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    Thursday
    12/06/2014
    understand how adaptations in organisms change as a result of the environment they live in.
    understand the structure and function of components that make up an ecosystems.
    1. Go over exam (201 minutes)
    Start writing out your glossary
    Unit 2 Glossary
    Text Book Reading
    Read Chapter 13.1 to 13.3
    Answer Questions 1-7 pp243-251. Complete by Friday.
    Monday
    16/06/2014
    TEST
    AT-Termites, Guts and Teeth
    Homework
    1. Complete summary notes for Innate and Learned Behaviour. Click here for resources.
    Also read Ch 17.1 and 17.2 pp 319-325 for extra notes.
    Wednesday
    18/06/2014
    I am learning to:
    understand behavioural adaptations in animals and classify them in terms of:
    innate or learned
    function
    give examples of these behaviours
    understand how they allow the animal to survive in the wild
    1. Define adaptations - structural, physiological and behavioural
    2. Behavioural adaptations
    Innate and Learned
    Functional
    Homework - Complete notes on Functional behaviour with PowerPoint
    Also Read text Chapter 17.3 and 17.4 pp 326-335 for extra notes.
    Friday
    20/06/2014
    Skills in information research
    Research Skills.
    Using school library catalogues
    Reliable sources on information
    Search Techniques.
    {AC_AnimalBehaviour_Task1_2014 Final.docx}
    {DataGrid.doc}
    {Instructions _Animal behaviourAT1_2014_Final.docx}
    Functional animal behaviours
    Identify an animal and do some preliminary research on the animal.
    Complete tasks up to date.
    Biozone
    Animal Communication- p287
    Biological Rhythms pp293
    Migration Patterns p294
    Tuesday
    24/06/2014
    1. Finalise questions about AT
    2. Start looking at structural adaptations in plants.
    Biozone
    Page 303-304 Plant adaptation to Fire
    Wednesday
    25/06/2014
    Class research lesson. Assessment to be completed.
    Thursday
    26/06/2014
    Prac on Structural adaptations in plants. Click on this page to fing powerpoint and other information about Hydrophytes, mesophytes, xerophytes and halophytes.
    Chapter 13.3
    Biozone pp 300, 301, 302
    Holiday Work
    Complete this Classification worksheet. Read chapter 12 and do worksheet below. {CLASSIFICATION 2014 HOLIDAY WORK.docx}
    Extra work Answer Questions on Chapter 12
    Make sure you are up to date. Complete all reading and questions in Chapter 13 and Chapter 17 of text book.
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    ...........................TERM 3......................................
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    Monday
    14/07/2014
    1. Review Classification
    2. Complete PPT on classification.
    3. Discuss keys. Complete all biozone on the classification page.
    The Classification homework should be loaded to Edmodo to be checked for completeness today. We will correct in class today.
    Wednesday
    16/07/2014
    Structural adaptations in animals and plants
    1. Watch the film Life of Mammals: Plant Predators. Answer the worksheet provided.
    2. Use the second worksheet to summarise any structural adaptations of plants (then repeat on other side with plants) this film or in any places e.g. textbook, biozone or pracs we have looked at.
    3. Can you add any examples of Behavioural adaptations in animals as well?
    We have not done physiological adaptations but if you come across any you may want to do this. Examples of physiological are body temperature regulation, water balance...
    4.Make sure you have completed all work from wiki on plant adaptations including Chapter 3 and the relevant Biozones
    Text Reading
    Should ensure all of Chapter 13 questions and answers have been completed.
    Biozone
    Pages 262- 263 Animal Adaptations
    Page 264 Adaptations of AcquaticInsects
    Page 265-266 Adaptations for Diving
    Biozone
    Hydrophytes - p301 Adaptations of Hydrophytes.
    Mesophytes - p299
    Xerophytes - p300 Adaptations of Xerophytes.
    Adaptation of Halophytes - p 302 exa
    Mangrove adaptations 306
    Page 303-304 Plant adaptation to Fire
    Friday
    18/07/2014
    Adaptations in Camels**
    1. Make sure you are up to date with yesterdays work.
    2. Complete the work on Camel Adaptations.
    watch video and answer questions. In 4 parts on you tube. You can go back to it later if you need to.
    Tuesday
    22/07/2014
    1. Complete watching video and answering questions.
    2. Check answers (Copies were given to teacher or click in
    Camel Adaptations to find.
    3. Read the handout provided (and also on camel adatations ) and underline important Structural and Behavioural adaptations in different colours. You could label physiological adaptations if you can pick them out as well.
    4. Make sure you have completed work so far or go on with next class' work.
    Wednesday
    23/07/2014
    When we look at physiological adaptations in animals we need to understand that these are controlled by 2 systems.
    1. Nervous System
    2. Hormonal System
    In class today you will learn about Nervous System. This link has all information required but hard copy of worksheet will guide you through task. You are putting notes together. Please identify any questions you have on Edmodo so I can answer them on my return.
    Have a look at the wiki page on the
    Nervous System and look at any video and the PowerPoint to help you put notes together.
    Text Book reading
    Chapter 15.3 nervous Sytem. Answer questions 8-15.
    Biozone
    Neurone Structure and Function page 278
    Reflexes page 281
    Extra work (if up to date and want to learn more complete the following)
    Hearing page 282
    The Structure of the Eye page 283
    Taste and Smell page 284
    Sensory Systems page 285-286
    Thursday
    24/07/2014
    See if I can find a film on Nervous Sytem and Complete all work.
    Revision Work sheet on Nervous System
    Monday
    28/07/2014
    To describe behavioural, structural and phtsiological adaptations found in living organisms and explain their function in relation to survival in the environment.
    Review what you know, don't know and any questions you have on camel work
    Camel case study - physiological, structural and behavioural adaptations.
    Complete outlining physiological, structural and behavioural adaptations on camel handout
    Define physiological, structural and behavioural adaptations.
    Wednesday
    31/07/2014
    Understand that animals respond to changes in their external and internal environment
    Understand how animals maintain equilibrium and respond to changes in environmental conditions(homeostasis)
    Give examples of some factors that are under homeostatic control.
    1. Compare your definitions for physiological, structural and behavioural adaptations in groups of 3. Write down on paper your answers. Read out.
    2. Physiological Adaptations in animals
    Water balance
    Read page 273-274
    Jot down adaptations related to water balance
    .
    Thermoregulation.
    Read page 276
    Discuss some adaptations with regards to thermoregulation
    3. Regulatory mechanisms in animals
    Homeostasis and Negative Feedback
    Biozone
    Managing Fluid Balance on Land, Pages 273-274
    Water Balances in deseart animals P276
    Water budget in humans277
    .
    Ectotherms and endotherms p267-268
    Control of Body temperature pp269-270
    Extra Biozone
    Hypothermia p271
    Text Book
    Chapter 15.1 Answer Questions 1 and 2
    Friday
    2/08/2014
    Negative feedback continued. Same PoerPoint as above
    Biozone Osmoregulation in water p275
    Tuesday
    5/08/2014
    Hormonal System (endocrine glands)
    1. Complete note taking sheet using PPT on own
    2. Go through the answers using ppt
    3. Answer text book questions
    4. Question sheet (exm type questions)
    Text book
    Chapter 15.2 Hormonal Pathways
    Q3-6
    Biozone
    Response and Regulation pp279-280
    Wednesday
    6/08/2014
    Plant Hormone
    1. Complete Plant resposes on p 258 Biozone
    2. PowerPoint on Plant hormones
    Text book
    Chapter 14.1
    Answer Q 1-4
    Biozone
    Plant Responses p 258
    Thursday
    7/08/2014
    The 3 main types of neurons and their structure.
    The process of a reflex arc and examples.
    The nature of action potentials and the role of neurotransmitters in that process.
    Nervous System
    Mr Yassin's PowerPoint
    {LP-1-Biology11-[07-08-14].pptx}
    Text book
    Chapter 15.3 Nervous Systems
    Q7-15
    Biozone
    Neurone structure and function p 278
    Reflexes p281
    Monday
    11/08/2014
    1
    1. Review NS
    2. Complete Plant and hormones
    Plant Hormone
    Complete homweork above if not done and
    BiozoneResponse and Regulation pp279-280
    Text book
    Chapter 14.1 Environmental cues
    Q1,2 3(already done in class) and 4
    Wednesday
    13/08/2014
    2. Complete Plant and hormones
    Show video on auxin from Plant Hormone
    3. Start work onpractical research assignment. Complete an introduction. What you know and research about plant hormones and what makes you investigate a certain area.
    Text book
    Chapter 14.2 Responding to the environment
    Q5-10
    Friday
    15/08/2014
    Work on plant prac. Complete introduction and submit draft.
    Homework - Plant tropism questions.
    Tuesday
    19/08/2014
    YEAR 11 REFLECTION DAY
    Wednesday
    20/08/2014
    Plant Hormone Assignment
    Thursday
    21/08/2014
    PL DAY
    STUDENT FREE DAY
    Monday
    25/08/2014
    Plant Hormone Assignment
    Wednesday
    27/08/2014
    1. Introduce excursion
    2. Ecosystems - definitions and different types of ecosystems
    video
    data grid and background info
    3. The Organ Pipes as an ecosystem - Background information
    Answers to Plant Hormone Test Questions
    {PlantTropismTest Quest Answers.pdf}
    Read over PowerPoint and add to notes
    {1_Dynamic Ecosystems.pptx}
    Fill out template on abiotic factors
    {Ws Environmental factors.doc}
    Friday
    28/08/2014
    1. Video on Organ Pipes
    2. Instructions on Prac
    3. Measuring Abiotic and Biotic factors. Click here to find all resources to support you in completing this Assessment task
    Click here link to find resources for abiotic factors
    Click here to find resources needed for biotic factors
    4. When you have time take a look at Tropism Prac. Water Plants....
    Tuesday
    2/09/2014
    EXCURSION meet at Melbourne Uni @ 8.30
    Wednesday
    3/09/2014
    In your group you need to analyse Results. This will include identifying organisms and working out turbidity and pH. You also need to start writing Aim, Material and Method which can be done as a group. Please fill in {Project management Sheet.docx} so I know who has completed what activity.
    Use the Template found at OrganPipesEcosystem to record biological data. Change file name to your GroupNo and add to drop box when complted. . We can use the files to collate class data.
    Thursday
    4/9/2014
    Work on Ecosystem data collection and organisation. See above.
    Ensure a copy of biological data in google Docs or email to Ms Lupone and Mr Yassin. This will be collated and returned so food webs can be constructed.
    Textbook
    Homework & pre-reading:
    Need to complete if haven’t already the A3 sheet of paper.
    Introduction and planning sheet should be complete for plant investigation.
    Read Chapter 20 Heinemann textbook) & answer KEY Questions 1-14 throughout the chapter)
    Monday
    8/9/2014
    1. Complete and put away tropism work. make sure you all have a copy of the template to write up prac report on wed in class.
    2. Food chains and food webs. Pooling your biotic data and creating food web model
    3. Tabulating biotic data
    1. Make sure you are organised with the prac report on wednesday. Introduction, Aim, Mand M should be done. Results should be completed as well. Need to work on discussion in class and will be submitted.
    2. Complete reading and answer all questions in Chapter 20.
    Wednesday
    10/9/2014
    AT - Plant Tropism Write up in class.
    Click here to find rubric and support
    Email copy to Ms Lupone and Mr Yassin
    Mobile Labs are booked.
    Individual Prac Reportsto be submitted today at beginning of class.
    Friday
    12/9/2014
    Complete work on Food Chains, Webs and feeding relationships
    Mobile Labs are booked.
    Biozone
    Constructing a food web page 317-318
    Cave Food Webs page 321
    Tuesday
    16/09/2014
    1. Energy Levels and Food Pyramids.
    2. Work on asssignment.
    (Should complete Intro, Aim, Material and Method)
    Mobile Labs are booked.
    Textbook
    Ch 21.1 and 21.2
    Biozone
    Primary Productivity page 324 (only)
    Ecological Pyramids Pages 326-327
    Extra Work
    Energy Flow in an Ecosystem page 322
    Wednesday
    17/09/2014
    1. Discussion of report
    2. Conclusion, Abstract and Bibliography.
    Mobile Labs are booked.
    Thursday
    18/9/2014
    1. Biomagnification
    2. Proofreading and submission
    Ecosystem Prac report Due Friday 9.00
    Mobile Labs are booked.
    Holiday Homework
    1. Make sure all relevant chapter readings and Biozone work is completed. See above for all references to these two resources.
    2. Start revising by updating glossaries, constructing mindmaps and preparing study notes. Use revision Handout to help. Copy of revision sheet I distributed earlier this year can be found at
    http://vce-unit1and2biology.wikispaces.com/Semester+2
    3. Complete last years exam. I have included suggested answers but important you try exam first before looking at answers. If you do not know an answer use a book or search internet to help you find the answer do not just give up. Copies of test and answer also found at
    http://vce-unit1and2biology.wikispaces.com/Semester+2
    TERM 4
    Monday
    06/10/2014
    1. Review Trophic Levels, Food chains, Food webs and Food Pyramids
    2.Human Factors that effect ecosystems
    3. Biomagnification.
    BiozoneBiomagnification and Chemicals in the Environment p 316
    Wednesday
    08/10/2014
    Biomagnification
    Susan Shaw video
    PowerPoint on defining it
    BiozoneBiomagnification and Chemicals in the Environment p 316
    Click here to find relevant page
    Biological Control
    Biological Control
    Chapter 22.3 Q 8-10
    Example
    https://drive.google.com/?authuser=0#folders/0B_2ZzAeuQnYqRFZaNzZGYW8xMDQ
    Friday
    10/10/2014
    Biological Control
    Other Factors that affect ecosystems
    review ecological niche
    Species Interactions - symbiosis, Competition, Predator-Prey Interactions
    Textbook
    Ch 22.3
    Biozone
    Habitat p 237
    Ecological Niche p 238
    Ecological Niches p 241
    Species Interactions p328
    Interspecific Competition p330
    Intraspecific Competition p 334
    Carrying Capacity p 352
    Predator Prey Interactions p 335
    Predator prey Strategies p334
    Tuesday
    14/10/2014
    Year 11 Seminar Day
    Wednesday
    15/10/2014
    Finish off Other factors that affect ecosystems
    Limiting Factors and ecosystems
    ecosystems in the dark
    biosphere
    Activity - Teaching about a cycle. Organise groups. To be done in class toorrow and ready to teach on wednesday next week.
    Click here to find PowerPoint
    Use grid to fill in
    Use a midmapping tool to start summarising and putting together the main concepts to do with factors that affect ecosystems. Use a mindmap tool of your choice.
    Complete all Biozones so up to date.
    Biozone
    Nutrient Cycles p 307
    Thursday
    16/10/2014
    Activity - Form 5 groups to teach about about Cycles- Nutrient, Water, Carbon, Nitrogen and Phosporus. Need to create 10 minutes lesson where students will fill a grid with important details.
    ain elements or compounds involved in the cycle.
    The form they are involved in and what part of the biosphere is involved.
    Organisms involved and how the nutrients enter the food web.
    Diagram of cycle or/and a list of the main features of the cycle within an ecosystem(choose one for example)
    Homework Complete following.
    Textbook
    Chapter 21.4 nad 21.5 Questions 9-16
    Biozone
    Nutrient Cycles p 307
    The Hydrologic Cycle p 308
    The Carbon Cycle p 309-310
    The Nitrogen Cycle p 312-313
    Monday
    20/10/2014
    Students to teach cycles to each other.
    Handout for taking notes
    {Grid summsry for cycles.docx}
    Student PowerPoints
    {Group1_Nutrient cycle.pptx}
    {Group 2_The Carbon Cycle.pptx}
    {Group3_The Nirtogen Cycle.pptx}
    {gROUP 4_P.pptx}
    {Group5_WATER CYCLE PRESENTATION.pptx}
    Biozone
    Plant Mineral Nutrition p 94
    Insectiverous plants p95
    Homework
    1. Complete mindmap
    2. Make sure up to date and all Biozone from todat and last lesson are completed.
    Wednesday
    22/10/2014
    Be able to use a taxonomic key to identify organisms.
    Understand reproductive behavior and some reproductive adaptive strategies used by animals and plants in their development and life cycles
    Understand the importance of adaptations to the survival of an organism. Revise over the three basic categories of adaptations (structural, functional, behavioural).
    Revision on Adaptations of Angiosperms
    Click here for powerPoint
    environmental adaptations
    Light as a limiting factor in flowering plants.
    Parts of flowering plant
    Reproduction and seed dispersal in flowering plants.
    {Reproduction.ppt}
    Friday
    24/10/2014
    Understand reproductive behavior and some reproductive adaptive strategies used by animals and plants in their development and life cycles
    Asexual and Sexual Reproduction.
    1. Asexual Reproduction and Mitosis
    Video
    PowerPoints
    {2_Mitosis_revise.pptx}
    {Reproduction.ppt}
    2. Sexual reproduction and Meiosis
    Video
    See video on development (link on PPT)
    Biozone
    Alteration of generations pp175-176
    Reproduction in Seed plants pp177--178
    Insect Pollination pp 179--180
    Asexual reproduction p188
    Animal Sexual reproduction p189-190
    Insect Life cycles p193
    Mitosis pp 71
    Mitosis and the Cell Cycle p 72
    Cellular differentiation p73
    Tuesday
    28/10/2014
    1. Revise related words
    {Compare and Contrast the following words.docx}
    Population Dynamics
    {population+basics.pdf}
    Human populations
    Health and Human population
    Biozone
    Features of Population - Page 339
    Density and Distribution - Page 342
    Population Regulation - page 344
    Growth Curves - Page 352
    Wednesday
    29/10/2014
    Revision - Classification
    PowerPoint - {Classification2013.pdf}
    Handout - {ClassificationSytems_notes.docx}
    Biozone - Classification Keys pp 227-229
    Revision - Adaptations
    Handout and Film
    Revision - Tropism
    Handout
    Revision - Homeostasis
    Handout
    Thursday
    30/10/2014
    Revision
    Work on past test
    Thursday
    07/11/2014
    Biology Exam
    7th November A212
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    VIDEO - Life of Mammals - Life In the Trees
    Animal Adaptations can be categorised into
    Structural
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    Biozone - Classification Keys pp 227-229
    Revision - Adaptations
    Handout and Film
    Revision - Tropism
    Handout
    Revision - Homeostasis
    Handout

    Thursday
    30/10/2014
    Homeostasis
    Negative Feedback
    Revision
    Work on past test

    Thursday
    07/11/2014
    Biology Exam
    7th November A212
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