Mr. Sanderson's Class Blog

Because biology is life

Month: November 2019

IB Biology 2 Week 12: 11/18 – 11/22

Mon

Tue

  • 3d Models: finish transcription and translation

Wed

Thu

  • Practice DNA: From Gene to Protein

Fri

  • Intro: Gene Modification

Biology A Week 12 – 13: 11/ 18 – 11/27

Mon

  • Quiz: Meiosis, Genetics, & Punnett squares
  • Review: Punnett squares, sex-linked crosses, pedigrees, codominance/incomplete dominance

Tue

  • Quiz: Meiosis, Punnett squares, sex-linked crosses, pedigrees, codominance/incomplete dominance (Moved to final exam)
  • Intro: Yogurt Engineering Project
    • Video: Good Milk Gone Bad
    • Go to Google Classroom:
      • Design your yogurt – due today: Yogurt Needs Form 

Wed

  • Yogurt Engineering Project
    • Make your yogurt

Thu

  • Yogurt Engineering Project
    • Evaluate the class yogurts
  • ALL Late work due today 3:30pm

Fri

  • Yogurt Engineering Project
    • Report on your yogurt

Mon 11/25

  • Yogurt Engineering Project
    • Hand in your report
  • Review as needed

Tue 11/26

  • Yogurt Engineering Project
    • Hand in your report
  • Review as needed

Wed 11/27

  • Cumulative Final Exam

Study in Honduras for two weeks this summer!

Tonight at 7:30 is when you can come hear more about a two-week trip to Honduras to do scientific research in the rainforest and in the Caribbean reef system!

Here is a short film introduction

I hope to see you tonight to hear from a program expert! The meeting is at 7:30 in my classroom, S-10.  

IB Biology 2 Week 11: Nov 12 – Nov 15

Tue

  • wrap up enzymes: whiteboard predictions RE: effect of _________ on enzyme function
  • Start DNA & DNA -> Protein

Wed

  • 3D Models: DNA replication

Thu

  • 3D Models: DNA transcription & translation

Fri

Biology A Week 11: Nov 12 – Nov 15

Tues

  • Lab Practical Exam
  • Symbols w/s 
  • Study Quizlets 14 & 15
  • Optional Pearson Realize study time

Wed

Thu

  • Direct Instruction: Genetics
  • Lab: Dragon Genetics

Fri

  • Finish Lab: Dragon Genetics
  • Unit Test on Monday!
    • Cell Cycle
    • Meiosis
    • Genetics

Biology A Week 10: Nov 4 – Nov 8

Mon

  • Finish Cell Respiration Model (worksheet due tomorrow)

Tue

Wed

Thu

Fri

IB Biology 2 Week 10: 11/4 – 11/8

Mon

Tue

Wed

  • Team Photo!
  • Quiz: Biochem basics, CHO, CHO, & CHON
  • Continue Direct Instruction (Proteins)

Thu

Fri

  • No classes: Teacher PD