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Biology DAQA Spring Semester 2018-2018
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D: 1/28/19 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 your cell coloring pages OR p. 75 in biology textbook)

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: 1/29/19 Week One

A: go over HW (cell parts and functions); stamp OP sheet; continue PPT; cell puzzle

Q: What are “organelles?”

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D: 1/30/19 Week One

A: microscope videos and WS; continue cell puzzle

Q: How should you always carry a microscope?

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HW due tomorrow: 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


Basic microscope set-up 4:20

https://youtu.be/SUo2fHZaZCU


D: 1/31/19 Week One

A: go over microscope WS; prep microscope labs for next few days; video clip: How to prepare a wet mount slide; cell puzzle

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

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HW: read and prepare microscope labs

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D: 2/1/19 Week One

A: OP sheet; prepare microscope labs including pre-lab IN R-7 (set up data table, etc.) Write-ups will be due next week!

Q: What is the purpose of using “stains” for observing specimens under the microscope?

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

D: 2/4/19 Week Two

A: IN 1-C The Compound Microscope

Stamp microscope WS and crossword puzzle

Stamp pre-lab IN R-7

HW: finish compound microscope WS

 

D: 2/5/19 Week Two

A: dissecting microscope lab; start IN R7 – possibly onion and elodea

Turn in compound microscope lab from yesterday

HW: finish dissecting microscope WS

D: 2/6/19 Week Two

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

Finish dissecting scope lab; onion, elodea; prepared slide; if all through THEN (after checking with me) you may do the cheek cell

HW: finish dissecting microscope WS (due tomorrow)

HW: IN R7 due Friday beginning of period

D: 2/7/19 Week Two

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

Cheek cells today

IN R-7 due beginning of period tomorrow; no conclusion required!

D: 2/8/19 Week Two

(just put this DAQA question on Monday; we’ll continue with the same sheet next week)

A: new score sheet; turn in IN R7; review cell organelles; cell puzzle (2 OP stamps); Quiz on microscope and cell organelles and functions next Wednesday!

Finish PPT review

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

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HW: microscope coloring review

 

D: 2/11/19 Week Three

NO SCHOOL

D: 2/12/19 Week Three

A: finish cell puzzle; continue microscope coloring pages (EC OP stamp for those who actually finished it for today!)

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

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Microscope and cell quiz tomorrow

D: 2/13/19 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 tomorrow

D: 2/14/19 Week Three

Happy Valentines Day!

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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HW: Matter cycles: reading questions

D: 2/15/19 Week Three

A: go over Reading questions; continue 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: 2/18/19 Week Four

NO SCHOOL

 

D: 2/19/19 Week Four

A: continue Model 8; discuss Human Impact and the Carbon cycle; start “An Inconvenient Truth”

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

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D: 2/20/19 Week Four

A: An Inconvenient Truth

D: 2/21/19 Week Four

A: update and stamp OP sheet; 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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D: 2/22/19 Week Four

A: finish “An Inconvenient Truth”

 

D: 2/25/19 Week Five

A: continue Model 9 PPT and Doodle sheet

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

(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!

Test Models 8 & 9 Friday

D: 2/26/19 Week Five

A: finish Doodle Model 9; Bucket Brigade;? Summary Model sheet for Model 9

Q: What is the “rule of 10?”

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Test on Models 8 & 9 Friday 3/1/19

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

 

D: 2/27/19 Week Five

A: Start Model 10 with 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 3/1/19

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

D: 2/28/19 Week Five

A: review for test tomorrow; continue with Model 10

Q: Why is there less biomass in each level as you go up a biomass pyramid?

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HW: Survival of the Sneakiest questions due Monday

Test tomorrow Models 8 & 9 Friday 3/1/19

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

Wolf video 4:33

https://youtu.be/ysa5OBhXz-Q


Bozeman science: Biogeochemical Cycles 8:34

https://youtu.be/Bn41lXKyVWQ


Bozeman science Energy flow in ecosystems 7:43

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lnAKICtJIA4


Bozeman science: Cycles of matter and energy transfer 8:10

https://youtu.be/x37DJLcJ0dI

D: 3/1/19 Week Five

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

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D: 3/4/19 Week Six

A: update score sheet and OP sheet; discuss responses to “Survival of the Sneakiest;” read Natural selection article; 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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D: 3/5/19 Week Six

A: DNA video; Start DNA doodle; introduce Planaria lab

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) Planaria formal pre-lab due tomorrow as well

D: 3/6/19 Week Six

A: Planaria lab day 1

[stamp pre-lab on lab paper]

[stamp highlighting from reading HW for OP stamp]

Watch DNA video today!

Bozeman Science 10:30 (DNA video)

D: 3/7/19 Week Six

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

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

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D: 3/8/19 Week Six

A: stamp nucleotide kit activity; Planaria Day 2; continue Doodle and PPT

Q: What is the connection between genes and proteins?

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HW: Protein synthesis and summary protocol

D: 3/11/19 Week Seven

New seating charts!

A: 2 stamps for Protein Synthesis reading and Summary protocol; Amoeba sisters: DNA vs. RNA AND protein synthesis; Planaria Day 3 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

NO DAQA- Ms. Gluckmann home sick

Protein synthesis scramble and DNA to protein WS

 

D: 3/13/19 Week Seven

A: go over Protein synthesis scramble & DNA to Protein WS; Protein Synthesis demo and start activity; Planaria Day #4

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

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D: 3/14/19 Week Seven

A: update OP stamps; Protein Synthesis activity (2-OP stamps)

Q: What is “translation?” 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?

Test next week!

D: 3/15/19 Week Seven

A: continue Protein synthesis activity; Planaria Day #5

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

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Test next week on DNA

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

D: 3/18/19 Week Eight

A: update score sheet; DNA replication slides; Amoeba sisters DNA replication; “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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Last day for Planaria observations!

Protein synthesis assessment activity due today!

Test Friday (all scantron)!

 Amoeba sisters DNA replication

D: 3/19/19 Week Eight

A: Mutation PPT & Genetic engineering; finish DNA replication activity

Q: What is a mutation?

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D: 3/20/19 Week Eight

A: Amoeba sisters mutations; work on HW

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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HW: (finish if not done in class) Moo . . .Mew . . Mutations! They’re not all bad!

Test Friday! 50 questions SCANTRON:

TF, MC, matching

Amoeba sisters Mutations:

https://youtu.be/GieZ3pk9YVo

7:21

D: 3/21/19 Week Eight

A: stamp and go over HW; DNA card sort for review; watch videos for review

Q: What question(s) do you still have about DNA? Think of at least one question please!

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Test tomorrow! 50 questions SCANTRON:

TF, MC, matching

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: 3/22/19 Week Eight

A: TEST DNA, Nucleic acids and protein synthesis

D: 3/25/19 Week Nine

A: hand out Medaka lab; Amoeba Sisters Mitosis video and WS; Mitosis review sheet

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

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HW: Planaria lab due Thursday!

Medaka pre-lab due Wednesday

Finish Mitosis WS

Amoeba sisters - mitosis (8:26)

https://youtu.be/f-ldPgEfAHI


Mitosis rap song: https://youtu.be/pOsAbTi9tHw

D: 3/26/19 Week Nine

A: go over Mitosis Review WS; finish notes on mitosis; discuss Medaka pre-lab; Mitosis puzzle

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

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Bozeman science “Phases of mitosis” 10:41

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

D: 3/27/19 Week Nine

A: update score sheet (due Friday); check Medaka pre-lab; reproduction PPT (the twins) and doodle; start Medaka

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

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HW: Planaria lab due Thursday – include a CER conclusion!

D: 3/28/19 Week Nine

A: Update OP’s and total; score sheet due tomorrow; Planaria lab due by end of the period; observe Medaka 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

D: 3/29/19 Week Nine

Last day of 3rd quarter; minimum day

A: finish checking OPs and score sheets; Medaka observation

Q: What type of cell division occurred in the Planaria? How do you know?

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Test late next week, or early the following week, on mitosis and meiosis

 

D: 4/1/19 Week Ten

A: Reproduction PPT and Doodle; Chromosome kits; Medaka check

Q: What is the purpose of meiosis?

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

Test mitosis and meiosis end of this week or early next week

D: 4/2/19 Week Ten

A: Amoeba sisters Meiosis; continue Reproduction Doodle

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

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

Test either later this week or early next week on mitosis and meiosis

D: 4/3/19 Week Nine

A: finish Amoeba sisters video WS; start variation doodle; Medaka check

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

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

Test next Wednesday

 

D: 4/4/19 Week Ten

A: stamp and go over HW; Crossing over shuffle

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

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Test Mitosis and Meiosis next Wednesday:

50 questions on scantron; 31 points short answer section (Total 81)

 

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

D: 4/5/19 Week Ten

A: stamp and go over “Crossing over shuffle;” Amoeba sisters chromosome numbers demystified; modeling meiosis (with kits); Medaka observation

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 next Wednesday: 50 questions on scantron; 31 points short answer section (Total 81) 

Amoeba Sisters: Chromosome Numbers During Division: Demystified! 5:46https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gcz1FOWw0Cg&index=14&list=PLwL0Myd7Dk1F0iQPGrjehze3eDpco1eVz 

D: 4/8/19 Week Eleven

A: new OP sheet (4th quarter); Read “Human Chromosomes;” modeling meiosis (with kits); Medaka observation (day 13)

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 Wednesday: 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


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: 4/9/19 Week Eleven

A: Mitosis & Meiosis video review; finish up all meiosis activities and stamp

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)

HW: Read Sexual reproduction Handout and answer questions 1-10 on a separate piece of paper (due Friday!)

Bozeman science phases of meiosis 8:25  

Excellent review video: Mitosis & meiosis simulation11:52 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zGVBAHAsjJM 

D: 4/10/19 Week Eleven

A: Test Mitosis and Meiosis

  Medaka observation on your own
D: 4/11/19  Week Eleven
 

D: 4/12/19 Week Eleven

Happy spring break!

A: Growth and Development PPT and Doodle; last Medaka observation (day 17)

Q: Describe the differences between internal and external fertilization in animals.

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Plant videos:

Plant Structure (Bozeman science) 13:36

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zHp_voyo7MY

Top 10 Bizarre And Truly Scary Plants You Never Knew Existed 2:00

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OTfB7FWipWkQ

http://www.kcra.com/news/unusual-corpse-flower-to-bloom-any-day-now-at-sac-state/31749408

Flower Structure and Function 12:20

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7G9Jozhr7H0