit Test
  2. Microscope Calibration
Due Thursday:
  1. Honors Challenge Letters and Contracts Due - Everyone writes a letter explaining their choice for CP or HC.
  2. Read Section 7.2-7.3 (pp 187-200)
  3. Complete the Plant/Animal/Prokaryote Venn Diagram.
Friday, Oct 21
  • Food Lab Wrap-up
  • Review for Biochemistry Unit Test
Due Tuesday:
  1. Biochemistry Unit Test - Use review sheet.
Due Thursday:
  1. Honors Challenge Letters and Contracts Due
Friday, Oct 21
  • Food Lab Wrap-up
  • Review for Biochemistry Unit Test
Due Tuesday:
  1. Biochemistry Unit Test - Use review sheet.
Due Tuesday:
  1. Honors Challenge Letters and Contracts Due
Wednesday, Oct 19
  • Food Lab: Testing food for macromolecules
Due Friday:
  1. Complete questions 1-4 on the Food Lab Analysis questions (shared with you in Google Docs), using the Summary of Food lab data table (shared with you in Google Docs).
Thursday, Oct 20
  • Food Lab: Testing food for macromolecules
Due Friday:
  1. Complete questions 1-4 on the Food Lab Analysis questions (shared with you in Google Docs), using the Summary of Food lab data table (shared with you in Google Docs).


Tuesday, Oct 18
  • Review Macromolecule Cut-out Activity
  • Preview Food Lab
Due Thursday:
Read Food Lab carefully.

Due Tuesday, October 25
Honors Challenge Letter & Contract. Respond to the prompt:
As a student in science, please reflect on your choices of Honors vs CP in
the various activities/assessments. Whether you are choosing Honors
Challenge program or the CP option this year, please describe the above
qualities as they apply to you, how you have grown since last year and
the reasons behind your choice.
Monday, Oct 17
  • HW Quiz
  • Biochemistry terms review
  • Protein notes
  • Making proteins
Due Wednesday:
Monday, Oct 17
  • Protein notes
  • Making proteins
Due Tuesday:


Friday, Oct 14
Due Monday:
  • Protein Fill-in chart
Thurs, Oct 13
  • Lipid construction
  • Nucleic Acids
  • Notes are on Biochemistry page
Due Monday:
  • Complete Lipid and Nucleic Acids fill-in sheet from class.
  • Read pp 170-171 in text.
  • Complete this chart and take a screen shot of the correct answers.
  • Be ready for a HW quiz.
Thurs, Oct 13
  • Lipid construction
  • Nucleic Acids
  • Notes are on Biochemistry page
Due Friday:
  • Complete Lipid and Nucleic Acids fill-in sheet from class.
  • Read pp 170-171 in text.
  • Complete this chart and take a screen shot of the correct answers.
  • Be ready for a HW quiz.
Tues, Oct 11
  • Chemistry of Life Quiz
  • Carbohydrate notes
  • Carbohydrate model construction
Due Thursday:

  • Complete carbohydrate fill-in sheet from class.
Tues, Oct 11
  • Carbohydrate notes
  • Carbohydrate model construction
Due Thursday:

Complete carbohydrate fill-in sheet from class.

Chemistry of Life

Biology 2B:
In Class
Homework &
Due Date
Biology Per 3:
In Class
Homework &
Due Date
Thursday, Oct 6
  1. Buffer Lab Analysis discussion
  2. Review for chemistry
  3. Chemistry Quiz
Due Tuesday:
  • Read Section 6.4 pp 166-169 only.
  • Answer the question: How are a beaded necklace, a bicycle chain and a brick wall like a macromolecule?
Thursday/ Friday, Oct 6&7
  1. Buffer Lab Analysis discussion
  2. Review for chemistry
  3. Chemistry Quiz
Due Tuesday:
  • Read Section 6.4 pp 166-169 only.
  • Answer the question: How are a beaded necklace, a bicycle chain and a brick wall like a macromolecule?


Tuesday, Oct 4
  • Buffer lab Analysis
Due Thursday:
  1. Complete analysis
  2. Prepare for Chemistry Quiz Friday
Tuesday, Oct 4
  • Buffer Lab
Due Thursday:
  1. Data and graph in Google Docs. Buffer Data table
  2. Analysis Questions (shared in Google Docs) answered and ready to be printed.
  3. Prepare for Chemistry Quiz Thursday
Monday, Oct 3
  • Buffer Lab
Due Tues:
  1. Data and graph in Google Docs. Buffer Data table
Friday, Sept 30
Due Monday, Oct 3

  1. Write 2 exam questions and submit them on the form. They should be over major concepts learned in the Chemistry unit and should be in different formats.
  2. Read the Organisms, pH and Buffers Lab.
Friday, Sept 30
Due Monday, Oct 3

  1. Read the Organisms, pH and Buffers Lab.


Thursday, Sept 29
Due Friday, Sept 30

Write 2 exam questions and submit them on the form. They should be over major concepts learned in the Chemistry unit and should be in different formats.
.Wednesday, Sept 28
Due Friday, Sept 30
  1. Read Ch 6.3; Pay close attention to Figure 6.20 on pp162
  2. watch the water animation from the book
  3. Complete Polar bear and penguins questions. Share them in Google Docs. We'll go over these in class.
Tuesday, Sept 27
Due Thursday, Sept 29

Complete Polar bear and penguins questions. Share them in Google Docs. We'll go over these in class.


Monday, Sept 26
Due Tuesday, Sept 27
Monday, Sept 26
Due Wednesday, Sept 28
  1. Read Section 6.1 in text.
  2. Write 3 statements in the reading that were unclear.
Friday, Sept 23
Due Monday, Sept 26
  1. Read Section 6.1 in text.
  2. Write 3 statements in the reading that were unclear.

Life

Biology 2B:
In Class
Homework &
Due Date
Biology Per 3:
In Class
Homework &
Due Date
Thursday, Sept 22
  • Life Unit Test
  • Chemistry PreAssessment
  • Dichotomous Key Activity
Optional: Look through Chapter 6.1 and 6.3 to get a sense of what we will learn in the Chemistry Unit.
Thursday, Sept 22
  • Life Unit Test
  • Chemistry PreAssessment
Optional: Look through Chapter 6.1 and 6.3 to get a sense of what we will learn in the Chemistry Unit.
Tuesday, Sept 16
  • Complete notes
  • Review game for test
Life Unit Test on Thursday, Sept 22.

See review sheet
Tuesday, Sept 16
  • Complete notes
  • Review game for test
Life Unit Test on Thursday, Sept 22.

See review sheet
Fri, Sept 16
  1. Ch 17 HW Quiz
  2. Gallery Walk
  3. Summer Assignment Feedback
  4. Classification Notes
Start preparations for Life Unit Test on Thursday, Sept 22.

Due Tuesday:
Write 2 practice exam questions and submit them here. Do this by 4 pm Sunday, if possible.
  1. Ch 17 HW Quiz
  2. Summer Assignment Feedback
  3. Classification Notes
Start preparations for Life Unit Test on Thursday, Sept 22.

Due Monday:
Write 2 practice exam questions and submit them here.
Do this by 4 pm Sunday, if possible.
Wed, Sept 14
  • Peer Review Biodiversity Lab
  • Life Traits notes
  • Food webs mini
Due Friday 9/16:

Read Chapter 17. Complete Chapter 17 HW questions on Google Docs. Be ready for a HW quiz next class.
Thur, Sept 15
Due Friday 9/16:

Read Chapter 17. Complete Chapter 17 HW questions on Google Docs. Be ready for a HW quiz next class.
Mon, Sept 12
  • Biodiversity water lab
Due Wednesday 9/14
  1. Summer assignment
  2. Data and analysis (not printed) for Biodiversity water lab
Mon, Sept 12
  • Biodiversity water lab
Due Tuesday 9/13
  1. Data and analysis (not printed) for Biodiversity water lab
Thurs, Sept 8
  • Microscope introduction
  • Biodiversity water lab
Due Mon 9/12
  1. Read carefully through Biodiversity Lab & Rubric. Be ready to complete data collection next class.
Reminder: Summer assignment is due Wednesday, Sept 14
Thurs, Sept 8
  • Microscope introduction
  • Biodiversity water lab
Due Fri 9/9
  1. Read carefully through Biodiversity Lab & Rubric. Be ready to continue data collection next class.
Reminder: Summer assignment is due Wednesday, Sept 14
Tues, Sept 6
Introduction to Biology
  • Observations - How can we best observe in biology?
  • Life traits - What makes something alive?
  • Cricket Lab
Due Thur 9/8:
  1. Active Reading for Section 1.1 -Online Textbook
    use access code: E6F15276ED
  2. Return signed course policies

Reminder: Summer assignment is due Wednesday, Sept 14
Tues, Sept 6
Introduction to Biology
  • Observations - How can we best observe in biology?
  • Life traits - What makes something alive?
  • Cricket Lab
Due Thur 9/8:
  1. Active Reading for Section 1.1 - Online Textbook
    use access code: E6F15276ED

  2. Return signed course policies

Reminder: Summer assignment is due Thursday, Sept 15

Summer Assignment

Assignment
Details
Date(s) Due
Summer Assignment
See this document for instructions.
Wednesday, September 14