Bio 4 Triglycerol Rap
Bio 5 Triglycerol Rap
Bio 9 Triglycerol Rap
Friday, Apr 22 (E) Happy Earth Day!!
HW #6 Go do something nice for the Earth and take a picture of you doing it
HW #7 Vocab for the following terms. Use the glossary found on wksts tab at bottom of page.
- adaptive value
- fossil record
- genetic variation
- geologic time
- natural selection
Thursday, Apr 21 (D)
Study for test. Topics - Protein Synthesis & Genetic Engineering. Socrative practice is online. Room - SPENCEBIOLOGY
Friday, Apr 15 (H)
HW #5 Genetic Engineering Practice Regents Qs wkst. YOU NEEDN'T WRITE OUT THE QUESTION/ANSWER.
Last week's HW will be collected so be sure to bring it to class on Monday
Q4T1 WEDNESDAY, APRIL 20. TOPICS - PROTEIN SYNTHESIS & GENETIC ENGINEERING
Thursday, Apr 14 (G)
HW #4 Genetic Engineering RB wkst Qs 32-43
Bio 5 please write out the questions and the answers.
Wednesday, Apr 13 (F)
Bio 4 NO HW
HW #3 Ch 15.2 wkst under genetics materials
Tuesday, Apr 12 (E)
HW #2 Ch 15.2 Vocab
Monday, Apr 11 (D)
HW #1 Use genetic engineering notes to answer genetic engineering qs wkst
CONGRATULATIONS LADIES WE ARE IN THE 4th AND FINAL QUARTER
Thursday, Apr 7 (B)
HW #24 Protein synthesis wkst 2 under genetics materials - protein synthesis
Wednesday, Apr 6 (A)
Tuesday, Apr 5 (H)
HW #23 Ch 13-1 & 13-2 wkst (under genetics materials - protein synthesis) ONLY 13-1 TRANSCRIPTION IS DUE TOMORROW
Monday, Apr 4 (G)
SPRING BREAK ASSIGNMENT
On wksts tab under Genetics Materials there is a packet titled "Genetics Spring Break HW"
- HW #21 Do vocab for all of the words on the first page (these need to be on index cards)
- Read from pg 46 "The Genetic Code" to pg 51 (stop at review questions)
- HW #22 Answer Qs 8-31 on paper to hand in
Thursday, Mar 17 (E)
Check out Mr. W's mad rapping skills above. Feel free to watch as much as you'd like!
For your homework you need to know
- gentotype = letter combination of alleles (BB, Bb, bb)
- phenotype = physical appearance (Brown eyes, blue eyes)
- homozygous (aka true breed/pure breed)
- heterozygous (aka hybrid)
Wednesday, Mar 16 (D)
Bio 4 - Read Ch 12-2 and take notes
Bio 5 & 9 - HW #19 Read Ch 12-2 and Qs 1a, 2a, 3a on pg 348
Tuesday, Mar 15 (C - Happy Ides of March)
Study for test tomorrow. See topics below. I've posted 2 Socratic reviews (1 for mitosis/meiosis the other for reproduction) I was hoping to do after you made your review sheet. Check it out when you have time - you can find it on wksts tab under reproductive system materials.
Monday, Mar 14 (B - Happy Pi Day)
HW #18 Wkst 12-2
Friday, Mar 11 (A)
NEXT TEST IS WEDNESDAY. TOPICS: REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEMS (MALE/FEMALE/FLOWERS), MITOSIS, MEIOSIS & MAKING CONNECTIONS LAB
All classes organize your labs (see list on labs tab #1-14)
Bio 5 Redo your Menstrual Cycle lab
Thursday, Mar 10 (H)
Finish Flower Dissection questions
Wednesday, Mar 9 (G)
All classes: Final Lab Report is due tomorrow. Final draft has to be typed and printed out. DO NOT SUBMIT VIA GOOGLE DOCS
You also need to do the "Group Evaluation Form" located on Regents Lab tab under Making Connections materials
Tuesday, Mar 8 (F)
Bio 4 & 9 Finish collecting data for Making Connections Lab. On pg 9 "Organization of Final Report" you should have the following items on a Google doc
- Methods & Materials
- Data Collected
- Discussions & Conclusions (remember a conclusion always references your hypothesis)
Monday, Mar 7 (E)
ALL CLASSES - COPY ANSWERS FROM LAB INTO STUDENT ANSWER PACKET
Bio 4 No written HW but feel free to review your Reproductive Systems notes as well as mitosis/meiosis for a Thursday assessment.
Bio 5 Making Connections Part B 4 (Plan), 5 (Data Tables), 6 (Procedure) on pg 8
Bio 9 Part B 8 (Conduct) Experimental data collection is due on Wednesday
Friday, Mar 4 (D)
Bio 4 Finish Making Connections lab questions on pages 4 & 6
Bio 5 HW #17 Comparing Mitosis & Meiosis wkst
Bio 9 Making Connections pg 8 parts 1 (Question), 2 (Hypothesis), 3 (Title) & 4 (Plan) on pg 8
Thursday, Mar 3 (C)
Bio 4 HW #17 Comparing Mitosis & Meiosis wkst under Mitosis & Meiosis materials
Bio 5 HW #16 See Bio 9 on 3/1/16
Bio 9 Finish Making Connections lab questions on pages 4 & 6
Wednesday, Mar 2 (B)
Bio 4 HW #16 See Bio 9 on 3/1/16
Bio 5 Part B of Making Connections Lab Parts 1, 2 & 3 on page 8
Bio 9 HW #17 Comparing Mitosis & Meiosis wkst under Mitosis & Meiosis materials
Tuesday, Mar 1 (A)
Bio 4 No HW
Bio 5 HW #15 (See Bio 9 from Friday)
Bio 9 HW #16 Use your textbook to define the following words (N.B. Vocab not done on index cards AND taped into a sheet of paper which can easily be put in your vocab section will not be accepted)
- cell cycle
- crossing over
Monday, Feb 29 (H)
Bio 4 HW #15 See Bio 9 from Friday
Bio 5 HW #14 See Bio 9 from Thursday
Bio 9 No HW
Friday, Feb 26 (G)
Bio 4 HW #14 See Bio 9 yesterday
Bio 5 HW #13 See Bio 9 Wednesday
Bio 9 HW #15 Watch Video "Life's Greatest Miracle" & answer wkst Qs. Video & wkst can be found on worksheets tab under Reproductive System Materials
Thursday, Feb 25 (F)
Bio 4 HW #13 (see below)
Bio 5 Finish Menstrual Cycle Graphing Lab
Bio 9 HW #14 Read 4th & 5th paragraphs under "Applications..." starting with "In the field of medicine..." then answer Qs 46-52
Wednesday, Feb 24 (E)
Bio 4 Finish Menstrual Cycle Graphing Lab
Bio 5 None
Bio 9 HW #13 Reproductive Systems RB Read pgs 1-3 (stop at "Applications...") & answer Qs 32-45
Tuesday, Feb 23 (D)
HW #12 Read textbook pg 703-706 & answer Qs 3 & 4
Bio 9 Finish Menstrual Cycle Graphing lab as well
Monday, Feb 22 (C)
Study female reproductive system
Friday, Feb 19 (B)
HW #11 - Reproductive System Qs wkst
Thursday, Feb 18 (A)
Study for quiz - Socrative review is posted above
Wednesday, Feb 17 (H)
HW #10 - Immune System RB wkst Read & Qs 54-69 (on wkst tab). You needn't write out questions/answers. You can simply write your answers.
Tuesday, Feb 16 (G)
Study for Endocrine/Nervous System quest on Thursday
Friday, Feb 12 (F) If you want to get started early
HW #8 Use Immune System Notes to Answer Immune Systems Qs wkst
HW #9 - Ch 25 Vocab
Thursday, Feb 11 (E)
Bio 4 - Finish Lab and describe physiological effects of fight or flight response
Bio 5 no HW
Bio 9 - Finish lab
Wednesday, Feb 10 (D)
HW #7 Text Read 25-1. Pg 727 Answer Qs 1a, 1b & 3. Also draw Koch's postulates.
Tuesday, Feb 9 (C)
HW #6 Use Endocrine System Notes wkst to answer Endocrine System Qs
Monday, Feb 8 (B)
HW #5 Read & summarize "RB Feedback Notes" wkst on wksts tab under Endocrine System Materials
Thursday, Feb 4 (A)
HW #4 Read Ch 21.1 pg 608-612 . Section Assessment (SA) Qs 1-4
Wednesday, Feb 3 (H)
HW #3 - finish lab questions for Lab #11 - Sensory Receptor Lab
Study for Ch 21.1 Vocab quiz
Tuesday, Feb 2 (G)
Bio 4 HW #2 Ch 21.1 Vocab
Bio 5 & 9 HW #1 Neurons & Reflexes wkst (ON PAPER TO HAND IN - YOU CAN JUST WRITE YOUR ANSWERS)
Monday, Feb 1 (F)
Bio 4 HW #1 Neurons & Reflexes wkst (ON PAPER TO HAND IN)
Bio 5 & 9 HW #2 Ch 21.1 Vocab
END OF 2nd QUARTER
Thursday, Jan 21 (D)
HW #26 - Midterm Review 4 2015-2016
Wednesday, Jan 20 (C)
HW #25 - Midterm Review 2 on wksts tab
Tuesday, Jan 19 (B)
HW #24 - Midterm Review 1 - Scientific Method Wkst (Wksts tab under Midterm Review Materials)
In case anyone wants to start studying early there is a basic (pH > 7) study guide on the wkst tab
Friday, Jan 15 (A)
HW #23 - Wkst 22-1 Skeletal System
Thursday, Jan 14 (H)
HW #22 - Skeletal System Fill-in
Wednesday, Jan 13 (G)
Make sure your body systems table is up to date (Respiratory, Circulatory, Digestive & Excretory Systems)
Tuesday, Jan 12 (F)
HW #21 Ch 20-4 Excretory System wkst
Monday, Jan 11 (E)
HW #20 Digestive System Labeling wkst AND Digestive System Fill-in wkst
Friday, Jan 8 (D)
HW #19 - Ch 20-3 Vocab
Thursday, Jan 7 (C)
Bio 4 Finish Lab #10 Lung Capacity
Bio 5 & 9 HW #18 - Use Living Environment Review Book - Digestive System Notes to answer Living Environment Workbook Qs
Wednesday, Jan 6 (B)
Study for tomorrow's test - Topics: Respiratory & Circulatory Systems
Bio 5 - Finish Lab #10 Lung Capacity
Tuesday, Jan 5 (A)
HW #17 Textbook 23.1 Section Assessment Qs 1a & 3a, 23.2 Qs 1a & 3a
Monday, Jan 4 (H)
HW #16 - Circulatory System Coloring - Heart wkst. You can either print it out and color it or color it using Notability.
FYI - Bio 4 - unless you are Chelsea Brito, Elizabether Sabatino or Celine Vaughn, I don't have an email for the xmas vacation assignment in the correct format. Follow instructions
Thursday, Dec 17 (G)
All classes - just a reminder about the vacation assignment - there are 2 files you need from the worksheets tab 1) xmas vacation assignment (an outline that you need to fill in using your notes and the review book pages) & 2) the review book pages are posted just below that called xmas vacation assignment review book. Simply follow the instructions on the assignment
Tuesday, Dec 15 (E)
Bio 4 & 5 - don't forget your index cards for class tomorrow.
Bio 9 - Don't forget your index cards for class tomorrow. Lab #10 Lung Capacity is due on Thursday. Also feel free to check out yourselves doing the lung capacity lab in the pictures posted in the lab section
Monday, Dec 14 (D)
HW #15 Use the Living Environment Respiratory System Notes wkst to answer the Living Environment Respiratory System Qs. Both wksts can be found on wksts tab under Body Systems Materials --> Respiratory System. You only need to email me when I specifically ask you to send me the assignment.
PS - if you would like to get started on your Christmas vacation assignment early it is posted on the worksheets tab under midterm review materials. Use the Review Book posted in the same area as well as your notes to complete the packet
Friday, Dec 11 (C)
HW #14 Finish wkst 23-3 AND do the respiratory system coloring.
Thursday, Dec 10 (B)
Study again because of the technical problems
Wednesday, Dec 9 (A)
Study for Photosynthesis & Respiration quiz/test
Tuesday, Dec 8 (H)
HW #13 Actively Learn article & Qs on activelylearn.com
Monday, Dec 7 (G)
HW #12 - Textbook pg 245 Qs 2-5,7,8, 20-24 & 269 Qs 1,3,9,10-12,23 & 24. No need to email
Friday, Dec 4 (F)
HW #11 - Respiration & Photosynthesis Practice Regents Qs II wkst. No need to email.
Thursday, Dec 3 (E)
Bio 4 & 9 HW #10 - Respiration & Photosynthesis Practice Regents Qs wkst
Bio 5 - HW #9 - See below
Wednesday, Dec 2 (D)
Bio 4 & 9 HW #9 Vocab from Ch 8.1 (All) & 8.2 (pigment & chlorophyll only)
Bio 5 HW #8 (see below)
Tuesday, Dec 1 (C)
Bio 4 HW #8 Under Cell Respiration Materials on wkst tab, use the Living Environment Review Book Notes to answer the Living Environment Review Book Qs
Bio 5 & 9 - HW #7 Ch 9.1 & 9.3 vocab on index cards
Monday, Nov 30 (B)
Bio 4 - HW #7 Ch 9.1 & 9.3 vocab on index cards
Bio 5 & 9 W #6 Ch 9-1 Wkst under Cell Respiration materials on wkst tab. No need to email the wkst
Wednesday, Nov 25 (A)
All classes - Lab #8 should be completely done except for "Going Further". Email me with subject line Bio X/Your name/Lab 8 Graphing Lab
Bio 4 - HW #6 Ch 9-1 Wkst under Cell Respiration materials on wkst tab. No need to email me the wkst.
Tuesday, Nov 24 (H)
Finish Lab #8 Graphing Lab - finish graphing your data for the line graph.
Optional - find out what happened on this date in history that is relevant to biology. Hint - there are at least 2 things.
Monday, Nov 23 (G)
Study for test. Please make sure your iPads are charged you'll be using them for the test.
Friday, Nov 20 (F)
No HW - Enjoy your weekend by studying for your upcoming test.
Thursday, Nov 19 (E)
HW #5 - Vocab (on index cards) for Ch 2.4
Finish your lab data calculations on page 2 in the data table and make sure you've done analysis Qs 1 & 2 then email me your lab with the following format for the subject line
SUBJECT - Bio X/Your Name/Toothpickase Lab
There are pictures of you on the Lab tab and they are numbered. If there are any pictures you don't particularly like of yourself please come see me and I can remove them.
Wednesday, Nov 18 (D)
HW #4 - Textbook pg 49 Qs 1a, 2 & 3. Do them on loose leaf OR on your iPad but DO NOT EMAIL ANSWERS TO ME
N.B. Q2T1 will be next Tuesday, Nov 24. Topic - Biochemistry. Don't forget that Part II of NYS required Diffusion Through a Membrane is fair game.
Tuesday, Nov 17 (C)
HW #3 - Google form on wkst tab. Be sure to click on the correct class otherwise your answers won't be collected (you'll get a 0)
Monday, Nov 16 (B)
Fill out the last column in your org cpds document - proteins then submit a Google Doc in Google classroom
Friday, Nov 13 (A)
Fill out the 3rd column in your organic cpds document - nucleic acids
Thursday, Nov 12 (H)
HW #2 Fill out carbohydrates & lipids column in organic cpds table USING GOOGLE DOCS found in Google Classroom. NO NEED TO EMAIL IT TO ME
Also, please vote for your favorite triglycerol rap above. The class that gets the most votes (voting is NOT restricted to just my students so get your friends and family to vote) will get a reward.
Tuesday, Nov 10 (G)
Enjoy your Veteran's Day. If you feel so inclined you can do something related to remembering/honoring our veterans.
Monday, Nov 9 (F)
HW #1 - Organic Cpds Notes/Qs (wkst tab - under Biochemistry Materials) DO NOT EMAIL THE ASSIGNMENT TO ME. WE'LL GO OVER IT IN CLASS
Bio 5 & 9 In addition to HW #1 Finish your lab
END OF 1st QUARTER
All test corrections and extra credit have been factored into your grades. I look forward to seeing you with your parents on Tuesday at report card night!
Thursday, Nov 5 (E)
Bio 4 - Finish Lab Qs from Diffusion Through A Membrane
Bio 5 & 9 - Pgs 7 & 8 Qs 8, 11, 13. Pg 8 & 9 Qs 1-6
Wednesday, Nov 4 (D)
HW #27 Ch 18-1 vocab
Tuesday, Nov 3 (C)
Study for test Q1T2 check your ToC for topics
Monday, Nov 2 (B)
HW #26 - Diffusion & Active Transport RB pg 7-10 worksheet under Cells/transport across the membrane
Friday, Oct 30 (A)
Sorry for the delay I had some computer problems
There is no need to email me these assignments - just have them with you so I can check them on Monday. Enjoy your Halloween.
HW #24 - Organelle Crossword (wkst tab under Cells/organelles)
HW #25 - Osmosis wkst (wkst tab under Cells/transport across the membrane)
Thursday, Oct 29 (H)
HW #23 On Wkst tab under "Cell Materials" use the notes from the Living Envrionment Review Book - Diffusion to answer the questions on the Living Environment Workbook - Diffusion wkst. YOU DO NOT NEED TO EMAIL ME THE WORK.
Wednesday, Oct 28 (G)
ALL CLASSES - Study just in case there is a "pop quiz" on organelles tomorrow
Bio 9 - HW #22
Tuesday, Oct 27 (F)
Bio 4 & 5 HW #22 Ch 7-3 Wkst. You can find it under "Cell Materials" on wkst tab
Bio 9 HW #21 - See Monday's assignment for Bio 4 & 5
Monday, Oct 26 (E)
Bio 9 HW #20 (See Friday assignment for Bio 5)
Bio 4 & 5 - HW #21 On wkst tab under "Cell Materials" use the information from Living Environment Review Book - Organelles wkst to answer the questions on the Living Environment Workbook - Organelles wkst. Do assignment using notability.
Friday, Oct 23 (D)
Bio 4 & 9 HW #19 PLEASE NOTE - On the worksheets tab under Week 6 materials please click your class' button to bring you to the form to do the Ch 7 Qs.
Bio 5 - HW #20 Make a graphic organizer about the cell (should be the center) using the PDFs FROM YOUR CLASS on the worksheets tab and group the organelles and their fxns according to manufacturing, breakdown, etc.
Thursday, Oct 22 (C)
PLEASE BRING IN ANY NEWSPAPER YOU HAVE AT HOME
Bio 4 & 9 be ready to present tomorrow. 1 (one) person from the group should email me the Google slides and I will convert it to a PDF then email it back to you with instructions on how to import it to Nearpod.
Bio 5 HW #19 Ch 7 Practice Qs wkst under Week 6 materials
Wednesday, Oct 21 (B)
Bio 4 - Everyone should have the same information on their google doc as well as tips or reminders on how to remember the information.
Bio 5 - You should be ready to present tomorrow. Make sure your nearpod presentations include all of the requirements listed in the assignment
Bio 9 - Make just YOUR slides for the presentation that way you can come in and share them and put your presentation together right away.
Tuesday, Oct 20 (A)
Bio 4 Make sure you have your information for your cell structure
Bio 5 & 9 - You should have the master list of your information as well as your group members
Monday, Oct 19 (H)
Bio 4 - No HW
Bio 5 & 9 - HW #18 finish worksheet 7-2 and submit via Google classroom
Friday, Oct 16 (G)
Bio 4 only - HW #18 finish worksheet 7-2 and submit via Google classroom
Bio 5 & 9 - finish Lab #4 microscope lab
Thursday, Oct 15 (F)
Bio 4 only - finish Lab #4 microscope lab
Optional - finish test corrections
Tuesday, Oct 13 (E)
HW #17 Virtual Lab (lab tab)
Optional HW due Friday, 10/16 - Q1T1 Corrections (Format on wksts tab - Week 4 Materials)
Friday, Oct 9 (D)
HW #16 Use Notability to do microscope labeling on Week 3 materials on wkst tab
Wednesday, Oct 7 (B)
Study for Q1T1. Be sure to know your vocab, go over notes, labs and textbook to help you prepare.
Tuesday, Oct 6 (A)
HW #15 - GO TO GOOGLE CLASSROOM and do Regents practice - experimental design. Submit in classroom.
Monday, Oct 5 (H)
Friday, Oct 2 (G)
HW #14 Textbook Pg 29 Qs 1-4, 7-14
Thursday, Oct 1 (F)
HW #13 Read 17-25 in textbook and answer Qs 1-3
Wednesday, Sept 30 (E)
No HW tonight
Tuesday, Sept 29 (D)
HW #12 Scientific Method wkst under Week 3 materials
Monday, Sept 28 (C)
HW #11 Send me an email with the subject line as follows
Subject - Bio X, Your name, quiz app preference
In the email tell me which app you preferred (Socrative or Google Forms) and tell me why
HW #12 Topic 8 Vocab part 2
- independent variable
- peer review
- research plan
- scientific theory
Thursday, Sept 24 (B)
Fill out/color your bear face - wksts tab Week 2 materials
HW #10 Use the glossary on worksheets tab to define (on index cards in a NEW folded sheet of paper labeled Topic 8) these words
- controlled experiment
- dependent variable
VOCAB QUIZ HAS BEEN MOVED TO MONDAY, SEPT 28
Wednesday, Sept 23 (A)
HW #9 - Online textbook (if your book isn't accessible you need to see me or Ms. Antico ASAP) read pg 10-15 Qs 1-3.
Download (from the Regents Lab tab above) CIBT Spice Lab and save on your iPad in case the network goes down tomorrow.
Tuesday, Sept 22 (H)
HW #8 Online textbook (pearsonsuccessnet.com - cannot access on iPad) read pages 4-9 answer Qs 1 & 2.
You may need to allow pop ups on your computer. If so, try holding down ctrl button when you click on your book. If that doesn't work then do a Google search for how to allow pop ups using your web browswer (Chrome, Explorer, Firefox, Safari, etc) and follow the directions.
Also make sure to finish your Identifying Laboratory Equipment lab
Monday, Sept 21 (G)
HW #7 Safety Wkst (wksts tab under Week 2 Material)
Friday, Sept 18 (F) - HAPPY 3rd BIRTHDAY GEHRIG!!!
HW #6 Read Topic 9 pgs 166-168 & answer Qs 1-8 (just the answer is fine).
You can find Topic 9 pgs on wksts tab at the bottom for Week 1 materials.
Make sure safety lab is complete.
Topic 9 Vocab Quiz - Thursday, 9/24
Thursday, Sept 17 (E)
HW #5 Topic 9 Vocab (MUST BE ON INDEX CARDS).
- metric rule
- triple-beam balance
Wednesday, Sept 16 (D)
Once you download the app "NOTABILITY" you should be able to open the glossary which is on the worksheets tab.
If that doesn't work I've posted the assignment on google classroom
HW #3 Topic 9 Vocab. (MUST BE ON INDEX CARDS). Go to the worksheets tab above and scroll down to "Week 1 Materials" and use the "Regents Review Book Glossary" file to define the following words
- compound light microscope
- dichotomous key
- electronic balance
- graduated cylinder
Tuesday, Sept 15 (C)
If you didn't have your binder and materials for class today, make sure to have them tomorrow. I'll be checking
- Table of contents for notes
- Pages numbered 1-25
- Lab checklist
Friday, Sept 11 (B)
HW #2 Read article "The Importance of Stupidity in Scientific Research" then answer the questions that go with it. You can either print out the question sheet and answer on the sheet or you can just write the answers on a sheet of loose leaf. THIS IS NOT A GOOGLE CLASSROOM ASSIGNMENT.
How to find the article and questions
- Click on the Regents Biology tab at the top of this page then choose Regents Articles
- Scroll all the way down and find the title of the article
- Click to download the files for article and separate questions.
Bring your binder, dividers and notebook/loose leaf to class on Tuesday.
Thursday, Sept 10 (A)
HW #1 Intro letter on Google classroom
Your binder needs to be set up with the 5 sections (1-Notes, 2-HW, 3-Tests/Quizzes, 4-Labs, 5-Vocab) by Tuesday