Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.

Albert Einstein

Some important items for you:

Extra help
 : 7:00 AM every day
                   After school by appt.
Homework
You should at least read every night. And should expect some written work to be necessary most nights.

Make up
: You have the number of days you were out to make up any missed work. UNLESS it is an activity (lesson, sports, club) that caused your absence. No extra time for those...

This is a college class.  You should display responsibility for yourself and respect for your colleagues (including me).

The only class rule
No inappropriate behavior...


 ** Note, this is under construction**



New Hope Lambertville Bridge... Delaware River

Assignments
 Description 
 Due Date(s)
Summer Assignment
 First day of school
 Course syllabus
 Thursday night
 Cover book
 You may take a picture of it for proof, otherwise bring it in.
 Monday 9/8
 Review powerpoint on Ecology and take notes in your notebook to study from
  "New and improved" Ecology Powerpoint
 Thurs 9/11
 Read Ecology chapters... 52, 53, 54,55
 Write notes in notebook with vocab hilighted
 2 weeks
 Kaibob deer population packet
 Lab population activity
hand in Weds (period 2) Friday (period 6)
  Ecology test Fri
  Ch 52-55 
  Fri 9/19
 Water lab quiz
 Properties of water and their role in life on Earth
 Thurs 10/2
 Chap 2/3 Quest
 Bonding, atomic structure etc...
 fri 10/3
 Chapter 4 and 5
 Functional groups/ Macromolecules
 10/3-10/10
 Chapter 6 cell structures
 Notes on organelles and cell coloring
 10/16
 Membrane function (chapter 7 notes)
 Week of 10/20
 Diffusion lab
 AP lab (formal "gold standard")
 10/27
 Cell test (ch 6 and 7)
 Know cell organelle and functions and Membrane transport etc... (memb prot.)
 Thursday 10/23
 Respiration
 Chap 8-9 
 Test Friday 11/14
 Photosynthesis
 Chapter 10  *New And Improved PPT
  Open ended take home for Thanksgiving
 Take home essay (Photosynthesis)
 Mon 12/1
 Chapter 11 Cell Communication
 This is a cool, intense, cutting-edge chapter...
 Week of 12/1-5
 Cool cell communication video
 
 Chapter 12 and 13 together
 Mitosis and Meiosis test will be soon!
 Quiz Friday 12/12
 DNA Coiling video
 Histones and nucleosomes
 
 Gamete formation (meiosis) video
 
 APOLOGIES
 
 Midterm exam review
 
 Semester 2 Marking Period 3
 Semester 2 Marking Period 3
 1/30/15
 Ch18. sections 1,2,and 4
 Gene regulation notes
 due Monday 2/2
 The NOVA Movie we watched
Chap 16/17/18 assessment
 Mostly 17 and 18 (Just a couple 16 questions)
 TUES 2/10
 Chapter 19 Before vacation!
 This is on Viruses.  
 Were you vaccinated?
 Check out St. Baldricks! 
 
 Chapter 20 Notes on Biotechnology
 
 Chapter 19, 20 and a bit of 21 test
 Monday  
 Ch 22,23,24,and 25 EVOLUTION
 During the week of PARCC Testing some students will be out... at various times. Guven the unpredictable nature of these absences, please understand that (since this material is very basic) you will be expected to learn this regardless of wether you are present in class or not.  
We will have a test on all of this material Tuesday March 17th
  Tuesday March 17th
 Phylogenetics (taxonomy and naming)
Chapter 26
 This sets the stage for going through the organisms and then we cover a few human systems... and we'll be done and ready to review for the AP Exam!!!
GET PSYCHED!!!
 Starting Monday
 Weds assignment for class... 
 In Campbell's "Concepts and Connections"
Notes on sections 16.7 - 16.17
All about bacteria and Archaea
 THIS IS CLASSWORK 
If you are absent weds, you need to borrow this book from me.
 Protists Chapter 28 
  We'll test on Thursday this week (Bact and Protists)
 Here's a hoakie amoeba movie
 (worth 2 minutes of watching)
 
 Here come the plants !!!  (My favorite)
 Chapters 29, 30, 31... We'll narrow that down to a manageable amount of stuff, but I'd like you to look at each of the powerpoints.
 done in time for spring break!
 Plant cladogram group project
 Do your part this weekend!
 Due Mon. 3/30
 Use this with caution and be sure to understand what it has in it...
 
 Virtual Transpiration Lab
 Here it is,,, 
 Do this before Spring Break
 Vacation watching
 Watch one, or all of these over vacation... Prepare to prove that you did...
 Print these out and fill in using text
 By Monday 4/20
 Monday animal test
 
 The Chordata and human systems PPTs are on the notes and powerpoints page...
 Note that the AP Exam requires :  Nervous, endocrine, and Immune system.  There are a few other topics on the "Human Systems" PPT that I think are important to understanding these three topics
 
  Get SOME of this done over the weekend of 4/25
IN ADDITION TO STUDYING FOR THE ANIMALS TEST !!!!
 
 I have updated the human systems Powerpoint... 
 See it here
 
 Becoming David Attenborough
 
 Rubric
 
 Circulatory /Respiratory systems