February Weekly Plan

 Thursday, February 1st, 2018

Guiding Question/Big Idea:  

Required Readings: Chapter 14 – OpenStax

Due next day (Monday):

Monday, February 5th, 2017

  • Blog Post Review w/ Partners (Revised due Friday)
  • DNA Structure and Replication – Crash Course #10
  • Protein Synthesis Notes – AP Biology Big Idea 3 Outline

Guiding Question/Big Idea:  What is DNA and how is it replicated?

Required Readings:   Chapter 14 – OpenStax

Due next day (Wednesday):  


Wednesday, February 7th, 2017

  • Blog Post Due Friday
  • Transcription and Translation
  • Amino Acid Sequencing Worksheet
  • Amino Acid Sequencing Quiz on Friday

Guiding Question/Big Idea:  How is DNA converted into RNA and into Proteins?

Required Readings:  15.3, 15.4, 15.5 OpenStax – Biology

Due next day (Friday):  Blog Post – Last Call for Mini Exams


Friday, February 9th, 2018

Guiding Question/Big Idea: DNA and Cell Cycle

Required Readings:  N/A

Due next day (Tuesday):  Quiz on DNA and DNA Processes

Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

  • Genetics PowerPoint (See Friday) Mult Choice Quiz on what we’ve covered thus far (will be application-based questions, look over Crash Courses to refresh your understandings)
  • Cell Cycle
  • Mitosis/Meiosis – Peer-Peer Teaching/Reviewing

Guiding Question/Big Idea:  How does the cell cycle connect to genetics?

Required Readings:   N/A

Due next day (Thursday):  


Thursday, February 15th, 2018

  •  Mitosis and Meiosis
  •  Mendelian Genetics

Guiding Question/Big Idea: How does our DNA dictate our phenotypes?

Required Readings:   N/A

Due next day (Monday after the break): N/A


Monday, February 26th, 2018

Guiding Question/Big Idea:   Dihybrid Crosses and Genetic Disorders

Required Readings: N/A

Due next day: Dihybrid Cross Quiz  


Wednesday, February 28th, 2017

Guiding Question/Big Idea:  

Required Readings: 

Due next day: 

Friday, March 2nd, 2017

Guiding Question/Big Idea:   

Required Readings:  

Due next day: