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John T's Page

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Lab Manual

Lab 1: The Scientific Process

Lab 2: Measurement

Lab 3: The Molecules of Life

Lab 4: Enzymes

Lab 5: Microscopic Observation of Cells 

DNA structure


Lab 12: Genetically Modified Foods

Bacterial Transformation (MJ)

Case Study 3: The tacos are trouble (MikeJ)


Student Blog

Chapter 2 Blog: The Chemical Basis of Life I (John T)

Chapter 3 Blog: The Chemical Basis of Life II (John T)

Chapter 4 Blog: General Features of Cells (John T)

Chapter 5 Blog: Membrane Structure, Synthesis, and Transport (John T)

Chapter 6 Blog: An Introduction to Energy, Enzymes, and Metabolism (John T)

Chapter 7 Blog: Cellular Respiration, Fermentation, and Secondary Metabolism (John T)

Chapter 8 Blog: Photosynthesis (John T)

Chapter 9 Blog: Cell Communication (John T)

Chapter 11: Nucelic Acid Structure, DNA Replicaiton, and Chromosome Structure (John T)

Chapter 12 Blog: Gene Expression at the Molecular Level (John T)

Chapter 13 Blog: Gene Regulation (John T)

Chapter 14 Blog: Mutation, DNA repair, and Cancer (John T aka Yianni)

Chapter 15 Blog: The Eukaryotic Cell Cycle, Mitosis, and Meiosis (John T aka Yianni)

Chapter 16 Blog: Simple Patterns of Inheritance (John T aka Yianni)



Grading Sheet for the Blog Project


Class Presentation Project

Chapter 22.3: The History of Life on Earth


Section I: Personal Bio and Material


Howdy, class. My name is John Tamanas (not T), and I live in Hillsborough, New Jersey. I'm a 16 year old male whose interests include science, soccer, comedy and speedsolving Rubik's Cubes (I'm currently ranked 12th in the world for the fastest average and 17th for the fastest solve). 


A picture of me <- Me


One of my favorite comedians is Demetri Martin. Here is some of his work. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=47ADI-PqPmw http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iBhHEl9_7Uw 


Another one of my favorite comedians is Myq Kaplan. His work: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8gPOhnYI1YY


My favorite comedian, though, is Louis C.K. Here is some of his stand-up. (Warning: Inappropriate language and themes) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V5Z_ZducwbQ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=95fNgx8aCS8

Section II:  Interesting/Useful Scientific Material



http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=129475847 Oil-eating bacteria found in the Gulf of Mexico

http://news.cnet.com/8301-19514_3-20014870-239.html NASA says they found a new planetary system 

http://news.softpedia.com/news/The-Alpha-Magnetic-Spectrometer-Finally-in-Florida-153929.shtml The Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer landed in Florida where it will leave to be installed on the ISS (International space station)

http://science.howstuffworks.com/environmental/energy/solar-cell.htm This article explains how solar cells work

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/08/25/health/research/25cell.html?_r=1 This article explains how stem cells work and the debate currently involved with their use. 



Atomic structure<-- The structure of an atom

Cell biology<-- Model of a cell and ts organelles

Model of DNA structure<-- Model of a DNA double helix

Hubble Telescope<-- A picture of the Hubble Space Telescope

Eye of God nebula <-- A picture of the "Eye of God" nebula




http://wimp.com/magnetswork/ This is a video explaining how magnets work.


YouTube plugin error  An explanations of Hawking radiation that comes from black holes.


http://wimp.com/consideragain/ Carl Sagan discussing the vastness of the universe and the ignorance of humans.


YouTube plugin error  A video explaining non-newtonian fluids and men running across it.


YouTube plugin error  This video explains what a ferrofluid is and how to make one. 



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