Over the next month, check these live feeds to see when the Red-Tailed Hawk and the Great Blue Heron chicks are born:
Project 6: Evidence for Evolution
Part of Extra Credit 6-2:
Listen to Ian Tattersall ,See the transcript if you need help. Complete the handout questions about the interview. ----------------->
Watch and read the story about Australopithecus sediba, the most recently discovered, and possibly oldest human ancestor.
Our Field Trip to AMNH of May 4:
Spitzer Hall of Human Origins at the American Museum of Natural History
See how human ancestors have changed over millions of years: Hominids over the years
Project 5: Race, Eugenics, and DNA
BIOSERVER - compare DNA sequences!Vanishings! The Mystery of the Romanovs
DNA Extraction Photos - Find photos for each step of our extraction procedure.
Recovering the Romanovs - check out the full mystery on DNALC's website. Click this link, then "Recovering the Romanovs", then "Science Solves a Mystery"
Our Gel Electrophoresis Results:
If you don't see a bright band for your sample, we need to do another extraction this week!
Gel Electrophoresis online:
Eugenics Stations Weblinks:
Station #2 Mismeasure of Man
Station #3 Hemophilia Pedigree
How to make a pure-bred plant:
Measuring Skulls with beans -
DNA Functions - Replication
Discovery of DNA Structure:
Race, Immigration, and Eugenics:
Project 4: Genetics and Inherited Disease
Mitosis Extra Credit Challenge: Go to Flushing Library WALL OF MITOSIS on Kissena Boulevard and take pictures of you and a friend doing the Mitosis dance - Prophase, Metaphase, Anaphase, Telophase, and Cytokinesis. Submit your photos and pictures on Voicethread, with narration, and share with your class and teachers, Jordan and Elsie. Want to see an example? Click for the photos HERE.
Mitosis and Fertilization Resources:
Project 3: Survival!
ALL the Organ Systems PowerPoint:
Homework for January 4th:
1) Write about one organ/tissue/cell, its function and analogy from your system.
2) Write about one organ/tissue/cell, its function and analogy from a different system.
3) For an H, write about how these two work together to maintain homeostasis.
Christmas/New Year's Break Homework:
Circulatory and Respiratory Diseases:
- Emphysema / Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
- Coronary Artery Disease
- Hypertension / High Blood pressure
Click to see the Powerpoint on Circulatory and Respiratory Systems:
Project 2: Age of Exploration Terrarium Project and the Scientific Method
Watch: Frozen Frogs on NOVA
Classes G, H, and I
Trip to Kissena Park:
E/R Biology Photos:
Connections Kissena Photos
Field Day Photos
Watch the NOVA special, "Can we Make it To Mars?" that we watched in class:
NOVA: Can We Make it to Mars?
Project 1: Myself, My Community, and My World PRESENTATIONS:
Click on the links below to view your presentation. Remember, it is +25 points on the reflection to watch, write about, and print a picture from your video.
Most presentations from 9/26 are here
4 more presentations from class H from 9/26
5 presentations from 9/27
Myself, My Community, and My World photos:
Flip Camera 2: http://www.flipshare.com/view.aspx?nRecipient=&nFrame=MjlFODBENzQtQ0I0RS00NEQ3LUEwMkMtQTdDNjcwRTkzRjg2&nT=
See what we did last year at the E/R Biology Archive
ISIS Regents Review
Cell Structures and Functions:
Cells Alive: http://www.cellsalive.com/cells/cell_model.htm
Cell Structures and Functions: http://library.thinkquest.org/12413/structures.html
Utah Genetics Look inside a Cell: http://learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/begin/cells/insideacell/