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Category: Biology B (page 1 of 8)

Biology B Week 10, 11, 12: 6/3 – 6/17

Announcement: All late/missing work must be handed in by 3:30pm on Tue 6/11

Mon

  • Population Biology, Concluded
  • Practice Quiz
  • Intro: Ecological Footprint

Tue

Wed

  • Biodiversity
  • Lab: Simpson’s Inverse Biodiversity Index

Thu

  • yesterday’s lab is due
  • Work on EIR Project
  • Practice Quiz

Fri

Mon 6/10

Tue 6/11

  • ALL LATE WORK DUE AT 3:30pm TODAY
  • Outbreak Step 1 (interviews)

Wed 6/12

  • Outbreak Step 2 (group collaboration + re-interviews)
  • Review as needed

Thu 6/13

  • Outbreak Step 3
  • Homework: Outbreak Step 4
  • Review as needed

Fri 6/14

Mon 6/17

  • Period 2 Final Exam

Tue 6/18

  • Period 1,3 Final Exam
  • Last day of the school year!

Biology B Week 9: 5/27 – 5/31

Mon

  • No School: Memorial Day

Tue

Wed

Thu

Fri

  • One of these two:
    • Western Snowy Plover Population Lab (Due Mon)
    • Lab: Population Controls (Due Monday)

Biology B Week 8: 5/20 – 5/24

Mon

  • Debrief last week
  • Discuss:
    • climate vs weather
      • clip from Cosmos
    • What determines Earth’s climate?
    • What determines our regional climate?
      • compare: Oregon coast, Willamette Valley, Central Oregon
    • Reading and Response: Lessons from Wolves

Tue

  • turn in Climate diagram
  • turn in questions from 3.1 & 3.2
  • What are networks?
  • How can we model networks?
  • Activity: Cell Phone Network

Wed

  • Debrief Wolf reading
  • Miniquiz: Wolves and Networks
  • Direct Instruction: Ecosystem Ecology (Text reference: Ch 4)

Thu

Fri

  • POGIL: Nutrient Cycles

Biology B Week 7: 5/13 – 5/17

Mon

  • Finish plant lab

Tue

Wed

  • Quiz: Plants
  • Start Ecology Unit: Ecology Notes
  • Read 3.1 & 3.2 and answer:
    • p.84: #1-4,6
    • p.91: #1-6
    • Then self-grade and turn in on Monday

Thu

  • 4 assignments on Pearson Realize (due by Sunday evening)

Fri

Biology B Week 6: May 6 – May 10

Mon

  • Animal diversity presentations

Tue

  • Animal diversity presentations

 Wed

  • No school

Thu

Fri

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

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

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)

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

Biology B Week 1: 4/1 – 4/5

Mon

Tue

Wed

Thu

  • Surprise mini quiz over your homework. You’ll never see it coming.
  • Quizlet: Join the class
    • Quizlet live
  • Direct Instruction: Selection
  • Read 17.3

Fri

  • Video: The Beak of the Finch
  • finch data analysis lab: pp. 572-573 (#1-3, due today)
  • finish reading guide, read 17.4 & 18.1

Mon 4/8

  • Check reading guide h/w
  • Direct Instruction: Evolution of Populations (text ref Ch 18)
  • intro to Pearson Realize
    • Online assignments

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