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Jens Vittoria
Biology 1 and Mairne Biology
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March 2020 Update
  Remote Learning Resources and Assignments  
Biology 1 Biology-1 Remote Learning Plan
Marine Biology  
Use the Hellmer/Vittoria Marine Biology Remote Learning Plan
Marine animals are some of the most interesting organisms in the ocean. Their various forms and adaptations to unique environments have inspired wonder and exploration throughout the ages. Each week focuses on a different group of organisms, each with their own fascinating characteristics and life histories. The goal for each topic is to become familiar with each group of animal’s physical characteristics, life history, and the evolutionary relationships within each group and with other animals. Each topic includes videos, PowerPoint slides, and activities that you can complete at home while you explore the content.

Week 1:
Topic: Sponges
• Reading: Sponges Reading (PDF)
• Video: Sponges! | JONATHAN BIRD'S BLUE WORLD Link: https://youtu.be/m8a0oNsDEx8
• Video: Sponges: Oldest Creatures in the Sea? - Full Episode
Link: https://youtu.be/ykKd8jsCREQ
• Phylum Porifera Sponges Cued Retell
• Sponge Coloring (Anatomy)
• Section Assessment Questions 1-7 in “Sponges Reading”

Week 2:
Topic: Cnidarians (Jellyfish, Coral, Sea Anemones, and Hydroids)
• Reading: Cnidarians Reading (PDF)
• Video: Cnidarians: Life on the Move Link: https://www.shapeoflife.org/video/cnidarians-life-move
• Video: Cnidarian Animation: Anemone Body Plan
Link: https://www.shapeoflife.org/video/cnidarian-animation-anemone-body-plan
• Video: Life Cycle of a Cnidarian Link: https://youtu.be/CxHgoPx-Go0
• Section Assessment Questions 1-6 in “Cnidarians Reading”
• Cnidaria Reading and Color Packet
• Modeling Jellyfish Reproduction
• Webquest- Animals with Tentacles

Week 3:
Topic: Crustaceans and Arthropods(Crabs, Lobsters, Shrimp, Krill, Barnacles)
• Reading: Chapter 10 Crustaceans PDF
• Video: Crash – A tale of two species Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P-6q9iUVrg0
• Video: Lobsters – The armored knights of the ocean
Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K_0byLqPzCg
• All Section Reviews from Reading Chapter 10 (All questions)
• Article/Questions: Giant Claw Helps Fiddler Crabs Stay Cool
• Crash – A Tale of Two Species Video Questions
Article/Questions: Horseshoe Crabs

Week 4:
(PDF files of Learning Material for Week 4 will be posted in 2 weeks on 3/30/2020)
Topic: Mollusks (Clams, Mussels, Oysters, Snails, Octopi, cuttlefish, Squid)
• PPT: Guided Reading Mollusks
• PPT: Chapter 9 Soft Bodied Animals
• Video: Molluscs: The Survival Game Link: https://www.shapeoflife.org/video/molluscs-survival-game
• Video: Nature’s Cutest Symbiosis: The Bobtail Squid
Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3ivMSCi-Y2Q
• Video: Cuttlefish – The King of Camouflage Link https://youtu.be/8ruiudiWcpw
• Bivalve Packet
• Bivalve and Gastropod Questions
• Mollusk Comparison Chart
Course Syllabus  
New Item Course Info and Syllabus Download (PDF/WORD)  

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