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Classes Taught: 
Biology II: Anatomy and Physiology, and Bio II: Ecology

Proposed schedule for the week of Feb 12, 2018


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.

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Medical Career Project (test grade) –create a poster and give an oral presentation.  Students   go to the computer lab 4 times:   1/29, 2/7,  2/12, 2/19 – due Fri, Feb 23

6.4 vocab (10 cats/38 words), 6.5 (1 cat), 6.6 (3 cats) – due Fri, 2/23


Review LA6 questions and answers with students

Using LE6 & LA6 – students go around classroom identifying the bones in the skeletons and trays, look for examples of the bone features listed in LE6 and Table 6.1 on p103 in the book

6.1 Lab Practical test including LE & LA 6 info on Wed, 2/21


Using the bone features listed in LE6 and Table 6.1 on p103 in the book, students will make up a bone feature chart incorporating both pieces of information into one chart – due Fri, 2/16

Find the bone features listed in their chart on the skeletons and disarticulated bones


Review 6.1 Overview quiz – have students open book to p99

Students work on the Skeletal System ws – due Mon, 2/26


Students review bones and their features on the skeletons and disarticulated bones  in preparation for the 6.1 Lab Practical Test on Wed, 2/21


Ecology:  Chapter 10: Biodiversity – Objectives:

Sec 1 What is biodiversity? – Describe the diversity of species types on Earth.  List and describe 3 levels of biodiversity.

Explain why biodiversity is important to ecosystem and humans. 

Sec 2  Biodiversity at Risk – Differentiate between and give examples of endangered and threatened species.  Describe how species are being threatened with global extinction.  List the 25 biodiversity hotspots.  Compare the amount of biodiversity in the US to that of the rest of the world.

Sec 3  The Future of biodiversity – List and describe 4 types of efforts to save individual species.  Explain the advantages of protecting entire ecosystems rather than individual species.  Describe the main provisions of the Endangered Species Act.  Describe 3 examples of world-wide cooperative efforts to prevent extinctions.

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Review Ch 10 Sec 1 in book in preparation for the quiz on Sec 1

Ch 10 Sec 1 quiz – grade in class


Ch 10 Sec 2 PP with student notes

Start Sec 2 AR ws

Ch 10 Sec 2 quiz on Thurs, 2/15


Finish Sec 2 AR ws

Review Sec 2 in book


Ch 10 Sec 2 quiz – grade in class

Start work on Invasive Species Project – quiz grade


 Students continue working on Invasive Species Project – will go in Science Lab on Monday to finish up


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