AP BIO EXAM - 05/09 8am

For the Week of 04/11/11 - 04/15/11

04/11 (1x) - Chapter 39 - Plant Responses to Internal and External Signals
04/12 (2x) - UNIT EXAM with ESSAYS - Plants
04/13 (1x) - Chapter 40 - Basic Principles of Animal Form and Function
04/14 (2x) - Chapter 41 - Animal Nutrition
04/15 (1x) - Chapter 41 - Animal Nutrition

Assignments & Announcements

- 04/09 – Lab - Transpiration Due

- 04/12 – Unit Exam with 2 Essays (Chapters 35-39)

- 04/13 - Chapter 40 Guide Questions Due

- 04/14 - Chapter 41 Guide Questions Due

Over the April Break - Beside your intensive Review I KNOW YOU WILL DO, use the links below to go to YouTube and Review the Lab Podcasts

Lab 1 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MUcP_sZ1eCk

Lab 2- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dOro8GWXxx8&feature=related

Lab 3- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k5g5hjZNLpQ&feature=related

Lab 4- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xTfXF69bqPE&feature=related

Lab 5 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iJbperz43rk&feature=related

Lab 6 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lg829Walc2o&feature=related

Lab 7 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p9MpMr8qAAQ&feature=related

Lab 8 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KmqgZvUoq3k

Lab 9 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V6N8CoZ4Yy0

Lab 10 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5_kRzLvcnB8&feature=related

Lab 11- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nzT9F6knDVs&feature=related

Lab 12 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XEcBQurjUQ4&feature=related

AP BIO EXAM - 05/09 8am

For the Week of 04/04/11 - 04/08/11

04/04 (2x) - Chapter 37 - Plant Nutrition & Continue Lab
04/05 (1x) - Post Quiz Review (Chap 36 & 37)
04/06 (2x) - Chapter 38 - Angiosperm Reproduction and Biotechnology
04/07 (1x) - Quiz (Chapters 37 & 38)
04/08 (2x) - Chapter 39 - Plant Responses to Internal and External Signals

Assignments & Announcements

- 04/06 - Chapter 38 Guide Questions Due

- 04/07 – Quiz (Chapters 37 & 38)

- 04/09 – Chapter 39 Guide Questions Due

- 04/09 – Lab - Transpiration Due

- 04/12 – Unit Exam with 2 Essays (Chapters 35-39)

For the Week of 03/28/11 - 04/01/11

03/28 (1x) - Chapter 36 - Transport in Plants
03/29 (2x) - Chapter 36 - Transport in Plants & Pre-Lab (Transpiration)
03/30 (1x) - Lab - Transpiration
03/31 (2x) - Quiz (Chapters 35 & 36) & Continue Lab
04/01 (1x) - Chapter 37 - Plant Nutrition & Continue Lab

Assignments & Announcements

- 03/30 – Begin Transpiration Lab

- 03/31 – Quiz (Chapters 35 & 36)

- 04/01 - Chapter 37 Guide Questions Due

- 04/06 - Chapter 38 Guide Questions Due

- 04/07 – Quiz (Chapters 37 & 38)

- 04/09 – Chapter 39 Guide Questions Due

- 04/09 – Lab - Transpiration Due

- 04/12 – Unit Exam with 2 Essays (Chapters 35-39)

For the Week of 03/21/11 - 03/25/11

03/21 (2x) - Unit Exam - Evolution (Chapters 22-25)
03/22 (1x) - Begin Chapter 35 - Plant Structure, Growth and Development
03/23 (2x) - Chapter 36 - Transport in Plants
03/24 (1x) - Chapter 36 - Transport in Plants
03/25 (2x) - Chapter 36 - Transport in Plants & PreLab - Transpiration

Assignments & Announcements

- 03/21 - Unit Exam - Evolution (Chapters 22-25)
- 03/21 – Lab – Population Genetics and Evolution Due
- 03/26 – Chapter 36 Guide Questions Due
- 03/30 – Begin Transpiration Lab
- 03/31 – Quiz (Chapters 35 & 36)
- 04/01 - Chapter 37 Guide Questions Due
- 04/06 - Chapter 38 Guide Questions Due
- 04/07 – Quiz (Chapters 37 & 38)
- 04/09 – Chapter 39 Guide Questions Due
- 04/09 – Lab - Transpiration Due
- 04/12 – Unit Exam with 2 Essays (Chapters 35-39)


For the Week of 03/14/11 - 03/18/11

03/14 (1x) - Quiz Chapter 23
03/15 (2x) - Lab: Population Genetics & Evolution
03/16 (1x) - Chapter 24 - The Origin of Species
03/17 (2x) - Chapter 25 - Phylogeny and Systematics
03/18 (1x) - Begin Chapter 35 - Plant Structure, Growth and Development

Assignments & Announcements
- 03/14 – Quiz Chapter 23
- 03/15 – Lab #8 (Population Genetics and Evolution)
- 03/16 – Chapter 24 Guide Questions due
- 03/17 – Chapter 25 Guide Questions due
- 03/18 – Chapter 35 Guide Questions due
We will begin discussing this chapter on 03/18

- 03/21 – Lab #8 (Population Genetics and Evolution) due
- 03/21 – Exam (Chapters 22-25) with Essay


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

03/07 (2x) - Chapter 22 - Descent with Modification - A Darwinian View of Life & Quiz
03/08 (1x) - Chapter 23 - The Evolution of Populations
03/09 (2x) - Chapter 23 - The Evolution of Populations
03/10 (1x) - Chapter 23 - The Evolution of Populations
03/11 (2x) - Chapter 23 - Quiz Chapter 23 and Begin Lab: Population Genetics & Evolution

Assignments & Announcements

- 03/07 – Quiz Chapter 22
- 03/08 – Chapter 23 Guide Questions due
- 03/11 & 03/14 – Lab #8 (Population Genetics and Evolution)
- 03/11 – Quiz Chapter 23
- 03/15 – Chapter 24 Guide Questions due
- 03/16 – Chapter 25 Guide Questions due
- 03/17 – Exam (Chapters 22-25) with Essay
- 03/18 – Chapter 35 Guide Questions due
- 03/21 – Lab #8 (Population Genetics and Evolution) due


For the Week of 02/28/11 - 03/04/11

02/28 (1x) - Chapter 22 - Descent with Modification - A Darwinian View of Life
03/01 (2x) - Chapter 22 - Descent with Modification - A Darwinian View of Life
03/02 (1x) - Chapter 22 - Descent with Modification - A Darwinian View of Life
03/03 (2x) - Chapter 22 - Descent with Modification - A Darwinian View of Life
03/04 (1x) - Chapter 22 - Descent with Modification - A Darwinian View of Life

Assignments & Announcements

- 02/28 – February break Chapter Guides due
- 03/04 – Gel Electrophoresis Lab Due
- 03/07 – Quiz Chapter 22
- 03/08 – Chapter 23 Guide Questions due
- 03/11 & 03/14 – Lab #8 (Population Genetics and Evolution)
- 03/11 – Quiz Chapter 23
- 03/15 – Chapter 24 Guide Questions due
- 03/16 – Chapter 25 Guide Questions due
- 03/17 – Exam (Chapters 22-25) with Essay
- 03/18 – Chapter 35 Guide Questions due
- 03/21 – Lab #8 (Population Genetics and Evolution) due


For the Week of 02/14/11 - 02/18/11

02/14 (2x) - Chapter 20 - DNA Technology and Genomics
02/15 (1x) - Unit Essay
02/16 (2x) - Lab 6 Prelab discussion
02/17 (1x) - Lab 6b - Gel Electrophoresis
02/18 (2x) - Unit Exam Chapters 16-20

Assignments & Announcements

- 02/15/11 – Unit Essay (It will be written on class) - Please see below

- 02/16/11 – Lab #6b

- 02/18/11 – Unit Exam Chapters 16-20

For the Week of 02/07/11 - 02/11/11

02/07 (1x) - Quiz - Chapters 18 & 19
02/08 (2x) - Chapter 20 - DNA Technology and Genomics
02/09 (1x) - Chapter 20 - DNA Technology and Genomics
02/10 (2x) - Chapter 20 - DNA Technology and Genomics
02/11 (1x) - Chapter 20 - DNA Technology and Genomics

Assignments & Announcements

- 02/07/11 – Quiz Chapters 18 & 19

- 02/08/11 – Chapter 20 Guide Questions Due

- 02/15/11 – Unit Essay (It will be written on class) - Please see below
- 02/16/11 – Lab #6b
- 02/18/11 – Unit Exam Chapters 16-20

- 02/21/11 – Chapter 22 Guide Questions Due
- 02/21/11 - Lab #6 Due

Reading Guide Questions for February 2011 Break Assignment

Chapter 50 (An Introduction to Ecology and the Biosphere), Chapter 51 (Behavioral Ecology), Chapter 52 (Population Ecology), Chapter 53 (Community Ecology), Chapter 54 (Ecosystems) & Chapter 55 (Conservation Biology and Restoration Ecology)
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For the Week of 01/31/11 - 02/04/11

01/31 (2x) - Chapter 18 - The Genetics of Viruses and Bacteria
02/01 (1x) - Chapter 18 - The Genetics of Viruses and Bacteria
02/02 (2x) - Chapter 18 - The Genetics of Viruses and Bacteria & Chapter 19 - Eukaryotic Genomes - Organization, Regulation and Evolution
02/03 (1x) - Chapter 19 - Eukaryotic Genomes - Organization, Regulation and Evolution
02/04 (2x) - Chapter 19 - Eukaryotic Genomes - Organization, Regulation and Evolution

Assignments & Announcements

- 02/02/11 – Chapter 19 Guide Questions due
- 02/07/11 – Quiz Chapters 18 & 19
- 02/08/11 – Chapter 20 Guide Questions Due

- 02/15/11 – Unit Essay (It will be written on class) - Please see below
- 02/16/11 – Lab #6b
- 02/18/11 – Unit Exam Chapters 16-20

- 02/21/11 – Chapter 22 Guide Questions Due
- 02/21/11 - Lab #6 Due

For the Week of 01/17/11 - 01/21/11

01/17 - No School - Martin Kuther King Jr. day
01/18 (1x) - Chapter 17 - From Gene to Protein
01/19 (2x) - Chapter 17 - From Gene to Protein
01/20 (1x) - Midterm Essay
01/21 (2x) - Chapter 18 - The Genetics of Viruses and Bacteria

Assignments & Announcements (the stars indicate changes from last weeks calander)

- 01/14/11 – Chapter 17 Guide Questions Due

- CANCELLED – Quiz Chapters 16 & 17
- 01/20/11 - In Class Midterm Essay
- 01/21/11 – Chapter 18 Guide Questions Due
- 01/24/11 to 01/28/11 - Midterm/Regents Week
- 01/26/11 – Midterm from 1:00 - 2:30
- 02/02/11 – Chapter 19 Guide Questions due
- 02/07/11 – Quiz Chapters 18 & 19
- 02/08/11 – Chapter 20 Guide Questions Due *

- 02/15/11 – Unit Essay (It will be written on class) - Please see below*
- 02/16/11 – Lab #6b *
- 02/18/11 – Unit Exam Chapters 16-20 *

- 02/21/11 – Chapter 22 Guide Questions Due *
- 02/21/11 - Lab #6 Due

For the Week of 01/10/11 - 01/14/11

01/10 (2x) - Chapter 16 - The Molecular Basis of Inheritance
01/11 (1x) - No School - English Regents Administered
01/12 (2x) - No School - Snow Day
01/13 (1x) - Chapter 17 - From Gene to Protein
01/14 (2x) - Chapter 17 - From Gene to Protein

Assignments & Announcements

- 01/14/11 – Chapter 17 Guide Questions Due
- CANCELLED – Quiz Chapters 16 & 17 *
- 01/21/11 – Chapter 18 Guide Questions Due *

- 01/20/11 - In Class Midterm Essay
- 01/24/11 to 01/28/11 - Midterm/Regents Week
- 01/26/11 – Midterm from 1:00 - 2:30

- 02/02/11 – Chapter 19 Guide Questions due *
- 02/04/11 – Chapter 20 Guide Questions Due
- 02/07/11 – Quiz Chapters 18 & 19 *
- 02/14/11 – Lab #6
- 02/16/11 – Unit Exam Chapters 16-20
- 02/17/11 – Unit Essay (It will be written on class) - Please see below
- 02/18/11 – Chapter 22 Guide Questions Due
- 02/21/11 - Lab #6 Due

For the Week of 01/03/11 - 01/07/11

01/03 (1x) - Complete Unit
01/04 (2x) - Unit Exam Chapters 13-15
01/05 (1x) - Chapter 16 - The Molecular Basis of Inheritance
01/06 (2x) - Chapter 16 - The Molecular Basis of Inheritance
01/17 (1x) - Chapter 16 - The Molecular Basis of Inheritance

Assignments & Announcements

- 01/08/11 - Lab: Virtual Drosophila Due
- 01/12/11 – Chapter 17 Guide Questions Due
- 01/18/11 – Quiz Chapters 16 & 17
- 01/19/11 – Chapter 18 Guide Questions Due

- 01/20/11 - In Class Midterm Essay
- 01/24/11 to 01/28/11 - Midterm/Regents Week
- 01/26/11 – Midterm from 1:00 - 2:30

- 02/01/11 – Chapter 19 Guide Questions due
- 02/03/11 – Quiz Chapters 18 & 19
- 02/04/11 – Chapter 20 Guide Questions Due
- 02/14/11 – Lab #6
- 02/16/11 – Unit Exam Chapters 16-20
- 02/17/11 – Unit Essay (It will be written on class) - Please see below
- 02/18/11 – Chapter 22 Guide Questions Due
- 02/21/11 - Lab #6 Due

Essay Question for Molecular Genetics Unit Exam (you must do 2 of the below)
ccca) Describe the characteristics of DNA Replication.
cccccc- Be sure to identify the molecules that assist with this process and the significance of Okazaki fragments
cccb) Describe the characteristics of Protein Synthesis.
cccccc- Be sure to identify the molecules that assist with this process
cccc) Identify a specific type of point mutations and describe how it could alter the synthesis of a specific protein
cccd) Explain the role of introns and exons in eukaryotic gene expression and why prokaryotes are excluded from this conversation.
ccce) Choose two forms technology used in a laboratory to alter &/or investigate genetic material and discuss their importance in the advancement of science.
cccccc- If their is controversy, be sure to mention the pros and cons

Midterm Essay File - Look at this file to discover and prepare for your Midterm Essay



For the Week of 12/20 - 12/24

12/20 (1x) - Chapter 14 - Mendel and the Gene Idea
12/21 (2x) - Chapter 15 - The Chromosomal Basis of Inheritance
12/22 (1x) - Chapter 16 - The Molecular Basis of Inheritance
12/23 (2x) - Virtual Lab - Drosophila
12/24 - No Class - See you next year

Assignements/Announcements

- 12/23 – Lab: Virtual Drosophila
- 01/03/11 – Review of Chapters 13-15
- 01/04/11 – Unit Exam Chapters 13-15
- 01/04/11 – Essay Due Chapters 13-15
- 01/06/11 - Lab: Virtual Drosophila Due

For the Week of 12/13 - 12/17

12/13 (2x) - Chapter 14 - Mendel and the Gene Idea
12/14 (1x) - Chapter 14 - Mendel and the Gene Idea
12/15 (2x) - Chapter 14 - Mendel and the Gene Idea
12/16 (1x) - Chapter 14 - Mendel and the Gene Idea
12/17 (2x) - Chapter 14 - Mendel and the Gene Idea

Assignements/Announcements

- 12/16 - Lab: Mitosis & Meiosis Due
- 12/17 – Progress Reports
- 12/20 - Chapter 15 Chapter Guide due
- 12/22 – Chapter 16 Guide Questions Due
- 12/23 – Lab: Virtual Drosophila
- 01/03/11 – Review of Chapters 13-15
- 01/04/11 – Unit Exam Chapters 13-15
- 01/04/11 – Essay Due Chapters 13-15
- 01/06/11 - Lab: Virtual Drosophila Due

For the Week of 12/06 - 12/10

12/06 (1x) - Chapter 13 - Meiosis & Sexual Life Cycles
12/07 (2x) - Chapter 13 - Meiosis & Sexual Life Cycles
12/08 (1x) - Chapter 14 - Mendel and the Gene Idea
12/09 (2x) - Virtual Lab - Mitosis & Meiosis
12/10 (1x) - Chapter 14 - Mendel and the Gene Idea

Assignements/Announcements

- 12/06 – Chapter 13 Chapter Guide due
- 12/07 – You need to pre-read the labs for 12/09
- 12/08 - Chapter 14 Chapter Guide due
- 12/09 – Lab: Mitosis & Meiosis
- 12/16 - Lab: Mitosis & Meiosis Due
- 12/17 – Progress Reports
- 12/20 - Chapter 15 Chapter Guide due
- 12/22 – Chapter 16 Guide Questions Due
- 12/23 – Lab: Virtual Drosophila
- 01/03/11 – Review of Chapters 13-15
- 01/04/11 – Unit Exam Chapters 13-15
- 01/04/11 – Essay Due Chapters 13-15
- 01/06/11 - Lab: Virtual Drosophila Due

- Essay

Genes are located on chromosomes and are the basis of heredity that is passed on from parent to child, through generations. (20 pts each section)

(a) Identify and explain the source for interspecies Genetic Diversity
(b) Explain how my father can pass on to me a chromosome # 5 that is a mixture of my grandparent’s chromosome #5’s?
(c) Explain how a chromosome mutation could occur and why some mutations could be detrimental to the organism in which they take place.
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(d) Explain why it is that – although there are very few genes located on the Y chromosome – human males may suffer from having just one
ccccccccc copy of the X chromosome, while females have two.
(e) Compose a biological argument for which can first, the chicken or the egg



For the Week of 11/29 - 12/03

11/29 (2x) - Chapter 12 - The Cell Cycle
11/30 (1x) - Quiz Chapters 10 & 12
12/01 (2x) - Unit Exam Review
12/02 (1x) - Chapter 13 - Meiosis & Sexual Life Cycles
12/03 (2x) - Unit Exam - Cells

Assignements/Announcements

- 11/30 - Quiz #2-1 (Chapters 10 & 12)
- 12/02 - Chapter 13 Chapter Guide Questions due
- 12/03 - Unit Exam - Cells (Chapters 6-10 & 12)
- 12/03 - Essay Due. See the question below:

For the Week of 11/22 - 11/26

11/22 (1x) - Complete the Virtual Lab & Chapter 12 - The Cell Cycle
11/23 (2x) - Chapter 12 - The Cell Cycle
11/24 (1x) - Chapter 12 - The Cell Cycle
11/25 () - No Class
11/26 () - No Class

Assignements/Announcements

- 11/22 - Chapter 12 Chapter Guide Questions due
- 11/24 - Plant Pigment and Photosynthesis Lab Report Due
- 11/30 - Quiz #2-1 (Chapters 10 & 12)
- 12/02 - Chapter 13 Chapter Guide Questions due
- 12/03 - Unit Exam - Cells (Chapters 6-10 & 12)
- 12/03 - Essay Due. See the question below:

For the Week of 11/15 - 11/19

11/15 (2x) - Chapter 10 - Photosynthesis
11/16 (1x) - Chapter 10 - Photosynthesis
11/17 (2x) - Chapter 10 - Photosynthesis
11/18 (1x) - Chapter 10 - Photosynthesis
11/19 (2x) - Lab - Plants and Photosynthesis (Virtual Version)

Assignements/Announcements

- 11/19 - Cellular Respiration Lab Report (Re-Do) Due

- 11/19 - Lab: Plant Pigment and Photosynthesis (Virtual Version) (Due 11/24)
- 11/22 - Chapter 12 Chapter Guide Questions due
- 11/24 - Plant Pigment and Photosynthesis Lab Report Due
- 11/30 - Quiz #2-1 (Chapters 10 & 12)
- 12/02 - Chapter 13 Chapter Guide Questions due
- 12/03 - Unit Exam - Cells (Chapters 6-10 & 12)
- 12/03 - Essay Due. See the question below:
- 12/17 - Progress reports go out

For the Week of 11/08 - 11/12

11/08 (2x) - Lab - Cellular Respiration
11/09 (1x) - Lab - Cellular Respiration
11/10 (2x) - Quiz #1-3 (Chapters 8 &9)
11/11 - No School (Veteran's Day)
11/12 (1x) - Chapter 10 - Photosynthesis

Assignements/Announcements

- 11/10 - Quiz #1-3 (Chapters 8 & 9)
- 11/12 - Cellular Respiration Lab Report Due
- 11/12 - Last Day of the Quarter
- 11/19 - Lab: Plant Pigment and Photosynthesis (Virtual Version) (Due 11/24)
- 11/22 - Chapter 12 Chapter Guide Questions due
- 11/24 - Plant Pigment and Photosynthesis Lab Report Due
- 11/30 - Quiz #2-1 (Chapters 10 & 12)
- 12/02 - Chapter 13 Chapter Guide Questions due
- 12/03 - Unit Exam - Cells (Chapters 6-10 & 12)
- 12/03 - Essay Due. See the question below:
- 12/17 - Progress reports go out

For the Week of 11/01 - 11/05

11/01 (2x) - Chapter 9 - Cellular Respiration - Harvesting Chemical Energy
11/02 - Election Day - No Class
11/03 (1x) - Chapter 9 - Cellular Respiration - Harvesting Chemical Energy
11/04 (2x) - Chapter 9 - Cellular Respiration - Harvesting Chemical Energy
11/05 (1x) - Chapter 10 - Photosynthesis

Assignements/Announcements

- 11/08 & 11/09 - Lab: Cellular Respiration (Due 11/12)

- 11/05 - Chapter 10 Chapter Guide Questions due
- 11/10 - Quiz #1-3 (Chapters 8 & 9)
- 11/12 - Cellular Respiration Lab Report Due
- 11/12 - Last Day of the Quarter
- 11/19 - Lab: Plant Pigment and Photosynthesis (Virtual Version) (Due 11/24)
- 11/22 - Chapter 12 Chapter Guide Questions due
- 11/24 - Plant Pigment and Photosynthesis Lab Report Due
- 11/30 - Quiz #2-1 (Chapters 10 & 12)
- 12/02 - Chapter 13 Chapter Guide Questions due
- 12/03 - Unit Exam - Cells (Chapters 6-10 & 12)
- 12/03 - Essay Due. See the question below:
- 12/17 - Progress reports go out



For the Week of 10/25 - 10/29

10/25 (1x) - Chapter 8 - An Introduction to Metabolism
10/26 (2x) - Lab - Enzyme Catalysis
10/27 (1x) - Chapter 8 - An Introduction to Metabolism
10/28 (2x) - Chapter 9 - Cellular Respiration - Harvesting Chemical Energy
10/29 (1x) - Chapter 9 - Cellular Respiration - Harvesting Chemical Energy

Assignements/Announcements

- 10/26 - Lab: Enzyme Catalysis (Due 10/29)
- 10/28 - Chapter 9 Chapter Guide Questions due
- 10/29 - Enzyme Catalysis Lab Report Due
- 11/08 & 11/09 - Lab: Cellular Respiration (Due 11/12)
- 11/10 - Chapter 10 Chapter Guide Questions due
- 11/10 - Quiz #1-3 (Chapters 8 & 9)
- 11/12 - Cellular Respiration Lab Report Due
- 11/12 - Last Day of the Quarter
- 11/19 - Lab: Plant Pigment and Photosynthesis (Virtual Version) (Due 11/24)
- 11/22 - Chapter 12 Chapter Guide Questions due
- 11/24 - Plant Pigment and Photosynthesis Lab Report Due
- 11/30 - Quiz #2-1 (Chapters 10 & 12)
- 12/02 - Chapter 13 Chapter Guide Questions due
- 12/03 - Unit Exam - Cells (Chapters 6-10 & 12)
- 12/03 - Essay Due. See the question below:
- 12/17 - Progress reports go out


For the Week of 10/18 - 10/22

10/18 (2x) - Lab - Diffusion and Osmosis (day 3)
10/19 (1x) - Lab - Diffusion and Osmosis (day 4)
10/20 (2x) - Chapter 7 - Membrane Structure and Function & Chapter 8 - An Introduction to Metabolism
10/21 (1x) - Quiz #1-2: Chapters 6 & 7
10/22 (2x) - Chapter 8 - An Introduction to Metabolism

Assignements/Announcements


- The retake for Chapter 4 & 5 concepts is ready to go
- 10/14-10/19 – Osmosis Lab (Due on 10/22)
- 10/21 - Quiz # 1-2 (Chapters 6 & 7)
- 10/22 - Osmosis Lab Report Due
- 10/22 - Chapter 8 Chapter Guide Questions due

- 10/27 - Lab: Enzyme Catalysis (Due 10/29)
- 10/29 - Chapter 9 Chapter Guide Questions due
- 10/29 - Enzyme Catalysis Lab Report Due
- 11/08 & 11/09 - Lab: Cellular Respiration (Due 11/12)
- 11/10 - Chapter 10 Chapter Guide Questions due
- 11/10 - Quiz #1-3 (Chapters 8 & 9)
- 11/12 - Cellular Respiration Lab Report Due
- 11/12 - Last Day of the Quarter
- 11/19 - Lab: Plant Pigment and Photosynthesis (Virtual Version)
- 11/23 - Unit Exam - Cells (Chapters 6-10)
- 11/23 - Essay Due. See the question below:
- 11/24 - Chapter 12 Chapter Guide Questions due


For the Week of 10/11 - 10/15

10/11 - No School
10/12 (2x) - Chapter 7 - Membrane Structure and Function
10/13 (1x) - No Class - PSAT and Senior trips
10/14 (2x) - Lab - Diffusion and Osmosis (day 1)
10/15 (1x) - Lab - Diffusion and Osmosis (day 2)

Assignements/Announcements

- The retake for Chapter 4 & 5 concepts is ready to go- 10/14-10/20 – Osmosis Lab (Due on 10/22)
- 10/21 - Quiz # 1-2 (Chapters 6 & 7)
- 10/22 - Osmosis Lab Report Due
- 10/22 - Chapter 8 Chapter Guide Questions due
- 10/28 - Chapter 9 Chapter Guide Questions due - 10/29 - Lab: Enzyme Catalysis (Due 11/03) - 11/03 - Enzyme Catalysis Lab Report Due- 11/05 - Chapter 10 Chapter Guide Questions due- 11/09 & 11/10 - Lab: Cellular Respiration (Due 11/12)- 11/12 - Cellular Respiration Lab Report Due- 11/12 - Quiz #1-3 (Chapters 8 & 9)- 11/12 - Last Day of the Quarter- 11/19 - Lab: Plant Pigment and Photosynthesis (Virtual Version)- 11/23 - Unit Exam - Cells (Chapters 6-10)- 11/23 - Essay Due. See the question below:- 11/24 - Chapter 12 Chapter Guide Questions due

For the Week of 10/04 - 10/08

10/01 (1x) - Chapter 6 (A Tour of the Cell)
10/02 (2x) - Chapter 6 (A Tour of the Cell)
10/03 (1x) - Post Unit Exam Review (Chapters 2-5)
10/04 (2x) - Chapter 7 - Membrane Structure and Function
10/08 (1x) - Chapter 7 - Membrane Structure and Function

Assignements/Announcements

- 10/11-10/14 – Osmosis Lab
- 10/15 - Quiz # 1-2 (Chapters 6 & 7)
- Chapter 7 Chapter Guide Questions due on 10/06
- Chapter 8 Chapter Guide Questions due on 10/15
- The retake for Chapter 4 & 5 concepts is ready to go
- Essay (Due on the day of the Unit Exam for "Cells" - TBA). See the question below:
Membranes are important structural features of cells.
(a) Describe how membrane structure is related to the transport of materials across a membrane.
(b) Describe the role of membranes in the synthesis of ATP in either respiration or photosynthesis.
(c) What variations occur in the structure of the membrane that account for differences in membrane fluidity?

For the Week of 9/27 - 10/01

9/27 (2x) - Chapter 5 (The Structure and Function of Macromolecules)
9/28 (1x) - Chapter 5 (The Structure and Function of Macromolecules)
9/29 (2x) - Unit Exam #1-1: Chapters 2-5 (Essay due today)
9/30 (1x) - Chapter 6 (A Tour of the Cell)
10/01 (2x) - Chapter 6 (A Tour of the Cell)

Assignements/Announcements

1. Your first Essay related to “The Chemistry of Life” is due on 09/29
2. Your first Unit exam will be on 09/29 (Chapters 2-5)
3. 10/11-10/14 – Osmosis Lab
4. 10/15 - Quiz # 1-2 (Chapters 6 & 7)
5. Chapter 7 Chapter Guide Questions due on 10/06 6. Chapter 8 Chapter Guide Questions due on 10/15

For the week of 9/20 - 9/24

9/20 (1x) - Chapter 4 (Carbon & the Molecular Diversity of Life)
9/21 (2x) - Quiz #1-1 (Chapters 2 &3) & Chapter 4 (Carbon & the Molecular Diversity of Life)
9/22 (1x) - Chapter 4 (Carbon & the Molecular Diversity of Life)
9/16 (1x) - Chapter 5 (The Structure and Function of Macromolecules)
9/17 (2x) - Chapter 5 (The Structure and Function of Macromolecules)

Assignements/Announcements

Essay (Due on 09/29) -
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- Part 1. Describe three of water’s unique chemical and physical properties and describe how each property makes life on earth possible.
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Properties include polarity, cohesion, adhesion, surface tension, high specific heat, high heat of vaporization, versatile solvent, ice floats.
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- Part 2. Describe the various characteristics of the carbon atom that makes possible the building of a variety of biological molecules.

- Quiz #1-1 is on 09/21 (Chapters 2 &3)
- Chapter 6 Chapter Guide is due on 09/30

For the week of 9/13 - 9/17

9/13 (2x) - Chapter 1 (Themes)
9/14 (1x) - Chapter 2 (The Chemical Content of Life)
9/15 (2x) - Chapter 2 & 3 (The Chemical Content of Life & Water and the Fitness of the Environment)
9/16 (1x) - Chapter 3 (Water and the Fitness of the Environment)
9/17 (2x) - Chapter 3 & 4 (Water and the Fitness of the Environment & Carbon & the Molecular Diversity of Life)

Assignements/Announcements

- Quiz #1-1 is on 09/21 (Chapters 2 &3)
- Chapter 6 Chapter Guide is due on 09/30
- The Essay for unit one will be due on 09/29 (the date of the unit Exam - Chapters 2-5)
.................The questions is still in development

For the week of 9/6 - 9/10

9/6 ------- No School
9/7 (2x) - Intro to the class
9/8 (1x) - Chapter 1 (Themes)
9/9 ------- No School
9/10 ------ No School

Assignements

- Your summer assignment is due on the first day of class
- HW #1-2: You and your folks must read, sign and return the contract/syllabus. due on 9/8