Monthly Archives: September 2012

Mrs Dickinson – Weekly update 24-28 September

What have we done this week? This week we have been working on our lab skills.  We have done an experiment to try to find the concentration of the cytoplasm in potato by placing cylinders into various concentrations of solution … Continue reading

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Cell membrane S/F

Next week we’re going to be experimenting on the processes of transport across cell membranes. Before we do that, you need to learn more about the structure of the cell membrane. HW due Tuesday – please complete these two online … Continue reading

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Mrs Dickinson – Weekly update 17-21 September

What have we done this week? This week we have been learning about the structure of membranes, and how substances move across them.  This has involved looking at diffusion, active transport, osmosis and bulk transport.  Here are a few resources … Continue reading

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Updates 9/18 and a look ahead

This week (9/18): Just one class this week 🙁 and most of it was the quiz on stats. Next week (9/25, 27,28): NO quiz on cells (at least not yet)! We will postpone until we’ve covered membranes (2.4 in your … Continue reading

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Membrane structure

We’ll use this presentation in class.  You’ll need to be able to: Draw and label a diagram to show the fluid mosaic model of membrane structure. Explain the terms hydrophobic and hydrophilic, and how these properties help to maintain membrane … Continue reading

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Statistical Analysis in Biology

As you know, I’m gone today 🙁 Please work on these questions. Do help each other, this stuff can be confusing with all the p’s, t’s, dfs, etc. You will want to refer to the presentation, especially the slides dealing with … Continue reading

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Weekend Update 9/7

Last week: We learned about eukaryotes and then spent time looking at different examples of them under the microscope. We looked at a whole bunch of different types of cells focusing on the relationship between structure and function. This week: … Continue reading

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Mrs Dickinson – Weekly update 3-7 Sept

Hello everyone! What have we done this week? This week we have provided feedback to our classmates on data tables, graphs, conclusions and evaluations. We have learned about error bars, standard deviations and t-tests.  We have begun learning about cells, … Continue reading

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Cell structure

You need to be able to draw, label and annotate a diagram of E.Coli (a prokaryote) and a liver cell (a eukaryote).  In addition you should be able to recognize these structures on an electron micrograph like the one pictured. … Continue reading

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Cell and organelle review

A quick warmup for today: IB Bio Prokaryotes and Eukaryotes And a cool cell image resource to supplement your microscope work today: ASCB Cell Image Library

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