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Date Assignment Due Date
11/4 Ch. 7  Cell Membrane Structure & Transport:  Know the difference between active and passive transport, as well as mechanisms of each.  
  HW:  Read Ch. 7 and take notes.  
  The following are websites that focus on the cell membrane structure and its function.  Review each website.  
  Visit Campbell, Biology 8e Online Materials for more information on cell membranes.  
  Composition of the Cell Membrane  
  Plasma Membrane  
11/10 What is the optimal size for a cell?  Investigate the relationship of surface area of a cell to volume.  
  Notes on the composition of the cell membrane and the role of proteins and other substances found there.  
  HW:  Complete the calculations for the activity Why are cells so small?  to  learn more about the relationship between total surface area and the cell's volume. 11/16
  HW:  Read Ch. 7, copy the notes for the chapter and start working your way through the student study guide (you have this copy now). 11/16
11/16 Notes on the relationship of cell size, total surface area & volume.  Then notes on diffusion and osmosis.  
  Reviewed "Why are cells so small?" activity.  
  HW:  Introduced the lab for next class.  Read and answer questions in Lab: Osmosis & Diffusion  
11/18 FRQ on Cell membrane structure and function, osmosis and diffusion.  
  Lab: Osmosis & Diffusion due in special seminar. 11/19
  Special AP Bio seminar on 11/19.   
  HW: Continue working on the Ch. 7 study guide.  
  HW: Read the article Nobel Prize for the Discovery of Aquaporin.  Have this read for our special seminar on 11/19.  We will be doing an article review.  
11/19 Finish up red onion cell lab.  Turn in your work on 11/20. 11/20
11/20 Lab Bench Virtual Lab: Lab 1: Diffusion & Osmosis  
  Osmosis in an Isotonic Environment  
  Osmosis in a Hypertonic Environment  
  Osmosis in a Hypotonic Environment  
  Diffusion across cell membranes - osmosis and dialysis  
  Membrane Transport   
  Cellular Transport  
  Passive and  Active Transport  
  Endocytosis & Lysosome Action  
11/24 Prelab: AP Bio lab - Osmosis & Diffusion  
  Transport Mechanisms  
  HW:  Read through and start answering the questions for the O & D Lab.  
11/30 Prepare equipment & prelab AP Lab: Osmosis & Diffusion 11/30
  Start answering the lab questions on a separate piece of paper. 11/30
12/2 Osmosis Lab - Collect & process data.  Lab is due on 12/4.  
12/4 Turn in the Lab Bench - Osmosis Lab packet 12/4
  Share data and review lab outcomes.   
  HW: Answer the lab questions on a separate piece of paper.  Turn in the completed lab next class. 12/8
  HW:  Study the chapter and all notes to prepare for the test. 12/10
12/8 Turn in the AP Osmosis Diffusion Lab. 12/8
  Introduction to Cellular Respiration - notes & diagrams.  OILRIG, basic chemistry of respiration.  
  HW:  Study the chapter on cell membranes and transport.  Test next class. 12/10
12/10 Test on Cell Membranes & Transport 12/10
  HW:  Read the section in the textbook on Glycolysis pg. 162-169.  
12/14 Review OILRIG & respiration basics.  
  Basic things you should know about glucose metabolism - Review over Glucose Metabolism  
  Respiration Notes  
  How Glycolysis Works - MH  
  Glycolysis - Sinauer  
  How NADH Works - MH  
  HW: Read pages 162-177.  
  HW: Review the following websites on the Kreb's Cycle and ETC.  
  How the Kreb's Cycle Works - MH  
  How the Electron Transport Chain Works (1) - MH  
  How the Electron Transport Chain Works (2) - MH  
12/16 Notes on Kreb's & ETC.  
12/18 Quiz: Cellular Respiration  
1/5 Review quiz on cellular respiration  
  HW: Retake quiz next class. 1/7
  HW: Read information on Fermentation (both ethanol & lactic acid)  
1/7 Quiz Retake 1/7
  Notes on Fermentation.  
  HW: Read & take notes for the next chapter on Photosynthesis. 1/11
1/11 Notes: Photosynthesis - the light dependent reaction  
  Know the structures of a generalized leaf and those of the chloroplast.  
  Leaf Structure & Function  
  Photosynthesis - Light Reaction  
  Photosynthetic Electron Transport & ATP Synthesis  
  Cyclic & Noncyclic Phosphorylation  
1/13 Notes: Photosynthesis - the light independent reaction  
  The Calvin Cycle  
  Calvin Cycle Animation  
  YouTube - Calvin Cycle (GREAT!)  
1/15 Turn in Photosynthesis WS.  Review the answers together in class.  Use this as a study guide for the quiz next class. 1/20
1/20 Quiz: Photosynthesis  

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