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Sept 5th - Sept 9th
Monday September 5th
1) No School

Tuesday September 6th
1) Discuss Termite Lab
2) HW - Simpson Worksheet

Wednesday September 7th
1) Discuss Simpson Worksheet
2) Inquiry Quiz
3) SSR - bring a reading book

Thursday September 8th
1) Inquiry Test
2) Evolution Pre-Test

Friday September 9th
1) Re-Teach
2) Spooner's room EL #1, Kimball's room EL #2
Norton's room EL #3, Super's room enrichment
Sept 12th - 16th
Monday September 12th
1) Activity - Evidence for Change Across Time
Page: 41- 49
2) HW - Paleontologist 102-107
Evolutionary Biologists 107-109
Development Biologists 107-109
Physical Anthropologists 110-111

Tuesday September 13th
1) Make Poster for Presentation

Wednesday September 14th
1) Finish Poster or Reading Break
2) Teach Your Discipline to the Class

Thursday September 15th
1) Re-Teach Specialist's Presentations

Friday September 16th
1) Evolution Common Assessment
2) Finish Ob-scertainer Lab
3) HW - Handout on Specialist's Essays
Sept 19th - 23rd
Monday September 19th
1) Activity: Modeling the Earth's History (page 38)
2) HW - Copy Biological & Geological Events in Journal

Tuesday September 20th
1) Page 40 with Partner
2) Lucy Activity
3) Analysis Page 40 (1abc, 2, 3, 4)

Wednesday September 21st
1) SSR / Grade Sheet
2) HHMI Video on Evolution
3) HW - Darwin VS Wallace

Thursday September 22nd
1) Darwin & Natural Selection Notes
2) Intro - Modeling Natural Selection Pages 52-55

Friday September 23rd
1) Activity - Modeling Natural Selection Pages 52-55
Sept 26th - 30th
Monday September 26th
1) Intro "Modeling Natural Selection" Page 52
2) Finish "Explaining Evolution" Page 50
3) HW - Read & Take Notes Pages 114-118
"Evolution by Natural Selection"

Tuesday September 27th
1) Activity "Modeling Natural Selection" Page 52-55

Wednesday September 28th
1) SSR / Grade Sheet
2) 3 Graphs (Starting Populations Hunt 2,3,&4)

Thursday September 29th
1) Riverwatch

Friday September 30th
1) No School!
October 3rd - 7th
Monday October 3rd
1) Modeling Natural Selection Presentations
2) Self Quiz
3) HW - Evolution Worksheet

Tuesday October 4th
1)  Moth Demonstration
2) Discuss Evolution Worksheet

Wednesday October 5th
1) SSR / Grade Sheet
2)  Activity: Describing Life (page 65)
 P&P 1-4 (a,b,c,d,e,f,g)
**Notes on Essay Pages 121-127
3)  HW: Analysis Page 66-67 (1 a,b,c & 2)

Thursday October 6th
1) CA on Natural Selection
2) Start : T-Rex Cladogram Activity

Friday October 7th
1)   Evolution Quiz #2
2) Finish : T-Rex Cladogram Activity
October 10th - 14th
Monday October 10th
1) Cladogram Example / discuss Analysis 66-67
2) Essay Pages 127-134 in class
3) HW - Essay 134-138

Tuesday October 11th
1) Activity: Adaptation, Diversity, & Evolution (Page 70)
2) HW - Analysis Page 73 (1-5)

Wednesday October 12th
1)  Self Quiz on T-Rex / Cladograms
2) Classification Notes
3) HW - Essay 141 - 145

Thursday October 13th
1) Review Kingdoms & Classification

Friday October 14th
1)   Evolution Test
October 17th - 21st
Monday October 17th
1) Evolution Post - Test Common Assessment
2) Homeostasis Pre - Test
3) HW - Notes on Page 156 (Need to Know)

Tuesday October 18th
1) Activity - Cells in Action Pages 150-160
2) Figure 4.2 in Journal
3) HW - Draw and Label Figure B.8 on Page 699

Wednesday October 19th
1)  SSR / Grade Sheet
2) Finish - Cells in Action Pages 150-160
3) Class Data Table in Journal

Thursday October 20th
1) No School

Friday October 21st
1)   No School
October 24th - 28th
Monday October 24th
1) Microscope Activity Pages 699-704

Tuesday October 25th
1) Microscope Activity Pages 699-704
2) HW - Analysis pages 703-704 (1-5)

Wednesday October 26th EARLY OUT
1)  SSR / Grade Sheet
2) Self Quiz on Microscope Activity
3) HW - Essay Pages 220-221 (7 words + Fig E4)

Thursday October 27th
1) Activity - A Cell Model (page 161-163)
2) HW - Essay Pages 222-224

Friday October 28th
1) Quiz on Microscope & Cell Membrane
2) Finish - A Cell Model
October 31st - November 4th
Monday October 31st
1) Self Quiz on "A Cell Model" Lab
2) Lab Report on Dialysis Tubing Activity

Tuesday November 1st
1) Career Fair 1st-4th
2) 5th-7th Finish Microscopes

Wednesday November 2nd
1) Discuss Active & Passive Transport
2) Poster Paper Drawings of Diffusion, Osmosis, & Active Transport
3) HW - Essay Pages 224-225

Thursday November 3rd
1) Notes on Cardiovascular System
2) Common Assessment on Homeostasis
3) HW - Fill in Figure 4.13 on page 165 in Journal

Friday November 4th
1) Heart Dissection
November 7th - 11th
Monday November 7th
1) Career Services with Steve Beutler

Tuesday November 8th
1) Homeostasis Notes
2) Regulating the Internal Environment Page 164
3) HW - Essay Page 227-229

Wednesday November 9th
1) Riverwatch

Thursday November 10th
1) Review Transport
2) Practice ACT Test

Friday November 11th
1) No School
November 14th - 18th
Monday November 14th
1) Review Cardiovascular Drawing
2) Notes on Cardiovascular System
3) HW - Heart Diagram

Tuesday November 15th
1) Heart Dissection

Wednesday November 16th (early out)
1) SSR / Grade Sheet
2) Cardiovascular Notes

Thursday November 17th
1) Self Quiz on Cardiovascular System
2) Introduce Activity Page 177
3) HW - Cardiovascular Worksheet

Friday November 18th
1) Discuss Cardiovascular Worksheet
2) Activity : Stepping Up the Pace Page 177-182
Nov 21st - Nov 25th
Monday November 21st
1) Discuss Cardio Worksheet
2) Group Review

Tuesday November 22nd
1) Cardiovascular Test
2) SSR / Grade Sheet

Wednesday November 23rd
1) AM Classes Sexting
2) PM Classes (Cardio Presentation)

Thursday November 24th
1) Happy Thanksgiving

Friday November 25th
1) No School!
Nov 28th - Dec 2nd
Monday November 28th
1) Analysis Page 182 (1&2) with Group
2) Re-Teach Cardiovascular System
3) HW: Essay Page 229-231

Tuesday November 29th
1) Activity: What's Your Temperature Now
2) Exit Ticket - Completion of Graph
3) HW: Finish Figure 5.4 Page 177

Wednesday November 30th
1) AM Classes (Cardio Presentation)
2) PM Classes (Sexting Presentation)

Thursday December 1st
1) Notes on Urinary System
2) HW: Urinary System Labeling

Friday December 2nd
1) BTB Activity (titration)
Dec 5th - 9th
Monday December 5th
1) Notes on Urinary System
2) HW: Urinary System Labeling

Tuesday December 6th
1) NO SCHOOL

Wednesday December 7th
1) SSR / Grade Sheet
2) Posters on Systems

Thursday December 8th
1) Notes on Nervous System
2) HW- 231-236 FULL PAGE

Friday December 9th
1) Quiz on Systems & Activities
2) Sheep Brain Dissection
Dec 12th - 16th
Monday December 12th
1) Nervous System Notes
2) 10 Point Brain Dissection Grade
3) HW: Worksheet on Nervous System

Tuesday December 13th
1) Activity: On a Scale of 0 to 14
2) HW: Essay Pages 236-239

Wednesday December 14th
1) SSR / Grade Sheet
2) Endocrine System Notes

Thursday December 15th
1) Discuss Activities
2) Review Nervous & Endocrine Systems

Friday December 16th
1) Nervous System Test
2) Homeostasis Study Guide
Dec 19th - 23rd
Monday December 19th
1) Discuss Study Guide
2) Review Homeostasis

Tuesday December 20th
1) Homeostasis Test
2) SSR / Grade Sheet

Wednesday December 21st
1) M&M Activity

Thursday December 22nd
1) M&M Lab Report

Friday December 23rd
1) No School
January 2nd - 6th
Monday January 2nd
1) No School

Tuesday January 3rd
1) Activity: Pushing the Limits Page 194
2) HW: Notes on Pages - 197,198, & 200

Wednesday January 4th
1) SSR / Grade Sheet
2) Activity: Hospital Triage Page 196

Thursday January 5th
1) Finish Activity: Hospital Triage
2) HW: Analysis Page 201 (1-7)

Friday January 6th
1) Quiz on Activity
2) HW: Notes on Pages - 203-204
Jan 9th - Jan 13th
Monday January 9th
1) Discuss Lymphatic System
2) HW - Semester Study Guide

Tuesday January 10th
1) Semester Review

Wednesday January 11th
7th Hour Semester FINAL

Thursday January 12th
1st Hour Semester FINAL
2nd Hour Semester FINAL
3rd Hour Semester FINAL

Friday January 13th
4th Hour Semester FINAL
5th Hour Semester FINAL
6th Hour Semester FINAL
Jan 16th - 20th
Monday January 16th
1) No School

Tuesday January 17th
1) Go Over Essential Learnings
2) Discuss Semester Final
3) HW - Notes on Pages 406-407

Wednesday January 18th
1) Male Reproductive Stars
2) HW - Male Reproductive Notes in Journal

Thursday January 19th
1) Female Reproductive Stars
2) HW - Female Reproductive Notes in Journal

Friday January 20th
1) Self Quiz on Reproductive System
2) HW - Reproductive Labeling Sheet
Jan 23rd - 27th
Monday January 23rd
1) Activity - Making Sense of Human Reproduction
2) HW - Essay Pages 477-481 (Making More People)

Tuesday January 24th
1) Menstrual Cycle
2) Finish Activity Pages 407-411
3) HW - Essay Pages 481-484

Wednesday January 25th
1) SSR - Grade Sheet
2) CA Quiz on Reproduction
3) HW - Essay Pages 484-486

Thursday January 26th
1) Review of Reproductive System
2) Passing It On Activity
3) Notes on STDs

Friday January 27th
1) Reproductive Study Guide
Jan 30th - Feb 3rd
Monday January 30th
1) Miracle of Life Video (PBS video)
2) HW - 1 Page Summary of Video
(on paper provided - hand in!)

Tuesday January 31st
1) Finish Video
2) HW - Study Guide

Wednesday February 1st
1) Addiction Symposium

Thursday February 2nd
1) Go Over Study Guide Answers
*can NOT be used on TEST!
2) CA on Reproductive System

Friday February 3rd
1) Reproductive System Review
Feb 6th - 10th
Monday February 6th
1) Reproduction Test
2) Addiction Packet (label & color brain)
pages 1 & 3

Tuesday February 7th
1) HW - Addiction Packet (page 2 PET scan) &
page 4 - How do neurons communicate

Wednesday February 8th
1) Reading Break
2) Addiction Packet:
- Page 6 - Neurotransmitter actions
- Page 8 - Neurons in a series
- Page 10 - How do drugs get in the body
- Page 11&12 - Rat experiment

Thursday February 9th
1) Self Quiz on Addiction Packet
2) Page 13 - Mouse Party

Friday February 10th
1) Addiction Quiz #1
Feb 13th - 17th
Monday February 13th
NO SCHOOL!

Tuesday February 14th
1) Mouse Party
2) Addiction Study Guide Part 1

Wednesday February 15th
1) Addiction Quiz #1
2) Addiction Study Guide Part 2

Thursday February 16th
1) Discuss Study Guide
2) Review for Test
3) Copy Missed Questions into Journal

Friday February 17th
1) Addiction Test (80 pts)
Feb 20th - 24th
Monday February 20th
NO SCHOOL!

Tuesday February 21st
1) Discuss (Addiction Test)
2) Meiosis Ipad Activity

Wednesday February 22nd
1) Mitosis Microscope Lab

Thursday February 23rd
1) Mitosis Microscope Lab

Friday February 24th
1) Quiz on Mitosis / Cell Cycle
Feb 27th - March 3rd
Monday February 27th
1) Activity - Gifts from Your Parents (418)
2) HW - Essay Pages 496-498

Tuesday February 28th
1) Activity - Game of Chance (420)
2) CA on Mitosis / Meiosis
3) HW - Essay Pages 498-502

Wednesday March 1st
1) SSR - Grade Sheet
2) Self Quiz on Genetic Terms
3) HW - Essay Pages 503-507

Thursday March 2nd
1) Notes on Genetics with Spongebob
2) HW - Essay Pages 507-510

Friday March 3rd
1) Activity - Mendelian Genetics Coin Toss
2) HW - Essay Pages 510-512
March 6th - 10th
Monday March 6th
1) Notes on Mendel / Review Alexis
2) Finish - Mendelian Coin Toss Lab
3) HW - Need to Know Pages 442-443

Tuesday March 7th
1) Genetic Quiz #1
2) Activity - Can You Sort It Out? Page 434

Wednesday March 8th
1) SSR / Grade Sheet
2) Finish - Can You Sort It Out?
3) HW - Genetics Review Worksheet

Thursday March 9th
1) No School!

Friday March 10th
1) No School!
March 13th -17th
Monday March 13th
1) Review Dihybrid Cross & Genetics Quiz #1
2) HW - Genetics Study Guide (35)

Tuesday March 14th
1) Discuss Analysis Page 437
2) HW - Genetics Study Guide

Wednesday March 15th
1) Common Assessment on Genetic Terms
2) Go Over Genetics Study Guide
*Spongebob #7 & #8

Thursday March 16th
1) Genetics Test
2) Read & Take Notes on DNA Extraction Lab

Friday March 17th
1) DNA Extraction Lab
March 20th - 24th
Monday March 20th
1) DNA Extraction Quiz
2) HW - Essay Pages 513-518

Tuesday March 21st
1) National Down Syndrome Day
2) HW - Essays Pages 519-521

Wednesday March 22nd
1) Self Quiz on DNA
2) HW - Essay Pages 521-524

Thursday March 23rd
1) Activity - DNA Folding
2) HW - Essay Pages 524-526

Friday March 24th
1) Protein Synthesis
March 27th - 31st
Monday March 27th
1) DNA Replication Video
2) Protein Synthesis
3) HW - Essay Pages 530-535

Tuesday March 28th
1) Video on Protein Synthesis
2) DNA Common Assessment
3) HW - DNA / RNA Study Guide (#33)

Wednesday March 29th
1) SSR / Grade Sheet
2) Protein Synthesis Activity
3) HW - DNA / RNA Study Guide

Thursday March 30th
1) DNA & RNA Review

Friday March 31st
1) DNA / RNA TEST
April 3rd - 7th
Monday April 3rd
1) Grade DNA / RNA Test
2) Discuss Continuity Study Guide

Tuesday April 4th
1) Continuity Post Test (Graded)
2) EMO Pre-Test
3) In Class - BTB Inquiry

Wednesday April 5th
1) Snail & Elodea Predictions / Activity

Thursday April 6th
1) Self Quiz on Snail & Elodea
2) Finish Snail & Elodea Activity
*Packet Due by End of Hour

Friday April 7th
1) Quiz on Snail & Elodea
2) Microscope Activity
April 10th - 14th
Monday April 10th
1) Chloroplast Drawing in Journal
2) HW - Notes on Essay Pages 367-372
*Handout with Essay

Tuesday April 11th
1) Photosynthesis Self Quiz
2) HW - Photosynthesis Worksheet

Wednesday April 12th
1) SSR / Grade Sheet
2) Poster on Photosynthesis

Thursday April 13th
1) Quiz on Photosynthesis

Friday April 14th
1) No School
April 17th - 24th
Monday April 17th
1) No School

Tuesday April 18th
1) Drawing of Animal Cell & Mitochondrion
2) Finish Labs: Pond, Chloroplast, & Stomates
3) HW - Essay Pages 372-374 (Full Page)

Wednesday April 19th
1) SSR / Grade Sheet
2) Cellular Respiration Notes
3) HW - Essay Pages 377-381 (Full Page)

Thursday April 20th
1) Self Quiz on Cellular Respiration
2) HW - Cellular Respiration Worksheet

Friday April 21st
1) Video on Cellular Respiration
2) Discuss Cellular Respiration Worksheet
3) Common Assessment on Photo & CR
April 24th - 28th
Monday April 24th
1) Cellular Respiration Quiz (40pts)
2) HW - Essays Pages 383-389

Tuesday April 25th
1) Trophic Levels
2) HW - Trophic Review Sheet

Wednesday April 26th
1) Self Quiz on Food Web
2) Activity: Spinning the Web of Life

Thursday April 27th
1) Finish Activity: Spinning the Web of Life
2) HW - Analysis Page 319 (1-4)

Friday April 28th
1) Quiz on Trophic Levels & Ecosystems
May 1st - 5th
Monday May 1st
1) Herman the Half Human Quiz
2) Activity Page 267-272
3) HW - Prediction Table in Journal

Tuesday May 2nd
1) Activity Page 267-272 (split groups)
2) HW - Essay Page 328-332 (Full Page)

Wednesday May 3rd
1) SSR / Grade Sheet
2) Self Quiz on Activity
3) HW - Essay Page 334-336 (Full Page)

Thursday May 4th
1) Notes on Digestive System
2) HW - Digestive System Labeling

Friday May 5th
1) Quiz on Activity & Macromolecules
May 8th - 12th
Monday May 8th
1) Digestive Notes
2) Finish Digestive Poster

Tuesday May 9th
1) Nutritional Speaker (auditorium)
2) HW - 1 Full Page of Notes

Wednesday May 10th
1) SSR / Grade Sheet
2) Digestive Notes Part 2
3) HW - Reading Nutritional Labels

Thursday May 11th
1) Frog Dissection

Friday May 12th
1) Discuss Labels
2) Quiz on Frog Dissection
May 15th - 19th
Monday May 15th
1) Drawing of Digestive System
2) HW - Digestive Study Guide (1-25)

Tuesday May 16th
1) Reading Nutritional Labels
2) Activity: Marathon - Page 278
3) HW - Digestive Study Guide (26-50)

Wednesday May 17th
1) SSR / Grade Sheet
2) Finish Activity (Analysis page 285 1-5)
3) HW - Digestive Study Guide (51-100)

Thursday May 18th
1) Discuss Digestive Study Guide

Friday May 19th
1) Digestive System Test
2) FINAL STUDY GUIDE