Mr. Sanderson's Class Blog

Because biology is life

Month: October 2018

IB Biology Week 9: Oct 29 – Nov 2

Mon

Tue

Wed

Thu

  • Direct Instruction: Nucleic Acids & Proteins

Fri

  • Practice: 4 major macromolecules
    • Online homework at Mastering Biology

IB Biology Week 8: 10/22 – 10/26

Mon

  • Model CR Activity

Tue

  • Share/Demo your models
  • Practice PS/CR Quiz as homework

Wed

  • Go over practice Quiz
  • Review Content as needed
  • Use POGILs to review in study groups

Thu

Fri

Biology A Week 8: Oct 22 – Oct 26

Mon

Tue

  • Direct Instruction:
    • 2-factor crosses
    • Codominance, Incomplete Dominance
    • X-linked Inheritance
  • Reading reference 12.3 (all)
  • Reading Guide 15.1 & 15.2

Wed

  • Direct Instruction:
    • Meiosis
    • Non-disjunction
    • Chromosomal mutations
  • Reading reference 12.4 (all), 15.2 (Chromosomal disorders)

Thu

  • Sign up for online text and resources:
    • How students should log-in to Miller & Levine Biology platform
      2. Click log-in with active directory
      3. Enter the username and password you use for email (there is a reminder there to not include @4j.lane.edu on username)
      4. You should see a tile that says Pearson Biology, click this.  
  • You have two online assignments to work on.  They are due by Sunday (in case you run into problems getting them done during class today)

Fri

  • Quiz Genetics so far
  • Start Dragon Genetics Lab
  • Weekend Homework:
    • Ch 12 reading guide review
    • Re-Read all of Ch 12

Mon 10/29

  • Finish Dragon Genetics Lab (due by Wed)

Tue 10/30

  • Direct Instruction: Pedigree and Aneuploidy
  • Reading Reference: 15.1 (Human Pedigrees), 15.2 (Chromosomal Disorders, From Molecule to Phenotype)

Wed 10/31

Thu 11/1

  • Start DNA!

Fri 11/2

Biology A 10/15 – 10/19

Mon

  • Direct Instruction: Cell Respiration

Tue

  • Review as necessary (Laptops, etc)

Wed

  • Unit 3 Test: Photosynthesis & Cell Respiration

Thu

Fri

  • Lab Practical Exam
  • Ch 12 Reading Guide
  • Due: Mitosis Slide Lab

Biology A Weeks 5 and 6: 10/1 – 10/5, 10/8 – 10/10

Mon 10/1

Tue 10/2

 Wed 10/3

  • Lab: Paper Chromatography
  • Finish Photosynthesis POGIL
  • Finish Ch 9 Reading Guide

Thu 10/4

Fri 10/5

Mon 10/8

  • Mini week Mini unit interlude: Onion Cell Mitosis Lab

Tue 10/9

  • Mini week Mini unit interlude: Onion Cell Mitosis Lab

Mon 10/15

Tue 10/16

  • Review PS and CR topics as needed
  • Review As Needed (Laptops provided)
    • Quizlet Sets, Kahoots, Model Building, Text-based review, etc

Wed 10/17

  • Test: Photosynthesis and Cell Respiration (WTK)