Aug. 15 2011 (intro to biology)

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Aug. 15 2011 (intro to biology)

  1. 1. Biology I Mr. Nettles
  2. 2. Agenda- Monday, August 15, 2011 <ul><li>1. Review Classroom Expectations – 2 minutes </li></ul><ul><li>2. Review Grading Policy – 3 minutes </li></ul><ul><li>3. Name that Candy Bar– 10 minutes </li></ul><ul><li>4. Two Truths and One Lie– 10 minutes </li></ul><ul><li>5. What is Biology –5 minutes </li></ul><ul><li>6. Exploring Biology– 30 minutes </li></ul>
  3. 3. Today’s Objectives <ul><li>I will understand the classroom expectations. </li></ul><ul><li>I will understand the grading policy. </li></ul><ul><li>I will engage in social interaction with other classmates and the teacher through “get to know you” activities </li></ul><ul><li>I will learn the meaning of biology. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Classroom Expectations <ul><li>Be respectful to EVERYONE!! </li></ul><ul><li>Be ON TIME!! </li></ul><ul><li>NO CELL PHONES OUT DURING CLASS!! </li></ul><ul><li>Ask Questions and Participate!! </li></ul><ul><li>Learn and Have Fun!! </li></ul>
  5. 5. How Grading Works <ul><li>The Breakdown: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>10% = Warm-ups, Wrap-ups, Bell Ringers </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>30% = Quizzes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>60% = Practice </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>What’ Practice?? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Classwork, Homework, Group Activities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>100 = completes all assignments + great attitude </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>80 = completes most work + ok attitude </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>60 = completes some work + sometimes disrespectful </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Below 60 = does not work + terrible attitude </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Name That Candy Bar Name That Candy Bar 3 5 4 9 10 11 7 8 6 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 20 19 1 2
  7. 7. ALMOND JOY MOUNDS 100 GRAND BUTTERFINGER OH HENRY! TWIX KIT KAT ROLO SKOR WHATCHAMACALLIT CARAMELLO M&M’S BABY RUTH SNICKERS BAR NONE ALMOND BAR 3 MUSKETEERS MILKY WAY PAYDAY PEANUT ROLL Name That Candy Bar
  8. 8. TWO TRUTHS AND ONE LIE
  9. 9. Mr. NETTLES’S 2 TRUTHS AND 1 LIE <ul><li>Mr. Nettles was co-captain of his basketball team in high-school. </li></ul><ul><li>Mr. Nettles was raised by both of his parents. </li></ul><ul><li>Mr. Nettles went to med school for a week and then decided to become a teacher. </li></ul><ul><li>NOW GUESS? WHICH ONE IS A LIE? </li></ul>
  10. 10. Here are your instructions: <ul><li>Each person prepares three statements, two of which are true and one of which is a lie. </li></ul><ul><li>In any order, the person shares the three statements to the entire group. </li></ul><ul><li>The rest of the group votes on each statement, and the person reveals which one is the lie. </li></ul>
  11. 11. What is Biology ? <ul><li>Bio means life . </li></ul><ul><li>Ology means the study of any branch or knowledge of science </li></ul><ul><li>Bio + ology = the study of life </li></ul>
  12. 12. Biology is everywhere!
  13. 13. Exploring Biology in the “Real World” <ul><li>How does Biology influence your everyday life? </li></ul><ul><li>How is Biology related to a job you want to pursue? </li></ul><ul><li>How has Biology affected someone in your family? </li></ul>
  14. 14. Here are your instructions: <ul><li>Use the internet to answer to answer two of the three questions. </li></ul><ul><li>Write down at least three points for each question. </li></ul><ul><li>Present to class about what you learned. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Wrap-Up Activity <ul><li>Complete Mr. Nettles’s science survey. </li></ul><ul><li>Ask any final questions you may have. </li></ul>

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