Mrs. Moran

Biology

Posted: November 28, 2011

Biology 112: Today we learned more about the Plant Kingdom.  If you were absent, please make sure to obtain a copy of the notes when you return to class.  There will be a test on Fungi and Plants on Wednesday of this week!   Biology122: Today we completed the Evolution Unit.  For homework, please attempt the Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium problems that were given out in class.  There will be an Evolution test on Wednesday of this week.  Please start reviewing all notes on Darwin's Theories.  

Posted: November 17, 2011

Biology 112: Today we wrote a test on Classification and Microorganisms.  If you were absent, please make arrangements to write the test as soon as you return to class.   Biology 122: The Genetics Unit (Midterm) Test is tomorrow.  Please review ALL notes and worksheets, questions, etc. from class.  The answers to the review questions for Chapter 12 and 13 from the textbook are posted below.

Posted: November 7, 2011

Biology 112: Please complete a draft copy of the Discussion and Conclusions section of the Bacteria Lab report.  You will have an opportunity to edit your lab tomorrow in class. Also, please complete the Bacteria Review sheet handed out today in class.   Biology 122: Please complete #1 - 5 on p. 308 on Gene and Chromosome Mutations.

Posted: November 2, 2011

Biology 112: Today we continued our work on the Bacteria Lab.  There was no homework.   Biology 122: We wrote a quiz on DNA today.  If you were absent please make arrangements to write the quiz when you return.

Posted: October 28, 2011

Biology 122:  Today we participated in the "What's Your Type?" event hosted by Canadian Blood Services.  Please complete your DNA Extraction Lab Report and pass it in by Monday, if you have not already done so.      Biology 112: There will be a short QUIZ on Monday, on Classification.  Please complete the review assigned in class to help you prepare. (Classification Crossword Puzzle;  p. 465 #1 - 5, 8 - 10, 12 - 14, 22 - 25, 28 - 30.)    

Posted: October 27, 2011

Biology 112: Please complete the Dichotomous Key activity from class today and pass it in, if you have not already done so. There will be a QUIZ on Classification on Monday, October 31.    Biology 122: Today we did the DNA Extraction Lab.  Tomorrow we will work on completing the Data & Results and Discussion & Conclusions sections of the lab report. Also, a reminder that tomorrow we will have visitors from Canadian Blood Services who will be conducing a "What's Your Type?" blood typing analysis for anyone who wishes to participate.  If you are not at least 17 years of age, please remember to bring in your signed consent form so that you may participate.

Posted: October 12, 2011

Biology 112: Please complete the review sheet that was handed out in class.  Also, a reminder to hand in your Dialysis Tube Lab Report, if you have no already done so.   Biology 122: There will be a UNIT TEST tomorrow.  Please review all notes and review sheets from class.  The answers to the Mitosis & Meiosis crossword puzzle are attached below.

Posted: October 7, 2011

Biology 112: Today we did an experiment modelling Cell Membranes, and worked on writing up the Data and Results.  Please have a draft completed of the Data and Results, and Discussion and Conclusions sections for Tuesday.  We will finish discussing the lab on Tuesday, and you will pass in your final copy on Wednesday.   Biology 122: Please answer questions # 1 - 5 on p. 353.  Read the article on p. 354, and prepare an answer for question #2.  Be prepared for a class discussion regarding legal and ethical issues surrounding DNA testing on Tuesday.

Posted: October 5, 2011

Biology 112: Today we started to study Cell Membranes.  Please read p.182 - 186, and write definitions for the following terms in your notes:                lipid bilayer               isotonic                concentration            hypertonic                diffusion                   hypotonic                equilibrium               osmosis   Biology 122: There will be a QUIZ tomorrow on Mendelian Genetics and Meiosis.  This will include any work covered in class on Punnett Squares and Pedigree charts.  Please complete the following review questions from the text.  The answers are provided below.         p. 283 - 284  #1 - 9; # 13 - 25

Posted: October 3, 2011

Biology 112: There will be a QUIZ tomorrow on Cell Structure and Function.  Be sure to review all notes from class, as well as attempt the following review questions from the textbook:     p. 197  # 1 - 5; # 12 - 18   Biology 122: Today we completed the review of Meiosis, and began studying Pedigree Charts and human genetic disorders.  Be sure to get any notes you missed if you were absent.

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