Biology 11 2-1, 2-3, 1-2 and 1-3, 10/11 Oct 2018

Study for test on 15/16 October.

Finish the microscope drawing and include all the needed information. Be sure all calculations are on the back of the page. Information from the overhead projector today:

Microscopy lab:

  • clear bench, clear aisles
  • have pencil, eraser, unlined paper on bench; have “proper use” page out on bench
  • pick up microscope and slide
  • follow proper procedure to find a suitable cell to draw, use medium or high power
  • set up paper as per sample (front board)
  • draw carefully and in detail
  • identify the cell cycle stage depicted; your title will be based on this (eg. “Allium cell during anaphase”)
  • using your knowledge of mitosis/cell cycle, label the drawing appropriately (use a ruler and align all the wording outside the circle in a neat column)
  • do not add detail that you cannot see through the microscope
  • on the back of the sheet, record the power and the number of times the specimen fits across the field of view (determined while looking through the microscope) and use this to do you calculations later

Biology 11, 1-1, 8 Sep 2017

Read ONLY the first page of the giraffe handout (first 4 slides). Please do not turn the page or peek at the remainder of the handout!  Write the two hypotheses as requested in the 4th slide. Be sure to follow the format/structure we discussed in class (hypothesis is a statement that clearly states the independent and dependent variables, and the relationship between the two).

Final Exams schedule

Please see the updated June calendar for the exam schedule during the week of 12 June.

Textbooks will be collected on the day of the exam. Please remember to bring them to class.

Grade 9s – one 8.5″ X 11″ double sided notes page is permitted. Must be hand-written or hand-printed, not photocopied or machine printed.

Science 9 – exam will cover chemistry and electricity, safety and scientific method, with smaller sections on reproduction and space. Chapters 1- 3 and 7-9, safety and scientific method, will make up most of the exam, with smaller sections on chapters 4-6 and 10-11.

Science 10 – exam will cover chemistry and physics, as well as safety and scientific method, with a smaller section on energy transfer in natural systems. Chapters 4-9 will make up the majority of the test, with smaller sections on chapters 10-12.

Biology 11 – exam will cover material since the mid-year exam, plus evolution, safety and scientific method. Chapters 26-30, and parts of 31-33 and 36 will be covered, as well as a small section on plants, evolution, safety and scientific method. The fruit fly work we did will be on the exam, too.

Mini Science 10 16 May 2017

Research biogeochemical cycles:

  1. What are biogeochemical cycles?
  2. How do weathering, outgassing, photosynthesis and respiration interact in the cycling of carbon?
  3. Hand-draw a labelled diagram showing the processes influencing the carbon, nitrogen, phosphorus and oxygen cycles.