WEEK OF 11/12/18
Discuss Bob's cows from Friday.
Watch Amoeba Sisters Pedigree video and Patterns of Inheritance videos.
Complete Incomplete Dominance and Codominance assessment: homework if not finished in class.
Copy Blood Type notes.
Complete Multiple Alleles Blood Types mystery with a partner.
Discuss Blood Types mystery.
Construct Mendel's Laws and Non-Mendelian Inheritance foldable.
Heredity Test Review: HEREDITY TEST MONDAY!
WEEK OF 11/5/18
Read Mendel biography and answer questions.
Read p. 324-334 in book and answer questions #1-23 (omit 10 and 17).
Check/correct Punnett square/Pedigree worksheet; complete assessment for a grade.
Finish Mendel packet from Friday.
Finish assignments from Monday.
Copy Incomplete Dominance notes.
Complete Incomplete Dominance practice problems.
Organize binders (add p. 21-23).
Complete Incomplete Dominance problems: homework if not finished.
Turn in Incomplete Dominance homework.
Copy Codominance notes.
Complete Codominance practice problems.
WEEK OF 10/29/18
Check/correct heterozygous and homozygous practice.
Discuss pedigrees and complete practice pedigrees together.
Complete Alien Lab part 4. Staple parts 1-4 together and turn in.
Complete Spongebob Genetics: homework if not finished.
Discuss Pedigree tutorial, and complete Case Study 1 on board.
Analyze pedigrees with classmate.
Finish analyzing pedigrees and check/correct.
Punnett squares/Pedigrees worksheet: homework if not finished in class.
Watch videos 3, 4, and 5 on web page.
Begin Mendel packet.
WEEK OF 10/22/18
Finish creating alien offspring.
Answer part 3 questions.
Finish making aliens and offspring.
Create family portrait.
Finish parts 2 and 3 questions.
Read book, p. 338-344 and answer questions 1-12 (omit 10).
Read Science World article and complete worksheet activity.
Discuss class set of Punnett Square practice.
Copy practice problems.
Complete Minion Genetics: homework if not finished in class.
Check and correct Minions Genetics.
Whiteboard heredity terms practice: complete back of worksheet and turn in.
Finish family portraits.
WEEK OF 10/15/18
Test corrections due.
Discuss Life Science Standard 2 (p. 19 in binder).
Observing Human Traits lab.
Finish Observing Human Traits lab and turn in.
Define Heredity vocabulary: homework if not finished.
Alien lab parts 1 and 2. Begin creating alien.
Binder check, p. 1-20.
Finish making aliens.
Answer part 2 questions.
Clean out folders.
Begin Alien lab part 3. Begin creating offspring.
WEEK OF 10/8/18
Turn in book page 323 and WebQuest.
Finish Insect lab.
Discuss Advantages/Disadvantages of Asexual and Sexual Reproduction (p. 16 in binder).
Complete Reproduction test review: TEST THURSDAY!
Review for Reproduction test:
Login for Legends of Learning:
Asexual/Sexual Reproduction app.legendsoflearning.com/teachers/v1/session/WyJzZXNzaW9ucyIsMTYzNTM3XQ==/game/WyJnYW1lcyIsODE3XQ==
Asexual/Sexual Reproduction: app.legendsoflearning.com/teachers/v1/games/learning-objective/WyJsZWFybmluZ19vYmplY3RpdmVzIiwzODZd/game/WyJnYW1lcyIsMTI1M10=
Reproduction Advantages/Disadvantages: app.legendsoflearning.com/teachers/v1/games/learning-objective/WyJsZWFybmluZ19vYmplY3RpdmVzIiwzODZd/game/WyJnYW1lcyIsODM0XQ==
Mitosis/Meiosis; Asexual/Sexual Reproduction Test.
Test corrections due Monday.
Science World: cloning article and hurricane article.
WEEK OF 10/1/18
Complete Chromosomes, Genes, and DNA review.
Complete mitosis/meiosis Venn diagram.
Answer questions, p. 311: homework if not finished.
Asexual vs. Sexual Reproduction Virtual lab.
Read p. 314-322 in Science book; answer questions 1-24 (homework if not finished).
Asexual and Sexual Reproduction packet and questions.
Multiple Choice worksheet: homework if not finished.
Reproduction WebQuest: learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/basics/reproduction/
Answer questions in book, p. 323.
Organize binders, p. 11-15.
Begin Insect lab.
WEEK OF 9/24/18
Copy meiosis notes.
Read p. 302-310 and answer questions 1-21: homework if not finished.
Watch Amoeba Sisters video, Mitosis vs. Meiosis.
Finish foldables: homework if not completed at the end of class.
NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS: TEACHER IN-SERVICE DAY
WEEK OF 9/17/18
Finish Asexual Reproduction packet.
Read book, p. 316-317 and answer questions 5 and 7.
Discuss Mitosis activity.
Answer questions on p. 301 in book: homework if not finished in class.
Amoeba Sisters video: Meiosis.
Begin Mitosis wheels.
Finish Mitosis Wheels.
Copy mitosis notes.
Discuss Asexual Reproduction packets.
WEEK OF 9/10/18
Organize science binder.
Complete pie chart in "Show Me the Data."
Complete line graph and scatterplot in "Show Me the Data."
Discuss observations, inferences, and predictions.
Interpreting Graphs worksheet: due Thursday.
Read p. 292-297 in Science book and answer questions 1-10.
Watch Amoeba Sisters: Mitosis video and answer questions.
Discuss book assignment.
Organize science binders.
Copy mitosis notes.
Begin Asexual Reproduction packet.
WEEK OF 9/3/18
Complete Part 4 of Paper Airplane lab.
Discuss Variables and complete practice worksheet.
Read Science World magazine and complete questions and comic strip.
No 7th and 8th periods: Tyler's Light assembly.
Finish Paper Airplane lab (parts 6-8): homework if not finished in class.
WEEK OF 8/23/18
Work on Scientific Summer poster. Write one paragraph about the most fun thing you did this summer. Write a second paragraph about the science involved in that activity. Include a picture (from home, one that you draw, or one that you find online) of that activity.
Continue working on Scientific Summer: due Friday.
Watch "What is Science?" videos.
Copy and discuss Scientific Method notes and complete crossword puzzle.
Paper Airplanes and Scientific Method lab: complete Part 1.
Complete Parts 2 and 3 of Paper Airplane lab.
Complete Part 5 of Paper Airplane lab.
WEEK OF 8/20/18
Welcome back to school!
Discuss syllabus; materials due Monday, August 27th.
Complete "Tell Me About You."
Complete and turn in worksheet from Thursday.
Discuss Scientific Summer project and begin brainstorming and rough draft.