Fall Biology Agenda:

Week of Dec 10th
12/10/01
12/06/01
12/04/01
12/03/01
11/30/01
11/28/01
11/27/01
11/26/01
11/20/01
11/19/01
11/15/01
11/13/01
11/08/01
11/06/01
11/05/01
11/01/01
10/30/01
10/29/01
10/25/01
10/23/01
10/22/01
10/18/01
10/16/01
10/15/01
10/11/01
10/10/01
10/09/01
10/04/01
10/02/01
10/01/01
09/27/01
09/25/01
09/24/01
09/20/01
09/18/01
09/16/01
09/13/01
08/27/01


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Biology Agendas:

12/10/01 to 12/14/01

  1. Final Review:

12/10/01

  1. Quiz 7: Heart Anatomy:

12/06/01 & 12/07/01

  1. Video: Osmosis Jones
    1. Notes.
  2. Homework: Chp. 37-2 on Heart Rate and Blood Pressure

12/04/01 & 12/05/01

  1. Check Homework
  2. Lecture: Cardiovascular System
    1. Pathway of blood through the heart (Chapter 37-2).
      1. Use Pre-reading
  3. Lab 10: Heart Dissection

12/03/01

  1. Lecture: Cardiovascular System
    1. Pathway of blood through the human body.
  2. Pre-reading:
    1. Chapter 37-1
  3. Homework 13: Chp 37-1, Chp 37-2
  4. Midterms Corrections:
    1. Next to your wrong answers, write the page number from your textbook and notes where the correct answer can be found

11/30/01

  1. Lecture: Human Organ Systems.
  2. Homework 13: Chp 37-1, Chp 37-2
  3. Midterms Corrections:
    1. Next to your wrong answers, write the page number from your textbook and notes where the correct answer can be found

11/28/01 & 11/29/01

  1. Classwork:
    1. Chp 35: Overview of Human Anatomy and Physiology
  2. Homework 12: Chp. 35 (Digestive System).

11/27/01

  1. Lecture: Human Organ Systems.
  2. Homework 13: Chp 37-1, Chp 37-2
  3. Midterms Corrections:
    1. Next to your wrong answers, write the page number from your textbook and notes where the correct answer can be found

11/26/01

  1. Physiology Unit
  2. Lab 9: Organs

11/20/01 & 11/21/01

  1. Midterm 2: Animal and Plant Kingdom.
    1. Written portion
    2. Lab practical

11/19/01

  1. Review: Midterm 2: Animal and Plant Kingdom.
  2. Due: Essay 3

11/15/01 & 11/16/01

  1. Review: Midterm 2: Animal and Plant Kingdom.
  2. Essay 3:
    1. Compare and contrast Plant Divisions.
      1. Liverworts
      2. Horsetails
      3. Conifers
      4. Anthozoa (Angiosperm)

11/13/01 & 11/14/01

  1. Lecture: Flower Characteristics
    1. Monocots (Handout 88)
      1. One cotyledon (embryonic seed leaf) develops on the sprouting plant.
      2. Xylem and Phloem ungrouped in stem.
    2. Dicots (Handout 88)
      1. Two cotyledon (embryonic seed leaf) develops on the sprouting plant.
      2. Xylem and Phloem grouped in stem.
    3. Basic anatomy (Handout 83)
      1. Petal
      2. Sepal
      3. Receptacle
      4. Stamen
      5. Pistil
    4. Hypogynous Flowers (Handout 83)
      1. superior ovary: the ovary lies above the sepals.
      2. The sepals, petals, and stamens attach directly to the receptacle.
      3. One or more pistil.
      4. Example: Geranium
    5. Perigynous Flower (Handout 83)
      1. Superior ovary: the ovary lies above the sepals.
      2. Hypanthium: the base of the sepals petals, and stamens are fused.
      3. One or more pistils.
      4. Example: Rose
    6. Epigynous Flowers (Handout 83)
      1. inferior ovary: the ovary lies below the sepals.
      2. The fusion of the bases of the sepals petals, and stamens to the ovary portion of the pistil.
      3. One pistil.
      4. Example: Fuchsia
    7. Floral Specialization (Handout 89)
      1. Petals
      2. Sepals
      3. Flower symmetry
  2. Lab 8: Flower Anatomy
    1. Describe and observe the anatomy of flowers.
  3. Homework:
    1. Write the results section for Lab 8.
  4. Due:
    1. Essay 2: Animal Kingdom (Assignment given 11/8/01)

11/08/01 & 11/09/01

  1. Lecture: Plant Characteristics
    1. Root
      1. Support and anchorage for the plant
      2. water and nutrient absorption
    2. Stem
      1. Support for leaves, flowers, fruits, and/or seed
      2. Secondary adaptations
        1. water storage
        2. spreading underground (tuber)
        3. creeping along the ground (stolen)
    3. Leaf
      1. Photosynthesis
      2. Secondary adaptations
        1. water storage
        2. protection (spines)
        3. climbing (tendrils)
    4. Tissue
      1. Dermal:
      2. Cork/ground tissue
      3. Vascular Tissue (xylem and phloem)
    5. Development
      1. apical meristem, where cells divide.
      2. Primary differentiation
      3. cork/cambium or vascular tissue
      4. Secondary differentiation
    6. Leaf arrangement
      1. alternate
      2. opposite
      3. whorl
    7. Leaf vein pattern
      1. Palmate
      2. Parallel
      3. Pinnate
  2. Lab 7: Leaf Characteristics
    1. Describe and observe the leaf arrangement and structure for three plants.
  3. Homework:
    1. Write the results section for the lab.
    2. Essay 2: Compares and contrast the Animal Phyla that we examined and discussed.
      1. Sponges
      2. Cnidera
      3. Annelids
      4. Mollusks
      5. Arthropods
      6. Vertebrates

11/06/01

  1. Quiz 5: Animal Kingdom

11/05/01 & 11/07/01

  1. Survey of Plants and Fungi
    1. Fungi
    2. General Plant Characteristics
    3. Non-vascular Plants
      1. Liverworts
      2. Hornworts
      3. Mosses
    4. Vascular Plants
      1. Ferns
      2. Gymnosperms
      3. Angiosperms
    5. Vocabulary:
      1. annual, plant that germinates from seed, blossoms, produces seed, and dies within one year.
      2. biennial, plant requiring two years to complete its life cycle, as distinguished from an annual or a perennial.
      3. perennial, any plant that under natural conditions lives for several to many growing seasons, as contrasted to an annual or a biennial.
      4. herbaceous plant, plant whose stem is soft and green and shows little growth of wood.
      5. woody plants, are tough, are covered with nongreen bark, and enlarge in diameter by the accumulation of annual layers of wood.
      6. gametophyte, phase of plant life cycles in which the gametes, i.e., egg and sperm, are produced. The gametophyte is haploid, that is, each cell contains a single complete set of chromosomes, and arises from the germination of a haploid spore.
      7. sporophyte, the diploid plant form, with each cell containing two complete sets of chromosomes.
      8. xylem, a compound tissue in vascular plants that helps provide support and that conducts water and nutrients upward from the roots
      9. phloem, the part of a vascular bundle and forming the food-conducting tissue of a plant.
  2. Lab 6: Plant Divisions
    1. Describe and observe one Fungi, and three plant divisions.
      1. Horsetails
      2. Conifers
      3. Angiosperm
  3. Homework: Write the results section for the lab.

11/01/01 & 11/02/01

  1. Lab 5: Review of the Animal Kingdom, Part 5

10/30/01 & 10/31/01

  1. Lab 5: Survey of the Animal Kingdom, Part 4
    1. Vertebrates (Fish, Amphibians, Reptiles, Birds and Mammals)
      1. Dissection of a Frog.
        1. Draw the Frog, both the external and internal anatomy.

10/29/01

  1. Lab 5: Survey of the Animal Kingdom, Part 3
    1. Arthropods (Clams, Snails, and Octopus)
      1. Dissection of a Clam.
        1. Draw the clam, both the external and internal anatomy.

10/25/01 & 10/26/01

  1. Lab 5: Survey of the Animal Kingdom, Part 2
    1. Mollusks (Clams, Snails, and Octopus)
      1. Dissection of a Earthworm.
        1. Draw the clam, both the external and internal anatomy.

10/23/01 & 10/24/01

  1. Review Homework.
  2. General Body Plan.
    1. Anterior: front;
    2. Posterior: rear;
    3. Dorsal: back;
    4. Ventral: stomach
    5. Symmetry.
      1. Radial symmetry.
      2. Bilateral symmetry.
    6. Digestive tract.
      1. Dead-end digestive tract.
      2. One-way digestive tract.
  3. Lab 5: Survey of the Animal Kingdom
    1. Annelids (Worms)
      1. Dissection of a Earthworm.
        1. Purpose:
          1. Name the major groups in the Animal Kingdom.
          2. Describe the anatomy of these animals.
        2. Draw the Earthworm, both the external and internal anatomy.
  4. Homework:
    1. Takes notes on the two Annelid handouts,
    2. Color the outlines on the back, then cut the drawings out and paste them in the Lab 5.
      1. Notes and drawings will follow the dissection drawings in the lab.

10/22/01

  1. Due: Ansel Adams Essay (due Oct. 22, 2001).
  2. Survey of the Animal Kingdom.
  3. Homework 5:
    1. Read Chapter 27, sections 1-2.
    2. Answer Section Review 1, questions 1-3.
    3. Answer Section Review 2, questions 1-4.

10/18/01 & 10/19/01

  1. Midterm 1: Organic chemistry, Ecology, Microscopy
  2. Essay 1: Write an essay about the exhibit Ansel Adams at 100 (due Oct. 22, 2001).

10/16/01 & 10/17/01

  1. Midterm Review
    1. See Study Guide 1

10/15/01

  1. Ansel Adams Essay
    1. Due date moved to Monday, Oct. 22, 2001.
    2. The essay has an introduction, 6 body paragraphs (one for each room), and a conclusion
    3. The essay is a biography, based upon your impression of Adams' photographs.
      1. Use the rooms' title as your theme for each body paragraph's topic.
  2. Midterm Review
    1. Chemistry, Microscopes, Protista, and Ecology
    2. See Study Guide 1.

10/11/01 & 10/12/01

  1. Biome Project (Final Day)
    1. Biome Presentations.
    2. Biome Quizzes (individual).
      1. If you only use your notes, you may earn up to an A.
      2. If you use your notes, and you look at the posters and diorama, you may earn up to a B.
      3. If you use your notes, you look at the posters and diorama, and you also use the writer's reports, you may earn up to a C.

10/10/01

  1. Biome Project (Day 4)
    1. Writers, proofread your Presenter's 2nd draft.
    2. Presenters, proofread your Writer's 2nd draft.
    3. Artist1 finish your diorama
    4. Artist 2 finish your poster.

10/09/01

  1. Field Trip (All classes)
    1. San Francisco Museum of Modern Arts, Ansel Adams Exhibit
      1. Students will observe and comment upon the Ansel Adams Exhibit, based upon a worksheet that they will receive at the exhibit
      2. how your diorama/poster will look.

10/04/01 & 10/05/01

  1. Biome Project (Day 3)
    1. Writers begin 1st rough draft.
    2. Presenters begin 1st rough draft
    3. Artists decide upon the following:
      1. what animals and plants that you will show;
      2. how your diorama/poster will look.

10/02/01 & 10/03/01

  1. Biome Project (Day 2)
    1. What regions of the Earth has your biomes?
    2. What countries does your biome contain?
    3. Describe your biome's environment:
      1. Temperature
      2. Rain Fall
      3. Season length

10/01/01

  1. Quiz 4: Protista
  2. Introduction to Biome Project (Day 1)
    1. Research and choose a Biome

09/27/01 & 09/28/01

  1. Lab 3: Ecology of Pond Water
    1. Make a slide using a drop of Pond Water
    2. Find at least 6 different organisms in the pond water to draw and describe. (NOTE: Use the appropriate magnification for each organism.)
    3. Using your notes from homework 6, Chp 21, identify the organisms that you drew.
    4. Have your Lab 3 graded, and Homework 6 checked off.
  2. Homework: Study for Quiz 4: Protistia

09/25/01 & 09/26/01

  1. Lab 3: Ecology of Pond Water
  2. Preview the directions
  3. Pond Water Plankton
    1. Pick up the Pond Water Plankton handouts
  4. Homework 6: Continue your notes on Protista in your classnotes.
    1. Read Chp 21, Protista. Take notes on the following:
    2. Chp 21, Protista, pg 479-481, pg 484-490.

09/24/01

  1. Quiz-3: Vocabulary & Microscopes
  2. Finish e Lab
  3. Introduction to Pond Ecology, the Microbial level
  4. Homework 6: Read Chp 21, Protista. Take notes in the classnotes section of your lab notebook on the following:
    1. What are Protista, pg 479-481.
    2. Protista Diversity, pg 484-490.
      1. Amoebas,
      2. Foramifera,
      3. diatoms,
      4. dinoflagellates,
      5. euglenoids, and
      6. paramecium

09/20/01 &09/21/01

  1. In your lab notebooks, in the lab section, write the lab title "e Lab". Then sketch a copy of the microscope shown on the overhead.
  2. Review the microscope parts.
  3. e Lab
    1. Pick up the e Lab handouts.
    2. Preview the directions.
    3. Begin Lab 2: e Lab
    4. Write your observations and answers in your lab notebook.
    5. For homework, finish the questions.

09/18/01 & 09/19/01

  1. Review Homework: Carbon Cycle and Nitrogen Cycle.
  2. Why are plants called Producers?
  3. Vocabulary 1:
    1. Biosphere
    2. Biome
    3. Ecosystem
    4. Community
    5. Population
    6. Organism
  4. Homework: Sketch the Phosphorus Cycle in the Classnotes section of your lab notebook.

09/16/01 & 09/17/01

  1. Review Homework: Water Cycle.
  2. Classwork 5: Video: Fresh Sweet Water
    1. Write notes from the video about the Amazon River's water cycle, and
    2. Write notes from the video about the Amazon River's predator-prey interactions.
  3. Homework: Sketch the Carbon and Nitrogen Cycles in the Classnotes section of your lab notebook.

09/13/01 & 09/14/01

  1. Update Progress Report Sheets
  2. A fresh look at Quiz 2
  3. Organic Molecule Drawings
    1. Proteins
    2. Carbohydrates
    3. Lipids
    4. Nucleic Acids
  4. Homework:
    1. Sketch the Water Cycle

08/27/01