Monday, October 16, 2017

Test on Oct 17

Be prepared to answer about 30 detailed multiple choice questions based on all the bolded words from these notes  and also 10 marks long answer will be from the worksheet you worked on from this presentation.   Also 10 marks based on knowing the species we saw from Lighthouse park

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Kingdom plantae evolution notes
And a Plant evolution lab activity which will take us maybe two periods

Plants alternate their generations.  If humans did this, it would be something like this

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Monday, October 2, 2017

Sk'i-wit-sut Lighthouse Park Reflection and a video on Mother Trees

Think back to your trip to Lighthouse Park and analyze it with your senses.  Compare and contrast your sensory experiences in
1.  Downtown Vancouver, as we waited for the bus
2.  Lighthouse Park forest or foreshore (the rocky beach)

Questions.  What did you

see - light levels
hear sounds
touch - what textures did you sense

What was the ground beneath you like...
What was the mood of the place?
What interactions did you observe (think of forest interactions)

How did you experience the living things around you?

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Sk'i-wit-sut Lighthouse Park Field Study

We spent a few hours doing a species inventory and walk at Sk'i-wit-sut Lighthouse Park. We observed old growth Cedar, Douglas Fir, Pinus Contorta, Arbutus and understory species such as salal, salmonberry, huckleberry, amongst others.  

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Lighthouse Park POSTPONED to Sept 28

FIELD TRIP FORM HERE and it is due on friday . please fill it in by friday night with your parents

email  your assignment to msngscience@gmail.com

trail map is here

This field study is still being approved AND I need to collect remaining  consent forms.  Meanwhile, we will get into our study groups and do the following:

Create a trip safety plan:  30 marks  marks for each item below. Marks will be deducted if work is incomplete, late or incorrect.  5 marks deducted if it is not neatly done with good presentation values (attractive and organized)

1.  Names of group members, including cell phone numbers
2.  Name of group leader
3.  Draw a map of the park (copy it from this link)
4.  Make a detailed trip plan 
  a. how will you meet
  b. If we meet at Hudson bay downtown, which bus do we take to Lighthouse park especially if we take attendance at 9am? 
  c.  Which is the bus stop at lighthouse and name the one right before it.
5.  On your map of the park colour code our route
6.  What hazards are to be found at Juneper Point?  how do we mitigate those hazards?
7.  What hazards are possible when we walk through trails?
8.  What hazards exist at Lighthouse Park?

9.  What if a group member goes missing during our trip, what is your group response?

Find the two part latin name and photo of each of these plants:
Put them all in a document.

1.  Douglas squirrel
2.  Robin
3.  Pileated woodpecker
4   Barred owl
5. Little brown bat

6.  Douglas Fir
7. western red cedar
8. yellow cedar
9. Western Hemlock
10.  Juniper species
11. Arbutus

12. Huckleberry
13 blueberry
14. oregon grape
15.  salmonberry
16. kinnikinik
17.  salal

18. moss species (on the ground)
19. spanish moss

20.  Swordfern

21. Bracket fungi

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Intro to Classification

Quiz questions based on these notes
Finsh our lab today and go over notes.
next day's questions:

1.     What is classification
2.     Who invented Classification?
3.     What is a two part name

4.     Name the taxons

Next day's lecture:  continue with our study of classification
1.     What are the biological basis for classification?
2.     Define:
a.     Heterotroph
b.     Autotroph
c.     Eukaryotic
d.     prokaryotic

- Define Animalia, Plantae, Fungi, Protozoa, BACTERIA (monera)

Get into your field study groups for Lighthouse Park.