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      CP BIOLOGY  
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 be sewn pages, not glued or spiral
       (do not bring the wrong kind and ask if it is okay - it is not)
    - available in our school store or office supply stores 
lab  
 Get your lab book NOW. DOUBLE-PERIOD LABS START early in September
 
 SEE YOU IN SEPTEMBER!
 
Important Documents:
 
NJ Biology Competency Test: Info and Practice Tests
Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System
 
TESTING DATES FOR 2017:  MAY 31, June 1
    Make-up dates:  June 7, 8 
 
New York State Regents Exams
 
 Info:  New Jersey Department of Education
 
 
 
 
 
 
\Week of May 22, 2016
 
ENJOY THE LONG WEEKEND!  
1) TEST - Evolution (open-note)
    Per. 6, 8  - Friday June 3
   Helpful websites:
       "Stated Clearly" what is evolution? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GhHOjC4oxh8 
        "Stated Clearly" what is natural selection? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0SCjhI86grU
        Kahn Academy: what is evolution?  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Me_041nrRZk 
        Population Genetics  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4YqOF-XNa9c 
        Crash Course Evolution and Genetics  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P3GagfbA2vo
        Crash  Course Natural Selection   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aTftyFboC_M 
 
2) Prepare for Final Exam
      Period 6 - Wed. June 15
      Period 8 - Thu. June 16 
    
May 23, 2016
1) NJ BIO TEST THIS WED, THU
           8-10 AM  in cafeteria 
2) Evolution - bring text for group notes
         CP Evolution Notes 2016 
          DUE:  WED 5/25
3) OPEN-NOTE Evolution TEST
       to follow class discussions  
 
NJ Biology Competency Test: Info and Practice Tests
Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System
 
New York State Regents Exams
 
 Info:  New Jersey Department of Education
 
          
May 16, 2016
1) TEST Genetics
   Wed. 5/18
       Mendel, Morgan, all types of crosses, pedigree, DNA basics 
see last week for study guide and Power Point
 helpful websites:
       genetics basics, Great Pacific Media http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O3_PNiLWBjY&list=PLD255C11CF27A7682 
      what does blood type mean?  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yt97PT-bKCg 
      What is DNA and how does it work?  "Stated Clearly" http://http://statedclearly.com/videos/what-is-dna/ 
 
2)  BRING TEXT
         FOR GROUP NOTES ON EVOLUTION
       All classes after Genetics Test 
 
3) LABS DUE
     Per. 6 - Tue. 5/17 
 
 
May 9, 2016
1) Chapter 11 Genetics
    review text along with class notes
    Any problem sets assigned are due the next class
2) Lab Day: have lab book
3) TEST - Genetics and DNA (Chapters 11-12)
     Wednesday May 18. 
 
 
May 2, 2016
**BACK TO DOUBLE LAB PERIODS**
1) Chapter 11 Genetics
      review text along with class notes
2) ANY CROSS WORKSHEETS ASSIGNED
      ARE DUE NEXT CLASS!
 
How does an albino happen? 
albino  
 
April 25, 2016
**NO DOUBLE LABS THIS WEEK**
             - PARCC schedule
 
2) continue to review ecology notes  
    - add info from class
    Ecology Power Point CP (not mine, but good)  
3) TEST:  Per. 8 - Wed. 4/27  open-note!
                 Per. 6- Fri. 4/29 
 
April 18, 2016
ENJOY SPRING BREAK!!  
COME BACK REFRESHED AND READY
 
***NO DOUBLE LAB THIS WEEK****  
        for PARCC schedule
1) Will finish class/group work on ecology packets
     DUE:  Per. 6 4/20 Wed
                Per. 8 4/19  4/21 Thur.
2) will discuss ecology concepts in class 
3) Add to/ edit notes packet
       for OPEN-NOTE TESTnext week
April 4, 2016
1) TEST Cell Division and Meiosis
      Per. 6 - Wednesday
      Per. 8 - Tuesday
Scroll down for power point and reviews
2)  ecology - will work in groups in class for
       2 or 3 class periods 
      bring text from home!!
       
March 28, 2016
HAPPY EASTER!!
 3/31  finish Mitosis lab:
     a) complete data table with DATA ONLY
     b)  show math underneath table
     c)  Make ONE graph - EITHER:
                   Percent of cells in each stage (pie chart)
                   Time in stage (bar graph)
     DUE FRIDAY - come to class at 11:00
       Don't go to lunch! 
 
1)  Per. 8 labs due Monday
     Per. 6, finish labs on Thursday 
2)  Meiosis - Review text Ch. 11.4 along with class notes
3)  TEST Meiosis early next week
        - before spring break 
 
helpful websites
    process of meiosis Great Pacific Animations  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EuSvW4lsDzk 
  special features HD animations http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PICF-_yiAQ8 
   Kahn Academy meiosis http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ijLc52LmFQg 
      
 
March 21, 2016
1)  Chapter Guide Meiosis
     Review text Ch. 11.4 along with class notes
2)  Lab on cell division, be sure to have lab book on lab day
3)  TEST  Meiosis and Cell Division  NEXT WEEK  
        - before spring break
 
March 14, 2016
1) QUIZ POSTPONED UNTIL WEDNESDAY!!
     - any review homework is DUE NEXT CLASS after assigned 
   see last week for review guide, ppt, and websites
2) LAB this week - Period 6 on Monday
     labs due Tuesday 
 
March 7, 2016
1) Chapter 10 Cell Division
     - read text along with class notes
     - QUIZ - cell division and asexual reproduction
     Per. 6 and 8 next Tuesday March 15 
 helpful websites: cell cycle http://youtube.com/watch?v=aDAw2Zg4IgE  
            cell division (microscope) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DD3IQknCEdc 
            DNA replication http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zdDkiRw1PdU 
        DNA packing (DNA Learning Center)  http://youtube.com/watch?v=9kQpYdCnU14             
            Cell cycle HD animations http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wy3N5NCZBHQ
            Control and cell cycle http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wy3N5NCZBHQ 
        Crash Course http://youtube.com/watch?v=L0k-enzoeOM
            Bozeman Science  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NFdeXi9Gfpc
 
Feb. 29, 2016
1) Review Experimental Design (your lab reports need work!!) 
2) Cell Division  Chapter 10 
    review text along with class notes. 
 
Feb. 21, 2016
 TEST Ch. 9 Tuesday 2/23
  Review text along with class notes
   SEE ME for any accommodations! 
   Scroll down for more helpful websites. 
Feb 15, 2016
 
ENJOY WINTER BREAK!!
 
1) Cell Respiration:  Ch. 9
  - review text along with class notes
2) LAB DUE  - Per. 6  Wed. 2/17
3) TEST Ch. 9 next week
    Per 6 and 8:  Tue. 2/23
Helpful websites:
    overview HD animations http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Gb2EzF_XqA 
    Crash Course Cell Respiration http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=00jbG_cfGuQ 
    Overview, Great Pacific Media http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nGRDa_YXXQA 
    Kahn Academy Cell Respiration http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=juM2ROSLWfw 
    Electron Transport Chainhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ak17BWJ3bLg 
mitochondria  
 Feb. 8, 2016
New Chapter:   Ch. 9 Cell Respiration 
   review in text along with class notes
Missed/postponed test -
     Please schedule a make-up this week.
 
Feb. 1, 2016
1) TEST  Ch.8 Photosynthesis
    Per. 6 - Friday 2/5
    Per. 8 - Thursday 2/4 
  - review text along with class notes
   - SEE LAST WEEK for Chapter Review Guide
       and helpful websites
 more websites:  
      Calvin Cycle  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E_XQR800AgM  
      Campbell Place  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W-PgR8dYpOo  
    Quia Photosynthesis game http://www.quia.com/rr/216175.html  
 
 jungle
Jan. 25, 2016
NEW SEMESTER --FRESH START!!
1)  Chapter 8 Photosynthesis
     review text along with class notes
     optional HW  CP Leaf Structure 
          due  Wed. 1/27 
2) Lab 9: Plant Pigments
    come prepared for lab day 
helpful websites:
   overview of photosynthesis  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mYbMPwmwx88 
   chemical reactions in photosynthesis http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=joZ1EsA5_NY  
   Crash Course Photosynthesis http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sQK3Yr4Sc_k  
   Bozeman Science Photosynthesis http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g78utcLQrJ4 
   Kahn Academy Photosynthesis http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-rsYk4eCKnA 
 
 
Jan. 18, 2016
 
 
TEST Enzymes and Membranes
   scroll down to last week for dates and resource
Jan. 11, 2016
1)  optional reading assignment - due Monday
2) Per 6 - LAB 7 due Monday  
3) Ch. 7 Cell Membranes and Transport
    - review text along with class notes
4) TEST NEXT WEEK!!  - begin review now
      Per. 6 - Wed. 1/20
      Per. 8 - Tue.  1/19 
 Helpful websites:
       practice quiz enzymes:  http://edhsgreensea.net/Biology/taters/enzyme_mc.htm  
        review enzyme action    http://youtube.com/watch?v=PILzvT3spCQ&NR=1&feature=fvwp
       Crash Course Membrane Transport   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dPKvHrD1eS4  
       Membrane Structure and Function    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r62kHpbcresure
       Kahn Academy membranes and transport http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aubZU0iWtgI  
       Gas Exchange by Diffusion  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d-f3RL0KiUg   
 
 
Jan. 4, 2016
1) Chapter 2 - Enzymes
     review text along with class notes
2) Chapter 7 part 3 - Cell Membrane and Transport
     review text along with class notes
3) Optional homework:
     guided reading Ch. 7 membrane transport
      DUE MON. 1/11 
MEMBRANE  
        
Dec. 21, 2015
1) Chapter 7, review text along with class notes
2)  optional homework- review sheet(s) cell parts
        due on Monday, class review
3)  TEST Chapter 7 cell structure
      Per. 6- Wednesday, Dec. 23
      Per. 8 - Tuesday Dec. 22 
 
   Helpful websites:
              Bacterial Cell http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gcUPDjKCi9g              
             The Virtual Cell http://www.ibiblio.org/virtualcell/tour/cell/cell.htm             
             Animal cell  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fzj6TRnXmps 
             Crash course, animal cell http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cj8dDTHGJBY
             Overview of the Cell http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=URUJD5NEXC8
             Kahn Academy Cells  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=24YMQ9GvLss  
 
4) NO HOMEWORK OVER BREAK
       - HAVE A GREAT TIME!! 
     WREATH  
 
Dec. 14, 2015
1) Chapter 7, review text along with class notes
2)  optional homeworkfinish eukaryotic cell sheets:
       A) functions
       B) color and label; color p. 1 watermark
        DUE:  Per. 6 Tuesday (B day)
                 Per. 8. Tuesday (B day) 
 
3) Lab 6: Plant, Animal and Protist Cells 
       Per. 6 D Day, Thursday
       Per. 8 C Day, Wednesday 
     Be prepared for lab 
 
4)  TEST Chapter 7 cell structure
      Per. 6- Wednesday, Dec. 23
      Per. 8 - Tuesday Dec. 22 
 
   Helpful websites:
              Bacterial Cell http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gcUPDjKCi9g              
             The Virtual Cell http://www.ibiblio.org/virtualcell/tour/cell/cell.htm             
             Animal cell  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fzj6TRnXmps 
             Crash course, animal cell http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cj8dDTHGJBY
             Overview of the Cell http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=URUJD5NEXC8
             Kahn Academy Cells  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=24YMQ9GvLss  
 
Dec. 7, 2014
1) TEST on Biomolecules - Per. 6 - Monday 12/7
2) PROJECTS THIS WEEK
    Per. 6   12/11
    Per. 8   12/10 
     Have poster or model complete.  
           Be prepared to present to class.
 
 
Nov. 30, 2015
1)  Finish notes on molecules
     - proteins, nucleic acids
2)  Finish Food Molecules Lab
      lab due:  Per. 6 Mon. 12/7
                     Per. 8 Thu 12/3 
3) Optional Project   
          Per. 6 Prep due 12/3; Project due 12/11
          Per 8 prep due 12/4;  project due 12/10 
4)  Review for chapter test
    Per.6   Wed. 12/2
    Per 8.  Thu. 12/3
5) TEST Biomolecules
    Per. 6 - Thu. 12/3   Mon. 12/7
    Per. 8 - Fri. 12/4 
 
 Helpful websites:
      Crash Course - Carbon http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QnQe0xW_JY4        
      Crash Course- Biomolecules  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H8WJ2KENlK0        
      monomers and polymers http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cm9O0CksNJ0 
      carbohydrates Bozeman science http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_zm_DyD6FJ0 
      lipids - Bozeman science http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VGHD9e3yRIU  
      Proteins - Bozeman science http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Jgb_DpaQhM  
      Nucleic acids - Bozeman science  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NNASRkIU5Fw
    biomolecules- Kahn Academy http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=doe_zZDjU5c 
 
 
Nov. 23, 2015
1)  QUIZ - CARBS AND LIPIDS ONLY
       Tuesday 11/24
      scroll down for review work and PPT 
2)  Optional project- prep work due next week
    - still time to sign up!
     scroll down for instructions 
3) No other homework -
    HAVE A GREAT THANKSGIVING!!
     Thanksgiving  
 
Nov. 16, 2015
1) QUIZ  Carbs and Lipids only
    Per. 6  next Tuesday  11/24
    Per. 8   this Friday  11/20
 
   helpful websites: crash course Biomolecules  
      Crash Course - Carbon http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QnQe0xW_JY4        
      Crash Course- Biomolecules  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H8WJ2KENlK0        
      monomers and polymers http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cm9O0CksNJ0 
      carbohydrates Bozeman science http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_zm_DyD6FJ0 
      lipids - Bozeman science http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VGHD9e3yRIU         
    biomolecules- Kahn Academy http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=doe_zZDjU5c 
 
2) Sign up for OPTIONAL PROJECT  -
         CP Molecules of Life Project                        
      See  Project Instructions for details and due dates 
 
      
Nov. 9, 2015
LABS THIS WEEK!!   BACK ON SCHEDULE.
2)  Text Ch. 2 Molecules of Life
      - review along with class notes 
3) guided readings, as assigned
       Per. 6 due Wed. Nov. 11 carbs only
            due Friday Nov. 13 lipids 
       Per 8 due Tue. Nov. 10 carbs only
            due Friday Nov. 13 lipids 
4) OPTIONAL PROJECT  -
         CP Molecules of Life Project                        
      See  Project Instructions for details and due dates 
 
Nov. 2, 2015  
Mon (D)-Tue (A)only  
NO LABS THIS WEEK
 1) Begin Ch. 2 Biologic Molecules
    Guided Reading due Mon. Nov. 9
 
 
Week of Oct. 26, 2015
1) Finish Water Lab - due on lab day
2) Review for Chapter 2 quiz on water
          Period 6 Thursday Oct. 29
        Period 8 Friday Oct. 30 
   properties of water http://youtube.com/watch?v=aVmU3CLxvgU     
   cohesion, adhesion http://youtube.com/watch?v=CT4pURpXkbY 
   Crash course polar/nonpolar   http://youtube.com/watch?v=PVL24HAesnc
   Crash Course water http://youtube.com/watch?v=HVT3Y3_gHGg 
 
 
 
Week of Oct. 19, 2015
1)  LAB# 2 DUE PER. 6 - MONDAY 
      Period 8 LATE, due Fri. 9/16
2) QUIZ - Chemistry and Radioisotopes
     Period 6 - Monday 10/19
     Period 8 - Tuesday 10/20
   helpful websites:  
 
 
                                
 
 
Week of Oct. 12, 2015
1)  Half-day for students Mon. 10/12
2) PSAT Wednesday morning
     - afternoon classes only  Per. 7, 8, 5
3) SPIRIT DAY Friday  
4)  Chem review sheets - next class after assigned
5)   FINISH LAB 2 - Per. 6 - Thu. 10/15
                   Per. 8 - Wed. 10./14
     QUESTIONS, BUT NO CONCLUSION!!
6) Chapter 2 - review along with class notes 
 
 
Week of Oct. 5, 2015
Assembly Period 6 on Monday 10/5 
2)  Chapter 2: Basic Chemistry
     review text along with class notes 
3)  Lab 2: Using A Microscope
     
Week of Sep. 28, 2015
1) LABS START THIS WEEK
    BRING LAB BOOK    
    DRESS FOR LAB
     Per. 6 - D day;   Per. 8 - C day
 
2)  TEST - Chapter 1  Thu. 10/1
    - core concepts, life traits, life functions, science study
     biology's big ideas http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=10079d8K4mE 
       evolution basics  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JiSuK_Dvdtg 
     
 
Week of September 14, 2015
1)  QUIZ - Traits of Life
       Per. 6 Wed. 9/16
       Per. 8 Tue. 9/15 
2) BRING TEXT TO CLASS 
    on Thursday 9/17
   - in-class assignment 
3) Continue Chapter 1
    - review text along with class notes
4) First labs - week of Sep. 28 
     HAVE YOUR LAB BOOK   
 
Welcome to College Prep Bio!
Week of September 7, 2015
1) Review text along with notes 
      Section 1.3 Traits of Life
       pp. 6-9 studying science
2) Get/locate lab book
     - we will need it soon. 
 
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 be sewn pages, not glued or spiral  
     (do not bring the wrong kind and ask if it is okay - it is not)  
     - available in our school store or office supply stores   
 lab book              
    Get your lab book NOW.  DOUBLE-PERIOD LABS START early in September
 
Important Documents:
 
 SEE YOU IN SEPTEMBER!!
       
   (saved web resources from 2014-2015)
         Stated simply: What is evolution?  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GhHOjC4oxh8  
         Stated simply:  What is natural selection? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0SCjhI86grU  
          Adaptive radiations http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fl4iCDYYot8      
          convergent evolution http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=21EP_D66QgU 
          Population genetics  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4YqOF-XNa9c 
          Kahn Academy (basics)   http://ww.youtube.com/watch?v=Me_041nrRZk
                
          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 
 
      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 
 
    Powerpoint (online - very good)
                    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
 
    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 
    
    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   
  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   
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
     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 
           
    Crash Course Biomolecules    http://https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H8WJ2KENlK0 
       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
          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
   
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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