Thursday, March 31, 2011
Chemistry B- Class started with the collection of the Melting and Freezing lab from yesterday. Next, I presented notes over solutions, suspensions, colloids and electrolytes vs. nonelectrolytes. Finally, I showed the students demonstrations of a colloid and how to test for electrolytes.
Biology B- Today, the students took the Chapter 13 Test. After the test, they were instructed to read Chapters 14 and 15 for tomorrow.
Wednesday, March 30, 2011
Tuesday, March 29, 2011
Monday, March 28, 2011
Friday, March 25, 2011
Biology B- Due to the schoolwide computer problem, the Biotechnology Research Project was modified. I assigned topics to the students. The students got into groups and discussed the project and how to break up the tasks. Finally, we watched a video over DNA called Double Helix Detectives.
Biology B- First, I collected the worksheet over Chapter 13 Section 2. Next, I presented the Chapter 13 Section 3 notes. Third, the students worked on the Recombinant Paper Plasmid project. Finally, I assigned the Section 3 Chapter 13 worksheet and the Section 3 Assessment Questions on page 379 #1-4.
Wednesday, March 23, 2011
Biology B- Class started by completing the notes over section 2 of Chapter 13. Next, I discussed the scissors lab from yesterday. After demonstrating tomorrows lab, I assigned two things (Worksheet over section 2 of Chapter 13 and the Chapter 13.2 assessment questions.
Biology B- To start things off, I presented notes over Chapter 13 Sections 1 and 2. After the notes, the students were assigned a worksheet over Chapter 13 Section 1 and the assessment questions on page 362 #1-4.
Biology B- First, the class graded the worksheet over section 1 of Chapter 13. Next, the students did a lab on restriction enzymes.
Friday, March 18, 2011
Biology B- Today, the students took the Chapter 12 Test. After the test, the students took Vocab Quiz #7. Finally, the class was assigned to read Chapter 13.
Thursday, March 17, 2011
Biology B- First, the students 1/2 sheet scrapped their assessment questions. Next, we graded the Worksheet over Chapter 12 Section 4. Finally, I assigned the Chapter 12 Review on pages 353-355 # 1-8, 12-17, 22-27, 30-36. The Chapter 12 Test, as well as a vocabulary quiz, will be tomorrow.
Wednesday, March 16, 2011
Biology B- Class started by finishing the Chapter 12 notes (Mutations). Then, I assigned two items for homework. One, the students need to complete the Chapter 12 assessment questions. They will be graded tomorrow. Second, the students need to complete the Section 4 Study Guide. It will also be graded tomorrow. The Chapter 12 Test is on Friday along with a Vocabulary Quiz.
Biology B- First, the students graded the worksheet over Section 3 of Chapter 12. Next, they completed a project on Transcription/ Translation.
Monday, March 14, 2011
Chemistry B- First, the students finished massing the copper from Friday's Lab. Next, I gave notes and worked examples on Mass to Mass Conversions. Finally, I assigned a worksheet over Mass to Mass problems (#1-5).
Biology B- To start class, the students took notes over Section 3 of Chapter 12. Then, I gave the class time to complete the questions on the Replication Activity from Friday. Finally, I gave the class two assignments (Section 3 Study Guide and Section 3 Assessment Questions).
Friday, March 11, 2011
Biology B- Class started by grading the worksheets over Chapter 12 Sections 1 & 2. Next, the students started working on a DNA Replication Activity. The students will finish the activity on Monday.
Thursday, March 10, 2011
Biology B- First, I explained to the students how their assessment questions would be evaluated. Next, we finished notes on Chapter 12 section 1 and took notes on Chapter 12 section 2. Finally, I assigned a worksheet on Chapter 12 Sections 1 & 2 Study Guide. We will grade this worksheet first thing tomorrow.
Wednesday, March 9, 2011
Biology B- To start things off, I assigned the students to their seats and discussed the classroom rules. Second, the students filled out the clock partner sheet. Third, I showed the students my website and told them about the blog (Braun's Beaker Blog). Fourth, we discussed Fire and Tornado Drill procedures. Fifth, I gave notes over Chapter 12- Molecular Genetics. Finally, I assigned the Assessment Questions on 12.1 (#1, 2, & 4).
Monday, March 7, 2011
Intro to Chemistry- First, I took a completion grade on the two worksheets that were due today. Next, the students took the Chapter 24 website quiz.
Integrated Science B- The students have their exam today.
Thursday, March 3, 2011
Intro to Chemistry- The class began by grading the worksheet over Chapter 24 Key Terms. Next, the students took notes over the Chapter 24 section 4 powerpoint. Finally, I assigned two worksheet (Chapter 24 sections 3 & 4 and Acids, Bases and Salts reinforcment.
Integrated Science B- The students worked on the OGT Practice Test # 2 on the ODE website.
Intro to Chemistry- First, we graded the worksheet over Chapter 24 sections 1 & 2. Next, the class took notes off of the Chapter 24 Powerpoint. Third, the students took a Chapter 24 vocabulary quiz. Finally, I assigned as worksheet over Chapter 24 Key Terms.
Integrated Science B- To start thing off, the students review IEY Activity 16. Next, we took notes on Activity 16 and discussed the models of Acid/Base neutralization. Finally, I assigned Page 100-101 #1-8.
Wednesday, March 2, 2011
Intro to Chemistry- First, the students took notes from the Powerpoint of section 2 in Chapter 24. Next, I assigned a worksheet over Sections 1 and 2 of Chapter 24. Finally, I reminded the students that the vocab words are due tomorrow.
Integrated Science B- The class worked on Activity 16 of the IEY book over Acid-Base Neutralization. This investigation is on Page 96-97 of the IEY book.
Intro to Chemistry- First, the students took notes over the powerpoint on Section 1 of Chapter 24. Then, I handed out the Chapter 24 Vocabulary word. The Chapter 24 vocab cards are due on Thursday.
Integrated Science B- During this period, the students completed Activiey 15 of the IEY book on Serial Dilutions of Acids and Bases. The student colored the diagrams and answered the two data processing questions.