McCarter Biology

Biology IS Life

November 26, 2019
by Mrs. McCarter
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Week of 12/2/19:

Final Exam Study Guide

Mon. 12/2 : (day 4, 100 min) WU SA:V ratios  Mitosis Lab HW: Vocabulary Unit 5 due Wednesday. Cell Size Lab should be done for tomorrow if you didn’t finish it last week. Quiz Friday over Mitosis, Cell Cycle and Cell Size (sections 5.1-5.6  of our book)

Tues 12/3 (day 5 , 30 min): WU – Cell Cycle Scramble   Chromosome structure (do WU on Chromosomes); Discuss Cell Cycle  HW: Vocabulary due tomorrow

Wed. 12/4 (day 1, 40min): WU -Cell Division pg 4  Cell Cycle and checkpoints activity Nobel Prize game, do WU on pg 8 Cell Cycle Checkpoints  HW: quiz Friday

Thurs 12/5 (day 2, 60 min):   WU Metaphase + Phases pg 5  Cancer discussion and Mitosis card sort review.  Begin Stem Cell discussion HW: quiz over Sections 5.1-5.6 tomorrow. This is our last quiz this semester!!!

Fri. 12/6 : (day 3 , 40 min) WU – Stem Cells pg 9   Quiz. Finish talking about Stem Cells  HW: study for exam

coming up: Meiosis and exam study

November 22, 2019
by Mrs. McCarter
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Week of 11/25/19:

Final Exam Review Guide

Mon. 11/25 (day 2, 60 min):  WU Cell Division Cell Size and Diffusion Lab part 1 HW: finish the prelab and be ready for tomorrow’s challenge!!

Tues 11/26 (day 3 , 40 min): WU – SA:V ratios   Part 2 of Cell Size Lab.  HW: Enjoy your break!

Coming up:  Mitosis, cell cycle and Cancer.  Quiz over Mitosis and Cell Cycle next Friday


November 15, 2019
by Mrs. McCarter
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Week of 11/18/19:

Mon. 11/18 (day 2, 60 min):  WU Fermentation Muscle Fatigue and Exercise Lab HW: Mitochondria portion of booklet due tomorrow, Bread Dough Lab slide due on Wednesday.

Tues 11/19 (day 3 , 40 min): WU – Cellular respiration #2   Mitochondrial Structure and review the unit.  HW: Bread Dough slide due tomorrow. Unit 4 test Friday.

Wed. 11/20 (day 4, 100 min): WU -cellular respiration #3  Endosymbiotic Theory (powerpoint with worksheet) View Bread Dough slides – What was good and what could be better?    HW: testFriday

Thurs 11/21 (day 5 , 30 min):  no WU   Cell Respiration Kahoot.  Then add unit 5 worksheets to BILL HW: test over Unit 4  tomorrow. This is our last test this semester!!!

Fri. 11/22 (day 1, 40min):  no WU   Unit 4 test and complete chapter reflection HW: none

coming up: Mitosis chapter

November 8, 2019
by Mrs. McCarter
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Week of 11/11/19:

Mon. 11/11 (day 2, 60 min): no WU  Algae Beads Lab HW: Lab due next Monday. Quiz over Photosynthesis on Thursday.

Tues 11/12 (day 3 , 40 min): WU – photosynthesis #3 on pg 4   Review Photosynthesis with a Kahoot. Start discussing Cellular Respiration (slides #19-23 of the Cellular Energy powerpoint) HW: Study for quiz. Read sections 4.1-4.6 in your book.

Wed. 11/13 (day 4, 100 min): WU -Cellular Respiration #1 on pg 5  Bread Dough and Fermentation Lab  HW: Bread Dough Lab slide presentation due next Wednesday.  Quiz tomorrow!

Thurs 11/14 (day 5 , 30 min):  no WU   Photosynthesis Quiz. You may have time to work on your vocabulary from Unit 4.  HW: Unit 4 vocabulary due tomorrow

Fri. 11/15 (day 1, 40min):  no WU   Work on part 2 of the Chloroplast and Mitochondria booklet handed out last week (you already did “chloroplasts”, now finish the “mitochondria” section the last 4 pages.) HW: Algae Beads lab due Monday, Mitochondria portion of booklet due Tuesday, Bread Dough lab slide due Wednesday.

coming up: Unit 4 test Friday 11/22.

November 1, 2019
by Mrs. McCarter
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Week of 11/4/19:

Mon. 11/4 (day 2, 60 min): no WU  Test Unit 3 – Cells,  chapter reflection, turn in BILLs. Then complete the Photosynthesis Cut and Paste matching activity. HW: complete the Photosynthesis activity tonight if you did not have time during class.

Tues 11/5 (day 3 , 40 min): WU – autotrophs and heterotrophs   Leaf structure foldable. HW: Microscope cut and paste due tomorrow. 

Wed. 11/6 (day 4, 100 min): WU -photosynthesis  Microscope Lab HW: Lab due Friday

Thurs 11/7 (day 5 , 30 min):  WU – microscopes  Guard cell structure. Begin Chloroplast and Mitochondrion booklet – only do chloroplast section for now HW: Microscope lab due tomorrow

Fri. 11/8 (day 1, 40min):  WU – photosynthesis pg 4   Water and Carbon Cycles. Then begin the Algae Beads Pre-Lab HW: Finish chloroplast section of booklet for Tuesday. Quiz over photosynthesis is next Thursday.

coming up: Algae Beads Lab, cellular respiration – fermentation and making bread!

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