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Month: January 2018

Biology B Week 7: Jan 29 – 2/ 2

Mon

  • Test: Animals
  • Start Plant mini unit

Tue

  • Direct Instruction: Evolution and Diversity of Plants
  • Start Lab: Plant Tissue Slide Lab 

Wed

  • Direct Instruction: Transport in Plants
  • Continue Slide Lab

Thu

  • Finish Slide Lab
  • Review as necessary

Fri

  • Half day: mid term grading
  • Quiz: Plants

IB Biology 2 Week 6: 1/22 – 1/26

Mon

  • Direct instruction: Plant Germination and Growth
  • Private Life of Plants: Growing

Tue

Wed

Thu

  • Finish direct instruction

Fri

  • Review as necessary

Biology B Week 6: 1/22 – 1/26

Mon

Tue

  • Work time: projects

Wed

  • Volunteers for early presentations
  • Film: Your Inner Monkey

Thu

  • Presentations

Fri

  • Presentations
  • Test Questions due 9pm, emailed in proper format

Mon 1/29

  • Test: Animal Unit
  • Start Plant Structure and Function (Notes)

Biology B Week 5: Jan 11 – Jan 15

Mon

  • No School: MLK Day

Tues

  • Continue Classification Lab: Part B

Wed

  • Finish Classification Lab (Poster and Discussion questions are due Fri)
  • Homework: Finish #1-17 

Thu

  • Go over Ch 18 SG #1-17 (Finish SG for tomorrow)
  • Direct Instruction: Cladograms (See notes posted online last week)

Fri

  • Big Quiz Classification
  • Due: Making Cladograms
  • Due: Classification Lab (Poster + Discussion Questions)
  • Crossword: Animals Ch 26
  • Introduction: Animal Group Presentations

Biology B Week 4: 1/8 – 1/12

Mon 1/8

Tues 1/9

  • Due: Deep Time Project
  • Wrap up and  Review as needed (laptops)

Wed 1/10

Thu 1/11

  • Direct Instruction: Classification (Text reference: read Chapter 18)
  • Example of a Dichotomous Key (Shoe Classification)
  • Drylab: “Using a Dichotomous Key” p. 462 (Part A)

Fri 1/12

  • Start Caminalcules Lab

IB Biology 2 Week 3 & 4: 1/3 – 1/12

Wed

  • Go over DNA Quiz
  • Continue Gene Regulation: Operon
  • Intro pGLO lab –pGLO Student Manual
    • Read Appendix D (pp. 64-65)
    • Read Lab Procedure (pp. 36-41)
    • Scan manual so you know what you’ll be asked to complete

Thu

  • Pipetting practice

Fri

Biology B Week 3: Jan 3 – Jan 5

Wed

Thu

Fri

  • Go over big evo quiz from before break
  • Direct Instruction: Ch 17 concluded
  • Work Time: Deep Time Project

Mon 1/8

Tues 1/9

  • Due: Deep Time Project
  • Wrap up and  Review as needed (laptops)

Wed 1/10