Biology Syllabus: January 2018
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

Where do plants get their mass? Richard Feynman discusses.

January 4
DUE TODAY:
LEARNING TARGET
: Explain how we discovered the carbon dioxide - oxygen cycle between plants and animals.
IN CLASS: Pretest; critique of von Helmont's mass of plant experiment

TO DO
: Finish von Helmont critique
5
DUE TODAY: von Helmont critique
LEARNING TARGET
: Explain how we discovered the carbon dioxide - oxygen cycle between plants and animals.
IN CLASS:
The Burning Candle demo; Priestly and oxygen and plants
TO DO
:


8

NO SCHOOL - SNOW DAY

9
DUE TODAY:
LEARNING TARGET
: Describe the structure of a leaf.
Explain how the arrangement of structures in a leaf support their functions.
IN CLASS:
Day 1, POGIL Photosynthesis small group discussion;
TO DO:

 

10
DUE TODAY:
LEARNING TARGET
: Relate leaf structures to the significance of their roles in the biosphere.
IN CLASS: Day 2, POGIL Photosynthesis small group discussion; cards 83-95
TO DO:

11
DUE TODAY:
LEARNING TARGET
: Relate the structures of the chloroplast to the structure of the leaf and the reactants and products of photosynthesis.
IN CLASS: Label cards 83-95; read
TO DO:

12

NO SCHOOL

SNOW DAY!

15
NO SCHOOL
16
DUE TODAY: Questions 29-35 on What's In A Leaf?
LEARNING TARGET
: Relate the structures of the chloroplast to the structure of the leaf and the reactants and products of photosynthesis.
IN CLASS:Photosynthesis read-bullseye word wall
TO DO:

17
DUE TODAY:
LEARNING TARGET
: Explain the relationship between structures in the leaf and their functions in photosynthesis.
IN CLASS: Diagram - leaf structure to chloroplast.
TO DO:
18
DUE TODAY:
LEARNING TARGET
: Explain the relationship between structures and functions in photosynthesis.
IN CLASS: Partner talk - relationships among terms and processes.
TO DO: Fill in your row of the table and comment on another row.
19
DUE TODAY: Comments on Google doc table
LEARNING TARGET
: Describe the light reaction processes in photosynthesis.
IN CLASS: interactive lecture on light-dependent reactions.
TO DO:

22
DUE TODAY:
LEARNING TARGET
:
IN CLASS: Light independent reaction interactive lecture
TO DO
: Read lab intro and procedure for Tuesday.

23
DUE TODAY: Lab prep - reading
LEARNING TARGET
:
IN CLASS:Plant pigment chromatography lab
TO DO:
Data analysis and conclusion, chromatography lab
24
DUE TODAY: Data analysis, chromatography lab
LEARNING TARGET
: Collect evidence and explain that photosynthesis produces and stores carbohydrates.
IN CLASS: Close read Light and Starch Production in Photosynthesis lab background together.
TO DO: Read procedure, Day 2.
25
"SNOW" DAY. No school.
26
DUE TODAY:
LEARNING TARGET
:
IN CLASS: Begin concept map from terms. Sort cards into Processes, substancesm Energy. Sort substances into reactants, products, and justify why you sorted the way you did.
TO DO:
Complete analysis and questions

29
DUE TODAY:
LEARNING TARGET
: Relate the structures of the chloroplast to the structure of the leaf and the reactants and products of photosynthesis.
IN CLASS: Complete concept maps. Prep for Tuesday-Wednesday lab.
TO DO:
30 I'm not here
DUE TODAY: Lab prep, Light and Starch Production in Photosynthesis
LEARNING TARGET
: Collect evidence and explain that photosynthesis produces and stores carbohydrates.
IN CLASS: Set up photosynthesis lab; do Photosynthesis - What do you know? as practice test.
TO DO: Read procedure, Day 2.
31
DUE TODAY:
LEARNING TARGET
: Relate the structures of the chloroplast to the structure of the leaf and the reactants and products of photosynthesis.
IN CLASS:Photosynthesis lab, Day 2
TO DO:
Complete analysis and questions

February 1
DUE TODAY: Analysis - photosynthesis lab.
LEARNING TARGET
: Relate the structures of the chloroplast to the structure of the leaf and the reactants and products of photosynthesis.
Ip;N CLASS: Photosynthesis assessment
TO DO:
February 2
DUE TODAY:
LEARNING TARGET
: How are the products of photosynthesis used in cellular respiration?
IN CLASS: Photosynthesis and Respiration POGIL
TO DO: