Biology Daily Handouts

Spring 2020

Week of 3/9 – 3/13

Notes: Blood Typing

Task 6A: Blood Typing

Task 6B: Blood Typing, cont’d..

PreLab: Baby MixUp

Lab: Baby MixUp

Week of 3/2 – 3/6

Notes: Sex-linked Punnetts

Task3A: Sex-Linked Traits

Task3B: More Sex-Linked Traits

Karyotype Activity: Chromosomal Disorders

Task 4A: Incomplete

Task 4B: Codominance

Task 5: GrabBag!

Week of 2/24 – 2/28

Notes: Heredity Vocabulary

Notes: How to Solve a Punnett Square

Task 1A: Basic Punnet Square

Task 1B: Dihybrid Cross

Groups: Pedigrees

Task 2: Pedigrees

Week of 2/17 – 2/21

Groups: Chromosomes

Notes Handout: Meiosis

Notes: Mendel & Dihybrid

Groups: Can 2 Red-Eyed Flies Have a Purple-Eyed Baby?

Week of 2/10 – 2/14

Article & Analysis: The Good, the Bad, and the HeLa

Week of 2/3 – 2/7
Study Guide: DNA Exam
Notes: Gene Mutations

Dry Lab: Sickle Cell Anemia

Week of 1/27 – 1/31
Groups: Translate This!
Notes: DNA to Proteins
Notes: Protein Synthesis

Week of 1/20 – 1/24
Groups: Mitosis

Week of 1/13 – 1/17
Review WS: DNA structure/function

Cell Cycle & Mitosis: Notes Handout

Week of 1/6 – 1/10
Bio Bulletin: DNA
Groups: Exploring DNA Structures
Vocab FlashCards: DNA
Book reading guide: Chapter 12.2 DNA
Student Handout: DNA & Crime

Fall 2019

Week of 11/11 – 11/15
Cell City: Notes Handout 
Ch.7.2 Reading Guide: Cell Structure & Function
Access Instructions: Biology eBook
Microscope Parts
Microscope Lab

Week of 11/4 – 11/8
PreLab: Potato Catalase Enzyme Lab
Lab Packet: Potato Catalase Enzyme Lab

Week of 10/28 – 11/1
How Enzymes Work: Notes Handout
Study Guide: Exam2

Week of 10/21 – 10/25
Bioenergetics: Student Handout
Groups: Digestive System
Enzymes: Breakers & Builders- Notes Handout

Week of 10/14 – 10/18
Groups: How to Read a Food Label
Food Labeling Reference Guide
Virtual: MyPlate Recommendations & BMI

Week of 10/7 – 10/11
Lab: Endothermic vs. Exothermic Reactions
Bio Bulletin 3: Biochemistry
What Are We Made Of? 
Reading: From Atoms to Organisms
Macromolecules: Notes Handout
Macromolecules Concept Map: Guidelines & Rubric

Week of 9/30 – 10/4
Water & Solutions: Notes Handout
Stations Lab: Physical Properties of Water
pH: Notes Handout & Lab
Chemical Reactions & Endothermic/Exothermic: Student Handout
Chemistry Study Guide

Week of 9/23 – 9/27
Online Guided Inquiry: Build an Atom
Matter & Atomic Structure: Student Handout
Bonding: Notes Handout
Groups: Chemical Properties of Water

Week of 9/16 – 9/20
Bio Bulletin 2: Chemistry
How to Make Flashcards for Chemistry
Groups: Atomic Structure & Subatomic Particles

Week of 9/9 – 9/13
Study Guide: Unit 1 Exam
Open Response Practice: Euglena
Groups: Classify Taxonomy
Taxonomy: Notes Handout
Experimental Design Practice

Week of 9/2 – 9/6
Partner Cards Activity: Living v. NonLiving 
Reading: Are Viruses Living?
Notes Handout: Tree of Life

Week of 8/26-8/30
Prefixes/Suffixes/Roots List
Student Safety Contract
Mystery Boxes
Handout: Scientific Methods
Oreo Inquiry Lab

Week of 8/19-8/23
General Biology Syllabus
Expectations & Routines
Welcome Letter
Why Study Bio?
Bio Bulletin: Volume 1, Issue 1
Notes: Observations vs. Inferences


2018-2019 Schoolyear

Week of 1/7-1/11
Mitosis Description Cards
Mitosis Diagram Cards
Notes Handout: Cell Cycle & Mitosis Cards: Days 4/5
Why Normal Cells Divide & How They are Different From Cancer Cells: Days 3/4
Claim Evidence Reasoning & Data Sets: Day 2
Day 1: Questioning Form

Week of 11/26-11/30
Groups: Plants Don’t Need Us!
Notes Handout: Photosynthesis
Notes Handout: Cell Transport
Demo: Naked Egg

Week of 11/12-11/16

Week of 11/5-11/9

Week of 10/29-11/2

Week of 10/22-10/26
Notes Handout: Calories & Nutrition
MyPlate Recommendations & BMI: Computer Activity
Exam Study Guide: Units 2 & 3
PreLab: Burning Foods
Lab: BurningFoods

Week of 10/15-10/19
PreLab: Catalase Enzymes
Lab: Catalase Enzymes
Intro to Nutrition Labeling

Week of 10/8-10/12
Video Guide: Forks Over Knives
Notes Handout: Intro to Enzymes
Handout: How Enzymes Work Notes, Toothpickase Race, Enzyme Reading

Week of 10/1-10/5
Properties of Water
Bio Bulletin 3: Biochemistry
Notese Handout: What Are We Made Of?
Reading: Atoms to Organisms
Notes Handout: Macromolecules
Macromolecule Concept Map: Info & Rubric

Week of 9/24-9/28
Notes Handout: Chemistry
Reading Guide: Chapter 2-2
Intro to Biological Molecules WS (see Frydman for handout)

Week of 9/17-9/21
Bio Bulletin 2: Chemistry
Groupwork: What’s the ‘Matter’ With You?
Computer Simulation: Build an Atom
Practice Worksheet: Atoms & Ions

Week of 9/10-9/14
Study Guide: Unit 1 Exam
Intro to Taxonomic Organization
Notes Handout: Taxonomy

Week of 9/3-9/7
Notes Handout: Characteristics of Life
Notes Handout: Domains & Kingdoms
Reading & Q’s: Are Viruses Living?
Euglena Open Response Question

Week of 8/27-8/31
Prefixes/Suffixes/Roots Sheet
Rubric Grading System
Notes Handout: Scientific Methods
A Variable Way to Practice Variables WS
Oreo Inquiry Lab