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ECOLOGY

This upper level course will involve cooperative group work and research while focusing on ecological principles and human impact on the Biosphere. This class is also responsible for the care, maintenance and development of the Outdoor Education Area as well as the district-wide recycling program and other selected projects. PREREQUISITE: Biology or Life Science and science teacher recommendation.

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Ecology Calendar- Spring 2020

Date

Activities

Homework

1/6

No School – Teacher Work Day

 

1/7

Goal Setting, put yellow bins back where they belong and recycling paper!; Great Habits, Do Those Missing Assignments Really Hurt My Grade?

 

1/8

Great Habits; Chapter 7 Questions; Freshwater worksheet

 

Questions due 1/24

Freshwater Wksht due 1/13

1/9

Water

Aquatic Biome Project

AB Project due 1/23

1/10

Con’t. water

Freshwater notes; importance of wetlands

 

 

 

 

1/20

No School – MLK Jr. Day

 

1/21

Lab: Ocean Factors

 

1/22

Shallow Seas video

 

1/23

Aquatic Biome Project Due;

ABP due

1/24

Jeopardy

Chapter 7 questions due

 

 

 

1/27

Test: Chapter 7 Aquatic Biomes

 

1/28

How Many Squirrels

 

1/29

Finish Lab, Career Cruising

 

1/30

Chapter 8 –Sect 8.1 notes,

Chapter 8 Questions due 2/6

1/31

3rd –Recycling

5th – Choices and Preferences

 

 

 

 

2/3

NO SCHOOL – Inservice

 

2/4

Video: Strange Days on Planet Earth-Predators

 

2/5

Sampling Lab; Chapter Review pgs. 225-226, 9-24

Quiz 2/7; CR due 2/7

2/6

Finish Lab; Con’t Chapter 8- Sect. 8.2

AS – Ecological Relationships

CC Eco- Population Ecology

CC Eco- Community Ecology I

CC Eco - Community Ecology II Predators

2/7

Review, Chapter 9 questions

Chapter 8 Questions due; Chapter 9 questions due 2/12, quiz on Monday

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ecology Calendar- Spring 2019

Date

Activities

Homework

Jan7

No School – Teacher Work Day

 

Jan8

Goal Setting, put yellow bins back where they belong!; Great Habits

 

Jan9

PALOOZA DAY – short regular classes

Chapter 7 Questions; Freshwater worksheet

 

Questions due 1/25

FW wksht due 1/14

Jan10

Revisit Social Contract

Water

Aquatic Biome Project

ABP- due 1/24

Jan11

Con’t. water

 

 

 

 

1/14

Go over FW wksht.; wetlands; Eutrophication; Everglades; Marine Wksht

M wksht due 1/17

1/15

Margins of the Land

 

1/16

Margins of the Land; Revisit Social Contract

 

1/17

Recycling

 

1/18

Go over Marine wksht, Prelab: Ocean Factors

 

 

 

 

1/21

No School – MLK Jr. Day

 

1/22

Lab: Ocean Factors

 

1/23

Shallow Seas video

 

1/24

Aquatic Biome Project Due; Jeopardy

ABP due

1/25

Test: Chapter 7 Aquatic Biomes

 

 

 

 

1/28

How Many Squirrels

 

1/29

Finish Lab; go over tests; Binders

 

1/30

Chapter 8 –Sect 8.1 notes,

Chapter 8 Questions due 2/7

1/31

Sampling Lab

 

2/1

Recycling

 

 

 

 

2/4

NO SCHOOL – Inservice

 

2/5

Finish Social Contract; Con’t Chapter 8; Chapter Review pgs.         9-24

Quiz 2/7; CR due 2/7

2/6

Modeling Disease and Diversity Lab

 

2/7

Review, Quiz Chapter 8; Chapter 9 x-word

X-word due 2/11

2/8

Notes 9.1, Chapter 9 review pgs.    9-24

CR due 2/12

 

 

 

2/11

Population videos

Notes 9.2

 

2/12

Wrap Chapter 9 Go over Chapter Review

 

2/13

Jeopardy

 

2/14

Recycling

 

2/15

(Musical)

 

 

 

 

2/18

Jeopardy

CR due, IUCN Red List

2/19

Test Chapters 8 and 9, the Future of Biodiversity wksht., Extinct/Endangered Project

FOB wksht due 2/27

EE Project due 2/28

2/20

Free ACT test for juniors

 

2/21

NO SCHOOL – Conferences

 

 

2/22

NO SCHOOL – Conferences

 

 

 

 

 

2/25

Chapter 10: 10.1

CR pgs 277-278 8-24

Chapter 10 Questions due 2/28

FOB wksht due 2/27

CR due 2/28

2/26

10.2

 

2/27

10.3

 

2/28

go over CR; Jeopardy

 

3/1

Cardboard in Bins, Hand in Extinct/Endangered project;

 

 

 

 

3/4

Test Chapter 10,

 

3/5

Never Cry Wolf

 

3/6

NCW

 

3/7

NCW, Binders OR Trash pickup in the OWLS

 

3/8

Recycling

 

 

 

 

3/11

SPRING BREAK

 

3/12

SPRING BREAK

 

3/13

SPRING BREAK

 

3/14

SPRING BREAK

 

3/15

SPRING BREAK

 

 

 

 

3/18

Controlled burn info.

Permission forms due 3/20

3/19

State Testing, pick up trash in OWLS

 

3/20

State Testing, pick up trash in OWLS

 

3/21

Controlled Burn in the PM, Debreifing, haul cardboard

 

3/22

Start Chapt. 11 Water, 11.1

Chapter 11 questions due 4/1

 

 

 

3/25

11.2, work on Chapter questions

 

3/26

Strange Days: Troubled Waters

 

3/27

Finish video, Water treatment Tour

 

3/28

Recycling

 

3/29

11.3 Pollution; CR 315-316 10-25

CR due 4/1; Chapter 11 Quiz 4/1

 

 

 

4/1

Go over CR, Review, Quiz, Chapter 12 Questions

 

4/2

Free ACT Juniors

 

4/3

12.1 Air pollution

 

4/4

12.2 Noise/Light Pollution

 

4/5

12.3 Acid Rain; CR pg 341-342 10-26

CR due 4/8; Chapter 12 Quiz 4/8

 

 

 

4/8

Finish Chapter; Review; Quiz

 

4/9

Jeopardy

 

4/10

Test Chapter 11 and 12

 

4/11

Field Trip!!!

 

4/12

Recycling

 

 

 

 

4/8

Go over Chapter 12 review; Review; Quiz

Write your vocabulary for Extra Credit- Bold, italicized and underlined words Chapters 11 and 12-Due 4/10

4/9

Jeopardy

 

4/10

Test Chapter 11 and 12

 

4/11

Field Trip!!!

 

4/12

Recycling

 

 

 

 

4/15

Info Gaps

 

4/16

Binders, Questions

Mini Questions due 4/29

4/17

Finish Info Gaps; Videos, Climate Scramble-13.1

 

4/18

Lab: Global Warming and Diversity

 

4/19

NO SCHOOL – Teacher Inservice

 

 

 

 

4/22

Finish Lab, go over; ozone videos; Ozone Scramble-13.2

Climate 101: The ozone hole

The ozone hole: Closing the gap

Mini questions due 4/29

4/23

Video: The One Degree Factor

 

4/24

Finish Video; discussion

 

4/25

Global warming videos; Climate Change Scramble - 13.3

 

4/26

Recycling

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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, Replace yellow bins, Freshwater Worksheet due Mon. 1/8

Thursday

1/4/18

Revisit Social Contract, Intro to Water, Aquatic Biome Project Due Tues 1/23, SR pg 190 1-6 Due Wed 1/10

Friday

1/5/18

Continue Water, types of lakes

 

WEEK 2

 

 

Monday

1/8/18

 Go over Freshwater wksht, importance of wetlands, pg 190 1-6 Due Thurs.

Tuesday

1/9/18

Margins of the Land video

Wednesday

1/10/18

Finish MOTL

Thursday

1/11/18

 Go over 190, Marine Wksht due 1/17 (SNOW DAY)

Friday

1/12/18

 Recycling

 

WEEK 3

 

 

Monday

1/15/18

NO CLASSES – MLK DAY

Tuesday

1/16/18

Snow Day   

Wednesday

1/17/18

Go over 190 1-6, Review wetlands, Marine wksht due 1/18, Pg 197 1-6, pg. 199-200 10-27 due Mon., 1/22, PROJECT due next Wed, Test on Thursday 1/25

Thursday

1/18/18

Video: Shallow Seas

Friday

1/19/18

Marine Ecosystems wksht due

 

WEEK 4

 

 

Monday

1/22/18

 Lab: Ocean Factors

Tuesday

1/23/18

 Go over lab, pg 197 and 199-200

Wednesday

1/24/18

 Aquatic Project due, Jeopardy

Thursday

1/25/18

 Test Chapter 7

Friday

1/26/18

 Recycling

 

WEEK 5

 

 

Monday

1/29/18

 How Many Squirrels Lab

Tuesday

1/30/18

 Finish Lab, Binders, Go over tests

Wednesday

1/31/18

 Begin Chapter 8, pg 216 1-6 (#6 Double Bubble) due Fri., Intor to Sampling

Thursday

2/1/18

 Sampling Lab

Friday

2/2/18

 go over 216, finish lab, pg 223 1-6 (#5 flow map) due Tues, 2/6, Quiz Thrusday

Sciene Enrollment Survey

 

WEEK 6

 

 

Monday

2/5/18

NO CLASSES – PROF. DEVELOPMENT

Tuesday

2/6/18

 go over 223, section 8.2, pg 225 9-16 due Thursday

Wednesday

2/7/18

 Modeling Disease and Diversity Lab

Thursday

2/8/18

 Review, go over 225, Quiz Chapt 8, Chapt 9 x-word due Mon. 2/12

Friday

2/9/18

 Section 9.1, pg 240 1-6 due Tues. 2/13

 

WEEK 7

 

 

Monday

2/12/18

 Section 9.2, pg 24? 1-6 Due Tuesday

Tuesday

2/13/18

 go over 240 and 24?, pg 2?? 9-16 due Wed.

Wednesday

2/14/18

 Go over 9-16, Jeopardy

Thursday

2/15/18

 Recycling 

Friday

2/16/18

 Test Chapters 8 and 9

 

WEEK 8

 

 

Monday

2/19/18

 Start Never Cry Wolf

Tuesday

2/20/18

 *Ice Day*

Wednesday

2/21/18

 Endangered/Extinct Project Due  ?

Thursday

2/22/18

NO CLASSES – Parent – Teacher Conferences

Friday

2/23/18

NO CLASSES – Parent – Teacher Conferences

 

WEEK 9

 

 

Monday

2/26/18

 Never Cry Wolf, Endangered/Extince Poster Due Thurs. 3/8, The Future of Biodiversity wksht due Tues 3/6

Tuesday

2/27/18

 Finish Never Cry Wolf, Binders, work on project/wksht

Wednesday

2/28/18

 Start chapter 10-10.1, pg 262 1-5 Due Tues 3/6

Thursday

3/1/18

 Start 10.2 Pandas, Poachers, Invasive Species, pg 269 1-6 Due Tues 3/6

Friday

3/2/18

 Recycling

 

WEEK 10

 

 

Monday

3/5/18

 Critical Hot Spots, pg 275 1-7 and pg 277-278 8-24 Due Wed.

Tuesday

3/6/18

 The Future of Biodiversity wksht due, Go over 262 and 269, 10.3

Wednesday

3/7/18

 Go over 275 and 277-278, Burn info

Thursday

3/8/18

 Endangered/Extinct posters due, Jeopardy

Friday

3/9/18

END 3rd Quarter. Test Chapter 10

 

WEEK 11

 

 

Monday

3/12/18

 Strange Days Troubled Waters video

Tuesday

3/13/18

 OWLS Trash Pick-up

Wednesday

3/14/18

 State Testing

Thursday

3/15/18

 Coyotes on the Prairie

Friday

3/16/18

 Recycling

 

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

 Begin Chapter 11 pgs 295 and 213 SR due Thurs.

Tuesday

3/27/18

 Continue with 11.1, Robert Redford vs. Will Farrel-Colorado River

Wednesday

3/28/18

 Burn in the morning!, Water Treatment Plant PP; SR 313 and CR 315-316 10-25 Due Tuesday 4/3

Thursday

3/29/18

 go over 295 and 303, work on assignment

Friday

3/30/18

NO CLASSES - BREAK

 

WEEK 14

 

 

Monday

4/2/18

NO CLASSES – PROF. DEVELEOPMENT

Tuesday

4/3/18

 Vidoes on Water Polution, types of pollution

Wednesday

4/4/18

 Review, Go over 313 and 315-316; Quiz Chapter 11

Thursday

4/5/18

 Recycling

Friday

4/6/18

 Begin Chapter 12, SR pg 330 1-5 and 335 1-6 Due Tuesday 4/17

 

WEEK 15

 

 

Monday

4/9/18

 12.2 Indoor Air Pollution, Noise and Light Pollution 330 and 335 due Tuesday

Tuesday

4/10/18

Go over 330 and 335, Acid Precipitation; pg 339 1-5, 341-342 10-27 Due Wednesday 4/11

Wednesday

4/11/18

 Gov over 339, 341-342, Finish Pollution; Chapter 12 Quiz

Thursday

4/12/18

 Jeopardy

Friday

4/13/18

 Test Chapters 11 and 12

 

WEEK 16

 

 

Monday

4/16/18

 Binders, Topic Cards Chapter 13, SR pgs 358,362,and 369 due Tues 4/24

Tuesday

4/17/18

 Info Gaps, Begin Strange Days: One Degree Factor

Wednesday

4/18/18

 Finish Strange Days: One Degree Factor

Thursday

4/19/18

 Field Trip all day

Friday

4/20/18

 Recycle

 

WEEK 17

 

 

Monday

4/23/18

 Video: Strange Days: The One Degree Factor, CR pgs 371-372 10-28 Due Friday

Tuesday

4/24/18

 Finish Video, go over pgs 358,362,369

Wednesday

4/25/18

 Lab: Global Warming and Diversity

Thursday

4/26/18

 Cosmos: The World Set Free

Friday

4/27/18

 Go over Lab and Chapter Review, Test Tueday

 

WEEK 18

 

 

Monday

4/30/18

 Jeopardy

Tuesday

5/1/18

 Test

Wednesday

5/2/18

 Binders/Who Killed the Electric Car

Thursday

5/3/18

 

Friday

5/4/18

 

 

WEEK 19

 

 

Monday

5/7/18

 Senior Finals

Tuesday

5/8/18

 Senior Finals

Wednesday

5/9/18

 

Thursday

5/10/18

 

Friday

5/11/18

 

(Graduation Saturday May 12 – Hartman Arena)

 

WEEK 20

 

 

Monday

5/14/18

 

Tuesday

5/15/18

 

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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