Homework, handouts, and PowerPoints are posted below.

Thursday, Dec. 8 (65 / 115)

posted by Peter Bishop

 AP Biology: 
Read pages 135-140 in Cliff's Notes.

 Biology C:  
Finish answering the "What do you think?" questions on genetics and ethics.
Also finish your family pedigree.

 Biology D:  
Read section 12.1 and answer (to your own satisfaction) the questions on page 294.

 Chemistry: 
We are continuing tomorrow with our mastery quizzes.
Click for PowerPoints on the activity series and on net ionic equations.

 Honors Chem:  
Problems 10.7-10.14 in the packet.

 Physics:   
Test tomorrow.  You decide if it's practice or the real thing.
Scroll down to yesterday's post for the answers to the homework problems.

Wednesday, Dec. 7 (64 / 116)

posted Dec 7, 2016, 10:07 AM by Peter Bishop   [ updated Dec 7, 2016, 10:08 AM ]

 AP Biology: 
Quiz tomorrow on reading a table of codons.
Read pages 135-140 in Cliff's Notes.

 Biology C:  
Finish answering the "What do you think?" questions on genetics and ethics.
Also finish your family pedigree.

 Biology D:  
Finish answering the "What do you think?" questions on genetics and ethics.
Also finish your family pedigree.

 Chemistry: 
Retest quizzes tomorrow, as well as the test on the activity series and net ionic equations.
Click for PowerPoints on the activity series and on net ionic equations.

 Honors Chem:  
Problems 10.7-10.14 in the packet.

 Physics:   
Problems 13-15 on pg 191 and 29-33 on pg 195.  Test on Friday (not tomorrow).
Answers to 13-15 can be found on pages 670-671
Answers to 29-33 are as follows:
29.     3.6kg.m/s at 34o N of W
30.     5.4 N.s at 22o from the original direction
31.     170 kg
32.     Momentum is conserved.  Since the masses are in a 3:2 ratio, a 2:3 ratio of velocity changes will compensate.
33.     a.     1.8 x 103 N
          b.     3.6 x 103 N

Tuesday, Dec. 6 (63 / 117)

posted Dec 6, 2016, 11:15 AM by Peter Bishop

 AP Biology: 
Quiz on Thursday on reading a table of codons.
Read pages 135-140 in Cliff's Notes.

 Biology C:  
Finish your family pedigree.

 Biology D:  
Finish your family pedigree.

 Chemistry: 
No HW.
     
 Honors Chem:  
Problems 10.7-10.14 in the packet.

 Physics:   
Problems 13-15 on pg 191 and 29-33 on pg 195.  Test on Thursday.
Answers to 13-15 can be found on pages 670-671
Answers to 29-33 are as follows:
29.     3.6kg.m/s at 34o N of W
30.     5.4 N.s at 22o from the original direction
31.     170 kg
32.     Momentum is conserved.  Since the masses are in a 3:2 ratio, a 2:3 ratio of velocity changes will compensate.
33.     a.     1.8 x 103 N
          b.     3.6 x 103 N

Friday, Dec. 2 (61 / 119)

posted Dec 2, 2016, 10:49 AM by Peter Bishop

 AP Biology: 
Quiz Monday covering pages 128-134 in Cliff's Notes and illustrations 17.13, 17.16
, 17.18, and 17.19.  The test will be matching and will focus on vocabulary.

 Biology C:  
Finish your family pedigree.

 Biology D:  
Finish your family pedigree.

 Chemistry: 
Lab continues on Monday--no flip-flops, no contact lenses.
     
 Honors Chem:  
No HW.

 Physics:   
No HW.

Thursday, Dec. 1 (60 / 120)

posted Dec 1, 2016, 11:07 AM by Peter Bishop

 AP Biology: 
Read pages 128-135 in Cliff's Notes.

 Biology C:  
Finish your family pedigree.

 Biology D:  
Write your answers for the exercise on pg 340 and copy the pedigree on pg 343 with as many genotypes as you can figure out.

 Chemistry: 
Problems 33-37 on page 294.  Do the problems to your own satisfaction.  I will not collect this, but you will face similar problems soon on a test.  If you get stuck, come in tomorrow with questions.
Lab tomorrow--no flip-flops, no contact lenses.
     
 Honors Chem:  
No HW.

 Physics:   
Problems 5-8 on page 185.  Do the problems to your own satisfaction.  Answers can be found on pages 669-670.  I will not collect this, but I will quiz you on very similar problems tomorrow.

Wednesday, Nov. 30 (59/121)

posted Nov 30, 2016, 10:49 AM by Peter Bishop

 AP Biology: 
Thursday we will be quizzed on chi squared.

 Biology C:  
Write your answers for the exercise on pg 340 and copy the pedigree on pg 343 with as many genotypes as you can figure out.

 Biology D:  
Write your answers for the exercise on pg 340 and copy the pedigree on pg 343 with as many genotypes as you can figure out.

 Chemistry: 
Problems 14-20 on pages 285-286.
     
 Honors Chem:  
No HW.

 Physics:   
For each of the seven trials, calculate the momentum before and after the collision. 
v = d / t       p = mv
d1 = d2 = 0.8 m
m1 = 0.5146 kg       
m2 = 1.0292 kg
trial 1:  t1 = 1.38 s,  t2 = 4.05 s
trial 2:  t1 = 1.18 s,  t2 = 2.67 s
trial 3:  t1 = 1.39 s,  t2 = 3.56 s
trial 4:  t1 = 1.33 s,  t2 = 3.72 s
trial 5:  t1 = 1.06 s,  t2 = 2.53 s
trial 6:  t1 = 1.15 s,  t2 = 3.12 s
trial 7:  t1 = 1.56 s,  t2 = 4.48 s

Tuesday, Nov. 29 (58/122)

posted Nov 29, 2016, 11:09 AM by Peter Bishop   [ updated Nov 29, 2016, 11:11 AM ]

 AP Biology: 
Thursday we will be quizzed on chi squared.

 Biology C:  
No HW.

 Biology D:  
No HW.

 Chemistry: 
Problems 4-11 on pages 282-283.
     
 Honors Chem:  
No HW.

 Physics:   
Using the following data to calculate the momentum for each of two carts.  
v = d / t       p = mv

m1 = 514.6 g        
d1 = 0.985 m        
t1 = the average of  3.17,  3.39,  3.32,  3.67,  2.88 seconds

m2 = 1014.6 g
d2 = 0.985 m
t2 = the average of  1.275,  1.2,  1.67,  1.32,  1.45,  1.63 seconds


Monday, Nov. 28 (57/123)

posted Nov 28, 2016, 11:43 AM by Peter Bishop

 AP Biology: 
Work on the campfire quizzes I gave you today.  Plan on the test being tomorrow.

 Biology C:  

Test tomorrow.

 Biology D:  
Test tomorrow.

 Chemistry: 
Problems 4-11 on pages 282-283.
     
 Honors Chem:  
Quiz tomorrow on bond enthalpy.

 Physics:   
No HW.

Wedesday, Nov. 23 (56/124)

posted Nov 23, 2016, 8:42 AM by Peter Bishop

 AP Biology: 
Work on the Genetic Problems and the Chi Squared Practice Problems until you feel comfortable with them.  (This is not an assignment for a grade, just a learning activity that is recommended.)
You can watch videos about how to use the Chi Square from Khan Academy or Bozeman Science.

 Biology C:  

For Monday, collect the data for your Pedigree Project.  On Monday we will talk about how to turn your information into a poster of your pedigree.

 Biology D:  
For Monday, collect the data for your Pedigree Project.  On Monday we will talk about how to turn your information into a poster of your pedigree.

 Chemistry: 
No HW.
     
 Honors Chem:  
Quiz Tuesday on bond enthalpy.

 Physics:   
No HW.

Tuesday, Nov. 22 (55/125)

posted Nov 22, 2016, 9:43 AM by Peter Bishop

 AP Biology: 
Work on the Genetic Problems and the Chi Squared Practice Problems until you feel comfortable with them.  (This is not an assignment for a grade, just a learning activity that is recommended.)
You can watch videos about how to use the Chi Square from Khan Academy or Bozeman Science.

 Biology C:  

For Monday, collect the data for your Pedigree Project.  On Monday we will talk about how to turn your information into a poster of your pedigree.
You should also finish the Punnet Square practice problems.

 Biology D:  
For Monday, collect the data for your Pedigree Project.  On Monday we will talk about how to turn your information into a poster of your pedigree.
You should also finish the Punnet Square practice problems.

 Chemistry: 
No HW.
     
 Honors Chem:  
Do problems 9.69-9.72 on the last page of the packet.  You can learn more about enthalpy of reactions from Khan Academy or Crash Course.

 Physics:   
No HW.

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