December Weekly Plan

 


Friday, Dec 1st, 2017

Guiding Question/Big Idea:   Use of Energy

Required Readings:  

Due next day (Tuesday):  Have a functional understanding of respiration and photosynthesis


Tuesday, Dec 5th, 2017

Guiding Question/Big Idea:  Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration

Required Readings:  Chapter 7 and Chapter 8 OpenStax

Due next day (Thursday): Photosynth and Cellular respiration quiz!  

 


Thursday, Dec 7th, 2017

Guiding Question/Big Idea:  Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration/Biological Molecules

  • QUIZ
  • Biological molecules! Carbon, Nitrogen, Phosphorus (and water).

Required Readings:  Chapter 7 and 8 OpenStax

Due next day ():  Chapter 2 and 3 OpenStax

 


Monday, Dec 11th, 2017

Guiding Question/Big Idea:  Surface area to Volume ratios

  • Comparing cell volumes and surfaces areas and how this connects to nutrient uptake.

Required Readings:  

Due next day ():  

 


Wednesday, Dec 13th, 2017

Guiding Question/Big Idea:  Homeostasis and Transport

  • Cell Membranes
  • Passive Transport
  • Active Transport
  • Begin Homeostasis Lab

Required Readings:  Chapter 5 OpenStax

Due next day (): 

 


Friday, Dec 15th, 2017

Guiding Question/Big Idea:  Homeostasis Lab

  • Finish/Discuss Homeostasis Lab

Required Readings:  

Due next day (): 

 

 


Tuesday, Dec 19th, 2017

Guiding Question/Big Idea:  Big Idea Review

  • Note: you will have a module on interactions in animal systems that will not be found on an exam.

Required Readings:  

Due next day (Thurs, Dec 21st): EXAM

 

 


Tuesday, Dec 21st, 2017

Guiding Question/Big Idea:   Assessing Biological Processes

  •  Big Idea 2 – EXAM
  •  Have a great holidays! Eat up and spend time with friends and family!
  • Note: you will have a module on interactions in animal systems that will not be found on an exam – will be made available when you are back from holidays and we will start Big Idea 3 (Genetics) which will take JAN/FEB, Big Idea 4 will take MAR, then April for catch-up additional labs and review.

Required Readings:  

Next day: Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018

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