Monday: B Day
Aim: Am I familiar with the safety of
using scientific equipment?
Do Now: What is the difference between
science and technology
Procedure: Define Biology and then tell
the students that we will have to follow specific procedures to use scientific equipment. I will use the overhead to identify
the equipment and will also discuss the safety issues in a science lab. Students will receive safety packets that must be
kept in their binders at all times.
#2: Complete questions 1 and 3 on the Safety in a biology lab worksheet
Tuesday: A Day
Aim: Lab #1: Scientific Equipment: Can YOU identify
Now: Reveiw your lab safety rules: compete the handout questions. Get your lab folders and record this lab.
will complete Lab #1. Equipment Identification. Various pieces of apparatus will be placed throughout the room. Students will
have a blank numbered sheet and they will have to idnetify each piece of equipment using the corresponding number.
Equipment names will be written on the board for students to use as a reference.
Homework # 3: Complete page 15 in your UPCO books. Write the equipment name underneath
each picture for #1 and identify the use for each item listed in #2.
Wednesday: B Day
Aim: How do I use the microscope?
Do Now: Copy theAim and the notes into your notebook.
Procedure: Discuss the word micro/scope and microbiology. I will model the proper way to carry a microscope and then I will ask students to take one to
their desks. Using the overhead and a worksheet I will identify all its parts and the function of each of those parts. What is the history of the microscope. Discuss its development over
the years and show students the first microscopes.
Homework # 4: What did you remember from today. Label the microscope without looking
at your notes. Complete pages 52 and 53 in the UPCO Book.