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Month: April 2017

IB Biology C Week 4: 4/24 – 4/28

Mon

  • Hand in SG self graded
  • Collect 2 POGILs
  • Finish Online homework

Tue

  • Direct Instruction: Reproduction
  • Study Guide Repro (Campbell) pg 1 & 2
  • Read Ch 36.1 – 36.4

Wed

  • Self Grade  (Campbell SG) homework
  • Cont’d: Direct Instruction Repro Part 2

Thu

  • Review Endocrine and Reproduction

Fri

  • Quiz: Endocrine and Reproduction (Topics 6.6 and additional Repro through implantation of blastocyct)

Integrated Physics Week 4: 4/24 – 4/28

Mon

  • Balloon Jet Car Race Day! (Turn in project)
  • Finish and debrief Acceleration lab (due tomorrow)

Tue

Wed

Thu

Fri

Integrated Physics Week 3: 4/17 – 4/21

Mon

  • Finish Speed Lab (Hand in tomorrow)
  • Debrief Test Ch 1 & 2
  • Practice: Speed Calculation w/s (finish for homework)

Tue

  • Debrief and Collect Lab
  • Kahoot! review- Speed Calculations
  • Intro project: Balloon Jet Cars

Wed

  • Direct Instruction: Velocity
  • Work on Balloon Jet Cars

Thu

Fri

  • Finish Acceleration Lab (hand in Mon)
  • Finish Balloon Jet Cars (ready to race on Mon)

IB Biology C Week 3: 4/17 – 2/21

Mon

Tue

  • Log in to Mastering Biology
  • Direct Instruction: Topic 6.6

Wed

  • Go over Critical Thinking homework 40-7 (practice)
  • POGIL: Feedback Mechanisms – (Keep until Monday)
  • Homework (tan packet) SG 197, 198, 200, 201 

Thu

  • finish POGIL if necessary
  • Self-grade homework, correct errors.  Keep (remainder is  due Monday)
  • Online homework.  Log in to MasteringBiology.com; “Homeostasis and Endocrine” is in your calendar. Click and complete by noon on 4/23.

Fri

  • POGIL: Control of Blood Sugar (in your study groups)
  • Homework (tan packet) SG 202, 203, 204

IB Biology B Week 2: 4/10 – 4/17

Mon

  • Practice: chi square
  • Read Ch 32.1 – 32.5: Osmoregulation
  • Help on Chi squared test: website, video

Tue

  • Direct Instruction: Application of neurotransmitter – neonicotinoids
  • Direct Instruction: Osmoregulation (11.3)

Wed

  • Direct Instruction, cont’d
  • Practice

Thu

  • debrief homework
  • review for quiz

Fri

  • quiz: neuron, osmoregulation, chi squared

Integrated Physics Week 2: 4/10 – 4/17

Mon

  • Direct Instruction: Precision, Accuracy, Resolution
  • Measurement Lab (Report due Wed)

Tue

  • MiniQuiz: Unit Conversion & Sig Figs
  • Direct Instruction:  Graphing 
    • Activity: Graphing Refresher (Due Thur)

Wed

  • Weekly Focus
  • Due: Lab Report
  • Review for Ch 1 & 2 test
  • Finish Graphing Activity

Thu

  • Due: Graphing Activity
  • Test: Ch 1 & 2
  • Puzzle: Ch 4
  • Begin Reading Ch 4

Fri

  • Debrief Test
  • Direct Instruction: Speed

IB Biology C Week 1: 4/3 – 4/7

Mon

  • No school – Grading

Tue

  • Welcome to Varsity Bio!
    • what to expect
    • syllabus
  • Start Human Phys Unit

Wed

  • Blog resources overview
  • Get Textbook
    • Read Nervous System chapter by Monday
  • Continue NS notes (Synapse)
  • Study Guide Topic 6 (Allott)– read by Fri
  • Study Guide Neuron and Synapse (BioZone) – Due tomorrow

Thu

  • Study guide (BioZone) due at start
  • Lab: Get a Whiff of This (document based lab report due Monday)

Fri

  • Study Guide (Allott) read by start
  • Lab Data Analysis

 

Integrated: Physics Week 1: 4/3 – 4-7

Mon

  • No School: Grading Day

Tues – Start Term 3

  • Intro: Nuts and Bolts
    • Syllabus
    • Get Textbook
  • The Nature of Science
  • Effective effort

Wed

Thu

Fri

  • Significant Figures
    • Direct Instruction
    • Practice