Biology Room 131 Blocks 1A, 3B
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Assignments: Make a folder and save all the vocabulary, worksheets and diagrams you complete while at home. You will receive credit for all your work when we return to school.
Week of March 16th through March 20th
Read Chapters 9 and 10 on the Circulatory System and Blood.
You should download and complete the worksheets list below for these chapters. The is also a lab activity for the Circulatory System that you can complete at home. The list of vocabulary for the two chapters should be defined as usual.
Week of March 23rd through April 3rd
Take Quizzes on Chapters 8, 9 & 10 on Castle Learning. The quizzes will be available from Wednesday, March 25th through Friday April 3rd. Give them a try and see how you do. The grade is not important, it is just a way for me to get some feedback on how you are progressing through the material.
One is a vocabulary quiz for Chapter 9 & 10. You should have already downloaded and defined the list of vocabulary words given for Chapters 9 & 10. Use that list when taking the vocabulary quiz and make sure the spelling of your answer is exactly as on the list. You won't get credit if the term is misspelled.
The second one is a 30 question multiple choice quiz covering Chapters 8, 9 & 10.
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Week of April 5th through April 11th
The next Chapters to be covered are Chapters 11, 12 & 13. The handouts for these chapters are listed below. Read these chapters in the textbook and complete the worksheets and diagrams. There is no vocabulary due for these chapters. Save these worksheets in your folder for this class.
Week of April 13th through April 17th
The final chapters in Anatomy and Physiology are Chapetrs 14, 15 & 16. These cover the Nervous and Endocrine Systems. Once again it important to have an appreciation for the structures and purpose of these systems without having understand of the entire process in detail. Read over these chapters and complete the handouts listed below. Use can show watch the narrated powerpoint for more imformation. There is also a practice quiz with the answer to review before the quiz.
The week of April 20th there will be a short multiple choice quiz posted on Castle Learning covering chapters 11 - 16. It sounds like a lot of material but there will only be a few simple questions from each chapter. You can use all the handouts you have completed on this quiz.
Coming Up - Genetics !Lab 1Chapter 1
Characteristics of Life PowerPointLab 2Chapter 2Chapter 7Chapter 28Chapter 29Chapter 8 - Digestive SystemChapter 9 & 10 - Heart and Circulatory SystemChapters 9 and 10 Vocabulary Word List - Define these words from the chaptersHeart Labeling - There will be a diagram of the heart to label on the quiz.Circulatory Fill-in Worksheet - Complete this worksheet, it will be collected when we return to school.Pulse Rate Lab and Questions - This lab can be done at home and turned in when classes resume.Blood Clotting and Types - You should know why there are different types of blood and who can give and get different types.Chapter 8, 9 and 10 Quiz on Castle Learning Please try these quizzes by Friday April 3rd.Chapter 11 - Respiratory SystemRespiratory System Video A good video that covers the structures and function of the Respratory System.Respiratory System PPT with Narration Narrated version to help explain the slidesRespiratory System Diagram Use your textbook to label this diagramChapter 12 - Excretory SystemExcretory System Video A good review of the Excretory System.Urinary System Diagram Use your textbook to label this diagram.Skin Diagram Use your textbook to label this diagram.Kidney Crossword Puzzle See if you can label the diagram and complete the crossword and questions.Chapter 13 - Support And LocomotionMuscle and Bone PPT Narrated This is the narrated version to help you with this material.Bone and Muscle Crossword Use the vocabulary from Ch. 13 to complete the puzzleSkeleton Diagram Using the textbook label the skeletonChapter 14 & 15 - Nervous SystemNeuron Diagram Label this diagram using the textbookNervous System Matching These are the words you should know from Chapter 14 for the quizBrain Diagram Label this diagram using the textbookReaction Time Lab This lab can be completed at homeBrain Power Video This is a good video on the power of the human brain, 43 mns longChapter 16 - Endocrine SystemEndocrine System Diagram Use the textbook or PPT to label this diagramReview questions for Chapters 11 - 16 A good reveiw for the quiz