Biology 11 1-1, 2-2 and 2-4, 15 and 16 January 2018

Finish the Elephant Evolution worksheet and hand in. Read the two articles (rove beetles and corn evolution) and do a “close reading” according to the instructions given on the article handout. Be prepared to discuss the articles. They will be included on the mid-year exam.

Complete the “little mito” case study and answer all the questions.

Study for mid-year exam, which will be on 25 and 26 January, depending on the block. It will cover all the sections we have done in the course.

You are allowed an optional, one-page, single-sided notes page to bring with you to the exam. It must be 8.5″ X 11″ or smaller, hand-written, not machine printed or photocopied.

Science 9 1-4 and 2-3, 15 and 16 January 2018

Please complete pages 55-56 in the workbook, and the handout given in class (the atom). Read sections 2.1 and 2.2 in the textbook.

Mid-year exam: You will write the mid-year exam (reproduction, safety, scientific method; chapters 4-6 and section 1.1 in text) on 25 and 26 January, depending on the block.

You are allowed an optional, one-page, single-sided notes page to bring with you to the exam. It must be 8.5″ X 11″ or smaller, hand-written, not machine printed or photocopied.

Science 9 2-3 8 Jan 2018

Happy new year! Welcome back, everyone.

Please complete the mini-poster on the physical property of matter that you were assigned. Be sure the poster:

Lists the term, gives a definition, indicates whether the property is a qualitative or quantitative one, includes a diagram and gives an example. See p. 22 in the textbook for more information on describing matter.

Biology 12 2-1 8 Jan 2018

Happy new year! Welcome back, everyone.

Please be sure that you can define the following terms (may be a brief quiz next day):

DNA, antiparallel, base pair, complementary, DNA polymerase, DNA replication, lagging strand, leading strand, replication origin, replication fork.