Biology Syllabus: October 2018
NOTE: If I have to request access to any part of your work because it is not in your folder, you will lose a letter grade.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

October 1
DUE TODAY:
ENTRY TICKET:
• Fill in the last column of  Comparison of Biomolecules Chart - Test(s) for molecule and
explanation of results

LEARNING TARGET:

Describe the formation of monomers, polymers using different biomolecules - specifically proteins
• List the roles of each biomolecule in the cells of living things, including enzymes

IN CLASS:
• Polymers of amino acids
Prep for enzyme lab
TO DO
:
Make a copy of the Enzyme Lab in your Bio folder. Complete the introduction and safety. Read the procedure.

2
DUE TODAY:
ENTRY TICKET:
Open lab doc and prepare for data collection. Questions?

LEARNING TARGET:

Explain that enzymes have a specific temp and pH range for optimum function

IN CLASS:
• Enzyme lab

TO DO
: Enzyme lab analysis and conclusion
3
4
DUE TODAY: Enzyme lab introduction and data
ENTRY TICKET:
• Look at the comments on your Chemicals of Life lab. DO NOT RESOLVE THEM.


LEARNING TARGET:

Formulate and revise explanations and models using logic and evidence (critical thinking)
Recognize and analyze explanations and models
Communicate and support a scientific argument
IN CLASS:
• Edits to Biomolecule lab; begin data analysis for enzyme lab.

TO DO
:

5
DUE TODAY: All work to date except Enzyme lab.
ENTRY TICKET:
Gert out lab document and prepare to ask questions.

LEARNING TARGET:

• Communicate and support a scientific argument
Use technology and mathematics to improve investigations and communication
IN CLASS:
Complete analysis of Enzyme lab.

TO DO
:




8
DUE TODAY: Enzyme lab
ENTRY TICKET:
Write the learning target at the top of your handout.

LEARNING TARGET:

Describe the structure of eukaryotic cells and how they are related to prokaryotic cells.
Describe the structure of each organelle, including biomolecules of which it is made.
IN CLASS:
• Small group activity, using roles to learn.

TO DO
:

9
DUE TODAY:
ENTRY TICKET:
Label parts of microscope handout.

LEARNING TARGET:

• Learn to safely use and focus a microscope. Learn to measure specimens,

IN CLASS:
• Microscopy lab

TO DO
:
Prep for microscope quiz

 

10
11
DUE TODAY: Enzyme lab analysis and conclusion
ENTRY TICKET:
Review parts of the microscope and proper focusing technique.

LEARNING TARGET:

• Operate a microscope carefully and focus with skill.
• Estimate the size of a cell at any given magnification.
IN CLASS:
• Finish cell measurement lab
• Practice focusing, drawing, measuring with pond water and other cell specimens.
TO DO
:

Prepare for microscope quiz Friday
STANDARD:


12 END OF 3rd NINE WEEKS - EARLY DISMISSAL
DUE TODAY:
ENTRY TICKET:
• Create a subpage of Biology on your website. Name it CELLS.

LEARNING TARGET:

• Operate a microscope carefully and focus with skill.
• Estimate the size of a cell at any given magnification

IN CLASS:
• Microscope quiz
• More microscope practice - cheek cells, pond water
TO DO
:

15
DUE TODAY:
ENTRY TICKET:
After you record the learning target, write an answer to these questions, in complete sentences: Where do cells (and biomolecules) fit on the hierarchy of living things? What are organelles, and here do they fit?

LEARNING TARGET:

Describe the structure of prokaryotic cells.
• Describe the basic structure of eukaryotic cells and compare to prokaryotic cells.
IN CLASS:
• Parts of the prokaryotic cell and the biomolecules that make them up - add to chart.
review of Prokaryote-Eukaryote Inquiry.
TO DO
:

Columns 2 and 3 of biomolecule chart
STANDARD:

B.C.1a Structure, function and interrelatedness of cell organelles

16
DUE TODAY: Binder check and chart column 3
ENTRY TICKET:
In your notes, explain the difference between prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells. Be ready to discuss.

LEARNING TARGET:

Describe the structure of prokaryotic cells.
•.
Describe the differences between Archaea and Eubacteria.
• Describe the structures and functions of the structures in the cell membrane.

IN CLASS:
Venn diagrams for types of cells
Types of Prokaryotic Cells - interactive lecture
• Build a cell membrane

TO DO
:
finish foldable
STANDARD:

B.C.1a Structure, function and interrelatedness of cell organelles

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18
DUE TODAY:
ENTRY TICKET:
Get your membrane model.
In your notes, list 2 functions of the cell membrane
LEARNING TARGET:

Describe the structure of the cell membrane, including biomolecules of which it is made.
If you were a particle of some sort, how would you get in and out of the cell through your membrane?
IN CLASS:
What is the function of the cell membrane? Membrane to label
• How do the various components help the cell membrane do its job?
TO DO
:
Cells: Prokaryotes and Eukaryotes - Interpreting Diagrams
STANDARD:

B.C.1a Structure, function and interrelatedness of cell organelles

19
DUE TODAY: Cells: Prokaryotes and Eukaryotes - Interpreting Diagrams
ENTRY TICKET:
Write the learning targets in your notes.

LEARNING TARGET:

• Explain concentration gradients and how they cause substances to move in and out of cells by passive transport.

IN CLASS:
Cell transport - passive transport mechanisms
• Diffusion, osmosis,
TO DO
:
Complete cell membrane labeling. Add photo of your membrane model to a Google doc in your folder along with:
A description of the cell membrane's structure and function

• A color-coded key to structure names

• Brief description of each structure's function and biomolecule it is made of
:
Be sure the doc is in your folder. Link it to your Cell web page, with an appropriate name.

STANDARD:

B.C.1a Structure, function and interrelatedness of cell organelles

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DUE TODAY:
ENTRY TICKET:
Create a Google doc in your folder titled Cell Membrane-lastname. Copy the instructions from last Friday's TO DO onto the page. You have 5 minutes.
LEARNING TARGET:

• Explain that a concentration gradient is responsible for the movement of a substance through a membrane by passive transport.

IN CLASS:
Cell Transport and Homeostasis lab prep

TO DO
:
Intro, materials, safety, procedure, data table for lab
STANDARD:

B.C.1a Structure, function and interrelatedness of cell organelles
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DUE TODAY:
ENTRY TICKET:
Get your lab doc out and put on PPE and go to work.

LEARNING TARGET:

Explain that a concentration gradient is responsible for the movement of a substance through a membrane by passive transport.

IN CLASS:
• Cell transport and homeostasis lab
• Be sure you make observations during lab and record them! You may take photos for your report - ask before getting out your phone, then put it away immediately.
TO DO
:
Analysis questions and conclusion are due Thursday at bbeginning of class.
STANDARD:

B.C.1a Structure, function and interrelatedness of cell organelles
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25
DUE TODAY:
ENTRY TICKET:
Read your checklist.
Write the learning target on top of your inquiry handout
LEARNING TARGET:

• Describe how water and solutes move through solutions or across membranes in passive and active transport.
IN CLASS:
• Data collection
Membrane transport inquiry
TO DO
:
Turn in your checklist
STANDARD:

B.C.1a Structure, function and interrelatedness of cell organelles
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DUE TODAY: Analysis questions and conclusion due by Saturday at midnight.
ENTRY TICKET:
Open all 4 labs we've done so far to the Conclusion section.
LEARNING TARGET:

• Communicate and support a scientific argument
IN CLASS:
Examples of Claim, Evidence, Reason, Reflection, and Rebuttal review
• Discussion of claim, evidence, and results for your diffusion lab.
TO DO
:
Write the conclusion to your lab.
STANDARD:

Communicate and support a scientific argument
B.C.1a Structure, function and interrelatedness of cell organelles

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DUE TODAY:
Diffusion lab was due Saturday at midnight.
ENTRY TICKET:
In your notes, sketch an example of a concentration gradient. Share with a neighbor.
LEARNING TARGET:

Describe how water and solutes move through solutions or across membranes in passive and active transport.

IN CLASS:
• finish membrane inquiry

TO DO
:
Add info to the cell membrane doc you started Oct 19.
STANDARD:

B.C.1a Structure, function and interrelatedness of cell organelles

30
DUE TODAY: progress on Cell Membrane page
ENTRY TICKET:
Open the cell membrane doc and share with the person assigned

LEARNING TARGET:

Describe how water and solutes move through solutions or across membranes in hypotonic, hypertonic, and isotonic solutions.

IN CLASS:
•  Discussion - hypotonic, hypertonic solutions
• Quick lab - cells in hypotonic, hypertonic, isotonic solutions
TO DO
:
Answer lab questions
STANDARD:

B.C.1a Structure, function and interrelatedness of cell organelles

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November 1 CONFERENCES 4:00-7:30 PM
DUE TODAY:
ENTRY TICKET:
Make a list in your notes of all the things your body does each day.
LEARNING TARGET:

• Relate a cell's function to the structures who do that function
IN CLASS:
• finish membrane inquiry
Eukaryotic Cells - interactive lecture on parts and processes

TO DO
:
Add functions to your Organic Molecule chart, columns 2 and 4
STANDARD:

• 
B.C.1b Eukaryotic cells and prokaryotic cells


November 2 CONFERENCES - NO SCHOOL
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