Life Sciences 31 January 2020

BE sure you have completed the chapter 18 review (textbook pages 404 and 405), multiple choice and concept mastery questions.

Complete the case study on vaccines and autism (block 2-1 only).

Be sure all article summaries have been submitted (see earlier blog post for assignment details). The articles include:

Explainer: What is a vaccine?

Vaccines help everyone — even the unvaccinated

Why some people think they know more than vaccine experts

By the numbers: How infectious measles and other diseases spread

Measles can harm a child’s defense against other serious infections

Explainer: What is autism?

Scientists Say: Microbiome

Belly bacteria can shape mood and behavior

Bacteria are all around us — and that’s okay


LIfe Sciences 11 13 – 21 January 2020

Complete the protist package/handout (colouring, labelling and answering questions is required for full marks). For blocks 1-2 and 1-3, protist postcard is due on Monday, 20 January (extended from 16 January). Protist package is due Wednesday, 22 January.

For Block 2-1, protist postcard and protist package are due 27 January 2020.

Protist video, in case you wish to watch it again, is here.

Life Sciences 11 10 Jan 2020

Begin reading chapter 18 in test (Protists).

Protist postcard project – Research a protistan species to feature on a postcard. Include the information listed below (based on the chart handed out in class, but also found through online research):

Protist postcard information

Due Thursday – we will have time in class on Tuesday to work on it.