Cell Reproduction & Genetics
Bio.

CBE Style Guide: Use #2 Name Date System.

 

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You will know you have a journal article if it is formatted like a science lab: Abstract, Background, Methods, Results, and Discussion. They are where scientist make their findings known.

Mock research paper using CBE style literature cited.

Exemplary Paper in PDF

 

Schedule Dates

State Standards / Objectives


Instructional Activities

Nov 26

Periods 1-6 PLC Mon

 

Students will know the role of chromosomes in determining an individual's sex.

Students will know why approximately half of an individual's DNA sequence comes from each parent.

1) Science Project Assigned (rubric with due dates)
2) The "Chrom" words & Karyotypes

Homework: Vocab & Cues section 8-1, Outline 8-1 Due Wed

Nov 28 Wed

Periods 2, 4, 6

Students will know the role of chromosomes in determining an individual's sex.

Students will know why approximately half of an individual's DNA sequence comes from each parent.

1) Cricket observations using the sci project 4 question approach
2) Mitosis (nuclear division) stages discussion
2) Microscope observation of cells in mitosis

Homework: Vocab & Cues section 8-2, Outline 8-2 Due Fri

Nov 30 Fri

Periods 2, 4, 6

Students will know meiosis is an early step in sexual reproduction in which the pairs of chromosomes separate and segregate randomly during cell division to produce gametes containing one chromosome of each type.

1) Discussion of meiosis
2) Meiosis project

Homework: Vocab & Cues section 8-3, Outline 8-3 Due Mon

Dec 3 Mon

Periods 1-6

 

1) Due: ch 8-3 outline & vocab with cues
2) Project sources & starters
3) Finish Time for Mitosis Lab
4) Meiosis explanation
5) Meiosis flipbook project for n=3 cell

ch 8 vocab practice on quia.com practice test

Dec 5 Wed
  1) Ch 8 vocabulary test
2) Time for mitosis lab due (5 paragraphs of conclusion)
Dec 7 Fri
 

1) Meiosis Flipbook due
2) Ch 8 Review
3) Ch 8 MC Test

Homework: 9-1 vocab & cues

Dec 10 Mon
 

1) Talking the Talk (learning to speak genetics)
2) Probability & Genetics Ratios lab

Homework: 9-1 outline

Dec 12 Wed
  1) Ch 9-1 vocab & outline checked
2) Finish class data for Probability & Genetics lab
3) Mendel Day questions & ceremonies
4) Polygenic Traits Lab
Dec 14 Fri
  1) Problem and Literature Cited Due (see rubric)
2) Finish Polygenic Traits Lab
3) Baby Face Lab (students randomly paired to produce "their baby" using genetics laws and coin flips)
4) Face Lab Decision Sheet
Dec 17 Mon
   
Dec 19 Wed
   
Dec 21 Fri
  1) Background section of research project due (see rubric)
Jan 7 Mon
  1) Hand back background papers and discuss sci proj
2) Genetics Problems review
3) Homework Ch 10 outline & vocab & cues sect 2,3
Jan 9 Wed
  1) Ch 10 outline, vocab cues for sect 2,3
2) Lecture on DNA processes: replication, transcription, translation
3) DNA coding activity
4) Homework: Ch 10 outline, vocab & cues for sect 4.
Jan 11 Fri
  1) Ch 10 outline, vocab cues for sect 4

OPTIONAL: Science Project with board due for school science fair (50 pts extra credit awarded if you get in the top 12 to district)
Jan 14 Mon
   
Jan 16 Wed
  Science Project Paper Due (see rubric)
Jan 18 Fri
  Review
Jan 22 Tues
 

6:30 am study for period 6 D102

Period 6 Final

6:45 pm study for period 4

Jan 23 Wed
  Period 4 Final
Jan 28 Mon
  1) Family Pedigree Problems & Sex Linked Traits
Jan 30
Students know how to predict the probable mode of inheritance from a pedigree diagram showing phenotypes. 1) Review of Pedigrees
2) What "weird traits" do you have in your family (produce pedigree of it for extra credit)
3) If you are a particular blood type, what children can you have?..simulation (DOC, HTML)
Feb 1 Fri
Students will know how basic DNA technology (restriction digestion by endonucleases, gel electrophoresis, ligation, and transformation) is used to construct recombinant DNA molecules. 1) Problems reviewing blood type and codominant traits
2) Genetic Engineering lecture
3) Who Ate the Cheese lab
Feb 4
PLC Mon
 

1) Cloning Explanation (see Flash presentation)
2) Video on Gene Technology

Homework: Genetics Take Home Test (DOC, RTF, HTML) due Wednesday!