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Month: May 2016

IB Biology C: 5/23 – 5/27

Mon

Tue

Wed

  • Finish floating disc lab

Thu

  • Really finish floating disc lab

Fri

  • PS model activity / review as necessary

Mon 5/30

  • No school: Memorial Day.  Please honor and remember those who gave their last full measure of devotion for our nation.

Tues 5/31

  • Due: Lab report.  Use the criteria specified in the resources section of this blog.  The report may be hand written.
  • Photosynthesis Unit Test

Biology B: 5/23 – 5/27

Mon

  • Notes: Community interactions & Diversity
  • Climate graph activity

Tue

Wed

  • continue lab
  • homework: Read Biodiversity (Ch 6-3)

Thu

  • Notes: Biodiversity
  • Review as needed

Fri

  • Ecology Unit Exam
  • Start Human Physiology

 

Biology B: 5/16 – 5/20

Mon

Tue

  • Notes: Population Ecology
  • Finish Natural Controls

Wed

  • Lab: Estimating Animal Population Size

Thu

Fri

  • Quiz Ch 3 & 5
  • Finish POGIL: Nutrient Cycles
  • Homework: watch CrashCourse: Carbon Cycle

 

IB Biology C: 5/16 – 5/20

Mon

  • Online assignment (Masteringbiology.com) due today at noon
  • Make your lab poster for the presentation
  • Work on SG: Cell Respiration (due tomorrow)

Tue

  • lab poster due
  • review as needed for CR unit test

Wed

  • Cell Respiration Unit test

Thu

Fri

  • Photosynthesis

Biology B: 5/9 – 5/13

Mon

  • Intro to Ecology
  • POGIL: Energy Transfer
  • Read Ch 3-1, 3-2

Tue

  • Collect energy POGIL
  • Intro to pyramids
  • Start POGIL: Biological Pyramids

Wed

  • Collect pyramid POGIL
  • Quiz: Intro to Eco (vocab, wolf reading, Ch3 reading)

Thu

Fri

  • Design and carry out lichen sampling lab
  • For Mon: (re)read Ch 5

 

IB Biology C: 5/9 – 5/13

Mon

  • Make a model of Cell Respiration
  • Check out Radiolab’s “Cellmates” podcast!

Tue

  • Prelab: Vernier Probe CR/PS Lab
  • Self-grade optional Cell Resp POGILs

Wed

Thu

  • Lab Time

Fri

  • Lab Time
  • Online assignment (due Monday)

Biology B: 5/2 – 5/6

Mon

  • Test: Classification and Animal groups

Tue

Wed

  • Lab: Plant Comparison

Thu

  • Lab: Plant Comparison

Fri

IB Biology C: 5/2 – 5/6

Mon

  • most SS out at IB Econ test
  • work on POGIL: CR Overview

Tue

  • most SS out at IB Econ test
  • work on POGIL: CR Overview

Wed

Thu

  • Finish POGIL: CR Overview
  • Optional h/w: POGIL: Glycolysis & Krebs, POGIL: Oxidative Phosphoryllation (if completed, these will be self-graded and turned in on Wed 5/11.

Fri

  • Notes, Practice