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William Lastowski

Biology Teacher / Science Department Chair
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Welcome to Pre-AICE Biology!

Announcements & Assessment Information

Office Hours: 11:00 am to 2:00 pm, Monday through Friday

Microsoft Teams Phone Number: 386-734-7190, extension: 76470 (available during office hours)

Remind: text @k4f9ec to 81010

Please check your district email account daily for communication from your teachers.  You can access your email account by (1) go to your Vportal, (2) click on the Office 365 icon, and (3) click on Outlook.  Your VCS email address is [email protected] and your password is your birthday: MMDDYYYY

Weekly Lesson Plans

Pre-AICE Biology Online Learning Schedule

March 30th to April 14th

Edgenuity Course: Continuity HS Pre-AICE/Pre-IB Bio Qtr 4 (SY19-20)

DATE

LESSON

ASSIGNMENT

March 30

Lesson 5.1: Darwin’s Theory

  • Begin Homework #16
  • Warm-Up
  • Instruction
  • Summary

March 31

  • Instruction
  • Project: Analyzing the Effects of the Environment on Traits
  • Quiz

April 1

Lab 5.2: Natural Selection

  • Warm-Up
  • Instruction
  • Virtual Lab
  • Assignment: Reflect on the Lab

April 2

  • Assignment: Lab Report
  • Summary

April 3

Homework #16 DUE

Please submit using email -OR- the Remind app.

If you are sending me photos of your homework then make sure that your name is visible on the assignment to receive credit.

April 6

Lesson 5.3: Factors Affecting Genetic Variation

  • Warm-Up
  • Instruction
  • Summary

April 7

  • Assignment
  • Quiz

April 8

Lesson 5.4: Factors Affecting Biological Diversity

  • Warm-Up
  • Instruction
  • Summary
  • Assignment
  • Quiz

April 9

Lesson 5.5: Biogeographic Isolation

  • Warm-Up
  • Instruction
  • Summary
  • Assignment
  • Quiz

April 10

Lesson 5.6: Biological Evidence & the Fossil Record

  • Warm-Up
  • Instruction
  • Summary
  • Assignment
  • Quiz

April 13

Lesson 5.7: Evolutionary Relationships

  • Warm-Up
  • Instruction
  • Summary
  • Assignment
  • Quiz

April 14

Lesson 5.8: Human Evolution

  • Warm-Up
  • Instruction
  • Summary
  • Assignment
  • Quiz

Please use the remainder of this week to catch up and complete Unit 5 in Edgenuity as well as any missing homework assignments (homework #16 and #17).  I will soon be updating the gradebook in Focus for all of your assignments to help you keep track of your progress.  These assignments will be temporarily listed as diagnostic assignments until the District provides grading guidelines for the 4th quarter.  Understand that these assignment grades will be changed to formative and/or summative grades based upon the information provided by the District.  Keep up the good work!!!

Online Learning Schedule

Homework Assignments

Homework #

Assignment Description

All questions must be answered using complete sentences.

Due Date

 

16

 

Variation and Natural Selection

 

READ pages 247 to 259

Answer questions:

          Page 249: Questions 19.1 (a-d) and 19.2

          Page 251: Question 19.3

          Page 260: Questions 19.4 – 19.9 (a-c)

          (9 questions / 14 points total)

 

 

Friday

04/03/20

 

17

 

Evolution and Selection

 

POGIL: Evolution and Selection (download link below)

 

Download the pdf file for this assignment.  I have added text fields (boxes) for you to record your answers directly on the document.  After you have finished this assignment, save it to your computer or district account and email it to Mr. Lastowski at [email protected].

 

 

Friday

04/10/20

Homework #17

Additional Resources

Syllabus for Pre-AICE Biology