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      CP BIOLOGY  
Week of Dec. 2, 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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