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Marking Period 3 and 4 for 2015

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Date
Topic Assignment Due (to be done before class starts on date listed at left)
1/30/15
Cell Cycle
2/3/15
Cell Cycle
2/5/15
Mitosis and Meiosis
  • We will begin class by discussing how the cell cycle is regulated.
  • We will then discuss the process of meiosis.   Meiosis Honors.pdf
  • We will then break into groups of 3 or 4 to work on this lab activity.   ChromosomesofFrimpanzee.pdf
  • Quiz Monday!!!!  No meiosis!!!
2/9/15
Meiosis
  • We will begin class with a quiz on the cell cycle.
  • We will then discuss the difference between oogenesis and spermatogenesis.   Gametogenesis.pdf
  • We will then get back into our groups and finish the Chromosomes of Frimpanzee lab activity.
  • There will be a test on the unit on Friday!!!!!
2/11/15
Cancer and its causes
  • We will be discussing the various causes of cancer in class today.  We will be working in groups of two to complete the assignment.  
  • This document will be used to track your progress throughout the lesson.   Cancer Learning Goal and Scale Honors.pdf
  • Learning goals:  Understand the different causes of cancer.  Understand how a breakdown of the cell cycle results in cancer.  Understand the link between genetic damage and cancer. 
  • This is a copy of the assignment for the block.   The Cell Cycle and CANCER.pdf
  • There is no homework for tonight.  We will be having a unit test on cell division on Wednesday of next week!!!
2/13/15
Unit Wrap up
  • We will review for the test on the cell cycle.
  • We will also be completing the Chromosomes of Frimpanzee lab in class today, finally!
     
     
2/18/15 Test
  • We will be taking the unit test on the Cell Cycle in class today.
2/20/15 Genetics
2/24/15
Genetics

2/26/15 Genetics
3/3/15 Pedigrees
  • We will begin the block by discussing some of the special case cross problems.
  • We will then discuss pedigrees and human genetic disorders using the PowerPoint.  If time permits, we will also discuss gene linkage.
  • This is the homework for tonight.   Pedigree Problems.pdf
  • Our test will be next week.  I am not sure of the exact date.  Be prepared!!!!! 
3/9/15  Genetic Disorder Project 
  • We will be working on our Genetic Disorder Presentations in class today.
  • There is no written homework for tonight.   You should work on your projects.
  • The unit test will be this Friday, 3/13/15.  Extra help is offered after school today! 
  • This is the rubric for the presentation. Presentation rubric for Genetic Disorder Project Sheet1.pdf  
3/11/15  Project and Unit Wrap up 
  • We will be discussing any pertinent questions from the Genetics unit today.  Come to class with questions.  We will not be having a formal review session, but you will have an opportunity to ask about anything that you are having difficulty with.
  • We will then get back into our groups and finish working on our genetics disorder projects.  
  • We will be taking part one of our genetics test next block. 
3/13/13 Genetics Test
  • We will be taking the genetics test in class today.
  • You will only be responsible to complete the multiple choice portion of the test in class today.
  • You will be taking the open-ended portion of the test on Tuesday 3/17/15.
  • We will also begin giving our presentations during the second half of the block. 
3/17/15 Genetics Test and Genetic Disorders Presentations
  • We will spend the first half hour of class taking the open-ended portion of the genetics test in class today.
  • We will then begin our Genetics Disorders Presentations.
  • Be prepared to give your presentations.
  • We will continue them next block.
  • The homework for tonight is to read pages 259-275.  Answer review questions 1-7 on page 276.
  • If you didn't give your presentation in class be prepared to give it on Friday.  
3/23/15  Evolution 
3/25/15 Evolution
3/27/15  Evolution 

 

3/31/15  More Evolution 
  • We will begin class by discussing the lab activities that we completed on Friday.
  • We will then finish the Evolution PowerPoint.
  • 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

 

4/2/15 More and more evolution
  • 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
 
4/13/15 Finishing up Evolution
  • 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 Friday, April 17, 2015. 
4/15/15 Evolution
  • We will begin class by taking a pop quiz on Hardy-Weinberg problems.
  • We will then spend some time completing this assignment in groups.  Biochemical Evidence for Evolution.pdf
  • It will be due before you leave today.
  • The evolution test will be Friday, April 17, 2015.  The only homework for tonight is to study for the test. 
4/21/15  Ecology 
4/23/15  Ecology 
  • One third of the class is out due to PARCC testing.
  • We will work in pairs to develop posters on community interactions.  This sheet has the requirements.   Community Interaction Poster.pdf
  • The homework for tonight is to read pages 487-507 in your eBook.  Answer review questions 1-10 on page 508. 
4/27/15  Ecology 
  • We will begin class by discussing the Chapter 26 PowerPoint.  
  • When this is complete, we will get back into our groups and work on the Community interaction posters.
  • If you were here last Thursday, they will be due at the end of the block.  If you were not, due to PARCC testing, you can finish them at home and bring them back on Wednesday.  
  • There is no written homework for tonight.
  • We may have a quiz on chapter 26 next block. 
4/29/15  Community Interactions 
  • We will spend the first 20 minutes taking a quiz on chapter 26.
  • We will then begin our discussion on chapter 27, Community Interactions.  This is the notes for the chapter.   _Ch27_Lecture_Presentation 2014.pdf
  • The homework for tonight is to read pages 509-528.  Answer applying the concepts 1-5 on page 529.
5/1/15  Community Interactions 
  • We will be discussing the chapter 27 PowerPoint from last class.
  • There is no homework tonight.
5/5/15  Biome Project 
  • We will introduce the Biome Project in class today.
  • This document includes the required elements for the project.  Biome Project .pdf
  • A rubric for the presentation will be available at a later date.
  • You can work in groups no larger than four.  Each biome can only be done by one group.
  • The tentative due date for the project is May 28, 2015. 
5/7/15  Ecology 
  • We will be discussing the Energy Transfer PowerPoint in class today.
  • The homework for tonight is to study for a quiz on chapter 27 on next Wednesday.
  • These are the noter for today's discussion.   ch28_lecture.pdf
  • Follow this link to a presentation that Dr. H made for this chapter. http://prezi.com/p15-cnt-omll/ecosystems-and-energy-honors/
  • You should continue to work on your projects for homework as well.
  • I will be out of school next block.   You will be given the entire block to work on your Biome projects.  Bring any supplies and materials that you may need.
5/11/15  Biomes 
  • Mr. O will not be in class today.
  • You will be in your groups working on the Biome Project. 
  • Don't forget to study for the chapter 27 quiz. 
5/13/15  Biomes 
  • We will spend the first half of class taking a quiz on chapter 27.
  • We will then get back into our groups to work on the Biome Projects.
  • No written homework for tonight.  Continue to work on the biome projects.
  • Bring in any supplies that you need for the projects for Friday.
  • We will finish the chapter 28 PowerPoint on Friday.  We will then work on the projects.  Be aware of the due dates!!!! 
5/19/15  Energy Transfer 
  • We will be having our final lecture of the year today.  
  • Will will finish the chapter 28 PowerPoint to begin the class.  
  • When that is complete, we will work on this assignment.   Biogeochemicalcycles.pdf
  • The homework for tonight is to study for a quiz on Chapter 28. 
  • Bring supplies to work on your Biome Projects. 
  • Our last unit test will be on Monday, May 26, 2015!!! 
  • This is a copy of the rubric for the presentation portion of your project.   Presentation rubric for Biome project copy Sheet1.pdf
5/21/15  Biomes 
  • We will begin class today with a quiz on chapter 28.
  • When that is complete, we will get back into our groups to work on our Biome Projects. 
  • The homework for tonight is to study for the Ecology test and continue to work on your Biome Projects. 
5/26/15  Biome Project 
  • Mr. O will be out on a field trip.
  • You will work on the Biome Projects in class.
  • Test on Thursday, May 28, 2015. 
5/29/15  Ecology Test 
  • We will be taking the Ecology Unit Test in class today.
  • The homework for tonight is to be prepared to give your Biome Project presentations on Monday!!!!
  • They better be good!!!!! 
6/1/15  Biomes 
  • Biome Presentations! 
6/3/15  Biomes 
  • Biome Presentations! 
6/5/15  Frog Dissection 
6/9/15  Pig Dissection 
  • We will be dissecting fetal pigs in class today.
  • This is a copy of the procedure for the day.   FetalPigDissectionLab.pdf
  • There is no homework for tonight.  You should begin preparing for the final exam.  
  • This document will help you focus your efforts in preparing for the exam.   Final exam review sheet honors bio.pdf
6/11/15  Final Review 
  • You will be given the block to prepare for the final exam.  
  • Come prepared with questions or concepts that you need help with. 
6/15/15  Last day of class!!!! 
  • You will be given the block to prepare for the final exam.  
  • Come prepared with questions or concepts that you need help with. 
6/19/15  Final Exam 
  • You will be taking the final exam in class today.  You will take finals in 3B and 4B!!! 
     
 
 
 

 

 
 
 

 

 

 

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