Syllabus       Calendar

 BIOLOGY      

 

The important thing about science is not so much to obtain new facts as to discover new ways of thinking about them.  --Sir William Bragg 

 

 Date assigned              Unit 0 & Ecology                      Date Due

8-23-10

signed safety contract and syllabus

8-24-10
8-24-10 Lab Safety cartoon   safety rule assignment  
8-25-10 SAFETY QUIZ                                            Characteristics of Life     HW: What is Biology wksh 8-26-10
8-27-10 What is ECOLOGY    M&Ms Lab  
8-30-10 Scientific Method     scientific method in action        HW:  Sponge Bob variable wksh  8-31-10
8-31-10 Tools of Science   Population Growth Lab  
9-01-10 CHECKPOINTS TEST;    
9-02-10 History of Measurement Cubit Lab;    HW: SI unit wksh 9-03-10
9-03-10 Experimental Design      Acid Rain Lab 9-24-10
9-07-10 Unit 0 SPA    Bess Beetle Lab    beetle article 9-16-10
9-08-10 ecological relationships HW: Deer population studies 9-09-10
9-09-10 Energy Flow & Tropic levels     guided reading  
9-10-10  Energy Pyramid       desert food web 9-14-10
9-13-10 Owl Pellet Lab      alternative owl pellet lab 9-14-10
9-14-10 Eagle Lab ;  HW: Ecology Reading 9-15-10
9-15-10 complete Eagle Lab   "Don't Go Near the Water"  
9-16-10  Cycles,    Greenhouse Lab  
9-17-10 Biodiversity index    set traps for lab  
9-20-10 Biodiversity Lab  
9-21-10     9-22-10  2 day lab    oil spill lab                                                     HW: summarize article #1,  #2,  #3,  #4 9-22-10
9-23-10 Ecology SPA   OH DEER!    article     DUE 10-04-10 10-04-10
9-24-10 Work on OH DEER!  
9-27-10 ECOLOGY TEST  (study guide)  
9-28-10 Complete Acid Rain Lab  9-29-10
9-29-10 70-100 page College Rule spiral notebook Due TODAY  
9-30-10 Movie  

 

**Students must have a 70-100 page College Rule spiral notebook for cells unit**

Date assigned                         Cells                                  Date Due

  MUST HAVE 100 sheet, college rule, spiral notebook  
10-4-10 Structure of the atom  HW: atomic structure wk sh 10-5-10
10-5-10 Bonding  
10-6-10 BioChemicals - Carbohydrates & Lipids                 HW: macromolecule wk sh 10-8-10
10-7-10 BioChemical - Proteins & Nucleic Acid  
10-8-10 Enzymes  Toothpickase lab  
10-11-10 Food lab - Knowns   HW:  Ketones article 10-12-10
10-12-10 Food lab - unknowns
10-13-10 Work on BINS
10-14-10 Properties of water - cohesion   surface tension lab
10-15-10 Properrties of water - adhesion  
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
 

Date assigned                    Genetics                                 Date Due

11-29-10 Genetics vocab frayer models  
11-30-10 Genetic vocab & punnett square wksh; HW: Sponge bob genetics sheet 1 & sheet 2 (punnett square problems only) 12-01-10
12-1-10 Make a Baby lab HW: Heredity web quest 12-02-10
12-2-10  more genetics vocab, Meiosis  
12-3-10 Meiosis web quest 12-3-10
12-6-10 Create Alien Parents and write story, HW: punnett square worksheet 12-6-10
12-7-10 Meiosis Microviewer lab  
12-8-10 Modes of inheritance, Frayer models 12-8-10
12-9-10 Mode of inheritance booklet 12-10-10
12-10-10 Eye color - polygenic inheritance lab 12-10-10
12-13-10 Create Alien Children and write story  
12-14-10 DNA extraction Lab 12-14-10
12-15-10 1st semester Genetics test 12-15-10
12-16-10    
12-17-10 work on final exam study guide  
12-20-10 Final Exams   1st & 2nd periods  
12-21-10 Final Exams 3rd & 4th periods  
12-22-10 Final Exam 5th & 6th periods  
 

End of 1st semester

 
1-5-11 dihybrid cross 1-6-11
1-6-11 DNA guided reading, HW: structure of DNA 1-7-11
1-7-11 A berry full of DNA ~ a DNA extraction lab  
1-18-11 DNA replication color sheet  
1-19-11 DNA replication lab; DNA replication active reading 1-20-11
1-20-11    
1-21-11    
     
 

Date assigned                  Evolution                                Date Due

     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
 

Date assigned                  Classification                               Date Due
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
 

Have a GREAT        Spring Break:)!!        

 
     
     
     
     
     

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POWERPOINTS COOL LINKS
Characteristics of Life  
What is Ecology? go.hrw.com
Scientific method scilinks.org
Tools of Science Biology News
Ecological Relationships  
Flow of energy in an ecosystem 101 Science.com
Biodiversity, acid rain & greenhouse eff Cell Biology Links
Cycles Alpharetta High School
Atoms Lab Report Template
Biomolecules DNA song
properties of water Ancient Human Footprint
Structure of DNA