Lesson Plans
Biology 9 Period 3 1st Q 07.08 Lesson Plans
Week: 09/03/2007 Instructor: Angela Larson Academics
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Introductions/ syllabus/portfolio explanation/ expectations
Seating chart mystery
"Get out the bugs"- an introduction to living organisms
Chapter 1- Characteristics of living things/ Microscopes

Objectives for the chapter: Students will know the characteristics all living things have in common, understand the role of biology in their lives and in society, and become familiar with how to use the microscope and its importance to biologists.
Chapter 1 continued- microscopes

Microscope use lab
Objective: students become comfortable with using the microscope properly.
Murder Mystery lab
Objective: using their "microscope operator license" and deductive reasoning skills, students will process a crime scene in the science room and develop a scenerio as to what happened there.