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Biology-Independent Studies

Instructor
Megan Berkle
Term
2017-2018 School Year
Department
Science
Description
This course will cover all aspects of the natural world including physical, chemical and biological processes. Focus upon cell structure, function, growth and genetics. Phylogenetic relationships, organism function, species diversity, symbiotic relationships and ecological interactions will also be examined.

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* All students must complete Heredity test make-ups & hand in origami projects no later than Thursday/ Friday of this week. 

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Students will begin to assemble their DNA origami templates during class time.  However; if they do no complete it it will be homework.

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Students will have to complete the 'Heredity test review sheet' for homework.  They are to check their answers with the answer key that is attached.  The review sheet will be collected before the test on Wednesday, April 25th.

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Students will begin problem #1 in class.   However; will finish problem #1 & 2 for homework.

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This worksheet will be started in class.  However; if it is not finished it will have to be completed for homework.

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We will begin and finish the worksheet titled "Codominance: Predicting Blood types"   Students must complete the worksheet "Blood type and inheritance" for homework.  

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We will begin this assignment in class. You need to finish all the problems for next week. 

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We will begin these problems in class. However; you are to finish up to #4 for homework. 

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Solve each Punnett square and write the genotypic and phenotypic ratio.

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Students are to do outside research on their family traits.  Students must do themselves, 3 relatives, and 2 other people (friends).  That is a total of 6 columns that must be completed. 

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Visit a local supermarket or store to conduct and document research on a variety of drinks.  You will use the attached worksheet to record how much sugar is in each product. 

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Complete the worksheet and completely label the diagram using the terms on the bottom of the page.

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Students will 
1). Color the answer key.  Thylakoids must be GREEN.
2). Cut out the boxes on the second page with the questions.
3).  Partially glue the question on top of the answers. The questions must be able to be flipped up so you can see the answer.

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This assignment will be given out in class.  However; for homework you need to complete Parts A & B on the front, and Part C on the back.

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During class, you will begin filling out a note guider on the stages of Mitosis.  If is not completed in class, you will be expected to complete it for homework.

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Please find attached the final exam review sheet.  It will be due the day of the final exam.  For homework, do questions @1-20 for class on Wednesday, Dec 6th.   Complete questions #21-38 for final exam day.

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Complete Questions #1-4.  Be sure to draw arrows in direction of concentration gradient.

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1). Read Section 7-3 Cell boundaries pp. 182-190
2). Write the definitions for the all the definitions in part 1                       #1-16
3). Answer all the short answer questions in complete sentences          #17-23
Use Chapter 7-3 to answer them.
4). Answer the long essay in now less than 10 complete sentences       #24

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This worksheet will assist you in reviewing the concepts learned in class on passive transport.  Please answer all answers in complete sentences.  Your goals is to explain in detail and your answer should be no less than 6 sentences.

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Students will begin the Magic sand lab activity during class.  If they do not finish the lab write-up, they will complete it at home and turn it in next class.

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Read the reading, highlight any essential terms, and answer questions #1-5.

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Students will begin the front of the assignment during class time.  They will finish the back for homework. They are to some up with their own example similar to cell city.

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You need to fill in your cell theory graphic organizer using your class notes.

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Students will read "What's in your cells?".  They will highlight any essential terms in the reading.  They will answer questions #1-5.

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  • Read in Biology text pp. 173-183
  • Do Questions and Answers: p. 183  Questions #1-6
  • Write out the questions and the answers must be in complete sentences.


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Finish the M&M lab.  To complete this exercise you must write a conclusion, draw a pie graph, and construct a bar graph.  Remember that the pie graph must include color and contain a title.  The bar graph must include color, contain a title, and have labels on the x & y axis.

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  • Read in Biology text pp. 169-172
  • Do Questions and Answers p.  172, Questions #1-5
  • Write out the questions and the answers must be in complete sentences.

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 You began this assignment in class.  For homework, you are finishing questions #2-4.

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  • Read in Biology text pp. 5-15
  • Do Questions and Answers: p. 7  Questions #1-5, p. 15 # 1-5.  
  • Write out the questions and the answers must be in complete sentences.