Microbiology Info and Syllabus - Zeigler Biology - Weebly

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Feb 12, 2013 (4 years and 4 months ago)

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Mrs.
Pam Zeigler
:


pam.zeigler@kenstonlocal.org







1)


Assignment

Average Point Value

% of Grade

Test / Quizzes

/ Chapter WS

130

60

Micro
-
Zoo

Lab Analysis

varied

10

*HW/CW
/ Vocab/
Labs

25

1
0

Current Events
-
NP

25

10

Research Project
(s)

100

10

*HW=Homework / CW = Classwork




2
)


1)

½
-

1”
-

3
Ring Binder


2)

This is
YOUR

organizational tool




a)

Notes

b)

Labs

c)

Reference Materials

d)

Homework, etc.

3)

All labs will be graded








Contact:

Pam Zeigler



Room:

B
-
128 / Kenston High School



KHS:

440
-
543
-
9821



Fax:


440
-
543
-
9021



Website:

http://zeiglerbiology.weebly.com/




e
-
mail:

pam.zeigler@kenstonlocal.org











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Current Events /

Newspaper /

Internet Article or McGraw Hill Website:




(Microbiology)

http://highered.mcgraw
-
hill.com/sites/0072320427/student_view0/



(Zoology)


www.mhhe.com/zoology



Due: Due the
5
th

of each month (25 pts. each)


Must be related to

Microbiology /

Zoology



Viruses, bacteria, prions, infectious disease, etc.



Animals, Animal behavior, Habitat, endangered, etc.



1
.

Must be approximately
one full notebook page in length



2
.

Include in report:





a) your name & class period





b) copy of article (stapled on the BACK of your write
-
up)





c) date & name of paper (when & where article found)





d) date article
due





e) describe, give own opinion of article
in your own words.



3
.

McGraw Hill website is terrific resource


several

current,

interesting
, and





often “strange”
articles linked here.




1
)

Become a

Lab Captain:

(extra credit possible) up to 2
0 pts.




Each lab captain is assigned one side of the classroom to monitor/clean for one

month.


This includes:



a) Sinks (wipe sinks out
-

clean out drains)



b) Counters against wall (wipe off with disinfectant)



c) Floor /Sweep area (pick up paper,
lab materials, pins, etc.)



d) Back counter (clean up trash, lab materials)



e) Organize & lab table.

f) Help feed & water animals, clean cages


(This can be done during lunch study hall or before school)


g)
It is not
YOUR

job to clean up ar
ea, just m
ake sure lab group
assigned to area


does it



If they DON’T DO IT
-

it’s your job
.


2) Attend class
READY TO WORK

= with pen / sharpened pencil, notebook and biology book.


3) Check website often for class syllabus and extra credit opportunity


4
)
THINK

/ QUESTION / INQUIRE & DOUBT


5
) Think how each topic relates to you and to the
REAL WORLD



Note:

Any cell phone that is
visible

during
class will be taken


if during
a test

the

student will
also
receive a zero for that test. Cheating during a test wil
l result in a zero


no negotiation.


I usually arrive at school by 6:45 a.m.


If you need any help please stop in during that time, or
e
-
mail me to
arrange another suitable time.




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1)

Microbe Madness
:

(The Good, The Bad & The Ugly)
-

(2 weeks)


Chapters:
1; 2, 3,

4

& 13

A)

General Characteristics of Microorganisms


B)

Chemical Connection

& Cells


Review



C)

Historical Foundations of Microbiology

D)

Taxonomy: Organizing, Classifying and Naming Microorganisms

E)

Cells: General Characteristics

i.

Viruses Vs Bacteria



2)

U
ninvited Guests
:
(Human Pathogens)

(1 week)

A)

Bacteria:


Chapter 4
, 18, 19, 20,
& 21

B)

Viruses:



Chapter 6
, 24 &
25

C)

Fungi:


Chapter 5

& 22

D)

Protists and Invertebrate Pathogens:


Chapter 5

& 23


3)

Microbes Come to Dinner

& Honeymoon
:

(Nutrition, Growth & Repro
duction)

(
1 week
)



A) Nutrition
-

Growth


Chapter 7, 8



B) Microbial Genetics


C
hapter 9



C) Ecology




Chapter 26






D)
Human Immune System

Chapters: 13, 14, 15, 16, 17


4
)

Biotechnology &
WMD

-

(Genetic Revolution & Facts not Fear)

(1 week)



A) G
enetic Engineering


Chapter 10



B)
Bioweapons


5
)

Forensic Science:
(4

week
s
)

(Kenston Detectives are at it Again!)

A)

Basic Crime Scene

B)

Fingerprinting &
Hair/
Fiber Analysis

C)

Entomology

D)

Blood Basics / Arson Fire

E)

Technology in solving crimes

F)

YOU solve the cri
me…!


6
)


Research Results:


Report your findings to clas
s



Disease or Forensic Technology