Tuesday, 15 January 2019

Tues. Jan. 15 - BIOLOGY 12
Today we reviwed structure of a neuron (from yesterday's work). We discussed how neurons communciate: - videos and board note on Action Potential (electric impulse) and neurotransmitters.

TEST has been postponed until Thursday instead of tomorrow.

multiple choice review questions should ALL be completed tonight and will be corrected tomorrow

EXAM/PROJECT DATE IS NEXT WED. JAN 23 - SET UP 11 AM IN COMMON AREA

Thursday, 10 January 2019

Thurs. JAn. 10 - BIOLOGY 12

We started back in January reviewing the Respiratory system and learning about the Excretory (Urinary System). Today we:-
- chart - Urine Formation in Nephron
- dissected Kidney - structure/function
- Note: Osmoregulation
- Urinary System - Reflection Questions due by Monday

RESP. AND EXCRE. TEST NEXT WEDNESDAY 

Thurs. Jan. 10 - SCIENCE 9

Since returning to school, we have been working through our Electricity Unit. Mon and Tues we learned about Circuits and Current. Today we learned about Voltage. We did some notes, videos, text book questions (pg. 314 #3-12) and then did some online circuit building along with some "real life" circuit investigations.  Have pg 314 completed for tomorrow.

Electricity QUIZ will be next WEDNESDAY, Jan. 16 (NOT MONDAY AS ORIGINALLY STATED)

"Cheat Sheet" for final exam is now available. 

Tuesday, 11 December 2018

TUES. DEC. 11 - BIOLOGY 12

Today we did reviewed pathway a red blood cell takes making a full circuit through the body and heart. Then we corrected Blood Pressure and Velocity sheet.  Next we:
1) Watched a video on the Respiratory System
2) Completed a Diagram/Function sheet for Resp. System. and answered two questions.

TEST FRIDAY - DIGESTIVE AND CIRCULATORY
TUES. DEC. 11 - SCIENCE 9

Today we:
1) Did the meiosis and reproduction quiz
Then:
2) Started our Individual Inquiry Project: Today we learned about complex, rich FOCUS QUESTIONS and tips on generating them.  We did some group brainstorming and watched a few short videos to get our minds generating possible topics for our project. Your task is to generate two rich, complex focus questions for next class. Use the question grid for tips on how to make your questions meet the criteria for a "good question"
PROJECTS DUE NEXT WEEK DOUBLE BLOCK (for 1/2) and Friday, Dec. 21 (for blocks 5/6)

Monday, 10 December 2018

Mon. Dec. 10 - BIOLOGY 12

Today we
- had a short lecture on Blood Pressure (and short note)
- Blood Pressure and Velocity worksheet (due tomorrow completion)
- Practice measuring your blood pressure
- handed out Test practice questions

TEST FRIDAY - DIGESTIVE AND CIRCULATORY SYSTEM
Mon. Dec.10 - SCIENCE 9

Today we corrected the male anatomy together and discussed big ideas. Next we
1) Did a male - female comparison chart
2) Mitosis - Meiosis comparison chart
3) Inquiry Project Overview and Brainstorming
QUIZ tomorrow