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  • Advanced Biology I

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  • Unit 1: Biology and the Scientific Method


    Unit 1: Scientific Method

    Textbook: Ch. 1

     

    Day 1-Sep. 5                         Welcome and Introduction

                                                    Homework: Ch. 1 Vocab

     

    Day 2-Sep. 6                          Notes: Ch. 1 Scientific Method and Biology Part I

                                                    Homework: Ch. 1 Practice Sheet, Ch. 1.1 Sketch-to-stretch

     

    Day 3-Sep. 7                         Notes: Ch. 1 Scientific Method and Biology Part II, Bubble Lab

                                                    Homework: Work on Bubble Lab

     

    Day 4-Sep. 8                         Finish Bubble Lab and Lab Report

                                                    Homework: Read Ch. 1.2 and 1.3

     

    Day 5-Sep. 11                       Movie: Scientific Method (Guided Movie Worksheet)

                                                    Homework: Sketch –to-stretch 1.2 and 1.3

     

    Day 6-Sep. 12                       ACT # 1, Lab Safety (Movie: Crash Course), Safety Contract (Pair and Share)

                                                    Homework: Safety contract signed by guardian

     

    Day 7-Sep. 13                       Notes: Microscopy and Measurement, Measurement Mini-lab

                                                    Homework: Study for Ch. 1 Test

     

    Day8 – Sep. 14                     Ch. 1 Test Guide and Review Sheet (Individual, Pair & share, large group)

    Homework: Study for Ch. 1 Test

     

    Day 9- Sep. 15                      ACT # 1 Due, Ch. 1 Test

                                                    Homework: Ch. 2 Vocab (32 words)

     


  • Unit 2: Ecology I

    Adv. Biology I

    Unit 2: Ecology I

    Textbook: Chapter 2 & 3.1

    Day 1  Sep. 18          Test Corrections Ch. 1

                                        Homework:  

     

    Day 2 Sep. 19             ACT Passage II, Notes: 2.1 Ecology Relationships

                                        Homework: Practice Sheet 2.1, Sketch-to-stretch 2.1

     

     

    Day 3 Sep. 20             Symbiosis Activity Worksheet/Charades

                                        Homework: Plan-out Charade/ skit

     

     

    Day 4  Sep. 21            Finish Symbiosis Activity, Notes: Predator/Prey relationship

                                        Homework: Lynx/Hare Worksheet (Graphing)

     

     

    Day 5  Sep. 22            ACT Passage 1 due, Moose-Isle Royale Relationship Lab

                                        Homework: Finish Lab

     

                                       

    Day 6  Sep. 25            DNR GPS training                             

    Homework:

     

     

    Day 7  Sep. 26            ACT Passage III, Owl Pellet Dissection Lab

                                        Homework:

     

     

    Day 8  Sep. 27            School Forest (Norland)

                                        Homework: Remember info. For quiz

     

                                                 

    Day 9  Sep. 28           School Forest Quiz, Owl Pellet Dissection Lab write-up                              

                                        Homework:

     

    Day 10 Sep. 29           Notes: Food webs & Energy Flow Test Corrections Ch. 2 and 3.1

                                        Homework: Practice Sheet 2.2, Sketch-to-stretch 2.2

     

     

    Day 11 Oct. 2             Notes: Succession and Cycles, Review for Test                                

                                        Homework: Study for Ch. 2 and 3.1 Ecology I Test

     

    Day 12 Oct. 3             Test Ch. 2 & 3.1 Ecology I

                                        Homework: Ch. 4 Vocab

     

  • Unit 3: Populations & Biodiversity

    Textbook Ch. 4 & 5

    Day 1  Oct. 12                        Notes: Ch. 4.1 Populations

                                        Homework: 4.1 Practice Sheet

     

    Day 2 Oct. 13             Kaibab Deer Graphing (Small Group)

                                        Homework:

     

    Day 3 Oct. 16             Notes: Ch. 4.2 Human Population-Pop goes the Planet

                                        Homework: Baby-o-matic Quiz

     

    Day 4 Oct. 17             Movie: Human Paradox

                                        Homework: Read Ch. 5.1

     

    Day 5 Oct. 18             Notes: 5.1 Biodiversity

                                        Homework: Ch. 5.1 Practice Sheet, Ch. 5.1 Paragraphing

     

    Day 6  Oct. 23                        Notes: 5.2 Threats to Biodiversity

                                        Homework: 5.2 Practice Sheet

     

                                                

    Day 7  Oct. 24           Invasive Species Poster

                                        Homework:

                           

     

    Day 8  Oct. 25           Invasive Species Poster

                                        Homework:

     

     

    Day 9  Oct. 26                        Movie: Strange Days on Planet Earth (Invasive Species)

                                        Homework: CER # 4               

     

    Day 10 Oct. 27            Ch. 4 and 5 Test

                                        Homework:

     

    Day 11 Oct. 30           Vocab Review Sheet, Discuss Final Test

                                        Homework: Study for Final Test                

     

    Day 12 Oct. 31           Essay Review Sheet, Discuss Final Test

                                        Homework: Study for Final Test

     

    Day 13 Nov. 1             Quarter 1 Final Test

                                        Homework: