Posted in 6 SNC4M Science

SNC4M Exam Review Topics

  • carbs
  • lipids
  • proteins
  • digestive system
  • how enzymes work
  • microscope parts
  • microscopic specimen measurements & calculations
  • bacterial cell structure
  • binary fission
  • bacterial growth curve
  • types of bacteria (shape and colony types)
  • antibiotics – penicillin
  • antibiotic resistance
  • virus structure
  • lytic and lysogenic cycles of viral replication
  • HIV Origin story
  • Innate Immunity
  • Adaptive Immunity
  • Vaccination & Herd Immunity
  • from DNA to chromosomes (structures)
  • central dogma (DNA –> RNA –> protein)
  • mutations
  • plasmids
  • DNA sequencing
  • gel electrophoresis
  • restriction endonucleases
  • recombination
  • CRISPR
Posted in 1 SBI3U Biology

SBI3U Exam Review Topics

  • microscope parts
  • proper use of microscopes
  • magnifications and diameters of fields of view
  • measuring and calculating specimen sizes
  • forms of chromosomes – DNA, chromatin, chromatids, dyads, tetrads
  • cell cycle
  • mitosis in detail
  • meiosis in detail
  • meiosis in males versus females
  • Mendel and his pea experiments
  • Punnett Squares
  • Pedigrees
  • Test Cross
  • dihybrid cross
  • Forms of inheritance – dominance, incomplete dominance, codominance, multiple alleles, sex-linked inheritance
  • Law of Segregation & Law of Independent Assortment
  • Charles Darwin and the tree of life – evolution by natural selection
  • forms of natural selection – stabilizing, directional, disruptive, sexual
  • peppered moth example
  • genetic drift, bottleneck, founder effect
  • homologous, analogous and vestigial features
  • convergent and divergent evolution
  • Circulatory system
  • Respiratory system
  • Digestive system
Posted in 1 SBI3U Biology

SBI3U Important Dates

Jan 10 Evolution Quiz – 20 multiple choice and one section of short answers

January 12 – Pig Heart & Lung dissection

January 23 & 24 – Evolution Game days: they will be assessed on these days

Jan 17 Systems Quiz – 20 multiple choice and diagrams

Jan 18 & 19 – Fetal Pig dissections

Jan 22 – Fetal Pig dissection bell-ringer culminating Activity

Jan 26 – Final Exam