Due: Wednesday, 6/8/16
with Mr. Miller & Mr. Truong
Date: Monday, 6/6/16
Mr. Miller and I have decided to use the established Human Biology final which will be a multiple-choice test with about 100 questions. We decided to do this because our classes have a significant amount of seniors, and we need to be able to quickly grade the test and submit them on time by Monday as the seniors are on a different testing schedule than the rest of the school. Unfortunately, this test contains information that we were not able to cover such as the excretory system, and this test does not have any questions regarding the reproductive system. To make things more fair, we will curve the final to adjust for the questions that we did not cover in class. By doing so, the excretory system questions can be considered to be a type of extra credit. The final will be worth 15% of your final grade. You can use the following study guide created by Mr. Miller to help you prepare.
Human Bio 2 Study Guide
Date: Friday, 5/27/16
The test will include the material covered in the Nervous System Powerpoint & Prezi and in the Addiction & Reward System Prezi. There will be less emphasis on memorization of facts and more emphasis on explaining concepts especially in regard the recent lessons on addiction and the brain's reward system. You be will asked to draw and label a neuron. Please anticipate multiple short answer questions (less than 5 sentences).
Nervous System Powerpoint
Due: Tuesday, 5/24/16
Use this form to evaluate the efforts of your group members and of yourself. We will use these evaluations to determine how much your teammates contributed to this week's group projects. You will receive two scores from this survey: you will receive full credit for correctly completing the survey, and another smaller score based on a summary of your teammate's evaluation of your contributions. This is done so that everyone can quickly and anonymously see how they were evaluated. There are a total of 5 sections for a maximum number of 5 people per group. Skip extra sections if you have less than 5 group members. ALL SUBMISSIONS ARE ANONYMOUS and the scores are a very small fraction of your grade, so be honest so people can know how they did.
Due: Session 3 of Block Scheduling Week
Link to Handout Instruction
Purpose & Instructions
Your group is responsible for the design of a “body” in a box. Three human systems must be included (in 3-D) and properly labeled. A fourth system may be added for additional credit. A short (3 paragraph) essay on 1) how the system works 2) how it works with another system and 3) how it helps maintain homeostasis will complete the assignment. You must include the NERVOUS and DIGESTIVE systems and you pick the third system for your box: Circulatory, Nervous, Respiratory, Digestive, Endocrine. REFER TO THE HANDOUT FOR A COMPLETE LIST OF REQUIRED ANATOMICAL PARTS
Some combinations will be more difficult compared to others (you can receive more points from me for those difficult combinations). You must think about the combinations before starting your assignment and tell your teacher what combination you’ve chosen. In addition to how these systems work together, think about how HOMEOSTASIS can be maintained. Make sure to include a discussion about homeostasis in your essay and use one of the following examples: Homeostasis, Temperature Control (cooling down or heating up), Glucose metabolism, Fight or Flight, Water conservation and Solute concentrations (water gains or losses).
Grading Rubric for Body Boxes Project for written and box portions
5 All “4” Rubric components AND is exceptional by:
4 All parts completes ON TIME with neatness, accuracy and care
3 A part of “4” Rubric may be incomplete and or inaccurate
2 Several parts of “4” Rubric missing, incomplete and or inaccurate
0 No project is turned in.
Due: Session 2 of Block Scheduling Week
Link to Instruction Handout
In your groups, each person is responsible for producing a poster which demonstrates one of the following concepts. Each person is responsible for a different concept, and your group's grade on this assignment will be determined as a whole. Each concept can be produced on a regular single sheet of paper or standard white printer paper. You do not need to assemble your posters; you will simply staple them together as a stack when you submit them.
25 Lab points for written. To earn all points, all required vocabulary, descriptions, and explanations must be present. Artwork (worth 5 lab points) does not need to be professional, just not sloppy. Do not spent too much time on the drawing and focus on communicating the information.
Extra Credit: 10 points for best-labeled and best-written poster
IMAGE: ANATOMY SKETCHES (LEONARDO DA VINCI)
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