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      CP BIOLOGY   
Week of April 28, 2014
1)Online population ecology lab DUE Monday April 28 
       a) data table, graph, questions 
       b) no Conclusion statement
 
2) QUIZ ECOLOGY - open-note  Wednesday April 30 (B day)
3) Chapter 10 Cell Reproduction  
    use text to supplement class
 
State test NJBCT   May 20-21 (see Home Page for details) 
14, 2014
1) ECOLOGY PACKETS DUE MONDAY APRIL 28  April 14
    Unit 2 Ecology, use text to supplement class notes
2) Lab- Population Growth, finish in class this week
 
April 7, 2014
1) QUIZ 2 Photosynthesis:  light reactions, Calvin cycle,
     adaptations, leaf, chloroplast, light
     Per. 4 and 5  - Tue. 4/8 (D day)
     review topics and animations (see below)
2) LABS overdue:  Per. 4 Wed. 4/2
                         Per. 5 Fri. 4/4
3) PROGRESS ASSESSMENT II
     Per. 4 and 5 Fri. 4/11 (C day)
     Review topics (see below)
4) IN-CLASS ASSIGNMENT: ECOLOGY  
     Type answers to concept questions;
          class discussion; open-note quiz
5) PROJECTS DUE NEXT WEEK (still optional) 
 
March 31, 2014
QUIZ Ch. 8 Photosynthesis - Intro and Background:
    reactants and products, light, pigments, leaf, chloroplast
 
LONG-TERM  1) Photosynthesis Storybook (see below)
     2)  Progress Assessment II   - April 10 or 11
     3) NJ State Biology Competency Test (see Home Page) 
 
March 24, 2014  
Intro Photosynthesis  due Tue. 3/25
 
PROJECT:  Due Tue. April 8 
 
QUIZ on Photosynthesis NEXT WEEK:
    basics, light, chloroplast, pigments,leaf
       
March 17, 2014
QUIZ - Evolution -- Open-Note!!
 WEDNESDAY  March 20 
   You may use only your questions sheet and
   any notes you added to that, but no printouts of
   of the Powerpoint or any papers used in class 
 
March 10, 2014
TEST  Ch. 9 Cell Respiration
   MONDAY 3/10
Review packet has answer keys and Topics Summary
   Online reviews: Crash Course ATP and Respiration  
     Kahn Academy Cell Respiration  
EVOLUTION  Questions
  DUE Tuesday 3/11       
 
 
 
March 3, 2014
HSPA TESTING - SPECIAL SCHEDULE
Monday A day
Tuesday  PM classes Periods 1, 2, 3, 4
  - Per. 2:  In-class assignment Evolution
         bring textbook  
Wednesday PM classes Periods 5, 6, 7, 8
  - Per. 7: In-class assignment Evolution
        bring textbook 
Thursday PM classes Periods 3, 4, 5, 7
   Per. 4 and 5: review Cell respiration
Friday B day:  TEST Ch. 9 Cell Respiration
 
Feb. 24, 2014  
READ text Chapter 9, Cell Respiration
  review along with class notes
TEST Monday March 3  
Special Schedule March 4-6 HSPA testing 
BRING TEXTBOOK for in-class assignment on evolution  
Week of    Feb. 17, 2014
Homework Reading:
     Intro Ch. 9 DUE Thu. 2/18 
New Unit:  Cell Respiration
Energy for Cells! 
 
Feb. 10, 2014
QUIZ - Classification (Open-note)  
   Wed. 2/12
Lab 8: Making a cladogram
 
Feb. 3, 2014
 LAB 7: overdue Per. 4 - due Tue. 1/28
                         Per. 5 - due Fri. 1/31
 Classification Packets:  
      Per. 4 - due Mon. 2/3 Tue. 2/4
      Per. 5 - due Tue. 2/4  Thu. 2/6
   Open-note quiz :  Per 4 and 5: Fri. 2/7
                      Wed. 2/12 
 
Jan. 20, 2014
TEST - Ch. 7 Membrane and Transport
  Period 4 - Wed. 1/22 
  Period 5 - Thu. 1/23     Wed. 1/29
  (or make alternate arrangements with me)
CP Review Topics: Membrane 
 

 
 
. 13, 2014
LAB - finish cells this week
CHAPTER 7: Membranes
   due Fri. 1/17 
   
 
Jan. 6, 2014
QUIZ - Chapter 7: Cells and Cell Parts
   Friday 1/10
   50 points
   Review using power point, class notes,
          worksheets, textbook
 
 
 
Jan. 1, 2014 
1) Optional homework:  Color animal and plant cell
   -  use color key!!
2) Review cell parts and functions - use textbook,
    power point, and class notes
3) prepare for quiz/test on cells week of Jan. 6
 
Dec. 16, 2013   
Lab due: Enzyme Activity and Temperature
   Per. 4 - Monday 12/16
Chapter 7: Cell Structure and Function
   review text along with notes
 
 
Dec. 9, 2013
1) TEST - Ch. 2 parts 3-4
      Molecules of Life
      organics, carbs, fats, proteins,
          nucleic acids, enzymes
   Per. 4 - Tue 12/10
   Per. 5 - Thu 12/12   
 2)  PROJECTS DUE
      Per. 4 and 5 - Thu 12/12
3) Lab 5:  Enzyme Action 
   Per. 4 - Thursday B day
   Per. 5 - Monday C day   
Lesson Plans CP Dec. 9, 2013
  
 
2)  Optional  Project: Molecules of Life
          Per. 4 - Project due Dec. 12
                 Prep work due Dec. 2
          Per. 5 - Project due Dec. 12
                   Prep work due Dec. 3 
        For instructions, choices, criteria,
             see CP Molecules of Life Project
 Dec. 2, 2013  
Review proteins and enzymes
   -use class notes and text    
Period 4: finish nutrient molecules lab    
Friday 12/6 Progress Assessment #1
 TEST NEXT WEEK on ORGANIC MOLECULES
 
 
 
Nov. 25, 2013
  Proteins and Enzymes
  Finish food molecules labNov. 18, 2013
1)  QUIZ - Carbs and Lipids  
    Period 4 - Fri. 11/22
    Period 5 - Fri. 11/22
 molecule
 
Nov. 11, 2013 
1) Biomolecules - review text along with class notes
2) Lab - Molecular models of simple and complex carbs
 
Nov. 4 2013    
TEST Chapter 2:
   Chemistry and Water
     MONDAY NOV. 4
 Review: text, chapter guide packet,
     worksheets, review topics summary sheet
No school Thursday or Friday 
 
 
Oct. 28, 2013
1) lab quiz on lab day - you may use your lab book  
2) finish notes on water and pH, review
3) TEST - Ch. 2 Chemistry and Water
     - Monday, Nov. 4 
   
Week of Oct. 14, 2013  
1) Per 5: QUIZ - science study,
     microscopes, metrics  
2) Lab 3: Measuring with a
    Microscope  
3) Chemistry review  
 
 
WEek of Oct. 7
T Chapter 1  Wednesday 9/25  
    Review class notes, sheets, text 
 
This week's plans:  CP Bio 9/9/13


Welcome to College Prep Bio!
You will need: 3-ring binder - helps organization; use dividers to separate chapters
                        a calculator (simple 4-function is fine)
                   a hard-cover "quad-ruled" laboratory notebook
                              - looks like a composition book (see below)  
                                    but has graph paper inside   
                              - must be sewn pages, not glued or spiral-bound
              (do not bring the wrong kind and ask if it is okay - it is NOT)
                              - available in our school store or office supply store   
 
                       Get your lab book NOW.  DOUBLE-PERIOD LABS START 9/16
lab book    
 
 
 
 
Important Documents:
 
 
NJ Biology Competency Test: Info and Practice Tests
Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System
 
New York State Regents Exams
 
 Info:  New Jersey Department of Education
 

 

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