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Photosynthesis Lab Planning Center

(NADPH wasn’t invited.)Image from Wikimedia Commons Living systems require free energy and matter to maintain order, to grow, and to reproduce. Energy deficiencies are not only detrimental to individual organisms, but they cause disruptions at the population and ecosystem levels. … Keep Reading


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“A Tour of the Cell”

There are several resources available for you to use as you complete the Study Sheet for “A Tour of the Cell.” This post is intended to help you locate and utilize those resources.


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KSU Lectures in Veterinary Medicine

K-State Olathe hosts lectures in Veterinary Medicine every other Wednesday at their campus. Students who are interested in animals or medicine would enjoy learning more about the broad variety of topics. The focus is on “Careers and Cases” of each … Keep Reading


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Saturday STEMinars

Image from Science Pioneers Each year, a Kansas City-based organization called Science Pioneers holds a series of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) seminars for high school students. You have six opportunities this semester to attend one of these seminars … Keep Reading


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Resources for “Exploring Endosymbiosis”

Visualizations: · Bozeman Biology Video · Endosymbiosis Animation · Primary Endosymbiosis Animation · Primary and Secondary Endosymbiosis Animation Papers: · Overview: Cells Within Cells (2012)· History: On the Origin of Mitosing Cells (1967)· Primary Endosymbiosis: How Do Endosymbionts Become Organelles? … Keep Reading


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AP Biology Exam Review Session Resource List

Resources shared by Mr. Mohn during the AP Biology Exam Review Sessions will be posted below. Session 1: Thursday, March 21st Session 2: Thursday, March 28th Session 3: Thursday, April 4th Session 4: Thursday, April 11th Session 5: Thursday, April … Keep Reading


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AP Biology Exam Review Sessions

Review Session Schedule Wednesday, March 21st 7:00 am – 7:30 am3:15 pm – 4:15 pm Wednesday, March 28th 7:00 am – 7:30 am3:15 pm – 4:15 pm Wednesday, April 4th 7:00 am – 7:30 am3:15 pm – 4:15 pm Wednesday, … Keep Reading


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Enzyme Modeling Activity

After watching Mr. Andersen’s Enzyme Video, you and a partner are now challenged to complete the following task. Use the swim noodle models and white boards to create labeled images that demonstrate your understanding of the following concepts: An enzyme-catalyzed … Keep Reading


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AP Biology Final Exam

The final exam for the fall semester will take place in class starting this upcoming Wednesday. The 3rd hour final will be from 7:45-9:05 on Monday, December 19th. The 6th hour final will be from 7:45-9:05 on Tuesday, December 20th. … Keep Reading


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Join the Blue Valley BioClub!

The upcoming meeting of the Blue Valley BioClub will be an informational meeting for students to find out about a number of distinct biologically related events that they can participate in. The meeting information is: Where: CAPS, 7501 West 149th … Keep Reading


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AP Biology Exam – Review Resources

Here’s a couple resources you can utilize as you continue to prepare for the AP Biology Exam. If you are studying in a group, try out this Jeopardy! Review Game we played in the review session on Tuesday afternoon.


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The DNA Double Helix Discovery

Lately we’ve been discussing the historical experiments involved in elucidating the structure and function of DNA. Here’s a great video that nicely highlights the discovery of the double helix shape of DNA by James Watson and Francis Crick. Enjoy!


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Join the Blue Valley BioClub!

The upcoming meeting of the Blue Valley BioClub will be an informational meeting for students to find out about a number of distinct biologically related events that they can participate in. The meeting information is: Where: CAPS, 7501 West 149th … Keep Reading


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Five Fingers of Evolution

Here’s a helpful video for remembering the five mechanisms of microevolution. You might find the narrator’s voice to be familiar. Enjoy!


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