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Antibiotic Resistance:
Case Study

 

 

Biology Lesson Plans

Unit Summaries

Unit 1 - Organic Molecules and Chemistry
Unit 2 - Cell Structure and Function
Unit 3 - Cell Transport, Diffusion and Osmosis
Unit 4 - Cell Cycle, Mitosis, Meiosis

First Semester Calender
Please click on the links below to view the schedule for each week.

Week
Topics in Class
What is science? Intro to Scientific Method
Parts of the Scientific Method
Applying the Scientific Method - Designing an Experiment
Lab Safety - Data - Graphs
Cell Chemistry
Organic molecules
Organic molecules
Intro to Microscopes - Cell structure and function
Plant versus animal cells - Eukaryote versus Prokaryote
Review Cell Structure and Function
Cell Transport - Diffusion - Osmosis
Cell Transport - Active Transport
Cell Transport - Active Transport
Cell Growth and Division - Cell Cycle
Cell Growth and Division - Mitosis and Meiosis
Finish Meiosis, DNA structure

 

 

Weekly Schedules

Biology Week 1: Introduction to Science

Day
Objectives
Activities
Materials
Handouts
Homework
Work Due

Monday
9/4/06

Enjoy the last day of summer!!!!
NO SCHOOL
Tuesday
9/5/06
Get to know each other.


1. (5 min.) Seat Assignments
2. (45 min.) Name Game

none
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Wednesday
9/6/06
Go over classroom polices and procedures.
1. (5 min) Journal Question
2. (10 min.) Student Profile
3. (40 min.) Power Point on
Policies and Procedures
Journals - kept in class

Student Profile
Syllabus

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Student Profile
Thursday
9/7/06
Go over classroom policies and procedures.
1. (5 min.) Journal Question
2. (30 min.) What is science?
-quote
3 (20 min.) Create Scientist on whiteboard
none
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Friday
9/8/06
Discuss the nature of science.
1. (5 min.) Journal Question
2. (20 min.) Intro to Scientific Method
3 (30 min.) Puzzle Activity
puzzle
none
none

Parent Signature from Syllabus
(10 pts)

 

Biology Week 2: Parts of the Scientific Method

Day
Objectives
Activities
Materials
Handouts
Homework
Work Due
Monday
9/11/06
Discuss the two types of scientific observations: quantitative and qualitative.
1. (5 min.) Journal Question
2. (20 min.) Making Observations
-quantitative vs. qualitative
3. (20 min.) "The Scientific Method" NOTES
4. (5 min.) "Penny Lab Predictions" DEMO

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1) The Scientific Method Notes
2) Penny Lab Predictions
3) Vocab. List #1

 

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Tuesday
9/12/06
Discuss writing questions to investigate and hypotheses.
1. (5 min.) Journal Question
2. (50 min.) Determining Question and Hypothesis

lab equipment:
beaker
graduated cylinder
erlymeyer flask
test tubes
pipettes
microscopes

continue working on the handouts from Monday
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Wednesday
9/13/06
Discuss types of variables used in scientific experiments.

1. (5 min.) Journal Question
2. (30 min.) Setting up an Experiment
-variables, control and experimental group

~Shortened hour due
to GRAD program

pennies
same as yesterday
none
none
Thursday
9/14/06
Practice writing scientific procedures and materials.

1. (5 min.) Journal Question
2. (20 min.) Procedure and Materials Writing
3) (30 min.) Following Directions Activity - Peanut Butter and Jelly Procedure

none
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1) Study for VOCAB. Quiz tomarrow!!!
2) Write peanut butter and jelly procedure over weekend

Friday
9/16/06
Do the "Penny Lab" and start graphing and interpreting your results.
1. (5 min.) Journal Question
2. (40 min.) Data Collection
-Graphing and Analysis of "Penny Lab" data
3) (10 min.) VOCAB. QUIZ #1
graph paper
calculators
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Write peanut butter and jelly procedure over weekend
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Biology Week 3: Applying the Scientific Method - Designing an Experiment

Day
Objectives
Activities
Materials
Handouts
Homework
Work Due
Monday
9/18/06
Observe the importance of being specific when writing procedures.
1. (5 min.) Journal Question
2. (20 min.) Follow-up on Peanut Butter and Jelly Procedure
3. (20 min.) Finish Graphing from Friday
none
Vocab. List #2
Rewrite Peanut Butter and Jelly Procedure
Peanut Butter and Jelly Procedure
Tuesday
9/19/06
Practice writing conclusions from your experimental data from the "Penny Lab" - this is to be done with your group.
1. (5 min.) Journal Question
2. (50 min.) Drawing Conclusions
-refer to data from
"Penny Lab"
-Was the hypothesis supported?
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Wednesday
9/20/06
In groups, design your mentos and soda experiment.

1. (5 min.) Journal Question
2. (30 min.) Design an Experiment
-Mentos and Soda
3. (20 min.) Group Work - Plan Lab Safety Skits

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Lab Report Format
Write the procedure for your mentos experiment.
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Thursday
9/21/06
Finish your procedure for the mentos and soda experiment and start brainstorming for your lab safety skit in groups.

1. (5 min.) Journal Question
2. (10 min) Prepare to Perform Lab Safety Skits
3 . (40 min.) Perform Lab Safety Skits

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Lab Safety
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Procedure for Mentos experiment
Friday
9/22/06
Finish planning your lab safety skit and then perform it!!

1. (5 min.) Journal Question
2. (10 min.)VOCAB. Test #2
3. (40 min.) Rewrite Mentos Lab Procedures and Materials

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Read Lab Safety handout
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Biology Week 4: Mentos and Soda Experiment

Day
Objectives
Activities
Materials
Handouts
Homework
Work Due
Monday
9/25/06
Perform your mentos and soda experiment and collect data.

1. (5 min.) Journal Question
2. (50 min.) Execute mentos and soda experiment and collect data

Remeber to bring your own!!!

Mentos
Soda

How to Use a Lab Manual
How to Use a Lab Manual
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Tuesday
9/26/06

Work in groups and share your data from the mentos and soda experiment. Make graphs and charts using your data.

1. (5 min.) Journal Question
2. (10 min.) Share data
3. (20 min.) Make graphs and charts
4. (20 min.)Analyze data

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How to Use a Lab Manual
Wednesday
9/27/06
Discuss the characteristics of life as a class.
1. (5 min.) Journal Question
2. (30 min.) Brainstorm the characteristics of life on board
3. (20 min.) Notes: Characteristics of life
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Characteristics of Life Notes
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Thursday
9/28/06
Review for TEST 1 on FRIDAY!!!!

1. (5 min.) Journal Question
2. (50 min.) Review Game for TEST 1:
Scientific Method
Lab Safety
Experimental Design

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STUDY for Ch. 1 TEST
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Friday
9/29/06
Ch.1 TEST
Ch. 1 TEST
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Biology Week 5: Cell Chemistry

Day
Objectives
Activities
Materials
Handouts
Homework
Work Due
Monday
10/2 /06
Discuss and take notes on the chemical makeup of matter.

1. (5 min.) Jourmal Question
2. (50 min.) Discussion of Matter and notes

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1) Nature of Matter
2) Vocab list #3
Nature of Matter
MENTOS and SODA lab report DUE - must be typed!!!
Tuesday
10/3 /06
You will begin your pH lab to test for the acidity or basicity of various liquids.
1. (5 min) Journal Question
2. (20 min.) Finish matter notes
3. (30 min.) Begin pH lab.
-pH paper
-Forceps
-Test tube rack
-10 solutions
-colored -pencils
pH lab
pH lab questions
Nature of Matter
Wednesday
10/4 /06
Discuss the results of the pH lab. Start notes on enzymes and energy in reactions.
1. (5 min.) Journal Question
2. (30 min.) Finish pH lab/ discuss
3. (20 min.) Enzyme notes
none
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1) pH lab questions
2) extra credit vocab flash cards
Thursday
10/5 /06
Set-up the enzyme lab.
1. (5 min.) Journal Question
2. (10 min.) Vocab Test # 3
3. (40 min.) Enzyme lab parts 1 and 2
-test tubes
-test tube rack
-water
-meat tenderizer
-canned pineapple juice
-fresh pineapple juice
-gelatin

Enzyme lab

Energy and Chemical reactions worksheet

Energy and Chemical reactions worksheet
none
Friday
10/6 /06
HOMECOMING Pep Assembly - SHORT CLASS
Team Building Game
none
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Energy and Chemical reactions worksheet

 

Biology Week 6: Biomolecules

Day
Objectives
Activities
Materials
Handouts
Homework
Work Due
Monday
10/9/06
Collect data on the enzymes lab and draw conclusions.
1. (5 min.) Journal Question
2. (50 min.) Finish Enzyme lab
same for enzyme lab above
Vocab List #4
none
Enzyme Lab
Tuesday
10/10/06
Set-up the biomolecules lab and begin testing various foods for what biomolecules they contain.
1. (5 min.) Journal Question
2. (50 min.) Biomolecules lab

-test tubes
-test tube holder
-Biuret reagent
-Benedict's solution
-Lugol's solution (iodine)
-foods to test
-transfer pipettes

Biomolecules lab
none
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Wednesday
10/11/06
Continue the biomolecules lab. Use various tests to see which biomolecules are in various foods.
1. (5 min.) Journal Question
2. (50 min.) Biomolecules lab
same as above
What do you Eat?
Finsh lab questions
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Thursday
10/12/06
Lecture on the structure of biomolecules and their importance in the human body.
1. (5 min.) Journal Question
2. (50 min.) Lecture - Biomoleucle structure
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Organic molecules web
-Organic molecules web
-What do you Eat?
Biomolecules lab
Friday
10/13/06
Discuss the types of food you eat and how it impacts your health.
1. (5 min.) Journal Question
2. (10 min.) VOCAB. Test # 4
3. (20 min.) Follow-up questions on Biomolecules
4. (20 min.) Group Work - "What Do You Eat?" questions
none

1) Critical Thinking Review

2) What Do You Eat?

Critical Thinking Review Due Tues.
Food and Exercise Journals

 

Biology Week 7: Biomolecules

Day
Objectives
Activity
Materials
Handouts
Homework
Work Due

Monday
10/16/06

Finish discussing and taking notes on the shape of biomolecules and what they do for your body.

1. (5 min.) Journal Question
2. (20 min.) Finish biomolecules discussion and notes
3. (30 min.) Go over Ch. 2 Critical Thinking Review handout

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Critical Thinking Review and Organic Molecules Web
Tuesday
10/17/06
We will discuss the homework questions for the past few days.
1. (5 min.) Journal Question
2. (10 min.) Finish discussing Ch. 2 Critical Thinking Review sheet
3. (30 min.) Go over Test 1 and Mentos Lab Reports - what was good, what to improve on
4. (10 min.) Discuss Organic Molecules Web if time permits
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Wednesday
10/18/06
MEAP Testing
MEAP Testing
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Thursday
10/19/06
Review for Ch. 2 TEST tomorrow!
1. (5 min.)Journal Question
2. (45 min.) Review Game
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Study for Ch. 2 TEST
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Friday
10/20/06
TEST 2: Characteristics of Life, Nature of Matter, Acids, Bases, pH, Enzymes, Biomolecules
Ch. 2 TEST
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Biology Week 8: Microscopes and Cells

Day
Objectives
Activity
Materials
Handouts
Homework
Work Due
Monday
10/23/06
Students will make a Venn Diagram to compare the similarities and differences in prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells.
1. (5 min.) Journal Question
2. (25 min.) Discussion of Cell types - prokaryotes vs. eukaryotes
3. (25 min.) Students create Venn Diagram
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1. Cell Packet

2. Vocab List

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Tuesday
10/24/06
Students will be introduced to the parts of a microscope, how to use them and carry them.

1. (5 min.) Journal Question
2. (10 min.) Microscope Demo - parts of, how to use and carry
3. ( 10 min.) Students will read outloud about the parts of a microscope
4. (30 min.) Fill in worksheet on parts of the microscope and read the microscope lab

compound light microscope

1. Microscope handout

2. Microscope lab

Finish microscope handout
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Wednesday
10/25/06
Students will practice good microscope technique while doing a microscope lab.
1. (5 min.) Journal Question
2. (5 min.) Teacher gives lab instructions
3. (40 min.) Students work on microscope lab

compound light microscopes

prepared slides of any kind

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Finish microscope lab questions
Microscope handout
Thursday
10/26/06
Students will discuss cell structure and function.
1. (5 min.) Journal Question
2. (20 min.) Cell structure and function discussion
3. (20 min.) Students work on coloring pictures of cells and fill-ins
colored pencils
1. Cell pictures to color
2. Cell fill-in worksheets
Finish coloring cells and fill-in worksheets
Microscope lab questions
Friday
10/27/06
Students will discuss the differences and similarities in plant and animal cells.
1. (5 min.) Journal Question
2. (30 min.) Discuss animal vs. plant cells
3. (20 min.) Venn Diagram of animal vs. plant cells
none
1. Venn Diagram
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Biology Week 9: Plant cell vs. Animal cell, Eukaryote vs. Prokaryote

Day
Objectives
Activities
Materials
Handouts
Homework
Work Due
Monday
10/30/06
Students will compare the structure and function of organelles in plant and animal cells.
1. (5 min.) Journal Question
2. (10 min.) Cell structure and function notes
3. (30 min.) Computer Lab - Cell Tour
4. (10 min.) Finish Cell Color Sheets
computer lab
Cell Color Sheets
none
none
Tuesday
10/31/06
Students will simulate exocytosis using a plastic bag as a cell membrane.
1. (5 min.) Journal Question
2. (50 min.) Cell membrane/ plastic bag activity

plastic bags
candy

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Wednesday
11/1/06
Students will compare plant and animal cells using the questions on the coloring sheets.
1. (5 min.) Journal Question
2. (50 min.) Finish color sheets and questions
colored pencils
none
Finish color sheets and questions
none
Thursday
11/2/06
Students will discuss the differences between plant and animal cells and will investigate these differences through a lab.
1. (5 min.) Journal Question
2. (10 min.) Plant vs. Animal Cell Notes
3. (40 in.) Plant and Animal Cell Lab
-microscope slides
-cover slips
-potato
-compound light microscopes
-toothpicks
-water
Plant and Animal Cell Lab
none
Color Sheets and questions
Friday
11/3/96
Students will review the answers to the color sheets.
1. (5 min.) Jouranl Question
2. (30 min) Discuss color sheet answers
3. (20 min.) Start Ch. 3 Review
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Ch. 3 Review
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Biology Week 10: Review Cell Structure and Function

Day
Obejctives
Activities
Materials
Handouts
Homework
Work Due
Monday
11/6/06
Review the basics of cell structure and function.
1. (5 min.) Journal Question
2. (30 min.) Go over Ch. 3 Review
3. (20 min.) Review Game
-whiteboards
-dry erase markers
none
Study for Test on Ch. 3
Ch. 3 Review
Tuesday
11/7/06

**NO CLASS**
Professional Development

no class
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Wednesday
11/8/06
Assess students ability to use and apply their knowledge of cell structures and function.
Ch. 3 TEST
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Thursday
11/9/06
Students will relate concentration gradients, diffusion, osmosis, and equilibrium.
1. (10 min.) Journal Question
2. (10 min.) Diffusion Demo
3. (20 min.) Notes
4. (10 min.) Molecular Equilibrium discussion
-food coloring
-perfume spray
none
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Friday
11/10/06
Students will predict the direction of water movement into and out of cells by the process of osmosis.
1. (10 min.) Journal Question
2. (10 min.) Finish Notes from yesterday
3. (10 min.) Set-up grape lab
4. (20 min.) Directed Reading 4.1

-grapes
-white grape juice
-sugar
-water
-cups
-string
-rulers

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Directed Reading 4.1 Due Monday
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Biology Week 11: Cell Transport - Diffusion and Osmosis

Day
Objectives
Activites
Materials
Handouts
Homework
Work Due
Monday
11/13/06
Describe the direction of water movement into and out of cells.
1. (10 min.) Jounral Question
2. (10 min.) Notes
3. (20 min. ) Grape lab data collection
4. (20 min.) Go over Directed Reading 4.1 and 4.2 in class
-grapes
-cups
-grape juice
-water
-sugar water
-string
-ruler
vocab list
none
Directed Reading 4.1 and 4.2
Tuesday
11/14/06

Describe the importance of ion channels in passive transport. Identify the role of carrier proteins in facilitated diffusion.

1. (10 min.) Journal Question
2. (15 min.) Notes
3. (15 min.) Video of Passive Transport and questions
4. (20 min.) Group work - create vocab. crossword puzzle
graphing paper
VCR
video
Video Questions
Read p. 76-80
Pg. 80 # 1-5
Due Wed.
none
Wednesday
11/15/06
Describe how osmosis helps cells maintain homeostasis.
1. (10 min.) Journal Questoins
2. (45 min.) Work on color sheets
GRAD Program
colored pencils
Color Sheets of Passive Transport with questions
none
Pg. 80 # 1-5
Thursday
11/16/06
Describe how osmosis helps cells maintain homeostasis.
1. (10 min.) Journal Question
2. (50 min.) Plasmolysis Lab
-microscope slides
-coverslip
-compound light microscope
-red onion
-distilled water in cup
-salt water in cup
-tap water in cup
-pipettes
Plasmolysis Lab
Finish Plasmolysis Lab questions
Due Fri.
none
Friday
11/17/06
Describe how osmosis helps cells maintain homeostasis in varying external environments.
1. (10 min.) Journal Question
2. (10 min.) Vocab. Test
3. (15 min.) Go over Plasmolysis Lab
4. (20 min.) Start Passive Transport Project
colored pencils
white paper
Passive Transport Project
Finish Passive Transport Project Due Mon.
Plasmolysis Lab

 

Biology Week 12: Cell Transport - Active Transport

Day
Objectives
Activity
Materials
Handouts
Homework
Work Due
Monday
11/20/06
Describe types of active transport.
1. (10 min.) Journal Question
2. (20 min.) Notes on Active Transport
3. (20 min.) Create Receptor Protein Skits in groups and create a poster
poster board
none
Active Reading 4.1 and 4.2 Due Tues.
Passive Transport Project
Tuesday
11/21/06
Identify three ways that receptor proteins can change the activity of a cell.
1. (10 min.) Journal Question
2. (10 min.) Prep for Skit
3. (35 min.) Perform Receptor Protein Skits
none
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Finish color sheets
Active Reading 4.1 and 4.2
Wednesday
11/22/06
THANKSGIVING BREAK
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Thursday
11/23/06
THANKSGIVING BREAK
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Friday
11/24/06
THANKSGIVING BREAK
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Biology Week 13: Cell Transport - Active Transport

Day
Objectives
Activites
Materials
Handouts
Homework
Work Due
Monday
11/27/06
Explore endocytosis by discussing the ameoba.
1. (10 min.) Journal Question
2. (10 min.) Notes
3. (5 min.) Video on Endocytosis
4. (20 min.) Ameoba Activity
4. (10 min.) Start writing the story "The Amoeba that Phagocytized Lansing."
none
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write a one page story titled "The Ameoba that Phagocytized Lansing" including 3 pictures of the event showing the stages of endocytosis
Color Sheets
Tuesday
11/28/06
Review Ch. 4 vocabulary for the test.
1. (10 min) Journal Question
2. (15 min.) Partners create a vocab. flash card with a drawing on one side and the definition and term on the other side of the paper.
3. (20 min) Students present their flash card to the class - class guesses term from the drawing and the definition.
none
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Ch. 4 Review
# 1-20
Due Wed.
"The Ameoba that Phagocytized Lansing" with drawings
Wednesday
11/29/06
Review cell transport for the test.
1. (10 min. ) Journal Question
2. (20 min.) Go over Ch. 4 Review in class
3. (25 min) Ch. 4 Review Game
-small posterboards for each group
-dry erase markers
none
Study for Ch. 4 TEST on Thursday
Ch. 4 Review
# 1-20
Thursday
11/30/06
Assess the student's understanding of cell transport.
Ch. 4 TEST
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Ch. 4 TEST
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Friday
12/1/06
Begin discussing mitosis.
1. (10 min.) Journal Question
2. (20 min.) Mitosis discussion and notes
3. (25 min.) Start Directed Reading Ch. 5
none
Directed Reading
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Biology Week 14: Cell Growth and Division- Cell Cycle

Day
Objectives
Activities
Materials
Handouts
Homework
Work Due
Monday
12/4/06
Introduction to DNA and then discuss the growth and development of cells.
1. (10 min.) Journal Question
2. (30 min.) Cell Cycle Discussion
3. (20 min.) Chromosomal Number worksheet
none
-Chromosomal Number Worksheet
-Cell Cycle Diagram
-Vocab. List
-Cell Cycle Diagram Due Wed.
-Directed Reading Ch. 6 Due Tues.
none
Tuesday
12/5/06
Create a karyotype and identify genetic abnormalities.
1. (10 min.) Journal Question
2. (50 min.) Karyotype Lab - identify genetic abnormalities
scissors
glue
Karyotype Lab
none
Directed Reading Ch.6
Wednesday
12/6/06
Use the internet to research genetic abnormalities and relate them to karyotypes.
1. (60 min.) Computer Lab - Use internet to research genetic abnormalities and relate to karyotype - type a letter to the parents informing them of their child's genetic abnormality.
computer lab with internet access
Karyotype Lab
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Cell Cycle Diagram
Thursday
12/7/06
Students will use cards to simulate the cell cycle.

1. (10 min.) Journal Question
2. (50 min.) Students will work with their group to complete the cell cycle worksheet and practice their simulation with cards demonstrating the cell cycle.

-Cell Cycle simulation cards
Cell Cycle Simulation worksheet
Study for Vocab. Test
Letter to parents about genetic abnormalitites.
Friday
12/8/06
Students will work with their group members to practice simulating the cell cycle with their cards.
1. (10 min.) Journal Question
2. (10 min.) Vocab. Test
2. (40 min.) Mitosis Simulation practice with groups
-Cell Cycle simulation cards
Cell Cycle Simulation worksheet
Finish the questions on the Cell Cycle Simulation worksheet
DUE Mon.
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Biology Week 15: Cell Growth and Division - Mitosis and Meiosis

Day
Objective
Activities
Materials
Handouts
Homework
Work Due
Monday
12/11/06
Students will be assessed on their understanding of the cell cycle by being interviewed and asked quesitons about the cell cycle as they demonstrate the cell cycle using cards.
1. (10 min.) Journal Question
2. (50 min.) Cell Cycle Interview
3. When done with cell cycle interview work on Directed Reading Ch. 7
Cell Cycle simulation cards

-Cell Cycle Simulation worksheet
-Vocab. List

Directed Reading Ch. 7 Due Wed.
Cell Cycle Simulation worksheet
Tuesday
12/12/06
Introduction to mitosis. Look at cell picture to see the stages of mitosis.

1. (10 min.) Journal Question
2. (15 min.) Mitosis discussion and notes
3. (20 min.) Look at pictures of cells undergoing mitosis and identify the stages. Discuss what occurs during the different stages.
4. (10 min.) Mitosis Video

-Mitosis video
-projector connected to VCR
-mitosis pictures
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Mitosis Color Sheets Due Friday
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Wednesday
12/13/06
Discuss meiosis and how it compares and contrasts to mitosis.

1. (10 min.) Journal Question
2. (50 min.) Discuss Meiosis and how it compares and contasts mitosis

none
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none
Directed Reading Ch. 7
Thursday
12/14/06
Discuss meiosis and how it compares and contrasts to mitosis.
1. (10 min.) Journal Question
2. (15 min.) Draw mitosis and meiosis on board and compare the two.
3. (25 min.) Create a Venn Diagram to compare mitosis and meiosis
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Friday
12/15/06
Discuss meiosis and how it compares and contrasts to mitosis.
1. (10 min.) Journal Question
2. (10 min.) Vocab. Quiz
3. (40 min.) Work on Meiosis Color Sheets
colored pencils
Meiosis Color Sheets
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Biology Week 16: Genetics - DNA replication and protein synthesis

Day
Objective
Activities
Materials
Handouts
Homework
Work Due
Monday
12/18/06
Discuss meiosis and how it compares and contrasts to mitosis.

1. (10 min.) Journal Question
2. (10 min.) Discuss meiosis as compared to mitosis
3. (40 min) Finish Meiosis Color Sheets

colored pencils
Meiosis Color Sheets
Study for Meiosis and Mitosis Quiz
none
Tuesday
12/18/06
Compare meiosis and mitosis.
1. (10 min.) Journal Question
2. (50 min.) Mitosis vs. Meiosis Quiz
none
Mitosis and Meiosis Quiz
none
Meiosis Color Sheets
Wednesday
12/19/06
Discuss the structure and function of DNA.
1. (10 min.) Journal Question
2. (10 min.) Discuss DNA structure and function
3 . (20 min.) Work on DNA Color Sheets and questions
colored pencils
DNA Color Sheets
Finish DNA Color Sheets by Friday
none
Thursday
12/20/06
Relate the movie GATTACA to questions about genetics and controling genetic traits and the morality of doing so.
GATTACA MOVIE
-answer questions about movie
-GATTACA movie
-VCR and projector
GATTACA movie questions
none
DNA Replication Packet
Friday
12/21/06
Relate the movie GATTACA to questions about genetics and controling genetic traits and the morality of doing so.
GATTACA MOVIE
-answer questions about movie
-GATTACA movie
-VCR and projector
GATTACA movie questions
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GATTACA questions and DNA Color Sheets