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Welcome to Mrs. Sohm's Classroom
2012 - 2013 school year
I am in Room 501 for extra help or make up work most afternoons - not Tuesdays - until 3:00 PM. Please make arrangements if you need to see me during your lunch or study or before regular school hours.
How do you reach me?
432 6941 X 2732
What do I teach and where can you find me?
Period A Biology Concepts Room 501
Period B Biology Concepts Room 501
Period C Biology 10 Room 501
Period F Biology Concepts Room 501
Period H Biology 10 Room 501
Quarter 1: Students will demonstrate an understanding of the cycling of matter and the flow of energy through cellular processes.
Quarter 2: Students will demonstrate an understanding of how a cell functions as a system.
Quarter 3: Students will demonstrate an understanding of how DNA contributes to the traits of organisms.
Quarter 4: Students will demonstrate an understanding of how genetic variation contributes to natural selection and evolution.
1. Supplies: Three ring binder with 3 dividers labelled "My Work"; "Quizzes/Tests"; "P.O.D.s"
2. Homework: Written homework is assigned twice a week, typically Monday and Wednesday. Written homework is graded on effort. Late homeworks will be graded on effort but then receive a 20% penalty. Late homeworks may be turned in until grades close for either progress or quarter reports. You are required to review biology notes and vocabulary on a daily basis.
3. Labs: You MUST wear closed toe shoes on lab days. If you miss a lab due to improper shoes, your lab write up will receive a 5% penalty.
No eating or drinking allowed in our biology classroom. Drinks must be kept in the assigned area, NOT at your desk.
4. Quizzes/Tests: Quizzes will be given on a regular basis, typically on a Thursday or Friday. Tests will be given twice per quarter. If you are absent from class and miss a quizz or test, please speak to me about a make up time.
5/17 Finish Face Lab Activity. Wear Lab shoes on Monday.
5/15 Vocabulary cards genetics I,II,III due Friday
5/13 Organize binder - holepunch all loose papers and put the papers in chronological order.
5/6 C period only: The Amount of DNA in Cells ws
5/3 Meiosis Vocab cards
4/30 study for Mutation Quiz
4/18 Finish taping Karyotype
4/4/13 study for second vocab quiz - second page of green sheet
4/3/13 Study first vocab quiz - first page only of green sheet
4/1/13 Transcription Vocab list - write out vocab cards or a study guide
3/20/13 Study for tomorrow's vocab quiz - concentrate on first two pages of blue vocabulary sheets.
3/11/13 DNA vocabulary list - 3 pages. vocab cards or other study aid due Wednesday Mar.13
2/12/13 Genetics facts and fallacies worksheet. Due Wednesday 2/13/13
1/31/13 Study 4 Stages of Mitosis Diagrams. Know diagrams and names! Matching quiz tomorrow. Also read and interact on the front page only for tomorrow's Mitosis Lab. H period your Lab handouts are in your Study rooms.
1/29/13 Mini Quiz Know Stages of Mitosis - Study yesterday's HW sheet
1/28/13 Label the stages of Mitosis worksheet
5/17 Wear Lab shoes Mon and Tues
5/15 study for Friday's Genetics Quiz
5/6 Finish Chap. 26 p. 153 worksheet
5/1 finish Genetics worksheets
4/29 Meiosis Chap 22 pg128 worksheet due tomorrow. Meiosis quiz Wed.
4/18 review notes on mitosis
4/4 Finish karyotyping Activity due tomorrow!
4/1 study for Quiz/Competency on Protein synthesis/use of Codon Wheel
3/20 study for tomorrow's quiz.
3/18 Quiz on DNA - Thursday. study!!!
3/11 Vocabulary Words - U3LE6 - Flash cards/study aide due Wednesday 3/13
3/6 Happy Hens pedigree worksheet
3/5 Read and Annotate Am I A Carrier? Bonus: Fill out table.
2/21 Study for quiz: U2LE3 Vocabulary;Chap 26 Study Guide Vocabulary worksheet; Labs:New Wrinkle to the Picture and A Pea by Any Other Name; Blue People Of Kentuckey reading
2/20 read and annotate DNA Extraction Lab papers - Do both background information and lab procedure. DO NOT FILL OUT TABLE.
2/18 Chap 26 Study Guide Vocabulary worksheet due Tuesday 2/19. Turn in vocabulary cards for partial credit!
2/15 U2LE3 Vocabulary "No Matter What Your Shape" - Study using vacab cards or a foldable study guide. DUE Monday 2/18
2/13 U2LE3 read and annotate "A Pea by Any Other Name' and Lab adding a New Wrinkle to the Picture"
2/6 Study for Mitosis/Cell Cycle quiz Thursday 2/7
2/5/13 Blue people of Kentuckey reading. Due Thursday 2/7/13 Guidance Day tomorrow.
2/4/13 Chap 22 Mitosis Worksheet - Both sides - due 2/5
1/31/13 Read and write on front page of Mitosis Lab handout. Lab tomorrow!
1/29/13 Mini Quiz Tomorrow - Know Stages of Mitosis - Study yesterday's HW sheet
1/28/13 Label the stages of Mitosis worksheet
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