Fall Semester Biology- 2015
8/24-25/2015: Seating Charts, class introduction, class structure, scope and sequence, introduce notebooks (interactive), lab safety discussion, Stations Lab. HW: Study the lab safety packet for a quiz Wednesday.
8/26-27/2015: Discuss/take lab safety quiz, 'What is biology?'(writing assignment), Characteristics of life ppt. with notes, Lab equipment drawings and functions.
8/28-31/2015: Review lab equipment, Review Characteristics of Life, Metric System ppt and conversion practice, 'What is Biology?' (writing assignment), Graphing review.
9/1-2/2015:Take up essay and metric conversions, Review C.O.L, Graphing discussion (types, variables), Biochemistry introduction (video), Chemistry of Life ppt. w/notes, pH lab activity (green only). **Soph. class meetings
9/3-4/2015: Grade metric conversions, Biochem notes part 2: Biochem in Biology, pH lab (red only).
9/8-9/2015: Warm up exercise, Review biochem in biology notes, complete biochem notes, Carbohydrate quiz, 'You are what you eat' assigned, Organic mol'c chart, Biochem vocabulary:
9/10-11/2015: Review Biochem concepts, Protein/Nucleic Acid Quiz, Proteins as Enzymes, Milk Swirl Lab w/write up, Mol'c Id practice, (Red day) Begin calculations of, 'You are what you eat' assignment
9/14-15/2015: Review protein and nucleic acid details, protein/nucleic acid quiz, *turn in 'You are what you eat' assignment, ID Org Cmpd models practice, Review sheet for biochem out.