Mr. Sanderson's Class Blog

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Month: September 2018

Biology A Week 4: 9/24 – 9/28

Mon

  • Direct Instruction Cell Transport (Here are the unit notes)
  • Hand back quiz: Cells
  • POGIL: Cell Membrane Structure and Function

Tue

  • Start Potato Osmosis Lab
  • Finish POGIL for real

Wed

  • Finish Potato Osmosis Lab
  • Prep for tomorrow’s lab quiz

Thu

  • Open Lab Osmosis Lab Quiz

Fri

  • Cell Unit Test (WTK)
  • Start Photosynthesis/Cell Respiration Unit

IB Biology 2 Week 4: 9/24 – 9/28

Mon

  • Hand in Lincoln v Schnabel Lab
  • Lab Quiz: Lincoln Index
  • Top Down vs Bottom up controls of Odell Lake Algae bloom

Tue

  • DBQ Practice – SS pick 2 questions they will teach their group tomorrow
  • Mesocosm Time
  • Missing topic survey?

Wed

  • Peer to Peer DBQ teaching
  • Direct Instruction as needed
  • Mesocosm Time

Thu

  • Direct Instruction as needed
  • Mesocosm Time
  • Review as needed

Fri

IB Biology 2 Week 3: 9/17 – 9/21

Mon

  • Finish Survivorship Labs
  • Work on Mesocosms

Tue

Wed

  • Work on Mesocosms

Thu

  • Continue Direct Instruction: Ecology

Fri

  • Continue Direct Instruction: Ecology

Biology A Week 3: 9/17 – 9/21

Mon

Tue

  • Lab: Cheek Cell

Wed

  • Continue Direct Instruction
  • Lab: Onion Cell

Thu

  • Due: Cheek Cell Lab
  • Finish Labs
  • Optional Cell parts practice quiz

Fri

  • Due: Onion Cell Lab
  • Quiz: Cells so far
  • Cell membrane structure and function
  • Read 8.3
  • Finish Reading Guide

IB Biology 2 Week 2: 9/10 – 9/14

Mon

  • due: Data Analysis packet
  • Notes Chi-Square test for associations
    • Allott pp207-209 (due in class today)
  • Online assignment (masteringbiology.com) due Thu night

Tue

  • Intro: Mesocosm lab investigation
  • Self-grade: yesterday’s DBQ
  • Start Dall Sheep Survivorship curve lab

Wed

  • Population Ecology direct instruction
  • Finish Dall Sheep Survivorship curve lab

Thu

  • Eugene Survivorship Curve lab 

Fri

  • data analysis (in class)(Table 3)
    • complete graph for Monday
  • Mesocosm Design due Wed 9/19

 

Biology A Week 2: 9/10 – 9/14

Mon

Tue

Wed

  • Finish direct instruction (here are the notes again)
  • Drylab: Data analysis of enzyme action
  • Practice Vocab using Quizlet

Thu

  • Lab Quiz (open lab)
  • Review as necessary

Fri

  • Unit Test

IB Biology 2 Week 1: 9/5 – 9/7

Wed

Thu

  • Data Analysis Unit
    • Galapagos Finch Data – make a histogram of finches on Daphne Major in 1977 (See Google Classroom announcement)
    • Complete Parts A and B in your unit packet

Fri

  • Data Analysis Unit
  • Text Review for Monday:
    • Topic 4 in Allott.  
  • Bring a 2L bottle