• Biology Closure Assignments

     

    Students should view agendas/assignments on Edmodo and will submit work via Edmodo. Please log in there for the full information and assignments.

    Students receiving special education services:  If you need any assistance, accommodations, or modifications, please reach out to Mrs. Segarra or Mr. Shickley.

     

    Weekly Biology classes via Zoom - links on Edmodo

    Period 10 Biology: Wednesdays @ 1:00 pm  

    Periods 9 & 11 Biology: Wednesdays @ 2:00 pm  

    Optional Science Office Hours via Zoom (for questions): Fridays from 8-9 am   

     

    Biology: 6/3/20 - 6/10/20

    Zoom Sessions: Links on Edmodo

    Period 10 Biology: Wednesdays @ 1:00 pm

    Periods 9 & 11 Biology: Wednesdays @ 2:00 pm

    1. Warm-up: Kahoot summer trivia game

    2. End of Year surveys - links on Edmodo

    3. Book read aloud

    Independent Work:

    -Study Island Biology Post-Test due 6/5/20

    -Late work due 6/5/20

    Science Office Hours - Fridays @ 8:00 am - link on Edmodo

     

     

    Biology Assignments 5/27- 6/2/20 ‌

    Objectives:

    1. Be able to compare and contrast a virus and a cell

    2. Determine how the cell cycle compares to the viral cycle

    3. Describe the basic structure of DNA

    4. Explain how the cell membrane functions as a regulatory structure and protective barrier for the cell.  ‌

    Agenda for class:

    1. Review Part 1 of the case study 

    2. Discuss what to look for in Amoeba Sisters Viruses video and watch it

    3. Go over Part 2 of case study

    4. Discuss assigned question in breakout room

    5. Report answers in main room

    Independent work:

    Finish Part 2 of the case study in the Edmodo Assignment

    Biology Assignments: 5/20-5/26/20

    Essential Question(s): How is energy transferred through the levels of an ecosystem? What are some ways that organisms interact with each other in an ecosystem? What factors limit the growth of populations? How do humans impact the ecosystem? How is matter recycled in an ecosystem? ‌

    Zoom Class - Wednesday, 5/20/20 ‌

    Period 10 Biology: Wednesdays @ 1:00 pm https://zoom.us/j/527694491

    Periods 9 & 11 Biology: Wednesdays @ 2:00 pm https://zoom.us/j/867622265 ‌ ‌

    -During the Zoom lesson, we will open with sharing something positive from the past week, learning about Biodiversity, Deforestation and Invasive Species, taking a quiz in breakout rooms, discussing a SARS-CoV2 case study and working on Part 1 questions in break out rooms. ‌

    Independent work for the week: ‌

    1. Finish Edmodo Quiz "Human Impacts" ‌

    2. Finish Part 1 questions of the SARS-CoV2 case study 

    Biology Assignments: 5/13-5/19/20

    Essential Question(s): How is energy transferred through the levels of an ecosystem? What are some ways that organisms interact with each other in an ecosystem? What factors limit the growth of populations? How do humans impact the ecosystem? How is matter recycled in an ecosystem? ‌

    Lessons for 5/13/20-5/19/20 ‌

     

    Zoom Class - Wednesday, 5/13/20 ‌

    Period 10 @ 1:00 pm ‌

    Periods 9 & 11 @ 2:00 pm ‌

    -During the Zoom lesson, we will be watching a "Macroinvertebrates as indicators" demonstration and viewing a slide presentation together called "Human Impact on the Environment Part 2"

    Independent Work: 

    2 Edpuzzles due 5/15

    Climate 101: Ozone Depletion | National Geographic

    Bozeman Global Climate Change

    Biology Assignments: 5/6/20-5/12/20

     

    Essential Question(s): How is energy transferred through the levels of an ecosystem? What are some ways that organisms interact with each other in an ecosystem? What factors limit the growth of populations? How do humans impact the ecosystem? How is matter recycled in an ecosystem?

     

    Zoom Class - Wednesday, 5/6/20

    Period 10 @ 1:00 pm

    Periods 9 & 11 @ 2:00 pm

    1. Watershed model demonstration (water pollution)

    2. Slideshow Presentation - Human Impacts on the Environment

     

    Independent Work:

    Edmodo Assignment: Virtual Lab: Assessing Water Quality, How do population changes of aquatic invertebrates indicate water quality?

    https://glencoe.mheducation.com/sites/dl/free/0078802849/383929/BL_09.html

     

    Due Friday May 9th 

    Biology Assignments: 4/29/20 - 5/5/20

    Essential Question(s): How is energy transferred through the levels of an ecosystem? What are some ways that organisms interact with each other in an ecosystem? What factors limit the growth of populations? How do humans impact the ecosystem? How is matter recycled in an ecosystem?
     
    Zoom Class - Wednesday, 4/29/20 (links on Edmodo)
    Period 10 @ 1:00 pm
    Periods 9 & 11 @ 2:00 pm
     
    1. Ecology Kahoot Review
     
    2. Notes Presentation & video clips - Biogeochemical Cycles
     
     
    Independent Work:
    1. Edmodo assignment - Biogeochemical Cycles WebQuest due 5/1/20
     
    2.  Study Island: Earth's Cycles due 5/4/20
     
     3. Edmodo assignment - Species research assignment due 5/5/20 (This was assigned last class by Mrs. Harris.)

     

    Biology Assignments: 4/22/20 - 4/28/20 ‌

    Essential Question(s): How is energy transferred through the levels of an ecosystem? What are some ways that organisms interact with each other in an ecosystem? What factors limit the growth of populations? How do humans impact the ecosystem? How is matter recycled in an ecosystem? ‌

    Wednesday, 4/22/20: ‌ Weekly Biology classes via Zoom - links on Edmodo ‌

    Period 10 Biology: Wednesdays @ 1:00 pm ‌

    Periods 9 & 11 Biology: Wednesdays @ 2:00 pm

    During the Zoom lesson, we will be learning about Carrying Capacity and Limiting Factors, watching a video clip, and completing the limiting factors practice worksheet together. ‌

    Carrying capacity video clip: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QI2ixJeIxEU&list=PLurjkZV1ykGawOamJUgHU8Ev_h-GferjQ&index=1

    Independent work for the week: ‌

    1. Edmodo assignment - Limiting Factors Questions due 4/24/20 ‌

    2.  Study Island: Organism Interactions and Population Dynamics due 4/28/20

    3. Edmodo assignment - Research one species that you can view over 2 weeks and make a list of limiting factors that might affect the carrying capacity of that species. Then list how humans might affect the carrying capacity. A picture is optional but preferred (photo, drawing or online picture). Due 5/5/20 .

    Ideas: squirrels, one species of bird (crow, robin, sparrow), one species of plant/tree, ladybug, honeybees, fish in a bowl if you have a male and female

    You might need to google the preferred habitat, food, cover/protection from it’s predators, or shade/full sunlight if you choose a plant.

     

    Biology Assignments: 4/15/20 - 4/21/20 ‌

    Essential Question(s): How is energy transferred through the levels of an ecosystem? What are some ways that organisms interact with each other in an ecosystem? What factors limit the growth of populations? How do humans impact the ecosystem? How is matter recycled in an ecosystem? ‌

    Wednesday, 4/15/20: ‌ Weekly Biology classes via Zoom

    Period 10 Biology: Wednesdays @ 1:00 pm

    Periods 9 & 11 Biology: Wednesdays @ 2:00 pm

    During the Zoom lesson, we will be reviewing the Principles of Ecology notes, watching a video clip, and completing a practice worksheet together. All of these are available on Edmodo.

    Independent work for the week: ‌

    1. Edmodo assignment - Symbiosis Practice: 5 Questions due 4/17/20

    2. Virtual Lab: How is energy transferred through a community of organisms? due to Edmodo assignment 4/20/20

    3. Study Island: Energy Flow in Ecosystems due 4/21/20

     

     Biology assignments: Week of 4/8/2020 - 4/14/2020 ‌

    Essential Question(s):How do fossil, comparative anatomy, and molecular evidences support the mechanism of natural selection that drives the evolution of organisms? How do various factors influence the rate of evolution? ‌ ‌

    Please complete the following items this week: ‌

    1. Evidence of Evolution Analysis Activity (see Edmodo assignment) Due Wednesday, 4/8/2020 ‌ (This was assigned last week.)

    2. Wednesday, 4/8/2020 - Live Zoom Sessions ‌

    Period 10 Biology: Wednesdays @ 1:00 pm 

    Periods 9 & 11 Biology: Wednesdays @ 2:00 pm 

    3. Evolution open notes assessment - Edmodo Assignment - due 4/14/2020 ‌

    4. Optional Science Office Hours via Zoom (for questions): Fridays from 8-9 am 

     

    Biology Assignments for 3/30/20 - 4/7/2020

    Essential Question(s):How do fossil, comparative anatomy, and molecular evidences support the mechanism of natural selection that drives the evolution of organisms? How do various factors influence the rate of evolution? ‌

    Please complete the following items this week. We have chunked it out for you to make it more manageable. If you have been completing any work the past two weeks, you may already have some of this finished. ‌

    Monday, 3/30/2020 - Tuesday, 3/31/2020 ‌

    1. Use these two days to work on any missing assignments from quarter 3 that were due prior to the closure. This would include any work due on or before 3/12/2020.

    Please upload your missing work (scan or photos) from quarter 3 to the appropriate Edmodo assignment - due by 4/10/2020. Mrs. Harris will then grade it and update PowerSchool accordingly. Email or send Edmodo message with any questions about this work to Mrs. Harris. ‌

     

    Wednesday, 4/1/2020 ‌

    1. Today we will meet virtually via Zoom. Please see the times and links below to join in. Attendance will be taken. Note: these sessions will be recorded. ‌

    Biology Period 10 @ 1 pm Join Zoom Meeting

    Biology periods 9 & 11 @ 2 pm Join Zoom Meeting

    During this time, we will review the Part 2 Evidence of Evolution notes, slides 31-50 (file attached on Edmodo) ‌

    Independent work: Watch the Evidence of Evolution video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lIEoO5KdPvg ‌ ‌

    Complete the Evidence of Evolution questions - Edmodo assignment Due: Friday, 4/3/2020

     

    Thursday, 4/2/2020

    1. On your own, go through the Part 3 Shaping Evolutionary Theory notes, slides 68 - 97 (file attached on Edmodo)

    2. Watch the How evolution works video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hOfRN0KihOU&t=25s

    3. Complete the Shaping Evolutionary Theory questions - Edmodo assignment Due: Friday, 4/3/2020

     

    Friday, 4/3/2020

    1. Study Island Assignment - Theory of Evolution

    2. Study Island Assignment - Mechanisms of Evolution

    http://www.studyisland.com

    Due: Monday, 4/6/2020

    Monday, 4/6/2020

    1. Complete the Evidence of Evolution Analysis Activity (see Edmodo assignment)

    Due to Edmodo Wednesday, 4/8/2020 by end of day.

     

    Enrichment resources for 3/16/2020 - 3/27/2020:

    Mrs. Cole posted a TEDed video on "How soap kills the coronavirus" on edmodo :)

    **Also a NOVAlab on Evolution has been posted that is worth the hassle of creating an account (in order to save your progress). My 9th grader and I tried it out last night and he gave it two thumbs up!

     Posted 3/23/20 Check out these videos that tie in to evolution: "Evolution of Lactose Tolerance" (15 minutes) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MA9boI1qTuk&t=612s and  "Decoding the Unique Needs of the Amish" (15 minutes)  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N2ox8g4uQqc&t=607s

    Posted 3/24/20 More evolution videos: "Endosymbiotic Theory" amoeba sisters video clip (6 min): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FGnS-Xk0ZqU and "Five fingers of evolution" (5 min) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5NdMnlt2keE

    Visit Reef Relief on Facebook. They are hosting live virtual ocean-related lessons on 3/23 (Ecosystems), 3/25 (Coral Reefs), and 3/27 (Mangroves) at 10:30 am each day. You can also view the videos at a later time.  Enjoy!