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REGENTS BIOLOGY

ABSENCE IS NO EXCUSE!!

Assignments due on...

April 23-24, 2018
Finish the How Milkmaids Saved Western Civilization activity.

AND
You should be ready for a
QUIZ TODAY
The Immune System: Three lines of defense, Antigens and antibodies, immunity and immunizations,
the role of cell surface molecules, primary and secondary immunity


Here are a few immunology review questions
...and their answers.

April 18-19, 2018
Complete the Lines of Defense assignment on Castlelearning


April 16-17, 2018
Heart Anatomy Lab questions. They can be answered on the lab itself.

April 12-13, 2018
Complete the Heart Circulation assignment on Castlelearning

AND
You should be ready for a
QUIZ TODAY

Circulatory System:
Vessels - Arteries, capillaries and veins,
Parts of blood - RBCs, WBCs, platelets and plasma
Mammalian Heart  - The chambers and where blood is going to and coming from for each one.


April 11, 2018 (B-day)
Finish the Observing Blood Cells Lab questions. They can be answered on the lab itself.
Use the images posted on the Lab Folder Page to help you complete the lab


April 10, 2018
Complete the Blood and Intro to Immunology assignment on Castlelearning


April 6-9, 2018
Create a one-page, single-sided information sheet on a disease of the circulatory system.
Refer to the Student-Physician's Desk Reference Project sheet for the specifics.
Possible diseases might be but are not limited to:

myocardial infarction
hypertension
vasculitis
hemophilia
Fe deficiant anemia
Try to avoid doing cancers of the circulatory system

AND
(A day students) Making Connections Lab questions you didn't finish in class.

April 5, 2018
Making Connections Lab questions.
AND
You should be ready for a
QUIZ TODAY
Exchange systems: Digestive, Respiratory and Excretory.
Know a disease and how it works,principle functional units,
example organs with functions and important vocabulary

Completing the Exchange System questions will be a BIG help.
Same with the Castlelearning questions


April 4, 2018
Complete the Circulatory Plumbing assignment on Castlelearning.
It has several review questions in it as well.

AND
You should be ready for a
QUIZ TODAY
Exchange systems: Digestive, Respiratory and Excretory.
Know a disease and how it works,principle functional units,
example organs with functions and important vocabulary

Completing the Exchange System questions will be a BIG help.


April 2-3, 2018
Create a one-page, single-sided information sheet on a disease of the excretory system.
Refer to the Student-Physician's Desk Reference Project sheet for the specifics.
Possible diseases might be but are not limited to:
Nephritis
Kidney stones
Hepatitis
Urinary tract infection
Dermatitis

March 22-23, 2018
Create a one-page, single-sided information sheet on a disease of the respiratory system.
Refer to the Student-Physician's Desk Reference Project sheet for the specifics.

Possible diseases might be but are not limited to:
emphysema
bronchitis
"black lung"
asthma


March 20-21, 2018
Create a one-page, single-sided information sheet on a disease of the digestive system.
Refer to the Student-Physician's Desk Reference Project sheet for the specifics.
AND
You should be ready for a
QUIZ TODAY
Digestive system: Be able to identify an example organ and its function,
a disease of the system, alimentary vs. accessory organs


March 16-19, 2018
Finish the Organization in Living Things worksheet.

March 9-12, 2018
BE READY FOR THE
EXAM TODAY!
Cells and Cellular Processes

Get review sheets here

Review questions have been posted on castlelearning.com already.

March 5-6, 2018
Conclusion questions from the Death of a Cheesy-Poof Lab.


February 20, 2018
Watch the 
Cell Membrane Structure and Intro to Function notescast



while filling out this notes sheet.
Or don't. A page in your notebook will work just fine

February 15, 2018
Complete the Part one questions of the Diffusion Through A Membrane Lab

February 13 (Block 3A) and 14, 2018
Complete the Cell Membrane/organelles questions on castlelearning

February 13, 2018 Block 1 A
Watch the 
Cell Membrane Structure and Intro to Function notescast



while filling out this notes sheet.
Or don't. A page in your notebook will work just fine


February 9-12, 2018
Complete the Fake Sweet reading and questions

Block 1A, February 9, 2018
Make a vocab list for this unit.
Pick the words you think are most important.
Look through your notes, quizzes, this website, chapter 15
or get them from the list I gave in class.

20 terms but here's the catch: Definitions can be no longer than 5 words.
Pictures and arrows don't count as words.
AND
be ready for a
QUIZ TODAY
Cell theory, organelles and the difference between plant and animal cells

February 6-8, 2018
Make a vocab list for this unit.
Pick the words you think are most important.
Look through your notes, quizzes, this website, chapter 15
or get them from the list I gave in class.

20 terms but here's the catch: Definitions can be no longer than 5 words.
Pictures and arrows don't count as words.
AND
be ready for a
QUIZ TODAY
Cell theory, organelles and the difference between plant and animal cells



January 31-February 1, 2018
Finish the Organelle Coloring Packet we started in class


January 29-30, 2018
Final draft: Task #2 (concept map) of Nutrition Project


Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at 8:00 am
BE READY FOR THE
MIDTERM EXAM TODAY!

All blocks are in rooms 171-173

January 12-19, 2018 
BE READY FOR THE
EXAM TODAY!

Biochemistry
Get review sheets here

There are a wealth of Review Questions on castlelearning.com
Completing them will DEFINITELY help you get ready for the exam

Here are some more questions that I will hand out in class

Check your responses with the answer sheet

January 10-11, 2018
Complete graph for Toothpickase Lab
Starting toothpick count on x-axis, toothpickase rate on the y-axis
AND 
Rough Draft of Nutrition Concept Map

January 8-9, 2018
Complete the Enzyme questions

You can certainly search the web or your text
as a resource to answer the questions but,
here's some readings that will definitely work.
AND 
Be ready for a
QUIZ TODAY
Enzyme basics


January 3-5, 2018
Complete Salivary Amylase Lab

December 21, 2017-January 2, 2018
Complete the Biochemistry Notes Sheets


December 19-20, 2017
Task #1 of Macronutrient Project

AND 
Be ready for a
QUIZ TODAY
Macronutrients and their subunits


December 15-18, 2017
Complete the Lipids and Proteins assignment on Castlelearning
Class 4B will want to watch the last bit of the notes.


December 12-13, 2017
Complete the Chemistry of Lipids and Proteins Lab

December 8-11, 2017
Complete the Chemistry of Carbohydrates Lab
The above link to the lab will first ask you to sign in to the school's website.
Use the same login info you use at school and select the lab from the list on the next page.

AND
Be ready for a
QUIZ TODAY
Intro to Polymers

December 6-7, 2017
Finish the Adventures in pH Lab


December 4-5, 2017
Complete the Organic Chemistry assignment on Castlelearning


November 29-30, 2017
Finish the Molecular Models Lab
AND 
Be ready for a
QUIZ TODAY
Intro to Biochemistry


November 27-28, 2017
Intro to Chemistry questions sheet

November 16-17, 2017

BE READY FOR THE
EXAM TODAY!

Get review sheets here

There are a wealth of Review Questions on castlelearning.com
Completing them will DEFINITELY help you get ready for the exam

Here are some more questions that I will hand out in class

Check your responses with the answer sheet


November 14-15, 2017
Complete the Cladograms Questions on Castlelearning

November 9-13, 2017
Complete the Speciation Questions on Castlelearning
AND 
Be ready for the
QUIZ TODAY
Natural Selection and Speciation


November 7-8, 2017
I should have your Beaks of Finches Lab
AND
Make a vocab list for this unit.
Pick the words you think are most important.
Look through your notes, quizzes, this website, chapter 15 (or 16 and 17)

25 terms but here's the catch: Definitions can be no longer than 5 words.
Pictures and arrows don't count as words.

November 3-6, 2017
Complete conclusion questions 9-12 on the Beaks of Finches Lab


November 1-2, 2017
Finish the Origins of the Antibiotic Resistance Reading Assignment we started in class
AND 
Complete the Natural Selection assignment on Castlelearning
AND 
Be ready for the
QUIZ TODAY
Binomial Nomenclature, Evidence of Evolution, and Natural Selection


October 30-31, 2017
Complete the Evidence of Evolution Lab


October 26-27, 2017
Complete the Five Kingdoms Questions sheet


October 24-25, 2017
Complete the Monster Naming Sheet
Use the Latin and Greek Combining Forms sheet to create the scientific names.

Interested in more combining forms? The list you received in class was from Donald Borror's book and I found a link to a bookmarked pdf. of his book.
Click on the "Some Common Combining Forms" book mark on the left

(You had quite a bit of time for this in class)
AND
Complete the Classification, Keys and Binomial Nomenclature Questions on Castlelearning
AND
Be ready for a short
QUIZ TODAY
Classification, Keys and Binomial Nomenclature

October 20-23, 2017
Make a key for the monsters in the Shark and Monster Keys Lab (You had quite a bit of time for this in class)


October 18-19, 2017
Complete the Odd Organism Challenge
AND
Complete keying out all of the sharks from the Sharks and Monster Keys Lab


October 12-13, 2017
BE READY FOR THE

EXAM TODAY!
Get review sheets here

Here are those Life Process Questions I handed out in class.
...and the answers

There are a wealth of Unit 1 Review Questions on castlelearning.com
Completing them will DEFINITELY help you get ready for the exam


You can create a "cheat sheet" to use on the exam.
A single-sided, hand-written, 8.5 x 11" paper.
Here's the catch: If you choose to use it on the exam, it will cost you 2 points.
However, if you DON'T use it, I'll add 2 points.
You can start the exam without using the sheet and elect at any time to start using it.


October 10-11, 2017
Tools of the Biologist Lab conclusion questions.
AND
Be ready for a short
QUIZ TODAY
Tools with some Experimental Design questions...


October 5-6, 2017
Complete the Controls and Variables practice questions you started in class
AND
Complete the Tools and Other Questions on Castlelearning

October 3-4, 2017
Research a lab instrument and create a one page magazine/newspaper advertisement
designed to sell that instrument. Ads should not take up more than one page (8.5" x 11")
and contain the following information:
-Uses/function
-possible hazards
-a picture /diagram of the equipment
-the price (You can make one up be try to be realistic)
-sales pitch? (remember, you're trying to sell the item!)


September 29-October 2, 2017
Magazines and Thread Lab conclusion questions.
AND
Complete the Microscope questions on Castlelearning
AND
Be ready for a
QUIZ TODAY
Light Microscopy with some Experimental Design questions...


September 27-28, 2017
Letter "e" Lab conclusion questions.

September 25-26, 2017
Complete the Microscope Intro questions on Castlelearning

September 19-20, 2017
Complete the Outdoor Science Inquiry you started in class
AND
Complete Experimental Design Questions on Castlelearning
So you can be ready for the
QUIZ TODAY
Scientific Method and Experimental Design


September 15-18, 2017
Complete the Experimental Design Practice sheet


September 13-14, 2017
Complete the Lollipop hypothesis Lab you started in class
AND
Complete Scientific Method and Hypothesis Questions on Castlelearning

Your castlelearning username is most likely "npz-" followed by your first initial and last name
For example, Johnny Baggadonitz's log in would be npz-jbaggadonitz.
All student passwords have been cleared so leave it blank the first time you log on.
Email me or see Mrs. McEachin in room 208 if you need your password cleared, however...
NOT KNOWING YOUR PASSWORD IS NOT AN EXCUSE FOR NOT DOING THE HW!

September 11-12, 2017
Complete Safety Lab you started in class
AND
You should be ready for a
QUIZ TODAY
Lab safety and the course outline

September 7-8, 2017
Complete the Exactly What Am I In For? sheet