ENDANGERED SPECIES ACT PAPER

Make sure your paper addresses this prompt:

 Endangered Species Act

Make sure you turn your paper in at :    turnitin.com

1st hour:      Class ID:  6444213
                            PW:  finished

2nd hour:   Class ID:  6444218
                           PW: Done

4th hour:  Class ID:  6444221
                            PW:   Goinggood

5th hour:  Class ID:  6444223
                            PW:  Gotit

6th hour:  Class ID:  6444229
                            PW:  Yaydone

FINAL EXAM SCHEDULE

TIME
WEDNESDAY
THURSDAY
FRIDAY
8:25 – 9:24
2nd hour
3rd hour
1st hour
9:30 – 11:28
1st FINAL
2nd FINAL
3rd FINAL
4th hour slot
5th hour
6th hour
4th hour
1:18 – 3:15
4th FINAL
5th FINAL
6th FINAL

LINKS FOR ENDANGERED SPECIES VIDEOS

Endangered Species Act

Vanishing Frogs

The Kemp's Ridley Sea Turtle

Protecting the Sea Turtles of Baja

SPRING SEMESTER, 2013

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!  Welcome back!  We will start out the semester with a quiz over Fall semester including classroom procedures.

HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENTS ARE AS FOLLOWS:

January 1 - 10   Due 1/14/13
Jan. 11 - 20  Due  1/28/13
Feb. 1 - 10  Due 2/11/13
Feb.  11 - 20  Due 2/25
March 1 - 15 Due 3/18/13
March 16 - 29  Due 3/27/13
April 1 - 10  Due 4/15/13
May 1 - 15  Due 4/30

FINAL SCHEDULE

FINAL EXAM SCHEDULE – DECEMBER 2012 


TIME
Dec. 18
Tuesday
Dec. 19
Wednesday
Dec. 20
Thursday

8:25 - 9:24AM
3rd
 period class
1st
 period class
2nd period class

9:30 - 11:28AM
FINAL EXAM
2nd PERIOD
FINAL EXAM
3rd PERIOD
FINAL EXAM
1st PERIOD

11:33 - 1:13 PM

6th period class

4th period class
5th period class

1:18 - 3:15 PM
FINAL EXAM
5th PERIOD
FINAL EXAM
6th PERIOD
FINAL EXAM
4th PERIOD


November 23 - December 18, 2012

Students will work on photosynthesis and cell respiration up to final exam.  We will cover an intro to DNA.
LINKS TO NOTES, STUDY GUIDE FOR FINAL AND DAILYS ARE ON THE LEFT OF THIS BLOG!

November 19-20, 2012

REVIEW FOR TEST ON MONDAY!
TEST ON CELLS  & MEMBRANE TRANSPORT TUESDAY!!





October 29 to November 16, 2012

We will work on cells these two weeks.  Work consists of cell projects, labs on diffusion, computer lab and Jeopardy review!  Advanced biology homework is due Monday, October 29 as well as dates below. 

HOMEWORK DUE DATES:
Nov.  1- 13  due 11/16
Nov. 16 - 30  due 11/30
Dec. 1 - 4  due 12/10

QUIZ - Cell membrane and organelles!

October 22 - 26, 2012

Monday - Finish up chemistry; water
Tuesday - Review for test
WEDNESDAY ** TEST - Chemistry of LIFE
Thursday & Friday  Begin cells

October 16-19, 2012

Tuesday, October 16   Water inquiry activity
Wednesday, October 17  (5th - 6th QUIZ) Finish water project or begin notes
Thursday, October 18  Notes on WATER
Friday, October 19  ENZYMES reading activity

ACT Course Standards
A.5.i.  Define and explain the unique properties of water that are essential to living organisms.
A.5.h.  Describe the function of enzymes, including how enzyme-substrate specificity works, in biochemical rxns.

TEST NEXT TUESDAY!!!  OCTOBER  23

October 12 - 15, 2012

October 8 - 11, 2012




Monday - Notes:  Macromolecules
Tuesday - Classwork Chapter 2
Wednesday - Notes:  Acids/Bases
Thursday - QUIZ (Macromolecules of life) Lab:  pH






ACT COURSE STANDARDS
A. 5. f.  Explain the fundamental principles of the pH scale and the consequences of having the different concentrations of hydrogen and hydroxide ions.

A. 5. g.  Describe the general structure and function(s), including common functional groups, of monosaccharides, disaccharides, polysaccharides, carbohydrates, fatty acids, glycerol, glycerides, lipids, amino acids, dipeptides, polypeptides, proteins, and nucleic acids.

October 1 - October 5, 2012



Monday   Notes CHEMISTRY OF LIFE
Tuesday   Lab  COMPUTER  - CHEMISTRY
Wednesday   Inquiry LAB - Macromolecules
Thursday & Friday - Notes - MACROMOLECULES

September 24 - 28, 2012

Monday & Tuesday - Ms. R out; work with sub
Wednesday - Begin chemistry - Worksheet (mean & subatomic particles)
Thursday - Friday - Computer lab (Notetkg Guide pg. 41-43)  Chemistry of Life - NOTES - throughout the week!





ACT COURSE STANDARDS:
A. 5. a.  Identify subatomic particles and describe how they are arranged in atoms.
A. 5. b.  Descrbe the difference between ions and atoms and the importance of ions in biological processes.
A. 5. c.  Compare the  types of bonding between atoms to form molecules.



September 17 - 21, 2012 Monday - Friday

Monday - Students will study the microscope and prepare for lab on Thursday & Friday.
Tuesday - Testing will occur first four hours. 5th and 6th hours will watch video afterwards, "What Jennifer Saw."
Wednesday - Work with sub in guide pages 33, 34, 39-40, 45-46.
Thursday - Microscope lab
Friday - QUIZ (Life, Tools & Microscopes) Finish microscope lab.

September 13 - 14, 2012 Thursday and Friday

Students took notes on the characteristics of living things, organization of life and tools and procedures.  Additionally, students completed work in their notetaking guides pages 21 -27.

ACT COURSE STANDARDS:
A. 4. b.  Define and provide examples of each level of organization (biosphere through subatomic particles.)
A. 4. d.  Use mathematics to enhance the scientifc inquiry process.

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Today students did an inquiry "IS IT ALIVE?" lab.  We then took some notes and worked in our guides!
 
 
 
ACT COURSE STANDARDS:
A. 4. a.  Describe the biological criteria that need to be met in order for an organism to be considered ALIVE!!

Monday & Tuesday, September 10 -11, 2012

Monday - Review for test
Tuesday - TEST

Thursday and Friday, September 6 & 7, 2012

All students will finish their labs, then we will do a metric system conversion lab.  OUTCOME:  Convert the list of problems on the board in metric measure.

ACT COURSE STANDARDS:
A. 2. a.  Use appropriate SI units for length, mass, time, temperature, quantity, area, volume, and density and describe relationships amond SI unit prefixes and how SI units are related to analogous English units.

Tuesday and Wednesday, September 4 - 5, 2012

Welcome back!  Students are working on their self designed labs!  We have seen a little bit of everything!  Thank you to all parents who contributed to our labs!  Thank you, also, to parents whom attended OPEN HOUSE!  OUTCOME:  Students will identify manipulated variables in the labs:  independent and dependent variables, and controls.