Advanced Biology

Semester 2  Mitosis-Miosis-Midterm review

  

Monday Jan 30

Engage:    Pond challenge- What do you think this organism does?
 

Explore/Explain/Elaborate:  Week long Pond investigation
Evaluate: Exit ticket- drawings

Hw: TBA

 

 

Weekly Topics and essential questions: Life is Cellular!- How are cells and their structures adapted to function?
Objectives:
   Inquiry lab- Diversity of Cells. Describe the Diverse life in a Pond. Discover, and investigate through diagrams the great variety of cells.  
Focus questions- How do cell structures enable a cell to carry out basic life processes?
How does a cell transport materials across the cell membrane?
How does a cell maintain homeostasis both within itself and as part of a multicellular organism?
 

Tuesday

same

Wednesday Feb 1st

 Engage:    Pre-Quiz?
Explore/Explain/Elaborate:  Think about what you know and what you need to learn.  Develop  an analogy or model that will help you describe essential organelles and their  functions of all 15 organelles.

 

Thursday

  Weekly Topics and essential questions: Cell Structure and Function.  How are cell structures adapted to function?
Objectives:
   State the Cell Theory.  Distinguish beween prokaryotes and eukaryotes.  Describe the structure and function of 15 organelles of the

Friday

Focus PPt on Cell membrane  

                                February 6-10                               

Monday

Feb 6


Engage:   Small group and class discussion?
 

Explore/Explain/Elaborate: Pair and group challenge!
Evaluate: Crosswod

Hw: Chapter Review...

 

Weekly Topics and essential questions: Life is Cellular!- How are cells and their structures adapted to function?
Objectives:
   Passive & Active Transport.  
Focus questions- Analyze cell data?
How does a cell maintain homeostasis both within itself and as part of a multicellular organism?
 

Tuesday

same    

Wednesday


 

Explore/Explain/Elaborate:  Teacher Presentation of Osmosis Pt 2 (Lab)
Evaluate: HO completion

Hw: Study for a test

 

Weekly Topics and essential questions: Cellular Tranport
Objectives:
   Describe Passive & Active Transport
Engage:    Why can't we drink salt water?
 

Thursday

     

Friday

Engage:
Trade pre-quizzes on mitosis and meiosis with a partner and peer correct. 
Class discussion on pre-quiz, followed by drawing the phases of mitosis and meiosis on the board
"Fill in the blank worksheet" to help organize vocabulary
Weekly Topics and Essential Understanding Meiosis and mitosis
Objectives: Contrast the number of chromosomes in body cells and in gametes. Summarize the events of meiosis. Contrast meiosis with mitosis.  Describe how alleles from different genes can be inherited togehter.
 
 

February 13-17

Monday

Feb13

Engage:
PPt Meiosis-Analysis



Explore/Explain/Elaborate:
Comparison.. Marshmallow meiosis-Re-bops

Evaluate:
Participation

Weekly Topics and Essential Questions
 

How does an organism pass its characteristics on to its offspring?

How can you predict the outcome of a cross?

How can interactions between alleles, genes, and the environment affect an organisms traits?
Objectives: Contrast the number of chromosomes in body cells and in gametes. Summarize the events of meiosis. Contrast meiosis with mitosis.  Describe how alleles from different genes can be inherited together. Describe how Mendelís laws of segregation and independent assortment can be observed through patterns of inheritance (e.g., dihybrid crosses)
n activity

 

 

Tuesday

same    

Wednesday

snowdays interupt...

Website activity

   

Thursday

     

Friday