- 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
- Our Last Unit: 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.
Target Learning Objective: Students will research the effects of an environmental factor on the homeostasis of an organ system and educate and inform an audience about the disturbance.
- No assignment instructions today! See two more extra credit opportunities at the bottom of page.
- Due Tuesday 6/2 by start of class: Join your Class Period Google Live Meet. See Google Classroom for link to the Google Meet.
- Due Thursday 6/4 by 9PM: Unit 5 Final Project Research Document Part 2. Assignment posted in Google Classroom.
- 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)
- 5/28/20 EdPuzzle: TedEd – How stress affects your brain (Log into EdPuzzle with your TAM Google account to see the extra credit)
- 6/2/20 NPR Article Scientists Start To Tease Out The Subtler Ways Racism Hurts Health
- 6/2/20 NPR Article Stress From Racism Infant Mortality
- 6/220 Code Switch Podcast Why The Coronavirus Is Hitting Black Communities Hardest