Friday, November 17, 2017

Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration Extension

Here is a document that will help introduce the next topic that we are going to cover: Cellular Respiration

Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Videos for 11/3/17

Here are the videos for my classes on 11/3/17


  1. Brain Games: Addiction
  2. Bill Nye: Plants

Photosynthesis Reading and Video

Here are two of the things that you should work on today:

  1. Intro to Photosynthesis Reading
  2. Video on Photosynthesis
  3. Practice-Quiz on Photosynthesis
Keep these things in mind while working on this today:
  1. How does photosynthesis transform the solar energy to make glucose?
  2. How is photosynthesis important to animals?
  3. Where does photosynthesis take place?

Friday, October 27, 2017

Alternative Task to the Test

Click here for the Alternative Task for the Test

Please complete the activity on your computer. You will receive a grade once you present the PowerPoint to me (not to the class).

Friday, October 20, 2017

Extension: DNA and Protein Synthesis

First, complete this survey to help me improve the class.

Click here for the survey

Do these interactive activities where you build a model of DNA and build a protein.
  1. Build a DNA molecule
    • What kind of pattern do you see doing this activity?
  2. Transcribe and Translate a Gene
    • What is the difference between DNA and RNA?
    • How does the code in DNA and RNA differ?
    • How does the code in RNA and the amino acids differ?
  3. DNA Transcription and Translation Video


Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Videos and reading for 10/17/17


  1. Login to accelerate learning and finish the assignments here
  2. Watch this video and answer the questions after you watch the video.
    1. What does DNA stand for?
    2. What type of shape does DNA have?
    3. Each rung of the ladder is made of how many bases?
    4. Adenine pairs with what other base?
    5. Cytosine pairs with what other base?
    6. What according to the video makes you YOU!