Monday, December 07, 2009

AP Practice Test

AP folks! Here's a link to the course description. The practice test is on p. 21-33. Skip any problems we haven't covered yet (waves, electricity, magnetism, etc.)

The solutions are provided.

Thursday, September 17, 2009

Ch. 2 Section 1 - Newton's First Law: A Running Start

Inertia: Galileo (and our class) proved that the ball will roll forever until it reaches its original height.

[Movie] Credit: Julia E.

Saturday, August 29, 2009


Did you miss the trebuchet demonstration Friday?

Thursday, August 20, 2009

Back to School

It's great to see all those eager faces ready to be back and learning!

Sunday, May 17, 2009

Sleep Diary Data - Login

Click the link below and enter the class code:
Pd 1: white15582
Pd 2: orange20228
Sleep - Login

Monday, May 11, 2009

AP Biology: Sleep Packet

AP Biology Juniors: You will be handing in a packet in lieu of a final exam. The entire packet is available here. I will print out copies for you. Our schedule will be:

5/11-5/12 Do the Sleepiness Scale (Master 0.3) and keep up with your Sleep Diary (Master 0.1)
5/12 Astronaut Scenario
5/13-5/14 Michel Siffre, Sleepiness Scale, Diagnosis unknown
5/15 Snoring
5/18 Sleep Diary
5/19 Sleepiness & driving
5/20-5/21 Catchup, you may submit your packets
5/22 Packets due

Tuesday, May 05, 2009

AP Biology review notes

Your review sheets are scanned and posted in the APBio Public Folder.

AP Biology FRQs

The following link has real AP Biology FRQs and scoring guides.
AP: Biology

Sunday, May 03, 2009

Scoring guides for Plant FRQs

Here are the scoring guides to the two questions on the FRQ exam:
Question 1
Question 2

Tuesday, April 28, 2009

AP Biology Virtual Labs

LabBench Virtual Labs
This site should be useful for review of the 12 AP labs.

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

How Breastfeeding Transfers Immunity To Babies

In this study, the mechanism by which mothers transfer passive immunity to their nursing infants is discussed. The infant benefits from the mother's antibodies.

How Breastfeeding Transfers Immunity To Babies

Monday, April 13, 2009

NOVA Online | Life's Greatest Miracle | Watch the Program Here

You can watch the video, "Life's Greatest Miracle" from the PBS website.

NOVA Online | Life's Greatest Miracle | Watch the Program Here

Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Colorado FIRST Regionals at University of Denver

We're all geared up to join teams from around the world for the Colorado Regionals of the FIRST Robotics Challenge. This year's FRC will be held March 27-28 at University of Denver's Magness Arena. For the tournament schedule, click here. We'll be sending live updates from the competition via twitter. Follow us at:

Thursday, March 19, 2009

The Big Easy

Rolling into New Orleans for the NSTA convention. Follow at
Tweet me if you're in town!

Thursday, January 22, 2009

Hardy-Weinberg Problems

Here is a link to some Hardy-Weinberg practice problems and solutions.

Alyssa and Olivia's Trip to the Inauguration - Days 4 and 5

Follow the link to see Alyssa and Olivia's adventures actually trying to get in to the inauguration.

Sunday, January 18, 2009

YouTube - Alyssa and Olivia's Trip to the Inauguration-Day Two

Alyssa Roberts and Olivia Rudeen report from the Inauguration; they saw "The Boss" and Pete Seeger! You can still follow them on NPR's Weekend Soapbox. If you didn't hear them interviewed by Scott Simon yesterday, try this link to the original story on NPR. East Angels go to Washington!

YouTube - Alyssa and Olivia's Trip to the Inauguration-Day Two

MyPyramid Tracker for Nutrition

Use this link to enter MyPyramid Tracker as a guest user and begin your nutrition analysis.

Saturday, January 17, 2009

NPR: High Schoolers for Obama

Denver East High School students Alyssa Roberts and Olivia Rudeen shared their enthusiasm for Barack Obama's inauguration with NPR's Weekend Edition. They plan to video blog from DC, so stay tuned! Here's the video they made during the campaign.

Update: The audio of their interview is now available online via NPR audio.