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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 August 14, 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

BR – VTSS matrix

Fire drill procedure, Crisis plan, Review classroom procedures & rules

Syllabus

Tuesday

BR – Circle Thinking Map (TM)  on respect

Student handbook including dress code

Lab safety contract & worksheet

Internet safety PP

Wednesday

BR – Bubble TM on responsibility

Start Scientific Method & Measurements Lab

Thursday

BR – Double-Bubble TM on how school rules & home rules are different

Scientific Method & Measurements Lab – finish & discuss

Friday

BR – Tree TM on what is success

PreTest

1.1 vocab (11 words) brace map –  due Tues, 8/22

Student info Extra Credit due

 

Ecology:  Chapter 1:  Science & the Environment – Objectives:

Sec 1 Understanding Our Environment – Understand what environmental science includes. Describe the major environmental effects of hunter-gatherers, the agricultural revolution & the Industrial Revolution. Know the difference between renewable & nonrenewable resources.

Sec 2 The Environment & Society  – Describe “The Tragedy of the Commons”.  Explain the law of supply & demand. Know the differences between developed & developing countries. Understand what sustainability is.

 

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

 

Monday

BR – VTSS matrix

Fire drill procedure, Crisis plan, Review classroom procedures & rules

Syllabus

Tuesday

BR – Circle Thinking Map (TM) on respect

Student handbook including dress code

Lab safety contract & worksheet

Internet safety PP

Wednesday

BR – Bubble TM on responsibility

Marshmallow Challenge lab activity – discuss after students finish

Thursday

BR – Double-Bubble TM on how school rules & home rules are different

Ch 1 vocab (9 words) tree map – due Mon, 8/21

Friday

BR – Tree TM on what is success

Ch 1 Sec 1 fill-in notes – due Tues, 8/22

Student info Extra Credit due

 

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