Olympia

High School

1302 North Street
Olympia, WA 98501
Phone: (360) 596-7000
Attendance: (360) 596-7003
Fax: (360) 596-7001

1st Semester Biology Assignments

Assignment , Date Given , (Date Due), (Points Possible), Total Points

1. Info Page (buff) 9/7/16 (9/13/16) (10) Homework

2. Biology PreTest (green) 9/8/16 (9/9/16) (10) Homework

  • a. Circle = No Clue (guessing)
  • b. Star = Know it

3. Room 407 Scavenger Hunt & Sketch (blue) 9/7/16 (9/13/16) (20)

  • a. Front: GROUP must ALL match!
  • b. Back: Biology Is....... Sketch
  • E.C. Biology Is... Poster  9/18/16 (up to 25)

4. Syllabus Signatures 9/7/16 (9/14/16) (10) Homework

  • a. Parent/Gaurdian & Self Signature and Date
  • b. Partner Initials on Last Page

5. Quiz: Guidelines/Safety (1/2 white) 9/12/16 (9/14/16) (25) Quiz

  • Corrections/Retakes Before/After School, BEAR TIME BY 9/23/16

6. OHS Safety Contract (pink) 9/12/16 (9/14/16) (10) Homework  

  • a. Parent/Gaurdian & Self Signature and Date
  • b. Answer the 3 questions

7. Textbook Scavenger Hunt & Ch. 1 Notes (orange) 9/12/16 (9/15/16) (20) Homework

  • a.Textbook Scavenger Hunt Worksheet (your choice of Chapter!) 
  • b. Ch 1 notes, AT LEAST ONE Picture  
  • c. Add Info from the Redi Controlled Experiment  (old textbook pg 9)
    • E.C. Opportunities Ch 1-1, 1-2 and/or 1-3 Section Questions 
    • E.C. Opportunities Ch 1 Assessment and/or Standardized Test Prep
    • E.C. Opportunity Ch 1 Mystery 

***** Community Service (Summer Hours: can count for 1st Semester ONLY) (Turn In BY Fri 9/23/16) *****

E.C. Opportunity: Print Scoresheet and Update it using the information on this page!! POST a COPY in Room 407 between Lab #9 and 10!!

8. OHS Pond Fieldtrip & 7 Habits (green) 9/15/16 (9/23/16) (20) Homework

  • a. Vocabulary definitions: ON your worksheet in YOUR words/abbreviations
  • b. BACKSIDE: * STAR the one YOU do BEST, and CIRCLE the one you want to IMPROVE on most!
    • E.C. Parent Dialog (written on back, email, etc)
  • c. OHS Pond: split group and FIND examples 
    • Dress Appropriately
    • IF ABSENT: 1. Visit Pond on your own time or 2. Indicate your OTHER Source used for examples
  • d. Collaborate with group to COMPLETE examples 

E.C. Opportunity: Open House Wed 9/21/16

  • a. Student Volunteer: see Mr. Roth ASAP to sign up for a 'job'
  • b. Termites: bring in LIVE termites by Mon for a Demo
  • c. Parents: 1. Attend the Presentation for your student 2. Complete and turn in the Handout

9. 9 Ways Handout (green or orange) 9/21/16 (9/23/16) (10) Homework

  • a. Vote: 1st, 2nd, 3rd Place posters (posted in hall 4 outside room 407)
  • b. BACKSIDE: At least ONE STAR (indicates what you do well), and At least ONE CIRCLE (indicates what you want to improve upon)
  • E.C. 1. Parent Signature 2. Parent Votes and 3. Parent Dialog (written on back, email, etc)

10. Interactions Worksheet (buff) 9/21/16 (9/30/16) (25) Homework

  • a. #1-20 Identify the Interaction
  • b. RHL the Article
  • c. Answer questions #1-7

11. Video: Living Together (blue) 9/22/16 (9/29/15) (20) Homework

  • a. Record: 1. Relationship and 2. What's happening here?
  • b. Reminder: LAST section
    • Which example did you like best? WHY?
    • Parasites: record what's happening?
  • IF ABSENT:
    • 1. Come in room 407 before/after school or Bear Time
    • 2. Watch at home on www.dailymotion.com

12. Lab: Soil (buff) 9/23/16 (10/5/16) (50) Lab

  • a. RHL PreLab (buff) (write ? next to ANY material, procedure, etc that you need clarification on)
  • b. Define Soil (include 3. Biotic and 3. Abiotic factors)
  • c. BRING SOIL SAMPLE (9/26/16 BEFORE school to room 407 with Name and Period Labeled on container)
    • Bring a BETTER Soil Sample Wed 9/28/16!
  • d. Collect Data: sort through YOUR soil and compare with lab partners!
    • 1. Record Biotic AND Abiotic from Your Sample (or record a partner's)
    • 2. Determine the BEST soil at your lab group:
    • 3. Inoculate BEST soil on TSA & MEA (with antibiotic) plates.
    • 4. Record BEST plates (3-5days)
      • a. your LAB GROUP plates
      • b. your PERIOD plates
      • c. OVERALL plates
  • e. Record LE (Learning Experiences) and CU (Clean Up)
  • f. Analysis questions (green 1/2 pg) INCLUDE DATA and EXAMPLES!!
  • g. PEER EDITING (pink 1/2 pg) +, /, - , or points

13. Energy Flow Worksheet (white) 9/28/16 (10/7/16) (20) Homework

  • a. Use the terms in the key on the MOST APPROPRIATE location of the Food Web or Pyramids
  • b. Use Colors: 1. You, 2. Partner, 3. Lab Group and 4. Class (notes TOGETHER in class!)
  • c. Clarify terms that don't fit on either side by using EXAMPLES (pictures or words)
  • E.C. Construct your own Diagram(s): Food Web & Pyramid(s)
    • One must be a BIOME
    • The OTHER must be an AQUATIC Ecosystem
    • Apply the same terms from the key on the worksheet to your examples
    • Cite your Source(s)

14. Cycle of Matter 10/5/16 (10/7/16) (20) Homework

  • a. RTN Ch 3-4 (Cycles of Matter)
  • b. Choose ONE Cycle (water, carbon, nitrogen, or phosphorus) in your lab group:
    • 1. Diagram your cycle with labels
    • 2. Explain your cycle using first person narrative (put yourself through the cycle!)
      • E.C. Cite your source(s)
        • E.C. Use MLA Format!!
  • c. Collaborate with classmates that also choose your cycle
  • d. Present/TEACH to your lab group

15. Quiz: Intro & Ecology 10/6/16 (10/7/16) (25) Quiz

  • a. Quiz Retakes: may use your entire notebook, up to 75%
  • b. Quiz Corrections: may use your entire notebook to explain new answer and WHY, up to 10% added.

16. Research: Human Impacts on Ecosystems (1/2 buff) 10/11/16 (10/17/16) (25) Project

  • a. RHL Handout/Rubric (ask QUESTIONS in class)
  • b. Library Research: Wed 10/12 & 13/16
  • Present your research to your group (10/17/16)
    • MLA Citation Handout (buff)
    • MLA Citation Handout 2 

E.C. Spirit Week: SHOW your STUDY GUIDE at the F.O.P. to get Stamps

  • Mon = Crazy Hair Day (be INTENTIONAL!)
  • Tue = Pajama Day (be INTENTIONAL!)
  • Wed = Clone/Twin (bring them in to room 407 or show a picture)
  • Thr = 9th-11th graders: Bear Wear (Blue White), or Seniors: TOGA 

17. Ecology Graphing (orange) 10/11/16 (10/17/16) (25) Homework

  • a. RTN Ch 5-1, 2, & 3
  • b. Choose ONE population (bacteria, rabbits, fruit flys or humans) in your lab group (10/15/15):
    • 1. Graph your Population
      • E.C. Use Graphical Analysis/Logger Pro (computer lab hall 4) to complete your graph
    • 2. Explain your graph using the terms on the data set page
  • c. Collaborate with classmates that also choose your same population
  • d. Present/compare your population with your lab group

18. Test: Unit 1 Intro & Ecology (10/18/16) (100) Test

  • a. Construct YOUR Study Guide (One page ONLY!) Due on the day of the test!
    • IF used = 75% MAXIMUM possible (then turn in after completing the test)
    • IF turned in before testing = up to 110% possible
  • b. 100 points: 50 multiple choice scantron questions
  • c. E.C. Essay: up to 10 points
  • d. Test Retakes: Essay questions (Diagram & Explain), may use your study guide, and up to 75% possible
  • e. Test Corrections: may use YOUR entire notebook &/or textbook to explain new answer and WHY, up to 10% added.

E.C. Opportunity: 6 Week Scoresheet 10/19/16 

  • a. Complete: 1. Assignment Names 2. Dates Given 3. Dates Due 4. Your Points and 5. Points Possible 
  • b. Record Your 6 Week Skyward % and Letter Grade
  • c. Parent Signatures
  • d. Record 6 Week Scoresheet for Mr Roth to write point total in

19. Basic Chemistry (Review) Packet (white) 10/18/16 (10/31/16) (30) Homework

  • a. Worksheet: Key = 4 colors (1. You, 2. Partner, 3. Lab Group and 4. Class)

20. Lab: Chemical Bonding Models (buff) 10/19/16 (10/26/16) (50) Lab

  • a. RHL Prelab (ask clarifying questions before starting lab)
    • Refer to Ch 2 in the textbook for help
  • b. FYI Handout: RHL & add Ch 2 notes
  • c. Part A: Ionic Bonding
    • EXAMPLE Page together in class!
  • d. Part B: Covalent Bonding
    • Build models as a Lab group to receive STAMPS at islands
  • e. Analysis: use data/examples to answer each question

21. Carbohydrate Worksheet (Orange) 10/27/16 (11/2/16) (20) Homework

  • a. Part A: Read & Highlight (RHL)
  • b. Part B: Question #1-16
    • Bring Carbohydrate Foods for Lab Mon 10/31/16
  • c. Part C: Notes TOGETHER in class! 
    • E.C. Color the Diagrams and SHOW Mr Roth!

22. Lab: ID Carbohydrates (purple) 10/27/16 (11/2/16) (50) LAB

  • a. Prelab: RHL, hypothesis A & B, Variables (con., man., resp., & Exp Con), SAFETY
  • b. Data: Part A: Starch AND Part B: Reducing Sugars
    • Bring Food samples (+ AND -) to test for Part A AND B
  • c. Part C: Taste Index
  • d. Conclusions: Part A AND B
  • e. Analysis: Part A AND B

E.C. Lab: Chemistry of Carbohydrates (10/31/16)

  • a. Cut out model parts and bring Wed 8:15 AM
  • b. Use the LAb MAnual in Class for Data AND Analysis
  • c. Tape models and LABEL them!

23. Lipid Worksheet (buff) 11/1/16 (11/7/16) (25) Homework

  • a. RHL and add Ch 2 notes
  • b. Answer Questions #1-11
  • c. Answer Questions #1-17
  • d. Notes TOGETHER in class & COLOR Diagrams #1-7!
  • e. E.C. BUILD Models Fri 7:15 AM!!

24. Protein Worksheet (pink) 11/4/16 (11/10/16) (25) Homework

  • a. RHL and add Ch 2 notes
  • b. Answer Questions #1-12
  • c. Notes TOGETHER in class & COLOR 20 Amino Acids and #4-7!
  • d. E.C. BUILD Amino Acid Models Mon PM or Tue AM!!

25. Lab: Chemistry of Fats and Proteins (white and blue) 11/7/16 (11/18/16) (25) Lab

  • a. Cut out models (glycerol, 3 fatty acids, and 4 amino acids)
  • b. Follow the Lab Manual in class with your partner to answer data & analysis
  • c. Cut, tape and LABEL models!

26. Quiz: Chemistry, Carbs and Lipids (1/2 pink) 11/8/16 (11/9/16) (25) Quiz

  • a. Quiz Retakes: may use your entire notebook, up to 75%
  • b. Quiz Corrections: may use your entire notebook to explain new answer and WHY, up to 10% added.

27. Enzymes Worksheet (green) 11/9/16 (11/21/16) (30) Homework

  • a. RHL and add Ch 2 notes
  • b. Answer Questions #1-3 AND #1-27
  • c. Notes TOGETHER in class & COLOR Digestion of Carbohydrates!

28. Lab: Enzymes (purple) 11/14/16 (11/21/16) (50) Lab

  • a. RHL and add ?'s (answer the questions within procedures)
  • b. Purpose, Hypothesis and Safety
  • c. Gather Data (6 test tubes, #1 TOGETHER as a Class!)
  • d. Analysis ?'s, Conclusion, Speculations and Diagrams
  • d. E.C. Enzymes Research!!

E.C. Biochemistry Review Handouts (ask Mr Roth!!)

  • a. Macromolecules Chart & Crossword
  • b. ID Worksheet & Crossword

29. Test: Unit 2 Biochemistry (11/22/16) (100) Test

  • a. Construct YOUR Study Guide (One page ONLY!) Due on the day of the test!
    • IF used = 75% MAXIMUM possible (then turn in after completing the test)
    • IF turned in before testing = up to 110% possible
  • b. 100 points: 50 multiple choice scantron questions
  • c. E.C. Essay: up to 10 points
  • d. Test Retakes: Essay questions (Diagram & Explain), may use your study guide, and up to 75% possible
  • e. Test Corrections: may use YOUR entire notebook &/or textbook to explain new answer and WHY, up to 10% added.

30. Cell Membrane Coloring (white) 11/22/16 (12/2/16) (20) Homework

  • a. RTN Pg 200-205
  • b. Cell Membrane Handout: RHL & Coloring
  • c. Add notes during class DISCUSSION!

 31. Lab: Diffusion (white) 11/28/16 (12/2/16) (50) Lab

  • a. RHL Procedures and add ?'s (ask for clarification in class)
  • b. Safety, Materials, Purpose, and Hypothesis (chart)
  • c. Data: Day #1 (Initial Mass and colors)
    • E.C. Observations: Lunch, After/Before School!!
  • d. Data: Day #2 (Observations, Final Mass and colors, calculate Change in Mass)
  • e. Conclusion (chart and New Hypothesis (Diagram!!), Speculations (top 3) and Analysis (? and chart)  

E.C. Opportunity: 12 Week Scoresheet 12/2/16 (12/7/16)

  • a. Complete: 1. Assignment Names 2. Dates Given 3. Dates Due 4. Your Points and 5. Points Possible 
  • b. Record Your 12 Week Skyward % and Letter Grade
  • c. Parent Signatures
  • d. Add a line for 12 Week Scoresheet for Mr Roth to record your points

32. Cell Transport Coloring (white) 11/22/16 (12/2/16) (20) Homework

  • a. RTN Ch 7 
  • b. Cell Transport Handout: RHL & Coloring
  • c. Add notes during class DISCUSSION!

33. Cell Research Project (cherry) 12/2/16 (1/6/17) (200) Project

  • a. Part A: Chart (50)
    • Final Draft = 12/9/16 
  • b. Part B: Diagrams (1. Prokaryotic 2. Eukaryotic Plant and 3. Eukaryotic Animal) (30)
    • Rough Drafts = 12/9/16
    • Final Drafts = 12/14/16 (Corresponds to Part A:Chart and COLORS!)
  • c. Part C: 3-D Model (Either Eukaryotic Plant or Animal) (50)
    • Final Model = 12/14/16 
      • E.C. Opportunities:
        • 1. Edible Model(s)
        • 2. ALL 3 (1. Prokaryotic 2. Eukaryotic Plant and 3. Eukaryotic Animal)
  • d. Part D: Specialized Cells (3 COMPARATIVE Cells) (30)
    • Final Draft = 1/6/17
  • e. E.C. Opportunity: Cell Theory Timeline
  • f. Compiled Project: Criteria Page, Part A/B/C (orange grading)/D, citations and Grading Rubric (40)
    • Final Project =1/6/17 

34. Lab: Microscopes 12/6/16 (12/16/16) (50) Lab

  • a. Data: FOLLOW the Manual in class and fill in questions!
    • Part A, B, C, D, E & F Questions
  • b. E.C. Opportunity: Demo Scope Presentation 12/7/16 at 8:20 am in room 407!
  • c. Microscope Parts Diagrams: FORM & FUNCTION (use Appendix A-14)
  • d. Drawings (Colors & Labels)
  • e. E.C. Opportunity: Dissecting Scope
  • e. Analysis Questions

35. Quiz: Cells & Parts (12/16/16) (1/3/17) (25) Quiz

36. Lab: Cells (12/12/16) (1/6/17) (50) Lab

37. Cell Division Packet (1/6/17) (            ) (115) Lab

  • a. Front (blue): Part A, B, & C (refer to Ch. 10)
  • b. Back (blue): Part D: Lab - Mitosis
    • E.C. Mitosis Flipbook (REPLACES part B & C of the Lab!)
  • c. Front (white): Part E. DRY Lab: Time for Mitosis (get data from Mr Roth)
  • d. Back (white): Part F & G: Analysis

38. Test: Unit 3 Cells & Cell Cycle (1/12/17) (100) Test

  • a. Construct YOUR Study Guide (One page ONLY!) Due on the day of the test!
    • IF used = 75% MAXIMUM possible (then turn in after completing the test)
    • IF turned in before testing = up to 110% possible
  • b. 100 points: 50 multiple choice scantron questions
  • c. E.C. Essay: up to 10 points
  • d. Test Retakes: Essay questions (Diagram & Explain), may use your study guide, and up to 75% possible
  • e. Test Corrections: may use YOUR entire notebook &/or textbook to explain new answer and WHY, up to 10% added.

39. 1st Semester Community Service (1/18/17) (100) 

40. 1st Semester Notebook Exam (              ) (100) Test

E.C. Opportunity: Final Scoresheet 1/25/17 

  • a. Complete: 1. Assignment Names 2. Dates Given 3. Dates Due 4. Your Points and 5. Points Possible 
  • b. Record Your Final Skyward % and Letter Grade
  • c. Parent Signatures
  • d. Record Final Scoresheet with 1/25/17 Due Date for Mr Roth to write point total in

41. 1st Semester Final Exam (1/25,26,27/17) (200) Test

  • a. Reminder: NO Retakes or Corrections available!