Mr. Hoffner's  Classroom

Pantego Christian Academy
2201 Park Row Dr. 
Arlington, Tx 76013 
(817) 460-3315

1st Quarter

AP Biology Assignments

August 14th

Today in class
 Vocabulary
 Assignments

Welcome!


Issue Text books


Hand out Class and Lab rules


Introduction to AP Biology



 Identify the different 3 Domains in Biology Classification
 
  • Get your info packet signed by your Parents or your educational guardian.  


  • Discover what College Board determines as the 4 Big Ideas in Biology

  • Remember to work on the 4 quizzes from the Summer AP  Biology assignments 

  • Familiarize yourself with the Flinn Safety material found in your information packet. This will be tested on next week! Or view the Lab Safety power point!


Go to your College Board account and enter our class code 

(ALL AP and Dual credit students need to sign in)

August 15th

Today in Class
 Vocabulary
 Assignments

Turn in signed papers


Pre-Test Biology 

 
  • What are the different themes in Biology?
  • Identify the cell theory
  • What are the 7 Characteristics of living things? 
 

Safety power point


Turnitin.com assignment Due Sunday August 18th by 11:59 pm!


Read pages 1-9 


Lab Safety Exam Friday August 23rd

August 16th

Today in Class
 Vocabulary
 Assignments

Close fit exercise


Define Null and Alternate hypothesis


Inquiry based science

 Fact

Theory

Law (principle)

Summer Quizzes due Friday August  23rd


Lab Safety Exam Friday August 23rd

 

August 19th

Today in Class
 Vocabulary
 Assignments
Types of Chemical Bonds:
  • Hydrogen bonding
  • Van der Waals interactions
  • Ionic Bonding
  • Covalent Bonding
 

Van der Waals interactions


Hydrogen bonding 

 

Summer Quizzes due Friday August 23rd


Lab Safety Exam Friday August 23rd


August 20th

Today in Class
 Assignments


AP Themes in Biology


What seperates living from non-living



 

Summer Quizzes due Friday August 23rd


Lab Safety Exam Friday August 23rd

August 21st




2020 Graduating Class

Today in Class
 Assignments

Titration:

Practice skill set 

 

Summer Quizzes due Friday August 23rd


Please observe Table 2.1 on page 26

Please read page 27 (Unequal sharing of electrons)


Lab Safety Exam Friday August 23rd


Answers to today's Quiz

August 22nd

Today in class
 Assignments
 

Summer Quizzes due Friday August 23rd


Please read "Polar and non-Polar substances: Each interacts with its own kind" pages 29-30


College Board Description and Themes


Lab Safety Exam Friday August 23rd

August 23rd

Today in class
 Vocabulary
 Assignments

Lab Safety Exam


QuizStar Test site 


pH


Titration

 

Cohesion


Surface tension


High Heat Capacity


pH 

  Summer Quizzes due Today 

Please read section 2.4 pages 31-35







2020 Graduating Class

 
 

August 26th

Today in Class
 Vocabulary
 Assignments

Titration:

Practice skill set 



Powerpoint on APA Referencing

Dissolved Oxygen

Eutrophication
 

 Lab Bench:  Look at this site to give background info on Dissolved Oxygen (The quiz is NOT for a grade)



Please read: Recent perturbations of the Nitrogen cycle have had adverse effects on ecosystems. pages 1216-1217 and pg 1219




Turnitin.com assignment:


Please identify what "Eutrophication" is and what impact it has on the marine and fresh water environment.
In your discussion, connect Eutrophication to any of the "4 Big Ideas" (College Board is looking for you to connect to 2 or more Big Ideas)

1. Cite your references. Minimum of 2 references are needed. Please use APA format.
2. Please limit your response to 2-3 paragraphs!
Due Monday September 2nd

August 27th

August 28th

Today in Class
 Assignments

Lab 1:

Dissolved Oxygen

August 29th

In Class Today
 Assignments
Lab 1:

Dissolved Oxygen (Data collection)

August 30th

Today in Class
 Assignments
Lab 1:

Dissolved Oxygen

Discussion on lab format


Class Excel Data Sheet

 
 





Enjoy your 3 day Weekend

September 3rd

Today in Class
 Assignments
How to label APA style

Test prep
Exam Monday September 9th


Excel PDF for DO Lab

September 4th

Today in class
 Assignments
Discussion on pH

Last questions for Lab Report
 
Exam Monday
 September 9th

September 5th

Today in class
 Assignments
Test Prep

Calculator.net

Quiz
Answers to today's Quiz
 
Exam Monday
 September 9th

September 6th

Today in Class
 Vocabulary
 Assignments
Introduction to Chemistry

Quiz!

 

Ionic Bonds

Covalent Bonds 

Look at Chapter 2 section 1


Excel PDF for DO Lab

Chemistry Exam September 23rd
 

September 9th

Today in Class
Vocabulary
 Assignments

Exam:
Please bring your lap tops and make sure the batteries are charged!
Proton

Neutron

Electron

Isotope

Ion 

 

Begin looking at Chapter 2

(specifically 2.1 and 2.2)

September 10th

Today in Class
 Vocabulary
 Assignments

Bohr models

Lewis Structure

 

Alkanes

Alkenes

Alkynes

  Chemistry Exam September 23rd

September 11th

Today in Class
 Vocabulary
 Assignments

Introduction to Organic Chemistry 

Grand Unified Theory

 

Organic Chemistry

Isomers

Isotopes

Ion 

Saturated

Unsaturated 

  No Homework Wednesday

September 12th

Today in Class
 Vocabulary
 Assignments
Lab 2: Organic Nomenclature

Quiz  
Hydroxyl

Carbonal  

Carboxyl

Amino

Phosphate

Sulfhydryl

  Chemistry Exam September 23rd

Quiz answers

September 13th

Today in Class
 Vocabulary
 Assignments

Lab 2: Organic Nomenclature


Functional Groups

Alpha and Beta linkages

Hydrolysis

Condensation (Dehydration)

Primary fold

Secondary fold

Tertiary fold

Quartnary fold 

 

Challenge:

Construct the shortest carbon chain that would fit all 7 functional groups identified in class!

 

September 16th

Today in Class
 Vocabulary
 Assignment

Organic Challenge

1-4 Alpha and beta linkages

Hydrolysis

Condensation

 

Disulfide bridge

Peptide bonds

Denature

  Chemistry Exam September 23rd

Please read Ch 3 section 1 pg 38-42
What kinds of molecules characterize living things?

September 17th

Today in Class
 Assignments
Assemble macromolecules 
Practice sets
  Chemistry Exam September 23rd

Please read Chapter 3 section 2 pages 42-49
What are the chemical structures and fnctions of proteins?

September 18th

Today in Class
 Assignment
Glucose vs.  starch

Alpha and Beta linkages

 Protein Folding

  Chemistry Exam September 23rd

September 19th

Today in Class
 Assignment
  Chemistry Exam September 23rd

Please read Chapter 3 section 3 pages 49-54 What are the chemical structures and functions of carbohydrates?

September 20th

Today in class
 Assignments

Review for exam

Quiz


Answers to today's Quiz

   Chemistry Exam September 23rd
 

September 23rd

Today in Class
 Assignment
Exam: Chemistry
Please review Lab Bench:

September 24th

In Class Today
 Vocabulary
 Assignments
Osmosis and Diffusion
Solute
Solvent
Solution

Hypertonic Solution
Hypotonic Solution
Isotonic Solution
Please review Lab Bench:

Please read:
Diffusion is the process of Random Movement toward a state of Equilibrium Pages 105-106

Water Potential Problem Set 1 answers


Water Potential Problem set 2 answers

September 25th.

Today in Class
 Vocabulary
 Assignments
Diffusion lab activity
Psi values
Water Potential
No Homework Wednesday! 

September 26th

In Class Today
 Vocabulary
 Assignment
Collect Data from Diffusion Lab

Potato Lab
Turgor pressure

Channel proteins
Gated channel
Aquaporins
Please read:
Osmosis is the diffusion of water across membranes pages 106-107

-and -

Water moves through a membrane by Osmosis pages 765-767

Last Day for Make up exams and Late Lab Reports is this Friday October 4th

September 27th

Today in Class
 Assignments
Collect data from Potato Lab
Enjoy your weekend
 

September 30th

In Class Today
 Vocabulary
 Assignments
Collect data from Potato Lab

Introduction to the water potential equation

 Gibbs Free energy
Bring Laundry Detergent Wednesday

Last Day for Make up exams and Late Lab Reports is this Friday October 4th

October 1st

In Class Today
 Assignments
Practice equations with water potential
Bring Laundry detergent Wednesday

October 2nd

In Class Today
 Assignments
Set-up Laundry detergent demonstration:
Assemble denaturing of proteins by using different products

October 3rd

In Class Today
 Vocabulary
 Assignments
Observe results from Laundry detergent activity

Exergonic reactions -G
Endergonic reactions +G
Transition state
Re-visit:
Denature
Hydration
Dehydration (Condensation)
Analysis reaction (Decomposition)
Disassociation
Please read pages 118-121

October 4th

Today in Class
 Vocabulary
 Assignments
Evaluate Performance over the first Quarter (determine which 2 grades will be dropped from Daily category)- and - If you wish to use a Summer Test Grade...or 2 or 3!
Induced fit
Competitive inhibitor
noncompetitive inhibitor
Allosteric regulation
Please read pages 118-121
 




October 7th



School Holiday


State Fair of Texas

October 8th

Today in Class
  Vocabulary
   Assignments
Demonstration of the denaturing power of Hydrogen peroxide on beef liver 

Prep for lab
Enthalpy (Total Energy)
Entropy (Unsable Energy - Random)
Free Energy

Gibbs Free-Energy
Double check RenWeb to make sure you know what Daily grades you want to drop on Friday



Please read pages 118-121

October 9th

Today in Class
  Vocabulary
   Assignments

Exergonic Reactions -G   

Endergonic Reactions  +G   

Transition state

Metabolism
Anabolic reactions
Catabolic reactions

Induced fit

Competitive inhibitor

noncompetitive inhibitor

Allosteric  regulation

Double check RenWeb to make sure you know what Daily grades you want to drop on Friday

October 10th

Today in Class
   Assignments

Lab 5:

Enzymatic Lab

Identify expectations for lab 

Double check RenWeb to make sure you know what Daily grades you want to drop on Friday

October 11th

Today in Class
   Assignments

Lab 5:

Enzymatic Lab

Identify expectations for lab 

End of the 1st Quarter!
Enjoy your 3 day weekend!