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Biology DOSAQA Fall Semester 2016-2017

Biology Fall Semester DAQA 2017-2018
 
DAQA
References/resources and misc. information

D: 8/31/17  Week 0.5

A: nature of science puzzle activity for seating chart; “Getting acquainted” sheet

D: 9/1/17 Week 0.5

A: bingo; sharing of “Getting acquainted;” mystery checks!

 

D: 9/4/17 Week One

A: Labor Day Holiday

 

D: 9/5/17 Week One

A: start DAQAs (5 min); Breathing (1 min); bathroom/hall passes; course syllabus; obligation points (OPs); start Mystery checks

Q: What are the 5 group norms for our class?

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D: 9/6/17 Week One

A: Mystery checks; Metric review?

Q: What number is the metric system based on? Why does that make conversions in the metric system easier than our system of measurement?

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D: 9/7/17 Week One

A: finish “Mystery Checks;” metric review

Q: What is a “Hypothesis?”

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HW: finish questions on “Mystery Checks” WS

 

D: 9/8/17 Week One

A: finish metric review; Graphing practice (OP#1-4); turn in signature page

Q: Explain the difference between independent and dependent variables.

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HW: Finish graphing practice if NOT done in class

Pick up textbooks @11:30

Measurement video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SYn5UJ76h1Y  

The Metric System      10:56 min

D: 9/11/17 Week Two

A: update OP sheet; Turn in First week DAQAs; discuss graphs; Start “Know your Seed” Part 1 and Part 3

Q: List two observations and two inferences about the person sitting to your right at your table. (be polite and respectful when making your inferences!)

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HW: Finish part 3 of “Know your seed”

D: 9/12/17 Week Two

A: discuss graphs; Really start “Know your seed (parts 1& 3); part 2 later in the period

Q: What is the difference between a quantitative and a qualitative observation?

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HW: finish “Know your Seed”

 

D: 9/13/17 Week Two

A: Magic Cylinders; hand out Measurement lab and start parts A,B and E.

Q: What are the required parts of a graph?

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HW: Read all parts of measurement lab

 

D: 9/14/17 Week Two

A: tour lab; review safety rules; continue Measurement lab parts A, B & E in the lab room (parts C & D tomorrow in lab room)

Q: Why is it important to follow directions CAREFULLY in science?

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The Metric system film          10:56 min

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SYn5UJ76h1Y  

Video: How to use an electronic balance

https://youtu.be/QtnPiKSKKtI

 
D: 9/15/17 Week Two

A: finish Measurement lab (C & D); gather class data (calculate your average % accuracy and put on board!)

Q: Write down the formulas for % error and % accuracy.

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D: 9/18/17 Week Three

A: finish collecting and analyzing data (calculations, questions and graph - all required parts of a graph); start Scientific Process PPT NM

Q: What is a “line of best fit?”

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HW: finish Measurement lab if not done in class; due tomorrow!

 

A line of best fit is a straight (or curved) line that best represents the data on a scatter plot.
This line may pass through some of the points, none of the points, or all of the points
.

D: 9/19/17 Week Three

A: turn in measurement lab; assignment/score sheet; zero lesson; finish PPT; start root words

Q: List the steps of the scientific process

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D: 9/20/17 Week Three

A: root words

Q: Why is it important to learn root words?

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HW: Finish root word paper (OP stamp) – due Friday

 
D: 9/21/17 Week Three

I’m gone Roshashana

A: Measurement squares in class; Metric system challenge WS – finish for HW if not done in class

Q:

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D: 9/22/17 Week Three

A: OP stamp root word HW; finish Measurement square puzzle; Movie: The Human Family

Q: What is your most interesting root word example? Explain why it is interesting!!

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Test next week – metric system, measuring, scientific process, root words

 
D: 9/25/17 Week Four

A: continue Movie: The Human Family

Q: How would you explain the concept of diversity?

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Test later this week – metric system, measuring, scientific process, root words

 
D: 9/26/17 Week Four

A: finish Movie: The Human Family; characteristics of living things

Q: How do you know something is “alive?”

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Test Friday – Scientific process, metric system, root words, graphing

 
D: 9/27/17 Week Four

A: Odd One Out; start Unity and Diversity PPT and Doodle sheet?

Q: What made it difficult to find the “odd one out?”

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Test Friday– metric system, measuring, scientific process, root words

8 T/F, 15 MC, Short answer: measurement lab type questions, 5 root word definitions, graphing problem. Total 42 points.

HW: finish Metric system challenge WS

 
D: 9/28/17 Back to school Night Week Four

A: Unity & Diversity PPT

Q: How did Linnaeus classify living things? Hint(Kids playing catch on freeways get smashed)

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Test tomorrowmetric system, measuring, scientific process, root words

8 T/F, 15 MC, Short answer: measurement lab type questions, 5 root word definitions, graphing problem. Total 42 points.

 
D: 9/29/17 Week Four

A: Test – Setting the stage

 
D: 10/2/17 Week Five

A: score sheet update; OP sheet update; finish UD PPT; Begin Model 1 – Population dynamics

Q: What is your definition of the concept of “extinction?”

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HW: read article; answer questions

 
D: 10/3/17 Week Five

A: (OP stamp for HW); continue Model 1

Q: What are some of the causes of extinctions?

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D: 10/4/17 Week Five

A: continue Model 1

Q: What are some ways that humans have impacted extinctions?

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D: 10/5/17 Week Five

A: share reading information (“say something” protocol); begin Model 1 simulation game

Q: Why is Isle Royale such a wonderful natural laboratory? Give at least two reasons.

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D: 10/6/17 Week Five

A: Model 1 (evaluate simulation game)

Q: In the Isle Royale Moose Survival Simulation game what are the three ways that moose can die?

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Homecoming rally schedule

 
D: 10/9/17 Week Six

A: continue Model 1

Q: What general factors affect the size of the moose population (similar to Friday’s question)?

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D: 10/10/17 Week Six

A: update OP and score sheet; wrap up Model 1

Q: What is the definition of a “model?” What is the name of our first “model?”

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HW: “Sciences” crossword puzzle – due Thursday

Quiz Model 1 Thursday! OP points for Doodle sheets and graphs checked also.

 
D: 10/11/17 Week Six

A: PSAT

Work on “Sciences” crossword puzzle

 
D: 10/12/17 Week Six

A: Quiz Model 1; OP stamps for Doodle sheets, graphs, and “Sciences” crossword puzzle

 
D: 10/13/17 Week Six

A: Start Model 2

Q: What is the difference between a species and a population? (add these definitions to your biology glossary!)

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D: 10/16/17 Week Seven

A: new seating charts; continue Model 2; analyze graphs; fill in timeline; write a story on the whiteboard?

Q: What do you believe is the main cause of the change in average bill size for the finches?

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D: 10/17/17 Week Seven

A: write Finch story; pass out lab write-up guidelines and review; set up pre-lab for tomorrow; continue model development

Q:

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HW: pre-lab due tomorrow! (PPT instructions!) – I will be stamping the lab paper, not the OP sheet!

 
D: 10/18/17 Week Seven

A: IN P-1: variation lab

Q: Do you think there will be a large or small variation in the measurements we will make in this lab activity? Why? Explain! (Hint: expanding this idea in your hypothesis)

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HW: Record all class data in tables provided! Follow Ms. Gluckmann’s instructions!

 
D: 10/19/17 Week Seven

A: finish IN.P-1 (grasshopper femurs); finish collecting class data for graphs

Lab write-up will be due tomorrow by the end of the period

Q: From your observations so far, what can you conclude about the variation (within members of the same species), in other words, do you notice variation and do you notice any patterns?

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HW: Finish graphs

 

D: 10/20/17 Week Seven

A: review finch stories; finish discussion questions and CER conclusion

Lab write-up due by end of period, including CER conclusion

Q: What is the advantage of using a large sample size in analyzing our results?

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D: 10/23/17 Week Eight

A: continue Model 2; “Oh Deer”?

Q: Why do you think that variation exists in a population ? Explain thoughtfully!

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D: 10/24/17 Week EIght

A: debrief “Oh Deer;” continue model; “Wormeaters

Q: What did the “switch” represent in the simulation demonstration?

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D: 10/25/15 Week Seven

A: update score sheet; debrief Wormeaters; continue model

Q: Why are certain variations helpful to a species ability to survive and reproduce?

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HW: finish Wormeaters WS (due Friday)

 
D: 10/26/17 Week Eight

A: I’m gone – sex ed training

Antibiotics and livestock article – summary protocol activity

 
D: 10/27/17 Week Eight

Test Natural Selection in 1-2 weeks

A: turn in Wormeaters; debrief antibiotics article; continue model development

Q: What does the word “antibiotics” mean according to your root word reference sheet? What are antibiotics?

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Discuss EC OP stamps

HW: “Letter to Sierra”

 
 D: 10/30/17 Week Nine

A: turn in “Letter to Sierra;” update OP scoresheet; continue Darwin and Lamarck PPT and doodle sheet

Q: How can YOU avoid having bacteria develop antibiotic resistance?

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Test Natural Selection Thursday!

EC OP stamps due Wednesday; NB checks start Thursday and continue Friday

 
 D: 10/31/17 Happy Halloween! Week Nine

A: continue Darwin & Lamarck; card sort activity; Peppered Moth story

Q: How is bacterial antibiotic resistance an example of Darwin’s model of evolution by natural selection? EXPLAIN!

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HW: Revised Finch Stories – individual (write them in box Q on your doodle sheet)

Test Natural Selection Thursday

EC OP stamps due Wednesday

D: 11/1/17 Week Nine

A: score sheet update; NB organization guide; finish Peppered Moth; evaluate “Letter to Sierra” with Pocket Darwin; redo finch story (in groups)using Pocket Darwin as a guide; total OPs

Q: How is an adaptation like a variation?

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Test Natural Selection Monday

10 MC (2 points each) and 1 essay question (25 points)! 45 points total

EC OP stamps due today

 
D: 11/2/17 Week Nine

A: stamp and add OP points; start NB checks; review Finch essays with Pocket Darwin

Q: What did Darwin and Lamarck have in common?

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Test Natural Selection Monday

10 MC (2 points each) and 1 essay question (25 points)! 45 points total

 
D: 11/3/17 Week Nine

MINIMUM DAY – END OF 1ST QUARTER

A: continue NB checks and OPs

 

D: 11/6/17 Week Ten

A: Test Natural Selection

Finish NB checks, etc.

 
D: 11/7/17 Week Ten

A: start Doodle 3.1; new glossary sheet; “Elements in living things” WS

Q: What are our “inputs?”

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HW: Finish WS

 
D: 11/8/17 Week Ten

A: new OP sheet; stamp OP#1 “Elements in Living things;” continue Doodle 3.1; start activity 3.1 “A day in the (Food!) Life”

Q: What are the uses for our inputs?

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HW: Graph: The Periodic Table and Biology due tomorrow

 
D: 11/9/17 Week Ten

A: go over answers for graph; Calorie King on computers in class

Q: What are the top 3 substances that most foods contain?

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HW: finish “A day in the Life” WS summary section (due Monday!)

Worth 3 OP Stamps!!  Don't worry about this HW - we had a fire drill

 
D: 11/10/17 Week Ten

A: Veterans’ Day Holiday observed; no school

 
D: 11/13/17 Week Eleven

A: finish Food Diary summary and analysis; start Doodle 3.2

Q: Is there anything that surprises you about our analysis?

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HW: Protein reading and reading guide

OP points: extra ones are only ONE per week!

 
D: 11/14/17 Week Eleven

A: continue Doodle 3.2; build protein

Q: What is “dehydration synthesis?” What is the name for the monomer in our carbohydrate? What is the name for the specific polymer (carbohydrate) we built?

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HW: Read IN.R-2 and complete pre-lab (we’ll be doing a “partially full” lab write-up on this)

Write-up will be due by end of the period on Friday

 
D: 11/15/17 Week Eleven

A: Part A will be completed today; set up test tubes for Part B for tomorrow or Friday; continue with Doodle 3.2

Q: What is the name of a monomer in a protein? What do these monomers all have in common (i.e. structural components – the parts that are the same)?

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D: 11/16/17 Week Eleven

A: IN R-2 day two, Part 2

HW: lab write up IN R-2 for tomorrow (finish discussion questions, filled out data table and conclusion!)

 
D: 11/17/17 Week Eleven

Happy Thanksgiving Break!

A: finish notes on outputs; work on lab write-up (due at end of period!); EC when through!!

Q: [2 questions]:What is an indicator used for? What is the purpose of a control in an experiment?

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D: 11/27/17 Week Twelve

A: new score sheet; update OP sheet; check Thanksgiving EC; Matter & Energy handout (OP stamp); begin Chemistry & Physics in a Day!

Q: What “specifically” do our “inputs” and “outputs” have in common?

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 D: 11/28/17 Week Twelve

A: IN.R-4: How do matter transformations involve energy?

Q: What is electrolysis? (use your root words to help you!)

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D: 11/29/17 Week Twelve

A: continue with electrolysis lab; Doodle and PPT

Q: State the law of conservation matter and the Law of conservation of energy.

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D: 11/30/17 Week Twelve

A: finish electrolysis investigation; finish Doodle 3.3 and Model 3 Cheat sheet

Q: What did you observe that proves that energy was conserved?

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HW: lab due end of the period tomorrow

Test Next week on Model 3

 
D: 12/1/17 Week Twelve

A: stamp OP for Matter & energy questions, Doodle sheets 3.1, 3.2, 3.3 and Model Sheet; electrolysis lab due by end of period; start enzyme reading and summary protocol

Q: Draw an energy diagram representing the energy we obtain from the foods we eat. Explain why you drew this diagram.

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HW: finish enzyme reading and summary protocol

Test Next week on Model 3

 
D: 12/4/17 Week Thirteen

A: new seating charts ; review DAQA’s from last couple of weeks; go over study guide for test; pass out and read IN R-8

Q: What is “activation energy?”

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HW: read and finish pre-lab

Test Thursday Model 3: 18 Multiple choice and matching. Short answer: monomers and polymers and questions about both labs (CO2 and electrolysis)

 
 

D: 12/5/17 Week Thirteen

A: discuss prelab INR8; Amoeba Sisters Enzymes

Q: What is a “catalyst?” What is an “enzyme?”

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HW: Finish Amoeba sisters WS (OP stamp)

IN R-8 Part one tomorrow, part 2 Friday

Test Thursday

 

Amoeba sisters Enzymes

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qgVFkRn8f10&feature=youtu.be

5:46

D: 12/4/17 Week Thirteen

A: new seating charts ; review DAQA’s from last couple of weeks; go over study guide for test; pass out and read IN R-8

Q: What is “activation energy?”

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HW: read and finish pre-lab

Test Thursday Model 3: 18 Multiple choice and matching. Short answer: monomers and polymers and questions about both labs (CO2 and electrolysis)

 
D: 12/5/17 Week Thirteen

A: discuss prelab INR8; Amoeba Sisters Enzymes

Q: What is a “catalyst?” What is an “enzyme?”

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HW: Finish Amoeba sisters WS (OP stamp)

IN R-8 Part one tomorrow, part 2 Friday

Test Thursday

 
12/6/17
Ms. Gluckmann home sick
Work on enzyme coloring pages packet
 
D: 12/7/17 Week Thirteen

A: Test Model 3

 
12/8/17
Ms. Gluckmann home sick
Work on enzymer coloring pages packet and enzyme crossword puzzle
 
D: 12/11/17 Week Fourteen

A: IN R-8: What do living cells contain that makes it possible for the chemical activities of life to occur at moderate temperatures? Part 1

 
D: 12/12/17 Week Fourteen

A: IN R-8: What do living cells contain that makes it possible for the chemical activities of life to occur at moderate temperatures? Part 2

 
D: 12/13/17 Week Fourteen

A: IN R-8. Part 3 (teacher demo); discuss “discussion questions;” entire lab due Thursday (CER conclusion required!)

Q: Do living things contain something that can break H2O2 down? What is it’s specific name (Hint: look it up on the coloring pages)?

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HW: Quick Review: Enzymes

HW: IN.R-8 due by end of period tomorrow

 

D: 12/14/17 Week Fourteen

A: go over HW; finish and turn in lab; Quiz on enzymes tomorrow

Q: Why do scientists compare enzymes to keys? EXPLAIN!!!

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D: 12/14/17 Week Fourteen

A: go over HW; finish and turn in lab; Quiz on enzymes tomorrow

Q: Why do scientists compare enzymes to keys? EXPLAIN!!!

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D: 12/15/17 Week Fourteen

A: update score sheet and OP sheet; Enzyme quiz;

Turn in lab!!!

Q: What conditions are necessary for enzymes to work properly and efficiently in living things?

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D: 12/18/17 Week Fifteen

A: Challenge question; start Model 4 -Biggest Loser

Q: Draw an energy diagram for food, Label the reactants and products in the energy diagram.

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HW: Chemical evolution reading log

 
D: 12/19/17 Week Fifteen

A: continue Model 4; Chemical evolution activity; Miller-Urey video

Q: What gases were present in the early Earths’ atmosphere? What important gas was NOT present?

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HW: finish questions for chemical evolution activity if not done in class; read and highlight/underline concepts in “Fermentation” article

 

Miller-Urey video again today as introductory set: https://highered.mheducation.com/sites/9834092339/

student_view0/chapter26/animation_-_miller-urey_experiment.html


 

D: 12/20/17 Week Fifteen

A: go over Chemical Evolution questions; discuss Fermentation article; finish Model 4 PPT

Q: How did early organisms, before there was free oxygen available in the atmosphere, obtain energy from food?

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D: 12/21/17 Week Fifteen

A: Model 5

Q: If we run out of glucose (carbs), what does our body do? How could this be harmful?

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D: 12/22/17 Week Fifteen

Rally schedule

A: finish Model 5; OP stamps; Holiday EC!

Q: Why do people who want to lose weight have to increase their activity level?

EXPLAIN using the Models we have discussed!

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D: 1/8/18 Happy New Year! Week 16

A: begin Model 7; start lab prep

Q: How do you think the shrimp can survive so long in the ecosphere? What do the other things in the ecosphere have to do with that?

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HW: finish pre-lab IN R-7

 
D: 1/9/18 Week Sixteen

A: pre-lab IN R-7 Plants and CO2; set up test tubes and labels to leave overnight

Q: What will your controls be for this investigation? Why?

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D: 1/10/18 Week Sixteen

A: record results from IN R-7; begin to prepare data posters.

Q: What does BTB test for in this experiment? What colors can it be and what do the colors signify?

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D: 1/11/18 Week Sixteen

A: work on discussion questions and conclusion

Q: When BTB changes color from blue to yellow, what process is happening? When BTB changes color from yellow to blue, what process is happening?

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HW: finish lab write-up (including discussion questions and a CER conclusion); due by beginning of the period tomorrow

 
D: 1/12/18 Week Sixteen

A: turn in lab write-up; continue PPT and doodle sheet; 4 corners

Q: Is there anything confusing about your lab results? EXPLAIN

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D: 1/15/18 Week Seventeen

No School; Martin Luther King Holiday

 
D: 1/16/18 Week Seventeen

A: continue Doodle sheet

Q: What processes occur in plants? Write out their equations.

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HW: photosynthesis reading and questions due tomorrow

EC – two crossword puzzles (proteins and cell biochemistry) – due Friday

 
D: 1/17/18 Week Seventeen

A: Model Sheet for Photosynthesis; update OP scoresheet; start work on photosynthesis crossword puzzle

Q: Explain the relationship between respiration and photosynthesis.

Hint: look at the equations!

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HW: Acorn to tree

Final covering Models 4,5 & 7: 38 MC (2 points each = 76 points)

3 short answer/essay questions (25 points); Total possible on final = 101 points

 
D: 1/18/18 Week Seventeen

A: acorn to tree group explanations (stamp OP for individual HW); continue work on crossword puzzle

Q: Which process do you think is more important to the earth, photosynthesis or respiration? EXPLAIN WHY!!!!!

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HW: Finish crossword puzzle

Final covering Models 4,5 & 7: 38 MC (2 points each = 76 points)

3 short answer/essay questions (25 points); Total possible on final = 101 points

 
D: 1/19/18 Week Seventeen

A: update score sheet; update OP sheet and count stamps; debrief Acorn to tree; Biggest Loser group explanation

Q: Based on what you know now, which of these processes do you think evolved first? 2nd? Last? Explain your reasoning.

Cellular respiration

Fermentation

photosynthesis

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Final covering Models 4,5 & 7: 38 MC (2 points each = 76 points)

3 short answer/essay questions (25 points); Total possible on final = 101 points

 
 

D: 1/22/18 Week Eighteen

Final exam Wednesday 1/24/18   minimum day

finish checking OP points
add all scores besides what you turn in today!
start notebook checks; finish on day of final

Final: 38 MC (2 points each = 76 points)

3 short answer/essay questions (25 points)

Total possible on final = 101 points

 

Bozeman Science

Photosynthesis/respiration video 15:37 min https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0IJMRsTcwcg

Photosynthesis 12:26 min

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g78utcLQrJ4

Cellular Respiration 14:13 min

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gh2P5CmCC0M