Main goal:

Modules 6-8

Class Agenda:

  1. Diagram and discuss biogeochemical cycles.
    • Hydrologic
    • Carbon
    • Nitrogen
    • Phosphorus
    • Sulfur
  2. Begin chapter 3 objectives and study guide.

Homework:

  1. Begin reading modules 6-8 and completing associated objectives.

Main goal:

Modules 6-8

Class Agenda:

  1. Ecosystem Ecology Notes (Slides)
  2. Complete "Ecosystem Ecology Field Investigation"
  3. Continue chapter 3 objectives and study guide.

Homework:

  1. No homework weekend, but finish chapter 3 material if you want to get ahead. Enjoy spring break!

Main goal:

Modules 12-13

Class Agenda:

  1. Review ecosystem ecology (slides)
  2. Terrestrial and aquatic biomes research and discussion (slides)
  3. Complete terrestrial and aquatic biomes summary chart (document)
  4. Begin Chapter 4c Objectives

Homework:

  1. Study for ecosystem ecology quiz next class (modules 6-8)
  2. Complete Chapter 4c Objectives

Assignments Due

Material Covered

  • Everything in modules 6-8 is fair game
  • Know the five biogeochemical cycles well
  • The study guide is a great resource to get an idea of what will be on the quiz

Practice Module Quiz and Chapter Test Answers

  • Module 6 - 1a, 2d, 3a, 4c, 5b, 6e
  • Module 7 - 1d, 2b, 3c, 4a, 5e, 6d, 7c
  • Module 8 - 1b, 2c, 3d, 4e, 5c
  • Chapter 3 - 1d, 2d, 3b, 4c, 5d, 6a, 7e, 8a, 9b, 10e, 11e, 12b, 13c, 14a, 15a, 16b, 17e, 18b

Assessment Format

  • 25 Multiple Choice
  • 1 FRQ (2 parts)

Main goal:

Modules 6-8

Class Agenda:

  1. Review biomes
  2. Ecosystem Ecology Quiz (Mods. 6-8)
  3. Begin "Evolution of Biodiversity" assignments

Homework:

  1. Read modules 14-15 and complete associated objectives
  2. Continue chapter 5 Study Guide

Main goal:

Modules 14-17

Class Agenda:

  1. Review evolution (slides)
  2. Watch "Sixth Mass Extinction"
  3. Write a 2-3 paragraph reaction statement to the "Sixth Mass Extinction" video.
  4. Class discussion on decline of biodiversity
  5. Continue "Evolution of Biodiversity" assignments

Homework:

  1. Read modules 16-17 and complete associated objectives
  2. Complete chapter 5 Study Guide

Main goal:

Modules 59-61

Class Agenda:

  1. Overview of conservation of biodiversity (slides)
  2. Conservation of Biodiversity unit project (guidelines)

Homework:

  1. Read module 59 and review associated objectives

Main goal:

Modules 59-61, 18-19

Class Agenda:

  1. Conservation of Biodiversity presentations (guidelines)
  2. Begin population and community ecology (ch. 6)

Homework:

  1. Read modules 60-61 and review associated objectives

Main goal:

Modules 18-21

Class Agenda:

  1. Discuss population distribution and growth models (slides) (video)
  2. Traits of K-selected and R-selected species activity
      1. Organize each card into its appropriate category of K-selected or r-selected
      2. Discuss why you organized the cards the way that you did and be ready to justify your placements.
    • Continue chapter 6 study guide

    Homework:

    1. Read modules 18-19 and complete associated sections of Chapter 6 study guide
    2. Review for exam on biomes, evolution and conservation next class (see review resources below)

    Assignments Due

    Practice Module Quiz and Chapter Test Answers

    • Module 12 - 1c, 2d, 3a, 4c, 5e
    • Module 13 - 1d, 2b, 3e, 4c, 5e
    • Chapter 4 - 8d, 9c, 10e, 11a, 12b, 13d
    • Module 14 - 1c, 2d, 3c, 4b
    • Module 15 - 1b, 2d, 3c, 4d, 5b, 6c, 7a
    • Module 16 - 1d, 2a, 3b, 4c
    • Module 17 - 1e, 2c, 3d, 4c, 5e
    • Chapter 5 - 1a, 2d, 3b, 4a, 5c, 6a, 7d, 8e, 9e, 10b, 11c, 12e
    • Module 59 - 1d, 2a, 3a, 4d, 5e
    • Module 60 - 1a, 2c, 3b, 4b, 5d
    • Module 61 - 1c, 2b, 3b, 4e, 5a
    • Chapter 18 - 1e, 2b, 3e, 4d, 5a, 6c, 7b, 8e, 9d, 10a, 11b

    Main goal:

    Modules 22-23

    Class Agenda:

    1. Human population notes (slides)
    2. Complete chapter 7 objectives
    3. Exponential growth and the rule of 70 (Key)

    Homework:

    1. Finish select chapter 7 objectives
    2. Review for Final Exam (see AP Exam Review page)

    Contact: Jeff.Batey@D214.org