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  • Discuss Multiple choice for Final exam
  • See FRQ graphing example; what are some of the elements that you should be able to see that are common to any graph?
  • AP Classroom

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  • Submit your objectives journal on table
  • Video: Greatest Discoveries in Genetics; on a piece of lined paper write down the discovery, who made it, and its significance (why was is important); submit today

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  • Return assignments
  • Lab quiz spot test on Thursday and Friday; Enzymes, Diffusion, Photosynthesis, Cell respiration on Thursday; Cell Division and Artificial Selection (Fruit fly lab) on Friday; samples
  • Plickers
  • Study time

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  • Submit Chi square lab
  • Fruit fly lab quiz tomorrow; know: types of crosses we did in this lab (all), how to distinguish between the sexes of fruit flies, what skills should we have gained (see lab objectives), how many generations did we study?, what type of statistical test could we have performed in the lab?
  • Begin Chapter 12 summary
  • Genetics Problems questions?
  • FRQ for final exam this week: question will be a long form question: topics include: Graphing/Design an experiment, experiment analysis, Osmolarity/allele frequency, Cell respiration, photosynthesis, prokaryotic/eukaryotic/organelles/endo-symbiotic theory, cell cycle
  • Samples will be demonstrated in class

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By AP Biology
  • Chi-squared lab; due Monday
  • FRQ for final exam next week: question will be a long form question; topics include: Topics: Graphing/Design an experiment, experiment analysis, Osmolarity/allele frequency, Cell respiration, photosynthesis, prokaryotic/eukaryotic/organelles/endo-symbiotic theory, cell cycle

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  • Continue Chapter 10 summary
  • Submit Chapter 10 reading guide
  • Review Meiosis Pop bead activity
  • Cell Division lab quiz tomorrow; know: the stages of mitosis in order, the organisms that we studied in the lab, the function of an ascospore, the dependent variable in the mitosis part of the lab, definitions (e.g.s crossover, map units, etc.), and the two case studies

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  • Complete Reading assignment from yesterday; due Thursday December 1st
  • Complete Cell Division trifold preparation; gallery walk tomorrow
  • Read Chapters 10 & 11

Daily Objectives

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  • The student is able to construct a representation that connects the process of meiosis to the passage of traits from parent to offspring.
  • The student is able to evaluate evidence provided by data sets to support the claim that heritable information is passed from one generation to another generation through mitosis, or meiosis followed by fertilization.

Daily Objectives

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  • Describe similarities and/ or differences between the phases and outcomes of mitosis and meiosis.
  • Explain how meiosis results in the transmission of chromosomes from one generation to the next.

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  • Chapter 6: Feedback inhibition and homeostasis
  • Discuss apoptosis (see page 330)
  • Test review; test tomorrow
  • Complete data collection for lab; Cell Division lab trifold due Wednesday November 30 (gallery walk)

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  • Cell Division lab:

1.Review cell overview slides (class)

2.View Part 2 of lab (page S87 of lab manual in Edmodo)

3.Do “Counting Cells and Analyzing Data” on page S88

4.We will look at the Chi square analysis at another time

5.Do Part 4 and 5 of lab

6.View HeLa Case study slides (Website)

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  • Complete passing back of assignments
  • Complete Chapter 5 summary: Cell-to-cell communication
  • Begin Chromosome simulation activity (part of Cell Division lab to be completed with the Heredity Unit)

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  • Photosynthesis lab quiz tomorrow; know: safety hazards, what is the main pigment we are studying in this lab, how we calculate Rf values, reactants in the experiment we are doing, what the soap used for in the experiment
  • Complete Photosynthesis summary
  • Summarize light reactions and Calvin cycle in table

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  • Submit Photosynthesis reading assignment
  • Photosynthesis lab; 2 procedures
  • Trifold due tomorrow; lab will be open at lunch and after school to accommodate a shared work environment
  • Photosynthesis lab quiz on Friday; know: safety hazards, what is the main pigment we are studying in this lab, how we calculate Rf values, reactants in the experiment we are doing, what the soap used for in the experiment

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  • Complete Chapter 7
  • Begin Chapter 8 summary
  • Submit Objectives journal
  • Review Cell respiration and photosynthesis
  • Create review tables to focus on primary concepts
  • Photosynthesis lab tomorrow; trifold due Wednesday
  • Photosynthesis reading guide due tomorrow

Daily Objectives (10/28/22)

By AP Biology
  • The student will be able to explain how cells capture energy from light and transfer it to biological molecules for storage and use.
  • The student knows that Photosystems I and II are embedded in the internal membranes of chloroplasts and are connected by the transfer of higher electrons through the ETC.

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  • AP Biology test ordering concludes on Friday
  • Cell respiration lab quiz
  • Continue Chapter 7 summary: processes of aerobic respiration
  • Vocabulary quiz tomorrow

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  • Submit Cell Respiration lab
  • Lab quiz tomorrow; know: purpose of experiment, name of apparatus, purpose of the chemicals used, variables for the lab, types of organisms that use aerobic respiration
  • Discuss Glycolysis, Kreb’s Cycle (aka Citric Acid Cycle), and Oxidative Phosphorylation
  • Vocabulary quiz on Thursday

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  • Osmosis and Diffusion lab gallery walk; set up your display at your lab station; find out who you are grading and where their trifold is; when completed, turn in your forms to Mr. Mapplebeck

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  • Gallery walk on Monday
  • Lab quiz next week on Wednesday; know how a plant maintains its turgor pressure, definitions from lab (e.g.s semipermeable, osmosis, diffusion, etc.), difference between turgor pressure between plant and animal cells, and your variables used in each of the procedures.
  • Cell Structure and Function exam on Tuesday
  • Return materials
  • Lab debrief
  • Cell Energetics PPTs posted

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By AP Biology
  • Gallery walk on Monday
  • Lab quiz next week on Wednesday; know how a plant maintains its turgor pressure, definitions from lab (e.g.s semipermeable, osmosis, diffusion, etc.), difference between turgor pressure between plant and animal cells, and your variables used in each of the procedures.
  • Cell Structure and Function exam on Tuesday
  • Return materials
  • Lab debrief
  • Cell Energetics PPTs posted

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  • College week presentation
  • Work on Trifold
  • Lab quiz next week on Monday; know how a plant maintains its turgor pressure, definitions from lab (e.g.s semipermeable, osmosis, diffusion, etc.), difference between turgor pressure between plant and animal cells, and your variables used in each of the procedures.

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  • Diffusion and osmosis lab: procedure 1
  • Lab Trifold due on Friday October 14; we will have a gallery walk where each group will evaluate 2 other groups along with teacher; collective score will be lab grade

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  • Organelle assignment due tomorrow; assignment must be typed and ready for submission (hard copy only)
  • Review Unit 1 FRQ
  • Begin Microscope lab: Day 1

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  • Test Tomorrow: know your water molecules, properties of organic compounds, macromolecules and enzymes!
  • Begin Chapter 4 summary
  • Organelle w.s.: write the functions of each organelle using the template provided; final submission must be typed; due Friday

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  • Warm-up: What are 3 properties that are shared by the macromolecules that we have examined so far?
  • Discuss Enzyme lab Parts B-D (lab groups); lab due tomorrow
  • Enzyme lab quiz tomorrow; know: definitions from the lab, type of reaction, the balanced chemical equation for the reaction, the suffix for most enzymes
  • Complete Chapter 3
  • Enzyme models: lab groups

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  • Review and complete assignment from yesterday
  • Flip assignment: Google Classroom
  • Chapter 2 and 3 summary
  • Review lab materials; lab material quiz on Friday

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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 take photos
  • 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, and photograph