Mr. Sanderson's Class Blog

Because biology is life

Month: February 2017

IB Biology 2 Week 11: 2/20 – 2/24

Mon

  • No school – Presidents’ day

Tue

Wed

  • Study Group Review, cont’d
  • Instructor led review

Thu

  • Scoring guides: Biology IA

Fri

  • Rough draft of your IA due.  Peer Review.
  • Final draft due Mon at 1pm.

Biology B Week 11: 2/20 – 2/24

Mon

  • No school: Presidents’ Day

Tue

  • Film: Vice News 2.2: Greenland is Melting
  • Film: Cosmos episode 12: “A World Set Free” [this series is available 
  • Homework: Climate and the government data w/s (due Thurs)

Wed

Thu

Fri

Biology B Week 10: 2/13 – 2/17

Mon

  • Notes: Intro to population ecology
  • Read Ch 5-1 & 5-2 in text
  • Lab: Random Sampling (Sunflowers)

Tue

  • Due: Random Sampling Lab
  • Lab: Lichen Population Study
    • today: design and carry out lab
    • report data
  • tonight: write your Title Page, Purpose, Procedure

Wed

Thu

  • Due: Lab Report- Lichen Population Study (typed or neatly written)
  • Lab: Natural Controls to Population Growth

Fri

  • Notes: Carbon Cycle
  • Film: Greenland is Melting

IB Biology 2 Week 8: 2/6 – 2/10

Mon

  • Transpiration lab

Tue

  • Transpiration lab

Wed

  • Transpiration lab
  • POGIL Plant Hormones

Thu

  • Complete 2 DBQs and questions at the end of the Plant Study Guide (Due tomorrow)
  • Due: POGIL Plant Hormones

Fri

Mon 2/13

  • Test: Plant Biology Topic 9

Biology B Week 8: 2/6 – 2/10

Mon

  • Intro to Ecology (reference text: 3-1 & 3-1)
    • What is Ecology?
    • What levels of organization do we study?
    • How does energy flow through systems?
    • Here are the notes we took today
  • Lessons from the wolf
  • Crossword: Ch 3 due tomorrow
  • Beginning of the Film: In The Valley Of The Wolves (Nature)
  • Read 3-1 & 3-2 if you haven’t already
  • Link to the Crash Course Ecology vids on YouTube.  These are good, though be aware that the content is not organized the same way we will cover it.
  • Here is the Ecology Unit WTK

Tue

Wed

Thu

  • Notes: Biomagnification
  • POGIL: Ecological Pyramids

Fri

  • Quiz: Ch 3 Vocabulary
  • Finish POGIL