3/4/15

AP BIO

  • Test Friday, chapters 8, 9, and 10 – STUDY!
  • Make sure you’re checking the AP BIO calendar. The AP BIO test is coming up soon.
  • Cell respiration lab due date moved to Thursday.

HONORS BIO

  • No labs or any other work due tomorrow.
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3/3/15

AP BIO

  • We’ll have a do-over of the leaf disk lab tomorrow, so that lab isn’t due tomorrow.
  • Test Friday, chapters 8, 9, and 10 – STUDY!
  • Make sure you’re checking the AP BIO calendar. The AP BIO test is coming up soon.
  • Cell respiration lab due date moved to Thursday.

HONORS BIO

  • You’ll be working on open-ended questions tomorrow.
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3/2/15

AP BIO

  • HW: Read/outline the rest of the chapter. Make a list of the parts (be specific) that don’t make sense, we’ll go over them during class. We’ll go over the practice problems tomorrow in class.
  •  Enzymes/Metabolism Unit Test on Friday.  Make sure you’re reviewing.
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3/2/15

AP BIO

  • HW: Read/outline the rest of the chapter. Make a list of the parts (be specific) that don’t make sense, we’ll go over them during class. We’ll go over the practice problems tomorrow in class.
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2/26/15

AP BIO

HONORS BIO

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2/25/15

AP BIO

HONORS BIO

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2/24/15

AP BIO

HONORS BIO

  • HW:
    • Due Wednesday: Read/outline the rest of the chapter, section 9.2.
    • Due Thursday: Finish the Energy in Living Systems packet. We’ll be using the packet as part of your chapter review (Jengardy game).
  • Here’s the lab data sheet for today’s yeast lab. Make sure you enter your group’s data by Thursday.
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2/20/15

AP BIO

  • HW:
    • For Monday:
      • make sure you have a testable hypothesis and experimental design for the lab. The Bozeman Science page always has good videos.
      • Watch the Bozeman vids on photosynthesis and respiration, or any other comparable video that you might find.
    • For Tuesday, finish outlining Chapter 9 -Cellular Respiration (ETC, fermentation).

HONORS BIO

  • HW:
    • No homework for the weekend
    • For Tuesday:  you need to read the yeast fermentation lab handout and design an experiment to test either the effect of food source on fermentation, or the effect of temperature on fermentation. This includes starting with a hypothesis.
      • You’ll also need to find a food source for your yeast culture (keep it simple) and bring it in. I’ll provide the yeast starter culture, you just need to provide the food. Do some research to find out what the best food source is. If you’re not sure what to bring, ask me for suggestions.
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AP BIO

  • HW:
    • Lab reports are due tomorrow. Make sure you add your group’s data to the google spreadsheet (posted below).
    • Due Friday: Cellular Respiration pre-lab – read/outline the lab, develop a testable hypothesis for your lab, and diagram or outline your experimental plan (in other words, design the experiment).  Here’s a copy of the Cellular Respiration lab handout. I have a paper copy available in room 106 as well.

HONORS BIO

  • HW:
    • Lab reports are due Friday. Each individual is required to turn in his or her own lab report.
    • Also due Friday: Read/outline the first section of Chapter 9, cellular respiration.
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2/12/15

AP BIO

  • HW:
    • Outline the next section of Chapter 9 – Krebs/TCA cycle for Tuesday. Don’t worry about memorizing all the specific enzymes and metabolic intermediates. But do pay attention to where the reactions occur, what the starting materials are, the role of enzymes, how many ATP, NADH, FADH2, and CO2 are produced. Drawing your own diagrams is the best way to deal with this chapter.
    • I’ll post some practice problems later this weekend but those won’t be due until Wednesday.
    • The enzyme lab is due Wednesday, here’s the class data sheet for that lab. Make sure you enter your group’s data so all the other groups have access to it. Follow the lab report format for this lab.

HONORS BIO

  • STUDY – Test Tuesday!!
    • Here’s the review PowerPoint. 
    • What else should you be doing to study:
      • Review all of the processes of photosynthesis
      • Draw your own diagrams, step-by-step, labeling what occurs at each step.
      • Watch the online animations, there are about a zillion of them online (just search “photosynthesis animation”, “light reactions animations”, etc). You should also be checking the Links section of the Honors Bio page. Here are a few:
    • Due Thursday – The leaf disk assay lab. Make sure you follow the lab report rubric that’s on the Honors Bio page. Here’s the class data sheet. The other groups are depending on you to enter your lab data, so make sure you do this before the end of the day Tuesday.
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