Welcome to Biology!

Check the date below to view the class work or homework for each day.
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Class Work Friday September 20, 2019
Build molecules showing the correct   number of covalent  bonds formed
Molecular vs Structural formulas
Chemistry of Life quiz (period 1,2,3,6)
Pollinate, prune & support your plant
Correct your SAFETY quiz
Homework
Total charge of 7 protons + 2 neutrons + 3 electrons + 5 neutrons + 2 electrons + 10 neutrons + 3 electrons + 1 neutron -4 neutrons + 1 proton.


Class Work Block Day September 18 and 19, 2019
Use information from the   periodic table to draw atoms
Illustrate and describe two types of chemical bonds
Explain why some atoms form chemical bonds
Homework
Use your amazing brain power, your Biology notebook notes, Textbook Ch 2-1, and periodic table to help you answer Chemistry of Life review questions 1-10 

Class Work Tuesday September 17, 2019
Lab Safety Review and Quiz
Introduction to the chemistry of life
What elements are we made of?
Homework
Period 5: Take notes into your notebook as you read Ch 2-1 The Nature of Matter pages 37-38
Periods 1,2,3,6: Restate the question into your answer as you complete Ch 2 Assessment questions p57: 1, 3, 11, p59: 2,3

Class Work Monday September 16, 2019
Water, prune, pollinate, support and record observations of your plant's growth
Describe how to safely work in the Biology classroom
Safety Quiz tomorrow
Homework
Take notes into your notebook as you read Ch 2-1 The Nature of Matter p35-38 (Period 5 pages 35-36)
Please have an adult representative sign your Safety Contract under your Signature –due Block

Class Work Friday September 12, 2019
Organize the levels of study in Biology
Water, prune, pollinate, and support your plants
Describe how to safely work in the Biology classroom
Homework
Check your grade on our class website. Write down your overall grade %. Complete any missing assignments or zeros.

Class Work Block Day September 11 & 12, 2019
Collaboration on homework, graphing, etc
Theory vs Hypothesis
Prune,pollinate/water/supporty our plants
Notebook check (period 1,2,3,6)
Scientific Method Quiz
Homework
Use page 21 of your Biology textbook to name & describe each picture

Class Work Tuesday September 10, 2019
Scientific method/homework review
Graphing: Confidently label the X and Y axes of a graph Determine when to display data as a bar or line graph
Homework
To practice for a Scientific Method Quiz, answer Objectives 9-15

Class Work Monday September 9, 2019
Collaborate on Rollie Pollie Lab Report
Pollinate your plants
Our Class Website
Homework
To practice for a Scientific Method Quiz read pages 1056-1057 Conducting an Experiment. Answer handout Q 1-11.

Class Work Friday September 6, 2019
School Climate Presentation -Ms. Sullivan
Record plant observations, water, and pollinate
Homework
Scientific Method Objectives 1-8

Class Work Block Day September 4 and 5, 2019
Use the scientific method to design and conduct an experiment that tests rollie pollie environmental preference
Homework
Periods 1,2,3,6: Finish the Rollie Pollie Behavior Lab Report handout
Period 5: Finish page 2 of the Rollie Pollie Behavior Lab Report handout

Class Work Tuesday September 3, 2019
Apply the steps of the scientific method to your own experiment -paper airplane
Take care of your plant - water, tie
Homework
Ch 1-2 page 14 & 15 Questions 1-3 and Chapter 1 Assessment Questions

Class Work Friday August 30, 2019
Apply the steps of the scientific method to your own experiment -paper airplanes
Take care of your plant -water and record plant observations
Homework
Read the Biological Science Lab Safety Regulations circle/ underline/ highlight 5 vocabulary words or regulations you have questions about
*Search for and gently collect 5-10 Rollie Pollies to bring to class for block day. Make them a portable environment they will be content in for a few days.

Class Work Block Day August 28 and 29, 2019
Act as one of the scientists to describe the early views of life and how the scientific method was applied
Practice making metric measurements with the appropriate lab equipment
Homework
Read our Biology Course Description and Expectations (see link Course Description to the left under Biology). Highlight/underline/circle the information in our Course Description that answers question 1-24. Bring signatures Friday to class.

Class Work Tuesday August 27, 2019
Water, support, and record plant observations
Use animal tracks to describe The Nature of Science
|Mock notebook check (Period 2, ~6)
Homework
Using your dragonfly BIOLOGY book, read Ch 1-2, pages 10-14 How Scientists Work. Answer questions 8-13 into your biology notebook.

Class Work Monday August 26, 2019

Collaborate on Ch 1-1 Homework Q 1-7
Organize your Biology notebook
Water your plant
Homework
Using your dragonfly BIOLOGY book, read Ch 1-2, pages 8-10 How Scientists Work. Answer questions 1-7 into your biology notebook.

Class Work Friday August 23, 2019
Identify observations in inferences presented about the iceman
Homework
Enjoy the dance and weekend!
We will organize notebooks on Monday
Monday is a dress-up sprit day 9th & 12th grade wear: STRIPES, 10th and 12th grade wear: POLKA DOTS

Class Work Block Day August 21 & 22, 2019

Define our class Rights and Responsibilities
Categorize, name and describe the function of several pieces of equipment commonly used in Biology labs
Check out a Biology textbook
Homework
Biology Notebook ~100 pages(8.5x11) for Friday
Periods 1,2,3,6: Read Ch 1-1, p 3-7 What is Science? from your Biology textbook, answer handout Q 1-9
As you read Section 1-1 on pages 3-7 (What is Science?) from your Dragonfly book answer the handout questions onto a separate piece of paper or into your Biology notebook.
Period 5: Read Ch 1-1, p 3-6 What is Science? from your Biology textbook, answer handout Q 1-9

Class Work Tuesday August 20, 2018

Take care of my plant -water
Get to know our class -make a name card
Use animal tracks to help describe the Nature of Science
Homework
Fill in examples that fit the Biology Rights and Responsibilities due Wednesday
Biology Notebook ~100 pages(8.5x11) for Friday
Bring LHS ID block day

Class Work Monday August 19, 2019
Get to know our class -Student Information Sheet
Grow a plant from seed
Homework
Select a notebook (100 pages 8.5x11 inch) for our class. We will set up our Biology Notebooks on Friday.
Keep the Growing Plants from Seed handout in a safe place
Write down your goals for this semester (back of Growing Plants handout)

Biology Students 2019-2020

Daily Supplies: You will be keeping all of your Biology assignments in a 8.5” X 11” notebook (not 8 ½ x 10) 100 + pages of lined paper. (This notebook will be used for Biology only and kept for the entire school year.) You are welcome to get your notebook before school starts!


Interesting sites to explore this summer


Biology Assignments