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Month: February 2018

Biology B Feb 26 – March 2

Notes:

  • All late work is due Wed 3/7
  • Cumulative Biology B Final Exam will be on the last class day of the term (Wed 3/14)

Mon

  • Test Ch 3 & 5 
  • Ch 4 SG, pp 29 – 31

Tue

Wed

  • Succession
  • POGIL: Succession

Thu

Fri

IB Biology 2: 2/26 – 3/2

Mon:

Tue:

  • Prep for May

Wed:

  • IA Lab work day

Thu:

Fri:

  • Prep for May

Biology B Week 10: 2/19 – 2/23

Mon

  • No School: Presidents’ Day

Tue

  • Finish Natural Controls Lab and hand in by tomorrow
  • Example Problem: Western Bark Beetles
    • how do we estimate population sizes?
  • Lab: Random Sampling (due when finished)
  • Homework: Ch 5 SG #1-22

Wed

Thu

  • Mark-Recapture Lab

Fri

  • Finish Mar-Recapture Lab
  • Review as necessary

Mon 2/26

  • Quiz: Ecology Ch 3 & 5

IB Biology 2 Week 9: 2/12 – 2/16

Mon

    • Turn in IA rough drafts
    • Topics for immediate review – see next slide
    • Direct Instruction (new & review) Genetics (T3 &T10)

Tue

Wed

    • Review: Presentation on climate change

Thu

    • Debrief presentation
    • COV & Gene linkage maps

Fri

    • Continue Genetics – non-Mendelian problems
    • Hardy Weinberg Problems

Biology B Week 9: 2/12 – 2/16

Mon

  • Summarize notes from Friday
  • Cosmos Ep.12 (available on Netflix) Guided Notes

Tue

  • Current events RE: Climate Science
  • POGIL: Nutrient Cycles

Wed

  • Presentation: Climate Science

Thu

  • Main ideas and discussion 
  • Direct Instruction: Population Ecology (Text reference Chapter 5)

Fri

  • Summarize notes
  • Lab: Natural Controls

Biology B Week 8: 2/5 – 2/9

Mon

Tue

Wed

  • Finish POGIL: Energy Transfer
  • POGIL: Pyramids

Thu

Fri

  • Quiz: Ecology unit so far
  • Direct Instruction: Cycles