Mr. Hoffner's  Classroom

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

Pre-AP 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 9th

Today in Class
 Vocabulary
 Assignments
Address any questions needed for Lab 4 write-up

Discuss differences between Active and Passive Transport
  • Endocytosis
  • Exocytosis
Hypertonic solution
Isotonic solution
Hypotonic solution

Autotrophs
Heterotrophs
Omnivoric

October 10th

Today in Class
 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 still meet

October 11th

In Class Today
 Vocabulary
 Assignments
Carbon Cycle

Energy Flow

Photosynthesis

Turgor pressure
Plasmolysis

ATP
Photosynthesis
Cellular respiration
Please read Chapter 6 pages 119-124  

October 12th

In Class Today
 Assignments

The process of Photosynthesis


Quiz


Answers to today's quiz (PDF)

None this weekend!

October 15th 

Today in Class
 Assignments
Follow energy flow from incoming sunlight as it activates chlorophyll

Photosynthesis Flow chart
Exam Friday October 26th

October 16th

Today in Class
 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 5: Photosynthesis

Review numbers for data sheet

  Exam Friday  October 26

October 23rd

In Class Today
 Assignments

Chromatography

  • Rf factor
  • Chlorophyll a
  • Chlorophyll b
  • Xanthophyll
  Exam Friday  October 26

October 24th

In Class Today
   Assignments

Lab 5: Report

Template

No Homework Wednesday

Exam Friday  October 26

October 25th

In Class Today
   Assignments

Prep for Test


Quiz

Answers to quiz released after school today!

  Exam Friday  October 26

October 26th

In Class Today
   Vocabulary
 Assignments

Exam:

Osmosis / Diffusion

Photosynthesis

Glycolysis

Anaerobic

Aerobic

Fermentation

  Please read Chapter 7 pages 130-136

October 29th

In Class Today
   Vocabulary
 Assignments
Post view Exam

Continue Lab with chroatography paper with different leaves

Aerobic respiration

Anaerobic respiration

 Please read pages 130-133

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 133-136

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 6: Cellular Respiration

  None tonight
  None tonight

November 2nd

In Class Today
   Vocabulary
   Assignments

Finish Lab 6: Cellular Respiration



Quiz


Answers to todays Quiz


None
Tonight
Lab 6: Template

Lab 6: Class Excel data sheet


Please Read pages 137-144



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 today'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 8 pages 161- 164


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

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

Today in Class
 Vocabulary
 Assignments
Exam:
Cellular Respiration and Cell Division

Homologous

Crossing-over

Independent assortment

Sperm

ovum

Read Chapter 9 pages 172-178

November 14th

In Class Today
   Vocabulary
   Assignments
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 9 pages 178-186

November 16th

In Class Today
Medellin genetics: monohybrid and dihybrid cross

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 10 Section pages 192-198


Turnitin.com assignment: Due Sunday night December 9th

November 27th

In Class Today
 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!)

 

Please read Chapter 10 pages 198-203



Turnitin.com assignment: Due Sunday night December 9th

November 28th

In Class Today
   Vocabulary
 Assignments

Review Medellin genetics:

monohybrid and dihybrid cross


P1 F1generation/P2Cross F2 Generation

  None for the evening!
  No Homework Wednesday!

November 29th

In Class Today
 Assignments
Compare Polygenetic characteristics with Linked characteristics
Please read Chapter 10 pages 204-210

Turnitin.com assignment: Due Sunday night December 9th


Chapter 12 and 13 Exam Friday December 7th

November 30th

In Class Today
   Vocabulary
   Assignments

DNA extraction from polyallelic organisms

Purine

Pyrimidine

Nucleotide

Please read Chapter 12 pages 234-240


Turnitin.com assignment: Due Sunday night December 9th


Chapter 12 and 13 Exam Friday December 7th

December 3rd

In Class Today
   Vocabulary
   Assignments

Construction of the DNA

DNA helicase

DNA polymerase

Base pairing rule

Base pairing rule

DNA helicase

DNA polymerase

Please read Chapter 12 pages 241-248


Turnitin.com assignment: Due Sunday night December 9th


All Make-up work due Friday December 7th

All Labs due Friday December 7th


Semester Review packet set 1 PDF


Chapter 12 and 13 Exam Friday December 7th

December 4th

In Class Today
   Vocabulary
   Assignments

Codon

Anticodon

Transcription

Translation

Answers to today’s Quiz


Turnitin.com assignment: Due Sunday night December 9th


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


Turnitin.com assignment: Due Sunday night December 9th

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


Turnitin.com assignment: Due Sunday night December 9th


Chapter 12 and 13 Exam Friday December 7th

December 7th

In Class Today
 Assignments

Exam: Heredity / DNA / Protein Synthesis

Review Packet I (PDF download)


Review Packet II (PDF download)


Turnitin.com assignment: Due Sunday night December 9th


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 Semester Review Packet set 1

December 11th

In Class Today
 Assignments
Review Packet I (PDF download)

Answers poster after school today!


Prep for Exam Final Exams:

6th period December 17th

December 12th

In Class Today
 Assignments

Prep for Final exam

Review over 2nd Quarter

 

Review Packet II (PDF download)


Answers poster after school today!


Prep for Exam Final Exams:

6th period December 17th

December 13th

In Class Today
 Assignments

Prep for Final exam

Prep for Exam Final Exams:

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 17th

In Class Today
8:00-9:30 2nd Period
9:45-11:15 6th Period This is Ours!





Merry Christmas