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  • Unit 1: Scientific Method and Safety

     

    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 Vocab

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

                                           Homework: Ch. 1 Practice Sheet

    Day 4-Sep. 8              Bubble Lab and Lab Report

                                         Homework: Finish Bubble Lab

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

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     Day 6-Sep. 12          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

    Day 8-Sep. 14        Ch. 1 Test Review

                                       Homework: Study for Test

    Day 9- Sep. 15       Ch. 1 Test

                                        Homework: Ch. 2 Vocab (32 words)

     

     

  • Unit 2: Ecology

    Biology I

    Unit 2: Ecology I

    Textbook: Chapter 2 & 3.1

    Day 1  Sep. 18                      Test Corrections Ch. 1, How to understand Claim Evidence Reasoning: Claims

                                                 Homework: CER # 1 (Due Friday)

     

    Day 2 Sep. 19                       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 Charade

     

     

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

                                               Homework: Sketch-to-stretch 2.2

     

     

    Day 5 Sep. 22                       Turn in CER # 1, Lynx/Hare Graphing Lab (Worksheet), Movie: Lynx Hare

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    Day 6 Sep. 25                       GPS Training (Outdoor track)

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    Day 7     Sep. 26                   CER # 2-Evidence, Introduction to the Barn Owl Video (15 minutes)                                    

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    Day 9 Sep. 27                       School Forest (Norland)

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    Day 9 Sep. 28                       School Forest Quiz (20 points), Owl Pellet Dissection lab

                                                Homework: Work on lab report

     

    Day 10 Sep. 29                    Owl Pellet Dissection Lab write up

                                               Homework: Due Sunday 11:59 p.m.     

     

     

    Day 11 Oct. 2                       Notes: Food webs & Energy flow

                                               Homework: Practice Sheet 2.2

     

                                                            

    Day 12   Oct. 3                    Notes: Succession and cycles, Water Cycle Dice Game, CER # 2: Evidence

                                               Homework: Study for Ch. 1 Test

     

     

    Day 13   Oct. 4                    Test Ch. 2 and 3.1

                                                             Homework: Ch. 4

  • Unit 3: Populations

    Biology I

    Unit 3: Populations

    Textbook: Chapter 4 & 5

    Day 1  Oct. 10                        Notes: Ch. 4.1 Populations

                                        Homework: 4.1 Practice Sheet

     

    Day 2 Oct. 11             Kaibab Deer Graphing (Small Group)

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    Day 3 Oct. 12             Notes: Ch. 4.2 Human Population-Pop goes the Planet

                                        Homework: Baby-o-matic Quiz

     

    Day 4 Oct. 13             Movie: Human Paradox

                                        Homework: Read Ch. 5.1

     

    Day 5 Oct. 14             Notes: 5.1 Biodiversity

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

     

    Day 6  Oct. 17                        Notes: 5.2 Threats to Biodiversity

                                        Homework: 5.2 Practice Sheet

     

                                                

    Day 7  Oct. 18           Invasive Species Poster

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    Day 8  Oct. 19           Invasive Species Poster

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    Day 9  Oct. 24                        Movie: Strange Days on Planet Earth (Invasive Species)

                                        Homework: CER # 4

     

    Day 10            Oct. 25           Test Review Ch. 4 & 5

                                        Homework: Study for Test                

     

    Day 11            Oct. 26           Ch. 4 and 5 Test

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    Day 12 Oct. 27           Test Corrections Ch. 4 & 5

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    Day 13 Oct. 28           Vocab Review Sheet, Discuss Final Test

                                        Homework: Study for Final Test                

     

    Day 14 Oct. 31           Essay Review Sheet, Discuss Final Test

                                        Homework: Study for Final Test

     

    Day 15            Nov. 1             Quarter 1 Final Test

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