Mr. Sanderson's Class Blog

Because biology is life

Month: September 2016

Biology A Week 4: 9/26 – 9/30

Mon

  • Continue Cell labs: Cork Cells
  • Turn in Cork and Cheek labs

Tue

  • Focus
  • MiniQuiz – Cell Types
  • Notes: Cell membrane structure and function

Wed

Thu

  • Vocab Ch 7 Quiz
  • POGIL: Cell Membrane Structure and Function

Fri

  • Start Osmosis Lab
  • looking ahead: unit test Wed next week (10/7)

IB Bio 2 Week 4: 9/26 – 9/30

Mon

  • Review of course expectations
  • Debrief quiz
  • Peer grading
  • Notes: Blood circulation

Tue

Wed

  • Lungs demo
  • start heart dissection

Thu

  • heart dissection

Fri

  • Review Day
  • Unit test Monday (notes posted on Tues entry)

Biology A Week 3: 9/19 – 9/23

Mon

  • Lab Quiz
  • Review

Tue

  • Unit 1 Test
  • Ch 7 SG (1-32 due tomorrow)

Wed

Thu

  • Notes: Intro Cells
  • Finish Sketch Lab

Fri

  • Notes: Cells, cont’d
  • Cell Lab Series start

IB Biology 2 Week 3: 9/19 – 9/23

Mon

  • Kahoot Quiz
  • Coloring and content: Kidney and nephron
  • h/w: read Ch 34.5, 34.6, 34.7

Tue

  • Gas exchange
  • Online h/w (Mastering Biology) due Thurs at 11:59pm

Wed

Thu

Fri

  • Quiz: Endocrine, Osmoregulation, Gas exchange

IB Biology Week 2: 9/12 – 9/16

Mon

  • Statistics in Biology: Student t-test vs Chi squared test
  • Problem set #3 in Stats handout
  • iPad checkout
  • Homework: Read pp 17 – 30 in the online reading (posted last week)

Tue

  • Statistics in Biology: Linear regression
  • Problem sets ___ & ___

Wed

Thu

Fri

  • Finish notes.
  • self-grade w/s/ Osmoregulation
  • Online homework- Mastering Biology

Biology A Week 2: 9/12 – 9/16

Mon

  • Focus
  • Finish and Collect POGIL: Water
  • Miniquiz 2-1 & 2-2
  • Notes Biochemistry (water)
  • Film: Crash Course Biology #2 (Water)
  • Start POGIL: Biological Molecules
  • Homework: Watch more Crash Course Bio
  • Homework: Read the rest of Ch 2 (optional: do vocab, do book review questions)
  • What to know (WTK) for Unit 1: WTK Unit 1

Tue

Wed

  • Focus
  • Hand in POGIL
  • Notes: Proteins, Enzymes
  • Prelab: Enzyme Sim Lab

Thu

  • Enzyme Sim Lab: Tubease

Fri

  • Lab Quiz
  • Review as needed

Mon 9/19

  • Finish Unit/Practice/Review as needed

Tue 9/20

  • Unit test

 

Biology A: 9/5 – 9/9

Mon

  • Labor Day – No School

Tue

  • Teacher Inservice – No School

Wed

  • First day of classes; Welcome Back!
  • Survey
  • Syllabus
  • EQ: What is science?
    • Tube & Rope

Thu

  • Collect Parent Slips
  • Textbook checkout
  • EQ: How do scientists investigate?
    • Emails Lab
  • Intro: Cornell Notes

Fri

  • EQ: How do water’s properties make life possible?
    • Intro: how to collaborate on a POGIL
    • POGIL: Water Properties

IB Biology 2: 9/5 – 9/9

Mon

  • Labor Day: no school

Tue:

  • Teacher Inservice: no school

Wed:

  • First day of classes! Welcome Back!
  • What we will cover this year (Term 1 Syllabus)
  • Heads up: t-shirt designs due Friday!
  • Students plan Group 4 Presentations
    • Title Page (project/research questions, name each candidate)
    • Findings pages
      • at least one page for each candidate
      • What part of the project were you investigating?
      • How did you investigate it?
      • What were your findings?
      • Include your data!
    • Conclusions page
      • Repeat your research question
      • Summarize the conclusions about your project

Thu

  • Group 4 Presentations

Fri