• RESEARCH BIOLOGY 2018-2019
    DIVIDERS
    • RESEARCH
    • SOL WARM-UPS
    • CHAPTER KNOWLEDGE SHEETS
    • SCIENCE SYMPOSIUM
     
    Key:
    BLUE text = items that are to be finished for homework -30%
    ORANGE text = RESEARCH ASSIGNMENTS - 30% 
     RED - TESTS/QUIZZES-40%
     
    AUG 23/24
    1. Introduction
    2. Class Expectation hand out (needs to be signed)
    3. Safety in the classroom
    4. Hand out STAT TUTORIAL DUE SEPT 7/10
    HW - Get safety AGREEMENT signed (to be kept on file) DUE NEXT CLASS 27/28
    and class expectations signature
    STAT TUTORIAL DUE SEPT 7/10
    Safety Quick Quiz - HERE IS YOUR STUDY GUIDE FOR THE QUIZ  LINK = SAFETY AGREEMENT
     
     
    AUG 27/28
    1. Collect safety contract and check signatures 
    2. SAFETY QUICK QUIZ - Safety Quick Quiz - MUST SCORE 80% TO BE CERTIFIED
    3. Current event criteria - explain turnitin.com and SEPT CURRENT EVENT DUE SEPT 24 & BIOMIMICRY due Aug 31 
    HW -  Janine Benyus Biomimicry due Aug 31 - Research assignment = 35 points
     
    4. Intro to Biology - Tissue box with branches of Biology due SEPT 17/18 
    5. What are the CRITICAL ISSUES in Biology? Group Discussion AND CHOOSE TOPICS FOR PRESENTATION ON SEPT 5/6
     HW -  Janine Benyus Biomimicry due Aug 31 - Research assignment = 35 points
    STAT TUTORIAL DUE SEPT 7/10
     
     
    Aug 29/30
    1. Continue Group Discussion and decide on topics FOR CRITICAL ISSUES IN BIOLOGY to present on Sept 5/6
    2. Hand out books
    3. KNOWLEDGE SHEET DUE SEPT 17/18
     
     STAT TUTORIAL DUE SEPT 7/10
     
    AUG 31/SEPT4
    1, SOL 1 - 
    2. Characteristics of Life notes - Work on The Nature of Science (What is Life?) activity.
    3. Lab #1 - Characteristics of Life - report due Sept 7/10
    HW: Characteristics of Life Lab report -DUE SEPT 7/10
    BRING SUPPLIES TO CREATE A POSTER ON CRITICAL ISSUES IN BIOLOGY to present on Sept 5/6
     
     KNOWLEDGE SHEET DUE SEPT 17/18
     
    TOXICITY ARTICLE DUE SEPT 13/14
     
    SEPT 5/6
    1. SOL 2
    2. POSTER PRODUCTION
    3. POSTER PRESENTATION
     
     
    SEPT 7/10
    1. SOL #3
    2. EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN DIAGRAM
    3. GRAPHING AND DATA PRACTICE
    4. Discuss Statistics and their importance in science 
    5. Graphing examples
     HW - FINISH GRAPHING EXAMPLES 
    HW - KNOWLEDGE SHEET DUE SEPT 11/12 AND TISSUE BOX 17/18
     
    ARTICLE ON TOXICITY DUE SEPT 13/14
     
    SEPT 11/12
    1/ SOL #3
    2. GRAPHING PRACTICE COMPUTERS EXCEL GRAPHS
    HW - HISTOGRAM GRAPH/BAR GRAPH AND DESCRIPTIVE DATA TABLE ON TOOTHPICK DATA
      DUE SEPT 17/18
     
    SEPT 13/14
    1. SOL 4
    2. TOXICITY LAB DATA GATHERING AND LAB REPORT DISCUSSION
    TOXICITY LAB DUE SEPT 27/28
    PRACTICE GRAPHS DUE 17/18
    TISSUE BOX 17/18
     
    SEPT 17/18
    1. SOL 5
    2. COMPUTERS TO WORK ON TOXICITY LAB REPORT DUE SEPT 27/28
     HW - STUDY FOR UNIT 1 TEST - SAFETY, STATS, GRAPHS, CHARACTERISTICS OF LIFE, KNOWLEDGE SHEET DEFINITIONS, SCI METHOD - 40 MULTIPLE CHOICE AND 60 POINTS SUPPLEMENT
     B-DAY CLASSES TEST IS ON MONDAY, SEPT 24
     
    SEPT 19
    1. SOL 6
    ACTIVITY DAY SHORT BLOCK
    2. TEST
     
    SEPT 20 - 21
    1. CHEMISTRY OF ATOMS 
    2. BILL NYE VIDEO
    3. ORBITALS
    4. CHEMISTRY KNOWLEDGE SHEET
    HW - STUDY FOR UNIT 1 TEST - SAFETY, STATS, GRAPHS, CHARACTERISTICS OF LIFE, KNOWLEDGE SHEET DEFINITIONS, SCI METHOD - 40 MULTIPLE CHOICE AND 60 POINTS SUPPLEMENT
     TOXICITY LAB REPORT DUE SEPT 27
     
    SEPT 24 - B DAY
    1. SOL
    2. UNIT 1 TEST
     
     
    TOXICITY LAB REPORT DUE SEPT 27/28
     
     
    SEPT 25-26 
    1. SOL 8
    2. CHEMISTRY OF LIFE
    3. WATER CHEMISTRY
    TOXICITY LAB REPORT DUE SEPT 29
     
    SEPT 27-28
    1. SOL 9 COLLECT TOXICITY LAB REPORT DUE 
    2. WATER LAB
    HW - CHEMISTRY QUIZ
     
     
     
    OCT 1-2
    1. SOL 10
    2. QUICK QUIZ ON CHEMISTRY
    3. WATCH ACID RAIN VIDEO 
     
    OCT 3-4
    1. SOL
    2. VIDEO ON OCEAN ACIDIFICATION
    3. LAB ON pH
     
    OCT 5/9
    1. SOL 
    2. WORK ON ACID RAIN GRAPHS
     
    OCT 10/11
    PSAT 
     
    Oct 12/15
    1. sol
    2. CHEM TEST - 50 POINTS
     
    PSAT
     
    OCT17/18
    1. SOL 10
    2. REVIEW TOXICITY LAB
    3. FUNCTIONAL GROUPS 
     
     
     OCT 23/24
    1. SOL
    2. REVIEW FUNCTIONAL GROUPS
    3. NOTES ON CARBS/LIPIDS
    HW - COMPLETE CONDENSATION/HYDROLYSIS REACTION PARAGRAPHS
    STUDY FOR A QUIZ ON C/LIPIDS
     
    OCT 25/26
    1. SOL
    2. QUICK QUIZ ON CARBS/LIPIDS
    3. NOTES ON PROTEINS AND NUCLEIC ACIDS
    4. COMPLETE COLORING
    HW STUDY FOR A QUICK QUIZ ON PROTEINS/N.A.
     
    OCT 29A
    1. SOL
    2. 
    3. NOTES ON ENZYMES
    4. TOOTHPICKASE LAB
    ICHABOD'S I-PHONE QUESTIONS DUE NOV 7B/8A
    QUIZ ON PROTEINS/NA
    HW - BRING IN A STRUCTURAL DIAGRAM OF EITHER A CARBOHYDRATE, OR LIPID OR PROTEIN. - ONLY ONE IS REQUIRED
     
    OCT 30
    QMA 5/7 
    6TH BLOCK TOOTHPICK LAB
     
    OCT 31
    QMA 1/3 
     
    NOV 1/2
    5/7 TOOTHPICK LAB
    6TH QMA 
     
     
     
     
     
    END OF 1ST QUARTER 
     
    NOV 2
     
     
     
     
     
    NOV 7
    1. SOL 
    2. REVIEW ENZYMES
    3. QUIZ ON PROTEINS/NA/ENZYMES
    3. GRAPHING DATA - ENZYME TOOTHPICKASE DATA
     
    RESEARCH ASSIGNMENT - DUE NOV 13B/NOV 14A - ENZYME CATALASE BACKGROUND PAPER INITIAL RESEARCH
     
     
    NOV 8/9
    1. SOL 
    2. MACROMOLECULE LAB ACTIVITY - WHO STOLE ICHABOD'S IPHONE? - DUE NOV 12A/NOV13B
     RESEARCH ASSIGNMENT - DUE NOV 14A/NOV 15B - ENZYME CATALASE BACKGROUND PAPER INITIAL RESEARCH
    HW - BRING IN A STRUCTURAL DIAGRAM OF EITHER A CARBOHYDRATE, OR LIPID OR PROTEIN. - ONLY ONE IS REQUIRED
     
    NOV 12/13
    1. SOL - COLLECT ICHABOD ON 13TH
    2. DISCUSS STRUCTURAL DIAGRAMS
    3. PRACTICE FUNCTIONAL GROUPS AND MACROMOLECULES
    HW- READ OVER CATALASE INTRO! LAB WILL BE WORKED ON NOV 14A/15B KNOW WHAT YOU ARE DOING!! 
    BIOCHEMISTRY TEST ON NOV 16A - IF SNOW CANCELS FRIDAY THE 16TH THEN THE TEST WILL BE NOV 20/NOV 19B
     
    HW MACRO - BIOCHEMISTRY TEST COVERS
    - ENZYME SPECIFICITY AND FUNCTION 
    - MACROMOLECULE IDENTIFICATION
    - HYDROLYSIS AND CONDENSATION REACTIONS
    - MACROMOLECULE LAB - TESTING POSITIVES - WHICH INDICATOR/WHICH MOLECULE/WHAT IS A POSITIVE REACTION
     
    NOV 14/15
    1. SOL 
    2. work on CATALASE background portion of the lab report - BACKGROUND PAPER DUE 29A/30B
    CATALASE LAB REPORT DUE ON DEC 11/12
     
    BIOCHEMISTRY TEST STILL SCHEDULED FOR NOV 16 UNLESS SCHOOL IS CANCELLED THEN IT WILL BE NOV 20 FOR "A" DAY
    NOV 19TH FOR "B" DAY AS SCHEDULED.
     
    NOV 16/NOV 19
    1. SOL
    1. BIOCHEM TEST
     
    NOV 20/26
    COMPUTER CART TO WRITE LAB INTRODUCTION
     
    NOV 27/28
    1. SOL 
    2. CONDUCT CATALASE LAB
     
    NOV 29/30
     
     BRING -    30  INDEX CARDS TO CLASS ON DEC 5/6
     
    1. SOL
    2. CELL PRE-QUIZ
    4. CELL KNOWLEDGE SHEET - DUE DEC 5/6
    HW - BRING SUPPLIES TO MAKE FLASHCARDS
     
      
    DEC 5/6
    1. SOL 28
    2. CELL NOTES
    2. WORK ON FLASHCARDS
    3. GAME DAY!!
     
    DEC 7/10
    1. SOL 
    2. QUICK QUIZ ON CELL ORGANELLE FUNCTIONS
    3. PLANT AND ANIMAL COLORING
     
     
    DEC 11/12
    1. SOL
    2. MICROSCOPE LAB ACTIVITY
     
     
    DEC 13/14
    1. SOL 
    2. NOTES ON SOLUTION TYPES - ISOTONIC, HYPOTONIC, HYPERTONIC; DIFFUSION TYPES - ACTIVE, PASSIVE
    3. SET UP OSMOSIS LAB PART 1
     
     
    DEC 17/18
    1. SOL
    2. COMPLETE OSMOSIS LAB PART 2
    COMPUTER CART
    OSMOSIS LAB DUE JANUARY 8/9
     
     DEC 19/20
    1. SOL
    2. WORK ON LAB REPORT
    3. OSMOSIS REVIEW PRACTICE
    4. 
    OSMOSIS AND CELL TEST ON JAN 4/7
     
    JAN 2/3
    1. SOL
    2. OSMOSIS REVIEW PRACTICE TEST REVIEW
    2. OSMOSIS AND CELL TEST 4/7
     
    OSMOSIS LAB DUE JANUARY 8/9
    JAN 4/7
    1. TEST ON OSMOSIS AND CELLS
    HW - CELL GROWTH REGULATION 
     
     
    JAN 8/9
    1. SOL 
    2. COMPUTERS - CELL CYCLE 
    2. MITOSIS NOTES AND STUDY GUIDE
     
     
     JAN 10/11
    1. SOL 
    2. TIME FOR MITOSIS
     
    JAN 14 - 18
    QMA'S 
    MITOSIS FLIP BOOK - 5B IS EXEMPT BECAUSE OF THE 2 HOUR SNOW DELAY ON JAN 16, 1A/3A EXEMPT BC OF NO SCHOOL ON MONDAY, JAN 15
     
     
    END OF QUARTER JAN 17
     
    QUARTER 3 SCHEDULE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE PENDING STUDENT TEACHER'S LESSON PLANS
     
    JAN 22/23
    1. SOL 
    2. Review Mitosis phases
    2. Quick quiz ON MITOSIS
     
    JAN 24/25
    1. SOL
    2. NOTES ON CELLULAR ENERGY
    HOMEWORK -  STUDY GUIDE SECTION 8-1
    LAB BENCH COMPUTER ACTIVITY DUE ON JAN 28/29
     
    JAN 28/29
    1. SOL 
    2. YEAST LAB - 
    HW - STUDY GUIDES SECTIONS 8-2, 
     LAB BENCH ACTIVITY CELLULAR RESPIRATION DUE 
    JAN CURRENT EVENT DUE 28/29
     
    JAN 30/31
    1. SOL - 
    2. COMPUTER ACTIVITIES: WATERWEED SIMULATION, CHLOROPLASTS STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION, 
    2. REVIEW 8-1 8-2 STUDY GUIDES
    3. VIDEO ON PHOTOSYNTHESIS
    YEAST LAB - DUE
     
    FEB 1/4
    1. SOL 
    2. REVIEW 8-3
    3. PHOTOSYNTHESIS PUZZLES 
     
     
     
    FEB 5/6
    1. SOL 41
    2. Puzzle Competition
    3. Complete 9-1, 9-2
    4. Study for test on Photo and Cell respiration
     
     FEB 7/8
    1. SOL 
    2. TEST ON PHOTOSYNTHESIS - CELLULAR RESPIRATION
     

     HEAD ON OVER TO MS. KICKER'S PAGE TO GET THE REST OF THE SCHEDULE!

     
    FEB 11/12
    1. SOL 
    2 DNA PRE-TEST
    4. NOTES ON DNA PART 1
    5. PHOTO 51 VIDEO
    HW NATURE ARTICLE
     
     
    FEB 13/14
    1. SOL 
    2. DNA NOTES 2
    3. FINISH PHOTO 51 
    3. NATURE ARTICLE  
     
    FEB 15/19
    1. SOL 
    2. REVIEW DNA
    3. QUIZ ON DNA/RNA
    4. PROTEIN SYNTHESIS
     
     

    Day 1: Notes Day (Feb 13/14)

    DNA pre test (Warm-up)

    Notes (PART I)  slides and Notes

    Photo 51 movie with WS

    Exit Ticket

    Homework: 12-1 and 12-2 and DNA Knowledge sheet 

     

    Day 2: Review Day (Feb 15/19)

    SOL Warm-up

    Create a DNA model WS

    Structure of DNA and replication WS

    Finish Photo 51 movie (finish and collect ws)

    Exit Ticket

    Homework: Nature article 

    Feb 20th SNOW DAY 

    Feb 21st SNOW DAY 

     

    Day 3: Notes Day (Feb 22/25)

    SOL Warm-up

    Notes (PART II) Slides and notes

    Breaking the code ws

    How does DNA determine the trait of an organism ws

    Exit Ticket

     

    Day 4: Review Day (Feb 26/27)

    SOL Warm-up

    Transcription and translation practice ws

    12-3 and 12-4 ws

    Watch a Khan Academy video to review DNA replication and protein synthesis video

    Exit Ticket

    Homework: Study for quiz next class (its a quick quiz on DNA and RNA)

     

    Day 5: Notes Day (Feb 28/Mar 1)

    SOL warm up

    QQ (Quick Quiz)

    Notes (PART III) slides and notes

    What happened to the DNA ws

    DNA Technology ws

    Exit Ticket 

     

    Day 6: Review Day (Mar 4/5)

    SOL Warm-up

    Concept mapping ws

    DNA and RNA practice ws

    DNA: The Double Helix ws (for HW if not finished)

    Exit Ticket

     

    Day 7: LAB DAY (Mar 6/7)

    DNA Strawberry Extraction Lab

    Homework: Study for quiz next class! (50 points)

     

    Day 8: Notes Day (Mar 8/11

    SOL Warm-up

    50 point quiz

    Genetics PRE-QUIZ (quick 7 questions)

    Notes (PART IIII: Genetics) slides and notes

    Quick Genetics Lesson (as a class)

    Bikini Bottom Genetics activity 

    Homework: 11-1 through 11-2

     

    Day 9: Review Day (Mar 12/13)

     SOL Warm-up

    RNA and Protein Synthesis problem set answers

    Pea Plant Punnett practice 

    Review Games

    Homework: STUDY FOR TEST 

     

    Day 10: TEST DAY (Mar 14/15)

     

    Mar 18/19

    Symposium Research

     

    Mar 20/21

    Genetics Project Research (finish for homework)

     

    3RD QUARTER QMA WILL COVER: CELL CYCLE, CELLULAR RESPIRATION/PHOTO, AND DNA/RNA

    90 QUESTIONS TOTAL (MAR 25-28)

    Mar 22

    Webquest Activity 

    No Homework!

     

    Mar 25/26

    QMA or Presentations

     

    Mar 27/28

    QMA or Presentations

     

     

    Apr 4

    SOL Warm-up

    Genetics Notes Part ISlides | Notes

    11-3 ws

     Karyotype practice (optional)

    Experiment for Symposium

    Homework: Genetics Knowledge sheet 

     

    April 5

    SOL Warm-Up

    Genetics Notes Part I and II slides

    11-3 ws 

    Karyotype practice (optional) Click here

    Experiment for Symposium

    Genetics Knowledge sheet Click here

    Homework: 11-3 practice

     

    Apr 8

    Notes Part II slides 

     Practical Study of Human Mendelian Genetics

    Review Packet answers

    Homework: Whatever you didn't finish in class 

     

    Apr 9/10

     

    Ecology Pre-QuizSex-Linked practice

    X-Linked practice click here | answers

    Pedigree Practice answers

    Homework:Ecology Packet AND 

     

    Apr 11/12

     

    TEST DAY AND practice packet due 

    Homework: research paper due April 30/May 1

     

    April 22/23

    Notes I Click here | Notes sheet

    19-1 through 2

    Homework: finish 19-1 and 2

     

    April 24/25

    Investigation in Pathogenic Bacteriology

    Bacteria and Virus's Most Wanted Poster

    Homework: Most Wanted Poster DUE TEST DAY 

     

     

    April 26/29

    Notes II Click here | Notes sheet

    Patient Zero activity 

    Webquest

    Homework: Finish webquest and STUDY FOR TEST

    ****WHAT TO KNOW FOR THE TEST****CLICK HERE

    April 30/May 1

    Test Day 

     

     

     

     
    MAY 2/3
    1. SOL - COLLECT RESEARCH PAPERS!! 
    2. EVOLUTION NOTES
    3. BEGIN VIDEO: JOURNEY OF MAN - QUESTIONS
    ECOLOGY PACKET DUE NEXT CLASS!!
     
    MAY 6/7
    1. SOL - COLLECT ECOLOGY PACKET
    2. FINISH VIDEO: JOURNEY OF MAN
    3. BEGIN EVOLUTION PACKET 
     
    MAY 8/9
    1. SOL
    2. WORK ON EVOLUTION PACKET
    BRING RESEARCH BOARD IN TO CLASS TO WORK ON IN CLASS
     
    MAY 10-17
    1. SOL 
    2. WORK ON CLASSIFICATION PACKET
    WORK ON RESEARCH BOARD MAY 10-17
     
    MAY 20/21
    REVIEW FOR SOL
     
    MAY 22/23
    SOL TEST
    1A - ROOM 400 AT 9:20
    3A - AUX GYM AT 12:30 TESTERS LUNCH AT 12
    5B & 6B - AUX GYM AT 9:20
    7B - AUX GYM AT 12:30 TESTERS LUNCH AT 12
     
    MAY 24/28/29/39
    RESEARCH PRESENTATIONS and ecology activity
     
    MAY 31/ JUNE 3
    AWARD CEREMONY
    PRESENTATIONS
     
    JUNE QMA SCHEDULE
    4 - 1+3
    5 - 5+7
    6 - 2+4
    7 - 6+8