Mr. Sanderson's Class Blog

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Month: October 2017

IB BIology 2 Week 9: 10/30 – 11/3

Mon

Tue

  • Model activity: Cell Respiraton

Wed

  • Debrief Model Activity
  • POGILs: Cell Respiration Overview and Oxydative Phosphorylation
  • Online Assignment (due Fri at 3pm)

Thu

  • POGILs: Cell Respiration Overview and Oxydative Phosphorylation
  • Online Assignment (due Fri at 3pm)

Fri

  • POGILs: Cell Respiration Overview and Oxydative Phosphorylation
  • Online Assignment (due Fri at 3pm)

Biology A Week 9: 10/30 – 11/3

Mon

  • Due: Cell Cycle Comic Strip Project
  • Intro: Mendel and Mitosis
  • WTK for the unit test (Unit test will be on 11/9)
  • Homework: Read 11-1, 11-2

Tue

  • Excerpt from film, “Odyssey: Origins” (1:00 – 1:17)
  • Homework: Read 11-3, 11-4

Wed

  • Direct Instruction: Codominance, Incomplete Dominance
  • Genetics problems
  • Homework: Read 14-1, 14-2
  • Complete #1,2,3 on Genetics Problems sheet

Thu

  • Direct Instruction: Meiosis, Nondisjunction, Pedigrees
  • Check out Quizlet!

Fri

  • Quiz over topics 5 through 13 on the WTK
  • Start Dragon Genetics Lab

IB Biology Week 8: 10/23 – 10/27

Mon

  • Kahoot! Review
  • Direct Instruction: Enzymes

Tue

Wed

  • New Unit: Energetics (Direct instruction: Cell Respiration)

Thu

Fri

  • Unit Test: Biochemistry and Enzymes (IB Topics 2.1 – 2.5, 8.1)

Biology A Week 8: 10/23 – 10/27

Mon

  • Test: Energetics (Ch 8 & 9)
  • Homework: Crossword Ch 10

Tue

Wed

Thu

Fri

  • Work Time: Mitosis Comic Strip Project (due Mon 10/30)
  • Lab Practical Exam: Cell Division
  • Quizlet Review

IB Biology 2 Week 7: 10/16 – 10/20

Mon – Fri:

  • Design and carry out an independent investigation to test the effect of a factor on the rate of reaction between catalase enzyme and hydrogen peroxide.
  • Use this checklist as a guide for your writeup.  
  • Your individual writeup is due Wed, 10/25

Coming up: Unit Test Fri 10/27

Biology A Week 7: 10/16 – 10/20

Mon

  • PS: Modeling Activity

Tue

  • Online Review Activities (Quizlet, Kahoot!)

Wed

Thu

Fri

Biology A Week 6: 10/9 – 10/13

Mon

  • Direct Instruction: Photosynthesis
  • Homework: Finish SG packet from Friday, Read 81-, 8-2, 8-3

Tue

  • Lab: Photosynthetic Pigments in Spinach

Wed

  • No class: All school Testing Day

Thu

  • Half Day/Grading (Mid Term Grades)
  • Debrief Lab, Review Photosynthesis

Fri

  • No School

Biology A Week 5: 10/2 – 10/6

Mon

  • Finish Potato Osmosis Lab

Tue

  • Quiz: Cell Theory, Cell Scientists, Cell types, Cell parts, microscope use and microscope cell labs
  • Graphing Potato Cell Lab data

Wed

  • Lab Quiz (open lab)
  • Finish POGIL: Cell Membrane

Thu

  • Review as necessary

Fri

  • Unit Test: Cells
  • Crossword: Photosynthesis & Cell Respiration (Chs 8 & 9)