Weekly Lessons

**HOMEWORK in Biology will be to finish any assignments not fully completed during class and to review notes unless something is specifically listed below.

***Don't forget, in order to get credit for Daily Questions you must have date, question, and 2 sentence answer.

Week of January 2nd

Monday:
   No School
Tuesday:
   No School
Wednesday:
   Daily Question: none
   Outline of main ideas for chapter 10 section 3 - Meiosis
Thursday:
   Daily Question: none
   Begin lecture, guided notes, and discussion for Meiosis
Friday:
   Daily Question: none
   Continue lecture, guided notes, and discussion for Meiosis
   Answer questions 2, 4, 5 on page 276
   If time allows, begin meiosis foldable activity

Week of January 9th
Monday:
   Daily Question: What is the end result of meiosis and how is this different than mitosis?
   Meiosis foldable activity with a partner
Tuesday:
   Daily Question: How is metaphase I in meiosis different from metaphase in mitosis?
   Finish meiosis foldable (2nd-6th hours)
   Compare and contrast mitosis and meiosis
Wednesday:
   Daily Question: How does meiosis contribute to genetic diversity?
   Study guide for Mitosis and Meiosis test on Friday
Thursday:
   Daily Question: How does meiosis produce haploid cells?
   Test review
   The jeopardy game and an additional quizlet for Mitosis and Meiosis have been placed under the "Links" tab
Friday:
   Daily Question: None
   Mitosis and Meiosis test

Week of January 16th
Monday:
   No School
Tuesday:
   Daily Question:
   Test Corrections
   Chapter 10, sections 2-3 Vocabulary
   Article on Genetics with comprehension questions
Wednesday:
   Daily Question:
   Mendelian Genetics powerpoint and guided notes
Thursday:
   Daily Question:
   Complete genetics notes
   Simple Genetics practice questions
Friday:
   Daily Question: What is a punnet square? Why do we use them?
   Monster Genetics Lab Activity

Week of January 23rd
Monday:
   Daily Question: EOC prep questions
   Patterns of Inheritance notes
Tuesday:
   Daily Question: EOC prep questions
   Studying Pedigrees Activity
Wednesday:
   Daily Question: EOC prep questions
   Patterns of Inheritance powerpoint and guided notes
   Review Pedigree Activity from Tuesday
Thursday:
   Daily Question: EOC prep questions
   Review correct answers to Patterns of Inheritance outline/notes page
Friday:
   Daily Question: EOC prep questions
   Practice Punnett Square problems    DUE MONDAY
   Study guide for Mendelian genetics      DUE MONDAY

Week of January 30th
Monday:
   Daily Question: EOC prep questions
   Review for Test tomorrow
Tuesday:
   Daily Question: None
   Mendelian genetics and Patterns of Inheritance Test
Wednesday:
   Daily Question: EOC prep questions
   Molecular genetics guided notes
Thursday:
   Daily Question: EOC prep questions
   Molecular genetics ppt and guided notes
Friday:
   Daily Question: EOC prep questions
   Molecular genetics ppt and guided notes

Week of February 6th
Monday:
   Daily Question: EOC prep questions
   Molecular genetics ppt and guided notes
Tuesday:
   Daily Question: EOC prep questions
   Molecular genetics ppt and guided notes
Wednesday:
   Daily Questions: none
Thursday:
   Daily Question: none
   Double Helix packet
Friday:
   Daily Question: none
   Protein Synthesis Worksheet
   DNA, RNA, and Protein Synthesis
   Mutations worksheet

Week of February 13th
Monday:
   Daily Question: none
   EOC practice quiz
Tuesday:
   Daily Question: none
   Finish any assignments not completed Thursday, Friday, or Monday
   Review EOC practice quiz
Wednesday:  
   Daily Question:none
   Complete study guide and crossword puzzle for test Monday
Thursday:
   Daily Question: none
   DNA extraction lab- lab report due Monday
Friday:
   Daily Question: none
   Review for test Monday
   Correct answers to study guide posted under documents

Week of February 20th
Monday:
   Daily Question: none
   Molecular Genetics Test - chapter 12
Tuesday:
   Daily Question: EOC practice questions
   Chapter 13, section 2 vocabulary:
      genetic engineering, genome, restriction enzyme, gel electrophoresis, recombinent DNA, plasmid, DNA ligase, transformation, cloning, polymerase chain reaction, transgenic      
   organism, selective breeding
Wednesday:
   Daily Question: EOC practice questions
   DNA Technology powerpoint and guided notes
   Class discussion on the ethical implications of available technology
Thursday:
   Daily Question: EOC practice questions
   Vocabulary quiz
   **If you are scheduled to make up the Molecular Genetics test tomorrow after school, you will need to reschedule with me. **

Week of March 13th
Monday:
   Chapter 15 Study Guide to be completed in class in small groups. If not completed, it will be due for homework.
Tuesday:
   Review information for Chapter 15 Evolution test
Wednesday:
   Chapter 15 Evolution test
Thursday:
   Radioactive Dating Lab
Friday:
   No School for students

Week of March 20th
Monday:
   Chapter 17 powerpoint and guided notes
Tuesday:
   No class due to pre ACT
Wednesday:
   Chapter 17 notes continued
Thursday:
   Mollusk identification lab
Friday:
   Dichotomous Key lab

Week of March 27th
Monday:
   Kingdoms and Domains - Classification of Organisms Activity
Tuesday:
   Kingdoms and Domains foldable activity
Wednesday:
   Study Guide- Chapter 17
Thursday:
   Embryology - Gastrulation Activity
Friday:
   Chapter 17 Test