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Biology I Syllabus Fall 2012

First Nine Weeks
Week
1st week Intro/Course overview/Rules/Online demo for eText access (hand out Pearson SuccessNet sheet)/Root Word handout/Science survey /Review web site & blog (doughewins.edublogs.org) Inquiry Activity pg. 2 (150 Lego blocks)/Lab write-up procedures/Review page 1 root words/Text book survey Notes Section 1-1 (FC1 -21 all) / ”StrangeDays on Planet Earth 2” video (20 min. of “Dangerous Catch” section) Notes 1.2 (1 - 18)/Discuss variables ("dry mix")/“StrangeDays on Planet Earth 2” video (to min. :30 (1st)0:27 (2nd)/Review page 1 root words/Study for page 1 root word quiz Root Word Quiz pg. 1/Notes Section 1-2 (FC18 – 32 + review)/”Check Lab”

August 20 – October 22
Benchmarks Homework
August 20 - 24 Sign in to class online/Read pp. 3 – 7/1-1 Section Assessment #1 – 6/”Why is Science Important” video on blog (extra credit for comments) Make up flash cards for pg. 1 root words/study/Inquiry Activity (pg. 2) lab write-up GRSW 1-1

Daily Work

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Study for page 1 root word quiz GRSW 1.2 /”Check Lab” write-up August 27 - 31

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School closed for Tropical Storm Isaac Discuss "Check Lab"/Notes Section 1-3 (1 15)/“StrangeDays on Planet Earth 2” video (0:26 – 0:40) Lab safety discussion (Appendix B: pp. 1066 – 1068)/Lab Skill 5 Using a Compound Light Microscope (Parts A - C, analysis & conclusions) /Page 2 root word review Complete Lab Skill 5 (Parts A - C and Analysis & Conclusions/Going Further)/ Notes 1-3 (PP26 - end + quiz)/Page 2 root word review Root Word Quiz pg. 2/ExploreLearning: Effect of Environment on New Life Form

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None (check supplies for pg. 19 Quick Lab)

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Study page 2 root words/Work on parts A - C, analysis and conclusion for Lab Skill 5

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Finish Explore Learning September 03 - 07

No school – Labor Day Notes Section 1.4 (PP all)/Ch. 1 Vocab Review & Graphic Organizer/Study for Ch. 1 test Chapter 1 Test/Read Ch. 2 pp. 34 – 39/Free reading/ ExpLrn: Pattern Finder (assessment questions only – extra credit)

Study for Ch. 1 test/Vocab. Review & Graphic Organizer LA. 910.2.2.3 ExpLrn: Pattern Finder (assessment questions only – extra credit)

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Review Ch. 1 Test/Assess Prior Knowledge (TE pg. 34)/Notes Section 2-1 (FC1 – 25)/Grade Review/Review question from Biology EOC SC912N.1.1 Video short: Brainpop: Atomic Model w/ quiz /Notes Section 2-1 (26 - 51)/SPONCH (TW)/ExploreLearning: Ionic Bonds Watch Brainpop: “Carbon Dating” and “Isotopes” (quiz on one)/Notes section 2-1 (FC 51 - 60)/Review first ½ page 3 root words/”Strange Days on Planet Earth 2: Dirty Secrets (17 min.) Review second ½ page 3 root words/Review covalent bonding (use FC 52/53)/Notes 2-2 (FC1 – 18)/Lab Skills 8 “Using Graphing Skills” / Root word quiz pg. 3/ Brainpop: “Water” w/ quiz/Simply Science video: “Water’s Structure”/Notes 2-2 (19 – 29) Brainpop: Compounds & Mixtures (w/ quiz)/Finish notes 2-2 (30 – end + quiz/”Strange Days on Planet Earth: Dirty Secrets (0:00 – 0:17) Brainpop: pH Scale/ExploreLearning: pH analysis (w/worksheet)/Review pg. 4 root words 1st half /”Strange Days on Planet Earth: Dirty Secrets (0:17 – 0:29)

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ExpLrn: Ionic Bonds assessment September 10 - 14

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Notes Section 2-3 (PP1 – 21)/Review pg. 4 root words 2nd half/Free reading/”Strange SC.912.L.18.1 Days on Planet Earth: Dirty Secrets (0:29 – 0:46) Root word quiz pg. 4/ExploreLearning: “Identifying Nutrients”/Lecture notes 2-3 (21 – end + quiz)/GRSW 2-3 Notes section 2-4(1 – 19)/BrainPop: DNA /Preview Enzyme lab and start write-up (procedure) Enzyme Lab SC.912.L.18.11 Notes Section 2-4 (20 – 28 + quiz) /GRSW 24 incl. Concept Map (LV Ch. 2 Graphic SC.912.L.18.11 Organizer)

Study pg. 4 root words

Finish ExpLrn: Identifying Nutrients/

GRSW 2-3/(Get potatoes & H2O2) Enzyme lab write-up GRSW 2-4 /Ch. 2 Graphic Organizer/Study for Ch. 2 test

Ch. 2 Test/”Planet Earth: Saving Species” (3rd min. 0:28;4th min 0:15) Review Ch. 2 test/Notes Section 3-2 (PP1 – 12) /Page 5 1st ½ root word review//”Planet Earth: Saving Species” (cont.)

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Start studying for page 5 root page 5quiz word quiz Start studying for word root Study for root word quiz (pg. 5)/Work on “Saving Species” essay

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Notes 3-2 (12 – 27)/Finish ”Planet Earth: Saving Species”/2nd half root words pg. 5/Work on essay/Free reading Root Word Quiz pg. 5/BrainPop: Food Chains (as review w/ quiz)/Notes Section 3-2 SC.912.L.17.9 (FC28 – end + quiz)/ExploreLearning: “Food Chain” Root Word Quiz pg. 6/Notes Section 3-3 (1 – 20)(through carbon cycle)/GRSW 32/Focus testing for Biology I

“Saving Species” essay due tomorrow

Study for root word pg. 6

Finish GRSW 3-2/Study for root word test September 24 - 28

Notes section 3-3 (1-20, through carbon cycle)/ExploreLearning “Water Cycle” /Time to study for root-word test Notes Section 3-3 Modified (from carbon cycle)/Review for chapter 3 test/Grade review Ch. 3 Test/”Six Degrees Could Change the World” (to min. 0:27 (3rd); 0:20 (4th)) Root Word Test/Review Ch. 3 test/Brainpop: Ecosystems/Notes 4.1 (FC132)/ Review Ch. 3 test /Notes 4.1 (FC1 - 32)/ "Six Degrees Could Change the World"

ExploreLearning “Water Cycle” (finish worksheet & do assessment)/Study for root-word test Ch. 3 Cycle Diagram + Vocabulary Review/Study for Ch. 3 test Study for root-word test Finish classwork assignments None October 01 - 05

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ExploreLearning: Greenhouse Effect/Read pp. 90 – 91; write one paragraph about differences between “habitat” and “niche”/GRSW 4-1 Notes 4.2 (1 – 16) including BrainPop: Ecosystems)/ "Six Degrees Could Change the World” video (to min. 0:?) Notes 4.2 (17 – 50 including BrainPop: Symbiosis)/”Six Degrees Could Change the World” video (to min. 0:?) Notes 4-4 (FC 1 – 40 )/”Six Degrees Could Change the World” video (to end) Notes 4-4 (41 – end + quiz)/Review for Ch. 4 test/Grade review/Vocab Review & Graphic Organizer Ch. 4 Test/”The Cove” (start to 0:14)

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GRSW 4-2 SC.912.L.17.2 GRSW-A 4-4 (due Monday), get “The Cove” permission slip signed Finish GRSW 4-4/Vocab Review & Graphic Organizer October 08 - 12 Read Ch. 5 section 1; do “Thinking Visually” on page 123

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Professional Day – no school

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