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Homework & Assignments
Living Environment 1 & 4: All Homework is due the next day of class unless stated otherwise:

             *Review Sheet 1 Cell Resp
             *  Review Sheet #2 Cell Resp
             * Cell structures Review
            *Big Review Diffusion & Osmosis
  • Evolution Lab due 2/11
  • For 2/14:  Complete Regents Review Questions Chap 7, 8 & 9
  • HW Chapter 9 outline Due 2/8
  • Diffusion Lab Due 2/4
  • Intro to Microscope Lab due Monday 1/14; Quiz Monday 1/14 on Microscope
  • 1/9 Due Friday 1/11 Complete "Cell Help- Wanted Poster". 
          Create a "Help Wanted Ad"  that will attract the best
                    candidates for the job.  "Want Ad" should Include:
                             Position to be Filled
                              Illustration of the organelle
                             Job responsibilities (Type of work, # of hours, etc)
                             Other organelles they need to work with
                             Qualities required in the applicant
                            Should be done on Copy Size Paper (8 x 11)
                            Illustrations encouraged

  • 1/8 LE4 Plant & Animal Cell "Coloring" Diagrams.  Recommended Purchase:  Set of colored pencils or a 4- color pen
  • 1/7 LE4 Carrying Capacity Lab Due Wed, 1/9  Study for Quiz 1/9
  • 1/7  LE1 Plant & Animal Cell "Coloring" Diagrams.  Recommended Purchase:  Set of colored pencils or a 4- color pen  Study for Quiz 1/9
  • 12/18 Holiday Break HW:  Outline of Chapters 7 & 8.  Due Wednesday, Jan 2  These will count as 6 Homework assignments
  • Ecosystem essay Due Thursday, Dec, 20 (Individual- each student must submit an essay that they have wrote.)
          Plagiarism is a serious offense, either from another student or another source.  Click Here for essay rubric
  • Week of 12/17 we will be working on in class Group Projects on your assigned Ecosystem. 
          There will be Very Limited computer access!  Reaerch and any material you want typed for
          your board must be done at home and brought to school.  Every member of the group must contribute. 
          Students will receive a classwork grade each day; being unprepared will effect your classwork grade as well
          as impact what you receive on the final group project.
           Project is due Thursday, Dec 20.  Project s will be presented upon return from the December break.
              Review Sheet #1 Populations
              Review Sheet #2 Populations
              Review Sheet #3 Populations: Grphing Practice
              Review Sheet Principles of Ecology
              Ecosystems Review
              Environmental Issues Review
  • Regents Review Questions Chap 4 Chapter 5.  Do In notebook.
  • Due 12/10 Outline of Chapter 5 (Worth 3 Homeworks)
  • Ecosystem Project (Group) and Essay (Individual) Due 12/20
  • Due 12/6: Food Web Lab; Ecological Succession Lab
  • Due 11/26: Outline of Chapter 4 (Counts as 3 HOMEWORKS!}
  • 11/ 19 Matter Cycling Lab & Poster
  • 11/19 Vocabulary-  Producer, consumer, decomposer, herbivore, carnivore, omnivore, trophic level, energy pyramid
                                       autotroph, heterotroph
  • Textbook  Chapter 4 Rd pp. 79- 93  Write a chapter outline  Due 11/25
  • Lab #9 Matter Cycle Lab w/ Cycle diagram due Wed 11/20
  • NYS Lab Making Connections Due Monday 11/18
  • Lab # 6 & 7 Catalase Labs- Due Thursday 10/25
  • Lab # 5 Graphing-  Due Friday 10/26
  • Quarterly Exam w/ BioChem Wednesday  10/24
          Chapter 3 Regents Review Questions!
  • 10/19 Lab #5 Graphing Lab due 10/26
  • 10/17 Rd pp. 59-63, p. 63 Copy & Answer # 1-5
  • 10/16 LE1: Acid Base Worksheet
  • 10/15:  LE 1:  Acid Indicator Lab due 10/16. 
  • 10/15 LE 4 Complete Acid / Base  Worksheet
  • 10/15 Vocabulary: solution, acid, base, pH, buffer,
              carbohydrate, lipid, protein, enzyme,
              amino acid, nucleic acid, nucleotide,
              DNA, RNA, ATP
  • 10/12 LE 4: Acid Indicator Lab Due 10/15.  Print out P.3 questions from website
  • 10/10 Vocabulary: Cohesion, Adhesion, solution, hydronium & hydroxide ions (formula & diagram),
                                     acid, base, pH, buffer, bicarbonate ion (formula)
  • 10/9- Due 1012:  Outline Chap 2 Sections 1,2 & 3.  These sections will not be covered in class so make the outline understandable to you.  Follow format from class.  Vocabulary:  Epidemiology, vaccination, genetics, genome
                                                                                                          genetic engineering
  • 10/5:  Due Tuesday 10/9:  Lan #2 and Lab #3 (Measure a Bean w/ Cover)
  • 10/1 Chapter 1 Regents Review Questuions pp 23-25 #1-13
         Answers: 1-2, 2-4, 3-4, 4-3, 5-2, 6-1,
         7-4, 8-1, 9-4, 10-2, 11-3, 12-3, 13-3.
  • 9/28,  Chapter 1 Regents Review Questuions pp 23-25 #1-13
  • 69/25 Demon in the Freezer project & materials for your In Class poster analysis
  • Study for Test 10/2 Tuesday:  Safety/ skills/ Sci Method/ Measurement/ Intro to Biology
  • Due Monday 9/24: Read pp. 14-16   p. 16 # 1, 4,5
  • .Read pp. 14-16  Copy & Answer  p. 16 # 1, 4,5
  • Due Tuesda 9/25:
  • Rd pp. 17-19 p.19 Copy & Ans # 1-4
  •   -Vocab:  Biology, Cell, Homeostasis,  Metabolism, Reproduction,  Evolution, Genetics  
  • 9/14 - 18 Simpsons Worksheet: Variables & Controls (LE4 9/14, LE1 9/18)
  • 9/20, 21  Due Week of 9/25:
  • 1. Complete at home parts  of the DITF Project
  • Prepare for a poster presentation of your work on Friday 9/28
  • 9/14 - 18 Simpsons Worksheet: Variables & Controls (LE4 9/14, LE1 9/18)
  • For 9/19 Bring in Posterboard  (1 per Table)
  • Read pp.10-13 p.13 copy  & Answer p.13 # 1-3
  • Summer Assignment Due Wed 9/12
  • Safety Quiz Tuesday, 9/11
  • 9/10 Rd pp.7-9 , P.9 #1-4 On loose leaf paper to be collected
  • 9/7 Safety Poster, Complete Safety Lab for 9/10
  • 9/6 Contract signed for tomorrow