Week 6B: 2/11/19 – 2/15/19

Mon

Class Discussion on Calvin Cycle

Explanation on Practice Problems

HW: Photosynthesis Understanding Key Concepts (due wed)

 

Tues

No School due to weather conditions

 

Wed

Science News Activity on ‘Shortcut improves photosynthesis’  (Genetic Engineering boosts tobacco plants’ growth

 

Thurs

Class discussion on Photosynthesis Understanding Key Concepts

Q/A interactive on Standard Test Practice, short response, and extended response

HW: Study for Test on Photosynthesis

 

Fri

No School- Mid Winter Break!

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Week 5B: 2/4/19 – 2/8/19

Recent update on Drones Video Contest
7 of our DCMST students made it to the top 15- final round of Drones Video Contest!  Five winners will be rewarded over $15,000 in prizes. These winners will be announced by March 8, 2019. Thank you to everyone who took the time to vote. We appreciated all your support!

Mon

Go over Light Reaction Practice Questions

Light Reaction Modeling Activity

Use Grading Rubric & guidelines for quality work

 

Tues

Finish Light Reaction Modeling Activity

Flow Chart on Light Reaction – Photosynthesis

HW: Read Sec 2 on Calvin Cycle and take notes

 

Wed

No School – ICE Day!

 

Thurs

Schedule change due to AMC Testing 

4th hour -11:15-11:35am

5th hour- 11:40-12:00

6th hour- 12:05-12:25

AMC – 12:30-1:55 (10 min bubble, 75 min test )

Those not taking AMC stay in Mansoor’s classrroom! 

 

Fri

Group Presentations on Light Reaction

Discussion on Calvin Cycle

HW: Practice Problems on Calvin Cycle

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Drones Video Contest Updates

DCMST Students have until tomorrow Feb 3rd to move to the next round! Your vote for today and tomorrow can help us WIN $15,000 in prize drone kits and money!  Top 15 will make it to the next round and currently, we have 8 students in top 15 entries. Your vote will ensure they make it to the final round. Simply click on the video link below and vote for our Dearborn students. We truly appreciate your help!  
Link to vote:
Note: The website only allows you to vote every 24 hours
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Week 1B: 1/7/19- 1/11/19

Public voting is open!  How would you drone?

Use the link below and vote for our students at DCMST. You can vote every day till February 3rd to help us WIN $15,000 in prize from Drone Video Contest . We would greatly appreciate passing this message to others as well. We need as many votes as possible before February 3rd.
Link to vote:
http://contest.edventures.com/
To vote, you can simply click on the link below and like their videos.
School name “Dearborn Center for Math, Science, and Technology” is available under the title of the videos. Thanks!

 

Mon

Due today : Ecology and Evolution study guide

Use google classroom to fill out the study guide. Study guides are  due on Mon Jan 7 by 10 pm via Google Classroom.

Biochemistry section of the study guide will be due on Fri Jan 11th

Biochem lect w/ guided notes

 

Tues

Biochem Jigsaw (small group activity) 

HW: Comments on Discussion board

 

Wed

Biomolecules Modeling

Q/A interactive

HW: Sec 1 & 2 review

 

Thurs

Kahoot Biochem review

Quizlet

Discuss practice ques

 

Fri

Biochem test

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Week 5A: 9/24/18-9/28/18

Mon

Review for Quiz

HW: Notes on History of Evolutionary Thoughts

Tues

Quiz on the History of Earth

Wed

Current Events on Evolution

science world article

Tues-Wed

Discussion and Small group activity on History of Evolutionary Thoughts

Thurs-Fri

small group project

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Week 4A: 9/17/18-9/21/18

Mon

Current events on lect on sec 2
HW:  Sec 1 & Sec 2 review

Tues

Jigsaw Activity on The First Life-Forms

Small group and Class Discussion

HW: Sec Review 3

Wed-Thurs

Discussion on Experiment (Redi, Spallanzani, and Pasteur)

Go over section reviews

Go over last quiz

Fri & Mon

Short video on Earth’s History

Play games to review for Quiz

Earth’s history quiz on Tues

 

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Week 3A: 9/10/18-9/14/18

Mon
Review for Quiz- Q/A interactive
Finish Opposable thumb lab with a partner
Discuss Practice Problems (sec reviews and understanding key concepts)
HW: Study for ‘Acting Like a Scientist’ Quiz on Tues
Tues
Quiz on ‘Acting Like a Scientist’ Ch 1
Wed
Evolution Pretest
HW: Read Ch 14 sec 1 and take notes (due Thurs)
Thurs
Discussion on Biogenesis and history of Earth,
HW: Read Ch 14 sec 1 and take notes (due Fri)
Fri
Discussion and activity on  first life forms
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Week 2A: 9/3/18-9/7/18

Announcement:

DCMST Student Council Class Mandatory Meeting

9/5/18 2-3pm 

Location: Mansoor’s Classroom D-174 

DCMST Open House 9/5/18 6-7:30pm 

Mon- Labor Day- No School

Tues

Bellwork article: A step-by-step guide to the scientific method

Discussion on independent, dependent, control, and resulting variables.

Textbook distribution

HW: Simpson’s Controls and Variables- due tonight by 10pm

Wed

BW on impo. of biology in human society

Due – Simpson’s Controls and Variables

Inquiry discussion on Ch 1 ppt  lect and guided notes

HW

Ch 1 Section 1 Review Ques

Thurs

Continue on Discussion on Characteristic of Life

HW: Sec 2-3 Section Reviews

Fri

Go over Simpson’s Controls and Variables

Review for Quiz

Opposable Thumb lab

HW:

Ch 1 review questions
Mon
Review for Quiz- Q/A interactive
Finish Opposable thumb lab with a partner
Discuss Practice Problems (sec reviews and understanding key concepts)
HW: Study for ‘Acting Like a Scientist’ Quiz on Tues
Tues
Quiz on ‘Acting Like a Scientist’ Ch 1
Wed
Evolution Pretest
HW: Read Ch 14 sec 1 and take notes (due Thurs)
Thurs
Discussion on Biogenesis and history of Earth,
HW: Read Ch 14 sec 1 and take notes (due Fri)
Fri
Discussion and activity on  first life forms
Mon
Lab on Radioactive Decay
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Week 1A: Mon 8/27/18- Fri 8/31/18

Welcome to Honors Biology!

Mon: No DCMST

Tues: Class Expectations

Wed: 

Letter of introduction, lab safety, rule and regulations

Technology and academic integrity agreement

Enroll in ilearn, iblog, remind101, and Google Classroom

HW: Student Introduction Assignment (due Thurs. before 11:59pm), submit via Google Classroom, Read Ch: 1 (due Tues)

Thurs:

Bell work, Think Pair Share

HW: Student Introduction Assignment (due fri), submit via Google Classroom

Read Ch 1 Sec 3 and take notes (due tues)

Fri:

No School

Mon- Labor Day- No School

Tues

Bellwork: Define independent, dependent, control, and resulting variables.

Intro to Biology/ textbook distribution

Video clip

Simpson’s Controls and Variables

 

 

 

 

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