Living Environment

Contact:

rbarravecchio@schools.nyc.gov

Grading Policy:

15% - homework

15% - projects

15% - quizzes

20% - classwork and labs

35% - exams


Upcoming Dates


1.23 Quiz on Excretion

1.15 - quiz on Digestion

12.12 - exam 2.1 -Unit 3 - Biochemistry (see below)

12.5 - quiz on Enzymes

11.27 - quiz on Biochemistry - Acids and Bases and macromolecules

Homework:

Week of January 20:

  • Tuesday - state science review - draw and label (on loose leaf) the 8 phases of the moon; quiz on excretion on Thursday
  • Wednesday - define rotation and revolution. what causes day and night? what do we experience seasons?; quiz on excretion on Thursday
  • Thursday - review notes on respiration

Week of January 13:

  • Lab 2.5 - Lung Capacity due on Thursday 1.16
  • Tuesday - study for digestion quiz
  • Wednesday - vocab - digestion,egestion, excretion, absorption, feces, nitrogenous wastes, diaphragm
  • Thursday - review notes on excretion


Week of January 6:

  • lab 2.4 - classification due on Thursday 1.9
  • Tuesday - complete classwork diagram
  • Thursday - study for Tuesday's quiz on digestion.

Week of January 2:

sign and complete goal sheets for unit 4 - Body systems

Week of December 16:

Lab Report 2.3 - Nutrients in Food due on Thursday

Signed test and corrections must be returned by Wednesday (students will get unit 3 exam back on Tuesday)

Science Fair choices due on Monday 1.6

Week of December 5:

Monday - lab report due on Thursday for lab 2.1 - cabbage pH

Tuesday - review for Thursday's exam on enzymes

Wednesday - complete the following question (can also be found on google classroom if you would like to submit it electronically) - explain what is meant by the following statement: "Glucose molecules are the building blocks of carbohydrate"

Thursday - review notes - exam on next Thursday

print practice test for Wednesday

Week of December 9:

Lab 2.2 - Enzymes due on Thursday 12.12

Exam 2.1 - Biochemistry on Thursday 12.12

print practice exam see file below