Bell Ringers 6 Weeks 2
October 6, 2010 1. Get your paper out of your folder from yesterday. 2. Get your pumpkin off the shelf. Make sure there is a big piece of black paper under your pumpkin. 3. Read the directions on page one of Day 2. In the section marked “1.Calculating Mass” what do you do for part A? 4. What do you do after the top of your pumpkin has been cut? • What is the formula you will use to change the mass of your “pumpkin guts” from pounds to kilograms? 6. You will have to put your pumpkin guts on a paper plate and then measure the mass of the guts. But this will give you the mass of the paper plate AND the pumpkin guts. What should you do to only get the mass of the guts? (Explain on your paper)
October 7, 2010 • 1. Get your paper out of your folder from yesterday. • 2. Turn to the Day 2 page. Read directions. Finish any part of Day 2 (sections 1 & 2 only). • 3. What did you notice about the mass of your pumpkin before and after you took the “guts” out? • 4. Did you show your work on calculating the mass of the pumpkin shell by difference? (section right after part D) • 5. If you are finished with part 2 of Day 2, begin on part 3. The slides have already been created for you. Go to one of the 3 microscopes in the room to complete your worksheet.
October 11, 2010 1. What body system is in charge of protecting you from disease? 2. What body system is in charge of sending nutrients and oxygen to all the cells in your body? 3. What body system is in charge of your responses to the environment? 4. What body system is in charge of breaking down food? 5. What body system is in charge of supporting your body and protecting vital organs?
October 13, 2010 1. Name one interesting fact that you have learned about the human body over the years that no one else may know.
October 14, 2010 No Bell Ringer Today Video today
October 15, 2010 1. Discuss how you are to write Cornell Notes AND why it is important to take notes in class.
October 18, 2010 1. Explain what is meant by “levels of organization”? 2. Get your Cornell notes out and get ready to take notes
October 19, 2010 • 1. Name as many body systems as you can if you can name 7 correctly, I will give you 5 extra points towards your bell ringers this 6 weeks.
October 25, 2010 1. What is the largest organ in your body? 2. How does this organ protect you from disease and unwanted organisms that may enter your body?
October 26, 2010 1. What are the three main layers of the skin? 2. Get a sheet of Cornell Notes paper off of the red cart at the front of the room and get out your skin diagram from yesterday.
October 27, 2010 1. How does your skin regulate body temperature? 2. Name 2 things that your skin protects your body from. 3. Get one of the textbooks off of the shelf and one of the sheets next to the textbooks (I’ve put a sign on the shelf for you). You are to read section 1 of chapter 15 and answer the questions as you read. If you do not finish by the end of class, it is homework.
October 28, 2010 Describe the roles that your skin plays in regulating temperature. 2. Why is a person who has been severely burned in danger of dying from loss of water? 3. Get your answer sheet out from yesterday and clear your desk of EVERYTHING.
October 29, 2010 There is a chart next to the SmartBoard. Go up to the chart and put an “X” in the most appropriate box. How many houses did you visit last night for trick or treat? (give an estimate) If you didn’t go out, how many visitors do you think stopped by your house to trick or treat? 3.
November 1, 2010 DO NOT TOUCH THE MICRO-SLIDE VIEWERS UNTIL YOU ARE TOLD TO DO SO!!!!! Clear your desk of everything but your pencil. • Get one of the worksheet packets off of the shelf at the back of the room. The arrow is pointing to the tray. Take it back to your seat. • Get one of the “skin” folders at your desk and put the slide through the right side of the viewer with the arrow pointing towards the viewer slot. • Begin your lab by reading what is in the folder and viewing the slides to answer the questions.
November 3, 2010 Name one interesting fact about the skins you saw in your Micro-slide lab on Monday. You will need to get one of the packets about skin problems off of the red cart at the front of the room and the questions that went along with it. Answer questions about the skin problems. Keep this paper in your folder until I tell you what to do with it.
November 4, 2010 READ EVERYTHING!!! Finish your questions about the skin conditions that you started yesterday. Put your question sheet in the box when you are finished (TURN IT IN!!) You must turn it in at the end of class!!!! You will need to get one of the charts on the shelf at the back of the room (next to the arrow) and the question sheet that goes along with it. At the end of class, keep the question sheet in your folder but, MAKE SURE TO PUT THE CHART BACK ON THE SHELF FOR THE NEXT CLASS TO USE!!
November 5, 2010 Explain how our immune system works.
November 9, 2010 Turn in the disease chart and questions that went with it. Make a list of the things detectives do when trying to solve crimes. Make another list of what detectives would do to for serial crimes? (serial crimes are more than one crime committed by the same culprits)
November 9, 2010 In 1854 a cholera epidemic broke out in the slums of London. Cholera is characterized by rapid dehydration resulting from simultaneous vomiting, diarrhea, and profuse perspiration. As victims dehydrate, their skin darkens, shrivels and loses elasticity. Depending on the general health, body mass, age, and amount of ingested bacteria, cholera victims may suffer only mild symptoms or can die in less than an hour.
November 9, 2010 In 1854, hundreds died in the cholera epidemic. One man, Dr. John Snow, discovered the source and stopped the epidemic. You will be given the same information that Dr. Snow possessed and will try to solve the mysterious epidemic. Your job as epidemiologist, is to find the source of the disease based on the information you have in your envelopes.
November 9, 2010 What did you conclude, as epidemiologist, about what caused the cholera epidemic in London in 1854? Get out your map and write this conclusion (as a group) on the back of your map.
November 12, 2010 Explain how diseases can be spread. (4 ways)