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Weekly Activities
    and Topics for
      2013-2014
Subject to change, depending on how far we get each week. 
 

Date

Regents

(periods 1-2, 3-4, 5-6, 7-8)

Week of
Sept. 3
 lab safety;safety contract; reading comprehension skills; Characteristics of life; worksheets on life processes; 
 

Week of Sept. 8

 book distribution; continue work on characteristics of life; mealworm lab;  

Week of Sept. 15

 metric measurement; metric labs; graphing; scientific method; assignments in yellow booklet

 

Week of

Sept. 22 

 Scientific method  worksheets; Lab on scientific method; assignments in yellow booklet on scientific method; Review; test on scientific method;

 

 

Week of       

Sept 29

Basic chemistry; pH lab;  text assignment on pH;  text assignment on carbon compounds; carbohydrate notes;  practice sheets; 

 

Week of       
Oct. 6
chemistry of carbohydrates lab; indicator tests; collect data for soil lab; review scientific method; quiz on carbohydrate chemistry 

 

Week of

 Oct. 13

protein and lipid notes and  worksheet;  enzyme notes from powerpoint; practice regents questions; 

Week of   

Oct. 20

more on enzymes; enzyme lab;  test on enzymes and nutrients;
 symbiosis

Week of

Oct. 27

start ecology; ecosystems homework  to do with review book; energy flow through ecosystem; quick quiz on introductory ecology and energy flow in ecosystems

Week of   
Nov. 3

First Quarter Exam on Wednesday. Finish soil ecology lab; levels of organization notes; competition in same niches; succession

Week of   

Nov. 10

notes on succession, biomes,predator-prey interactions, quiz on biomes/succession;

Week of   

Nov.17

 endangered species; population dynamics; quiz

Week

of   

Nov.24

ecological cycles; human impact/environmental issues; 

Week

of   

Dec. 1

finish human impact on environment/cycles; test on human impact/cycles;shark lab;
 
Week of
Dec. 8
classification; microscope use;  microscope techniques lab; 

Week

of   

Dec.15

 measuring through the microscope; microscope quiz; cell theory; cell parts and functions;  review;
  

Week

of   

Dec 22

onion lab;test on cells
    

Week

of Jan. 5

notes on transport across cell membrane; diffusion worksheet; active transport; compare active transport with diffusion and osmosis;State lab on diffusion/osmosis; second state lab on diffusion/osmosis;

 

 

Week

of   

Jan. 12

quiz on transport across the cell membrane labs; leaf structure and function; leaf lab;photosynthesis notes; photosynthesis homework (to do with text);  review for midterm exam;

Week

of  Jan.19

state lab on muscle fatigue; cellular respiration; cellular respiration notes; homework on cell respiration; practice regents questions; review for midterm exam 

Midterm Exam:
Week of Jan 26
 period 1 - Monday, Jan. 26
  period 4 - Monday, Jan. 26
  period 5 - Thursday, Jan. 29  period 7 - Wednesday, Jan. 28
Week of
Jan.26

Week of

Feb.2

chromatography lab; photosynthesis review;anaerobic cellular respiration; state lab on muscle fatigue 

Weeks of

Feb. 9 and 23

aerobic cellular respiration; review and quiz on cellular respiration; How Cells Know When to Divide lab; mitosis notes and review sheets; Mitosis Lab; quiz on mitosis 

 

Week of March 2
meiosis notes; worksheet comparing meiosis and mitosis; asexual reproduction;  protist labs; human reproductive systems;

Week of

March 9

menstrual cycle notes;menstrual cycle lab and worksheet; development notes and lab;

Week of

March 16

twins; test on reproduction and development; flower reproduction;

 

Week of
March 23
flower lab; seed lab;practice regents questions; start DNA; DNA; DNA replication; quiz on DNA and replication;

Week of

April 6

 
RNA; protein synthesis; protein synthesis lab; Quarter 3 exam on April 8.

 

Week of

April 13
mutations; mutation lab; hereditary  disorders; genetics test
 

  

Week of
April 20

 genetic  engineering; selective breeding; environmental effects on gene expression;  Heterotroph hypothesis;  evidence for evolution; 

 

 

Week of
April 27

lab on evidence for evolution; Darwin vs. Lamark; quiz on evolution; 

  

Week of

May 4

State lab on Bird Beaks;  more on modern theories of evolution; biodiversity lab; quick quiz on evolution;

Week of

May 11

 Finish bird beak lab; state required lab on biodiversity;

Week of

May 18

digestive sytem;circulatory system;  state lab on heart rate and exercise;   regents review

 

 

 

Week of

May 25

 respiratory system; mechanics of breathing; excretory system; Homeostasis in the body (nervous/endocrine systems); regents review; immunity

 

 

Week of
June 1

 More Regents review; all books must be returned to bookroom on Tuesday,June 9(We have an appointment with the bookroom). regents review

Week of June 8

regents review; return textbook/review book to bookroom on June 9

 

Regents 
Exam:
Tuesday,
June 16,
11:15 am
 
    Bring blue or black ink pens, #2 pencils, erasers, photo ID;
DO NOT bring electronic devices;
text and review books MUST be returned to bookroom on June 9
Room Assignments:
 
period 1- 
period 4- 
period 5 -
period 7 -

 

 

 

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 Last updated on May 15, 2015