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Living Environment FULL REMOTE

Office Hours: On Wed. from 9-11 am, email me with questions.  I'll be sitting by the computer waiting.  We can also meet on Zoom.  We will make plans ahead of time for this.

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Monday Jan. 4 through Friday Jan. 8

Read Ch. 8 and define terms.

Jan.4 class hmwk is due Jan. 11.     Jan. 5 class hmwk is due Jan. 12.   Jan. 6 class hmwk is due Jan. 13.

Jan. 7 class  hmwk is due Jan. 14.  Jan. 8 class hmwk is due Jan. 15.


 Monday, Nov. 16 to Friday Dec. 4 (Purple Groups, after your test, until I see you in class next week, you will do Ch. 5.  Then the following week you will do Ch. 6)(Yellow Groups have both Ch. 5 and Ch. 6 done by the next time I see you.)

Read either my power points or the textbook. 

Define the vocabulary for all terms in yellow in your text book.  I see 12 terms for Ch. 5 and 20 terms for Ch. 6.Ch. 6.pptx  I'm still looking for Ch. 5 ppt.Chapter 5.pptx

Monday, Nov. 9 to  Sunday, Nov. 15

Study for Ch. 3 and 4 test given in class next week.  This will be a multiple choice test with three very short answer questions.  All questions weigh the same amount.  

Review vocabulary, the chapter wrap-ups, and your review book.  This test will be taken with no additional aids.  If you are a remote student, I will email you the test on your Canvas email.  You will send me the answers back on school email.

Nov. 3 - Nov. 8.  This will be due by everyone by the end of Sunday, Nov. 8.  

In your review book read Ch. 1 on Ecology.  Answer all multiple choice questions from pages 1-8.  Do questions 1-55.  As you do the question, write down a number for each one, then the number for the answer.

Send me the answers all at once.  We will go over them in class.


October 26-30. This will be due for everyone by Sunday, Nov. 1.

Ch. 4 Ecosystems and Communities.pptx 

Please read the Ch. 4 ppt. or Ch. 4 in your text book.  Define terms for each of the five sections.  You can find the terms in your textbook.  They are in highlighted in yellow in the book.  Otherwise, you can use the words below.

Ch. 4.1  weather, climate, microclimate, green house effect

Ch. 4.2  tolerance, habitat, niche, resource, competitive exclusion principle,  predation, herbivory, keystone species, symbiosis, mutualism, parasitism,


Ch. 4.3 ecological succession, primary succession, pioneer species, secondary succession

Ch. 4.4  canopy, understory, deciduous, coniferous, humus, tiaga, permafrost

Ch. 4.5 photic zone, photic zone, benthos, plankton, wetland,estuary


October 19-23

Complete up to and including Data Table 2 in the Whooping Crane Lab.  To answer percent hatching success rate for Data Table 2 use the information on the top of the previous page.  The equation is written there for you.  Remember to write a title for data table 2.

We will complete the lab in class, when I see you in school or remotely.



October 13-16  Homework is due the day I see you in class.  Send me one email with all of the homework.

Ch. 3.1 - 3.4 pptx, the whole chapter 3  Use your text book to help you.

Ch. 3.1 Define terms:  Biosphere, species, population, community, ecology, ecosystem, biome, biotic factor, abiotic factor.

Ch. 3.2 Define terms:  Autotroph, primary producer, photosynthesis, chemosynthesis, heterotroph, consumer, carnivore, herbivore, scavenger, omnivore, decomposer, detritivore

Ch. 3.3 Define terms:  Food chain, phytoplankton, food web, zooplankton, trophic level, ecological pyramid, biomass

Ch. 3.4  Define terms:  biogeochemical cycle, nutrient, nitrogen fixation, denitrification, limiting nutrient



October 5-9,   Monday-Friday

Complete Observation Lab and turn in to me when I see you for class.  The other two labs should have been turned in by now.  They are the Nature of Life Lab and The pH/Surface Tension Lab.  Get them done and hand them in, if you haven't already turned them in to me.

The second piece to the homework is to read the Pollinator article.  Summarize the important points by bulleting them.  Bring the homework to class when I see you (or in Zoom), so we can discuss the article together.  Either type the bullet points on your computer or write by hand.


Sept. 28- Oct. 2

Mon.  Do questions 1-9, 10, 12, 13, 14 at the end of Ch. 2 in your text book.  Send your answers to me in an email.  Put a heading on your email with name, date, class, and number of each question before your answer.  Thank you.

Tues.  The homework this week is to prepare for the Ch. 1 and 2 test (20 questions) , open notes, open book, etc. The test will be given next week in class.  The other homework will be to complete the pH Lab and the Surface Tension of Water Lab to hand in when you see me in school.

Wed. "  Same as above for the rest of the week.

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Sept. 21-25

Mon. Read Ch. 2.2 in notes.  Define terms in your own words: hydrogen bond, cohesion, adhesion, mixture, solution, suspension, solute, solvent, suspension, pH scale, acid, base, buffer. Send me an email with your heading today.

Tues.  Read Ch. 2.3 in notes.  Define terms in your own words:  monomer, polymer, carbohydrate, monosaccharide, lipid, nucleic acid, nucleotide, protein, amino acid.  Send me an email with your heading  and your definitions today.

Fri.  Read Ch. 2.4 in notes.  Define terms in your own words:  chemical reaction, reactant, product, activation energy, catalyst, enzyme, substrate.


Sept. 14-18

Please put a heading on your emails to me with:  name, date, class period, color, name of assignment

Mon. Fritz_Chp1.pdf, Read Ch. 1.1 notes, define the following 10 terms in your own words:  inference, hypothesis, controlled experiment, independent variable, dependent variable, control group, experimental group, data, science, observation.  Using my school email, send me your terms and definitions today.  [email protected]

Tues.  Read Ch. 1.2 notes and define the following two terms in your own words:  theory, bias.  Send me your terms in an email today.

Wed.  Read Ch. 1.3 notes.  Define the following eight terms in your own words:  biology, DNA, stimulus, sexual reproduction, asexual reproduction, homeostasis, metabolism, biosphere.  Send me an email showing me your definitions today.






Thurs. In your text book do multiple choice questions and short answer 1-11 at the end of Ch. 1.  Send me your answers via my school email, [email protected]  Please write your name, date, class period, and number of each question before your answer.  Continue to do this for homework.  Thank you.

Fri.  Fritz_Chp 2.pdf  Read Ch. 2.1 in notes.  Define terms in your own words:  atom, nucleus, electron, element, isotope, compound, ionic bond, ion, covalent bond, molecule, van der Waals forces.  Send me an email with complete heading today.




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