Fri: Using your IB Revision book by Ashby Merson-Davies, Read page 1 ( this informs you about maximizing the benefits of this book) Read pages 4-7 and complete the boxes on page 7. Please obtain your School Supplies! Using your IB Revision Guide by Allott , read pages one and two. Complete question 3 on page 12
Thurs: Orange book: Read and outline pages 29-38. Complete assessment statements on page 29.Prepare for part one of Osmosis lab tomorrow
Fri: Revision guide pages 15-18.. Create 3 concept maps for info on 15-17
Tues: Lab Report on Egg/Osmosis lab , preliminary one, due tomorrow. Please consult your spiral syllabus guide. Remain focused and ready for quizzes on material covered, at all times.
1. Define Diploid as: 2 sets of chromosomes.pairs of homologous chromosomes. Do not write haploid number or having 46 chromosomes
2. Activities of the cell cycle include: protein syntheis, DNA replication, cell growth, organelle doubling, cellular respiration,
3. Differences between cytokinesis in animal and plant cells
4. Define a tumour
5. Outline processes occurring during interphase
6. Explain the significance of complementary base pairing in relation to the cell cycle: One might say: Interphase involves____________. DNA replication requires complementary base pairing, A-T and C-G . Mitosis will produce 2 genetically identical daughter cells. Genetically wrong base pairing causes mutations.
Mon: go to the website viewed in class and generate 20 index cards on cell cycle and mitosis
Fri: Exam on Monday: Follow the points of reference listed below.
IB HL Biology
Topic: Cell Division
Focus points: Monday’s exam (32 marks)
- Be sure to include all past homework sets in your study
- use yourOrangebook, review questions as a guide
- Consult your Study Guide by Allott
- Drawing, explaining and labeling of the process of cell division is significant
- Attention to reasons why a population may not increase despite mitosis
- Why is mitosis important?
- Knowledge of some of the elements present in living organisms and examples of molecules containing these elements and their functions.
Week of Oct. 29-Nov. 2, 2012
Tues: Complete handout given in class. Prepare an outline for lab to be conducted on Friday. Purpose of outline is to increase student awareness and proficiency in carrying out this lab.
Thurs: Study Guide by Allott: pages 14 and 15 . 2 index cards per box on the information presented on these pages. This is approximately 20 index cards
Fri: Study and know assessment statements 3.1.1-3.1.6 listed on page 46 in your orange book. Also in Orange Book: read and outline pages 53-57. Plan on a 10 min quiz on Monday related to the above assessment statements.
Week of November 5-9, 2012
Mon; Complete pages one and two of handout
Tues: homework set
Wed: Flashcards using your Orange Book:
1.Nucleotide: Draw and label
2. Page 57: copy figure 3.12
Complete assessment statements from page 55 3.3.1-3.3.5
Fri: complete homework set and revision guide pages: read bottom of page 29 and complete pages 31, 32, 33 and 34. please review the following ppt: www.saburchill.com/IBbiology/chapters03/.../02BIOCHEMISTRY.p...
Week of Nov. 12-16, 2012
Tues: Complete homework set that was originally planned for last Friday. Prepare for tomorrow's lab.
Wed: homework set. Lab is due next Wed. (Food Nutrient Lab).
Thurs: REad and outline from your Orange book, pages 193-196. Complete Assessment Statements from page 193. THIS HOMEWORK WILL BE CHECKED ON FRIDAY. ALSO, REMEMBER TO SET UP AN APPOINTMENT WITH MS. BRIGANDI. (MANDATORY). Write the date when you last met with your mentor.
FRI : Prepare for your Paper/Exam on Monday. Exam covers DNA Structure core and additional high level material. You will be responsible for assessment statements for all of topic 3.3 on page 55 and the assessment statements on page 193, topic 7.1.
Week of Nov. 19-23, 2012
Mon: Orange Book : Read and outline pages 58-top of page 60. Complete assessment statements on page 58 ONTO INDEX CARDS. I WILL CHECK THESE CARDS.
Tues: Complete homework set
Wed: Revision guide pages:119-123. Study guide: create 10 index cards for info on page 60 and on page 16, 5 index cards for DNA rep. Orange book read and outline pages: 197-200. Complete assessment statements on page 197
Week of Nov. 26-30, 2012
Mon: Orange Book: REad and Outline pages61-top of 63. Complete Assessment Statements on index cards ( Statements found on page 60, bottom)
Tues: Orange Book, read and outline pages201-top of 203. Complete assessment statements from page201 onto index cards. Lab tomorrow on DNA Extraction: Read your lab procedure
Wed: Orange Book: Read and outline page 63 until page 65. Complete Exercises on page 65, questions: 9-11
Thurs: Orange Book: Read and outline 203-top of 206.Complete Assessment Statements on page 203 onto index cards.
Fri: Revision guide Pages: 124-128. Study Guide, pages: 62-65 (5 index cards per page ) PLEASE VIEW THE FOLLOWING: http://www.slideshare.net/BiologyIB/transcription-and-translation-powerpoint
Week of Dec. 3-7, 2012
Tues: DNA extraction lab due Friday. See Ms. Brigandi/ sign up in office.BRING YOUR ORANGE BOOK TO CLASS FOR TOMORROW.
ORANGE BOOK HOMEWORK FOR TONIGHT: page 206 exercises 9-11
Wed: Study your past paper questions which you worked on in class today.
Thurs: Prepare an outline for your semester final exam, which will take place Thursday, Dec. 20. Semester final is cumulative. I will check these outlines on Friday.
Fri: Study for exam on translation for Monday
Week of Dec. 10-14, 2012
Mon: We begin Topic 7.5: Proteins. Orange Book pages: 206-top of 210. Read and outline these pages (I will check these on Tuesday). Complete Assessment Statements from page 206 onto index cards
Tues: Study Guide by Allott: pages 67 and 68. Generate 5 index cards for each page. Revision Guide pages 129-131. Read and complete exercises on page 130 and 131
Wed: Orange Book: Topic 3.6: Enzymes: REad and outline pages 66-68. Complete Assessment Statements on page 66 onto index cards.PLEASE GO TO NEWMAN LIBRARY AND TAKE OUT ONE OF THE BOOKS LISTED ON YOUR HANDOUT TO READ OVER HOLIDAY BREAK. MORE DETAILS TO FOLLOW REGARDING HOLIDAY ASSIGNMENT.
Thurs:ASSIGNMENT. Study Guide by Allott: pages 18 and 19. Make a concept map for each of these two pages. www.udel.edu/chem/white/teaching/ConceptMap.html
Fri: Revision Guide: pages 42-45.. In your Biology Binder under homework section, draw a poster (size of one page in your notebook) of the info on Enzymes from pages 42 and 43.
Week of Dec. 17-20, 2012
Mon: Topic 7.6 Enzymes: Orange Book: Read and outline pages: 210-214. Complete Assessment Statements on page 210. Study Guide by Allott: REad 69-71 and complete page 72
Week of January 7-11, 2013
Mon: Read and review your outline on proteins and enzymes. Orange book: pages 214-216. View: [PPT]
Tues: Study guide by Allott: 10 index cards for material on page 70 and 8 index cards for material on page 71. Revision guide by Ashby Merson-Davies: Read pages 132-136 and complete all open boxes on these pages.
Wed: Complete homework set on Enzymes and Proteins.
Thurs: Study for exam tomorrow: Consult the following listed below:
IB HL Biology
Exam Focus Points
Proteins and Enzymes, Biochemical Pathways and Cycles
Study all assessment statements: topics 3.6, 7.5, 7.6 : All exam questions are derived from these assessment statements.
Review homework sets: Some questions come up again on exams.
Review end of chapter test questions in orange book
Make or use your flashcards based on these assessment statements
Focus Points: Remember you are responsible for all of the above assessment statements . The following are SOME suggested study focus points:
- Protein structure: primary, secondary, tertiary and quarternary and examples of each
- Types of bonding that create protein molecules
- Functions of Protein molecules
- Metabolic Pathways
- End-Product Inhibition
- Competitive and Non-competitive inhibition
- Allosteric control of metabolic pathways by end-product inhibition includes negative feedback and non-competitive inhibition
- Fibrous and Globular proteins
- exergonic and endergonic rxns
- Factors affecting enzymatic activity
- DBQ (DATA BASED QUESTION)
Good Luck Friday: Prepare for Monday's lab: Enzymes. Prepare for exam on Tuesday and refer to above information. Also using your Orange book: read and outline pages 69-73 and complete assessment statements from page 69 onto index cards.
Week of January 14-18, 2013
Mon: Prepare for exam tomorrow. Consult above information regarding exam.
Tues: Orange book. page 73: complete exercises 14-17. Using your Study Guide by Allott: page 20, draw the graphical representations onto index cards. Answer the following: Explain the similarities and differences in anaerobic and aerobic cellular respiration.
Wed: homework set completion. review and revise all of your notes on cellular respiration. Lab due Friday!
Thurs: Read and outline pages (Orange book)217-220. Lab report on lactase due tomorrow.
Fri: Orange book: Complete assessment statements on page 217.Read and outline pages bottom of page 220-223
Week of January 21-25, 2013
Tues: Study Guide by Allott: pages 73-76. Generate 5 index cards for each of these pages. 20 total. Extra credit opportunity: worth 10 points. Cellular REspiration Poster due Friday. This is optional.
Wed: Define the following: either on flashcards or quizlet or in your binder: cellular respiration, glycolysis, link reaction, metabolic pathways, ATP, cristae, mitochondrion structure, acetyl CoA, pyruvate, oxaloacetate, Krebs Cycle, Coenzymes FAD and NAD, oxidative phosphorylation, electron carriers, ATPase, Decarboxylation Lactic acid, Ethanol, Chemiosmosis, Electron Transport Chain, Overall equation for Cellular Respiration. Prepare for lab on Friday. Prepare for testing situation on Monday.
Thurs: Homework set
Fri: we will have an exam on Cellular Respiration on Wednesday. please revise for this exam which covers the core and AHL as it pertains to Cellular Respiration. Study assessment statements from page 69 and page 217. Construct a Concept Map for Cellular Respiration to use in your revision.
Week of January 28- February 1, 2013
Mon: Complete homework set. Make an appointment with Ms. Brigandi especially if I called your name in class. (Mandatory). Watch Khan Academy videos on cellular respiration, glycolysis, krebs and etc, oxidative phos and chemiosmosis. EXAM IS WEDNESDAY. https://www.khanacademy.org/science/biology/cellular-respiration/v/introduction-to-cellular-respiration
Tues: Revise for your exam tomorrow. Exam covers Cellular Respiration, core and Additional High level material.Watch Dr. Anderson's podcast on Cellular Respiration: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gh2P5CmCC0M
Wed: Exam is tomorrow: Consult Dr. Anderson's C. R. review and read the following:
Topic: Cellular Respiration: Core and AHL
- Multiple Choice
- Short response
- DBQ’s (Data based questions)
- 41 marks
Focus Points: students are held responsible for all of the assessment statements from core and ahl regarding cellular respiration.
- Explain aerobic respiration including oxidative phosphorylation
- Products and net gains of all reaction in c.r.
- Proton (H+) movement
- Sequence of stages in c.r.
- Remember oxygen is the final or terminal electron acceptor
- Function of Acety-CoA: particularly involved in carb and fatty acid metabolism
- Describe Link rxn
- Redox rxns
Thurs: Orange Book: Photosynthesis : Read and outline pages 74-78. Complete assessment statements from page 74 onto index cards. Print out click4biology notes on photosynthesis.
Fri: Orange book, page 78 answer (write them out) exercises 18-21. Place these terms on index cards: Chloroplast, thylakoids, stroma, grana, chlorophyll a and b, accessory pigments, absorption spectrum and action spectrum, light dependent and light independent phase, photolysis, cyclic photophosphorylation, non-cyclic photophosphorylation, Calvin cycle, Ribulose bisphosphate, PGA
WEEK OF FEBRUARY 4-8, 2013
MON: Complete photosynthesis homework set
Tues: Orange Book: Read and outline pages 227-230
Wed: REad Pre-lab handout: Come prepared to execute this lab tomorrow. WRITTEN HOMEWORK TONIGHT INCLUDES THE QUESTIONS ON YOUR LAB SHEET EXCEPT QUESTION #4
Thurs: Lab write-up due Wednesday, Feb 13. Complete the following questions: 1. Explain the role of water in photosynthesis
2. Outline the light-dependent reactions of photosynthesis
3. Explain photophosphorylation in terms of chemiosmosis
4. Outline the light-independent reactions of photosynthesis
WEEK OF FEBRUARY 11-15, 2013
MON: WORK ON YOUR LAB REPORT WHICH IS DUE WEDNESDAY. ALSO COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING:
1. State two processes that involve chemiosmosis
2. Explain the need for a membrane in chemiosmosis
3. Suggest a location where chemiosmosis could occur in prokaryotes
4. Explain the relationship between the action spectrum and the absorption spectra of photosynthetic pigments
TUES: DRAW 2 CONCEPT MAPS: #1: MAP OF LIGHT-DEPENDENT REACTIONS. #2 LIGHT DEPENDENT REACTIONS. Please be detail oriented in these concept maps, as they will be moderated by your instructor on Wednesday!
Thurs: Orange book: Complete assessment statements on page 81. Read and outline pages 81-84. Revision guide by Ashby Merson-Davies: complete pages 54 and 55.
Fri: STudy guide by Allott: Page 23. (9) index cards on the key terms that are in bold print. Print Click4biology notes on IB HL Biology : Topic 4 , 4.1-4.4
Week of Feb. 18-24, 2013
Mon. and Tues.: Orange book: 84-89. Read and Outline. complete assessment statements from page 84 onto index cards.
Wed: Study guide by Allott: Page 24. Place bold key terms on index cards. Draw, label and explain the stages of meiosis as illustrated on page 24.
Thurs: Revision guide by Ashby Merson-Davies: pages 56-60. Stay focused for unannounced quizzes on Meiosis.
Fri: REVISE THE FOLLOWING PHOTOSYNTHESIS QUESTIONS:
EXPLAIN THE LIGHT DEPENDENT REACTION
EXPLAIN HOW THE LIGHT INDEPENDENT REACTION RELIES ON THE LIGHT DEPENDENT RXN
DESCRIBE FACTORS AFFECTING PHOTOSYNTHESIS
DISCUSS HOW PHOTOSYNTHESIS IS MEASURED.
These questions must be answered as per IB guidelines. Some students on the last exam showed need to revise these questions.
PRINT OUT CLICK4BIOLOGY NOTES ON GENETICS, CORE AND AHL. I WILL CHECK THAT YOU HAVE DONE THIS. PLEASE HIGHLIGHT MAJOR POINTS.
Orange Book: read and outline ( I must see these outlines) pages 265 to 271. Prepare for reading quizzes.
WEEK OF FEB.25-MARCH 1, 2013
MON: Write out assessment statements onto index cards. These statements are found on page 265. CERTAINLY BE SURE TO ANSWER THESE ASSESSMENT STATEMENTS ON THE BACK OF EACH CARD. Stay prepared to unannounced reading quizzes.Generate via Quizlet vocab cards for Meiosis.
Tues: Complete homework set. Go to this site to enrich your knowledge on Meiosis. Keep up to date on all reading and assignments so that you are prepared for reading quizzes. http://www.cellsalive.com/meiosis.htm
Wed: Prepare for brief reading quiz on meiosis
Thurs: Orange Book: Read and outline pages: 272-top of 274. Complete assessment statements from page 272 onto index cards.
Fri: STUDY GUIDE BY ALLOTT: Page 25: Create a series of 10 questions from this page and ANSWER THEM. YOU WILL PRESENT THESE. BE SURE TO BEGIN YOUR QUESTIONS USING IB COMMAND TERMS.
Please prepare for a 15 mark multiple choice exam covering pages 81-89 and 265-269 from Orange Book. Exam will occur on Monday. PLEASE CONSULT THE FOLLOWING:
IB HL Biology
Exam focus points: Topic: Meiosis: Core and AHL
Exam covers the following pages inOrangebook: 81-89 and 265-269
Exam format: 15 multiple choice questions
Base substitution mutation consequences;
- AN IB student must know the general process of meiosis
- The behaviour of chromosomes during the phases of meiosis
- the consequence of meiosis on the variety of gametes
- Consequence of non-disjunction
- principle of karyotyping
- all material found on the above pages will be addressed. Feel free and confident to also consult your other books.
- Define genetic variety as it relates to 2 to the n power. For example: the human organism has 2 to the 23rdpower of possible varieties of gametes
- How does recombination occur for unlinked genes
- recognition of various stages of meiosis
- possible outcomes of recombination
- alleles: definition and also that alleles differ in their base sequence
- Amniocentesis and Karyotyping
WEEK OF MARCH 4-8, 2013
TUES: ORANGE BOOK: READ AND OUTLINE PAGES 91-95. COMPLETE ASSESSMENT STATEMENTS ONTO INDEX CARDS FROM PAGE 90: 4.3.1-4.3.6
WED: COMPLETE ASSESSMENT STATEMENTS FROM PAGE 90 ORANGE BOOK: 4.3.7-4.3.12. REMAIN READY FOR READING QUIZZES.
Thurs: Revision guide by Ashby Merson-Davies: REad page 61-62. Complete exercises on page 62. Read and comprehend page 63
Fri: Spring Break: Assignment: Choose a book from the booklist below and type a 2 and one half page book review.
IB Biology Recommended Books:
- Remarkable Creatures by Sean B. Carroll
- And No Birds Sing by Mark Jaffe
- The Selfish Gene by Richard Dawkins
- Killer Germs by Barry E. Zimmerman and David J. Zimmerman
- Your Inner Fish by Neil Shubin
- Fly: an experimental life by Martin Brookes
- Survival of the Sickest by Dr. Sharon Moalem
- “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks” by Rebecca Skloot.
WEEK OF MARCH 25-29, 2013
MON: STUDY GUIDE BY ALLOTT: READ PAGES 26-29. ON PAGE 33 IN YOUR STUDY GUIDE, COMPLETE QUESTIONS 1 A-C AND 2 A-C. STUDY AND REVIEW YOUR MATERIAL FOR READING QUIZZES.
TUES: Study Guide by Allott: REad pages 89-92. complete questions1a-e and 2a-d and 3 a-c . DUE THURSDAY.
Thurs:Orange book: read and outline pages 96-top of 100. complete examples 10-13 on page 100. Complete assessments statements from page 272 from your orange book. THIS IS DUE TUESDAY. Exam : Thursday, April 4: Please begin your revision now. Consider the following focus points:
1. Be able to identify recombinants given a specified cross
2. Linkage group
3. State expected phenotypic ratios in a dihybrid cross
4. linked genes: determine offspring
5. outline sex linkage
7. hemophilia and colour blind crosses
WEEK OF APRIL 1-5, 2013
TUES: PREPARE FOR EXAM ON THURSDAY, APRIL 4. USING YOUR ORANGE BOOK PLEASE COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING: READ PAGES 272-277. ORANGE BOOK, PAGE 282, COMPLETE EXERCISES 4 AND 5. WRITE OUT YOUR ANSWERS
WED: EXAM IS TOMORROW. STUDY!!
THURS: ORANGE BOOK: READ PAGES 278-281. WRITE OUT ASSESSMENT STATEMENTS FROM PAGE 278. ON PAGE 281, COMPLETE EXERCISES 6-8.
Week of April 8-12
Mon: BRING YOUR ORANGE BOOK TO CLASS TOMORROW.
For tonight's homework: Orange Book: Read and type outline(these will be checked) pages: 101-105. Complete assessment statements 4.4.1-4.4.5 from page 100. Please place these on index cards.
Tues: Orange Book: REad and type outline pages 106-110. Complete practice questions from page 110.
Wed: Orange Book Complete Assessment Statements from page 100, 4.4.6-4.4.13 onto index cards. Stay Strong for Reading Quizzes.
Thurs: homework set
Fri: Homework set. Revise polygenic inheritance and genetic engineering, transfer and biotechnology for exam on Wednesday.
Week of April 15-19,2013
Wed: No Exam today. Please review Topic 4.4 Genetic engineering and biotechnology past reading in your Orange book. Answer the following: Outline DNA profiling(genetic fingerprinting), including one way in which it has been used 5 marks. Discuss the potential benefits and possible harmful effects of genetic modification 7 marks.
Thurs: to be announced. Please keep reviewing topic 4.4. Exam will occur on Monday, April 22. Exam covers Assessment Statements found on page 100 in Orange Book. Please see the following exam focus points, although exam may not be limited to these.
Topic 4.4 Exam Focus Points:
1. Cloning: Technique and Ethics
2. DNA Profiling and Analysis
3. Gene Transfer (5 marks)
4. Central THeme: Universality of Genetic Code: Interpret this.
6. Cloning Process
7. Human Genome Project
8. Gel Electrophoresis
9.Data Based Question
11. Examples of GMO's
Paper is Approximately 36 marks. WEEK OF APRIL 22-26, 2013
MON: PREPARE FOR EXAM FOR TOMORROW . SEE ABOVE FOCUS POINTS REGARDING EXAM
TUES: THIS ASSIGNMENT IS DUE THURSDAY. PLEASE HAVE YOUR BINDER AVAILABLE FOR INSPECTION. HOMEWORK: Orange book read and outline pages 112-121. complete assessment statements from page 112 onto index cards. stay prepared for reading quizzes.
Thurs: Study guide by Allott/ 15 index cards (5 per page) regarding info on pages 34-36. Revision guide: complete pages 74-77
Fri: Graph regarding predator prey lab due next Wednesday. Also due Wednesday is a 2-3 paragraph discussion explaining your lab results. DUE MONDAY, IS THE FOLLOWING: Complete the handout given to you on Wednesday, it is entitiled: 5.1 Communities and Ecosystems: Complete up to 18.104.22.168. WORK ON YOUR BINDER ORGANIZATION: THESE WILL BE CHECKED NEXT WEEK. STAY PREPARED FOR READING QUIZZES.
Week of April 29-May 3, 2013
Mon: Orange book: REad and outline pages 122-top of 130. Complete assessment statements on index cards from page 122. Be certain that you have printed out Click4biology notes on Topic 5. Highlight (use a highlighter) key material from Click4biology. THIS WORK IS DUE WEDNESDAY.
TUES: BINDER CHECK THURSDAY. STUDY GUIDE BY ALLOTT: PAGE 44: 5 INDEX CARDS ON THE INFO PRESENTED. PAGE 45: 5 INDEX CARDS ON INFO PRESENTED. Due Thursday
Thurs: Orange Book: Complete Assessment Statements from page 130 onto index cards.
Fri: Complete Assessment Statements page 134 of Orange Book. onto index cards. Maintain the organization of your IB Bio binder, please. Read and outline pages 134-top of 141 Please see your Group IV groups: below
You are required to email your Think Global student tonight!
WEEK OF MAY 6-10, 2013
MON:Orange book: Please complete reading page 141. Complete Assessment Statements on page 142. REad pages 142-149.
Tues: Orange Book complete page 150. Also in Revision Guide: Read pages 78-80. Complete page 80. STUDY FOR EXAM ON THURSDAY . SEE BELOW RE: EXAM. ALSO WORK ON YOUR LAB FOR FRIDAY.
Fri: Orange book: Complete Assessment Statements from page 151. Keep these neatly organized. I will check your binder next week. Also read and outline pages 151-156. pREP FOR GROUP 4 PRESENTATIONS/MON
WEEK OF MAY 13-17, 2013
MON: FROM PAGE 154 IN ORANGE BOOK: DRAW AND LABEL FIGURE 6.2. PAGE 156: DRAW AND LABEL FIGURE 6.3
Tues: Lab report due Friday (IA lab: enteric coating) complete homework set. Make certain you have printed out click4biology notes on digestion. Maintain binders for examination. FINAL EXAM IS THURSDAY MAY 30: 11-12:30
Week of May 13-17, 2013
Thurs: Assignment due Tues: Orange Book: Complete Assessment Statements from page 157. Read and outline pages 157 to top of page 162. Study guide by Allot: 8 index cards from material on page 48. Please be certain that you print out Click4biology notes on The transport system. Place this in your binder.
FRI: Bring Orange book or Study guide by Allott FOR MONDAYS CLASS to complete in class past paper on core re: digestion and the transport system. Your IA lab re: Enteric pill Coating is due Monday.