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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 Jan 16, 2017

Anatomy & Physiology:  Chapter 6:  The Skeletal System– Objectives: 

6.1 Skeleton: Overview – Name the 5 functions of the skeleton.  Explain bone classification by shape.  Describe the anatomy of bone and compare/contrast compact & spongy bone.  Understand bone growth, development, & remodeling, including the 6 types of fractures.   List & give examples of bone features.

6.2 Axial Skeleton – Distinguish between axial & appendicular skeletons.  Know the names, important features & functions of the axial bones.  Know the structure & function of the hyoid bone, vertebral column, & ribs.

6.3 Appendicular Skeleton – Know the names & important features of the pectoral & pelvic girdles, & the upper & lower limbs.

6.4 Joints (Articulations) – Explain how joints are classified & give examples of each type.  List the types of movement found at synovial joints.  Explain the damage & degeneration that occurs at joints.

6.5 Effects of Aging- Describe the anatomical & physiological changes that occur in the skeletal system with aging.

6.6 Homeostasis – List & explain the 6 ways the skeletal system contributes to homeostasis.  Understand how the other systems assist the skeletal system.

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

Monday

Holiday

Tuesday

Start movie “Outbreak” – review infectious diseases with BR question then 1st quiz at end of class

CN 17:  Skeletal System: Anatomy of a Long Bone  – due

 6.3 vocab (18 cats/70 words) using the Brace Thinking Map – due Mon, 1/30

Wednesday

Movie “Outbreak” –BR question,  review previous quiz, 2nd quiz

Thursday

Movie “Outbreak” – BR question,  review previous quiz, 3rd  quiz

Friday

Movie “Outbreak” – BR question,   review previous quiz, last quiz

Discuss issues of infectious diseases in the world today

 

Ecology:  Chapter 7: Aquatic Ecosystems – Objectives:

 Sec 1 Freshwater Ecosystems – Understand the factors that determine where an organism lives in an aquatic ecosystem.  Describe the littoral & benthic zone.  Explain the 2 environmental functions of wetlands.  Know at least 1 threat against river ecosystems.

Sec 2 Marine Ecosystems – Explain why an estuary is a very productive ecosystem.  Compare salt marshes & mangrove swamps.  List & explain 2 threats to coral reefs.  Understand 2 threats to ocean organisms.

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

Monday

Holiday

Tuesday

Review Ch 7 Sec 1 & 2 in book

Quiz on Ch 7 Wed, 1/18

Wednesday

Ch 7 quiz

Ch 8 vocab (14 words) using Tree Thinking Map – due Mon, 1/23

Thursday

Review Ch 7 quiz

Shallow Seas video – list examples of  different ecosystems throughout the oceans  with their corresponding plants & animals

Friday

Magic School Bus Wetlands video – write down the advantages of saving wetlands

Ch 8 Sec 1 PP with student notes

Sec 1 Active Reading ws – due Mon, 1/23

 

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