IB Biology - Today we went over all of the things we failed to accomplish on our lab reports. I actually posted those points on last Friday's blog. You have until Thursday to make any correction and resubmit. I won't chase you around about it. Then we went over the DBQ's that were assigned and discussed the depth needed in interpreting data. Lastly, you worked on your drawings. Your drawings are due tomorrow. We will be taking a quiz on Wednesday on 2.1, 2.2, and 2.3.
Honors Biology - Today you came back with the prepared questions from the quadlicious triathlon! And you GET IT! (It=so much about how the body works. It's starting to come together!) After looking back at our animal cell illustrations and identifying the mitochondria, we then drew a cut away illustration of the Mighty Mito on a new entry. While we didn't get more done, we'll finish this tomorrow.
On the left side of entry I want you to find out about two medical conditions that are related to mitochondria. You should describe the condition, find out how the structure of the mitochondrion is affected because of this condition (use your drawing to describe), what treatments can be used to help these patients, and don't forget to site your source next to your 2 conditions.
IB Biology - Today we spent he big chunk of our time looking at your work. We looked at the many iterations of carbohydrates and lipids. At this point you should have a pretty good idea of the differences. So, tomorrow you have a quiz on the material from 2.1, 2.2, and 2.3. As to looking ahead, we next head to understanding proteins. In order to do this I want you to watch this great review!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H8WJ2KENlK0&vl=en It also answers the question we had about fructose and glucose! After about the first 10 minutes it gets into proteins that we haven't yet studied, but we will starting tomorrow! Feel free to take notes!
Honors Biology - So today we finished answering our driving question of how mitochondria provide us with the energy our cells need. When we use this information in conjunction with the 4-event triathlon you should be putting together a good ide of how our systems work together to allow our athletes to do what they do! ...which is what your formative assessment is about. Tomorrow (due on Friday), you will begin creating an illustration of how is it possible for the athlete to have done what they did. You must include the following concepts/topics: Digestion, Respiration, Heart Rate, Circulatory system and blood, Cells, Mitochondrion, Glucose, Oxygen, Water, Carbon Dioxide, ATP, and Energy. Oh, and be sure to include the FORMULA! You should illustrate your response as much as possible, but written explanations will support these drawings. Here's a great video from Khan Academy. Watch this and take notes to work on your project tomrrow: https://www.khanacademy.org/science/biology/structure-of-a-cell/tour-of-organelles/v/mitochondria-video You should know that this project will NOT be in your notebook, but submitted separately.
IB Biology - SO today we took a quiz on carbohydrates and lipids, 2 of our 4 macromolecules. Today we began a project on the third of our four macromolecules (do you know the fourth?). This project is focused around proteins (Chapter 2.4). A shared document was created in class for your class for you to put your information into. Your talking points should be placed in the speakers notes area of this Slides presentation, but your visuals should support what you are saying. The following list shows the ORDER as well as the topics that are required for this project.
X Structure: Amino acids (origins, structures, types and sources), peptides, and Polypeptides.
X Coding for the proteins. Proteomes and genomes. Which is bigger? How?
X Functions:Examples and connect to structure.
X Insulin, Rubisco, Collagen, and Immunoglobulin.
X Denaturing through pH and Temperature. How does it actually happen?
X Find out about BOTOX, pg93. How is this connected to proteins? What other products are made this way?
X Other protein related topic, your choice! Folding?
This is all DUE FRIDAY!!!
As to homework, please review membrane structure and histamine receptors for the speaker tomorrow. Develop questions (potential for extra credit if you have good questions!)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YS2lipwoMgg And don't forget that we'll be meeting in the LITTLE THEATER so do NOT go to room 187.
Honors Biology - Today was mostly a work day, and on Friday the project is due. Be sure you carefully review ALL of the required parts necessary to the project/assessment. They are listed on Tuesday. IN addition to this project, I need you to also review membrane structure and histamine receptors for the speaker tomorrow by watching the following video.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YS2lipwoMgg If you have a really good question for our speaker there may be some extra credit for you! Oh and don't forget to meet at the LITTLE THEATER (not room 187)!!!!
PATHWAY STUDENTS!!! Please check out the following website for the newly posted opportunities (which some are required) list on our official webpage (bookmark it!). sites.google.com/guhsd.net/ghdhealthpathways/work-based-learning/events-opportunities?authuser=0 This could cover your volunteer hours, shadowing, or an internship!
IB Biology - I hope you liked the guest speaker today! Please be sure your slides are ready/finished/ready to be discussed!
Honors Biology - I hope you enjoyed knowing a lot about our guest speakers topic! Please make sure your illustration is ready to go tomorrow. Yes, finished.
IB Biology - Okay! Well, today we had a chance to hear a general overview on proteins, but didn't get through it all. We'll pick that back up on Monday. But one of the functions of proteins is their role as an enzyme, a catalyst for reactions. Please complete the DBQ found on page 97. This will be turned in on Monday.
Honors Biology - Today we spent a CHUNK of time just talking about how we need to take control of our lives and to explore all of the opportunities that high school offers! ...and that everyone should play water polo. But for this weekend you should complete the POGIL you received today on the connection between photosynthesis and respiration. It is due when you walk in! If you were out for some reason, I will post it below.
This page contains nearly everything that you need if you missed class.