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Learning Target: I will understand that there are nine types of asexual reproduction. I Assignments: 1) View video clip: Asexual Reproduction by Mark Drollinger, 2:16 2) Continue with powerpoint: Notes on the nine types of asexual reproduction: binary fission, budding, sporulation, regeneration, cloning, parthenogenesis, tubers and bulbs, stems and runners, and rhizomes Homework: None
Learning Target: I will understand that there are two types of reproduction. I will understand the advantages and disadvantages of Asexual reproduction. Assignments: 1) Webquest- Sexual/ Asexual Reproduction (Pink Sheet) See link below. 2) Continue with Powerpoint: Asexual and Sexual Reproduction. Students make a T-chart in their science note book to compare and contrast the two types of reproduction after listening to the lecture notes. Included in student notes should be a drawing. Students will add several types of asexual reproduction. Students will list the advantages and disadvantages of this type of reproduction. List examples of organisms (living things) that reproduce asexually. List types of Asexual reproduction such as, binary fission, budding, tubers and bulbs, stems or runners, rhizomes, sporaulation, regeneration, cloning, and parthenogensis. Homework: None
Learning Target: I will understand that there are two types of reproduction. Assignments: 1) Pass back Frog test, two Lab sheets. Record CER data on student tracking form. 2) Review learning goals for new unit. Part 1 Asexual versus Sexual Reproduction. This sheet includes a list of vocabulary terms students need to know by the end of the unit and "i can" statement describing what information students need to learn before the end of the unit. 3) Powerpoint: Asexual and Sexual Reproduction. Students make a T-chart in their science note book to compare and contrast the two types of reproduction after listening to the lecture notes. Included in student notes should be a drawing. Homework: None
Learning Target: I will understand what ecologist mean by the term population boom and what can cause it. Assignments: 1) Frog quiz Q1-40 Turn in to tray. 2) Quietly read handout: Amphibious Assault by Jack El-Hai (handout). Annotate the text to determine the claim the author of the text is making. Supply three pieces of evidence to support the claim the author makes. Give reasons why the phenomena occurred. Homework: None
Learning Target: I will learn about how frogs interact in their natural environment Assignments: 1) Video segment: Circulatory System. View Frog and human blood slides. 2)Finish Green reading comprehension questions taped into SNB. 3) Review parts of the frog life cycle in your science notebook and frog skeleton. Students should know where the following bones are on the frogs skeleton: Urostyle, femur, tibio-fibula, tarsus, metatarsals, phalanges, humerus, radio-ulna, scapula. Homework: Review Frog Life cycle and skeleton, or dissection lab anatomy of the frog for quiz on Friday.
Learning Target: I will learn some of the characteristics that frogs share. Assignments: 1) Video: Digestive System. Review Digestive System. 2)Use I-pads to Study for Frog quiz, click button below. See entry for 02/21below. 3) Read pages 382 - 386 in Holt Life Science text in class today. Students completed reading comprehension questions 1-26 on green sheet in class and tape into SNB.
Homework: Review Frog Life cycle and skeleton, or dissection lab anatomy of the frog for quiz Friday.
Learning Target: I will learn about how frogs interact in their natural environment Assignments: 1) Discuss post lab questions on Lab sheet. Lab will be returned on Wednesday. 2) Correct Crossword puzzle due today. 3) Groups write frog eulogies to be read at the Frog Funeral. Groups will take turns saying what they learned from dissecting the frog. 4) Review for Frog Dissection quiz Homework: Finish Post lab questions.
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Learning Target: I will be able to identify where the frog organs are located. Assignment: 1) Internal Frog Dissection Day 3 the final day! Can you dissect the brain out. Or dissect the leg bones. 2) Finish post Lab questions. Homework: Be sure to finish any questions in dissection packet and have it ready to turn in by Tuesday. Also Period 6 will turn in SNB with completed Frog foldable key that has been filled in with each function on Tuesday.
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Learning Target: I will be able to identify where the frog organs are located. Assignment: 1) Internal Frog Dissection Day 2 Homework: Answer questions on page three on dissection packet.
Learning Target: I will be able to identify where the frog organs are located. Assignments: 1) Internal Frog Dissection Day 1 Homework: Answer questions on page two on dissection packet. Use your frog model key in your science notebook to complete cross word puzzle, due Tuesday. Glue in SNB,
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Learning Target: I will be able to identify the external features of the frog. Assignments: 1) Review external examination and mouth dissections for tomorrow. Slide Show. 2) External Examination of the Frog and Mouth Dissection. Homework: 1)Answer Questions on first page of Dissection packet. This should have been completed in class today and stamped by teacher. 2) Use your frog model key in your science notebook to complete cross word puzzle, due Tuesday. Glue in SNB.
Learning Target: I will learn the names and function of the body parts of the frog. Assignments: 1) Computer Lab today using the following sites to practice for the frog dissection: A) Start your learning with Frog Guts Demo click button below. B) Spend time learning how to dissect the frog using the frog dissection tutorial, click button below. C) If you have time test your knowledge of frog anatomy playing Frog Builder game or the frog anatomy game, click buttons below. D) Scroll down to test your knowledge of the human skeletal system and digestive system. E) If you would like to compare the frog anatomy to other animals like a pig or cat visit the following site.
Learning Target: I will know the stages in the frog life cycle. I will understand the term metamorphosis Assignments: 1) Video clip: Frog Life Cycle Red-eyed Tree Frogs. 2) Frog Life Cycle Card sort in SNB. See Print out copy below. 3) Read and highlight information on first three pages of frog notes packet. (Herpetology, Ear, Nose, and throat, Neonatal and Life cycle pages) 4) Time to finish Frog Model if needed. 5) Introduce websites for Monday.
Learning Target: I will be able to compare the human skeleton to the frogs skeleton. Assignments: 1) Review Human Skeleton System worksheet 1-32 labeled in SNB 2) Notes on Frog skeletal system in SNB. 3) Time to work on Frog Dissection Model
Learning Target: I will be able to compare the characteristics of frogs to humans. Assignments: The following Assignments will be completed over a three day period. We work on our frog functions, coloring, and complete one video segment/notes each day. 1) Venn diagram of Frogs, Vertebrates, Humans 2) Set up notebook for frog fold-able. Record body parts and color codes on your frog fold-able key. Read handout to determine the function of each body part and record it on the key. Color body parts according to the color code. 3) Video: Fabulous Frogs with David Attenborough. Take notesidentifying the main idea of each section with supporting details in science notebook. Write a paragraph that summarizes why the author of the video says Frogs are Fabulous. Give three pieces of evidence from the video. Homework: Read green sheet for functions of each frog part and write it in your Frog Key in your notebook.
Learning Target: I will gather data to design a proto-type of a temporary incubator to transport reptile eggs. Assignments: 1) Mini-Lab: Does the amount of calcium chloride dissolved in water affect the temperature change? How does baking soda affect the temperature of the calcium chloride solution? 2) Decide if baking soda should be used in the design of a portable reptile egg incubator and discuss the advantages and disadvantages of its use. 3) Investigate: About how much calcium chloride, baking soda, and water should be mixed to reach the right temperature range to incubate the eggs? 4) Draw your design for your portable temporary incubator including captions descriptions of the features that meet the following criteria: -Temperature stays in the optimal temperature range for snake eggs of 28C to 32C and for a long time period. State the amounts of chemicals used to produce this effect in your heat pack. State how many heat packs will be used and where they will be in your device. -List the features that allows for the eggs to remain in the correct orientation that they were laid in. -List features that protect the egg from impact. Period 1,5, and 6 will be given time to complete their drawings in class tomorrow. This assignments is due tomorrow. Homework: No homework.