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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 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

IB Biology 2: Final Weeks

IA Lab work 

  • Week of 2/4
  • Week of 2/11

Review for Test

  • Week of 2/18
  • Week of 2/25

IA Due: Mon 3/4

Biology B Week 6: 1/21 – 1/25

Mon

  • No School: MLK Day

Tue

  • Quiz: Classification
  • Start Animal Presentation: Pick partners and Animal groups

Wed

  • Work on presentations
    • Due today: Share with me!

Thu

  • Work on presentation
    • Practice/Demo using the projector

Fri

  • Animal Presentations today!
  • Test Questions due tonight by 9:00 pm

IB Biology Week 17

Mon

Tue

Wed

Thu

  • Plant Slide Lab Practical

Fri

IB Biology 2 Week 16: 1/7/19 – 1/11/19

Mon

  • No Classes: District PD

Tue

  • First Day Back!
  • Start Plant Unit

Wed

  • Microscope Slide Lab: Plant Transport tissues

Thu

  • Pearson Online assignment – in class

Fri

  • Continue direct instruction: Topic 9 Plant Biology

Week 12 IB Biology 2: 11/19 – 11/22

Mon

Tue

Wed

  • Finish podcast
  • Laptops: Online assignment (Mastering Biology)

Thu/Fri

  • Thanksgiving break!

Week 10 IB Biology 2: 11/5 – 11/9

Mon

Tue

Wed

  • Finish Enzyme Drylab (Turn in by the start of class Thurs)

Thu

Fri

  • Staff Professional Development: No classes

IB Biology C Week 2: 4/2 – 4/6

Mon

  • Analyze Data
  • How to use a Chi squared test

Tue

  • Chi squared analysis practice (finish for homework)
  • Turn in Lab Packet
  • Notes: Neonicitinoid pesticides and synaptic transmission
  • Worksheet: 48.2 (modified neuron function) (finish for homework)

Wed

Thu

Fri

  • Quiz: Neuron and Nephron

Biology B Week 12: Mar 5 – Mar9

Notes:

  • All Late Work Due Wed 3/7
  • Cumulative Biology B Final Exam Wed 3/14 – (Here is the What To Know)

Mon

Tue

  • Continue Direct Instruction: Intro Neuron
  • Film: Memory Hackers (NOVA) (approx. first 20 minutes, through Eric Kandel)
  • Start POGIL: Neuron Structure

Wed

  • All Late Work Due
  • Finish POGIL: Neuron Structure
  • Start Lab: Response Time

Thu

  • Direct Instruction: Neuron Structure and Function
  • Finish Lab: Response Time

Fri

  • Lab: Hearing and Equilibrium

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