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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 April 24, 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, and the hand and foot bones.

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

Students work on LA 9 – look at bones using LE 9 and lab manual with the book

LA 9 – due Tues, 4/25

LE 9 – due today

Quiz on Lab 9 on Thursday, 4/27

Tuesday

Review LE & LA 9 – students turn in LA 9 after review

Wednesday

Start 6.4-6.6 PP with student notes

Thursday

 Quiz on Lab 9

Friday

Finish 6.4-6.6 PP with student notes

6.3 test on Tues, 5/2

 

Ecology:  Chapter 17: Nonrenewable Energy – Objectives:

Sec 1 Energy Resources & Fossil Fuels – Know the 5 factors that influence the value of a fuel.  Explain how fuels are used to generate electricity.  Explain how fossil fuels form & how they are used.  Compare advantages & disadvantages of fossil-fuel use.

Sec 2   Nuclear Energy – Describe nuclear fission & how a nuclear power plant works.  Know the advantages & disadvantages of nuclear energy.

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

 

Monday

Review Ch 17  Sec 1 in book

Students take Sec 1 quiz – then review quiz

Sec 2 AR ws – due today

Tuesday

Ch 17 Sec 2 PP with student notes

Wednesday

Finish Ch 17 Sec 2 PP with student notes

Review Ch 17 Sec 2 AR ws

Thursday

Review Ch 17 Sec 2 in book

Students take Ch 17 Sec 2 Quiz – then review quiz

Ch 17 Concept Review ws

Friday

Ch 17 test

Ch 18 vocab (11 words) – due Wed, 5/3

Proposed schedule for the week of April 24, 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, and the hand and foot bones.

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

Students work on LA 9 – look at bones using LE 9 and lab manual with the book

LA 9 – due Tues, 4/25

LE 9 – due today

Quiz on Lab 9 on Thursday, 4/27

Tuesday

Review LE & LA 9 – students turn in LA 9 after review

Wednesday

Start 6.4-6.6 PP with student notes

Thursday

 Quiz on Lab 9

Friday

Finish 6.4-6.6 PP with student notes

6.3 test on Tues, 5/2

 

Ecology:  Chapter 17: Nonrenewable Energy – Objectives:

Sec 1 Energy Resources & Fossil Fuels – Know the 5 factors that influence the value of a fuel.  Explain how fuels are used to generate electricity.  Explain how fossil fuels form & how they are used.  Compare advantages & disadvantages of fossil-fuel use.

Sec 2   Nuclear Energy – Describe nuclear fission & how a nuclear power plant works.  Know the advantages & disadvantages of nuclear energy.

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

 

Monday

Review Ch 17  Sec 1 in book

Students take Sec 1 quiz – then review quiz

Sec 2 AR ws – due today

Tuesday

Ch 17 Sec 2 PP with student notes

Wednesday

Finish Ch 17 Sec 2 PP with student notes

Review Ch 17 Sec 2 AR ws

Thursday

Review Ch 17 Sec 2 in book

Students take Ch 17 Sec 2 Quiz – then review quiz

Ch 17 Concept Review ws

Friday

Ch 17 test

Ch 18 vocab (11 words) – due Wed, 5/3

 

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