Tuesday March 31st

  • Why are schools closing all around the world? Earn extra credit by completing this assignment and share with me. Due when we return to school…but you can turn it in anytime before.
  • Click here for a PDF version of the entire online textbook Unit 4: Evolution

Target Learning Objective: Students will be able to describe how developmental similarities and anatomical evidence support common ancestry and evolutionary relationships among different species.

Agenda

  1. Watch Assignment instructions here.
  2. Due Thursday 4/2: HMH Assignment #7: Lesson 2 Lines of Evidence for Evolution. Submit online via HMH
    1. Preview the assignment here first, then go online to complete and submit
    1. this is pg. 211 of physical textbook
  3. Due Thursday 4/2: HMH Assignment #8: Lesson 2.1 Developmental and Anatomical Evidence. Submit online via HMH
    1. Preview the assignment here first, then go online to complete and submit
    2. this is pgs. 212-215 of physical textbook
  4. Due Thursday 4/2: TOC #149: Cornell Notes on HMH Assignment #8 Reading. Submit via Google Classroom

Homework

  • Everything above should be completed at home!

Extension: None.

None.

Monday March 30th

  • Why are schools closing all around the world? Earn extra credit by completing this assignment and share with me. Due when we return to school…but you can turn it in anytime before.
  • Click here for a PDF version of the entire online textbook Unit 4: Evolution

Target Learning Objective: Students will be able to explain What is evolution and what is the evidence for evolution.

Agenda

  1. Watch Assignment instructions here.
  2. Due Tuesday 3/31: Watch an EdPuzzle Video and answer embedded questions as you go. See Video and turn in via Google Classroom.

Homework

  • Everything above should be completed at home!

Extension: None.

None.

Thursday March 26th

  • Why are schools closing all around the world? Earn extra credit by completing this assignment and share with me. Due when we return to school…but you can turn it in anytime before.
  • Click here for a PDF version of the entire online textbook Unit 4: Evolution

Target Learning Objective: Students will be able to explain how the history of Earth is revealed through rock and fossil records.

Agenda

  1. Watch Assignment instructions here.
  2. Due Monday 3/30: Complete Unit 4 Lesson 1 Assessment (see Google Classroom). This is an open notes graded test. Submit via Google Classroom. Due at 8AM.
  3. Due Monday 3/30: TOC #146: Watch How to See Germs Spread (Coronavirus) video here and answer these video questions directly on TOC #146 in your notebook. Submit via Google Classroom. This assignment is worth 2 points (not extra credit)
  4. Due Monday 3/30: Go through all your work. Finish and submit any missing assignments from these past two weeks for full credit. Assignment list here.

Homework

  • Everything above should be completed at home!

Extension: None.

None.

Tuesday March 24th

  • Why are schools closing all around the world? Earn extra credit by completing this assignment and share with me. Due when we return to school…but you can turn it in anytime before.
  • Click here for a PDF version of the entire online textbook Unit 4: Evolution

Target Learning Objective: Students will be able to explain how the history of Earth is revealed through rock and fossil records.

Agenda

  1. Watch Assignment instructions here.
  2. Due Thursday 3/26: Watch this <2minute video on The Evolution of Life on Earth
  3. Due Thursday 3/26: HMH Assignment #6: Lesson Self-Check. Submit online via HMH
    1. Preview the assignment here first, then go online to complete and submit
    2. this is pgs. 208-210 of physical textbook
  4. Due Thursday 3/26: Watch TedED How Pandemics Spread here. Answer the following questions here. Submit via Google Classroom.

Homework

  • Everything above should be completed at home!

Extension: This is worth 2 points. Complete by Monday 3/30.

TOC #146: Watch How to See Germs Spread (Coronavirus) video here and answer these video questions directly on TOC #146 in your notebook.

Monday March 23rd

  • Why are schools closing all around the world? Earn extra credit by completing this assignment. Due when we return to school but you can turn it in anytime before.
  • Click here for a PDF version of the entire online textbook Unit 4: Evolution

Target Learning Objective: Students will be able to describe how fossil records provide evidence for the evolution of life on Earth and how they can be used to determine changes in environmental conditions over time.

Agenda

  1. Watch Assignment instructions here.
  2. Due Tuesday 3/24: Watch this short video on Fossils: Rocking the Earth
  3. Due Tuesday 3/24: HMH Assignment #5: Digitally highlight and Answer embedded Qs. Submit online via HMH
    1. Preview the assignment here first, then go online to complete and submit
    2. this is pgs. 199-205 of physical textbook
  4. Due Tuesday 3/24: TOC #147: Complete Cornell Notes for Assignment #5 (pgs. 199-205). Submit via Google Classroom.
    1. NOTE: When completing the online assignments, DO NOT go further than the bottom of each webpage. If you scroll to the bottom, that is the end of the assignment.
    2. If you are completing your assignment from a physical textbook or PDF, type up your embedded questions and answers in a google doc and share with me. Title each assignment and include the answers below. See example here.

Homework

  • Everything above should be completed at home!

Extension: This is worth 1 point. Complete by 3/26.

Watch TedED How Pandemics Spread here. Answer the following questions here.

Thursday March 19th

  • Why are schools closing all around the world? Earn extra credit by completing this assignment. Due when we return to school but you can turn it in anytime before.
  • Click here for a PDF version of the entire online textbook Unit 4: Evolution

Target Learning Objective: Students will be able to describe how scientists are able to trace lines of descent between species.

Agenda

  1. Due Monday 3/23: Watch Khan Academy Fossils and Their Formation video
  2. Due Monday 3/23: HMH Assignment #4: Digitally MTT and Answer embedded Qs. Submit online via HMH
    1. Preview the assignment here first, then go online to complete and submit
    2. this is pg. 196-8 of physical textbook
  3. Due Monday 3/23: TOC #145 Complete Cornell Notes for Assignment #4 (pg. 196-8). Submit via Google Classroom.
  4. Due Monday 2/23 TOC #144: Vocabulary Foldable using the following words & 4+colors. Submit online via Google Classroom.
    1. Vocabulary words (click on each word for additional background information):
      1. faunal succession
      2. index fossil
      3. geologic timescale
      4. eons, eras, periods, epochs, ages
  1. Watch Assignment instructions here.
    1. NOTE: When completing the online assignments, DO NOT go further than the bottom of each webpage. If you scroll to the bottom, that is the end of the assignment.
    2. If you are completing your assignment from a physical textbook or PDF, type up your embedded questions and answers in a google doc and share with me. Title each assignment and include the answers below. See example here.

Homework

  • Everything above should be completed at home!

Extension: This is worth 1 point. Complete by 3/26.

Watch TedED How Pandemics Spread here. Answer the following questions here.

Tuesday March 17th

  • Why are schools closing all around the world? Earn extra credit by completing this assignment. Due when we return to school but you can turn it in anytime before.
  • Click here for a PDF version of the entire online textbook Unit 4: Evolution

Target Learning Objective: Students will be able to how rock layers and fossils found on earth provide evidence for Earth’s geologic history.

Agenda

  1. Due 3/19: HMH Assignment #1: MTT and Answer embedded Qs. Submit online via HMH
    1. Preview the assignment here first, then go online to complete and submit
    2. this is pg. 187-8 of physical textbook
  2. Due 3/19: HMH Assignment #2. MTT and Answer embedded Qs. Submit online via HMH
    1. Preview the assignment here first, then go online to complete and submit
    2. this is pg. 191 of physical textbook
  3. Due 3/19: HMH Assignment #3. MTT and Answer embedded Qs. Submit online via HMH.
    1. Preview the assignment here first, then go online to complete and submit
    2. this is pg. 192-5 of physical textbook
  4. Due 3/19: TOC #143 Complete Cornell Notes for Assignment #3 (pg. 192-5). Submit via Google Classroom.
  5. Due 3/19: TOC #142: Vocabulary Foldable using the following words. Submit online via Google Classroom.
    1. Vocabulary words:
      1. rock
      2. sediment
      3. fossil
      4. body fossil
      5. mold
      6. cast
      7. imprint
      8. trace fossil
  6. Watch Assignment instructions here.
    1. NOTE: When completing the online assignments, DO NOT go further than the bottom of each webpage. If you scroll to the bottom, that is the end of the assignment.
    2. If you are completing your assignment from a physical textbook or PDF, type up your embedded questions and answers in a google doc and share with me. Title each assignment and include the answers below. See example here.

Homework

  • Everything above should be completed at home!

Extension: This is Optional but you should check it out!

Still curious about How Fossils are Formed? Watch this or this.

Monday March 16th

  • Why are schools closing all around the world? Earn extra credit by completing this assignment. Due when we return to school but you can turn it in anytime before.

Target Learning Objective: Students will be able to explain why DMD mostly affects boys.

Agenda

  1. Watch this short explanation of my expectations for Online Learning Nuts and Bolts
  2. Due 3/17: Follow my Blog
    1. Assignment Instructions for how to follow class blog are here
  3. Due 3/17: TOC #137: Watch Amoeba Sisters Non Mendelian Genetics STOP at 3:25. Then complete TOC #137: Amoeba Sisters Non-Mendelian Genetics handout after watching video. You do not need to turn this in online. I will grade this when I check your notebooks.
    1. Assignment Instructions here.
  4. Due 3/17: TOC #138: DMD Model Assessment.
    1. Assignment instructions for DMD Model Assessment here.
    1. Instructions for turning in to Google Classroom here

Homework

  • Everything above should be completed at home!

Extension: This is Optional but you should check it out!

Still curious about Blood Typing? Watch this or Read this.

Friday March 13th

  • School Closure starting Friday 3/13. In Person classes to resume on Monday, March 30th.

Target Learning Objective: Students will be able to explain how genes are inherited.

Agenda

  • We will be working from our online textbook. However, if you want a physical textbook, pick up the Living Earth Textbook in front of Room 63 in Palmer Hall science building starting at 7:45AM.
  • Expect to have an assessment on Monday 3/16.

Homework

  • Complete your TOC #140: Study Guide for taking the quiz when we return from school closure. You will have an alternative assessment on Monday 3/16

Extension: This is Optional. Questions from extensions will appear on an assessment. Each extension question is worth approx. 3% of total assessment grade.

None. Still curious about Blood Typing? Watch this or Read this.

Thursday March 12th

  • Sub TODAY 3/12: please be nice and do your work!
  • Quiz on Monday 3/16 TOC #101-133 (See Study Guide)
  • The Tam SLAM TEAM: auditions on today and tomorrow at lunch in Room 151, BD’s rooms. 
  • Marin Teen Girl Conference
    • Click here for information on the Marin Teen Girl Conference happening on March 29, 2020 at the Embassy Suites by Hilton.

Target Learning Objective: Students will be able to explain how genes are inherited.

Agenda

Homework

  • TOC #140: Study Guide for Monday’s quiz
    • You may use a 3″ by 5″ notecard for the quiz
    • Notecard must be handwritten
    • Both sides may be used
    • Must turn in with quiz

Extension: This is Optional. Questions from extensions will appear on an assessment. Each extension question is worth approx. 3% of total assessment grade.

None. Still curious about Blood Typing? Watch this or Read this.