12/13: LAST DAY TO TURN IN LATE WORK
12/12AB: All class brief review
2/11A-12/12B: Midterm Review
12/7A-12/8B: Midterm review
Extra Credit Terms (for Rap/tune)
12/5A-12/6B: Science of food.
Slides: Idea pitching
12/1A-12/4B: Introduction to the chemistry of living systems: Science of Food
11/29A-11/30B: Exam on Membrane Structure and Function
11/27A-11/28B: Membrane Transport Mechanisms
Link: Crash course Membrane Transport
Link: Summary of membrane transport mechanisms (simple)
Homework: Study for Exam (Topics 1.3 and 1.4)
11/16A-11/17B: Membrane Function: Transport mechanisms
Homework: Complete biozone pages on membrane structure (due 11/27A-11/28B)
Lab Report Due Date
11/15: Extended Essay Introduction Day
1/13A-11/12B: Lab Activity Debrief
Slides (Extended Essay)
Homework: Read pp. 32-41.
Lab Data 2nd Period (spreadsheet)
Lab Data 4th Period (spreadsheet)
Lab Data 8th Period (spreadsheet)
11/8B: History of membrane biology
11/5B-11/6A: Prescribed Practical 2 (Topic 1.4): Determination of tissue osmolarity
Lab Procedure (linked here)
Lab Report Guide (Full report due on 11/16A; 11/17B).
11/3A:Bubble lab exploration
Homework: read pp. 41-45
11/2B: Introduction to cell membranes and Bubble lab exploration
Homework: read pp. 25-33; 41-45. Draw the fluid mosaic membrane model.
11/1A: Cell Membranes
Homework: Complete DBQs: p 28 # 1-2; p. 29 #1A,B, #2; 1-6.
10/30A-11/2B: Introduction to Membranes
Slides (cancer data checkpoint)
Homework: read pp. 25-33. Draw a diagram of the fluid mosaic membrane model.
Mitosis Quiz (pp. 51-55)
Link: TED-using immune cells for drug delivery
Link: Cyclins and the Cell Cycle
Homework: Complete DBQ on pp. 58-59. Answer question completely (in ink). Check answer prior to class against key available in class. Corrections in pencil. (Due 10/30A; 10/31B).
10/24A-10/27B: Cell division and Cancer
Link: Cancer TED
Link: Article-how do cells "know" when to divide?
Kahoot: cell division
Link: Video-how to cells cram the entire genome into a tiny nucleus?
Homework: Read pp. 56-59
Answer questions 1 and 4 (end of the chapter questions on page 60)
Revision activity-mitosis click and learn
Extra: Mitosis 'rap'
10/28A: Exam Revision
10/16A-10/17B: Surface Area to Volume Ratio
Video link 1: The human trial
Video link 2: Stem cells and gene therapy
Lab Activity: SA/V ratio (due complete on 10/28A, 10/29B)
Homework: Read pp. 51-55.
Watch: Mitosis Review Video
Do: Prepare a labelled Diagram of the phases of mitosis. Highlight the major differences between plant and animal cells. (Due Friday 10/20A, Monday 10/21B)
FALL BREAK 107-10/15
Link: Explore Stem Cells
Link: Nobel Prize Awarded to Shinya Yamanaka for IPS Breakthrough 2013
Link: Stem Cells-is the debate over?
Extra: Curing blindness with stem cells
Extra: Gene Therapy
10/4B: Stem cells
Interactive: Click and clone
Link: video-what is somatic cell cloning? Bill Nye
Read pp. 11-15
10/2B-10/3A: Unit Exam (Cell Theory & origins, Ultrastructure, Microscopy)
9/21A9/22B-9/25A-9/26B: Cellular Landscapes
Slides (practice exam questions)
Animation: Inside of a cell
Homework: Biozone review pages & HW portion of Goodsell Questions.
Extra: Article-David Goodsell's Cellular panorama
Link: Inner Life of the Cell (video)
9/19A-9/20B: Prokaryotes vs Eukaryotes
View slides, taking notes as directed. Use ultrastructure survey to fill in table provided (linked here).
Slides 1: a survey of cellular ultrastructure
Slides 2: Unknown cell structures to identify
Homework: Review pp.16-25
Create an infographic comparing PROKARYOTIC and EUKARYOTIC cells. Highlight both the similarities and differences.
9/15A-9/18B: How microscopes changed our view of cells
9/13A-9/14B: Magnification Quiz
Homework: Visit interactive and explore parts of animal and plant cells
Read pp. 17-24 (table on pp. 21-23).
Complete the Google Form Questions (linked here)
Extra resource: Eukaryotic cells (Crashcourse)
9/11A-9/12B: Prescribed Practical #1:
Use of light microscope to investigate structures of cells and tissues.
Slides: Microscope calculations
Slides: Extra Microscope Math Practice
Link: Instructions for Scientific Drawings
Part 1: Virtual Lab Activity (introduction to the components and parts of a microscope)
Part 2: Viewing a specimen and creating a scientific diagram
Homework: Review for quiz. Complete details on your scientific diagram if not completed in class. Lab notebooks will be checked on 9/13A-9/14B.
9/6A-9/7B: Scale Project Presentation day
Link: Google Form Project Reflection
Homework: Magnification Worksheet Problem (pp. 6-7 textbook).
Link: Problem link
9/1A-9/5B: Scale project work day
8/30A-8/31B: Introduction to Unit 2: Microscopy
Link: Project on scale
Homework: Cell sizes worksheet (copies in classroom)
8/28-8/29: Quiz on Unit 1 "Cell Theory".
Complete uncertainties practical (in class).
Homework: Watch "Calculating magnification".
Review textbook pp. 6-7
Explore: The scale of things (interactive).
Link: Uncertainties in science
Homework: Quiz study
8/22A-8/23: Origins of Life
Link: Can science explain the origins of life? ("stated clearly")
Homework: Review work of Redi, Spallanzini and Pasteur. Create a T-chart to distinguish between their contributions to science.
Upcoming: Quiz Unit 1 (A28, B29)
8/18A-8/21B: Cell Theory
Homework (Topic 1.5): Read pp. 45-50.
Watch: TEDed Endosymbiosis (linked here)
Do: Prepare a cartoon depiction of the endosymbiosis theory. (Due A22, B23)
8/16A-8/17B: Characteristics of Life in a single cell
Link: A microscope investigation (complete the table as homework). Review reading.
Link: Pond water Identification guide
Link: Life in pond water (video)
8/14A-8/15B: Characteristics of Life
Link: Article-What is life?
Link: Article-definitions of life.
Homework: Read pp. 1-10.
8/10-8/11: Class Norms & the Neuroscience of Learning
Unit 0 Planner: Learning and Memory
link: in class Article on Learning
Homework (due 8/16): Reading assignment: how people learn (linked here)
Answer Questions: linked here
(log in to google using your MWS student account)
8/9: Introductions and Course Overview
Safety Contract (due signed 8/14-8/15)
Class Syllabus (due signed 8/14-8/15)