Anatomy Lessons

Anatomy Lessons: Skeletal System
Skeletal Week 2 4/8-4/12

Monday: Explain/Evaluate
Topics:Demonstrate understanding of functions and structures related to appendicular bones
Activities: Lecture/Discussion: Appendicular Skeleton
Comp Quiz: Long Bone #1
HW: Complete Bone packet pages 88, 89, 90, 92 & 93

Tuesday:Explain/Evaluate
Topics: Demonstrate understanding of functions and structures related to appendicular bones
Activities: Science Appetizer: Mr. Bones
Q&A: Appendicular Skeleton
Individual Practice: Appendicular Diagrams and Matching Bone Packet pg 91 & 94
HW: Complete Bone notes Section 3

Wednesday: Engage/Explain
Topics: Identify markings and bones of axial skeletal system
Activities: Lecture/Discussion: Axial skeleton
Individual Practice: Axial Diagrams and Matching: Bone packet pg 79
HW: Axial skeleton worksheet and diagrams in packet (PGS 80-83) Due Thursday

Thursday: Explain/Explore
Topics: Review and examine bones for lab practical
Be able to identify bones and markings
Activities: Q&A: Appendicular Diagrams
Lecture/Discussion: Axial Skeleton Vertebral Column
HW: Complete Axial skeleton worksheet and diagrams (PGs 85-87) due Fri

Friday: Engage/Explain
Topics: Identify markings and bones of axial/appendicular skeletal system
Activities: Q&A: Axial Skeletal diagrams and Matching
Partner Practice: Bone Dominoes
HW: Study Daily quiz: Axial and Appendicular Diagrams

Week: 4/1-4/5
Monday: Topics:
Activities: Lab: Heart Rate VR
HW: prepare for test

Tuesday: Topics:
Activities: TBA
HW: prepare test

Wednesday: Topics: Demonstrate understanding of heart, structure, function, and disease states.
Activities: Exam Heart
HW: Complete Section 1 notes #1-7

Thursday: Topics: Engage/Explain
Topics: List and describe the functions of the skeletal system
Be able to identify the structures of the long bone
Be able to describe and provide examples of the different types of bones
Activities: Lecture/Discussion: Skeletal functions and long bone structures
Individual Practice: Long Bone Practice Diagrams (FA)
HW: Study Quiz Anatomy and terminology of Long bone (no functions)
Worksheet: Bone classification. Structure, and relationships

Friday: Engage/Explain
Topics: Demonstrate understanding of anatomy and terminology of long bone
Microscopic structures of bone and cartilage, including the identification of specific cell types and structures.
Explain how bones are formed, how they grow, and how they are remodeled.
Activities: Science Appetizer: youtube animation: Bone remodeling and modeling
Q&A: Bone classification, structure, and relationship worksheet
Lecture/Discussion: Microscopic structures of bone/Ossification
Individual Practice: Microscopic Anatomy of the bone (FA)
HW: Prepare Comp Quiz Anatomy and terminology of Long bone (no functions)
Complete Section 3 notes

March 25-29
Unit: Heart

Monday: Topics: Locate and identify structures of heart (Extend)
Compare function and structure of human heart with comparative sheep heart
Activities: Q&A: Crossword puzzle
Lab: Sheep Heart Dissection
HW:

Tuesday: Topics: Describe steps in Cardiac cycle, conduction system (Elaborate)
Describe functions of electrocardiography as a diagnostic tool.
Activities: Discussion: Cardiac Cycle (HLT)
Sequence cards passed out
HW: Cardiac Cycle questions

Wednesday: Topics: Demonstrate understanding of location and identify structures of heart (Evaluate)
Activities: Lab quiz (application)
Individual Practice: Cardiac Cycle Sequence Cards
HW: Cardiac Cycle HLT Cards

Thursday: UIL DAY

Friday:Topics: Describe steps in Cardiac cycle, conduction system (Elaborate)
Describe functions of electrocardiography as a diagnostic tool.
Activities: Q&A: Cardiac cycle questions
HW: Heart Rate Pre-lab questions

Heart/Blood 5A-E, 6A-B, 7A-C, 8A-C, 9A-B, 10A-D, 12A-B
***Complete 4 Heart Quizzes on quizz.com (FA)
Monday: Holiday

Tuesday: Topics: Identify microscopic differences and similarities between arteries and veins.
Differentiate between structure and function of veins and arteries.
Activities: Lab: microscopic view of veins and arteries
HW: Blood vessels handout

Wednesday: Topics: Locate and identify structures of heart (Engage/Explain)
Describe functions, disorders of heart
Connect form and function of heart
Activities: Q&A: Lab Veins vs. Arteries (FA)
Discussion Heart and Heart Disease
HW: Power Station of heart Handout
Read Sheep Lab Virtual Sheep Dissection

Thursday: Topics: Locate and identify structures of heart (Explore)
Compare function and structure of human heart with comparative sheep heart
Activities: Q&A: Power Station of Heart (FA)
Lab: Sheep Heart Dissection
HW: Complete Lab Review questions (this is 30 points of your lab application grade)

Friday: Topics: Locate and identify structures of heart (Extend)
Compare function and structure of human heart with comparative sheep heart
Activities: Q&A: Sheep lab questions
Lab: Sheep Heart Dissection
HW: prepare comp quiz heart structure and blood flow through the heart
Heart Crossword puzzle

March 4-8

Monday: Evaluate/Engage
Topics: Identify and describe major blood disorders
Activities: Q&A: Blood Typing Problems
Lecture/Discussion: Blood Disorders
HW: Pre-lab Assignment

Tuesday/Wednesday: Extend
Topics: Apply the role of hemoglobin in the body specifically cooperative binding to a murder case.
Compared and contrast the relationship between carbon monoxide, oxygen, and hemoglobin.
Explain how carbon monoxide poisoning can lead to hypoxia.
Read and interpret oxygen-hemoglobin saturation curve.
Design an experiment to support or refute a hypothesis.
Activities: Lab: Case Study: Caught Red-Handed
HW:

Thursday: Evaluate
Topics: Demonstrate understanding of blood and associated components, structures, functions, and its applications
Activities: Exam Blood
HW: Blood vessel Handout

Friday:

Feb 25-March 1

Monday: Engage/Explain
Topics: Identify primary functions and disorders of blood
Describe and identify components of blood
Describe role of hemoglobin in blood
Activities: Lecture/discussion: Blood Components
HW: Case Study: Why is he different from both parents? The genetics of ABO blood types (due Wednesday 2/27)
Blood Graphic Organizer (FA)

Tuesday: Engage/Explain
Topics: Explain how the basic structure of hemoglobin and myoglobin relates to its’ function.
Explain the process of oxygen transport by hemoglobin and myoglobin.
Describe why hemoglobin is more suitable for carrying oxygen in the blood than myoglobin
Explain the Bohr effect
Activities: Anatomy Theater: Case Study: The Interview: Hemoglobin vs. Myoglobin
Small group collaboration: Questions 1-8
HW: unfinished questions

Wednesday: Engage/Explain
Topics: Describe ABO blood typing system and mechanism for determining blood type
Describe Rh system and donation process
Use Punnett squares to determine parental rights of newborns based on types
Activities: Q&A: Case Study: Why is he different from both parents?
Discussion: Blood Typing
HW: Blood Crossword Puzzle (FA)

Thursday: Explore
Topics: Describe ABO blood typing system and mechanism for determining blood type
Describe Rh system and donation process
Use Punnett squares to determine parental rights of newborns based on types
Activities: Lab: Blood types
HLT: Blood Mystery
HW: Blood Typing Handout/Problems (due Monday 3/4)

Friday: Explore
Topics: Identify and Describe major blood disorders
Activities: Blood Disorder Research
HW: Complete disorder chart

Week 4 Feb 18-22
Monday: Holiday
Tuesday: Explain
Topics: Compare and contrast types of reflexes
Compare and contrast parasympathetic and sympathetic division of nervous system
Activities: Q&A: Hand on a hot stove
Lecture/Discussion Reflexes

Wednesday:

Thursday: Evaluate
Topics: Demonstrate understanding of CNS and PNS and associated structures, functions, and disorders
Activities: Test Nervous System
HW: Read Beatbox lab

Friday: Engage/Explore
Science Appetizer: TedTalk: Cockroach Beatbox
Society for Neuroscience’s Core Concept Standards Met
1.b.Each neuron communicates with many other neurons to form circuits and share information.
1.c.Proper nervous system function involves coordinated action of neurons in many brain regions.
2.a.Sensory stimuli are converted into electrical signals.
2.b.Action Potentials are electrical signals carried along neurons.
2.d.Electrical signals in muscles cause contraction and movement.
2.gAll perceptions, thoughts, and behaviors result from combinations of signals among neurons.
3.b Sensory circuits (sight, touch, hearing, smell, taste) bring information to the nervous system, whereas motor circuits send information to muscles and glands.
7b. Experiments on animals play a central role in providing insights about the human brain and in helping to make healthy lifestyle choices, prevent diseases, and find cures for disorders.
HW:

Week 3 Feb 11- Feb 15
Monday: Evaluate/Elaborate

Topics: Demonstrate function and location of lobes and regions of brain
Activities: Quiz: Brain (diagram, lobes, regions, parts, functions)
Lab: Cell to Cell Communication: Nerve Cell Communication (Parts 5 and 6)
HW: Complete nerve impulse notes and Neurotransmitter Graphic

Tuesday: Explore
Topics; Sequence events of nerve impulse and reflex
Activities: Hand on a Hot Stove
HW: Ted. Caffeine and “Nervous Tissue and Nerves” Matching pg 171 (FA)

Wednesday: Engage/Explain
Topics: Sequence events of nerve impulse
Describe components of nerve impulse
Compare and contrast types of reflexes
Activities: Lecture/Discussion Nerve impulse and reflexes
Compare and contrast parasympathetic and sympathetic division of nervous system
HW: Ted ed Pain relievers and “Brain and Cranial Nerves” Matching (FA)

Thursday: Elaborate
Topics: Examine microscopic slides of nervous system anatomy and physiology related to nerve impulse and muscle contraction
Activities: Lab Nerve and Muscle Action
HW: Ted ed How caffeine keeps us awake

Friday: Evaluate
Topics: Compare and contrast nervous system and endocrine system functions and structures
Identify structure of neuron
Compare and contrast types of neurons and neuroglia
Activities: Comprehension Quiz over Section 1-3 notes (PG 202-211)
Science Appetizer: Nervous System Dominoes (FA)
HW:

Feb 4- Feb 8
Nervous System wk 1: 6A-B, 7A-C, 8A-C, 9A-B, 10A-D

Monday: Engage/Explain
Topics: Identify location and function of regions and lobes of the brain.
Identify the physiology of Aphasia and brain function including symptoms
Activities: Lecture/Discussion: Brain structure/function and Aphasia (section 4-6)
HW: Complete Disease Chart: Parkinson’s Alzheimer’s, Bell’s Palsy

Tuesday:Explain/Engage
Topics: Compare and contrast common signs and symptoms of Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, and Bell’s Palsy including physiology of the disorder, diagnostic tests, treatment, prevention, and disease mechanisms associated with each disorder.
Activities: Discussion/Lecture: Neurological Disorders: Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, Bell’s Palsy
HW: Read Sheep Brain Dissection Lab

Wednesday: Engage/Explore
Topics: Identify symptoms and physiology of NF1 and NF2
Activities: Discussion/Video: A Lesson in Patience
HW: Nervous System Concept map (due 2/7)

Thursday: Explore
Topics: Demonstrate good dissection technique
Identify lobes/regions of brain
Activities: Lab: brain dissection
HW: Study brain quiz

Friday: Evaluate/Elaborate

Topics: Demonstrate function and location of lobes and regions of brain
Activities: Quiz: Brain (diagram, lobes, regions, parts, functions)
Lab: Cell to Cell Communication: Nerve Cell Communication (Parts 5 and 6)
HW: Complete nerve impulse notes and Neurotransmitter Graphic

Unit: Endocrine System 4A-D, 6A-B, 8A-C, 9A-B, 10A-D, 11A-C

Jan 28-Feb 1
Monday: Engage/Elaborate
Topics: Endocrine System
Activities: Q&A: Endocrine Review
Endocrine Review game
HW: Prepare for test

Tuesday: Evaluate
Topics: Demonstrate understanding of endocrine system function and structure as well as pathological states.
Activities: Test: Endocrine System
HW:

Wednesday: Topics: Engage/Explain
Compare and contrast nervous system and endocrine system functions and structures
Identify structure of neuron
Compare and contrast types of neurons and neuroglia
Activities: Complete notes sections (1-3) and playlist videos over appropriate sections
HW:

Thursday: Topics: Engage/Explain
Compare and contrast nervous system and endocrine system functions and structures
Identify structure of neuron
Compare and contrast types of neurons and neuroglia
Activities: Lecture/discussion: Organization and cells of the Nervous System
Quick Draw Board Review
HW: Disease Chart Complete: Neurofibromatosis, ALS, and Huntington’s Disease (due Friday 2/1)

Friday: Engage/Explain
Topics: Compare and contrast common signs and symptoms of NF, ALS, and Huntington’s Disease including physiology of the disorder, diagnostic tests, treatment, prevention, and disease mechanisms associated with each disorder.
Activities: Discussion/Lecture: Neurological Disorders: ALS, NF1, and Huntington’s Disease
HW: Nervous System notes Sections 4-6 (Monday 2/4)

Monday: Holiday

Tuesday: Evaluate
Topics: Demonstrate understanding of menstrual cycle lab and its application to hormone control.
Activities: Menstrual Lab Questions Application Quiz
Individual Practice: Hormone Quiz 2 (FA) quizz.com
HW: Complete notes Glucagon and Insulin (294-296)
Complete Feedback loops handout (biology corner)

Wednesday: Engage/Explain
Topics: Identify hormones of pancreas gland and their role in proper organ function and diseases associated with hyper- or hypo-secretion of such hormones.
List and describe common symptoms of diabetes
Distinguish between Type I, Type II, and Type III diabetes
Identify complications associated with diabetes as well as medical diagnosis and prognosis for the disease.
Activities: Lecture/Discussion: Glucagon and Insulin (294-296)
Create Graphic Organizer for different types of diabetes
HW: Read Diabetes and complete Lab Pre-lab questions Part 1

Thursday: Elaborate
Topics: Study types, causes, symptoms, and treatments for diabetes
Perform standard diagnostic tests on fictional patients using simulated blood and urine samples
Diagnose each patient based on test results and medical history
Develop a plan for managing each patient’s condition.
Activities: Lab: Diabetes Investigation
HW: Complete post lab questions

Friday: Elaborate
Topics: Explain why insulin is important and understand problems that arise when glucose levels are not regulated properly.
Describe the physiological control of blood glucose regulation.
Compare and contrast patient symptoms with those associated with Type I, Type II, Addison’s and Cushing’s Disease.
Diagram and describe negative feedback axis associated with the release of cortisol.
Interpret data from clinical tests as well as understand and explain appropriate tests for glucose regulation: fasting glucose, glucose intolerance test, dexamethasone challenge, A1c, lipid panel etc.
Activities: Q&A: Diabetes Lab
Individual Practice: Hormone Quiz 3 (FA) quizz.com
HW: Diabetes review handout (comprehension grade)

Date: 1/14-1/18

Monday: Engage/Explain
Topics: Identify hormones associated with male and female reproductive system
Activities: Lecture/Discussion: Ovaries/Testes (299-300 and 518-520)
HW: Graph data for menstrual cycle lab

Tuesday/Wednesday: Explore/Explain
Topics: Analyze changes in hormone levels during menstrual cycle.
Apply fluctuation in hormone levels to physiological changes occurring during the menstrual cycle.
Investigate how disruption in hormone levels can cause reproductive disorders.
Explore how hormone levels control and influence a cyclic pattern in human body
Activities: Lab: Menstrual Cycle: Analysis of data
HW: Complete unfinished analysis questions

Thursday: Explore/Explain
Topics: Analyze changes in hormone levels during menstrual cycle.
Apply fluctuation in hormone levels to physiological changes occurring during the menstrual cycle.
Investigate how disruption in hormone levels can cause reproductive disorders.
Explore how hormone levels control and influence a cyclic pattern in human body
Demonstrate understanding of Endocrine organs, hormones, and functions
Activities: Lab: Menstrual Cycle: Discussion of analysis and data collection
HW: Notes section (296-299)

Friday: Evaluate
Topics: Demonstrate understanding of menstrual cycle lab and its application to hormone control.
Activities: Menstrual Lab Questions Application Quiz
Individual Practice: Hormone Quiz 1 (FA) quizz.com
HW: Complete notes section 294-296
Complete Feedback Loop Handout

Jan 7- Jan 11

Monday: Engage/Explain
Topics: Identify endocrine organs, hormones, and functions
List and describe steps in hormone action and disease mechanisms
Provide examples of hormone secretion regulation
Activities: Lecture/Discussion: General Endocrine characteristics(280-283)
HW: Case Study on Diabetes Insipidus read introduction and complete questions 1-11 (due Wednesday)

Tuesday: Engage/Explain
Topics: Differentiate between hormones and functions of anterior and posterior Pituitary gland.
Be able to identify those hormones by abbreviations and functions
Activities: Lecture/Discussion: Trophic Hormones (284-287)
HW: Complete Case Study: A Case of Diabetes Insipidus (1-11)

Wednesday: Explain/Explore
Topics: Differentiate between hormones and functions of anterior and posterior Pituitary gland.
Be able to identify those hormones by abbreviations and functions
Be able to distinguish between the four types of diabetes insipidus.
Be able to identify and analysis diagnostic tests and treatment for diabetes insipidus.
Be able to explain the physiological effects of ADH other than the maintenance of body water balance.
Differentiate between other conditions and diabetes insipidus which produce similar symptoms
Activities: Case Study: A Case of Diabetes Insipidus
HW:

Thursday: Engage/Explain
Topics: Identify hormones of thyroid gland and their role in proper thyroid function and diseases associated with hyper- or hypo-secretion of such hormones.
Identify hormones of the adrenal gland and their role in proper adrenal function and diseases associated with hyper- or hypo-secretion of such hormones.
Activities: Lecture/Discussion: Parathyroid, Calcitonin and Adrenal Glands (287-294)
HW: Case Study: A Case of Seasonal Affective Disorder Questions 1-10

Friday: Engage/Explain
Topics: Identify hormones associated with the pineal gland, thymus.
Identify hormones associated with male and female reproductive system
Activities: Individual Research over Adrenal Gland, Pineal Gland, Thymus, (296-299)
HW: Complete Notes Section: Gonads (299-300 and 518-520)

Unit: Skin 6A-D, 8A-C, 9A-B, 10A-D
Week of 12/10-12/14

Monday: Engage/Explain
Topics: Skin Infections and Disorders
Activities: Discussion: Skin infection/Disorders (Individual Presentations)
HW:

Tuesday: Engage/Explain
Topics: Skin Infections and Disorders
Activities: Discussion: Skin infection/Disorders (Individual Presentations)
HW:

Wednesday: Topics: Skin Cancer
Activities: Discussion/Presentation: Skin Cancer
HW:

Thursday Engage
Topic: Integumentary System
Activities: Review

Friday: Evaluate
Topics: Demonstrate understanding of integumentary system functions and structures as well as diseases and infections
Activities: Integumentary Test
HW: Complete Suture practice

Dec 3 – Dec 7
Monday: Topics: Skin Cancer/Burns
Activities: Discussion/Presentation: Skin Cancer/ Burns
HW:

Tuesday: Elaborate
Topics: Skin Disorders
Organize Skin Disorders into graphic organizer (Section 3 of notes)
Activities: Discussion: Skin Disorders (Individual Presentations)
HW: Read transdermal lab

Wednesday: Explore
Topics: Construct a simulated skin cell model using dialysis tubing.
Observe the process of chemical diffuse through the simulated cell membrane.
Discover characteristics of drugs that make them ideal for transdermal drug delivery.
Activities: Lab: Transdermal Drug Delivery
HW:

Thursday: Evaluate
Topics: Demonstrate understanding of transdermal drug delivery and process
Activities: Application Quiz: Transdermal Drug delivery
Individual Practice: Skin Review
HW:

Friday: Evaluate/Elaborate
Topics: Skin Disorders
Activities: Formative Assessment: Comprehension quiz skin layers and pigmentation
Discussion: Skin infection/Disorders (Individual Presentations)
HW: Transdermal Drug delivery reading articles/questions

Nov 26-Nov 30

Monday: Explain/Engage
Topics: Identify layers and regions of skin.
Activities: Science Appetizer: Uncommon Skin Disorders
Lecture/Discussion: Layers/Regions of skin
HW: Skin diagram worksheet and Complete Section 1 notes questions #4-6

Tuesday: Explain/Engage
Topics: Identify characteristics and functions of skin pigmentation.
Identify common skin disorders related to skin pigmentation.
Identify characteristics and functions of appendages of the integumentary system.
Activities: Q&A: Skin diagram worksheet
Lecture/Discussion: Skin Layers and Appendages
HW: Section 2 of Notes Burns and Cancer

Wednesday: Explore/Evaluate
Topics: Skin layers and pigmentation
Skin Cancer/Burns
Activities: Formative Assessment: Comprehension quiz skin layers and pigmentation
Discussion/Presentation: Skin Cancer/ Burns
HW: Skin Infections Reading/handout

Thursday: Elaborate
Topics: Skin Disorders
Organize Skin Disorders into graphic organizer (Section 3 of notes)
Activities: Research Skin infection and complete Section 3 of notes
HW: Complete skin infection research

Friday: Elaborate
Topics: Skin Disorders
Organize Skin Disorders into graphic organizer (Section 3 of notes)
Activities: Research Skin infection and complete Section 3 of notes
HW:

Unit: Lymphatic and Immune Systems
November 12-16

Monday: Elaborate
Topics: Q&A: System Review
Partner Practice: Immune system dominoes

Tuesday: Elaborate
Topics: System Review: Grudge Match

Wednesday: Evaluate
Topics: Demonstrate understanding of the immune and lymphatic system
Activities: Test
HW: Complete notes due Thursday (Section 1 Questions 1-3)

Thursday: TBA

Friday: TBA

November 5-9

Monday: Explain
Topics: Apply function/structure of immune system to practical clinical problem facing medical community: HIV/AIDS
Describe and interpret pathogenesis of HIV on normal cell
Introduce students to ELISA lab format and procedures.
Activities: Lecture/Discussion: HIV (if necessary)
Q&A: ELISA virtual lab and STARS Ethics case
ELISA Prelab
HW:

Tuesday: Explore
Topics: Understand experimental concept and methodology involved in ELISA assays in the context of the clinical screening of serum samples for antibodies to HIV.
Activities: Lab: ELISA (virtual)
HW: Post-lab analysis questions

Wednesday: Elaborate
Topics: Apply function/structure of immune system to practical clinical problem facing medical community: HIV/AIDS
Describe and interpret pathogenesis of HIV on normal cell
Understand experimental concept and methodology involved in ELISA assays in the context of the clinical screening of serum samples for antibodies to HIV.
Activities: Lab ELISA (experimental)
HW: Complete unfinished problems and prepare for quiz

Thursday: Evaluate
Topics: Demonstrate understanding of ELISA mechanism for detecting HIV
Activities: Quiz (application) ELISA
HW: Complete Questions #1-8 (#8 writing prompt)

Friday: Elaborate
Topics: • Identify why smallpox was such a dangerous
pathogen.
Explain the process of vaccination.
Describe how smallpox was eradicated.
Determine why smallpox was a good candidate for
eradication.
Make an informed decision as to whether the
frozen stocks of variola virus should be retained or
destroyed.
Identify other potential candidates for eradication
Activities: Discussion: Case Study: Deciding the Fate of Smallpox
HW: Complete system review

Week of October 29-Nov 2
Monday: Explore
Topics: Symptoms and laboratory tests can be used to diagnose disease.
A vaccine can prevent the most common forms of bacterial meningitis
Activities: Lab: Disease Detectives
HW: post lab questions

TUES NOT IN CLASS

Wednesday: Explore/Explain
Topics:
Activities: Q&A: College Disease I Got
Q&A: Lab: Disease Detectives
HW: STARS Ethics Case Study
Print HIV notes

Thursday: Engage/Explain
Topics: Apply function/structure of immune system to practical clinical problem facing medical community: HIV/AIDS
Describe and interpret pathogenesis of HIV on normal cell
Introduce students to ELISA lab format and procedures.
Activities: Lecture/Discussion: HIV
HW: Complete ELISA virtual Lab Introduction and Background sections

Friday: Explore
Topics: Summarize relationship between civilization and infectious diseases
Summarize steps in infection and immune system response.
Compare and contrast healthy T-cells vs. T-cells infected with HIV
Identify common disorders associated with HIV infection
Activities: Lab: AIDS micro slides
HW: Complete ELISA virtual Lab Introduction and Background sections

Week October 22-26
Monday: Explore
Topics: Observe slides of immune system cells
Determine function of common white blood cells
Draw connections between bone marrow function and the immune system cells
Draw connections between diseases and immunes system
Activities: Lab: Immunity Micro Slides
HW: Read: “Life in a Germ-Free Bubble”

Tuesday:

Wednesday: Engage/Explain
Topics: Describe and identify structure/function of Lymphatic system
Activities: Lecture/Discussion: Organs of the lymphatic system
HW:

Thursday: Explain/Engage
Topics: Compare specific, nonspecific, inherited, and acquired immunity
Identify major immune system molecules and functions
Compare and contrast B-cells and T-cells
Activities: Lecture/Discussion: Immune System Cells/Responses
HW:

Friday: Explore
Topics:
Activities: Lab: Disease Detectives
HW:

Unit: Disease Mechanisms
Week of October 15-19

Monday: Topics: Utilize credible sources of information to learn about a scientific topic.
Describe how cancer originates and progresses in the body.
Distinguish between different treatments of cancer in their method, effectiveness, limitations, and side effects.
Identify reasons why cancer is so difficult to treat.
Use evidence and scientific reasoning to determine the likelihood that there is a cure for cancer that is being suppressed.
Activities: Case Study: A Cure for Cancer Q&A: Part 1 & 2
Jigsaw Part 3: Treatments Expert Groups presentations
HW: Complete Part 4 and unfinished portions

Tuesday: Explain
Activities: Quick Pick Review Disease Mechanisms

Wednesday: Evaluate
Topics: Demonstrate understanding of Disease Mechanisms
Activities: Test: Disease Mechanisms
HW: complete Lymphatic system notes

Thursday: Lymphatic System Notes

Friday: Student Holiday

Week of October 8-12

Monday: Elaborate Case Study “The Ebola Wars: Advanced Edition”
Topics: Identify the disease-causing organism and general features of viruses.
Determine major structural features of the Ebola virus.
Devise a therapeutic strategy that targets the Ebola virus to prevent infection.
Describe the mechanism by which Ebola virus enters/leaves the host cell, and virus genome.
Design an experiment to test the impact of a nonfunctional Ebola viral protein on a cell.
Describe the major therapies avail to treat Ebola cases.
Activities: Discussion: Case Study: “The Ebola Wars: General Edition Parts 1-3
Think-Pair-Share: Part IV of Case Study
HW: Complete Parts 3-4 of Advanced Case Study (copy and pass out)

Tuesday: Elaborate Case Study “The Ebola Wars: Advanced Edition”
Topics: Identify the disease-causing organism and general features of viruses.
Determine major structural features of the Ebola virus.
Devise a therapeutic strategy that targets the Ebola virus to prevent infection.
Describe the mechanism by which Ebola virus enters/leaves the host cell, and virus genome.
Design an experiment to test the impact of a nonfunctional Ebola viral protein on a cell.
Describe the major therapies avail to treat Ebola cases.
Activities: Discussion: Case Study: “The Ebola Wars: Advanced Edition Parts 3-4
Think-Pair-Share: Complete Part 5
HW: Complete Part 5: Treatment and Review Case Study for application quiz

Wednesday: Topics: Cancer
Activities: Individual complete notes assignment
HW:

Thursday: Explain/Elaborate
Topics: Understand terminology associated with cancer and cell division.
Be able to describe various forms of treatment for cancer.
Describe diagnosis and prognosis for cancer.
Activities: Lecture/Discussion: Cancer
HW: Complete Part 1 and 2 Case Study “A Cure for Cancer”

Friday: Topics: Demonstrate understanding of Ebola virus signs, symptoms, pathogenesis, treatment and prevention
Activities: Application Quiz: “The Ebola Wars”
Jigsaw Part 3: Treatments
HW: Compete Part 4

Week 10/1-10/5

Date: 10/1-10/5
Monday: Explore/Evaluate
Topics: Demonstrate understanding of organ donation process and guidelines for recipient/donor compatibility.
Activities: Lab Quiz Kidney Donor (Application)
Whole Group Discussion: STARS Ethics Case: Organ Donation
HW: Notes Section 2: Pathogenic Organisms due Tuesday

Tuesday: Explain/Explore
Topics: Introduce disease related terminology to students.
Describe patterns of disease development.
Compare and provide examples of disease mechanisms and risk factors for disease.
Activities: Science Appetizer: Signs vs. Symptoms (FA)
Lecture/Discussion: Patterns of Disease Development (signs/symptoms, pathogenesis)
HW:

Wednesday: Explain/Explore
Topics: Introduce disease related terminology to students.
Describe patterns of disease development.
Compare and provide examples of disease mechanisms and risk factors for disease.
Activities: Lecture/Discussion: Disease Mechanisms and Risk Factors
Think-Pair-Share: Classifying Diseases (FA)
HW: Case Study: Influenza and the Influenza Vaccine (Parts 1-3)

Thursday: Engage/Explain
Topics: Be able to compare and contrast viral and bacterial pathogens.
Describe pathogenic animals and diseases caused by such animals.
Understand how diseases are prevented and controlled.
Activities: Lecture/Discussion pathogenic organisms: Viral Pathogens
HW: Article/Questions: “The Deadly College Dorm College Disease I Got”

Friday: Engage/Explain
Topics: Be able to compare and contrast viral and bacterial pathogens.
Describe pathogenic animals and diseases caused by such animals.
Understand how diseases are prevented and controlled.
Activities: Q&A: Case Study: Influenza and the Influenza Vaccine
Lecture/Discussion pathogenic organisms: Bacterial Pathogens
HW: Complete Case Study “The Ebola Wars (General)” Parts 1-3

Unit: ORGAN SYSTEMS 6A-B, 8A-C, 9A-B, 11A-C, 12A-B,13A-B
Week of 9/24-9/28

Monday/Tuesday: Engage/Explore
Topics: Be able to describe how transplants are conducted and how donors are identified.
Describe the transplant method.
Debunk myths associated with organ donation.
Discuss history and statistics of organ transplantation.
Activities: Lecture/Discussion Organ Donation Fast Facts
HW: Read Kidney Donor lab

Wednesday: Elaborate HALF DAY
Topics: Collect and analyze data from clinical tests to determine potential living donor for kidney recipient.
Draw connections between organ transplant and immune responses to antigens.
Apply knowledge of homeostasis mechanisms to organ systems.
Activities: Lab: Kidney Donor
HW: Complete necessary portions of lab and prepare for lab quiz on Friday

Thursday: Evaluate
Topics: Demonstrate understanding of organ donation process and guidelines for recipient/donor compatibility.
Activities: Science Appetizer: Organ System Concept map (formative assessment)
Lab Quiz Kidney Donor (Application)
HW: prepare for Organ system test

Friday: Evaluate
Topics: Demonstrate understanding of organ systems function/structure and organ donation
Activities: Test Organ Systems
HW: Disease Mechanism notes

9/17-9/21

Monday/Tuesday: Engage/Explain
Topics: Be able to identify the organs of each system.
Be able to list and describe major organ systems of human body including organs and functions.
Be able to locate and identify organs within a human body.
Activities: Pre-Assessment Graphic Organizer
Lecture/Discussion Organ Systems
HW: Internet Transplantation Drug research worksheet

Wednesday: Explore/Evaluate
Topics: Be able to match organs to appropriate organ system
Be able to match function to appropriate organ system
Activities: Organ matching games
Pin the Organ on the body (formative assessment)
Organ Dominoes
HW: Rat Pre-lab reading

Thursday: Explore
Topics: Identify the organs located in the rat
Demonstrate proper dissection techniques
Activities: Lab: Rat dissection
HW: Read/Question Biology Matters: Organ Transplants and Read/Ques See What is…? Histocompatibility article
Prepare organ location/function quiz

Friday: Evaluation
Activities: Application Quiz: Organ location and system functions/structures
Read/Question Biology Matters: Organ Transplants and Read/Ques See What is…? Histocompatibility article (due Monday 9/24)

9/10-9/14

Monday: Engage/Explain
Topics: Describe how nondisjunction can result in trisomy or monosomy.
List and describe tools used in genetic counseling and how it is used to help patients.
Apply knowledge of DNA and karyotyping to medicine.
Activities: Lecture/Discussion
Pre-lab instructions
HW: Read Karyotype PreLab

Tuesday: Explore
Topics: Create a human karyotype.
Analyze the karyotype for genetic disorders.
Describe genetic disorder, characteristics, and mechanism for disease.
Activities: Karyotyping Lab
HW: Study Karyotype Quiz and Cell Organelle graphic organizer (passed out in class)

Wednesday: Evaluate
Topics: Demonstrate understanding of karyotypes and their use in prenatal testing
Activities: Lab Application Quiz: Karyotypes
HW: prepare Test Unit one

Thursday: Evaluate
Topics: Demonstrate understanding of unit 1 concepts
Activities: Test unit 1
HW:

Friday: Explain/Explore
Topics: Be able to identify the organs of each system.
Be able to list and describe major organ systems of human body including organs and functions.
Be able to locate and identify organs within a human body.
Activities: Pre-Assessment Graphic Organizer
Lecture/Discussion: Organ System Sketch-note and cell phone assignment (differentiated)

Week 9/3-9/7

Monday: Holiday

Tuesday/Wednesday: Explain
Topic: Be able to describe the structure and function of DNA and RNA.
Be able to describe replication, transcription, and translation.
Activities: Science Appetizer: Cell Organelle Quick Match (formative assessment)
Lecture/Discussion DNA
HW: Read DNA Lab

Thursday: Explore
Topic: Extract a visible mass of DNA
Describe concepts related to DNA replication, translation and transcription.
Activities: DNA Extraction Lab
HW: Article: Testing in Utero and DNA post lab questions

Friday: Engage/Explain
Topics: Describe how nondisjunction can result in trisomy or monosomy.
List and describe tools used in genetic counseling and how it is used to help patients.
Apply knowledge of DNA and karyotyping to medicine.
Activities: Lecture/Discussion
Pre-lab instructions
HW: Read Karyotype PreLab

8/27-8/31
Monday: Explain/Engage
Topic: Be able to list and describe the structural levels of organization
Be able to understand characteristics and maintenance of life
Be able to describe homeostasis and homeostatic mechanisms in the body.
Activities: Lecture/Discussion Biology Review
HW: Jane Doe practice

Tuesday: Engage/Explain
Topic: Be able to describe and identify cell organelles
Be able to apply knowledge of membrane transport to egg demonstration
Adapt cell organelle/functions to city/municipal infrastructure
Activities: Teacher –directed review of cell organelles
Cell-ville (formative assessment)
HW: Complete Part 1 of Case Study

Wednesday: Engage/Explore
Topic: Describe membrane fluid mosaic model and structures composing the plasma membrane
Describe three types of cellular transport mechanisms.
Apply knowledge of membrane transport mechanisms to egg demonstration
Apply principles of membrane transport mechanisms to case studies involving human health
Apply knowledge of transport mechanisms to design and conduct simple experiments that demonstrate osmosis, diffusion, and tonicity.
Activities: Lecture/Discussion: Cell membranes and transport
Case Study: “From Gummy Bears to Celery Stalks: Diffusion and Osmosis” (lab)
HW: Medical branches due Friday

Thursday: Elaborate/Engage
Topics: Describe three types of cellular transport mechanisms.
Apply knowledge of membrane transport mechanisms to egg demonstration
Apply principles of membrane transport mechanisms to case studies involving
Activities: Case Study:“From Gummy Bears to Celery Stalks: Diffusion and Osmosis”
(Post experiment analysis and Part III)
Egg Demo
HW: prepare for terminology, directions, planes, and regions comp quiz

Friday: Evaluate
Topic: Demonstrate understanding of regions of the body
Activities: Comprehension Quiz: Regions, planes, terms
Discussion: Medical Branches
HW: Review./notes Playlist videos for DNA Discussion

8/20-8/24
Monday: Explore
Topic: Microscopy
Activities: Lab: Microscopy
HW: Term Packet Thursday

Tuesday:
Activities: Q&A: Microscopy Lab
Lecture/Discussion: Directions, Planes, and Regions
HW: Term packet due Thursday and Branches due Friday

Wednesday: Explain
Topic: Anatomical Terminology: Directions, Planes, and Regions (Explain)
Use common terminology to describe and locate planes, directions, and regions of human body
Be able to identify regions of body
Activities: Science Appetizer: Terminology Crossword (formative assessment)
Partner Practice: Anatomical Terminology Scavenger Hunt (Differentiate)
Jane Doe graphic organizer (passed out)
HW: term packet

Thursday: Explore
Topic: Describe overall body regions of human body
Identify organs of human body
Describe and identify anatomical planes and directions
Review Microscopy lab observations and results
Activities: Lab: Directional Lab (comp grade)
HW: Study Microscope lab quiz
Medical Branches due Friday

Friday: Evaluate
Topics: Demonstrate understanding of microscopy
Activities: Microscope Application Quiz
Q&A: Term Packet (comp grade)
HW: Cell organelle notes handout due Tuesday


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