Apr 29 - May 10
Wed May 1:
-Be sure to connect with your classmates and record data from ALL groups.
-You'll be assessed on your Data Collection and Processing along with your Evaluations and Conclusion portions.
Due: Wed May 8th
All your information (what you process, evaluate, conclude) should always tie back to your research question.
Thu May 2:
General topic: Air or Air Quality
1) Contact everyone from your group, including introducing yourself to Think Global students TODAY.
2) Do your own research to explore possibilities and get some ideas rolling in your head.
3) Begin brainstorming ideas and possible experiments with your group Friday-Sunday via email, facebook, twitter, etc (you're supposed to collaborate!)
4) Check in with your teachers about your ideas Monday and Tuesday.
5) We are allotting Wed May 8th for groups to conduct experiments. You and your group are responsible for anything you cannot complete that day.
Fri May 3:
1) #10, 11 pg.#153
2) Email me (email@example.com) ALL labs you have saved electronically from this year.
Mon May 6:
Make sure you understand the 3 phenomena (5.4.2) that provide evidence used to support the theory of evolution.
Tues May 7:
Apr 8 - Apr 19
Mon Apr 8:
- Review for Wed's test (3.3-3.5, 4.4)
- Finish Gene transfer activity questions
Tues Apr 9:
Lab information (for Thu Apr 11)
Wed Apr 10:
- Test (will include 'pre-lab quiz')
- read over lab and come to class thur ready with hypothesis
Thur Apr 11:
- Lab (see above)
Fri Apr 12:
HW for Tues 4/16:
- Read 5.1 and fill out notes sheet. Use your book and the following document to help you.
Mar 25 - Apr 5
Wed Mar 27:
HW due Tue Apr 2:
Write at least at least 5 notes (new ideas, interesting facts, etc) from each of the five sections of the film.
- Remember to use the listed sites and other resources, in addition to your book while you complete your work.
***Be ready for 4.4 quiz***
Fri Apr 5:
Your test will be on 4.4 AND 3.3-3.5. ---> Wed Apr 10
Feb 25 - Mar 8
Mon Feb 25:
(I'll check these tomorrow)
Wed Feb 27:
- Monohybrid and Dihybrid practice problems
- Practice Test (4.1-4.3)
**Cellular Respiration make-up Tests after school (for those I have talked to)**
1) genetic cross practice problems
Thu Feb 28:
1) Read and take notes/outline 4.4 (pay close attention to assessment statements while taking notes!!)
2) Create flashcards for the following terms:
polymerase chain reaction (PCR)
plasmid & recombinant plasmid
gene transfer (card should outline the process)
genetically modified organisms (GMO's)
Feb 11 - 22
Mon/Tue Feb 11/12:
-Finish all notes sheets (use pencil as needed)
-Be sure to have read and taken notes (review them!!) on 4.1, 4.2, & 4.3
- Quiz on Wednesday
Complete the following:
- pg.#93 - #1, 2, 4
- pg.#99 - #5, 6, 7, 9
- create flashcards (these should be useful for you in the future. Include pictures/diagrams that will help YOU know the terms)
Wed Feb 13:
Thur Feb 14:
Week of Jan 28 - Feb 1
Mon Jan 28:
Data Collection and Processing:
-complete data charts
- create graphs of %O2 vs Time and %CO2 vs Time for both germinating and non-germinating peas
- find slope for each graph (depending on your software can be called trend line, line of best fit, line of regression)
- Make a chart (see lab procedures or sample) comparing slopes (rates)
**All on computer**
Bring your work to school...hard copy AND email yourself your files or have them on a flash drive. We will hopefully meet in the computer lab Monday.
- Use your data and processed data to determine whether or not your hypothesis was correct. Support your statements by referring to your data. Use the questions at the end of the lab procedure to help guide you.
**this can be hand written**
Keep reviewing Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration info for test at the end of the week.
Thur Jan 31st:
Cellular Respiration and Photosynthesis assessment statements
Fri Feb 1st:
1) Lab report - this should include the following:
a) Research Question
c) Data (raw and processed)
d) Conclusion & Evaluation
Week of Jan 21-25
Tue Jan 22:
Due: Pg 88 - #28, 29, 30
a) Draw and label a strand of DNA with a sequence of TACCGATT. Be sure to include all nucleotide components.
b) Draw the complementary strand include the correct hydrogen bonds between base pairs.
2) Read/take notes - 3.4: DNA Replication
1) Follow the instructions after going to the site and answer the questions below.
a) What is the sequence for the mRNA strand?
b) What is the codon for the 'start' amino acid Methionine (Met)?
c) How many amino acids are in this protein?
d) What is the amino acid sequence?
e) What is the anti-codon for 'stop'?
Nov 19th-Nov 21st, 2012
Mon (11/19):Final Lab Report due...remember to bring your first draft also
Nov 6th-Nov 9th, 2012
1) Review key questions from 7.1 and 7.2 use pg. 219 as study guide.
2) 7.1 & 7.2 assessment (pg. 220) (#1-14)
1) See above
2) Election-Day Extra Credit (remember to tally electoral votes)
1) Lab report discussion (Re-write due 11/16)
- Be sure to make an appointment with Ms. Brigandi either by email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or her posted schedule.
1) Review key questions from 7.3 and 7.4 use pg. 219 as study guide.
2) 7.3 & 7.4 assessment (pg. 220-222) #15-30 - skip design part on 22, but state hypothesis)
Oct 29th - Nov 2nd, 2012
1)7.3 - Active vs Passive transport
1) Complete conclusion questions and bring to discuss Thurs. -
Report due Friday
read and take notes - 7.4
-complete "Analyzing Data" on pg #216
Oct 16th-19th, 2012
By Friday - finish assigned online work.
By Monday - 10/22 - complete organelles (refer to pg. 203)
| Melat, Marc||Nucleus |
| Thomas, Nichelle, Martin||Vacuole & Vesicles |
| Sabrina, Phil||Lysosomes |
| Nicole F, Xavier||Ribosomes |
| Ben, Ava|
| Brianna, Jenard||Golgi Apparatus |
| Nina, Cameron|| Mitochondria|
| Max, Nicole Z||Chloroplast |
| Eli, Mateo||Cell Membrane|
1) Review Protein Building/transporting organelles
2) Cell membrane structure/function
HW: 1) Read and take cornell notes - 7.3
1) Finish Ch. 2 test corrections
2) Cell membrane structure/functions
HW: Finish organelle models (see above)
Oct 9th-12th, 2012
HW due Tues (10/9):
1) Practice Test - see below Friday 10/5
2) Online work (Unit 1 test)- see 'To Do' tab when you login
3) STUDY for Ch 2 Test
Wed (10/10) :
HW: Read and take notes - 7.1
Due Fri (10/12):
Oct 1st-5th, 2012
1) Finalize analysis with group
2) reviewing major concepts from ch. 2
HW: Start Lab write-up
1) Ch 2 review
HW: 1) Online text - Ch. 2 ----> it will be assigned to you (check your to do tab)
2) Finish Lab Report
1)Collect lab reports
2) Ch. 2.4
3) Unit 1 Summary
Sept 27th, 2012
Read the pre-lab information and complete the background and pre-lab questions on pg. 54. Remember to form a hypothesis about temperature and its affect the rate of an enzyme-catalyzed reaction. (ex. - Cold temperature will increase the rate of reaction)
Preview the lab using this attachment. I will have copies for you tomorrow.
**Ch 2 quiz Monday 10/1**
Sept 21st, 2012
For Monday (9/24) - be ready to show me the following:
1) Complete questions #1 & 2 on Pg. #44; read and take notes for 2.3 and questions #1-3
2)Pg. 56/57 - #8, 9, 15, 16, 17, 23
Ch. 2 quiz (what we've learned so far)
By Wednesday (9/26):
1) Read and take notes for 2.4
2) #3 pg. 53
Sept 17th, 2012
1) Read and have notes for 2.1 & 2.2.
2) Answer questions:
>2.1 - #1, 3 on pg. #38
>2.2 - why are water molecules attracted to one another? #3 on pg. #44
Sept 13th, 2012
1) Read the introduction to the lab and complete all pre-lab questions.
2) Complete the following conversions -- SHOW all your work!
a) 1818g --> ______ kg
b) 28km --> ______ mm
3) Remember your Potato
Sept 12th, 2012
1) Study Ch 1. - we will still have a quiz tomorrow.
2) bring one mature potato (ex. Russet)
Sept 11th, 2012
1)Read and take notes on Ch 1.3
2) bring one mature potato (ex. Russet)
**Ch 1 quiz Thursday**
Sept 10th, 2012
1) Go to our online text and click on the "To do" tab
2) Complete the following tasks:
a) Diagnostic Test
b) 1.1 Experimental Design
c) 1.1 Redi's and Pasteur's experiments
3) Be sure your Ch 1.1 and 1.2 Cornell-notes are with you (in your binders). I will collect them tomorrow.
Sept 7th, 2012
1) Read and take Cornell notes on 1.1 & 1.2
2) Using the instruction I handed out, register/login to our online text.
Due: Monday Sept 10th
Remember, we will meet in the computer lab Monday.