10th Grade Biology

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Biomes by Precip and Temp Graph

posted Dec 19, 2013, 11:32 AM by burg6481@pacificu.edu

This link has a great breakdown by precip and temp for biomes.  Use it to decide which biome your's fits into best.

Invasive Species

posted Nov 19, 2013, 3:31 PM by burg6481@pacificu.edu

Invasive Species

Some Invasive Species to Check Out:
Cane Toads
Quagga and Zebra Mussels
Asian Carp
Rabbits (In Australia and Africa and Britain)
Grey Squirrel in Britain
European Starling
Africanized Bees
Northern Snakehead Fish
Asian Brackish Water Clam
Scotch Broom
Sudden Oak Death
Web Sites to Use:
Oregon Invasive Species: http://www.oregon.gov/OISC/
Videos from the State of Oregon:
Video of Jumping Carp

Natural Selection, Bunny Phet Lab!

posted Jun 4, 2013, 8:02 AM by burg6481@pacificu.edu   [ updated Jun 4, 2013, 8:03 AM ]

Use the Colorado Phet Lab "Natural Selection" to answer the questions on the worksheet. 
You may print out the worksheet and fill in the answers, or fill in the answers on the computer and then print out the worksheet.
Either way you will need to turn in the completed worksheet.
When you are done, check out this game!

Climate Graphing

posted Dec 10, 2012, 8:57 AM by burg6481@pacificu.edu

To research the climate in your local area go to
Find the data for temperature and for rainfall.
1.  Copy and paste these into excel.
2. Use this data to create 2 graphs.  Add titles and side labels.
3. AFTER checking with me, Print your graphs.
4. Compare your graphs to those in your book on pages 112-116
5. Use http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/exhibits/biomes/deserts.php to further research deserts and decide which type of biome you think we belong to. 
If you finish early, Use ..... 
Maps of the world based on precipitation and temperature
To divide the map I have inot 5-8 distinct biomes. 
Other websites to look into:
Biomes of the world websites
Ted Video on Global Warming

Online Mitosis Webquest Worksheet and Nobel Game

posted May 15, 2012, 9:36 AM by burg6481@pacificu.edu

Please go to this website and complete the worksheet that goes with it.
This is a cell division game that you may play once you are done with the worksheet.

Cells and Organelles

posted Apr 3, 2012, 9:18 AM by burg6481@pacificu.edu   [ updated Apr 14, 2014, 4:00 PM ]

Science Fair Ideas

posted Feb 7, 2012, 9:20 AM by burg6481@pacificu.edu   [ updated Feb 9, 2012, 7:16 AM ]

Remember that this project should be based on a TESTABLE QUESTION. 
Sites for Questions and Ideas:
A list of potential questions to investigate, (considered middle school level).
A list of potential questions to investigate, (high school level).
A great spot for well written ideas.... Remember that you MUST base it off of a QUESTION that you can TEST.
A science research site that discusses the branches of science and provides a few ideas along with ways of coming up with your own idea.
This web site tends to have projects that are a little too simple.
Another page of possibilities.
Science Fair "How to" Sites:
A walk through guide to creating a good research project.
A "How to guide"  .


posted Jan 24, 2012, 11:13 PM by burg6481@pacificu.edu   [ updated Apr 1, 2012, 10:35 PM ]

Review for cells a hoop shoot adventure
A list of worksheets and ideas!


posted Jan 4, 2012, 10:22 PM by burg6481@pacificu.edu   [ updated Jan 26, 2012, 9:50 AM ]

Macromolecule Websites to Explore:
(This is a nice self-test)
http://www.biology.arizona.edu/biochemistry/biochemistry.html (This has a nice list of sites to reference.)
http://www.johnkyrk.com/ (Cell Biology Animation)
http://www.elmhurst.edu/~chm/vchembook/547cellulose.html (Visuals of Carbohydrates both simple and complex.)
Wacky Videos to consider:
      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gqvp_ACnJcU&feature=related  (Vote Nucleic Acids Yeah!...your future!)
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N9cfkQfKlkI  (Yes he's singing a song about MacroMolecules.)
http://www.quia.com/mc/65947.html (for studying cell parts.)

Banking on Biodiversity

posted Nov 29, 2011, 8:11 PM by burg6481@pacificu.edu   [ updated Nov 29, 2011, 8:54 PM ]

A short video about seed/gene banks:
The politics on the Irish Potatoe Famine from a very nice dad: 
A simple written history:
A discovery Education Video:

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