April 29th, 2016

Objective: Examine the relationship between predators and prey.

  1. Do NOW! –Define the following words: Mutualism, Commensalism, Parasitism, Predation –Definir las siguientes palabras: Mutualismo, comensalismo, parasitismo, depredación
  2. Watch Planet Earth: Pole to Pole and fill out Planet Earth- Pole to Pole Video Questions

Homework:
Discovery Education Quiz- Limiting Factors & Relationships

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April 28th, 2016

Objective: Describe the different types of symbiotic relationships that organisms can have

  1. Do NOW!
    What is the difference between Density Dependent and Density Independent Limiting Factors?

    ¿Cuál es la diferencia entre factores limitantes independientes dependiente de la densidad y la densidad?

  2. Relationships and Interactions lecture and Check Your Status + Relationships and Interactions Notes
  3. Watch this video on Symbiotic Relationships.  While watching  Describe EACH relationship that is shown in the video.  Label the relationship as Mutualism, Commensalism, Parasitism, Competition, or Predation

Homework:
Discovery Education Quiz- Limiting Factors & Relationships (Closes 5/4)
Finish A.O.W. Limiting Factors DUE TOMORROW

April 27th, 2016

Objective: Describe the biotic and abiotic limiting factors that affect species in an ecosystem

Lesson:

  1. Do NOW!
    Describe 3 limiting factors in detail.  Be sure to include if it is Biotic or Abiotic.

    Describir 3 factores limitantes en detalle. Asegúrese de incluir si es biótico o abiótico.

  2. A.O.W.: Density Factors
    • Article must be ANNOTATED properly and all questions answered!!!
      1. Write your first and last name and Core on article AND the worksheet
      2. Underline the title.
        1. Remember, there is a difference in a header and a title.
        2. Highlighting the title is NOT underlining the title. Follow instructions!
      3. Number the paragraphs.
        1. Be on the lookout for paragraphs that continue in page breaks.
      4. Read the questions!
      5. Read the entire passage through once.
        1. You are not annotating here. You are only reading!!!
      6. Make THREE personal annotations
        1. For this section YOU ARE: writing your reactions, writing your emotions, writing any connections you have to this article, writing questions that are not answered in the text.
        2. For this section you ARE NOT: summarizing the passage/paragraph, copying down sentences or chunks of the passage, asking questions that are answered in the text.

Homework:
DiscoveryEducation.com Quiz on Evolution/Geologic Time Scale
A.O.W. – Due Friday

April 26th, 2016

Objective: Describe the biotic and abiotic factors that affect species in an ecosystem

Lesson:

  1. Do NOW!
    Define the following words:
    Limiting Factor, Population, HabitatDefina las siguientes palabras: factor limitante, Población, Hábitat
  2. Limiting Factors guided notes with Limiting Factors Presentation
  3. Deer-Predation or Starvation

Homework:
DiscoveryEducation.com Quiz on Evolution/Geologic Time Scale
Finish Deer- Predation or Starvation

April 25th, 2016

Objective: Describe the biotic and abiotic factors that affect species in an ecosystem

  1. Do NOW!
    Why do you think it’s important that we exhibit stewardship towards the Earth?  Write a paragraph (5-7 sentences)
    ¿Por qué cree que es importante que exhibimos la administración hacia la Tierra? Escribe un párrafo (5-7 oraciones)
  2. Watch Intro to ecosystems video and write down 8 facts you learned from the video
  3. Write a definition of the word ECOSYSTEM.  Include the following words in your defintion; biotic, abiotic, food web, producers, primary consumers, secondary consumers, tertiary consumers.
    Next, with your shoulder partner come up with one combined definition.
    Lastly, make a group of four and come up with one master definition
  4. Ecosystem-Vocab Stations WORKSHEET with Ecosystems- Introductory Vocabulary Stations

Homework:
Discovery Education Quiz on Evolution and the Geologic Time Scale

April 21st, 2016

Objective: To review what we have learned about Earth’s Geologic History

  1. Do NOW!
    1.What happened during Precambrian Time?  The Paleozoic Era?  The Mesozoic Era?  The Cenozoic Era?
    2.Which Era is the oldest?  Youngest?
    3.During which era would we see the appearance of the first humans?
  2. Kahoot! (click link HERE to play)

Homework:
Discovery Quiz on Evolution/Geological Time Scale
Study Guide (Due TOMORROW!)
Uncovering Florida’s Fossils extra credit