Sunday, November 19, 2017

Q2: Week 6: 11/20 - 11/24

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Anatomy and Physiology

Monday: Review of How your sense work; QUIZ over the brain

Tuesday: Brain Party!

Wednesday - Friday: NO SCHOOL

Biology

Monday: Review Activity

Tuesday: Cell Party!

Wednesday - Friday: NO SCHOOL



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Sunday, November 12, 2017

Q2: Week 5: 11/13 - 11/17

Anatomy and Physiology

Monday:Spinal Collumn

Tuesday: Brain

Wednesday: Nerve Reactions

Thursday: Review

Friday: Quiz

Biology

Monday: Intro Timeline and History of Cells

Tuesday: History of Cells and work on Timeline

Wednesday: Quiz, History of Cells and Check timelines

Thursday: Bubble Membrane and Notes on Cell Membrane

Friday: Quiz on Membrane and Review this weeks material

Videos:
TedEd History of Cells

Plasma Membrane

DON'T FORGET ABOUT YOUR A&P and HBIO PROJECTS!!!

Sunday, November 5, 2017

Q2: Week 4: 11/6 - 11/10

Anatomy and Physiology

Monday: Project Work day!

Tuesday: Notes: Nuero

Wednesday: More notes....

Thursday: Guess what? More Nuero notes!

Friday: Veteran's Day: No School

Biology

Monday: Macromolecules Notes

Tuesday: Macromolecules Activity (We will be using a dye that can stain!!!)

Wednesday: Macromolecules and Enzymes
HW due tomorrow: 6.3; 1-5

Thursday: Macromolecules Quiz and Notebook Activity!

Friday: Veteran's Day: No School

Click the picture to learn more about Veterans Day.


Sunday, October 29, 2017

Q2: Week 3: 10/30 - 11/3

Anatomy and Physiology

Monday: Nervous System!!!

Tuesday: Nervous System!!!

Wednesday: Nervous System!!!

Thursday: Guest Speaker Today!!

Friday: Nervous System!!!

Crash Course Videos to Review: Part 8, Part 9, Part 10

Biology

Monday:  In Class: 6.3 Notes. WATER
To do List: Opt OUT!, Turn in last week's homework, elements chart, AND Lab Sheet
HW: Due tuesday; 6.3; 1-5

Tuesday: More 6.3
HW: Due Wednesday, 6.4, 1-5

Wednesday: In Class finish up 6.3, start 6.4

Thursday: Finish 6.4 Macromolecules

Friday: Macromolecules LAB

Crash Course Videos that help: Water (there's 4) and Macromolecules, the Macromolecules RAP (you know you want to watch this rap....and all the other song parodies that go with it!)

Monday, October 23, 2017

Fall Fest Reminder

This is a reminder about Fall Fest this Saturday, 
October 28, 4-6pm at White Station HS!

Remember this is a fun event to showcase all of the awesome things going on at WSHS!

Signing in at the Swim Team Booth gets you extra credit!!

Swim Team will also have a BOUNCE house!! Robotics will be there with the robot, there is always awesome food...

Plus swim team will have these awesome shirts, sweatshirts and hoodies for sale and you can pre-order!!

Short Sleeve Tshirts $10
Long Sleeve Tshirts $12
Crewneck Sweatshirts $15
Hoodies: $20

Sunday, October 22, 2017

Q2: Week 2: 10/23 - 10/27

Anatomy and Physiology

Monday: Nervous System

Tuesday: Nervous System

Wednesday: Nervous System

Thursday: Nervous System

Friday: Nervous System

Biology

Monday: 17.2 Recap

Tuesday: Domains and Kingdoms

Wednesday: Intro to Atoms, Elements and Compounds! Chapter 6
HW: Ch6.1; 1-5 due tomorrow

Thursday: In-Class activity, please bring your book!
HW: Ch 6.2; 1-5 due tomorrow

Friday: lab activity

Monday, October 16, 2017

Q2: Week 1: 10/16 - 10/20

Anatomy and Physiology

Monday: Review

Tuesday: Open Book/Notes Test Ch 7-9

Wednesday: Nervous System

Thursday: Nervous System

Friday: Nervous System

Biology

Monday: 17.1/ Notebook Check

Tuesday: 17.2
HW: 17.2; 1-5 due tomorrow

Wednesday: 17.1-17.2 review/ Crash Course Video

Thursday: Classification Candy Lab (Finish as homework, as needed.)

Friday: Chapter 15 Open Book/Open Note Review

The powerpoint for Chapter 17 is here.

Grades for Q1

I am finishing grades this week.

I will probably not be finished before Friday.

If you are below a C, you and your parent will both be notified ASAP.

I am going to be putting in the following things:

1. Homeworks due 10-2 through 10-6

2. Biome Project components and grades

3. Terrarium Paper, Build and Poster grades

4. Assessment Re-test 1 scores, if you improved. Otherwise, I will not change the grade.

5. Notebook Check Grades (I'll discuss this in class on Monday.)

This week's blog post will be posted by 215pm Monday, October 16.

Friday, October 6, 2017

Link to the Lyrebird

If you want to listen to the Lyrebird mimic construction sounds and other ambient noises....click here.

So which came first the feature of a Western Coral Snake or a California King Snake?? Or do they have a common ancestor and evolved to be poisonous and non-poisonous??

Discuss!

Sunday, October 1, 2017

Quarter 1: Week 9: 10/2-10/6


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Anatomy and Physiology

Monday: Muscles

Tuesday: Muscles

Wednesday: Muscles

Thursday: Muscles

Friday: NOTE BOOK CHECK



Biology

Monday: 15.2 in class/ vocab quiz

Tuesday: Class Activity

Wednesday: 15.3 discussion / quiz
Homework due TOMORROW: 15.3 (1-5)

Thursday: 15.3 activity/quiz

Friday: NOTE BOOK CHECK

You made it through the first quarter!!!!!!!

Enjoy FALL BREAK!!!

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Quarter 1: Week 8: 9/25-9/29

Anatomy and Physiology

Monday: Review Skeletal

Tuesday: OPEN NOTES Test over Skeletal

Wednesday: Muscles

Thursday: Muscles

Friday: Muscles



Biology

Monday: Chapter 14.1 discussion, Chapter 14.2 intro and Chapter 14.2 homework due today

Tuesday: More Evolution and Darwin!

Wednesday: Licheterman Nature Center Field Trip

Thursday: Discuss Lichterman and Darwin

Friday: 15.2 homework due today!!! In class Classification candy lab either today or monday

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Biology Review Answers

Please click here for the Assessment 2 Review Answers.

If you have not brought your permission slip and or money, please get that in ASAP.

Eclipse late assignments are due tomorrow.

Sunday, September 17, 2017

Quarter 1: Week 7: 9/18-9/22

Homecoming Week!!!!
Theme days:
Monday: Meme Day
Tuesday: Disney Day
Wednesday: Dress like your Favorite Teacher
Thursday: Class Distinction
9th grade: 2000s
10th grade: 90s
11th grade: 80s
12th grade: 70s 
Friday: Green and Gray
(I get nothing from the links, they're just to give you ideas for dressing up.)

Anatomy and Physiology

Monday: Bone Development

Tuesday: Bone Functions

Wednesday: Whack a Bone

Thursday: Whack a Bone

Friday: Whack a Bone


Biology

Monday:Renewable/Non Renewable Resources Activity Today
HW 5.3; 1-5 DUE TODAY

Tuesday: Review
Field Trip Permission Slip, Money and Tshirt orders and Money are due!!!

Wednesday: Assessment 2

Thursday:In Class Terrarium Paper Writing Day

Friday: Fossils!!
HW 14.1; 1-5

Sunday, September 10, 2017

Quarter 1: Week 6: 9/11-9/15

Anatomy and Physiology

Monday: Bones

Tuesday: Bones
Click here for video!

Wednesday: Bones

Thursday: Bones

Friday: Guess what? Bones



Biology

Monday: Biome Presentations!!!!!!!

Tuesday: (Leftover Biome Presentations)

Wednesday: Review of Succession (possible quiz...)

Thursday: Aquatic Biomes

Friday: Threats to Biodiversity
Awesome video here.

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Science TShirts and Field Trip

Hello all!!!!

There are 2 designs for the science tshirt. They are $15 each. 

Design one is here. (vineyard vine like...)

Design two is here. (science selfies)

If you need another copy of the letter it is here.

If you want to be WAY on the ball, the permission slip is here.



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Saturday, September 2, 2017

Quarter 1 Week 5: 9/4-9/8

Anatomy and Physiology

Monday: LABOR DAY: NO SCHOOL

Tuesday:  Review

Wednesday: Tissue Quiz

Thursday: More skin

Friday: More skin



Biology

Monday: LABOR DAY: NO SCHOOL

Tuesday: Review Chapter 2 & Chapter 4

Wednesday: TEST DAY

Thursday: Introduction to Communities
Here's a great video!!
HW: 3.1; 1-5

Friday: More Community things!!!! and a notebook activity!

Please don't forget about the reviews on Khan Academy!! Instructions can be found here.

Sunday, August 27, 2017

Quarter 1 Week 4: 8/28 - 9/1

Anatomy and Physiology

Monday: Tissue Types

Tuesday: Tissue Functions

Wednesday: Skin!!!!!

Thursday: Skinnn!!!!!!

Friday: and.... more skinn!!!!

Open House is August 29th at 6pm, parents have to sign in on the class roster for you to get extra credit!!!

Biology

Monday: Population limiting factors (Ch4)
HW: chapter 4, section 1; 1-5

Helpful review video here.

Tuesday: Population Characteristics

Wednesday: Cont. Population Characteristics

Thursday: Human Population Dynamics!

Friday: Human Population Dynamics...... Notebook MATH Lab!!!
HW: chapter 4, section 2; 1-5

First test will be next Wednesday 9/6 over everything we have covered so far. May the odds be ever in your favor!!! :)

Open House is August 29th at 6pm, parents have to sign in on the class roster for you to get extra credit!!!

***We will be closed on September 4th for Labor Day.

Sunday, August 20, 2017

Quarter 1 Week 3: 8/21 - 25

Everyone please bring your book on Wednesday!!

Anatomy and Physiology

Monday: Eclipse Day!!!!

Tuesday: Tissues

Wednesday: Tissues

Thursday: Review

Friday: TEST



Biology

Monday: Eclipse Day!!!!

Tuesday: Communities/Populations
**Biome Presentation groups got assigned today, don't forget about this!!

Wednesday: Notes/I.N.: Populations

Thursday: I.N.: Populations

Friday: Terrarium Build!!

Open House is August 29th at 6pm.

Sunday, August 13, 2017

Quarter 1 Week 2: 8/14 - 8/19

All Supplies or gift cards are due by Friday, 8/19.

Anatomy and Physiology

Monday: Anatomical Terminology

Tuesday: Directional Terms

Wednesday: Body Cavities and Membranes

Thursday: Body sections/regions **Case Studies Homework**

Friday: Life span changes **Review Sheet Homework**



Biology

Monday: Penny Lab

Tuesday: Community Interactions (2.1)

Wednesday: Choose Terrarium Groups, Flow of Energy in an Ecosystem (2.2) HW: p40; 1-5

Thursday: Cycles!!!! (2.3)

Friday: Cycles!!!! (2.3)


Open House is August 29th at 6pm.

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Parent Meeting

There will be a Freshmen Parent Meeting on
 Tuesday, August 15th
 at 6pm
 in the cafeteria. 
Please let your parents know!!

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Welcome Back!

School starts on August 7th at 715am!!

I hope you are ready to get going on a great year!

Don't forget that homeroom rosters will be posted around the building and you will find your homeroom in order to get your schedule. You will NOT begin in first period, since most of you won't know who your first period is!

Get ready for a great year!

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Chapter 12 Study Guide for Biology

The chapter 12 study guide can be found at this link.

If you do the questions on your own and then scroll to the end of the document for the answers, you should be in good shape!!

Happy studying!!

Thursday, March 30, 2017

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Thursday, March 23, 2017

Anatomy & Physiology Quarter 4 Outline

I don't have a printer, so here's a digital copy until I can print.

Quarter 4 Outline: Anamtomy & Physiology
Week Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
1 3/20 Introduce Project 3/21 Project Workday 3/22 Project Workday 3/23 Project Workday 3/24 Project Prep Assignment Due
2 3/27 Endocrine Teaching Day 3/28 Endocrine Activity Day 3/29 Endocrine Quiz day 3/30 Blood Teaching Day 3/31 Blood Activity Day
3 4/3 Blood Quiz Day 4/4 Blood Typing Lab 4/5 Cadriovascular Teaching Day 4/6 Cardiovascular Activity Day 4/7 Cardiovascular Quiz Day
4 4/10 Respiration Teaching Day 4/11 Respiration Activity Day 4/12 Respiration Quiz Day 4/13 Lymphatic Teaching Day 4/14 NO SCHOOL
5 4/17 Lymphatic Activity Day 4/18 Lymphatic Quiz Day 4/19 Digestion Teaching Day 4/20 Digestion Activity Day 4/21 Digestion Quiz Day
6 4/24 Nutrition & Metabolism Teaching Day 4/25 Nutrition & Metabolism Activity Day 4/26 Nutrition & Metabolism Quiz Day 4/27 Renal Teaching Day 4/28 Renal Activity Day/
7 5/1 Renal Quiz Day 5/2 Reproduction 5/3 Reproduction 5/4 BIOLOGY EOC DAY!!!! 5/5 Reproduction
8 5/8 Reproduction 5/9 Seniors' Last Day 5/10 MERI Trip (6th period's day) 5/11 MERI Trip (7th period's day) & Senior Exams  5/12 Senior Exams
9 5/15 a 5/16 a 5/17 a 5/18 a 5/19 s
10 5/22 Clean up and Review for Exams 5/23 Clean up and Review for Exams 5/24 Exams 5/25 Exams 5/26 Last Day of School!!!

Let me know what you'd like to work on for that last week!!

BIOLOGY Quarter 4 Outline

Since I don't have a printer, I figured I would post this here and I'll figure out getting you all a copy.

Quarter 4 Outline: Honors Biology
Week Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
1 3/20 Project Introduced 3/21 Project Workday 3/22 12.1 Notes 3/23 Paper Folded DNA  3/24 12.1 Notes HW p332; 1-5
2 3/27 12.3 Notes 3/28 12.2 Notes HW p335; 1-4 3/29 Project Work Day 3/30 12.3 Notes  3/31 Coding Practice
3 4/3 12.4 Notes HW p341; 1-5 4/4 Project
Work Day
4/5 Review Chapter 12 4/6 Test 12 4/7 Practice Game Day
4 4/10 Games Due 4/11 Chapter 13 4/12 EOC Practice Test 1 4/13 Game Day! 4/14 NO SCHOOL
5 4/17 MAP Testing and Review of EOC Test 1 4/18 Review Macromolecules 4/19 Lab on Macromolecules 4/20 Vocabulary Bee! 4/21 Blood Typing Lab
6 4/24 EOC Practice #2 4/25 MAP Testing and Review of EOC Test 2 4/26 MAP Testing and Review of EOC Test 2 4/27 Spongebob Genetics 4/28 Review of Cells
7 5/1 Cards and Games 5/2 Cards and Games 5/3 Cards and Games 5/4 BIOLOGY EOC DAY!!!! 5/5 EOCs
8 5/8 Magic School Bus! 5/9 Lorax 1 5/10 Lorax 2 5/11 The Martian (1) 5/12 The Martian (2)
9 5/15 a 5/16 Pink Palace 5/17 a 5/18 a 5/19 s
10 5/22 Clean up and Review for Exams 5/23 Clean up and Review for Exams 5/24 Exams 5/25 Exams 5/26 Last Day of School!!!

If you have some thoughts about things you'd like to work on during that last week before you head to bigger and better, please let me know!!

Softball Spirit Wear


This is a fundraiser for the softball team. These items can be personalized for whomever is ordering them. There are several items that are "White Station" or "Spartans" only and do not say Softball.

If you would like to order, the order and the money is due by 3/31/17. Cash or checks made out to White Station Softball.

Thanks!!

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Quarter 4: Week 1 3/20-3/24

Biology:

Monday: Project Introduced and work time

Tuesday: Project Work day

Wednesday: Introduce Chapter 12

Thursday: Notes

Friday: Notes

Project Info can be found here.

Anatomy and Physiology:

Monday-Thursday: Project Workday

Friday:
Turn in Project prep:
1. Outline for powerpoint/presentation (organs, functions, etc)
2. Summary of Activity planned and the assessment
3. Minimum 3 quiz questions and answers due

Project info can be found here.

Saturday, March 4, 2017

Quarter 3 Week 10: 3/6 - 3/10

Biology:

3/6: Complex Inheritance

3/7: Complex Inheritance/Chromosomes and Heredity HW 310; 1-5

3/8: Chromosomes and Heredity, HW 315; 1-6

3/9: Review

3/10: Test Chapter 11/ PreTest Chapter 12

Reminders: Spring break is next week.....



Anatomy and Physiology

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3/8

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3/10

Saturday, February 25, 2017

Quarter 3: Week 9: 2/27 - 3/3

Biology:

2/27: Gene Linkage and Polyploidy HW285; 1-5

2/28: Review

3/1 Test Chapter 10/ PreTest Ch 11

3/2: Patterns of Inheritance; HW 301; 1-5

3/3: Patterns of Inheritance

Saturday, February 18, 2017

Quarter 3: Week 8: 2/20 - 2/21

Biology:

2/20: Review Ch 9

2/21: Review

2/22: Test Ch9/PreTest Ch10

2/23: Meiosis HW 252; 1-6

2/24: Mendelian Genetics

Reminders: Project is due next week!!!


Anatomy & Physiology

2/20: Part 5: living with a brain injury

2/21 finish notes for chapter 10

2/22 review nervous system

2/23 test Chapter 10

2/24: Reflection of 1 patient from "Living with a Brain Injury" due

Reminders:
Bonus project TBI due 2/27
Brain Model due 3/1

Sunday, February 12, 2017

Quarter 3 Week 7: 2/13-2/17

Biology:

2/13: Cell Cycle; HW 247; 1-5

2/14: Mitosis Intro: HW 252; 1-5

2/15: IN-CLASS review of Mitosis and Cell Cyle

2/16: Cell Cycle Regulation; HW 257; 1-7

2/17: Cell Cycle Regulation

Reminders: Ch 9 Test will be next week, either Tuesday or Wednesday, depending on pacing this week.

Project is due 2/27

Anatomy & Physiology:

2/13: Nervous System Notes

2/14: Part 3: Living with a Brain Injury

2/15: Review of Project 2 Brain Model Due March 1

2/16: Part 4: Living With a Brain Injury

2/17: Nervous System Notes

Reminders: Reflection of one patient from the series, Living with a Brain Injury, will be due 2/24

Sunday, January 15, 2017

Quarter 3 Week 3: 1/16 - 1/20

Biology:

1/16: MLK Day: NO SCHOOL

1/17: Structure and Function HW 190; 1-5

1/18: Structure and Functions Part 2: HW 200; 1-5

1/19: Cell Transport

1/20: Cell Transport Part 2 HW 207; 1-5



Anatomy and Physiology

1/16:

Sunday, January 8, 2017

Quarter 3 Week 2: 1/9 - 1/13

Biology

1/9 Intro to Cell Energy

1/10 7.1 Cell Theory and Plasma Membrane

1/11 (Sub: Mr. McDonald) Cell Webquest

1/12 Continued work on cells, give out quarter 3 outline and project

1/13 Plasma Membrane, HW 186; 1-5

Anatomy and Physiology

1/9 - 1/13 Notes on Nervous System

Sunday, January 1, 2017

Quarter 3 Week 1: 1/2-1/6

Biology:

1/2: NO SCHOOL

1/3: Reading from Martian

1/4: Reading from Martian

1/5: Reading from Martian

1/6: CANCELED FOR SNOW


Anatomy and Physiology:

1/2: No SCHOOL

1/3: Read from Stiff

1/4: Read from Stiff

1/5: Read from Stiff

1/6: CANCELED FOR SNOW