Monday, August 28, 2017

Keystone Remediation

Day 1: 8/28/2017
          Monday: Welcome back!! Today you went through the content of the Keystone tests and wrote down areas where you know you need help. Tomorrow you will take a keystone diagnostic test on study Island

Day 2: 8/29/2017
          Tuesday: Today we took a Keystone Biology Diagnostic Test on Study Island. We will complete this test tomorrow and review your results.

Day 3: 8/30/2017
          Wednesday: Completed Diagnostic test and reviewed results. This will help us customize a curriculum for the remainder of this course.

Day 4: 8/31/2017
           Thursday: Individually assigned topics on study island based on Keystone results

Day 5: 9/1/2017
           Friday:  Continue working on assigned lessons

Day 6: 9/5/17
          Tuesday: Keystone review booklet Chapter 1: You should have completed section 1 reading and answered the 9 Questions included in that section.

Day 7: 9/6/17
       Wednesday: Keystone review booklet Chapter 2: You should have completed section 1 reading and answered the 9 Questions included in that section. If not finished with chapter 1 section 2 that should be completed before chapter 2

Day 8: 9/7/17
       Thursday: Continued with chapter 2. When finished move on to chapter 3

Day 9: 9/8/17
          Friday: Continued with chapter 2. When finished move on to chapter 3

Day 10: 9/11/17
          Monday: Continue with chapter 3

Day 11: 9/12/17
        Tuesday: Continue with chapter 3......when finished move on to chapter 4

Day 12: 9/13/17
         Wednesday: Continue working at your own pace. You are here to learn not rush through work.

Day 13: 9/14/17
         Thursday:  Continue working at your own pace. You are here to learn not rush through work.

Day 14: 9/15/17
         Friday:  Continue working at your own pace. You are here to learn not rush through work

Day 15: 9/18/17
        Monday: Continue working at your own pace. You are here to learn not rush through work

Day 16: 9/19/17
       Tuesday: Continue working at your own pace. You are here to learn not rush through work

Day 17: 9/20/17
        Wednesday: Continue working at your own pace. You are here to learn not rush through work

Rest of Course see above

Genetics/ Biotechnology

Day 1: 8/28/2017
          Monday: Welcome back!! Today we reviewed Class Rules/ Syllabus. You received Science technology sheets that your parents must fill out (due by Friday). Please have a 3 ring binder by the end of this week, if you cannot get one, I will provide you with one.Tomorrow we will begin Chapter 1!!

Day 2: 8/29/2017
          Tuesday: Today we began chapter 1 notes and completed and discussed the review questions located on page 3 in your text book.

Day 3: 8/30/2019
        Wednesday: Class meeting no class

Day 4:  8/31/17
        Thursday: Continue with chapter 1. Answer  Key concepts on page 7 of your textbook

Day 5: 9/1/17
         Friday: Case studies. Read/ Answer questions

Day 6: 9/5/17
        Tuesday: Today we discussed case studies and your answers to the posed questions. We discussed levels of genetics from nucleic acids to populations.

Day 7: 9/6/17
         Wednesday: Discussed applications of genetics and genomics. Worked on Clinical connection on page. 10 (Exome sequencing saves a boy's life)  and answered the 3 Questions. One of which requires additional research.

Day 8: 9/7/17
         Thursday: Completed Chapter 1 notes and discussion. Class discussion on exome sequencing (pros and cons) Discussed metagenomics and watched a Ted discussion on genome sequencing. Test Next Wednesday

Day 9: 9/8/17
       Friday: Began work on unsolved case "Slime #9"

Day 10: 9/11/17
       Monday: Genetic Testing and Privacy Reading and discussion. Direct to consumer DNA testing kit research. Test Thursday

Day 11: 9/12/17
        Tuesday: Discuss findings from DNA test kits. P. 13 Review and Applied Questions. Work on Study guide. Test Thursday.

Day 12: 9/13/17
        Wednesday: Complete questions; Review tomorrow. Test moved to Friday

Day 13: 9/14/17
         Thursday: Review day. Test tomorrow

Day 14: 9/15/17
          Friday: Test day

Day 15: 9/18/17
          Monday: Began defining chapter 2 words so you can understand them. NOT FROM THE GLOSSARY!

Day 16: 9/19/17
           Tuesday: Chapter 2 Lecture: Cells

Day 17: 9/20/17
           Wednesday: Chapter 2 Lecture/ 2.1 Questions/ Clinical Connections Page 19

Day 18; 9/21/17:
            Thursday:Chapter 2 Lecture/ Clinical Connections 2.2/ Genetic disorder presentation assignment

Day 19: 9/22/17:
 Friday: Case study slime #9

Day 20: 9/25/17
    Monday: Chapter 2 Notes/ Discussion/ Project brain storming. Begin research tomorrow

Day 21: 9/26/17
Tuesday: Researched approved genetic disorder for project

Day 22-24: 9/27/17-9/29/17
Wednesday-Friday: Continue working on project. Due Wednesday

Day 25: 10/2/17
    Monday: Last day to work on project in school. Projects due Wednesday

Day 26: 10/3/17
    Tuesday: Notes/ P. 33 question 1-5

Day 27: 10/4/17
   Wednesday: Presentations

Day 28: 10/5/17
    Thursday: Presentations

Day 29: 10/6/17
    Friday: Finish presentations

Day 30: 10/10/17
    Tuesday: Begin Understanding the power of genes. Pre-video questions

Day 31: 10/11/17
    Wednesday: Continue video and answering questions

Day 32: 10/12/17
     Thursday: Complete video and post viewing questions

Day 33: 10/13/17
      Friday: Unsolved Case. Test next thursday

Day 34: 10/16/17
      Monday: Completed notes, assignment p 39 #1-13, Test Thursday

Day 35: 10/17/17
      Tuesday: Review movie questions, work on assigned questions, study guide distributed assigned for homework Test Friday

Day 36: 10/18/17
      Wednesday: Complete review materials. For review tomorrow. Test friday

Day 37: 10/19/17
      Thursday: Review. Test tomorrow

Day 38: 10/20/17
      Friday: Test

Day 39: 10/23/17
     Monday: Finish case #9

Day 40: 10/24/17
    Tuesday: Began chapter 3

Day 41: 10/25/17
     Wednesday: Continue chapter 3. P. 34 #1-2

Day 42: 10/26/17
      Thursday: Finished meiosis (1 and 2) p37 #1-3

Day 43: 10/27/17
      Friday: Lab Day

Day 44: 10/30/17
      Monday: Finish Lab/ Write up

Day 45: 10/31/17
      Tuesday: Sort brook trout

Day 46: 11/1/17
      Wednesday: Spermatogenesis notes

Day 47: 11/2/17
      Thursday: Oogenesis notes

Day 48: 11/3/17
     Friday: Case study

Day 49: 11/6/17
     Monday: Case study

Day 50: 11/7/17
      Tuesday:  Chapter 4 Notes. Test next Thursday

Day 51: 11/8/17
      Wednesday: Program: No class

Day 52: 11/9/17
      Thursday: Chapter 4 Notes

Day 53: 11/10/17
      Friday: Lab Day micropipette

Day 54: 11/13/17
      Monday: Finish Lab

Day 55: 11/14/17
     Tuesday: Chapter 4 Notes

Day 56: 11/15/17
     Wednesday: Mitosis stages

Day 57: 11/16/17
     Thursday: Chapter 4 Notes

Day 58: 11/17/17
     Friday: Conjoined twins video

Day 59: 11/20/17
    Monday: Lab Day

Day 60: 11/21/17
   Tuesday: Finish Conjoined twins video

Day 61: 11/22/17
      Wednesday: Chicken Lab

Day 62: 11/28/17
       Tuesday: Complete and hand in Meiosis worksheets, Micropipette lab. Test Monday

Day 63: 11/29/17
       Wednesday: Chapter 4 Notes

Day 64: 11/30/17
        Thursday: Complete Chapter 4 Notes

Day 65: 12/1/17
        Friday: Review for test

Day 66: 12/4/17
        Monday: Test

Day 67: 12/5/17
        Tuesday: Begin chapter 8. Read and outline section 1 and two. Answer review questions

Day 68: 12/6/17
        Wednesday: Continue with chapter 8 work. When finished with 1+2 continue the same with 3+4

Day 69: 12/7/17
       Thursday: Same as Wednesday

Day 70: 12/8/17
      Friday: Complete section 1-7

Day 71: 12/11/17
     Monday: Review Section 1-7

Day 72: 12/12/17
    Tuesday: Begin research. p. 161 Web Activities #1-5

Day 73: 12/13/17
   Wednesday: Continue research project using OMIM

Day 74:12/14/17
   Thursday: Research paper

Day 75: 12/15/17
   Friday: Final day for research. Paper due Tuesday

     

Environmental Science

Day 1: 8/28/2017
          Monday: Welcome back!! Today we reviewed Class Rules/ Syllabus. You received Science technology sheets that your parents must fill out (due by Friday). Please have a 3 ring binder by the end of this week, if you cannot get one, I will provide you with one.Tomorrow we will begin Chapter 1!!

Day 2: 8/29/2017
          Tuesday: Today we completed chapter 1 vocabulary. We began chapter 1 notes. I am anticipating a review on Tuesday and Test on Wednesday.

Day 3: 8/30/2017
           Wednesday: Continued with chapter 1 notes and worked on study guide.

Day 4: 8/31/2017
           Thursday: Continued with chapter 1 notes and worked on study guide. Test Wednesday have study guide finished by Tuesday.

Day 5: 9/1/2017
           Friday: Un-natural nature hike

Day 6: 9/5/2017
          Tuesday: Completed Chapter 1 notes. Reviewed study guide. Test tomorrow. Please have homework completed as I will be collecting it at the beginning of class.

Day 7: 9/6/2017
           Wednesday: Test day. Homework was due at the beginning of class. Upon completion of test, began working on chapter 2 vocabulary

Day 8: 9/7/2017
         Thursday: Complete vocabulary for grading. Symbiosis pair activity. Will continue tomorrow

Day 9: 9/8/17
         Friday: Graded vocabulary. Completed and handed in symbiosis activity

Day 10: 9/11/17
         Monday: Began chapter 2 Ecosystem structure

Day 11: 9/12/17
        Tuesday: Bell ringer Continued with ecosystem structure notes.

Day 12: 9/13/17
        Wednesday: Ecosystem notes/ discussion

Day 13: 9/14/17
         Thursday: Creative writing prompt

Day 14: 9/15/17
         Friday: 50TSE (Snip 6-pack rings) continued with chapter 2 notes

Day 15: 9/18/17
          Monday: Monarch critical thinking case study. Reading and questions. Be prepared to discuss tomorrow.

Day 16: 9/19/17
          Tuesday: Complete Monarch reading/ Discussion/ Parasite discussion

Day 17: 9/20/17
           Wednesday: Chapter 2 Notes/ Symbiosis

Day 18: 9/21/17
            Thursday: Bell ringer (draw 5 part food chain) ch,2 notes. Test Tuesday

Day 19: 9/22/17
        Friday: 50TSE, Complete notes. SG due MOnday, test Tuesday, HW due Tuesday

Day 20: 9/25/17
       Monday: Review Day SG checked. Test tomorrow HW due tomorrow

Day 21: 9/26/17
       Tuesday: Test day/ HW due/ Chapter 3 vocab

Day 22: 9/27/17
       Wednesday: To dam or not to dam questions and letter

Day 23: 9/28/17
      Thursday: Complete to dam or not to dam

Day 24: 9/29/17
       Friday: Oh Deer!

Day 25: 10/2/17
      Monday: Begin Succession notes/ Check chapter 3 vocab tomorrow

Day 26:10/3/17
     Tuesday: Chapter 3 Notes

Day 27: 10/4/17
      Wednesday: Chapter 3 Notes/ Succession reading/questions

Day 28: 10/5/17
       Thursday:Chapter 3 Notes/ Yellowstone Burning video on succession

Day 29: 10/6/17
       Friday: 50TSE Hidden Toxins/ Complete movie Discussion Tuesday

Day 30: 10/10/17
      Tuesday: Complete video. Post video discussion. Work on chapter 3 notes

Day 31: 10/11/17
       Wednesday: Evaluating woodlot notes/ succession bell ringer

Day 32: 10/12/17
        Thursday: finish Chapter 3 notes. Calculating frequency, density and cover activity. Test Wednesday

Day 33: 10/13/17
        Friday: Woodlot lab

Day 34: 10/16/17
         Monday: Review/Check of woodlot lab. Study guide due tomorrow. Test Wednesday. Homework due Wednesday

Day 35: 10/17/17
         Tuesday: Study guide checked and reviewed. Test tomorrow. Homework due at the beginning of class

Day 36: 10/18/17
        Wednesday: Test day. Hand in homework

Day 37: 10/19/17
         Thursday: How I fell in love with a fish Ted talk and quiz

Day 38: 10/20/17
         Friday: Began chapter 4 notes

Day 39: 10/23/17
        Monday: Chapter 4 notes vocabulary check

Day 40: 10/24/17
        Tuesday: Test handed back/ notes/study guide

Day 41: 10/25/17
      Wednesday: Notes/Inconvenient Truth 2

Day 42: 10/26/17
      Thursday: Inconvenient truth 2

Day 43: 10/27/17
      Friday: Finished incomplete truth


Day 44: 10/30/17
      Monday: What is your passion essay

Day 45: 10/31/17
      Tuesday: Chapter 4 notes/ Life after humans

Day 46: 11/1/17
      Wednesday: Chapter 4 notes/ Cycles

Day 47: 11/2/17
      Thursday: Chapter 4 notes/Study guide

Day 48: 11/3/17
     Friday: Chapter 4 notes nitrogen cycle/ nitrogen cycle questions

Day 49: 11/6/17
     Monday: Chapter 4 notes test thursday

Day 50: 11/7/17
      Tuesday:Finish Chapter 4 notes/ study guide due tomorrow

Day 51: 11/8/17
      Wednesday: Finish Ch. 4 notes/ Test tFriday. Homework due Friday

Day 52: 11/9/17
      Thursday: Review

Day 53: 11/10/17
       Friday: Test HW due

Day 54: 11/13/17
      Monday: Coal in PA reading/questions

Day 55: 11/14/17
     Tuesday: Complete coal in PA reading/ch. 5 vocab. begin ch. 5 notes

Day 56: 11/15/17
      Wednesday: Hunting and conservation reading

Day 57: 11/16/17
      Thursday: Endangered/ Threatened species in PA research

Day 58: 11/17/17
     Friday: Chapter 4 Notes

Day 59: 11/20/17
    Monday: Kaibab deer and deer management assignment

Day 60: 11/21/17
   Tuesday: Endangered species video

Day 61: 11/22/17
   Wednesday: Turkey presentation

Day 62: 11/28/17
    Tuesday:  Complete racing extinction

Day 63: 11/29/17
     Wednesday: Chapter 4 Notes/ Test Tuesday/ SG due Monday/ HW due Tuesday

Day 64: 11/30/17
      Thursday: Chapter 4 notes/ SG/ HW

Day 65: 12/1/17
      Friday: Complete Ch. 4 notes/ complete study guide

Day 66: 12/4/17
       Monday: Review SG

Day 67: 12/5/17
       Tuesday: Test/ HW due

Day 68; 12/6/17
       Wednesday: Pennsylvania's Polluted water project

Day 69: 12/7/17
       Thursday: Continue working on project

Day 70: 12/8/17
        Friday:  Continue working on project

Day 71: 12/11/17-12/14
       Monday-Thursday: Project due by end of pd. on Thursday

Day 75: 12/15/17
      Friday: Presentations

Practical Biology

Day 1: 8/28/2017
          Monday: Welcome back!! Today we reviewed Class Rules/ Syllabus. You received Science technology sheets that your parents must fill out (due by Friday), We began with a Chapter 1 diagnostic test, after reviewing that, you received Two before you read handouts. We will complete these in class tomorrow.

Day 2: 8/29/2017
          Tuesday: Today we had a launch lab making quantitative and qualitative observations and recording them on the lab handout. There was a bell ringer which is located in your note packet. We reviewed the contents and key points in chapter 1 section one. Continued working on your reading packets and skeleton notes.

Day 3: 8/30 2017
          Wednesday: Complete your reading packet and notes. Did an observation mini lab

Day 4: 8/31/2017
          Thursday: Completed lab and questions. Turned in completed lab. Did a section check up before we move on. Worked on study guide

Day 5: 9/1/2017
          Friday: No class pep rally. Have a nice weekend

Day 6: 9/5/2017
          Tuesday: Upon review of living or non living lab, We must go over some misconceptions. We began Chapter 1 section 2 notes. There will be a 5 question quiz tomorrow on chapter 1 section 1.

Day 7: 9/6/2017
           Wednesday: Bell ringer 3 Questions. Discussed answers. Lecture chapter 1 section 2 notes. Guided reading

Day 8:9/7/ 17
       Thursday: Bell ringer. Data analysis p. 14 #1-4. Fill in concept map.Create small book that depicts steps in the scientific method along with explanations.

Day 9: 9/8/17
       Friday: Began work on scientific method reference booklets.

Day 10: 9/11/17
        Monday: Completed scientific method book. Began section 3 notes. Tuesday

Day 11: 9/12/17
        Tuesday: Brain pop quiz/ Continued with noted/

Day 12: 9/13/17
        Wednesday: Virtual corn lab

Day 13: 9/14/17
        Thursday: Complete lab. When complete, continue working on chapter 1 content

Day 14: 9/15/17
         Friday: Mini Lab/ Complete chapter 1 study guides for grading and review Monday. Test Tuesday

Day 15: 9/18/17
          Monday: Checked study guides for completion. Reviewed study guides for questions and corrections. Test Wednesday

Day 16: 9/19/17
          Tuesday: Standardized Test practice/ Computer lab review/ Test tomorrow

Day 17: 9/20/17
           Wednesday: Test Pd. 7/ Chapter 2 Introduction Pd. 8

Day 18: 9/21/17
           Thursday: Bell ringer/ Chapter 2 Lecture/ Chapter 2 notes on your own

Day 19: 9/22/17
     Friday: Test corrections/ Why did you get it wrong? Webquest

Day 20: 9/25/17
    Monday: Chapter 2 Section 1 Notes/ Study Guide/ Webquest

Day 21: 9/26/17
    Tuesday: To dam or not to dam letter/ Chapter 2 notes

Day 22: 9/27/17
       Wednesday: CHapter 2 sectoin 2 notes/ Guided readieng

Day 23: 9/28/17
      Thursday: Completed section 2 notes/ Food web activity

Day 24:9/29/17
  Friday: Complete and review Section 2 work

Day 25: 10/2/17
         Monday: Begin Chapter 2 Section 3

Day 26: 10/3/17
    Tuesday: Finish section 3/ Work on notes/ Test Friday on Chapter 2

Day 27: 10/4/17
    Wednesday: Complete chapter 2 work/ Study guides Test Friday

Day 28: 10/5/17
    Thursday: Review! test tomorrow

Day 29:: 10/6/17
    Friday: Test day/ Begin Chapter 3

Day 30: 10/10/17
    Tuesday: Retest/ Grading and review

Day 31: 10/11/17
    Wednesday: Finish going over test/ chapter 3 notes/ lecture

Day 32: 10/12/17
   Thursday: Chapter 3 notes/ lecture/ work on your own

Day 33: 10/13/17
   Friday: Chapter 3 notes/ lecture/ work on your own

Day 34: 10/16/17
    Monday: Begin Section 2 of Chapter 3.

Day 35: 10/17/17
    Tuesday: Work on Chapter 3 Section 2 work. Section Check. Begin Section 3

Day 36: 10/18/17
    Wednesday: Finish biome research. Continue section 3

Day 37: 10/19/17
     Thursday: Biome presentation. CH. 3 work

Day 38: 10/20/17
     Friday: Chapter 3 section 3 notes/ work

Day 39: 10/23/17
     Monday: Chapter 3 section 3 notes/ work/ test Friday

Day 40: 10/24/17
    Tuesday: Finish chapter 3/ chapter summary/ standardized test prep. Test friday

Day 41: 10/25/17
    Wednesday: Complete ch. 3 work. Test Friday

Day 42: 10/26/17
    Thursday:  Review. Test tomorrow

 Day 43: 10/27/17
     Friday: Test/ Begin chapter 4


Day 44: 10/30/17
      Monday: Chapter 4 notes

Day 45: 10/31/17
      Tuesday: Chapter 4 notes/ worksheets/ test  wednesday

Day 46: 11/1/17
      Wednesday: Chapter 4 work/ graphing/ quick check

Day 47: 11/2/17
      Thursday:chapter 4 section 1 completion/ test review/ chapter 4 test wednesday

Day 48: 11/3/17
     Friday: Chapter 4 sec. 2 notes/ SG

Day 49:11/6/17
    Monday: Complete chapter 4 work with group/ p. 109 #1-13. p. 110 #23-30

Day 50: 11/7/17
      Tuesday: Review for test/ Study session with groups/ Worked on Keystone packets

Day 51: 11/8/17
      Wednesday: Test/ Work on Keystone packets

Day 52: 11/9/17
      Thursday: Begin Ch. 6

Day 53: 11/10/17
       Friday: Finish Sec. 1 work

Day 54: 11/13/17
     Monday: Ch. 6 sec. 1 lecture.

Day 55: 11/14/17
     Tuesday: Complete ch. 6 sec. 1 Lecture

Day 56: 11/15/17
     Wednesday: Ch. 6 sec. 2 Pre lecture

Day 57: 11/16/17
      Thursday: Ch. 6 sec. 2 Pre lecture/ Ch. 6 section 2 notes

Day 58: 11/17/17
     Friday: Lecture

Day 59: 11/20/17
    Monday: Complete section 2 Notes/ Begin section 3

Day 60: 11/21/17
   Tuesday: Work with groups on section 3/ Quiz 8th pd

Day 61: 11/22/17
   Wednesday: Turkey Presentation/ Work in groups on chapter 6 section 3

Day 62: 11/28/17
   Tuesday: Review ch. 6 sec. 2 notes. Work on ch. 6 sec. 3 Notes/ Keystone packet

Day 63: 11/29/17
   Wednesday: Ch. 6 section 3 lecture/ Chemical vs physical changes WS review. Begin ch. 6 section 4 work

Day 64-65: 11/30-12/1/17
Thursday-Friday: Lecture and Study Guide Test Wednesday

Day 66: 12/4/17
 Monday: Section 4 lecture. Complete study guide for review tomorrow. Test Wednesday

Day 67: 12/5/17
Tuesday: Study guide review/ Drops on a Penny lab

Day 68: 12/6/17
Wednesday: Ch. 6 Test/ Being new chapter

Day 69:  12/7/17
  Thursday: Chapter 7 sec. 1 lecture/Cells

Day 70: 12/8/17
   Friday: Chapter 7 sec 2 work/ Keystone packet

Day 71: 12/11/17
  Monday: Ch. 7 sec. 2 lecture/ Section 3 work

Day 72: 12/12/17
  Tuesday: Ch. 7 Section 2 review./ Complete section 3 work

Day 73: 12/13/17
  Wednesday: Ch  7 sec 3 lecture/ section 4 work

Day 74: 12/14/17
   Thursday: Complete sec. 3 lecture. Continue section 4 work

Day 75: 12/15/17
   Friday: Section 4 work/Sec. 4 lecture. Test Wednesday