An HONORS course indicates: * the student will take the initiative to complete outside reading assignments *the pace of this course is accelerated * the practice of analytical thinking will take place during class discussions, lectures and assessments.
Test 1: 9/8: Multiple Choice 9/9: Diagram and Short Response
Orientation & Medical Terminology
Virtual Activity to review Directional Terms/Orientation
Go to: https://www.wisc-online.com/learn/natural-science/life-science/ap15305/anatomical-terminology-relative-position
Topic #1: In
order for a living organism to succeed in life, it must obtain the four
survival needs. Name each one and explain the importance.
Topic #2: Homeostasis is constantly adjusting within
an organism. Explain the process in how homeostasis is attained by using both
positive and negative feedback. Be able to provide examples for both.
Topic #3 There
are many types of anatomy. Distinguish between the two main types and provide
at least 2 examples for each.
Test 2: 9/28- MC&Short Response &9/29- Diagram&Ch1
Here are the topics for the short response. Since it is given beforehand, the grading and expectation is that of an honors course. Please take the time and effort in planning. Tips on how to get an A: 1. your story should include a beginning, middle and end...this should answer how much should you write 2. the traits/definition of the concept should be evident through your creative story telling. 3. be obvious in how you describe the concept and its relevance in the story. 4. the topics can be used as character traits or locations.....be a metaphor. 5. proof, edit, revise your grammar and sentence structure. In an honors class, there is a level of vocabulary and syntax expected. 6. sketch out a plan for all topics given to save time during the allotted time. remember, you have to complete CH 2 MC section. ************************ Topics for (creative writing) Short Response:
1.Covalent & Ionic Bond 2. Hydrogen bond & Synthesis Reaction 3. Synthesis & Decomposition Reaction ******************************
Assembling a Protein Molecule Animation: http://www.classzone.com/cz/books/bio_12_fl/resources/htmls/interactive_review/bio_intrev_ch08.html
Essay topic: A Day in the Life as a(n) (write about one organelle)....... think about how organelles regulate the cell's homeostasis from being imbalanced. Some work together, some work on their own. Can you describe a typical day in your life if your activities resembled that of one organelle. INCLUDE: *the organelle's structure and function *the other organelles that work with your organelle of choice *the setting. *the problem. *the solution. *if the term related to the cell is not obvious, underline the sentence(s) and footnote the info.
View this video clip of some highlighted organelles to help you with details for your essay. http://www.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/tdc02.sci.life.cell.organelles/organelles-in-the-cytoplasm/