Big Idea 4 - Interactions - Ecology
Tuesday, March 27
Distribute check list for this week.
Look at what you missed on practice exam 6. (20 minutes)
Short overview of the next 7 weeks and 1st 4 pages of Big Idea 4 flipchart. (5 minutes)
All big Idea flipcharts will be located on website for your use.
Big Idea 4 Ecology LOs and EKs
Recalling Ecology/APEs related topics with Kahoot. (30 minutes)
Green Folder worksheets: (35 minutes)
Predator-Prey Interactions p. 343
Population Cycles p. 344
If time permits - see list on Wednesday of worksheets from Green folder.
Please watch and answer questions:
Edpuzzle Exponential growth
Edpuzzle Logistic growth
Wednesday, March 28
FRQ writing practice - small group of short 6-8 minute Ecology related questions
Population Growth p. 326
Patterns of population growth p. 327
r and K selection p. 328
When time permits this week or next: Choose (minimum one) or all your personal weakness(es)
Strive for a 5 Recommendations:
Green Folder p. 302 Measuring Primary Productivity
Green Folder p. 303/304 Production and Trophic Efficiency
Green Folder p. 305 Quantifying Energy Flow in an Ecosystem
Green Folder p. 307/308 Ecological Pyramids
Green Folder p. 309 Nutrient Cycles
Green Folder p. 310 The Hydrologic Cycle
Green Folder p. 311/312 The Carbon Cycle
Green Folder p. 313/314 The Nitrogen Cycle
Green Folder p. 320 Density and Distribution
Green Folder p. 321/322 Population Age Structure
Green Folder p. 323 Life Tables and Surivorship
Green Folder p. 324 Survivorship Curves
Green Folder p. 325 Survivorship and Life Expectancy
Green Folder p. 357/358 Global Warming
Green Folder p. 359 MOdels of Climate Change
Green Folder p. 367 Ocean Acidification
(You are certainly welcome to do everything in your green folder when time permits. For those who have not had APES, I recommend the above first, then anything else)
Please watch and answer questions:
Edpuzzle - Cooperative Interactions
Edpuzzle - Population Variation
Thursday, March 29
Group Breaking News! - your group will be reporting (like a news reporter) on one of the following. You have 45 minutes to prepare for your newscast!
1. Explain an ecosystem change over time from large-scale events.
Topics: Continental Drift, Meteor Impact on Dinosaurs, and El Nino,
2. Predict consequences of human activity on ecosystems.
Topics: Slash and burn agriculture; Small Pox; Potato blight,
3. Explain interactions on species distributions. Topics: Dutch Elm Disease or Kudzu
4. A collection of other FRQ topics are available.
Edpuzzle - Ecosystem Change
Edpuzzle - Biodiversity
Friday, March 30 - NO SCHOOL
During this 3 day weekend - get your notebook together. Catch up. Get ahead.
Notebook checkoff due Monday for 1st weeks grade.
2nd week of Big Idea 4!
Any free time, we will grab Green Folder topics from the list above.
Monday, April 2
We have a few news team's left from Thursday.
Distribute checklist for this week.
Survival of the Sweetest Keystone Species/Skittles lab! Keystone Species part 2 YOU ARE GOING TO LOVE THIS!
Edpuzzle Biological Molecules - watch this tonight.
Organic Blocks: Organic Molecule Table/Fill-in - we will work on this in class tomorrow also.
Start bringing headphones. I'll try to get you on the laptops as much as possible.
Tuesday, April 3 - get black paper from media center/bring more chalk.
News team Breaking news still left.
Macromolecule matching activity
Organic molecule blocks and finish your table.
Organic molecule compound concept map
Start on Edpuzzle videos for tonight.
Edpuzzle - Cellular Organelles
Edpuzzle - Cellular Specialization
Wear clothes to sit on concrete outside tomorrow; you don't have to. You will have choice.
Wednesday, April 4
Cell Sidewalk Chalk Drawing - Structures and Functions
If too cold or raining or just prefered: chalk on black paper.
Ed puzzle Enzymes
Edpuzzle Organ Systems
Thursday: April 5
FRQ writing - 2 shorties - organelles and biomolecules
Kahoot quiz - not sure if we will have time. Maybe Friday?
Start M/C Secure Exam 4 M/C. Let's break up so not such as task.
Edpuzzle - Cellular Variation
Edpuzzle - Genotype Expression
Friday: April 6 -
Finish Secure Exam 4 M/C - Maybe grade today if all clear and bubbling works.
Maybe Kahoot today or Edpuzzle time so you are free on the weekend.
Edpuzzle - Life Requires Free Energy
Edpuzzle - Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration
Edpuzzle - Environmental Matter Exchange.
Big Idea 4 videos