Honors Biology

 Agenda

This calendar is subject to change.
5/8 
Groupings
Vocab

5/9 Groupings
Notes 
Vocab sheet

5/10
Notes
Food web work 
Quiz Friday

5/11 
Go over food web
Notes on pyramids
continue food web --- larger work (work time in class) 
Quiz tomorrow:Food web, chain and vocab
5/12 
Quiz 

work on African Food web
Due tuesday -- only class time to work on it. 



5/15
Pyramid activity
Quiz on pyramids, succession, population interactions on Friday 



5/16
Finish pyramid work for homework
Notes:  Pyramids, Succession, and Population interactions -- limiting factors to population growth
Succession video questions and fire work
Quiz on pyramids, succession, population interactions on Friday 

5/17 Finish population notes

5/18 Limiting factors and population growth
Deer population work - due tomorrow



5/19 - Deer population and Whooping Crane
Quiz on MONDAY
5/22  Quiz on chapters 4 and 5 - succession, pyramids, and population interactions... 

5/23
Finish grading quiz 
Human impact notes 

5/24 Biodiversity and human impact 
Eggs...
5/25 Final project intro and start work on 
5/26 No class afternoon group
5/29 no school Memorial day
5/30 Final project work
5/31 Final project work
6/1 Final project work
6/2 TEST for ECOLOGY
6/5 Presentations
6/6 Presentations
6/7 Review
6/8 Review
6/9 Review
6/





Warm-up (Do when you enter class) and Objective (Your goal for this class period):

5/8 What is a food web?   Give an example?

5/9 Draw (words work) a food chain with 4 organisms.  

5/10 Identify the following with at least two vocab words each:
Fungus
Squirrel
Dog
human
earthworm

5/11 What happens to an ecosystem if a species is completely removed from the environment?  (refer to questions from your food web sheet)

5/12  Identify one food chain from the food web below.  The food chain should contain at least three trophic levels
5/16 On average how much energy is passed from one trophic level to the next?  What happens to the energy that is not passed on?

5/17 
Explain these diagrams

5/18 Four unrelated rabbits are brought to a 17 mile island in upper michigan where no other rabbits live.  There are dogs but no other predators.  Describe what you think will happen to the population of rabbits

5/19 Take the list of limiting factors and split them into two categories -- density dependent and density independent. 
5/22 Draw population growth curves

5/23 -- no warm up grading quizzes
5/24 What is biodiversity and what is one reason it is important