MONDAY, November 13, 2017
Topic: Biological Bases
Objectives:
*Differentiate between agonist & antagonist
*Name the 7 neurotransmitters & their function.
Class Work:
*Do Now: What are neurotransmitters? What is phrenology? Explain how drugs interact with neurotransmitters in the synaptic gap.
*SQ1
*Toilet PPT - Pass out All-or-Nothing worksheet
*Individual: Name the 7 Neurotransmitters & their function
*Group Work: What are neurotransmitters, name the 7 & their function
*PPT: Agonist vs. Antagonist (Crash Course: Nervous System #3)
*Group Work: Agonist vs. Antagonist
*Recap: Explain reuptake
*Brains: Men vs. Women
HW: Read p.55-58 (last 4 pages of reading packet)



TUESDAY, November 14, 2017
Topic: Biology of the Mind
Objectives:
*Explain the process of action potential and how a neuron fires.
*Differentiate between the 7 main types of neurotransmitters & discuss the influence of drugs on neurotransmitters.
*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 (such as the link between Parkinson’s disease and dopamine deficiency)
Class Work:
*Do Now:
*Reading Quiz
*Brains: Men vs. Women
*Group Work: Name & describe the 6 major divisions of the nervous system & describe how they’re related.
*Case Studies: Explain case studies of individuals who have suffered central or peripheral nervous system damage (helps students personalize the material).
HW: None



WEDNESDAY, November 15, 2017
Topic: Biology of the Mind
Class Work:
*Do Now
*SQ2
*Group Work: Name & explain the 3 parts of your hindbrain & 4 parts of your forebrain.
*PPT: Mnemonics to remember these parts of the brain.
HW: None



THURSDAY, November 16, 2017
Topic: Biology of the Mind
Class Work:
*Do Now
*Group Work: Name & explain the 3 parts of your hindbrain & 4 parts of your forebrain.
*In-Class Reading: p.61-62 (Tools of discovery)
HW: Read p.69-71
*Name & explain the function of the 4 lobes of the brain



FRIDAY, November 17, 2017
Topic: Biological Bases
Objectives:
*Explain the function of the 4 lobes of the brain.
Class Work:
*Do Now: Word Stems
*Group Work: Name & explain the 4 lobes
HW: None