AGENDA: Week of Oct. 9-13, 2017

Advanced Placement PSYCHOLOGY with Mr. Duez
Chapter 3: Biological Bases of Behavior
WEEK AT A GLANCE:
MON - QUIZ Chapter 3 - Reading Check: You may use your handwritten notes. Quiz Review.
TUE - FRQ Scenarios; Brain Scenarios - for practice; Crash Course: The Brain
WED- 2nd period & 6th period only (PSAT SCHEDULE) Neuron Simulation Activity; 6th period is about 15 minutes behind and we'll catch up this period: Video Documentary with Questions: The Brain with David EaglemanQuestions for "The Brain with David Eagleman" documentary
THU - No Late Arrival - This is a regular 7 period dayFRQ Scenarios in Bio; Brain Scans, Heredity, Genetics; Evolutionary Psychology
FRI - We will continue where we left off last Friday: Video Documentary with Questions: The Brain with David EaglemanQuestions for "The Brain with David Eagleman" documentary

ASSIGNMENTS AT A GLANCE:
Next Tuesday: TEST CH 3 Biological Bases of Behavior
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Monday, Oct 9, 2017
Quote“Sometimes you don’t realize your own strength until you come face to face with your greatest weakness.” – Susan Gale
Agenda:
1. DO NOW: Prep for the Quiz - Chapter 3

2. QUIZ Chapter 3 - Reading Check, you may use your handwritten notes.

3. Review Quiz 

ASSIGNMENTS:

Next Tuesday: TEST CH 3 Biological Bases of Behavior
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Tuesday, Oct 10, 2017
Quote: “Courage doesn't always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, “I will try again tomorrow.” - Mary Anne Radmacher

Agenda:
1. DO NOW:  Practice FRQ question from Biological Bases of Behavior Unit:
While hiking, Ken stumbled and fell down a 10-foot drop-off. Upon landing, he sprained his ankle badly. Ken was surprised that he felt very little pain for the first half hour. Explain how the following helped Ken feel little pain in the moments after the injury. 
     - Endorphins
     - The synapse

2. Crash Course Psychology #4 - The Brain 
In this episode of Crash Course Psychology, we get to meet the brain. Hank talks us through the Central Nervous System, the ancestral structures of the brain, the limbic system, and new structures of the brain. Plus, what does Phineas Gage have to do with all of this? 
Students will take notes; Duez will pause & discuss important points throughout.

3. Brain Scenarios - for practice

ASSIGNMENTS:

Next Tuesday: TEST CH 3 Biological Bases of Behavior
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Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017
Quote“You have power over your mind – not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.”- Marcus Aurelius, Meditations
Agenda:
1. DO NOW: Pick up Questions for "The Brain with David Eagleman" documentary

2. Neuron Simulation: Students will work together to simulate the neuron as a class. 

3. Sixth Period will catch up on Video Documentary with Questions: The Brain with David EaglemanQuestions for "The Brain with David Eagleman" documentary

ASSIGNMENTS:

Next Tuesday: TEST CH 3 Biological Bases of Behavior
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Thursday, Oct 12, 2017
Quote“You have power over your mind – not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.”- Marcus Aurelius, Meditations

This is a regular 7 period day
1. DO NOW: What different methods do we use to peer into the human brain?

2. Notes, Discussion, & Video
Brain Scans
Heredity/Genetics & Evolutionary Psychology

ASSIGNMENTS:

Next Tuesday: TEST CH 3 Biological Bases of Behavior
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Friday, Oct 13, 2017
Quote: "Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant." - Robert Louis Stevenson
Agenda:
1. DO NOW: Write down the questions on the screen for the documentary video "The Brain, episode 1"

-We will continue where we left off last Friday-

2. The Brain with David Eagleman, Episode 1 "What is Reality?"

3. Discuss the video & Introduce the concepts of Sensation & Perception for Chapter 4

ASSIGNMENTS:

Next Tuesday: TEST CH 3 Biological Bases of Behavior