Thursday April 30th

  • Click here to access Ms. Chu’s Virtual Class Meeting Schedule and all links to access Tuesdays Google Live Meets and Thursdays Google Hangout Check In

Target Learning Objective: Students will be able to provide evidence of the Theory of Natural Selection.

Agenda

  1. Watch Assignment instructions here.
    1. Due Thursday 4/30 by 9PM: Check Into Google Hangout and Respond to Prompt
    2. Due Tuesday 5/5 at 8AM: Watch Ms. Chu’s Google Presentation on Principles of Natural Selection. Then provide evidence of the Principles of Natural Selection from your own environment. Assignment posted in Google Classroom.
    3. Due Tuesday 5/5 at 8AM: Watch Ms. Chu’s Google Presentation on One Pager. Then complete a One Pager for your unit assessment. Assignment posted in Google Classroom.

Homework

  • Everything above should be completed at home!

Extension: Ongoing Extra Credit

Tuesday April 28th

  • Click here to access Ms. Chu’s Virtual Class Meeting Schedule and all links to access Tuesdays Google Live Meets and Thursdays Google Hangout Check In

Target Learning Objective: Students will be able to explain the process of natural selection in a populations of rock pocket mouse in the lava rock outcroppings of New Mexico.

Agenda

  1. Watch Assignment instructions here.
    1. Due Tuesday 4/28th by start of class: Join your Class Period Google Live Meet. See Google Classroom for link to the Google Meet.
    2. Due Thursday 4/30 at 8AM: Watch EdPuzzle Rock Pocket Mouse. Assignment posted in Google Classroom.
    3. Due Thursday 4/30 at 8AM: TOC #153: Complete Post Video Rock Pocket Mouse questions on TOC #153 in complete sentences. Assignment posted in Google Classroom.
      1. Video Tutorial on questions, graphs, and answers here.

Homework

  • Everything above should be completed at home!

Extension: Ongoing Extra Credit

Thursday April 23rd

  • Click here to access Ms. Chu’s Virtual Class Meeting Schedule and all links to access Tuesdays Google Live Meets and Thursdays Google Hangout Check In

Target Learning Objective: Students will be able to explain the process of natural selection in a population of medium ground finches on the Galapagos Island of Daphne Major.

Agenda

  1. Watch Assignment instructions here.
    1. Due Today Thursday 4/23 by 9PM: Check Into Google Hangout and Respond to Prompt
    2. Due Thursday 4/28 at 8AM: Watch EdPuzzle Beak of the Finch. Assignment posted in Google Classroom.
    3. Due Thursday 4/28 at 8AM: TOC #152: Complete Post Video Beak of the Finch questions on TOC #152 in complete sentences. Assignment posted in Google Classroom.

Homework

  • Everything above should be completed at home!

Extension: Ongoing Extra Credit

Tuesday April 21st

  • Click here to access Ms. Chu’s Virtual Class Meeting Schedule and all links to access Tuesdays Google Live Meets and Thursdays Google Hangout Check In

Target Learning Objective: Students will be able to explain the process of natural selection.

Agenda

  1. Watch Assignment instructions here.
    1. Due Tuesday 4/21 by start of class: Join your Class Period Google Live Meet. See Google Classroom for link to the Google Meet.
    2. Due Thursday 4/23 at 8AM: Watch EdPuzzle #1:Stated Clearly Natural Selection link on Google Classroom
    3. Due Thursday 4/23 at 8AM: Watch EdPuzzle #2 Bozeman Science Natural Selection
    4. Due Thursday 4/23 at 8AM: Watch EdPuzzle #3 Bozeman Science Adaptation

Homework

  • Everything above should be completed at home!

Extension: Ongoing Extra Credit

Thursday April 16th

  • Click here to access Ms. Chu’s Virtual Class Meeting Schedule and all links to access Tuesdays Google Live Meets and Thursdays Google Hangout Check In

Target Learning Objective: Students will be able to explain the phylogeny of corona viruses.

Agenda

  1. Watch Assignment instructions here.
    1. Due Today 4/16 by 9PM: Join your Class Period Google Hangout and answer the Check-In question of the day. See Google Classroom for link to the Google Hangout.
    2. Due Tuesday 4/21 at 8AM: Watch EdPuzzle Nova Evolution 101 link on Google Classroom
    3. Due Tuesday 4/21 at 8AM: Watch EdPuzzle Nova Training Trees link on Google Classroom
    4. Due Tuesday 4/21 at 8AM: TOC #150 Evolution of Corona Virus Article and TOC #150

Homework

  • Everything above should be completed at home!

Extension: Ongoing Extra Credit

Monday April 13th

  • Welcome back from Spring Break!
  • Tomorrow’s virtual class meeting with be hosted on Google Meet. You can find your Meet link in Google Classroom by looking up above right under the class name. Each period has a different Meet link. You are only able to join from your school Google account. Attendance will be taken. If you are unable to attend your class time, send me a Remind for the link to other class times. For this meet only, beginning meeting times for each period are as follows:
  • 1º 10:00 AM
  • 2º 10:45 AM
  • 3º 12:00 PM
  • 4º 1:00 PM
  • Click here to access Ms. Chu’s Virtual Class Meeting Schedule

Target Learning Objective: Students will be able to explain how to construct a cladogram to demonstrate evolutionary relatedness.

Agenda

  1. Watch Assignment instructions here.
  2. Due Thursday 4/14 at 8AM: Watch EdPuzzle Evolutionary Trees link on Google Classroom
  3. Due Thursday 4/14 at 8AM: Watch EdPuzzle Where Do Viruses Come From link on Google Classroom

Homework

  • Everything above should be completed at home!

Extension: Extra Credit Due Monday 4/13/20.

Scientists have recently discovered that in some organisms, including humans, paternal mitochondrial DNA can be passed on to offspring. Read this article and GIST it. Then share your GIST document with Ms. Chu for extra credit.

Thursday April 2nd

  • 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 patterns of DNA and other biomolecules support the claim that living things share a common ancestor.

Agenda

  1. Watch Assignment instructions here.
  2. Due Monday 4/13: HMH Assignment #9: Lesson 2.2 Molecular and Genetic Evidence (pgs. 216-219) Submit online via HMH
  3. Due Monday 4/13: TOC #151: Cornell Notes on HMH Assignment #9 and include a summary. Submit via Google Classroom
  4. Due Monday 4/13: TOC #148: 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. evolution
      2. homologous structures
      3. analogous structures
      4. vestigial structures
      5. Hox genes

Homework

  • Everything above should be completed at home!

Extension: Extra Credit Due Monday 4/13/20.

Scientists have recently discovered that in some organisms, including humans, paternal mitochondrial DNA can be passed on to offspring. Read this article and GIST it. Then share your GIST document with Ms. Chu for extra credit.