Work on the crossword/word search given in class today.
Work on the Ecology Crossword.
Due to the grad breakfast scheduled during our next class, the final steps of the diffusion lab should be completed after school on Thursday, 17 Dec 2015.
Please arrive promptly as the classroom will only be open until 3:20 pm.
The lab write-up is due on 12 January, printed and submitted in class (not digitally on 11 January as I mentioned in class today). Please refer to my earlier post which includes the updated lab guidelines. Please follow them in preparing the lab write-up.
Study for the Ch. 7 Test (Tuesday, 15 Dec, and Wed, 16 Dec).
Also, visit the Ministry of Education website and try out some of the sample Provincial exams (keys are included):
Study for genetics and ecology test.
Finish the ecological pyramid/distribution diagram assignment.
Study for chapter 7 test, Tuesday, 15 Dec.
Study for membrane/membrane transport and ATP/cellular metabolism test, 15 Dec 2015.
Start the draft of the Diffusion lab (see the guidelines and refer to lab instructions for more details).
Bring the Nuclear Power sheets to next class.
Study for test (chapter 7) next class, 15 Dec 2015.
Test on genetics and ecology on 15 Dec 2015.
Sketch the logistic growth curve (p. 1034) and label the parts (A – E), indicating what is happening and what factors are affecting the population size at each stage.
Complete the nitrogen and water cycles on the notes page using p. 1025, and also study the other nutrient cycles (carbon, etc).
Refer to other parts of chapter 47 and 48 for this unit.
Read about ecological pyramids (ch. 47) in preparation for next class.
Test on chapter 7 will be next week, on Wednesday, 16 Dec.
Read 7.2 and 7.3 and finish both sections in the workbook.
Keep all your notes on the Nuclear Power activity, fact versus opinion, validity and evidence, etc. These concepts may be tested in upcoming tests or quizzes.