This Week's Agenda
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How does DNA tell the ribosome to make more of you?
Monday 3/28: Transcription and Translation lab day.
Tuesday 3/29: T, T and P Lab continued
Wednesday 3/30: T, T and P Lab due.
Thursday 3/31: review transcription, translation and protein synthesis and TAKE AN ORAL QUIZ!!!
Friday 4/1: Good Bye Day for Miss Hesla. Bring food to share with the class.
Monday 3/21 Cancer Video Day
Tues. 3/22 Why is protein important? Class thinking and discussing about this topic.
Wednesday 3/23 How does DNA tell the cell to make protein? Notes on Transcription and Translation. Prelab homework.
Thurs. 3/24 Lab Day, have lab notebooks and pre-labs ready to be Vadnais approved.
Fri. 3/25 No classes. See you Monday 3/28 for more lab!
Monday 3/14 Cancer Video Day
Tues. 3/15: pedigrees and sexlinked traits
Wed. 3/16: pedigrees and incomplete and codominance
Thurs. 3/17: Kahoot review
Friday. 3/18: Genetics and Meiosis Test
Mon. 3/7: CCRC registration day for next year. Do haploid/diploid graphs and karyotype sheet.
Tues. 3/8: Chapters 6.1 and 6.2 due in MYP. Notes on Mendelian traits and Punnett Squares
Weds. 3/9: Punnett Square problems. Check in class.
Thurs. 3/10: Punnett Square problems. Check in class.
Fri. 3/11: Why do offspring resemble their parents? Lab in class.
Mon. 2/29: Cancer Variety Show with biology students' videos and projects.
How Do Offspring Resemble Their Parents?
Tues. 3/1: Posters comparing mitosis and meiosis advantages and disadvantages
Weds. 3/2: Meiosis videos, poster conclusions, some notes on meiosis
Thurs. 3/3: Meiosis notes and practice sheets.
Fri. 3/4: Human Traits inventory lab, tally data and make ratios, tie this to Mendel's data.
Mon. 2/22: Hallmarks of Cancer research in computer lab
Tues. 2/23: Introduce cancer project and rubric. Research day.
Weds. 2/24: Cancer research day and videos.
Thurs. 2/25: Cancer notes and videos
Fri. 2/26: PD day, no classes.
Monday 2/15: No School!
Tuesday 2/16: What happens to the nucleus and chromosomes during each phase of PMAT?
Weds. 2/17: Mitosis work stations: UofA with iPad, snap beads, real cell slides under the scopes.
Thurs 2/18: Review Mitosis, DNA synthesis and Cell Cycle in all classes.
Friday 2/19: Test Day!
Mon. 2/8: Biology: DNA video on "Geometry of Life". MYP finish DNA structure lab.
Tues. 2/9: All classes take notes on 8.3, DNA Replication
Weds. 2/10 DNA Replication notes from chapter 8.3. DNA structure lab due (lab notebooks are due for MYP)
Thurs. 2/11 Biology Readers chapter 8.3 are due. All classes demo DNA Replication in lab
Frid. 2/12: Mitosis online with project WISE
Mon. 2/1: Cell Cycle discover with educreations
Tues. 2/2: Cell Cycle Notes, chapter 5.1
Weds. 2/3: DNA structure Notes. 8.2 in biology. "Secret of Life" video in MYP
Thurs. 2/4: DNA model building and oral quiz in biology. MYP finishes video
Fri. 2/5: Chapter 8.2 Cornell Notes in biology. DNA structure notes and prelab in MYP.
Mon. 1/ 25: complete pig dissection digestive system.
Tues. 1/26: Digestive system review
Weds. 1/27: review digestive system, enzymes and chemical reactions
Thurs. 1/28: Test 4 Digestive system, enzymes and chemical reactions
Friday 1/29 No School, grading day. END of Q2
Mon. 1/18 MLK Holiday, no school
Tues. 1/19: All classes finish digestion super notes
Weds. 1/20: Pig Dissection external anatomy
Thurs. 1/21: Pig Dissection cutting and opening. The digestive system
Fri. 1/22: Pig Dissection, the digestive system
Monday, Jan 11, 2016: MYP takes notes on Enzymes, chapter 2.5. Do questions 1, 2, 4, and 5 in 2.5. Due Weds. Biology make the enzyme comic book strip.
Tues. 1/12: MYP makes enzyme models in class. Biology Amylase Enzyme cracker lab.
Weds. 1/13: Digestion connection (T shirts with laminated organs. Intro to organs on handout).
Thurs. 1/14: digestive organ super notes research
Fri. 1/15: students present their super notes
Monday, Jan 4, 2016: All biology classes begin "Do Now" at first 5 minutes of class daily. 2.4 notes on chemical reactions. Do textbook ch. 32.2 study questions 1, 2, 3 and 5. Due Wednesday.
Tuesday 1/5 Chemical reaction lab in biology. MYP Liver Enzyme pre-Lab.
Wednesday 1/6 MYP liver enzyme lab. Biology 2.5 enzyme notes and demos. Hand in reader 2.4.
Thursday 1/7 MYP liver enzyme lab. Biology enzyme models with playdoh. Work on reader 2.5. Due Monday.
Friday 1/8 MYP finish liver enzyme lab. Biology finish 2.5 models and work on readers 2.5.
Monday 12/21: Test review is due and time to work in class.
Tues. 12/22: Nutrient and Cell Membrane test, chapters 2.3, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5
Monday and Tuesday 12/14 and 12/15 Cell membrane structures and functions posters with note sheet. Ch. 3.3
Wednesday 12/16: Passive Transport notes from ch. 3.4 and videos.
Thursday 12/17: Active Transport notes from ch. 3.5 and videos. Test Review homework that is due Monday, 12/21.
Friday 12/18: Osmosis in plant cells lab. Due in class today.
Monday, 12/7 MYP: Lipid notes and short fat video
Biology: review carbohydrate and lipid notes, make study sheet.
Tuesday, 12/8 MYP: Fat video, review notes. Online Protein homework.
Biology: Fat video, check study sheet, return papers, check grades. Protein homework online.
Wednesday, 12/9 All classes finish online protein homework and take protein notes.
Thursday, 12/10 Testing for proteins mini-lab.
Friday, 12/11 Finish Protein lab. Enzymes demos and Models --> Proteins that get work done.
11/30 Carbohydrate Notes, Chaper 2.3 due Friday
12/1 Glucose structure lab. Study questions due in class.
12/2 What are calories? (video) MYP: Carbohydrate Classification PreLab
12/3 Biology: Lipid Notes. Record all your food for 24 hours.
MYP: Carbohydrate lab, Due Friday (tomorrow)
12/4 MYP: finish lab and report, due Monday.
Biology: use gov. nutrition data base to analyze your 24 diet. Due end of class.
11/23 and 11/24 Review for Cell Test on chapters 3.1 and 3.2
11/25 Take Cell Test.
11/26 and 11/27 Thanksgiving break
11/9 Finish Animal Cell Poster and cell organelle glossary
11/10 Cell Theory Notes
11/11 Intro to the parts of the microscope and how they are used.
11/12 Intro to Cells lab
11/13 Protists Day! Live cells lab
11/2 What happens inside the cells after the hormones attach to the receptors?
11/3 Test #2 Review, due in class
11/4 Test #2 The Endocrine System
11/5 The Virtual Cell Tour in science computer lab
11/6 Make an animal cell poster and describe the organelle's functions
10/26 How does the endocrine system work with other body systems, such as the nervous system?
29.1 Power Notes on Nervous vs. Endocrine systems. Do Reader 29.1 in class.
10/27 Map the Endocrine Glands on a body model. Teen Brain power Part 1. Work on Reader 29.6
10/28 Map the endocrine glands in the brain on a model. Teen Brain Power part 2.
10/29 1. What’s a gland? What’s a hormone? How do glands and hormones work together? Finish Reader 29.6
10/30 How is it that hormones know exactly which tissues and organs to communicate with? Membrane receptors and Hormone Puzzle Game
11/2 Negative Feedback and homeostasis.
11/3 Review 29.1 and 29.6
11/4 29.1 and 29.6 Quiz.
11/5 Virtual Cell Tour
11/6 Make an animal Cell poster
10/19 Return Nervous System tests and review them. Review variables and controlled variables.
10/20 design a controlled experiment: The Flower Lab
10/21 Set up the Flower Lab
10/22 Design the variables with yeast lab
10/23 Run the variables with yeast lab
10/12 Due Monday: Nervous System Test Review
10/13 Tuesday is the Nervous System Test
10/14 Wednesday, intro to contolled set ups for experiments