Unit 8 Learning Goals

posted Feb 5, 2018, 1:08 PM by Jerrid Johansen   [ updated Feb 5, 2018, 1:12 PM ]

Due Date:  Friday, February 9th, @ 11:59 pm

You have the option of completing the Unit 8 Learning Goals in one of three manners.  You may complete recordings of yourself, using Flipgrid.  You may type out your responses into the form below.  You may also write out your responses to the questions using pencil and paper.

Remember, plagiarism is a thing, even though you are not writing out a full-blown essay, or literary paper.  Your answers need to be in your own words!  If you are caught plagiarizing you will receive a zero on this assessment.

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Typed Response

Unit 8 Learning Goals

Unit 7 Learning Goals

posted Jan 24, 2018, 5:29 AM by Jerrid Johansen   [ updated Jan 24, 2018, 10:28 AM ]

DUE DATE:  Sunday, January 28th, by 11:59 p.m.

For your Unit 7 Learning Goals Test you have the option of recording or uploading a video of your responses to the three big questions for this unit.  To do this, you will need a computer with a camera, or a smart phone with the FLIPGRID app.

Or students can provide a "written" response by answering the questions in the spaces provided below.

Unit 7 Learning Goals

Fresh Semester, Fresh Start!

posted Jan 3, 2018, 12:25 PM by Jerrid Johansen   [ updated Jan 4, 2018, 7:23 AM ]

As we enter the second semester let's take a moment to think about what it means to be successful.

1st Semester Evaluation

posted Dec 18, 2017, 1:29 PM by Jerrid Johansen   [ updated Dec 18, 2017, 1:31 PM ]

Please take 5 minutes to complete the evaluation about the course, and my teaching.  Be honest!

1st Semester Final Review

posted Dec 10, 2017, 6:00 PM by Jerrid Johansen   [ updated Dec 15, 2017, 5:48 AM ]

Date:  Monday, December 18th - Thursday, December 21st
Format:  Multiple Choice and Short Answer
Point Value:  100 Points Each for a total of 200 points
Content Covered:  All material covered during the first semester is fair game.  THINK BIG IDEAS!!!
  • Here is a  REVIEW for the final.
  • Here is the ANSWER KEY for the final review.
  • KAHOOT CHALLENGES:  You can download the KAHOOT APP and complete these challenges (practice quizzes).  Simply enter the PIN NUMBER and provide your name.  The app will tell you if you get the questions wrong or right.
    • Universe and Big Bang  -  Game Pin:  0106087
    • Macromolecules  -  Game Pin:  037970
    • DNA and Protein Synthesis  -  Game Pin:  0373964
    • Cell Membrane and Transport  -  Game Pin:  0167109
    • Prokaryotes and Viruses  -  Game Pin:  0112210
    • Cells and Organelles  -  Game Pin:  0796995
    • Photosynthesis and Respiration  -  Game Pin:  0284661

Upcoming Cells and Viruses Assessments

posted Nov 29, 2017, 5:28 AM by Jerrid Johansen

The assessments for Unit 5 -- Cells and Viruses -- will be on the following dates:
  •  Unit 5 Quiz:  Friday, December 1st
  • Unit 5 Test:  Tuesday, December 5th

Refer to your Unit 5 sheet for review and guiding materials.

Online Review Materials

Upcoming DNA, RNA, and Protein Synthesis Assessments

posted Oct 19, 2017, 11:57 AM by Jerrid Johansen

The assessments for DNA, RNA, and Protein Synthesis are coming up in the next week.

  • Multiple Choice Quiz: Wednesday, October 25th
  • Written Unit Test:  Friday, October 27th

Refer to your pink, Unit 3 Sheet for resources to help you prepare for these assessments.

Quiz Correction Directions

posted Sep 11, 2017, 12:58 PM by Jerrid Johansen

Here are the DIRECTIONS for completing quiz corrections.  Directions must be followed precisely, or no credit will be earned.  Quiz corrections are due the day after a quiz has been returned to you in class.

We're Back!!!

posted Aug 15, 2017, 1:04 PM by Jerrid Johansen

And I couldn't be more excited!

Welcome to the 2017-2018 school year!  You've found the website for Mr. Johansen's Biology classes, and the girl's track program here at Papillion-La Vista South.  

On this site I will post announcements, review items, homework assignments, answer keys, readings, videos, and links to websites for the biology classes.  I will also post track results and records. Go ahead and bookmark this page, or memorize the url as you will use this site quite often!

If you have questions or suggestions you can email me at, or you you can click the "CONTACT ME" link on the left side of this page.

2nd Semester Final

posted May 16, 2017, 12:10 PM by Jerrid Johansen   [ updated May 17, 2017, 8:34 AM ]

The second semester final will be given in TWO parts:
  • Part 1 will be taken on Monday
  • Part 2 will be taken on either Tuesday or Wednesday

Here are some review materials for the 2nd semester final.  Come to class with questions

Review PowerPoint

Here are some Helpful Hints for Part 2 of the Semester Final

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