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The Mandella Environment

Week of September 13 - September 15


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.

Homework #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 them?

Do Now: Reveiw your lab safety rules: compete the handout questions. Get your lab folders and record this lab.

Procedure: Students 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.

History of Microscope

Microscopic Images

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