Please check MyEd for your current marks and missing assignments, if any, must be turned in by Wednesday, 12 June. Please see me as soon as possible if you have questions. Thank you.
Textbooks will be collected on the day of the final exam. Please remember to bring it with you. Thank you.
The following is a good resource for biology 12 exam studying:
Fetal Pig Dissection – Part 1 questions:
- Measure pig (in cm) from rump (not including tail) to tip of snout. Hint: use a piece of string and then measure the string with a ruler). Record.
- Sketch pig on back of lab paper, in pencil, giving detail and labelling structures (no stick drawings or outline drawings… provide some detail, shading, etc).
- Using online research, determine the approximate gestational age of the fetal pig specimen, based on size and other features.
- Research and give an overview of porcine (pig) gestation, fetal development, typical litter size, etc.
Reminder – For safety reasons, no open-toed shoes are allowed during dissections or other labs. Please be sure to wear appropriate footwear.
Nervous and reproductive systems will be covered on the final exam. There will not be a separate test for these sections.
Final Exam – during double block days – 13 – 18 June 2019. Included topics will be the 6 systems (digestive, circulatory, respiratory, excretory, nervous, reproductive), as well as safety and scientific method.
Work on the nervous system review and be sure you have completed the escape from planet soma case study.
Begin reading on the reproductive system.
Finish reading chapter 17 and remainder of notes. Complete the case study “planet soma” if you received it.