MONDAY, November 6, 2017
Topic: Memory & Cognition
Objectives:
*Complete Memory & Cognition exam.
Class Work:
*Exam
*Start HW
HW: Read p. 70-72
*Describe the structure of a neuron by drawing & labeling it.
*Explain the process of action potential and how a neuron “fires”.


TUESDAY, November 7, 2017
Topic: Biological Bases
Objectives:
*Identify parts of a neuron & explain each parts role in transmitting a signal between neurons when they communicate with one another.
*Explain the process of action potential and how a neuron fires.
Class Work:
*Do Now: Draw a neuron
*SQ1
*Choose student for SQ2
*Lecture: Phrenology
*Group Work: Draw & label a neuron (how is a signal transmitted from one neuron to another?)
*Class Demo: Neuron Transmission SQUEEZE CHAIN
*Sensory (Afferent), Interneurons, Motor (Efferent) neurons
HW: Re-read p. 71--72
*What are neurotransmitters & what is their purpose?
*Name & describe the 7 neurotransmitters in your book.


WEDNESDAY, November 8, 2017
Topic: Biological Bases
Objectives:
*Differentiate between the 8 main types of neurotransmitters & discuss the influence of drugs on neurotransmitters.
*Explain reuptake.
*Differentiate between agonists & antagonists (NOT IN BOOK).
*Describe how certain drugs act at the synapse or how specific physical conditions or mental disorders are linked to an abundance or deficit of specific neurotransmitters.
Class Work:
*Do Now: Draw a neuron; What’s the difference between afferent & efferent neurons? What are neurotransmitters?
*Class Field Trip: Toilet Flush – All or Nothing
*SQ2
*Worksheet – Neurotransmitters
*Group Work: What are neurotransmitters; Name & describe the 7 neurotransmitters in your book.
*Lecture: Explanation of reuptake; Antagonist vs. Agonist
*Group Work: Describe how certain drugs act at the synapse and how certain conditions are linked to an abundance or deficit of specific neurotransmitters.
*Brain Books

HW: None


THURSDAY, November 9, 2017
Topic: Biological Bases
Objectives:
*Define 8 parts of the brain and implement them into a story.
Class Work:
*Work on brain books.
HW: Read p.72-73
*Name and describe the 6 major divisions of the nervous system and describe how they’re related.


FRIDAY, November 10, 2017
NO SCHOOL – Veteran’s Day