January Weekly Plan

Tuesday, Jan 9th, 2017

Guiding Question/Big Idea:  Mendelian Genetics

  • Worksheet is due. Going over as a class.
  • Test crosses, dominance discussion (notes available upon request)
  • Laws of Mendel
  • Quiz?

Required Readings:  12.1 and 12.2

Due next day (Thursday): QUIZ!


Thursday, Jan 12th, 2017

Guiding Question/Big Idea:  Chromosomal Inheritance 

  • A Chromosome Study – Due Monday
    “Normal” Karyotype

    Tiff 24bit Canvasmage

    Karyotype via Pinterest

  •  Quiz

Required Readings:  12.2 and 12.3

Due next day (Monday): 13.1 and 13.2; A Chromosome Study

 


Monday, Jan 16th,

Tuesday, Jan 17th, 2017

Guiding Question/Big Idea:  Chromosomes!

  • Quiz – 13.1 and 13.2
  • Building DNA activity!

Required Readings:  13.1 and 13.2

Due next day (Wednesday): 

 


Wednesday, Jan 18th, 2017

Guiding Question/Big Idea:  DNA!

Required Readings:  

Due next day (Friday): Quiz!

 


Friday, Jan 20th, 2017

Guiding Question/Big Idea: DNA!

  • 14.1 – 14.3 Quiz!
  • Transcription Practice!
  • Blog Post – select one of the following topics:
    – Summary/Reflection on Ch. 13 and/or 14.
    – Research on a particular Chromosome, Gene, or Genetic Abnormality
    – Comparison of human genetic code to that of another organism
    – Information around the human genome project
    – Genetic Sequencing or Processing Technology (can make reference to sites like Ancestry.ca)

Required Readings:  14.1 – 14.3

Due next day (Tuesday): 14.4 – 14.6

 


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):