Tuesday May 19th

  • Click here to access Ms. Chu’s Virtual Class Meeting Schedule and all links to access Tuesdays Google Live Meets & Thursdays Google Hangout Check In
  • We are starting a new unit this week: Growth and Development
    • For this unit, our anchoring driving question is: In this time of Corona virus, How does stress impact the teenage body and body systems?
  • For this unit we have 3 learning goals:
    • A. Use a model to illustrate the role of cellular division (mitosis) and differentiation in producing and maintaining complex organisms.
    • B. Develop and use a model to illustrate the hierarchical organization of interacting systems that provide specific functions within multicellular organisms.
    • C. Plan and conduct an investigation to provide evidence that feedback mechanisms maintain homeostasis.

Agenda

Target Learning Objective: Students will be able to describe how cells differentiate and why different types of cells have different rates of cell division.

  1. Watch Assignment instructions here.
    1. Due Tuesday by start of class: Join your Class Period Google Live Meet. See Google Classroom for link to the Google Meet.
    2. Due Thursday 5/21 at 8AM: Watch Edpuzzle Cell Differentiation. Assignment posted in Google Classroom.
    3. Due Thursday 5/21 at 8AM: TOC #159 How Do Different Types of Cells Form? How Does A Cell’s “Job” Determine How Often It Divides? Assignment posted in Google Classroom.

Homework

  • Everything above should be completed at home!

Extension: Ongoing Extra Credit

  • Buck Institute Video Sessions: Register and Attend a live session and submit a question or watch it later and complete a write up about the session
  • Breakthrough Junior Challenge: Enter this challenge and create and share your video entry. You could win $250,000
  • EdPuzzle: Think Like a Scientist–Natural Selection in an Outbreak | HHMI BioInteractive (Log into EdPuzzle with your TAM Google account to see the extra credit)
  • EdPuzzle: Natural Selection: Sexual Selection- An Illustrated Introduction (Log into EdPuzzle with your TAM Google account to see the extra credit)
  • EdPuzzle: Amoeba Sisters: How Cells Become Specialized: (Log into EdPuzzle with your TAM Google account to see the extra credit)

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