AP Biology Agendas

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•Complete Mitosis Bead lab: simulate the action of the chromosomes, take photos (per group) and post to Edmodo
•Do Meiosis Bead lab: follow the instructions (chromosome simulation pdf in lab folder section of Edmodo) to continue modeling the action of the chromosomes in Meiosis.  Use the textbook to guide you (chapter 13); this should be completed by the end of the period tomorrow

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  • Submit Cell Respiration lab
  • Complete Chapter 10 summary
  • Discuss Cell Division lab
  • Discuss Grid-in options for Cell exam
  • Review Free response options for Cell exam

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  • Cell respiration lab debrief
  • Begin Photosynthesis summary (Chapter 10)
  • Discuss Grid-in options for Cell exam
  • Review Free response options for Cell exam

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  • Correct FRQ of Chemistry of Life exam
  • Correct GI of Chemistry of Life exam
  • Correct MC of Chemistry of Life exam
  • Continue Chapter 9 summary

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  • Modeling Mitosis: using pop beads, model the action of the chromosomes during mitotic phases and diagram the action for each phase (including interphase)

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  • Gallery Walk for Osmosis and Diffusion lab
  • Osmosis and Diffusion lab quiz tomorrow: know how a plant controls its turgor pressure; what the difference is between hypotonic, hypertonic, and isotonic solutions; know why it is important to have IV salts in solution

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  • Begin Mitosis lab (Cell Division): do Part 2: Effects of Environment on Mitosis; begin with section on age S 88 “Counting Cells and Analyzing Data”; use the three field of views to count the phases of Mitosis and compare them to the number of cells in Interphase
  • Do Case 1 page S 91: HeLa cells; read the pdf in the lab section on HeLa cells; be prepared to answer the questions on page S 91

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  • Diffusion and osmosis lab: procedure 1
  • Lab Trifold due on Wednesday October 31; we will have a gallery walk where each group will evaluate 2 other groups; collective score will be shared among group members

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  • Osmosis and Diffusion lab: procedure 2
  • Procedure 3 on Thursday
  • Procedure 1 on Friday
  • Lab quiz next week on Tuesday
  • Gallery Walk next Wednesday (happy Halloween)

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  • Test Tomorrow: know your macromolecules and enzymes!
  • Correct rubric scoring sheets (period 2 only)
  • Plickers?
  • College week: Careers in Life Science

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  • Complete Chapter 8 summary
  • Develop a model for the induced fit between an enzyme and its substrate using kits provided (pages 153-154 in textbook); be prepared to explain how the induced fit model provides a more accurate explanation for enzyme function than the lock-and-key model
  • Explain the function of competitive and non-competitive inhibition using the models (see page 156 for illustration)

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  • Enzyme lab Gallery walk
  • Review FRQ from Evolution unit
  • College week: senior year deadlines; financial aid
  • Tutoring for Tuesday’s exam? Today or tomorrow

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  • College Week: presentation #2 ed, ea, ra
  • Share ideal data set; compare to group data
  • Prepare graph for lab; lab due Thursday
  • Review grid-in possibilities for exam next week

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  • Complete Part C of experiment
  • Complete Part D of experiment
  • Complete Analysis questions
  • Lab due Thursday; group trifold; see lab rubrics (Poster board rubric)

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  • Complete Chapter 4 summary
  • Lab material quiz on Friday: know what each of the objects are in your cupboards and drawers; quiz will be visual in nature
  • Continue review materials at lab stations

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  • Use the water model kits to demonstrate a knowledge of the type of bonds that affect the properties of water: polar and non-polar covalent bond, ionic bonds, hydrogen bonds; adhesion, cohesion, transpiration, capillarity; diagram and submit photo via Edmodo
  • Use the chemical model kits to demonstrate a knowledge of carbon and its properties; How can carbon form single, double, and triple bonds? Make models simple organic compounds (methane, ethane, propane, 1-butene, benzene); form isomers; form functional groups (see page 64-65).  Again, you should diagram, photograph, and submit via Edmodo.
  • Tutoring today after school from 3:15-4:15

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  • Hardy-Weinberg lab quiz
  • BLAST Lab due tomorrow by 7 pm; document should be saved as a Word™ file
  • Complete chapter 31 summary
  • Grid-in examples
  • FRQ examples
  • Evolution and Diversity of organisms exam on Tuesday

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  • Questions for the BLAST Lab? Due Saturday at 7 pm via Edmodo (Word document preferred)
  • Complete Chapter 28 and 31 summary
  • Evolution and the Diversity of Organisms exam preview; exam on Monday
  • Exam will be in the following format: 20 m.c., 2 g.i., 1 medium-length f.r.q.

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  • Hardy-Weinberg debrief
  • Hardy-Weinberg Quiz on Friday: know definitions and functions (RAND, CONCATENATE, SUM, NULL HYPOTHESIS, IF) and be able to solve a problem
  • BLAST Lab deductions examples
  • Discuss Chapter 28
  • Begin Chapter 31

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  • BLAST Lab; due Saturday by 7 pm submitted via Edmodo
  • Submission must follow the guidelines in the lab manual and Edmodo
  • Submitted document cannot have any restrictions set on it i.e. it must be able to be opened through Edmodo; documents that don’t meet this qualification will receive a zero

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  • BLAST Lab; due Saturday by 7 pm submitted via Edmodo
  • Submission must follow the guidelines in the lab manual and Edmodo
  • Include photos in Word document

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  • Hardy-Weinberg lab (day 2 of 2)
  • Lab due on Saturday by 7 pm: submission must be of an Excel spreadsheet submitted via Edmodo; no Google Sheets or Numbers spreadsheets will be accepted

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  • Submit Geological Timetable
  • Hardy-Weinberg lab (day 1 of 2)
  • Using the sample lab and the instructions in the lab manual (found in Edmodo) to guide you, create a spreadsheet that demonstrates a mathematical model of the Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium; due Saturday (via Edmodo submission) by 7 pm

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  • Summer reading quiz
  • Hardy-Weinberg problem set due today
  • Complete Chapter 24 summary
  • Complete the Geological Timetable; due Monday
  • Begin Safety protocols
  • Bring Flash drive for Monday: Hardy-Weinberg lab (create an Excel® spreadsheet; see lab guide in Edmodo for assistance)

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  • Summer reading quiz preview
  • Pepper moth due
  • Review Chapter 22 and 23 end slides
  • Discuss the Hardy-Weinberg Equilibrium
  • Hardy-Weinberg problem set due on Friday

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  • Complete course material review from yesterday
  • School website
  • Edmodo
  • How to use the course and exam description guide
  • How to use the PPTs
  • What are the 4 Big Ideas for AP Biology