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Ms Nelson

Email: 
cnelson@amherst.k12.va.us
Phone: 
434-528-6499 ext 30872
Classes Taught: 
Biology II: Anatomy and Physiology, and Bio II: Ecology
Period 1 Lancer Academy
Period 2 Bio II:  Anatomy & Physiology
Period 3 Bio II:  Anatomy & Physiology
Period 4 Bio II:  Ecology
Period 5 Bio II:  Ecology
Period 6 Planning
Period 7 Bio II:  Anatomy & Physiology

The weekly class schedules are subject to change depending upon student comprehension of presented subject, time constraints, school delays or closings.

Proposed schedule for the week of November 28, 2016

Anatomy & Physiology:  Chapter 4:  Body Tissues & Membranes – Objectives: 

4.1 Epithelial Tissue –Describe the structures & functions of epithelial tissue. Know the names & locations of various epithelial tissues.

4.2 Connective Tissue – Describe the structures & functions of connective tissue. Know the names & locations of various connective tissues.

4.3 Muscular Tissue – Describe the structures & functions of muscular tissue. Know the names & locations of various muscular tissues.

4.4 Nervous Tissues – Describe the structures & functions of nervous tissue.

4.5 Extracellular Junctions, Glands, & Membranes – Describe the structures & functions of 3 types of extracellular junctions.  Explain the difference between an exocrine & endocrine gland.  Understand how the body’s membranes are organized.   Know the names & describe the major types of membranes in the body.

Online text book access:  www.mhhe.com/longenbaker8

Monday

Ch 4 test on Tues, 11/22 – students finish today

Tuesday

Review CT slide lab

Nervous tissue & muscle tissue lab – due today

Wednesday

Review Ch 4 test

Start oral presentations of Infectious Disease project

Thursday

Oral presentations of Infectious Disease project

Friday

Oral presentations of Infectious Disease project

 

Ecology:  Chapter 6: Biomes – Objectives:

 Sec 1 What is a Biome? – Describe how plants determine the name of a biome.  Explain how temperature & precipitation determine which plants grow in an area.  Explain how latitude & altitude affect which plants grow in an area.

Sec 2 Forest Biomes – List 3 characteristics of tropical rain forests.  Name & describe the main layers of a tropical rain forest.  Describe a plant adaptation for a deciduous forest that may help it to survive.  Describe an animal adaptation in the taiga that would help it to survive.  Name 2 threats to the world’s forest biomes.

Sec 3 Grassland, Desert, & Tundra – Understand the difference between tropical & temperate grasslands.  Describe the climate of a chaparral biome.  Describe 2 desert animals & the adaptations that help them survive.  Explain one threat to the tundra biome..

Online text book access:  www.nexuslearning.net/books/Holt_Env_Science/

 

Monday

Climatograph ws – due Tues, 11/22 (absent students turn-in)

Students work on Ch 6 Sec 2 notes – due today

Tuesday

Review Climatograph ws

Ch 6 Sec PP with student notes

Biome chart – fill out as going through PP

Wednesday

Ch 6 AR ws

Go over Biome chart

Review Sec 2 in book

Sec 2 quiz on Thurs, 12/1

Thursday

Sec 2 quiz – review after

Students work on Ch 6 Sec 3 notes

Friday

Ch 6 Sec 3 PP with student notes

 

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