Biology
 
 Dr. Healey
mhealey@pascack.k12.nj.us
Class Policies and Rules 2014-15
 
 
 
Reminder: Use the new password I gave you in class on Friday 10/17/2014.
Extra Help:
Before School 7:30am and During the Pascack Period
I am available during lunch periods, contact me to set up a time.  If you don't set up a time I may not be there so make sure you let me know in advance that you are coming.

 
 
 
Important Reminders
 
FINAL Exam THURSDAY 6/11 10:15am
 
In class review days are Monday thru Wednesday make sure you have your review packet with you!!!! 
 
 
 
Remember the review packet is PART OF THE EXAM  make sure it is with you when you come to the exam!!!!
 
Current Topics
Intro to Microbiology (Bacteria and Viruses)
 
 

Essential Questions:

How can change in one part of an ecosystem affect change in other parts of the ecosystem?

How do matter and energy link organisms to each other and their environments?

How do humans have an impact on the diversity and stability of ecosystems?

 
 
Week of 6/1/15

Mon 
6/1
(R1)
Tue 
6/2

(ODD BLOCK

Wed
6/3

(EVEN BLOCK)

Thur
6/4
(R4 Lab)
Fri 
6/5
(R3)
Activity

 

Notes/ discussion on Bacteria  

 

 

Watch Contagion. 

NO CLASS
 

 

Complete Contagion.
 
Notes and discussion on Viruses.  

 

 

Complete Gizmo on Viral replication (Lytic Cycle) 
Homework
 
  
  
   


Online Activity 16.5. How Virus infect cells? 


 
 
    
 
Week of 5/25/15

Mon 
5/25
(R1)
Tue 
5/26

(ODD BLOCK

Wed
5/27

(EVEN BLOCK)

Thur
5/28
(R4 Lab)
Fri 
5/29
(R3)
Activity

 

NO SCHOOL

 

 

 Biology EOY Exam

 
How does Disease Spread?
Do Virus spread lab.
Complete Disease spread Gizmo.  
NO CLASS
 

 

Set up bacteria Lab

  

 

 

 

Collect results of Bacterial lab.
 Discussion of lab results. 
Homework
 
  
  
   



Lab due Monday
 
 
   
 
 

Essential Questions:

How can change in one part of an ecosystem affect change in other parts of the ecosystem?

How do matter and energy link organisms to each other and their environments?

How do humans have an impact on the diversity and stability of ecosystems?

 
Week of 5/18/15

Mon 
5/18
(R1)
Tue 
5/19

(ODD BLOCK

Wed
5/12

(EVEN BLOCK)

Thur
5/21
(R4 Lab)
Fri 
5/22
(R3)
Activity

 

Discuss how communities interact.


Videos on symbiosis (Nature)

Mix and Match Symbiosis Activity.

Ecological Relationships POGIL. 

 

 

Review POGIL on Symbiosis and Ecological Relationships.

Begin discussion on ecological succession.  Ecological Succession POGIL. 
NO CLASS
 

 

Review Ecology. 

  

 

 

 

Test on Ecology. 
Homework
Complete Food web Activity (Galapagos Islands) 
  Re examine the food chain decision question. Write CER to justify your answer. 
 
Complete  Ecological Pyramids handout.
  
   


Compete POGIL for homework. 

Complete Population POGIL.
 
 
  
 
 
Week of 5/11/15

Mon 
5/11
(R1)
Tue 
5/12

(ODD BLOCK

Wed
5/13

(EVEN BLOCK)

Thur
5/14
(R4 Lab)
Fri 
5/15
(R3)
Activity

·    Introduce Ecology – discuss how ecosystems for and the level of study within ecology.

Complete “how does an abiotic factor affect  food production?”

·

·  Discuss the different ways Energy flows through an ecosystem.

·  Do Inquiry Food Chain Decision.

·  Complete POGIL on Energy Pyramids.

NO CLASS. 

·

 

 

·    Review Nutrients cycles. and what happens when they are not in balance.

Nutrient Cycle POGIL

 

 



Investigate the growth patterns of populations and what effects them.
 
Deer population case study.
Homework
Complete Food web Activity (Galapagos Islands)
  Re examine the food chain decision question. Write CER to justify your answer.
 
Complete  Ecological Pyramids handout.
 
  


Compete POGIL for homework.

Complete Population POGIL.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Essential Questions

1.     Is Evolution just speculation? What evidence is there?

2.     How can survival of the fittest lead to changes in the species? How is this related to variation?

3.     How do environmental changes affect the distribution/disappearance of species?

4.     Why is Evolution significant in today’s world?

 
 
 
Week of 5/4/15

Mon 
5/4
(R1)
Tue 
5/5

(No Block PARCC Test

Periods 1-4 meet)
Wed
5/6

(No Block PARCC Test

Period 5-7 meet)
Thur
5/7
(R4 Lab)
Fri 
5/8
(R3)
Activity

·    Review article that was read for homework.  

·    Discussion of natural selections significance in modern times.

Online Activities 14.4 and 14.5

NO CLASS
 

·  Evaluate how new species are made. Complete notes and discussion.

POGIL on formation of ew species.
 

 Review for test.

 

 


Test on Evolution
Homework
Complete online activities.
 
 
  

Complete POGIL

STUDY


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Week of 4/27/15

Mon 
4/27
(R1)
Tue 
4/28
(ODD BLOCK)
Wed
4/29
(No Class )
Thur
4/30
(R4 Lab)
Fri 
5/1
(R3)
Activity
Epigenetics webquest.
 
Use the following website http://learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/epigenetics/ to complete the webquest.

Introduce Darwin's theory of Evolution and Natural selection.
 
Complete "Evidence of Evolution" Inquiry  Lab.
NO CLASS
 

 

 Investigate the process of Natural Selection. Complete Natural Selection Lab.

 

 


Discuss Natural Selection and the principles that guide evolution.
Homework
Complete questions.
 
  Complete Lab questions and summary chart.
  


Complete questions

Read article "Why is Evolution important today?" and complete questions.
 
 
 
 
 
 

Mendelian Genetics (Essential Questions)

1.     How to determine the probability of traits from parents to offspring?

2.     How can you recognize various patterns of inheritance?

3.     What is the relationship between genotypes and phenotypes?

4.     How does the environment play a role in phenotype?

 
Week of 4/20/15

Mon 
4/20
(R1)
Tue 
4/21
(ODD BLOCK)
Wed
4/22
(No Class )
Thur
4/23
(R4 Lab)
Fri 
4/24
(R3)
Activity
Review different forms of inheritance practice problems from last week.
 
Introduce Pedigrees.

Pedigree practice problems.
NO CLASS
 
EARTH DAY!!!!!!!!

 

 

  Review for test

 


  Test on Complex Inheritance.
Homework
Complete practice problems
 
  Complete practice problems
  


STUDY

No Homework
 
 
  
 
Week of 4/13/15

Mon 
4/13
(R1)
Tue 
4/14
(ODD BLOCK)
Wed
4/15
(No Class )
Thur
4/16
(R4 Lab)
Fri 
4/17
(R3)
Activity
Introduce Complex Inheritance patterns -- Incomplete and Co-Dominance
 
Complete Practice Problems

Blood Typing Lab.-- Importance of knowing blood type-- transfusions.
 
Discuss how blood types are inherited. 
NO CLASS

 

 

  Review practice problems that were done for homework. 

 
Discuss Sex linked traits and how they are inherited. 

 


  Review Homework. 
 
Discuss Polygenic Inheritance Patterns.
 
Complete The Polygenic Inheritance graphing activity.
Homework
Complete Practice problems.
 
 
  
Complete Lab and practice problems

Complete Practice Problems.

Complete practice Problems.
 
 
  
 
 
Week of 3/30/15

Mon 
3/30
(R1)
Tue 
3/31
(ODD BLOCK)
Wed
4/1
(No Class )
Thur
4/2
(R4 Lab)
Fri 
4/3
(R3)
Activity

Introduce Dyhibrid crosses.

 

Practice problems with Dyhibrid crosses.


More practice with Dyhybrid crosses.

 
And Review for test
NO CLASS

 

 

  Test on basic genetics (Genetics Part 1) .


 


  NO SCHOOL SPRING BREAK BEGINNS


Homework
Complete Practice Problems
 
  STUDY
  

STUDY



 
 
  
 
 
Essential Questions:

1. How does the formation of Gametes lead to genetic variation?

2. What happens when a mistake occurs in Meiosis?

 
Week of 3/23/15

Mon 
3/23
(R1)
Tue 
3/24
(ODD BLOCK)
Wed
3/25
(No Class )
Thur
3/26
(R4 Lab)
Fri 
3/27
(R3)
Activity
  Complete Meiosis Discuss the mistakes that can happen during meiosis,


Introduce Mendel and Complete Mendel’s Data.

 

Inventory of my traits.

 

Discussion of basic Mendelian genetics.

 

Should this dog be called Spot.


NO CLASS

 

 

 

Review Genetics 1 activity.

Soap opera genetics

 

Discuss Test Crosses.

 


 

Baby Face Lab activity

Homework

 
  Complete Practice Problems.
  


Complete Practice Problems

Complete Lab Questions
 
 
 
 
 
Week of 3/16/15

Mon 
3/16
(R1)
Tue 
3/17
(ODD BLOCK)
Wed
3/18
(No Class )
Thur
3/19
(R4 Lab)
Fri 
3/20
(R3)
Activity
  Review Concepts on Protein Synthesis

Test on Protein Synthesis.

 

Karyotyping  GIZMO  



NO CLASS

 

 

 

 Introduce Meiosis. Discuss the advantages of sexual reproduction in terms of genetic variation.


Identify the mistakes that can occur in meiosis and the effects on the organism.

 

 
Begin Genetic variation  and Meiosis Review worksheet. 
Homework
STUDY
 
  Read Section 9.5 and take notes
  


Complete 9.6 Online Activity

Compete GIZMO for homework
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Essential Questions:

1.  How does DNA contribute to the traits that make you who you are?

2.  Do mutations effect the overall survival of a species?

3.  How does gene regulation affect our daily functions?

4.  How can we manipulate Protein Synthesis to advance quality of human life?  
 
Week of 3/9/15

Mon 
3/9
(R1)
Tue 
3/10
(No Block PARCC TESTING)
Wed
3/11
(NO CLASS PARCC TESTING)
Thur
3/12
(R1-- Shortened Classes PARCC Testing)
Fri 
3/13
(R3)
Activity

Discussion of Mutations.

 

How DNA Control the Workings of your cell activity”

 

Watch GATTACA
NO CLASS
Watch GATTACA

  Watch GATTACA

 

Homework
Complete

How DNA Control the Workings of your cell activity”

 
Review Packet For Tuesdays Test DUE MONDAY
 
 Review Packet For Tuesdays Test DUE MONDAY
  

Review Packet For Tuesdays Test DUE MONDAY
Review Packet For Tuesdays Test DUE MONDAY
Review Packet For Tuesdays Test DUE MONDAY
 
 
 
 
 
Week of 3/2/15

Mon 
3/2
(R1)
Tue 
3/3
(ODD BLOCK)
Wed
3/4
(EVEN BLOCK
Thur
3/5
(R4)
Fri 
3/6
(R3)
Activity

Complete Discussion of Gene Expression.

 

Go over homework. 

 

UBD Gene Disease BLAST Activity.


CHNOPS ACTIVITY
NO CLASS
SNOW DAY

 

Complete Gene Disease BLAST Activity.

Homework

 
 
  Finish CHNOPS Lab if you did not finish it in class.
 
 
Read Section 11.6 and complete section review questions.



 
 
 
 
 
Week of 2/23/15

Mon 
2/23
(R1)
Tue 
2/24
(ODD BLOCK)
Wed
2/25
(EVEN BLOCK
Thur
2/26
(R4)
Fri 
2/27
(R3)
ActivityCancer Project Presentations.
 

·  Cancer/Mitosis Quiz (45 min.)

·  Do Now: Why do you have blue eyes or brown hair?  What role does DNA have in those traits? What is hair/skin/eyes made out of

·  DNAàRNAàProtein

·  Possible to add/manipulate codes?

GMOs case study: “Tougher Plants?”
NO CLASS
. Discuss central dogma; notes transcription/translation  Complete Online activity 11.4

 

Review steps of Translation.

 
Complete Translation Activity
Homework

 
 
 
Read section 11.4 and answer concept questions.


Read section 11.5 and answer concept questions.
 
Finish Translation activity and protein synthesis game.
 
 

Essential Questions

 

1. Why do cells need to divide and how do they do it?

2. How do cells control the cell cycle and what happens when those controls break down?

3. How can we reduce our chances of getting Cancer?
 
Week of 2/16/15

Mon 
2/16
Tue 
2/17
Wed
2/18
(R1)
Thur
2/19
(R4)
Fri 
2/20
(R3)
ActivityNO SCHOOL
 

NO SCHOOL

Discussion of the different Stages of Cancer.

 
Watch Video: Starving to Feed Cancer. 
Cancer Treatments 

 

Work on Cancer Project-- DUE MONDAY

Homework

 
 
 


Work on Project.

 Work on Project.
Work on Project.
 
 
 
 
Week of 2/9/15

Mon 
2/9
(R1)
Tue 
2/10
(ODD BLOCK)
Wed
2/11
EVEN BLOCK
Thur
2/12
(R4)
Fri 
2/13
(R3)
Activity
 
 

Begin Mitosis Flip Book.

 

Notes on Mitosis.
 
 

Quiz on DNA and Replication.

 

Agar Cube Lab.

 

No Class. 
 
 

Faces of Cancer.

 

Announce the project.

 

Notes on Cancer.


 
Homework

Complete putting Mitosis Flip Book together.

DUE THURSDAY.
 
 
 
Work on Mitosis Flipbook.


Cancer Quest Video.
http://www.cancerquest.org/cancer-biology-animations.html 
 

Work on Project.
 
 
 
 
 
Essential Questions:
1. What is the structure of DNA?
2. How does the structure relate to its replication?
 
Week of 2/2/15

Mon 
2/2
(R1)
Tue 
2/3
(ODD BLOCK)
Wed
2/4
EVEN BLOCK
Thur
2/5
(R4)
Fri 
2/6
(R3)
Activity
 NO SCHOOL SNOW DAY!
 

 
 

Extract DNA from Strawberries.
 
Notes and Discussion of DNA Replication.
 
Complete 11.3 Online Activity
 

No Class. 
 

Build Models of DNA and Demonstrate Replication with the model. Take pictures of your models and embed them into a word document or PowerPoint and explain the following:

1. Structure of the nucleotide.
 2.Structure of the DNA.
3. How DNA replicates. 
DUE MONDAY
 

 Why do cells divide lab.


 
Homework

 
 
  Complete online activity 11.3.


Complete DNA Model Lab Due MONDAY.
 
Complete DNA structure and Function Packet (POGIL) Due tomorrow


 
 
 
Week of 1/26/15

Mon 
1/26
(R1)
Tue 
1/27
(ODD BLOCK)
Wed
1/28
EVEN BLOCK
Thur
1/29
(R4)
Fri 
1/30
(R3)
Activity
 MID-TERM EXAMS
 

 
 

NO SCHOOL SNOW
 

MIDTERM EXAMS
 
Nature vs Nurture Activity.
 
 

 

Discuss articles from homework.
 
Notes and Discussion on DNA structure

 
Homework

 
Work on Review sheet.
 
 


Find an article about one of the characteristics discussed in class that demonstrate evidence of it being Nature, Nurture or both and write a summary about it.
Online Activity 11.2.

 
 
 
 
 
 Essential Questions: 
  1. How does the structure mitochondria aid in the process of cellular respiration?
  2. What are the major steps involved in the breaking down of sugar into ATP?
  3. How do organisms break down sugar without oxygen?
  4. How are photosynthesis and Respiration linked
 
Week of 1/12/15

Mon 
1/12
(R1)
Tue 
1/13
(ODD BLOCK)
Wed
1/14
EVEN BLOCK
Thur
1/15
(R4)
Fri 
1/16
(R3)
Activity
 Discussion and notes on Fermentation.
 
Complete "Fermentation a Closer look". 
 

 
 

Yeast Fermentation Lab.
 
Muscle Fatigue Lab. 
 

No Class. 
 


 Go over labs and review for test.
 
 

 Test on Respiration (Chapter 7)


 
Homework
Complete Fermentation a closer look and begin reviewing for test.

 
Work on Review sheet.
 
 


Study
Study for Midterms.

 
 
 
 
Week of 1/5/15

Mon 
1/5
(R1)
Tue 
1/6
(ODD BLOCK)
Wed
1/7
EVEN BLOCK
Thur
1/8
(R4)
Fri 
1/9
(R3)
Activity
 

Introduction to Respiration.

 

Respiration and exercise demo.


 
 

Spinach Lab, Do plants do cellular respiration?

 
 

Discussion and notes on Cellular respiration.

 

Inputs and outputs of glycolysis and Krebs
 

No Class. 
 


Complete discussion and notes on Electron transport and the importance of Oxygen.
 
 

 

Mystery of the seven deaths.
 
Homework
 

 
Lab Questions due THURSDAY
 
 

Work on Mid-term Review Sheet.
Complete “respiration: A Closer Look”
Work on Mid-term review sheet.

 
 
 
 

Essential Questions

  1. How does the chloroplast aid in the process of photosynthesis?
  2. What role do pigments play in gathering energy during photosynthesis?
  3. What are the major steps involved in turning light energy into stored chemical energy (glucose)?
  4. How does photosynthesis support both the organism that is performing it and other life forms on Earth?
      5.   How can bioengineering help reduce global warming? 
 
 
Week of 12/15/14

Mon 
12/15
(R1)
Tue 
12/16
(ODD BLOCK)
Wed
12/17
EVEN BLOCK
Thur
12/18
(R4)
Fri 
12/19
(R3)
Activity
 
Discussion of the stages of photosynthesis (light reactions and Calvin Cycle) inputs and outputs.
 
Complete diagram. 

 

POGIL on Photosynthesis and leaves.
 
 

Photosynthesis Lab: Floating disks.
 

No Class. 
 

Review the process of Photosynthesis and relate back to lab project.

 
 

TEST: Photosynthesis.
 
Homework
 

Lab Questions due THURSDAY

Study for test!
Study for test!


 
 
 
 
Week of 12/8/14

Mon 
12/8
(R1)
Tue 
12/9
(ODD BLOCK)
Wed
12/10
EVEN BLOCK
Thur
12/11
(R4)
Fri 
12/12
(R3)
ActivityComplete Activity: Connecting it all: CO2 emission, Photosynthesis and Global Warming"
 
 

 


 
 

Review the link between CO2, Photosynthesis and Climate Change.
 
Begin designing and building your algae farm (proof of concept)
 

NO CLASS EVEN BLOCK
 
 

Complete your Algae Farm  

 
 

 Present Algae Farms and begin re-design.
 
Homework
 

Finish assignment from Monday.
 
You are to evaluate your current design and research areas of weakness to aid in your design process on Thursday. 




 
 
 
 
 
Week of 12/1/14

Mon 
12/1
(R1)
Tue 
12/2
(ODD BLOCK)
Wed
12/3
EVEN BLOCK
Thur
12/4
(R4)
Fri 
12/5
(R3)
Activity
 
 

 

Introduction to Photosynthesis.

 

Basic inputs and outputs.


 
 

Chromatography Lab on plant pigments.

 

Why are plants no always Green.

 

NO CLASS EVEN BLOCK
 
 

Read Article on Sandy and answer Questions.

 

Complete the chart on the carbon cycle and then answer the questions on Carbon Oscillation.

 

 


Introduce Engineering project “The Deep Dive”

 

Read letter on project, form groups and begin brainstorming ideas.
 
 
Homework
Watch video on Photosynthesis and take notes.
 

Complete Lab Questions.

Complete worksheets if not completed n class.

Bring in any additional materials to build your algae farm.
 
 
 
 
 

Essential Questions:

   1. What is the structure of the cell membrane and how does it help aid in its function?
    2. How does the cell membrane control what enters and leaves the cell?     
    3. Evaluate how is homeostasis maintained in different environments? 
 
Week of 11/24/14

Mon 
11/24
(R2)
Tue 
11/25
(R4) Lab
Wed
11/26
(R3)
Thur
11/27
Fri 
11/21\8
ActivityReview Osmosis Questions and review for test on 6.2/6.3.
 
 

 


 
 

Test on The cell membrane and Transport (Chapter 6.2/6.3)
 
Video on  Stem cells.
 

Shortened periods 1/2 day and valley cup.
 
 
Bioethics activity on stem cells.
 
 

 No School

 



 
 No School
 
Homework
Study for test
 

No Homework
No Homework-- Have a great Thanksgiving

HAPPY

THANKSGIVING!!!!

 
 
 
 
 
Week of 11/17/14

Mon 
11/17
(R1)
Tue 
11/18
(ODD BLOCK)
Wed
11/19
(EVEN BLOCK)
Thur
11/20
(R4)
Fri 
11/21
(R3)
Activity
 
 

Notes on Cell Membrane structure and discuss how it relates to function.

 

Online activity 6.2

 


 
 

Cell Quiz.

 

Begin Osmosis Lab.

 

Notes on passive transport/ diffusion demos.

 

NO CLASS EVEN DAY
 
 

 

Gather day 2 data from Lab.

Finish notes on Diffusion and Osmosis.

Osmosis Practice problems

 


Review Osmosis problems

 

Discuss active transport.

 

Online activity 6.3
 
 
Homework
Read 6.2 and take notes
 
Study for QUIZ. 

Read 6.3 and take notes


Complete practice problems for homework.

 

Lab DUE Monday
Complete lab for homework.
 
 
 
 

Essential Questions:

1.  What are the functions of the main organelles of the cell and how do they work together to support the life of a cell/organism?

2. How were the first cells identified and what technologies helped to discover them? 
 
Week of 11/10/14

Mon 
11/10
(R1)
Tue 
11/11
(ODD BLOCK)
Wed
11/12
(EVEN BLOCK)
Thur
11/13
(R4)
Fri 
11/14
(R3)
Activity
 
 Discussion on how cells were discovered.
 
Identify the main types of microscopes.
 
Introduce Cell Analogy Project.

 


 
 

Work on Cell analogy Project.

 

NO CLASS EVEN DAY
 
 

 
Complete Cell charts comparing prokaryotes and Eukaryotes as well as plants and animals.
 
Microscope lab.
 

 


Review comparison charts.
 
Complete online activity 6.4-6.6
 
 
Homework


Work on Cell analogy

Complete charts and lab questions.

Analogy Project Due Monday.
 
 
 
 
 

Essential Questions:

1. What are the functions of life’s basic molecules (proteins, lipids, carbs?)

2. How does the structure of the different molecules (carbs, lipids, proteins) affect their function?

3. How are enzymes essential for survival in living things? 
 
 
 
Week of 11/03/14

Mon 
11/03
(R1)
Tue 
11/04
(R2)
Wed
11/05
(R3)
Thur
11/06
Fri 
11/07
Activity
 
 Review Test From Friday.
 
Introduce the lab write up from last week and discuss how to make the poster. 
 
Work on Poster

 


 
 

Work on poster for Enzyme lab from last week.

 

Present Posters-- Note this is the last grade of the marking period!!! Make it good!
 
 

 
No School

 


No School
 
Homework






 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Week of 10/27/14

Mon 
10/27
(R1)
Tue 
10/28
(ODD BLOCK)
Wed
10/29
(EVEN BLOCK)
Thur
10/30
(R4)
Fri 
10/31
(R3)
Activity
 Review Enzymes. Watch video n enzymes.
 
Introduce lab. Demo procedure for lab and set up google docs. 

 


 
 

Enzyme Bubble Lab

 

 NO CLASS EVEN DAY
 
 

 
Go over lab and write up requirements.
 
Review Macromolecules for test TOMORROW


 


Test On Chapter 5 Macromolecules (including enzymes) 
 
 
HAPPY HALLOWEEN!!!
Homework
Complete Enzyme Handout. (Due Thursday)
 
Start coming up with a protocol for lab and share on the google doc. Make sure Google doc is ready for lab-- it is shared with all group members and me.
Complete Enzyme Handout. (Due Thursday)
Study for test

Study for test

NO HOMEWORK-- ENJOY YOUR HOLIDAY WEEKEND!!!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Week of 10/20/14

Mon 
10/20
(R1)
Tue 
10/21
(ODD BLOCK)
Wed
10/22
(EVEN BLOCK)
Thur
10/23
(R4)
Fri 
10/24
(R3)
Activity
Discuss Protein Structure and function.
 
Demo Protein indicator test.
 
Complete Online activity 5.4.

 


 
 

Murder and a meal lab.

 

 NO CLASS EVEN DAY
 
 

 
 Review Protein structure.
 
Protein folding lab. 


 


Introduce and discuss  Enzymes.
 
Complete online activity 5.5.
 
Homework
Complete online activity if not completed in class.
Lab write up is due THURSDAY.

Read and take notes on Enzymes 5.5.

Complete Enzyme review sheet and flow chart.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Week of 10/13/14

Mon 
10/13
(R1)
Tue 
10/14
(ODD BLOCK)
Wed
10/15
(EVEN BLOCK)
Thur
10/16
(R4)
Fri 
10/17
(R3)
ActivityNO SCHOOL Columbus Day.

 


 
 

Breakfast cereal lab

 

Intro on monomers and polymers

 
Online Activity 5.1
 

 NO CLASS EVEN DAY
 
 

Notes and Discussion of Carbohydrates.

 
Demo of Benedicts test.
 
Carbohydrate POGIL.
 
 


 


Notes and Discussion of Lipids.

 

Online Activity 5.3.
 
Homework
Reminder Water Labs are DUE Tomorrow.
Read Chapter 5.1 and take notes.

Read section 5.2 and take notes and complete flow chart.

Read 5.3 and take notes. Complete Online activity if you did not complete it in class.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Essential Questions:

·      What is the chemical basis of life?

·      What are the major and minor elements that are found in living things?

·      What are the unique characteristics of water?

·       How do the characteristics of water aid living things?

 
 
 
Week of 10/06/14

Mon 
10/06
(R1)
Tue 
10/07
(ODD BLOCK)
Wed
10/08
(EVEN BLOCK)
Thur
10/09
(R4)
Fri 
10/10
(R3)
Activity

 

Notes and discussion of atomic structure and basic bonding.

 
Online activity 4.3

 
 

Inquiry Water Lab.

 

 
 
 

Review of water lab and final notes on properties of water.



 


Quiz on Chemistry and Water.

 

Introduce Organic Molecules. Discuss the importance of Carbon.

 

 
Homework
Online Activity 4.4 Properties of water.
Complete Questions DUE TUESDAY

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