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Hope eveyone is enjoying the weather. Please review thefollowing notes and answer the following questions on carbohydrates.



1. What are the 6 basic nutrients?

2. What are carbohydrates and where do we get them?

3. What is the importance and difference between soluble and insoluble fiber?

4.What is the importance of fiber in our diet? What is cellulose?

5. What are the 3 types of carbohydrates and give examples of each? What are the best carbs to eat?

6. Explain how carbohydrates are used for energy?

7. What is processed sugars? What are they refferred to as?

8 What sre the following conditions and what causes them?

a. hypoglycemia b. Type 1 diabetes   c.Type II diabetes

Due Date: 

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Hi , hope everyone is enjoying the great weather.  Week 4 was difficult for some . Remember to email me if you are experiencing problems or have questions . These Punnett squares can be difficult, Please do the following monohybrid and di-hybrid crosses  worksheets . Notes and cheat sheets have been provided. Good Luck,Due Monday May 23.

Due Date: 

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Posted: April 29, 2020

Digestive system interactive site  

. please review  the following power point on the digestive system and answer the following questions .

 !. What is the Alimentary canal?

 2. Identify the 6 organs that make up the Alimentary canal and what is their function in the digestion process?

3. What is mechanical digestion  versus chemical digestion?

4. Describe the process of absorption?

5. Describe the below  components of the upper digestive system:

     a.Oral cavity- saliva , bolus and enzymes,

     b. Phayrnx - swallowing

     c. Esophagus - peristalsis

     d. Stomach - HCL

6. How many teeth  does an adult human have ? Name the 4 types of teeth that we have, and what is their function?

Due May 5, 2020

File digestion_1.pptx116.87 KB
PDF icon digestion.pdf1.09 MB

Posted: April 29, 2020

If Darwin would have been able to collaborate with Gregor Mendel  he would of found out that genetics mainly genes lead to evolution.

Browse powerpoint on Mendelian genetics or review text chapter 11 pages 262- 284

read attachment on punnet squares 

complete genetics problem worksheet Due May 5 2020

This week we will coclude work on the immune system.

1. With regards to Carona,  Covid - 19, how was it named?

2. Disease experts have said, with regards to Covid-19 we have three options 1. continue social distancing 2. widespread testing to detect infected individuals and 3. develpment of a vacine. Explain?

3.Experts in the United States have said that by re-opening society and reducing social distancing that the death rate would only increase by 3%. If the population of the United States is 350 million, what would be the total number of aditional deaths.

4. If you had  100 skittles candy (97 good candies and 3 poisoned candies that could cause death.) Would you take a chance on eating the skittles? Explain your answer.

5.What are the following Immune difficiency diasorders Explain what causes them?

allergic reaction

multiple sclerosis





Biology 12 Week 3

Please answer your question in detail.

1. In Darwin's book "The Origin of Species", What were Darwin's two main ideas that he developed? Give an examplefor each that helped to formulate his wy of thinking.

2.Explain the process of natural selection?

3. Darwin never used the term evolution. What term or phrase did he use and what does it mean?

4.What is artificial selection? Give examples.

5. Darwin made 2 inferences on adaptations from 2 obsevations . What are they?

6. Describe in detail the overwhelming evidence that supports evolution..

7. Give 3 examples of adaptation that have occurred in animal populations.

8. Watch the video on finches and try to perform the following experiment.


The immune system. Using the following file , read and answer the following questions on the lymphatic sysytem'

1What is the immune system? Instead of being an organ, what function do the cells and proteins of the system perform?

2. How is your immune system organized and developed?

3. What are the different cells of the immune system? What is their function?

4. How do lymphocytes(B-cells and T-cells) defend against foreign antibodies and pathogens?

5. What are some examples of how the immune system fights infections?

Bonus (you can use the internetjust site your sources)


Due Date: 

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Posted: April 15, 2020

PDF icon le201_11_darwin.pdf4.13 MB

Hope that all students are finding this system easy to access. Remember if you have any questions please do not hesitate to email me.Over the next 2 weeks we will be looking at the important contributions of Charles Darwin and his theory of evolution through natural selection. You can use the following powerpoint, your textbook or the internet to research your answers.Textbook chapter 15 pages 368-389.


1. What impelled Darwin to challenge the prevailing views about Earth and its life?

2. What was the Scala Naturae? Who developed it?

3. How did Carrolus Linaeus improve how we classify organisms?

4. How did Hutton's and Lyell's ideas influence Darwin's ideas and thinking about evolution?

 5 According to Lamarck, how did organisms acquire traits?

6. According to Malthus, what factors limited population growth?

7. What is a summary of Darwin's theory of natural selection?

8. What evidence do we have to prove this theory?

Due Date: 

Wednesday, April 15, 2020



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