Monthly Archives: August 2019

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AP Biology Review Videos

Meet Mr. Andersen(picture from MEA – MFT) By now you know this guy, right? Throughout the year, I’ll be posting several of Mr. Andersen’s videos on this blog to help you review the topics we are covering in class. They … Keep Reading


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Baker University Concurrent Credit | Deadline is Monday, September 9th

If you are planning to enroll in this class for concurrent credit through Baker University, then be sure to enroll online by Monday, September 9th. The specific information you need for enrollment can be found in this document.


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Frog Friday – Gold & Green

Green and Golden Bell Frog (Litoria aurea)Image from Wikimedia Commons


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Winged Wednesday – Blue and Yellow Macaw

Blue and Yellow Macaw (Ara ararauna)Image from Wikimedia Commons


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Mammal Monday – Carnivorous Cutie

Olinguito (Bassaricyon neblina)Image from Wikimedia Commons Meet a recently discovered carnivorous mammal, the olinguito.


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Frog Friday – Widemouth In Waiting

The Surinam Horned Frog is unique because its exceptionally large mouth is over 1.5 times wider than the overall length of its body. Surinam Horned Frog (Ceratophrys cornuta)Image from Wikimedia Commons Listen to the call of the Surinam Horned Frog


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Winged Wednesday – A Frog in Its Throat?

Jabiru (Jabiru mycteria)Image from Wikimedia Commons A Jabiru certainly looks like it has something caught in its throat. As it turns out, the animal does sometimes eat amphibians. Interestingly, the red-colored pouch is usually brighter on males than on females. … Keep Reading


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Bio-Blogging Sign Ups Now Closed

As discussed today in class, all AP Biology students will be completing the Bio-Blogging Assignment this semester. Two students per class per week will provide their biologically-related insights to help the rest of us to build up our #biostreetcred. After … Keep Reading


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Mammal Monday – “It’s Pretty Much My Favorite Animal.”

Female and Male Ligers (Panthera leo × Panthera tigris)Image from Wikimedia Commons


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Frog Friday – Forming From Foam

White-lipped Frog (Leptodactylus fragilis)Image from Wikimedia Commons This species lays its eggs in foamy nests created from skin secretions. These foamy masses can be found in holes dug in the ground by the male. The larvae live in the watery … Keep Reading


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Winged Wednesday – Cheap Pun

White Throated Toucan (Ramphastos tucanus)Image from Wikimedia Commons “Juan was a poor man living in Ecuador. He had no family, only a pet toucan. Unfortunately, he was so poor that he could only afford to feed his bird a handful … Keep Reading


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Mammal Monday – Precious Prehensile Pangolin

Chinese Pangolin (Manis pentadactyla)Image from Wikimedia Commons


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Winged Wednesday – Ruddy Or Not

Ruddy Kingfisher (Halcyon coromanda)Image from Wikimedia Commons


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Mammal Monday – The Weirdest Of Them All

Duck-billed Platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus)Image from Wikimedia Commons


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