A.P. E.S.
Living World Schedule

Bio.

Schedule Dates

State Standards / Objectives


Instructional Activities

Oct 16 (Mon)

periods 2,4,6

Students will know the evidence for the dramatic effects that asteroid impacts have had in shaping the surface of planets and their moons and in mass extinctions of life on Earth.

1) Take Home Ch 3 & 4 Test due at beginning of period.
2) Video: Asteroid Collisions and Earth Building
3)
4) Homework: Outline 5-1 & 5-2

Oct 18 (Wed)

min day (1-6 quickly)

Students will know how to analyze fossil evidence with regard to biological diversity, episodic speciation, and mass extinction.

1) Geologic Time Metaphor
2) Evidences of Evolution writing assignment
3) discussion of paradigms and scientific process
4) extinction video (part 1)

Oct 20 (Fri)

periods 2,4,6

Students will know how to analyze fossil evidence with regard to biological diversity, episodic speciation, and mass extinction. 1) "harvest" the grass from Primary Productivity Lab.
2) Finish "Extinction" video

Oct 23 (Mon)

periods 1-6

Students will know how to analyze fossil evidence with regard to biological diversity, episodic speciation, and mass extinction. 1) posting of "evolution evidences" due before class on Monday
2) Ch 5 Vocab & Concepts
Oct 25 (Wed)
Students will know how to analyze fossil evidence with regard to biological diversity, episodic speciation, and mass extinction.

1) Ch 5 Vocab & Concepts
2) Geologic Time Metaphors due and performed!
3) Selected concepts emphasized & discussed (micro & macro evolution; types of selection; niche generalists or specialists)

Oct 27 (Fri)
  1) Posting of 3 responses to other student evolution evidences postings due before class.
2) Finish ch 5
Oct 30 (Mon)
 

1) Peer Evaluation of student above you on eboards due.
2) Assign Biomes for groups

vocabulary practice quiz

Nov 1 (Wed)

  1) Vocabulary test Ch 5 cumulative
2) Discussion Ch 6 (vocab & concepts
3) Biome Presentations Work

Nov 3 (Fri)

END OF 9WKS

  1) Notes from chapter 3,4,5, & 6 due in portfolio
2) Biome presentations due
3) Question 1-10 on Ch 6 worksheet
Nov 6 (Mon)
  1) Finish Biomes
2) Video "Portrait of the Earth" in preparation for Wed FRQ.
3) Take home test ch 5 & 6
Nov 8 (Wed)
 

1) Take home test due
2) FRQ over biomes, earth changes, & evolution
3) Ch 7 Vocab & Concepts
4) Attenborough exerpts

Ch 6 Vocab Practice Test

Nov 13 (Mon)
  1) Ch 6 vocab cumulative quiz (practice test)
2) Primary Productivity Lab Due (see lab report writeup guide and rubric)
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Nov 15 (Wed)
  1) Bring 5 clear plastic 2 liter bottles for your group of 2 or 3 to build EcoColumns.
2) Ch 7 Questions Due
3) Homework: Page 163: Quest 3-9, 12, 13, 18, 22, 23
Nov 17 (Fri)
 

1) Homework Due: Page 163: Quest 3-9, 12, 13, 18, 22, 23
2) Ecocolumn building

Nov 20 (Mon)
  1) FRQ for Ch 7
2) Ch 7 take home test due
Nov 22 (Wed)
  1) Ch 7 Vocab Test cumulative (practice test)
Nov 27 (Mon)
  1) Ch 8 Vocab & Concepts
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