Friday, January 30, 2009

How the Body Works!

Hi All!

There heave been many questions lately about the Human Body as a result of our current unit of study.

Here is one of my favorite web sites for information on how the body works!

How the Body Works

Monday, January 26, 2009

Mitosis vs. Meiosis

Here is a good web site to review the difference between Mitosis (which is used to grow a baby and divide body cells, and Meiosis, (which is used to make gamete cells- sperm and egg). Remember, meiosis result in cells that have 1/2 the chromosomes of a normal body cell.

Click here for more!

Mr. Forde :-)

Punnett Square review

Hi ALl!

Here is a link to a Punnett Square review.

Click Here!

I hope thi helps as a review.

Mr. Forde :-)

Friday, January 16, 2009

Me, Alisha a terrapin and News 12!

Amalie Wilson of News 12 who I met this week! :-)

See my interview with Alisha Mullett of Soundwaters this weekend on News 12.

It is on channel 12 Saturday at 7 am, 10:30, 2 pm and Sunday at 1:30 am, 7 am, 10:30 am, 1 PM, 4:30 pm, 11:30 PM and Monday at 12:30 am.

That is a lot of showings! I hope you get to see it and that it brings a lot of attention to the plight of the diamondback terrapin and our blog!

have a great LOOONG weekend.

Mr. Forde :-)

Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Karyotype Game!

Click here to play the karyotype game from class!

Have fun! get 23 chromosomes from mom and 23 from dad!

Mr. F :-)

Sunday, January 11, 2009

Cell Jeopardy Game

Click here for the presentation link!

Mr. Forde

ps- I apologize in advance for the couple of quirky slides I"ll cleam up the game before the next review!

Friday, January 2, 2009

How did turtles get their shells?

Click here to find out about an exciting fossil discovery that reveals a turtle that is so old that it only had the bottom half of a shell. Scientists believe that this aquatic turtle needed the protection there as that is often how aquatic creatures are attacked, from below.

Click here to hear a report on the same discovery!

Mr. F :-)