Thursday, September 14, 2017


THE FIELD STUDY IS POSTPONED (I am so far planning for sept 28, an act day). PLEASE COME TO CLASS ON SEPT 20TH!!!!

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:

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:

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.

Friday, September 8, 2017

Finish up the Classification Activity, Biology Quiz 1, Field Study

Your Biology Quiz 1 is here

The field study is here

The Lab

purpose: examine specimen using sense of touch

1.  make a drawing
2. write 10 characteristics
3. is it living or not?
4. For number 3, give 5 points of evidence
5.  group the specimens based on similarity

all drawings done 12
characteristics     6
Evidence           12
out of 30

25-30 thoroughly done
15-24 done but rushed and complete
less than 15 - incomplete