September Weekly Plan

Thursday, Sept 1st, 2016

Guiding Question/Big Idea:

  • Course Outline, Expectations, Assessment and Syllabus
  • Journal and WordPress Tutorial (If incomplete can continue guidance Friday)

Required Readings: N/A

Due: Summer Assignment


Tuesday, Sept 5th, 2016

Guiding Question/Big Idea: Becoming Comfortable with WordPress

  • Sample Final Exam Questions – Free Response and Multiple Choice
  • WordPress Tutorial

Required Readings: N/A

Due: Summer Assignment


Thursday, Sept 8th, 2016

Guiding Question/Big Idea: Working with fellow scientists/scientific method.

  • WordPress/Journal Rubric Creation
  • Summer Assignment Feedback Groups
  • The Scientific Method and Discussing the Reading of 1.1

Required Readings: 1.1 The Science of Biology

Due: 

Homework: Using part three of your summer assignment – create a blog post about the scientific method. 


Monday, Sept 12th, 2016

Guiding Question/Big Idea: There are many dimensions of biology, how do they all connect into evolution?

  • Discussion on reading (15 minutes)
  • Next material

Required Readings: 1.2 Themes of Biology

Due (Wednesday): Blog post about 1.1 (and 1.2).

 

 


Wednesday, Sept 14th, 2016

Guiding Question/Big Idea: There are many dimensions of biology, how do they all connect into evolution?

  • Discussion on reading/posts (15 minutes)
  • Bacteria Problem
  • November 8th and 9th – Bacterial Isolation Trip
  • Chapter 18 – Evolutionary Processes – Note taking/reading strategies (Summarizing paragraphs, KWL, C&A Questions) – 18.1 Quiz for next day

Required Readings: 1.2 Themes of Biology

Due: Blog Post!!


Friday, Sept 16th, 2016

Guiding Question/Big Idea: There are many dimensions of biology, how do they all connect into evolution?

  • 18.1 Quiz – 18.1/18.2 Lecture
  • Bacteria Problem Wrap-Up
  • November 8th and 9th – Bacterial Isolation Trip
  • Chapter 18 – Evolutionary Processes – Note taking/reading strategies (Summarizing paragraphs, KWL, C&A Questions) – 18.2 Quiz for next day

Required Readings: 18.1

Due next day: 18.2 Reading


Tuesday, Sept 20th, 2016

Guiding Question/Big Idea: How does speciation occur?

  • Final Exam Problem
  • Information: October 31st and November 1st 9:30am-11:30am – Bacterial Isolation Trip
  • Chapter 18 – Speciation – Note taking/reading strategies (Summarizing paragraphs, KWL, C&A Questions) – 18.3 Quiz for next day

Required Readings: 18.2 

Due next day: 18.3 Quiz!!
Due next Monday: Ch 18 – Blog Post!

 


Thursday, Sept 22nd, 2016

Guiding Question/Big Idea: Rates of Speciation

  • Final Exam Problem
  • Blog Post Feedback/Current Marks
  • Information: October 31st and November 1st 9:30am-11:30am – Bacterial Isolation Trip
  • Chapter 18 – Speciation – Note taking/reading strategies (Summarizing paragraphs, KWL, C&A Questions) –

Required Readings: 18.3 (Quiz)

Due next day (Monday): Ch 18 – Blog Post!

 


Monday, Sept 26th, 2016

Guiding Question/Big Idea: Rates of Speciation

  • New chapter (19)
  • Information: October 31st and November 1st 9:30am-11:30am – Bacterial Isolation Trip

Required Readings:  N/A

Due next day (Wednesday): Quiz 19.1


Wednesday, Sept 28th, 2016

Guiding Question/Big Idea: Hardy-Weinberg and Population Genetics

  • New chapter (19)
  • Information: October 31st and November 1st 9:30am-11:30am – Bacterial Isolation Trip

Required Readings:  19.1

Due next day (Friday): Quiz 19.2


Friday, Sept 30th, 2016

Guiding Question/Big Idea:  Hardy-Weinberg and Population Genetics

  • New chapter (19) – Discussing Hardy-Weinberg and practicing allele frequencies
  • Picture day
  • Information: October 31st and November 1st 9:30am-11:30am – Bacterial Isolation Trip
  • Note – next Tuesday will be posted in a new drop down heading.

Required Readings:  19.2

Due next day (Tuesday): Quiz 19.3