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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

Proposed schedule for the week of November 13, 2017

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

Read Summary of 4.3 & 4.4, p 80

4.3 PP  on muscle tissue with student notes

Students work on MT Review ws – due Tues, 11/14

4.5 vocab (9 cats/13 words) – due

CN 8 (MT) – due Tues, 11/14

Tuesday

Review CN8 & MT Review ws

4.4 PP nervous tissue with student notes

Wednesday

Nervous Tissue ws – due end of class (Wed, 11/15)

Thursday

Review Nervous Tissue ws

Start 4.5 glands PP with student notes

Friday

Finish 4.5 glands PP with student notes

Tissue Overview ws – due Mon, 11/20

Tissue Overview Chart – due Mon, 11/20

Ch 5 Lab Practical Test – Tues, 11/21

 

 

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

Review Ch 5 test

Ch 6 Sec 1 notes ws – due at end of class (Mon, 11/13)

Ch 6 Vocab (18 words) – due Tues, 11/14

Ch 6 Sec 1 quiz on Thurs, 11/16

Tuesday

Ch 6 Sec 1 PP with student notes

Wednesday

Students do Ch 6 Sec 1 AR ws – go over

Biomes of the world coloring map ws – due Thurs, 11/16

Thursday

Review Ch 6 Sec 1 in book

Ch 6 Sec 1 quiz

Friday

Ch 6 Sec PP with student notes

 

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