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Biology
Instructor: Dr. Robert Kennedy   
Biology: Your weekly planner
Week of 27 march, 2017
Monday: Skin section 4,1, pay attention to the vocabulary terms. Read, study and take notes in the study guide for section 4.2 (first half)
Tuesday: Finish section 4.2
Wednesday: Read, study and take notes on section 4.3
Thursday: Skim sections 4.4 and 4.5, pay attention to the vocabulary terms.
Friday; No homework.

Week of 20 March, 2017
Monday: Read, study and take notes in the study guide for section 3.1
Tuesday: Read, study and take notes in the study guide for section 3.2
Wednesday: Read, study and take notes in the study guide for section 3.3
Thursday: Read, study and take notes in the study guide for section 3.4
Friday: No homework.
Week of 13 March, 2017
Monday: Skim section 19.1 (pay attention to the vocabulary terms)
Tuesday: Read, study and take notes in the study guide for section 19.2 (first half).
Wednesday: Read, study and take notes in the study guide for section 19.2 (second half).
Thursday: Read, study and take notes in the study guide for section 19.3.
Friday: No homework.
Week of 6 March, 2017
Plan for an evolution test (chapters 16 and 17) on Thursday. Format is MC,

Monday: Read, study and take notes in the study guide for section 18.1
Tuesday: Read, study and take notes in the study guide for the first half of section 18.2
Wednesday: Read, study and take notes in the study guide for the second half of section 18.2
Thursday: Read, study and take notes in the study guide for section 18.3
Friday: No homework
Week of 27 February, 2017
Monday: Read, study and take notes in the study guide for section 17.3
Tuesday: Read, study and take notes in the study guide for section 17.4
Wednesday: Complete the chapter 17 vocabulary review.
Thursday: No homework: Good luck Sophomores tomorrow.
Friday: No homework.
Week of 20 February, 2017
Monday: Holiday
Tuesday: Holiday
Wednesday: Read, study and make notes in the study guide for section 17.1
Thursday: Read, study and make notes in the study guide for section 17.2
Friday: No homework.
Week of 13 February, 2017
Be prepared for the genetics unit test on any day this week.

When you skim a chapter pay particular attention to the bold printed vocabulary terms.

Monday: Skim chapter 16
Tuesday: Skim chapter 16
Wednesday: Skim chapter 16
Thursday: No homework
Friday: No homework.
Week of 6 February, 2017
CORRECTION: Genetics unit test includes chapters 11-14. NOT Chapter 10 as was listed last week.
Genetics unit test is Thursday.

Monday: Work on the genetics unit study guide.
Tuesday: Work on the genetics unit study guide.
Wednesday: Work on the genetics unit study guide. Genetics test in class tomorrow.
Thursday: No homework.
Friday: No homework.
Week of 30 January, 2017
Monday: Work on your research project.
Tuesday: Work on your research project. Projects due to tomorrow. Everyone needs to be prepared to present.
Wednesday: Work on genetics study guide.
Thursday: Work on genetics study guide.
Friday: No homework

GENETICS UNIT TEST (Chapters 10-11-12-13-14) NEXT THURSDAY FEB. 9. STUDY GUIDE WILL BE DISTRIBUTED THIS WEEK.
Week of 23 January, 2017
Monday: Read, study and take notes in the study guide for section 14.1; do the section on Karyotypes.
Tuesday: ​Read, study and take notes in the study guide for section 14.1; do the section on Pedigrees.
Wednesday: Skim sections 14.2 and 14.3
Thursday: Work on your disorders project.
Friday: No homework

Courses for next year will be put into genesis on Wednesday; make sure you know what you are going to take next year.
Week of 16 January, 2017
Monday: Read, study and take notes in the study guide for section 13.1
Tuesday: Read, study and take notes in the study guide for section 13.2
Wednesday: Read, study and take notes in the study guide for section 13.3
Thursday: Read, study and take notes in the study guide for section 13.4. Do only the section on prokaryote gene expression.
Friday: No homework
Week of 9 January, 2017
Genetics test on Thursday: Format is all problems.

Monday: Read, study and take notes on section 12.1
Tuesday: Read, study and take notes on section 12.2
Wednesday: Review genetics problems.
Thursday. Genetics problems test today. Format is all problems. Read, study and take notes on section 12.3
Friday: No homework.
Week of 2 January, 2017
Welcome back!

Monday: Holiday
Tuesday: Review section 11.3 and pages 394-395. Finish genetics problems if necessary.
Wednesday: Finish genetics problems if necessary.
Thursday: Finish genetics problems if necessary.
Friday: No homework.
Week of 19 Dec and 26 Dec., 2016
Monday: Finish genetics problems if necessary
Tuesday: ​Finish genetics problems if necessary
Wednesday: ​Finish genetics problems if necessary
Thursday: Finish genetics problems if necessary
Friday: No homework

Week of 26 Dec., 2016
Enjoy your break. No homework. See you next year lol!!!!!
Week of 12 Dec., 2016
Monday: Read, study and take notes in the study guide for section 11.1
Tuesday: Read, study and take notes in the study guide for section 11.2
Wednesday: Read, study and take notes in the study guide for section 11.3
Thursday: Read, study and take notes in the study guide for section 11.4
Friday: No homework
Week of 5 Dec., 2016
Test on chapter 10 on Thursday.
Mitosis lab report is due Wednesday.
Extra credit opportunity: Stay after school on Tuesday and watch the movie "Carbon-Naton" sponsored by the THS Green Team. Cost is $5 which includes admission and a reusable water bottle with a THS logo. Attendance will be taken.

Monday: Work on your lab report
Tuesday: Work on your lab report.
Wednesday: Lab report du today. Study for test tomorrow.
Thursday: Chapter 10 test today, format is all multiple choice. Read, study and take notes on section 11.1 (first half) No homework.
Friday: No homework
Week of 28 Nov., 2016
Lab this week is estimating the amount of time a cell spends in mitosis.
A lab report will be required. Lab report is due on Friday.

Prepare for a test on chapter 10 and labs on Thursday 12/8. Format is MC, fill in the blanks, short answers.

Monday: Read, study and take notes in the study guide on section 10.4.
Tuesday: Study chapter 10; work on the lab report.
Wednesday: Study chapter 10; work on the introduction of the lab report.
Thursday: Study chapter 10; work on the lab report.
Friday: No homework.
Week of 21 Nov., 2016
Monday: Read, study and take notes in the study guide on section 10.3
Tuesday: Lip dub video, shortened classes. No homework.
Wednesday: Half day. No Homework.
Thursday: Happy Thanksgiving. No homework.
Friday: No homework.
Week of 14 Nov., 2016
Test on Chapter 9 in class on Thursday; format is multiple choice, short answer, fill in the blanks.

Monday: Read, study and take notes in the study guide for section 10.1
Tuesday: Read, study and take notes in the study guide for section 10.2 (up to Mitosis)
Wednesday: Review chapter 9 for test tomorrow.
Thursday: Test on chapter 9 in class today. Read, study and take notes in the study guide for section 10.2 (continue from Mitosis to the end of the chapter)
Friday: No homework
Week of 7 Nov., 2016
There are no labs this week.

Monday: Finish the respiration review class work if necessary.
Tuesday: Finish the respiration review class work if necessary.
Wednesday: No homework
Thursday: No homework.
Friday: No homework

Next week we will start chapter 10 but prepare for a test on respiration on Thursday 11/17
Week of 31 Oct., 2016
Monday: Read, study and make notes in the study guide for section 9.1
Tuesday: Read, study and make notes in the study guide for section 9.3
Wednesday: Read, study and make notes in the study guide for section 9.2 (first half)
Thursday: Read, study and make notes in the study guide for section 9.2 (last half)
Friday: No homework.
Week of 24 Oct., 2016
Lab this week is to continue with the photosynthesis experiments.
Test on photosynthesis on Thursday: Format is short answers and diagrams you will make and label, focus on section 8.2 only, and the ATP cycle.
Monday: Read, study and takes notes in the study guide for section 8.3 (the light independent reaction) section.
Tuesday: Review your notes on section 8.2; review the ATP cycle.
Wednesday: Review your notes on section 8.2; review the ATP cycle.
Thursday: Test on photosynthesis. No homework.
Friday: No homework
Week of 17 Oct., 2016
Lab this week is a continuation of our work with the microscope.

Quiz in class on Thursday on section 8.1.

Monday: Read, study and take notes in the study guide on section 8.1
Tuesday: Read, study and take notes in the study guide on section 8.2 (first half)
Wednesday: Read, study and take notes in the study guide on section 8.2 (to the end)
Thursday: Quiz on section 8.1. Read study and take notes in the study guide on section 8.3 (light dependent reaction section)
Friday: No homework.
Week of 10 Oct., 2016

Monday: 1/2 day schedule: work on the Results section of your lab report
Tuesday: Work on the Discussion section of your lab report.
Wednesday: Holiday, no homework.
Thursday: Lab report is due Friday at the end of class..
Friday: Friday labs have a lab report due today at the end of class. No homework.
Week of 3 Oct., 2016
Monday: Holiday
Tuesday: Holiday
Wednesday: Print out and read "Instructions on writing a biology laboratory report" from the files section below. Re-read the textbook section on enzymes.
Thursday: Outline the Introduction section of your lab report relative to the background information on enzymes in general, i.e., what are enzymes, why do we have them, how do they work.
Friday: No homework.
Week of 26 Sept., 2016
Quiz on cell organelles on Friday.

Monday: Read, study and take notes in your study guide on section 7.3; up to page 211.

Tuesday: Read, study and take notes in your study guide on section 7.3 (page 212 to the end).
Wednesday: Read, study and take notes in your study guide on section 7.4
Thursday: Study for quiz on section 7.2, cell organelles. tomorrow in class.
Friday: No homework
Week of 19 Sept., 2016
Test on Chapter 2 on Thursday. Format is multiple choice, fill in the blanks with a word bank and short answer.

Monday: Read, study and take notes in your study guide on section 7.1
Tuesday: Read, study and take notes in your study guide on section 7.2 (up to page 199)
Wednesday: Study chapter 2 for the test tomorrow.
Thursday: Read, study and take notes in your study guide on section 7.2 (199 to the end)
Friday: No homework
Week of 12 Sept., 2016
Lab this week will be on building molecules. We will work on the lab report in class.
Chapter 2, section 2.1 is a review of chemistry from last year. We will do this in class on Monday.


Monday:
Read, study and take notes in your study guides on section 2.2
Tuesday: ​ Read, study and take notes in your study guides on section 2.3 (up tp page 47)
Wednesday: Read, study and take notes in your study guides on section 2.3 (finish)
Thursday: Read, study and take notes in your study guides on section 2.4
Friday: No homework
Week of 5 Sept., 2016
Welcome to BIOLOGY!!!

Monday: Holiday
Tuesday: ​ Read, study and take notes on section 1.1
Wednesday:
Read, study and take notes on section 1.2
Thursday: Read, study and take notes on section 1.3
Friday: No homework

Files
 About Biology.docx
Look here for the class mission statement, a teacher biography, classroom procedures, grading policy and course content overview.
 Local flowering trees.docx
Here are pictures of the flowering trees in bloom in our school neighborhood from mid April to the beginning of May roughly in the order of blooming.
 Local inconspicuous flowering trees.docx
These trees bloom here but their flowers are not obvious. Most of the time you see the seeds on the ground after flowering has happened.
 mbgnet webquest.pdf
Missouri botanical garden biomes webquest project
 Potato enzyme lab report checklist.docx
Writers checklist for the catalase lab report.
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