For the Week of 03/15/10 - 03/19/10


  • 03/15 - (2x) - No Electric = No School
  • 03/16 - (1x) - Finsih Hardy-Weinberg Equations
  • 03/17 - (2x) - Lab 8
  • 03/18 - (1x) - Lab 8
  • 03/19 - (2x) - Chapter 24
ANNOUNCEMENTS
ccccccccccc - Chapter 23 was due on 03/10
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- Essay related to Chapters 13-20 was due on 03/12. See below for assignment. (Will count as a Quiz)
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- Chpater 24 due on 03/16
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- Chapter 25 due on 03/18
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- Lab 8 due on 03/19
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- Exam #3-1 on 03/19 (Chapters 22-25
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- Chapter 35 due on 03/22
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- Chapter 36 due on 03/25
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- Chapter 35 due on 03/22
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- Chapter 37 due on 04/05



For the Week of 03/08/10 - 03/12/10

  • 03/08 - (1x) - Chapter 22
  • 03/09 - (2x) - Chapter 22
  • 03/10 - (1x) - Chapter 23
  • 03/11 - (2x) - Chapter 23
  • 03/12 - (1x) - Chapter 23
ANNOUNCEMENTS
ccccccccccc - Progress Reports go out very soon.... Please get your work in
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- Lab 6b was due on 03/05
ccccccccccc - Chapter 23 due on 03/10

ccccccccccc - Essay related to Chapters 13-20 due on 03/12. See below for assignment. (Will count as a Quiz)
ccccccccccc - Chpater 24 due on 03/16
ccccccccccc - Chapter 25 due on 03/18
ccccccccccc - Lab 8 due on 03/19
ccccccccccc - Exam #3-1 on 03/19 (Chapters 22-25
ccccccccccc - Chapter 35 due on 03/22
ccccccccccc - Chapter 36 due on 03/25
ccccccccccc - Chapter 35 due on 03/22
ccccccccccc - Chapter 37 due on 04/05


For the Week of 03/01/10 - 03/05/10

  • 03/01 - (2x) - Lab 6b & 6a
  • 03/02 - (1x) - Chapter 22
  • 03/03 - (2x) - Chapter 22
  • 03/04 - (1x) - Chapter 22
  • 03/05 - (2x) - Chapter 22
ANNOUNCEMENTS
ccccccccccc - February Break Assignment was due on 02/22
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- Chapter 22 due on 03/02
ccccccccccc - Lab 6b and 6a due on 03/05
ccccccccccc - Chapter 23 due on 03/10

ccccccccccc - Essay related to Chapters 13-20 due on 03/12. See below for assignment. (Will count as a Quiz)
ccccccccccc - Chpater 24 due on 03/16
ccccccccccc - Chapter 25 due on 03/18
ccccccccccc - Lab 8 due on 03/19
ccccccccccc - Exam #3-1 on 03/19 (Chapters 22-25
ccccccccccc - Chapter 35 due on 03/22
ccccccccccc - Chapter 36 due on 03/25
ccccccccccc - Chapter 35 due on 03/22
ccccccccccc - Chapter 37 due on 04/05



For the Week of 02/22/10 - 02/26/10

  • 02/22 - (1x) - Chapter 20
  • 02/23 - (2x) - Chapter 20
  • 02/24 - (1x) - Chapter 20
  • 02/25 - (2x) - Lab #6b
  • 02/26 - (1x) - Lab #6b
ANNOUNCEMENTS
ccccccccccc - February Break Assignment due on 02/22
ccccccccccc - Parent teacher conferences on 02/24 (12:00 - 2:30 & 5:00 - 7:00)
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- Chapter 22 due on 03/02
ccccccccccc - Lab 6b and 6a due on 03/05
ccccccccccc - Chapter 23 due on 03/10

ccccccccccc - Essay related to Chapters 13-20 due on 03/12. See below for assignment. (Will count as a Quiz)
ccccccccccc - Chpater 24 due on 03/16
ccccccccccc - Chapter 25 due on 03/18
ccccccccccc - Lab 8 due on 03/19
ccccccccccc - Exam #3-1 on 03/19 (Chapters 22-25
ccccccccccc - Chapter 35 due on 03/22
ccccccccccc - Chapter 36 due on 03/25
ccccccccccc - Chapter 35 due on 03/22
ccccccccccc - Chapter 37 due on 04/05


Essay related to Chapters 13-20 (Genetics) - Due on 03/12
Genes are located on chromosomes and are the basic unit of heredity that is passed on from parent to child, through generations
(a) Explain how a chromosome mutation could occur and why mutations are detrimental to the organism in which they take place.
(b) Explain why it is that - although there are very few genes located on the Y chromosome - human males suffer from having just one copy of the X chromosome, while females have two.



We are off for the week of 02/15/10 - 02/19/10

  • Have fun but please do not ignore the Feburary Break Assignment. It is due when we return.


For the Week of 02/08/10 - 02/12/10

  • 02/08 - (2x) - Chapter 20
  • 02/09 - (1x) - Quiz Chapters 17-19
  • 02/10 - (2x) - Chapter 20
  • 02/11 - (1x) - Chapter 20
  • 02/12 - (2x) - Chapter 20
ANNOUNCEMENTS
ccccccccccc - Chapter 20 due 2/10
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- Essay For Chapters 13-20 due on (TBA)

ccccccccccc - Click the link to the right view your February Break Assignment - It is due on 02/22external image pdf.png [[file/view/FebVacationAssignment2004.pdf|FebVacationAssignment2004.pdf]]
ccccccccccc - Parent teacher conferences moved to 02/24 (12:00 - 2:30 & 6:00 - 8:00)


For the Week of 02/01/10 - 02/05/10

  • 02/01 - (1x) - Chapter 18
  • 02/02 - (2x) - Chapter 18
  • 02/03 - (1x) - Chapter 19
  • 02/04 - (2x) - Chapter 19
  • 02/05 - (1x) - Chapter 19
ANNOUNCEMENTS
ccccccccccc - Chapter 19 due 2/5
ccccccccccc - Chapter 20 due 2/10
ccccccccccc
- Essay For Chapters 13-20 due on (TBA)

ccccccccccc - Click the link to the right view your February Break Assignment - It is due on 02/22external image pdf.png [[file/view/FebVacationAssignment2004.pdf|FebVacationAssignment2004.pdf]]

For the Week of 01/18/10 - 01/22/10

  • 01/18 - No School
  • 01/05 - (2x) - Chapter 17
  • 01/06 - (1x) - Chapter 17
  • 01/07 - (2x) - Midterm Day 1
  • 01/08 - (1x) - Midterm Day 2

ANNOUNCEMENTS
ccccccccccc - Midterm (Chap 1-16 minus 11) on 1/21 & 1/22
ccccccccccc - Chapter 18 due 1/25
ccccccccccc - Chapter 19 due 2/5
ccccccccccc - Chapter 20 due 2/10
ccccccccccc - Essay For Chapters 13-20 due on (TBA)

For the Week of 01/11/10 - 01/15/10

  • 01/11 - (1x) - I was out (work on chapter guide questions)
  • 01/12 - (2x) - Virtual Drosophila Lab
  • 01/13 - (1x) - I was out (work on chapter guide questions)
  • 01/14 - (2x) - Chapter 17
  • 01/15 - (1x) - Quiz (Chapters 15 & 16)
ANNOUNCEMENTS
ccccccccccc - Quiz (Chap's 15 & 16) on 1/15
ccccccccccc - Midterm (Chap 1-16 minus 11) on 1/21 & 1/22
ccccccccccc - Fruit Fly Lab due on 1/15 (this counts as a Homework and Lab Score)
ccccccccccc - Chapter 18 due 1/25
ccccccccccc - Chapter 19 due 2/5
ccccccccccc - Chapter 20 due 2/10
ccccccccccc - Essay For Chapters 13-20 due on (TBA)

For the Week of 01/04/10 - 01/08/10

  • 01/04 - (2x) - Chapter 15
  • 01/05 - (1x) - Chapter 16
  • 01/06 - (2x) - Chapter 16
  • 01/07 - (1x) - Chapter 16
  • 01/08 - (2x) - Vitual Drosophila Lab
ANNOUNCEMENTS
ccccccccccc - Quiz (Chap's 15 & 16) on 1/15
ccccccccccc - Midterm (Chap 1-16 minus 11) on 1/21 & 1/22
ccccccccccc - Chapter 16 due 1/08
ccccccccccc - Chapter 17 due 1/13
ccccccccccc - Fruit Fly Lab due on 1/15
ccccccccccc - Chapter 18 due 1/25
ccccccccccc - Chapter 19 due 2/5
ccccccccccc - Chapter 20 due 2/10
ccccccccccc - Essay For Chapters 13-20 due on (TBA)

For the Week of 12/21/09 - 12/23/09

  • 12/21 - (1x) - Chapter 15
  • 12/22 - (2x) - Chapter 15
  • 12/23 - (1x) - Chapter 15

ANNOUNCEMENTS

ccccccccccc - Have a great vacation


For the Week of 12/14/09 - 12/18/09

    • 12/14 - (2x) - Virtual Mitosis vs Meiosis Lab
    • 12/15 - (1x) - Chapter 14
    • 12/16 - (2x) - Chapter 14
    • 12/17 - (1x) - Chapter 14
    • 12/18 - (2x) - Chpater 14
ANNOUNCEMENTS
ccccccccccc - Chapter 14 due on 12/14
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Chapter 15 due on 12/22

For the Week of 12/07/09 - 12/11/09

    • 11/30 - (1x) - Chapter 12
    • 12/01 - (2x) - Chapter 12
    • 12/02 - (1x) - Chapter 13
    • 12/03 - (2x) - Chapter 13
    • 12/04 - (1x) - Chpater 14
ANNOUNCEMENTS
ccccccccccc - Chapter 14 due on 12/14

For the Week of 11/30/09 - 12/04/09

    • 11/30 - (2x) - Chapter 10
    • 12/01 - (1x) - Chapter 10
    • 12/02 - (2x) - VIrtual Lab & Quiz #2-2 on Photosynthesis
    • 12/03 - (1x) - Chapter 12
    • 12/04 - (2x) - Chpater 12
ANNOUNCEMENTS
ccccccccccc - Cellular Respiration Lab due on 11/30
ccccccccccc - Chapter 13 due on 12/02
ccccccccccc - Quiz #2-2 (Photosynthesis) on 12/02


For the Week of 11/23/09 - 11/27/09

    • 11/23 - (1x) - Chapter 10
    • 11/24 - (2x) - Chapter 10
    • 11/25 - (1x) - Happy Thanksgiving
    • 11/26 - (2x) - Happy Thanksgiving
    • 11/27 - (1x) -Happy Thanksgiving
ANNOUNCEMENTS
ccccccccccc - Chapter 12 due on 11/24 (Yes, We are skipping Chapter 11)
ccccccccccc - Cellular Respiration Lab due on 121/30
ccccccccccc - Chapter 13 due on 12/02
ccccccccccc - Quiz #2-2 (Photosynthesis) on 12/02

For the Week of 11/16/09 - 11/20/09

    • 11/16 - (1x) - Lab - Cellular Respiration
    • 11/17 - (2x) - Lab - Cellular Respiration
    • 11/18 - (1x) - Chapter 10
    • 11/19 - (2x) - Quiz #2-1 (Chapters 7-9)
    • 11/20 - (1x) - Chapter 10
ANNOUNCEMENTS
ccccccccccc - Mandatory ESSAY due on 11/16 (See Above)
ccccccccccc - Chapter 10 is due on 11/17

ccccccccccc - Chapter 12 due on 11/24 (Yes, We are skipping Chapter 11)
ccccccccccc - Cellular Respiration Lab due on 12/04

Mandatory Essay - Due on 11/16


For the Week of 11/09/09 - 11/13/09

    • 11/09 - (1x) - Chapter 9
    • 11/10 - (2x) - Chapter 9
    • 11/11 - No Classes
    • 11/12 - (1x) - Chapter 9
    • 11/13 - (2x) - Chapter 10

ANNOUNCEMENTS
ccccccccccc - Chapter 9 was due on 10/30
ccccccccccc - Lab: Enzyme Catalysis lab due on 11/12
ccccccccccc - Mandatory ESSAY due on 11/16 (See Above)
ccccccccccc - Chapter 10 is due on 11/17 1/17
ccccccccccc - EXTRA CREDIT ESSAY BELOW - due on 11/09
Phospholipids are a critical component of the cell membrane. The cell memebrane is selectively permeable, allowing only certain substances in and out, and in certain amounts.
(a) Describe why phospholipids are imoportant componenets of cell memebranes, based on their structure and properties.
(b) Explain why proteins are an important component of the cell memebrane, base on their structure and properties.
- Note: A strong response to this item requites an understanding of topics from Units One and Two of the Textbook.

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For the Week of 11/02/09 - 11/06/09

    • 11/02 - (1x) - Chapter 9
    • 11/03 - No Classes
    • 11/04 - (2x) - Chapter 9
    • 11/05 - (1x) - Chapter 9
    • 11/06 - (2x) - Lab: Enzyme Catalysis

ANNOUNCEMENTS
ccccccccccc - Chapter 9 was due on 10/30
ccccccccccc - Lab: Enzyme Catalysis lab due on 11/11
ccccccccccc - Mandatory ESSAY due on 11/16 (See Above)
ccccccccccc - Chapter 10 is due on 11/17 1/17
ccccccccccc - EXTRA CREDIT ESSAY BELOW - due on 11/09
Phospholipids are a critical component of the cell membrane. The cell memebrane is selectively permeable, allowing only certain substances in and out, and in certain amounts.
(a) Describe why phospholipids are imoportant componenets of cell memebranes, based on their structure and properties.
(b) Explain why proteins are an important component of the cell memebrane, base on their structure and properties.
- Note: A strong response to this item requites an understanding of topics from Units One and Two of the Textbook.

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For the Week of 10/26/09 - 10/30/09

    • 10/26 - (2x) - Finish Post Exam Review
    • 10/27 - (1x) - Chapter 8
    • 10/28 - (2x) - Chapter 8
    • 10/29 - (1x) - Chapter 8
    • 10/30 - (2x) - Chapter 8

ANNOUNCEMENTS
ccccccccccc - Chapter 8 & Review Book purchase were due on 10/20
ccccccccccc - Lab - Diffusion & Osmosis is due on 10/30
ccccccccccc - Chapter 9 is due on 10/30
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- EXTRA CREDIT ESSAY BELOW - due on 11/09
Phospholipids are a critical component of the cell membrane. The cell memebrane is selectively permeable, allowing only certain substances in and out, and in certain amounts.
(a) Describe why phospholipids are imoportant componenets of cell memebranes, based on their structure and properties.
(b) Explain why proteins are an important component of the cell memebrane, base on their structure and properties.
- Note: A strong response to this item requites an understanding of topics from Units One and Two of the Textbook.


For the Week of 10/19/09 - 10/23/09

    • 10/19 - (1x) - Chapter 7
    • 10/20 - (2x) - Lab #1 - Diffusion & Osmosis
ccccccccccc - Chapter 8 & Review Book purchase due today
    • 10/21 - (1x) - Lab #1 - Diffusion & Osmosis
    • 10/22 - (2x) - Lab #1 - Diffusion & Osmosis
    • 10/23 - (1x) - Lab #1 - Diffusion & Osmosis

ANNOUNCEMENTS
ccccccccccc - Chapter 7 was due on 10/08
ccccccccccc - Purchase your Review Books by 10/20. Please bring in proof of purchase
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ccccccccccc - Chapter 8 is due on 10/20
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- EXTRA CREDIT ESSAY BELOW

For the Week of 10/12/09 - 10/16/09

    • 10/12 - No School
    • 10/13 - (1x) - Chapter 17
    • 10/14 - (2x) - Chapteter 17
    • 10/15 - (1x) - Field Trip to Sachem Noth High School (Sam Rhine Presentor)
    • 10/16 - (2x) - Exam #1-1 (Chapters 2-6)

ANNOUNCEMENTS
ccccccccccc - Chapter 7 was due on 10/08
ccccccccccc - Exam #1-1 (Chapters 2-6) on 10/14 - MOVED TO 10/16 DUE TO SCHOOL-WIDE TESTING
ccccccccccc - Purchase your Review Books by 10/20. Please bring in proof of purchase
cccccccccccccc or the book itself to recieve credit

ccccccccccc - Chapter 8 is due on 10/20/20

For the Week of 10/05/09 - 10/09/09

    • 10/05 - Chapter 6
    • 10/05 - Chapter 6
    • 10/05 - Chapter 6
    • 10/05 - Chapter 7
    • 10/05 - Chapter 7

ANNOUNCEMENTS
ccccccccccc - Chapter 6 was due on 10/02 - You are losing points for every day it's late
ccccccccccc - Chapter 7 is due on 10/08
ccccccccccc - Exam #1-1 (Chapters 2-6) on 10/14 - MOVED TO 10/16 DUE TO SCHOOL-WIDE TESTING
ccccccccccc - Purchase your Review Books by 10/20. Please bring in proof of purchase
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or the book itself to recieve credit
WE HAVE BEEN APPROVED TO GO ON THE FIELD TRIP 10/15. WE WILL LEAVE AT 7:30AM AND RETURN BY 2:30.
- THE COST IS $15 AND YOU HAVE TO BRING YOUR OWN LUNCH