Week of February 1, 2016
Monday: Correct HW; Review HW: Study for Quiz
Tuesday: Quiz: DNA & Protein Synthesis HW: Genetic Terms
Wednesday: Snow Day!
Thursday: Go over Quiz; HW Check; Meiosis Notes & Chart
Friday: Chromosomes & Karyotypes Discussion/Activity HW: Meiosis WS

Week of February 8, 2016
Monday: Correct HW; Notes: Genes, Chromosomes, & Mutations HW: Meiosis & Genetic Change WS
Tuesday: Collect HW; Mendel & Solving Genetic Problems Lesson HW: Monohybrid Cross WS
Wednesday: HW Check & go over; Dihybrid Cross Lesson HW: Dihybrid Cross WS
Thursday: HW Check & go over; Different Heredity Patterns Lesson HW: Different Heredity Patterns WS
Friday: HW Check & go over; Personal Traits Lab; Begin Genetic Terms Review Packet

Week of January 25, 2016
Monday: Introduction; Genetic Fact/Fallacy Survey; Begin DNA model
Tuesday: Pre-test; Complete & turn in DNA model
Wednesday: DNA & Replication Lesson HW: DNA reading assignment/ws
Thursday: HW Check & go over; Protein Synthesis Lesson HW: Protein Synthesis reading assignment/ws
Friday: HW Check & go over; Protein Synthesis Simulation HW: Review WS

Week of January 18, 2016
Monday: Exam Review *Exam Review Session Room 307 3 pm*
Tuesday: Exams
Wednesday: Biology Exam 12:30
Thursday: Exams
Friday: No School - Professional Development


Week of January 11, 2016
Monday: HW Check & go over; Review - Homeostasis & Cell Transport HW: Study for Quiz
Tuesday: Quiz: Homoestasis & Cell Transport HW: Cell Reproduction Vocab
Wednesday: Go over Quiz; HW Check & go over; Cell Reproduction Notes HW: Mitosis WS
Thursday: Correct HW; Cell Reproduction Review - complete & go over
Friday: Cell Unit Vocabulary Review Game; Exam Review

Week of January 4, 2016
Monday: Cell Part Notes HW: Cell Parts WS (both sides)
*Extra Credit Opportunity: Draw, label & color a plant and animal cell - due Friday
Tuesday: Correct HW; Cell Parts Enrichment Activities HW: Cell Part "Quiz" WS
Wednesday: Turn in HW; Homeostasis & Diffusion Lesson HW: Vocabulary WS
Thursday: HW Check; Osmosis Lesson HW: Diffusion & Osmosis WS
Friday: Collect Extra Credit; Correct HW; Passive vs. Active Transport Notes HW - Passive/Active Transport WS Packet


Week of December 21, 2015
Monday: Go over Enzyme Quiz; HW Check & go over; Microscope Intro & begin Technique Lab HW: Microscope Review WS
Tuesday: Correct HW; Finish Microscope Technique Lab - discuss & give points
Merry Christmas & Happy New Year -- Enjoy your break!

Week of December 14, 2015
Monday: Enzyme Lab Day 1
Tuesday: Enzyme Lab Day 2; graph temp vs reaction rate
Wednesday: Enzyme Lab Day 3 & 4; graph ph vs reaction rate HW: Post-lab ?'s
Thursday: Go over post-lab; Review Game HW: bring completed lab packet & study
Friday: Turn in lab; Quiz: Enzymes & Organic Compounds HW: A View of the Cell

Week of December 7, 2015
Monday: Discuss & collect Fermentation Lab; Cell Respiration vs. Photosynthesis Illustration;
Tuesday: Energy Unit Review Game; Continue Illustration & begin Review Guide
Wednesday: (Sub) Complete Illustration & turn in; Review Guide HW: Review Guide & Study
Thursday: Turn in Review Guide; Energy Unit Test HW: Organic Compounds WS Packet
Friday: Go over Test; HW Check & go over; Enzyme Pre-lab Work HW: Enzyme Pre-lab Questions


Week of November 30, 2015
Monday: Check fermentation bottles; Photosynthesis Notes & Pre-lab work
Tuesday: Photosynthesis Lab
Wednesday: Check fermentation bottles; Discuss & collect Lab; Review: Light & Dark Reactions
Thursday: Check fermentation bottles; Go over Review - give points; Quiz: Photosynthesis
Friday: Hand back Quizzes & go over; Fermentation Post Lab: clean up, graph results, do post-lab questions

Week of November 23, 2015
Monday: Take fermentation measurements; HW Check & discuss; Cell Respiration post-lab analysis HW: finish graph & post-lab questions
Tuesday: HW Check & go over - collect labs; Review
Wednesday: Hand back cell respiration labs - Open-note Quiz: Fermentation & Cell Respiration
Happy Thanksgiving - Enjoy your Holiday weekend!

Week of November 16, 2015
Monday: HW Check & go over; Notes: Fermentation.ppt HW: Read fermentation lab & do pre-lab questions
Tuesday: HW Quiz & go over; Set up Fermentation Lab; Extra Credit Bioluminescence WS due Friday
Wednesday: Check fermentation bottles; Notes: ; Calorie DVD
with DVD guide; Begin Cellular Respiration Assignment (due Monday)
Thursday: HW Check & go over; Cell Respiration Pre-Lab work HW: Extra Credit WS
Friday: Collect Extra Credit; Cell Respiration Lab - Collect Data HW: Cell Respiration Assignment


Week of November 9, 2015
Monday: Go over Quiz & Carbon Cycle WS; Global Warming Project discussion (share or turn in)
Tuesday: SAT Practice - global warming; HW: Ecology Unit Review Guide
Wednesday: HW Check & answer questions; Ecology Unit Review Game HW: Study
Thursday: Ecology Unit Test; Begin Energy in a Cell Packet
Friday: Go over Test; Watch "The Lorax" HW: Energy in a Cell Packet
Week of November 2, 2015
Monday: Notes: Population Biology.ppt HW: Read pg. 91 - 99 and complete Population Biology.doc
Tuesday: Correct HW; Review Game: Sucession-Biomes-Populations HW: Review WS & Study for Quiz
Wednesday: HW Check & go over; Quiz: Succession, Biomes, & Populations HW: Carbon cycle handout
Thursday: Turn in HW; Global Warming Research Mini-Project Introduction Begin Research
Friday: Continue Global Warming Research &/or Ecology Unit Review Guide
Ecology Unit Review Guide.doc

Week of October 26, 2015
Monday: Go over Quiz & HW; Notes: Ecological Succession.ppt, Video & Song; Begin Succession Assignment.doc (due Wednesday)
Tuesday: Succession Models (small group work) HW: Succession Assignment
Wednesday: Correct HW; Begin Terrestrial Biomes lesson/assignment
Thursday: SAT Practice; Continue Terrestrial Biomes lesson HW: Biomes Assignment
Friday: HW Check & go over; Finish Biomes lesson/activities; Play "Oh Deer!"; Begin Population Assignment

Week of October 19, 2015
Monday: Protein & Food Chain Notes/Activity HW: Finish Food Web & dress warmly for outdoor lab
Tuesday: Collect Food Webs & Scavenger Hunt EC; Chapter 2 Text Review - complete & turn in
Wednesday: Energy Transfer Lab (outdoors) HW: Graph results & post-lab questions
Thursday: Discuss & collect Lab; Review energy & food HW: Study for quiz
Friday: ; Energy & Food Quiz HW: Succession Data Analysis Practice & Read pg. 65 - 69, Problem Solving Lab 3.1 and term comparisons


Week of October 12, 2015
Monday: Unit 1 Review Game HW: Finish Review Guide & Study
Tuesday: Turn in Review Guides; Unit 1 Test
Wednesday: Go over Test; Ecology Introduction Notes ; Good Buddy Activity HW: Vocabulary WS
Thursday: Correct HW; Energy Flow Notes and begin Food Web drawing (due Tuesday)
Friday: SAT practice; Scavenger Hunt; Human Planet DVD segment; continue Food Web drawing

Week of October 5, 2015
Monday; HW Check & go over (17.2); Insect ID help HW: Chapter 17 Review
Tuesday: Correct HW; Insect ID help & begin Unit 1 Review Guide HW: Insect Collection
Wednesday: Turn in projects; SAT practice; Taxonomy formative assessment HW: Insect Project Reflection
Thursday: Collect HW; Taxonomy practice (work on areas of misconception); Continue work on Unit 1 Review Guide
(due Tuesday before the Test)
Friday: Professional Development

Week of September 28, 2015
Monday: Turn in extra credit; Data analysis practice; Go over quiz; Classification Introduction with
dichotomous keys
Tuesday: HW Check & go over; Notes: 17.1 Diversity of Life.ppt (See PowerPoint Live here!); Song
HW: Read pg. 442 - 449 & complete WS

Wednesday: HW Check & go over; Comparing Arthropods Activity arthropods.PDF

Thursday: Notes: 17.2 6 Kingdoms.ppt HW: 17.2 biology assignment.doc

Friday: Finish 17.2 Assignment (due Monday) & begin Unit 1 Review Guide (6th Hr - assembly)
Insect Collections due Wednesday, October 7th!


\Week of September 21, 2015
Monday: Exchange correct HW; Scientific Method Review (small groups); Characteristics of Life Intro
activities
Tuesday: Are Viruses Alive? Generating an Argument (NGSS/SAT skill) HW: Lab Report
Wednesday: Turn in lab reports; Characteristics of Living Things activities; Notes: Characteristics of Life.ppt Chapter 1 Outline III - char. of life.doc LEVELS OF ORGANIZATION OF LIFE
CHART.doc HW: Characteristics of Life Assignment: **charoflifews.doc**
Thursday: Go over HW; In-class Chapter 1 Review Chapter 1 Quiz Study Guide.doc
HW: Study for Quiz tomorrow
Friday: Chapter 1 Quiz HW: Extra Credit - Chapter 1 Text Review pg. 28 - 29 # 1 - 9, 13, 15 - 22


Week of September 14, 2015
Monday: Finish Pre-test; Notes: Nature of Biology Science Skill Activities
Tuesday: Email Lab (Nature of Science)
Wednesday: Designing an Experiment & Writing a Lab Report (Termites project) How to Write a Lab Report Lab Report Grading Rubric
Thursday: (sub) Continue Termite project &/or begin Using the Scientific Method WS (due Monday)
Friday: Termite Experiment (lab report due: September 23rd) HW: Using the Scientific Method WS

Week of September 7, 2015
Tuesday: Introductory Activities HW: Lab Safety form due by Friday
Wednesday: Essential 8 Activity & Multiple Intelligences Inventory; Life - Insect DVD
Thursday: Notes: Methods of Biology ; HW: Read pg. 11-18 & complete Scientific
Method WS
Friday: HW Check & go over; Discuss Insect Collection Guidelines & look at examples; Begin Pre-Test HW: Continue collecting insects











































Week of May 25, 2015
Monday: Memorial Day
Tuesday: Vertebrate Outline/WS & give points; Label internal fish diagram; Begin Fish Lab Packet & Drawing HW: Extra Credit Fish Specimen
Wednesday: Fish Dissection HW: Finish Fish Packet
Thursday: Go over Mollusk & Annelid Quiz; Discuss & collect lab; Exam Review
Friday: Animal Unit Review (Practice Test) HW: Finish Animal Unit Review & bring gold Phyla Chart Notes to class

Week of June 1, 2015
Monday: HW Check & go over; Animal Food Fest; Exam Review
Tuesday: Exam Review
Wednesday: Exam 12:30 pm - Return book to Room 307
Thursday: Exams
Friday: Exams

Week of May 18, 2015
Monday: Mollusk Phyla Chart Notes
Label Clam Diagram; Clam Dissection HW: Finish Mollusk Lab Packet
Tuesday: Discuss & collect lab; Annelids Phyla Chart Notes
& lesson HW: Annelids WS
Wednesday: HW Check & go over; Review Mollusks & Annelids HW: Study
Thursday: Quiz: Mollusks & Annelids HW: Arthropod Outline
Friday: HW Check & go over ; Phyla Chart Notes: Arthropods & Echinoderms ; ; Arthropod activities Reminder: Extra Credit fish for dissection - due May 27th!

Week of May 11, 2015
Monday: Notes: Animal Introduction ; Hand back Plant Quiz & go over; Begin Chapter 25 WS Packet (due Thursday)
Tuesday: Invertebrate Identification Lab & Phyla Song
Wednesday: Porifera & Cnidaria Notes/Song HW: Finish Chapter 25 WS Packet
Thursday: (sub) Go over HW; Animal Quiz 1 (open note/book) turn in
Friday : Notes Chart (porifiera, cnidarians, platyhelminthes, & nematodes)

Week of May 4, 2015
Monday: Root Notes ; Root Lab – discuss & collect
Tuesday: Stem Study Guide
Wednesday: Go over Stems - give points; Capillary Action Lab
Thursday: Notes: Water movement in plants with Leaf diagram; Plant Review Game
Friday: Plant Quiz Chapter 23 (open - note) HW: Finish Plant Quiz


Week of April 27, 2015
Monday: Review: Slides & Game HW: Review Guide & Study
Tuesday: Collect Review Guides;Test: Microbiology Unit HW: Bacteria Project
Wednesday: Project Presentations HW: Project Reflection
Thursday: Collect HW; Go over Test; Plant Intro Notes HW: Plant Tissue Assignment +bonus sheet
Friday: HW Check & go over - turn in bonus; Go over Test & Project - grade check

Week of April 20, 2015
Monday: Notes: The Immune System Notes.doc (chapter 39) HW: Begin Chapter 39 Packet (due Thursday)
Tuesday: Epidemic Lab; Continue Chapter 39 Packet
Wednesday: Project Work Time (finish lab report/work on ad) HW: Finish Chapter 39 Packet
Thursday: HW Check & Discuss; Open-note Quiz (Chapter 39); Begin Microbiology Unit Review Guide
Friday: Go over Chapter 39 Quiz; Continue project work and/or Microbiology Unit Review Guide
*Test Tuesday, April 28th!

Week of April 13, 2015
Monday: Project Work
Tuesday: Project Work
Wednesday: Go over Bacteria Quiz; Protist Vide/Slide Drawings HW: Finish Protist Packet
Thursday: Discuss & collect Protist Packet; Parasite Lab/Lesson HW: Finish Parasite Lab
Friday: Correct Parasite Lab & collect; Typhoid Mary DVD

Week of March 30, 2015
Monday: Correct HW; Bacteria Project Introduction with timeline & examples Bacteria Project.doc
BACTERIA PROJECT GRADE CRITERIA.doc; Begin Project Proposals
Tuesday: Review Game; Chapter 18 Text Review HW: Finish Proposal & Study
Wednesday: Collect project proposals; Bacteria Quiz; Pre-lab videos HW: Pre-lab Questions
Thursday: Bacteria ID Lab with Gram Stain HW: Bring project materials
Friday: Begin Spring Break!

Week of March 30, 2015
Monday: Correct HW; Bacteria Project Introduction with timeline & examples Bacteria Project.doc
BACTERIA PROJECT GRADE CRITERIA.doc; Begin Project Proposals
Tuesday: Review Game; Chapter 18 Text Review HW: Finish Proposal & Study
Wednesday: Collect project proposals; Bacteria Quiz; Pre-lab videos HW: Pre-lab Questions
Thursday: Bacteria ID Lab with Gram Stain HW: Bring project materials
Friday: Begin Spring Break!

Week of March 23, 2015
Monday: Evolution Test HW: Ebola Assignment
Tuesday: Go over Test; Ebola lesson
Wednesday: Virus Notes & open-note quiz; Finish Ebola lesson; Begin 18.2 Bacteria Assignment
Thursday: Eubacteria Notes HW: Finish Bacteria Assignment (18.2)
Friday: HW Check & go over; Classification of Bacteria Notes ; Biolab 12 with slide drawing HW: Enrichment WS

Week of March 16, 2015
Monday: Complete & turn in Predator Lab
Tuesday: Population Genetic Notes HW: Population Genetics WS
Wednesday: HW Check & go over; Speciation Notes HW: Speciation WS
Thursday: Hand back & go over Predator Lab; HW Check & go over; Review Activities HW: Review Guide
Friday: HW Check & go over; Review Game HW: Study for Quest on Monday

Week of March 9, 2015
Monday: Go over Test; Evolution Unit Introduction HW: 15.1 WS
Tuesday: (sub) Go over 15.1 WS; Evidence for Evolution Notes HW: Evidence for Evolution WS
Wednesday: HW Check & go over; History of Evolution Notes; Comparing Theories Activity HW: How Organisms Adapt WS
Thursday: Correct HW: Adaptation Notes/Slides ; Begin Predator Lab
Friday: Professional Development

Week of March 2, 2015
Monday: Genetic Disorders
Tuesday: Blood Type Lab/Lesson HW: Blood Typing Questions
Wednesday: HW Check & go over; Review Game Part 1; Continue Review Guide
Thursday: Go over Genetic Problem Quiz; Review Game Part 2; Review HW: Finish Genetic Unit Review Guide & Study for Test
Friday: Turn in Review Guide; Test: Genetics Unit

Week of February 23, 2015
Monday: Cold Day
Tuesday: Go over Genetic Vocabulary Quiz & discuss extra credit opportunity; Complete & turn in Face Lab HW: Finish Genetic Problem Packet
Wednesday: HW Check & go over; Pedigrees Lesson HW: Study for Genetic Problem Quiz
Thursday: (sub) Genetic Problem Quiz; Begin Genetic Disease WS
Friday: (sub) Finish Genetic Disease WS; Begin Genetic Unit Review Guide HW: Extra Credit Genetic Terms

Week of February 16, 2015
Monday: Break Day!
Tuesday: HW Check & go over (Vocab Packet); Personal Traits Lab HW: Study for Genetic Terms Quiz
Wednesday: Quiz: Genetic Terms; Begin Face Lab and Continue Problem Packet
Thursday: Cold Day!
Friday: Winter Carnival!

Week of February 9, 2015
Monday: HW Check & go over; Different Heredity Patterns Lesson HW: Genetic Problem Practice
Tuesday: HW Check & go over; Vocabulary Strategies HW: Genetic Terms Practice
Wednesday: (sub) Begin Genetic Problem Packet
Thursday: Snow Day!
Friday: Professional Development

Week of February 3, 2015
Monday: Go over Quiz; HW Check - Meiosis Video +term discussion and quiz; Meiosis Notes/Chart
Tuesday: Chromosomes & Karyotypes Discussion/Activity HW: Meiosis WS
Wednesday: Correct HW;
Thursday: Turn in HW; Mendel & Solving Genetic Problems lesson HW: Monohybrid Cross Practice
Friday: HW Check & go over; Dihybrid Crosses Lesson HW: Dihybrid Cross Practice

Week of January 26, 2015
Monday: DNA & Replication Notes HW: Read pg. 280 - 287 & 304/complete WS
Tuesday: HW Check & go over; Protein Synthesis Notes & Video HW: Read pg. 288 - 295/complete WS
Wednesday: HW Check & go over; Protein Synthesis Simulation HW: Review WS
Thursday: Correct HW; Review DNA & Protein Synthesis HW: Study
Friday: Quiz: DNA & Protein Synthesis HW: Genetic Terms WS

Week of January 19, 2015
Monday: Exams
Tuesday: Biology Exam 12:30 pm
Wednesday: Exams
Semester 2
Thursday: Semester 2 Intro; Genetic Fact & Fallacy Survey; Begin DNA model
Friday: Pre-test & finish DNA model

Week of January 12, 2015
Monday: Quiz: Homeostasis & Cell Transport HW - Cell Reproduction Vocabulary
Tuesday: HW Check & go over; Mitosis Notes & Song HW: Mitosis WS
Wednesday: Go over Quiz; Correct HW; Cell Reproduction Review
Thursday: Cell Unit Vocabulary Review
Friday: Exam Review *Exam Review Session Room 307 @ 3 pm*

Week of January 5, 2015
Monday - Wednesday: Cold Days - No School!
Thursday: Correct HW; Passive vs. Active Transport Notes HW - Passive/Active Transport WS Packet
Friday: HW Check & go over (Passive/Active Transport); Review HW - Study for Quiz

Week of December 22, 2014
Monday: HW Check; Osmosis Lesson HW: Diffusion & Osmosis WS
Tuesday: Marshmallow Challenge [6th hour = assembly]
HAVE A SAFE & WONDERFUL HOLIDAY BREAK!

Week of December 15, 2014
Monday: HW Check & go over ; Microscope Lesson & begin Techniques Lab HW: Microscope Review WS
Tuesday: Go over Enzymes & Organic Compounds Quiz; Correct HW; Finish Lab - discuss & give points
Wednesday: Cell Part Notes HW: Cell Parts WS (both sides)
Thursday: Correct HW; Cell Parts Enrichment Activities HW: Cell Part "Quiz" WS
Friday: Turn in HW; Homeostasis & Diffusion Lesson HW: Vocabulary WS


Week of December 8, 2014
Monday: Enzyme Lab Day 1 HW: Read Lab Day 2 Procedures
Tuesday: Enzyme Lab Day2 HW: Graph Temperature vs. Reaction Rate & Read Lab Day 3 & 4 Procedures
Wednesday: Enzyme Lab Days 3 & 4 HW: Graph pH vs. Reaction Rate & complete Post-lab Questions
Thursday: (sub) Go over post-lab questions; Review Game HW: Study for Enzymes & Organic Compounds
Quiz & bring completed lab packet
Friday: Turn in Enzyme Lab Packet; Quiz: Enzymes & Organic Compounds HW: A View of the Cell WS

Week of December 1, 2014
Monday: Discuss & collect Fermentation Lab; Photosynthesis/Cel Respiration Comparison Activity (Illustration); Begin Energy Unit Review Guide - due Wedesday
Tuesday: Complete & turn in Illustrations; Work on Review Guide HW: Energy Unit Review Guide
Wednesday: HW Check & go over; Energy Unit Review Game HW: Study for Test
Thursday: Energy Unit Test HW: Organic Compounds Handout
*Mrs. Holmgren will now take over her Biology classes from Mr. Faust*
Friday: Go over Test; HW Check & go over; Enzyme Pre-lab HW: Enzyme Pre-lab ?'s

Week of November 24, 2014
Monday: Check fermentation bottles; Discuss & collect lab; Begin light vs dark reactions WS
Tuesday: Go over Review - give points; Photosynthesis song; Photosynthesis Quiz (open-note) HW: Extra
Credit Chlorophyll WS
Wednesday: Hand back Photosynthesis quiz & go over; Fermentation post-lab (clean up, graph results, post-
lab ?'s) HW: Fermentation Post-lab
HAPPY THANKSGIVING! ENJOY YOUR BREAK : )

Week of November 17, 2014
Monday: Cell Respiration Lab - collect data HW: Finish Cell Respiration Assignment
Tuesday: Check fermentation bottles; HW Check & go over; Cell Respiration Post Lab HW: Complete Cell Respiration Graph & Post-lab Questions
Wednesday: HW Check & go over; Open-Note Quiz (Fermentation & Cell Respiration) - turn in Cell Respiration Lab Packet
Thursday: Photosynthesis Notes & Note Quiz; Photosynthesis Pre-lab work
Friday: Photosynthesis Lab

Week of November 10, 2014
Monday: HW Check (Pre-lab Quiz) & go over; Set up Fermentation Lab
Tuesday: Snow Day!
Wednesday: Snow Day!
Thursday: Check fermentation bottles; Notes: ; Calorie DVD with Quiz - go over HW: Cell Respiration Assignment (due Tuesday)
Friday: Cell Respiration Pre-lab work & continue Cell Respiration Assignment

Week of November 3, 2014
Monday: Go over Ecology Test; The "Lorax"; Begin Energy in a Cell Packet (due Friday)
Tuesday: Biology Interim Assessment Prep (tutorial video); continue Energy in a Cell work
Wednesday: Biology Interim Assessment Part 1
Thursday: Biology Interim Assessment Part 2 HW: Energy in a Cell Packet
Friday: HW Check & go over; Notes: Fermentation.ppt HW: Read fermentation lab & do pre-lab questions


Week of October 27, 2014
Monday: Library work time: Global Warming Research &/or Ecology Unit Review Guide
Tuesday: Go over Quiz; Global Warming Science Strategy; Review Activity HW: Global Warming Research
Project (asa.faustsmith@negauneeschools.org)
Wednesday: Global Warming Project sharing & discussion with notes - turn in projects HW: Ecology Unit
Review Guide
Thursday: HW Check & go over; Ecology Unit Review Game HW: Study for test tomorrow (bring a book)
Friday: Ecology Unit Test


Week of October 20, 2014
Monday: Play Oh Deer! (population simulation); Review Succession & Biomes HW: Finish Biome brochure
Tuesday: Share & collect Biome brochure; Population Notes HW: Read Section 4.1 & complete WS
Wednesday: Correct HW; Review Game (succession, biomes & populations) HW: Review WS & study for quiz
Thursday: HW Check & go over; Quiz: Succession, Biomes & Populations HW: Carbon Cycle WS
Friday: Turn in HW; Global Warming Research &/or Ecology Unit Review Guide

Week of October 13, 2014
Monday: Review Work; Grade Check/Make-up help; Go over Review HW: Study for Quiz tomorrow
Tuesday: Quiz: Energy & Food HW: Read pg. 65 - 69 & Do questions 3 - 6 pg. 69
Wednesday: Collect HW; ACT Practice; Succession Notes HW: Succession Drawing/Collage Assignment (due Friday)
Thursday: Terrestrial Biomes lesson - song, video clips, note chart & think about which biome you would most & least
want to live in and why HW: Succession Drawing/Collage
Friday: Turn in Succession HW; Finish Terrestrial Biomes Lesson: Where am I? Activity & Video Clips HW: Biome brochure (due Tuesday)

Week of October 6, 2014
Monday: Energy & Food Notes ; Food Web Class Activity & Drawing Assignment (due Wednesday) HW: Finish Chapter 2 Assignment
Tuesday: HW Check & go over; Protein & Food Notes ; Save the Last Word For Me (Reading Strategy) HW: Food Web Drawing & Dress warmly for outdoor lab tomorrow!
Wednesday: Turn in Food Web Drawing; Energy Lab: collect data outside; share data on board HW: Graph results &
post-lab questions
Thursday: Discuss & Collect Lab; Bioaccumulation Demo; Article Read & Role Play Activity; Begin Review Assignment
Friday: Professional Development - No School!

Week of September 29, 2014
Monday: Go over Taxonomy Quiz; Help with Insect ID & work on Unit 1 Review Guide HW: Insect Collection
Tuesday: Turn in Insect Collection; Review Game HW: Review Guide & study for Test tomorrow
Wednesday: Turn in Review Guide; Test: Unit 1 HW: Insect Collection Analysis & Reflection.doc
(skip Analysis side - do Reflection only)
Thursday: Collect HW; Go over Test; Ecology Notes: Ecology Part 1.ppt ; Begin Chapter 2 Assignment
Friday: Human Planet DVD & work on Ecology- Chapter 2 Assignment.pdf (Due Tuesday)

Week of September 22, 2014
Monday:


Week of September 15, 2014
Monday: Characteristics of Living Things activities; Notes: Characteristics of Life.ppt Chapter 1 Outline III - char. of life.doc LEVELS OF ORGANIZATION OF LIFE
CHART.doc HW: Characteristics of Life Assignment: **charoflifews.doc**
Tuesday: Go over HW; In-class Chapter 1 Review Chapter 1 Quiz Study Guide.doc
HW: Lab Report & Study for Quiz tomorrow
Wednesday: Collect lab reports; Chapter 1 Quiz HW: Extra Credit - Chapter 1 Text Review
pg. 28 - 29 # 1 - 9, 13, 15 - 22
Thursday: Collect Extra Credit; Data Analysis Practice; Classification Introduction (In-class activities); Begin Fish Identification exercise
Friday: Go over Chapter 1 Quiz & hand back Lab Reports; Twig Identification Lab; HW: Finish Fish Identification exercise Fish ID



Week of September 8, 2014
Monday: Data Analysis Practice; Finish Pre-test; Life DVD (Insects)
Tuesday: Notes: Nature of Biology ; Communication activity; Designing an Experiment & Writing a Lab Report (Whitest Whites project) The Whitest Whites How to Write a Lab Report Lab Report Grading Rubric HW: Bring in lab supplies
Wednesday: Whitest Whites Project (experiment & lab report); Begin Using the Scientific Method WS
Thursday: Whitest Whites Project (experiment & lab report) HW: Using the Scientific Method WS
Friday: Exchange & correct HW; Small Group Review; Is it Alive? activities

Welcome Back!

Week of September 2, 2014
Tuesday: Introductory Activities HW: Lab Safety form due by Friday
Wednesday: Essential 8 Activity & Multiple Intelligences Inventory
Thursday: Intro Activity; Notes: Methods of Biology ; HW: Read pg. 11-18 & complete Scientific
Method WS
Friday: HW Check & go over; Discuss Insect Collection Guidelines & look at examples; Pre-Test HW: Continue collecting insects























Week of May 26, 2014
Monday: Memorial Day
Tuesday: Go over Arthropod Outline - give points; Arthropod & Echinoderm Phyla Chart Notes
;

- give points; Arthropod & Echinoderm songs & video clips HW: Vertebrate Outline
Wednesday: Go over Vertebrate Outline - give points; Begin Fish Lab Packet HW: Bonus Fish specimen
Thursday: Fish Dissection Lab HW: Finish Fish Packet
Friday: Discuss & Collect Lab; Animal Practice Test - complete & go over

Week of June 2, 2014
Monday: Exam Review (Review Session after school Room 307)
Tuesday: Exam 12:30 pm
Wednesday: Exams
Thursday: Exams
Friday: Animal Food Fest; Video; Grade Check & Book Return
Have a great Summer!


Week of May 19, 2014
Monday: Turn in Plant Unit Review Guides; Video: Invertebrates Overview; Notes: Animal Introduction HW: Chapter 25 WS


Tuesday: HW Check & go over; Phyla Song & Notes Chart (porifiera, cnidarians, platyhelminthes, & nematodes ; Label Clam Diagram & begin Mollusk Lab Packet
Wednesday: Phyla Chart: Mollusks & Annelids ; Clam Dissection Lab HW: Finish Mollusk Packet
Thursday: Discuss & Collect Lab; Annelids Lesson HW: Annelid WS
Friday: HW Check & go over; Review Game: Mollusks & Annelids HW: Arthropod Outline


Week of May 12, 2014
Monday: Go over HW (turn in bonus sheet); Root Type Notes; Begin Root Lab
Tuesday: Discuss & collect Root Lab; Stem Study Guide HW: Finish Stem packet
Wednesday: HW Check & go over; Notes: Water Movement in Plants + Leaf Diagram HW: Leaf Activity WS
Thursday: Go over Leaf activity - give points; Capillary Action Lab; Begin take-home quiz
Friday: Plant Unit Review Game HW: Plant Unit Take-Home Quiz

Week of May 5, 2014
Monday: Microbiology Review Slides & Review Game HW: Study & finish Review Guide
Tuesday: Turn in Review Guide; Test: Microbiology Unit
Wednesday: (SUB) Typhoid Mary DVD &/or Finish Bacteria Project HW: Bacteria Project!
Thursday: Project Presentations & turn in lab reports HW: Project Reflection
Friday: Collect reflections; Go over Test; Plant Introduction Notes & Assignment
Week of April 28, 2014
Monday: Discuss & collect Protist Packet; Parasite Lab/Lesson HW: Finish Parasite Packet
Tuesday: Correct HW & collect;
Notes: The Immune System Notes.doc (chapter 39) HW - Begin Chapter 39 Packet
Wednesday: Epidemic Lab HW: Chapter 39 Assignment
Thursday: HW Check & discuss; Chapter 39 Quiz (open-note); Begin Microbiology Unit Review Gudie
Friday: Go over Chapter 39 Quiz; Project Work & continue with Microbiology Unit Review Guide
Week of April 21, 2014
Monday: Bacteria ID Lab - complete & turn in
Tuesday: Sub - "Unwelcome Guest" Activity; Bacteria Review HW: Complete Bacteria Review & Study for Quiz tomorrow
Wednesday: Turn in Bacteria Review; Bacteria Quiz; Chapter 18 Text Review (extra credit - due tomorrow) HW: Bring Project materials!
Thursday: Set up Bacteria Project/Lab Report; Begin Protist Packet
Friday: Go over Bacteria Quiz; Protist Video & Slide Drawings; Project Work HW: Finish Protist Packet

Week of April 14, 2014
Monday: Snow Day!
Tuesday: Correct HW; Bacteria Project Introduction with timeline & examples Bacteria Project.doc
BACTERIA PROJECT GRADE CRITERIA.doc; Begin Project Proposals
Wednesday: Complete & turn in project proposals; Pre-lab videos & pre-lab work HW: Pre-lab Questions
Thursday: Snow Day!
Friday: No School!

Week of April 7, 2014
Monday: Evolution Test & 18.1 WS (Viruses)
Tuesday: Go over Evolution Test & 18.1 WS; Virus Notes ; Virus Quiz
(open-note) - complete & turn in; Ebola Song & begin TLC "Killer Virus"
Wednesday: TLC "Killer Virus" video & Begin Bacteria Assignment (due Friday)
Thursday: Eubacteria Notes HW: Bacteria WS
Friday: HW Check & go over; Classification of Bacteria Notes ; Biolab
12 with slide drawing HW: Enrichment WS


Week of March 24, 2014
Monday: Notes: & HW: Population Genetics & Evolution Reading Assignment/WS
Tuesday: Correct HW; Notes: Speciation, Rates, & Patterns of Evolution
HW - Speciation, Rates, & Patterns of Evolution WS
Wednesday: Correct HW; Hand back graded work; Review Activities HW - Evolution Unit Review Guide
Thursday: Correct HW; Review Game HW: Study
Friday: Snow Day!
Have a great Spring Break!

Week of March 17, 2014
Monday: Go over Test; Introduction to Evolution HW: 15.1 WS
Tuesday: Go over HW; Notes:Evidence for Evolution.ppt; & Article HW: Evidence for Evolution WS
Wednesday: HW Check & go over; History of Evolution Notes ; Comparing Theories Activity HW: How Organisms Adapt WS
Thursday: Correct HW; Adaptation Notes ; Begin Predator Lab
Friday: Complete & turn in Predator Lab


Week of March 18, 2014
Monday: HW Check & go over; Notes:Evidence for Evolution.ppt; & Article HW: Evidence for Evolution WS
Tuesday: HW Check & go over; History of Evolution Notes ; Comparing
Theories Activity HW: How Organisms Adapt WS
Wednesday: Correct HW; Adaptation Notes ; Begin Predator Lab
Thursday: Complete & turn in Predator Lab
Friday:
Notes: & HW: Population Genetics & Evolution Reading Assignment/WS


Week of December 9, 2013
Monday: Lab Day 4 - Parts 7 & 8; HW: Post-lab Questions & Organic Compounds Chart/Packet
Tuesday: HW Check & Go over: Post-lab Questions & Organic Compounds Chart/Biological Molecules Packet; Review Game HW: Study for Enzyme & Organic Compounds Quiz
Wednesday: (Sub) Collect Lab Packets & Bonus Review Answers; Quiz: Enzymes & Organic Compounds HW: A View of the Cell WS
Thursday: HW Check & go over ; Microscope Introduction (Song, Images book, Technique Notes); Begin Microscope Techniqes Lab
Friday: (Sub) Complete and turn in Cell Theory Enrichment WS; Work on homework assignment & extra credit – both due Monday HW: Microscope Review WS Extra Credit Opportunity: Chapter 6 Text Review pg. 168 – 169
#2, 4, 7 – 10. 14, 19 – 21, 24 & 25 and define the following terms: carbohydrate, lipid, protein, enzyme, amino acid, nucleic acid, nucleotide, dehydration synthesis and hydrolysis (worth 15 points)

Week of December 2, 2013
Monday: Go over Energy Test; HW Check & go over ; Organic Compounds Song; HW: Enzyme Pre-Lab Questions
Tuesday: HW Check & Discuss ; Enzyme Lab Day 1 - Parts 1 - 3; HW: Re-read Parts 4 & 5
Wednesday: Enzyme Lab Day 2 - Parts 4 & 5; Graph Temperature vs. Reaction Rate HW: Re-read Parts 5 & 6
Thursday: Snow Day!
Friday: Lab Day 3 - Parts 5 & 6; HW: Graph ph vs reaction rate, add 100 degree reaction rate to temperature graph, read parts 7 & 8


Monday: Go over Ecology Unit Test; Watch "The Lorax" HW: Energy in A Cell Packet
Tuesday: Go over Energy in a Cell Packet ; Notes: Fermentation.ppt HW: Read fermentation lab & do pre-lab questions

Wednesday: HW Quiz (Pre-lab) & go over pre-lab questions; Set up fermentation lab
Thursday: Check fermentation bottles; Notes: ; Calorie DVD
w/Calorie Quiz
Friday: Cellular Respiration Pre-lab

Week of October 28, 2013
Monday: Global Warming Research &/or work on Ecology Unit Review Guide
Tuesday: Global Warming Science Strategy Lesson; Global Warming Game; Continue Ecology Unit Review Guide
HW: Global Warming Project
Wednesday: Go over quiz (succession, biomes & populations); Global Warming Project Sharing/Discussion with notes -
turn in projects; HW: Ecology Unit Review Guide
Thursday: HW Check & go over; Ecology Unit Review Game HW: Study for test tomorrow
Friday: Ecology Unit Test

Week of October 21, 2013
Monday: Finish Terrestrial Biomes Lesson & Collect HW; Play Oh Deer! (population simulation)
Tuesday: Notes: Population Biology.ppt HW: Read pg. 91 - 99 and complete Population Biology.doc
Wednesday: Correct HW; Review Game: Sucession-Biomes-Populations HW: Review WS & Study for Quiz
Thursday: HW Check & go over; Quiz: Succession, Biomes, & Populations HW: Carbon cycle handout
Friday: Turn in HW; Global Warming Research Mini-Project (library) &/or Ecology Unit Review Guide
Ecology Unit Review Guide.doc

Week of October 14, 2013

Monday: Review: Energy & Food HW: Energy & Good Quiz
Tuesday: Collect Energy & Food Quiz; Notes: Ecological Succession.ppt & Song HW: Succession Assignment.doc
Wednesday: Go over Quiz; Correct HW; Succession Models Group Activity
Thursday: Terrestrial Biomes lesson HW: Begin Terrestrial Biome Assignment
Friday: ContinueTerrestrial Biomes lesson HW: Terrestrial Biome Assignment


Week of October 7, 2013
Monday: Good Buddies Activity; Ecology Notes Ecology Part 2 .ppt ; HW: Chapter 2 Assignment
Tuesday: HW Check & Go over; Protein & Food Chain Cooperative Activity HW: Dress
warmly for outdoor lab
Wednesday: Energy Transfer Lab Energy Transfer Lab Data Sheet.doc; HW: Graph Results & do
Post-lab Questions
Thursday: Discuss & collect Energy Transfer Lab ;
Science Skills lesson (Safety Training Seminar 4th hour)
Friday: No School - Professional Development!

Week of September 30, 2013
Monday: Go over taxonomy Quiz; Work on Insect Identification &/or biology unit 1 review.doc HW: Insect Collection
Tuesday: Turn in insect collections; Unit 1 Review Game HW: Finish review guide & Study for Test

Wednesday: Turn in Review Guide; Test: Unit 1 (Chapters 1 & 17)
Thursday: Discuss & collect HW; Go over Test; HW: Begin Ecology Chapter 2 Assignment (due Tuesday)
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Week of May 27, 2013
Monday: Memorial Day - No School!
Tuesday: Fish Dissection Lab HW: Finish Fish Packet
Wednesday: Discuss & Collect Lab Packet; Animal Food Festival & Practice Test
Thursday: Hand back Fish Lab; Give points on Animal Phyla Chart/Practice Test - go over; Exam Review
Friday: Exam - 12:30 pm

Week of May 20, 2013
Monday: Discuss & Collect Mollusk Packet; Annelids Phyla Chart & Lesson HW: Finish Annelids Packet
Tuesday: HW Check & go over; Phyla Chart Notes (Arthropods & Echinoderms)
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Bacteria Project.doc
BACTERIA PROJECT GRADE CRITERIA.doc








HW: carboncycle.pdf (Carbon cycle handout)


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Week of June 6, 2011
Monday: Exam Review
Tuesday: Exams - Biology Exam @12:30
Wednesday: Exams
Thursday: Exams
HAVE A GREAT SUMMER!

Week of May 30, 2011
Monday: Memorial Day!
Tuesday: HW Check & discuss (crayfish dissection lab); Arthropod Quiz (open-note) HW - Vertebrate Outline/WS
Wednesday: Go over quizzes; HW Check & go over; Begin Fish Dissection Lab Packet HW - Bring in extra credit fish specimen
Thursday: Fish Dissection HW - Finish Fish Dissection Lab Packet
Friday: Discuss & Collect Lab; Animals/Fish Quiz; Animal Food Festival EXAM REVIEW SESSION AFTER SCHOOL!

Week of May 23, 2011
Monday: Phyla Chart Notes: Mollusks & Annelids; Clam Dissection Lab HW - Finish Mollusk Packet
Tuesday: Discuss & Collect Lab; Annelids lesson HW - Annelids WS
Wednesday: HW Check & go over; Phyla Chart: Arthropods & Echinoderms; Review Mollusk & Annelids HW - Study for Quiz tomorrow!
Thursday: Quiz: Mollusks & Annelids HW - Arthropod Outline & Crayfish Diagram
Friday: HW Check & go over; Crayfish Dissection HW - finish Crayfish Lab Packet

Week of May 16, 2011
Monday: Plant Review Games HW: Finish Plant Unit Review Guide






















































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Thursday: (Sub) Cancer assignment - complete & turn in
Friday: HW Check & go over; Protein Synthesis Simulation; HW - Review WS


Energy Transfer Lab energy transfer lab sample data-answer.doc ;


Biomes Video HW: Biome Video Notes/Critique.doc
Thursday: Collect HW; Biomes lesson (Around the World; Value Lines; Critical Thinking)






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