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Monday, May 19, 2014

Final Review Topics

Circulatory System:
- flow of blood
- major parts of heart and major vessels
- parts of blood and functions
- structure of a blood vessel
- blood typing

Respiratory system
- organs of respiration and functions
- gas exchange in alveoli
- function of cilia

Digestive System
- function of each organ
- secretions of each organ and their function
- enzymes and the substances they break down

Endocrine System
- functions of main organs
- functions of hormones covered in class and reading
- Sex/growth hormones

Reproductive system
- Testes, Ovaries and accessory structures
- Fertilization and the role of specific structures in both sex organs

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Circulatory System Day 7

Blood Typing

Objective: SWBAT create an comic strip to show the differences between the different types of blood.

Blood Facts

Donating Blood Information

Monday, March 3, 2014

Research Paper Resources

Link for rubric:

Circulatory System Day 6

Objective: SWBAT create a one-page pamphlet/advertisement for how to avoid a heart attack.

Avoiding Heart Attacks

High Blood Cholesterol Reading:

Monday, February 24, 2014

Circulatory System Day 3

Objective: SWBAT label the different parts of the heart and the flow of blood through the heart.


Circulatory System Day 4

Blood flow in the heart review

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Circulatory System Day 2

Arteries, Veins, and Capillaries

Objective: SWBAT differentiate between traits of arteries, veins and capillaries on a Venn Diagram on an exit slip with at least 80% accuracy.

1. Do Now
2. Observations of red blood cell movements
3. Blood Vessel Reading
4. Blood vessel function chart
5. Practice
6. Exit Slip

Thursday, January 23, 2014

Research Paper - Day 2

In Class Background Research

Here are links to websites that may be helpful to you in your research:

If you took the college class, this site will allow you access to their databases. – register for free account, up to 3 - LA Public Library
-          Science in Context:

-          Look for academic journals, encyclopedias, and news articles.

National Institutes of Health - News

Search through research here:

Search scholarly articles to quote

Topic Directory for research on different topics

If you have a Los Angeles Public Library Card, search here for ebooks

A list of topics with links to resources

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Nervous System Day 9

Objective: SWBAT correctly answer 4 out of 5 questions about action potential on an exit slip

Flash presentation from the notes:

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Nervous System Day 8

Cranial Nerves

Objective: SWBAT correctly match the function of all 12 cranial nerves with 80% accuracy on an exit slip.

1. Do Now
2. Multiple Intelligences Explained
3. Anderson Silva
4. Cranial Nerves exam
5. Notes
6. Practice
7. Exit Slip

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Nervous System Day 7

Brain Physiology

Objective: SWBAT match parts of the brain with their function with at least 80% accuracy on an exit slip.

Extra interesting stuff!

Nervous System Day 6

SWBAT correctly complete matching of brain area to function and label the parts of the brain with 80% accuracy on an exit slip.

Link to Exit Slip