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Week 8

Date Objective/ Procedure Handouts/ Labs Homework
10/22

Paramecium- Day 1

1. Introduce Kingdom Protista by watching video clip: Kingdom Protista

2. Create wet mount with cotton strands to observe the characteristics of the Paramecium

3. Draw, describe and measure the Paramecium under the 100X and 400X objective

NJCCCS 5.1  & 5.5

p. 12 packet- last page
 

Edmodo assignment: Watch: Brain Pop- Protists & answer questions

 

10/23

Paramecium- Day 2

1. Prepare a wet mount with food and observe paramecium "eating": Paramecium

2. Identify and draw the cell membrane, cilia, oral groove, vacuole, cytoplasm

3. Discuss the characteristics of life of the paramecium and answer questions about their characteristics on the Response Sheet: Microscopic Life

NJCCCS 5.1  & 5.5

7. Feeding Time/ Response Sheet- Microscopic Life

 Response Rubric

Microscope Rubric

 

 

p. 12 packet- last page

Edmodo assignment: Watch: Brain Pop- Protists & answer questions

10/24 Amoeba

1. Observe behavior of Amoeba and compare their structure and movements to the to paramecium

2. Draw and describe organelles found in the Amoeba

3. Read: Diversity of Life Resources p.24-26- The Lowly Paramecium- Science Journal Think Questions to better understand the characteristics of this one celled Protist

NJCCCS 5.1  & 5.5

8. Amoebae/ Euglenas

 

Edmodo assignment: Watch: Brain Pop- Protists & answer questions

10/25

Euglena

1. Locate a Euglena under 100X and 400X and draw and describe organelles used for movement

2. Draw and measure the size of the organism

3.  Science Journal: If the objective used is the 40X (Blue) and the organism can fit across the field of view 3 times, what is the approximate size of the organism in millimeters?

NJCCCS 5.1  & 5.5

9. Flagellates/ Mini Pond Safari

 

Edmodo assignment: Watch: Brain Pop- Protists & answer questions

10/26

Flagellates & Cilliates

1. Prepare a wet mount of Flagellates: Volvox, Vorticella, Stentor: draw and measure the size of the organisms

2. Observe behavior of Flagellates and compare to Ciliates and Pseudopods

3.  Science Journal: Name structures and describe the three ways Protists can move

NJCCCS 5.1  & 5.5

 

 

 

 

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                               Last Updated: Monday October 22, 2012 07:28 AM -0400