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Due:

12/7 & 12/8 Project Info and Research

Goals:
 
  1. Project launch notes
  2. Checkpoint 6- Research

Past Assignments

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11/29 & 11/30 Stages of Meiosis

Goals:
  1. Take notes on Stages of Meiosis
  2. Checkpoint 5- Haploid/Diploid worksheet

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11/22 & 11/23

Goals:
  1. Dihybrid Worksheet
  2. Meiosis Notes (Slides 1-11)
Clean-up
  1. Finish Popsicle babies
  2. Take a PFA

Due:

11/18 & 11/19- Dihybrid Crosses and Popsicle Babies

Goals:
  1. Take Dihybrid notes
  2. Checkpoint 2 (Dihybrid Worksheet)
  3. Checkpoint 3 (Popsicle Babies)

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11/15 & 11/16 Mendel's 3 Laws of Inheritance

Goals:
  1. Take Mendelian Genetic and Monohybrid Cross Notes
  2. Monohybrid Crosses Worksheet

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11/10 & 11/08 GATTACA Con't

Goals:
  1. Finish movie and Checkpoint 1 (GATTACA questions)
NOTEBOOK CHECKS

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11/8 & 11/09 GATTACA

Goals
  1. Take Genetic and Heredity Diagnostic
  2. GATTACA Movie and questions
NOTEBOOK CHECKS

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11/04 & 11/05 Quick Write

Goals:
  1. Checkpoint 5- Critique Wolf Article
  2. Final Product- Quick Write

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11/01 & 11/02 Critiquing an article

Goals:
  1. Critique an article PPT/ Critique Sunlight Article
  2. Critique Wolf Article
  3. Start Quick Write

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10/27 & 10/28 Succession Notes

Goals:
  1. Take notes on Succession PPT (slides 1-13)
  2. Take Patterns of Evolution PFA

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10/25 & 10/26 Competition and Symbiosis

Goals
  1. Relationships PPT (slides 6-13)
  2. Fix Checkpoint 2
  3. Finish Checkpoint 3

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10/21 & 10/22 Predation Notes and Activity

Goals
  1. Take notes on Relationship PPT (slides 1-5)
  2. Predation Activity

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10/18 & 10/19 Population Growth Patterns

Goals
  1. Take notes on Population Growth Patterns
  2. Checkpoint 2- Stop the Spread and Population Ecology

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10/14/21 Lab Stations Con't

Goals
  1. Finish Lab Stations
    1. Started last class
    2. Checkpoint 1 of Ecosystem Interactions
  2. Have a great weekend

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10/11 & 10/12

Goals
  1. Mechanisms of Microevolution notes
  2. Evolution Station Lab
REMEMBER QUARTER ENDS THIS THURSDAY!!!

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10/07 &10/08 Patterns of Evolution and Adaptation Reflection

Goals
  1. Take notes on Patterns of Evolution (slides 7-15)
  2. Finish Adaptation Reflection (Due Friday)

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10/04 & 10/5 Patterns of Evolution and Reflection

Goals
  1. Take diagnostic for Patterns of Evolution
  2. Take notes on Patterns of Evolution (slides 1-6)
  3. Begin Reflection (second final product for project-Due 10/08)
  4. Finish/fix Adaptation essay

Due:

Finish Essay

Goals
  1. Finish Adaptation Essay
  2. Have a classmate proof read
This should be a quiet work day.
DUE FRIDAY! 
Grades will be updated Friday.

Due:

Project Work Day

Goal
  1. Finish or fix Checkpoints 2 and 5 (should already be finished)
  2. Start Adaptation Essay (Final draft is due Friday)
  3. Pass PFA (will turn red after Wednesday)
THIS IS A WORK DAY.  YOU SHOULD BE WORKING QUIETLY
 
I will be doing Notebook checks while you are working.
Grades will be updated in PowerSchool on Friday.  I will be using this information to sign any athletic slips.
 

Due:

Checkpoint 5

Goal
  1. Complete Checkpoint 5 today
  2. Pass PFA

Due:

Evolutionary Arms Race

Goals
  1. Checkpoint 4
    1. Watch Evolutionary Arms movie (in Summit under Checkpoint 4)
    2. Answer questions in Checkpoint 4 and submit for feedback

Due:

Graph and analysis of adaptation lab

Goals
  1. Take notes on How to graph
  2. Graph data from lab
  3. Answer analysis questions
  4. Take PFA or pass diagnostic for Evidence of Evolution and Natural Selection
    1. You may use your notes

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09/13-09/14 Adaption Lab

Goals
  1. Complete the tasks for the lab
  2. Answer the lab questions
  3. Fix checkpoints 1 and 2 if they aren't green
This lab is Checkpoint 3 for your "How do I survive?" project. This will need to be made up during mentoring this week if you are gone.

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09/09-09/10 Natural selection and Checkpoint 2

Goals
  1. Take notes on Natural Selection PPT (slides 1-9)
  2. Choose an animal to do research paper on evolution
  3. Checkpoint 2
****We will be going over the criteria for your research essay.  You can find this information in Summit under the project, "How do you survive?"
Click on Research Essay>Resources For Everyone>Research Essay Checklist.

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09/07-09/08 Evidence of Evolution and Checkpoint 1 con't

Goals
  1. Take notes on Evidence of Evolution PPT slides 7-12 (see PPT below)
  2. Review, summarize, etc. notes
  3. Finish Checkpoint 1 for "How Do I Survive?"

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9/2-9/3 Evidence of Evolution (objective 2) and Checkpoint 1 (How do you survive)?

Goals:
  • Take notes on slides 1-6 of Evidence of Evolution PPT (see PPT below)
    • Take Window Notes on the video on slide 2
    • Take Cornell Notes on the other slides
  • Begin Checkpoint 1 of How do you survive?
 
 

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8/30-8-31 Review notes/Summit

Review Notes 
  1. After class (the A in STAR note taking)
    1. Review notes to make sure they are understandable
    2. Write a summary for notes
    3. Highlight vocab and main ideas
    4. Write 3 questions on the left side that you can use to quiz yourself over your notes
    5. Update Table of Contents
Summit
  1. Take diagnostic for "Evidence of evolution and natural selection" PFA
  2. Do the planning part on How to complete a Focus Area
    1. Click on How to complete a Focus Area under Introduction Materials on the PFA
 

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8/26-8/27 Marking the text

  1. Take notes from the Marking the Text PPT
  2. Print out the "How did dark deer mice get lighter over time?"
    1. Using your Mark the Text notes, annotate the article (print out article)
  3. Take Cornell Notes from annotated article (may need to get from classmate)

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8/23-8/24 Interactive Notebook and Cornell Notes

The essential tool of success in this class will be your Interactive Notebook.
 
SET UP YOUR INTERACTIVE NOTEBOOK
  1. Set up Interactive Notebook (see INB PPT below)
  2. Learned to take Cornell notes (see STAR Notetaking PPT below)