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Biology I 15 -16 Lesson Plans

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Lesson Plans

 

Date  Assignment Due  Topic  Class Plan 
5/2
  • None
  • Animals
  • WU:  Explain what an animal is.
  • Discussion on types of animals 
5/3
  • None
  • Animals
  • WU:  Explain 3 groups of animals
  • Discussion on animal diversity 
5/4
  • Weekly Report
  • Animals
  • NWEA Testing
5/5
  • None
  • Animals
  • NWEA Testing
       
4/25
  • None
  • Classification
  • WU:  Why is classification important?
  • Review Exams
  • Complete questions 
4/26
  • Questions
  • Classification
  • WU:  Explain scientific naming
  • Discussion on classification system 
4/27
  • Weekly Report 
  • Classification
  • WU:  Weekly Report
  • Explain kingdom groups 
4/28
  • None
  • Classification
  • WU:  None
  • Kingdom CW 
       
4/18
  • None
  • Natural Selection
  • WU:  None
  • Test Review 
4/19
  • None
  • Natural Selection
  • WU:  None
  • Test Review 
4/20
  • Review Guide 
  • Natural Selection
  • WU:  Questions
  • Exam:  Natural Selection 
4/21
  • None
  • Natural Selection
  • WU:  What is a scientific name
  • Discussion on kingdoms and binomial naming 
       
4/11
  • Lab Data
  • Natural Selection
  • WU:  What happened to your data numbers
  • Analysis of Lab
  • Complete Lab Write Up 
4/12
  • Lab
  • Natural Selection 
  • WU:  None
  • Continuation of Methods of organism change
  • Natural Selection RG 
4/13
  • Weekly Report 
  • Natural Selection
  • WU:  Weekly Report
  • Review Guides 
4/14
  • None
  • Natural Selection
  • WU:  Questions
  • Test--Natural Selection 
       

4/4

  • Lab Quiz
  • Natural Selection
  • WU:  Lab Quiz
  • Lab:  Natural Selection 
4/5
  • None 
  • Natural Selection
  • WU:  None
  • Lab:  Natural Selection
  • Explain work for rest of week 
4/6
  • None
  • Natural Selection
  • WU:  None
  • Lab write up
  • NS activity 
4/7
  • Lab
  • Natural Selection
  • WU:  None
  • NS activity 
       
3/28
  • None
  • Natural Selection
  • WU:  Give a short description of what natural selection is.
  • Discuss natural selection processes and the Galapagos Islands  
3/29
  • None
  • Natural Selection
  • WU:  Give 3 important impacts of the Galapagos Islands
  • Discussion on Evidence for natural selection processes 
3/30
  • Weekly Report
  • Natural Selection
  • WU:  Weekly Report 
  • Discussion on Evidence for natural selection processes
  • Set Lab:  Natural Selection 
3/31
  • None
  • Natural Selection
  • WU:  Lab Quiz
  • Lab:  Natural Selection 
       
3/21
  • None
  • Genetics/Natural Selection
  • WU:  What did Gregor Mendel not be be able to explain
  • Show 5 trait squares
  • Discussion on Charles Darwins Life 
3/22
  • None
  • Natural Selection 
  • WU:  Explain 3 things of Charles Darwin
  • Discussion on Natural Selection 
  • Discussion on Galapagos Islands 
3/23
  • Weekly Report
  • Natural Selection
  • WU:  Weekly Report (next wk on GI)
  • Set HW for Thursday
  • Discussion on Natural Selection Evidence 
3/24
  • None
  • Natural Selection
  • WU:  None
  • Natural Selection Diagrams 
       
3/7
  • Dihybrid Cross 
  • Genetics
  • WU:  Explain what Punnett Square Ratios tell you.
  • Dihybrid Cross Practices 
3/8
  • Dihybrid crosses
  • Genetics
  • WU:  What do you find the most challenging of Punnett Squares
  • Punnett Square Practices 
3/9
  • Weekly Report 
  • Genetics
  • WU:  Weekly Reports
  • Punnett Square Exam 
3/10
  • None
  • Genetics
  • WU:  None
  • Review Punnett Squares
  • Introduce Charles Darwin 
       
2/29
  • None
  • Genetics
  • WU:  Explain 6 major genetic terms
  • Discussion on monohybrid crosses 
3/1
  • None
  • Genetics
  • WU:  Explain the steps to Punnett Squares
  • monohybrid practice 
3/2
  • Weekly Reports 
  • Monohybrid Crosses
  • Genetics
  • WU:  Weekly Reports
  • Discussion on dihybrid crosses 
  • Notebook Quiz 
3/3
  • None
  • Genetics
  • WU:  Explain a dihybrid cross
  • Dihybrid cross practice 
       
2/22
  • None
  • Genetics
  • WU:  What were 4 advantages of pea plants
  • Discussion on genetics terminology
  • Introduce Punnett Squares 
2/23
  • None
  • Genetics
  • WU:  Explain 5 genetic terms
  • Introduce monohybrid crosses
  • Practice crosses 
2/24
  • Weekly Report
  • Genetics
  • WU:  Weekly Reports
  • Practice crosses 
2/25
  • Practice Crosses
  • Genetics
  • WU:  Explain the steps of Punnett Crosses
  • Set Di-hybrid crosse 
       
2/15
  • Test Review
  • DNA
  • WU:  Questions
  • Exam 
2/16
  • None
  • Genetics
  • WU:  What is Genetics
  • Review Exams
  • Discussion on Mendel and early genetics
  • Set Vocab CW 
2/17
  • None
  • Genetics
  • WU:  None-WR on Thursday
  • Vocab. CW 
2/18
  • Vocab CW
  • Genetics
  • WU:  Explain the importance of Mendel
  • Discussion on genetic terms 
       
2/8
  • None
  • DNA
  • WU:  Lab quiz
  • Discussion on lab 
  • Lab:  Modeling protein synthesis 
2/9
  • None
  • DNA
  • WU:  Summarize yesterdays lab
  • Lab:  Modeling protein synthesis 
2/10
  • Weekly Report 
  • DNA
  • WU:  Weekly Report
  • Test Questions/Review 
2/11
  • Test Review
  • DNA
  • WU:  Test Questions
  • Exam-DNA to Protein Synthesis 
       
2/1
  • None
  • DNA
  • WU:  Explain the phrase DNA is DNA is DNA.....
  • Discussion on the structure of DNA
  • DNA  diagramming 
2/2
  • None
  • DNA
  • WU:  Explain the double strand makeup
  • Discussion on transcription
  • DNA diagramming 
2/3
  • Weekly Report
  • DNA
  • WU:  Weekly Report
  • Test Review 
2/4
  • Exam
  • Test Review 
  • DNA
  • WU:  Questions
  • Exam:  Mitosis, Meiosis, and DNA 
       
1/25
  • None
  • Meiosis
  • WU:  What is the purpose of meiosis
  • Discussion over meiosis II
  • Set Review 
1/26
  • None
  • Meiosis 
  • WU:  Explain Meiosis I and II
  • Discussion on DNA 
1/27
  • Weekly Report
  • Meiosis 
  • WU:  Weekly Report
  • Review Guide 
1/28
  • None 
  • Meiosis
  • WU:  Explain the role of Watson and Crick
  • Finish Discussion on DNA
  • Review for exam 
       
1/18
  • None
  • Meiosis
  • WU:  None
  • Bio-drawing of Meiosis 
  • Complete Labs 
1/19
  • None
  • Meiosis
  • WU:  None
  • Complete Labs 
1/20
  • Meiosis Drawings
  • Meiosis
  • WU:  Weekly Reports
  • Discussion on Meiosis I
1/21
  • None
  • Meiosis
  • WU:  Explain Meiosis I
  • Discussion on Meiosis II 
       
1/11
  • None
  • Mitosis 
  • WU:  Review the steps for microscope use
  • Set Lab:  Mitosis observations 
1/12
  • Lab Quiz
  • Mitosis
  • WU:  Lab Quiz
  • Lab:  Mitosis 
1/13
  • None
  • Mitosis
  • WU:  Weekly Reports
  • Lab:  Mitosis 
1/14
  • Labs
  • Mitosis
  • WU:  What did you discover with mitosis?
  • Introduce meiosis. 
       
1/4
  • None
  • Cells
  • WU:  What is a cell and why are they important
  • Review on cells and cell organization
  • Discussion on why cells need to divide 
1/5
  • None
  • Cells
  • WU:  Why do cells need to divide?
  • Discussion on cell division--Mitosis
  • Introduce mitosis steps 
1/6
  • Weekly Report 
  • Cells
  • WU:  Weekly Report
  • Complete discussion on cell division and the cell cycle
  • Modeling of mitosis 
1/7
  • None
  • Cells
  • WU:  List and explain the stages of mitosis
  • Complete modeling activity 
       
11/30
  • None
  • Cells
  • WU:  Lab Review/Quiz
  • Discussion on Lab
  • Lab--Cell Membrane 
12/1
  • None
  • Cells
  • Lab-Cell Membrane
12/2
  • Weekly Reports
  • Cells
  • Lab-Cell Membrane
12/3
  • None
  • Cells
  • Organelle Quiz
  • Lab-Cell Membrane 
       
11/16
  • None
  • Cells
  • WU:  Explain the role of the cell membrane
  • Discussion on the cell membrane
  • Bio-drawing-cell membrane 
11/17
  • None
  • Cells
  • WU:  Describe the makeup of the cell membrane
  • Complete bio-drawing
  • Set Lab:  Chicken Egg Membrane 
11/18
  • Quiz
  • Cells
  • WU:  Weekly Report
  • Lab Quiz
  • Cell Membrane Lab 
11/19
  • None
  • Cells
  • WU:  Lab 
  • Discussion on active and passive transport 
       
11/9
  • None
  • Populations
  • WU:  List 3 factors that can influence if and how populations reach carrying capacity
  • Review populations and set quiz for Wedn. 
11/10
  • None
  • Populations
  • WU:  What is a cell?
  • Cell Preassessment
  • Population quiz study. 
11/12
  • Population Quiz
  • Populations
  • WU:  Weekly Report
  • Population quiz 
11/13
  • None
  • Cells 
  • WU:  What is the difference between organic and inorganic
  • Discussion on cell size
  • Demo:  surface area and volume 
       
11/02
  • None
  • Populations
  • WU:  Explain carrying capacity
  • Discussion on carrying capacity
  • Video:  Snow Geese in Peril 

11/03

  • None
  • Populations
  • WU:  Explain what limits populations
  • Set Activity and Assemble:  How Many Bears Can Fit 
11./04
  • Quiz 
  • Populations
  • WU:  Weekly Reports
  • Quiz on Acitivity
  • Activity 
11/05
  • Activity Results
  • Populations
  • WU:  Explain activity
  • Activity Write Up
  • Set:  Carrying Capacity 
       
10/26
  • Succession Lab
  • Populations
  • WU:  Review Biomes
  • Biome Quiz
  • Clean Beakers
  • Discussion on populations 
10/27
  • None
  • Populations
  • WU:  What is a population?
  • Discussion on population properties
  • Brain Break:  Walk and Talk-How can populations vary
  • Walk and Talk Review 
10/28
  • Weekly Report 
  • Populations
  • WU:  Weekly Report
  • Brain Break--Balancing activity
  • Discussion growth rates 
10/29
  • None 
  • Populations
  • WU:  What would you rather have 1 million for a month or 1 penny doubled
  • Discussion on exponential growth 
       
10/19
  • Quiz
  • Biomes 
  • WU:  Quiz
  • Ecosystem observations 
10/20
  • None
  • Biomes
  • WU:  How to focus a microscope
  • Ecosystem observations 
10/21
  • None
  • Biomes
  • WU:  Weekly Report
  • Lab write up 

10/22

  • Lab 
  • Biomes
  • WU:  Study
  • Quiz
  • Explanation of cells 
       
10/12
  • None
  • Biomes
  • WU:  List 2 additional biomes
  • Discussion on Microscope and use
  • Preparing a wet mount 
10/13
  • None
  • Biomes
  • WU:  Explain ecosystems
  • Ecosystem observations 
10/14
  • None 
  • Biomes
  • WU:  Weekly Reports
  • Lab Write Up
  • Biome project explanation 
10/15
  • Succession Lab 
  • Biomes
  • WU:  Gather Materials
  • Biome Project 
       
10/5
  • None
  • Biomes 
  • WU:  Explain what our environment is like
  • Review Exams
  • Collect Data
  • Individual Notes on ecosystems 
10/6
  • None 
  • Biomes
  • WU:  List 4 biomes and 3 characteristics of each
  • Collect Data
  • Complete Notes
  • Explain Ecosystem Project 

10/7

  • Ecosystem Notes 
  • Biomes
  • WU:  Weekly Reports
  • Ecosystem Project 
10/8
  • None
  • Biomes 
  • WU:  None
  • Ecosystem Project 
       
9/28
  • None
  • Ecology
  • WU:  Explain the makeup of your ecosystem
  • Discussion of data tables
  • Collect Information
  • Study for exam 
9/29
  • None
  • Ecology
  • WU:  Collect lab information
  • Study for exam 
9/30
  • None
  • Ecology
  • No Class
10/1
  • Exam
  • Ecology
  • WU:  Questions/Turn in WR
  • Exam 
       
9/21
  • Succession Drawings
  • Ecology
  • WU:  Rd pgs 106 - 107
  • Review Successions
  • Pass out Review Guide for exam 
9/22
  • None
  • Ecology
  • No Class Parent Teacher Conference
9/23
  • Weekly Reports 
  • Ecology
  • WU:  Weekly Report
  • Set Lab:  Succession in Aged Tap Water 
9/24
  • Lab Quiz
  • Ecology
  • WU:  Lab Quiz
  • Assemble Lab Succession 
       
9/8
  • None
  • Ecology 
  • WU:  Explain the carbon cycle
  • Complete cycle drawings 
9/9
  • Cycle Drawings
  • Ecology
  • WU:  Explain the nitrogen cycle
  • Discussion on biotic and abiotic
  • Brain break
  • Compile biotic abiotic lists 
9/10
  • None
  • Ecology
  • WU:  Weekly Reports
  • Discussion on ecological interactions
  • Set interaction research activity 
9/11
  • None
  • Ecology
  • WU:  List the 4 types of interactions
  • Interaction activity 
       
9/1
  • Food Web
  • Ecology
  • WU:  Rd pgs 67 - 73
  • Discussion on the Ecological Pyramid
  • Add Trophic Levels to your food webs 
9/2
  • Food Webs
  • Ecology
  • WU:  Explain the ecological pyramid
  • Discussion on energy flow and carbon cycle
  • Begin Drawings
9/3
  • None
  • Ecology
  • WU:  Weekly Reports 
  • Carbon and Nitrogen Cycle Drawings 
9/4
  • None
  • Ecology
  • WU:  Explain the carbon cycle
  • Discussion on nitrogen cycle
  • Nitrogen Cycle  Drawings
       
8/24
  • Class Syllabus
  • Binder and Dividers 
  • Equipment ID
  • WU:  List and describe 10 pieces of equipment
  • Equipment review 
8/25
  • Equipment ID quiz
  • Equipment ID
  • WU:  Questions on equipment
  • Equipment ID Quiz
  • Review of food chains and food webs 
8/26
  • None
  • Ecology
  • WU:  Weekly Reports
  • Explanation of energy moving through food chains
  • Food Chain diagrams
  • Pass out books 
8/27
  • None
  • Ecology
  • WU:  Explain the difference between a food chain and food web
  • Discussion on food web
  • Complete food chain and food web diagrams 
       
8/17 
  • None 
  • Introduction to Ecology
  • Equipment ID 
  • Discussion on Syllabus and Classroom Procedures
  • Discussion on notebook (due 8/24) 
  • Explanation of weekly reports
  • Discussion on scale of biology
8/18 
  • None 
  • Introduction to Ecology
  • Equipment ID 
  • Warm Up:  Explain ecology and how it works
  • Discussion on levels of organism interaction
  • Begin Equipment ID 
8/19 
  • None 
  • Introduction to Ecology
  • Equipment ID 
  • Warm Up:  Weekly Report
  • Discussion on energy flow 
  • Continue Equipment ID 
8/20 
  • None 
  • Introduction to Ecology
  • Equipment ID 
  • Warm Up:  List and explain 10 pieces of equipment
  • Complete Equipment ID
  • Review Equipment 

 

 

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