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Monthly Re(ad)cap, Review, and TBR: February - March 2015

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Common Assessment #3

Hopefully we had some good study time over the last few days to prepare for Common Assessment #3!

As a reminder, here is the information included in the 35 (for honors, 30 for academic) question assessment: 97 more words

Honors Biology

Chromosome Counting

I am reading this amazing book called Galileo’s Finger, the ten great ideas of science by Peter Atkins. In the second chapter it briefly describes about the process of Mitosis and Meiosis, the two basic cell division processes in most organisms. 193 more words


Stork? Bunny? Or something WAY cooler?

Jonah turns away from his video games and asks his dad: “ Dad, how do you make babies?“. Jonahs’ dad turns silent for a while before he shyly looks away and answers ……. 498 more words


Asexual Reproduction in Plants - A* understanding for iGCSE

The previous posts have explained the processes involved in sexual reproduction in plants.  But many species of plant can also reproduce asexually and this post is going to explain how and why this might occur…  Now this is not a topic that is so exciting that it keeps many GCSE students awake at night but there is some good biology in here so pay attention! 586 more words

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Book Review: Mitosis by Brandon Sanderson

Mitosis (Reckoners #1.5) by Brandon Sanderson

Publisher: Gollancz

Publication Date: October 23, 2014 (first published January 1, 2013)

Edition: Hardcover, 96 pages

Genre: Short Story, Fantasy, Superhero, Young Adult… 615 more words

Book Review

Review Concept

Quizzes from today were great! A problem area was, “Why is our DNA not identical to our parents?”. Because of the random assortment of chromosomes (which hold DNA) in meiosis, gametes are never identical. 118 more words