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Unit 7 Daily Journal Topics
Journal Topics vary depending on your teacher!

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Mr. G's Journals:


2/23 - #1 Read page 232. Explain Taxonomy and Classification.  Last, be sure to also explain what classification is used for.

2/24 - #2 Read pages 229-230 about dichotomous keys. Explain how they work and why they are useful.

2/27 - #3 Read "Linnaeus named more than 11,000 species" on page 231.   Summarize.

2/28 - #4 Domains and Kingdoms.  Copy the chart on page 249.

3/1 - #5 List and describe all six kingdoms.  Use pages 250-251.

3/6 - #6 Read pages 238-241. Explain Biological Relationships, Physical Evidence, and Genetic Evidence. Use examples.

3/7 - #7 Read/scan pages 242-245.  Explain branching diagrams and cladograms.  You may use drawings to support your explanation.

3/8 - #8 Classify and compare humans to chimpanzees.  Explain what each name means.

3/9 - #9 Read about kingdoms Plantae, Animalia, and Protista on pages 252-255. Summarize.

3/10 - #10 Read about kingdoms Fungi, Bacteria, and Archaea on pages 255-256. Summarize.


Mr. R's Journals: (to view the PowerPoint presentations, scroll to the BOTTOM of this PAGE!)

Date                 Topic

2/29/16             Read p.226-229. What is CLASSIFICATION (TAXONOMY)? Click HERE to watch the video.

3/1/16             Read p.230-231. Describe the HISTORY of TAXONOMY.

3/2/16             Cornell Notes: TAXONOMY TERMS: COMMON NAME, SCIENTIFIC NAME, ORGANISM, IDENTIFICATION

3/3/16             Read p.234-235. Cornell Notes: CLASSIFICATION GROUPS.

3/4/16             Read p.232-233. What are the RULES for WRITING SCIENTIFIC NAMES (BINOMIAL NOMENCLATURE)?

3/7/16             Read p.238-241. Cornell Notes: BIOLOGICAL RELATIONSHIPS,  PHYSICAL EVIDENCE, GENETIC EVIDENCE,                                                                                                 DERIVED CHARACTERISTIC

3/8/16             Read p.236. Cornell Notes: List the CLASSIFICATION GROUPS for a HUMAN BEING and briefly describe each group.

3/9/16             Read p.248-249. Cornell Notes: List the 3 DOMAINS and describe each.

3/10/16               Read p.250-256. Cornell Notes: List the 6 KINGDOMS and describe each.

3/11/16               Read p.242-245. Describe 2 TYPES of BRANCHING DIAGRAMS used by scientists (TAXONOMISTS) in CLASSIFICATION.

3/14/16               Unit 7 Journal Book Scavenger Hunt Quiz

     


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2/17: Browse through Chapter 7 in your text book. 1. Explain what this chapter is about. 2. Copy the BIG idea on page 226.

2/18: No regular journal. Podcast quiz today and time allowed to turn-in your podcast.

2/22: Video Journal - Introduction to Classification: This is a double journal since the video is about 25 minutes long.  Take quick notes in your journal and it must be a full journal page for double credit.  Click HERE to watch the video.

2/23: No regular journal to accommodate video:  Life of Mammals - A Winning Design

2/24: Read "Linnaeus named more than 11,000 species" on page 231.   Write a summary or an outline.

2/25: Online Journal - George Washington Carver, Black History Month

2/28: Read pages 238-239.  Explain 1. What's taxonomy? 2. How do scientists classify organisms? 3. What types of evidence are used to classify organisms?

3/1: Explain what a dichotomous key is and how they work.  If you were absent yesterday or need a reminder, use pages 230-231.

3/2: List and describe all six kingdoms.  Use pages 250-251.

3/3: Read/scan pages 242-245.  Explain branching diagrams and cladograms.  You may use drawings to support your explanation.

3/4: Copy the Taxonomic Chart on the front screen.  Absent?  Copy from another student. Study for Unit 7 Quiz 2 (Notes, Journal, Challenge Board, Battleship).

3/7: No regular journal to accommodate movie notes for Life in Cold Blood.  Journals DUE tomorrow!

3/8: Journals are DUE!  No regular journal.

3/9: Journal Grading, no regular journal.

3/10: Mollusk Shells Classification Lab, no regular journal.

3/11: Mollusk Shells Classification Lab, no regular journal.

3/14: Online Journal - Invertebrate Classification

3/15: Study for Friday's Test, retake Unit 7 Quiz 1, no regular journal.

3/16: Study for Friday's Test, retake Unit 7 Quiz 2, no regular journal.

3/17: Last day to work on Mollusk Shells Classification Lab, no regular journal.

3/18: Unit 7 Test and turn-in Unit 7 Packet, no regular journal.


3/9: Browse through Chapter 7 in your text book. 1. Explain what this chapter is about. 2. Copy the BIG idea on page 226.

3/10: Video Journal - Introduction to Classification: This is a double journal since the video is about 25 minutes long.  Take quick notes in your journal and it must be a full journal page for double credit.  Click HERE to watch the video.

3/11: Read "Linnaeus named more than 11,000 species" on page 231.   Write a summary or an outline.

3/12: Explain what a dichotomous key is and how they work.  If you were absent yesterday or need a reminder, use pages 230-231.

3/15: Create a classification chart and classify 1. spotted turtle 2. cat 3. British Daddy Longlegs 4. American Daddy Longlegs.  These can be found on pages 234 and 236.

3/16: Journals are DUE.  No regular journal.

3/17: Journal grading.  No regular journal.

3/18: Biological Relationships - Read pages 238-239.  Explain 1. What's taxonomy? 2. How do scientists classify organisms? 3. What types of evidence are used to classify organisms?

3/19: Physical and Genetic Evidence - Read pages 240-241.  Take notes OR write an outline OR summarize.

3/22: No regular journal.

3/23: List and describe all six kingdoms.  Use pages 250-251.

3/24: Online Journal - Classification

3/25: Read/scan pages 242-245.  Explain branching diagrams and cladograms.  You may use drawings to support your explanation.

3/26: No regular journal, quiz today.

4/5: Online Journal - Invertebrate Classification

4/6: Work on your homework.  Use the internet to help you with Vocab 3.

4/7: Explain the three shell types we will be working with.  Include sketches.  Use your lab handout for reference.

4/8: Retake Unit 7 Quiz 1 to help you study for the test.  No regular journal.

4/9: Retake Unit 7 Quiz 2 to help you study for the test.  No regular journal.

4/10: Unit 7 Test Today! No regular journal.

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