Monday, February 12, 2018

Nitrogen Cycle

Nitrogen Cycle

****BE SURE TO PAUSE VIDEO AT THE END AND DRAW THE DIAGRAM IN YOUR NOTEBOOK.***

Know what the Bacteria does and where to fill in the blanks on the diagram!

Sunday, February 11, 2018

The Carbon Cycle

Carbon Cycle

From the video:
1. How does respiration affect the carbon cycle? Describe an example of respiration.
2. How does combustion affect the Carbon cycle? Describe an example.
3. Name one way that Carbon gets into plants?
4. In what way do animals affect the Carbon Cycle? Explain an example.
5. Explain what fossilization is?

This week in Biology/Art...

We will finish our ecology Biome project. Take an Ecology Quiz, and our Ecology Unit Test (Thursday or Friday). All students received a study guide last week.

M-Carbon Video and CFU Q's & Nitrogen cycles (posters) & Art project
T-Review (Password & Study Guide Q&A session)*Quiz*
W- Address Quiz data, Remediation (peer), Video Questions and directed study time (in class) PC
Th-Ecology Unit Test, Start Video (vocabulary in action activity)
F- Continue Vocabulary in action activity and introduction to the classification unit.

Sunday, February 4, 2018

WEEK of 2/5 in Biology/Art

This week we will continue working and learning in the Ecology Unit. We will use the knowledge gained last week to practice concepts of energy transfer and population growth.

Monday: Population Growth (activity) and Population growth notes (w/HW video on YouTube)
Tuesday: I.A.N Quiz and Outside Oh Deer activity *Where running Shoes*!!!
Wednesday: Check for Understanding on Ecology Unit concepts quiz ~10Q's, Video Vocabulary exercise.
Thursday: Re-mediate based on Quiz Results, Review Activities, Q&A session.
Friday: ***Possible Quiz***(Introduction Ecology: vocabulary, level's of organization, food chaing, food webs, energy pyramid, Population Growth, etc.)

Monday, January 22, 2018

Welcome Back!!!!

Hey Everyone,
I hope we were safe and enjoyed the extra time off over the "extended" break!!
This week we are getting back into Biology starting with Learning how to set up and read graphs properly.

M: Reflect on break, Review terms from the beginning of the semester unill now (via Password Game), Graphing Notes (the parts of a graph, types of graphs, etc), and Graphng Practice.

T: Graphing review & Practice, Microscope Notes, and Lab, Lab Analysis & abstract observations (looking at weird things underneath the scope), Quick Quiz to check for understanding (covering: Identifying the Characteristics of Life and Scientific Method).

W: Microscope practice Q's (structures and functions), Recap functions and simplify WHAT THEY DO AND WHY. Actual Quiz (C.O.L and Scientific Method), introductory reading assignment (cells), Graphic organizer

Th:  Introduce Cell History (notes)...MORE TO COME!


Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Upcoming Test for Genetics Unit

Students and Parents,

This Friday before our BEAUTIFUL Thanksgiving break, we will administer our Genetics Unit Test,
Students were given the opportunity to work on study guides during class today (and were advised to highlight or circle questions they would like to review). These study guides should be completed by Friday!
Study Hard, and do well!!

Sunday, October 8, 2017

This week in Bio/Art

We will begin our Genetics Unit:
* Introduction to DNA and how it functions in the body, replication, and transferring genetic information.
*How to illustrate portraits using a grid to conduct scale drawings.
*RNA and protein synthesis
* Mendelian Genetics and Punnett Squares
* DNA Technology and Genetic Engineering Concepts & Techniques

Evolution test are GRADED!!!

Hello Parents and Students:

On Wednesday of last week we administered the Evolution/Classification Unit Test. All classes have been graded and the results have been entered into Synergy PLEASE CHECK!!!

This week we have 2 REMEDIATION/TUTORING sessions on Wednesday 10/11
BEFORE school from 7:30-8:10 and after school from 3:40 - 4:45. All retakes will be done on This FRIDAY during classes.

**ALL STUDENTS MUST EMAIL ME AND ATTEND TUTORING BEFORE A RETAKE***