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Biology Final Exam Project

The Final Exam Project is due by May 25, 2020. 

Pick one of the two below options for your Final Exam Project, complete it, and submit it to me by May 25th or earlier.

Final Exam Project Option 1

Who knows how long this pandemic will affect our lives, so I want you to be prepared when you go out in public.  For this project, you must put together a kit for going out into public and send me a picture of the contents of your kit.  Your kit must include the following 2 items:  1) a face mask and 2) a bottle of hand sanitizer/isopropyl alcohol or gloves.  You should also include one additional third item of your choosing.  Some possible additional items could be cash, tissues, snacks, disinfectant wipes, safety glasses, etc.

 

Final Exam Project Option 2

You and your family need to be prepared as this pandemic continues.  For this project, you must put together a list of 25 items that your household should have on hand to endure this pandemic.  (I easily made a list of 35 items, so 25 items for you should not be difficult.)

Cellular Respiration Zoom Video 5-4-2020

Simplified discussion about what takes place during Cellular Respiration so that ultimately ATP can be created.

Lesson Plans for April 29 - May 15, 2020

L Lovelace Biology Lesson Plans 4-29-2020 to 5-13-2020

Use the internet, the Biology textbook, the Green Butterfly booklet, and the packets themselves to answer the questions for the following study packets pertaining to Cellular Energy and Karyotypes.  There will be an online Biology Test on Cellular Energy on Tuesday May  5, 2020.  All of the questions from the completed Karyotype Activity are due May 15, 2020.  The below study questions, videos, and Kahoot games will help you prepare for the upcoming test.  The Zoom tutorials will help you prepare for the upcoming test and will help you complete the Karyotype Activity.  As always, contact me if you have questions.

Assignments that should have already been completed:

April 15 and 16, 2020:  Photosynthesis, Cellular Respiration, ATP, ADP, Aerobic, and Anaerobic Study Questions

April 17, 2020:  Watch the following Amoeba Sisters Videos:  Photosynthesis and the Teeny Tiny Pigment Pancakes  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uixA8ZXx0KU                                                                 Cellular Respiration and the Mighty Mitochondria   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Eo7JtRA7lg

April 20 and 21, 2020:  Chloroplast, Mitochondria, Autotrophs, and Heterotrophs Study Questions

April 22, 2020:  I will be hosting Kahoot Games on Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration.  Prior to this I will text and email you the information for joining the games.  

April 23 and 24, 2020:  Photosynthesis Formula and Cellular Respiration Formula Study Questions

Complete the following assignments on the designated dates.

Monday April 27, 2020:  Complete Steps of Photosynthesis Study Questions and turn in

Tuesday April 28, 2020:  Complete Steps of Cellular Respiration Study Questions and turn in

Wednesday April 29, 2020:  Watch my personal instructional video on Photosynthesis that I have posted on my webpage.

Thursday April 30, 2020:  Watch my personal instructional video on Cellular Respiration that I have posted on my webpage. 

Friday May 1, 2020:  I will post the correct answers for each of the five sets of Study Questions on my webpage.  You are to use these to make sure your answers are correct.  These same Study Questions will appear on the test and you can use your Study Question Sheets while you are taking the test.  The test needs to be completed by Wednesday May 6, 2020.

Monday May 4, 2020:  I will host a Zoom review session for those interested on this day.  I need feedback on when would be an ideal time for this session.

Tuesday May 5, 2020:  The Gradecam online window for the Cellular Energy Test will open on May 4, 2020 at 7 PM and you should have the test completed no later than Wednesday May 16, 2020, 11: 59 PM.

Wednesday May 6, 2020:  Complete the Cellular Energy Test online through Gradecam.

Karyotype Activity – Write all of your answers for this activity on notebook paper and submit the answers once the packet is complete.

Thursday May 7, 2020:  Read the Pre-Lab Discussion on page 143 of the Karyotype packet.  

  • For a normal human karyotype, there would be 23 homologous pairs of chromosomes, for a total of 46 chromosomes.
  • Question 1: Define Karyotype
  • Question 2: Define homologous pair

Friday May 8, 2020:  Read Procedure Part A. Analyzing a Karyotype and study Figure 1.

  • The karyotype pictured in Figure 1 belongs to a normal human male.
  • The chromosomes in homologous pair 1 through homologous pair 22 are autosomes.
  • The chromosomes in homologous pair 23 are sex chromosomes.
  • One of the sex chromosomes in homologous pair 23 is a bigger X shape, called an X chromosome. The other sex chromosome in this pair is a smaller x shape, called a y chromosome.  Since the sex chromosomes in homologous pair 23 are an x chromosome and a y chromosome the Figure 1 karyotype must belong to a male.   
  • Question 3: Define Autosome
  • Question 4: Define Sex Chromosome
  • Question 5: What would the two sex chromosomes in the 23rd pair be if the karyotype belonged to a normal human female?

Monday May 11, 2020:  Observe the Karyotype pictured in Figure 3 and answer the following questions.

  • Question 6: How many autosomes are in the karyotype pictured in Figure 3?
  • Question 7: How many sex chromosomes are in the karyotype pictured in Figure 3?
  • Question 8: Are there any abnormalities in the karyotype pictured in Figure 3?  If so, where?

Tuesday May 12, 2020:  Observe the Karyotype pictured in Figure 3 and answer the following questions.

  • Question 9: Is the karyotype pictured in Figure 3 that of a normal person or a person with a genetic disorder?  If the person has a disorder, then identify the disorder.
  • Question 10: Does the karyotype pictured in Figure 3 belong to a male or a female?

Wednesday May 13, 2020:  Observe the Karyotype pictured in Figure 4.  The person has a disorder due to the abnormality in the 23rd pair.  Research and answer the following questions.

  • Question 11: What is the name of the disorder of the person in Figure 4?
  • Question 12: Is the person in Figure 4 a male or a female?  

Thursday May 14, 2020:  Observe the Karyotype pictured in Figure 5.  The person has a disorder due to the abnormality in the 23rd pair.  Research and answer the following questions.

  • Question 13: What is the name of the disorder of the person in Figure 5?
  • Question 14: Is the person in Figure 5 a male or a female? 

Friday May 15, 2020:  Complete and submit the Karyotype Activity Questions

Lesson Plans for April 15, 2020 - April 30, 2020

L Lovelace Biology Lesson Plans 4-15-2020 to 4-30-2020

Use the internet, the Biology textbook, and the Green Butterfly booklet to answer the questions for the following study packets pertaining to Cellular Energy.  There will be an online Biology Test on Cellular Energy on April 30, 2020 or May 1, 2020.  The below study questions, videos, Kahoot games, and Zoom tutorials will help you prepare for this upcoming test.  As always, contact me if you have any questions.

Complete the following assignments on the designated dates (Each set of Study Questions can be accessed on my webpage under assignments).

April 15 and 16, 2020:  Photosynthesis, Cellular Respiration, ATP, ADP, Aerobic, and Anaerobic Study Questions 

April 17, 2020:  Watch the following Amoeba Sisters Videos:  Photosynthesis and the Teeny Tiny Pigment Pancakes  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uixA8ZXx0KU                                                                                         Cellular Respiration and the Mighty Mitochondria   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Eo7JtRA7lg

April 20 and 21, 2020:  Chloroplast, Mitochondria, Autotrophs, and Heterotrophs Study Questions

April 22, 2020:  I will be hosting Kahoot Games on Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration.  Prior to this I will text and email you the information for joining the games.  

April 23 and 24, 2020:  Photosynthesis Formula and Cellular Respiration Formula Study Questions

April 27, 2020:  Steps of Photosynthesis Study Questions and watch my personal instructional video on Photosynthesis that I have posted on my webpage.

April 28, 2020:  Steps of Cellular Respiration Study Questions and watch my personal instructional video on Cellular Respiration that I have posted on my webpage.

April 29, 2020:  I will host a Zoom review session for those interested on this day.  I need feedback on when would be an ideal time for this session.

April 30, 2020:  The Gradecam online window for the Cellular Energy Test will open on April 29, 2020 at 8 PM and you should have the test completed before Friday May 1, 2020, 11: 59 PM.

 

 

Week of 3-30-20

I miss you guys, stay safe and healthy.  I love you all. 
Laura Lovelace
 
If you are unable to send your work to me electronically or email it to me then you need to deliver your work to the school and have someone in the office place it in my teacher mailbox. 
 
The following people need to email me a picture of their completed animal and plant cell coloring sheets:  Keion, Mark, Rebecca Jo, Ne'Vaeh,  Alberto, Alexis, and Mya.
 
The following people need to email me their completed Grape Activity:  Keion, Dylan, Jaylin, Mark, Rebecca Jo, Jasmine, Ne'Vaeh, Ethan, Kadarous, Alberto, Alexis, Mya, Harley, and Etrinity.  Grape Activity Instructions are below.
 
The following people need to log on to Gradecam and complete the online Trial Run Test:  Keion, Blazlea, Ne'Vaeh, and Mya.
 
The following people need to watch the Sodium Potassium Pump Video,
take the 5 question quiz that follows the video, and then log on to Gradecam and submit the answers online:  Keion, Rebecca Jo, Ne'Vaeh, Alberto, Mya, and Harley.                                                                        Sodium Potassium Pump Video
 
Everyone needs to complete the major online test this week on the following information:  Microscopes, Cell Theory, Cell Types, Cell Structures, Cell Functions, and Cell Transport. This test has been posted on my webpage, sent it to all of you attached to an email, and I sent it to you in via text. The school can provide you with a hard copy of this test if you need it.  The test needs to be finished and submitted through Gradecam by Friday before Spring Break begins.
 
I am hosting 4 Kahoot Challenges that you are welcome to complete to help you prepare for this test.
  • Microscopes:  Code to join is 0399218 (ends Wednesday)
  • Cell Theory:  Code to join is 090952 (ends Wednesday)
  • Cell Structures and Functions:  Code to join is 0181113 (ends Thursday)
  • Cell Membrane and Cell Transport:  Code to join is 0712373 (ends Thursday)
If anyone is interested in having a Zoom Review Sessions please let me know by email or text.
 
If anyone is interested in taking the Unit Test please let me know by email or text.  I am making the Unit Test optional under these special circumstances.
 
LRL Biology Unit Test 1 for Spring Semester.  
 
A hard copy of this test is available at the school.  This test is also on my webpage as an assignment, I sent it to you in an email, and I will send it to you via text.
 
This test is optional.  Remember, if you do better on this Unit Test it replaces your lowest test grade for the 9 weeks.  Taking this test cannot hurt your current average, it can only improve your average.  You may use your notes on this test.  This test must be submitted to me electronically through Gradecam by Tuesday.  
 
If you can't send it electronically then deliver it to the school and have them put it in my teacher mailbox.  It is best to send it electronically because this ensures social distancing.
I don't need the bubble sheet unless you are bringing the test to the school.
 
Grape Activity Instructions

You should include the following in your Grape Activity Write Up:

Question:  What will happen to the mass of three grapes if one is placed in water, one in sugar water, and one in grape juice for 96 hours?

Hypothesis:  If one grape is placed in water, one in sugar water and one in grape juice for 96 hours then the mass of the grape in water will ___________, the mass of the grape in sugar water will _______________ and the mass of the grape in grape juice will _______________.  

(I was uncertain of the data for some of the groups so I would like everyone to use my data)

Create a Data Table for the following information:  

Initial Mass of Grapes:  Grape in Water  - 13.92g, Grape in Sugar Water  - 15.89g, Grape in Grape Juice  - 16.26g

Final Mass of Grapes:  Grape in Water - 16.05g, Grape in Sugar Water - 12.86g, Grape in Grape Juice - 16.26g

Analyze Data and Answer the Following Questions:

What kind of solution was each grape in (hypertonic, isotonic, or hypotonic)? 

Did each grape's mass increase, decrease, or stay the same? 

If the mass increased or decreased then by how much? 

Explain why the mass of each grape increased, decreased or stayed the same, by describing what happened with the movement of water into and out of the grape's cells.

One observation you might want to include is the final appearance of the grapes.  The grape in water was so swollen it burst in a few places, the grape in sugar water looked shriveled, and the grape in grape juice basically looked the same.

Conclusion:  When one grape was placed in water, one in sugar water and one in grape juice for 96 hours the mass of the grape in water  ___________, the mass of the grape in sugar water _______________ and the mass of the grape in grape juice _______________.  Therefore, the hypothesis was _______________.

 

Complete and Review Microscopes, Cell Theory, Cell Types, Cell Structures, Cell Functions, and Cell Transport for Week of 3/16/20

I miss you guys, stay safe and healthy.  I love you all. 
Laura Lovelace
 
 
The following people need to email me a picture of their completed animal and plant cell coloring sheets:  Keion, Mark, Rebecca Jo, Jasmine, Ne'Vaeh, Kadarous, Alberto, Alexis, and Mya
 
The following people need to email me their completed Grape Activity:  Keion, Dylan, Jaylin, Mark, Rebecca Jo, Jasmine, Ne'Vaeh, Ethan, Kadarous, Alberto, Alexis, Mya, Harley, and Etrinity 
 
The following people need to log on to Gradecam and complete the online Trial Run Test:  Keion, Blazlea, Rebecca Jo, Ne'Vaeh, and Mya
 
The following people need to watch the Sodium Potassium Pump Video, take the 5 question quiz that follows the video, and then log on to Gradecam and submit the answers online:  Keion, Jaylin, Blazlea, Rebecca Jo, Ne'Vaeh, Alberto, Mya, and Harley
 
 
  • You have a major online test on Tuesday on the following information:  Microscopes, Cell Theory, Cell Types, Cell Structures, Cell Functions, and Cell Transport.  This test will need to be completed on Tuesday in the assigned time frame.
 
 
 
 
 
Assignments for the remainder of the Week of March 16, 2020
 
Cells:  Cell Theory, Microscopes, Cell Types, Cell Structures, and Their Functions, and Cell Transport.
 
Tuesday 3-17-20
By Friday 3-20-20 email me a picture of your Animal Cell Coloring Sheet and a picture of your Plant Cell Coloring Sheet (just the side that you colored).  Use the questions to help you review for the upcoming test (Test will be Tuesday). 

Also by Friday, complete your scientific write up for the Grape Activity and email it to me. 

If you are unable to email me photos of the coloring sheets and the grape activity write up then leave me a message at the school and we will arrange an alternative delivery technique.

If you are able to and still want to work with all or some of your Grape Activity group members then you can.  You should include the following in your Grape Activity Write Up (fill in any missing parts and create and complete the indicated data table):

Question:  What will happen to the mass of three grapes if one is placed in water, one in sugar water, and one in grape juice for 96 hours?

Hypothesis:  If one grape is placed in water, one in sugar water and one in grape juice for 96 hours then the mass of the grape in water will ___________, the mass of the grape in sugar water will _______________ and the mass of the grape in grape juice will _______________.  

(I was uncertain of the data for some of the groups so I would like everyone to use my data)

Create a Data Table for the following information:  

Initial Mass of Grapes:  Grape in Water  - 13.92g, Grape in Sugar Water  - 15.89g, Grape in Grape Juice  - 16.26g

Final Mass of Grapes:  Grape in Water - 16.05g, Grape in Sugar Water - 12.86g, Grape in Grape Juice - 16.26g

Analyze Data and Answer the Following Questions:

What kind of solution was each grape in (hypertonic, isotonic, or hypotonic)? 

Did each grape's mass increase, decrease, or stay the same? 

If the mass increased or decreased then by how much? 

Explain why the mass of each grape increased, decreased or stayed the same, by describing what happened with the movement of water into and out of the grape's cells.

One observation you might want to include is the final appearance of the grapes.  The grape in water was so swollen it burst in a few places, the grape in sugar water looked shriveled, and the grape in grape juice basically looked the same.

Conclusion:

When one grape was placed in water, one in sugar water and one in grape juice for 96 hours the mass of the grape in water  ___________, the mass of the grape in sugar water _______________ and the mass of the grape in grape juice _______________.  Therefore, the hypothesis was _______________.

 
Wednesday 3-18-20 
Watch the following two videos:
     Amoeba Sisters Introduction to Cells: The Grand Cell Tour
     Amoeba Sisters Homeostasis and Negative/Positive Feedback
 
Thursday 3-19-20
Watch the following three videos:
     Amoeba Sisters Cell Transport
     Amoeba Sisters Sodium Potassium Pump (Type of Active Transport)
     Sodium Potassium Pump

http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0072495855/student_view0/chapter2/animation__how_the_sodium_potassium_pump_works.html

Friday 3-20-20

Don't forget to email me pictures of your coloring sheets and to complete your scientific write up for the Grape Activity and email it to me.  

Monday 3-23-20

The Biology Test on Microscopes, Cell Theory, Cell Types, Cell Structure, Cell Functions, and Cell Transport will be on Tuesday 3-24-20.  Use Monday to review and study.  This test will have a time limit and it will be on-line.  Before the test, I will provide instructions on how to access and complete the test.

If necessary, review the following videos

 
Watch the below USAtestprep videos
 
 
Protists, Fungi, Plants, Animals:  Characteristics:  https://www.usatestprep.com/movies/984/4936/1160
 
 
Biology: Cell Structure Nucleus Medical Media (youtube) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=URUJD5NEXC8
 
General Cell Structure (Prokaryotic vs. Eukaryotic):  https://www.usatestprep.com/movies/984/4936/159
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Types of Solutions, Examples:  https://www.usatestprep.com/movies/984/4936/1236
 
Tuesday 3-24-20
 
Biology Test on Microscopes, Cell Theory, Cell Types, Cell Structure, Cell Functions, and Cell Transport.

Videos to Watch for Honors Biology

Video Topics for Week of 2/17/2020:
 
Monday 2/17/2020
Atoms, Molecules, Ionic & Covalent Bonds, and pH 
Basic Atomic Structure:  A Look Inside the Atom (7:44):  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h6LPAwAmnCQ
What's the Difference between an Atom and a Molecule? (5:16)
Ionic vs. Molecular aka Covalent: (8:51):
The pH Scale Explained (5:54):
Characteristics of Living Things (USAtestPrep 4:18) 3 Questions
 
 
Tuesday 2/18/2020
Watch the below USAtestprep videos on Organic Molecules, Carbohydrates, and Organic Compounds: Carbohydrates.  Then go to the MHS webpage click on the About icon then go to Staff Directory go down to Laura Lovelace then click on Videos and watch the video on Water (if you haven't already) and the one on Carbohydrates.
 
Wednesday 2/19/2020
Watch the below USAtestprep videos on Lipids, Organic Compounds: Lipids, Nucleic Acids, Bases of DNA, and Bases of RNA.  Then go to the MHS webpage click on the About icon then go to Staff Directory go down to Laura Lovelace then click on Videos and watch the video on Lipids and Nucleic Acids.
 
Thursday 2/20/2020
Watch the below USAtestprep videos on Proteins and Organic Compounds: Proteins.  Then go to the MHS webpage click on the About icon then go to Staff Directory go down to Laura Lovelace then click on Videos and watch the video on Proteins and the one on Enzymes.
 
USA test prep videos
Organic Molecules: Carbon-Based Molecules in Life (1:59) https://www.usatestprep.com/movies/984/7034/107
Organic Compounds: Carbohydrates (02:04) https://www.usatestprep.com/movies/984/7034/468
Organic Compounds: Lipids (1:43) https://www.usatestprep.com/movies/984/7034/462
Organic Compounds: Proteins (2:30) https://www.usatestprep.com/movies/984/4936/458
 
 
 
 
USAtestprep Videos
Scientific Method:  Hypothesis (1 of 3) https://www.usatestprep.com/movies/984/7034/771
Scientific Method:  Data (2 of 3) https://www.usatestprep.com/movies/984/7034/770
Scientific Method:  Conclusion (3 of 3)
Complete the Questions with each video.
 
 
 
 

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