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Biology DAQA Spring Semester 2017-2018
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D: 1/29/18 Week One

A: new seating charts; new hall passes; new OP sheet; Notes Cell theory PPT NM; Animal and plant cell diagrams (label & function; hint: look at page 76 in your book!)

Q: State the 3 main ideas of the cell theory.

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HW: finish animal and plant cell diagrams if not done in class (2 OP stamps!)

D: 1/30/18 Week One

A: go over cell parts and functions; finish endosymbiont theory; introduce the use of the microscope (microscope videos)

Q: How should you always carry a microscope?

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HW due Thursday: How to Succeed in Microscope Labs and The Optical Microscope WS (finish both!)

How to properly use a microscope

https://youtu.be/PKDj1x3iyP4

8:44



D: 1/31/18 Week One

A: prep microscope labs for next few days; video clip: How to prepare a wet mount slide

Q: List the steps involved in preparing a wet mount slide.

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HW: finish microscope WS and read and prepare microscope labs

 

D: 2/1/18 Week One

A: go over HW; OP sheet; cell puzzle; continue preparing microscope labs including pre-lab IN R-7 (set up data tables, etc.) Write-up will be due by end of period next Friday!

Q: What are “organelles?”

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HW: pre-lab INR-7 due Monday; microscope crossword WS due next Thursday

IN.R-1A Compound microscope and Dissecting Microscope labs due next Thursday

D: 2/2/18 Week One

A: IN 1-C The Compound Microscope

D: 2/5/18 Week Two

A: microscope labs; dissecting microscope lab; check pre-lab and start IN R7 – elodea

Can turn in labs from Friday and today for some bonus EC points

 

D: 2/6/18 Week Two

A: Supersize Me (I’m running my science fair) Mr. Ho is covering for me

D: 2/7/18 Week Two

A: finish “Supersize Me;” cell puzzle; science fair tour

Q: What is misleading/confusing about the cell puzzle? Be specific! There are at least 2 things “wrong” with it.

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HW: remember Microscope crossword WS and 2 other microscope labs are due tomorrow

D: 2/8/18 Week Two

A: IN R-7 How do cells from different organisms compare in their structures? How are their structures related to their functions?

Microscope puzzle due today; Compound and dissecting microscope labs due today

D: 2/9/18 Week Two

A: new score sheet; go over microscope crossword WS; discuss lab write-up IN R7 (due next Wednesday); work on cell puzzle (2 OP stamps); Quiz on microscope and cell organelles and functions next Thursday!

Q: Which organelles are present in plant cells and NOT present in animal cells? Why is this significant? EXPLAIN!

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D: 2/12/18 Week Three

NO SCHOOL

D: 2/13/18 Week Two

A: IN R-7 How do cells from different organisms compare in their structures? How are their structures related to their functions?

Write up for IN R 7 due Wednesday

Ms. Gluckmann absent today!

D: 2/14/18 Week Three

Happy Valentine’s Day!

A: update OP sheet; finish IN R-7 and finish write-up (due tomorrow!); work on cell puzzle

Q: What is the function of the cell membrane? How is that different from the function of the cell wall in plants?
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D: 2/15/18 Week Three

A: lab write up due today; update OP stamps as needed; review for quiz tomorrow; finish cell puzzle

Q: What is the best way to prepare for your quiz tomorrow? (Don’t just say “STUDY!”)

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D: 2/16/18 Week Three

A: Microscope and cell puzzle quiz!

HW: read all 3 articles (photosynthesis reading, carbon cycle reading, nitrogen cycle reading) and fill in all blanks for Tuesday

D: 2/19/18 Week Four

NO SCHOOL

 

D: 2/20/18 Week Four

A: go over reading questions; begin Model 8 (new Doodle sheet); new glossary sheet

Q: What is an ecosystem? A population? A community?

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D: 2/21/18 Week Four

A: Model 8

Q: How is the Ecosphere similar to Earth as an ecosystem? In what ways is Earth’s ecosystem different?

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D: 2/22/18 Week Four

A: continue Model 8; discuss Human Impact and the Carbon cycle

Q: Why is our industrial production of CO2 such a problem for our environment? EXPLAIN!!!!

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D: 2/23/18 Week Four

A: Model 9 PPT and Doodle sheet

Q: What is a “producer?” What is a “consumer?” What is a “decomposer?”

(add these terms to your glossary too!)

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HW: EC OP stamp – find and bring in your model sheet for natural selection!

 
D: 2/26/18 Week Five

A: continue Model 9 PPT and Doodle sheet; Bucket brigade

Q: What is “biomass?” What is a “food chain?”

(add these terms to your glossary too!)

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I’ll be stamping EC OP for bringing in Natural selection model cheat sheet!

D: 2/27/18 Week Five

A: check Doodle and Model sheets 8 & 9 ( for OP stamps); start Model 10

Q: Darwin’s model of Natural Selection has often been described as “survival of the fittest”. What do we mean by “fit”?

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Test on Models 8 & 9 Friday 3/2/18

9 TF, 26 MC, 15 Matching, 4 short answer; Total 70 points

 
D: 2/28/18 Week Five

A: continue pheasants; “Survival of the Sneakiest”

Q: Why do you think that males have brighter colors than females?

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HW: Survival of the Sneakiest answers to questions (copy down on a piece of paper to answer)

Test on Models 8 & 9 Friday 3/2/18

9 TF, 26 MC, 15 Matching, 4 short answer; Total 70 points

D: 3/1/18 Week Five

A: update score sheet; discuss responses to “Survival of the Sneakiest; ” read Natural selection article (with stick pick app); start DNA unit (show video)?

Q: Answer the following question about George & Leo: George and Leo are male lions. Both died recently. Who was the most ”fit” - Leo

or George? Explain your response!

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Test tomorrow on Models 8 & 9 Friday 3/2/18: 9 TF, 26 MC, 15 Matching, Short answer take-home (due tomorrow!)

D: 3/2/18 Week Five

A: Test Models 8 & 9 (matter and energy cycles in ecosystems)

D: 3/5/18 Week Six
A: Start DNA doodle; DNA video
Q: What are the 3 parts of a DNA nucleotide?
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HW: (1) read and highlight “Nucleic Acids: master molecules of life”

(2) Formal Pre-lab Planaria

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q6PP-C4udkA Bozeman Science 10:30 (DNA video)

D: 3/6/18 Week Six

A: DNA PPT and Doodle; Nucleotide kit (OP stamps)

Q: What are the differences between DNA and RNA? LIST ALL THE DIFFERENCES!!!

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D: 3/7/18 Week Six

A: continue Doodle and PPT; start Protein Synthesis reading and Summary protocol; check OPs

Q: What is the connection between genes and proteins?

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HW: finish reading and summary protocol - due Friday

Planaria lab (Day 1) tomorrow!

 
D: 3/8/18 Week Six

A: Planaria lab day 1

 
D: 3/9/18 Week Six

A: stamp OP sheet for Protein Synthesis reading and Summary protocol; Amoeba sisters: DNA vs. RNA AND protein synthesis; Planaria Day 2 observations

Q: Explain the difference between messenger (mRNA) and transfer RNA (tRNA) – what are their functions?

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Amoeba sisters: Why DNA is as cool as RNA 4:43

https://youtu.be/0Elo-zX1k8M?list=PLwL0Myd7Dk1F0iQPGrjehze3eDpco1eVz

Amoeba Sisters: Protein Synthesis and the Lean, Mean Ribosome Machines

7:07

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h5mJbP23Buo
D: 3/12/18 Week Seven

A: Planaria Day #3; new seating charts; demo Protein synthesis; Protein synthesis scramble; start Protein Synthesis activity (OP stamps)

Q: What is “transcription?”

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HW: Finish Protein synthesis scramble due tomorrow

D: 3/13/18 Week Seven

A: go over Protein synthesis scramble; Protein Synthesis activity (OP stamps); From DNA to protein WS while you’re waiting

Q: What is “translation?”

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HW: Finish DNA to protein WS

 
D: 3/14/18 Week Seven

A: go over HW; finish Protein Synthesis activity (2-OP stamps)

Q: What is a “codon” and where is it found? What is an “anticodon” and where is it found?

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HW: Read article #2. Nucleic acids: how is the genetic material copied so it can be passed to new cells?

Protein synthesis explanation assessment due Friday (20 points!!!)

Test next week!

 
D: 3/15/18 Week Seven

A: Amoeba sisters DNA replication; DNA replication slides; “DNA replication kit” activity (OP stamp)

Q: What is the function of the enzymes called “helicases?” What is the function of the enzymes called “DNA polymerases?”

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Test next week!

Protein synthesis explanation assessment due tomorrow!

Amoeba sisters DNA replication
D: 3/16/18 Week Seven

A: Planaria Day #4 (last day?); DNA replication activity

Q: What are the “base-pairing rules” in DNA? In RNA?

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Protein synthesis assessment activity due today!

Test next week!

 

Bozeman Science
DNA
Replication    10:09
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FBmO_rmXxIw


Crash Course Biology

DNA Structure and Replication: Crash Course Biology #10   12:58

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8kK2zwjRV0M&list=PL3EED4C1D684D3ADF


Crash Course Biology
DNA, Hot Pockets, & The Longest Word Ever: Crash Course Biology #11        14:07  

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=itsb2SqR-R0&list=PL3EED4C1D684D3ADF  

D: 3/19/18 Week Eight

A: Mutation PPT; Genetic engineering; Amoeba Sisters Mutations; Moo . . .Mew . . Mutations! They’re not all bad!

Q: What is a mutation?

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HW: Finish WS

Amoeba sisters Mutations:

https://youtu.be/GieZ3pk9YVo

7:21

D: 3/20/18 Week Eight

A: go over HW; review Amoeba sisters mutations; review puzzle (EC)

Q: What is the difference between a point mutation and a frame shift mutation? Which one can be more damaging? Why? EXPLAIN!!!

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Test tomorrow! 50 questions SCANTRON:TF, MC, matching

 
 

D: 3/21/18 Week Eight

A: TEST DNA, Nucleic acids and protein synthesis

 
 

D: 3/22/18 Week Eight

A: reproduction PPT; Amoeba Sisters Mitosis video and WS; Mitosis review sheet; OP stamps

Q: What is “interphase,” and what happens during this stage?

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HW: finish Mitosis review and Reflect on Mitosis (due tomorrow)

Amoeba sisters - mitosis  8:26 
 

D: 3/23/18 Week Eight       Have a great spring break!

A: Mitosis puzzle activity; work on mitosis WS

Q: Describe what happens in “prophase,” and “metaphase.”

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D: 4/2/18 Week Nine

A: Mitosis puzzle; reproduction PPT and doodle

Q: Describe what happens in “anaphase,” “telophase,” and “cytokinesis.”

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HW: Planaria lab due Thursday

 

D: 4/3/18 Week Nine

A: stamp mitosis puzzle sheet; Reproduction PPT and doodle

Q: What is the difference between asexual and sexual reproduction in organisms?

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Test Next week on mitosis and meiosis

Planaria lab due this Thursday

 
D: 4/4/18 Week Nine

A: update scoresheet; start organizing notebooks (checks Thursday and Friday); OP stamp totals tomorrow; Reproduction PPT and Doodle; Amoeba sisters Meiosis

Q: What is the purpose of meiosis?

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HW: Mitosis vs. Meiosis WS and crossword puzzle due Friday

Test Next week on mitosis and meiosis

 

Amoeba sisters Meiosis video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VzDMG7ke69g (updated Meiosis video) 7:43

D: 4/5/18 Week Nine

A: finish Amoeba sisters Meiosis; check OP stamp totals; continue Reproduction Doodle;? start NB checks?

Q: Why is it important that the products of meiosis are haploid cells?

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Planaria lab due today!

HW: Mitosis vs. Meiosis WS & crossword puzzle due Monday

Test Next week on mitosis and meiosis

 

Bozeman science  

Phases of mitosis: 10:42

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mXVoTj06zwg  

Mitosis - 13:34

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1cVZBV9tD-A   

Mitosis & meiosis simulation- 11:52

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

Phases of meiosis 8:25

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=16enC385R0w

Meiosis  - 9:17

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rB_8dTuh73c


Crash course biology

Mitosis- 10:47

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L0k-enzoeOM

Meiosis -  11:42 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qCLmR9-YY7o

D: 4/6/18 Week Nine     Minimum day – end of 3rd quarter

A: NB checks; variation doodle

Q: What is the difference between metaphase I and metaphase II?

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HW: Mitosis vs. Meiosis WS and crossword puzzle due Monday

Test next week

 
D: 4/9/18 Week Ten

A: go over HW; finish Doodle 12.2; Crossing over shuffle

Q: What are the main differences in the products of mitosis and meiosis?

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Test Mitosis and Meiosis Friday: 50 questions on scantron; 31 points short answer section (Total 81)

 
D: 4/10/18 Week Ten

A: new OP sheet (4th quarter); stamp and go over “Crossing over shuffle;” Amoeba sisters chromosome numbers demystified; modeling meiosis (with kits)

Q: In what part(s) of the body does mitosis take place? In what part(s) of the body does meiosis take place?

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Test Mitosis and Meiosis Thursday/Friday: 50 questions on scantron; 31 points short answer section (Total 81)

D: 4/11/18 Week Ten

A: Read “Human Chromosomes;” Bozeman science meiosis video review; modeling meiosis (with kits)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rB_8dTuh73c 9:16

Q: What is the difference between diploid and haploid cells? What types of cells are diploid and what types of cells are haploid?

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Test Mitosis and Meiosis Friday: 50 questions on scantron; 31 points short answer section (Total 81)

 
 

D: 4/12/18 Week Ten

A: finish up all meiosis activities and stamp; Read Sexual reproduction Handout and answer questions 1-10 on a separate piece of paper (due Monday!)

https://youtu.be/16enC385R0w (Phases of meiosis) 8:25

Q: During which phase of meiosis do you think mistakes would be most likely to occur? Explain your choice!

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Test Mitosis and Meiosis tomorrow: 50 questions on scantron; 31 points short answer section (Total 81)

 

Bozeman science video on mitosis Phases of mitosis: 10:42

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mXVoTj06zwg  

Mitosis - 13:34

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1cVZBV9tD-A   

Mitosis & meiosis simulation- 11:52

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

Phases of meiosis 8:25

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=16enC385R0w

Meiosis  - 9:17

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rB_8dTuh73c

Excellent review video: Mitosis & meiosis simulation11:52

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

Crash course biology

Mitosis- 10:47

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L0k-enzoeOM

Meiosis -  11:42 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qCLmR9-YY7o

D: 4/13/18 Week Ten

A: Test Mitosis and Meiosis