For the Week of 06/13/08- 06/24/08

  • Study for the Regents by clicking the link below. As promised, on this page you will find the answers to your Regents Review Book and more


For the Week of 05/19/08- 05/22/08

  • Please consult the below link for assignements in the Review Book you were mandated to purchase...external image msword.png Regents Review Assignments '07-'08.doc
  • You will have an Exam on Evolution Next Week
  • Begin to use www.RegentsPrep.org to prepare for the Regents as well as the PowerPoint presentations found at the following link
  • Their is a Regents Review Session this Saturday from 9am to 11am in room 701.
    • BRING YOUR REGENTS REVIEW BOOK WITH YOU!!
  • The Regents Review Books are in and can still be purchased. They cost $9.50 and will be used extensively during the 4th Marking Quarter. It will be difficult to pass without it!

For the Week of 05/12/08- 05/16/08

  • Please consult the below link for assignements in the Review Book you were mandated to purchase...external image msword.png Regents Review Assignments '07-'08.doc
  • Their is a Regents Review Session this Saturday from 9am to 11am in room 701.
    • BRING YOUR REGENTS REVIEW BOOK WITH YOU!!
  • The Regents Review Books are can still be purchased. They cost $9.50 and will be used extensively during the 4th Marking Quarter. It will be difficult to pass without it!

For the Week of 05/05/08- 05/09/08
  • Please consult the below link for assignements in the Review Book you were mandated to purchase...external image msword.png Regents Review Assignments '07-'08.doc
  • Your Exam has been moved to Tuesday 05/13. The topics are:
    • The Reproductive System
    • Mitosis vs. Meiosis
    • Genetics
      • DNA vs. RNA Structure and Function
      • DNA Replication
      • Protein Synthesis
      • Selective Breeding and Biotechnology
  • Their is a Regents Review Session this Saturday from 9am to 11am in room 701.
    • BRING YOUR REGENTS REVIEW BOOK WITH YOU!!
  • The Regents Review Books are in and MUST be purchased by 04/04/08. They cost $9.50 and will be used extensively during the 4th Marking Quarter. It will be difficult to pass without it!

For the Week of 04/21/08- 05/02/08

  • Please consult the below link for assignements in the Review Book you were mandated to purchase...external image msword.png Regents Review Assignments '07-'08.doc
  • The Regents Review Books are in and MUST be purchased by 04/04/08. They cost $9.50 and will be used extensively during the 4th Marking Quarter. It will be difficult to pass without it!

For the Week of 04/14/08- 04/18/08

  • Please consult the below link for assignements in the Review Book you were mandated to purchase...external image msword.png Regents Review Assignments '07-'08.doc
  • You have a quiz on Tuesday related to Mitosis and Meiosis (Match vocabulary words to their definition or description)
  • The Regents Review Books are in and MUST be purchased by 04/04/08. They cost $9.50 and will be used extensively during the 4th Marking Quarter. It will be difficult to pass without it!

For the Week of 04/07/08 - 04/11/08

  • Please consult the below link for assignements in the Review Book you were mandated to purchase...external image msword.png Regents Review Assignments '07-'08.doc
  • You will have a Surprise Quiz on the Reproductive System this week
  • The Marking Quarter ends on Friday. All labs and Make-up Exams MUST be completed by Wednesday
  • The Regents Review Books are in and MUST be purchased by 04/04/08. They cost $9.50 and will be used extensively during the 4th Marking Quarter. It will be difficult to pass without it!


For the Week of 03/31/08 - 04/04/08

  • You will have an Exam on 4/01 covering the MusculoSkeletal System, Nervous System and Endocrine System
  • HW #3-23 - From the "Body Systems" Packet, do the two pages entitled "Reproduction in Humans" (Due on 04/03/08)
  • HW #3-24 - From the "Body Systems" Packet, do the four pages entitled "Hormones in the Reproductive Cycle" (Due on 04/07/08)
  • The Regents Review Books are in and MUST be purchased by 04/04/08. They cost $9.50 and will be used extensively during the 4th Marking Quarter. It will be difficult to pass without it!
  • The 3rd Marking Quarter ends on 4/11

For the Week of 03/25/08 - 03/28/08

  • HW #3-21 - From the "Body Systems" Packet, do the two pages entitled "Hormones" (Due on 03/27/08)
  • HW #3-22 - From the "Body Systems" Packet, do the two pages entitled "Use of Hormones in Homeostasis" (Due on 03/28/08)
  • You will have an Exam on 4/01 covering the MusculoSkeletal System, Nervous System and Endocrine System
  • The 3rd Marking Quarter ends on 4/11

For the Week of 03/17/08 - 03/19/08

  • You have a quiz the day afternwe return from break (3/26) on the nervous system. It was originally set for 3/25. Study for it over break.

For the Week of 03/10/08 - 03/14/08

  • 03/12/08 - HW #3-18: From the "Body Systems" Packet, do the two pages entitled "Neurons and Reflexes" (Due on 03/13/08)
  • 03/13/08 - HW #3-19:From the "Body Systems" Packet, do the two pages entitled "The Nervous System" (Due on 03/14/08)
  • 03/14/08 - HW #3-20: Complete the last page of the handout given this day (Due on 03/17/08)

Extra Credit - Due Wednesday (3/12)

There are 2 opportunities here. For each letter, you get 10 points added to a quiz. If you do both, I will add an additional 5 points to an exam. Remember, progress reports will be out soon

1. Write a letter of appreciation to Ms. Maggiore for the lab supplies we used during the AIDS lab. They were donated to us from a stranger who wants to help. It must be written from the heart and describe what the materials were used for and how they helped.

2. Write a letter of appreciation to Mr. Murray and Mr. Hinderstein for the laptop used in class. It was donated to us by two strangers who want to help. It must be written from the heart and describe what it is being used for and how it helps.


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

  • Quiz on 03/04 - Immune System. Besides all you notes, make sure you know how to determine someone's blood type as we did in class. Also understand the relationship between HIV, AIDS and T cells
  • Due Monday - HW #3-17: From the packet do the pages entitled "Skeleton, Joints and Muscles"

For the Week of 02/25/08 - 02/29/08

  • 02/25/08 - HW #3-14: From the vocabulary sheet given, define the words, "Exposure" - "Imbalance" and use them in a sentence.
  • 02/26/08 - HW #3-15:From the "Body Systems" Packet, do the two pages entitled "The Immune System" (Due on 02/28/08)
  • 02/28/08 - HW #3-16: From the vocabulary sheet given, define the words, "Impact" - "Intensity" and use them in a sentence.
  • 02/29/08 - We are doing a lab worth 60 minutes


For the Week of 02/11/08 - 02/15/08


- Quiz Thursday on Digestive System, Circulatory System, Respiratory System and Excretory System - GOOD LUCK
- During the course of this week, we will be performing one lab and must complete the homework assignments described below
  • 02/11/08 - HW #3-9: From the "Body Systems" Packet, do the two pages entitled "Kidneys"
  • 02/12/08 - HW #3-10: From the "Body Systems" Packet, do the two pages entitled "Skin and Temperature"
  • 02/12/08 - The lab performed today must be completed as homework and retured tomorrow. If not, the lab grade will zero with no opertunity for making it up.
  • 02/13/08 - HW #3-11: From the vocabulary sheet given, define the words, "Deprive" - "Disadvantage" and use them in a sentence.
  • 02/14/08 - HW #3-12: From the "Body Systems" Packet, do the two pages entitled "Disease - A Failure of Homeostasis"
  • 02/15/08 - HW #3-13: From the vocabulary sheet given, define the words, "Engulf" - "Expenditure" and use them in a sentence.

For the Week of 02/04/08 - 02/08/08


During the course of this week, we will be performing two labs and must complete the homework assignments described below
  • 02/04/08 - HW #3-5: From the "Body Systems" Packet, do the two pages entitled "Lungs and Breathing" (they are the third page in from the front cover)
  • 02/05/08 - HW #3-6: From the vocabulary sheet given, define the words, _and use them in a sentence.
  • 02/06/08 - HW #3-7: From the vocabulary sheet given, define the words, _and use them in a sentence.
  • 02/07/08 - HW #3-8: From the vocabulary sheet given, define the words, _and use them in a sentence.


For the Week of 01/28/08 - 02/01/08

  • 01/28/08 - HW #3-1: From the vocabulary sheet given, define the words, Abnormal --> Administer and use them in a sentence.
  • 01/29/08 - HW #3-2: From the vocabulary sheet given, define the words, Advantage --> Arrangement and use them in a sentence.
  • 01/30/08 - HW #3-3: From the vocabulary sheet given, define the words, Assemble --> Camouflage and use them in a sentence.
  • 01/31/08 - HW #3-4: From the vocabulary sheet given, define the words, Capable --> Composed (of) and use them in a sentence.


For the Week of 01/14/08 - 01/18/08

  • The Midterm is on 01/16 and 01/17 (It will cover everything)
  • Homework #2-10: From the Midterm Review Packet given on Friday, answer the questions on pages 52, 74 & 75 - Due on 01/15

For the Week of 01/07/08 - 01/11/08

  • All Lab must be completed by 01/11
  • If you missed the Make-Up date for the "Diffusion Across a Membrane" Lab, you're in luck, Mr. Gladstone has invited you to do it with his class Wednesday after school in room 801
  • The Make-Up Date for the "Making Connections Lab" is 01/11 - After School room 701
  • The Midterm is on 01/16 and 01/17 (It will cover everything)

For the Week of 01/02/08 - 01/04/08

  • HW #2-9: Exam Corrections (For all wrong answers you must write the reason the correct choice is correct or why the wrong choices are incorrect)
    - Due 01-04-08
    - Worth 10 points added to Exam #2-1
  • Quiz #2-2: Digestion and Circulation is on 01/04
  • * All Labs for this quarter MUST be made up by 01/11/08
  • The Make-Up Date for the "Diffusion Lab" is 01/04 - After School
  • The Make-Up Date for the "Making Connections Lab" is 01/11 - After School



For the Week of 12/17 - 12/21

  • This week we are completing the Circulator System with one or two labs
  • Homework #2-9 is Due on 01-04-08
    • Exam #2-1 Corrections
    • Worth up to points added to your score
    • For all wrong answers, write out the your reason for why the correct response (or) why your wrong response was incorrect.
    • You must hand in to me the above, the free reponse form and your scantron form so I know aht your original answers were



For the Week of 12/10 - 12/14

  • Thursday -HW #2-8: Textbook pages 943-950. Questions 1-5. Remember to write out all questions and answers for credit
  • Anyone with that was absent for the last quiz &/or Exam must make it up by Friday or it counts as a zero
  • Progress reports will be composed soon, make sure you make up labs after school

For the Week of 12/03 - 12/07


  • You will be performing your second State Lab this week. It's best not to be absent
  • Tuesday - HW #2-6: Using the reprint of the last portion of your lab, make a rough draft of your experimental design.
  • Friday - HW #2-7: Textbook pages 978-984. Questions 1-5. Remember to write out all questions and answers for credit

For the Week of 11/26 - 11/30


  • Monday - HW #2-4: Bring in 2 nutrient labels
  • Tuesday - HW #2-5: handout on reading nutrition labels
  • You have your third MAJOR Exam on Friday

For the Week of 11/19 - 11/21


  • This week - We will learn about biological catalyst (Enzymes)
  • Due Tuesday - HW #2-2: Diffusion Handout
  • Wednesday - Completion of the State Lab (Diffusion Across a Membrane)


For the Week of 11/13 - 11/16


  • We are in the mist of our first state lab. Do your best not to be absent
  • Due 11/15 - Homework handout on the state lab
  • Quiz Friday on this homework
  • Due Friday HW #2-2: Text Pages 237-239 Q's 1, 3, 4, 6, 11, 14, 22, 33, 34 & 35



For the Week of 11/05 - 11/09

  • ALL LABS MUST BE COMPLETED BY MONDAY

  • This week we focus on Diffusion and Osmosis. In other words, Active and Passive Transport of materisals across a membrane.

  • The first of your STATE LABS will be started this week. Do not be absent or you'll be at a significant disadvantage**


For the Week of 10/29 - 11/02

Due 10/30 - HW #1-12: Pages 190-193 Q’s 1-5 (write out the questions and answers)

Due 11/01 - HW #1-13: Pages 173-183 Q’s 1-6 (write out the questions and answers)


Announcement: Extra Credit Due Friday (11/02) - song, poem or rap on the theme, "man is bad to the ecosystem". Must include ways to correct it and must be performed. You may work with one other person



For the Week of 10/22 to 10/26


We are completing out studies of Ecology this week.

We are doing a lab this week. All students with incomplete labs, must stall after school to complete them. Failure to do so will negativbely impact report card grades

Exam on Friday 10/26 - Focus on material covered since the last exam. Their will be some review questions that come from material on the first exam


Open this file for a list of terms and concept for Exam #1-2 (Don't forget, their may be a review question or two - Be prepared)

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For the week of 10/15 to 10/19


Almost complete list of terms and concepts for Exam #1-1
external image msword.png Vocabulary for Exam #1-1 - LE - Ecology.doc

A bank of illustrations the Regents has used for asking questions about Ecology. Some of the illustrations have yet to be discussed in class and are therefore not eligible for Exam #1-1.

external image vnd.ms-powerpoint.png Ecology Regents Illustrations.ppt (This is a PowerPoint file)