Lesson Plans

Monday Bio:

Students will compare genotype and phenotype; collect data, construct graph of common traits of class. Worksheet due end of hour.

Tuesday Bio:

Students will analyze structure, components of Punnett squares, calculate probabilities of genetic crosses. Punnett squares problems in class. Read 10.2

Wednesday Bio:

Students will analyze structure, components of Punnett squares, calculate probabilities of genetic crosses. Predict probabilities of dihybrid crosses. Read 10.2

Thursday Bio: Students will analyze pedigrees, compare inheritance patterns for sex-linked, autosomal dominant, recessive traits. Pedigrees practice problems in class.

Friday Bio: Students will analyze inheritance patterns using pedigrees. Pedigrees worksheet due end of hour. Review for quiz, ch. 10 Monday.

Phy Sci:

Students will trace energy transformations, calculate Potential and Kinetic energy. Practice problems in class. Read 7.2

Students will calculate potential and kinetic energy. Practice problems in class, due end of hour.

Students will construct solar chimney. Observe energy transformations between solar, mechanical energy.

Lab packet due Thursday.

Students will observe solar chimneys and record data.  Read 7.2, complete section assessment questions 7.1 and 7.2, due Friday.

Students will analyze Law of Conservation of Energy. Notes & discussion. Section 7.3 assessment questions due end of hour.

Chem: Students will compare atoms and ions, calculate charge of ions. Packet due Tuesday.

Students will analyze trends on Periodic table for at radius, e- affinity, electronegativity. Notes and discussion. 5.3 section assessment questions, due Wednesday.

Students will collect data, compare color changes in Metals Flame Test Lab. Lab Packet due Thursday.

Students use Flame Test data to analyze an unknown metal for identification. Lab packet due end of hour.

Students will compare and contrast ionic and covalent bonds. Ionic Bond Hats activity. Activity analysis worksheet due end of hour.