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Regents Biology

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June 4, 2014
Finish Test 7 and analysis questions 8-10 (The Biodiversity Crisis)
for the Relationships and Biodiversity Lab

May 29-30, 2014
Ecological Succession Lab


May 27-28, 2014
Building a Biomass Pyramid Sheet
Energy Pyramid Lab


May 22-23, 2014
Ecological Interrelationships   (PowerPoint)

Ecological Interrelationships Notes Sheet
Interact! Lab

May 20-21, 2014
Intro to Ecology Notes Sheet  (Blank)
Intro to Ecology Notes completed

May 14-15, 2014
Applied Genetics   (PowerPoint)>

Applied Genetics Notes Sheet


May 1-6, 2014
Chromosomes and Linkage   (PowerPoint)

Chromosomes and Linkage Notes Sheet
Complex Inheritance Worksheet
Sex-Linked Questions
(Check Your Answers)


April 29-30, 2014
Beyond Mendelian Genetics Notes   (PowerPoint)

Beyond Mendel Notes Sheet

Complex Patterns of Inheritence Worksheet

April 25-28, 2014
Human Inheritance and Pedigree Analysis Lab
Pedigree symbols
A good genetics review site
Punnet Square Worksheet (avoid #3)


April 21-24, 2014
Intro to Genetics Notes  (.ppt)


Intro to Genetics Notes Sheet


April 8-9, 2014
Endocrine System Notes   (.ppt)

Endocrine Glands Notes Sheet


April 4-7, 2014
Regulation and The Neuron Notes     (.ppt)

Regulation and the Neuron Notes Sheet


March 31-April 3, 2014
Immunology II Notes   (.ppt)

Immunology II Notes Sheet (Blank)
How Milkmaids Saved Western Civilization Activity

March 27-28, 2014
Lines of Defense Notes  (.ppt)

Lines Of Defense Notesheet
Fighting the Flu Movie Notesheet (Blank)
Fighting the Flu Notesheet (completed)
A good description of the immune response:
<http://www.biologyreference.com/Ho-La/Immune-Response.html>


March 25-26, 2014
Blood: The Liquid Organ Notes    (.ppt)

Components of Blood Notes Sheet
Observing Blood Cells Lab


March 21-24, 2014
Making Connections Lab

March 18-19, 2014
Heart Anatomy Lab
Heart Notes    (.ppt)




March 11-17, 2014
Circulatory Plumbing Notes     (.ppt)

Introduction to Circulation Notes Sheet



March 10-13, 2014
Excretory System Notes   (.ppt)

Blank Notes Sheet
Blank Macromolecule Metabolism Sheets
Urinary System Diagram
From <http://www.bioedonline.org/slides/>


March 6-7, 2014
Lung Capacity Lab
Gas Exchange Regents Review Questions
Review Material Posted at Review Page
(Make sure you check the review sheets for more review questions from each unit!)

March 4-5, 2014
Respiratory Organs diagram (Unlabelled)
Respiratory System Notes (PowerPoint)     (.ppt)

Respiratory Disease Organizer


February 28-March 3, 2014
Digestive System Anatomy Handout
Digestive Organ Organizer

Digestive System Notes    (.ppt)



February 26-27, 2014
Organ System Overview Handout
Organization In Living Things Notes    (.ppt)


February 6-12, 2014
Cellular Respiration Notes (from the board)

ATP Notes (from the board)
Cell Phones and Cell Cycles Worksheet

Jeopardy! Review
(This is a PowerPoint. Mac users can try opening it with google docs)
Cellular Respiration Movie
This is a .wmv file that seems to need a relatively new version of windows.
Tucker Stern editted out the material we didn't need.


February 3-4, 2014
Death of a Cheesy-Poof Lab
Transport Notes

January 24-28, 2014
Transport Notes  (.ppt)


Cellular Transport Notes Sheet (w/ blanks)

January 22-23, 2014
Diffusion Across A Membrane Lab

January 15-21, 2014
Cell Membrane Video (youtube.com)
Cell/Plasma Membrane Structure and Function Notes  (.ppt)
Use the notes to fill out the sheets below
Cell/Plasma Membrane Notes Sheet (blank)
Fake Sweet reading and questions

January 13-14, 2013
We Are Not Plants Lab
Plant and Animal Cell diagram

January 8-9, 2014
Organelle Notes
Organelle Notesheet (blank)
Organelle Notesheet (filled in)


January 6-7, 2014
Cell Theory Notes
Class' Cell Theory Worksheet

December 16-18, 2013
Toothpickase Lab
Enzyme Reaction Rate Notes
How to make a good graph (and get all of the points)    (.ppt)
Graph Paper

December 12-13, 2013
Salivary Amylase Lab

December 6-11, 2013
Enzyme Notes
Blank Enzyme Notes Sheet

December 4-5, 2013
Lipid and Protein Chemistry Notes    (.pptx)
Protein and Lipids Notes Sheet (Blank)

December 2-3, 2013
Concept Maps Notes
University of Delaware Concept Map Page
Nutrition Project Overview
Nutrition Project Introduction/Discussion Sheet

November 25-26, 2013
Chemistry of Lipids and Proteins Lab

November 21-22, 2013
Polymer Chemistry Notes Sheet

Chemistry of Carbohydrates Lab

November 15-20, 2013
Adventures in pH Lab

Of Bonds and Bases    (.ppt file)


November 13-14, 2013
So...Whaddyaknowbout Chemistry?
Intro to Chemistry Questions
Basic Chemistry Notes
Basic Chemistry Notes (completed)


November 6-7, 2013
Making A Cladogram
Pictures of Evolution    (.ppt file)

November 4-5, 2013
Another Famous "Wrong" Dude     (.ppt file)

October 31-November 5, 2013
Beaks of Finches Lab

October 29-30, 2013
Modern Evolution Notes Sheet(.pdf) BLANK

Modern Evolution Notes    (.ppt file)

October 21-22, 2013
Evidence of Evolution Notes (.pdf)



Evidence of Evolution Lab

October 17-18, 2013
Binomial Nomenclature Notes    (.ppt file)
Monster Key and Naming Sheet
Latin and Greek Roots and Combining forms

October 15-16, 2013
Dichotomous Keys Notes
   (.ppt)


Identifying NY's Game Fish Lab

October 22-23, 2012
Intro to Taxonomy notes    (.ppt file)


Classification By Morphology Lab
Classification By Morphology Shapes Sheet


October 2-3, 2013
Tools of the Biologist Notes     (.ppt)


Tools of the Biologist Notes Sheet



September 30-October 1, 2013
More On Microscope Notes   (.ppt)


Magazines and Thread Lab

September 26-27, 2013
Letter "e" Lab

September 24-25, 2013
Microscope Notes  .ppt


Blank Microscope Diagram
(Fill it out using the Microscope Notes)


September 20-23, 2013
Life Processes Web Notes     (.ppt)

Alive! sheet

September 18-19, 2013
Lollipop Lab


September 16-17, 2013
Scientific Method Web Notes     (.ppt)


Experimental Design and Variables Notes


Controls and Variable Notes Sheet

Experimental Design (Tiger-Repellant) Notes


Experimental Design Worksheet


September 12-13, 2013
What Happened Here Lab


September 10-11, 2013
Safety Lab


September 6-9, 2013
Course Outline
Exactly What Am I In For? Sheet