Mr. Sanderson's Class Blog

Because biology is life

Month: March 2016

Biology B: 3/28 – 4/1

Mon

  • Welcome to Biology B
  • Direct Instruction: History of evolutionary thought
  • Homework: Read Ch 15-1 & 15-2

Tue

Wed

  • Lab: Natural Selection Simulation – Birds (finish & debrief)
  • Homework: Crossword Chapter 15 (due tomorrow)
  • Homework: Read Ch 15 all

Thu

  • Collect homework
  • Quiz over EQ1 & EQ2 (Evo thought and Darwin)
  • Hand in lab
  • Direct Instruction: Selection, and Evidences

Fri

  • In-Class: Amino Acid Sequence (homework if not done)
  • Cosmos: Episode 2 (in-class worksheet)

IB Biology C: 3/28 – 4/1

Mon

  • Welcome to Varsity Bio!
  • Intro Lab investigation: Rock, Boats, and Ponds

Tue

  • Ecology Option C start
  • Topic C5: Population ecology
    • Population growth curves, Population sampling – direct instruction
    • Start Lab: Estimating Population Size: Mark-Recapture

Wed

Thu

  • Life Table Lab: Dall Sheep

Fri

  • Life Table Lab: Humans

IB Biology 2: 3/7 – 3/16

Mon – Wed: Independent Topic Review

Thu: Lab Practicals review

Fri: Group 4 Project review (here’s the file)

Mon 3/14: Paper 1 Final Exam

Tue 3/15: Paper 2 Final Exam

Wed 3/16: Paper 3 Final Exam

Upcoming Study Sessions (optional): 3/31, 4/11, 4/18, 4/27.  All 6:30-7:30 in my classroom (you will probably need to come through the courtyard, which I will leave open).

4/27: HLPaper2MS, HLPaper3MS, SLPaper2MS, SLPaper3MS

Biology B: 3/7 – 3/16

Mon 3/7

  • State Testing for Juniors
  • Finish POGIL: Neuron Function

Tue 3/8

Wed 3/9

  • Lab: Hearing and Equilibrium (due Thurs)
  • Homework: SG Ch 40, #1-37 (due Thurs)

Thu 3/10

Fri 3/11

  • Notes: Immune System finish
  • Lab: Get a Whiff of This
  • All Late Work Due
  • What to Know for the Final Exam

Mon 3/14

  • Review as needed

Tue 3/15

  • Final Exam Part 1

Wed 3/16

  • Final Exam Part 2

Biology B: 2/29 – 3/4

Mon

  • Finish Lab
  • Review as Necessary

Tue

  • Ecology Unit Exam

Wed

Thu

  • Surprise Miniquiz: Nervous System 1
  • Notes: Organization of the Nervous System

Fri

  • Lab: Ruler Response
  • Lab: Hearing and Equilibrium

 

IB BIology: 2/29 – 3/4

Mon

  • Review as needed

Tue

  • Quiz: Plants Part 2 (Topics 9.3 & 9.4)

Wed

  • Start IB Biology Review
  • IB Biology Curriculum

Thu

  • Continue Review

Fri