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    RESEARCH BIOLOGY 2016-2017
    DIVIDERS
    • RESEARCH
    • SOL WARM-UPS
    • CHAPTER KNOWLEDGE SHEETS
    • SCIENCE SYMPOSIUM
     
    Key:
    BLUE text = items that are to be finished for homework
    ORANGE text = RESEARCH ASSIGNMENTS  
     RED - TESTS/QUIZZES
     
    AUG 29
    1. Introduction
    2. Class Expectation hand out (needs to be signed)
    3. Safety in the classroom
    4. Hand out STAT TUTORIAL DUE SEPT 7
    HW - Get safety AGREEMENT signed (one to be kept on file)
    and class expectations signature
    STAT TUTORIAL DUE SEPT 7
    HW Knowledge Sheet Chapter 1 due Sept 19
     
    AUG 31
    1. Collect safety contract and check signatures (homework grade)
    2. Current event criteria - explain turnitin.com and SEPT CURRENT EVENT DUE SEPT 26 & BIOMIMICRY due SEPT 4
    3. HANDOUT BOOKS - KNOWLEDGE SHEET #1 due SEPT 19th
    4. Work on The Nature of Science  (What is Life?) pre-activity. Complete a list of characteristics all life has in common. 
     
    HW - Janine Benyus Biomimicry from AskNature.org due Sept 6 no later than 8:59 am into turnitin.com - research assignment = 35 points BIOMIMICRY
    Safety Quick Quiz on Sept 2
    hw - characteristics of life 
    HW Knowledge Sheet Chapter 1 due Sept 19
    Safety Quick Quiz - HERE IS YOUR STUDY GUIDE FOR THE QUIZ  LINK = SAFETY AGREEMENT
     
     
    SEPT 2
     
    3. Safety Quick Quiz - MUST SCORE 80% TO BE CERTIFIED
    4. Check Characteristics of Life notes
    5. Lab #1 - Characteristics of Life
    HW -  Janine Benyus Biomimicry due Sept 6 - Research assignment = 35 points
     Lab #1 due Sept 7
     
    SEPT 7
    1. SOL #1 
    2. Collect Nature of Science Activity and Stat Tutorial
    3. Review Lab #1 - characteristics of life - power point
    4. Discuss Statistics and their importance in science 
    5. Graphing examples
     HW - FINISH GRAPHING EXAMPLES 
     
     
    SEPT 9
    1. SOL #2
    2. Review graphing examples
    3. Graphing assessment
    FINISH FOR HOMEWORK - on your honor do not share information with other students! 
    3. Practice using statistics to draw conclusions 
     
     
    SEPT 13
    1. SOL #3
    2. COLLECT GRAPHING ASSESSMENT
    3. DISCUSS VARIANCE, STANDARD DEVIATION AND INFERENTIAL STATISTICS
    4. PRACTICE COLLECTING DATA AND APPLYING STATISTICS
    5. SET UP TOXICITY LAB
     
    SEPT 15
    1. SOL #4 
    2. USING EXCEL, CALCULATE THE SAME STATISTICAL TERMS AS LAST CLASS.
    3. Histogram production
    KNOWLEDGE SHEET IS DUE ON THE 19TH 
     
    SEPT 19 
    1. SOL #4 - COLLECT KNOWLEDGE SHEET
    2. COMPUTERS - PRACTICE USING EXCEL WITH BEAK DATA 
     
    SEPT 21
    1. SOL #5
    2. GATHER DATA FROM TOXICITY LAB
    3. ANSWER LAB QUESTIONS AND SET UP LAB REPORT
    HW- TEST ON UNIT 1
    TOXICITY LAB REPORT DUE TUESDAY, SEPT 27 
     
    SEPT 23
    1. SOL #6
    2. UNIT 1 TEST
    COVERS DEFINITIONS FROM KNOWLEDGE SHEET
    GRAPHING, SAFETY, STATISTICAL ANALYSIS 
     
     
    SEPT 27
    1. SOL 7
    2. CHEMISTRY OF ATOMS
    3. BILL NYE ATOMS
    4. CURRENT EVENT PRESENTATIONS
    HW - ORBITALS
     HW - KNOWLEDGE SHEET DUE
     
     
    SEPT 29 
    1. SOL 8
    2. CHEMISTRY OF LIFE
    3. WATER CHEMISTRY 
     
     
    OCT 1
    1. SOL 9
    2. WATER LAB
    HW - CHEMISTRY QUIZ
     
    OCT 5 & 7
    ABSENT - FAMILY EMERGENCY 
     ACID RAIN GRAPHING EXERCISE
     
    OCT 12 
    1. SOL 10
    2. QUICK QUIZ ON CHEMISTRY
    3. REVIEW CARBOHYDRATES/LIPIDS
     
    3. WATCH ACID RAIN VIDEO 
    4. LAB ON pH
     
    OCT 7
    1. ACID RAIN GRAPHING EXERCISE
     
    OCT 14
    1. SOL 13
    2. BIOCHEMISTRY PRE-QUIZ
    3. pH LAB 
    4. IS OCEAN WATER NATURALLY BUFFERED?
     
    Oct 18
    1. sol
    2. DISCUSS BUFFERING
    3. CHEM TEST - 50 POINTS
    4. FUNCTIONAL GROUPS
     
    OCT 20
    1. SOL 13
    2. QUICK CARB/LIPID QUIZ
    3. NOTES ON PROTEINS
    4. ENZYMES
    HW - BRING IN A STRUCTURAL DIAGRAM OF EITHER A CARBOHYDRATE, OR LIPID OR PROTEIN. - ONLY ONE IS REQUIRED
     
    OCT 24
    1. SOL 14
    2. REVIEW ENZYMES AND PROTEINS
    3. LOOK AT STRUCTURAL DIAGRAMS TO SEE IF WE CAN IDENTIFY THE MACROMOLECULE.
    3. NOTES ON NUCLEIC ACIDS
     
    OCT 26
    1. SOL 15
    2. BIOCHEM PRE-TEST
    3. ADAM'S IPOD - MACROMOLECULE LAB
    HW - FINISH LAB
     
    OCT 28
    1. SOL 16
    2. REVIEW ENZYMES
    3. MACRO LAB - READ THROUGH
     
    NOV 1
    1. SOL 18
    2. MACRO LAB
    HW - STUDY FOR A QUIZ ON MACROMOLECULES
     
    NOV 3
    1. SOL 19
    2. REVIEW TOXICITY LAB - HAND BACK LAB REPORTS DISCUSS RESULTS
    3. BIOCHEM MACRO QUIZ
    HW - FINISH MACRO LAB (ICHABOD) - DUE WED, NOV 9
     
    END OF 1ST QUARTER 
     
    NOV 9
    1. SOL 20
    2. RESEARCH PAPER ON CATALASE ENZYME - DUE NOV 14 NO LATER THAN 10 PM INTO TURNITIN.COM 
     HW - MACROMOLECULE TEST ON NOV 11
     
    NOV 11
    1. SOL 21
    2. MACRO - BIOCHEMISTRY TEST COVERS
    - pH AND ACID RAIN
    - ENZYME SPECIFICITY AND FUNCTION 
    - MACROMOLECULE IDENTIFICATION
    - HYDROLYSIS AND CONDENSATION REACTIONS
    - MACROMOLECULE LAB - TESTING POSITIVES - WHICH INDICATOR/WHICH MOLECULE/WHAT IS A POSITIVE REACTION
     
    NOV 15
    I WILL BE AT A CONFERENCE SO YOU WILL PREPARE FOR THE NEXT UNIT BY WATCHING TYPHOID MARY.
    HW - SOL WARM-UP QUIZ ON NOV 17
     
     
     
    NOV 17
    1. SOL 24 - POSTER OUTLINE DUE
    2. TURN IN ENZYME LAB REPORT
    3. MICROSCOPE LAB ACTIVITY
    4. PATHOGEN WORKSHEET
     
    NOV 19
    1. SOL 25
    2. BACTERIA NOTES
    3. LAB ACTIVITY - IDENTIFYING BACTERIA UNDER A MICROSCOPE
    HW - ROOT WORD #5 ON FRIDAY
    POSTER DUE ON THE 21ST 
     
    NOV 21
    1. SOL 26
    2. ROOT WORD QUIZ #5
    3. PLATING BACTERIA
    4. VIRUS NOTES
    HW - NOV CURRENT EVENT IS DUE NO LATER THAN 8:59 AM, MONDAY, NOV 24
     
    NOV 25
    1. SOL 27
    2. CURRENT EVENT DISCUSSION
    3. NEWS CONCERNING EBOLA 
     
     
    DEC 4
    1. SOL 28
    2. PATIENT ZERO ACTIVITY
    3. BACTERIA/VIRUS TEST
     
    DEC 8
    1. SOL 29
    2. DISCUSS PATIENT ZERO
    3. CELL PRE-QUIZ
    4. CELL NOTES
    5. CELL KNOWLEDGE SHEET - DUE DEC 10
    HW - BRING SUPPLIES TO MAKE FLASHCARDS
    HW - STUDY FOR QUIZ ON SOL WARM-UPS 1-30
     
    DEC 10
    1. SOL 30
    2. QUIZ ON WARMU-UPS 1-30
    3. WORK ON FLASHCARDS
    4. LAB ACTIVITY ON PLANT AND ANIMAL CELLS
    HW - QUIZ ON ROOT WORDS #6
     
    DEC 12
    1. SOL 31
    2. 
    3. WORK ON FLASHCARDS - DUE DEC 16
    4. PLANT AND ANIMAL COLORING
    HW - CURRENT EVENT DUE BY MONDAY, DEC 
    HW - QUICK QUIZ ON CELL FUNCTIONS
     
    DEC 16
    1. SOL 32
    2. QUICK QUIZ ON CELL ORGANELLE FUNCTIONS
    3.  
     
     
     JAN 3
    1. SOL 33
    2. NOTES ON SOLUTION TYPES - ISOTONIC, HYPOTONIC, HYPERTONIC; DIFFUSION TYPES - ACTIVE, PASSIVE
    3. SET UP HONORS LAB PART 
     
     
     
    JAN 9 
    1. SOL 34
    2. 
    3. COMPLETE OSMOSIS LAB PART 2
    OSMOSIS LAB DUE JANUARY 13
     
    JAN 13
    1. SOL 35
    2. FLASHCARD CREATE A QUIZ QUESTION
    3. OSMOSIS REVIEW PRACTICE
    4. CELL MEMBRANE QUESTIONS 
     
    JAN 18
    1. SOL 36
    2. OSMOSIS QUICK QUIZ
    3. CELL GROWTH REGULATION 
     
     
    JAN 20
    1. SOL 35
    2. COMPUTERS - CELL CYCLE 
    2. MITOSIS NOTES AND STUDY GUIDE
    3. FLIP BOOK - DUE JAN 30
     
    JAN 24
    END OF QUARTER TEST FOR 1A
    2A WORK ON FLIP BOOK 
     
    JAN 26
    END OF QUARTER TEST FOR 2A
    WORK ON FLIP BOOK 1A 
     
     
     
     
    JAN 30
    1. SOL 36
    2. 
    3. REVIEW MITOSIS - CELLULAR DIVISION 
    4. NOTES ON CELLULAR ENERGY
    5. FOLLOW-UP WITH STUDY GUIDE SECTIONS 8-1 AND 8-2
    HW - MINI-TEST ON MITOSIS ON FEBRUARY 1
     
    FEBRUARY 1
    1. SOL 37
    2. Quick quiz ON MITOSIS
    3. Yeast Lab
     
     
    FEB 5
    1. SOL 39
    2. REVIEW 9-1 9-2 STUDY GUIDES
    3. VIDEO ON PHOTOSYNTHESIS
    STUDY GUIDES FOR 8-1, 8-2 HW
     
    FEB 13
    1. SOL 40
    2. REVIEW 8-3
    3. PHOTOSYNTHESIS PUZZLES 
    3. CELLULAR RESPIRATION
    ASSIGN 9-1.9-2
     
    FEB 15
    1. SOL 41
    2. SOL QUIZ 1-40
    3. REVIEW 9-1, 9-2
    4. PUT TOGETHER PUZZLES 
     
     FEB 16
    1. SOL 42
    2. LAB RATE OF CO2 PRODUCTION IN CELLULAR RESPIRATION
    DUE FEB 24
    HW - TEST ON PHOTO/CELLULAR RESPIRATION
     
    FEB 22
    1. SOL 43
    2. TEST ON PHOTOSYNTHESIS - CELLULAR RESPIRATION
    HW - LAB REPORT DUE
     
    FEB 24
    1. SOL 44
    2. COLLECT LAB REPORT
    3.DNA PRE-TEST
    4. NOTES ON DNA PART 1
    5. PHOTO 51 VIDEO
    HW NATURE ARTICLE
    KNOWLEDGE SHEET DUE FEB28
     
    FEB 28
    1. 45
    2. DNA NOTES 2
    3. FINISH PHOTO 51 
    3. NATURE ARTICLE  
     
    MAR 2
    1. SOL 46
    2. REVIEW DNA
    3. QUIZ ON DNA/RNA
    4. PROTEIN SYNTHESIS
    5. ASSIGNED GENETIC DISORDERS
     
    MARCH 6,8,10
    I WILL BE OUT OF THE OFFICE
    STUDENTS WILL WORK 

    1.       On Monday and Wednesday students should be working on their GENETIC DISORDER power point. They should also complete their March Current Event if they have time.

    2.       On Friday, give them the three handouts AFTER THE VIDEOS: they should work on those after watching the following SAFARI MONTAGE VIDEOS. Just type these titles into the search bar in Safari Montage.

    Recombinant DNA Technique – 3 minutes

    DNA Fingerprinting – 4 minutes

    Gene Technology – 30 minutes

    3.       Students should watch the videos and then get a book and answer the questions on the three study guides: CONCEPT MAPPING, WHAT HAPPENED TO THE DNA, and DNA TECHNOLOGY.

    4.       Complete for homework – do not collect them!

     
    MARCH 14 - SNOW DAY CHANGE TO MARCH 16
    1. SOL 47
    2. REVIEW FOR PROTEIN SYNTHESIS QUIZ
    3. REVIEW CONCEPT MAPS AND MUTATIONS (NOTES)
     
    MARCH 20
    1. SOL 48
    2. PROTEIN SYNTHESIS QUIZ 
    3. REVIEW CONCEPT MAPS AND MUTATIONS (NOTES) 
    4. REVIEW DNA/RNA/TECHNOLOGY
     5. BEGIN PRESENTATIONS
    HW - DNA FINGERPRINTING LAB ACTIVITY DUE MARCH 22 
     
    MARCH 22
    1. SOL 49
    2. FINISH GENETIC DISORDER PRESENTATIONS 
    3. COLLECT DNA FINGERPRINTING LAB ACTIVITY 
    HW - TEST ON DNA
     
    MAR 24
    1. SOL 50
    2. DNA TEST
    HW - GENETICS KNOWLEDGE SHEET
    SOL QUIZ 1-50 
    CURRENT EVENT DUE ON MARCH 27 ON GENETIC DISORDER 
     
    MARCH 28
    1. SOL 50  - QUIZ 1-50
    2. EXPLAIN SYMPOSIUM - BRAINSTORM PROJECTS
     
    MARCH 30
    1. SOL 51
    2. NOTES ON GENETICS
    3. PUNNETT SQUARES 
    ECOLOGY PACKET IS DUE APRIL 25  AND IS WORTH 175 POINTS!!  
     
     
    APRIL 17
    1. SOL 
    REVIEW PUNNETT
    KENTUCKY BLUE
    PEDIGREES
    REVIEW MUTATIONS
    HW GENETICS TEST
     
    APRIL 19 
    2.  GENETICS TEST
    3. BEGIN EVOLUTION UNIT  
     
    HW - KNOWLEDGE SHEET FOR EVOLUTION DUE APRIL 21 
     
    APRIL 21
    1. SOL 53
    2. EVOLUTION KNOWLEDGE SHEET DUE
    4. PBS VIDEO - JOURNEY OF MAN - VIDEO QUESTIONS
     
     
    ECOLOGY PACKET IS DUE APRIL 25 AND IS WORTH 175 POINTS!! 
     
    APRIL 25
    1. SOL 54
    2. EVOLUTION NOTES
    3. EVOLUTION PACKET DUE APRIL 27 
    INCLUDES EVOLUTION POWERPOINT FOUND HERE ------>    EVOLUTION POWERPOINT 
    CURRENT EVENT DUE NO LATER THAN MONDAY, APRIL 24 AT 8:59 AM INTO TURNITIN.COM -
     
     
    APRIL 27 
    1. SOL 55
    2. FINISH PACKET
    3. CANINE EVOLUTION ACTIVITY 
    hw - STUDY FOR  PACKET EVOLUTION TEST
     
     
     MAY 1
    1. SOL 57
    2. EVOLUTION TEST 
    3. BEGIN CLASSIFICATION 
    KNOWLEDGE SHEET CLASSIFICATION 
     
     
    MAY 3 & 5
    1. SOL 58
    2. TAXONOMY NOTES
    3. TAXONOMY FOLDABLE 
     CLASSIFICATION PACKET
     
    MAY 9 
    FINISH CLASSIFICATION PACKET in class!!!!!!!
    BEGIN RESEARCH
     
    MAY 11
    REVIEW ECOLOGY
    GEOCHEMICAL CYCLES 
    WORK ON RESEARCH
     
    MAY 15
    REVIEW FOR SOL
     
    MAY 17 
    SOL TEST
     
    MAY 19
    RESEARCH COLLECT DATA
    CANIS pedatus - ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION ASSIGNMENT
     
    MAY 23 -
    POPULATION ECOLOGY ACTIVITIES
     
    MAY 25
    COMPUTERS TO WORK ON RESEARCH DATA PAPER
    CURRENT EVENT DUE MAY 29 - THAT IS THE EVOLUTION ESSAY 
     
     MAY 30
    COMPUTERS TO WORK ON RESEARCH PAPER THAT IS DUE JUNE 5
     
    JUNE 1
    CLASSIFICATION/ECOLOGY TEST
     RESEARCH PAPER DUE JUNE 5
     
    JUNE 5
    RESEARCH PAPER DUE EXAMPLE OF PAPER
    NEMO ASSIGNMENT 
     
    JUNE 7
    FINAL ASSESSMENT