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Week of December 10, 2018

Study tools

Monday CW

  1. Pedigree Practice (3rd period only)
  2. Learning Check
  3. Zorks

HW:  finish Zorks at home if not done in class.  Due at the beginning of class Tuesday.  Genetics Test Dec 19

Tuesday CW

  1. Selective Breeding and Genetic Engineering notes
  2. Selective breeding cows

     HW:  Genetics Test Dec 18

Wednesday CW

  1. Understanding Rare Chromosome disorders video
  2. Karyotypes and genetic disorders

     HW:  Genetics Test Dec 18

Thursday CW

  1. Monster Genetics Project
  2. Reinforcement as needed

     HW:  Genetics Test Dec 18

Friday CW

  1. Monster Genetics Project
  2. Reinforcement as needed

     HW:  Genetics Test Dec 18

Week of December 3, 2018

Monday CW

  1. AC only–finish Sponge Bob paper and check answers
  2. Textbook pages 202-205 (skip question #7)  Remember you can use the audio text in your online textbook to listen to the textbook.
  3. Textbook pages 209-217 (skip #10 on page 214, #13, 14, and 15 on page 215)
  4. Genetic KIM Vocab Due Wednesday (don’t forget to write the sentences)

HW:  Finish KIM Vocab (due Wednesday);  Genetics Quiz Thursday

Tuesday CW

  1. Pedigree Video
  2. Pedigree Problems

HW:  Finish KIM Vocab (due Wednesday);  Genetics Quiz Thursday

Wednesday CW

  1. Non-mendelian genetics notes and practice problems
  2. blood typing practice–codominance
  3. Zorks

HW:  Genetics Quiz Thursday

Thursday CW

  1. Genetics Quiz
  2. Zorks

 HW:  finish Zorks

Friday  CW

  1. Selective Breeding and Genetic Engineering Notes
  2. Selective Breeding with Cows

   HW:  Genetics Test  Dec 19

Week of November 26, 2018

Monday CW

  1. discuss DNA lab
  2. finish reproductive strategies
  3. OL–Genetics Article     AC–Sketchnoting and “What makes us us?”

Monday HW:  read and answer the questions for pages 196-201–Due Wednesday

Tuesday CW

  1. summarize Genetics Article (OL);  discuss “What makes us us?” sketchnote (AC)
  2. How to Sequence the Human Genome video  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MvuYATh7Y74
  3. How Mendel’s Pea Plants Helped Us Understand Genetics
  4. Heredity Notes

HW:  read and answer the questions for pages 196-201–Due Wednesday

Wednesday CW

  1. finish heredity notes
  2. check homework
  3. PTC and the genetics of the bitter taste
  4. Human Mendelian Traits Lab

 HW:  none

Thursday CW

  1. Sponge Bob Genetics (OL); Alien Orphanage (AC)
  2. Genetics KIM Vocab

HW:  none

Friday CW

  1. Genetics Vocab KIM activity
  2. Non-Mendelian Genetics Quick Notes and practice problems
  3. Blood Type practice problems

 HW:  Genetics Quiz Thursday

Week of November 12, 2018

Friday is Flannel Day.  Wear flannel and bring a $1 for Relay for Life.

Study Tools

Monday CW

  1. Amoeba Sister Meiosis video
  2. Mitosis vs Meiosis Chart Meiosis
  3. Textbook pages 186-193 skip question 6 and 11

     HW

  • OL classes finish class work
  • AC classes no homework

Tuesday CW

  1. AC classes:  Textbook pages 186-193 skip question 6 and 11
  2. Reproductive Strategies stations

     HW Quiz Thursday on DNA, meiosis, and reproduction (scientists are not on the quiz)

Wednesday CW:  guest presenter

     HW Quiz Thursday on DNA, meiosis, and reproduction (scientists are not on the quiz)

Thursday CW

  1. DNA model and DNA replication
  2. Mutations
  3. Quiz

HW:  none

Friday CW:  DNA lab

HW:  None

Week of November 5, 2018

Monday CW

  1. finish disease presentation
  2. paste a sharepoint to your project on the padlet for your class period

3rd period:  https://padlet.com/msthieme7/iodh25us6a5r

4th period:  https://padlet.com/msthieme7/4hpob335ojl6

5th period:  https://padlet.com/msthieme7/agsrv81u765

6th period:  https://padlet.com/msthieme7/2glp1wdwwb3a

7th period:  https://padlet.com/msthieme7/9vvioamreyjx

HW:  If you did not finish your disease project, you need to finish it at home.  It should be finished before class Wednesday.  If you have questions on Tuesday, you can email me during the day and I’ll be able to answer you.

Tuesday—No School

Wednesday CW–Disease Presentations

HW:  none

 

Thursday CW

Use these links and your textbook to complete the Unraveling DNA notes page

HW:  finish your class work

Friday CW

Week of October 29, 2018

Monday CW

  1. Circulatory System Lab
  2. Study Guide
  3. Patient Project

HW:  Nervous System pages 307-313;  Human Body Test Friday

Tuesday CW

  1. Breakout Boxes
  2. Study Guide

HW:  Human Body Test Friday

Wednesday CW

  1. Patient Project
  2. Study Guide

HW:  Human Body Test Friday

Thursday CW:  Review Games

Human Body Study Guide answers

HW:  Human Body Test Friday

https://join.quizizz.com   code:  340312

https://kahoot.it/challenge/0908803  challenge pin:  0908803

Friday CW:  Human Body Test

Halloween and Relay for Life

This year Halloween will be combined with Relay for Life. Students are encouraged to wear costumes and donate $1.00 to Relay for Life.

As you and our students prepare their costumes, please take a moment to review some important parameters.

Students may wear costumes within our dress code regarding length, sheerness, etc. For safety reasons, no masks, makeup, or props should be worn, and of course, make sure the costume is age appropriate.

Week of October 22, 2018

Monday CW

  1. Digestions Lab Day 3
  2. finalize poster
  3. practice presentation

 HW:  Due Wednesday Respiratory pages 287-289 all questions expect #24

Tuesday CW

  1. Peer Evaluations
  2. Presentations

 HW:  Due Wednesday Respiratory pages 287-289 all questions expect #24

Wednesday CW

  1. Circulatory Lab Day 1
  2. Presentations

     HW:  Digestive System pages 296-300

Thursday CW

  1. Circulatory Lab Day 2
  2. Presentations
  3. Pre-dissection activity

     HW:  Urinary System 301-304

Friday CW

Frog Dissection:  wear sleeves that can be pushed up.  Long hair should be pulled back.