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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 Bio II:  Ecology
Period 2 Bio II:  Anatomy & Physiology
Period 3 Bio II:  Anatomy & Physiology
Period 4 Bio II:  Ecology
Period 5 Lancer Academy
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 September 25, 2017

Anatomy & Physiology:  Chapter 1:  Organization of the Body – Objectives: 

1.1 The Human Body – Define anatomy & physiology & explain how they are related.  Describe each level of organization of the body

1.2 Anatomical Terms  –  Learn anatomical terms to describe the relative positions of the body parts, the regions of the body & the planes by which the body can be sectioned.

1.3 Body Cavities & Membranes  –  Know the body cavities & their location, the organs in them and the membranes that line them & adhere to the organs.

1.4 Organ Systems – Know the body organ systems with their various organs & the functions of each system.

1.5 Homeostasis – Understand how negative and positive feedback works with examples and know the role of each body system in regards to homeostasis

 

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

Monday

Holiday

Tuesday

1.1 – 1.3 quiz

1.3 vocab due (25 words)

Students practice for Lab Practical quiz 1.1 – 1.3 on Thurs, 9/7

Wednesday

Review 1.1 – 1.3 quiz

Students practice for Lab Practical quiz 1.1 – 1.3 on Thurs, 9/7

Work on Organ systems tree map – due Mon, 9/11

Thursday

Lab Practical quiz on 1.1 – 1.3

Friday

Work on Organ systems tree map – due Mon, 9/11

 

Ecology:  Chapter 2:  Tools of Environmental Science – Objectives:

Sec 1 Scientific Methods – List & explain the steps of the experimental method

Sec 2 Statistics & Models – Explain how scientists use statistics.  Describe three types of models commonly used by scientists.

Sec 3 Making Informed Decisions – Describe 3 values that people consider when making decisions about the environment. Compare the short-term & long-term consequences of current environmental issues.

 

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

 

Monday

Holiday

Tuesday

Review Ch 1 test

Students work on Ch 2 vocab (20 words) – due Wed, 9/6

Wednesday

Read Ch 2 Highlights, p 51

Ch 2 Sec 1 PP with student notes

Sec 1 quiz on Fri, 9/8

Thursday

Finish Ch 2 Sec 1 PP with student notes

Scientific vs. Non-scientific writing ws

Sec 1 Active Reading ws – review

Friday

Review Sec 1 in the text

Sec 1 quiz

 

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