Fall Biology Agenda:

12/11/02
12/10/02
12/09/02 (6th Period)
12/09/02
12/06/02 (6th Period)
12/05/02
12/04/02 (6th Period)
12/03/02
12/02/02 (6th Period)
12/02/02
11/27/02 (6th Period)
11/26/02
11/25/02
11/25/02 (6th Period)
11/22/02 (6th Period)
11/21/02
11/20/02 (6th Period)
11/19/02
11/18/02
11/14/02
11/12/02
11/07/02
11/05/02
11/04/02
11/01/02
10/29/02 - 11/01/01
10/29/02 (1st Period)
10/28/02
10/25/02 (6th Period)
10/25/02 (2nd Period)
10/24/02 (7th Period)
10/24/02 (1st Period)
10/23/02 (6th Period)
10/23/02 (2nd Period)
10/22/02
10/21/02 (6th)
10/21/02 (1st, 2nd, 7th)
10/17/02
10/15/02
10/11/02
10/10/02
10/08/02
10/07/02
10/04/02
10/03/02
10/02/01
10/01/02
09/30/02
09/26/02
09/24/02
09/23/02
09/19/02
09/17/02
09/16/02
09/12/02
09/10/02
09/09/02
09/05/02
09/03/02
08/29/02
08/28/02
08/27/02
08/26/02


Assignments

Syllabus

Return SAS Home
e-mail Kevin C. Hartzog

Biology Agendas:

 

Agenda 12/11/02 6th Period

    1. Quiz 9 (10 min)
    2. Gradesheets (10 min)
    3. Midterm 2 Review, Part I

Question of the Day: Why are there so few bald women, yet so many bald men?

Homework:

    1. Gradesheets signed
    2. Midterm 2 Review Sheet

Agenda 12/10/02 - 12/11/02

  1. X-linked traits
  2. Midterm 2 Review, part I
    1. Answering Midterm 2 Review Sheet
  3. Karyotypes

Question of the Day: How can you tell if a set of chromosomes came from a man or a woman?

Homework:

  1. Using your quizzes, write your own midterm, including answer sheet.

Agenda 12/09/02 6th Period

    1. Monohybrid III
    2. Family Pedigrees with Traits

Question of the Day: Why are there so few bald women, yet so many bald men?

Homework:

    1. Family Pedigree
    2. Study for Quiz 10

Agenda 12/09/02

  1. Quiz 9 (10 min)
  2. Gradesheets (10 min)
  3. Clean up your folders (5 min)
  4. Monohybrid III

Question of the Day: Why are there so few bald women, yet so many bald men?

Homework:

  1. Gradesheets signed
  2. Midterm 2 Review Sheet

Agenda 12/06/02 (6th Period)

  1. Quiz 9
  2. Family Pedigree with Traits

Question of the Day: How can a scientist track traits in a family?

Homework:

Agenda 12/05/02-12/06/02

  1. Lab 4: Baby Lab

Agenda 12/04/02 (6th Period)

  1. Genetic Disorders
    1. Sickle Cell Anemia
    2. Thalassemias
    3. Tay Sachs
  2. Summary: Choose one Genetics Disorder, and write a one-page summary that includes the following:
    • Describe the disorder.
    • Is this a chromosomal or allele disorder?
    • What population is affected by the disorder?
    • How many people are affected by the disorder?
    • What are the treatment of the disorder?

Question of the Day: How can a scientist track traits ?

Homework: Study for Quiz 9

 

Agenda 12/03/02 - 12/04/02

  1. Genetic Disorders
    1. Sickle Cell Anemia
    2. Tay Sacs

Question of the Day: How can you use Family Pedigrees to help future parents make wise decisions?

Homework: Choose one Genetics Disorder, and write a one-page summary that includes the following:

Agenda 12/02/02 (6th Period)

  1. Check Homework
    1. Punnett Squares
    2. Mendel
  2. Family Pedigree with Traits (Introduction)

Question of the Day: How many traits are in your family?

Homework: Study for Quiz 9

Agenda 12/02/02

  1. Quiz 9
  2. Grade Family Pedigrees with Traits
  3. Gradesheets
  4. Clean Up

Agenda 11/27/02 (6th Period)

  1. Study for Quiz 8 (10 min)
  2. Quiz 8 (15 min)Mendel and Genetics and Traits
  3. Punnett Squares and Mendel.

Question of the Day: What is condensed DNA called?

Homework:

Agenda 11/26/02 & 11/27/02 (2nd Period)

  1. Turn in Gradesheets and Quizzes
  2. Pick up your Family Pedigree
  3. Review Punnett Squares
  4. Work on the Family Pedigree With Traits. Again, Pictures are extra credit.

Question of the Day: Name a common trait in your family?

Homework:

  1. Family Pedigree with Traits
  2. Monohybrid II
  3. Quiz 9 will cover Punnett Squares

Agenda 11/25/02

  1. Check Homework
    1. Readings
    2. Monohybrid II

Question of the Day: What gene codes for lactase and diabetes?

Homework: Punnett Squares handout (done in notebook)

Agenda 11/25/02

  1. Quiz 8
  2. Check Homework
    1. Monohybrid I

Question of the Day: For Mendel's study, what the ratio of homozygous dominant, homozygous recessive, and heterozygous peas in the F2 (2nd) generation?

Homework: Monohybrid II handout (done in notebook)

6th Period Agenda 11/25/02

  1. Check Homework: Traits Lab
  2. Quiz 8: Vocabulary
  3. Introduction to Punnett Squares

Question of the Day: Where are genes found?

Homework: Punnett Squares handout (Monohybrid I)

6th Period Agenda 11/22/02

  1. 10X Field Trip (Ice Skating)Introduction to Punnett Squares
  2. Readings in Inheritance

Agenda 11/21/02 & 11/22/02

  1. Mendelís Laws
  2. Meiosis
  3. Readings in Inheritance
  4. Quick Introduction to Punnett Squares

Question of the Day: How many daughter cells are made in meiosis?

Homework: Punnett Squares handout (done in notebook)

6th Period Agenda 11/20/02

  1. Genetics Unit
    1. Vocabulary 1
    2. Traits Lab

Question of the Day: What does a good vocabulary card look like?

Agenda 11/19/02

  1. Check Homework
  2. Check Quiz 7
  3. Vocabulary 2
  4. Mendelian Genetics (Chp 7, pg. 141-146)

Question of the Day: Why is it important for animals to be able to recognize their near relatives?

Homework:

  1. Meiosis notes and drawings
  2. Write the bookís definition, then rewrite the definition in your own words for the following laws:
    1. Mendelís law of segregation
    2. Mendelís law of independent assortment
Agenda 11/18/02
  1. Quiz 7: Genetics Vocabulary
  2. Check Homework: Family Pedigrees
  3. Gradesheets

Question of the Day: What is the difference between DNA and chromosomes?

Homework: Answer the questions for the article "Sniffing Out Relatives".

Homework:
    1. What does family mean to you?
    2. What is the dictionary definition of "Family"?
    3. How can "Family" be different than "Biological Family"?

Agenda 11/14/02 & 11/15/02

  1. Mendellian Inheritance
    1. Notes from Chp. 7-1, pg. 142-144 (Johnson and Raven), or
      1. Mendels observation
    2. Notes from Chp. 7, pg. 85-87 (Pignatiello et. al)
      1. Mendel's two theories
        1. Law of segregation
        2. Law of independent assortment

Question of the Day: How does a theory develop?

Homework: Read and take notes from the following

  1. If you have Johnson and Raven
    1. Chp. 7-1, pg. 141-146

Agenda 11/12/02 & 11/13/02

  1. Update Grade Sheet (10 min)
  2. Biology 10X Awards
  3. Genetics Unit
    1. Topics in Genetics
    2. Basic Vocabulary (See Vocabulary 1)
  4. Midterm Make-Up, Today Only, Homework Center

Question of the Day: Brainstorm Topic in Genetics

Homework:

    1. Gradesheets signed
    2. What is the difference between acquired and inherited traits?

Vocabulary:

  1. allele
  2. chromosome
  3. chromatid
  4. DNA
  5. dominant allele
  6. gene
  7. inherit
  8. recessive allele
  9. Trait (inheritable)

Agenda 11/07/02 &11/08/02

  1. Midterm 1
    1. You may use a cheat sheet (8 Ĺ" X 5 Ĺ")
    2. No talking during the testing period (Talking = 0)
    3. When you are done, place your test in the In-Box
  2. Turn in your Notebooks for grading.
Question of the Day: What is the difference between anaerobic and aerobic respiration?

Homework: Have some fun.

Agenda 11/05/02 - 11/06/02

  1. Place your Grade Sheets in your folder
  2. Additions to Study Guide
    1. Mitosis and Cell Cycle Cellular Physiology Worksheet
  3. Midterm I Review (Jeopardy Style)

Question of the Day: Name and describe the 4 types of cellular transport

Homework: Study for Midterm 1.

Agenda 11/04/02

  1. Update Grade Sheets
  2. Additions to Study Guide
    1. Mitosis and Cell Cycle Cellular Physiology Worksheet
  3. Midterm I Review (Jeopardy Style)

Question of the Day: Name and describe the four basic organic macromolecules

Homework:

  1. Have your Gradesheet signed.
  2. Study for Midterm 1.

Agenda 11/01/02

  1. Check Worksheet answers with your group.
  2. Answer Review Questions for Chp. Pg 49: 2, #1, 7, 8, 9, 13, 14, 15, 16

Question of the day: Does photosynthesis use all of the sunlight? Why?

Homework:

  1. Answer Chapter 3 Review Questions, #1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 9, 10, 11, 14, 15, 16, 17, 20, 21, 22
  2. Quiz 6 (Mitosis and Cell Cycle) Monday

Agenda 10/29/02 - 11/01/02

  1. Aerobic respiration Chp. 5, pg 107
    1. Krebs cycle pg 109
    2. Electron transport chain pg 110
  2. Photosynthesis Chp. 5, pg 95

1st Period Agenda 10/29/02

  1. Finish Flash Mitosis
  2. Cellular Physiology Worksheet
    1. Aerobic respiration Chp. 5, pg 107
      1. Krebs cycle pg 109
      2. Electron transport chain pg 110
    2. Photosynthesis Chp. 5, pg 95

Agenda 10/28/02

  1. Quiz 6: Mitosis
Homework:
  1. Have gradesheet's signed by your parents/guardians
  2. Vocabulary:
    1. Krebs cycle
    2. Electron transport chain

6th Period's Agenda 10/25/02

  1. Mitosis (Cellular Division)
    1. Phases of Mitosis
  2. Flipbook

Question of the day: What happens to the cellís DNA during mitosis?

Homework:

  1. Study for Quiz 6

2nd Period's Agenda 10/25/02

  1. Mitosis (Cellular Division)
    1. Phases of Mitosis
  2. Flash Mitosis

Homework:

  1. Study for Quiz 6

7th Period's Agenda 10/24/02

  1. Mitosis (Cellular Division)
    1. Phases of Mitosis
  2. Flipbook

Question of the day: What happens to the cellís DNA during mitosis?

Homework:

  1. Copy, complete and define terms in "Model of Mitosis" in your notebook
  2. Study for Quiz 6

1st Period's Agenda 10/24/02

  1. Mitosis (Cellular Division)
    1. Phases of Mitosis
  2. Flash Mitosis

Homework: Study for Quiz 6

6th Period's Agenda 10/23/02

  1. Lab Report
    1. e-lab, cheek cells, and leaf cells

2nd Period's Agenda 10/23/02

  1. Mitosis (Cellular Division)
    1. Phases of Mitosis
  2. Flash Mitosis

Agenda 10/22/02

  1. Lab Report
    1. e-lab, cheek cells, and leaf cells

6th Period's Agenda 10/21/02

  1. Captainís Check List
    1. Attendance, Art Box, etc.
  2. Turn in Lab Report
  3. Quiz 5 Make-up
  4. Grade Sheets
  5. Questions of the Day: Name the seven common organelles, and give their functions.

    Homework:

              1. In a paragraph, describe the five steps in mitosis.

1st, 2nd, 7th Period's Agenda 10/21/02

  1. Captainís Check List
    1. Attendance, Art Box, etc.
  2. Complete Lab 3 (e-Lab)
  3.  

    Questions of the Day: Name the seven common organelles, and give their functions.

    Homework:

  4. Write one paragraph describing what you saw under the microscope.
  5. Quiz 5 Make-up, Tuesday 3:30-4:30 (Homework Center)

Agenda 10/17/02 & 10/18/02

  1. Celullar energetics Chp. 5 pg 107
    1. Anaerobic respiration (making energy without oxygen) Chp. 5 pg 107
      1. Occurs in the cytoplasm pg 26
      2. Glucose used to make ATP pg 107
    2. Aerobic respiration Chp. 5, pg 107
      1. By-product of anaerobic respiration is passed to the mitochondria pg 110
      2. Occurs in the mitochondria pg 110
      3. Produces more ATP pg 110

Agenda 10/15/02 & 10/16/02

  1. Lab: Microscopy
    1. Preparing Wet Slides
      1. Looking at animal (e.g your cheek) cells
      2. Looking at plant cells

Agenda 10/11/02

  1. Lab: Microscopy
    1. Preparing Wet Slides
      1. Looking at animal (e.g your cheek) cells
      2. Looking at plant cells

Agenda 10/10/02

  1. Quiz 5: Cell organelles, part two

Agenda 10/08/02 & 10/09/02

  1. Lab: Microscopy
    1. e Lab
    2. Preparing Wet Slides
      1. Looking at animal (e.g your cheek) cells
      2. Looking at plant cells

Question of the Day: What can you look at using a microscope?

Homework: For each slide that you looked at, write a one-paragraph description.

Agenda 10/07/02

  1. Pick up Folders and New Grade sheets
    A) Clearly, print your name on the Grade sheet, and Circle Grading Period 2
  2. Cell Lab
    A) Background Theory
    B) Lab Procedures
  3. Quiz 5 moved to Thursday

Question of the Day: All living organisms are made of these. What is it?

Homework: Bring in a plant for the next lab

Agenda 10/04/02, 6th Period

  1. Cell Structure Chp.
    1. Organelle Vocabulary
      1. Organelle
      2. Plasma (cell) membrane
      3. Nucleus
      4. Ribosome

Question of the Day: What is the difference between the nucleus and the mitochondria?

Homework: Study vocabulary for Quiz 5.

Agenda 10/03/02 & 10/04/02

  1. Cell Brochure
    1. Complete
    2. Turn in your Brochure in your Group folders
  2. Turn in Notebooks

Question of the Day: How will the Cell Brochure be graded?

Homework:

  1. Study For Quiz 5
  2. Vocabulary (Chp 5)
    1. cellular respiration,
    2. anaerobic respiration,
    3. aerobic respiration,
    4. glycolysis,
    5. Kreb's Cycle,
    6. Electron Transport Chain

Agenda 10/02/02, 6th Period

  1. Turn in Gradesheet Friday
  2. Cooperative Groups
    1. Setting Up
    2. Roles and Jobs
  3. Cell Structure
    1. Organelle Vocabulary
      1. Organelle
      2. Plasma (cell) membrane
      3. Nucleus
      4. Ribosome

Homework: Bring pictures and typed text for completing the Cell Brochure

Question of the Day: Describe a house and the function (job) of each room.

Agenda 10/01/02 & 10/02/02

  1. Turn in Homework (Gradesheet)
  2. Cell Structure
    1. Organelle Vocabulary
    2. Cell Brochure

Homework: Bring pictures and typed text for completing the Cell Brochure

Question of the Day: Describe a house and the function (job) of each room.

Agenda 09/30/02

  1. Study for Quiz (10 min)
  2. Quiz 4: Cell Structure
  3. Correct Quiz
  4. Gradesheets

Homework: Signed Gradesheets due next class

Question of the Day: What organelles (parts) do both animal and plant cells share?

Agenda 09/26/02 & 09/27/02

  1. Classwork: In your notebook, take notes from the following handouts, then cut out, paste, and color-code drawings that is on the reverse side of each page.
    1. Mitochondria and Cholorplast
    2. Nucleus and endoplasmic reticulum
    3. Golgi complex, lysosomes, and microbodies

Homework: Study for Quiz 4, Cell Organelles

Agenda 09/24/02 & 09/25/02

  1. Turn in Gradesheets
  2. Cooperative Groups
    1. Set Up
    2. Organize
  3. Cell Structure

Homework: Color in animal and plant cells, color-coding text and cell parts.

Question of the Day: How can being in a group help and hurt your learning?

Agenda 09/23/02

  1. Quiz 3: Plasma membranes and Transport through plasma membranes
  2. Update Gradesheets
Question of the Day: Which forms of cellular transport require a channel protein?

Homework: Have your parents/guardians sign your Gradesheet

Agenda 09/19/02 & 09/20/02

  1. Check Homework
  2. Cellular Transport:
    1. Models: Transport through plasma membranes (2- to 3-week project)
      1. Finish Plasma Membrane
      2. Show
        1. Osmosis
        2. Passive Transport
        3. Facilitative Transport
        4. Active Transport

Homework:

    1. email me 2 quiz questions
    2. Study for Quiz

Agenda 09/17/02 & 09/18/02

  1. Pick up Quiz 2
  2. Turn in Grade Sheets
  3. Notes: Cellular Transport
    1. Diffusion
    2. Osmosis
    3. Passive Transport
    4. Facilitative Transport
    5. Active Transport

Homework: Put Vocabulary in your words

    1. diffusion
    2. osmosis
    3. passive transport
    4. facultative transport
    5. active transport

Question of the Day:Compare passive transport to facilitative transport.

Agenda 09/16/02

  1. Quiz 2: More Macromolecules, cell membranes
  2. Update Gradesheets
  3. Homework: Signed Gradesheets
    1. Signed Gradesheets
    2. Notes: Chapter 3-1
      1. Use the Reading and Notes Taking Guide

Agenda 09/12/02 & 09/13/02

  1. Question of the Day:What is the smallest living building block in organisms?
  2. Cellular Biology Unit
    1. Review Homework: Cell Membranes
    2. Chunking: Cell Membrane Exclusivity
  3. Homework: Study for Quiz 2
    1. Macromolecules
      1. Proteins
        1. Subunits (carboxyl, amine, methyl, and R-group)
        2. Primary, secondary, tertiary, and quaternary structures
      2. Lipids
        1. Subunits (carboxyl, methyl)
        2. saturated, unsaturated
      3. Nucleic Acids
        1. Subunits (5-carbon sugar, phosphate group)
      4. Carbohydrates
        1. monosaccharide, disaccharide, polysaccharide
        2. Difference between starch and cellulose
    2. Organic subunits
      1. amine (NH2)
      2. carboxyl (COOH)
      3. sulfide (SH)
      4. methyl (CH3)
      5. R-group

    1. Cell (plasma) membrane
      1. phospholipid
      2. arrangement of molecules
        1. lipid bilayer
          1. hydrophilic region along the heads
          2. hydrophobic region within the tails
        2. proteins float within the lipid bilayer
      3. semipermeable
        1. hydrophobic region repels charged ions and molecules.
        2. tight space in the lipid bilayer prevents large molecules from passing.
        3. channel proteins selectively allows some molecules to pass through the plasma membrane (in or out of the cell).

Agenda 09/10/02 & 09/11/02

  1. Question of the Day: How do carbohydrate's and lipid's shapes differ?
  2. Setting groups
  3. Lab 2: Organic Macromolecules
    1. Using the molecule kit, build a model of each organic macromolecule
    2. Draw your model, plus 2-3 more examples of each macromolecule
  4. Homework:
    1. Vocabulary 1:
      1. amine (NH2)
      2. carboxyl (COOH)
      3. sulfide (SH)
      4. methyl (CH3)
      5. R-group

Agenda 09/09/02

  1. Quiz 1:Organic Macromolecules
  2. Gradesheets
    1. Due next class, signed by your parents
  3. Groups
    1. You may chose one person who you want to work with for the rest of the semester. Write their name on a 3X5 card.
  4. Homework:
    1. Vocabulary 1:
      1. glucose
      2. starch
      3. cellulose
      4. saturated fats
      5. unsaturated fats
      6. amino acid
      7. nucleotide

Agenda 09/05/02 & 09/06/02

  1. Question of the Day:What is the most common organic molecule group found in living organisms?
  2. Common Molecules for Life
    1. Pre-Reading: Chapter 2-3
      1. Comparing four common macromolecules
      2. Describing four common organic macromolecules

Agenda 09/03/02 & 09/04/02

  1. Question of the Day:What are the four most common molecules found in living organisms?
  2. Organizing your notebook
  3. Reading and Notetaking Guide
    1. How to read the textbook.
    2. How to take notes on the main objectives from your textbook.

Agenda 08/29/02 & 08/30/02

  1. Video:
    1. Notes

Agenda 08/28/02

  1. Question of the Day:What is the A-G List?
  2. Family and School Policies
    1. Review Family Rules
    2. Review School Rules
    3. Matching the A-G List to your classes, past and present
  3. Homework: What are the four common molecules for life?

Agenda 08/27/02

  1. Question of the Day:What does the word "biology" mean?
  2. Class Syllabus
  3. Lab 1: Survey of Life
  4. Homework: A-G List and you.
    1. What types of classes does the A-G list cover?

Agenda 08/26/02

  1. Question of the Day: What materials do you need for class?
  2. Introductions
    1. Mr. Hartzog
    2. Students
    3. Biology (Study of Life)
  3. Classroom Treasure Hunt