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Honors Biology Syllabus Spring 2014

Third Nine Weeks


Week
1st week Intro/Course overview/Rules/Text issue & preview/CD handout /Blue cards/Hand out root words & preview/Explain root word quizzes/tests/Bozeman Science Biology (under sci. method YouTube) Inquiry Activity pg. 2 (150 Lego blocks)/Review lab write-up procedures /Review first 1/2 page 1 root words Notes 1.1(1 20)/Student Interactive Workbook (SIW) 1.1/Review 2nd half page 1 root words Root Word quiz (p. 1)/Review 1.1/Notes 1.2 (21 33)/Planet Earth The Future (Saving Species) video w/worksheet (25 min. (to snow leopard chase)/ Notes 1.2 (29 33)/Planet Earth The Future (to min. 0:40)

January 13 March 26
Benchmarks Homework
January 13 - 17 Load CD on home computer/ Why is Science Important video at http://vimeo.com/3531977 (extra credit for comments minimum three paragraphs NLT Friday) SC.912.N.1.1 LA.910.2.2.3 Lego lab write-up/Study root words

Daily Work

SIW 1.1/Root-word quiz page 1 on Monday

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SIW 1.2/Writing Hypotheses: a student lesson January 20 - 24

No school Martin Luther King Day No school Professional Day Sign up for ExploreLearning/ExploreLearning Effect of Environment on New Life Forms /Finish Planet Earth The Future Notes 1.3 (34 46) /SIW 1.3/(see scientific method videos YouTube) Yeast Lab Finish ExploreLearning Effect of Environment on New Life Forms/Complete essay on Planet Earth The Future: Saving Species/Read section 1.3 SIW 1.3 Yeast lab packet/Read sections 1.4 and 1.5 January 27 31 Notes 1.4 - 1.5 (PP slides 47 70)/BiologyNow Ch. 1 self-test in class as review for test/(see scientific method videos YouTube)

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SIW 1.4_1. 5

Notes 1.6 1.7/SIW 1.6 1.7/(see scientific method videos YouTube) Ch.1 Test/Free reading time/Review page 2 1st half root words Review Ch. 1 test/Impacts/Issues Ch. 2/Notes 2.1/Grade review/Page 2 root word review Root Word quiz (p. 2)/ExploreLearning: Element Builder/Notes 2.2 - 2.3 (to 26)

SIW 1.6 1.7/Study for Ch. 1 test

Read section 2.1/SIW 2.1

Study page 2 root words

F 4th week

Start SIW 2.3_2.4/ (due Tuesday) Feb 03 - 07

Notes 2.3 (26 - 33) and 2.4 (34 43)/Brainpop: Metric vs. Imperial & Measuring Matter (quiz on one)/Lab 2.1 sections A Review slides 40, 41 & 43/Notes 2.4 (44 54)/Complete Lab 2.1 section B/Grade review (cont.) Mindbites: Ionic & Covalent Bonds/ExploreLearning Ionic Bonds /SIW 2.5 Notes 2.5 (55 66)/Simply Science: Waters Structure video w/ worksheet/Root word review page 3 Root Word quiz pg. 3/Notes 2.6 (all)/online review for test/Free reading Ch. 2 Test// StrangeDays on Planet Earth 2 video (20 min. of Dangerous Catch section) Review Ch. 2 test/Impacts & Issues (methane)/Notes 3.1 (1 9)/SIW 3.1/StrangeDays on Planet Earth 2 video (20 min. of Dangerous Catch section) Notes 3.1 (10 end)/Lab 2.1 sections C/Review pg. 4 root words Lab 2.1 sections D/Notes 3.2 (17 - 25)/SIW 3.2 US video Hydrothermal Vents Page 4 Root Word Quiz/Notes 3.3 (all)/ExploreLearning Dehydration Synthesis lab

Read Lab 2.1/Complete SIW 2.3_2.4

Study page 3 root words/ ExpLrn: Triple Beam Balance (assessment 1-5 extra credit) Finish ExploreLearning assessment if reqd/SIW 2.5

Study page 3 root words/Extra credit: ExploreLearning: Covalent Bonds (MW document + table) Study for Ch. 2 test/Extra credit: ExploreLearning: pH Analysis (assessment)/ Feb 10 - 14 None

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SIW 3.1

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Read section 3.1 SIW 3.2/Study page 4 root words Finish Explore Learning Feb 17 - 21

6th week M T Presidents Day no school SIW 3.3 as quiz/Notes 3.4 (all)/ Lab 2.1 Section E

Activities 2.6 & 2.8/Finish Lab 2.1 worksheet

T F 7th week

SIW 3.4/ Strange Days on Planet Earth 2: Dirty Secrets (start)/Review 1st half pg. 5 root words Notes 3.5 (60 - 74)/MB: Protein Primary and Secondary Structure/Review 2nd half pg. 5 root words/ Strange Days on Planet Earth 2: Dirty Secrets (cont.)/ Page 5 Root Word Quiz/Notes 3.6/ Video: DNA, the Secret of Life (0:35)

SIW 3.4/Study pg. 5 root words/Start reviewing for root word test

Study for root word test

SIW 3.5/3.6 Feb 24 - 28

Notes 3.7/Explore Learning: Identifying Nutrients (demo Benedicts and Lugols tests fill out table)/Demo Lab 5 B.1 & B.2 (Sudan IV)/Lab 5 C.1 (protein test) Ch. 3 test//Free reading time/Study for root word test Root Word Test/Review Ch. 3 test/Intro to Ch. 4 (Media)/Grade review Read sections 4.1 4.2/Notes 4.1 & 4.2/ SIW 4.2 (all)/Cell Theory Web Savvy (extra credit www.SciLinks.org (CBN3071)/Grade review (cont.) Lab Skills 5 Using a Compound Microscope/Powers of Ten video (10 min.)

SIW 3.7/ExploreLearning: Identifying Nutrients assessment (reqd) Study for root word test None

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SIW 4.1_4.2

Finish lab write-up Mar 03 - 07

Mar 10 - 14 M Spring Break no school T W T F 9th week M T W T F 10th week M T W Mar 24 - 26

Mar 17 -21

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Professional Day no school

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