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      CP BIOLOGY  
Week of  May 25, 2015
HAPPY MEMORIAL DAY!!
 
1) NJ Biology Competency Test
      Tuesday and Wednesday morning
      Report to Homeroom - you will be called to cafeteria.
         
2) Review Genetics   Chapter 9 textbook
      review text with class notes and practice problems 
       Period 5 - Thursday (B)
       Period 7 - Friday (C)  before Springfest!!  
 
  scroll down for Power Point     
 
 
May 18, 2015
1) Review genetics Chapter 11
    TEST WEEK OF MAY 26
    scroll down for review materials
2) LAB DUE PER. 5 - Tuesday 5/19
3) EVOLUTION -   Evolution Power Point (online) 
 
May 11, 20152
1) Genetics:  review text along with class notes
       Chapter 11
 
2) Lab this week - human genetic traits
 
3)  NJ BIOLOGY COMPETENCY TEST
      May 26-27 
     See HOME PAGE for information and links 
 
 
May 4, 2015
1) TEST Chapter 10 -11 Mitosis and Meiosis
     TUESDAY 5/5
      Scroll down for powerpoint and helpful websites
      More resources:  Jeopardy Review - Cell Division 
          McGraw-Hill:  compare mitosis and meiosis http://highered.mheducation.com/olc/dl/120074/bio19.swf 
          McGraw-Hill: stages of meiosis  http://highered.mheducation.com/olc/dl/120074/bio19.swf 
          biology review games, index  http://reviewgamezone.com/site/subjects/biology-games.php 
          Great Pacific Media, meiosis  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EuSvW4lsDzk 
2) Homework:  Genetics Intro Reading
     Per. 7 - Monday
 
April 13, 2015
QUIZ - Mitosis and Asexual Reproduction
   WED. APRIL 15
See study resources below 
LAB DUE:  Per. 5 - Friday 4/17
    Per. 7 - will finish lab after break 
April 6, 2015
1) Chapters 10-11, Cell division
   review text along with class notes and resources below
     
      helpful websites: one cell, microscope http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aDAw2Zg4IgE   
           Cell Cycle http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wy3N5NCZBHQ   
           Cancer cells and normal cells http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PwqY99gNipE 
           Crash course, Cell Division http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L0k-enzoeOM 
 
    Prep due 4/16
    Project due  Period 5 - 5/1    Period 7 - 4/30 
 
March 30, 2015
Cell Division:  Chapter 10: Mitosis 
    Chapter 11: Meiosis 
 
March 23, 2015
1) Ecology Notes Packet DUE MONDAY
    will discuss/supplement in class
    TEST ECOLOGY - FRIDAY
    Powerpoint (online - very good)
 
     
2) LAB 11 DUE: Per. 5 - Tuesday
 
March 16, 2015
1)  TEST Chapter 9 Cell Respiration
     TUESDAY MARCH 17
    Scroll down for review work and Power point 
 
2) Bring text to class for in-class group work
     Ecology note packet  CP Ecology Class Notes
        TYPED  WRITTEN notes DUE:  
                    Per. 5    Fri. 3/20
                    Per. 7  Mon. 3/23 
 
3) Virtual lab this week Virtual Population Growth 
 
March 9, 2015
PARCC does not affect Per. 5 or 7 this week
 
1) LABS DUE MONDAY 3/9
2) Finish chapter 9 Cell Respiration and review
3) TEST chapter 9 - Thursday 3/12 
    see below for Power Point, review guide, helpful websites
 
March 2, 2015
1) LAB DUE:  Per. 7 - Friday 2/27
                         Per. 5 - Wed. 3/4
    If you were absent for the lab, you MUST COME IN
      AFTER SCHOOL TO MAKE IT UP BY FRIDAY 3/6
2) Chapter 9 review in text along with class notes
Feb. 23, 2015
1)  TEST Photosynthesis Chapter 8  
      TUESDAY 2/24
   scroll down for PowerPoint and review
2) LAB - Finish lab 9: Leaf structure/stomata 
Feb. 16, 2015
HAPPY PRESIDENT'S WEEK!
1)  REVIEW in text Ch. 7 Photosynthesis
    - How is ATP made?   How is glucose made?
2)  NO LABS THIS WEEK
3) finish and review chapter this week
     TEST Monday 2/23     TUESDAY 2/24
        Revised Power Point CP PPT Photosynthesis
     helpful review sites:
                    photosynthesis  overview http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mYbMPwmwx88
                    Campbell overview  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YeD9idmcX0w
                    Crash Course (Hank)  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sQK3Yr4Sc_k    
                    light reactions  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BK_cjd6Evcw       
                    Calvin cycle http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E_XQR800AgM  
                    limiting factors  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bvOJRAqTC1M
 
 
Feb. 9, 2015
1.  Optional homework DUE Per. 7 Monday
2.  LAB  DUE Per. 5 Monday
3. QUIZ - Light, leaf, chloroplast, pigments, history, photosynthesis basics
      Per. 5 - Thursday
      Per. 7 - Friday??? decide Monday   Friday
    scroll down for Power Point and review websites.  Here are a few more
            scientists    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KLVjz_cPI_4          
            leaf structure  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=co0JdqUlycg 
            ATP  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SCOPNyXy_aU  
           Photosynthesis basics   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3pD68uxRLkM 
      
 
Feb. 3, 2015
1.  chapter 7 Photosynthesis
   - review text along with class note
  scroll down for web resources
2. optional homework  (pp. 116-117only) ATP review sheet 
3. Lab 8 due last week, Per. 7
 
 
Jan. 26, 2015
NEW SEMESTER -  let's have a great start!
1) New Chapter - 7: photosynthesis
    read/review text along with class notes
    Helpful websites:
       Inside a leaf  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OumYuinfjLg 
       Reactions that use light  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BK_cjd6Evcw  
       Reactions that make sugar  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E_XQR800AgM   
2) Come prepared on lab day.
 
Jan. 19, 2015
NO CLASSES MONDAY
1) Membrane Transport Review Sheet
       Per. 5 and 7 DUE Fri. 1/16
2) Optional homework: Diffusion & Osmosis online
     Per. 5 and 7 DUE Fri. 1/16
3)  Review enzymes, membrane and Transport for
      TEST:  Per. 5 - Wed. 1/21
                   Per. 7 - TUE. 1/20   Thu. 1/23
       Last grade in Semester 1 - prepare well 
     Scroll down for Powerpoint (week of Jan. 5) 
      Membrane Review Guide (week of Jan. 5)
  Helpful review websites:
       Crash Course Membrane Transport   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dPKvHrD1eS4  
       Membrane Structure and Function    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r62kHpbcresure
       Gas Exchange by Diffusion  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d-f3RL0KiUg   
 
 
Jan. 12, 2015 
1) Per 5 LAB DUE Monday 1/12
     Questions, graph, no conclusion statement
2) Homework DUE:  
        Monday Per. 5 - Membrane Transport  
    MONDAY Per. 7 Enzyme review
3) QUIZ - Enzymes Per. 5 voted no quiz
            Per. 7 TUESDAY
4) Membranes and transport
    READ TEXT along with class notes
     TEST NEXT WEEK! 
Enzymes review websites:
   practice quiz questions: http://edhsgreensea.net/Biology/taters/enzyme_mc.htm      
 
 
    DUE Friday 1/16                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
               
  
 
Jan. 4, 2015
Welcome Back!!
1) New Topic:  Chapter 7 Membrane and Cell Transport
  -  review text along with class notes
2) Lab 6 LATE (due Dec. 18, see below)
3) New Lab - Enzyme Activity 
4)  Optional homework: Enzyme Activity Online 
      DUE:  Thu. 1/8 
 
 
Dec. 15, 2014
1. FINISH CELL LAB  
     Per 5 Lab day is Wed, lab report DUE  Thu 12/18
     Per. 7 lab day is Tue, lab report DUE Thu. 12/18
2. FINISH CELL CHAPTER - TEST Friday 12/19
      use chapter guide, class sheets, and textbook  Chapter 7
     b. Powerpoint  - scroll down to week of Dec. 1
     helpful websites:  Crash Course http://https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cj8dDTHGJBY 
           Voyage inside the cell http://http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ao9cVhwPg84  
           Cell Structure and Function review (quizlet)   http://http://quizlet.com/7864096/ch7-cell-structure-and-function-review-flash-cards/
           Cell Self-Quiz Biology Place     http://http://www.phschool.com/science/biology_place/biocoach/cells/quiz.html 
         Cell Parts Jeopardy Review  http://local.brookings.k12.sd.us/biology/ch%207Cellparts/ch7jeo3.ppt 
           
 
Dec. 8, 2014
1) Chapter 7 Cells -
     review text along with class notes and Powerpoint
     (scroll down, week of Dec. 1)
2) QUIZ - on history, size, prokaryots: Friday
     - will finish eukaryotic cells; TEST before holiday
3) Come prepared for lab 
4)  PROGRESS ASSESSMENT  
      Per. 5  Mon. 12/15
      Per. 7  Thu. 12/11 
 
 
Dec. 1, 2014
1) TEST Biomolecules  
   (scroll down for review guide,
   Powerpoint, websites,  week of Nov. 3)
    Per 5 - 12/3
    Per 7 - 12/4
2) Optional Projects  
    (scroll down for criteria,  week of Nov. 10) 
    Per. 5 - 12/5
    Per 7 - 12/4
3) New Chapter - The Cell
 
Nov. 24, 2014
1)  Per 5 TEST POSTPONED until after THANKSGIVING
     Per 7 - TEST Wed. 11/26?
2) Read/review textbook on biomolecules
     Proteins and nucleics pp. 48-49
     Carbs and Lipids  pp. 45-47 
Powerpoint, review guide, helpful websites:  scroll down
    Week of NOv. 3. 
 
Nov. 17, 2014
1) QUIZ:  Carbs and Lipids  
       Period 5:  Tuesday or Wednesday (you decide on Monday)
       Period 7:  Tuesday
      See text pp. 47-49    
Power Point, Review Guide, helpful web sites:
          scroll down, week of Nov. 3 
2) Labs due:  Period 5 - Monday
3) Optional Project:  scroll down,
          week of Nov. 10 
4)  Period 5 B day lab - TWICE: Monday and Friday 
 
Nov. 10, 2014
1) OPTIONAL HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENT:  
       Period 5 - due Tue. 11/11
             Period 7 - due  Wed. 11/12
2) Lipids and Proteins - see text pp. 47-49
    TEST NEXT WEEK - begin review
   Power Point, review guide, helpful websites -
     scroll down, week of Nov. 3
 3) OPTIONAL PROJECT
      DUE DATES:  
                  Prep due Periods 5 and 7:  Mon Nov. 24  
            Project due Period 5:  Fri. Dec 5  
                               Period 7:  Thu. Dec. 4 
Nov. 3, 2014
1)NO DOUBLE LAB THIS WEEK
2) See text pp. 45-49, 56-57:  
        carbon compounds and carbohydrates
        - add to class notes
3)  optional homework Per. 5 due Monday
       Text review section p. 49 
4) helpful websites:
    Crash Course Biomolecules    http://https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H8WJ2KENlK0 
 
 
 
Oct. 27, 2014
TEST: Chemistry and Water
   Per. 5  Tue 10/28
   Per. 7 Wed. 10/29 
    Helpful web sites:  
          Crash Course - Water and its Properties https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HVT3Y3_gHGg
           Properties of Water   http://https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aVmU3CLxvgU
 
 
20, 2014
1)  Water Properties Review Homework sheet
     Period 5 due Monday 10/20
     Period 7 due Tuesday 10/21
 
2) Finish Water Properties Lab
 
3) Review chemistry and water
        See text:  chemistry: 34-38
                        water pp. 40-44 
 
4) TEST Chemistry and Water
     Period 5 - Thursday 10/23   Tuesday 10/28
     Period 7 - Monday 10/27
    STUDY HELP:   
        Chem and Isotopes Power Point - SCROLL DOWN
        Chem and Water Review Guide - SCROLL DOWN 
        Helpful web sites  - SCROLL DOWN
        Class Notes - Water 
 
 5) BRING TEXTBOOK ON FRIDAY
      for in-class writing assignment 
 
 
Oct. 13, 2014
1) Review Chapter 2 text chemistry and water
     Chemistry pp. 34-38
     Water pp. 40- 44
    Power point - see 10/6/14
      Helpful web sites:  
          Crash Course - Water and its Properties https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HVT3Y3_gHGg
           Properties of Water   http://https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aVmU3CLxvgU
2) Lab 3: Measure with a Microscope
    Per. 5 - due Friday 10/10
 3) Lab 4: Properties of Water
    to be continued next week 
 Oct. 6, 2014
1) Per. 5  TEST microscopes and science study
    Tue. 10/7
2) Chemistry - finish review packet
      see text Chapter 2 pp. 34-38 
 
3) LAB 3: Measure with a microscope 
    Per. 5 Mon. 10/6,   due Wed. 10/8
    Per. 7 Thu. 10/9     due Fri. 10/10
 
Week of Sep 29 2014  
1) Review Microscopes
    Chapter 7 pp. 190-192
2) Review Scientific Studies
    Chapter 1 pp. 6-9
3) Finish Microscope lab
    Per. 5 due Wednesday
    Per. 7 due Wednesday
4) TEST 2: Microscopes and Science Study
    Per. 5 Thursday   Tue. 10/7
    Per. 7 Friday
5) Work on Basic Chemistry Review packet
Week of Sep. 22, 2014
1) Per 5 labs due MONDAY 9/22
2) Review Scientific Method
      Chapter 1 pp. 6-9 
3) Preview Microscopes
      Chapter 7 pp. 190-192
 
Week of Sep. 15, 2014
1.  GET LAB BOOK - Lab #1 THIS WEEK  
2.  Review Chapter 1 Life and life processes  
        TEST Friday 9/19
3. review homework: life processes sheet
     due Thursday 9/18 
Welcome to College Prep Bio!
You will need: 
     1) a 3-ring binder - helps organization
       - use dividers to separate chapters
    2) a calculator (simple 4-function is fine)
    3) a LAB NOTEBOOK    
  If you have one from last year, you may use it.
       If you need a new one, get the type shown below:
            - hard-cover "quad-ruled" 
            - looks like a composition book but has 
                 graph paper inside  
         -  must bsewn pages, not glued or spiral  
     (do not bring the wrong kind and ask if is is okay - it is not)  
     - available in our school store or office supply stores     
    Get your lab book NOW.  DOUBLE-PERIOD LABS START early in September
   
 lab book  
Week ofJune 10, 2014
No more late labs or homework accepted 
LAST WEEK TO REVIEW BEFORE  FINAL EXAM.
1)  Use Review Guide below
2)  Format:  80 Multiple Choice questions
      TWO Open-ended Performance Tasks
     YOU WILL HAVE FOUR TASKS FROM WHICH
   TO CHOOSE.   TOPICS INCLUDE:   
         Experimental design, variables, data analysis
         Cell Cycle, mitosis/meiosis
         Pedigree diagrams  
         Genetic Crosses
         Genetic Code and protein synthesis 
Final exam: Per. 4 Tuesday 6/17  10:15am - 11:45am
                   Per. 5 Wednesday 6/18  8:15am -  9:45 am
    BRING TEXT BY EXAM FOR 2 EXTRA POINTS!   
 
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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