Mr. Sanderson's Class Blog

Because biology is life

Month: April 2019

Biology B Week 5: 4/29 – 5/3

Mon

  • Finish Caminalcule Lab (poster due today)
    • Lab report due tomorrow (Part A + Part B discussion)
  • How to make and understand cladograms
    • p. 634-635 #1-4 due in class

Tue

  • Quiz Classification
  • Film: “Jungles” from Our Planet on Netflix

Wed

  • Start Animal Diversity Project

Thu

  • Work on Animal Diversity Project

Fri

  • No classes: Teacher grading and PD

IB Biology C Week 5: 4/29 – 5/3

Mon

Tue

  • Continue notes
  • Practice: Learn your CV anatomy

Wed

  • Practice: Online assignment

Thu

  • Intro: CV Lab/Pulmonary Sys Lab

Fri

  • No classes – Teacher grading / PD

IB Biology C Week 4: 4/22 – 4/26

Mon

  • Observational Lab: Respiratory volumes

Tue

  • Lab, cont’d
  • Work time: One-pager

Wed

  • One-pager due
  • Lung demo and dissection

Thu 

  • Review as needed

Fri

  • Test: Nephron and Gas exchange

Biology B Week 4: 4/22 – 4/26

Mon

  • Practice: using dichotomous keys
  • Notes: How to make a dichotomous key (using shoes)
  • Quicklab p. 616; Use 7 writing instruments for #2

Tue

  • The Trees of Sheldon identification lab

Wed

Thu

  • Caminalcule Lab

Fri

  • Cladograms
  • Caminalcule Lab (Finish)

Mon 4/29

  • Due at end of class: Caminalcule Lab, Cladogram
  • Review as needed

Tues 4/30

  • Quiz Classification

IB Biology C Week 3: 4/15 – 4/19

Mon

Tue

  • Direct Instruction, cont’d

Wed

  • Laptops: Online Assignment
  • Due: Group study guide: Osmoregulation

Thu

  • Direct Instruction: Topic 6.4 & D.6 (Respiratory System)

Fri

Biology B Week 3: 4/15 – 4/19

Mon

Tue

Wed

  • Study Quizlet sets 203 & 204
  • Quizlet Live
  • Kahoot!
  • Pearson Realize online instruction/review (4 assignments, due 4/21)

Thu

  • Review as needed

Fri

  • Due: Deep Time Project
  • Unit Test
  • Intro: Classification (reading guide)

IB Biology C Week 2: 4/8 – 4/12

Mon

  • POGIL Quiz (Open POGIL)
  • Direct Instruction Topic 6.5 cont’d (Synapse)
  • Online Assignment due tonight

Tue

Wed

Thu

Fri

Biology B Week 2: 4/8 – 4/12

Mon

  • Check Ch 17 Reading Guide
  • It’s Not Fair!
    • Did you miss class this day? Here is your link to the makeup.  This is a game in which you start as a population of salamander and pick 2 mutations each round. Then you randomly choose Environmental change between  #1 – 20 and follow instructions.  Repeat for 10 rounds. What you turn in is explained on the first page of the document.

Tue

Wed

Thu

  • Hardy Weinberg and Genetic Equilibrium Lab

Fri

  • Due: Hardy-Weinberg Lab
  • Lab Quiz
  • Quiz over WTK 1 & 2.A, 2.D

IB Biology C Week 1: 4/1 – 4/5

Mon

  • Welcome to IB Biology
  • Syllabus & Expectations
  • Start Unit 1: Further Human Physiology (Topics 6, 11, and Option D)

Tue

Wed

Thu

  • POGILs: Neuron Structure & Function

Fri

  • Direct Instruction, Cont’d
  • POGILs: Cont’d