Posted by: mrborden | December 13, 2017

Final Exams and protein synthesis

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Google Galápagos class code aolhgi4
Dec 11 2017

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This weeks learning objective : Students will know and be able to : demonstrate their knowledge of the standards and objectives during the first semester

Essential Question of the Day: Describe the process involved in making proteins

  1. review for final

Dec 12 2017

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This weeks learning objective : Students will know and be able to : demonstrate their knowledge of the standards and objectives during the first semester

Essential Question of the Day: did you study for the final?

  1. final exam day one

 

Dec 13 2017 regular start 1/2 day periods 1+4

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This weeks learning objective : Students will know and be able to : demonstrate their knowledge of the standards and objectives during the first semester

Essential Question of the Day: on a scale of one to five , how well did you understand the making of proteins .. 1 being understood completely, 5 meaning , don’t have a clue

  1. Final exam

 

Dec 14 2017 1/2 day periods 2+5

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This weeks learning objective : Students will know and be able to : demonstrate their knowledge of the standards and objectives during the first semester

Essential Question of the Day: on a scale of one to five , how well did you understand the making of proteins .. 1 being understood completely, 5 meaning , don’t have a clue

  1. Final exam

 

Dec 15 2017 1/2 day periods 3+6

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This weeks learning objective : Students will know and be able to : demonstrate their knowledge of the standards and objectives during the first semester

Essential Question of the Day: on a scale of one to five , how well did you understand the making of proteins .. 1 being understood completely, 5 meaning , don’t have a clue

  1. final exam
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Posted by: mrborden | December 3, 2017

DNA replication and protein synthesis

Monday dec 4
QFD : Nothing says holidays, like a cheese log.
Ellen DeGeneryes

This weeks learning objective : LS1.A: Structure and Function
All cells contain genetic information in the form of DNA molecules. Genes are regions in the DNA that contain the instructions that code for the formation of proteins.
Today’s performance objective: students will know and understand the role of enzymes involved in DNA replication and protein synthesis
Essential question of the Day: describe he role enzymes play in making proteins
1) video clip notes
2) handout

Key Vocabulary:
Transformation
Deoxyribonucleic acid
Nucleotide
Nitrogenous base
Double helix
Pyrimidine
Purine
DNA Replication
DNA polymerase
Adenine
Guanine
Thymine
Cytosine

Tuesday dec 5

QFD : I learned from my grandmother, who grew up in devastating war times, how important it is to keep with tradition and celebrate the holidays during tough times.
This weeks learning objective : LS1.A: Structure and Function
All cells contain genetic information in the form of DNA molecules. Genes are regions in the DNA that contain the instructions that code for the formation of proteins.
Today’s performance objective: students will know and be able to : describe the three major steps involved in protein synthesis
Essential question of the Day: analyze how replication , transcription, and translation are necessary processes that contribute to homeostasis

1) notes video
2) handout

Key Vocabulary:
Ribonucleic acid
mRNA
tRNA
rRNA
Transcription
Translation
Codon
Anticodon

Wednesday dec 6

QFD : I find that it’s the simple things that remind you of family around the holidays.Amy Adams
This weeks learning objective : LS1.A: Structure and Function
All cells contain genetic information in the form of DNA molecules. Genes are regions in the DNA that contain the instructions that code for the formation of proteins.
Today’s performance objective: students will know and be able to : create a visual representation of one of the parts involved in protein synthesis
Essential question of the Day: what does the structure of DNA actually look like ? What do the parts represent ?
1) students will create a visual representation of a component of DNA replication ( assigned parts)
Thursday dec 7
QFD : Holidays are all different depending on the company and time of your life.
This weeks learning objective : LS1.A: Structure and Function
All cells contain genetic information in the form of DNA molecules. Genes are regions in the DNA that contain the instructions that code for the formation of proteins.
Today’s performance objective: students will know and be able to : demonstrate an understanding of the objective by achieving 70% or higher on a test
Essential question of the Day: what role does DNA play in creating proteins?
1) test
Friday dec 8
QFD : The holidays stress people out so much. I suggest you keep it simple and try to have as much fun as you can.Giada De Laurentiis
This weeks learning objective : LS1.A: Structure and Function
All cells contain genetic information in the form of DNA molecules. Genes are regions in the DNA that contain the instructions that code for the formation of proteins.
Today’s performance objective: students will know and be able to : deo,on started and understand of protein synthesis and DNA replication by performing a kinesthetic demonstration
Essential question of the Day: which components are most necessary for DNA replication to occur, rank them in order and justify your ranking in a few words
1) DNA Lab

Posted by: mrborden | November 26, 2017

Mitosis and Meiosis

Nov 27 2017
QFD: Every single thing that has ever happened in your life is preparing you for a moment that is yet to come.
Essential question of the day : Why is it necessary for a cell’s chromosomes to be distributed to its daughter cells in such a precise manner
This weeks learning objective:NGSS LS 1-5 Use a model to illustrate how photosynthesis transforms light energy into stored chemical energy. HS-LS-1-4 Use a model to illustrate the role of cellular division (mitosis) and differentiation in producing and maintaining complex organisms.
Today’s performance objective : students will know and be able to explain why Mutations in genes that control mitosis may cause uncontrolled cell division which leads to cancer.
1) review of district benchmark
2) pyramid fixing ? Names
3) mitosis meiosis video
and notes


Nov 28 2017
QFD: Someone else doesn’t have to be wrong for you to be right.
Essential question of the day : How do plants evolve over time?
This weeks learning objective: NGSS LS 1-5 Use a model to illustrate how photosynthesis transforms light energy into stored chemical energy.
HS-LS-1-4 Use a model to illustrate the role of cellular division (mitosis) and differentiation in producing and maintaining complex organisms.
Today’s performance objective : students will know and be able to explain how cell division can result in cancer by reading and annotating an article
1) mitosis web quest

Nov 29. 2017
QFD: Go confidently in the direction of your dreams and live the life you have imagined.” —Henry David Thoreau
Essential Question of the Day: describe how Cell division can used in the human body

meiosis webquest
Cell Division and Differentiation
Nov 30
QFD: Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving.” ― W.T. Purkiser
THis week’s learning objective : HS – LS 1-4 Use a model to illustrate the role of cellular division (mitosis) and differentiation in producing and maintaining complex organisms.
Today’s performance objective : Students will know and be able to explain how a cell differentiates cell division by the processes of mitosis and meiosis by:, investigating the processes, answering questions and creating a sequence concept map that explains both processes
Essential question : Describe the differences between mitosis and meiosis as they relate to cell differentiation

Cell Division and Differentiation

Make a special section in your notebook titled “Cell Division”
record answers to the following questions into your notebook :
look them up on the Internet
1. In your journal, draw a chromosome and indicate the location of a gene on the chromosome.
2. Skin cells are constantly being shed. How does your body replace these lost cells?
3. How are genes passed on from the cell of a father to his son?
4. How are many specialized cells in the human body generated from one fertilized egg?

Part 2
Sequence map – place the cards in the correct order that you think occurs within the cell and create a sequence concept map to represent your discovery for both mitosis and meiosis

Part 3 write. Reflection that describes at least 3 differences between the two processes
Hw:

, define the following words
Vocabulary:
• mitosis
• meiosis
• gonad
• gene
• chromosome
• chromatid
• centromere
• centriole
• nuclear membrane
• cytokinesis
• replication
• stem cell
• pluripotential cells
• totipotential cells
• cell differentiation
• embryo
• cell
• tissue
• diploid
• haploid
• tetrad
• crossing over
• gamete
• zygote

Dec 1 2017
QFD: As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them. ~John Fitzgerald Kennedy
THis week’s learning objective : HS – LS 1-4 Use a model to illustrate the role of cellular division (mitosis) and differentiation in producing and maintaining complex organisms.
Today’s performance objective : Students will create a concept map for mitosis and meiosis, and will take Cornell notes on the main ideas of cell division
Essential question : Hypothesize which obstacles a cell must overcome in order to produce another cell.



concept maps created on paper and places around room
Film clips on mitosis and mitosis ( Cornell notes)
A multicellular organism that is diploid (2n) develops gametes (egg or sperm cells) that are haploid (n).
Fertilization occurs when an egg and a sperm cell (n + n) join to produce a zygote (2n).
The cells of the zygote divide through the process of mitosis and they differentiate to form various parts of the body. Mitosis continues to promote growth and development.
A multicellular organism is produced that is diploid (2n).
Cornell notes
Sequence map created by students for both meiosis and mitosis

Hw: use 10 of the vocabulary words to describe mitosis , then draw a simple picture that represents your paragraph

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Posted by: mrborden | November 12, 2017

Performance task energy pyramid biome projects

Week 15 Biology
Nov 14 2017
QFD: No matter how many mistakes you make or how slow you progress, you are still way ahead of everyone who isn’t trying.
Essential question of the day : What evidence is there to suggest that the organic compounds produced by plants are the primary source of energy and nutrients for most living things?
This weeks learning objective: NGSS LS 1-5 Use a model to illustrate how photosynthesis transforms light energy into stored chemical energy.
Today’s performance objective : Students will know and be be able to understand to describe how:
Living organisms carry out life processes in order to survive
as demonstrated by taking the district performance task on photosynthesis and cellular respiration
1) reading assignment
2) Check biomes
3) study for performance task

Nov 15 2017
QFD: Life is 10% of what happens to you and 90% of how you react to it.
Essential question of the day : How are the processes of photosynthesis and cellular respiration interrelated?
This weeks learning objective: NGSS LS 1-5 Use a model to illustrate how photosynthesis transforms light energy into stored chemical energy.
Today’s performance objective : students will know and be able to demonstrate an understanding of How living things accomplish life functions by taking the district performance test .
Students will know and be be able to understand :
Living organisms carry out life processes in order to survive
as demonstrated by taking the district performance task on photosynthesis and cellular respiration
1) performance task

Nov 16 2017
QFD: Every single thing that has ever happened in your life is preparing you for a moment that is yet to come.
Essential question of the day : Why is it necessary for a cell’s chromosomes to be distributed to its daughter cells in such a precise manner
This weeks learning objective:NGSS LS 1-5 Use a model to illustrate how photosynthesis transforms light energy into stored chemical energy. HS-LS-1-4 Use a model to illustrate the role of cellular division (mitosis) and differentiation in producing and maintaining complex organisms.
Today’s performance objective : students will know and be able to explain why Mutations in genes that control mitosis may cause uncontrolled cell division which leads to cancer.
1) review of modeling and of district benchmark



1) biome project due by Friday

2) mitosis video
and notes
Nov 16 2017
QFD: Someone else doesn’t have to be wrong for you to be right.
Essential question of the day : How do plants evolve over time?
This weeks learning objective: NGSS LS 1-5 Use a model to illustrate how photosynthesis transforms light energy into stored chemical energy.
HS-LS-1-4 Use a model to illustrate the role of cellular division (mitosis) and differentiation in producing and maintaining complex organisms.
Today’s performance objective : students will know and be able to explain how cell division can result in cancer by reading and annotating an article
1) energy pyramid
2) notes

3) mitosis web quest

Friday Nov 17
QFD: Go confidently in the direction of your dreams and live the life you have imagined.” —Henry David Thoreau
Essential Question of the Day: describe how Cell division can used in the human body

finish biome project due groups

Posted by: mrborden | November 5, 2017

Cellular Respiration and ATP

Monday Nov 6
QFD: If things go wrong, don’t go with them.” Roger Barrett

Essential Question of the Day: How does an animal respirate ? What organ systems and organs are involved in this process ? Which molecules are necessary for cellular respiration to take place?
Academic language: ATP, cellular respiration, glycolysis, Kreb cycle , and oxidative phosphorylation

This weeks learning objective: NGSS LS 1-5 Use a model to illustrate how photosynthesis transforms light energy into stored chemical energy.
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Students will know and be be able to understand :
Living organisms carry out life processes in order to survive
as demonstrated by : taking proper Cornell notes,
Photosynthesis and cellular respiration are complementary processes necessary to the survival of most organisms on Earth as demonstrated by their booklets
Explain the interrelationship between the processes of photosynthesis and cellular respiration (e.g., recycling of oxygen and carbon dioxide), comparing and contrasting photosynthesis and cellular respiration reactions
Determine what factors affect the processes of photosynthesis and cellular respiration (i.e., light intensity, availability of reactants, temperature)
Cells carry out chemical transformations that use energy for the synthesis or breakdown of organic compounds

Today’s performance objective:
1)students will take Cornell notes concerning the process of cellular respiration
2) students will observe their biomes and record observations
3) Students will view film clip on cellular respiration and complete questions concerning the process of cellular respiration and explain the interrelationship between the processes of photosynthesis and cellular respiration (recycling of oxygen and carbon dioxide),
And be able to compare and contrast photosynthesis and cellular respiration
Homework: write a paragraph to determine what factors affect the processes of photosynthesis and cellular respiration (i.e., light intensity, availability of reactants, temperature)
http://www.ehow.com/how-does_5466091_role-enzymes-cellular-respiration.html


http://video.mit.edu/watch/cellular-respiration-11636/


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Cellular Respiration
Tuesday Nov 7
QFD: Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do.” —Dr. Benjamin Spock

Essential Question of the Day: Analyze which molecules are essential for aerobic respiration to take place? Why ? Explain in a few sentences
Academic language: cell energy, fermentation, Krebs cycle , electron transport chain

This weeks learning objective: NGSS LS 1-5 Use a model to illustrate how photosynthesis transforms light energy into stored chemical energy.
NGSS 1-6 Students who demonstrate understanding can construct and revise an explanation based on evidence for how carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen from sugar molecules may combine with other elements to form amino acids and/or other large carbon-based molecules.

Students will know and be be able to understand :
Living organisms carry out life processes in order to survive
as demonstrated by investigating, creating and building a biome to house a plant and animal for 21 days.
Photosynthesis and cellular respiration are complementary processes necessary to the survival of most organisms on Earth as demonstrated by their booklets
Explain the interrelationship between the processes of photosynthesis and cellular respiration (e.g., recycling of oxygen and carbon dioxide), comparing and contrasting photosynthesis and cellular respiration reactions
Determine what factors affect the processes of photosynthesis and cellular respiration (i.e., light intensity, availability of reactants, temperature)
Cells carry out chemical transformations that use energy for the synthesis or breakdown of organic compounds

Today’s performance objective:
1) Students will read and investigate the process of Photosynthesis cellular respiration and the formation of ATP by completing a webquest (Google classroom assignment )

Homework: finish webquest

Wed. Nov 8
QFD: “Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.” —Dale Carnegie
Essential Question of the Day: Explain how Photosynthesis and cellular respiration are complementary processes necessary to the survival of most organisms and Explain the interrelationship between the processes of photosynthesis and cellular respiration (e.g., recycling of oxygen and carbon dioxide), comparing and contrasting photosynthesis and cellular respiration reactions
Academic language: all previous words for this section

This weeks learning objective: NGSS LS 1-5 Use a model to illustrate how photosynthesis transforms light energy into stored chemical energy.
Students will know and be be able to understand :
Living organisms carry out life processes in order to survive
as demonstrated by investigating, creating and building a biome to house a plant and animal for 21 days.
Photosynthesis and cellular respiration are complementary processes necessary to the survival of most organisms on Earth as demonstrated by their booklets
Explain the interrelationship between the processes of photosynthesis and cellular respiration (e.g., recycling of oxygen and carbon dioxide), comparing and contrasting photosynthesis and cellular respiration reactions
Determine what factors affect the processes of photosynthesis and cellular respiration (i.e., light intensity, availability of reactants, temperature)
Cells carry out chemical transformations that use energy for the synthesis or breakdown of organic compounds

Today’s performance objective:
1) students will complete an quiz on photosynthesis , cellular respiration, osmosis and diffusion and score 70% or better

HW : None

Thursday Nov 9
QFD: Why should I care what other people think of me? I am who I am. And who I wanna be.” —Avril Lavigne

Essential Question of the Day: Describe how energy flows into living things

This weeks learning objective: NGSS LS 1-6 Students who demonstrate understanding can construct and revise an explanation based on evidence for how carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen from sugar molecules may combine with other elements to form amino acids and/or other large carbon-based molecules.
Students will know and be be able to understand :
Living organisms carry out life processes in order to survive
as demonstrated by investigating, creating and building a biome to house a plant and animal for 21 days.
Photosynthesis and cellular respiration are complementary processes necessary to the survival of most organisms on Earth as demonstrated by their booklets
Explain the interrelationship between the processes of photosynthesis and cellular respiration (e.g., recycling of oxygen and carbon dioxide), comparing and contrasting photosynthesis and cellular respiration reactions
Determine what factors affect the processes of photosynthesis and cellular respiration (i.e., light intensity, availability of reactants, temperature)
Cells carry out chemical transformations that use energy for the synthesis or breakdown of organic compounds

Today’s performance objective:
1) students will demonstrate their understanding by creating a ppt presentation
2) biome check in
HW : Create a concept map that demonstrates Cellular respiration

Friday Nov 10
QFD: Go confidently in the direction of your dreams and live the life you have imagined.” —Henry David Thoreau
Essential Question of the Day: describe how carbon-based molecules can be assembled into larger molecules and are used in the human body

This weeks learning objective: NGSS 1-6 Students who demonstrate understanding can construct and revise an explanation based on evidence for how carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen from sugar molecules may combine with other elements to form amino acids and/or other large carbon-based molecules.
Students will know and be be able to understand :
Living organisms carry out life processes in order to survive
as demonstrated by investigating, creating and building a biome to house a plant and animal for 21 days.
Photosynthesis and cellular respiration are complementary processes necessary to the survival of most organisms on Earth as demonstrated by their booklets
Explain the interrelationship between the processes of photosynthesis and cellular respiration (e.g., recycling of oxygen and carbon dioxide), comparing and contrasting photosynthesis and cellular respiration reactions
Determine what factors affect the processes of photosynthesis and cellular respiration (i.e., light intensity, availability of reactants, temperature)
Cells carry out chemical transformations that use energy for the synthesis or breakdown of organic compounds

Today’s performance objective:
1) ) Students will Finish ppt presentations

HW: finish ppt presentations on mon

Posted by: mrborden | October 29, 2017

Biome building and photosynthesis

Happy Halloween

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Monday Oct 30
QFD: Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible. -Francis of Assisi

Essential Question of the Day: How do living things carry out life processes?
Academic language: ATP, Photosynthesis, cellular respiration, chloroplast, mitochondria, Grana, stroma, stomata

This weeks learning objective: NGSS LS 1-5 Use a model to illustrate how photosynthesis transforms light energy into stored chemical energy.
Students will know and be be able to understand :
Living organisms carry out life processes in order to survive
as demonstrated by investigating, creating and building a biome to house a plant and animal for 21 days.
Photosynthesis and cellular respiration are complementary processes necessary to the survival of most organisms on Earth as demonstrated by their ppt presentations
Explain the interrelationship between the processes of photosynthesis and cellular respiration (e.g., recycling of oxygen and carbon dioxide), comparing and contrasting photosynthesis and cellular respiration reactions
Determine what factors affect the processes of photosynthesis and cellular respiration (i.e., light intensity, availability of reactants, temperature)
Cells carry out chemical transformations that use energy for the synthesis or breakdown of organic compounds

Today’s performance objective:
1)students set up their ppt on photosynthesis
2) students will place pictures eukaryotic cells , mitochondria and chloroplast on to separate slides and describe the structure and function of each
3) Students will read handout on photosynthesis and complete questions concerning
the process of photosynthesis, explain the interrelationship between the processes of photosynthesis and cellular respiration (recycling of oxygen and carbon dioxide),
comparing and contrasting photosynthesis and cellular respiration reactions
4) turn handout in by the end of the period
Homework: finish rewriting their perfect paragraphs for ppt

Tuesday Oct 31
QFD: The only thing that overcomes hard luck is hard work. -Harry Golden
Essential Question of the Day: How do cells transform, store, and use energy to maintain the survival of organisms?
Academic language: cell energy, fermentation, Krebs cycle , electron transport chain

This weeks learning objective: NGSS LS 1-5 Use a model to illustrate how photosynthesis transforms light energy into stored chemical energy.

Students will know and be be able to understand :
Living organisms carry out life processes in order to survive
as demonstrated by investigating, creating and building a biome to house a plant and animal for 21 days.
Photosynthesis and cellular respiration are complementary processes necessary to the survival of most organisms on Earth as demonstrated by their booklets
Explain the interrelationship between the processes of photosynthesis and cellular respiration (e.g., recycling of oxygen and carbon dioxide), comparing and contrasting photosynthesis and cellular respiration reactions
Determine what factors affect the processes of photosynthesis and cellular respiration (i.e., light intensity, availability of reactants, temperature)
Cells carry out chemical transformations that use energy for the synthesis or breakdown of organic compounds

Today’s performance objective:
1) Students will read and investigate the process of Photosynthesis (Google classroom assignment )
2) Students will be given words related to photosynthesis to be placed into a concept map which will then be copied by students into their notebooks
Homework: finish placing perfect paragraphs into ppt and create an additional perfect paragraphs that explains the light independent phase and Calvin cycle of photosynthesis
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Wed. Nov 1
QFD: Turn your wounds into wisdom. -Oprah Winfrey
Essential Question of the Day: How are the light independent cycle and the Calvin cycle different? How are they similar?
Academic language: thylakoids, Grannum, oxidative phosphorylation

This weeks learning objective: NGSS LS 1-5 Use a model to illustrate how photosynthesis transforms light energy into stored chemical energy.
Students will know and be be able to understand :
Living organisms carry out life processes in order to survive
as demonstrated by investigating, creating and building a biome to house a plant and animal for 21 days.
Photosynthesis and cellular respiration are complementary processes necessary to the survival of most organisms on Earth as demonstrated by their ppt presentations
Explain the interrelationship between the processes of photosynthesis and cellular respiration (e.g., recycling of oxygen and carbon dioxide), comparing and contrasting photosynthesis and cellular respiration reactions
Determine what factors affect the processes of photosynthesis and cellular respiration (i.e., light intensity, availability of reactants, temperature)
Cells carry out chemical transformations that use energy for the synthesis or breakdown of organic compounds

Today’s performance objective:
1) Students will investigate the process of cellular respiration energy in a plant cell by completing an online investigation Webquest and will be able to describe
the process of photosynthesis and explain the differences between the light dependent phase and Calvin cycle as evidenced by completing a handout

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Thursday Nov 2
QFD: Believe you can and you’re halfway there. -Theodore Roosevelt

Essential Question of the Day: Analyze why leaves change in Autumn?

This weeks learning objective: NGSS LS 1-5 Use a model to illustrate how photosynthesis transforms light energy into stored chemical energy.
Students will know and be be able to understand :
Living organisms carry out life processes in order to survive
as demonstrated by investigating, creating and building a biome to house a plant and animal for 21 days.
Photosynthesis and cellular respiration are complementary processes necessary to the survival of most organisms on Earth as demonstrated by their booklets
Explain the interrelationship between the processes of photosynthesis and cellular respiration (e.g., recycling of oxygen and carbon dioxide), comparing and contrasting photosynthesis and cellular respiration reactions
Determine what factors affect the processes of photosynthesis and cellular respiration (i.e., light intensity, availability of reactants, temperature)
Cells carry out chemical transformations that use energy for the synthesis or breakdown of organic compounds

Today’s performance objective:
1) students will demonstrate their understanding of photosynthesis and cellular respiration by building a model and completing the lab successfully
2) biomes so they are completely enclosed and ready to be observed

Friday Nov 3
QFD: There is no education like adversity. Diberali
Essential Question of the Day: Analyze which elements might be necessary for life to exist on other planets

This weeks learning objective: NGSS LS 1-5 Use a model to illustrate how photosynthesis transforms light energy into stored chemical energy.
Students will know and be be able to understand :
Living organisms carry out life processes in order to survive
as demonstrated by investigating, creating and building a biome to house a plant and animal for 21 days.
Photosynthesis and cellular respiration are complementary processes necessary to the survival of most organisms on Earth as demonstrated by their booklets
Explain the interrelationship between the processes of photosynthesis and cellular respiration (e.g., recycling of oxygen and carbon dioxide), comparing and contrasting photosynthesis and cellular respiration reactions
Determine what factors affect the processes of photosynthesis and cellular respiration (i.e., light intensity, availability of reactants, temperature)
Cells carry out chemical transformations that use energy for the synthesis or breakdown of organic compounds

Today’s performance objective:
1) ) Students will perform a lab about the process of photosynthesis using elodea
2) Students will be provided with instructions and handout on how to perform lab successfully
HW: finish lab write up at home

Posted by: mrborden | October 22, 2017

Cellular Respiration and photosynthesis

Oct 23
QFD: Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.”-Dr. Seuss
Essential Question of the Day: Describe the difference between Cellular respiration and photosynthesis
Today’s learning objective:HS LS 1-5 students will be able to Use a model to illustrate how photosynthesis transforms light energy into stored chemical energy.
Today’s performance objective: students will demonstrate an understanding of photosynthesis and cellular respiration by creating a sequence map
1) project review cells

2) Cornell notes

3) 2 liter bottles by Friday

Oct 24
QFD:Wanting to be someone else is a waste of who you are.”-Kurt Cobain
Essential Question if the Day: what is the formula for cellular respiration and photosynthesis
Today’s learning objective: HS LS 1-5 students will be able to Use a model to illustrate how photosynthesis transforms light energy into stored chemical energy.
Today’s performance objective : Students will demonstrate their knowledge of photosynthesis and cellular respiration by taking Cornell notes
1) notes video clip

2) webquest

2) models

3) CER

 

Oct 25
QFD:Don’t look for society to give you permission to be yourself.”
-Steve Maraboli
Essential Question if the Day: Analyze how plants obtain the energy to grow ?
Today’s learning objective: HS LS 1-5 students will be able to Use a model to illustrate how photosynthesis transforms light energy into stored chemical energy.
Today’s performance objective : Students will demonstrate their knowledge of photosynthesis by completing an activity that requires critical thinking to build a model of photosynthesis

1) photosynthesis cellular respiration project


Oct 26
QFD: Do what you feel in your heart to be right, for you’ll be criticized anyway.” -Eleanor Roosevelt
Essential Question if the Day: what is the formula for cellular respiration?
Today’s learning objective: HS LS 1-5 students will be able to Use a model to illustrate how photosynthesis transforms light energy into stored chemical energy.
Today’s performance objective : Students will demonstrate their knowledge of photosynthesis and cellular respiration by perform,it an experiment
1) photosynthesis notes

2) CER cellular respiration

The mass of the plants come from ______

The evidence I used to determine this comes from _______

The reason why this happens is that the plant _________

 

Oct 27
QFD: “I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.”-Mahatma Gandhi
Essential Question if the Day:
Today’s learning objective:HS LS 1-5 students will be able to Use a model to illustrate how photosynthesis transforms light energy into stored chemical energy.
Today’s performance objective : Students will demonstrate their knowledge of photosynthesis and cellular respiration by performing and experiment
1) Google classroom quiz

Posted by: mrborden | October 15, 2017

Week 10 rat dissection

Oct 16 2017
QFD: What we think, we become.
All that we are arises with our thoughts.
With our thoughts, we make the world.
– The Buddha
Essential Question of the Day : name and describe 3 things you discovered by completing the dissection of the rat
Today’s performance objective : Students should know and be able to demonstrate an understanding of the various body systems by completing a lab write up
This weeks learning objective : LS1.A: Structure and Function
* Multicellular organisms have a hierarchical structural organization, in which any one system is made up of numerous parts and is itself a component of the next level.
* 1) body systems review , assignment if teams for dissection
2) lab review questions. Google classroom


Oct 17
QFD: The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking. -Albert Einstein
Essential Question of the Day : compare and contrast the various body systems of the rat with your knowledge you have obtained this week concerning the body system that you have been researching
This weeks learning objective : Students will know and understand HS-LS1-2. Develop and use a model to illustrate the hierarchical organization of interacting systems that provide specific functions within multicellular organisms
Today’s performance Objective : students will use proper lab techniques to examine the various body systems of a rat and answer questions
day 1 of 2 rat dissection
* 1) lab review questions. Google classroom
2) rat dissection safety day 1

 

Oct 18/19 2017
QFD: I hate how Monday is so far away from Friday and Friday is so close to Monday
Essential Question of the Day :which system is the most important and why, justify your answer in complete sentences
This weeks learning objective : Students will know and understand HS-LS1-2. Develop and use a model to illustrate the hierarchical organization of interacting systems that provide specific functions within multicellular organisms
Today’s performance Objective : students will finish the second half of the rat dissection by the end of the period using proper lab safety techniques
* Multicellular organisms have a hierarchical structural organization, in which any one system is made up of numerous parts and is itself a component of the next level.
* 1) Day 2 rat dissections

 

1) Homeostasis is something that all organisms, whether they are a rat, human, or cactus, need to have. What is homeostasis and how do the organ systems help the body maintain it? In your response, include 3 examples of how the organ systems contribute to homeostasis in the body.

2) Think about the rat dissection and name two organs that are located in close proximity to each other. Explain how they may work together to maintain homeostasis and which specific body systems are in involved

 

3) In order to grow and develop, a rat would need nutrients and water. Where does it get these and how does every cell get what they need?

4) Name an organ that can be considered part of more than one body system. Explain its roles in each body system that it belongs to (one organ in at least 2 different systems).

 

2 lab write up is due by end of the period

Hw : finish lab if necessary

Oct 20
QFD: There are only two ways to live your life.
One is as though nothing is a miracle.
The other is as though everything is a miracle.
– Albert Einstein
Essential Question of the Day : describe the hierarchical nature of the human body
Today’s performance objective : Students should know and be able to demonstrate an understanding of the similarities and differences between a eukaryotic and prokaryotic cell by completing Cornell notes
This weeks learning objective : LS1.A: Structure and Function
* Multicellular organisms have a hierarchical structural organization, in which any one system is made up of numerous parts and is itself a component of the next level.
* 1) performance task homeostasis

 

Posted by: mrborden | October 1, 2017

Enzymes , Organ systems

Oct 2
QFD: The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.- Elbert Hubbard
Essential Question of the Day : Justify why Enzymes maybe the most important proteins in a living organism
This weeks learning objective : Students will know and understand HS-LS1-2. Develop and use a model to illustrate the hierarchical organization of interacting systems that provide specific functions within multicellular organisms by completing a lab on enzyme function and denaturation
Today’s performance Objective : students will demonstrate their understanding of a body system by creating a 10 slide PowerPoint or poster that describes the major structures and functions of a body system and provides 3 levels of questions for class to answer, in addition they will present one case study where the homeostatic properties of their body system are not in balance by creating a stimulus feedback loop

1) lab enzymes

2) webquest 1-30 due

Oct 3
QFD: Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.
– Helen Keller
Essential Question of the Day : describe and analyze another body system that works with the system you are doing your presentation on
This weeks learning objective : Students will know and understand HS-LS1-2. Develop and use a model to illustrate the hierarchical organization of interacting systems that provide specific functions within multicellular organisms by completing a presentation
Today’s performance Objective : students will demonstrate their understanding of a body system by creating a 10 slide PowerPoint that describe them major structures and functions of a body system and provides 3 levels of questions for class to answer

1) test enzymes and the cell membrane

2) lab writeup due
Oct 4
QFD: Be the change that you wish to see in the world. -Mahatma Gandhi
Essential Question of the Day : what is the waste product in urine ?
This weeks learning objective : Students will know and understand HS-LS1-2. Develop and use a model to illustrate the hierarchical organization of interacting systems that provide specific functions within multicellular organisms
Today’s performance Objective : students will finish their presentations about the various body systems and share them w 2 other groups by the end of the period

1) presentations and Cornell notes on body systems day 1 of 2

Rubric : 100 points ..on time , uses proper scientific terms and defines all major parts or organs of the system, has 3 levels of questions and answered correctly and a stimulus feedback loop
90 points has all of the above but does not answer questions correctly
80 points has all of the above but omits one major organ or does not describe the function of the part, missing one question
70 points : missing more than one item or doesn’t include a body part or questions in presentation
60 missing more than 2 parts to this assignment
50 : missing more than three parts to this assignment … All Body parts, functions, or questions

Slides

name , period # topic
describe the overall body system main parts + pic
describe the overall function of the body system and an example
Picture of the main organs involved in system
Compare and contrast your body system with another body system (1)
Compare and contrast your body system with another body system (2)
Case study – disease or disorder that affects your body system
how does the disease or disorder relate to homeostasis
draw the pic or create a pic about homeostasis ( stimulus – response -etc)
3 questions at 3 levels about your body system
answers to questions
topics

integumentary
skeletal
immune
muscular
reproductive
excretory
lymphatic
digestive
cardiovascular
nervous

2 ) share your presentation w 2 other groups in class

3 ) analyze a grade for the other presentations and justify why they deserve that grade according to the rubric


Oct 5
QFD: The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking. -Albert Einstein
Essential Question of the Day : compare and contrast the various body systems of the rat with your knowledge you have obtained this week concerning the body system that you have been researching
This weeks learning objective : Students will know and understand HS-LS1-2. Develop and use a model to illustrate the hierarchical organization of interacting systems that provide specific functions within multicellular organisms
Today’s performance Objective : students will use proper lab techniques to examine the various body systems of a rat and answer questions
1) day 2 presentations
Oct 6
QFD: I hate how Monday is so far away from Friday and Friday is so close to Monday
Essential Question of the Day :which system is the most important and why, justify your answer in complete sentences
This weeks learning objective : Students will know and understand HS-LS1-2. Develop and use a model to illustrate the hierarchical organization of interacting systems that provide specific functions within multicellular organisms
Today’s performance Objective : students will finish the second half of the rat dissection by the end of the period using proper lab safety techniques
1) finish answering questions

2 ) anaylyze 3 other students work by making appts

Hw : over the weekend complete the assignment in body systems by reviewing 2 other presentation and then send them back your results

Posted by: mrborden | September 24, 2017

Homeostasis cell membrane

Week 8
Sept 25
QFD: Since we cannot change reality, let us change the eyes which see reality.
EQ: compare and contrast 2 of the proteins you researched about
Today’s performance objective : students will finish their posters that display their knowledge about proteins
This weeks objective : HS LS 1-1 Construct an explanation based on evidence for how the structure of DNA determines the structure of proteins which carry out the essential functions of life through systems of specialized cells
1) macromolecules
2) Hw draw a picture of a cell membrane w a protein channel in your notebook

Cell_membrane_1a

Enzyme info

Sept 26

QFD: If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.
EQ: describe the 9 various types of protein and compare their similarities and differences
Today’s performance objective ; students will present one category of proteins as to their structure, function, and relationship to homeostasis in front of class tomorrow
This weeks objective : HS LS 1-1 Construct an explanation based on evidence for how the structure of DNA determines the structure of proteins which carry out the essential functions of life through systems of specialized cells
1) protein picture assignment

Sept 27
QFD: Never believe that a few caring people can’t change the world. For, indeed, that’s all who ever have
EQ: analyze the role of proteins in a paragraph
Today’s performance objective: students will evaluate what they have learned by completing a quiz at 70% or better concerning the similarities and differences of various protein types and their relationship to homeostasis
This weeks objective : HS LS 1-1 Construct an explanation based on evidence for how the structure of DNA determines the structure of proteins which carry out the essential functions of life through systems of specialized cells
1) quiz on proteins cellular transport

Sept 28

QFD: Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.
EQ: what do people mean , when they say you are what you eat, describe in a paragraph using macromolecule terms
Today’s performance objective : students will complete a Webquest on nutrition and macromolecules
This weeks objective : HS LS 1-1 Construct an explanation based on evidence for how the structure of DNA determines the structure of proteins which carry out the essential functions of life through systems of specialized cells
1) design a lab using ph temperature or sodium

Sept 29
QFD: You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of.
EQ: analyze your body mass index as to overall physical health and possible situations where homeostasis may break down
Today’s performance objective : students will complete a lab that they designed
This weeks objective : HS LS 1-1 Construct an explanation based on evidence for how the structure of DNA determines the structure of proteins which carry out the essential functions of life through systems of specialized cells
1) design a lab osmosis diffusion active transport

 

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