Advanced Biology 9/5/12

Advanced Biology 9/5/12

12/05 Advanced Biology Warm up: When you graph your results, which measurement is the dependent variable? Which measurement is the independent variable? Classroom activities: Warm up Science Inquiry experiment data collection Science Article Presentations

Notes: Heredity Assignment:Heredity: Simulation worksheet 12/04 Warm up: Write the formula used to calculate the percentage of seeds that germinate. Classroom activities: Warm up Science Inquiry experiment data collection Science Article Presentations

Science Article Presentations Each group will present the following information about their assigned article: (25 points) 1.) Date and Location of the Story/Research 2.) Description of the discovery 3.) Description of methods used to make the discovery 4.) Importance of the the findings 5.) What does your group think the next step should be if the scientists were to continue research. A.) Gravity of Glacial Melt B.)Small and Efficient : Water Nanodroplets C.)Mans Best Friend: Common Canine virus

D.)Could Mistletoe give the Kiss of Death to Cancer? E.) Oregon scientists make embryos with 2 women, 1 man F.)More Solid Measure of Melting in Polar Ice Sheets. G.)Active Lifestyle Boosts Brain Structure. H.)Human Disturbances Keep Elk on High Alert 11/29 Warm up: NO WARM UP TODAY Classroom activities:

Warm up Science Inquiry experiment data collection Pick up your experiment packet and collect data Science OAKS TESTING 11/28 Warm up: (earth science review)

Describe and illustrate three forms of stress that deform the Earths crust during earthquakes. Classroom activities: Warm up Science Inquiry experiment data collection Review of concepts for Science OAKS -practice Qs See page 13 in Dynamic Earth -writing research

11/27 Warm up: (earth science review) What is the best hypothesis that explains why continents move? Classroom activities: Warm up Science Inquiry experiment -groups make observations -clean up round 1

-groups set up round 2 page 68 in Dynamic Earth If you are done observing and other groups are still working.work on your reading work sample. Review of concepts for Science OAKS -practice Qs -writing research Vocabulary Divergent boundaries Convergent boundaries

Subduction Continental drift Advanced Biology 11/20 Warm up: Which samples displayed growth? Classroom activities: Warm up Science Inquiry experiment -groups set up experiment station Were there any general observations that you noticed in the various groups of seeds?

-groups make observations If you are done observing and other groups are still working.work on your reading work sample. Review of concepts for Science OAKS -practice Qs -writing research Advanced Biology 11/19 Warm up: (quiz) 1.) Which type of seed did your group use? Classroom activities:

Warm up Science Inquiry experiment -groups set up experiment station 2.)Which salt solutions did you choose? 3.)How much soil did you put in each pot? -groups make observations If you are done observing and other groups are still working.work on your reading work sample. Review of concepts for Science OAKS -practice Qs

-discussion / short notes Advanced Biology 11/16 Warm up: Why is it important to document any changes to the original procedure? Classroom activities: Warm up Science Inquiry experiment -groups choose variables -groups brainstorm procedures to measure and control variables. -groups design procedures -groups set up experiment station

-groups make observations If you are done observing and other groups are still working.work on your reading work sample. Review of concepts for Science OAKS -practice Qs -discussion / short notes Advanced Biology 11/15 Warm up: Why is it important to complete more than one trial during an experiment?

Classroom activities: Warm up Science Inquiry experiment -groups choose variables -groups brainstorm procedures to measure and control variables. -groups design procedures -groups set up experiment station -groups make observations If you are done observing and other groups are still working.work on your reading work sample. Review of concepts for Science OAKS -practice Qs -discussion / short notes

Sunflower seeds Wheat grass seed Millet Milo Advanced Biology 11/13 Warm up: What is the most difficult part to complete when writing a research paper?

Classroom activities: Warm up Reflection of research topic -reflection due today Introduction to Science Inquiry experiment -groups choose variables -groups brainstorm procedures to measure and control variables. Work time: any additional time will be used to work on reading work samples Advanced Biology 11/13 Research topic reflection: Using what you have learned from your research paper, briefly describe the biome that you researched.

Name one endangered organism that is found in your biome. Explain how humans are affecting the biome. Advanced Biology 10/26/12 Warm up: No warm up today Todays activities: Warm up 10/26 11/7 Warm up: No warm up today Classroom activities: Writing research paper (due 11/7/12)

Advanced Biology 10/24/12 Warm up: What are the characteristics of a successful topic sentence? Todays activities: Review topic sentences/ thesis statements. -Video/Quiz: How to organize an essay -Make blank skeleton map/outline that can be filled in later. Using source materials: videos/quizzes -Research time for sources Advanced Biology 10/24/12

Warm up: What are the characteristics of a successful topic sentence? Todays activities: Review topic sentences/ thesis statements. -Video/Quiz: How to organize an essay -Make blank skeleton map/outline that can be filled in later. Using source materials: videos/quizzes -Research time for sources Finding Reliable Sources Write the following information in the notes

section of your writing journal: Choose a textbook to use as a non-electronic source. Make a citation for the textbook Find at least 4 reliable online sources Write the complete APA citation Write a short summary or list of useful facts that can be found at that source. Advanced Biology 10/23/12 Todays activities: Warm up: Begin writing work sample instruction List 5 skills that are -Requirements important for obtaining -Video/Quiz: Topic sentence/ Thesis state and keeping a desirable ment -Write sample topic sentence

job. (make your best guess..there is no answer in your textbook) -Video/Quiz: How to organize an essay -Make blank skeleton map/outline that can be filled in later. Using source materials: videos/quizzes Tuesday : Using source materials: videos/quizzes Research time for sources Workplace Skills Employers who participated in The Conference Board's Turning Skills into Profit study of 25 workplace education programs across the United States identified the following as key Workplace Basic Skills: Literacy Skills

improved understanding and ability to use documents such as safety instructions, assembly directions or map improved understanding and ability to use numbers by themselves or in charts and tables improved understanding and ability to use prose writing such as reports, letters and manuals Other Basic Skills improved ability to listen to understand, learn and apply information and analysis better ability to communicate by using English in the workplace improved capacity to think critically and act logically to evaluate situations, solve problems, and make decisions improved ability to use computers and other technology, instruments, tools and information systems effectively New Attitudes greater willingness and ability to learn for life more positive attitude toward change Working with Others better ability to build and work in teams improved understanding and willingness to work within the culture of the group

For more information on Workplace Basic Skills identified in The Conference Board's report, see Turning Skills into Profit (PDF, 79.57 KB) Advanced Biology 10/22/12 Warm up: Describe one specific topic you enjoyed studying during this unit. Todays activities: QUIZ TODAY: Advanced Biology 10/19/12 Warm up:

Describe one nutrient cycle and how humans affect that cycle. Todays activities: Study guide QUIZ MONDAY: 10/18 Nutrient cycles. PowerPoint. Flow Chart assignment due today Nutrient cycle Advanced Biology 10/18/12 Warm up:Define climax

community. Todays activities: Nutrient cycles. PowerPoint. Flow Chart assignment due today Nutrient cycle Advanced Biology 10/17/12 Warm up:What type of interaction does a cow grazing in a field demonstrate?

Todays activities: Nutrient cycles. PowerPoint. Flow Chart assignment due today Nutrient cycle Advanced Biology 10/15/12 Warm up: What is the primary source for energy loss as it moves through an ecosystem? Todays activities: Ecological succession.

Writing assignment Due 10-18-12 Advanced Biology 10/10/12 Warm up: describe 3 factors that may limit an organisms range. Todays activities: Biomes and food webs. Introduction to food web project. Advanced Biology 10/5/12 Warm up:

What is an autotroph? (see hand out near primary producers) Todays activities: Beginning of new unit: Ecology Data Collection Pre-test: You get full credit on this 15 point quiz simply by completing every question and taking your timeuse at least 30 minutes to take the test. Note: The more questions that are answered correctly = less need for direct instruction in that area= more lab/activity time to explore the

concepts. Warm up Advanced Biology 10/4/12 Warm up: What does the endosymbiont theory explain? Todays activities: Warm up QUIZ TODAY Read the handout about ecosystems and define all bold underlined words.

Due Friday Also read the take home message section and rewrite each bulleted phrase in your own words. Due Friday Advanced Biology 10/3/12 Warm up: Which organisms have eukaryotic cells? Which organisms have prokaryotic cells?

Todays activities: Warm up Go over study guide and discuss endosymbiont hypothesis QUIZ THURS Endosymbiotic Theory The Endosymbiotic Theory Review: What is a theory? What is the difference between prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells? The endosymbiotic theory is the idea that a long

time ago, prokaryotic cells engulfed other prokaryotic cells by endocytosis. This resulted in the first eukaryotic cells. First proposed by Lynn Margulis Explains the origin of eukaryotic cells Explains the origin of certain membrane-bound organelles What Exactly Happened? Chloroplas t Heterotrophic bacteria Ancient Prokaryotes Nuclear envelope

evolving Plants and plant-like protists Photosynthetic bacteria Mitochondrion Primitive Autotrophic (Photosynthetic) Eukaryote Ancient Heterotrophic Prokaryote Primitive Heterotrophic

Eukaryote Animals, fungi, and animal-like protists Membrane-Bound Organelles Mitochondria = membrane-bound organelle that produces energy for the cell Chloroplast = membrane-bound organelle that captures sunlight and uses it to make food for the cell

Evidence in support of the endosymbiotic theory: Similarities between mitochondria, chloroplasts, & prokaryotes: 1. Circular DNA 2. Ribosomes 3. Binary fission Advanced Biology 10/2/12 Warm up: How are eukaryotic cells different from prokaryotic

cells? Todays activities: Warm up Finish presentations. Hand out study guide and discuss endosymbiont hypothesis Organelle writing assignment Wednesday: Group organelle challengeuse play dough to build models of organelles and be able to tell what each organelle does for the cell. DO NOT USE YOUR BOOK! QUIZ THURS

Advanced Biology 10/1/12 Warm up: What does the endoplasmic reticulum do for the cell? Todays activities: Warm up Finish presentations. If you were absent Friday, your essay is due today! Notes/Discussion: Cell Organelle functions review.

Group organelle challengeuse play dough to build models of organelles and be able to tell what each organelle does for the cell. DO NOT USE YOUR BOOK! Study sheetQUIZ THURS Advanced Biology 9/28/12 Warm up: What part of a city is the chloroplast like? Todays activities: Warm up

Project Presentations Work time on project essay. If time allows: Video : Tour of the Cell . Advanced Biology 9/28/12 Warm up: What part of a city is the cell membrane like? Todays activities: Warm up Reminder of Assignment from Tuesday: Choose 1 cell organelle and write your best paragraph describing its structure and how it is helpful for the cell. and,.Make a NEAT illustration of the organelle and show where it is often located within a cell. Due today

Project Presentations Work time on project essay. If time allows: Video : Tour of the Cell . Advanced Biology 9/27/12 Warm up: What part of a city is the cell membrane like? Todays activities: Warm up Reminder of Assignment from Tuesday: Choose 1 cell organelle and write your best paragraph describing its structure and how it is helpful for the cell. and,.Make a NEAT illustration of the organelle and show where it is often located within a cell. Due today

Project Presentations Work time on project essay. If time allows: Video : Tour of the Cell . Advanced Biology 9/26/12 Warm up: What part of a city is the nucleus like? Todays activities: New seating arrangement Warm up

Reminder of Assignment: Choose 1 cell organelle and write your best paragraph describing its structure and how it is helpful for the cell. and,.Make a NEAT illustration of the organelle and show where it is often located within a cell. Due today Introduction to group project Work time on project. Presentations begin tomorrow. Every group should be ready tomorrow. Advanced Biology 9/25/12 Warm up: In what ways is a cell similar to a city? Todays activities: Warm up Discussion: Homeostasis: Cell parts/ Functions

Work time: Assignment or Metric System Quiz Assignment: Choose 1 cell organelle and write your best paragraph describing its structure and how it is helpful for the cell. and,.Make a NEAT illustration of the organelle and show where it is often located within a cell. Advanced Biology 9/21/12 Warm up: Joey runs around a 400 meter track five and a half times. How many kilometers has he traveled?

Todays activities: Group A: Protein synthesis lesson -Group discussion/essay -Study guide -Retest Monday Group B: Metric system lab Upcoming events: Thursday/Friday: Metric Olympics (group Monday: Review Metric System + Quiz Advanced Biology 9/20/12 Warm up: Define the

following terms: Todays activities: QUIZ:Protein Synthesis Metric System worksheets Metric Olympics Polypeptide Amino acid Upcoming events: Thursday/Friday: Metric Olympics Monday: Review Metric System + Quiz Advanced Biology 9/19/12

Warm up: Define these terms: Codon Anti-codon Todays activities: Warm up Pass back papers/ Grade print outs Revisit of old test Review Protein Synthesis QUIZ:Protein Synthesis Upcoming events: Thursday/Friday: Metric Olympics Monday: Review Metric System + Quiz

Advanced Biology 9/18/12 Warm up: NO WARM UP Todays activities: Warm up Work time on Project (due Tuesday) If you get done earlythere is an EC assignment due Friday) and/or you can work on the next regular assignment due Thursday. Upcoming events: Quiz WED for all who have not taken quiz Advanced Biology 9/17/12 Warm up: Which kind of mutation affects the

protein more ? (point or frameshift) Explain why. Todays activities: Warm up Introduction to project / Computer rules Work time on Project (due Tuesday) If you get done earlythere is an EC assignment due Friday) and/or you can work on the next regular assignment due Thursday. Upcoming events: Quiz Tuesday if you are ready (individual) Quiz WED for all who have not taken quiz ADV Biology 9/14/12 Warm up: What does tRNA do in the process of protein synthesis?

Todays activities: Warm up Upcoming topic/events: Protein synthesis: Discussion: Protein Synthesis 3D modeling Mutations Mutation Modeling Cool down Transcription Translation

QUIZ Tues ADV Biology 9/13/12 Warm up: Which organelle is responsible for allowing the correct amino acids to collide with the mRNA molecule? Todays activities: Warm up Upcoming topic/events: Protein synthesis: Protein Synthesis 3D modeling -transcription -translation

Transcription Translation Mutations QUIZ FRI Cool down 9/13/12 Describe one type of mutation and explain how it may affect an entire organism. Please write one complete paragraph using your best writing.

ADV Biology 9/12/12 Warm up: What is made during the TRANSCRIPTION stage of protein synthesis? Todays activities: Warm up Upcoming topic/events: Protein synthesis: Review of transcription assignment Groups textbook research: Explain and illustrate 5 major events that occur during the TRANSLATION process of protein synthesis. Notes/Discussion: Making proteins from DNA Video: Translation

Cool down Transcription Translation QUIZ FRI 9/12 cool down Summarize what happens during the following processes with two sentences for each process in protein synthesis: Transcription Translation ADV Biology 9/11/12

Warm up: During the process of protein synthesis, what is the name of the molecule that is made as a portable copy of a segment of DNA? Todays activities: Upcoming topic/events: Warm up Protein synthesis: Groups textbook research: Explain and illustrate 5 major events that occur during the TRANSCRIPTION process of protein synthesis. Transcription

Notes/Discussion: Making proteins from DNA Translation Video : using the information in DNA to make protein Cool down QUIZ FRI Explain and illustrate 5 major events that occur during the TRANSCRIPTION process of protein synthesis. ADV Biology

9/10/12 Warm up: Characteristic: All living cells contain DNA. Explain how DNA is useful for the living organism. Exactly what does it do for the organism? Todays activities: Upcoming events: Warm up.. Syllabus due today Characteristics of living things continued/ Experimental design. Notes/Discussion: Making proteins from DNA

[Quiz make up] Groups textbook research: How do cells use the information in DNA to create proteins? Group writes down their best answer and verbally shares it with the class. Video : using the information in DNA to make protein Cool down Groups textbook research: How do cells use the information in DNA to create proteins? (describe at least 5 steps) Group writes down their best answer and verbally shares it with the class.

ADV Biology 9/10/12 Cool down: Explain the major steps that take place when a cell uses the information in DNA to create protein. Break down the process into at least 5 steps. ADV Biology 9/7/12 Warm up: Describe the things that would be found at the ecosystem level of organization. Todays activities:

Upcoming events: Warm up Friday: (today) Discuss the cool down activity from 9/6 (levels of organization) Cool down question from 9/6 due Quiz: Characteristics of life, procedures Review Quiz Monday:

Emergency procedures (if time permits) -syllabus due Cool down Characteristics of living things continued/ Experimental design. ADV Biology 9/7/12 Cool down: Write your best paragraph about at least three concepts/facts that you learned or were reminded of

during this week in this class. Use complete sentences. . Advanced Biology 9/6/12 Warm up: Describe something besides temperature that the human body must keep in balance. Todays activities: Upcoming events: Warm up Syllabus Friday:

Discuss the cool down activity from 9/5 (viruses) Quiz: Characteristics of life, procedures Group activity: Poster: characteristics of living things/ share examples -Cool down question (levels of life) due Group activity: Checkpoint question Emergency procedures (if time permits) Monday: -Syllabus due Cool down questions due at the beginning of the period

Friday Advanced Biology 9/6/12 Checkpoint: List 5 things that the human body must keep in balance to maintain homeostasis. For each thing that is listed, describe how the body reacts when that thing is out of balance. Cool down: Biology studies many different levels of life. List the level of life in order from smallest (cell) to largest (biosphere). For each level use an example that is different from example given in the textbook. Advanced Biology 9/5/12 Warm up: What makes something a living organism?

Todays activities: Upcoming events: Review of procedures / book check out Thursday: Group activity:characteristics of living things -Group poster due Group activity: Checkpoint question -Cool down questions due Group assignment: Characteristics of Life Poster due

Thursday Friday: Cool down questions due at the beginning of the period Thurs. Emergency procedures (if time permits) -Syllabus due Advanced Biology 9/5/12 Checkpoint: Describe how a fish demonstrates each characteristic of life. Cool down: Viruses do not have cells and do not perform homeostasis. Do you think

they should be considered living organisms? (explain why/why not) Advanced Biology 9/5/12 Warm up / attendance (5 min) Group activity: (think/write/share) (20 min) Describe / Define the characteristic of life that your group was assigned. Explain how various organisms complete this function/ characteristic Explain why this characteristic is vital to life. Checkpoint question: Characteristics of Life (example: fish)(5 min) Video: Viruses and Bacteria10 minutes

-discuss differences between viruses and bacteria Cool down question : (5 min) Viruses / Work on assignment (7 min) -students write answerdue by end of the period Assignment: Describe at least five things that needs to remained balanced in the human body to maintain homeostasis. Also explain how the human body maintains the balance. For examplebody heat.sweating when hot, shiver when cold. Due at the next class meeting.

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