Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Test coming up - 10/30 (a-day) and 10/27 (b-day)

Study AGS Chapter 1 as well as all the notes and activities we've done in our Interactive Biology Notebooks (IBN's.)

Part of your studying involves reviewing Chapter 1 from AGS. You need to turn in the Chapter 1 Review (Pp. 27-29). Answer all 25 questions and be sure to write all questions and write out all answers. Answer the critical thinking questions in full sentences. Due Thurs. 10-22 (b-day) and 10-26 (a-day). If you don't know any answers FIND THEM IN THE BOOK - most are "right there" questions or "think and search" type questions.

Use the review sheet you received in class to make sure you are studying all the topics. This test will be CLOSED notes so you need to memorize important terms and be sure you UNDERSTAND the ideas we've discussed them so you can apply them.

In case you don't have your review sheet, here is the info from it.

Terms and topics to know – All were in our book or covered in class lecture or activities:


Quantitative, Qualitative, Subjective, Objective



Cycles of Life

Energy Cycles Growth Cycles

Conservation of energy Reproduction

Energy transformation & Heat DNA


Evolutionary Cycles Ecological Cycles

Evolution Ecology

Species and Speciation Ecosystem / Ecologist

Extinct Stimulus



Scientific Method –


Experiments –

Experimental Group, Control Group

Independent Variable, Dependent Variable



Materials and Procedures

Data and Data Analysis

Data Tables (reading them carefully)

Graphing (which graph to use and how to do it well)



Pie (Circle)

Writing Conclusions and Communicating Results

Measurement using the Metric System / SI

millimeters, centimeters, meters, kilometers

milligrams, grams, kilograms

milliliters, liters, deciliters

Calculating Velocity distance ÷ time = velocity d/t = v

Calculating Mean mean = sum of all values / number of values


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