February Weekly Plan

 


Monday, Jan 24th, 2017

  • Blog Post Due
  • 14.4 – 14.6 Quiz

Guiding Question/Big Idea:  Genetics’ far reach

Required Readings:  14.4 – 14.6

Due next day (Thursday):

 


Wednesday, February 1st, 2017

  • Blog Post Due
  • 14.4 – 14.6 Quiz (if not already completed)
  • What is the difference between Prokaryotic Transcription and Eukaryotic Transcription (10)?
    • Create a write-up, chart or visual highlighting differences between each.

Guiding Question/Big Idea:  Genetic Code

Required Readings:  14.4 – 14.6

Due next day (Friday): What’s the difference?

 


Friday, February 3rd, 2017

  • What is the difference between Prokaryotic Transcription and Eukaryotic Transcription (10) – DUE!

Guiding Question/Big Idea: Gene Expression

Required Readings:  None today!

Due next day (Tuesday): 16.1 and 16.2 Quiz

 


Tuesday, February 7th, 2017

  • Discussion on connections of Gene Expression to Evolution and Population Genetics
  • 16.3 and 16.4 Lecture

Guiding Question/Big Idea:  Gene Expression

Required Readings:  16.1 and 16.2 (quiz)

Due next day (Thursday): 16.3 – 16.5

 


Thursday, February 9th, 2017

  • Quiz
  • 16.6 and 16.7 Lecture/Discussion: Expression and Cancer (no quiz on this section)

Guiding Question/Big Idea:  Gene Expression

Required Readings:  16.3 to 16.5 (quiz)

Due next day (FRIDAY): 17.1! (Stick to Basic Techniques to Manipulate Genetic Material – Gel Electrophoresis)

 


Friday, February 10th, 2017

  • Gel Electrophoresis Lab (recommended to come in around 8:30 to get started).

Guiding Question/Big Idea:  Biotechnology – Gel Electrophoresis

Required Readings:  17.1 (Stick to Basic Techniques to Manipulate Genetic Material – Gel Electrophoresis)

Due next day (Tuesday): Glance over and identify points of interest in chapter 17.


Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

  • Chapter 17 – Write a blog post in groups of two if you’d like! Ch. 17 – identify topics of interest in the Chapter 17 – topics to write about:
    Biotechnology (Cellular or reproductive cloning, medicine and agriculture biotech, genetic engineering, etc)
    or Genome Mapping or Genome Sequencing or Pharmacogenomics or Proteomes – communicate with classmates and avoid picking ones that others do.

Guiding Question/Big Idea:  Biotechnology

Required Readings:  Ch. 17

Due next day (Thursday): 


Thursday, February 16th, 2017

Guiding Question/Big Idea: Exam Prep

Required Readings: N/A

Due next day (Monday *Optional* – after break): Exam Tuesday



Monday, February 27th, 2017 (OPTIONAL)

Guiding Question/Big Idea:  

Required Readings: *17.2-17.5*

Due next day (Monday – after break): Review

 


Tuesday, February 28th, 2017

  • Genetics Unit Exam

Guiding Question/Big Idea:  

Required Readings: 

Due next day (Ch 9.1): 


Thursday, March 2nd, 2017

  • Cell Communication
  • Cleaning up some of our Big Ideas

Guiding Question/Big Idea:  How do cells/viruses signal to others to do things? Chapter 9.

Required Readings: Ch. 9.1 

Due next day (Quiz): Ch. 9.1 

 


Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

  • Lab – BLAST – Using a database to identify organisms

Guiding Question/Big Idea:  

Required Readings: 

Due next day (Monday – after break): 

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