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Month: September 2017

IB Biology 2 Week 4: 9/25 – 9/29

Coming up: Unit Test Friday

Mon:

  • Dall Sheep and Human Life Table labs due
  • Direct Instruction: Using quadrat data and Chi Square analysis to check for species association

Tue:

  • Kahoot! Quiz
    • Identify topics for review

Wed

  • Direct Instruction based on topic deficits

Thu

Fri

  • Unit Test

Biology A Week 4: 9/25 – 9/29

Coming up: Labs Due 9/28, big cell quiz 10/3 (Cell Unit WTK)

Mon:

  • go over Unit 1 test
  • go over cell crossword and cell organelle study sheet (Key)
  • Start Cell Labs (Robert Hooke today)
  • Homework: Read 7-1, 7-2, study Quizlet sets

Tue

  • Continue Cell Labs (Onion Lab, Cheek Cell Lab today)
  • Homework: Read 7-1, 7-2, study Quizlet sets

Wed 

  • Finish Cell Labs (Elodea Lab today)
  • Homework: Read 7-3, study Quizlet sets, check cell labs for labeling

Thu

  • Cell Lab packets due
  • Direct instruction: Cells
  • Start Cell Membrane POGIL
  • Homework: Read 7-3, study Quizlet sets

Fri

  • Start Potato Osmosis Lab
  • Continue POGIL
  • Homework: Read 7-3, study Quizlet sets

IB Biology 2 Week 3: 9/18 – 9/22

Mon

Tue

  • Direct Instruction: Survivorship Curves
  • Lab: Dall Sheep Survivorship

Wed

  • Permission slips
  • Online Text h/w (masteringbiology.com)
  • prelab: Human Survivorship 

Thu

  • Lab: Human Survivorship
    • meet at Pioneer Cemetery

Fri

  • Lab Data Analysis – Life Table 2017
  • Dall Sheep + Human Survivorship labs due Mon

Biology A Week 3: 9/18 – 9/22

Mon

  • Lab Quiz
  • Turn in Tubease Lab
  • Crash Course Biology: Properties of water
  • Review POGIL: Properties of Water

Tue

Wed

Thu

  • Unit 1 test
  • Intro to Microscope / Start Scientific Sketching

Fri

  • Finish Sketch Lab
  • Start Cell Labs
  • Homework: Crossword: Cells

Biology A Week 2: 9/11 – 9/15

Mon

  • Sign up for Quizlet if you haven’t already done so (see links last week)
  • Miniquiz 2-1, 2-2
  • Finish POGIL: Properties of Water
  • Continue Notes: Biochemistry

Tue

Wed

  • Continue/Finish POGIL: Biological Macromolecules
  • Practice Vocab using Quizlet
  • Homework: Prelab Enzyme Simulation

Thu

  • Direct Instruction: Enzymes
  • Lab: Enzyme Simulation

Fri

  • Finish Enzyme Lab
  • Coming up:
    • Monday 9/18: Lab Quiz
    • Thurs 9/21: Unit Test

IB Biology 2 Week 1: 9/6 – 9/8

Wed

  • Welcome Back!
  • Reflect on your Group 4 work
  • Group time: prepare your presentations

Thu & Fri

  • Group 4 presentations

Mon 9/11 

  • Start Unit 1: Data Analysis

Tues 9/12 – Wed 9/13

Biology A Week 1: 9/6 – 9/8

Wed

  • Welcome Back!
  • Intro Survey
  • Get Textbook
  • Tube and Rope Puzzle

Thu

Fri

  • Be a two marshmallow person
  • How to improve your academic performance
  • Intro: Biochem – Start Notes: Biochemistry
  • POGIL: Water Properties
  • Homework: Read 2-1 & 2-2