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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 September 19, 2016

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

Genetic Disease project in science lab – last day in lab, due on Mon, 9/26 when oral reports start

Ch 1 test – Thurs, 9/22

Tuesday

Go over Oral Presentation Rubric

Review Ch 1 – summary, finish Content Checkup ?s and chapter questions

Double Bubble think map for negative & positive feedback

Wednesday

Review Organ systems chart

Review CN 13

Thursday

Ch 1 test

3.1 vocab (31 words, 13 categories) – due Tues 9/27

Friday

Review Ch 1 test

Work on 3.1 vocab

BRs  (4) – turn-in

Double Bubble think map for negative & positive feedback – turn-in

 

Ecology:   Chapter 4: The Organization of Life – Objectives:

 Sec 1 Ecosystems: Everything is Connected – Understand the differences between biotic & abiotic factors.  Know how a population differs from a species.   Explain why habitats are important.

Sec 2 Evolution – Explain the concepts of natural selection & adaptation.

Sec 3 The Diversity of Living Things – List the 6 kingdoms of organisms.  Describe 2 characteristics of each.

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

 

Monday

Retake Ch 2 Test

Ch 4 vocab (20 words) – due on Tues, 9/20

Tuesday

Review Ch 2 Test

Ch 4 Sec 1 PP with student notes

Ch 4 vocab (20 words) – due

Wednesday

Sec 1 Active Reading ws

Review Ch Sec 1 in book

Start Ch 4 Sec 2 PP with student notes

Sec 1 quiz – Thurs, 9/22

Thursday

Sec 1 quiz – review after

Finish Ch 4 Sec 2 PP with student notes

Sec 2 Active Reading ws

Sec 2 quiz – on Fri, 9/23

Friday

Review Sec 2 in book

Sec 2 quiz – then review

 

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