McCarter Biology

Biology IS Life

May 20, 2019
by Mrs. McCarter

Week of 5/20/19:

Kahoot game we played in class 

Final Exam Review Sheet

Mon. 5/20 (30 min)  –  Q & A about review sheet.  Review sheet should be totally completed by tomorrow!

Tues. 5/21 (40 min):  Q&A first,  then play a Kahoot game for review

Exam:  Wednesday 5/22 from 2:00-3:30pm in room 118.

Extended time will be in room 102/104 from 1:30-3:45pm. If you have any questions, the proctor at the front of the room can come to room 118 to get me.


Good luck on the rest of your exams. Have a great summer. I look forward to seeing you again if you take Anatomy & Physiology!

May 13, 2019
by Mrs. McCarter

Week of 5/13/19:

Final Exam Review Sheet

Mon. 5/13 (30 min)  –  Discuss Succession and the Nitrogen cycle.HW:  Ecology unit vocab due Thursday. Continue working on your exam review sheet and notecard.

Tues. 5/14 (40 min):  Continue our discussion from yesterday. Warm Up: pg 6 Succession.  HW: see last night

Wed 5/15 (60 min)   Discuss population growth curves. Human Population growth video clipWarm Up: Population graphs. Begin to discuss Climate change.    HW: vocab due tomorrow

Thurs. 5/16 (40 min): Climate change graph matching activity. Discuss how to do Climate change Ice Core graphing tomorrow.  HW:  Bring charged computers with Microsoft Excel for class tomorrow. Work on exam review sheet and notecard. Warm ups collected tomorrow.

Fri. 5/17 (100 min): Warm up: Climate Change  Invasive Species – Cane Toad video.   I will collect warm ups today! PRT today can be used to get help with your exam review sheet – I will be available for help or to answer any questions. HW: study for exams – complete your review sheet and  fill out your notecard

Coming up: Exam Review Monday and Tuesday – our exam is on Wednesday 2:00-3:30. Extended time students are in the LGI from 1:30-3:45.

May 6, 2019
by Mrs. McCarter

Week of 5/6/19:

Final Exam Review Sheet

Mon. 5/6 (30 min) Warm Up: Primate Evolution. Go over last quiz. Time in class to work on Study guide, Skull lab, and/or Radiometric lab. Add reflection page and Chapter 3-6 BILL pages to be ready to start the next chapter tomorrow.  HW:  Test Chpt 16-19 tomorrow.

Tues. 5/7 (40 min):  Test Evolution unit chpts 16-19.  Begin Ecology chapter near the end of the period by doing a Trophic Level Card Sort activity. Turn in BILLs for grading.  HW: none

Wed 5/8 (60 min) Warm Up: Food Chains and Food Webs. Discuss Ecological Pyramids and do the warm up on pg 3 together.   HW: vocabulary due Thursday next week.

Thurs. 5/9 (altered 35 min): Warm Up: Keystone Species – How Wolves Change Rivers. Discuss Biological magnification and symbiosis  HW:  see last night

Fri. 5/10 (100 min): Warm up: symbiosis.  Quadrat Lab – go outside  HW: vocab due Thursday. Start studying for exams – complete your review sheet and start to fill out your notecard

Coming up: finish ecology unit – succession, Nitrogen cycle, climate change, populations, invasive species (it’s a big week!)

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