Mr. Hoffner's  Classroom

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

On-Level Biology 
2nd Quarter

The following are your assignments by day.  Please remember to pay close attention to the vocabulary and the reading assignments.
Also please remember the dates may change due to Administrative and class needs.


October 8th




No School


State Fair Holiday

October 10th

In Class Today
   Assignments
PSAT

Schedule for the day:


Testing in assigned rooms: 8:00-11:25


After dismissal, return to regular schedule.


  • 1st, 2nd 3rd and 4th period will not meet.
  • 5th period will be considered a holding period in the event testing runs long.
No Homework Wednesday



Testing all morning


Afternoon classes as normal

October 12th

In Class Today
   Assignments

The process of Photosynthesis


Quiz


Answers to today's quiz (PDF)

Please read Chapter 9 Pages 202-207

October 15th

In Class Today
   Assignments

Follow energy flow from incoming sunlight as it activates chlorophyll

Exam Friday October 26th

October 16th

In Class Today
   Assignments

Follow energy flow from incoming sunlight as it activates chlorophyll

Lab 5: Compare various frequencies of light in production of Oxygen in Photosynthesis

  Exam Friday October 26th


Senior High Retreat
Riverbend Retreat Center
October 15th-19th

October 22nd

In Class Today
 Assignments
Lab 4: Photosynthesis
Review numbers for data sheet
  Exam Friday October 26th

October 23rd

In Class Today
   Assignments 
Chromatography
  • Rf factor
  • Chlorophyll a
  • Chlorophyll b
  • Xanthophyll

  Exam Friday October 26th

October 24th

In Class Today
   Assignments
Lab 4: Report
Template
No Homework Wednesday 

Exam Friday October 26th

October 25th

In Class Today
   Assignments
Prep for Test

Quiz

Answers to quiz released after school today!
Exam Friday October 26th

October 26th

In Class Today
   Vocabulary
 Assignments
Exam:
Osmosis / Diffusion
Photosynthesis

Glycolysis

Anaerobic

Aerobic

Fermentation

Please read Chapter 9 pages 208-211

October 29th

In Class Today
   Vocabulary
   Assignments

Post view exam


Introduction to Cellular Respiration: Now that I know how starch and Glucose is manufactured, How Does the cell retrieve the energy out of the cell?

Aerobic respiration

Anaerobic respiration

 Please read pages 208-211

October 30th

In Class Today
   Vocabulary
   Assignments

Cellular respiration

Glycolysis

Glycolysis I

Glycolysis II

Krebs / TCA / Citric Acid cycle

Oxidative phosphorylation (ETC)

Please read pages 212-216

October 31st

In Class Today
   Vocabulary
   Assignments

Types of Fermentation

Lactic acid fermentation

Alcoholic fermentation

No Homework Wednesday

November 1st

In Class Today
   Vocabulary
   Assignments
Lab 5: 
Cellular Respiration
  None Tonight
  None Tonight

November 2nd

In Class Today
   Vocabulary
   Assignments

Finish Lab 5: Cellular Respiration


Quiz

Answers to todays Quiz

None tonight

 Lab 5: Template

Lab 5: Class Excel data sheet




Set your clocks back 1 hour Sunday morning!

(This needs to be done at 2:00 am) Nov 4th

November 5th

In Class Today
   Vocabulary
   Assignments

Discussion on the cell cycle

Purpose and Function of Mitosis

Purpose and Function of Meiosis

Cell cycle

Gene p53

Benign

Malignant

Metastasize

Mitosis

Meiosis

  Please read Chapter 10 pages 220-226

November 6th

In Class Today
   Vocabulary
   Assignments

Trace the path of Mitosis

Identify the process of Cytokinesis

Cytokinesis

Centrosome

Centromere

Spindle

Kinetochore

Please read Chapter 10 pages 228-235


Exam on Tuesday November 13th

November 7th

In Class Today
   Vocabulary
   Assignments

Quiz


Answers to tday's quiz


Discuss the process of Meiosis


Compare and contrast Mitosis and Meiosis

None for tonight


Mitosis photo and key
 (Greenriver College)


No Homework Wednesday


Exam on Tuesday November 13th

November 8th

In Class Today
   Vocabulary
   Assignments
Lab 6:
 Onion Root tip / White fish mitosis

None Tonight
 

Please read chapter 10 pages 244-254


Exam on Tuesday November 13th

November 9th

In Class Today
   Vocabulary
   Assignments

Continue

Lab 6: Onion Root tip / White fish mitosis

Gamete

Zygote

Diploid

Haploid

 

Please read Chapter 11 pages 256-260


Exam on Tuesday November 13th

November 12th

In Class Today
  Assignments

Prepare for exam November 13th

Quiz

Answers for quiz available at close of the day

  Text Exam on Tuesday November 13th

November 13th

In Class Today
   Vocabulary
  Assignments
Exam: 
  • Cellular Respiration
  • Fermintation
  • Cell Cycle: Mitosis / Meiosis
 

Homologous

Crossing-over

Independent assortment

Sperm

ovum


  Read Chapter 12 pages 267-271

November 14th

In Class Today
   Vocabulary
  Assignments
Post view Exam

Medellin genetics: monohybrid and dihybrid cross

Trait

Hybrid

Generation

Dominance

Recessive

  No Homework Wednesday

November 15th

In Class Today
   Vocabulary
  Assignments
Medellin genetics: monohybrid and dihybrid cross

Genotype

Phenotype

Homozygous

Heterozygous

pedigree

  Please read Chapter 12 pages 272-275

November 16th

In Class Today
   Vocabulary
  Assignments
Medellin genetics: monohybrid and dihybrid cross
None this next week!
  Enjoy your Thanksgiving Break!

November 22nd





Happy Thanksgiving!

November 26th

In Class Today
   Vocabulary
Assignments

Lab 7: Probability

Using a mathematical model to determine outcome of a biological event

Genetic Disorder

Polygenetic characteristics

Linked characteristics

Please read Chapter 12 Section 3 pages 276-281

November 27th

In Class Today
   Vocabulary
  Assignments

Lab 7: Probability

Using a mathematical model to determine outcome of a biological event


Class Data (PDF upload)


Lab 7 Template 
Last Lab of the Semester!)

Genetic Disorder

Polygenetic characteristics

Linked characteristics

  Please read Chapter 12 Section 4 pages 282-285

November 28th

In Class Today
   Vocabulary
  Assignments

Review Medellin genetics:

monohybrid and dihybrid cross


P1 Cross

F1 generation/P2 Cross 

F2 Generation

  None for the evening!
  No Homework Wednesday!

November 29th

In Class Today
   Vocabulary
  Assignments
Compare Polygenetic characteristics with Linked characteristics

None this evening!

Exam: Friday December 7th

November 30th

In Class Today
   Vocabulary
  Assignments
DNA extraction from polyallelic organisms
Purine

Pyrimidine

Nucleotide

Please read Chapter 13 Section 1 pages 293-299

Exam: Friday December 7th

December 3rd

In Class Today
   Vocabulary
  Assignments

Construction of the DNA

DNA helicase

DNA polymerase

Base pairing rule


Answers to todays inclass assignment (PDF)

Base pairing rule

DNA helicase

DNA polymerase

  

Please read Chapter 13 Section 2 pages 300-303


All Make-up work due Friday December 7th

All Labs due Friday December 7th


Semester Review packet Set 1 PDF


Exam: Friday December 7th

December 4th

In Class Today
   Vocabulary
  Assignments

Codon

Anticodon

Transcription

Translation

Please read Chapter 13 Section 3 pages 304-310


Answers to today’s Quiz


All Make-up work due Friday December 7th

All Labs due Friday December 7th


Chapter 12 and 13 Exam Friday December 7th

December 5th

In Class Today
  Assignments
No Homework Wednesday

All Make-up work due Friday December 7th

All Labs due Friday December 7th


Chapter 12 and 13 Exam Friday December 7th

December 6th

In Class Today
  Assignments

Prep for the Exam

Quiz

Answers for today’s Quiz!


All Make-up work due Friday December 7th

All Labs due Friday December 7th


Chapter 12 and 13 Exam Friday December 7th

December 7th

In Class Today
  Assignments
Exam: Heredity
 

Review Packet I (PDF download)


Review Packet II (PDF download)


Prep for Exam Final Exams:

3rd period December 18th

5th period December 14th

6th period December 17th

Please be aware that the semester review's only cover 80% of the test! 
It is your responsibility to review your notes from the Semester

December 10th

In Class Today
Assignments

Post view Exam:

Heredity / DNA / Protein Synthesis

Review Packet I (PDF download)


Prep for Exam Final Exams:

3rd period December 18th

5th period December 14th

6th period December 17th


Answers to Review Packet set 1

December 11th

In Class Today
  Assignments

Prep for Final exam


Review over 1st Quarter

 

Prep for Exam Final Exams:

3rd period December 18th

5th period December 14th

6th period December 17th

December 12th 

Merry Christmas

In Class Today
  Assignments
Semester Review Packet 1

Quiz

Please be aware that the semester review's only cover 80% of the test
Be prepared to identify which 2 grades from the daily category you wish to drop.

Semester Review Packet 1 Answers

December 13th

In Class Today
  Assignments
Semester Review Packet 2

Quiz
Answers to todays quiz
Be prepared to identify which 2 grades from the daily category you wish to drop.

Semester Review Packet 2 Answers

Merry Christmas

Please be aware that the semester review's only cover 80% of the test! 
It is your responsibility to review your notes from the Semester

December 14th

Exams Today
8:00-9:30 1st Period
9:45-11:15 5th Period Biology

December 17th

Exams Today
8:00-9:30 2nd Period
9:45-11:15 6th Period

December 18th

Exams Today
8:00-9:30 3th Period  Biology
9:45-11:15 7th Period

December 19th

Exams Today
8:00-9:30 4th Period
9:45-11:15 8th Period





Merry Christmas