Class Agenda Week of 8-13 Oct 2007

Class Agenda Week of 8-13 Oct 2007

Name:______Date: ______Period:_____

Agenda Week of 14 April–18April2008

Unit 6Physiology Exam 5/13/08

Class website:

Monday 4/14/08

-Digestive System Powerpoint

-Ch 35 Sci Notebook(due 4/16)

HW: Study for Unit 6 Quiz 3

Tuesday 4/15/08(LEAP 2:30 - 3:30)

-Unit 6 Quiz 3

-Practice Test Biology

HW: Ch. 35 Sci Notebook due 4/16/08

Wednesday 4/16/08 –LateStart

-Review Quiz #3 Results

-Complete Biology Practice Test

HW: Overview Vocabulary complete by 4/29

Thursday 4/17/08–Block

CST Review Practice Test Results

Endocrine matching cards

Friday 4/18/08Block

CST Review Practice Test Results

Endocrine matching cards

Parents/Guardian –

I have reviewed my child’s activities and homework for the week of 4/14/08-4/18/08.

I understand that is important for me to make sure that my child is ready for thequiz on 4/15/08 and 4/29/08, and has completed all assignments this week.

I understand if my child needs to retake a quiz that the original quiz with corrected answers, signed by a parent, must be turned in when the quiz is retaken on Tuesdayafterschool.

I understand that California Achievement Testing is scheduled for April 22 – 24 and that these days will be minimum days.

Parent/Guardian Printed NameSignatureDate

Bell Ringers: Week of 14 April – 18 April 2008CST Review Questions

Monday –Earth has undergone some catastrophic changes from time to time. Which of these most likely explains why life on Earth continued following these catastrophes?

A Dominant species had a slow mutation rate.B Many species filled the same niche.

C A strong species had many different characteristics. D A wide diversity of species existed.


What is the greatest danger to a patient who has had damage to the skin?

A loss of oils produced by the skin B excessive muscle contractions in the damaged area

C infections in uncovered tissues D damaged tissue entering the blood stream

Tuesday –Which of these secretes a hormone that regulates the rate of metabolism of the body?

A spleenB cerebrumC thyroidD kidney

Explain the correct answer and what the functions are for the other organs

Wednesday –In order for the body to maintain homeostasis, the chemical decomposition of food to produce energy must be followed by ______

A water intake.B muscle contractions.C waste removal.D nervous impulses.


Thursday/Friday– Carbon dioxide is produced as cells break down nutrients for energy. Which of the following pairs of systems would participate in removing the carbon dioxide from the body?

A endocrine and circulatoryB circulatory and respiratory

C respiratory and endocrineD reproductive and excretory


The fight-or-flight response includes greater heart output and a rise in blood pressure. This response is due to ______

A insulin secreted by the pancreas.B thyroxine secreted by the thyroid gland.

C oxytocin secreted by the pituitary gland.D adrenaline secreted by the adrenal glands.


Unit 6 Quiz 4 4/29/08

  1. Where are blood cells made?

2. The principal function of structure X______is to ______.

3. To remove the pancreas, a surgeon would have to enter which cavity?

4. What are the receptors for smelling called?

5. Specialized cells called ______transfer messages throughout your body in the form of fast-moving electrical energy.

6-9 identify the labeled structures

10. From a neuron's cell body, information is transmitted to other cells by a fiber called a(n) ______.

11.Special neurons called ______send impulses from the brain and spinal cord to muscles.


Erythrocyte Myelin shealth Nerve

EndocrineSensory neuronsNeuron

Gland PeptideMotor neurons

Extra Credit

  1. Vaccinated individuals become protected against polio because the weakened viruses __.

A prevent further viral invasion.B induce an inflammatory response.

C promote production of antibodies.D are too weak to cause illness.

  1. The purpose for giving a person a vaccine is to

A introduce chemicals that destroy viruses.B stimulate an immune response.

C prevent inflammation.D cure a disease.

  1. How do nutrients, absorbed by the small intestine, travel to the individual cells of the human body?

A The nutrients are absorbed from the small intestine into the blood and move through the circulatory system to the body cells.

B The nutrients move from the small intestine directly to the liver and then move through the lymphatic system to the body cells.

C The small intestine forces the nutrients into the kidneys, where the nutrients are then dissolved in fluids used by the body cells.

D The body cells send nerve impulses indicating a lack of nutrients to the small intestine, and the small intestine sends the nutrients back to the cells.

Vocabulary Matching

____ Cholesterol / A. A structure composed of modified epithelial cells specialized to produce one or more secretions that are discharged to the outside
____ Digestive system / B.A long carbon chain carboxylic acid; vary in length and in the number and location of double bonds; three linked to a glycerol molecule form fat.
_____ Homeostasis / C. Rhythmic waves of contraction of smooth muscle that push food along the digestive tract.
_____ Fatty Acid / D. An organism or a virus that causes disease.
_____ Olfactory / E. A steroid that forms an essential component of animal cell membranes and acts as a precursor molecule for the synthesis of other important steroids.
_____ Insulin / F. A protein (or protein-based molecule) that speeds up a chemical reaction in a living organism; acts as catalyst for specific chemical reaction.
_____ Virus / G. The steady-state physiological condition of the body – maintaining conditions.
_____ Polypeptide / H. The primary function is to convert food into energy and convert waste into excretable material.
_____ Peristalsis / I. A submicroscopic, noncellular particle composed of a nucleic acid core and a protein coat (capsid); parasitic; reproduces only within a host cell.
_____ Pathogen / J. having to do with the sense of smell, involves the detection and perception of chemicals floating in the air
____ Enzyme / K. A polymer (chain) of many amino acids linked together by peptide bonds.
____ Gland / L. A vertebrate hormone that lowers blood glucose levels by promoting the uptake of glucose by most body cells and the synthesis and storage of glycogen in the liver; forms in the pancreas.