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Friday, October 24th - Beginning of FLASH Unit

Today in class we began our FLASH unit by taking about the reproductive systems and their functions (REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEMS NOTES). The homework for the weekend is to: 1. Finish the notes we took in class (be sure that you have both the part and it's function labeled)  2. READ LESSON 20 and prepare for a reading quiz on Monday  3. Complete the BLUE HALF SHEET, by turning the assertion of truth made at the beginning of lesson 20 into an evidence-based claim.


FLASH Research Project Instructions

On Thursday, October 23rd we discussed the requirements for the FLASH RESEARCH PROJECTS. You will have the next month to work on these individual projects, and are expected to do the majority of the work for this project OUTSIDE of classtime. Individual presentations will take place on Monday, November 24th and Tuesday, November 25th.


Posted on 10/24 at 01:55 PM in Health ;

Monday, October 20th

Today in class we wrapped up Unit 5 on Nutirtion, and began reviewing for the Unit 5 Exam (which will take place on Wednesday, October 22nd).

Work for tonight:

- Complete the Lesson 29 WS, and skim through section for review. (LESSON 29 READING)

- Complete the UNIT 5 STUDY GUIDE (pg. 338) # 1-30.

We will play Jeopardy in class tomorrow for review.

Posted on 10/20 at 10:19 AM in Health ;

Unit 5 - Nutrition Exam

We will have our second exam on Unit 5 - Nutrition on Wednesday, October 22nd. We will begin reviewing in class on Monday 10/20.

Please see the UNIT 5 STUDY GUIDE for more information about the test.

Posted on 10/17 at 01:11 PM in Health ;

Wednesday 10/15 & Thursday 10/16 (Block Periods)

Today we began the block period by finishing the documentary Food Matters - we will turn in video notes and have a final discussion in class on Friday.

We spent the majority of the period today beginning the DIET & CHRONIC DISEASE BROCHURE. We will continue to work on this project during class on Friday. This assignment will be due at the beginning of class on Monday, October 20th, and will be worth 16 points in the "Major Assignment" category. Please use the link above for additional information including the grading rubric.

As a reminder, the mid-term is only 2 weeks away! If you have assignments, test, or quizzes that were missed due to absence that you still need to make up please make arrangements ASAP!


Posted on 10/15 at 10:36 AM in Health ;

Tuesday, October 14th

Today we began class by taking the lesson 28 reading quiz - if you were absent today, please make arrangements to make this up during the SMART period this week. We spent the majority of class today discussing the major risk factors for cardiovascular disease, and the ways CVD is directly related to diet.

Complete the following two items as homework tonight:

1. Writing Strong Claims: Turn the claim made on page 514 in the “Why It’s Important” section into a strong, evidence-based claim using supporting evidence from the lesson.
„2. Performance Task: Suppose your friend tells you that the doctor just informed them they need to dramatically change their diet, because they are at a high right for developing CVD at a young age. Given that you are an expert on understanding dietary guidelines, your task is to create one day’s worth of meals (3 meals and 2 snacks) that follow a strict heart healthy diet.

Posted on 10/14 at 11:04 AM in Health ;
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