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California Distinguished School

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Thank you for visiting my web page! Below, you will find the most up-to-date information about assignments (Classes) and in-class experiences (Recent Posts). To the right, you will find my contact email and subscription button, in addition to individual pages with more course-specific information.  
 

My 2016-2017 Teaching Schedule

 

Period 1

Life Science

Period 2

Life Science

Period 3

Prep

Period 4

Life Science

Flex

Tutorial

Period 5

Life Science

Period 6

Life Science

 

Classes

Recent Posts

This Week in Science 2-17-17

Monday
Check In
Project Questions
Punnett Compare Venn Diagram
Hybrids NY Times Article
Selective Breeding: Super Cow
 
Tues/Wed
-Turn In Rubric and Pamphlet
-Wrap Up Hybrids Article (NY Times)
-White Board Battle: Genetics
Genetics Quiz
 
Thurs/Fri
-Gradebook Updates
-Popped Secret: How Teosinte Became Corn
-Genetic Engineering Team Project
 

This Week in Science 2-10-17

Monday
-Partner Punnett Poster Turn-In
-Sponge Bob Incomplete Dominance Review
-Sex-Linked Inheritance Notes
-Amoeba Sisters: Sex Linked Inheritance
 
Tues/Wed
-Amoeba Sisters: Sex Linked Review
-Hemophilia "The Royal Disease" Reading and Pedigree Analysis
-Quiz Study Guide
-Genetic Disorders Project Intro
 
Thurs/Fri
-Check in
-Review Project Resources Page
-Genetics Project Work Time
-Comparing Punnett Squares Half Sheet
-CRISPR Reading

This Week in Science 2-3-17

Monday
-Decoding your DNA Warm-up
-Bill Nye: Genes Video Notes
 
Tues/Wed
-Check In
-Review Warm Up
-Stamp Bill Nye
-"Review Mendel" and "Wrecked Genes"
-Amoeba Sisters: Monohybrid Cross
-E. T. Coin Flip Genetics Crosses
-Sponge Bob Punnett Practice (HW)
 
Thurs/Fri
-Stamp Sponge Bob and E. T.
-Non-Mendelian Traits Foldable
-Incomplete Dominance Notes
-Sponge Bob Incomplete Dominance
-Partner Punnett Posters
 

This Week in Science 1-27-17

Monday
-Check in
-Quiz Q's
-New Q3 Seats
-Pathogen Partners 3.0
-PTC Paper--Can You Taste It?
 
Tues/Wed
-Quiz Q's?
-Inherited vs. Acquired Traits
-Trait Inventory
-Genetics Vocab Sort
-Punnett Square Notes
 
Thurs/Fri
-Punnett Q's?
-Last Minute Quiz Questions?
-White Board Battle
-DNA, Mitosis, Meiosis Quiz
-Mendel Reading and Research
-Fur Phenotypes
-My Parents Wrecked my Genes
 

This Week in Science 1-20-17

Monday
MLK Day No School
 
Tues/Wed
-Stamp 95 & 98
-Collect 1-Pager
-Review NB Check Requirements
-NB Check #5
-NB Check Reflection
-DNA Extraction Lab
 
Thurs/Fri
-Stamp NB Check #5 Reflection
-Watson and Crick Reading Quiz Corrections
-Review Genetics Half-Sheet & Franklin Article
-Genetics Intro Reading (Sheen)
-Are You My Long Lost Twin?
-Quiz Study Guide

This Week in Science 1-13-17

Monday
-Welcome Back :)
-Where are We & Where are We Going?
-Quiz Practicum Review
-NB Check #5 Requirements Review
-1 Pager Instructions and Rough Draft (pg. 7 in NB)
 
Tues/Wed
-1 Pager Review and Work Time
-NB Check #5 Reminder
-DNA "The Double Helix" Reading and Diagram
-Watson & Crick: DNA Discovery
 
Thurs/Fri
-Watson & Crick Reading Quiz
-BrainPop: DNA
-"We Love DNA" Song (See HW)
-Pop-Bead DNA Lab (HW)
-Rosalind Franklin Reading and Questions (HW)
 

This Week in Science 12-22-16

Monday
-Review and Stamp Mitosis Phases Lab
-Oreo Mitosis Lab
 
Tues/Wed
-Grade Goof Explained
-Interphase at a Glance
-Mitosis "Quiz"
-Mitosis/Meiosis Side by Side
-Meiosis Team Notes
-Amoeba Sisters Meiosis (HW)
 
Thurs
-Stamp Amoeba Sisters: Meiosis
-Course Feedback
-Class Challenge (1, 2 Marshmallow--4, 5, 6, Marble Boat)
  -> Plan
  -> Compare
  -> Build
 
5th Period's Marshmallow Record of 79.3 cm Still Stands!!!

Aragog the Pinktoe Tarantula molted last night! Come check out her new hairs and extra-pink toes!!