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Honors BioMed 1 – WEEK 1

 

Wed. 8/21 [37 min period: 9:07-9:44]

1. General Introductions

2. Preview/Demo Mr. Lovelady’s Website
        
• save mobile site to smart phones

3. Some Course History [Year 23]

4. Course Highlights & Expectations

5. Course Overview Handout

 

HW:   1. ONLINE: COMPLETE BIOMED STUDENT QUESTIONNAIRE

 

Thu. 8/22

1. Continue Comments and Questions

2. Current Events

3. Assign and Review the Textbook (Campbell 9th edition)

 

HW:   1. TYPE AN OUTLINE ON A SECTION (OR SERIES OF SECTIONS)

 OF YOUR CHOICE

         - outline format: TRADITIONAL

• TO BE HANDED IN AND PRESENTED INFORMALLY ON FRIDAY

 

Fri. 8/23

1. Textbook Outline Orals

2. Typed Outlines Due

3. Current Events (if possible)

 

Honors BioMed 1 – WEEK 2

 

Mon. 8/26

1. Introduction to the Career Project

         project folder

         • research paper grading sheet

         • previous poems (read to the class)

         • exemplars available outside of class time

 

Tue. 8/27

1. Introduction to the Abstract Writing Assignment

         • due dates: 9/13, 9/27, 10/11, Tue 10/29, 11/8

         - AB#4 date altered due to Career paper + Exam due dates
         - each students reviews 1 exemplar (from the archives)

 

HW:   1. FIND AN ARTICLE FOR THE PRACTICE ABSTRACT

         • BRING THE ARTICLE TO CLASS ON BLOCK DAY FOR APPROVAL

 

Block Day

1. Practice Abstract Article Approval

2. Review Past Abstracts

 

HW:   1. PRACTICE ABSTRACT DUE NEXT TUESDAY

         2. REMINDER:
         CAREER PROJECT LIST OF RESEARCHED TOPICS DUE TUESDAY

 

Fri. 8/30

1. Work In-Class on the Practice Abstract

2. Continue to Review Past Exemplars

3. Current Events

HW:   REMINDER: PRACTICE ABSTRACT DUE TUESDAY


Honors BioMed 1 – WEEK 3

 

Mon. 9/2

• NO SCHOOL – LABOR DAY

Tue. 9/3

1. Practice Abstract Due

         • Peer review of the practice abstracts (random distribution)

         • Peer reviewers record their name and make comments about:

                  a. structure

                  b. content

                  c. use of abstract language

         • no grade given by the peer reviewer

         • each student has their abstract reviewed by only one peer

2. Current Events

HW:   1. READING (TO BE COMPLETED BY TUESDAY NEXT WEEK)

         • CH. 4 (Overview + Concepts 4.1 and 4.2) AND ALL OF CH. 5

 

Block Day

1. Begin: Macromolecules Lecture Notes

         • through carbohydrates, lipids, and begin proteins

 

Fri. 9/6

1. Continue: Macromolecules Lecture Notes

         • finish proteins


 

Honors BioMed 1 – WEEK 4

 

Mon. 9/9

1. Continue or Finish: Macromolecules Lecture Notes

 

Tue. 9/10

1. Finish Notes or Debrief Notes

2. Current Events

 

Wed. 9/11

1. Begin Macromolecule Building Activity

 

Block Day [Fri 9/13 – 75 min period due to Back-To-School Night]

1. Abstract #1 Due

2. Finish Macromolecule Building Activity

3. Post Molecule Building Worksheet

         • students work in class to complete the worksheet
         – O.K. to use the original packet

         - DUE THIS PERIOD


 

Honors BioMed 1 – WEEK 5

 

Mon. 9/16

1. Introduction to Prokaryotes

         • each lab group privately brainstorms differences (3 minutes)

         • each lab group reports out one difference

                  - purpose/role (if possible)

                  - no repeats

         video (5min)

                  - discuss and debrief

 

HW:   1. READ ALL OF CHAPTER 27

• PREPARE A TYPED OUTLINE-BASED READING LOG
         - DUE FRIDAY

 

ANNNOUNCEMENT: Early Start Time Next Monday (7:45am)

 

Tue. 9/17

         • Wed Block Day

 

* NO SCHOOL WED 9/18

 

Block Day

1. Begin Lecture Notes: Prokaryotes

 

Fri. 9/20

1. Finish Lecture Notes: Prokaryotes

2. Chapter 27 Reading Log Due

         • Debrief Ch. 27 Reading (questions?) [10 min.]

 

REMINDER: Early start mon for guest speaker. 7:45am


 

Honors BioMed 1 – WEEK 6

 

Mon. 9/23

1. Guest Speaker: Buzz Bonneau

         • starts at 7:45am

• Biomed Class of 1999 & Biomed Plaque Recipient*

* one of only 5 plaque recipients out of 579 ex-biomed

 

Tue. 9/24

1. Introduction to Biomed Microscopes
         (Binocular Oil Immersion (1000X) Brightfield Microscope)
         microscope diagram

         • review controls

         • practice looking at fixed slides
         [including oil immersion demo and practice]

 

HW:   PRE-READ THE “HEAT FIXING AND SIMPLE STAIN LAB

 

Block Day

1. Begin Heat Fixing And Simple Stain Lab

         heat-fixing diagram

 

Fri. 9/27 (end of R1 grading period)

1. Finish Heat Fixing and Simple Stain Lab