M: Biology - We're ready to continue biology this year having set up our notebook today. Please make sure that you have all work in your notebook (it should be at this point), a completed table of contents, and tonight I want you to visit the word roots page and to highlight as many of the word roots that you have heard in this class so far, make sure all of your right hand pages are numbered, and that your Table of Contents (TOC) is up to date for tomorrow. For those of you who are absent you'll need to download the files from the "Online Resources" page, trim them down so they will fit in your notebook, and I'll help you get them glued in in order when you return.
Medical Biology - Today you should have gotten your notebooks put together perfectly! We are now ready to run! ...Well, we're still waiting on supplies, but that won't completely stop us. Between tonight and tomorrow night I want you to watch one episode of House. You can find it on netflix, youtube, etc. and as you watch it, I want you to list and describe the diagnostic process that House goes through in diagnosing his patient. This should be about 1 page, and lists the episode, and describes each step in the process. You have two nights to get this done. Your writing should be formal, please edit your work.
T: Biology - Now that we have our notebooks put together we're able to get back to the work at hand! You investigated the components of macromolecules and discovered not only their structure, but also learned some new vocabulary. You should have all of that vocabulary in your notes as well as drawings of the structures. Tonight I want you to chose one of the four macromolecules that we looked at in class and to find out what it is found in (foods, etc.) and then to list the benefits/functions to humans. Coordinate this with your lab group so you can share information tomorrow.
Medical Biology - I'm hoping that last night you spent time drafting out what House, MD did in his diagnostic process. The formal piece of writing in due Thursday. Please make sure to be careful in the editing process. Oh, and I need you to also complete the information for regular Bio which is listed above. If for some reason you weren't in class the investigation we did in class is below.
W: Biology - Today we looked at the reactions that organic molecules can make, but WHY do they react this way?! On the bottom of the left hand page of your entry on biological reactions, I want you to define in simplest terms: ionic bond, covalent bond, and hydrogen bond. This should be a review of something you learned in middle school, but if not, try using the following websites:
Medical Biology - Tonight you should complete what is above for biology as well as finish your House, MD diagnosis reflection.
Th: Biology - Today you had an opportunity to sum up what we know at this point. You looked at small organic molecules and large ones. The handout was received is below. Then you looked at why these atoms bonded, it's all about the valence electrons. Tonight, if you didn't do it in class, I want you to create a drawing on the left side of your notebook of a Carbon that is neutral and one that is an ion, two oxygens bonded to each other, and a NaCl (Sodium Chloride/salt) molecule. You should show the protons neutrons and electrons for each. Then label the ionic bond and the covalent bond. Here's the site: https://phet.colorado.edu/sims/html/build-an-atom/latest/build-an-atom_en.html I THINK we may get this done in class, but regardless it needs to get done since it is related to our next topic in organic chemistry. Lastly, please be sure to know the basic idea behind the following terms that we highlighted today: Organic molecules, monomer, polymer, carbon chain, bonds, amino acid, protein, lipid, carbohydrate.
Medical Biology - First off, I need you to realize that when I give you multiple days to do something it is to account for any problems you may have or because it is involved. Judging by the number of distressed emails I received last night it means that you didn't start until the last minute. Sorry, but you need to plan. For those of you who say you can't find a full episode of HouseMD. Here are two places where that I found with a simple search. https://vimeo.com/81563764 and http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x3h6tfu
Please also complete the above mentioned homework under regular biology.
F: Biology - Wow! What a crazy week. Next week my classes get mixed up again. Sheesh! Because students continue to be transferred in and out, there is no homework tonight. Enjoy the weekend! BUT if you are a new student to my class I need you to make sure to get the materials you need as we'll get you set up for class on Monday so make sure you have them all.
Medical Biology - As you can see from above, your transfers in and out are the worst! this is the price we pay to open up a whole new section. Enjoy your weekend. Next week we'll be jumping into our first true Medical biology lab.
This page contains nearly everything that you need if you missed class.