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Dekalb County Schools

Ecology COVID-19

COVID-19 Weekly Ecology Checklist

Week 17 Checklist: 5/4-5/8

=         Did you Contribute to GMO’s Yay or Nay? VERGE Discussion ?

=         Did you Contribute to the Ecology End of Course Discussion in VERGE?

=         May 7 is the last day Dr. P is accepting late work this semester

 

 

Week 16 Checklist: 4/27-5/1

=         Did you attend the 10 am Monday Morning ZOOM with Dr. P

=         Did you  Complete the GIZMO: Genetic Engineering & email them Dr. P?

=         Did you complete the GIZMO Assessment: Genetic Engineering  After completing the GIZMO assignment?

=         Did you check Infinite Campus so that you can complete and submit any missing assignments?

 

 

Week 15 Checklist: 4/20-4/24

=         Did you attend the 10 am Monday Morning ZOOM with Dr. P

=         Did you  Complete the GMOsKWL  assignment & email them Dr. P?

=         Did you play Complete Genetically Modified Foods WS & email them Dr. P?

=         Did you check Infinite Campus so that you can complete and submit any missing assignments?

=         The 50th Anniversary of Earthday is April 22, 2020. See the Extra Credit Opportunities posted in the Verge Weekly Lesson Plan

 

 

Week 14 Checklist: 4/13-4/17

=         Did you attend the 10 am Monday Morning ZOOM with Dr. P

=         Did you Watch What Causes Air Pollution?Video?

=         Did you play Smog City and answer the questions in Smog City worksheet and email them to Dr. P?

=         Did you Take Air Pollution Quiz ,  or 2, or 3, and email Dr. P a copy of your score screen shot?

=         Did you create a thread and respond to 2 of your classmates in the VERGE Air Pollution Discussion?

 

 

Spring Break Make-Up Work (Due by 4/17/2020):

Log into Infinite Campus. You may go back and complete the following GIZMOs if you do not already have a grade for them. Complete the GIZMO worksheet and ATTACH the completed worksheet in an email to me (do not send me a google link or shared file, I cannot open those) along with a screenshot of your GIZMO Assessment score and I will change your missing grade/add a new grade.

=         GIZMO: Natural vs Artificial Selection

=         Natural Selection GIZMO

=         GIZMO: Building DNA

=         GIZMO: Household Energy Use

=         GIZMO: DNA Analysis

=        GIZMO: Spread of a Disease

=         GIZMO: Greenhouse Effect (I know this was 1st semester, but you can resubmit/resend it if you have it and I reset the assessment for you, so you can take the test again)

=         GIZMO: Water Pollution (I know this was 1st semester, but you can resubmit/resend it if you have it and I reset the assessment for you, so you can take the test again)

=         GIZMO: Genetic Engineering (not due till 5/1/20)

 

 

Week 13 Checklist: 3/30-4/3

=         Did you Watch The Story of Stuff Video?

=         Did you answer the questions in The Story of Stuff WS and email them to Dr. P?

=         Did you Take  The Story of Stuff Quizlet and email Dr. P a copy of your screen shot?

 

Week 12 Checklist: 3/23-3/27

=         Did you log into ExploreLearning, complete the GIZMO: Household Energy Use and email them to Dr. P?

=         Did you log into ExploreLearning and complete the GIZMO: Household Energy Use? assessment?

 

Week 11 Checklist: 3/16-3/20

=         Did you follow the Lorax II Sequel Rubric?

=         Did you clear a LORAX II: The Sequel topic with Dr. P via email?

=         Did you email Dr. P a copy of your Sequel in Book OR Video form with the following:

o   At least four of the original characters mentioned in the original Lorax, must be mentioned, clearly identified and have speaking parts in your sequel.

o   At least four new characters with speaking parts for The Lorax II. Their names should be clearly apparent and their role in the story easily understood.

o   Highlight the environmental issue that you have chosen, reminding viewers of how it manifested its self in the original Lorax.

o   Start the Lorax II with the Onceler giving directions to the little boy. Include in your story what the Lorax meant by the words "unless" and by the directions he gave to the little boy.

o   Pose a possible solution to the problem that you have chosen in the above statement. Show how the problem can be solved in the Lorax’s world, with clear parallels as to how it can be solved in our world, and how each of us in this class can be a part of the solution, and by not acting, is part of the problem.

o   End your production with a statement that starts with "Unless". Your unless statement should determine your individual accountability for the environmental issue discussed and the responsibility of the human race in this issue.

=          Did you email Dr. P a copy of your performed Lorax II song?

Lesson Plans

Dr. P will have “Office Hours” online in your VERGE Ecology course weekdays from 9am-2pm EST. Use the Chat button in the upper right hand corner of your verge class  to chat with her live.
 
 
 

Section C:  Instructional Framework

Week 17 Priority Standards

GMOsà  SEC5e. Research the ecological impact of agriculture (historical and modern) in the environment and its implications for feeding the world’s population.

Week 17: 5/4-5/8

Day 1:

Optional Activities

Tuesday Day 2:

Science Lesson

Day 3:

Optional Activities

Thursday: Day 4

Science Lesson

Day 5 :

Optional Activities

Opening/Activating Strategy (ENGAGE):

=   How do GMOs affect you directly?

=   How do GMOs affect you indirectly?

 

Should humans continue to produce GMOs, why or why not?

=   What have you learned about Ecology this semester?

=   What have you learned about yourself this semester?

=   What have you learned about the World this semester?

=   Have you completed and submitted all of your semester assignments?

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Work Period

(EXPLORE/ EXPLAIN):

=    GMOs in Your Food: What You Don't Know | Consumer Reports

=     Contribute to GMO’s Yay or Nay? VERGE Discussion

=   Contribute to the Ecology End of Course Discussion in VERGE

=   Check Infinite Campus and make sure that you have received grades of all of your assignments.

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Lesson Elaboratio/Extension:

 

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Closing (EVALUATE):

 

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=   LAST DAY TO SUBMIT MISSING ASSIGNMENT

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Week 17 Checklist: 5/4-5/8

=         Did you Contribute to GMO’s Yay or Nay? VERGE Discussion ?

=         Did you Contribute to the Ecology End of Course Discussion in VERGE?

=         May 7 is the last day Dr. P is accepting late work this semester

Section C:  Instructional Framework

Week 16 Priority Standards

GMOsà  SEC5e. Research the ecological impact of agriculture (historical and modern) in the environment and its implications for feeding the world’s population.

Week 16: 4/27-5/1

Day 1:

Optional Activities

Tuesday Day 2:

Science Lesson

Day 3:

Optional Activities

Thursday: Day 4

Science Lesson

Day 5 :

Optional Activities

Opening/Activating Strategy (ENGAGE):

=   What do GMOs have to do with selective breeding?

What is genetic engineering?

Why do scientists genetically modify crops?

=   What are some things that can damage a farmer’s crops

=   What are some things that a farmer can do to protect their crops?

=   SO what don’t I yet know about GMOs?

Work Period

(EXPLORE/ EXPLAIN):

=    GMOs | Genetics | Biology | FuseSchool

=     Log into www.explorelearning.com

=     Work on  GIZMO: Genetic Engineering

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=   Complete GIZMO: Genetic Engineering Worksheet and email to Dr. P

=   Neil deGrasse Tyson gets to the bottom of GMOs

Lesson Elaboratio/Extension:

 

=   10 am Monday Morning ZOOM with Dr. P

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Closing (EVALUATE):

 

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=   Take 5 question GIZMO Assessment: Genetic Engineering after submitting worksheet

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Week 16 Checklist: 4/27-5/1

=         Did you attend the 10 am Monday Morning ZOOM with Dr. P

=         Did you  Complete the GIZMO: Genetic Engineering & email them Dr. P?

=         Did you complete the GIZMO Assessment: Genetic Engineering  After completing the GIZMO assignment?

=         Did you check Infinite Campus so that you can complete and submit any missing assignments?


 

 

 

Week 15 Checklist: 4/20-4/24

=         Did you attend the Monday Morning ZOOM with Dr. P?

=         Did you  Complete the GMOsKWL  assignment & email them Dr. P?

=         Did you play Complete Genetically Modified Foods WS & email them Dr. P?

=         Did you check Infinite Campus so that you can complete and submit any missing assignments?

 

Section C:  Instructional Framework

Week 15 Priority Standards

GMOsà  SEC5e. Research the ecological impact of agriculture (historical and modern) in the environment and its implications for feeding the world’s population.

Week 15: 4/20-4/24

Day 1:

Optional Activities

Tuesday Day 2:

Science Lesson

Day 3:

Optional Activities

Thursday: Day 4

Science Lesson

Day 5 :

Optional Activities

Opening/Activating Strategy (ENGAGE):

=   What are GMOs?

=   How are GMOs created?

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=   What Is a Genetically Modified Food?

=   What are pros and cons of GMOs?

=   Today is the 50th Anniversary of Earthday. What has changed since 1970?

=   Why are GMOs such a controversial issue?

=   What do YOU think about GMOs?

Work Period

(EXPLORE/ EXPLAIN):

10 am ZOOM with Dr. P

=    Complete the GMOsKWL assignment & email to Dr. P

=   Visit Virtual Earth Day Celebration at 4-5pm EST

=   Participate in “Environmental Benefits of Sheltering in Place”

=   Write down 5 things you learned from participating and email them to Dr. P for extra credit

=   Watch The Eyes of Nye - Genetically Modified Foods

=   Complete Genetically Modified Foods WS & email to Dr. P

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Lesson Elaboratio/Extension:

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Closing (EVALUATE):

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=  Earthday goes Digital

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Section C:  Instructional Framework

Week 14 Priority Standards

Resource Useà SEC5b. Compare and contrast the ecological impact of sustainable and non-sustainable use of resources, including soil, timber, fish and wild game, mineral resources, and nonrenewable energy.

Pollutionà SEC5a. Describe the sources, environmental impacts, and mitigation measures for major primary and secondary pollutants.

Week 14: 4/13-4/17

Day 1:

Optional Activities

Tuesday Day 2:

Science Lesson

Day 3:

Optional Activities

Thursday: Day 4

Science Lesson

Day 5 :

Optional Activities

Opening/Activating Strategy (ENGAGE):

=  Watch TedEd:The Science of Smog

=     What causes Air Pollution?

=     How does air pollution impact your body?

=   What is Acid Rain?

=   What are the similarities and differences between Smog and Acid Rain?

=   What is smog?

=   What Causes Air Pollution?

=   How Coronavirus Quarantines Lead To A Drop In Air Pollution

=   Whatever happened to Acid Rain?

Work Period

(EXPLORE/ EXPLAIN):

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=     Complete VERGE Discussion