Mrs. Martin's Life Science Homework/Agenda
Daily Agenda and Homework


Please note: This schedule is tentative and likely to change.  
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KEY:   BW = Bell Work         CW=Class Work         HW= Homework

September| October | November  | December  | January | February  | March  | April | May | June

September  (top)

Tuesday 8/30
single periods

BW:

CW:

Welcome/About Me
Fill out Agenda
Name Tags
Materials
3 Truths and a Lie
Student Inventories


HW:
1.
Fill out Student & Technology Inventory due tomorrow, Wed.
2. 2.  Bring suggested materials to class from home due Friday.

 Suggested:
 -1 College Ruled Spiral Notebook    (VERY IMPORTANT 100+pages, college ruled, plastic cover, 8 1/2 x 11, Mead 5 Star works best)
*Only $2 at finance office window
-3 large glue sticks (UHU brand is best)
-several pencils & pens
-pencil sharpener
-stapler
-highlighter
-1 pack of lined 3 in. x 5 in. index cards
-Handheld pencil sharpener with lid

Optional:

Colored Pencils, Ruler, Calculator (These will be provided, but it might be nice to have your own.)


Wednesday 8/31
single periods

BW:
Turn in Technology Survey
Complete Science Survey

CW:
Syllabus/Grading 
Website:  Packet Where to douwnload unit A



HW:
1. Bring suggested materials on Friday. (see Tuesday's homework for list of suggested supplies)
2. Download & print unit A from class website, bring to school Friday.
3. Make 2 coversheets for notebook (Semester 1, Life Science, name, teacher, room, period, 2+ colored illustrations.....EXAMPLE) and Unit A (Unit A: Studying People Scientifically, name, 2+ colored illustrations.....EXAMPLE) due Friday to be attached into notebook Friday
(DO NOT GLUE THEM IN!).

Friday 9/2
2,4,6 block periods

BW: Check for Science Notebooks, materials, Unit A, and notebook coversheets

CW:
Bathroom/Homework Passes
Finish Syllabus/Grading 

Check Materials
Rules & Procedures
Activity: Building Bridges
Lab Safety
Absent Policy
Seating Chart
Table Group Leaders

HW:
1. Study for quiz (covers Syllabus/Grading ,Rules & Procedures, Lab Safety , and Absent Policy) on Wed. 9/8
2. B
ring all materials to class to be assembled on Wed 9/8 into notebook (notebook, coversheets, Unit A Packet, all class documents, stapler, glue-stick).

Monday 9/5

NO SCHOOL
Wednesday 9/7
2,4,6 block periods

BW: check notebooks
Check for students late supplies

CW:
Quiz
(Syllabus, Discipline, Procedures, Safety, Notebook)
Science Notebooks: What, when, Why, how
Assemble Notebooks
Discuss HW

Pass Out Textbooks

HW:
1. Website Scavenger Hunt due Fri.
2.
Review class documents in Science Notebook with parents and get their signature on Parent Signature Page due Friday 9/10.
3.
If you didn't finish assembling your science notebook in class, finish it in at home tonight.

Friday 9/9
2,4,6 block periods

School Cancelled

Mon. 9/12; single

BW:   
check Science Notebook
s

Write in Big Question
Collect Parent Signature Page


CW:
Introduce Unit A/Video
Explain how to do vocab
Activity #1 Save Fred




HW:
1. 1.Do vocabulary for Activity #1, due Wednesday.
Wed. 9/14; 2,4,6 block

BW: Stamp Activity #2 vocabulary

CW:
Collect Website Scavenger Hunt

Glue in Stamp Sheet
Finish Act #1
Activity #2 Pellagra


HW:
1. Finish Activity #1 and #2 and Activity #2  vocabulary  due Fri.

Fri. 9/16; 2,4,6 block

BW: Stamp Activity #1/2 and vocab; Index Card

 CW:
 Traditional Scientific Method
Discuss Grading/Stamps
 #3 Testing Medicines: A Clinical Trial

HW:
1.  Intro Quiz Make-ups Monday at lunch
1.
1. Finish 1.  Activity #3 analysis questions and summary (save question 4 for Monday) and do vocabulary for Activity #3 due Mon.
t 2.  you do a good job!

Mon. 9/19; late start

BW: Record all class data
Handback index cards


CW:
 
Finish Act #3 Clinical Trials-finish question 4
Discuss compiled class data

Fill in schedule/gp member info
How to Be Successful
 
 
Key Concepts for activities #1 and #2


HW:
1. Act. #3  due Wed.
2. Act #4 vocabulary due Wed.
3. Vocab Quiz (Act #1-4) this Friday.
Wed. 9/21

BW:  stamp Activity #3

CW:
Discuss index card grading and rewrites (review UC Rubric)
;
Discuss Act #3 Summary assignment in FDQ  
Activity #4 Testing Medicine Scientifically


HW:

1.
Finish Activity #4, due Friday.
2. Study for quiz on vocab from Activities 1-4 on Friday.
3
. Optional re-writes on Act #2 Summary index cards due by 9/28

Fri. 9/23

BW:
prep for quiz
stamp Act #4

CW:
Vocab Quiz (Act #1-4)
Activity #5 Can you feel the difference



HW:
1. Activity #5 vocabulary due Mon.
2. Complete
Question #1 on page 34 of variable worksheet, due Monday.
3.
Optional re-writes on Act #2 Summary index cards due by 9/28

Mon. 9/26

BW: s
tamp Activity #5 and vocab pg 1
Act 5 Key Concepts
CW:
Read Act #6 Can you feel the nerve
(periods 4 and 6 only)
Complete definitions and Question #2 on page 34 of variable worksheet in groups
Start Activity #8 Studying People
Variables/Experiments



HW:
1. Finish and Activity #5 (Analysis #s 4a and 4b and Summary) and Activity #8 Studying People
Variables/Experiments
(do all Stopping To Thinks, Analysis Questions, but skip Summary)
due Wednesday.
2. Activity #8 vocabulary due Wednesday.
3. Complete Question #3 & 4 on page 34 of variable worksheet, due Wednesday.
4.
Optional re-writes on Act #2 Summary index cards due by 9/28

Wed. 9/28

BW:
Last day to turn in Act #2 Summary index card rewrites
stamp
Activity #8 Studying People
Variables/Experiments



CW:
 Discuss Elements of Good Experimental Design (Goldberger T-chart notes) Glue in yellow sheet on reference sheet
Activity #9 Data Toss Part 1
Complete Questions #5 and 6 on page 35 of variable worksheet in groups

HW:
1. Finish Activity #9 Part 1 (analysis questions at top of page 38, no summary) due Fri.
2. Activity #9 vocabulary due Fri.

Fri. 9/30

BW:
Stamp Activity 8 and Activity #9 Part 1
Table groups write a key concept for Act #8  Pass out crossword puzzles.


CW::
Activity #9 Data Toss Part 2

HW:
1. Finish variable worksheet (pgs 34 and 35, skip Venn Diagram) to be stamped Monday.
2. Finish prepping Act 9 Pt2 (all of page 39 and data tables on page 41 or 42, see worksheet from class) to conduct your experiment and collect data Monday.
3.
Crossword puzzle due Mon.

October (top)
10/3

BW: Stamp Crossword Puzzle and Variable Worksheet; pass out Study Guide

CW:
Activity #9 Data Toss Part 2: collect data and discuss dividing up the project by group members to turn in as FDQ group project (project hints)
Start Activity #10


HW:
1.Finish Act 9 Part 2 Conclusions and Analysis ?s on your own, due Wednesday to be stamped.

3. Study Guide due Fri.

4. Study for Unit A test next Mon. 10/11
10/5

BW: Write Key Concepts for Activity #9 while I stamp Act 9

CW:
 Activity #10 Evaluating Clinical Trials (Click here to read); Assign your JOB/PART of Activity #9 part 2 to compile into final Group Project, due Fri.; Unit A Benchmark

HW:
1. 2. YOUR JOB/PART of Activity #9 part 2 Group Project ROUGH DRAFT due in FDQ Fri. 10/7 (How to make a graph and How to make a data table using MSWord);
2. Finish Activity #10 and do
vocab for Activity #10 due Fri.
3.
Study Guide due Fri.
4. Study for Unit A test next Mon.
10/11
5. Print Unit B packet due Mon

10/7

BW:  Stamp Act. 10, study guide and vocab; Stamp Act 9

CW:
Activity #9 Data Toss Part 2 group collaboration/editing time with rubric; Discuss "How to Study Ideas" in pg 5 of notebook; go over Study Guide with answers; Discuss finishing and turning in key concepts; Discuss Test and Answer Sheet; Pass back Unit A Benchmark data and go to computer lab for Unit A Onlne Review.

HW:
1. Study for Unit A test on Monday (Play Jeopardy or do more of the Unit A Onlne Review).
2. Activity #9 part 2 Group Project in FDQ due Mon. 10/10 with Rubric (No late passes for unit projects; How to make a graph and How to make a data table using MSWord)
3. Complete one assignment in Unit A (for which you did not get full credit on time) by Monday to get stamped for full credit (your "freebie").

4. Bring Unit B packet to class Monday with gluestick to attach unit B in notebook after test

10/10

BW: Turn in Unit A Group Project: Data Toss Part 2 in FDQ;


CW:
Fill out test Prep Record;
Unit A Test
; glue Unit B into your notebook; make seating requests

HW:
1. Make Unit B Coversheet on pg. 56, see Table of Contents (pg. 57) for directions.
2. Attach/assemble
Unit B in notebook due Wed.
10/12

BW: Pass out Notebook Check

CW:
Discuss Unit A Notebook Check Grading; Intro to Unit B; Activity #12 Pt 1 and 2

HW:
1. Finish Activity #12: (see reference sheets) summary picture on page 59, colored with labels, tables complete (2) on page 60, analysis questions 1 and 2, no written summary, due Fri.
2. Do vocabulary for Activity #12 due Fri.
3.
Unit A Notebook Check grading with parent help due Fri.

10/14

BW: New seats; Stamp Act. 12, write key concept for Act 12

CW:
Peer grading Notebook Check and then turn in; Start Activity #14(book) and collect background knowledge and design experiment (Scaffolding).

HW:
1. Finish Activity #14 planning (pgs 66) so that you can collect data on Monday.
2. Complete vocabulary for Activity #14 due Monday.
answers the BIG QUESTION)

10/17; late start

BW: None

CW: Activity #14 continued (collect data).

HW:
1. Finish analyzing Act #14 data on page 67 due Wed.

10/19

BW: Answer the challenge question to Super Size Me while I set up the movie

CW: Super Size Me

HW:
1. Finish Super Size Me questions (pg 62 and 63) and summary due Friday.
2. Optional Super Size Me extra credit assignment (bottom of page 63) due Monday 10/24.
10/21

BW: Write a key concept for Act #14 & a key concept for SSM in your table groups; Stamp Vocab Page 1, Act 14, and SSM

CW:Finish SSM. Discuss Act #14 FDQ rough drafts due Wednesday; Discuss Super Size Me; Surface Area Notes; Look over Unit A Test

HW:
1. Act #14 (hints sheet and scaffolding) rough draft in FDQ due Wednesday 10/26. (How to make a graph and How to make a data table using MSWord)
10/24 Collaboration Day

BW: Pass back Unit A Notebook Check & graded Surface Area Index Cards (table leaders collect from table folders)

CW: Act 15 (Reading); Pass back Act #9 Group Projects and discuss common errors;

HW:
1. Finish Act 15 reading and notebook page 70, due Wed.
2. Act #14 (hints sheet and scaffolding) rough draft in FDQ due Wednesday 10/26. (How to make a graph and How to make a data table using MSWord)
3. Complete
vocabulary  for Activity #15, due Wed
4. Optional Surface Area index card rewrites due 11/2
10/26

BW: Check Act #14 FDQ and stamp Act #15 & Vocab pgs 2 & 3 while you write key concepts for Act #14 and 15

CW:  Use Activity #14 rubric to make any needed change on FDQ rough draft; Activity #17

HW:

1. Make any changes to Act #14 FDQ and turn in for grading with rubric attached on Friday, 10/28.
2. Finish Act 17 Analysis ?s (no summary) due Friday 10/28.
3.
Act 17 vocab, due Fri.

4. Optional  Surface Area index card rewrites due 11/2.

10/28

BW: Stamp Act #17 & vocab while you write a key concept for Act #17; Collect Act #14 FDQ for grading

CW: Activity #18

HW:
1.Do Act 18 vocab, due Mon.
2. Optional Act 15Q3 rewrites due by 11/
8

3.Optional  Surface Area index card rewrites due 11/2.

November (top)
10/31

BW: Write Key Concepts for Act 15 and 17 while I stamp surface area chart on page 69

CW: Finish Act 18

HW:
1. Finish Act 18 (analysis and summary) due Wed.
2.
Vocab quiz on Friday, Act 12-22

3.Optional  Surface Area index card rewrites due Friday 11/2.
4. Optional Act 15Q3 rewrites due by 11/7

11/2 End 1st quarter

BW: Write Key Concepts for Act 18 while I stamp Activity #18

CW: Activity 21 and 22

HW:
1. Finish Act 21 (Analysis #3 only, no summary) and 22 (all analysis and summary)
2. Vocab quiz on Friday, Act 12-22

3. Activity 22 vocab due Fri

3. Optional Act 15Q3 rewrites due by 11/7

 

11/4

BW: Stamp Act 21 and 22 & vocab while you write key concepts for Act  21 and 22 at your tables

CW: Vocab quiz 12-22; Activity 23 (reading)

HW:
1.Finish Act 23 analysis questions (no summary) and do Act 23 vocab, due Mon.
2. Write key concepts for Act 18, 21, and 22 due Monday.

3. Optional Act 15Q3 rewrites due by 11/7

11/7 BLOCK

BW: Stamp Act 23 and vocab page 4 while you write a key concept for Act 23 at your tables.

CW:
Watch Heart video, finish page 88 of notes; Bill Nye: Bones and Muscles; Intro to On The Move (OTM) Project and group planning

HW:
1. Bring supplies for OTM on Wed to start building.
2.Finish Bill Nye Bones and Muscles questions (no summary yet), due Wed.
11/9 BLOCK

BW: Stamp Bill Nye Bones and Muscles.

CW: OTM group work time: Finish planning your project and start building

HW:
1.OTM vocab due Monday 11/14

11/11

NO SCHOOL!

11/14 late start

BW: Stamp page 5 vocab while you write key concept for OTM

CW:OTM group work time

HW:
1. OTM Model Presentation answers due on page 95 or 96 Wed.
2.Practice OTM Model Presentation answersfor when your group presents on Wed.
11/16

BW: Stamp OTM Planning Sheet

CW: On The Move Model Presentations

HW:
1. OTM Final Evaluation due Friday
2. Review Act 23 heart diagram and study for Heart Quiz on Friday 11/18

3. Unit B Crossword Due Wednesday 11/30

11/18; last day before fall break

BW: Turn in OTM Final Evaluation; pass out Unit B Crossword; Review "Lay of the Land" ppt.

CW:Bill Nye "Eyeballs"; Sheep Eye Dissection

HW:
1. Finish Bill Nye "Eyeballs" and Sheep Eye Dissection questions. Chart on pg 99 - only answer first two questions. Due Wednesday after break, 11/28.
2. Enroll in Blackboard - Due Monday 11/28 (Instructions)
3.
Unit B Crossword and Study Guide due Wed. 11/30
4. Download Unit C to bring to class to attach on 12/2 after test.

11/28

BW: Pass out Unit B Key Concept Assignment

CW: Form Follows Function Chart;

HW:

1. Unit B Key Concept Assignment due Friday 12/2.
2. Download Unit B Study Guide and complete by Wednesday 11/30.
3.
Unit B Crossword due Wed.
4. Finish any key concepts you haven't yet, to be stamped Wed.(you should have 10= Act 12, SSM, 15, 17, 18, 21, 22, 23, OTM, and Eyes)
5. Sign-up for Blackboard if you haven't done so yet! (Instructions)
6.Download  Unit C to bring to class to attach on 12/2 after test.
11/30

BW: Stamp Unit B Crossword and Unit B Study Guide; Sheep Eye Dissection.

CW: Discuss "How to Study Ideas" in pg 5 of notebook; go over Study Guide with answers; Go to computer lab for Unit B Review & Unit B Benchmark test (website and directions) (other links for review: Jeopardy; Online quiz)

HW:
1. Study for Unit B test on Friday
2.
Unit B Key Concept Assignment due Fri.

3. Finish Unit B Remediation (at least 4 questions)
4.
Download  Unit C to bring to class to attach on 12/2 after test.

12/2

BW: Collect Unit B Key Concept Assignment; stamp Unit B Remediation; Pass out Unit B Notebook Check

CW:
Fill out test Prep Record;
Unit B Test
; glue Unit C into your notebook; make seating requests

HW:
1. Fill out
Unit B Notebook Check with parents, due Monday.
2. Make Unit C Coversheet see Table of Contents for directions, due Mon.
3. Attach/assemble
Unit C in notebook due Mon.

December (top)
12/5

BW: Collect Unit B Notebook Check

CW:
 Intro Unit C; Activity #31

HW:
1. Finish Activity #31 and do vocab for Activity #31 due Wed.
12/7

BW: Stamp Activity #31

CW: Pass out new stamp sheet for Unit C; Activity #30

HW:
1. Finish Activity #30 and do vocab for Activity #30 due Fri.

12/9

BW: Stamp Activity #30 & 31

CW:Pass back Unit C Test Grades; Activity 32 and 33

HW:
1. Finish Activity #32 (Act 32 Cards) & 33 (video) and do vocab for Activity #32 & 33 due Monday
2. Write key concepts for Act #32  due Monday

12/12

BW:: Stamp Act 32 & 33. Write 2 key concepts for Act 33

CW:: Activity #35 Part 1

HW:
1. Finish Activity #35 Part 1 and do vocab for Activity #35 due Thursday.
2. Study for microscope quiz on Thursday. (Quiz will cover all of page 1 and 2 of Activity #35)
12/14

BW: Stamp Activity #35 Part 1

CW: Microscope quiz; Activity #35 Part 2

HW:

1. Finish Activity #35 Part 2 (drawings, analysis ?s and summary)due Friday.
2. Optional Extra Credit, due 1/4 upon return, can earn up to 10 points extra credit in "Notebook" category:
Activity #34 The Story of Leprosy, Read and print & complete worksheet, hand in worksheet stapled together on 1.4.12 (no late assignments).
Friday 12/16; min. day & last day before winter break

BW: Stamp Activity #35 Part 2. Write key Concepts for Act 35

CW: Microscope Practice; Start Act #37

HW:
Nothing is due right after break is over!!!! :) If you want to get ahead, you can work on Act #37. It will be due Wednesday after break and there is also optional extra credit, due 1/4. See 12/14's homework info for details).

January (top)
1/2

No School!

1/4

BW: Welcome back!

CW: Activity 38 &
Act #37; Introduce Rubber Egg Lab

HW:
1. Finish Activity 38 & Act #37 due Fri.
2. Complete "Part 1: Removing The Shell" by Fri, see top of page 132 for detailed directions. (In short, you need to put an egg in vinegar tonight so it will be ready for Part 2 after school Wed. 1/5. Hint: if you can, you might want to do more than 1 egg just incase there is an "accident" or if you choose to use a larger sample size...) Please read directions on page 132!

1/6

BW: Stamp Act #37

CW: Activity 39

HW:
1. Finish Act. 39 write a key concept, and do vocab due Mon.
2.
Rubber Egg Lab: Complete "Part 2: Testing The Model", steps 4-7. Also complete the bottom of page 133 and top of page 134 "data". You do not need to graph or make conclusions YET.
Please read directions on page 133 and 134!

1/9

BW: Stamp Act. 39

CW: Share Rubber Egg Lab data, graph results; Act 40.

HW:

1. Act 40 vocab due Wed.
2. Write key concept for Act 39.
3. Start typing up your Rubber Egg Lab at Home. Type up everything from the middle of page 133 through the Graph on page 134 (wait to do conclusions Wed night). This typed up, final draft is due Friday, 1/14. (How to make a graph and How to make a data table using MSWord)


1/11

BW: Stamp Vocab pg 3

CW: Finish Act 40 + notes; tie Rubber Egg Lab results to Act 40, discuss Rubber Egg Lab conclusions, take notes; Act 41

HW:
1. Finish Activity 40 and 41, due Friday.
2.
Finish conclusions and typing up Rubber Egg Lab (pgs 133-134) in Final Draft Quality (FDQ), due Friday 1/13 with completed rubric attached.(How to make a graph and How to make a data table using MSWord)

Miss Pytel's Egg Data


1/13

BW: Collect Rubber Egg Lab, stamp Act 40, 41 and Rubber Egg Lab

CW:
Review Act 41; Video: Bill Nye: Cells; Act 42

HW:
1.Finish Act 42 due Wednesday 1/18.
2.
Study for vocab quiz on WED. (will cover Act 30-42, minus 35, plus vocab from 42 found on page 164)
3.
Optional Extra Credit, due 1/20, can earn up to 15 points extra credit in "Project" category: Cell Analogy Poster Homework Assignment. Described in detail at bottom of page 161 in notebook. Examples (you can not copy one of these!)and rubric. Hand in final product by 1/20, no late assignments accepted for extra credit.

1/16

NO SCHOOL
1/18

BW: Stamp Act 42; prep for quiz

CW:
Vocab quiz (covers 30-42, minus 35, plus vocab from 42 found on page 164); Wrap up Act 42; Relative size animation; Act 43

HW:
1. Finish Activity 43 and vocab due Fri.
2. All Unit C vocab should be complete by Friday, 1/20.
3. Act 45 due Friday (for reading, click here)
***Get a new science notebook ($2 at finance window) due Wed, 2/1

1/20

BW: Stamp work; Cross check your Key Concepts against my list, do you have them all?; Pass out Semester Final Hints sheet

CW: Review Act 45; Classification notes and website review; Photosynthesis Notes;

HW:
1. Download and complete Unit C Study Guide due Mon. 1/23.
2. Take Unit C Benchmark on Blackboard (under the 'Content' tab).
3.
Unit C Key Concepts Assignment due Friday 1/27 (choose 10 activities and type up a KC for each in FDQ).
4. "Freebie" stamp to be stamped Monday, be ready!

5.  Unit C Crossword due Monday.
5.
Download Unit D: Genetics and attach it in new science notebook by 2/1.
***Get a new science notebook ($2 at finance window) due Wed, 2/2

1/23

BW:  Stamp Freebies, Crossword, Class. notes & Unit C study guide

CW: Pass back Benchmark results and discuss review activity; Benchmark Review; stamp freebies

HW:
1. Finish Benchmark Review for Stamp, due Wed. 1/25
2. Study for Unit C Test on Wed. 1/25
3. Download Unit D: Genetics and attach it in new science notebook by 2/2.
4. Bring extra credit unused DOGs and/or bathroom passes to class on Fri 1/28 for extra credit (OR you can save them to use second semester). You will get 3 new DOGs/bathroom passes for second semester.
***Get a new science notebook ($2 at finance window) due Wed, 2/1
1/25

BW: Stamp Benchmark Review;

CW:
Review Study Guide; Fill out Unit C Test prep; Take Unit C Test; Use Science Notebook and Unit A and B study guides to review for Semester Final on Friday;

HW:
1. Study for Semester 1 Final (covers Unit A, Unit B and Unit C) on Fri. 1/27
2. Bring Semester 1 Notebook to class tomorrow!
3.
Download Unit D: Genetics and attach it in new science notebook by 2/1.
4
. Bring extra credit unused DOGs and/or bathroom passes to class on Fri 1/27 for extra credit (OR you can save them to use second semester). You will get 3 new DOGs/bathroom passes for second semester.

***Get a new science notebook ($2 at finance window) due Wed, 2/1

1/27; end 1st semester

BW: Pass out Unit C Notebook Check and semester extra credit; Pass out 2nd semester, New Notebook Slips . Stamp Key Concepts

CW:
Semester 1 Final; Take Unit C Benchmark again as post-test; Pass back Unit C Test grades; Complete Unit C Notebook check; Collect 1st semester Notebooks and remove needed papers to transfer into 2nd semester notebook

HW:
1. New Notebook Slips due
2. Have 2nd semester notebook ready to go, with all Intro documents transferred from 1st semester notebook into 2nd semester one, new Notebook Title Page, Unit D title page, and
Unit D: Genetics attached by Wed. 2/1.

***Get a new science notebook ($2 at finance window) due Wed, 2/1

February (top)
1/30 and 1/31

NO SCHOOL
Wednesday 2/1; single periods

BW: Pass out new DOGs and bathroom passes and new stamp sheets; check for new 2nd semester notebooks

CW: Intro to Unit D; New Big Question; Activity 54 (not in packet)

HW:
1. Complete vocab for 54 due Friday 2/4.

Friday 2/3

BW: Write a key concept for Act 54.

CW:
New seats; fill out TOC with new table members' info; Activity 55, 56 (reading and info)and start 57

HW:
1.
Finish Act 55 & 56, vocab for Act 55 & 57 due Monday 2/6.

Monday 2/6

BW: Write a key concept for Act 56 while I stamp Act 56

CW:Act 57

HW:
1. Finish Act 57 (analysis, summary) due Wed.

2. Bring a glue stick to class on Wednesday!
Wednesday 2/8

BW: Write a key concept for Act 57 while I stamp Act 57 & 1st page of vocab; index card

CW: Do online cloning activity;
Act 58


HW:
1. Finish Act 58 (analysis, summary) due Fri.

Friday 2/10

BW:
Write a key concept for Act 58 while I stamp Act 58; index card (6th pd only)

CW:
Activity 59

HW:
1. Finish Act 59 (analysis, summary, vocab) due Tuesday
2. Bring a flower to dissection on Tuesday 2/15 (Good flowers to bring: hibiscus, lily, tulip, daffodils
Bad flowers to bring: rose, daisy, birds of paradise, calla lily, anything too small)


Tuesday 2/14

BW: Write a key concept for Act 59 while I stamp; Pick up Index Card from table folder

CW:Activity 60 Part 1; flower dissection (Flower Dissection with Images and Image of Flower Ovary)

HW:
1. Finish Act 60 Part 1 (analysis, summary, vocab) due Thursday
Thursday 2/16

BW: Index card

CW:Mendel video; Activity 60 Part 2 (reading)

HW:
1. Finish Act 60 Part 2 (analysis, summary, vocab) due Wednesday
2. Complete Mendel and his peas worksheet passed out at the end of class, due Wed.

Friday 2/17

No school

Monday 2/20

No school
Wednesday 2/22

BW: Stamp Act 60 while you write Key concepts for Act 60

CW:Activity 61 and Punnett Square Practice (30 min to work on in class; Review Mendel and his peas worksheet

HW:
1. Finish Act 61 (analysis and summary), vocab, and Punnett Square Practice, all due Friday

Friday 2/24

BW: Stamp Act 61 and Punnett Square Practice

CW:Review Punnett Square Practice; Review  Start Activity 63 (reading);

HW:
1. Finish Act 63 reading (analysis, summary, and vocab), due Monday
2. Go through What Is Heredity? online activity
3. Study for vocab quiz covering vocab 54-64, no word bank, on Monday

March (top)
Monday 2/27 Late Start

BW: Stamp Act 63; Index card

CW: Vocab quiz covering vocab 54-64 (no word bank); Finish Activity 62 Data Collection; Review Punnett Square Practice

HW:
1.
Finish Act 62 (analysis & summary), due Wednesday
Wednesday 2/29

BW: Pass back Rubber Egg Lab; Stamp Act 63; Index card

CW: Read Activity 64 Intro; Chromosome Mix-up (key)

HW:
1.
Finish Chromosome Mix-up, due Friday (key)

Friday 3/2

BW: Stamp Chromosome Mix-up

CW: Activity 65

HW:
1.
Finish Act 65 (analysis, summary, and vocab), due Monday

3/5

BW:

CW:
Free!

HW:
1.Be sure you are up to date on all of your key concepts and if you have a index card rewrite to turn in, they are due Wed (Act 59, 60 & Punnett Square Practice) and Fri (Act62).

3/7

BW: Stamp Act 65

CW:
Putting it all together; website; Karyotyping

HW:
1. Finish Putting it all together, due Fri.
2.
Karyotyping analysis& summary due Fri.

Extra Credit:
#1. Take a sheet of chromosomes passed out in class and cut them up. Tape/glue them in your science notebook in matching chromosome pairs. Worth 5 pts to notebook grade, due Monday.
#2. On your finished karyotype, write next to each
chromosome at least 2 genetic disorders that
occur on each chromosome. This website will help you: http://www.ornl.gov/sci/techresources/Human_
Genome/posters/chromosome/chooser.shtml
(Must complete extra credit #1 to do #2, this one is worth an additional 10 pts to your notebook grade).

3/9

BW: Stamp Putting it all together and karyotyping activity

CW:
Review karyotyping and Putting it all together; Activity 66

HW:
1. Finish Act 66 and do vocab due Mon.
2.
Gel Electrophoresis homework (in your notebook) due Wed.  NEW LINK!

3. Extra Credit due MONDAY!

3/12

BW: Stamp Act 66

CW:
Building a DNA ladder

HW:
1.
Finish DNA ladder due Wed.
2.Gel 2. Electrophoresis homework (in your notebook) due Wed.  NEW LINK!
3.Make


3/14

BW: Stamp DNA ladder and Gel Electrophoresis

CW:
Review Pedigrees (ones we did in class) and Gel Electrophoresis;

HW:
1.Finish ALL vocab!

2. Start studying for vocab test (no word bank)

3/16

BW: Write a key concept for Gel Electrophoresis.  Stamp Vocab pg 4

CW:
Review structure of DNA; DNA replication; DNA construction activity

HW:
1. Finish Building a DNA ladder summary, due to be stamped Monday.
2. Study for vocab quiz with no word bank (Act 63,65,66 and PS) on Fri 3/25

3/19; late start

BW: Stamp Building a DNA ladder while you write a key concept for it.

CW:Start Gene Expression

HW:
1. Gene Expression vocab (called "PS") due Wed.
2. Study for vocab quiz with no word bank (Act 63,65,66 and PS) on Fri
.

3/21

BW: Stamp vocab

CW:
Gene Expression

HW:
1. Finish Gene Expression
2. Study for vocab quiz with no word bank (Act 63,65,66 and PS) on Fri.

3/23

BW: Write a key concept for Gene Expression

CW: Finish Gene Expression; Gene Expression Review: http://www.wisc-online.com/objects/ViewObject.aspx?ID=ap1302; Vocab quiz

HW:
1. Unit D Crossword.
2.Work on key concept assignment (type all 10 up in FDQ, due 3/30).Submit via Google Docs!!
3. Download and complete the Unit D Study Guide (if you need a copy, see me after class), due to be stamped on 3/28

3/26

BW: Pass back vocab quizzes; stamp Crossword

CW: Crossword, Review

HW:
1. Work on key concept assignment (type 10 up in FDQ, due 3/30.  Submit via Google Docs!!
2. Download and complete the Unit D Study Guide (if you need a copy, see me after class), due to be stamped on 3/28

3
. Download Unit F and attach into notebook by 4/4.



3/28

BW: Stamp Unit D Study Guide

CW:
Unit D Study Guide review; Unit D Crossword Puzzle; Go to computer lab to do online Unit D Benchmark Review ; Unit D Jeopardy

HW:

1.Period 2- BB has been updated so you can see the questions that you got correct/wrong!

2.. Work on key concept assignment (type 10 up in FDQ, due 3/30.  Submit via Google Docs!!
3.
Download Unit F and attach into notebook by 4/4.
4. Study for Unit D Test on Friday!
Ideas for Ways to Review:
Vocab Quizzes and Self Tests
(PH Online textbook)
Tour of the Basics (Genetics Online Learning Center)
Punnett Square Practice (Just do the first two sections)
Punnet Square Practice (challenging, but you will really see if you know it) More
More Genetics Problem Practice (first two sections
Some Pedigree Practice
More Pedigree Practice

3/30

BW: pass out Unit D Notebook Check

CW:
Fill Out Test Prep Record; Unit D Test; Set up new notebook and Unit F

HW:
1. Unit D Notebook Check due Monday 4/2
2.
Unit F attached in notebook and new title page due Monday 4/2

April (top)
4/2

BW: Collect Unit D Notebook Check

CW:
Intro to Unit F and new Big Question, Act 89

HW:
1. Finish Act 89 (analysis, summary, and vocab) due Wed.
4/4

BW: Pass out Unit F stamp sheet, write a key concept for Act 89

CW: Concept cartoons; Activity 90

HW:
1. Finish Activity 90 (analysis, summary, and vocab) due Fri.

4/6 Last day before Spring Break!

BW: Pass back Unit D Key Concepts and Test grades; New seats; Stamp Act 89 and 90; write a key concept for ACt 90

CW:
Act 91

HW:
1. Finish Activity 91 if you didn't finish in class! (analysis, summary, and vocab) due Mon.4/16 (Footprint card #1, #2, and #3)

4/16

BW: Key Concept for Activity 91

CW: 8th Grade Orientation with Counselors

HW:

NONE! :)
4/18

BW: Stamp Act 91

CW:
Act 92; Review Geolgic Time; Act 93; watch How do we know evolution happens?; start Evidence for Evolution Notes

HW:

1.Act 93 VOCAB.

2. Finish Act 92 (analysis, summary, and vocab) due Wed. ACT 92 CARDS SCANNED HERE!

 

4/20

BW: Stamp Act 92 & 93 and vocab page 1

CW:
Act 94; watch Darwin's Dangerous Idea (parts 1 and 2)

HW:

1. Finish Act 94 (analysis, summary & VOCAB) due Mon.

4/23 Late start

BW: Key Concept for Act 94

CW:
Darwin's Dangerous Idea

HW:

1. What did Trex Taste Like? Extra credit (up to 15 points to Sci Notebook grade) due by Monday 4/30


4/25  NATIONAL DNA DAY!

BW: Index Card

CW:  Watch
How does evolution really work?; Activity 96; Begin Activity 97 (reading)  Natural Selection notes

HW:

1. Finish Act 96 (analysis & summary & vocab) due Fri.
2. What did Trex Taste Like? Extra credit (up to 15 points to Sci Notebook grade) due by Monday 4/30

4/27

BW: Stamp Act 96

CW: Nature at Work; Activity 97(reading) and Darwin's Dangerous Idea prompts with table; watch A Mutation Story;

Adaptation notes and YouTube videos:
How Animals DO That Pt. 1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2WtmfMfCjfQ
How Animals DO That Pt. 2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ypv_z0f8iqs&feature=related
How Animals DO That Pt. 3: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z4MSqKUhiR4&feature=related
How Animals DO That Pt. 4: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FFOFlFkxlRg&feature=related
Recap Act 96; revisit/recap Natural Selection with notes;

HW:
1. Finish Act 97 reading (stopping to think ?s 1-4, analysis ?s 1-3 & summary & vocab) due Mon.

2. What did Trex Taste Like? Extra credit (up to 15 points to Sci Notebook grade) due by Monday 4/30

3. Index Card re-writes Due Wednesday, 5/2

 

 

May (top)
4/30

BW: Stamp Act 97, Index Card Rewrites; Key Concept for Act 97 & NAW

CW: Begin Evolution/Conservation project
; catch up on YouTube videos

HW:
1.
Choose a topic/subject for your project, use these links to help you:
"Life" video snipets shown in class; Endangered Species Video; Earth's Endangered Creatures; WWF; IUCN Red List plus TONS more you can find online on your own.....
2. Study for Vocab Quiz on Monday
3. Index Card re-writes Due Wednesday, 5/2


5/2

BW: Pass out Evolution Project Research Questions sheet & rubric; Index Card Re-writes DUE
CW: Go to Computer lab to research your topic; turn in topic/subject for your Evolution/Conservation project before you leave lab

HW:

1. Evolution/Conservation project Data Sheet (see sample) with
rubric attached due Friday (Directions on how to access your h drive at home).
2. Study for Vocab Quiz on Monday

5/4

BW:

CW: Evolution/Conservation project Data Sheet sharing; Finish Concept Cartoons, Darwin's Dangerous Idea Video & Prompts

HW:
1. Get Permission Slip for Positive Prevention signed - due MONDAY
2. Finish ALL vocab

3. Study for vocab quiz (all evolution words, no word bank) on Monday

5/7

BW:  Evolution Notes Review Stamp Vocab, Collect Permission Slips

CW:
Great Transformations Whale Video; Vocab quiz; Review Evolution Cartoons

HW:

1.
Unit F Study Guide due Monday 5/14
2. Unit F Crossword due Wed. 5/16
3. Unit F Key Concepts due in FDQ on Wed 5/16 - submitted via Google Docs!
4. Unit F Test Wed. May 16
5/9 STAR TESTING

BW:

CW:
Act 99. Finish reviewing Evolution Cartoons; watch What Darwin Never Knew Video and Questions; take Unit F Benchmark

HW:
1. Unit F Study Guide due Monday 5/14
2. Unit F Crossword due Wed. 5/16
3.
Unit F Key Concepts due in FDQ on Wed 5/16- submitted via Google Docs!
4. Unit F Test Wed. May 16

5/11 STAR TESTING

BW: Stamp Act 99. Key Concept for Act 99

CW:
What Darwin Never Knew Video Video and Questions; pass out Benchmark data

HW:
1. Finish What Darwin Never Knew Video and Questions, due Monday
2. Unit F Study Guide due Monday 5/14
3. Unit F Crossword due Wed. 5/16
4.
Unit F Key Concepts due in FDQ on Wed 5/16- submitted via Google Docs!
5. Unit F Test Wed. May 16

5/14 Collaboration Day

BW: Stamp Unit F Study Guide

CW: Review Unit F Study Guide with Key; Review for Unit F Test using benchmark data in computer lab

HW:
1. Finish Benchmark Review to be stamped Wed.
2.
Unit F Crossword due Wednesday
3. Unit F Test Wednesday, STUDY!
4. Unit F Key Concepts due in FDQ on Wed 5/16- submitted via Google Docs!
5/16

BW: Stamp Unit F Crossword and Benchmark Review, collect Unit F Key Concepts

CW: Unit F Test; Pass out Unit F Notebook Check; Pass out Unit P; Ground Rules for Unit P


HW:
1. Unit F Notebook Check due Friday
2. Finish attaching Unit P into your notebook by Friday

5/18

BW: Collect Notebook Check

CW: Adolescence notes; watch video, "Teen Dreams"

HW:
1. Vocab "###" to "###" due on Monday

5/21 Career Fair

BW:
Stamp vocab

CW: Endocrine system and reproduction notes

HW:
1. Complete vocab through "##" to "##" due Wed.
2. 2. Complete pg 130 b in notebook by using the shark book due Wed.
5/23

BW: Stamp homework

CW: Pregnancy, Development, and Birth Notes
Video: "Life's greatest miracle"


HW:
1. Finish vocab "##" to "##" due Friday.
2. Extra credit Baby Essay due next Wed.
3. Complete pg 132F/b and 133Fin your notebook due Fri.

5/25

BW: Stamp homework

CW:
Activity 46

HW:
1. Finish Act #46 (analysis, summary and vocab) due Wedm
2. Study for vocab quiz on Wed.

June (top)
5/28

NO SCHOOL

5/30

BW: Stamp homework

CW:
Vocab quiz; Positive Prevention Intro/Lesson 1; Video

HW:
1. Complete vocab through "##" to "##" due Fri.

6/1

BW: Stamp homework

CW:
Positive Prevention Lessons 2 & 3

HW:
1. Complete vocab through "##" to "##" due Mon.
2. Bring textbook to school to turn in on Monday

6/4

BW: Collect textbooks

CW:
Positive Prevention Lesson 4


HW:
1. Unit P Study Guide and crossword due Fri
.
2. Unit P Test on Friday
3. Final on Monday
4. If you forgot your textbook today, be sure to bring it Wed for 2/5 points

6/6

BW: Collect

CW: Positive Prevention 5-6

HW:
1. Parent HIV homework due Monday 6/14
2. Bring DOGs/bathroom passes for extra credit this Friday 6/10

3. Unit P Study Guide and crossword due Fri.
4. Unit P Test on Friday
5. Final on Monday (optional study guide here)

6/8

BW: Check Unit P Study Guide and crossword; collect extra credit DOGs and bathroom passes

CW:

Finish
Positive Prevention
Fill out test prep record
Unit P Test
Unit P Notebook Grading
Review for Final


HW:
1. Unit P Notebook Check due Monday
2. Study for Final on Monday

Tuesday 6/12

BW: Turn in Unit P Notebook Checks

CW:
Fill out test prep record, take Semester 2 Final, Collect 2nd semester notebooks


HW:
1.
If you'd like to keep your notebook, be sure to fill out a parents permission slip and return it by end of the week.

Wed. 6/13

CW: Distribute final grades


________________________

Thurs. 6/14

CW: Classroom breakdown

6/15; min day

BW:

CW: Sign yearbooks

HW: Have a great summer!