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BIOLOGY Class Info                          

A college preparatory course in biology.  Topics covered may include ecology, microbiology, cell biology, AIDS/STDS, genetics, zoology, evolution, human anatomy (selected systems), and botany.  Emphasis on laboratory experiences and cooperative learning will vary with the topic being studied.  SOPHOMORE PREREQUISITE:  Physical Science and science teacher recommendation.  FRESHMEN PREREQUISITE:  Application/contract signed by student, parent & 8th grade science teacher.  Must meet specific requirements to qualify for Biology.

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Biology Textbook On-line Link:http://www.classzone.com/cz/books/bio_07/book_home.htm?state=KS

  • The on-line textbook link has expired; however the review games and other links are still available to use. There are LOTS of on-line textbook resources to use!

Latin Vocabulary Packet

Helpful Websites:

Online Biology Textbook:  FREE online textbook to use as an out-of-class resource

Biology Glossary: Search your words and see what they mean.

Crash Course Biology Lecture Series:  a collection of about 40 on-line lectures organized by topic.

Amoeba Sisters: a collection of videos, cartoons, GIFs and handouts covering all topics in Biology.

PBS Eons: a collection of short videos over geologic time.

Bozeman Biology:  a collection of over 500 on-line science lectures organized by topic.

HyperPhysics:  a collection of information and links with maps linking biological concepts to chemistry and physics

ScienceGeek:  a website with curriculum activities, practice tests and quizzes aligned with our textbook

   

Biology- Spring Calendar 2019

Date

Activities

Homework/Assignments

1/6

No School – Teacher Work Day

 

1/7

Kahoot Review, Goal Setting, Bio vocab pretest, Resources

PP-Great Habits-construct a Mind Map

1/8

Great Habits,

Jan. Latin Mini Posters;

Amoeba Sisters: Chromosomes and Karyotypes

 

 

LMP due Friday 1/11

PP-Great Habits-construct a Mind Map

AS – Chromosomes and Karyotypes

 

1/9

Read pages 216-217

Karyotyping

Read pgs 173-176

Worksheet 6.2

Read pages 216-217

Karyotyping Activity-due 1/9

6.2 due 1/11

CC Meiosis: Where the Sex Starts

1/10

Mitosis vs. Meiosis

Quiz on Monday

LMP due

AS – Mitosis vs. Meiosis

 

 

 

1/13

Quiz; Current News-Science Articles

 

1/14

Group Presentations

 

1/15

GATTACA

 

1/16

GATTACA

 

1/17

GATTACA; Epigenetics Wksht instructions

Video: Sci Show

Video: Minute Earth

Epigenetics Wksht due 1/22

 

 

 

1/20

No School – MLK Jr. Day

 

1/21

A Dog Called Spot; Vocabulary hand out; sign up for genetic disorders

Vocabulary due 1/31

AS – DNA, Chromosomes, Genes and Traits

AS – Alleles and Genes

 

1/22

Career Cruising-enrollment

Genetic Disorders-Word; Genetic Disorders-Google

Genetic Disorder due 1/24

1/23

Social Contract; work on Genetic Disorders and vocabulary

 

1/24

Dihybrid crosses; Other forms of Gene Expression; Intro to Probability

Genetic Disorder Due; Jan Latin Quiz 1/31

AS – Incomplete Dominance, Codominance, Polygenic Traits and Epistasis

AS - Punnett Squares and Sex-linked Traits

 

 

 

1/27

Probability: Penny Toss

 

1/28

Discuss Probability: Penny Toss

Study Guide due at the end of the hour 2/4

1/29

 

Beads and Genes

 

 

1/30

Pedigrees-Ramsay Family; Smith Family Dimples worksheet; Royal Hemophilia

SFD due 1/31

AS -  Pedigrees

AS - Punnett Squares and Sex-linked Traits

1/31

Jan Latin Quiz; Finish pedigrees

 

 

 

 

2/3

NO SCHOOL – Inservice

Probability and Mendelian Genetics

2/4

Review-Study Guide

Study Guide completed and checked by the end of the hour

2/5

Test-Genetics

Feb. Latin Mini Posters

Latin Mini Posters due 2/7

For review:

AS – Incomplete Dominance, Codominance, Polygenic Traits and Epistasis

 

2/6

DNA Extraction; vocabulary

 

2/7

Intro to DNA

Read 8.1, WS 8.2

Binders

LMP due, WS 8.2 Due 2/11

Quiz over DNA 2/11

AS-DNA, Chromosomes, Genes and Traits

 

 

 

2/10

DNA Foldable-Structure and Replication, Wksht 8.3; begin DNA Secret of Life

 

Wkshts 8.2 and 8.3 due 2/11

AS – DNA Replication

 

2/11

DNA Quiz; Wksht 8.4; Foldable-Transcription; go over 8.2 and 8.3

Wksht 8.4 due 2/12

AS – Why RNA is just as cool as DNA

Vocabulary packet due 2/17

 

2/12

Wksht 8.5; Foldable-Translation, central dogma; Study Guide

SG due 2/18

AS- Protein Synthesis  

 

2/13

CC-Hot Pockets; Codon Bingo, Reebop Review

CC- Hot Pockets

2/14

Mutations and  Mutations wksht;

Mutations wksht due 2/17

AS – Mutations

Study Guide due 2/18

 

 

 

2/17

Finish DNA Secret of Life; Check Mutations wksht

DNA Secret of Life

Vocabulary packet due

2/18

DNA-RNA review, check study guide

BS – DNA

BS – DNA Replication

BS -Transcription/Translation

CC- DNA and replication

DNA/RNA PowerPoint

2/19

Test-Chapter 8 DNA to Proteins

Topics for One-minute speeches

One-Minute Speeches due 2/24

2/20

NO SCHOOL – Conferences

 

 

2/21

NO SCHOOL – Conferences

 

 

 

 

 

 

2/24

One-minute speeches

Feb. Latin Quiz 3/1

2/25

No classes-Free ACT for Juniors

 

2/26

VFT-Geologic time

 

2/27

VFT-Geologic time

GT posters due 3/2, extra credit if turned in by Friday, 2/28

2/28

Feb Latin Quiz; Binders

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Biology- Spring Calendar 2019

Date

Activities

Homework

Jan7

No School – Teacher Work Day

 

Jan8

Goal Setting, Bio vocab pretest, Resources/Habits

 

Jan9

PALOOZA DAY – short regular classes

Jan. Latin Mini Posters; Karyotyping

LMP due Friday 1/11

Jan10

Enrollment: Career Cruising; Worksheet 6.2

6.2 due 1/11

Jan11

Mitosis vs. Meiosis; Dog Called Spot; CC Meiosis: Where the Sex Starts

LMP due

DCS due 1/14

 

 

 

1/14

Go over Karyotypes, Dog Called Spot; Intro to ReeBops

 

1/15

ReeBops

 

1/16

Finish ReeBops; Reebops Wksht

RB Wksht due 1/17

1/17

Discuss wksht; Dihybrid Crosses

 

1/18

Review; Quiz over Meiosis, Karyotypes, Vocabulary; sign up for Genetic Disorders

 

 

 

 

1/21

No School – MLK Jr. Day

 

1/22

Genetic Research

Due1/25

1/23

Dihybrid crosses, Jelly Genes

 

1/24

Pedigrees

 

1/25

Jan Latin Quiz; Intro to Probability

GR Due

 

 

 

1/28

Probability: Penny Toss; Study Guide

SG due at the end of the hour 1/31

1/29

Probability: Penny Toss

 

1/30

Discuss Probability; Royal Hemophilia

 

1/31

Study Guide: check by end of hour,

AS – DNA, Chromosomes, Genes and Traits

AS – Alleles and Genes

AS - Punnett Squares and Sex-linked Traits

AS -  Pedigrees

AS – Chromosomes and Karyotypes 

2/1

Test: Chapters 6 and 7,Feb Latin Posters

Feb LMP due 2/6

 

 

 

2/4

NO SCHOOL – Inservice

 

2/5

Social Contract. DNA Structure, Wksht 8.2

 

2/6

SNOW DAY

 

2/7

SNOW DAY

 

2/8

DNA Foldable-Structure and Replication, Wksht 8.3; begin DNA Secret of Life

 

LMP due, Wkshts 8.2 and 8.3 due 2/7

AS – DNA Replication

 

 

 

2/11

Wksht 8.4; Foldable-Transcription; go over 8.2 and 8.3

Wksht 8.4 due

AS – Why RNA is just as cool as DNA

2/12

Wksht 8.5; Foldable-Translation, central dogma; Study Guide

SG due 2/18

AS- Protein Synthesis  

CC- Hot Pockets

2/13

CC-Hot Pockets; Codon Bingo; Mutations wksht

M wksht due 2/13

AS – Mutations

2/14

Finish DNA Secret of Life; ReeBop Review, Check Mutations wksht

DNA Secret of Life

2/15

DNA Extraction, review

Additional for review:

BS – DNA

BS – DNA Replication

BS -Transcription/Translation

CC- DNA and replication

DNA/RNA PowerPoint

 

 

 

2/18

DNA-RNA review, check study guide

 

2/19

Test Chapter 8; Epigenetics

Epigenetics wksht due 2/26

Sci Show: Epigenetics

Minute Earth: Why Inheritance is Weirder than We Thought

TedTalk: Epigenetics

 

2/20

Free ACT test for juniors

 

2/21

NO SCHOOL – Conferences

 

 

2/22

NO SCHOOL – Conferences

 

 

 

 

 

2/25

GATTACA; Sign up for 1-minute speeches topics

One minute speeches due 2/28

Feb. Latin Quiz 3/1

2/26

GATTACA

 

2/27

GATTACA; Epigenetics discussion

 

2/28

One minute speeches

 

3/1

Feb Latin Quiz; Geologic Time posters: Microsoft version, Google version

GTP Due 3/5

 

 

 

3/4

Read Pages 360-363; Prelab Radioactive Decay-pg 364; Vocabulary Pgs. 360-365-write word and definition

Eons--A Brief History of Geological Time

How Scientists Found the Oldest Rock

Vocabulary due 3/7

 

3/5

Geologic Time posters due; Radioactive (Penny) Decay Lab;

RA lab due 3/6

3/6

Relative and Carbon Dating

 

3/7

Scavenger Hunt

 

3/8

Review, Quiz,

 

 

 

 

3/11

SPRING BREAK

Biology Careers EC; Biology Careers Sign-up page

3/12

SPRING BREAK

 

3/13

SPRING BREAK

 

3/14

SPRING BREAK

 

3/15

SPRING BREAK

 

 

 

 

3/18

Geologic Time Scavenger Hunt, March Latin Mini Poster

Latin Posters due 3/22

3/19

Puzzle Lab

 

3/20

Laws vs. Theories PP; Finish Puzzle Lab; Finish Geo Time Scavenger Hunt; Go over Puzzle Lab  and GSH

 

3/21

Darwin’s Dangerous Idea

 

3/22

Darwin’s Dangerous Idea

 

 

 

 

3/25

DDI paragraph; Anole Lizard Lab; How does Evolution Really Work?

 

3/26

Anole Lizard Lab: finish; Evidence wksht

ALL questions due 3/27; Evidence due 3/28

3/27

Go over ALL; work on Evidence; Concept Map whksht

CM due 3/29

3/28

Work day

Vocabulary Packet due 4/9

3/29

Evolution POGIL

POGIL due 4/1

 

 

 

4/1

Go over POGIL; begin Evolutionary Arms Race

Quiz 4/4

4/2

Free ACT for Juniors

 

4/3

Evolutionary Arms Race

 

4/4

CC Natural Selection; Kahoot Review; Quiz

 

4/5

Hardy-Weinberg Wksht; CC Population Genetics

 

 

 

 

4/8

Selection graphs; Revisit Anoles;  CC Population Genetics

 

4/9

CC #15-Speciation; Across a Clue and vocabulary packet; Review

Vocabulary Packet Due by end of hour; Across-A-Clue due 4/10

4/10

Chapter 10 and 12 Test

 

4/11

Video-TBA

 

4/12

March Latin Quiz; Finish Video

 

 

 

 

4/15

Go over POGIL; Dichotomous Keys

 

4/16

Cladograms

How to Understand Evolutionary Trees – 7:00

Constructing a Cladogram – 2:00

BS: Cladograms 7:00

 

4/17

Comparative Anatomy: Instructions; Rubric

Project Due and Showcase 4/29 and 4/30

4/18

Plan/Research

 

4/19

NO SCHOOL – Teacher Inservice

 

 

 

 

4/22

Classification Scramble; Animals

Classification PowerPoint

Due 4/23

4/23

Dissection Workday

 

4/24

Body Systems: AS Human Body Systems

 

4/25

Dissection Workday

 

4/26

Dissection Workday

Showcase on Monday-be ready!

 

 

 

4/29

Showcase Day 1

 

4/30

Showcase Day 2

 

5/1

Human Reproductive Parts and Functions wksht.

 

5/2

Fetal Development/ Vocabulary

 

5/3

Life’s Greatest Miracle

 

 

 

 

5/6

Showcase Day 3

 

5/7

Classification Quiz, Binders

Binders due 5/10

5/8

April Latin Quiz, Human Hormone Systems

CC Anatomy: Female Reproductive System

CC Anatomy: Male Reproductive System

5/9

Birth Control/STIs

 

5/10

Who Had it?

Second Semester Review

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WEEK 1

 

 

Monday

1/1/18

NO CLASSES - BREAK

Tuesday

1/2/18

NO CLASSES – TEACHER WORKDAY

Wednesday

1/3/18

1st Day of Classes-Goal Setting, Second Semester Vocabualry Pretest, Jan Mini Posters Due Friday

Thursday

1/4/18

Karyotyping activity, Meiosis Wksht 6.2-Due Friday, Crash Course Meiosis

Friday

1/5/18

 Meiosis vs. Mitosis wksht, A Dog Called Spot Due Mon 1/8, Mini Posters Due, Quiz

 

WEEK 2

 

 

Monday

1/8/18

 Go over Dog, Punnett Squares, Intro to ReeBops

Tuesday

1/9/18

 Reebops

Wednesday

1/10/18

 Social Contracts, ReeBops wksheet due Fri. 1/12

Thursday

1/11/18

SNOW DAY

Friday

1/12/18

 Finish ReeBops. Worksheet due Tuesday, Quiz Wed.

 

WEEK 3

 

 

Monday

1/15/18

NO CLASSES – MLK DAY

Tuesday

1/16/18

(Snow Day)

Wednesday

1/17/18

 Discuss ReeBops, Dihybrid crosses, Quiz Thursday 1/18

Thursday

1/18/18

 Review, Quiz, Intro Genetic Research

Friday

1/19/18

 Genetic Disorder research Due 1/23, Jan Latin Quiz (ir-neur) Tuesday, 1/23

 

WEEK 4

 

 

Monday

1/22/18

 Beads and Genes, Pedigrees

Tuesday

1/23/18

 Genetic research poster due, Jan Latin Quiz (ir to neur), finish pedigrees, Smith Family Dimples due Friday

Wednesday

1/24/18

 Probability Coin Toss Lab, Genetics Study Guide-due by end of hour Monday

Thursday

1/25/18

 Probability Coin Toss Lab questions due Fri

Friday

1/26/18

 Go over lab and Smith Family Dimples, finish pedigrees-hemophilia

 

WEEK 5

 

 

Monday

1/29/18

 Study Guide due--to be checked by end of hour

Tuesday

1/30/18

 Test-Genetics, Feb Latin mini posters due Fri.

Wednesday

1/31/18

 Faces of Cancer

If you were absent for the second day or for both days, click here for your alternate assignment.  PDF version

Thursday

2/1/18

 Faces of Cancer

If you were absent for the second day or for both days, click here for your alternate assignment.

Friday

2/2/18

 Inside Cancer activity, Feb. Latin mini posters due

Science Enrollment Survey

 

WEEK 6

 

 

Monday

2/5/18

NO CLASSES – PROF. DEVELOPMENT

Tuesday

2/6/18

 DNA Extraction, DNA: The Secret of Life video

Wednesday

2/7/18

 Read pages 226-233, 8.1 and 8.2, Wksht 8.2, Start DNA Foldable-Structure, Chapter 8 voacbulary pakcet due  AS DNA

Thursday

2/8/18

 Read pg 235-238, Wksht 8.3, DNA Foldable-Replication, CC DNA, AS Replication

Friday

2/9/18

 DNA Quiz, Read pgs 239-242, Wksht 8.4, DNA Foldable-Transcription AS DNA,Chromosomes, etc.

 

WEEK 7

 

 

Monday

2/12/18

 Read pgs 243-247, Wksht 8.5, DNA Foldable-Translation, Central Dogma AS Translation (Protein Synthesis)

Tuesday

2/13/18

 CC Hot Pockets, Codon Bingo, Mutations, Study Guide-due at the end of the hour on Thursday, AS Mutations

Wednesday

2/14/18

 Finish DNA: Secret of Life, ReeBop Review

Thursday

2/15/18

 DNA-RNA Review, Study Guide Due

Friday

2/16/18

 Test Chapter 8, Latin Quiz on Monday 2/19

 

WEEK 8

 

 

Monday

2/19/18

 February Latin Quiz, Start GATTACA

Tuesday

2/20/18

 Ice Day

Wednesday

2/21/18

 1minute speeches due Wed, 2/28, Epigenetics-Sci Show, MinuteEarrth due Monday

Thursday

2/22/18

NO CLASSES – Parent – Teacher Conferences

Friday

2/23/18

NO CLASSES – Parent – Teacher Conferences

 

WEEK 9

 

 

Monday

2/26/18

 Epigenetics wksht due, GATTACA, 1 minute speeches due Wed.

Tuesday

2/27/18

 Finish GATTACA, discussion

Wednesday

2/28/18

 1 minute speeches w/ support chairs

Thursday

3/1/18

 Start Geologic Time, intro to Geologic Birthday Posters due Mon. 3/5, x-word due Monday 3/12

Friday

3/2/18

 Workday/Research Posters/wksht, March Latin Mini Posters due Tues. 3/6

 

WEEK 10

 

 

Monday

3/5/18

 Geologic Time posters due, Cosmos: The Clean Room

Tuesday

3/6/18

 March Latin mini posters due, continue with Geologic Time, Pre-lab

Wednesday

3/7/18

 Penny Decay Lab, pg 364, discuss

Thursday

3/8/18

 Puzzle Lab 

Friday

3/9/18

END 3rd Quarter, discussion questions, hang posters

 

WEEK 11

 

 

Monday

3/12/18

 Geologic Time Scavenger Hunt, x-word due

Tuesday

3/13/18

 Radioactive Dating, go over scavenger hunt, QUIZ

Wednesday

3/14/18

 Darwin’s Dangerous Idea video

Thursday

3/15/18

 Darwin’t Dangerous Idea video finish, Write paragraph

Friday

3/16/18

 Taxonomy/ Dichotomous Keys due at the end of the hour-check

 

WEEK 12

 

 

Monday

3/19/18

NO CLASSES – SPRING BREAK

Tuesday

3/20/18

NO CLASSES – SPRING BREAK

Wednesday

3/21/18

NO CLASSES – SPRING BREAK

Thursday

3/22/18

NO CLASSES – SPRING BREAK

Friday

3/23/18

NO CLASSES – SPRING BREAK

 

WEEK 13

 

 

Monday

3/26/18

 Natural Selection Lab-Anole lizards, Latin Quiz Thursday plasm – sub

Tuesday

3/27/18

 Natural Selection Lab-Anole lizards-questions due 3/29, Evolution graphic organizer due 4/3

Wednesday

3/28/18

 Video-The Evolutionary Arms Race

Thursday

3/29/18

 March Latin Quiz, finish video, go over lab, Evidence wksht due 4/3

Friday

3/30/18

NO CLASSES - BREAK

 

WEEK 14

 

 

Monday

4/2/18

NO CLASSES – PROF. DEVELEOPMENT

Tuesday

4/3/18

 GO and Evidence wkshts due, POGIL due 4/4

Wednesday

4/4/18

 go over POGIL, CC #14 Natural Selection, Review

Thursday

4/5/18

 Quiz, Hardy Weinberg wksht, Chapt 11 Vocab wksht due 4/10, CC #18 Pop Genetics

Friday

4/6/18

 Revisit Anoles Lab, Selection Graphs, Across-a-clue due 4/10

 

WEEK 15

 

 

Monday

4/9/18

 Continue Hardy-Weinberg, Across-a-clue due Tuesday

Tuesday

4/10/18

 Binders; Vocabualry and Across a Clue Due

Wednesday

4/11/18

 CC #15, Review Kahoots: Gen. Variation and Hardy-Weinberg, Geologic Time and Evolution, Darwin and Evolution  (Thursday)

Thursday

4/12/18

Test Chapters 10-12, April Latin posters due Monday

Friday

4/13/18

Video: Why Sex?

 

WEEK 16

 

 

Monday

4/16/18

 Freshman Presentation, Finish Why Sex, April Latin quiz Friday

Tuesday

4/17/18

 CC #21 Comparative Anatomy, Intro to Dissection Project, Research and Planning, Showcase 4/30 and 5/1

Wednesday

4/18/18

 Research and planning

Thursday

4/19/18

 Classification POGIL-due at the end of the hour.

Friday

4/20/18

 Go over POGIL, April Latin Quiz

 

WEEK 17

 

 

Monday

4/23/18

 Cladograms, Understanding Evolutionary Trees, Constructing a Cladogram, Cladograms

Tuesday

4/24/18

 Dissection Workday

Wednesday

4/25/18

 Classification Scramble, Animals

Thursday

4/26/18

Body Systems, Human Body Website, Human Body Systems-AS

Friday

4/27/18

 Dissection Workday

 

WEEK 18

 

 

Monday

4/30/18

 Dissection Workday

Tuesday

5/1/18

 Dissection Showcase

Wednesday

5/2/18

 Dissection Showcase

Thursday

5/3/18

 Classification Quiz, project evaluation, Male/Female part/functions due Monday

Friday

5/4/18

 Fetal Develpomant worksheet, CC Animal Development

 

WEEK 19

 

 

Monday

5/7/18

 Male/Female parts/functions, hormones

Tuesday

5/8/18

 Birth Control/Fertility/STDs

Wednesday

5/9/18

 ASPIRE testing

Thursday

5/10/18

 Who Had It? activity; binders-due Monday

Friday

5/11/18

 Second Semester Study Guide  Outside—KS Taxonomy

(Graduation Saturday May 12 – Hartman Arena)

 

WEEK 20

 

 

Monday

5/14/18

 Quiz over reproduction/development/STDs

Tuesday

5/15/18

 Finish Strong Day, Final Vocabulary Quiz

Wednesday

5/16/18

FINALS (ODD HOURS)

Thursday

5/17/18

FINALS (EVEN HOURS)

LAST DAY OF CLASSES

Friday

5/18/18

TEACHER WORKDAY

 

 

Marylee Ramsay's Class

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