AP Biology 2nd Semester Calendar 2014

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How to Study- Guide  Test your brain  Tree of Life How to Write in Biology PPT Statistics PPT How to write a reflection Basics to working with Spreadsheets

Phyla Assignment for Cladebook page I can statements (Essential Knowledge) ; General Rubric for Lab Write-Ups Study Strategy Web Help

Phyla Background and Phyla Presentation Assignments   Tree of Life Vernier Lab Pro Instructions

NOTE: Reading and Focus Questions are Assigned and Due on the Dates indicated, HOWEVER these assignments will not be collected 2nd semester (Extra Credit point per chapter)

 LAST DAY TO TURN IN LATE, RED0NE, EX CR IS THE DAY OF THE AP BIOLOGY NATIONAL EXAM Monday 5/12/2014).

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Learning Objectives & Labs

January 27

Teacher Work Day: No Classes





 



 



 

January 28

Start 2nd Semester New Seating Chart

Assign Chapter 13, 14, 15 due on day of quiz next Monday 2/3

Course Policy signature sheet Parent signatures and email addresses

Genetic ECAs introduction to Genetics

Fall Final Test Corrections (regular Quiz  assignment, due 2/28 ) you can come in A period or lunch or after school

Lecture: Meiosis

Sordaria Pictures Sordaria Practice

New Investigation 7B Meiosis

Meiosis Rubric due 2/4

Karyotyping Background info for Part A  (click through the 3 pages) ; Karyotyping Activity FYI

Introduction to Genetics

Good Place to practice genetics problems

Preview of Genetics
Mitosis and Meiosis Simulation   
Mendelian Genetics  (Biology Essentials #29)
Punnett Squares
Using the addition and multiplication rules to solve genetics problems

Genotypes & Phenotypes (AP Essentials #33)
Linked Genes
  and Chromosomal Inheritance (Chapter 9 B)
Pedigree Analysis
Advanced Non-Mendelian Genetics  (AP Essentials #30)
Cellular Variation (Essentials #52)
Environmental Genotype Effects (Essentials #53)

January 29

The flies are here, introduction to

Fly Epigenetics Lab

Drosophilia Background info

Whiteboard problems

Classwork problems

FYI: Practice

Practice genetics problems

New Investigation 7B Meiosis

Meiosis Rubric due 2/4

X-linked, co-dominance and

more pedigrees

Okay here is the murky truth about heterozygotic inheritance (complete, incomplete, and codominant)

Corn Genetics Background Information Article

Transposon animation

Pericarp and Transposons

Scitable from Nature: Essentials of Genetics Unit 1Brief History of Genetics
Chromosomal Inheritance: Chapter 15
Blame it on DNA (youtube)
Scitable from Nature: Essentials of Genetics Unit 3 & Chromosome & Disease & Genes & the Environment & All about X & Genetic Diseases  

January 30 (Early Release Day 35 minute class)

Fly Epigenetics Lab (fly manual) Fly Epigenetics Lab (set up today) (scheme)

Statistic Modeling Probability (read and practice if necessary)

corn activity (class activity)

FYI: Practice

Human Genetics Problem Set

Sex-linked 1, and 2

DNA Forensics I

DNA Forensics II

The Romanovs

Prezi Presentations: Mendelian Genetics
Prezi: Mendel Part I
Prezi: Extension to Mendelian Genetics
Prezi: Human Genetic Conditions

What is non-nuclear inheritance???

Sperm Genome (July 2012) Lots of recombination and boo-boos

Myths of Genetic Traits

Rare Blood Type Vel-1 (extra credit article)

January 31

Speaker: Former AP student Carly Kenyon: Genetic Counseling

Course Policy signature sheet Parent signatures and email addresses due

Lecture: Epistasis, Pleiotrophy  and Epigenetics, Epigenetics News

EVO-DEVO Rap from Stanford (from Autumn)

Cystic Fibrosis Gene Defect Article

Drugs and Epigenetics
Jumping Genes and MRSA infections

Time Magazine article on epigenetics
Jumping Genes Reveal Kangaroos' Origins (2010)
 Dosage Compensation in the Mouse Balances Up-Regulation and Silencing of X-Linked Genes
 Epigenetics- the next level of gene control outside of inherited DNA sequences (Article from NEB-2010)
Transposon silencing



Jumping Genes in Plants horizontal transfer article


Genetics Learning Objectives



corn activity



Fly Epigenetics Lab

(potential set up)

fly manual

epigenetics & diet

http://www.swimbots.com/

February 3 (Note: start bean seeds for transpiration lab)

Set up Fly lab

Classwork problems



Extra Credit: due by 2/10

Case Study: Pretzel Syndrome, Introduction PPT Worksheet (html link)



Epigenetics and Plasmodium (Malaria) article from 2010 (more recent extra credit article)

February 4

New Investigation 7B Meiosis Meiosis Rubric due today

Case Study: PKU & Hardy-Weinberg

Fly Epigenetics Lab

The Legacy of Lonesome George

Tree of Life

Why is the Y so small: HHMI lecture

X-inactivation during embryogenesis leads to female mosaics HHMI short video


February 5

Chapter 13/14/15 due

Genetics Quiz/test (~20 questions and word problems)

Links to using DNA/nucleotides to look at Evolutionary Relationships

Sequence Analysis Info

Cladistics Teacher Guide

Evolution "Gems" from Nature Magazine

Cladistics Student Guide

Extra Credit Book Report (due by the end of 3rd Quarter)

Your Inner Fish articles:

A Devonian tetrapod-like fish and the evolution of the tetrapod body plan

The pectoral fin of Tiktaalik roseae and the origin of the tetrapod limb

Oldest footprint on terrestrial Earth  (Extra Credit Article see me for copy)

These fins were made for fingers? News article Original Research Article (suitable for March required article)

February 6

Watch A1 Youtube video for tomorrow's activity (starts out blurry, but then is okay) Link to download Allele program

Assign Ch 22 and Ch 25.6 and 23 (review 4.1) due 2/11 and quiz

Assign Ch 24 (includes Chapter 25.1-4) , and Chapter 26 plus Pgs on Primates (Chapter 34.7-34.8) due 2/21-Quiz

In class: What Darwin Never Knew (hour 1)

Extra Credit Articles:

Gene Swapping drives Evolution in Prokaryotes

Biased Gene Conversion (may be responsible for accelerated evolution)  Extra Credit Articles Review due 2/12

HHMI: How the Stickleback fish lost spines in the fresh water populations (genes)

Original Article (good for extra credit)

Cichlid Fish Evolution article Rapid sympatric ecological differentiation of crater lake cichlid fishes within historic times

February 7 (...S1 computer lab)

Statistics Skills and AP labs

Actual Lab for Hardy-Weinberg (write-up binder paper notes + typed discussion due 2/14, see last page of lab) (link to computer program A1 you will need this on your own computer to complete the lab at home)

New Investigation #2: Hardy Weinberg (background info)

Hardy Weinberg Help

Darwin and Hardy-Weinberg

Misconceptions about Evolution List

read through introduction for PPT and other  and sample and more advanced modeling Deme 1.0 & 2.0 (need free account) or Allele A1 or PopGen

Genetics Learning Objectives

Evolution Learning Objectives



Fly Epigenetics Lab

fly manual

Lab 2: Hardy Weinberg

Hardy-Weinberg download activities for fun... believe it or not.

EvoDots (download and use online manual, located under "help".)

Allele A1(download and use with the following pdf files: AlleleAI Manual, Tutorial I Selection/Mutation, Tutorial 2 Migration/Drift



Sytematics/Cladistics Extra Credit due by unit test

February 10

Diversity (pick a kingdom) (Extra Credit) Article Review #5 due 2/28,

CER: Host-Parasite Articles in class, post to blog

HHMI: Shells

HHMI: Natural Selection & Adaptation (pocket mice) short video

HHMI: Birth & Death of Genes

HHMI: Natural Selection in Humans

Learning Evolution Using Phylogenetic Analysis (PPTX) Student Worksheet (DOCX)

Data sets for Phylogenetic Analysis AminoAcidsB1 AminoAcidsPartB2 PartC Part D

Using use the one click on the http://www.phylogeny.fr/ site with cast from Mr. Knuffke on an example of how to do the project using phylogeny.fr).

February 11

Ch 22 and Ch 25.6 and 23 due Quiz today

Assign Ch 24 (includes Chapter 25.4-25.5) , and Chapter 26 (25 in 7th ed) plus Pgs on Primates (Chapter 34.7-34.8) due 2/21

Case Study: Evolution of Skin Color or Case Study: Tree Thinking/Whale Evolution or Case Study: Fly Speciation

Fly Evolution: 40 generations and they can count

Animal Tree of Life (updated)



Video: Evolution: Why Sex

or

What Darwin Never Knew

Case Study: Evolution of Skin Color or Case Study: Tree Thinking/Whale Evolution or Case Study: Fly Speciation


February 12 (S1 computer lab meet in S4 first)

Introduction to Phylogenetics and Bioinformatics

Updated Phylogenetics Activity (how to read a phylogenetic tree) rubric



:How to make a Cladogram

 Eye Evolution Article

Is there a limit to brain evolution and intelligence?

Evolutionary Evidence that birds descended from dinosaurs

Dinosaur skulls, heterochrony and birds (extra credit article)






February 13 (S1 computer lab meet in S4 first)



Updated Phylogenetics Activity due on blog on 2/26 (how to read a phylogenetic tree)


February 14 (S1 computer lab meet in S4 first) (buy bean seeds)

Updated Phylogenetics Activity (how to read a phylogenetic tree)

Actual Lab for Hardy-Weinberg (write-up binder paper notes + typed discussion due 2/15, see last page of lab) (link to computer program A1 you will need this on your own computer to complete the lab at home)





Phylip (free program for determining phylogeny)

Video: Mind's Big Bang (Evolution Series PBS)

Evolution Learning Objectives



Bioinformatics: New Lab 2: Blast and beyond

flies

February 17

President's Day 

No School




February 18 (plant bean seeds)

Human Evolution PPT

Comparing Primate Skeletons



(Fish Lab Comparative Phylogenetics postponed to block schedule day on 3/27)

February 19

Finish up phylogenetic

FYI:




February 20

Video

February 21 Rally Schedule

Assign Ch 24 (includes Chapter 25.4-25.5) , and Chapter 26 plus Pgs on Primates (Chapter 34.7-34.8) due Quiz Today

Fly data update

Diversity (pick a kingdom) (Extra Credit) Article Review #5 due 2/28,

Evolution Learning Objectives



flies

February 24

They Don't Make Humans Like They Used To and Duffy Blood Group Advantage  (Duffy article available for Extra Credit)

Comparative Hominid Skull Lecture

Becoming Human Web Site

Finish 2nd hour of What Darwin Never Knew\

New Homind Species Red Deer Cave People?

Primates & Humans: War Archives: How Some Primates Fought Off Ancient Viruses

February 25

Review (Unit Test  chapters 22-26 + pages) unit test on tomorrow with FRQ

Shape of Life: Bones, Brawn, and Brains or Journey of Man  (check out the atlas on the web site

Video: Becoming Human

Which human genes have been hotspots for positive selection?

World's Oldest Cave Art

Slide Show

Evolution of Man and more Evolution of Man (Smithsonian)

continued

Evolution of Skin Color (TED talk)

Back to Africa 12,000 years ago article -2012

Brain Gene Duplications may have lead to Human Traits

Science Article on altered sex ratios (ask for article)

Neanderthals ate their veggies and used medicinal plants

February 26 Updated Phylogenetics Activity due on blog on 2/26 (how to read a phylogenetic tree) rubric



Unit Test (Ch 22-26 + pages) Evolution Unit Test

February 27 (double 3rd period assembly)

Assign Chapter 27.1-27.2 & 28.1, 31.1 due March 7

-Introduction to Diversity (DKPCOFGS) The Domains and Kingdoms

Diversity (pick a kingdom) (Extra Credit) Article Review #5 due 2/28,

Designing Inquiry type labs

Oh the things people can do with slime mold

Slime mold

February 28







fly lab check up...








Evolution Learning Objectives



flies

March 3



slime mold set up

Slime mold

 Slime Setup:

March 4

Fly data? Done?

Overview of the 3 domains

Cyanobacteria Switch Metabolism at Night

The Straight Poop: a novel approach to curing digestive disease

You won't believe how much bacteria is in your living environment

Bacterial Evolution (diarrhea) TED talks

March 5 (Fine Arts Assembly double 3rd period)

Slime mold data?

Blog post for partners (1 post per pair) includes: Descriptive titles, procedural design and Observations; anecdotal, measurements (you might consider Image J (including drawings or time lapse video; free apps Splice for iPhone; Magisto for Android) and How to write a reflection conclusion, references and 2 comments on other posts due typed 3/12 (slime mold blog grading rubric)

March 6

Ants, Parasitic Fungi, and Streptomyces (coevolution and mutualism) Extra Credit article review

Fungi Life Styles/ Video (The Rotten World)

Flesh Eating Fungi (Cordyceps mind controlling fungi-YouTube)

Pond Scum videos

Fungi Slide Show

Fungus of the Month

Fungi Weblinks

6 ways fungi can save the world (TED talk)

Absolutely GREAT overview of Eukarya

Tree of Life




March 7

Chapter 27.1-27.2,28.1, 31.1 due

Quiz Chapter 27/28



Assign Chapter 36 due 3/13

Pre lab New Investigation 11: Transpiration due tomorrow

Measuring Surface area of leaves

How to use Image J to measure surface area (youtube)

Download Image J program

Written Instructions for using Image J (pdf)

How can you measure transpiration in a bean plant... hw... think of ways to meaure.

Digital Plant Scavenger Hunt

Evolution Learning Objectives



Slime Mold: creating patterns

How to use Image J to measure surface area (youtube)

Download Image J program

Written Instructions for using Image J (pdf)

March 10



 Set up plant lab (runs until Thursday)

stomata counting ( New Investigation 11: Transpiration )

March 11

Plant Morphology

 Private Life of Plants: Its a Jungle Out There

Video: Botany of Desire

Evolution of Plants

New class of Plants Hormones found (9/08) 

Diversity of Plants

March 12

Slime mold Descriptive titles, procedural design and Observations; anecdotal, measurements (including drawings) and How to write a reflection conclusion, references due (slime mold blog grading rubric)

AP Lab 9/New Investigation 11: Transpiration Results/ Semi-Formal Title, Abstract, Results (summary table, summary graph, trend paragraph relate to stomata density), conclusion and references. due 3/20 RUBRIC ( AP Lab 9 help)

March 13

Ch 36 due
Chapter 36 Quiz

last measurement of plants

Plant Structure and Growth Tutorial/ The Biology Place

Fly Mini-Posters presentations coming... next Friday... wrap up your data working on posters on March 18th.

 Private Life of Plants: Its a Jungle Out There

March 14 (Staff Development Day-No Classes)

Slime mold Descriptive titles, procedural design and Observations; anecdotal, measurements (including drawings) and How to write a reflection conclusion, references due (slime mold blog grading rubric) Will be graded on Monday...


Transpiration Lab (rates, stomata, surface area)

March 17

Assign Ch 32-34 due 3/31 (just a quiz no unit test)

(Phyla day Kingdom Animalia Presenter Mrs. Groch)


March 18 (High School Exit Exam) Period 1 meets from after lunch from 12:05 PM to 1:04 PM


Work on Fly posters and data... Write up: Mini-Posters for flies; personal typed How to write a reflection of your project... presentation on Friday (peer review rubric, just in case you lose the copy I gave you) (teacher rubric)

Speaking and Listening Guidelines

March 19

(High School Exit Exam)

no class today???


March 20

AP Lab 9 due today (see 3/12) New Investigation 11: Transpiration Results/ Semi-Formal Title, Abstract, Results (summary table, summary graph, trend paragraph), conclusion and references. due 3/20 RUBRIC ( AP Lab 9 help)

Animalia Galore (the bottles)

March 21

Required Article Review #6 due next Friday  on Evolution Mechanisms



Presentation of fly results, Speaking and Listening Guidelines don't forget to staple your typed personal How to write a reflection of your fly project to the peer review rubric, just in case you lose the copy I gave you teacher rubric



Cool video on nemerteans and echinoderms

Cnidarians Triploblastic, really

Embryos sensing light, yeah really

Sea Jellies may have been bilaterians back in the day

GMO

March 24 (reserve cart)

Case Study: Corn Under Construction

Article Review #6 due  on Evolution Mechanisms  due Friday




March 25 (reserve cart) (Class meets from 8:30 to 10:30 AM due to SBAC testing)

Hour 1:

Introduction to protein gels  (info on SDS/PAGE gels; protein analysis) DO NOT PRINT OUT JUST READ Please make a check list procedure.

Protein Fish Lab Quick Guide

Complete Student Manual (do not print out use for reference only)

Hour 2: Case Study: Corn Under Construction

(Write up for Case Study, handwritten notes + How to write a reflection) due 3/31

March 26

(No class SBAC testing)

March 27 (class meets 1:25 – 2:15)

Fish lab

absent on lab day requirements



Fish  Protein Glossary

Fish Evolution Lab day 1

Post Lab Analysis Help HBB FASTA list

Bring standard curve paper (see page 3 of post lab Analysis help pdf above)

absent on lab day requirements

Hour 2: Video: Shape of Life: Conquerers

Attack of the Sea Slugs (nudibranchs)

March 28

Required Article Review #6 due on Evolution Mechanisms

Fish Evolution Lab day 2

Lab write up due 4/4 (late after 4/4) Assign Fish Protein lab , see rubric for detail: must include a How to write a reflection page and labeled picture of gel. Fish RUBRIC HBB FASTA list blog rubric

Post Lab Analysis

How to do linear regression on calculator

Lab write up due April 4 , cladogram section, Post Lab Analysis Help references) Fish RUBRIC (post on Blog rubric, turn in personal How to write a reflection typed)

FYI:

Evolutionary Evidence that birds descended from dinosaurs


Tree of Life and Overview of Animalia

Overview of Kingdom Animalia

Animal Tree of Life (updated)

Animal Tree of Life
Introduction to Animalia Galore (the bottles)

Shape of Life: The First Hunters (platyhelminthes)

How many genes does it take to make an eye

March 31 (class meets 8:30 to 10:30 AM SBAC testing)

Case Study: Corn Under Construction

(Write up for Case Study, handwritten notes + How to write a reflection) due 3/31

1st hour: Ch 32-24 Test

2nd hour: Animal Structure and Function vs Plant Structure and Function

Extra Credit Article Review: Regulation of Embryonic Development by Prion Proteins (yes the protein that causes mad cow disease)
Animal Structure/ Function Unit (the final stretch)

Homeostasis and Feedback Mechanisms, Examples; Animated Example

More Examples

Homeostasis and Oxygen & Carbon Dioxide in the Blood, Bohr Shift and Oxygen Dissociation (YouTube)

April 1 (no class SBAC testing)




April 2 (Class meets 1:25 PM to 2:15 PM) Speaker: former student Melody

Ch 40& 43 +39.5  due Monday 4/7

 Ch 44-45 due 4/11

Ch 48 & 49 due 4/21

(reserve cart)
Body Systems Case Studies:

Fly Lab/ How to write a reflection (data table/graph/references) due

Case Study: Boy or Girl


Endocrine systems

Fat cells & Hormones (gene regulation) HHMI

Fat & Hormone Lecture HHMI






April 3 (Scheduled Early Release Day 35 minute class 8:30 to 9:05 PM)


Case Study: Boy or Girl

April 4

Fish Lab blog rubric (must include How to write a reflection) late after today)


Former AP students hormone you tube presentation



Boy or Girl Case Study How to write a reflection (with handwritten notes + references) due 4/11


Online Lecture source:


April 7

Body Systems Unit Test April 21

Ch 40  & 43 due



One of the following case studies

Case Study: HIV
Case Study: Graves Disease
Case Study: 1918 FluCase Study: Influenza Pandemic

Immune System

 HIV Life Cycle Animation HHMI


April 8

Immune Presentation Immune overview T-cell Article

H1N1 Evolution from bird to human

Tongue Bugs

Mice Harm their own RBC to protect against malaria (news brief)  (full article) 

Parasite turns evades host immune response

April 9

General Animation of neurotransmission

HHMI: Neurons & Synapses

Click & Learn Neuronal Activity HHMI

Blocking Neurons HHMI (cabal acts like a taser)

Cephalopod intelligence and camouflage video Hive minds

and Slime Mold Intelligence

Case Study Escape from Planet Soma

microRNA can turn somatic cells into neurons

Genes and Alzheimer's

Very cool pictures of neurons from Clarity technique (Brains as clear as jello)

April 10 (iPad cart)

Body Systems Lab Activity

Nerve Transmission Educreations

Modeling neurotransmission activity Educreations (peer rubric)

Link to cool illustrations and animations

New discoveries about Autism

Case Study Escape from Planet Soma

Poison Dart Frogs: Neurotoxins

HHMI: Lecture on Neurons and Brain Development

Narwhal tusk...interesting uses (article)

April 11 (iPad cart)

Nerve Transmission

Brain, Handedness & Schizophrenia (article)

Educreations due 4/21(peer rubric)

Boy or Girl Case Study How to write a reflection (with handwritten notes + references) due 4/11

Chapter 44-45 due

Last day to turn in Ch 40, 43, 44, 45, 48&49 due 4/21


Body Systems Learning Objectives


April 14 Spring Break

Want a review packet of the whole course? Click Here

April 15 Spring Break

April 16 Spring Break

April 17 Spring Break

April 18 Spring Break

Body Systems Learning Objectives

April 21

STAR testing schedule Class Meets: 9:40-10:25

Nerve Transmision

Educreations Presentations due 4/21

Ch 48-49 due

Last Unit Test tomorrow (Overview, Immune, Endocrine, Nervous 40, 43, 44, 45, 48&49 )


Final Exam coming up next week

Good place for quick review

Biology Place: Biocoach tutorials; All 12 required AP Biology Labs

Great Review Site for Molecular Genetics and Evolution

April 22

STAR testing schedule Class Meets: 8:30 – 10:25

Hour 1: Last Unit Test

Hour 2: Begin Review for Final Exam

Want a review packet of the whole course? Click Here

Diagnostic Study Guide (see what you know and don't know to narrow down what to study) (by Jeremy Conn)

WARNING: Final starts the 4/28

Review for last unit test

AP Words... Grid in practice

Please note: if you have to miss any of the final exam day... please make arrangements well in advance. Yes, you can use A period  if you don't have a regularly scheduled class at that time. 

AP Biology Spring Final Study Guide

Don't forget to use the Podcasts to review

April 23

STAR testing schedule NO Class today


April 24

STAR testing schedule Class Meets: 8:30 – 10:25

 Review for final exam

Want a review packet of the whole course? Click Here

Diagnostic Study Guide (see what you know and don't know to narrow down what to study) (by Jeremy Conn)

I can statements (Essential Knowledge)

 AP Biology Spring Final Study Guide

Don't forget to use the Podcasts to review

(requested info on C4 & CAM)


Review for final exam

Final Exam Information:

Great Review Site for Molecular Genetics and Evolution

April 25 (Day of Silence)

STAR testing schedule NO Class today



Body Systems Learning Objectives

April 28 (CST test today, class meets)

(LAST DAY TO TURN IN ANY LATE, REDONE OR EXTRA CREDIT by 4/30)

Final Unit Test Today: Day 1

(50 MC)

Day 1: Multiple Choice

April 29

AP Biology Final: Day 2

Calculation questions (4) and Short Answer (3)

You need 4 function & square root calculator and orange sheet for the test.

April 30

Final Exam Day 3

FRQ Day (2 long FRQ)


May 1

Go over exam begin reviewing for national exam

Review for national exam

AP Final Analysis for strengths and weaknesses; final test corrections due Friday May 9

Want a review packet of the whole course? Click Here

Diagnostic Study Guide (see what you know and don't know to narrow down what to study) (by Jeremy Conn)

May 2

Review for national exam

May 5

AP Chemistry and AP Environmental Sci

(only AM scheduled exams listed)

May 6

AP Computer

AP Spanish Language

AP Final Analysis for strengths and weaknesses

May 7

AP Calculus AB

AP Calculus BC

AP Final Analysis for strengths and weaknesses

May 8
AP English Literature

Review Site for the AP Biology Lab Exam 

AP Final Analysis for strengths and weaknesses

May 9

AP English Language (11th)


Extra Credit Article Review due today (topic: your choice)

May 12 (Mrs. Groch at ISEF)
AP Biology and
Music Theory

 Exam in the morning. Good Luck


May 13 (Mrs. Groch at ISEF)
AP Gov't & Politics

 "AP biology photo scavenger hunt" (bring your digital cameras) for next Friday.

May 14 (Mrs. Groch at ISEF)
AP U.S. History

History of HIV/AIDS (Frontline)

AP Project

Selection of Project due (students who do not take the AP Biology exam are going to present first). Suggested topics: What makes us human, why do we have diseases like diabetes (are there any advantages to deleterious genes?); memes...

determine your project subject by Monday. Here are some links that might inspire you… this project is designed to share new discovers not historic information in your textbook. Each journal magazine has different items, look through all of them before picking something.

May 15 (Mrs. Groch at ISEF)
AP Macroeconomics

AP Project

Post AP Exam Project Rubric

List of links to research journals online (some links might be out of date)

a. Nature News:

b. Science Magazine News:

c. National Geographic News:

d. Scientific American News:

e. Discover Magazine News:

May 16 (Mrs. Groch at ISEF) (Extended Lunch)
AP Spanish Lit

AP biology photo scavenger hunt" (bring your digital cameras)

AP scavenger hunt 



May 19

 Student work on projects (meet here first then go to the S1 lab to work on ap project) 

 Post AP Exam Project Rubric


May 20
 Student work on projects (meet here first then go to the S1 lab to work on ap project) 
Post AP Exam Project Rubric

May 21  Student work on projects (meet here first then go to the S1 lab to work on ap project) 

Post AP Exam Project Rubric


May 22 AP scavenger hunt PPT due today.

Watch hunts...

AP Project

Post AP Exam Project Rubric


May 23 Mrs. Groch Absent

May Extra Credit Article Review due today (topic: bioethics) Post AP Exam Project Rubric

final work day BYOD

AP Project

May 26

Memorial Day

No School

 

May 27

AP Project

Post AP Exam Project Rubric

Presentation #1: Dana & Andrew (3-D printing)

Presentation #2: Selina & Isabel (iPSCs)




May 28 Senior Picnic (only Juniors)

Presentation #3: Maggie (stem cells)

Presentation #4: Alex & Devin (Oil spills)


May 29

AP Project

Post AP Exam Project Rubric

Assign: Video Suggestions, includes justification due 6/6

 Presentation #5 Cole & Tiffani (oxytocin & autism)

Presentation #6 Rohith & Sam (Stem cells & MS)

May 30

AP Project Presentations

Post AP Exam Project Rubric

Presentation #7: Christy (cancer stem cells)

Presentation #8: Cameron & Megan (TBD)

June 2

AP Project Presentations

Presentation #9: Ryan & Quinn (biology of music)

Presentation #10: Valerie (MERS)

  

June 3

AP Project Presentations

Presentation #11: Erica & Shirin (climate change)

Presentation # 12: Kelly & Marina (xenotranplantation)

June 4

Video Suggestions due

AP Project Presentations

Presentation #13: Sara & Alison (TBD)

Presentation # 14: Jackie & Taylor (auditory/visual processing)

June 5

AP Project Presentations

Presentation #15: Adam & Lance (robustness in DNA)

Presentation # 16: Rebecca (brain & drugs)

June 6 10 Aloha Rally Schedule (optional after school- classes end 2:05) 

AP Project 

Presentation #17: Sophie & Anna (excessive exercise & the heart)

Presentation # 18: Connor & Jake (boy vs girl)

June 9

Final presentations???

June 10
Final Class

June 11

June 12
Last Day of Classes

June 13
Graduation