Biology 2017-18

 BLOCK A2 CP BIOLOGY - CLASS SCHEDULE & HOMEWORK PER WEEK 


WEEKS 26 & 27 (3/11/19 - 3/22/19) - CLASS SCHEDULE & HOMEWORK

TUESDAY (3/12/19): Do Now. Review answers to Unit 5: Energy Study Guide/Review Sheet. Start working on Food Chain, Food Web, & Carbon Cycle packet.  

HOMEWORK: Finish Food Chain, Food Web, & Carbon Cycle packet.  Study & prepare notecard for Thursday's Unit 5: Energy Test.

THURSDAY (3/14/19): Do Now. Check and review answers to Food Chain, Food Web, & Carbon Cycle packet. Kahoot review game on U5 Energy. Complete Unit 5: Energy Test.

HOMEWORK: No formal homework - however, you can start the DNA & RNA Guided Notes packet if you would like.

MONDAY (3/18/19): DNA & RNA discussion and guided notes. DNA Extraction Lab.

HOMEWORK: Finish DNA Extraction Lab questions if you did not do so in class.

WEDNESDAY (3/20/19): Do Now. Protein Synthesis: Transcription & Translation discussion, guided notes, & videos. Start worksheet.

HOMEWORK: Complete worksheet.

FRIDAY (3/22/19): Do Now. Check & review answers to worksheet. Introduce Quarterly Assessment Project: DNA & RNA Modeling. Complete planning page.

HOMEWORK: Start planning & preparing materials to be used for your DNA & RNA models. If you wish to work on the models in class, you will be given time in class on Tuesday and Thursday of next week and therefore you should make sure you have your modeling materials with you in class.


WEEKS 24 & 25 (2/25/19 - 3/08/19) - CLASS SCHEDULE & HOMEWORK

TUESDAY (2/26/19): Work on formal lab report corrections or on Cell Structure & Function Test Study Guide/Review Sheet.

HOMEWORK: Complete Formal Lab Report. Press submit/turn in button through assignment in Google Classroom by 11:59 PM on Tuesday 1/22/19. 10 points will be deducted from final grade each day formal lab report is late.

THURSDAY (2/28/19): Do Now. Review answers to Cell Structure & Function Test Study Guide/Review Sheet.

HOMEWORK: Start studying - Cell Structure & Function Test on Wednesday 1/30/19

MONDAY (3/04/19): Snow Day - No Class

HOMEWORK: Continue to work on Calorimetry Formal Lab Report (due by 11:59 PM on Friday 3/8/19)

WEDNESDAY (3/06/19): Discussion and guided notes on Fermentation and Energy Flow & Biogeochemical Cycles in Ecosystems.

HOMEWORK: Complete Calorimetry Formal Lab Report. Press submit/turn in button through assignment in Google Classroom by 11:59 PM on Friday 3/08/19. 05 points will be deducted from final grade each day formal lab report is late. Complete both sides of Cross-a-Clue worksheet. Start studying - U5: Energy and Biogeochemical Cycles Test on Thursday 3/14/19

FRIDAY (3/08/19): Do Now. Work on Calorimetry Formal Lab Report.

HOMEWORK: Complete Calorimetry Formal Lab Report. Press submit/turn in button through assignment in Google Classroom by 11:59 PM on Friday 3/08/19. 05 points will be deducted from final grade each day formal lab report is late. Complete both sides of Cross-a-Clue worksheet. Start studying - U5: Energy and Biogeochemical Cycles Test on Thursday 3/14/19


WEEKS 22 & 23 (2/21/19 - 2/01/19) - CLASS SCHEDULE & HOMEWORK

TUESDAY (2/05/19): Work on Formal Lab Report corrections or on Cell Structure & Function Test Study Guide/Review Sheet.

HOMEWORK: Complete Formal Lab Report. Press submit/turn in button through assignment in Google Classroom by 11:59 PM on Tuesday 1/22/19. 10 points will be deducted from final grade each day formal lab report is late.

THURSDAY (2/07/19): Do Now. Review answers to Cell Structure & Function Test Study Guide/Review Sheet.

HOMEWORK: Start studying - Cell Structure & Function Test on Wednesday 1/30/19

MONDAY (2/11/19): Discussion and Guided Notes on Photosynthesis. Kahoot review game on Cell Structure & Function.

HOMEWORK: Study - Cell Structure & Function Test on Wednesday 1/30/19

WEDNESDAY (2/13/19): Cell Structure & Function Test. Continue to work on Photosynthesis Guided Notes.

HOMEWORK: Bring earphones and your iPad with you to class on Friday.

FRIDAY (2/14/19): Complete the Absorption of Chlorophyll worksheet. Watch the Bozemanscience – Photosynthesis podcast video and complete the corresponding Bozemanscience – Photosynthesis Podcast Video Questions worksheet. Hand all work into sub (even if not complete).

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WEEKS 20 & 21 (1/21/19 - 2/01/19) - CLASS SCHEDULE & HOMEWORK

TUESDAY (1/22/19): Work on Formal Lab Report corrections or on Cell Structure & Function Test Study Guide/Review Sheet.

HOMEWORK: Complete Formal Lab Report. Press submit/turn in button through assignment in Google Classroom by 11:59 PM on Tuesday 1/22/19. 10 points will be deducted from final grade each day formal lab report is late.

THURSDAY (1/24/19): Do Now. Review answers to Cell Structure & Function Test Study Guide/Review Sheet.

HOMEWORK: Start studying - Cell Structure & Function Test on Wednesday 1/30/19

MONDAY (1/28/19): Discussion and Guided Notes on Photosynthesis. Kahoot review game on Cell Structure & Function.

HOMEWORK: Study - Cell Structure & Function Test on Wednesday 1/30/19

WEDNESDAY (1/30/19): Cell Structure & Function Test. Continue to work on Photosynthesis Guided Notes.

HOMEWORK: Bring earphones and your iPad with you to class on Friday.

FRIDAY (2/1/19): Complete the Absorption of Chlorophyll worksheet. Watch the Bozemanscience – Photosynthesis podcast video and complete the corresponding Bozemanscience – Photosynthesis Podcast Video Questions worksheet. Hand all work into sub (even if not complete).

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WEEKS 17, 18, 19 (1/02/19 - 1/18/19) - CLASS SCHEDULE & HOMEWORK

WEDNESDAY (1/02/19): Do Now. Complete Comparing Cells worksheet. Sub will collect work by the end of class (even if it is not finished).

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FRIDAY (1/04/19): Cell Structure & Function - Cell Theory, Types of Cells, & Structure guided notes & discussion. 

HOMEWORK: Complete work that was left with sub (Do Now & Comparing Cells worksheet) if you did not do so the other day.

TUESDAY (1/08/19): Review answers to Comparing Cells worksheet. Cell Structure & Function - Movement of Materials Across a Cell Membrane guided notes & discussion. Day 1 Procedure of Eggsperiment: Demonstrating Osmosis Lab.

HOMEWORK: Complete Eggsperiment: Demonstrating Osmosis Pre-Lab Questions (page 1 of packet)

THURSDAY (1/10/19): Do Now. Review how to write a formal lab report and open template in Google Classroom. Day 2 Procedure of Eggsperiment: Demonstrating Osmosis Lab. Work on Heading, Title, Introduction & Hypothesis Sections of Formal Lab Report.

HOMEWORK: Complete Heading, Title, Introduction & Hypothesis Sections of Formal Lab Report.

MONDAY (1/14/19): Review how to write a formal lab report and open template in Google Classroom. Day 3 Procedure of Eggsperiment: Demonstrating Osmosis Lab. Work on Experimental Section of Formal Lab Report & revise Heading, Title, Introduction & Hypothesis Sections of Formal Lab Report as per Ms. Manzella's comments.

HOMEWORK: Complete Experimental Section of Formal Lab Report & revise Heading, Title, Introduction & Hypothesis Sections of Formal Lab Report as per Ms. Manzella's comments.

WEDNESDAY (1/16/19): Review how to write a formal lab report and open template in Google Classroom. Day 4 Procedure of Eggsperiment: Demonstrating Osmosis Lab. Binder Check Quiz. Work on Eggsperiment: Demonstrating Osmosis Questions & Graph. Work on Results, Discussion, References, & Appendix Sections of Formal Lab Report & revise Experimental Sections of Formal Lab Report as per Ms. Manzella's comments.

HOMEWORK: Complete Eggsperiment: Demonstrating Osmosis Questions & Graph. Work on Results, Discussion, References, & Appendix Sections of Formal Lab Report & revise Experimental Sections of Formal Lab Report as per Ms. Manzella's comments.

FRIDAY (1/18/19): Work on Results, Discussion, References, & Appendix Sections of Formal Lab Report & revise Experimental Sections of Formal Lab Report as per Ms. Manzella's comments. Hand in Eggsperiment: Demonstrating Osmosis Lab Packet before you leave class.

HOMEWORK: Complete Formal Lab Report. However, do not press submit/turn in button until Tuesday 1/22/18 (this gives time for Ms. Manzella to look over your report and have you make corrections prior to the due date)


WEEKS 16 (12/17/18 - 12/21/18) - CLASS SCHEDULE & HOMEWORK

TUESDAY (12/18/18): Do Now. Go over answers to Biochemistry Unit Test Review Sheet and discuss upcoming test. Complete Identifying Chemical Compounds & Biochemistry Vocabulary Word Game worksheets which will be due by the end of class. 

HOMEWORK: look over the Biochemistry Unit Test Review Sheet and study - Biochemistry Test on Thursday 12/20/18 - you will be allowed one notecard of information to use on the test.

THURSDAY (12/20/18): Do Now. Hand back & review answers to graded work. Play Kahoot Review Game. Complete Unit 3: Biochemistry Test

HOMEWORK: Work on Cell Structure & Function Guided Notes


WEEKS 14 & 15 (12/03/18 - 12/14/18) - CLASS SCHEDULE & HOMEWORK

TUESDAY (12/04/18): Do Now. Organic Compounds (Macromolecules) & Carbohydrates PowerPoint lecture, guided notes, & discussion. Introduce Modeling Molecules of Life activity.

HOMEWORK: bring iPad & earphones with you to class on Thursday.

THURSDAY (12/06/18): Watch the Bozemanscience – Molecules of Life podcast video and complete the corresponding Bozemanscience – Molecules of Life Podcast Video Questions worksheet. Video link is posted on Google Classroom. Worksheet is due by the end of the block.

HOMEWORK: no formal homework; review guided notes & PowerPoints concerning organic compounds and carbohydrates.

MONDAY (12/10/18): Complete models and corresponding questions for Day 1: Carbohydrates of Modeling Molecules of Life activity. Students will work in groups and complete one packet per group. This assignment is strictly and in-class assigment and will be handed in at the end of each class block.

HOMEWORK: No formal homework - However, you should review your Biochemistry notes and the PowerPoints that have been covered in class and start looking over the Biochemistry Unit Test Review Sheet.

WEDNESDAY (12/12/18): Do Now. Biochemistry - Lipids guided notes and discussion. Complete models and corresponding questions for Day 2: Lipids of Modeling Molecules of Life activity. Students will work in groups and complete one packet per group. This assignment is strictly and in-class assigment and will be handed in at the end of each class block.

HOMEWORK: Complete Proteins & Nucleic Acids sections of Biochemistry guided notes. Review your Biochemistry notes and the PowerPoints that have been covered in class and start looking over the Biochemistry Unit Test Review Sheet.

FRIDAY (12/14/18): Do Now. Biochemistry - Proteins & Nucleic Acids guided notes and discussion. Complete models and corresponding questions for Day 3: Proteins of Modeling Molecules of Life activity. Students will work in groups and complete one packet per group. This assignment is strictly and in-class assigment and will be handed in at the end of each class block.

HOMEWORK: Start working on Identifying Chemical Compounds & Biochemistry Vocabulary Word Game worksheets due by the end of class on Tuesday 12/18/18 ; look over the Biochemistry Unit Test Review Sheet and start studying and writing out your notecard to use as an aide during the Biochemistry Test on Thursday 12/20/18 


WEEKS 12 & 13 (11/19/18 - 11/30/18) - CLASS SCHEDULE & HOMEWORK

TUESDAY (11/20/18): Do Now. Populations & Communities PowerPoint discussion.

HOMEWORK: Complete #1-13 on Ecology Test Review. Start studying - Ecology Test on Wednesday 11/28/18

MONDAY (11/26/18): Do Now. Ecology Test Review.

HOMEWORK: Study - Ecology Test on Wednesday 11/28/18

WEDNESDAY (11/28/18): Ecology Test. Start Biochemistry guided notes & discussion.

HOMEWORK: No Formal Homework - work on Biochemistry guided notes.

FRIDAY (11/30/18): Acids & Bases guided notes & discussion. Common Household Acids & Bases Lab.

HOMEWORK: Complete Lab Questions.


WEEKS 11 (11/12/18 - 11/16/18) - CLASS SCHEDULE & HOMEWORK

MONDAY (11/12/18): Do Now. Ecological Succession PowerPoint discussion.

HOMEWORK: Review Ecological Succession Notes & PowerPoints. 

WEDNESDAY (11/14/18): Ecological Succession Board Game activity & questions.

HOMEWORK: Review Ecological Succession Notes & PowerPoints.

FRIDAY (11/16/18): Ecological Succession Board Game activity & questions (continued). Questions due during class. Population & Communities PowerPoint discussion.

HOMEWORK: Start studying.


WEEKS 8, 9, & 10 (10/22/18 - 11/07/18) - CLASS SCHEDULE & HOMEWORK

TUESDAY (10/23/18): Intro to Ecology PowerPoint discussion & guided notes.

HOMEWORK: Ecology Review Questions due on Monday 10/29/18

THURSDAY (10/25/18): Ecological Succession & Biomes (Tundra & Forests) PowerPoint discussion & guided notes.

HOMEWORK: Ecology Review Questions due on Monday 10/29/18

MONDAY (10/29/18): Do Now. Biomes (Chaparral, Grasslands, & Desert) & Aquatic Ecosystems PowerPoint discussion

HOMEWORK: Biomes of the U.S. worksheet due by the end of class Friday 11/02/18. 

WEDNESDAY (10/31/18): Identify Your Local Biome activity.

HOMEWORK: Biomes of the U.S. worksheet due by the end of class Friday 11/02/18. Quarterly Assessment - Biome Poster due by end of the school day on Tuesday 11/06/18. Identify Your Local Biome Activity worksheet due by the end of class on Tuesday 11/06/18

FRIDAY (11/02/18): Work on Biome Poster, Biomes of the U.S. worksheet, or Identify Your Local Biome activity worksheet. Hand in Biomes of the U.S. worksheet by the end of class.

HOMEWORK: Quarterly Assessment - Biome Poster due by end of the school day on Tuesday 11/06/18. Identify Your Local Biome activity worksheet due by the end of class on Tuesday 11/06/18

TUESDAY (11/06/18): MP1 Binder Check Quiz. 

HOMEWORK: All make-up or missing/late work from marking period 1 must be handed in by the end of the school day on Wednesday 11/07/18 ; Review Ecological Succession guided notes in preparation for next week.


WEEK 7 (10/15/18 - 10/19/18) - CLASS SCHEDULE & HOMEWORK

MONDAY (10/15/18): Do Now. Intro to Science & Biology Test Review Sheet

HOMEWORK: Start studying - Intro to Science & Biology Test on Friday 10/19/18

WEDNESDAY (10/17/18): Do Now. Go over answers to Intro to Science & Biology Test Review Sheet & graded work that was distributed during class. Kahoot review game

HOMEWORK: Study - Intro to Science & Biology Test on Friday 10/19/18

FRIDAY (10/19/18): Do Now. Intro to Science & Biology Test.

HOMEWORK: No Homework


WEEKS 5 & 6 (10/01/18 - 10/12/18) - CLASS SCHEDULE & HOMEWORK

TUESDAY (10/02/18): Do Now. The Microscope & Other Tools Used in Biology guided notes & discussion.

HOMEWORK: no formal homework - read over Using a Compound Light Microscope lab packet

THURSDAY (10/04/18): Complete Using a Compound Light Microscope lab.

HOMEWORK: Complete Microscope Lab: Observations & Analysis Questions packet

TUESDAY (10/09/18): Do Now: Parts of a Compound Light Microscope worksheet. Organization of Life guided notes & discussion.

HOMEWORK: no formal homework - review PPTs & guided notes

THURSDAY (10/11/18): Do Now questions. Continue Organization of Life guided notes & discussion.

HOMEWORK: no formal homework - review PPTs & guided notes


WEEK 4 (9/24/18 - 9/28/18) - CLASS SCHEDULE & HOMEWORK

MONDAY (9/24/18): Do Now. As a class, complete Virtual Lab: Population Biology, set up Google Classroom, and go over how to write a formal lab report.

HOMEWORK: No formal homework. Make sure you have your iPad with you on Wednesday. Start studying for Friday's Quiz.

You should know the following information for Friday's quiz:
1. be able to identify the manipulated, responding, and a controlled variable in an experiment
2. define hypothesis
3. write a hypothesis as an “if-then” statement
4. write numbers in scientific notation
5. multiple & divide in scientific notation
6. use “stair-step” method to convert from one metric unit to another
7. use “picket-fence” (dimensional analysis) to convert between metric & English units

* During the quiz make sure you always show your work and include units.

WEDNESDAY (9/26/18): SGO Pre-Assessment: Formal Lab Report.

HOMEWORK: Start studying for Friday's Quiz.

FRIDAY (9/28/18): Scientific Method, Scientific Notation, & Metric System Quiz. Start Biology & Characteristics of Life guided notes & discussion.

HOMEWORK: no formal homework - review PPTs & guided notes


WEEK 3 (9/17/18 - 9/21/18) - CLASS SCHEDULE & HOMEWORK

TUESDAY (9/18/18): Measurements Used in Biology (Metric System & Unit Conversions) guided notes, discussion, & practice.

HOMEWORK: Complete Sections 3: Metric System and 4: Unit Conversion (Dimensional Analysis) (pages 3-5) of the SN, Metric System, & Unit Conversions packet.

THURSDAY (9/20/18): Do Now. Go over answers to SN, Metric System, & Unit Conversions packet.  Measurements and Unit Conversion Practice worksheet.

HOMEWORK: Complete Measurements and Unit Conversion Practice worksheet if you did not do so in class.


WEEK 2 (9/10/18 - 9/14/18) - CLASS SCHEDULE & HOMEWORK

MONDAY (9/10/18): complete Student Survey & Pretest. Scientific Method guided notes & discussion. Start Part 1: Identifying Variables in the Scientific Method Practice packet.

HOMEWORK: Read and Complete Part 1: Identifying Variables (1.A #1-3 , 1.B #1-3, & 1.C #1-7 on pages 1-3) in the Scientific Method Practice packet.

WEDNESDAY (9/12/18): Check & review answers to homework. Read & complete Part 2: Constructing a Hypothesis (on pages 4-6). Ms. Manzella will check for completion and then review answers.

HOMEWORK: No formal homework - However, you should review your notes and corrected HW/CW packet to make sure you know how to identify manipulated, responding, & controlled variables as well as know how to write a hypothesis as an "if-then" statement - please come see Ms. Manzella for extra help if you are struggling with these concepts.

FRIDAY (9/14/18): Measurements Used in Biology (Scientific Notation & Metric System) guided notes, discussion, & practice.

HOMEWORK: Complete Sections 1: Scientific Notation and 2: SI Units (pages 1-2) of the SN, Metric System, & Unit Conversions packet.


WELCOME BACK TO SCHOOL! - WEEK 1 (9/05/18 - 9/07/18) - CLASS SCHEDULE & HOMEWORK

WEDNESDAY (09/05/18): Course Introduction. Distribution of Safety Contract.

THURSDAY (09/06/18): Do Now - Student Survey & Pretest. Course Introduction Continued.

HOMEWORK: Safety Contract must be signed by you & your parent or guardian by Monday (9/10/18). Also, Ms. Manzella will check on Monday that you have a 3-Ring Binder. *recommended size of binder: 1 1/2 - inch

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 BLOCK 1A CP BIOLOGY - CLASS SCHEDULE & HOMEWORK PER WEEK 

WEEKS 31 & 32 (4/23/18 - 5/04/18) - CLASS SCHEDULE & HOMEWORK

MONDAY (4/23/18): Review answers to Cell Growth, Cycle, & Division Guided Notes Review Questions. Cell Cycle and Cell Division Virtual Lab.

HOMEWORK: Finish Cell Cycle & Cell Division Virtual Lab packet if you did not do so in class.

WEDNESDAY (4/25/18): Meiosis Guided Notes, Discussion, & Review Questions. Complete Number of Chromosomes worksheet.

HOMEWORK: Finish Number of Chromosomes worksheet if you did not do so in class.

FRIDAY (4/27/18): Cell Growth, Cycle, & Division Unit Review.

HOMEWORK: Study - Cell Growth, Cycle, & Division Unit Test Thursday, 5/03/18

TUESDAY (5/01/18): Freshman PARCC Testing

HOMEWORK: Study - Cell Growth, Cycle, & Division Unit Test Thursday, 5/03/18

THURSDAY (5/03/18): Cell Growth, Cycle, & Division Unit Test. Genetics Guided Notes & Discussion.

HOMEWORK: TBA


WEEKS 29 & 30 (4/09/18 - 4/20/18) - CLASS SCHEDULE & HOMEWORK

MONDAY (4/09/18): Do Now worksheet. DNA, RNA, & Protein Synthesis Review Sheet. Make-up work from MP3 and individual conferences. 

HOMEWORK: Finish DNA, RNA, & Protein Synthesis worksheet if you did not do so in class.

WEDNESDAY (4/11/18): Do Now & Hand in Review Sheet. DNA Extraction Lab and questions.

HOMEWORK: Finish DNA Extraction Lab Questions if you did not do so in class.

FRIDAY (4/13/18): Do Now. Review answers to DNA, RNA, & Protein Synthesis Review Sheet. Watch Videos that summarize the processes of Protein Synthesis: Transcription & Translation. If time, play Kahoot Review game.

HOMEWORK: Study - DNA, RNA, & Protein Synthesis Test on Tuesday, 4/17/18.

TUESDAY (4/17/18): Do Now. DNA, RNA, & Protein Synthesis Test. Start Guided Notes on Cell Cycle.

HOMEWORK: Complete Cell Cycle Guided Notes Packet.

THURSDAY (4/19/18): Do Now. Cell Cycle Guided Notes & Discussion.

HOMEWORK: If you did not finish review questions at the end of the guided notes, finish them for homework.


WEEKS 27 & 28 (3/19/18 - 4/03/18) - CLASS SCHEDULE & HOMEWORK

TUESDAY (3/20/18): Do Now. DNA, RNA, & Protein Synthesis Guided Notes, Discussion, and Practice. Introduce Quarterly Assessment: DNA and RNA Modeling Project.

HOMEWORK: Complete Protein Synthesis Worksheet; Be ready for MP3 Binder Check Quiz.

THURSDAY (3/22/18): Do Now and Review Answers Protein Synthesis Worksheet. Quarterly Assessment: DNA & RNA Modeling Planning Page.

HOMEWORK: Bring in materials to make DNA & RNA models (if you choose to work on models in class). Study for Quarterly Assessment Part 2: Protein Synthesis Quiz (complete complementary DNA strand, mRNA strand, and tRNA and identify the amino acids using the codon table). DNA & RNA models due on Thursday 3/29/18 by the end of the school day on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 (Due date was extended because of snow days).

MONDAY (3/26/18): Quarterly Assessment Part 2: Protein Synthesis Quiz. Binder Check Quiz. Work on DNA & RNA models.

HOMEWORK: Bring in materials to make DNA & RNA models (if you choose to work on models in class). DNA & RNA models due on Thursday 3/29/18 by the end of the school day on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 (Due date was extended because of snow days).

WEDNESDAY (3/28/18): Work on DNA & RNA models. If you are not working on the DNA & RNA models, you can work on make-up work or the DNA, RNA, & Protein Synthesis Unit Review Sheet.

HOMEWORK: DNA & RNA models due on Thursday, March 29, 2018 by the end of the school day on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 (Due date was extended because of snow days).

FRIDAY (3/30/18):  No School

MONDAY (4/02/18): Work on DNA & RNA model. If you are not working on DNA & RNA models, you can work on make-up work or the DNA, RNA, & Protein Synthesis Unit Review Sheet.


WEEKS 25 & 26 (3/05/18 - 3/16/18) - CLASS SCHEDULE & HOMEWORK

TUESDAY (3/06/18): Energy and Nutrient Cycling in Ecosystems Guided Notes & Discussion. Food Chain, Food Web, and Carbon Cycle packet (hand in by end of class). 

HOMEWORK: Complete Cross-a-Clue: Cell Energy Vocabulary Review/Analyzing Photosynthesis & Respiration worksheet

THURSDAY (3/08/18): Snow Day - No School

MONDAY (3/12/18): Do Now. Review answers to Food Chain, Food Web, and Carbon Cycle packet. Go over Unit 5 Review Sheet (on back of Fermentation Guided Notes) and distribute notecard that can be filled out and used on the test. 

HOMEWORK: Study - Energy and Biogeochemical Cycle Test on Friday. Remember you are allowed one notecard of information for test.

WEDNESDAY (3/14/18): Do Now. DNA & RNA Guided Notes and Discussion. Pick groups (optional) for DNA & RNA modeling project (quarterly assessment). Kahoot review game for test.

HOMEWORK: Study - Energy and Biogeochemical Cycle Test on Friday. Remember you are allowed one notecard of information for test

FRIDAY (3/16/18):  Do Now. Energy & Biogeochemical Test. Continue DNA & RNA Guided Notes and Discussion.

HOMEWORK: No formal homework; However, you should make sure your binder is organized and guided notes are complete for the MP3 Binder Check Quiz next Thursday. 


WEEKS 23 & 24 (2/12/18 - 3/02/18) - CLASS SCHEDULE & HOMEWORK

TUESDAY (2/13/18): Do Now. Introduce Calorimetry Lab and start Formal Lab Report.

HOMEWORK: Complete Calorimetry Prelab Questions (if you haven't already done so). Also, you should have the Heading, Title, Introduction, & Hypothesis sections of the formal lab report completed.

THURSDAY (2/15/18): Calorimetry Lab.

HOMEWORK: During the break you should make sure that the following sections of the lab report are complete: Heading, Title, Introduction, Hypothesis, Experimental, and Results. You should also complete the Calorimetry Packet (Prelab Questions, Data and Calculations, and Analysis & Conclusion Questions). If you have any questions you will have some time in class when we return from break to ask me and complete it; However, the bulk of the packet should be done to ensure that you will hand it in before the end of class on Monday.

MONDAY (2/26/18): Do Now. Work on Calorimetry Lab Packet and Calorimetry Formal Lab Reports. Calorimetry Lab Packet must be handed in before the end of class.

HOMEWORK: Work on Formal Lab Report.

WEDNESDAY (2/28/18): Fermentation Guided Notes and Discussion. Work on Discussion Section of Calorimetry Formal Lab Report.

HOMEWORK: Study for Glycolysis and Cellular Respiration Quiz. Calorimetry Formal Lab Report due by 11:59 pm on Friday, March 2, 2018

Quiz will be 10 multiple choice questions. What you should study for the Glycolysis and Cellular Respiration Quiz: What is a calorie?; What is Glycolysis?; What is Cellular Respiration?; Where in the cell does glycolysis occur?Where in the cell does cellular respiration occur?; Is glycolysis an anaerobic or aerobic process?; Is cellular respiration an anaerobic or aerobic process?; In cellular respiration, the Krebs cycle uses _________________, which is made during glycolysis.; In which step of cellular respiration is the most ATP produced?; What are the products of the Kreb cycle and the electron transport chain?

FRIDAY (3/2/18):  Do Now. Glycolysis and Cellular Respiration Quiz. Work on Calorimetry Formal Lab Report.

HOMEWORK: Calorimetry Formal Lab Report due by 11:59 pm on Friday, March 2, 2018 - Make sure you press "Turn In" through Google Classroom when you have completed the formal lab report.


WEEKS 21 & 22 (1/29/18 - 2/09/18) - CLASS SCHEDULE & HOMEWORK

TUESDAY (1/30/18): Do Now. Review answers to The Absorption of Chlorophyll worksheet. Photosynthesis guided notes and discussion.

HOMEWORK: Review Guided Notes

THURSDAY (2/01/18): Do NowComplete Photosynthesis guided notes and discussion. Watch BozemanScience - Photosynthesis Podcast and answer corresponding questions.

HOMEWORK: Finish worksheet that corresponds to BozemanScience - Photosynthesis Podcast if you did not do so in class.

MONDAY (2/05/18): Do Now. Review for Photosynthesis Quiz. Chromatography: Plant Pigments and Photosynthesis lab.

HOMEWORK: Study for Photosynthesis Quiz (quiz will be 10 multiple choice questions); Work on lab questions.

WEDNESDAY (2/07/18): Do Now. Revisit Chromatography: Plant Pigments and Photosynthesis lab data and questions. Photosynthesis Quiz. Start Glycolysis and Cellular Respiration Guided Notes and Discussion.

HOMEWORK: Lab questions due Friday.

FRIDAY (2/09/18):  Do Now. Finish Glycolysis and Cellular Respiration Guided Notes and Discussion. Introduce Calorimetry Lab.

HOMEWORK: Complete Calorimetry Prelab Questions and read over lab packet.


WEEKS 20 (1/22/18 - 1/26/18) - CLASS SCHEDULE & HOMEWORK

MONDAY (1/22/18): Review for Cell Structure & Function Test

HOMEWORK: Study - Cell Structure and Function Test on Wednesday

WEDNESDAY (1/24/18): Cell Structure and Function Test

HOMEWORK: start Photosynthesis guided notes

FRIDAY (1/26/18): Photosynthesis guided notes and discussion. The Absorption of Chlorophyll worksheet - Ms. Manzella was out sick - All work collected by the substitute.

HOMEWORK: No Homework.


WEEKS 17, 18, & 19 (1/01/18 - 1/19/18) - CLASS SCHEDULE & HOMEWORK

TUESDAY (1/02/18): Cell Structure & Function guided notes and discussion. Start homework - Comparing Types of Cells worksheet.

HOMEWORK: Comparing Types of Cells worksheet.

THURSDAY (1/04/18): Snow Day - No School

MONDAY (1/08/18): Review answers to homework. Passive and Active Transport guided notes, videos, and discussion. Use iPads and Google Classroom to start Formal Lab Reports. Complete Day 1 of Eggsperiment: Demonstrating Osmosis.

HOMEWORK: Complete Eggsperiment: Demonstrating Osmosis Pre-lab questions; Start formal lab report - introduction and Hypothesis sections.

WEDNESDAY (1/10/18): Do Now. Complete Day 2 of Eggsperiment: Demonstrating Osmosis. Use iPads and Google Classroom to work on Formal Lab Reports.

HOMEWORK: Formal lab report - Heading, Title, Introduction, Hypothesis

FRIDAY (1/12/18): Do Now. Complete Day 3 of Eggsperiment: Demonstrating Osmosis. Use iPads and Google Classroom to work on Formal Lab Reports.

HOMEWORK: Formal lab report - Experimental Section

TUESDAY (1/16/18): Do Now. Complete Day 4 of Eggsperiment: Demonstrating Osmosis. Complete and hand in lab questions and data packet.

HOMEWORK: Formal lab report - Results, Discussion, References, & Abstract Sections

THURSDAY (1/18/18): Binder Check Quiz. Use iPads and Google Classroom to finish Formal Lab Reports.

HOMEWORK: Final Draft of Formal Lab Reports are due Friday, January 19, 2018.


WEEK 16 (12/18/17 - 12/22/17) - CLASS SCHEDULE & HOMEWORK

TUESDAY (12/19/17): Do Now. Biochemistry - Nucleic Acids guided notes and discussion. Review answers to homework (Biochemistry Vocabulary Word Game worksheet) and go over answers to Identifying Chemical Compounds and test review sheet. Watch Bozeman Biology - Molecules of Life and answer corresponding questions,

HOMEWORK: Study - Biochemistry Test on Wednesday 12/20/17 - Remember you are allowed one notecard of information (has to be notecard you received in class, no alterations, and hand written; no sharing of notecards)

THURSDAY (12/21/17): Biochemistry Test. Cell Structure & Function guided notes.

HOMEWORK: Complete guided notes packet.


WEEK 15 (12/11/17 - 12/15/17) - CLASS SCHEDULE & HOMEWORK

MONDAY (12/11/17): Biochemistry - Lipids guided notes and discussion. Complete models and corresponding questions for Day 2: Lipids of Modeling Molecules of Life Lab. Students will work in groups and complete one packet per group. This assignment is strictly and in-class assigment and will be handed in at the end of each class block.

HOMEWORK: No formal homework - However, you should review your Biochemistry notes and the PowerPoints that have been covered in class

WEDNESDAY (12/13/17): Biochemistry - Proteins guided notes and discussion. Complete models and corresponding questions for Day 3: Proteins of Modeling Molecules of Life Lab. Students will work in groups and complete one packet per group. This assignment is strictly and in-class assigment and will be handed in at the end of each class block.

HOMEWORK: No formal homework - However, you should review your Biochemistry notes and the PowerPoints that have been covered in class

FRIDAY (12/15/17): Biochemistry - Nucleic Acids guided notes and discussion. Watch Bozeman Biology - Molecules of Life podcast and answer corresponding questions. Start homework - Identifying Chemical Compounds & Biochemistry Vocabulary Word Game worksheets.

HOMEWORK: Identifying Chemical Compounds & Biochemistry Vocabulary Word Game worksheets due Tuesday 12/19/17 ; Start studying - Biochemistry Test on Thursday 12/21/17


WEEKS 14 (12/04/17 - 12/08/17) - CLASS SCHEDULE & HOMEWORK

TUESDAY (12/05/17): Do Now questions. Organic Compounds (Macromolecules) & Carbohydrates Lectures, Notes, & Discussions. Introduce Modeling Molecules of Life Lab.

HOMEWORK: Complete Household Acids and Bases Lab Questions and Data packet (Due: Thursday 12/07/17)

THURSDAY (12/07/17): Complete models and corresponding questions for Day 1: Carbohydrates of Modeling Molecules of Life Lab. Students will work in groups and complete one packet per group. This assignment is strictly and in-class assigment and will be handed in at the end of each class block.

HOMEWORK: No formal homework - However, you should review your Biochemistry notes and the PowerPoints that have been covered in class


WEEK 13 (11/27/17 - 12/01/17) - CLASS SCHEDULE & HOMEWORK

MONDAY (11/27/17): Do Now. Ecology Test Review & Kahoot. 

HOMEWORK: Study - Ecology Test Wednesday 11/29/17 

WEDNESDAY (11/29/17): Do Now. Ecology Test. Start Biochemistry Notes.

HOMEWORK: Finish section 4-1 of Biochemistry Guided Notes

FRIDAY (12/01/17): Water: Properties and Mixtures Lecture & Discussion. Finish Household Acids and Bases Lab.

HOMEWORK: Complete Household Acids and Bases Lab Questions and Data packet (Due: Thursday 12/07/17)


WEEKS 12 (11/20/17 - 11/24/17) - CLASS SCHEDULE & HOMEWORK

TUESDAY (11/21/17): Populations and Communities Lecture & Discussion. Review answers to Ecology Test Review Sheet.

HOMEWORK: Start studying - Ecology Test will be on Wednesday 11/29/17

THURSDAY (11/23/17): Happy Thanksgiving! - No School


WEEKS 10 & 11 (11/06/17 - 11/17/17) - CLASS SCHEDULE & HOMEWORK

TUESDAY (11/07/17): Binder Check Quiz. Finish Biome Posters.

HOMEWORK: No formal homework; review notes and PPTs

THURSDAY (11/09/17): No School

MONDAY (11/13/17): Aquatic Ecosystems and Ocean Life Zones PPT Lecture & Discussion.  Ocean Life Zones Do Now worksheet. Ecological Succession PPT lecture. Introduce Ecological Succession Board Game activity.

HOMEWORK: Read Ecological Succession Board Game Activity handout; If you needed to finish Ecology Review questions please do so by Wednesday 11/15/17

WEDNESDAY (11/15/17): Ecological Succession Board Game activity and questions.

HOMEWORK: No formal homework; review notes and PPTs 

FRIDAY (11/17/17): Finish Ecological Succession Board Game activity and questions (questions are due by end of class). Start Ecology Test Review Sheet.

HOMEWORK: Complete Ecology Test Review Sheet (Due: Tuesday 11/21/17)


WEEK 9 (10/30/17 - 11/03/17) - CLASS SCHEDULE & HOMEWORK

MONDAY (10/30/17): Do Now. Assign biomes for Biome Poster. Identify Your Local Biome activity. 

HOMEWORK: Complete Identify Your Local Biome activity (Due: Friday, 11/3/17). Bring in Information and Images so you can work on your biome poster in class on Wednesday. 

WEDNESDAY (11/01/17): Work on Biome Poster.

HOMEWORK: Complete Identify Your Local Biome activity (Due: Friday, 11/3/17). Biome Poster due on Tuesday, November 7, 2017

FRIDAY (11/03/17): Complete Biomes of the U.S. worksheet. Hand in to sub by the end of class. You should also hand in the Identify Your Local Biome worksheets if you have not done so.

HOMEWORK: Biome Poster due on Tuesday, November 7, 2017; Prepare for Binder Check Quiz which will take place during class on Tuesday 11/7/17


WEEK 8 (10/23/17 - 10/27/17) - CLASS SCHEDULE & HOMEWORK

TUESDAY (10/24/17): Ecology Notes & Discussion.

HOMEWORK: No Homework

THURSDAY (10/26/17): Biomes Discussion.

HOMEWORK: No Homework


WEEK 7 (10/16/17 - 10/20/17) - CLASS SCHEDULE & HOMEWORK

MONDAY (10/16/17): Do Now questions. Test Review.

HOMEWORK: Study - Intro to Science & Biology Test Wednesday.

WEDNESDAY (10/18/17): World of Life: Intro to Science and Biology Test

HOMEWORK: No Homework

FRIDAY (10/20/17): Complete Ecology guided notes. Ecology & Levels of Organization PowerPoint is in the 02. Ecology & Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems folder. Complete questions based on readings. 

HOMEWORK: No Homework


WEEK 6 (10/09/17 - 10/13/17) - CLASS SCHEDULE & HOMEWORK

TUESDAY (10/10/17): Do Now - Microscope worksheet. Organization of Life guided notes and discussion. 

HOMEWORK: Complete Microscope Lab Questions (DUE: THURSDAY 10-12-17)

THURSDAY (10/12/17): Do Now question. Finish Organization of Life guided notes & discussion. Unit 1: Intro to Science & Biology Test Review.

HOMEWORK: Work on Review Sheet; Study - Intro to Science and Biology Test will take place on Wednesday 10-18-17


WEEK 5 (10/02/17 - 10/06/17) - CLASS SCHEDULE & HOMEWORK

TUESDAY (10/03/17): Biology as a Science - What is Biology?, Characteristics of Life, & Tools Used in Biology guided notes and discussion. 

HOMEWORK: No Formal Homework - review notes

THURSDAY (10/05/17): Do Now question. Microscope Lab. 

HOMEWORK: Complete Microscope Lab Questions (DUE: THURSDAY 10/12/17)


WEEK 4 (9/25/17 - 9/29/17) - CLASS SCHEDULE & HOMEWORK

MONDAY (09/25/17): Do Now. Introduce Formal Lab Report Guidelines and complete Population Biology Virtual Lab. Review for Friday's Quiz.

HOMEWORK: Review Virtual Lab and Formal Lab Report Guidelines for next class. Study - Scientific Method, Scientific Notation, & Metric System Quiz Friday.

WEDNESDAY (09/27/17): Room 135 to work on SGO Pre-Assessment Formal Lab Reports. Hand in by the end of class.

HOMEWORK: Study - Scientific Method, Scientific Notation, & Metric System Quiz Friday.

What’s on the Quiz?  

  • Identify MV, RV, & CV in an experiment
  • write a hypothesis as an “if-then” statement
  • write #s in scientific notation
  • multiply & divide #s that are in scientific notation
  • use metric chart to convert from one metric unit to another
  • use “picket fence” method to convert from one unit to another  

FRIDAY (09/29/17): Do Now & Review. Scientific Method, Scientific Notation, & Metric System quiz. Start Biology & Characteristics of Life notes.

HOMEWORK: No Homework


WEEK 3 (9/18/17 - 9/22/17) - CLASS SCHEDULE & HOMEWORK

TUESDAY (09/19/17): Do Now & review homework. Math and Metric System notes and discussion. Metric Mania Practice packet.

HOMEWORK: Complete Metric Mania Practice packet.

THURSDAY (09/21/17): Do Now & review homework. Incredible Measurements worksheet. 

HOMEWORK: Complete Incredible Measurements worksheet if you did not do so in class. Start Studying - Scientific Method, Scientific Notation, & Metric System Quiz next Friday.


WEEK 2 (9/11/17 - 9/15/17) - CLASS SCHEDULE & HOMEWORK

MONDAY (09/11/17): Do Now - complete Student Survey & Pretest. Scientific Method Notes & Discussion. Scientific Method Practice Packet, Part 1: Identifying Variables

HOMEWORK: In the Scientific Method Practice packet, read and complete Part I: Identifying Variables (1.A #1-3, 1.B #1-3, & 1.C #1-7 on pages 1-3)

WEDNESDAY (09/13/17): Do Now & review homework. Scientific Method Practice Packet, Part 2: Constructing a Hypothesis.

HOMEWORK: NO FORMAL HOMEWORK. However, if you are having difficulty with identifying variables or writing a hypothesis as an "if-then" statement, it is suggested you review your notes and the Scientific Method powerpoint. You can also come see Ms. Manzella for extra help.

FRIDAY (09/15/17): Math and Metric System notes and discussion. Scientific Notation .. worksheet.

HOMEWORK: complete Scientific Notation .. worksheet if you did not do so in class.


WELCOME BACK TO SCHOOL! - WEEK 1 (9/06/17 - 9/08/17) - CLASS SCHEDULE & HOMEWORK

WEDNESDAY (09/06/17): Course Introduction. Distribution of Safety Contract.

THURSDAY (09/07/17): Do Now - complete Student Survey & Pretest. Course Introduction Continued.

HOMEWORK: Safety Contract must be signed by you & your parent or guardian by Monday (9/11/17). Also, Ms. Manzella will check on Monday that you have a 3-Ring Binder. *recommended size of binder: 1 1/2 - inch

 

 BLOCK 1B CP BIOLOGY - CLASS SCHEDULE & HOMEWORK PER WEEK 

WEEKS 31 & 32 (4/23/18 - 5/04/18) - CLASS SCHEDULE & HOMEWORK

TUESDAY (4/24/18): Review answers to Cell Growth, Cycle, & Division Guided Notes Review Questions. Cell Cycle and Cell Division Virtual Lab.

HOMEWORK: Finish Cell Cycle & Cell Division Virtual Lab packet if you did not do so in class.

THURSDAY (4/26/18): Meiosis Guided Notes, Discussion, & Review Questions. Complete Number of Chromosomes worksheet.

HOMEWORK: Finish Number of Chromosomes worksheet if you did not do so in class.

MONDAY (4/30/18): Freshman PARCC Testing

HOMEWORK: Finish Number of Chromosomes worksheet if you did not do so in class.

WEDNESDAY (5/02/18): Freshman PARCC Testing

HOMEWORK: Finish Number of Chromosomes worksheet if you did not do so in class.

FRIDAY (5/04/18): Cell Growth, Cycle, & Division Unit Review.

HOMEWORK: Study - Cell Growth, Cycle, & Division Unit Test Tuesday, 5/08/18


WEEKS 29 & 30 (4/09/18 - 4/20/18) - CLASS SCHEDULE & HOMEWORK

TUESDAY (4/10/18): Do Now worksheet. DNA, RNA, & Protein Synthesis Review Sheet. Make-up work from MP3 and individual conferences. 

HOMEWORK: Finish DNA, RNA, & Protein Synthesis worksheet if you did not do so in class.

THURSDAY (4/12/18): Do Now & Hand in Review Sheet. DNA Extraction Lab and questions.

HOMEWORK: Finish DNA Extraction Lab Questions if you did not do so in class.

MONDAY (4/16/18): Do Now. Review answers to DNA, RNA, & Protein Synthesis Review Sheet. Watch Videos that summarize the processes of Protein Synthesis: Transcription & Translation. If time, play Kahoot Review game.

HOMEWORK: Study - DNA, RNA, & Protein Synthesis Test on Wednesday, 4/18/18.

WEDNESDAY (4/18/18): Do Now. DNA, RNA, & Protein Synthesis Test. Start Guided Notes on Cell Cycle.

HOMEWORK: Complete Cell Cycle Guided Notes Packet.

FRIDAY (4/20/18): Do Now. Cell Cycle Guided Notes & Discussion.

HOMEWORK: If you did not finish review questions at the end of the guided notes, finish them for homework.


WEEKS 27 & 28 (3/19/18 - 4/03/18) - CLASS SCHEDULE & HOMEWORK

MONDAY (3/19/18):  Do Now. Energy & Biogeochemical Test. Continue DNA & RNA Guided Notes and Discussion.

HOMEWORK: No formal homework; However, you should make sure your binder is organized and guided notes are complete for the MP3 Binder Check Quiz on Friday. 

WEDNESDAY (3/21/18): SNOW DAY - NO SCHOOL

FRIDAY (3/22/18): Do Now. DNA, RNA, & Protein Synthesis Guided Notes, Discussion, and Practice. Introduce Quarterly Assessment: DNA and RNA Modeling Project. Complete Quarterly Assessment: DNA & RNA Modeling Planning Page.

HOMEWORK: Complete Protein Synthesis Worksheet; Be ready for Binder Check Quiz. Study for Quarterly Assessment Part 2: Protein Synthesis Quiz (complete complementary DNA strand, mRNA strand, and tRNA and identify the amino acids using the codon table). DNA & RNA models due on Thursday, March 29, 2018 by the end of the school day on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 (Due date was extended because of snow days).

TUESDAY (3/26/18): Do Now and Review Answers to Protein Synthesis Worksheet. MP3 Binder Check Quiz. QA Part 2 Quiz. Start working on DNA & RNA models.

HOMEWORK: Bring in materials to make DNA & RNA models (if you choose to work on models in class). DNA & RNA models due on Thursday, March 29, 2018 by the end of the school day on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 (Due date was extended because of snow days).

THURSDAY (3/29/18): Work on DNA & RNA models. If you are not working on the DNA & RNA models, you can work on make-up work or the DNA, RNA, & Protein Synthesis Unit Review Sheet. (NOTE: I may not see you in class this day due to the Spring Pep Rally)

HOMEWORK: DNA & RNA models due on Thursday, March 29, 2018 by the end of the school day on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 (Due date was extended because of snow days).

TUESDAY (4/03/18): Work on DNA & RNA models. If you are not working on the DNA & RNA models, you can work on make-up work or the DNA, RNA, & Protein Synthesis Unit Review Sheet.

HOMEWORK: DNA & RNA models due on Thursday, March 29, 2018 by the end of the school day on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 (Due date was extended because of snow days).


WEEKS 25 & 26 (3/05/18 - 3/16/18) - CLASS SCHEDULE & HOMEWORK

MONDAY (3/05/18): Glycolysis & Cellular Respiration Quiz. Fermentation Guided Notes & Discussion. Start homework.

HOMEWORK: Complete Cross-a-Clue: Cell Energy Vocabulary Review/Analyzing Photosynthesis & Respiration worksheet

WEDNESDAY (3/07/18): Snow Day - No School

FRIDAY (3/09/18): Do Now. Energy and Nutrient Cycling in Ecosystems Guided Notes & Discussion. Food Chain, Food Web, and Carbon Cycle packet.

HOMEWORK: Complete Food Chain, Food Web, and Carbon Cycle packet if you did not do so in class.

TUESDAY (3/13/18): Do Now. Review answers to Food Chain, Food Web, and Carbon Cycle packet. Go over Unit 5 Review Sheet (on back of Fermentation Guided Notes) and distribute notecard that can be filled out and used on the test. 

HOMEWORK: Study - Energy and Biogeochemical Cycle Test on Monday 3/19. Remember you are allowed one notecard of information for test.

THURSDAY (3/15/18): Do Now. DNA & RNA Guided Notes and Discussion. Pick groups (optional) for DNA & RNA modeling project (quarterly assessment). Kahoot review game for test.

HOMEWORK: Study - Energy and Biogeochemical Cycle Test on Monday. Remember you are allowed one notecard of information for test


WEEKS 23 & 24 (2/12/18 - 3/02/18) - CLASS SCHEDULE & HOMEWORK

MONDAY (2/12/18):  Do Now. Finish Glycolysis and Cellular Respiration Guided Notes and Discussion. Introduce Calorimetry Lab.

HOMEWORK: Complete Calorimetry Prelab Questions and read over lab packet.

WEDNESDAY (2/14/18): Do Now. Introduce Calorimetry Lab and start Formal Lab Report.

HOMEWORK: Complete Calorimetry Prelab Questions (if you haven't already done so). Also, you should have the Heading, Title, Introduction, & Hypothesis sections of the formal lab report completed.

FRIDAY (2/16/18): Calorimetry Lab.

HOMEWORK: During the break you should make sure that the following sections of the lab report are complete: Heading, Title, Introduction, Hypothesis, Experimental, and Results. You should also complete the Calorimetry Packet (Prelab Questions, Data and Calculations, and Analysis & Conclusion Questions). If you have any questions you will have some time in class when we return from break to ask me and complete it; However, the bulk of the packet should be done to ensure that you will hand it in before the end of class on Monday.

TUESDAY (2/26/18): Do Now. Work on Calorimetry Lab Packet and Calorimetry Formal Lab Reports. Calorimetry Lab Packet must be handed in before the end of class.

HOMEWORK: Work on Formal Lab Report.

THURSDAY (2/28/18): Work on Discussion, References, and Abstract Sections of Calorimetry Formal Lab Report.

HOMEWORK: Study for Monday's Glycolysis and Cellular Respiration Quiz. Calorimetry Formal Lab Report due by 11:59 pm on Friday, March 2, 2018 - Make sure you press "Turn In" through Google Classroom when you have completed the formal lab report.

Quiz will be 10 multiple choice questions. What you should study for the Glycolysis and Cellular Respiration Quiz: What is a calorie?; What is Glycolysis?; What is Cellular Respiration?; Where in the cell does glycolysis occur?Where in the cell does cellular respiration occur?; Is glycolysis an anaerobic or aerobic process?; Is cellular respiration an anaerobic or aerobic process?; In cellular respiration, the Krebs cycle uses _________________, which is made during glycolysis.; In which step of cellular respiration is the most ATP produced?; What are the products of the Kreb cycle and the electron transport chain? 


WEEKS 21 & 22 (1/29/18 - 2/09/18) - CLASS SCHEDULE & HOMEWORK

MONDAY (1/29/18): Photosynthesis guided notes and discussion. Start The Absorption of Chlorophyll worksheet 

HOMEWORK: Finish The Absorption of Chlorophyll worksheet if you did not do so in class.

WEDNESDAY (1/31/18): Do Now. Review answers to The Absorption of Chlorophyll worksheet. Photosynthesis guided notes and discussion.

HOMEWORK: Start watching BozemanScience - Photosynthesis Podcast and answer corresponding questions

FRIDAY (2/02/18): Watch BozemanScience - Photosynthesis Podcast and answer corresponding questions. Start Glycolysis and Cellular Respiration guided notes and discussion. - All work was collected by the substitute

HOMEWORK: Start studying - Photosynthesis Quiz on Thursday 2/08/18

TUESDAY (2/06/18): Do Now. Review for Photosynthesis Quiz. Chromatography: Plant Pigments and Photosynthesis lab.

HOMEWORK: Study for Photosynthesis Quiz (quiz will be 10 multiple choice questions); Complete lab questions

THURSDAY (2/08/18): Do Now. Revisit Chromatography: Plant Pigments and Photosynthesis lab data and questions. Photosynthesis Quiz. Start Glycolysis and Cellular Respiration Guided Notes and Discussion.

HOMEWORK: No formal homework - keep reviewing notes and powerpoints


WEEKS 20 (1/22/18 - 1/26/18) - CLASS SCHEDULE & HOMEWORK

TUESDAY (1/23/18): Review for Cell Structure & Function Test

HOMEWORK: Study - Cell Structure and Function Test on Wednesday

THURSDAY (1/25/18): Cell Structure and Function Test

HOMEWORK: start Photosynthesis guided notes


WEEKS 17, 18, 19 (1/01/18 - 1/19/18) - CLASS SCHEDULE & HOMEWORK

WEDNESDAY (1/03/18): Cell Structure & Function guided notes and discussion. Start homework - Comparing Types of Cells worksheet.

HOMEWORK: Comparing Types of Cells worksheet.

FRIDAY (1/05/18): Snow Day - No School

TUESDAY (1/09/18): Review answers to homework. Passive and Active Transport guided notes, videos, and discussion. Use iPads and Google Classroom to start Formal Lab Reports. Complete Day 1 of Eggsperiment: Demonstrating Osmosis.

HOMEWORK: Complete Eggsperiment: Demonstrating Osmosis Pre-lab questions; Start formal lab report - introduction and Hypothesis sections.

THURSDAY (1/11/18): Do Now. Complete Day 2 of Eggsperiment: Demonstrating Osmosis. Use iPads and Google Classroom to work on Formal Lab Reports.

HOMEWORK: Formal lab report - Heading, Title, Introduction, Hypothesis

MONDAY (1/15/18): Do Now. Complete Day 3 of Eggsperiment: Demonstrating Osmosis. Use iPads and Google Classroom to work on Formal Lab Reports.

HOMEWORK: Formal lab report - Experimental Section

WEDNESDAY (1/17/18): Do Now. Complete Day 4 of Eggsperiment: Demonstrating Osmosis. Complete and hand in lab questions and data packet.

HOMEWORK: Formal lab report - Results, Discussion, References, & Abstract Sections

FRIDAY (1/19/18): Binder Check Quiz. Use iPads and Google Classroom to finish Formal Lab Reports.

HOMEWORK: Final Draft of Formal Lab Reports are due Friday, January 19, 2018.


WEEK 16 (12/18/17 - 12/22/17) - CLASS SCHEDULE & HOMEWORK

MONDAY (12/18/17): Do Now. Biochemistry - Nucleic Acids guided notes and discussion. Review answers to homework (Biochemistry Vocabulary Word Game worksheet) and go over answers to Identifying Chemical Compounds and test review sheet. Watch Bozeman Biology - Molecules of Life and answer corresponding questions,

HOMEWORK: Study - Biochemistry Test on Wednesday 12/20/17 - Remember you are allowed one notecard of information (has to be notecard you received in class, no alterations, and hand written; no sharing of notecards)

WEDNESDAY (12/20/17): Biochemistry Test. Cell Structure & Function guided notes.

HOMEWORK: Complete guided notes packet.


WEEK 15 (12/11/17 - 12/15/17) - CLASS SCHEDULE & HOMEWORK

TUESDAY (12/12/17): Biochemistry - Lipids guided notes and discussion. Complete models and corresponding questions for Day 2: Lipids of Modeling Molecules of Life Lab. Students will work in groups and complete one packet per group. This assignment is strictly and in-class assigment and will be handed in at the end of each class block.

HOMEWORK: No formal homework - However, you should review your Biochemistry notes and the PowerPoints that have been covered in class

THURSDAY (12/14/17): Biochemistry - Proteins guided notes and discussion. Complete models and corresponding questions for Day 3: Proteins of Modeling Molecules of Life Lab. Students will work in groups and complete one packet per group. This assignment is strictly and in-class assigment and will be handed in at the end of each class block.

HOMEWORK: Biochemistry Vocabulary Word Game worksheet (only front page of packet) due Monday 12/18/17 ; Start studying - Biochemistry Test on Wednesday 12/20/17 


WEEKS 14 (12/04/17 - 12/08/17) - CLASS SCHEDULE & HOMEWORK

MONDAY (12/04/17):  Water: Properties and Mixtures Lecture & Discussion. Finish Household Acids and Bases Lab.

HOMEWORK: Complete Household Acids and Bases Lab Questions and Data packet (Due: Friday 12/08/17)

WEDNESDAY (12/06/17): Do Now questions. Organic Compounds (Macromolecules) & Carbohydrates Lectures, Notes, & Discussions. Introduce Modeling Molecules of Life Lab.

HOMEWORK: Complete Household Acids and Bases Lab Questions and Data packet (Due: Friday 12/08/17)

FRIDAY (12/08/17): Complete models and corresponding questions for Day 1: Carbohydrates of Modeling Molecules of Life Lab. Students will work in groups and complete one packet per group. This assignment is strictly and in-class assigment and will be handed in at the end of each class block.

HOMEWORK: No formal homework - However, you should review your Biochemistry notes and the PowerPoints that have been covered in class


WEEK 13 (11/27/17 - 12/01/17) - CLASS SCHEDULE & HOMEWORK

TUESDAY (11/28/17): Do Now. Ecology Test Review & Kahoot. 

HOMEWORK: Study - Ecology Test Wednesday 11/29/17 

THURSDAY (11/30/17): Do Now. Ecology Test. Start Biochemistry Notes.

HOMEWORK: Finish section 4-1: WATER of Biochemistry Guided Notes


WEEKS 12 (11/20/17 - 11/24/17) - CLASS SCHEDULE & HOMEWORK

MONDAY (11/20/17): Do Now. Populations and Communities Lecture & Discussion. Finish Ecological Succession Board Game activity and questions (questions are due by end of class). Start Ecology Test Review Sheet.

HOMEWORK: Complete Ecology Test Review Sheet (Due: Wednesday 11/22/17)

WEDNESDAY (11/22/17): Do Now. Review answers to Ecology Review sheet.

HOMEWORK: Start studying - Ecology Test will be on Thursday 11/30/17 

FRIDAY (11/24/17): Happy Thanksgiving! - No School


WEEKS 10 & 11 (11/06/17 - 11/17/17) - CLASS SCHEDULE & HOMEWORK

MONDAY (11/06/17): Binder Check Quiz. Biome Posters.

HOMEWORK: Biome Poster due - Must be handed in by Wednesday, November 8, 2017

WEDNESDAY (11/08/17): Aquatic Ecosystems and Ocean Life Zones PPT Lecture & Discussion. Finish Biome Posters.

HOMEWORK: No formal homework; review notes and PPTs

FRIDAY (11/10/17): No School

TUESDAY (11/14/17): Ocean Life Zones Do Now worksheet. Ecological Succession PPT lecture. Introduce Ecological Succession Board Game activity.

HOMEWORK: Read Ecological Succession Board Game Activity handout; If you needed to finish Ecology Review questions please do so by Thursday 11/16/17

THURSDAY (11/16/17): Ecological Succession Board Game activity and questions.

HOMEWORK: No formal homework; review notes and PPTs 


WEEK 9 (10/30/17 - 11/03/17) - CLASS SCHEDULE & HOMEWORK

TUESDAY (10/31/17): Do Now. Assign biomes for Biome Poster. Identify Your Local Biome activity. 

HOMEWORK: Complete Identify Your Local Biome activity. Bring in Information and Images so you can work on your biome poster in class on Thursday. 

THURSDAY (11/02/17): Work on Biome Poster.

HOMEWORK: Biome Poster due - Must be handed in by Wednesday, November 8, 2017; Prepare for Binder Check Quiz which will take place during class on Monday 11/6/17


WEEK 8 (10/23/17 - 10/27/17) - CLASS SCHEDULE & HOMEWORK

MONDAY (10/23/17): Intro to Science and Biology Test.

HOMEWORK: No Homework

WEDNESDAY (10/25/17): Independently complete Ecology guided notes and start working on Ecology Review Questions.

HOMEWORK: No Homework

FRIDAY (10/27/17): Ecology and Biomes Notes & Discussion.

HOMEWORK: No Homework


WEEK 7 (10/16/17 - 10/20/17) - CLASS SCHEDULE & HOMEWORK

TUESDAY (10/17/17): Do Now questions. Finish Organization of Life guided notes & discussion. Unit 1: Intro to Science & Biology Test Review. 

HOMEWORK: Finish Review sheet; Study - Intro to Science and Biology Test will take place on Monday 10-23-17

THURSDAY (10/19/17): Do Now question. Unit 1: Intro to Science & Biology Test Review.

HOMEWORK: Study - Intro to Science and Biology Test will take place on Monday 10-23-17


WEEK 6 (10/09/17 - 10/13/17) - CLASS SCHEDULE & HOMEWORK

WEDNESDAY (10/11/17): PSATs - No Class

HOMEWORK: Complete Microscope Lab Questions (DUE: FRIDAY 10-13-17)

FRIDAY (10/13/17): Do Now - Microscope worksheet. Organization of Life guided notes and discussion. 

HOMEWORK: Start studying - Intro to Science and Biology Test will take place on Monday 10-23-17


WEEK 5 (10/02/17 - 10/06/17) - CLASS SCHEDULE & HOMEWORK

MONDAY (10/02/17): Biology as a Science - What is Biology?, Characteristics of Life, & Tools Used in Biology guided notes and discussion. Introduce Formal Lab Report Guidelines and complete Population Biology Virtual Lab.

HOMEWORK: No Formal Homework - review notes & review Virtual Lab and Formal Lab Report Guidelines for Friday's class

WEDNESDAY (10/04/17): Do Now question. Microscope Lab.

HOMEWORK: Complete Microscope Lab Questions (DUE: WEDNESDAY 10/11/17 Because of the PSAT schedule the due date has moved to FRIDAY 10/13/17)

FRIDAY (10/06/17): Media Center to work on SGO Pre-Assessment Formal Lab Reports. Hand in by the end of class.

HOMEWORK: Complete Microscope Lab Questions (DUE: WEDNESDAY 10/11/17 Because of the PSAT schedule the due date has moved to FRIDAY 10/13/17)


WEEK 4 (9/25/17 - 9/29/17) - CLASS SCHEDULE & HOMEWORK

TUESDAY (09/26/17): Do Now. Review for Thursday's Quiz. Biology & Characteristics of Life notes.

HOMEWORK: Study - Scientific Method, Scientific Notation, & Metric System Quiz Thursday.

What’s on the Quiz?  

  • Identify MV, RV, & CV in an experiment
  • write a hypothesis as an “if-then” statement
  • write #s in scientific notation
  • multiply & divide #s that are in scientific notation
  • use metric chart to convert from one metric unit to another
  • use “picket fence” method to convert from one unit to another

THURSDAY (09/28/17): Do Now & Review. Scientific Method, Scientific Notation, & Metric System quiz. Biology & Characteristics of Life notes.

HOMEWORK: No Homework


WEEK 3 (9/18/17 - 9/22/17) - CLASS SCHEDULE & HOMEWORK

MONDAY (09/18/17): Check and Review Homework Answers. Scientific Notation & SI Units Notes, Discussion, & Practice.

HOMEWORK: Complete worksheet.

WEDNESDAY (09/20/17): Complete Do Now questions. Check and Review Homework Answers. Metric System and Unit Conversions Notes, Discussion, & Practice.

HOMEWORK: Complete Metric Mania and back of worksheet if you did not do so in class. (The 4 questions on the 3rd page will be completed next class).

FRIDAY (09/22/17): Do Now & review homework. complete last page of Metric System Review Questions. Incredible Measurements worksheet. 

HOMEWORK: complete Incredible Measurements worksheet if you did not do so in class.


WEEK 2 (9/11/17 - 9/15/17) - CLASS SCHEDULE & HOMEWORK

TUESDAY (09/12/17): Do Now - complete Student Survey & Pretest. Scientific Method Notes & Discussion. Scientific Method Practice Packet, Part 1: Identifying Variables

HOMEWORK: In the Scientific Method Practice packet, read and complete Part I: Identifying Variables (1.A #1-3, 1.B #1-3, & 1.C #1-7 on pages 1-3)

THURSDAY (09/14/17): Do Now & review homework. Scientific Method Practice Packet, Part 2: Constructing a Hypothesis.

HOMEWORK: Complete Part 2: Constructing a Hypothesis questions.


WELCOME BACK TO SCHOOL! - WEEK 1 (9/06/17 - 9/08/17) - CLASS SCHEDULE & HOMEWORK

WEDNESDAY (09/06/17): Course Introduction. Distribution of Safety Contract.

FRIDAY (09/08/17): Do Now - complete Student Survey & Pretest. Course Introduction Continued.

HOMEWORK: Safety Contract must be signed by you & your parent or guardian by Tuesday (9/12/17). Also, Ms. Manzella will check on Tuesday that you have a 3-Ring Binder. *recommended size of binder: 1 1/2 - inch