Articles of interest:
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/sunday/commentary/la-op-mckibben11-2008may11,0,5497066.story
http://www.treehugger.com/files/2008/04/global-food-shortages-spreading.php
http://www.reuters.com/news/globalcoverage/agflation

Free online courses from MIT:
http://ocw.mit.edu/OcwWeb/hs/video/video/index.htm

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DATE
5TH PD CLASS
5TH PD HW
7TH PD CLASS
7TH PD HW
1/2
Urogenital journal due/ Urogenital quiz/ begin opinion explanation activity
Resource position due 1/7
Urogenital journal due/ Urogenital quiz/ begin opinion clarification activity
Resource position due 1/7
1/3
complete opinion clarification activity
continued research for group as outlined in progress report
complete opinion clarification activity
continued research for group as outlined in progress report
1/4
Finish research for opinion clarification activity

Finish research for opinion clarification activity

1/7
Enter resource position statement on blog/ respond to other statements/ blogs

Enter resource position statement on blog/ respond to other statements/ blogs

1/8
Enter ning discussions

respond to other statements/ blogs/ Enter ning discussions

1/9
Classification activity - candy dichotomous key

Classification activity - candy dichotomous key

1/10
Classification of animals information research

classification activity - candy

1/11
present information

Classification of animals information research/ present information

1/14
discuss phylum/class info for Animal Kingdom/view preserved organisms
Post candy dichotomous key by 1/17, comment on resource positions by 1/18
Discuss phylum/class info for Animal Kingdom
Post candy dichotomous key by 1/17, comment on resource positions by 1/18
1/15
View preserved organisms

View preserved organisms

1/16
Finish classification of organisms
Lab chart due 1/21
Finish classification of organisms

1/17
Class review/Apex learning (BioSem2)

Finish classification of organisms
Lab chart due 1/21
1/18
Apex learning
Apex questions due 1/22
Class review/Apex learning (BioSem2)
Apex questions due 1/22
1/21
Crayfish lab/project

Crayfish lab/project

1/22
Crayfish lab

Crayfish lab

1/23
Crayfish work

Crayfish work

1/24
Crayfish work

Crayfish work

1/25
Crayfish work

crayfish work

1/28
Classification practical/ Ning and crayfish project discussion

Classification practical

1/29
assign cells research/crayfish

Assign cells research/crayfish

1/30


Cell activity/aging question


Cell activity/Aging question

1/31
Aging brainstorming/cell work
Crayfish project due 2/6
Aging brainstorming/cell work
Crayfish project due 2/6
2/1
Happy Groundhog Day!

Happy Groundhog Day!

2/4

Cell size lab
Voice threads due by 2/8 - tag your thread with your period and cell part
What does a cell need? discussion
Voice threads due by 2/8 - tag your thread with your period and cell part
2/5
What does a cell need? discussion

Cell size lab

2/6
Crayfish project due/ Cell comparison

Crayfish project due/ Cell comparison

2/7
Cell comparison/ ning discussion

Cell comparison/ning discussion

2/8
Cell comparison/ Voice threads due

Cell comparison/ Voice threads due

2/11
Diffusion lab

Take notes from voice thread/ voice thread vote

2/14
Take notes from voice thread/ voice thread vote

Diffusion lab

2/15
Work on cell portfolio

Finish diffusion lab/ Work on cell portfolio

2/18
Cell membrane and movement activity Site for information Info on protein channels and pumps
Research and answers due 2/25
Work on cell portfolio
Due 2/27
2/19
Work on cell portfolio
Due 2/27
Cell membrane and movement activity
Site for information Info on protein channels and pumps
Research and answers due 2/25
2/20
Work on cell portfolio

Work on cell portfolio

2/21
Cell quiz/ Aging brainstorming (what info needs to be on the wiki - general research)

Cell quiz/Aging brainstorming (what info needs to be on the wiki - general research)

2/22
snow day

snow day

2/25
cell portfolio

cell portfolio

2/26
Aging research - what we discussed: Most disease conditions can be traced to diet

Aging research/cell portfolio - what we discussed: Most disease conditions can be traced to diet

2/27
Carbohydrate lab

Carbohydrate lab

2/28
Introduce lipid lab/Complete carb lab
Carb lab due 3/3
Introduce lipid lab/Complete carb lab
Carb lab due 3/3
2/29
Work on lipid or carb lab

Work on lipid or carb lab

3/3
Finish lipid lab, Work on protein lab
Lipid lab due 3/5
Finish lipid lab, Work on protein lab
Lipid lab due 3/5
3/4
Review carbs
Protein lab due 3/7
Review carbs/Finish protein lab
Protein lab due 3/7
3/5
Testing foods lab
Lab due 3/11
Work on protein lab

3/6
Work on protein lab

Enzyme investigation

3/7
Enzyme investigation
Commercial consumer awareness summary blog post - see here
Due 3/10
Testing foods lab
Lab due 3/11 Commercial consumer awareness summary blog post - see here
Due 3/10
3/10
Lipid and protein review/ Blog entry

Blog entry

3/11
Diet research

Lipid and protein review/Diet research

3/12 - 3/13
Diet research

Diet research

3/14
Ning discussion/Blog comments

Ning discussion/Blog comments

3/17
Create newsletter
Newsletter due 3/26
Create newsletter
Newsletter due 3/26
3/18
Breads around the world activity
Lab due 3/27
Breads around the world activity
Lab due 3/27
3/19
Fiber to fashion
Lab due 3/27
Fiber to fashion
Lab due 3/27
3/20
blog and ning comments
1st day of Spring!
Happy Easter!
Work on newsletter
1st day of Spring!
Happy Easter!
3/25
Dehydration synthesis/ hydrolysis review

Dehydration synthesis/ hydrolysis review / blog and ning comments

3/26
Review of newsletters/ Diet analysis (evaluate)

Review of newsletters/ Diet analysis (evaluate)

3/27
Diet analysis (evaluate)

Review of newsletters/ Diet analysis (evaluate)

3/28
Create Wiki Wiki Glossary from newsletter info

Diet analysis (evaluate)/ Create Wiki Wiki Glossary from newsletter info

3/31
Biomolecule quiz/ Diet analysis (evaluate)

Biomolecule quiz

4/1
Food to energy
Food to energy due 4/4
Diet analysis (evaluate)/ Food to energy
Food to energy due 4/4
4/2
Diet analysis part II/ Food to energy
Finish Diet analysis Part II - Due 4/7
Diet analysis part II
Finish diet analysis Part II - Due 4/7
4/3
Group activity

Group activity

4/4
Resp. understanding check/ Complete Food to energy / Create flashcards for study
Create flashcards for 4/8. Food to energy due 4/7
Resp. understanding check/ Complete Food to energy / Create flashcards for study
Create flashcards for 4/8. Food to energy due 4/7
4/7
Diet analysis due Exercise for health / Review biochemistry and respiration

Diet analysis due Exercise for health

4/8
Respiration review

Exercise for health

4/9
Exercise for health

Respiration review

4/10
Exercise for health

Exercise for health

4/11
Exercise for health
Voice threads due 4/18
Exercise for health
Voice threads due 4/18
4/14- 4/15
Research article due/ Exercise and cell respiration worksheet

Research article due/ Exercise and cell respiration worksheet

4/16
Relationship between photosynthesis and respiration/ photosynthesis questions

Relationship between photosynthesis and respiration

4/17
Respond to the article posted here on your wiki page - think and research before you write. Discuss what this means in relation to what you learned in energy transfer. Find statistics to back up your point.
Due 4/22
Respond to the article posted here on your wiki page - think and research before you write. Discuss what this means in relation to what you learned in energy transfer. Find statistics to back up your point.
Due 4/22
4/18
photosynthesis questions - use the study guide document/ germinating seeds
Questions due 4/22
photosynthesis questions - use the study guide document/ germinating seeds
Questions due 4/22
4/21
respiration review

respiration review

4/22
National atlas
Due 4/25
National atlas
Due 4/25
4/23
Light intensity

Light intensity

4/24
Respiration quiz

Respiration quiz

4/25
Add germinating seed data
Due 4/30
Light intensity/ Add germinating seed data
Due 4/30
4/28
Photosynthesis quiz/Leaf structures/ DNA Replication
Due 5/1
Photosynthesis quiz /Leaf structures

4/29
Mitosis and meiosis

DNA Replication/Mitosis and meiosis
DNA due 5/1
4/30
Mitosis and meiosis
Mitosis Due 5/2 end of pd.
Mitosis and meiosis
Mitosis Due 5/2 end of pd.
5/1
DNA, mitosis, and aging/ Mitosis and meiosis
Meiosis due 5/6
DNA, mitosis, and aging/ Mitosis and meiosis
Meiosis due 5/6
5/2
Review
Review due 5/9
Review
Review due 5/9
5/5
Replication models
Models and info due 5/7
Replication models

5/6
DNA replication review

Replication models/DNA replication review
Models and info due 5/7
5/7
Mitosis vs. Meiosis review/drawings

Mitosis vs. Meiosis review

5/8
DNA replication quiz/ work on mitosis model or begin protein synthesis document

DNA replication quiz/ work on mitosis model or begin protein synthesis document

5/9
Protein Synthesis
View World Pangea Day site (critique, link/embed video)
Mitosis vs. Meiosis drawings/Protein synthesis
View World Pangea Day site (critique, link/embed video)
5/12
Gel electrophoresis and DNA spooling lab

Gel electrophoresis simulation
Complete - Due 5/16
5/13
Gel electrophoresis simulation, Embryology
Panda bear pics
Complete - Due 5/16
Gel electrophoresis and DNA spooling lab
Panda bear pics

5/14
Mitosis/Meiosis quiz/ Protein synthesis models
Models due 5/19 end of day
Mitosis/Meiosis quiz/ Protein synthesis models
Models due 5/19 end of day
5/15 - 5/16
Work on making proteins, gel electrophoresis, and protein synthesis models (each person makes an image in group and uploads - use same DNA sequence you used in DNA replication - will check history of page to see who did what!)
Gel electrophoresis due 5/16
Making proteins due 5/19
Protein synthesis models due 5/19
Work on making proteins, gel electrophoresis, and protein synthesis models (each person makes an image in group and uploads - use same DNA sequence you used in DNA replication - will check history of page to see who did what!)
Gel electrophoresis due 5/16
Making proteins due 5/19
Protein synthesis models due 5/19
5/19
View Evolution video/Introduce Individual Genetics project / class traits lab

View Evolution video/Introduce Individual Genetics project /class traits lab

5/20
Embryology and Japanese Medaka

Embryology and Japanese Medaka

5/21
Monohybrid crosses and probability / Genetics resources / view Medaka
Keep up with Medaka journal daily
Monohybrid crosses and probability / Genetics resources / view Medaka
Keep up with Medaka journal daily
5/22
Final Individual Research Project / view Medaka

Monohybrid crosses and probability/ Final Individual Research Project / view Medaka

5/23
Monohybrid cross/ Making a Pedigree /view Medaka
Try moodle site
Get pedigree data, look at research, genetics data...
Monohybrid cross / Making a Pedigree/ view Medaka
Try moodle site
Get pedigree data, look at research, genetics data...
5/26
Memorial Day

Memorial Day

5/27
Monohybrid cross / view Medaka
Monohybrid cross homework due 5/28
Monohybrid cross / view Medaka
Monohybrid cross homework due 5/28
5/28
Dihybrid cross / view Medaka
Dihybrid cross homework due 5/30
Dihybrid cross / view Medaka
Dihybrid cross homework due 5/30
5/29
Questions about dihybrid crosses/ view Medaka

Questions about dihybrid crosses/ view Medaka

5/30
Incomplete Dominance/ view Medaka
Incomplete dominance homework due 6/2/ Keep up with Medaka journal daily
Incomplete Dominance/ view Medaka
Incomplete dominance homework due 6/2/ Keep up with Medaka journal daily
6/2
Making a podcast/ view Medaka

Making a podcast/view Medaka

6/3
Individual Genetics project due at end of class

Individual Genetics project due at end of class

6/4
Sex-linked traits / view Medaka

Sex-linked traits / view Medaka

6/5
Project work
Sex linked trait homework due 6/6
Project work
Sex linked trait homework due 6/6
6/6
Individual Research Project due at start of class
Medaka journal must be complete and on wiki
Karyotyping in class activity
Do the survey on the Moodle

Individual Research Project due at start of class
Medaka journal must be complete and on wiki
Karyotyping in class activity
Do the survey on the Moodle