2020-2021 Biology Honors Page

  • April 12 - 13

    • BW: 

      Comparative anatomy is one area of evidence we use to show how evolution has taken place. Describe the types of structures that are an example of evolutionary evidence and describe how they provide evidence. (You may turn this in on paper or email me your answer.)

    • NB 142 - 143 Evolution of Populations (PPT for your notes)

    April 9

    • Ch 18 Reading Assignment (see Teams)

    April 8 

    April 6 

    • BW: NB Pg 134

      #1 – Why is evidence so important when discussing a theory like evolution? 

    • Peppered Moth Simulation (See Teams for make up)

    April 2

    • Complete Evidence of Evolution Foldable 

    March 31 - April 1

    • Cell Cycle Review
    • Evidence of Evolution (See Teams)

    March 29 - 30

    March 24 - 25

    • Test Prep book Pgs 11-16 (do in class)
    • NB Pg 128 - Biotechnology (Do on your own!)
      • Selective Breeding (define and describe)
      • Cloning (define and describe)
    • NB Pg 129 - Biotechnology (Do on your own!)
      • Polymerase Chain Reaction (define and describe)
      • Recombinate DNA / Plasmids (define and describe)
        • use insulin as an example here

    March 22 - 23

    • BW: Explain how DNA is a "universal code". 
      • you can email me your answer
    • Paper Plasmids Activity

    March 12 

    • Test (see Teams for make up)

    March 10 - 11

    • BW: NB Pg 118 #2
      • Q: Mutations can occur when DNA is not replicated or transcribed properly. Predict what might happen if a mutation occurs.

        A: In complete sentences!

    • QSMA Data (makeup in class)
    • NB Pg 127 - Mutation Notes
    • NB Pg 126 - Types of Mutations
    • Mutation Practice (see Teams for make up)

    March 9 

    • QSMA #3 (must take in person)
    • Protein Synthesis Review/Go over study guide
    • Work on unit vocab

    March 5

    • Macromolecule EOC Practice/Review
    • Transcription/Translation Review

    March 4

    • BW: Test Prep Workbook Pg 6-11 #11-20
    • Transcription/Translation Practice Packet (Make Up in Teams) 
    • Work On Unit Vocab

    March 1 - 2

    Feb 26

    • Unit 5 Test (See Teams for makeup)
    • Unit 5 Notebook Check

    Feb 24 - 25

    • Bellwork: Sum it up! (If you were here last class)
    • Finish NB Pg 120
    • NB Pg 121 - DNA Replication Notes 
    • NB Pg 122 - DNA Replication Practice 

    Feb 23 

    • Bellwork: Test Prep Workbook Pgs 4 - 6 (#7-10)
    • The Puzzle of DNA Activity (See Teams for make up)
    • Structure of DNA Notes (Use these if absent. PIC 1 - PIC 2)

    Feb 18 - 19

    • Bellwork: Test Prep Workbook Pgs 2-3
    • NB Pg 111 - Contrasting Mitosis and Meiosis
    • NB Pg 112 - Big Meiosis Foldable 
    • NB Pg 113 - Gummy Cross Over 

    Feb 16 - 17

    • Ch 12.4 Questions (see Teams for makeup)
    • Comparing Mitosis and Meiosis (see Teams for makeup)

    Feb 12

    • Finish filling in Big Meiosis Foldable
    • If you will be back next week, you can get the foldable then.
    • If not, on paper, write the phases and events that take place during meiosis. 
    • Use your online textbook.

    Feb 11

    • Mitosis Pop Quiz (See Teams for makeup)
    • Look at Meiosis 1 - Prophase 1 "crossing over"

    Feb 9

    • BW: Sexual Vs Asexual Reproduction (see Teams for makeup)
    • NB Pg 110 - Chromosomes & Meiosis (ppt for notes or see teacher for HO to fill in) 
      • PPT only up to "Chromosome Vs Sister Chromotid" We will look at the rest (stages of meiosis) next class.

    Feb 5 

    • BW: Pg100 #3

      Explain how to use a test cross and why it is useful.

    • Oompa Loompa Genetics (see Teams for makeup)

    Feb 4

    • BW: Test Cross (see Teams for makeup)
    • Review CIP questions
    • Pedigrees NB Pg 108-109 (ppt for notes)

    Feb 2

    • BW: Pg 100 #2
      • Explain the difference between phenotype and genotype. 
    • HW: Punnett Square Practice DUE
    • Complex Inheritance Patterns (see teacher for handout or copy notes from CATS Online tab)

    Jan 29

    • Make a Monster Activity (see teams for make up)

    Jan 27 - 28

    Jan 25 - 26

    Jan 21 - 22

    Jan 19 - 20

    Jan 14

    • BW: Explain the steps and importance of Interphase. (see Teams)
    • Unit 4 Test MAKE UP IN TEAMS BY 11/14 11:59PM

    Jan 12

    • Mitosis Poster Project

    Jan 08

    • NB Pg 85 - Passive Vs Active Transport Review (see Reaves for HO)

    Jan 7

    Jan 5

    • QSMA #2 (makeup in class)
    • Finish abstract (see final rubric)
    • Cell Membrane Review (see teacher for copy)

    Dec 17

    Dec 14 - 15

    Dec 11

    • Finish NB Pg 80 - Organelles (see teacher for handout)
    • Microscope Quiz (make up in Teams)

    Dec 9 - 10

    Dec 7 -8 

    • BW NB Pg 70 #2
      • Q: Name three advantages to using microscopes in the lab. 
    • Cell Organelle Packet (see teacher for packet)
    • e Lab - Microscope Madness (CAT period makeup)

    Dec 4

    Dec 2 - 3

    Nov 30 - Dec 1

    Nov 23 - 27 

    • NO SCHOOL - HAPPY THANKSGIVING

    Nov 20

    • Finish Conservation (see Nov 18-19)

    Nov 18 - 19

    Nov 16 - 17

    • Cells Webquest (find in Teams or get sheet from teacher)

    Nov 13

    • SEE NOV 11

    Nov 12

    • NO SCHOOL - HURRICANE DAY

    Nov 11

    Nov 9 - 10

    Nov 6 

    Nov 4 - 5

    • BW: Finish "The Lesson of the Kaibab"
    • Human Population (see teacher for handout or in Teams)
    • Carrying Capacity Lesson (see teacher)

    Nov 2 - 3

    Oct 30 

    • HOCO Day - No makeup

    Oct 28 - 29

    • HW: NB Pg 55 - Due TODAY!
    • Review Cycles
    • NB Pg 56 - How Populations Grow
    • What the Yuk?

    Oct 26 - 27

    Oct 22 - 23 

    • NO SCHOOL

    Oct 21 

    • Finish Biogeochemical Cycle posters

    Oct 20

    • Start Biogeochemical Cycle posters

    Oct 16 

    • SF RESEARCH PAPER DUE TODAY!
    • Test Makeup/Test Redo on Pearson Realize Due TODAY!
    • ALL MAKEUP WORK DUE TODAY!
    • BW Add Food Web Booklet to NB Pg 48
    • Finish Ecological Pyramids NB Pg 50-51 

    Oct 15

    • Start Ecological Pyramids NB Pg 50-51 (See teacher for handouts)

    Oct 13

    • Test Makeup/Test Redo on Pearson Realize Due 10/16
    • QSMA #1
    • Food Web Activity (Makeup on Teams) 

    Oct 9

    • Unit 2 Test
    • Unit 2 NB Check
    • Grade Reflection - How are you doing? 
    • HW: Water Flipgrid Video Due TODAY!

    Oct 7 - 8

    Oct 5 - 6

    Oct 2

    • Pep Rally Schedule - Study Guide Day (see teacher for worksheet)
    • HW: Water Flipgrid Video Due 10/9

    Sept 9/30 - Oct 10-1

    Sept 29

    Sept 25

    • Finish Toothpickase Activity (see teacher for alt. assignment) 

    Sept 23 - 24

    Sept 22

    • ALGEBRA TESTING SCHEDULE - No 1st or 2nd period

    Sept 18

    Sept 17

    Sept 15

    Sept 10

    • Media Center Research Day! 
    • Work on finding a science fair project idea. 
    • Idea Page due 9/18

    Sept 8

    Sept 4

    Sept 3

    Sept 1

    Aug 28

    • BW: NB pg 6 - #2 Q: Why is following instructions the most important rule in lab safety? 
    • Chapter 1 Work Packet
    • NB pg 11 - "Scientific Methodology" 
      • Use pages 2-3 in work oacket to take your own notes on this page. 
    • Start vocab using work packet. 

    Aug 27

    Aug 25

    • Intros
    • First Day Procedures (Syllabus Tour)
    • Contact Form (See me for form)
    • Homework: Flipgrid Intro Video (Teams) Due:8/28
    • HW: Syllabus Assignment (Teams) Due:8/30
    • HW: Bring composition notebook next class.