Monthly Archives: August 2017

Science In the News

This year, each student will be responsible for researching a current event!  You will work on this assignment independently and on your own time.  Yes, this is homework! Science and technology are changing at a rapid pace, it is important that we keep ourselves informed in order to be scientifically literate citizens in our communities.  Please see this handout for the assignment.

 

ES20 Science in the News Presentation Dates

Date Student Name (s)
February 8  Dean
February 15  Tanner
March 8  Nic
March 15  Michael
March 22  Reece
March 29  Deva
April 12  Katie
April 18  Kaitlyn
April 26   Rhett
May 3  Kaylum
May 10  Alexa
May 17  Dylan
May 24  Trai
May 31
June 6

 

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Science In the News

This year, each student will be responsible for researching a current event!  You will work on this assignment independently and on your own time.  Yes, this is homework!  Science and technology are changing at a rapid pace, it is important that we keep ourselves informed in order to be scientifically literate citizens in our communities.  Please see this handout for the assignment.

 

B30 Science in the News Presentation Dates

Date Student Name (s)
February 8  Isaiah
February 15  Sydney, Piper
March 8  Brooklyn, Destiny
March 15  Ally, Riley
March 22  Riley Lewis, Dalton
March 29  Pyper, Sawyer
April 12  Skye
April 18  Ayvre
April 26   Adam
May 3  Kaleb
May 10  Katie
May 17  Jared
May 24  Meagan
May 31  Devyn
June 6  Camille

 

 

Assignment Calendar

Welcome!  

What is an Assignment Calendar?   This is an easy to search chronological archive of our unit!  I will post what we did in class, assignments, reminders, announcements and updates as needed.  How does this benefit you?  This is a place where you can go to check out what we did during the day (if you were missing school) and is a place where I will be posting assignments, some extra resources,  or links to blog posts of the assignment.  This post will be very helpful to you if you would like to check on a past resource or assignment if needed!

Monday, May 7

  • History of Genetics – Gregor Mendel

Tuesday, May 8

  • Mark exams – re-write is Thursday at noon
  • Monohybrid crosses – questions (will have 20 min tomorrow to work on)

Wednesday, May 9

  • work on and correct questions

Thursday, May 10

  • Di-hybrid crosses
  • Questions
  • Begin pedigrees

Friday, May 11

  • Correct textbook questions
  • Pedigrees
  • Tzar and Tzariana case study
  • Blood typing

Monday, May 13 – Thursday, May 18

  • SDS work periods, last ones!

Tuesday, May 22

  • Genetics Practice Questions pages 5-10

Wednesday, May 23

  • Continue working on practice questions

Thursday, May 24

  • FLIES

Friday, May 25

  • correct textbook questions, Genetic practice problems, Science in the News

Monday, May 28

  • Finish correcting genetic practice problems

Tuesday, May 29

  • Statistics and Chai Square Analysis

Wednesday, May 30

  • Health Expo

Thursday, May 31

  • SDS work period – last one!  SDS hand in date has been changed to MONDAY

Friday, June 1

  • Finished our Corn Analysis
  • Taster – pedigree’s (homework)
  • Begin working on Genetic midway review

Monday, June 11

  • Notes for the unit can be found here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Assignment Calendar

Welcome!  

What is an Assignment Calendar?   This is an easy to search chronological archive of our unit!  I will post what we did in class, assignments, reminders, announcements, and updates as needed.  How does this benefit you?  This is a place where you can go to check out what we did during the day (if you were missing school) and is a place where I will be posting assignments, some extra resources,  or links to blog posts of the assignment.  This post will be very helpful to you if you would like to check on a past resource or assignment if needed!

Thursday, March 22

  • Is it Alive? – Yeast lab

Friday, March 23

  • Cell City Analogy activity

Monday, April 9

  • Work on your SDS

Tuesday, April 10

  • History of Classifications of Life
  • Know the domains and kingdoms of life!
  • Come to class prepared to participate!

Wednesday, April 11

  • Dichotomous keys – with your left shoe 🙂
  • Begin “creature” dichotomous key – will have 20 min to work on tomorrow

Thursday, April 12

  • Dichotomous key -finish the creature key
  • Begin the fish key – due for marks on Monday

Friday, April 13

  • Continue working on dichotomous keys – when done, try the harder classification key (not for marks)
  • Reminder – textbook questions due on Tuesday

Monday, April 16

  • Correct fish key
  • Work on the Dichotomous Key of Life
  • Textbook questions due tomorrow

Tuesday, April 17

Wednesday, April 18

  • COWS – Why meatless Monday’s
  • Eubacteria – Cell Walls
  • Introduce Team Task 1

Thursday, April 19

  • Work on SDS today – Lab 6 is booked for you

Friday, April 20

  • Team task 1 – due next Friday, April 27
  • To design, create and evaluate a model to demonstrate transportation of materials (energy into or out of the cell) at the interface of the cell membrane through the processes such as active (i.e. exocytosis, endocytosis) and passive (i.e. diffusion, osmosis, facilitated) transport. Yes – you will be creating multiple models (i.e. not just 2)! You will only be given three class periods to work on this.  You will need to research the above types of transport – make sure you have a clear understanding of each (will be on the assessment).  State which model is created for a unicellular or multicellular organism (or both) and why. Analyze how intercellular and intracellular processes and biofeedback maintain homeostasis at the cellular level.Models are due in three class periods (at the start of class = homework), you will be assigned a team to evaluate!

Monday, April 23

  • SDS – computer lab 6 is booked for you

Tuesday, April 24

  • Work on Team task 1 – computer lab 6 is booked for you
  • EXAM NEXT FRIDAY (May 4)

Wednesday, April 25

  • Work on Team task 1 – computer lab 6 is booked for you

Thursday, April 26

Friday, April 27

  • Finish CR
  • Begin PS

Monday, April 30

  • Work on SDS

Tuesday, May 1

  • Unit notes can be found here.
  • Cellular Respiration and Photosynthesis comparison sheet due tomorrow

 

 

Assignment Calendar

Welcome!  

What is an Assignment Calendar?   This is an easy to search chronological archive of our unit!  I will post what we did in class, assignments, reminders, announcements and updates as needed.  How does this benefit you?  This is a place where you can go to check out what we did during the day (if you were missing school) and is a place where I will be posting assignments, some extra resources,  or links to blog posts of the assignment.  This post will be very helpful to you if you would like to check on a past resource or assignment if needed!

Thursday, February 1

Friday, February 2

  • SDS exemplar – Due June 1
  • Science In the News
  • Jurassic Park opening – where do you think this opening addresses the topics we will discuss this year?
  • Jurassic World – note where genetics, evolution, biotechnology and organization of life are discussed in this movie.

Monday, February 5

  • Continue with Jurassic World

Tuesday, February 6

  • Finish Jurassic World
  • Due Wednesday, February 14 at the start of class!

Wednesday, February 7

  • Reminder – Science in the News first presentations are on this Thursday.
  • Timeline Assignment – introduction – will work on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday this week.  I have booked the computer lab for you.
  • Developments on the Idea of Life – complete all and create jot notes for class tomorrow.  Ensure that you are watching all videos.  Come to class prepared!

Thursday, February 8

  • We discussed when life begins and when life ends
  • Characteristics of life

Friday, February 9

Monday, February 12

Tuesday, February 13

Wednesday, February 14

  • Textbook questions due
  • Homeroom at 9:25

Thursday, February 15

Friday, February 16

  • Timeline of life presentations today!

Monday, February 26

  • Timeline of life presentations today!

Tuesday, February 27

  • Finish presentations.
  • Correct BBC First life questions – you WILL see these again (hint).

Wednesday, February 28

  • Finished presentations
  • Began Evolution

Thursday, March 1

  • MMM!!!!!
  • Work on your animals

Friday, March 2

  • Last class period to work on your animals for MMM – due Wednesday!

Monday, March 5

  • Not A SNOW DAY, but a bus day with an incredible amount of snow!  But we will still go on with our content.  Today we discussed the Myths of Evolution and talked about the important scientists who were vital to our understanding of Evolution today.  The notes for today’s class can be found here.

Tuesday, March 6

  • Worked on our MMM today – I have changed the due date to THURSDAY and NO VIDEOS 🙂 Your welcome!

Wednesday, March 7

  • Adaptations

Thursday, March 8

  • MMM BRACKETS PICKED TODAY – the first draw is on Monday!!! Who do you think will win????

Friday, March 9

  • Corrected questions
  • New questions assigned – Due Monday, March 20

Tuesday, March 13

  • Cladograms and Phylogenic trees
  • Nova Labs – Mission 1, 2, 3 due for Thursday.
  • Check the winners of your MMM – tomorrow night is Round 1!  Check here for the draws!

Wednesday, March 14

  • Work on your questions from Ms. Leugner from yesterday – these are due tomorrow!
  • If done, work on your textbook questions
  • MMM Round 1 battle – Great Adaptations – is tonight beginning at 6:30!

Thursday, March 15

  • Battle of the Beaks
  • Worksheet due tomorrow
  • Review sheet for exam – Exam on Wednesday, March 21

Friday, March 16

  • Excel tutorial!
  • Correct questions for Battle of the Beaks

Monday, March 19

  • Continue with excel tutorial