2nd week without biology

posted Mar 30, 2020, 7:44 AM by George Drinnin

1st week without Biology class

posted Mar 24, 2020, 7:49 PM by George Drinnin   [ updated Mar 24, 2020, 7:50 PM ]

I furreal miss you all and can't wait to see you again!!

Please keep emailing me because conversations with a three year old and one year old are extremely difficult to hold and understand. 

Fill this FORM out with any concerns or any comments you might have.

week of 3/9 - 3/13

posted Mar 9, 2020, 8:19 AM by George Drinnin   [ updated Mar 11, 2020, 12:45 PM ]

This week we spend majority of the time prepping for our CSA midterm test over 3rd quarter. CSA test will be on Friday, March 13th. 

Our plan (approx):
Tuesday 10th: finish C.E.R. Vaccines
Thursday 12th: GimKit teacher led review; jeopardy 
Friday 13th: CSA midterm test

week of 3/2 - 3/6

posted Mar 2, 2020, 5:30 AM by George Drinnin   [ updated Mar 4, 2020, 7:35 AM ]

This week we will be wrapping up our genetic engineering lessons and getting into bacteria and viruses to wrap up our 3rd quarter content. We will have our 3rd quarter CSA on Friday, March 13th.

Our plan (approx):
Monday 2nd: GMO reasearch
Tuesday 3rd: wrap up GMO research
Wednesday 4th: Viruses intro
Thursday 5th: Bacteria intro 
Friday 6th: Hand washing lab

week of 2/24 - 2/28

posted Feb 24, 2020, 10:11 AM by George Drinnin   [ updated Feb 27, 2020, 1:21 PM ]

We continue looking at genetics through pedigrees and genetic engineering this week. Look into some exciting advancements in genetics through technology.

Our plan (approx.)
Monday 24th: Pedigree info; Royal family and Blue people of Kentucky
Tuesday 25th: Make your own pedigree with made up family
Thursday 27th: GMO trading cards
Friday 28th: CRISPR info

week 02/18 - 02/21

posted Feb 17, 2020, 7:43 AM by George Drinnin   [ updated Feb 19, 2020, 7:00 AM ]

We are finishing up Punnett squares this week with a quiz on Friday.

Our plan (approx):
Tuesday 18th: Honors: Dihybrid    General: Ugly Baby Lab
Wednesday 19th: Wrap up, reteach Punnett squares; QUIZIZZ REVIEW
Friday 21st: Punnett square Quiz

Parent Teacher Conferences on Thursday, 4:30 - 8:30 

week of 2/10 - 2/14

posted Feb 10, 2020, 6:42 AM by George Drinnin   [ updated Feb 13, 2020, 5:32 AM ]

This week we will be practicing all sorts of inheritance patterns and what's the likelihood offspring will inherit certain traits through Punnett Squares.

Punnett Square Quiz will be either Thursday 20th or Friday 21st.

Our plan (approx):
Tuesday 11th: Complete dominance practice; Bikini Bottom sheet

week of 2/3 - 2/7

posted Feb 3, 2020, 10:33 AM by George Drinnin   [ updated Feb 3, 2020, 10:35 AM ]

This week we will start a new unit over genetics starting with meiosis. 

Our plan (approx):
Monday 3rd: Meiosis basics
Tuesday 4th: Snurffle iPad activity
Wednesday 5th: Independent assortment; Punnett square intro
Thursday 6th: Create a monster
Friday 7th: Create a monster baby from monster parents

week of 1/27 - 1/31

posted Jan 27, 2020, 7:20 PM by George Drinnin

This week we will get into what cancer is and how it forms. We will end the week with a brief quiz over canver on Friday.

Our plan (approx):
Monday 27th: Cancer notes
Tuesday 28th: Cancer reading; HeLa cells information
Wednesday 29th: Block schedule periods 1, 3, 5, 7; Cancer research
Thursday 30: Block schedule periods 2. 4, 5, 6; Cancer research
Friday 31st: Wrap up research; Cancer quiz

week of 1/21 - 1/24

posted Jan 21, 2020, 5:34 AM by George Drinnin

This week will start off with a quiz over mitosis then we will wander into they crazy world of mutations.

Our plan (appr.)
Tuesday 21st: Mitosis Quiz; mutations sneak peak
Wednesday 22nd: Mutation notes
Thursday 23rd: Decode the coded mutations
Friday 24th: Create a mutated organism

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