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Last Week's Assignments

A. Bio Syllabus Week of September 2, 2003

 

Tuesday:

            Student information sheets (due Friday)

            Cover book (due Friday)

            Test book Inventory (due Friday)

            Index Cards for book ownership

            Course rules and Regulations (due Friday)

 

Wednesday:

            Notes: Scientific Method

                                    Steps

                                    Stages

                                    Purpose

 

            Homework

                        Student information sheets (due Friday)

                        Cover book (due Friday)

                        Test book Inventory (due Friday)

Course rules and Regulations (due Friday)

 

Thursday:

            Notes: Procedures in the Scientific Method

           

            Peanut Butter cracker sandwich activity

 

            Homework

                        Student information sheets (due Friday)

                        Cover book (due Friday)

                        Test book Inventory (due Friday)

                        Course rules and Regulations (due Friday)

 

Friday:

            Notes Observations

                        Qualitative v. Quantitative

            Lab: Periwinkle observations

            Notes: Metric conversions

                        Basic units and prefixes

 

            Homework:

                        Finish questions on periwinkle lab (Monday)

                        Metric Mania Questions (Monday)

                        Manilow D.V./ I.V. practice problems (Monday)

Quiz on metric conversions, the scientific method, and characteristics of life (Monday)

This Week's Assignment

A. Bio Syllabus Week of September 8, 2003

 

Monday:

            Metric Review of homework:

                        Metric conversions

            Notes Characteristics of life:

                        What makes something alive?

                                    Demonstration- fred the candle

 

            Homework:

Study quiz on metric, scientific method, and characteristics of life (Wednesday)

 

Tuesday:

            More metric conversions:

                        Move right, decimal goes to the right

                        Move left, decimal goes to the left

 

            Review of Scientific Method:

                        Picking out the dependent and independent variable

 

            Homework:

                        Study Quiz (Wednesday)

 

Wednesday:

            Quiz (20 minutes)

 

            Notes:  Care and Feeding of a Microscope

                        Dos and Donts of microscope use.

 

            Homework:

                        Microscope labeling and function (Thursday)

Prelab Questions Introduction to a Compound Light Microscope (Monday)

 

Thursday:

            Lab: CAPT Type Hot Sauce

Students are to write problem statement, hypothesis, and procedure for the CAPT Type hot sauce lab (open ended)

           

            Lab: Introduction to the Compound Light Microscope

 

            Homework:

                        Finish Procedure for Hot Sauce lab (to be conducted on Friday)

                        Finish Questions from Microscope lab (Monday)

 

Friday:

            Lab: Conduct Hot Sauce Lab

                        Making observations

                        Drawing conclusions and validity

                        Go over data tables and graphs

 

            Homework:

                        CAPT Lab Write- Up (does not need to be typed) (Wednesday)