Class Calendar

Post Spring Break - March 29 - April 1

Biology 12 Honours

March 29 - Class time for peer review of inquiry assignment

March 31 - Review class

April 4 - Systems Test & Inquiry Assignment Due

  • group question: identifying and describing connections between systems
  • individual questions: your choose 3 system sections to answer (out of the 7 we have covered in class)

Biology 12

March 30, 2016 - Ms. Muirhead
The Brain!

REMINDER: Drug Inquiry Assignment is due April 1

Your journal should include all of the following:

Action Potentials:

1) a labelled diagram of an axomembrane at resting potential
2) a descriptive flow chart outlining the steps of an action potential.
3) the completed Action Potential Graph worksheet
4) an answer to the self-reflective question "How similar was your predicted graph to the actual graph?"


1) the labelled diagram of the parts of the synapse
2) the steps of synaptic transmission
3) Synapses question sheet (filled out and pasted in)

The Brain: (NEW)

1) a labelled diagram of the brain
2) the functions of the following 8 structures in the brain: cerebrum, corpus callosum, cerebellum, medulla oblongata, thalamus, hypothalamus, pituitary gland, meninges.