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Assignments for marking period 4

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Date
Topic Assignment Due (to be done before class starts on date listed at left)
4/3/14 Evolution
  • We will begin class by finishing up the notes on evolution.
  • We will then break into groups of two or three to complete the following lab activity.   peppered moth lab.pdf You must upload one copy to eBackpack per group.  It will be due by the end of the block.
  • There is no homework for tonight.
4/8/14
Evolution of Populations
  • We will begin class by addressing any questions that the students have before we begin the quiz on evolution.
  • We will then spend 25 minutes taking the quiz on evolution.
  • When that is complete, we will discuss this PowerPoint presentation on the evolution of populations.   ch15 powerpoint for honors.pdf
  • The homework for tonight is to watch the video below.
  • This movie may help explain Hardy Weinberg. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xPkOAnK20kw
4/10/14 Hardy-Weinberg
  • We will begin the class with a 20 minute quiz that we should have taken last class.
  • We will then discuss how to complete Hardy-Weinberg problems.
  • We will then complete a lab that simulates the evolution of populations.
  • Here is the procedure for the lab.  How Does Evolution Work.pdf
4/23/14
Unit Summation
  • We will begin class by finishing the PowerPoint on How Populations evolve.
  • We will then discuss how to complete Hardy-Weinberg problems.
  • We will use this sheet to practice.  Complete it for homework.  Hardy Weinberg .pdf
  • We will finish the lab at the end of the block.
4/25/14
Unit Summation
  • We will finish the PowerPoint on How Populations Evolve.
  • We will then discuss the homework on Hardy-Weinberg.
  • Hardy Weinb Probs.pdf  
  • The test will be next Thursday, May 1, 2014.
4/29/14
Evolution
  • We will spend the block preparing for the test today.
  • The test is next class, Thursday, May 1, 2014.
5/1/14
Evolution Test
  • We will be taking the test on Evolution in class today!!!
  • The homework is to read pages 509-528.  Answer the review questions on page 529, 1-8.
5/5/14 Ecology

 

5/7/14
Ecology
5/9/14
More Ecology
  • Mr. O will not be in school today.
  • Get into groups of two and complete the following assignment.   Biogeochemicalcycles.pdf When you are finished, upload one copy per group to eBackpack. 
  • When that is complete, find a new partner and complete this assignment on ecological relationships.   Ecological-RELATIONSHIPS-Worksheet-Weber-River-Tick.pdf Upload it to eBackpack.  If you do not complete this assignment in class, be sure to finish it for homework. 
  • Have a good weekend.
5/13/14
Ecology
  • We will begin class by finishing our discussion of chapter on population growth and regulation.
  • We will then begin our discussion on community interactions.  You should have some background in this area as you worked on assignments dealing with this on Friday.
  • Here is a copy of the notes for the second chapter of the unit.   ch27 honors interactions.pdf
  • We will be moving at a fairly rapid pace as we have the New Jersey Biology Competency Exam next week and I would like to teach you as much about ecology as possible.
  • The homework for tonight is to study for the quiz we are having on Thursday.  It will only cover chapter 26!!!!!!!!!!!!!
5/15/14
Community Interactions
  • We will spend the first 15 minutes taking a quiz on chapter 26.
  • We will then begin our discussion on chapter 27, Community Interactions.  This is an updated version of the notes for the chapter.   _Ch27_Lecture_Presentation 2014.pdf
  • The homework for tonight is to re-read pages 509-528.  Answer applying the concepts 1-5 on page 529.
5/21/14
Energy Transfer
  • This is the last PowerPoint of the year!!!!   Honors Energy Transfer.pdf
  • I hope you did well on the NJBCT!
  • Your homework for tonight is to read through the PowerPoint and highlight any slides that are difficult for you to understand.  No written homework!!!
5/23/14 Energy Transfer
5/28/14 Biome Projects
  • We will be working in our groups on our Biome Projects in class today.
  • This document explains the project.  Biomes Survivor Project SC.pdf
  • They will be due on June 3, 2014.
5/30/14
Biome Projects
  • Mr. O may not be in class today.  I will be going down to G.M.B. to discuss the transition to high school with the 8th graders.
  • You are to get into your groups and work on the project for the duration of the block.
  • We will be working in our groups on our Biome Projects in class today.
  • They will be due on June 5, 2014.
6/3/14 Biome Presentations
  • We will be working on  our Biome Projects today. 
  • The homework for tonight is to study for the Ecology Unit Test.
  • It will be on June 5 and will cover chapters 26, 27 and 28.
6/5/14 Ecology Exam
  • We will be taking the Ecology exam in class today.
  • The exam covers chapter 26, 27, 28 and 29!!!!
6/9/14 Dissections
  • We will be dissecting frogs in class today.
  • Dress accordingly!!!
6/11/14 Dissections
6/13/14 Final Exam review
  • We will spend the block addressing any questions that the students have on the final exam that they will be taking on June 20, 2014.
  • Come to class ready to discuss any concepts that you are having difficulty with.
6/17/14 Last day of classes
  • We will spend today wrapping up the year.  We will also address any questions that you may have for the final exam.  Your homework for tonight is to study.  Your final exam will be on Friday!!!!!
6/20/14 Final Exam
  • Today you will be taking your final exam in Honors Biology.  It will be given during the first testing session of the day.

 

 

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