For the Week of 05/11/09 - 05/15/09

  • 05/11 - AP Biology Exam
  • 05/12 - Decompress - Movie/Programs that utilize Biology
  • 05/13 - Decompress - Movie/Programs that utilize Biology
  • 05/14 - Decompress - Movie/Programs that utilize Biology
  • 05/15 - Decompress - Movie/Programs that utilize Biology

Announcement:

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For the Week of 05/04/09 - 05/08/09

  • 05/04 - Chapter 44 - Osmoregulation & Excretion
  • 05/05 - Chapter 45 - Hormones and the Endocrine System
  • 05/06 - Chapter 45 - Hormones and the Endocrine System
  • 05/07 - Chapter 46 - Animal Reproduction
  • 05/08 - Chapter 46 - Animal Reproduction

Announcement:

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ccccccccccc - Chapter 49 due on 5/8
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- The AP Biology Examination will be administered on Monday, May 11th at 8am
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- You should be spending 20 minutes per day on reviewing for the exam



For the Week of 04/27/09 - 05/01/09

  • 04/27 - Chapter 42 - Circulation & Gas Exchange
  • 04/28 - Chapter 43 - The Immune System
  • 04/29 - Chapter 43 - The Immune System
  • 04/30 - Chapter 44 - Osmoregulation & Excretion
  • 05/01 - Chapter 44 - Osmoregulation & Excretion

Announcement:

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ccccccccccc - Chapter 49 due on 5/8
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- The AP Biology Examination will be administered on Monday, May 11th at 8am
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- You should be spending 20 minutes per day on reviewing for the exam



For the Week of 04/20/09 - 04/24/09

  • 04/20 - Chapter 41 - Animal Nutrition
  • 04/21 - Chapter 42 - Circulation & Gas Exchange
  • 04/22 - Chapter 42 - Circulation & Gas Exchange
  • 04/23 - Chapter 43 - The Immune System
  • 04/24 - Chapter 43 - The Immune System

Announcement:

ccccccccccc - Chapter 46 due on 5/1
ccccccccccc - Chapter 47 due on 5/4
ccccccccccc - Chapter 48 due on 5/6
ccccccccccc - Chapter 49 due on 5/8
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- The AP Biology Examination will be administered on Monday, May 11th at 8am
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- You should be spending 20 minutes per day on reviewing for the exam



For the Week of 04/06/09 - 04/08/09

  • 04/06 - Virtual Lab (Transpiration)
  • 04/07 - Exam #4-1 (Chapters 35-39) & Chapter 40 Basic Principals of Animal Form & Function
  • 04/08 - Chapter 41 - Animal Nutrition

Announcement:

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ccccccccccc - Chapters 42 - 45 due on 4/20
ccccccccccc - The AP Biology Examination will be administered on Monday, May 11th at 8am
ccccccccccc - You should be spending 20 minutes per day on reviewing for the exam



For the Week of 03/30/09 - 04/03/09

  • 03/30 - Chapter 37 - Plant Nutrition
  • 03/31 - Chapter 37 - Plant Nutrition
  • 04/01 - Chapter 37 - Plant Nutrition & Chapter 38 - Angiosperm Reproduction & Biotechnology
  • 04/02 - Chapter 39 - Plant Responses to Internal & External Signals
  • 04/03 - Chapter 39 - Plant Responses to Internal & External Signals

Announcement:

ccccccccccc - Exam #4-1 (Chapters 35-39) on 4/6
ccccccccccc - Chapter 37 due on 03/30
ccccccccccc - Chapter 38 due on 04/01
ccccccccccc - Chapter 39 due on 04/02
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- The AP Biology Examination will be administered on Monday, May 11th at 8am
ccccccccccc - You should be spending 20 minutes per day on reviewing for the exam

ccccccccccc - Extra Credit available - Dichotomous Key - Due by 03/31













For the Week of 03/23/09 - 03/27/09

  • 03/23 - Chapter 35 - Plant Structure, Growth and Development
  • 03/24 - Chapter 35 - Plant Structure, Growth and Development
  • 03/25 - Chapter 36 - Transport in Vascular Plants
  • 03/26 - Chapter 36 - Transport in Vascular Plants
  • 03/27 - Chapter 36 - Transport in Vascular Plants

Announcement:

ccccccccccc - Chapter 35 due on 03/23
ccccccccccc - Lab #8 due on 03/24
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- Chapter 36 due on 03/26
ccccccccccc - Chapter 37 due on 03/30
ccccccccccc - Chapter 38 due on 04/01
ccccccccccc - Chapter 39 due on 04/02
ccccccccccc - The AP Biology Examination will be administered on Monday, May 11th at 8am
ccccccccccc - You should be spending 20 minutes per day on reviewing for the exam

ccccccccccc - Extra Credit available - Dichotomous Key - Due by 03/31











Week of 03/16/09 - 03/20/09

  • 03/16 - Lab #8 - Population Genetics & Evolution
  • 03/17 - Lab #8 - Population Genetics & Evolution
  • 03/18 - Chapter 24: The Origin of Species
  • 03/19 - Chapter 25: Phylogeny and Systematics
  • 03/20 - Exam #3-1 (Chapters 22-25 & maybe a little bit of 20)

Announcement:

ccccccccccc - Exam #3-1 on 3/20 (Chapters 22-25 & maybit a small bit of Chapter 20)
ccccccccccc - Chapter 24 due on 03/16
ccccccccccc - Chapter 25 due on 03/19
ccccccccccc - Chapter 35 due on 03/23
ccccccccccc - Chapter 36 due on 03/26
ccccccccccc - Chapter 37 due on 03/30
ccccccccccc - Chapter 38 due on 04/01
ccccccccccc - Chapter 39 due on 04/02

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- The AP Biology Examination will be administered on Monday, May 11th at 8am
ccccccccccc - Extra Credit available - Dichotomous Key











For the Week of 03/09/09 - 03/13/09

  • 03/09 - Chapter 22: Descent with Modification: A Darwinian View of Life
  • 03/10 - Chapter 22: Descent with Modification: A Darwinian View of Life
  • 03/11 - Chapter 23: The Evolution of Populations
  • 03/12 - Chapter 23: The Evolution of Populations
  • 03/13 - Chapter 23: The Evolution of Populations

Announcement:

ccccccccccc - Exam #3-1 on 3/20 (Chapters 22-25 & maybit a small bit of Chapter 20)
ccccccccccc - Chapter 23 due on 03/09
ccccccccccc - Chapter 24 due on 03/16
ccccccccccc - Chapter 25 due on 03/19
ccccccccccc - Chapter 35 due on 03/23
ccccccccccc - Chapter 36 due on 03/26
ccccccccccc - Chapter 37 due on 03/30
ccccccccccc - Chapter 38 due on 04/01
ccccccccccc - Chapter 39 due on 04/02

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- The AP Biology Examination will be administered on Monday, May 11th at 8am











For the Week of 03/02/09 - 03/06/09

  • 03/02 - Snow Day
  • 03/03 - Chapter 22: Descent with Modification: A Darwinian View of Life
  • 03/04 - Chapter 22: Descent with Modification: A Darwinian View of Life
  • 03/05 - Chapter 22: Descent with Modification: A Darwinian View of Life
  • 03/06 - Chapter 22: Descent with Modification: A Darwinian View of Life

Announcement:

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ccccccccccc - The AP Biology Examination will be administered on Monday, May 11th at 8am











For the Week of 02/23/09 - 02/27/09

  • 02/23 - Chapter 20: DNA Technology & Genomics
  • 02/24 - Lab 6b: Restriction Enzyme Cleavage of DNA & Electrophoresis
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  • 02/25 - Lab 6b: Restriction Enzyme Cleavage of DNA & Electrophoresis
  • 02/26 - Lab: 6a Bacterial Transformation
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  • 02/27 - Lab: 6a Bacterial Transformation

Announcement:

ccccccccccc - February Break assignment due when you return
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For 2/24, Read Lab 6b: Restriction Enzyme Cleavage of DNA & Electrophoresis
ccccccccccc - For 2/26 Read Lab: 6a Bacterial Transformation
ccccccccccc - Chapter 22 due on 3/2
ccccccccccc - Lab 6a & 6b due on 3/6
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Quiz #3-2 (Chapter 20 only) on 3/?????

ccccccccccc - The AP Biology Examination will be administered on Monday, May 11th at 8am











For the Week of 02/16/09 - 02/20/09

  • 02/16 - 02/20 - February Break

Announcement:

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ccccccccccc - The AP Biology Examination will be administered on Monday, May 11th at 8am












For the Week of 02/09/09 - 02/13/09

  • 02/09 - Chapter 20: DNA Technology & Genomics
  • 02/10 - Chapter 20: DNA Technology & Genomics
  • 02/11 - Chapter 20: DNA Technology & Genomics
  • 02/12 - Quiz #3-1 (Chapters 17-19) & Chapter 20: DNA Technology & Genomics
  • 02/13 - Chapter 20: DNA Technology & Genomics

Announcement:

ccccccccccc - Chapter 20 is projected to be due on 02/12 (this may change)
ccccccccccc - Quiz #3-1 (Chapters 17-19) on 02/12
ccccccccccc - Please begin working on your February Break assignment now. It will make your time off more relaxing and enjoyable!
ccccccccccc - The AP Biology Examination will be administered on Monday, May 11th at 8am












For the Week of 02/02/09 - 02/06/09

  • 02/02 - Chapter 18: The Gentrics of Viruses and Bacteria
  • 02/03 - Chapter 18: The Gentrics of Viruses and Bacteria
  • 02/04 - Chapter 19: Eukaryotic Genome: Organization, Organization & Evolution
  • 02/05 - Chapter 19: Eukaryotic Genome: Organization, Organization & Evolution
  • 02/06 - Chapter 19: Eukaryotic Genome: Organization, Organization & Evolution

Announcement:

ccccccccccc - Chapter 18 due on 01/22
ccccccccccc - Chapter 19 due on 02/04
ccccccccccc - Chapter 20 is projected to be due on 02/12 (this may change)
ccccccccccc - Please begin working on your February Break assignment now. It will make your time off more relaxing and enjoyable!
ccccccccccc - The AP Biology Examination will be administered on Monday, May 11th at 8am












For the Week of 01/26/09 - 01/30/09

  • 01/26 - Chapter 18: The Gentrics of Viruses and Bacteria
  • 01/27 - No Classes: Regents Exam Adminitration
  • 01/28 - No Classes: Regents Exam Adminitration
  • 01/29 - No Classes: Regents Exam Adminitration
  • 01/30 - No Classes: Regents Exam Adminitration

Announcement:

ccccccccccc - The 2nd Marking Quarter ends on 01/26
ccccccccccc - Chapter 18 due on 01/22
ccccccccccc - Chapter 19 due on 02/04
ccccccccccc - Chapter 20 is projected to be due on 02/12 (this may change)
ccccccccccc - Please begin working on your February Break assignment now. It will make your time off more relaxing and enjoyable!
ccccccccccc - The AP Biology Examination will be administered on Monday, May 11th at 8am











For the Week of 01/20/09 - 01/24/09

  • 01/20 - MLK Day
  • 01/21 - Completion of the Midterm
  • 01/22 - Completion of the Midterm
  • 01/23 - Chapter 17 - From Genes to Proteins
  • 01/24 - Chapter 17 - From Genes to Proteins

Announcement:

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ccccccccccc - The 2nd Marking Quarter ends on 01/26
ccccccccccc - Chapter 18 due on 01/22
ccccccccccc - Chapter 19 due on 02/04
ccccccccccc - Chapter 20 is projected to be due on 02/12 (this may change)
ccccccccccc - Please begin working on your February Break assignment now. It will make your time off more relaxing and enjoyable!


For the Week of 01/12/09 - 01/16/09

  • 01/12 - Quiz #2-4 (Chapters 15 & 16)
  • 01/13 - Chapter 17 - From Genes to Proteins
  • 01/14 - Review
  • 01/15 - Midterm (65 Multiple Choice Questions - Chapters 1-10 & 12-16)
  • 01/16 - Midterm (Esaays)

cc- Extra Credit - To be handed in on 01/20

You're Obama's Energy Advisor

Today (01/16) President Elect Obama is going to Ohio to investigate Alternative forms of Energy. Your task is to offer him advice.

Related to either Electricity Alternatives or Fuel for Transportation Alternatives:

cccccc1. Identify the problems we are facing today or years to come.

cccccc2. What is your recommendation for the future?

cccccc3. What are the advantages of your proposal?

cccccccccccc- Economic, Ecological, etc..?

cccccc4. What are the road blocks to initiating your plan?

cccccc5. Financially, who would be hurt and who would gain?

Announcement:

ccccccccccc - Midterm on 01/15 & 01/16
ccccccccccc - If you choose to do the above Extra Credit, it must be handed in on 01/20
ccccccccccc - The 2nd Marking Quarter ends on 01/26
ccccccccccc - Chapter 18 due on 01/22
ccccccccccc - Chapter 19 due on 02/04
ccccccccccc - Chapter 20 is projected to be due on 02/12 (this may change)
ccccccccccc - Please begin working on your February Break assignment now. It will make your time off more relaxing and enjoyable!


For the Week of 01/05/09 - 01/09/09

  • 01/05 - Chapter 16 - The Molecular Basis of Inheritance
  • 01/06 - Chapter 16 - The Molecular Basis of Inheritance
  • 01/07 - Chapter 16 - The Molecular Basis of Inheritance
  • 01/08 - Chapter 16 - The Molecular Basis of Inheritance
  • 01/09 - Chapter 17 - From Genes to Proteins

Announcement:

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ccccccccccc - Quiz #2-4 (Chapters 15 & 16) on 01/12
ccccccccccc - Midterm on 01/15 & 01/16
ccccccccccc - The 2nd Marking Quarter ends on 01/26


For the Week of 12/22/08 - 12/23/08

  • 12/22 - Lab: Virtual Drosophila (Ms. Llyod's Room)
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  • 2/23 - Lab: Virtual Drosophila - Chi Square Analysis
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Announcement:

ccccccccccc - Have a Happy and Safe Holiday and New Year
ccccccccccc - Chapter 16 is due on 12/22
ccccccccccc - Chapter 17 is due on 01/09
ccccccccccc - Next Exam - TBA
ccccccccccc - Virtual Drosophila Lab due on 01/05
ccccccccccc - Extra Credit Lab due on 01/05












For the Week of 12/15/08 - 12/19/08

  • 12/15 - Chapter 15 - The Chromosomal Basis of Inheritance
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  • 12/16 - Chapter 15 - The Chromosomal Basis of Inheritance
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  • 12/17 - Quiz #2-3 (Chapters 12-14) & we are going to go over our last Quiz
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  • 12/18 - Lab: Virtual Drosophila (Ms. Llyod's Room)
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  • 12/19 - Lab: Virtual Drosophila (Ms. Llyod's Room)
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Announcement:

ccccccccccc - Chapter 15 due Monday
ccccccccccc - Quiz # 2-3 is on 12/17 (Chapters 12-14)
ccccccccccc - Chapter 16 is due on 12/22
ccccccccccc - Chapter 17 is due soon after we return from Break
ccccccccccc - Next Exam - TBA
ccccccccccc - Virtual Drosophila Lab due on 01/05
ccccccccccc - Extra Credit Lab due on 01/05












For the Week of 12/08/08 - 12/12/08

  • 12/08 - Chapter 14 - Mendel and The Gene Idea
  • 12/09 - Chapter 14 - Mendel and The Gene Idea
  • 12/10 - Chapter 14 - Mendel and The Gene Idea
  • 12/11 - Chapter 14 - Mendel and The Gene Idea
  • 12/12 - Chapter 14 - Mendel and The Gene Idea

Announcement:

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- Chapter 15 due 12/15
ccccccccccc - Your next quiz is on 12/17 (Chapters 12-14)


For the Week of 12/01/08 - 12/05/08

  • 12/01 - Finish Chapter 12 today
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  • 12/02 - Chapter 13
  • 12/03 - Chapter 13
  • 12/04 - Lab - Mitosis & Meiosis
  • 12/05 - Lab - Mitosis & Meiosis

Announcement:

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ccccccccccc - Chapter 15 due on 12/15
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- Lab- Mitosis & Meiosis due on 12/12
ccccccccccc - 12/10 - Last day towards Progress Reports

For the Week of 11/24/08 - 11/28/08

  • 11/24 - Chapter 12
  • 11/25 - Chapter 12
  • 11/26 - Chapter 12
    ccccccccccc - Chapter 13 due today
ccccccccccccc - The below essay is due when we return (12/01). You may use any resource you so choose.

ESSAY - Membranes are important structural features of cells: a. Describe the structure of a membrane. b. Discuss the role of membranes in ATP synthesis

  • 11/27 - Thankgiving Break
  • 11/28 - Thankgiving Break

Announcement:

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For the Week of 11/17/08 - 11/21/08

  • 11/17 - Chapter 10
ccccccccccc- - Quiz #2-1 Make-up by today
  • 11/18 - Chapter 10
  • 11/19 - Virtual Lab - Photosynthesis
  • 11/20 - Quiz (Photosynthesis)
ccccccccccc- - Chapter 12
ccccccccccc- - Chapter 12 due Today
  • 11/21 - Chapter 12

Announcement:

ccccccccccc - Quiz #2-1 Make-up by 11/17
ccccccccccc- - Virtual Photosynthesis lab being conducted on 11/19
ccccccccccc- - Quiz on Photosynthesis (Chapter 10) on 11/19
ccccccccccc- - Chapter 12 due on 11/20
ccccccccccc- - Chapter 13 due on 11/26

For the Week of 11/10/08 - 11/14/08

  • 11/10 - Chapter 9
  • 11/11 - Veteran's Day. No Classes
  • 11/12 - Hopefully - Chapter 10
  • 11/13 - Chapter 10
  • 11/14 - Chapter 10

Announcement:

ccccccccccc- - Quiz on 11/12 (Chapters 7, 8 & 9)
ccccccccccc- - Cell Respiration Lab due on 11/14
ccccccccccc- - Virtual Photosynthesis lab being conducted on 11/18
ccccccccccc- - Quiz on Photosynthesis (Chapter 10) on 11/19
ccccccccccc- - Chapter 12 due on 11/20

For the Week of 11/03/08 - 11/07/08

  • 11/03 - Chapter 9
ccccccccccc - Read through and Outline Cellular Repiration Lab (For Wednesday)
  • 11/04 - Election day. No Classes
  • 11/05 - Lab - Cellular Respiration
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  • 11/06 - Lab - Cellular Respiration
  • 11/07 - Chapter 9
ccccccccccc - Chapter 10 Due Today
Announcement:
ccccccccccc - Chapter 10 Due 11/07 (Friday)
ccccccccccc - Catalase Lab due 11/05 (Wednesday)cc

ccccccccccc - The next Exam/Quiz has yet to be set. Expect it soon. Remember, our last Exam
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For the Week of 10/27/08 - 10/31/08

  • 10/27 - Chapter 9 is due today
ccccccccccc - Lab #1 was due on Friday. If you have yet to hand it in, you must get it to me ASAP
  • 10/28 - We will begin Chapter 9 today
ccccccccccc - Read over and outline the Lab we will be doing tomorrow (Catalase)
  • 10/29 - We will be conducting the Catalase lab today. It is due on Friday (10/31)
  • 10/30 - We are going of Chapter 9
  • 10/24 - We are going of Chapter 9

Announcement

ccc- The marking quarter ends on 11/07
ccc- Chapter 10 Due 11/05

ccc- Catalase Lab is Due on 10/31
ccc- The Extra Credit Summer Assignment is due on 11/03











For the Week of 10/20/08 - 10/24/08

  • 10/20 - We will be finishing the Lab (It is due on 10/24)
ccccccccccc - Chapter 8 is due today
  • 10/21 - We will be finishing Chapter 7
  • 10/22 - We will be Starting Chapter 8
  • 10/23 - We will going over Exam #1-1
  • 10/24 - We will be continuing with Chapter 8

Announcement

ccc- Anyone that missed the Exam, must make it up by 10/20
ccc- Chapter 8 Due 10/20

ccc- Lab #1 Due on 10/24
ccc- Chapter 9 Guide Questions due on 10/27











For the Week of 10/13/08 - 10/17/08

  • 10/13 - No School
  • 10/14 - Read and outline the lab we will be conducting this week
  • 10/15 - We will be conducting the lab
  • 10/16 - We will be conducting the lab
  • 10/17 - We will be conducting the lab

Announcement

- Anyone that missed the Exam, must make it up by 10/16
- Chapter 8 due 10/20

For the Week of 10/06/08 - 10/10/08

  • 10/06 - Chapter 7 is due today. Everyday it is late subtracts 10% of the value
  • 10/07 - We will go over a portion of Chapter 7 and then review the last quiz
  • 10/08 - I am out this day. Their is an assignment to complete in class
  • 10/09 - No School
  • 10/10 - Exam #1-1 (Chapters 2-6)

Announcement

- Anyone that missed the Exam, must make it up by 10/16
- Chapter 8 due 10/20

For the Week of 09/29/08- 10/03/08

  • As I have mentioned in class, I need to see proof of purchase (e-mail confirmation pages is fine) of the Review book by 10/02. Follow this link to find it. Review Books
  • Open School Night is this 10/02
  • This week we will be covering Chapter 6
  • Chapter 7 Guide Questions are due on 10/06

For the Week of 09/22/08- 09/26/08

  • Quiz Thursday on Chapter 4 & 5
  • Monday & Tuesday - We will be going over Chapter 5
  • Wednesday - We will finish Chapter 5 and Go over our first Quiz
  • Thursday & Friday - We will be going over Chapter 6
  • Due Friday (09/26) - Chapter guide Questions (call "note sheets") for Chapter 6 (you must print them from this site. Use this link Lecture Notes, PowerPoints and Chapter Guide Questions

For the Week of 09/15/08- 09/19/08

  • This week we are finishing Chapter 3.
  • We will then go over Chapters 4 & 5. Please read the chapters beforehand and have the PowerPoints printed for class.
  • Their is a Quiz on Friday covering Chapters 2 & 3
  • Please remember, you are required to purchase the Review Book for the AP Biology Exam by the end of this month. Follow this link to find it. Review Books

For the Week of 09/08/08- 09/12/08

  • We are working on Chapters 1-5