Ms. Houghton's Grade 11U Bio Page

Welcome to the section devoted to all things grade 11 university biology. Here I will post most class notes and assignments not found in your course packs. Please also check frequently as I will also post due dates and other class information.

Parents, please feel free to check my website for updates regarding your child's science course. If you would like me to communicate with you via email please let me know. 

Click here to contact me by board email (heather.houghton@yrdsb.edu.on.ca)

 If you would like to contact me at the school I can be reached at x 525

This page will be updated as often as possible.

Students should check this website daily for updates. Please use the homework blog on the front page for daily homework posting. 

Letter to Parents

Course Outline

Course Expectations

*******NEWS*********

Welcome back!

Textbooks have been assigned. If you did not resolve textbook issues from last semester, you will not be assigned a text to take home until the issue is resolved.

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(note T=text, CE = current event)

This schedule is tentative only, some dates may need to be changed to accommodate school functions, events and shared equipment between classes. 

February 2016

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
 

 

 

1 PA DAY

 

2 Course Intro

HW: parent form

3 Grade 10 Review

HW: start current event assignment

4 Intro to Diversity

HW: Read text pp. 26-27, p. 16 #10

5 Dichotomous Keys

HW:

  1. Read pp. 26-30
  2. Work on your Dichotomous Key

3. Complete practice              PLANTS,WORMS dichotomous keys

6
7 8 Cell Organelles

HW:  dichotomous key, study for quiz

9 Cell Membrane

HW: complete question sheet

10 Passive Transport

HW: finish question sheet, dichotomous key

11 Dichotomous Key Due

Active Transport

HW: review for quiz

12 Understanding Viruses

HW: review for quiz

13
14 15 Family Day 16 Intro to Viruses

HW: review notes

17 Viruses

HW: review notes

18 Quiz

Viruses

HW: HW: p. 63 q 7-12, prokaryote diagram

 

19

Finish Vaccines

Introduction to Bacteria

 

20
21 22

Intro to Bacteria

HW: read p. 60-63, p. 63 q 7-12, presentation assignment

23

 Bacteria

HW: Antibiotic Resistance Article, review for quiz

24

Food poisoning

HW: Read pp 59-63

DO Q 7-12 pg 62, finish article questions

 

25 Quiz: Viruses

Archae Bacteria

26 Protista Lab 27
28 29          

March 2016

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
    1 2 3 4 Library Period 5
6 7 Animalia 8 Review 9 Unit Test 10 Intro to Genetics 11 Gattaca 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 Asexual Reproduction 22 Mitosis 23 Meiosis 24 Meiosis 25 Good Friday 26
27 28 Easter 29 Activity 30 Early Ideas About Inheritance 31 OSSLT

Reebop

   
             

April 2016

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
          1

Intro to Genetic Terms and Mendel

Monohybrid Crosses

2
3 4 Dihybrid Crosses 5 Incomplete Dominance 6 Codominance and Multiple Alleles 7 Quiz

Sex-Linked

8 Pedigrees 9
10 11 Pedigrees 12 Genetic Disorders 13 Prenatal Testing 14 Review 15 Intro to Evolution 16
17 18 Genetics Unit Test 19 Darwin 20 Natural Selection 21 Mechanisms of Microevolution 22 Macroevolution and Speciation 23
24 25 Population Genetics 26 Wrap up Evolution 27 Review 28 Evolution Quest (tentative) 29 Private Life of Plants 30

 May 2016

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
             
1 2 Intro to Plants 3 Plant Types and Lifecycles 4 Private Life of Plants Part 2 5 Wellness Day 6 PA DAY 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 Victoria Day 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 31        
             

 

June 2016

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
      1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 PA Day 30 PA Day