Biology Class Website, August - December, 2006

 


Read and follow these directions.

 Thursday, November 16 and Friday November 17, 2006

1) Read and follow the Computer Usage Rules for Bro. James' Classes.

2) You may briefly check your second-semester grades at www.gradeconnect.com.

3) Do Objective B2-17: Web Lessson 9. You will do this in 2 parts - 1/2 on Thursday and 1/2 on Friday. Do these on separate pages and give the dates at the start of each one. Hand in both parts stapled together. Go to the online resources listed below. Using your required, low profile clipboard, loose-leaf paper and pen , write something about what you learned about each of the websites visited . Begin each of the notes with the title of the website visited. The number of sides of written notes for each day expected for full credit will be announced during class. Drawings are not included in the number of sides. Be sure to include a title and use the proper heading format and to write notes.

4) Go to the SCILINKS and choose the topics below. These are are listed under the teacher's favorites on SCILINKS. The scilinks are on the website and each scilink topic includes a number of websites. The scilinks were selected from Chapters 14, 15, 16 and are being done in reverse order. The topics for the scilinks are:

(Do These on Thursday)

Digestion (12 websites)

Nutrition (14 websites)

Circulatory/ Cardiovascular System (23 websites)

 

(Do These on Friday)

Animal Adaptation - Environment, Size (15 websites)

Invertebrate Animals (5 websites - don't use the video one)

Vertebrate Animals (5 websites - don't use the video one)

 

5) Try to go to all of all of the scilinks and all of the websites. There are numerous websites for each scilink. You need to look quickly at all of them and then go back and focus on several websites that are interesting, interactive, and that help you learn and become enthusiatic about the topic.

 

Go to www.scilinks.org

 

6) Unit 5 started on 10/11/06 and includes Chapters 14, 15, 16, 17. It is scheduled to end on December 01, 2006. Be sure to take your textbook home and read, study and know everything in the 4 Chapters. The homework is Objective B2-18 and consists in writing complete definitions for the bold-Type words in Chapter 15. It is due at the start of class on Monday, November 20, 2006. Those students who received low grades are should attend tutoring on Tuesdays and Wednesdays after school until 4 PM.

 

This is the end of Web Lesson 9 , Thursday, November 16 and Friday, November 17. 2006.

 

Have a Happy Weekend!

 

 

 

 



 Friday, November 3, 2006

1) You may check your second-semester grades at www.gradeconnect.com. It only shows the grades up to the end of last week.

2) Do Objective B2-10: Web Lessson 8. Go to the online resources listed below. Using your required, low profile clipboard, loose-leaf paper and pen, write something about what you learned about each of the websites visited . Begin each of the notes with the title of the website visited. The number of sides of written notes expected for full credit will be announced during class. Drawings are not included in the number of sides.. Be sure to hand-in the assignment at the end of this class unless announced otherwise. Be sure to include a title and use the proper heading format. and to write notes.

3) Go to the SCILINKS and use those that are listed under the teacher's favorites. The scilinks are on the website and each scilink topic includes a number of websites. The scilinks were selected from Chapters 18, 19. The topics for the scilinks are:

(Chapter 18)

 plant anatomy

structural adaptations of plants

plant growth

dendrochronology

 

(Chapter 19)

chloroplast evolution

plant photsynthetic pigments

plant hormones

gravitropism/photoperiodism

 

4) Try to go to all of all of the scilinks.and all of the websites. There are numerous websites for each scilink. You need to look quickly at all of them and then go back and focus on several websites that are interesting, interactive, and that help you learn and become enthusiatic about the topic.

 

Go to www.scilinks.org

5) If you have time left, go back and check out the scilinks for the previous web lesson which was cut short last week.

 

6) Unit 4 started on 10/21/06 and includes Chapters 12, 13, 18, 19. It is scheduled to end with a test on November 10, 2006. Those students who received low grades are should attend tutoring on Tuesdays and Wednesdays after school until 4 PM.

 

7) If you are finished and have a few minutes left, try the following links:

 

Read the SJHS Mission and Beliefs

After reading the SJHS Mission and Beliefs try the quiz :

SJHS Mission and Beliefs - Quiz (if the quiz works show your final score to the teacher.)

 

Entertainment Website

How to Study Better (at Wikihow)

How to Avoid Getting Detentions (at Wikihow)

How to Get a Detention (at Wikihow)

 

This is the end of Web Lesson 8, Friday, November 3. 2006.

 

Have a Happy Weekend!

 

 

 



 Friday, October 27, 2006

1) You should have already checked your first-half grade at www.gradeconnect.com. Your final first-half grade report also includes your exam grade. The exam grade is not shown at gradeconnect.

2) Do Objective B2-05: Web Lessson 7. Go to the online resources listed below. Using your required, low profile clipboard, loose-leaf paper and pen, write something about what you learned about each of the websites visited . Begin each of the notes with the title of the website visited. The number of sides of written notes expected for full credit will be announced during class. Drawings are not included in the number of sides.. Be sure to hand-in the assignment at the end of this class unless announced otherwise. Be sure to include a title and use the proper heading format. and to write notes.

3) Go to the SCILINKS and use those that are listed under the teacher's favorites. The scilinks are on the website and each scilink topic includes a number of websites. The scilinks were selected from Chapters 12, 13. The topics for the scilinks are:

(Chapter 12)

 Protists

Protozoans

Fungi

Lichens

 

(Chapter 13)

Plant Adaptations

Ferns

Seed Plants

 

 

Try to go to all of all of the scilinks.and all of the websites. There are numerous websites for each scilink. You need to look quickly at all of them and then go back and focus on several websites that are interesting, interactive, and that help you learn and become enthusiatic about the topic.

 

Go to www.scilinks.org

 

4) Unit 4 started on 10/21/06 and includes Chapters 12, 13, 18, 19. It is scheduled to end on November 10, 2006. Those students who received low grades are required to attend tutoring on Tuesdays and Wednesdays after school until 4 PM.

 

5) If you are finished and have a few minutes left, try the following links:

 

Read the SJHS Mission and Beliefs

After reading and listening to the SJHS Mission and Beliefs try the quiz :

SJHS Mission and Beliefs - Quiz (if the quiz works show your final score to the teacher.)

 

Entertainment Website

 

This is the end of Web Lesson 7, Friday, October 27. 2006.

 

Have a Happy Weekend!

 

 



 Friday, October 13, 2006

1) Check your grades at www.gradeconnect.com. The grades are currently up-to-date to 10/12/06.

2) Do Objective B-35: Web Lessson 6. Go to the online resources listed below. Using your required, low profile clipboard, loose-leaf paper and pen, write something about what you learned about each of the websites visited . Begin each of the notes with the title of the website visited. The number of sides of notes expected for full credit will be announced during class. The number of new scilinks and new websites (and time on each) visited will also be considered in determining the grade for this objective. Be sure to hand-in the assignment at the end of this class unless announced otherwise.

3) Go to the SCILINKS and use those that are listed under the teacher's favorites. The scilinks are on the website and each scilink topic includes a number of websites. The scilinks were selected from Chapters 9, 21, 10, and 11. The topics for the scilinks are:

species, speciation

evolution

natural selection

fossils

radioactive dating

plate tectonics/ pangaea

paleontology

human evolution

taxonomy, systematics

origin of life

archaebacteria

bacteria

virus

AIDS

 

Try to go to all of all of the scilinks.and all of the websites. There are numerous websites for each scilink. You need to look quickly at all of them and then go back and focus on several websites that are interesting, interactive, and that help you learn and become enthusiatic about the topic.

 

Go to www.scilinks.org

 

4) Be sure to read and study and know Chapters 9, 21, 10,11 and all the handouts, notes, and assignments for the Unit 3 Test on Tuesday, 10/17/06. Then be ready for the semester exam on Friday, 10/20/06 on Chapters 1 to 11 and 21 and all the handouts, notes, and assignments.

 

This is the end of Web Lesson 6, Friday, October 13. 2006.

 

Have a Happy Weekend!

 


 Friday, October 6, 2006

1) Check your grades at www.gradeconnect.com. The grades are currently set as they were on 10/1/06.

2) Do Objective B-32: Web Lessson 5. The first part of today's lesson is not on the web. You will be doing Investigation 9.2A - Natural Selection: A Simulation (Part A only) on Pages 242, 243, and 244 in the textbook.

a) Each 2 students will be using the Bio-Sim CD on one of the computers. Run the program from the CD. Select Load and then Selective Pressure. Then follow the procedure in your text. Check the Information and read it with your partner. Then do the various combinations of moths, soot, and birds as indicated in your text.

b) Each student should sketch the required graphs on loose-leaf paper ( on their requiired low-profile clipboard) and label them. (There are many graphs.)

c) Each student should write the answers to the 5 discussion questions for 9.2 A on the same loose-leaf paper as their graphs.

d) When you are finished drawing and writing Investigation 9.2A, return the Bio-Sim CD and individually go to the SCILINKS website and add as many notes as you have time for. Write the notes after the 5 Discussion Questions.

e) Go to the SCILINKS and use those that are listed under the teacher's favorites. The scilinks are on the website and each scilink topic includes a number of websites. Select the scilinks from Chapters 9. The topics for the scilinks are:

species, speciation

evolution

natural selection

 

Go to www.scilinks.org

 

3) Be sure to read and study and know Chapters 9, 21, 10,11 for Unit 3. Unit 3 ends in less than 2 weeks and it includes a test followed by the semester exam on Units 1,2, and 3.

This is the end of Web Lesson 5, Friday, October 6. 2006.

Have a Happy Weekend and Holiday!

 


 Friday, September 22, 2006

1) Check your grades at www.gradeconnect.com. The grades are currently set as they were on 9/17/06 and are the same (in most cases) as the grades on your printed progress report from the school computer. The gradeconnect grades will be updated during the weekend.

2) Do Objective B-22: Web Lessson 4. Go to the online resources listed below. Using your required, low profile clipboard, loose-leaf paper and pen, write something about what you learned about each of the websites visited . Begin each of the notes with the title of the website visited. The number of sides of notes expected for full credit will be announced during class. The number of new scilinks and new websites (and time on each) visited will also be considered in determining the grade for this objective. Be sure to hand-in the assignment at the end of this class unless announced otherwise.

3) Go to the SCILINKS and use those that are listed under the teacher's favorites. The scilinks are on the website and each scilink topic includes a number of websites. Select the scilinks from Chapters 7 and 8. The topics for the scilinks are:

zygote and embryo (13 websites)

differentiation of cells during animal development (3 websites)

development of the mammalian embryo (14)

cancer, cancer genes ( 11 websites)

Mendelian genetics (16 websites)

Human Genome Project (35 websites)

Try to go to all of all of the scilinks. There are numerous websites for each scilink. You need to look quickly at all of them and then go back and focus on several websites that are interesting, interactive, and that help you learn and become enthusiatic about the topic.

Go to www.scilinks.org

4) Towards, the end of class, go again to gradeconnect and send email to the teacher using the form in gradeconnect. In the subject line, type 922 Biology Report. In the message box first type your name and number and then include a paragraph which is about the most helpful and interesting websites that you visited for today's lesson.

5) Be sure to read and study and know Chapters 5,6. 7,8 for Unit 2. The Unit 2 Test will be on Friday, September 29, 2006.

This is the end of Web Lesson 4, Friday, September 22. 2006.

Have a Happy Weekend!

 


 Friday, September 15, 2006

1) Check your grades at www.gradeconnect.com.

2) Do Objective B-16: Web Lessson 3. Go to the online resources listed below. Write something about what you learned about each of the websites visited . Begin each of the notes with the title of the website visited. The number of sides of notes expected for full credit will be announced during class. The number of new scilinks and new websites (and time on each) visited will also be considered in determining the grade for this objective. Be sure to hand-in the assignment at the end of this class unless announced otherwise.

3) Go to the SCILINKS and use those that are listed under the teacher's favorites. The scilinks are on the website and each scilink topic includes a number of websites. Select the scilinks from Chapters 5 and 6. These include prokaryotic cells, function of the cell membrane, eukaryotic cell structures, cell cycle and mitosis, asexual reproduction and regeneration, and gamete (egg and sperm).

Go to www.scilinks.org

4) Towards, the end of class, go again to gradeconnect and send email to the teacher using the form in gradeconnect. In the subject line, type 915 Biology Report. In the message box first type your name and number and then include a paragraph which is about the most helpful and interesting websites that you visited.

5) Be sure to read and study and know Chapters 5,6. 7,8 for Unit 2. The Unit 2 Test will be on Friday, September 29, 2006.

This is the end of Web Lesson 3, Friday, September 15. 2006.



Friday, September 1, 2006

1) Check your grades at www.gradeconnect.com and send an email to the teacher using the form on gradeconnect. Be sure to include your name and number on the message form and to put "Biology Message" in the subject line.

2) Do Objective B-08: Web Lessson 2. Go to the online resources listed below. Write something about what you learned about each of the websites visited . Begin each of the notes with the title of the website visited. The number of sides of notes expected for full credit will be announced during class. The number of new scilinks and new websites (and time on each) visited will also be considered in determining the grade for this objective. Be sure to hand-in the assignment at the end of this class unless announced otherwise.

3) Go to the SCILINKS and use those that are listed from Chapters 3 and 4. The scilinks are on the website and each scilink topic includes a number of websites. Visit all of the scilinks and websites. The number of websites for each scilink are given after each of the scilink topics: Ecosystem (22), Niches (1), Habitat (12), Biodiversity (18), Atoms Molecules and Compounds (14), pH (14), Photosynthesis (9), Proteins and Enzymes (12), Carbon Cycle and Global Warming (23). Try to visit each of the websites (over 100 of them) and spend more time with those which will help you enhance your learning of the 2 Chapters.

Go to www.scilinks.org

 

4) Be sure to read and study and know Chapters 1, 2, 3, 4 for Unit 1. The Unit 1 Test will be on Friday, September 8, 2006.

This is the end of Web Lesson 2, Friday, September 1. 2006.



Friday, August 25, 2006

1) Register for Biology Class at www.gradeconnect.com Follow the instructions on the handout. Send an email to the teacher using the form on gradeconnect.

2) Register for Scilinks. Follow the instructions on the handout. Go to www.scilinks.org

3) Do Objective B-04. Sign-on to scilinks.org and then go to the online resources listed below. Write something about what you learned about each of the websites visited unless other instructions are given. The number of sides of notes expected for full credit will be announced during class. The number of new scilinks and new websites (and time on each) visited will also be considered in determining the grade for this objective.. Be sure to hand-in the assignment at the end of this class unless announced otherwise.

2) Go to the SCILINKS using the codes on the sides of the pages in Chapter 1 and 2. Chapter 1 includes these topics: ecology, food chain/food web, matter and energy, scientific investigations, population, carrying capacity, human population growth,

3) Be sure to read and study Chapters 1, 2, 3, and 4 for Unit 1.


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