ECOLOGY 2014 UNIT PLAN

 

DATE

CORE BIOLOGY

PAP BIOLOGY

3/17-3/18

Notes:  Intro to Ecosystems

HW:  Ecosystem Review or Ch. 16

Vocabulary Review

Notes:  Intro to Ecosystems Powerpoint  Into to Ecosystems Blank Notes

HW:  Ch. 16 Vocab Review and Intro to Ecosystems Review

3/19-3/20

Grade Ecosystem Review

Notes:  Planet Earth:  Pole to Pole

Notes:  Nutritional Relationships

HW:  Biomes

Grade Ecosystem Review & Vocabulary Review

Notes:  Planet Earth:  Pole to Pole

Notes:  Nutritional Relationships Powerpoint  Nutritional Relationships Blank Notes

HW:  Biomes

3/21-3/24

Grade Biomes

Notes:  Succession & Biogeochemical Cycles

Writing Prompt activity

HW:  Succession Analysis Questions

Grade Biomes & Nutritional Relationships

Notes:  Succession & Biogeochemical Cycles

Writing Prompt activity

HW:  Succession Analysis Questions

3/25-3/26

Grade Succession Analysis Questions

Notes:  Trophic Levels and Energy Flow

Review for Test

HW:  Test Review

Grade Succession Analysis Questions

Notes:  Trophic Levels and Energy Flow

Review for Test

HW:  Test Review

3/27-3/28

Ecology Test

Ecology Test

 

Chapters 13 and15

Date

Core

PAP

2-17/2-18

HW Due: Gattaca Questions

Notes:  Evolution Ch. 13

HW:  Ch. 13 Vocabulary

Ch. 13.1 Directed Reading

Notes:  Evolution Ch. 13

HW: Ch. 13 Vocabulary

2-19/2-20

Video:  Beyond Galapagos & Video Worksheet

Evidence for Change worksheet & Active Reading Examples of Evolution

Video:  Beyond Galapagos & Video Worksheet

(Mrs. Zuehlke=What Darwin Never Knew)

HW: Evidence for Change worksheet

2/21-2/24

Evolution Notes continued

HW: Vocabulary 15.1

HW: Vocabulary 15.1

2-25/2-26

Population PPT and Notes

HW:  Ch. 15.2 Vocabulary

Populations Ppt and Notes

HW: Chapter 15.2 Vocab

2-27-2/28

Review chapters 13 and 15

Evidence of Evolution Lab

Review chapters 13 and 15

3-3/3-4

Test Review

Populations Lab

Test Review

Populations Lab

3-5/3-6

Unit 8 Test: Evolution(13) and Populations (15)

Unit 8 Test: Evolution(13) and Populations (15)

3-7 “A”

Ecology Activity

Ecology Activity

 

 

DNA & Protein Sythesis
Chapters 9 & 10

Date

Core

PAP

1/21-1/22

DNA Cut and Paste

Homework:  DNA Activity #1 & #2

 

DNA Cut and Paste

Homework:  DNA Activity #1 & #2

 

1/23-1/24

Notes: DNA History, Structure & Replication PPT

 
 

 

Notes: DNA History, Structure & Replication PPT

HHMI DNA Video

 

1/27-1/28

Notes: DNA History, Structure & Replication PPT

 
 
 
**Due to bad weather days, B day students may be one day behind schedule**

Notes: DNA History, Structure & Replication PPT

HW- DNA Practice

 **Due to bad weather days, B day students may be one day behind schedule**

1/30-1/31

Quiz:  DNA History, Structure and Replication

Quiz:  DNA History, Structure & Replication

Replication video

 
 

 

2/3-2/4

 

Notes:  Protein Synthesis

HW:  Codon Chart Practice

Notes:   3 Kinds of RNA Protein Synthesis Notes

HW:  DNA/RNA comparison

 
2/5-2/6

Notes:  Genes to Proteins

HW:  Science Skills/Interpreting Tables

Computer Lab-DuPont Essay Entry

2/7-2/10

K’Nex Lab

K’Nex Lab

HW:  DNA and Protein Synthesis DNA Vocabulary Review

 

 

 

2/11-2/12
 

Notes: Genes to Proteins

DNA Foldable

Test Review

 

Notes: Mutations

K’Nex Lab

HW:  DNA Test Review Key

 

2/13-2/14

DNA Test

Strawberry Lab
 

DNA Test

Strawberry Lab

 

GeneticsUnit Plan

Date

Core Biology

PAP Biology

1/6-1/7

Biology Benchmark

Review Mendel’s genetic principles & monohybrid crosses

Biology Benchmark

Review Mendel’s genetic principles & monohybrid crosses

HW:   Spongebob Genetics

1/8-1/9

Notes: Notes Part 2:  Non-Mendelian Inheritance  Student Notes 2

HW:  Ch 8.1 & 8.2 Directed Reading
Directed Reading Homeworks

Notes: Notes Part 2: Non-Mendelian Inheritance Student Notes 2

HW:   Genetics Practice Problems for NB

1/10-1/13

Notes: Notes: Dihybrid Crosses  Student Notes 3

HW:  Directed Reading 8.3 (on link above)

Notes:   Notes: Dihybrid Crosses Student Notes 3

HW:  Genetics Problems in Notebook (see above)

1/14-1/15

Crazy Traits Lab

Genetics Test Review

Crazy Traits Lab

Genetics Test Review

1/16-1/17

Test:  Genetics
Mrs. Zuehlke-Notebooks due
Test:  Genetics
Mrs. Zuehlke-Notebooks due

 

 
 
 
Biology Unit Plan: Cell Division & Genetics

 

Core Biology

PAP Biology

11/18-11/19

Grade HW:  Ch. 6 Vocab Review & Science Skills

Notes: Key Terms and Cell Cycle

 

Grade HW:  Vocab Review & Science Skills

Notes:  Key Terms and Cell Cycle

HW:  Cell Cycle Puzzle

11/20-11/21

Class:  Cell Cycle Puzzle

Notes:  Cell Cycle & Karyotypes
 

Cell Cycle Quiz

11/22 (A)

Finish Mitosis Notes

Mitosis Video Clip

Finish Mitosis Notes

Mitosis phases video clip

Discuss DuPont grading & topics

11/25-11/26

Meiosis Notes

Mitosis/Meiosis Foldable

Computer Lab Day for DuPont Topic & Research

12/2-12/3

Cell Division Review

Microscope  Lab:  Mitosis Steps

Class:  Identifying the steps of Mitosis

Cell Division Review

Meiosis Notes

Class:  Compare Mitosis & Meiosis

 

12/4-12/5

12/5- “A” Day Cell Division Test
Cell Divsion Review page 1 page 2 page 3

12/5- “A” Day Cell Division Test

Mendel & Punnett Squares
Cell Divsion Review page 1 page 2 page 3

12/6 (B)

“B” Day Cell Division Test

“B” Day Cell Division Test

Mendel & Punnett Squares

12/9-12/10

Mendel & Punnett Squares

Computer Lab Day for DuPont Final Draft

12/11-12/12

12/12-5th & 8th Periods Biology Fall Final Review  Exam Review

12/12 “B” Day DuPont essays due

12/12-5th & 8th Periods Final Exam Review

12/13-12/16

A Day-Final Exam Review

12/16-6th & 7th Periods Final Exam Review

12/16-5th & 8th Periods Final Exams

12/13 “A” Day DuPont essays due

A Day-Final Exam Review

12/16-6th & 7th Periods Final Exam Review

12/16-5th & 8th Periods Final Exams

12/17

Final Exams 1st & 2nd

12:00 p.m. dismissal

Final Exams 1st & 2nd

12:00 p.m. dismissal

12/18

Final Exams 6th & 7th

12:00 p.m. dismissal

Final Exams 6th & 7th

12:00 p.m. dismissal

12/19

Final Exams 3rd & 4th

12:00 p.m. dismissal

Final Exams 3rd & 4th

12:00 p.m. dismissal

 

 

 

 

Unit Plan:  Energy 2013

Date

Core Biology

PAP Biology

10/25-10/28

ENZYMES

  • Enzyme Cut & Paste Notes
  • Enzyme Manipulative
  • Directed Reading pp. 38-42 in textbook

ENZYMES

  • Enzyme Cut & Paste Notes
  • Enzyme Manipulative
  • Directed Reading pp. 38-42 in textbook

10/29-10/30

 

ENZYMES

·         Enzyme Cornell Notes (continues)

  • Enzyme manipulative activity
  • HW:  Enzyme Worksheet

 

ENZYMES

  • Enzyme Cornell Notes

·         Enzyme notes (cut & paste activity)

  • Enzyme manipulative activity
  • HW: Enzyme Worksheet

10/31-11/1

PHOTOSYNTHESIS

  • Photosynthesis notes
  • Photosynthesis manipulative
  • HW: Read 5.1-5.2

PHOTOSYNTHESIS

  • Photosynthesis Notes
  • Photosynthesis manipulative
  • HW: Read 5.1-5.2

11/4-11/5

PHOTOSYNTHESIS

  • Photosynthesis Review Booklet/Pictures

Test: Enzymes and Photosynthesis

  • HW:  Read 5.3 and make vocab flashcards

PHOTOSYNTHESIS

11/6-11/7

RESPIRATION

  • Cellular Respiration Notes
  • Fermentation Demo
  • CW/HW: Directed Reading 5.3

RESPIRATION

11/8-11/11

RESPIRATION

  • Respiration Review – Manipulative Stations
  • HW: Review Worksheet

Optional Review—Lecture Hall 11/11 @ 3:45pm or 11/12 @ 8:00 am.

RESPIRATION

 

  • Unit 4 Review – Manipulative Stations
  • HW: Study Guide pages 23-27

 

Optional Review—Lecture Hall 11/11@ 3:45pm or 11/12 @ 8:00 am.

11/12-11/13

Test: Cellular Respiration

CHANGE:  TEST MOVED TO THURS 11/14 AND FRIDAY 11/15

Test:  Unit 4 Energy
CHANGE: TEST MOVED TO THURS 11/14 AND FRIDAY 11/15

Unit 3 Agenda –Chapter 4 Transport in Cells

10/8-10/9

·         Notes:  Cell Membrane Structure

·         HW:  Function and Structure of the Cell Membrane

10/10-10/11

·         Notes:  Passive Transport & Osmosis  PAP Notes  Core Notes

·         HW:  Directed Reading 4.1

10/15-10/16

·         Notes - Passive Transport – Osmosis, Diffusion (continued)

·         PSAT Wed 10/16

·         HW:  Osmosis & Diffusion

10/17-10/18

·         Active Transport – Notes  PAP Notes  Core Notes

·         Egg Lab:  Initial Mass

·         PAP HW:  Osmosis Essay Question #1 PAP Essay Questions

10/21-10/22

·         Egg Lab:  Final mass, calculations, and graphing

·         Review for Unit 3 Test Test Review KEY

10/23-10/24

·         Test—Cell Membrane & Cell Transport

·         Finish Egg lab in Notebook  Egg Lab for Notebook

Cell Structure and Function—Prokaryotes, Eukaryotes, &Viruses                                 

Date

Biology

PAP Biology

Sep 12/13

Biochemistry Test

Notes:  Cell Theory

 

Biochemistry Test

Notes:  Cell Theory

Sep 16/17

 

 

Sep 18/19

  • W/U- venn diagram comparing Prokaryotes & Eukaryotes
  • HW:   Animal Cell Coloring
  • PICTURE DAY

 

 

Sep 20/23

  • W/U-venn diagram comparing animal/plant (foldable)
  • Cell Analogy Project (in class)

 

  • W/U-venn diagram comparing animal/plant (foldable)
  • Notes:  Viruses

 

Sep 24/25

  • Biology Prefix/Suffix Quiz #2
  • Cell Analogy Project
  • Biology Prefix/Suffix Quiz #2
  • SULTAN Rules for Graphing
  • Cell Graphing Practice

 

Sep 26/27

Cell Quiz

  • Label Microscope Picture
  • Using Microscope Instructions
  • Cell Trifold Review

 

 

Cell Quiz

  • Label Microscope Picture
  • Using Microscope Instructions
  • Scientific Drawing

Sep 30/Oct 1

  • Lab—Using a microscope
  • Scientific drawing technique
  • Cell Trifold Review
  • Lab—Using a microscope
  • Scientific drawing technique
  • Cell Trifold Review

 

Oct 2/3

Cell Test

 

Cell Test



Clas
s of 2017 Biology School Supplies:

Supplies:

To bring every day:                                                   
100 page composition notebook with graph paper—this will be purchased from your Biology teacher the first day of school for $1 (bring exact amount please)
Pens-–blue or black
Pencils
Hi-lighter
Map (colored) pencils
Grading pen—red
 
Other classroom supplies will be divided by students’ last names:
A – D:  2 containers of antibacterial wipes + 12 pencils
E – H:   2 rolls of paper towels + 12 pencils
I – L:    1 box of latex gloves + 12 pencils
M – P:   2 rolls of transparent tape + 12 pencils
Q – T:    2 boxes of tissue + 12 pencils
U – Z:    2 boxes of colored pencils + 12 pencils
Other “wish list” items we need if you are able to provide:
 
6” x 9” clasp envelopes                                              
colored duck tape                   
Colored round “garage sale” stickers                         
skinny craft ribbon
1” brads (fasteners)                                                    
single hole puncher
Colored card stock                                                     
colored copy paper
 
 
UNIT 1:  BIOMOLECULES
 

Date

Biology

PAP Biology

8/26-8/27

     Putting it into Perspective:  Intro to Biology

     Class Policies & Supplies

     Biology Lab safety video

     Collect NB $ and talk about Notebooks/grading:  Biology Journal Rubric

     HW: Bring $1 for Bio Notebook

     Putting it into Perspective:   Intro to Biology

       Class Policies & Supplies

     Biology Lab safety video

     Collect NB $ and talk about Notebooks/grading:  Biology Journal Rubric

     HW: Bring $1 for Bio Notebook

8/28-8/29

       Characteristics of Living Organisms

     Setting up Success in Biology Journals

     Biology Vocabulary:  Biology Prefixes and Suffixes

     Scientific Method Review

     W/U:  Is It Living?

      Characteristics of Living Organisms

     Setting up Success in Biology Journals

     Biology Vocabulary:  Biology Prefixes and Suffixes

     Scientific Method Review, Graphing & Predicting Trends

8/30-9/3

     W/U:  Living/Non-Living Picture sort

      Biomolecule Notes

     HW:  All About Glucose

     W/U:   Atoms & Cells

     HW:   All About Glucose

9/4-9/5

     7 Min “Supersize Me” Video

      Mc Mush Lab 
If you were absent:  view McMush Lab here:  McMush Podcast

     CER McMush (HW if they do not finish in class)

     7 Min “Supersize Me” Video

     Mc Mush Lab     
 If you were absent: view McMush Lab here: McMush Podcast 

     CER McMush (HW if they do not finish in class)

9/6-9/9

     W/U:  Review McMush CER

   Biomolecule Vocabulary

     Biomolecule Chart Manipulative

     Homework:   Identifying Organic Molecules

 

     W/U:   Chemical Bonds

      Biomolecule Vocabulary

     Biomolecule Chart Manipulative

     Homework:   Identifying Organic Molecules

 

9/10-9/11

     Biomolecule Test MOVED to 9/12 & 9/13

     Begin Cells:  Copy Notes on Cell Theory

     Biomolecule Test  MOVED to 9/12 & 9/13

     Begin Cells:  Copy Notes on Cell Theory

 
 
 
 
     

  • DuPont Challenge Essay Competition
     
    This year PAP Biology students will be writing a Science essay that will be entered in the DuPont Challenge national essay competition.  This essay is 700-1000 words and will be counted as 20% of the students PAP Biology Fall Final Exam.  Two blocks of class time will be dedicated to research and writing the essay.  Essays will be due to the Biology teachers on Thursday December 12th (B Day) or Friday December 13th (A Day).  Actual contest entry will be in January 2014.  For more information about the DuPont Challenge visit the website:  http://thechallenge.dupont.com/
     
    Purdue Owl Citation Assistance:  https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/05/
     
     
    We will be going to the computer labs on February 5th and 6th to enter our essays into the competition.  You must bring your essay on a flash drive or be able to access it from the school computers.  If you enter the competition from home, please print off the certificate provided to give to your Biology teacher. 
     
    Computer Lab Days for DuPont Essay are as follows:
    Introduction and Narrowing Topic:
    November 25th "B" Day
    November 26th "A" Day
     
    Research and Writing:
    December 9th "A" Day
    December 10th "B" Day
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