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IB Biology 2 - HL

 


IB Biology 2 - HL

Biologists investigate the living world at all levels using many different approaches and techniques. 

At one end of the scale is the cell, its molecular construction and complex metabolic reactions. At the other end of the scale biologists investigate the interactions that make whole ecosystems function.  Many discoveries remain to be made and great progress is expected in the 21st century.
Through studying a science subject students should become aware of how scientists work and communicate with each other. While the scientific method may take on a wide variety of forms, the emphasis on a practical approach. In addition, through the overarching theme of the “Nature of Science” this knowledge and skills will be put into the context of way science and scientists work in the 21st Century and the ethical debates and limitations of creative scientific endeavour.
The sciences are taught practically. Students have opportunities to design investigations, collect data, develop manipulative skills, analyse results, collaborate with peers and evaluate and communicate their findings. The investigations may be laboratory based or they may make use of simulations and data bases. Students develop the skills to work independently on their own design, but also collegiately, including collaboration with schools in different regions, to mirror the way in which scientific research is conducted in the wider community.

 

Student Reference Guide
Statistical Analysis Handbook

PowerPoint Notes:
Biochemistry
Topic 2.2
Topic 2.1 & 2.3-2.4
Topic 2.5 & 8.1
Topic 2.8 & 8.2
Topic 2.9 & 8.3
Topic 2.6-2.7  & 7.1-7.3

Genetics
Topic 3.1 & 3.2
Topic 3.3 & 10.1
Topic 3.4 & 10.2
Topic 3.5
Topic 10.3

Evolution
Topic 5.1
Topic 5.2
Topic 5.3 & 5.4

2/14 - p-Glo DUE
Topic 3 & 10 Exam

2/15 - Grade Topic 3 & 10 Exam
Read pages 159-163

2/16 - Topic 5.1 Notes
Natural Selection - Pre Lab

2/17-2/20 - Natural Selection Lab Work

2/21 - Topic 5.2 Notes
Natural Selection Notes
Read: Evolution and Darwin Article + LAPS DUE 2/23

2/23 - Discuss Antibiotic Resistance
Topic 5.3-5.4 Introduction
Read pages 169-184

2/24 - Watch Video

2/27 - Natural Selection DUE
Introduction to Taxonomy

2/28 - Create Flashcards for the 16 Phyla listed in notes
DUE 3/2

3/1 - Notes: Dichotomous key, reclassicication, and binomial nomenclature

3/2 -  Phyla cards DUE
Cladistics notes and practice

3/3 - Somer's Science Fair 

3/6 - Evolution Exam Study

3/7 - Topic 5 Evolution Exam

3/8 - Grade Evolution Exam
Bring all old notes and understandings to begin studying

3/9 - Topic 1 - get groups and divvy up understandings
Individual study day

3/10 - Individual study day - 25 min.
Group study day - 25 min.

3/13 - Topic 1 Group Work

3/14 - Topic 1 Review Quiz

3/15 - Topic 6.3/11.1 Divvy
Individual Day

3/16 - Topic 6.3/11.1 Group Work

3/17 - Topic 9 Divvy
Individual Day

3/20 - Group Day

3/21 - Disease and Plant Quiz

3/22 - Topic 6.5 and 11.2
Individual

3/23 - Group

3/24 - Topic 11.3 and 6.1
Individual

4/3 - Group

4/4 - Physiology Quiz Part 1

4/5 - Topic 6.2 and 6.4
Individual

4/6 - Group

4/7 - Topic 6.6 and 11.4
Individual

4/10 - Group

4/11 - Physiology Quiz Part 2

4/12 - Topic 4 and Option C
Individual

4/13 - 1/2 Individual
1/2 Group
Mrs. Couser's Last day

4/14 - Welcome Mr. Ruis!
Group Day

4/17 - Ecology Review Quiz

4/18 - Topic 2.2/2.1/2.3/2.4/8.1/2.5
Individual

4/19 - Group

4/20 - Topic 2.8/8.2/2.9/8.3
Individual

4/21 - NO SCHOOL

4/24 - Group

4/25 - Topic 2.6/2.7/7.1/7.2/7.3
Individual

4/26 - Group

4/27 - Biochemistry Review Quiz

4/28 - Final Review Day

5/1 - IB Biology EXAM (Paper 1 and 2) - afternoon exam

5/2 - IB Biology (Paper 3) - morning exam

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