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**Last revised 2/19/2018

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Week of...(days in that week)

Topic in Test Prep

C & R Textbook

Chapter # Name

9/4 (4)

 (Off Monday: Labor Day)

 

 
10/2  (5)

AP Test Prep: Topic 7

Animal Diversity

 

32.1 to 32.4

33.1 to 33.5

 

 

34.1 to 34.8

 Due Tuesday : Lab 1  Write-up and Gummy Bear Chart and Questions. 

Due Wednesday :  Kidney Lab Handout with questions, and "Kidney Quiz" 7 questions   

Due Thursday:

Independent Research : Prokaryotes

Online Protists Lab

Due Friday :

Gram Negative/ Positive Bacteria mini-presentations

In class this week:

Lab Protozoans( Live cultures) 

Protist Drawings- fixed slides

Video: Homeostasis

Discovery Video: Bacteria, 30 min with 4 ques.

 Online Flowchart Site  to summarize animal diversity chapter
 

 

Review: Questions and answers on Protists

 

Review on Protists Video Guide

Review for Ch 33

Suggestion: complete Pop Quiz Questions to prepare for test

Topic 7 Exam

-Test Prep review pages 198-202 are due with rationale per question.

 

See AP HomePage for assignments due 10/10

Extra Credit due Monday

Protists
Lab 1 - Amoeba Observations
Lab 2 - Paramecium Observations
Lab 3 - Euglena Observations

 

10/9 (4)

(off Monday for Columbus Day)

* Columbus Holiday HW 

 

AP Test Prep: Topic 10

Behavior Ecology, Biomes, Pop Eco

 

 

51.2 to 51.5

52.1 thru 52.4

 

Bacteria
Lab 1 - Exploring Blue-Green Bacteria
Lab 2 - Bacteria for Breakfast: Cell Shapes
Lab 3 - Antibiotics Lab
Lab 4 - History of Penicillin
Lab 5 - Bacteria Wanted Poster

 

AP Lab 9 Transpiration

 

 

 

 

 
 

10/16 (5)

AP Test Prep: Topic 10

Population Ecology, Community Ecology

 

53.1 to 53.6

54.1 to 54.5

 

AP Lab 12 Oxygen

 

 
 

10/23 (4.5)

1/5 day PD for teachers Wed

AP Test Prep: Topic 10

Ecosystems and energy, Conservation Ecology

 

55.1 to 55.5

56.1 thru 56.5

AP Lab 6 - Molecular Biology- transforming bacteria
  • Read Assigned Sections
  • Foglia Reading Guides
  • Ecosystems

    ..........Ch55 -define only the 32 or so words at the top of the link , for chapter 55 vocab 

    Holtzclaw Study Guide 

    Ch 56 Conservation Biology

    Chap 56 Choose 30 words to define

 

Topic 10 Exam

-Test Prep review pages 287-293 are due with rationale per question.

10/30 (5)

*Quarterly Exams all week Topic 9 and Topic 10 on the exam

 

  AP Lab 10 C-- Daphnia effects on Review for Quarterly Exam 

 

 
11/6  (2)

* Teacher's Convention HW 

NJEA convention= 2days

Election Day= 1 day

No school Tues, Thurs, Fri

AP Test Prep: Topic 9

 

       
11/13  (5)

 AP Test Prep: Topic 9

MP Ends 11/14

ANIMAL FORM AND FUNCTION

  • Basic Principles-40
  • Nutrition-41
  • Circulation and Gas Exchange -42
  •  Immunity-43

 

40.1 to 40.4

41.1 to 41.5

 

 

Complete Vitamins and Minerals Quiz- after studying the charts in textbook. 

 
11/20 (2.5)

Thanksgiving 

Thanksgiving Holiday HW 

1/2 day Wed, off Thurs, and Fri

AP Test Prep: Topic 9

ANIMAL FORM AND FUNCTION

  • Basic Principles-40
  • Nutrition-41
  • Circulation and Gas Exchange -42
  •  Immunity-43

 

 

 

Thanksgiving Holiday HW 

Due Monday 11/27/17

Easy Bridge Quizzes 1, 2, 3, and Chapter 5 test

Review Pop Eco Math Problems.

(Practice probs were assigned Tuesday in class, 6,7,10,13,17,20,22).

Final Review on Monday and Quiz on Tuesday

Due Tuesday 11/28/17

Pill Bug lab Lab #11A

Questions and charts (page 126 #2-3, chart pg 128, Graph page 129, Analysis pg 129-130 Ques 1-5,

Page 131 Ques/ Response/ Charts  1-7)

 

 

11/27 (5)

AP Test Prep: Topic 9

ANIMAL FORM AND FUNCTION

  • Basic Principles-40
  • Nutrition-41
  • Circulation and Gas Exchange -42
  •  Immunity-43
 

 

 

42.1 to 42.7

43.1 to 43.3

  

 

 

 

 

Week's Work due Friday 12/1

 

 

 

 
12/4 (5)

 AP Test Prep: Topic 9

ANIMAL FORM AND FUNCTION

  • Excretion-44
  • Hormones/ Endocrine-45
 

 

44.1 to 44.6

45.1 to 45.4

 

Due Monday 12/4
  • Blood Lab/ Worksheet from class
  • Read Lab 2 in Full
  • and ? ______

 

Lab 2 Enzyme Catalysis

 

Week's Work due Friday 12/8

 

 

Friday 12/8

 Topic 9 Exam # 1 in class (chapters 40-45)

12/11  (4.5)

1/2 day PD for teachers Wed

AP Test Prep: Topic 9 Part 2

  •   46
  • 47
  • 48
  • 49
  • 50
  • 51

 

 

 

  Lab 8 Population Genetics

Lab 7 Genetics of Organisms

Week's Work due Friday 12/15
  • Read Assigned Sections
  • Foglia Reading Guides
  • Ch 49 Nervous Sys
  • Ch 48 Neurons/Synapsis (excused)....
  • Definitions.... complete no more than 50 per chapter  Ch 48  Ch49

 

 
 

Friday 12/15

 Topic 9 Exam # 2 in class (chapters 46-49)

 

12/18 (4.5)

Holiday Recess begins with half day 12/22

AP Test Prep: Topic 1

  • 50
  • 51
  • Topic 1- chemistry
 

 

 

 

 

 

Lab 3 - Mitosis Meiosis  

Week's Work due Friday 12/22 

 

 

 

Friday 12/22

 Topic 9 Exam # 3 in class (chapters 50-51)

 

 

 

Winter recess begins 12/25/17

* Winter Recess HW 

goes through 1/1/2018

 

 

 * Winter Recess HW due Jan 2, 2018

Lab 6 Online Virtual Lab,

Lab 2 Enzyme Catalysis Virtual Lab

Online Test  Nervous, Behavior, Sensory, Muscle

Barrons Online Practice test, in Practice Mode

 

 

 
   

2018

 

  2018
1/1 (4)

No school on 1/1

AP Test Prep: Topic 1

Chapters 2-5 in Hardcover text

 

 

 

 Snow days 1/4 and 1/5

 

 

 

  • PNE and significance
  • types of bonds
  • H bonds
  • water properties and life on earth
  • pH scale
  • pH changes in living things
  • Acid Rain
  • Buffers in Bio systems
  • Carbon is versatile
  • model, dehydration synthesis and hydrolysis
Properties of Water: Mini-Labs HW due Monday Jan 8th                        SNOW DAYS 1/4 and 1/5

 

Topic 1 Exam is Friday 1/12/18
1/8  (5)

AP Test Prep: Topic 1

Chapters 2-5 in Hardcover text

 

 

 

 

 

  • Organic molecules
  • functional groups
  • Cellular jobs
  • 4 structures of proteins
  • conformation denaturing
  • directionality
  • amino vs. carboxyl
Build Models: dehydration synthesis and hydrolysis, functional groups

AP Lab 4 Photosynthesis

Due Friday 1/12    Topic 1 Exam is Friday 1/12/18

Chapters 2-5 in Hardcover text

 

 

1/15 (4) 

No school Monday MLK 

AP Test Prep:

Topic 2 THE CELL and Topic 3 ENERGY

48.1 to  48.4

49.1 to 49.3

 

 

  AP Lab 4 Photosynthesis Due Friday 1/19/18

 

 
 
1/22 (3 collectively)

*All half days

Topic 2 THE CELL

 Topic 3 ENERGY

End of AP Lab Period

    Quarterly Exams 5 days this week.1/19-1/25  
1/29  (5)

AP Test Prep: 

Topic 2 THE CELL

  Topic 3 ENERGY

MP 2 Ends 1/29

 

 

 

   

Due Friday Feb 2nd 

 

 

Due Monday 2/5/18

*Print and complete review packet, and summarize both articles. 

2/5  (5)

AP Test Prep:

Topic 2 THE CELL

  Topic 3 ENERGY

 

 

 

    Due Friday Feb 9th

 

 

 
Topic 2 exam

Friday Feb 9th 

2/12   (3)

Spring recess (half day Thurs and Fri no school for students) 

AP Test Prep: Topic 3

 

 

   
  • Due Wednesday 2/21/18
  • Ch 13 Meiosis  Ch 14 Mendel
  • Read Assigned Sections 13.1-13.4  14.1-14.4
  • Definitions for bold faced words in assigned section Ch13 and Ch 14
  • Foglia 13 and 14
 
 
2/19 (3)

Winter recess 2 days (Mon. Tues) 

AP Test Prep: Topic 3 Energy

 

 

 

 

Due Wednesday 2/21/18

 

  Due Friday 2/23/18
  • Ch 15 Chromosomal Inheritance
  • Ch 16 Molecular basis of Inheritance
  • Read Assigned Sections
  • 15.1-15.5,   16.1-16.3
  • Foglia 15 and 16
  • Definitions 
  • Def Ch 15
  • Def Ch 16
 
Topic 3 exam Feb 23 Friday  
2/26  (5)

AP Test Prep:

Topic 4 Genetics

 

 

   

 

  • Chapter 17 Gene to Protein
  • Read Assigned Sections
  • 17.1 to 17.5
  • Definitions Def Ch 17
  • Foglia 17
 
 
3/5 (5)

AP Test Prep: Topic 4

 

 

 

       
3/12  (4.5)

1/2 day PD for teachers Wed

AP Test Prep: Topic 4

 

 

   

 

  • Ch 19 Viruses 
  • Read Assigned Sections
  • 19.1 to 19.4   
  • Definitions  Ch 19 Def
  • Foglia Viruses

 

  

Topic 4 Test Friday
3/19 (5) 

AP Test Prep:

Topic 5 DNA/ Proteins

 

Topic 2 exam

 

   

 

 
3/26 (4 )

No School on Good Friday

AP Test Prep: Topic 5

*Quarterly Exams all week 3/23-3/29

 

   
  • Ch 21 Genomes 
  • Read Assigned Sections  21.1 to 21.2  
  • Definitions  Ch 21 Def   in assigned section
  • Foglia?

*Quarterly Exams all week 3/23-3/29

 
4/2 Spring Recess ( No school this week)

(0)

AP Test Prep: Topic 8 Plants form and function

 

   

AP Practice Test Full Length

 

Topic 8  Review Sheets and Take Home Test

 
4/9  (4.5)

Half day on Friday

AP Test Prep: Topic 5 Evolution

MP 3 Ends 4/13

 

   
 
Topic 5 Test - Thursday 4/12
4/16  (5)

PARCC testing April 16th to May 25th

AP Test Prep: Topic 6

 

 

 

   

 

  

 

4/23   (4.5) 

PARCC testing April 16th to May 25th

AP Test Prep: Topic 6

   
    *Maximum number of def is 100.   
 

 

  
4/30 (5)

PARCC testing April 16th to May 25th

AP Test Prep: Topic 6

 

 

    *Maximum number of def is 100.   

 

Test Topic 6 May 4 Friday
5/7  (5)

PARCC testing April 16th to May 25th

 

 

    REVIEW FOR AP Test  
5/14  

 

PARCC testing April 16th to May 25th

 

 

 

 

SHOWTIME  !!!

AP Test   Monday May 14th  8 AM

Costs are covered by BHS

   
5/21

PARCC testing April 16th to May 25th

 

 

       
5/ 28 (4)

Memorial Day

       
6/4 (5)        

 

6/11  Review for Qtr 4 Exam

Quarter 4 exams 6/12-6/18

 

 
       

Quarter 4 exams 6/12-6/18

 

 

6/21 half day

MP 4 ends 6/22 last day of school