Thursday, December 22, 2011

Merry Christmas!!!!!!!!!!!!  








Have a wonderful and relaxing break!!!!!!!

Thursday December 22nd

AP Biology- Today, the students took a quiz over Cellular Respiration.  Next, we discussed the Cellular Respiration Project.  Finally, I showed the class BioFlix from the Pearson website.


Chemistry A- First, the students took notes over Ionic Bonding.  Then, I assigned a WebAssign homework due Jan. 3rd.  

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Wednesday December 21th

AP Biology- First, we completed the Cellular Respiration Table on the Citric Acid Cycle.  Next, the students took notes over Oxidative Phosphorylation.  Finally, we filled in the Cellular Respiration Table for the Oxidative Phosphorylation.  There will be a quiz over Chapter 9 tomorrow.


Chemistry A- To start class off, the students 1/2 sheet scrapped the worksheet over Bonding Types and page 165.  Next, we took notes over electron dot notation.  Finally, we went to the media center to work on the Formative Assessment Assignment (Chem A Top 25).

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Tuesday December 20th

AP Biology- Today, we started class by handing out the Photosynthesis Table.  Then, the students took notes over Chapter 9 Sections 2 and 3.  After viewing the Pearson's Activities on Glycolysis and the Citric Acid Cycle, the students worked on their Cellular Respiration Table.


Chemistry A- To start off class, the students took notes over Chemical Bonding and how to tell if a bond is Ionic or Covalent.  I assigned a worksheet titled "What type of Bond?".  Also, I asked the students to read Pages 158-165 of their book and answer questions #1-13 on page 165.

Monday, December 19, 2011

Monday December 19th

AP Biology- To start things off, the students reviewed Essay Question #4 and graded their responses.  Next, the class took notes over Chapter 9 Section 1.  The students should print off the Cellular Respiration Chart.


Chemistry A- Today, the class took a Test over Atoms, Electron Configuration and the Periodic Table.

Friday, December 16, 2011

Friday December 16th

AP Biology- First, the students took a quiz/test over photosynthesis.  After the quest, I took a completion grade on the Chapter 10 Study Guide.  Finally, the students worked on Essay question #4 which is due Monday.


Chemistry A- To start class off, the students graded the Periodic Table quiz.  Next, we went to the Media Center to work on WebAssign.  The Test over Atoms, Electron Configurations, and The Periodic Table is on Monday.

Thursday, December 15, 2011

Thursday December 15th

AP Biology- Today, we reviewed the quiz over Photosystem I and II.  Then, the students did a second trial of Lab #4 Part B.  Our results yesterday were off, so we reexamined the lab.  Tomorrow, the students will have a Quest over Photosynthesis.  Also, the chapter 10 study guide is due.


Chemistry A- To start things off, we graded the electron configurations quiz from yesterday.  Next, the students took a quiz over The Periodic Table.  Finally, we did a lab over the periodic table.  

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Wednesday December 14th

AP Biology- Today, the students completed part B of Lab #4 Plant Pigment and Photosynthesis.  


Chemistry A- To start class off, the students took a quiz over electron configurations.  Then, they took notes over periodic trend across and down the period table.  Next, we went to the Media Center and worked on WebAssign.  Tomorrow, the students will have a quiz over the periodic table.

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Tuesday December 13th

AP Biology- To start class off, the students took a quiz over photosynthesis.  Then, they performed part A of Lab #4 Plant Pigment and Photosynthesis.


Chemistry A- During class today, we review electron configurations and talked about WebAssign.  Then, the students took notes over the Periodic Table.  I reminded them not to forget about the two assignments on WebAssign due Monday.

Monday, December 12, 2011

Monday December 12th

AP Biology- Today, the students finished the notes over Chapter 10.  Then, we watched some of the Pearson Activities on the SmartBoard.  Tomorrow, the students will take a quiz over the Photosystems (I and II) and will do the first part of Lab #4.


Chemistry A- To start off class, we review the four quantum numbers and discussed main points of each.  Then, we used these numbers to construct electron configurations. Finally, I assigned a worksheet on electron configurations.

Friday, December 9, 2011

Friday December 9th

AP Biology- During class, the students review the rubric of Essay Question #3.  Then, they started to take notes over Chapter 10 section 2 (Photosystems).  


Chemistry A- First, I reviewed the Atomic Theory and finished the notes that we didn't get completed yesterday.  Then, the students took notes over Quantum Numbers.

Thursday, December 8, 2011

Thursday December 8th

AP Biology- First, I showed the students the onion root tip and we labelled different phases of the root tip.  Then, we took notes over Chapter 10 sections one and two.  


Chemistry A- Today, we started class by 1/2 sheet scrapping the worksheet Measurements and Calculations.  Next, I collected the Density of an Unknown Metal lab.  Then, we took notes over The Atomic Theory and the structure of atoms.

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Wednesday December 7th

AP Biology- Today, the students took the Unit Four Test: Cells and Transport.  Then, I assigned an essay question that we will look over on Friday.  Tomorrow, we will start Unit Five: Photosynthesis.


Chemistry A- To start class off, the students 1/2 sheet scrapped the worksheet Units of Measurements.  Next, they performed the Lab- The Density of an Unknown Metal and Accuracy & Precision.  The lab as well as the worksheet over Measurements and Calculations will be due tomorrow.

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Tuesday December 6th

AP Biology- To start class off, the students finished Lab #3A- Mitosis.  Then, they studied for the Unit Four Test that they will take tomorrow.


Chemistry A- First, we 1/2 sheet scrapped the Matter and Change worksheet.  Next, the students finished notes over metals, nonmetals, and metalloids.  Then, I showed the class how to log into WebAssign and asked them to change their passwords today.  Finally, we went to the media center to research significant figures, the even rule, scientific notation and the metric system.  

Monday, December 5, 2011

Monday December 5th

AP Biology- To start class off, we review the Chapter 12 Quiz.  Then, the students performed part A of Lab #3 Mitosis and Meiosis.  


Chemistry A- In the beginning of class, I had each student show me that their book was covered.  Next, we took notes over the branches of chemistry, physical and chemical changes and the periodic table.  I assigned the worksheet matter and change.

Friday, December 2, 2011

Friday December 2nd

AP Biology- Today, the students took a quiz over Chapter 12 and Lab #1.  Then, they worked on their study guides for Chapter 12. Finally, the students need to read Lab #3A.


Chemistry A- During class, the students took the ACS Pre-Test.  We will have a Bookcover Quiz on Monday and also go over the Skills Review Worksheet.

Thursday, December 1, 2011

Thursday December 1st

AP Biology- During class, the students finished notes over Chapter 12.  Then, we discussed Lab #1 Diffusion and Osmosis.  We will have a Chapter 12 and Lab #1 quiz tomorrow.  


Chemistry A- To start things off, the students filled out the students information sheet.  After turning in the information sheet and the Safety Video Worksheet, the students completed a Clock Partner activity.  Then, the students took inventory of their lab drawers and found their goggles.  Finally, I assigned a skills review worksheet.  Tomorrow will be the ACS Pre-Test.

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Wednesday November 30th

AP Biology- Today, the students took notes over Chapter 12 sections 1 and part of section 2.  I told them that it would be a great idea to make flashcards of the 5 steps of mitosis.


Chemistry A- First, I showed the students my website and this blog.  Next, they completed the worksheet while watching the safety video.  They will turn in the worksheet tomorrow.

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Tuesday November 29th

AP Biology- Today, the students finished notes over Chapter 7 sections 4 and 5.  We also viewed animations from the Pearson website over Active and Passive Transport.


Chemistry A- First, I assigned students their seats and discussed the classroom rules.  After handing out books, I talked about tornado and fire drills and locations.  Finally, the students viewed the lab safety powerpoint.  Students are to have their books covered by Monday December 5th.

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Friday, November 18, 2011

Friday November 18th

AP Biology- Today, we finished notes on Chapter 7 section 3.  Then, the students worked on their lab (Diffusion and Osmosis).  The Trimester Exam is on Tuesday.


Biology A- First, the students 1/2 sheet scrapped the Human Pedigree.  Then, the class took the trimester vocabulary test.  Finally, I assigned a worksheet over genetics.  Both Period 1 and Period 2 Trimester Exams are on Tuesday.


Chemistry A- To start class off, the students 1/2 sheet scrapped the extra credit packet.  Then, the took the Reaction Prediction Test.  The WebAssign over Reaction Predictions is due Monday morning.  The Trimester Exam for Chemistry A is on Monday.

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Thursday November 17th

AP Biology- To start things off, the students took a quiz over chapter 7.  Next, they made the observations of part C of the Diffusion and Osmosis lab.  Finally, the students worked on the Chapter 7 study guide.


Biology A- Today, the students took a quiz over genetics.  Then, they worked on their Trimester Exam study guide or studied for the Trimester Vocabulary Quiz (which is tomorrow). 


Chemistry A- During class, the students worked on the Reaction Prediction review packet.  This will be bonus for the test.  The Reaction Prediction Test will be on Friday.

Wednesday November 16th

AP Biology- To start things off, I handed out a Worksheet over Cell Membranes.  Then, the students performed parts C and E of the Lab #1 Diffusion and Osmosis.  Tomorrow, there will be a quiz over chapter 7. 


Biology A- First, the students 1/2 sheet scrapped the worksheet over human genetics.  Then, the class performed the fingerprint investigation.  Next, I handed out a worksheet over Human Pedigrees and a Study Guide for the Trimester Exam.


Chemistry A- At the beginning of class, the students took a pre-lab quiz.  Next, the student performed the lab over composition and decomposition.  Finally, the students looked over the quiz from yesterday.

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Tuesday November 15th

HAPPY BIRTHDAY BIG BUTCH!!!!!!!!!!!








AP Biology- Today, the students performed part A and B of Lab #1: Diffusion and Osmosis.  Tomorrow, the class will do part C and E of the Lab.  Part D will be completed after the results are collected for Part C (Thursday).  


Biology A- First, the students 1/2 sheet scrapped the Sex Linked Traits worksheet.  Next, we worked the first four problems on the board.  Third, the students took notes over Pedigree Charts.  Finally, I assigned a worksheet over Human Genetics (Science Skills 13).


Chemistry A- To start things off, the students 1/2 sheet scrapped the Reaction Predictions #3 worksheet.  Next, the students took a quiz over reaction predictions.  Finally, we went to the Media Center to work on WebAssign.

Monday, November 14, 2011

Monday November 14th

AP Biology- First, the students 1/2 sheet scrapped the Chapter 6 Study Guide.  Next, they got together with a clock partner and reviewed the Organelle quiz.  Then, we took notes over Chapter 7 Sections 2 & 3.  Finally, I instructed them to read Lab #1 Diffusion and Osmosis.


Biology A- To start things off, the students reviewed their Vocab Quiz #6.  Next, the class took notes over Sex Linked Traits.  Finally, I assigned a worksheet over Sex Linked Traits.


Chemistry A- Today, the students performed a Double Replacement Lab.  Then, I assigned the Reaction Prediction #3 worksheet. 

Friday, November 11, 2011

Friday November 11th



AP Biology- Class started off by taking a quiz over cell organelles.  Then, the students presented their organelle poster.  Finally, the class worked on the Chapter 6 Study Guide.  We will 1/2 Sheet Scrap the study guide on Monday.

Biology A- To start class off, the students took Vocabulary Quiz #6.  Then, we discussed the Genetics quiz from yesterday.  Finally, the class went to the Media Center and worked on a Karyotype Worksheet on the Internet.

Chemistry A- First, the students 1/2 sheet scrapped the Reaction Predictions #1 worksheet.  Then, the class group up into clock partners and reviewed the worksheet.  Finally, we went to the Media Center to work on the WebAssign homework.  There will be a Lab over Predicting Outcomes on Monday.


Thursday, November 10, 2011

Thursday November 10th

AP Biology- First, we reviewed the diagrams of the plant and animal cell.  Next, the students took notes over Chapter 7 section 1.  Finally, the students worked on the Chapter 6 Study Guide.  We will 1/2 sheet scrap the study guide on Monday.


Biology A- To start class off, the students 1/2 sheet scrapped the worksheet (Genetics).  Next, they took a quiz over Genetics #2.  Finally, I assigned the worksheet over Multiple Alleles.  Vocabulary Quiz #6 will be tomorrow.


Chemistry A- At the beginning of class, the students 1/2 sheet scrapped the worksheet over single replacement.  Second, I explained that the quiz over Reaction Predictions will be postponed until Tuesday.  We will 1/2 sheet scrap Reaction Prediction Worksheets 1& 2 tomorrow.  Finally, the students performed the Activity Series of A Metal Lab.



Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Wednesday November 9th

AP Biology- During class, the students took notes over chapter 6 sections 6 & 7.  Then, they work on labeling the plant cell diagram.  


Biology A- First, the students 1/2 sheet scrapped the Multiple Allele/ Codominance worksheet.  Then, we worked the worksheet and the dihybrid cross worksheet on the board.  Next, I show the students how to access the StudyBlue website to study vocabulary words.  Finally, I assigned a worksheet over Genetics.


Chemistry A- Today, we finished taking notes on Reaction Predictions (Single Replacement, Double Replacement and Combusion).  I assigned two worksheets (Single Replacement and Reaction Predictions #1).  Tomorrow will be the Activity Series of Metals Lab.

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Tuesday November 8th

AP Biology- Today, the students took notes over Chapter 6 Sections 4 & 5.  Also, they were to label the diagram of the Animal Cell.  


Biology A- First, I took a completion grade on the Dihybrid Cross worksheet.  Next, the students took notes over Codominance and Multiple Allele crosses.  Finally, I assigned a worksheet over Multiple Alleles.


Chemistry A- To start class off, the students 1/2 sheet scrapped the balancing equations worksheet.  Next, we finished the notes on reaction predictions (combination and decomposition) and started the notes over single replacement.  I asked the students to try the worksheet on single replacement, but it won't be due tomorrow.  

Monday, November 7, 2011

Monday November 7th

AP Biology- First, the students gave a brief description of their DNA Timeline Project.  Then, the class took notes over Chapter 6 Sections 1, 2 and 3.  Finally, I assigned the Organelle Project and the students picked which organelle they wanted to make their poster on.


Biology A- To start class off, the students took notes over test crosses and dihybrid crosses.  After working multiple examples of dihybrid crosses, I assigned a worksheet over dihybrid crosses.  


Chemistry A- Today, the students took notes over Chemical reactions, Balancing equations and Combination reactions.  I assigned a worksheet over Balancing Equations.



Friday, November 4, 2011

November 5th

HAPPY BIRTHDAY MOM


YOU ROCK!!!!!!!!!!


Friday November 4th

AP Biology- Today, the students took the Unit three: Chemistry of Life Test.


Biology A- To start class off, the students turned in their Traits graph and we 1/2 sheet scrapped the worksheet (Bikini Bottoms #2).  Then, they took a quiz over genetics (#1).  Finally, the class worked on a Lab- Variations of the Human Face.  The lab is due on Monday.


Chemistry A- After 1/2 sheet scrapping the bonus, the students took the Chemical Quantities Test.

Thursday, November 3, 2011

Thursday November 3rd

AP Biology- First, the students took the Lab Assessment for Unit three.  Next, they learned how to access the textbook online.  Tomorrow is the Unit Three test.


Biology A- Today, the students had a completion grade on their worksheet.  Next, we discussed the worksheet and completed a lab on monohybrid traits.  Finally, I assigned a worksheet on monohybrid traits and a graph to complete based on the lab.  Tomorrow will be a quiz over genetics.


Chemistry A- To start class off, the students 1/2 sheet scrapped the worksheets over Molecular and Empirical formulas.  Then, they took a quiz over percent composition, molecular formula and empirical formula.  Tomorrow will be the chemical quantities test.



Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Wednesday November 2

AP Biology- Today, the students performed Computer Lab 6: Enzyme Action: Testing Catalase Activity.  Tomorrow, the students will take a Lab Assessment over Unit Three: Chemistry of Life.


Biology A- To start off class, the students graded the worksheet over Genetics Vocabulary.  Next, we took notes over monohybrid crosses.  Finally, I assigned a worksheet (Bikini Bottoms Genetics) and Part 4 of the notes packet (Working Backwards).


Chemistry A- During class, the students performed the lab- Empirical Formula Determination.   Tomorrow, we will have a quiz over percent composition, empirical formula and molecular formula.  

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Tuesday November 1st

AP Biology- First, the students went over their quiz from yesterday.  Next, we took notes over Sections 8.3 and 8.4.  Finally, the students had a Pre-Lab discussion over Computer Lab #6.


Biology A- To start class off, the students graded the science world from yesterday.  Next, they took notes over Genetics and Punnett Squares.  Finally, I assigned a worksheet over Genetics Vocabulary.


Chemistry A- At the beginning of class, the students looked over their quiz from yesterday.  Then, we took notes over empirical and molecular formulas.  Finally, I assigned two worksheets: Empirical Formula (Even) and Molecular Formula (All of them).

Monday, October 31, 2011

Monday October 31st

AP Biology- First, the students took a quiz over Proteins and DNA.  Then, they worked on their DNA Timeline Project.  


Biology A- To start class off, the students watched a video over Chromosomes and Genes.  Then, they were assigned a worksheet over the Science World magazine.


Chemistry A- At the beginning of class, the students took a quiz over molar conversions II.  Then, they went to the media center to work on their webassign.



Friday, October 28, 2011

Friday October 28st

AP Biology- During class, the students finished Lab #2 of the Dirty Dozen.


Biology A- First, the students took Vocabulary Quiz #5.  Next, I took a completion grade on the 10.1 Assessment Questions.  Third, the student took a test over Meiosis.  Finally, the class finished watching the video "Life's Greatest Miracle".


Chemistry A- To start off class, the students 1/2 sheet scrapped the Percent composition worksheet and took a pre-lab quiz.  Then, the student performed the percent composition lab.

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Thursday October 27th

AP Biology- Today, the class started the Enzyme Catalysis Lab (Dirty Dozen #2).  They should have completed parts 2A, 2B, and 2C.  


Biology A- To start things off, we graded the venn diagram over Mitosis vs. Meiosis.  Next, the students watched most of the video "Life's Greatest Miracle".  Finally, I assigned the 10.1 assessment questions on page 276 # 1-5.  Tomorrow will be a vocabulary quiz and a meiosis test.


Chemistry A- First, the students 1/2 sheet scrapped the worksheets (Molar volume and Density).  Next, I worked examples of Percent Composition.  After reviewing the Molar Conversions I quiz with their clock partners, the students worked on the Percent Composition (level 1) worksheet.

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Wednesday October 26th

AP Biology- First, the students 1/2 sheet scrapped the DNA worksheet and the Macromolecule WS (Proteins and Nucleic Acids).  Next, I explained the concept map bonus for their test.  Finally, the class took notes over Sections 8.1 and 8.2.  Lab #2 of the Dirty Dozen will be tomorrow.


Biology A- Today, the students finished the Meiosis lab.  I assigned a venn diagram over Meiosis vs. Mitosis.


Chemistry A- To start things off, the students took a pre-lab quiz.  Then, the students performed the Lab: Determining the Gram Atomic Mass of an Element.  Tomorrow, we will 1/2 sheet scrap the worksheets (Mass to Volume and Density).

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Tuesday October 25th

AP Biology- Today, class started by discussing the DNA timeline project.  Next, the students took a quiz over Lipids and Proteins.  Finally, they worked on the DNA timeline project.  I assigned the Chapter 5 study guide.


Biology A- To start things off, I collected the Karyotype lab from yesterday.  Then, the students took notes over Chapter 10.1 (Meiosis II).  Finally, the students started working on a Meiosis Lab.  The lab will be due on Thursday.


Chemistry A- First, the students 1/2 sheet scrapped the Practice Quiz.  Next, we worked some of the Practice Quiz on the SmartBoard.  Then, the students took notes over Density and Molar Mass.  After taking a quiz over Molar Conversions I, I assigned the worksheets over Mass to Volume and Density.

Monday, October 24, 2011

Monday October 24th

AP Biology- To start class off, the students review the Chapter 5 quiz over carbohydrates and lipids.  Next, the class took notes over Section 5.5 (Nucleic Acids).  Finally, I assigned the Nucleic acid part of the macromolecule worksheet and a worksheet over DNA.  There will be a quiz over Lipids and Proteins tomorrow.


Biology A- First, the students got back their Chapter 9 Test and made corrections to the problems that they missed.  Second, we graded the worksheet over chapter 10.1 and the concept map.  Finally, the students worked on the Karyotype lab that will be turned in tomorrow.


Chemistry A- Today, the students 1/2 sheet scrapped the worksheet over conversion problems.  Next, the students worked some of the problems from the worksheet on the SmartBoard.  Then, I presented notes over conversions using the molar volume.  Finally, I assigned a practice quiz over Molar Conversions.  There will be a quiz over Molar Conversions tomorrow.

Friday, October 21, 2011

Friday October 21st

AP Biology- To start class off, we all sang Happy Birthday to KATLIN ROBINSON!!!!!  Next, we 1/2 sheet scrapped the carbohydrate and lipid sections of the Macromolecule worksheet.  Third, the students took a quiz over carbohydrates and lipids.  Fourth, the students took notes over Chapter 5.4 (Proteins).  Finally, I assigned the proteins section of the macromolecule worksheet.  


Biology A- First, the students that didn't take the test yesterday took it today.  Next, the students took notes over Chapter 10.1 (Meiosis).  Finally, I assigned two worksheets (10.1 and Concept Map) due Monday.


Chemistry A- At the start, the students 1/2 sheet scrapped the worksheet over mole to mass conversions.  Next, the class worked with their clock partner to go over the worksheet.  Finally, I assigned a worksheet over Conversions Problems.

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Thursday October 20th

AP Biology- First, the students took notes over lipids (Chapter 5.3).  Then, they worked on the Lipid section of the Macromolecules worksheet. The Carbohydrate/Lipid quiz is tomorrow.


Biology A- Today, class started by grading the Chapter 9 review on Pages 261-263.  Then, the students took the chapter 9 test.  Finally, I asked the students to read chapter 10.


Chemistry A- To start things off, I took a completion grade on the Avogadro's Number worksheet.  Then, the students went over the worksheet with their 7 o' clock partner.  Third, I work examples of converting from Moles to Mass and Mass to Moles.  Finally, I assigned a worksheet over Mass to Mole conversions.

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Wednesday October 19th

AP Biology- The students performed day two of the Carbohydrates Lab.


Biology A- To start off class, the students graded the worksheet (9.3).  Next, we graded the quiz over mitosis.  After reviewing the mitosis lab on the SmartBoard, the students 1/2 sheet scrapped the Chapter 9 Assessment Questions.  Finally, I assigned the Chapter 9 Review (Pages 261-263 # 1-8, 14-24, 28-35)  The Chapter 9 Test will be tomorrow.


Chemistry A- First, the students 1/2 sheet scrapped the worksheet over molecular weight.  Next, they watched the video "The Amazing Mole".  After the video, the class took notes over converting using Avogardo's number and worked some examples.  Finally, I assigned the worksheet- Converting Using Avogardo's Number.

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Tuesday October 18th

AP Biology- During class today, the students started the Carbohydrate Lab.  They needed to come in during advisory period to make observations on Part I.  Tomorrow, we will complete parts II-V.


Biology A- First, the class graded worksheet 9.2.  Then, the students took a quiz over mitosis.  Finally, I assigned two things, a worksheet over 9.3 and the 9.3 assessment questions on page 257 #1-6.


Chemistry A- To start class off, the students 1/2 sheet scrapped their molar mass worksheet.  Next, the students performed the Molar Mass Lab.  Finally, the class worked on the Molecular weight worksheet that is due tomorrow.  We will watch the video "The Amazing Mole" tomorrow. 

Monday, October 17, 2011

Monday October 17th

AP Biology- To start class off, we reviewed the chapter 4 quiz from Thursday.  Then, the students took notes over Chapter 5.1 and 5.2.  Finally, I assigned the WS- Macromolecules (Carbohydrates).


Biology A- First, I collected the Mitosis Flip Book bonus.  Next, the students performed the lab over mitosis.  Then, I assigned the assessment questions on page 252 #1-5.


Chemistry A- In the beginning of class, the students took notes over amu's, moles, Avogardo's number and molar mass.  Then, I assigned a worksheet over molar mass.  Tomorrow there will be a pre-lab quiz.  

Thursday, October 13, 2011

Thursday October 13th

AP Biology- First, the class discussed the Lab Assessment from Wednesday.  Then, the students 1/2 sheet scrapped the worksheet over functional groups.  Third, the students took a quiz over Chapter 4.  Finally, the class worked on Essay Question #2.


Biology A- Today, class started by taking a vocabulary quiz (#4).  Next, the students took notes over Chapter 9.3.  Then, the students finished the discussion questions over Investigation 5.3 and handed them in.  Finally, I assigned Worksheet 9.2.


Chemistry A- The students went to the Media Center to take the Test over Nomenclature.  

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Wednesday October 12th

AP Biology- To start class off, the students finished taking notes over functional groups.  Then, I told the students to make notecards to help them study for the functional groups quiz (which will be tomorrow).  Finally, I assigned the worksheet over functional groups (Chapter 4 worksheet).


Biology A- First, the students took notes over chapter 9.2 (mitosis).  Next, I explained the mitosis flip book bonus (due Monday Oct. 17th).  Finally, the students got into their lab groups from yesterday and worked on the Investigation 5.3 discussion questions.  Tomorrow the class will have Vocabulary Quiz #4.


Chemistry A- At the start of class, the students took a quiz over nomenclature.  Then, they went to the media center to work on WebAssign.  The WebAssign is due on Monday.  Also, the test over nomenclature will be tomorrow.

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Tuesday October 11th

AP Biology- To start things off, the class reviewed the Chapter 3 quiz from yesterday.  Next, the students took the lab assessment over How Much Water Can Fit on a Penny? and Lab #3 Acids and Bases.  Finally, the students took notes over 4.3 (functional groups).


Biology A- Today, we started class by grading the worksheet 9.1.  Then, the students performed the Investigation 5.3 in the BSCS (Green) book.  The class will work on the Discussion questions (Page 121 #1-7) tomorrow during class.  Also, I assigned the 9.1 Assessment questions (Page 247 #1-3).


Chemistry A- First, the students 1/2 sheet scrapped the Anion Lab from yesterday.  Then, we went to the Media Center to work on the WebAssign assignment.

Monday, October 10, 2011

Monday October 10th

AP Biology- Today, class started by the students taking a quiz over Chapter 3.  Next, the students took notes over sections 4.1 and 4.2.  Tomorrow, the class with take the lab assessment over the two labs from last week.


Biology A- First, the students that were absent on Friday took the test.  The other students took notes over section 9.1 Cell Growth.  Next, the students copied a diagram from their books into their notes.  Third, I passed back the test from Friday and the students got 1/2 point for every answer they corrected.  Finally, I assigned worksheet 9.1.


Chemistry A- To start class off, the students graded the quiz over nomenclature II.  Then, the class performed the lab over anions. 

Friday, October 7, 2011

Friday October 7th

AP Biology- Today, the students finished the Lab- Acids and Bases (Computer Lab #3).  Monday will be a Chapter 3 quiz.  


Biology A- Class started with the students grading their chapter 7 review questions.  Then, the students took the Chapter 7 Test.  I assigned the class to read chapter 9.


Chemistry A- First, the students 1/2 sheet scrapped the oxidation numbers worksheet.  Next, the class took a quiz over nomenclature II.  Finally, we went to the media center to work on the Nomenclature WebAssign.
The class needs to read the Anion Lab for Monday.

Thursday, October 6, 2011

Thursday October 6th

AP Biology- Class started today by taking a homework grade on the Chapter 3 Study Guide.  Next, the students started the Computer lab #3 Acids and Bases.


Biology A- First, the class checked the worksheet over diffusion.  Next, I showed examples of hypertonic and hypotonic cells.  After 1/2 sheet scrapping the assessment questions, the students took a quiz over organelles and their functions.  Finally, I assigned the chapter 7 review (pages 211-213 # 1-6, 11-15, 21-27, 33-37.)  The Chapter 7 Test will be tomorrow.


Chemistry A- To start things off, the class 1/2 sheet scrapped the worksheets (Naming Binary Molecular Compounds and Naming Acids).  Next, I gave notes over oxidation numbers and naming molecular compounds using the stock system.  Finally, I assigned a worksheet over oxidation numbers.  There will be a nomenclature II quiz tomorrow.

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Wednesday October 5th

AP Biology- To start class off, the students finished notes over Chapter 3.2 and 3.3.  Next, they performed a Lab- How Many Drops of Water Can Fit on a Penny?  I assigned a Study Guide over Chapter 3.


Biology A- First, the students graded the Cell-A-Bration Project.  Next, they finished BSCS Investigation 5.2 and answered the discussion questions.  Third, I demonstrated how to complete the diffusion worksheet.  Finally, I assigned the diffusion worksheet.  Also, I postponed the quiz over organelles and functions.  


Chemistry A- Today, the students performed the Lab- Testing for Iron (II) and Iron (III) ions.  I assigned a worksheet over naming acids.  

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Tuesday October 4

AP Biology- To start class off, the students graded the chapter 2 quiz they took yesterday.  Then, we started notes over Chapter 3.1 and 3.2.  I asked the students to read the Lab- How many drops of water can fit on a penny?


Biology A- First, I took a completion grade on the Animal/ Plant Coloring worksheet.  Next, the students graded the worksheet over 7.4.  Then, the students performed Investigation 5.2 of the BSCS book.  We will finish the lab tomorrow.  Also, the students will have a quiz over organelles and functions tomorrow.


Chemistry A- Today, we started class by grading the quiz over ionic compounds.  Next, I gave notes over binary molecular compounds and naming acids.  Third, I introduced the lab over Iron (II) and Iron (III).  Finally, I assigned the worksheet over naming binary molecular compounds.

Friday, September 30, 2011

Monday October 3rd

AP Biology- At the beginning of class, the students watched the safety video.  Next, they performed the activity- clock partners.  Third, the students took the quiz over chapter 2.  Finally, they were assigned to read chapter 3.


Biology A- Today, the students took a quiz over cell organelles and their functions.  Next, they took notes over diffusion and osmosis.  Finally, I assigned the chapter 7.4 assessment questions #1-4 and worksheet 7.4.


Chemistry A- First, the students took a quiz over ionic compounds (naming and writing).  Next, they watched the video- Compounds and Reactions.

Friday September 30th

AP Biology- First, the class discussed the essay question on yesterday's test.  Next, the students took notes on chapter 2 (chemistry review).  There will be a quiz over chapter 2 on Monday.


Biology A- To start things off, the students graded the 7.3 worksheet.  Next, they took vocabulary quiz #3.  Finally, the students worked on staining slides and viewing the slides under the microscope.  There will be a quiz over Cell Organelles and Functions on Monday.


Chemistry A- Beginning class, the students worked with their 6 o'clock partner to go over yesterday's worksheets.  Then, the class took notes over naming with polyatomic ions.  Finally, I assigned a worksheet over naming and writing ionic compounds.  There will be a quiz over naming ionic compounds on Monday.

Thursday, September 29, 2011

Thursday September 29th

AP Biology- Today, the students took the Unit One and Unit Two Test.  Print out the Chapter 2 outline for class tomorrow.


Biology A- First, the students finished the notes on organelles.  Second, the class discussed the Cell Model Project that is due Wednesday Oct. 5th.  Third, I assigned a Plant/Animal Coloring worksheet along with the Chapter 7.3 worksheet.  Finally, I assigned the assessment questions 7.3 #1-4.


Chemistry A- Class started by taking notes on naming and writing binary ionic compounds.  Then, I assigned two worksheets over the material.

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Wednesday September 28th

AP Biology- First, the students took notes over Chapter 55.5.  Then, we review the Lab #12 Assessment and discussed the lab.  Finally, I fielded questions about the Unit One and Unit Two test.  The Test is tomorrow.


Biology A- To start things off, the students graded the worksheets (7.1 and 7.2).  Next, we graded the Microscope quiz.  Third, the students took notes over organelles.  Finally, the class finished the Lab on Microscopes.  I did not assign the WS- Plant/ Animal Cell coloring.  It will be done tomorrow.


Chemistry A- Today, the students took the test over bonding.

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Tuesday September 27th

AP Biology- To start class off, the students took the Lab #12 Assessment.  Next, they took notes over Chapter 55.3 and 55.4.  Two days until test day.


Biology A- First, the students took a microscope quiz.  Next, they took notes over Cell Types and the Plasma Membrane.  Then, the students continued to work on their Microscope from Monday.  Finally, I assigned the Worksheets over Chapter 7.1 and 7.2.


Chemistry A- Today, the students attempted to take a test on WebAssign.  However, it was a bad tech day and the test didn't work.  So, the students printed out two sheets (the ion sheet and the polyatomic ion sheet) for Thursday.  They will take the bonding test tomorrow.

Monday, September 26, 2011

Monday September 26th

AP Biology- First, the students took notes over sections 55.1 and 55.2.  Then, the class worked on their Lab #12 questions.  The Lab #12 assessment will be tomorrow.


Biology A- To start off class, the students took notes over the Cell Theory and Microscopes.  Then, they started the Microscope lab.  Finally, I assigned the Section 7.1 assessment questions #1-4.  Also, there will be a quiz over the microscope tomorrow.


Chemistry A- Today, class started by 1/2 sheet scrapping the homework over pages 183-184.  Then, the students performed the Lab- Chemical Bonding.  Finally, I assigned the review on Pages 216-217 # 2-9, 11, 15, 20, 22, 23, 27, 29-34.  The Bonding Test is tomorrow.

Thursday, September 22, 2011

Friday September 23th

AP Biology- First, the students took the quiz over chapter 53.  Then, they took notes over 54.1, 54.2, & 54.3.


Biology A- To start things off, the students took the Chapter 6 Test.  Then, they read chapter 7.  Finally, I asked them to find a diagram of a microscope on the internet.


Chemistry A- Today, the students went to the media center to work on WebAssign.

Thursday September 22th

AP Biology- During class, the students finished Part 12B of the lab.  Then, the students started to work on the lab calculations.  There will be a quiz over Chapter 53 tomorrow.


Biology A- Today, the students graded two assignments (DNA worksheet and Chapter 6 Review).  Then, we did a post lab discussion on investigation 4.2.  There will be a test over Chapter 6 tomorrow.


Chemistry A- First, we went over the covalent bonding quiz.  Next, the students took notes over ionic bonds and ionic compounds.  Then, I assigned Page 183-184 # 1-4, 7-13, 16, 23, 25-28.

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Wednesday September 21th

AP Biology- At the beginning of class, the students set up Lab #12B and took DO samples of the initial lake water.  Next, we took notes over section 54.1.


Biology A- Today, the students completed part B of the Inv. 4.2 from the BSCS book.  After the lab, I assigned the chapter 6 review questions on pages 175-177 # 1-8, 14-20, 25-32, 38-44, & 47.


Chemistry A- First, the student took the quiz over Covalent Bonds #2.  Then, they worked on the Lab- Molecular Models.  If the students didn't complete the lab, they should come to Room 111 during advisory to work on the lab.

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Tuesday September 20th

AP Biology- Today, the students performed Part A of Lab #12.  Tomorrow, they will continue working on Lab #12.


Biology A- First, the students graded worksheet 6.4.  Next, I did a demonstration on how the positive test results would look for INV. 4.2.  Finally, I assigned a worksheet over DNA.


Chemistry A- To start things off, the students took notes over polar bonds, polar molecules and were told to take notes over Inter-molecular Attractions in their book.  Next, we graded the covalent bond quiz from yesterday.  Tomorrow, the students will have another quiz over covalent bonding.

Monday, September 19, 2011

Monday September 19th

AP Biology- Today, the students started class by completing the Lab Assessment for the Biodegradable Wastes Lab.  Then, we took notes over Chapter 53.4, 53.5 and 53.6.  Finally, the students were assigned to read Lab #12 and either the Winkler Titration or the LaMotte Dissolved Oxygen procedure.


Biology A- First, the students 1/2 sheet scrapped the 6.4 Assessment questions.  Next, they handed in the Lab#3- Acids and Bases.  Third, the class took notes over 6.4 (DNA).  Finally, I assigned two things (Project- Eat at a Fast Food Restaurant and Worksheet 6.4).


Chemistry A- To start things off, the students 1/2 sheet scrapped the worksheets over Electron Dot Notation and Lewis Structures.  Next, they took a quiz over covalent bonding.  Finally, the students took notes over VSEPR Theory, Resonance Structures and Coordinate Covalent Bonds.

Friday, September 16, 2011

Friday September 16th

AP Biology- First, the students handed in "The History of Evolution" Project.  Next, they took a quiz over chapter 52.  Finally, we took notes over Chapter 53 sections 1, 2, and 3.  The Effect of Biodegradable Wastes on Dissolved Oxygen lab will be assessed on Monday.


Biology A- Today, we started class by taking the Vocabulary Quiz #2.  Next, the students took notes over Chapter 6.4 (Carbohydrates, Lipids and Proteins).  Finally, I assigned the 6.4 Assessment questions # 1, 2, and 4. 


Chemistry A- To start things off, the students 1/2 sheet scrapped their homework.  Next, they took notes over the electron dot notation, the octet rule and Lewis structures.  Finally, I assigned two worksheets (Electron Dot Notation and Lewis Structures).  There will be a Covalent Bond quiz on Monday.



Thursday, September 15, 2011

Thursday September 15th

AP Biology- First, the students took notes over the end of 52.3 and 52.4.  Next, I showed them the web site PH School- The Biology Place. Finally, I reminded the students that they will have a Chapter 52 quiz tomorrow.


Biology A- To start class off, the students graded the Chapter 6 quiz from yesterday.  Then, they continued to work on the Computer Lab #3 (Acids and Bases).  Remember that the second vocabulary quiz is tomorrow.


Chemistry A- Today, the students took notes over Bonding and how to determine if the bond is ionic or covalent.  Then, I assigned a worksheet (What type of bond?) and reading from the book (Pages 158-165).  The students should answer questions #1-13 on page 165.  

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Wednesday September 14th

AP Biology- To start things off, the students took a Pre-Lab Quiz.  Next, they performed the Lab- Effect of Biodegradable Waste on Dissolved Oxygen.  


Biology A- First, the students graded worksheet 6.3.  Next, the class took a quiz over chapter 6.  Finally, the students continued to work on the computer lab #3 (acids and bases).


Chemistry A- Today, the students took the Test over Atoms, Electron Configuration, and the Periodic Law.



Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Tuesday September 13th

AP Biology- Today, we took notes over Chapter 52.2 and 52.3.  Students should read the Lab- Effects of Biodegradable Wastes on Dissolved Oxygen.


Biology A- Class started by the students 1/2 sheet scrapping assessment questions over 6.1 and 6.2. Next, the class started the Computer Lab #3 over acids and bases.  Finally, I assigned a worksheet over 6.3.


Chemistry A- First, the students graded the quiz over the Periodic Table and Periodicity.  Next, we went to the Media Center to work on WebAssign.  The WebAssign is due tomorrow and the Test over Atoms, Electron Configurations and The Periodic Law is tomorrow.

Monday, September 12, 2011

Monday September 12th

AP Biology- To start off class, the students 1/2 sheet scrapped their Chapter 24 worksheet.  Next, I worked the problems from the Hardy-Weinberg Quiz.  Third, the students completed the Lab #8 Assessment.  Finally, we reviewed Lab #8.  Tomorrow we will start Unit Two: Ecology.

Biology A- Class started by discussing the graphs from Investigation 4.3.  Next, the students took notes over section 3 of Chapter 6.  Finally, I walked the students through Logger Pro and how to use the computer probes.  I assigned the assessment questions for Section 6.1 and 6.2.

Chemistry A- First, the students graded the electron configurations quiz that they took on Friday.  Next, they took a periodic table quiz.  Finally, the students started to work on a Periodic Table Lab.  FYI: Wednesday will be the Test over Atoms, Arrangement of Electrons and The Periodic Law.  Also, the WebAssign is due on Wednesday.

Friday, September 9, 2011

Friday September 9th



The PACK did alot of celebrating last night in their 42-34 win!!!!!!

AP Biology- First, the student took a quiz over Hardy-Weinberg.  Next, the students took notes on 24.2 and 24.4.  After we discussed the project "The History of Everything: Actual Time Line", I assigned a worksheet over chapter 24.

Biology A- Today, the students finished Investigation 4.3.  Each group has a graph due on Monday.

Chemistry A- To start things off, the students took a quiz over electron configurations.  Then, they took notes on periodic trends.  There will be a quiz over the Periodic Table and Periodic Trends on Monday.

Thursday, September 8, 2011

Thursday September 8th

Opening Day for the NFL

GO PACK GO !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

AP Biology- First, the students took notes on Chapter 24.1.  Next, the class finished Lab #8.  Don't forget tomorrow's Hardy-Weinberg Quiz.

Biology A- To start class, the students graded their 6.1 and 6.2 worksheets.  Next, the class 1/2 sheet scrapped the Investigation 4.3 pre-lab worksheet.  Finally, the students performed part A of the lab.

Chemistry A- Today, the students got into co-operative learning groups to go over their electron configurations worksheet.  Next, we took notes over the periodic table.  I posted a new WebAssign yesterday.

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Wednesday September 7th

AP Biology- Class started by 1/2 sheet scrapping the worksheet over chapter 23.  Next, the class discussed the chapter 23 worksheet.  Third, we finished the notes over chapter 23.  Finally, the students completed part A and Case Study I of Lab #8.  The students should be prepared to complete Lab #8 tomorrow.

Biology A- First, we took notes over section 2 of Chapter 6.  Next, I performed a demo on how to set up the BSCS INV. 4.3.  Finally, I assigned worksheet 6.1 and 6.2 and the pre-lab questions on BSCS        INV 4.3.

Chemistry A- To start class off, the students review quantum numbers.  Next, we took notes over electron configurations.  Finally, I assigned a worksheet over electron configurations.

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Tuesday September 6th

AP Biology- We started off class discussing the Practice Essay Question #1.  Next, we dicussed the Hardy Weinburg worksheet from Friday.  Third, the students took notes over sections 23.3 and 23.4.  Finally, I assigned a worksheet chapter 23 and to read Lab #8.

Biology A- First, the class took notes over Chapter 6 section one.  Then, we did a pre-lab for Activity 4.3 of the BSCS book. 

Chemistry- Today, the students took notes over atomic orbitals and quantum numbers.

Friday, September 2, 2011

Friday Sept. 2nd

Good Luck DAWGS!!!!!  Beat O-G!!!!!!!

AP Biology- To start things off, I passed back the Lab # 11 assessments.  Next, we took notes over 23.2.  After working Hardy-Weinberg examples, I assinged a worksheet over Hardy-Weinberg.  Also, we discussed Essay Questions and I assigned Essay Question #1.

Biology A- First, the students took Vocabulary Quiz #1.  Next, the class took the Chapter 1 Test.  Finally, I asked the students to read chapter 6.

Chemistry A- Today we started by 1/2 sheet scrapping the worksheet over measurements and calculations.  Next, I collected the Lab- Density of an Unknown Metal.  Finally, we took notes over foundations of the atomic theory and the structure of atoms.

Thursday, September 1, 2011

Thursday September 1

AP Biology- First, the students 1/2 sheet scrapped the Chapter 22 worksheet.  After going over the worksheet, the students completed the Lab # 11 Animal Behavior assessment.  Finally, I gave a powerpoint presentation of Chapter 23.1 and started 23.2. 

Biology A- To start things off, the students 1/2 sheet scrapped the Chapter 1 assessment questions.  Next, they graded the Chapter 1 Review.  Finally, the students completed the Lab- Yeast/ Molasses.  Tomorrow, the students have a Vocab Quiz and the Chapter 1 Test.

Chemistry A- Today, the students 1/2 sheet scrapped the units of measurement worksheet.  Next, the performed the Density of an Unknown Metal lab.  The lab will be collected tomorrow.  I assigned a worksheet over Measurements and Calculations.

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Wednesday August 31st

AP Biology A- First, the class reviewed the Chapter one quiz.  Next, the students took notes over Chapter 22.2 and 22.3.  Finally, I assigned a worksheet over chapter 22.

Biology A- Today, the students worked on day two of the Lab Yeast / Molasses.  The Chapter Review and Assessment questions are due tomorrow.

Chemistry A- To start things off, the students 1/2 sheet scrapped the worksheet over matter and change.  Next, the class went to the media center to find notes on significant figures, the even rule and metric conversions.  Also, the student started working on their WebAssign.  Finally, I assigned a worksheet over units of measurement.

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Tuesday August 30th

AP Biology- The students started class by taking a Quiz over chapter 1.  Next, they shared their data for Lab #11.  Finally, I started a powerpoint presentation over Chapter 22. 

Biology A- Today, the students set up the Lab- Yeast/ Molasses.  Then, I assigned the Chapter one Review on Page 25 #1-5, 9-12, 15-20.

Chemistry A- To start things off, we discussed the Skills Review Worksheet.  Next, the students took notes over the branches of chemistry, physical/ chemical changes, and the periodic table.  Finally, I assigned the worksheet matter and change.

Monday, August 29, 2011

Monday August 29th

AP Biology A- Today, the students started Lab #11 on Animal Behavior.  The students will have a chapter 1 quiz and a book cover quiz tomorrow.

Biology A- First, the students had a book cover quiz.  Next, we graded the homework from Friday (WS- 1.3, Page 14 graph and WS- Scientific Investigation).  Third, the students did a smart board activity picking out independent and dependent variables.  After reading the Lab for tomorrow, the students worked on the Assessment Questions from the book.

Chemistry A- The students took the ACS Pre-Test.

Friday, August 26, 2011

Friday August 26th

AP Biology- First, we discussed the worksheet over Scientific Investigations.  Next, the students took notes over chapter one.  The students were assigned to bring in 7 pill bugs for Monday's lab.  Any extra pill bug, up to ten, will be bonus.

Biology A- First, the students graded worksheets 1.1 and 1.2.  Next, we discussed how to make a graph with a best fit line.  After taking notes on Section 1.3, I assigned worksheet 1.3 and the worksheet over Scientific Investigations.  Remember the bookcover quiz is on Monday.

Chemistry A- To start things off, the student filled out an information sheet.  Next, I collect the worksheet from the safety video.  Then, the students worked on the clock partners challenge.  After taking inventory on their lab drawers, I assigned the worksheet over skills review.

Thursday, August 25, 2011

Thursday August 25th

AP Biology- First, the students observed a Powerpoint presentation over laboratory safety.  After handing out the lab manuals, the students fill their lab drawers.  I assigned a worksheet over Scientific Investigations and asked the students to read chapter one.

Biology A- The students took notes over sections 1.1 and 1.2.  I assigned two worksheets (1.1 and 1.2) and the Data Analysis on page 14 (Graphing).

Chemistry A- The students watched the laboratory safety video "Starting with Safety."  The Starting with Safety worksheet is due tomorrow.

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Wednesday August 24th

WELCOME BACK CHS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

AP Biology A- Today we started class by going over the classroom rules, tornado drill and fire drill procedures.  After issuing books, the students took a pre-test.  Next, we discussed the course description and I informed the students the materials that will be needed for the class. 

Biology A- Today we started class by going over the classroom rules, tornado drill and fire drill procedures.  Next, the class watched the Safety Video "Introduction to Laboratory Safety."  After handing out books, the students were asked to list seven characteristics of life.  After discussing the characteristics of life, I instructed the students to read chapter one.

Chemistry A- Today we started class by going over the classroom rules, tornado drill and fire drill procedures.  After issuing books, the students watched a Powerpoint presentation on Laboratory Safety.

Friday, May 27, 2011

Wednesday June 1

Exams
Period 1
Period 2
Period 3

Tuesday May 31

Exams
Period 4
Period 5

If you were absent on Friday May 27th


  • Chemistry B- Today, the students finished the Lab- Finding the Molarity of an Unknown Acid.



  • Biology B- First, the class to the Trimester Vocabulary Test. Next, the students worked on a bonus assignment (Random Sampling and Capture/Recapture). Finally, I handed out the Study Guide for the Bio B Exam.

Thursday, May 26, 2011

If you were absent on Thursday May 26th


  • Chemistry B- Today, the students started the Lab- Finding the Molarity of an Unknown Acid.



  • Biology B- First, the students graded the Chapter 4 Review. Next, they 1/2 sheet scrapped the Chapter 4 Assessment Questions. Finally, the class took the Chapter 4 Test.

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

If you were absent on Wednesday May 25th

  • Chemistry B- First, the students 1/2 sheet scrapped the Ka lab. Then, the class went to the Media Center to work on WebAssign.
  • Biology B- To start class off, the students 1/2 sheet scrapped the Census 2000 worksheet. Next, the students completed a Science World. Then, they worked on the Chapter 4 Review on Pages 109-111 # 1-13, 23-30, 35. The Chapter 4 Test will be tomorrow.

If you were absent on Tuesday May 24th

  • Chemistry B- Underclassmen performed the Computer Lab #27 "Acid Dissociation Constant Ka". Seniors took the second part of the Trimester Exam.

  • Biology B- First, the students graded the lab over Random Sampling. Next, we graded the worksheet on Chapter 4 Section 2. Finally, the class performed the lab over capture/ recapture titled Mice in a Wood Lot.

Friday, May 20, 2011

If you were absent on Monday May 23rd


  • Chemistry B- First, the underclassmen took a quiz over neutralizations and titrations. After the Quiz, the students went to the Media Center to work on WebAssign. The seniors took part I of the Trimester Exam.



  • Biology B- At the beginning of class, I collect the Population Riddle Bonus. Next, the students outlined Section 2 of Chapter 4 in their notebooks. Finally, I assigned the following:


  1. Worksheet- Lesson 1: Census 2000

  2. Worksheet- Chapter 4 Section 2

  3. Assessment Questions Page 105 # 1-4

If you were absent on Friday May 20th


  • Chemistry B- To start things off, the class 1/2 sheet scrapped the Titrations #2 worksheet. Next, the students performed an Acid/ Base Titration Lab.



  • Biology B- First, I collect the Population Research Activity. Next, the students graded their Chapter 4 section 1 worksheet. Third, the class took Vocabulary Quiz #13. Then, after demonstrating how to take a random sample, the students worked on the Random Sampling Lab. Finally, I handed out the Population Riddle Bonus.

Thursday, May 19, 2011

If you were absent on Thursday May 19th


  • Chemistry B- Today, the class took notes over Equivalents and Normality. After I worked some example problems, I assigned the worksheet-Titrations #2.



  • Biology B- First, the students graded their worksheet on Population Density. Next, I assigned the Enrichment worksheet over Population Research. Finally, I assigned the Chapter 4 section 1 worksheet.

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

If you were absent on Wednesday May 18


  • Chemistry B- Today, the class took notes over Neutralizations and Titrations. After working an example of a titration, I assigned the worksheet Titrations #1.



  • Biology B- First, we took notes over Chapter 4 Section 1. Next, I assigned the worksheet over population density and the assessment questions on page 99 # 1-4.

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

If you were absent on Tuesday May 17th


  • Chemistry B- First, the class 1/2 sheet scrapped the worksheet over calculating pH and the Ka problem from the website. After working the Ka problem, the students took a quiz over Ka. Finally, the class performed a lab over pH and color indicators.



  • Biology B- To start things off, the students graded the chapter 3 review on pages 85-87. Next, the class 1/2 sheet scrapped the Chapter 3 Assessment Questions. Third, the students took the Chapter 3 Test. Finally, I asked to class to read Chapter 4.

Monday, May 16, 2011

If you were absent on Monday May 16th





  • Chemistry B- The class continued taking notes on acids and bases. Today we discussed pH, Bronsted/Lowry acids and bases, and Lewis acids and bases. I assigned a worksheet over calculating pH and a Ka problem from the website.




  • Biology B- To start things off, we graded the worksheet over Chapter 3 section 3. Next, we went to the Media Center to finish the Biomes Charts. Finally, I assigned the chapter 3 review on pages 85-87 # 1-4, 8, 11, 14-16, 18-21 & 24-29.

If you were absent on Friday May 13th


  • Chemistry B- Today, we started the topic of Acids and Bases. The students took notes over properties of acids and bases, Arrhenius acids and bases and Dissociation Constants.

  • Biology B- First, the students took Vocab Quiz #12. Second, the class graded the Chapter 3 section 2 worksheet. Third, the students went to the Media Center to work on the Classifications of Biomes chart. Finally, I assigned the worksheet over Chapter 3 Section 3 and the assessment questions on page 81 #1-4.

If you were absent on Thursday May 12th


  • Chemistry B- The students took the test over kinetics.

  • Biology B- To start things off, the students took notes over Chapter 3 section 3. Next, they finished the BSCS Climatogram lab. Finally, I assigned the worksheet over Chapter 3 section 2.

If you were absent on Wednesday May 11th


  • Chemistry B- Class started by taking a quiz over Reaction Rates and Equilibrium. Next, the students went to the Media Center to work on WebAssign.

  • Biology B- First, the class graded the Chapter 3 section 1 worksheet. Next, the students took notes over Chapter 3 Section 2. Then, the class worked on the BSCS Lab over Climatograms. Finally, I assigned the assessment questions on Page 73 # 1-4.

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

If you were absent on Tuesday May 10th


  • Chemistry B- First, the class graded the Practice Quiz. Then, the students performed a lab over stress management. Tomorrow, the class has a quiz over Reaction Rates and Equilibrium.

  • Biology B- To start things off, the students took notes over Chapter 3 Section 1. Next, we did the data analysis 3.1 in the book. Finally, I assigned the Chapter 3 Section 1 worksheet and the Section 1 Assessment Questions.

Monday, May 9, 2011

If you were absent on Monday May 9th


  • Chemistry B- First, I handed back the Reaction Rate Quiz. Next, the students took notes over LeChatelier's Principle. Finally, the class was assigned a practice quiz over LeChatelier's Principle.

  • Biology- To start things off, the students graded the worksheet over Chapter 2 section 3. Next, the class graded the Chapter 2 Review questions. Third, the students 1/2 sheet scrapped their assessment questions. Then, the class took the Test over chapter 2. I asked the students to read chapter 3 for tomorrow.

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

If you were absent on Friday May 6th


  1. Chemistry B- The students went to the Media Center and worked on their WebAssign.

  2. Biology B- First, I collect the computer generated food webs. Next, the class graded the worksheets over Chapter 2 Sections 1 & 2. Then I assigned the following:


  • Assessment Questions Page 44 # 1-4 and 6

  • Assessment Questions Page 49 # 1-4

  • Worksheet Chapter 2 Section 3

  • Chapter 2 Review Questions (pages 53-55) # 1-9, 14-22, 27-33

  • The Chapter 2 Test is on Monday

If you were absent on Thursday May 5th


  • Chemistry B- First, the students 1/2 sheet scrapped the worksheets from Tuesday and Wednesday. Next, the class took a quiz over reaction rates. Finally, the students read the notes over LeChatelier's Principle.

  • Biology B- To start things off, the student outlined section 3 of Chapter 2 in their notebooks. Next, they worked on their computer generated food web. Finally, I assigned Chapter 2 Sections 1 & 2 worksheets.

If you were absent on Wednesday May 4th


  • Chemistry B- In class, the students took notes over Reversible Reactions, Equilibrium Constants and we worked some Keq problems. Next, I assigned a worksheet over Reversible Reactions and Equilibrium.

  • Biology B- First, we graded the worksheet over relationships between organisms. Next, the students created a food web using imaginary animals. Finally, I assigned a food web that the students must create using the computer.

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

If you were absent on Tuesday May 3rd

  • Chemistry B- Today, after handing in the Computer Lab, the class took notes over Enthalpy and Free Energy. After showing the students examples of both, I assigned a worksheet over Reaction Kinetics.
  • Biology B- First, the class reviewed community interactions. After giving examples of these interactions, the students took notes over Chapter 2 Section 2. Then, I assigned the worksheet over Relationships between Organisms. Also, I assigned the assessment questions on Page 40 # 1-4.

Monday, May 2, 2011

If you were absent on Monday May 2nd


  • Chemistry B- First, the students 1/2 sheet scrapped the entropy worksheet. Next, I gave the students the definition of Specific Heat. Finally, the class performed computer lab #4: Heat of Fusion of Ice.

  • Biology B- To start things off, the students graded the worksheet over section 3 of Chapter 8. Next, they 1/2 sheet scrapped their assessment questions. After taking a quiz over chapter 8, the students took notes over Section 1 of Chapter 2 (Ecology).

Friday, April 29, 2011

If you were absent on Friday April 29th


  • Chemistry B- The class worked on the Entropy worksheets and cleaned up the lab.

  • Biology B- First, the students took the Vocabulary Quiz. Second, we graded Chapter 8 Sections 1 & 2 worksheets. After taking notes on section 3 of chapter 8, I assigned the Section 3 Worksheet.

If you were absent on Thursday April 28th


  • Chemistry B- Today, the class took notes over Entropy and Energy Changes. Then, they worked on a worksheet over Entropy.

  • Biology B- First, the students completed a worksheet associated with a Science World Magazine. Next, they worked on the Chapter 8 Sections 1 & 2 worksheets. Finally, the students were assigned the assessment questions on page 227 #1-4.

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

If you were absent on Wednesday April 27th


  • Chemistry B- First, the student took notes over the following: Collision Theory, Reaction Rates, Rate Law and Reaction Mechanisms. Next, they were assigned the worksheet over Collision Theory, Reaction Rates and Rate Law.

  • Biology B- To start things off, the students that were absent yesterday took their Chapter 17 make-up Test. Next, the students took notes over Sections 1 & 2 of Chapter 8.