Homework Due on April 2, 2019: Textbook page 109 Questions #1, 2, 9 10, 13
April 4, 2019: Test on Osmosis, Diffusion, Photosynthesis & Cellular Respiration
List of assignments due after Spring Break (if you haven’t handed them in yet.)
- CHNOPS animal assignment
- DNA Fingerprinting Gel Electrophoresis Lab
- pGLO Bacterial Transformation Lab
In case you missed them, here are the notes from class on the Plant Kingdom and Algae for Ms. Armstrong’s and Mr. Lam’s classes.
Plant Kingdom & Algae Notes
and the Homework Questions:
Alternations of Generations and Algae Questions
Virus Unit Test is on Tuesday March 12 & Wednesday March 13
If you missed the class notes, they are here: Virus Notes
Prokaryote Unit Test – Tuesday February 26th / Wednesday February 27th
Click on the link below for the notes of the Prokaryote Note Package that was distributed in class:
Bacteria Notes 2019
Classification of Matter and the Structure of the Atom
Be sure to refer to the Topic List Handout given out on in class.
Text pages 246-259 7.1 States of Matter
- Can you explain the 2 characteristics that all matter has?
- Can you name and give examples of the 3 states of matter?
- Can you compare the differences between the 3 states of matter with reference to shape and volume?
- Can you use the kinetic molecular theory (KMT) to explain the 3 states of matter?
- Can you use the KMT to explain what happens during thermal expansion and thermal contraction?
- Can you explain the difference tween thermal energy, heat and temperature?
- Can you use the KMT to explain the changes of states of matter?
- Can you name the 6 changes of states of matter and recognize examples and/ or provide examples of each?
Chemistry Basics for Biologists topic List
Ch2 The Chemical Context of Life
- Atomic models
- Bohr, Lewis dot structures, structural diagrams
- Compare ionic and covalent compounds and bonds
- Reduction and oxidation
- Compare and contrast between inorganic molecules and organic molecules
Ch3 Water and Life
- Chemical structure and properties of water molecules ( polarity, H-bonds)
- Discuss the 4 properties of water and the implications for life on the planet.
- Cohesion, adhesion, surface tension
- Versatile solvent
- Moderates temperature
- The density of ice which allow it to float on water
- Acids and bases (H+ and OH-)
- Ph scale
- Why are buffers important for living organisms?
Ch 4 Carbon and the Molecular Diversity of Life
- The carbon atom and it’s bonds allow for a diversity of carbon compounds
- Recognize and identify chemical groups (Figure 4.9)