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Q2
Life Science 7
@ due the next time
we meet
California
Life Science 7 Standards
Investigation
& Experimentation

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British Scientist Wins Nobel Prize for Cloning DNA
Benchmark Quizzes: Q1 #3 - Th 10/18
Q2 #1 - W 11/14 #2 - W 11/28 #3 - W 12/5
Standards Tests:
Q1 Cells F 10/19 Q2 Genetics W 12/12
Squid Dissection W 10/24
Trout Dissection W 12/19
Genetics Project due F 12/14
10 Big Ideas in Science
How did the Universe begin?
How does the Earth work?
What is life?
How did life evolve on Earth?
How do we unravel the causes of disease?
Why does climate change?
How can we use the Earth's resources sustainably?
How can we reduce our reliance on fossil fuels?
How will we conserve species diversity?
Where will the nanoscience revolution take us?
SCIENCE IN THE NEWS
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Endeavour Shuttle On the Streets of LA
California Science Center
Week
Homework
CA Life
Science 7
Standards
Classwork
Digital Photos/Media
Week 1




T
10/16
Gardening
Cornell
Notes
Mitochondria
Textbook
P. 61-72
due F
10/19
Cell Biology
1. All living
organisms are
composed
of cells, from just
one to many trillions,
whose details
usually are visible only
through a microscope.
1b. The characteristics
that
distinguish plant
cells from animal cells,
include chloroplasts
and cell walls.
1. HW
2. Reading
Essentials Review
3. Squid
Review
4. Garden Standards
Lesson 1
5. Garden Introduction
6. Garden
Rules
7. Garden Goals
- remove
trash
-remove
weeds
-water
-prune
-plant
-amend soil
-rake
-harvest
-design
-research
8. Go Garden
GOAL:
Learn that living things
in the garden
are made of a
variety of cells that
perform different
jobs in plants.
EXTENSIONS:
Photosynthesis
chloroplasts &
photosynthesis at
Biology4Kids
Cells on neoK12
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Birthday Flowers for Mom from FMS Garden
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W
9/17
Cornell
Notes
Mitochondria
Textbook P. 61-72
due F 10/19
1a. cells function
similarly in all living
organisms.
1. HW
2. Standards
Lab: Respiration in
Yeast Cells
GOAL:
Learn how
mitochondria in
yeast cells
(and in all
living cells)
release energy
from sugar.
EXTENSIONS:
Cronodon
The Art and
Science of Bread
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BrainPOP: Respiration

Mitochondria at Work Animation
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cronodon.com

The Art and Science of Bread

Th
10/18
Cornell Notes
Mitochondria
Textbook P. 61-72
due F 10/19
1a. Cells function similarly
in all living
organisms.
1. HW
2. Respiration Lab
Conclusion
3. Cells Review
4. Cells Benchmark
Quiz 3
GOAL:
Learn how
mitochondria in yeast
cells (and in all
living cells) release
energy
from sugar.
EXTENSIONS:
Cellular Respiration
Yeast Close up
Yeast Close up

Yeast Close Up
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Photosynthesis/Cellular Respiration
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Measuring Liquid Volume Correctly
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F
10/19
Q1 Open
Book
Test Review
due T 10/23
1a. Cells function
similarly in all living
organisms.
1. HW
2. Cornell
Notes: Squid
Anatomy use
The Cephalopod
Page
and
Squid
Dissection
Virtual Squid
Dissection
and many other
squid sites on the
World Wide
Web (www)
GOAL:
Learn how to
use your
test taking skills for
a test
about cells.
EXTENSIONS:
Microbiology
Careers
High Tech High
A - Z Cell Biology
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Plant Cell - Eukaryotic (DNA protected in a nucleus)
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Animal Cell - Eukaryotic (DNA protected in a nucleus)
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Bacteria Cell - Prokaryotic (DNA floats in the cell)

Inner Visions of a Cell Animation
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Virtual Squid Dissection
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Week 2




M
10/22
Q1 Open
Book
Test Review
due
T 10/23
Cell Biology
1. All living organisms
are composed
of cells, from just one
to many trillions,
whose details usually
are visible only
through a microscope.
1b. The characteristics
that
distinguish plant cells
from animal cells,
include chloroplasts
and cell walls.
1. HW
2. Q1 Cell Test/
Squid Review
3. Introduction
to Dissection
Safety, Respect
the Animals,
Tools
4. Garden Standards
Lesson 2:
Photosynthesis
- Losing
Chlorophyll in
Chloroplasts
Fall Leaf Colors
Explained
What Plants Need
Virtual Lab
Virtual Photosynthesis
Autumn Leaves
Leaves Change Color
Cells Interactive
GOAL:
Learn that
plants have
chloroplasts (with
chlorophyll) and
cell walls
and animals do not.
Learn that
plants use
their chloroplasts to
conduct
photosynthesis
and make food using
the energy from the sun.
EXTENSIONS:
Photosynthesis
Virtual Lab
Microscopy Dennis
Build a Plant
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PHOTOSYNTHESIS in Chloroplasts:
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Photosynthesis Rap
Photosynthesis Rap
Flocabulary Raps - Cell Power
PHOTOSYNTHESIS
Photosynthesis HippoCampus
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Cells Interactive
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Cell Structures and Functions
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Build a Plant

T
10/23
Computer
Lab
Squid
Anatomy
and
Physiology
Packet
due 10/26
Cell Biology
(Science 7
Standards)
1. All living
organisms
are
composed
of cells
, from just
one to
many trillions,
whose details
usually are
visible
only
through a
microscope.
a. Cells
function
similarly in
all living
organisms.
b. The
characteristics
that
distinguish
plant cells
from
animal cells,
include
chloroplasts
and
cell walls.
c. The nucleus
is the
repository for
genetic
information
in plant and
animal cells.
d.
Mitochondria
liberate
energy
for the
work that
cells do,
and
chloroplasts
capture
sunlight
energy for
photosyn-
thesis.
e. Cells
divide
to
increase
their
numbers
through
a process
of mitosis,
which
results in
two
daughter
cells
with
identical
sets
of
chromosomes.
f. As
multicellular
organisms
develop,
their
cells
differentiate.
1. HW
2. Q1 Benchmark
Test
3. Cell Research
CST Writing
Test Practice
4. Squid Research
The Cephalopod
Page
and Squid
Dissection
Virtual Squid
Dissection
and many
other squid
sites on the
World Wide Web
(www)
Sea and Sky
Collossal
Squid Anatomy
GOALS:
Learn to
take online
Life Science 7
Benchmark
Tests.
Learn to
use online
templates
for Science
Writing.
Learn to
review for the
Squid
Dissection
using
online websites.
EXTENSIONS:
Fractals In
Nature
Have
fun with
math fractals:
cool math
4 kids
math fractals
Amazing
Logical/
Mathematical
Designs
at Dornob
Logical
Turtle Game
Math Fractals
Games
and more
Create Makies
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Giant Squid
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Collossal Squid Anatomy




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Bloom's Wheel of Technology

W
10/24
Dissect
Squid
Anatomy
and
Physiology
Packet
due 10/26
Structure
& Function
in Living
Systems
5. The
anatomy
and
physiology
of
plants and
animals
illustrate the
comple-
mentary
nature of
structure
and
function.
1. Squid
Dissection
GOAL:
Learn that the
structures
of the anatomy
(parts) of
the squid
evolved to do
particular
physiology
(jobs)
to help the
squid species
survive.
EXTENSIONS:
Squid: The
Inside Story
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Th
10/25
Squid
Anatomy
and
Physiology
Packet
due 10/26
Structure
& Function
in Living
Systems
5. The
anatomy
and
physiology
of
plants and
animals
illustrate the
comple-
mentary
nature of
structure
and function.
1. HW
2. Review Squid
Anatomy
& Physiology
Game
Squid Research
The
Cephalopod
Page
and Squid
Dissection
Virtual Squid
Dissection
Collossal
Squid
Anatomy
Squid Cam
GOAL:
Learn that the
structures
of the
anatomy
(parts) of
the squid
evolved
to do
particular
physiology
(jobs)
to help the
squid species
survive.
EXTENSIONS:
Squid: The
Inside Story
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From what? See the news.
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Giant Squid?


Giant Squid Legend Lives
F
10/26
Squid Movie
Poster due
M 10/29
CST Writing
Practice
Cell
Summary
Paragraph
due T 11/6
Structure
& Function
in Living
Systems
5. The
anatomy
and
physiology
of
plants and
animals
illustrate
the
complementary
nature of
structure
and function.
1. HW
2. CST
Summary
Writing
Practice: Cells
3. Squid
A & P Test
4. Squid
Movie Poster
GOAL:
Learn that the
structures
of the anatomy
(parts) of
the squid
evolved to do
particular
physiology
(jobs)
to help the
squid species
survive.
EXTENSIONS:
Squid:
The Inside
Story



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Diving Lessons
Week 3




M
10/29
CST Writing
Practice
Cell
Summary
Paragraph
due T 11/6
Genetics
2. A typical
cell
of any
organism
contains
genetic
instructions
that
specify its
traits.
a. the
differences
between
the life
cycles and
reproduction
of sexual
and asexual
organisms.
1. HW
2. Squid
Posters
Squid Cam
3. Garden
Lesson:
Plant
Reproduction
Data
Collection
Asexual
Reproduction:
Succulents
Sexual
Reproduction:
Sunflower
Seeds
GOAL:
Learn the
advantages
and
disadvantages
of
asexual and
sexual
reproduction
in plants.
EXTENSIONS:
Digital
Leaf Project
Mitochondria
/Chloroplasts
Citizen
Scientist
Projects
Turing
Sunflower
Experiment
i-Biology
TED Talks

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Plant Asexual Reproduction -
Succulents -
single organism (no sex)
Plant cutting in soil and
record weekly observations.
Asexual reproduction is
good for making exact
copies but not
for genetic diversity.

Sexual Reproduction: Sunflowers
Pollen and ovule - sexual reproduction
Place sunflower seed in soil and record
weekly observations. Sexual reproduction
is more complex but creates greater
genetic diversity.

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Turing's Sunflowers and Fibonacci Math
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Digital Leaf Project

TED Talks
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Ojai Raptor Center
T
10/30
CST Writing
Practice
Cell
Summary
Paragraph
Final Draft
due T 11/6
Genetics
2. A typical
cell
of any
organism
contains
genetic
instructions
that
specify its
traits.
a. the
differences
between
the life
cycles and
reproduction
of sexual
and asexual
organisms.
1. CST Writing
Practice:
Cell Summary
Paragraph
Word Central
Dictionary
Grammar
2. Cells Alive
Meiosis
3. Asexual
Reproduction
Fission
Microbiology
4. Asexual
Reproduction
Budding in
Yeast
Yeast Sci
of Bread
5. Mitotic
Cell Division
Diatoms
GOAL:
Learn the
function of
meiosis.
Learn the
various
forms of
asexual
reproduction
and compare
them
to sexual
reproduction.
EXTENSIONS:
Microorganisms
Unseen World
Asexual
Reproduction:
Bacteria
Yellowstone
Microbes
Play
Nobel Prize
DNA
Asexual
Reproduction:
Diatoms
Art, Sci,
Cheese
Microbes


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W
10/31
CST Writing
Practice
Cell
Summary
Paragraph
Final Draft
due T 11/6
Genetics
2. A typical cell
of any
organism
contains
genetic
instructions
that
specify its
traits.
a. the
differences
between
the life
cycles and
reproduction
of sexual
and asexual
organisms.
1. HW
2. Compare
Asexual
and Sexual
Reproduction
3. Asexual
Reproduction
Song by
Mr. Parr
GOAL:
Learn the
function of
meiosis.
Learn the
various
forms of
asexual
reproduction
and compare
them
to sexual
reproduction.
EXTENSIONS:
1.
Medusa's
Gaze
& Vampire's
Bite
Science Book
2. Science
songs by
Mr. Parr
Mutations
Song
by Mr. Parr



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Th
11/1
Genetics Self
Survey due
F 11/2
Genetics
2. A typical
cell
of any
organism
contains
genetic
instructions
that specify
its traits.
c. an inherited
trait can be
determined
by one or
more genes.
d. plant and
animal cells
contain
many
thousands
of different
genes, and
typically
have two
copies of
every gene.
The two
copies
(or alleles)
of the gene
may or may
not be
identical,
and one
may be
dominant
in determining
the phenotype
while the
other is
recessive.
e. DNA is
the genetic
material of
living
organisms,
and is located
in the
chromosomes
of each cell.
1. HW
2. Life Science
Standard(s)
3. BrainPOP:
DNA
4. Lab #1:
Genetics
Self Survey
GOAL:
Learn that
traits are
inherited
from parents
in equal
numbers.
Learn that
there
are thousands
of
genes on
our DNA.
Learn that
dominant
genes
cover up
recessive
genes.
EXTENSIONS:
Introduction
to Genetics
Tour of the
Basics
The Science
of Beauty
Beauty Brains
Hair Profiler
Lab
FunSCIVideos
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F
11/2
Life
Science 7
Class
Website
Evaluation
5 Favs/
5 Improvs
due T
CST Writing
Practice
Cell
Summary
Paragraph
Final Draft
due T 11/6
Genetics
2. A typical
cell
of any
organism
contains
genetic
instructions
that specify
its traits.
c. an inherited
trait can be
determined
by one or
more genes.
d. plant and
animal cells
contain
many
thousands
of different
genes, and
typically
have two
copies of
every gene.
The two
copies
(or alleles)
of the gene
may or may
not be
identical,
and one
may be
dominant
in determining
the phenotype
while the
other is
recessive.
e. DNA is
the genetic
material of
living
organisms,
and is located
in the
chromosomes
of each cell.
1. HW
2. Life
Science
Standard(s)
3. BrainPOP:
Genetics
4. Lab #1:
Genetics
Self Survey
Class Data
and
Conclusion
GOAL:
Learn that
traits are
inherited
from parents
in
equal
numbers.
Learn that
there
are thousands
of
genes on
our DNA.
Learn that
dominant
genes
cover up
recessive
genes.
EXTENSIONS:
Introduction to
Genetics
Tour of the
Basics
Sound of
Science
NSF Videos
SCI TECH
Author Profile
Why do
paper cuts
hurt so much?
Sci Fri Octopus

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Last Pinta giant tortoise Lonesome George dies
Galapagos Giant tortoise
Galapagos Giant tortoise


17 Animals that Went Extinct In our Lifetime
Baiji or Yangtze River Dolphin, 2006
Baiji or Yangtze River Dolphin, 2006

Week 4




M
11/5
CST Writing
Practice
Cell
Summary
Paragraph
Final Draft
due T 10/31
Genetics
Self Survey
due W 11/7
Genetics
2. A typical
cell
of any
organism
contains
genetic
instructions
that
specify its
traits.
a. the
differences
between
the life
cycles and
reproduction
of sexual
and asexual
organisms.

.
1. WELCOME:
Song
2. HW
3. REVIEW:
Life Science
Standard 2a
4. NEW:
Garden
Lesson:
Plant
Reproduction -
Asexual
Reproduction:
Succulents
Sexual
Reproduction:
Sunflower
Seeds
4. Plant
succulents,
sunflower
seeds,
and other
plants.
5.
CHECKING
FOR
UNDER-
STANDING:
Think Pair
Share
Plant Asexual
Reproduction
Example
Plant
Sexual
Reproduction
Example
GOAL:
Learn the
advantages
and
disadvantages
of
asexual and
sexual
reproduction
in plants.

EXTENSIONS:
Digital
Leaf Project
Mitochondria
/Chloroplasts
Citizen
Scientist
Projects
Turing
Sunflower
Experiment
i-Biology
TED Talks
Tree Web
Quest
Chupacabra
Legend
WELCOME: Asexual Reproduction Song

HW



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REVIEW:

Which type of reproduction
results in offspring
that have some genetic information
in common with
each parent?
A cloning
B asexual
C budding
D sexual

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Succulent Clones - Asexual Reproduction

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Sunflowers - Sexual Reproduction
Ovule + Pollen = Seeds


Plant Reproduction

CHECK FOR UNDERSTANDING
THINK PAIR SHARE: ASEXUAL VS. SEXUAL REPRODUCTION
1. Asexual plant example/Sexual plant example
2. Advantages/Disadvantages

Mr. Parr Photosynthesis song

T
11/6
Computer
Lab
Genetics
Self Survey
due W 11/7
Investigation
& Experi-
mentation 7
Genetics
2. A typical
cell
of any
organism
contains
genetic
instructions
that
specify its
traits.
a. the
differences
between
the life
cycles and
reproduction
of sexual
and asexual
organisms.
b. sexual
reproduction
produces
offspring that
inherit
half their
genes
from each
parent.
c. an
inherited
trait can be
determined
by one
or more
genes.
d. plant and
animal cells
contain
many
thousands of
different
genes,
and
typically have
two copies of
every gene.
The two
copies
(or alleles)
of the gene
may or may
not be
identical,
and one may
be dominant
in
determining
the phenotype
while the
other is
recessive.
e. DNA is
the
genetic
material
of
living
organisms,
and is
located
in the
chromosomes
of each cell.
1. WELCOME:
Class Website

2. HW

3. REVIEW:
Life Science
Standard 7b, 7e

CST Writing
Practice:
Cell Summary
Paragraph
Review

Word Central

Dictionary

Grammar

4. GOAL:
Learn that
there
are two
copies
(alleles)
of the
gene and
dominant
covers
recessive.
It takes two
recessive
alleles
to get the
recessive
genotype.

NEW:
Cells Alive
Meiosis

5. Asexual
Reproduction
Fission
Microbiology
6. Asexual
Reproduction
Budding in
Yeast
Yeast Sci
of Bread
6. Introduction
to
Genetics
Tour of the
Basics

7. Explore
and
study dog
breeds at the
American
Kennel Club
website

8. Compare
and
contrast
asexual
and sexual
reproduction
on this PBS
website.

CHECKING
FOR
UNDER-
STANDING:

Turn in Cells
Summary
Paragraph

EXTENSIONS:
Check
out some
of these
infographics
at:
Cool
Infographics
InfoG Foods to
Never Feed
Your Dog
Fun Trivia
Games
Tree Of Life
Infographics:
Easel.ly
Infogr.am
Visual.ly
Malaria

For Genetics
Presentations:
Microscoft
Power Point
Open Office
Free

Prezi

Glogster
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HW

Genetics Self-Survey due tomorrow
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CST Writing Practice due at the end of the period
2 Peer Reviews



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wolf2woof
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Dog Breeds
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Mexican Gray Wolf Gray Wolf Region 2
Common Names: Mexican wolf, lobo
Location: Southwest United States
Wolf.org
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Dog Evolution
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Dogs Decoded
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PBS DNA Workshop
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Tree Of Life

W
11/7
Genetics
Fair
Presentation
due F 12/14
Genetics
2d. plant
and
animal cells
contain many
thousands of
different
genes,
and
typically have
two copies of
every gene.
The two
copies
(or alleles)
of the gene
may or may
not be
identical,
and one may
be
dominant in
determining
the phenotype
while the
other is
recessive.
1. WELCOME:
Video

2. HW

3. REVIEW:
Life Science
Standard 2d
Questions

Genetics Self
Survey
Results
and Dats
Analysis

4.
GOAL:
Learn that
each
gene has a
dominant and
a recessive
form (allele).

NEW:
Genetic Traits
Bingo

CHECKING
FOR
UNDER-
STANDING:
Genetic Traits
Bingo

EXTENSIONS:

Big Picture
Science
Learning Centres
Scientific
animations
Creative
Encounters
Tree of Life
Darwin200
In the Zone
Saving Rhino
Phila
NHU
Sci Fri Base Jumping

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REVIEW:

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Genetics Traits by Gender

Are you more like your mom's or your dad's side of the family?

Human Traits Bingo

Th
11/8
Genetics
Fair
Presentation
due F 12/14
2d. plant and
animal cells
contain many
thousands of
different
genes,
and
typically have
two copies of
every gene.
The two
copies
(or alleles)
of the gene
may or may
not be identical,
and one may
be dominant in
determining
the phenotype
while the
other is
recessive.
1. WELCOME:
Song-
Evolution

2. HW

3. REVIEW:
Life Science
Standard 2d
Question

4. GOAL:

Learn that
PTC tasting
is dominant,
nontasting
is recessive,
and
why that
was
important to
early man.

NEW:
PTC Lab
Data
Collection

CHECKING
FOR
UNDER-
STANDING:

Exit Card -
PTC
Explained:
Tasters -
D or R
Nontasters -
D or R

EXTENSIONS:
Big Picture
Science
Learning
Centres
Scientific
animations
Creative
Encounters
Tree of Life
Darwin200
In the Zone
Saving Rhino
Phila
NHU
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San Bushman of Namibia, Africa



REVIEW:

Which is an example of a human trait
that is controlled by a single gene?

A ability to read
B attached or free earlobes
C eye color
D skin color

Pedigree
Pedigree


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san bushman woman and child
san bushman woman and child

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F
11/9
Genetics
Fair
Presentation
due F 12/14
2d. plant and
animal cells
contain many
thousands of
different
genes,
and
typically have
two copies of
every gene.
The two copies
(or alleles)
of the gene
may or may
not be identical,
and one may
be dominant in
determining
the phenotype
while the
other is
recessive.
1. WELCOME:
Song -
Cells
2. HW

Genetics
Fair
Presentation
due F 12/14

For Genetics
Presentations:
Microscoft
Power Point
Open Office
Free

Prezi

Glogster

3. REVIEW:
PTC
Explained:
Tasters -
D or R
Nontasters -
D or R

4. GOAL:
Learn why
being a
dominant
taster
was/is
beneficial
(good)
for
survival.

NEW:
1. PTC
Lab # 2
Graph Data

PTC Explained

2. Genetics Self
Survey Analysis
Triple Venn Diagram

CHECKING
FOR
UNDER-
STANDING:
1. Turn in Genetics
Self Survey
2. Turn in Triple
Venn Diagram

EXTENSIONS:
Museum
Box
Creative
Encounters
Untangling
DNA
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Evolution Song


How the Tongue Works Magic Box
Pedigree
Pedigree



PTC Explained


Week 5




M
11/12
Holiday
Veteran's
Day


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T
11/13
Genetics
Fair
Presentation
due F 12/14
7b. utilize a
variety of
print and
electronic
resources
(including the
World Wide
Web) to
collect
information
as evidence
as part of
a research
project.
1. WELCOME:
Class Website

merrillfmsscience7

2. HW
Create
Genetics Fair
Presentation

3. REVIEW:
Life Science
Standard 7b
Creation Tools
For
Genetics Fair
Presentations:

Microscoft
Power Point

Open Office
Free

Prezi

Glogster

4. GOAL:
Learn how
to
conduct
research
and create
a presentation
about
genetics by
researching
and creating
a presentation
using the rubric
posted on the
class website.

NEW:
1. Introduction
to
Genetics
Tour of the
Basics

2. Explore
and
study dog
breeds at the
American
Kennel Club
website

3. Punnett Square
Games

Punnett Squares
Game

Punnett Square
Virtual Lab

Basketball
Punnett Square
Game

4. Review:
Compare
and
contrast
asexual
and sexual
reproduction
on this PBS
website.

CHECKING
FOR
UNDER
STANDING:
Thumbs Up
Thumbs Down

EXTENSIONS:

Check
out some
of these
infographics
at:

Cool

Infographics
InfoG Foods to
Never Feed
Your Dog
Fun Trivia
Games

Tree Of Life

Infographics:

Easel.ly

Infogr.am

Visual.ly

Malaria
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What is a genetic trait?

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AKC Herding Breeds

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GCF Learn Free Power Point Tutorials

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Open Office Free

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Prezi

Glogster




Glog Tutorial

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Punnett Squares Game

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Punnett Square Virtual Lab

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Basketball Punnett Square Game



Dragons and Punnett Squares

Journey Inside The Nucleus
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W
11/14
Genetics
Fair
Presentation
due F 12/14
2d. plant and
animal cells
contain many
thousands of
different
genes,
and
typically have
two copies of
every gene.
The two copies
(or alleles)
of the gene
may or may
not be identical,
and one may
be dominant in
determining
the phenotype
while the
other is
recessive.
1. WELCOME:
Song DNA

2. HW
Create Genetics
Fair Presentation

3. REVIEW:
Life Science
Standards

4. GOAL:
Learn that
plants also have
dominant and
recessive traits by
planting albino
and regular corn.

NEW:
1. Garden Lesson:
Prediction
Dominant and
Recessive Traits
in Corn Plants
2. Plant onions
3. Plant daffodils
4. Plant meadow

CHECKING
FOR
UNDER-
STANDING:
Think Pair
Share

EXTENSIONS:
Sexual
Reproduction
Review: The
Beauty of
Pollination
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Sexual Reproduction Review: The Beauty of Pollination



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Albino Animals



Th
11/15
Genetics
Fair
Presentation
due F 12/14
2e. DNA is
the
genetic
material
of
living
organisms,
and is
located
in the
chromosomes
of each cell.
1. WELCOME:
All Period
DNA Lab

2. HW
Create Genetics
Fair Presentation

3. GOAL
Standard 2e:
Learn that
DNA (that is on
chromosomes
within cells) can
be extracted
from the cells
and observed
in a test tube.

NEW:
DNA Extraction
Lab

CHECKING
FOR
UNDER-
STANDING:

Think Pair
Share

EXTENSIONS:
Aracnesis Game
STEM Cell Rap
Henrietta's Cells
Cell
Phones & Brains




I Am Lodge: Uppercase Dominates



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Aracnesis Genetics Shooter Game
F
11/16
Genetics
Fair
Presentation
due F 12/14
2e. DNA is
the
genetic
material
of
living
organisms,
and is
located
in the
chromosomes
of each cell.
1. WELCOME:
DNA Song

2. HW
Create Genetics
Fair Presentation

3. GOAL
Standard 2e:
Learn that
DNA (that is on
chromosomes
within cells) can
be extracted
from the cells
and observed
in a test tube.

NEW:
1. DNA Extraction
Lab Conclusion
2. Q2 Benchmark
Quiz #1

What is
a chromosome?

CHECKING
FOR
UNDER-
STANDING:
Whiteboards
Lab Report

EXTENSIONS:
Aracnesis Game
STEM Cell Rap
Henrietta's Cells
Cell
Phones & Brains

Food Smart
Creature
Cast


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What is a chromosome?

Punnett Square Fun: Dihybrid crosses. Independent assortment. Incomplete dominance. Codominance and multiple alleles.

Khan Academy: Punnett Square Fun
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Search Dog
11/19 -
11/23
Thanksgiving



Week 6




M
11/26
Genetics
Fair
Presentation
due F 12/14
2d. plant and
animal cells
contain many
thousands of
different
genes,
and
typically have
two copies of
every gene.
The two copies
(or alleles)
of the gene
may or may
not be identical,
and one may
be dominant in
determining
the phenotype
while the
other is
recessive.
1. WELCOME:
GREGOR
MENDEL
MEIOSIS Song

2. HW
Create Genetics
Fair Presentation

3. REVIEW:
Genetics
Standards Quiz
Review

4. GOAL
Standard 2e:
Learn that plants
have dominant and
recessive traits
that follow the
same genetic
heredity rules
as animals.

NEW in the Biolab:
1. Plant Albino and
Regular Corn Seeds

2. Plant Genome
Basics - Secrets
of Plants
Meet Michael
Gonzales Plant
Geneticist

Plant Genomics

Jumping Genes

3. PLANT
Pea Plants
Garlic
Cilantro
Lettuce
Irises
Dahlias
2. Record
Observations:
Sunflower Seeds
Meadow
Onions

CHECKING
FOR
UNDER-
STANDING:
Think Pair Share
Biolab
Observations

EXTENSIONS:
Crazy Plants Game
Genetic Breeder

SimLife

Say It With Ears

SCIFRI Blog

Gregor Mendel Meiosis Song

Genetics Fair Presentation

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The Beauty of Albinism

Invertebrate: Crab

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Vertebrates:

Mexican Salamander

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Stingray

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Alligator
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King Snake


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Peacock


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Owl

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Grey Squirrel

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Wallaby

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Humpback Whale

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Bengal Tigers

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Lion

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Gorilla


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Humans


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seedlings
seedlings


Corn Genetics


Mendelian Genetics

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Plant Genomics

Review Mitosis

Mitosis Dance I am lodge

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Crazy Plants Game

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Genetic Breeder

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SimLife
T
11/27
Genetics
Fair
Presentation
due F 12/14
7b. utilize a
variety of
print and
electronic
resources
(including the
World Wide
Web) to
collect
information
as evidence
as part of
a research
project.
1. WELCOME:
Class Website

2. HW
Create Genetics
Fair Presentation

3. GOAL
Standard 2e:
Learn that
adding a plus sign
(+) to a
search (Boolean
Search) improves
research results.

NEW:
1. Work on
Genetics Fair
Research and
Presentation

For Genetics

Presentations:

Microscoft

Power Point

Open Office

Free

Prezi

Glogster

Genetics Stuff

CHECKING
FOR
UNDER-
STANDING:
Whiteboards
Lab Report

EXTENSIONS:

Genetics Stuff

Tour of the
Basics

Aracnesis Game
STEM Cell Rap
Henrietta's Cells
Cell
Phones & Brains

Food Smart
Creature
Cast

ScienceNetLinks

SciTable

Khan Science
Academy

Nobel Prize
Online Science
Games

Science Fair
Assistance

Middle School
Science
Introduction to Heredity: Heredity and Classical Genetics. Dominant and recessive traits. Heterozygous and homozygous genotypes.


Khan Academy: Introduction to Heredity

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Blood Typing Game

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Crack the Code Game

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Genetics Stuff
W
11/28
Genetics
Fair
Presentation
due F 12/14
2d. plant and
animal cells
contain many
thousands of
different
genes,
and
typically have
two copies of
every gene.
The two copies
(or alleles)
of the gene
may or may
not be identical,
and one may
be dominant in
determining
the phenotype
while the
other is
recessive.
1. WELCOME:
DNA
Song

2. HW
Create Genetics
Fair Presentation
due 12/14

3. REVIEW:
Genetics
Standards Quiz
Review

4. GOAL
Standard 2d:
Learn in
this lab how
to make
predictions using
Punnet Squares,
and use pennies to
simulate the
crosses.
The results
can then be
compared
to the actual
data.


NEW:
1.

Virtual Lab:
DNA Extraction


DNA Conclusion
Discussion Questions
1. What does DNA
look like?

2. Why is it important
for scientists to be able
to remove DNA
from cells?


3. What is the role
of detergent, ethanol,
and salt in
the extraction process?


4. Is there DNA
in your food?
How do you know?
Why are you not
harmed (or altered)
by ingesting the DNA
of another organism?
What implication
does this have for
farmers who would
use GM
(genetically modified)
plants?

CAST Science Writer

2. Genetics:
Big Toe Lab

CHECKING
FOR
UNDER-
STANDING:
Think Pair Share
Big Toe Lab Results

EXTENSIONS:
Genetics Practice
Problems

Virtual Labs and

Resources

Genetic Engineeringexternal image ppt_icon.gif-
presentation on cloning,
recombinant DNA, and gel electrophoresis

Biotechnology Web Lesson
students explore genetic
science learning center (http://learn.genetics.
utah.edu/)
and discover how clones
are made, and how
DNA is extracted
and sequenced

Genetic Science
Learning Center
word_icon
word_icon
-
explore website with
animations and tutorials,
answer questions
DNA From the Beginningexternal image word_icon14.jpg-
step by step tutorial
on the discovery of
genes, DNA, and
how they control
traits, site by Dolan
DNA Learning Center

DNA Fingerprinting
another simulation,
this one from PBS,
that walks you
through the steps
of creating a
DNA Fingerprint

Cloning – Click and
Clone at GSLC
where you can read
about how clones
are made and clone
your own virtual mouse

Mr. Parr DNA Song

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Virtual Lab: DNA Extraction

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Review: Genetics Quiz #1
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CAST Science Writer

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Big Toe Lab
Genotype Phenotype
TT (Dominant) Long Second Toe
Tt (Dominant) Long Second Toe
tt (Recessive) Short Second Toe

Introduction to Heredity: Heredity and Classical Genetics. Dominant and recessive traits. Heterozygous and homozygous genotypes.

Review: Genetics Quiz #1


Khan Academy: Introduction to Heredity
Punnett Square Fun: Dihybrid crosses. Independent assortment. Incomplete dominance. Codominance and multiple alleles.

Th
11/29
Genetics
Fair
Presentation
due F 12/14
2d. plant and
animal cells
contain many
thousands of
different
genes,
and
typically have
two copies of
every gene.
The two copies
(or alleles)
of the gene
may or may
not be identical,
and one may
be dominant in
determining
the phenotype
while the
other is
recessive.
1. WELCOME:
Sex From Genetics
Song

2. HW
Create Genetics
Fair Presentation
due 12/14

3. REVIEW:
Genetics
Standards Quiz
Review


18 Things You


Should Know


About Genetics


4. GOAL
Standard 2e:
Learn in
this lab how
to make
predictions using
Punnet Squares,
and use pennies to
simulate the
crosses.
The results
can then be
compared
to the actual
data.


NEW:
1. Genetics:
Big Toe Lab
Conclusion

2. Genetic
Creature Lab

CHECKING
FOR
UNDER-
STANDING:
Think Pair Share
DNA and Big Toe
Lab Conclusions

EXTENSIONS:

Looking Closer
at Chromosomes

Genetics Practice
Problems

Virtual Labs and

Resources

Genetic Engineeringexternal image ppt_icon.gif-
presentation on cloning,
recombinant DNA, and gel electrophoresis

Biotechnology Web Lesson
students explore genetic
science learning center (http://learn.genetics.
utah.edu/)
and discover how clones
are made, and how
DNA is extracted
and sequenced

Genetic Science
Learning Center
word_icon
word_icon
-
explore website with
animations and tutorials,
answer questions
DNA From the Beginningexternal image word_icon14.jpg-
step by step tutorial
on the discovery of
genes, DNA, and
how they control
traits, site by Dolan
DNA Learning Center

DNA Fingerprinting
another simulation,
this one from PBS,
that walks you
through the steps
of creating a
DNA Fingerprint

Cloning – Click and
Clone at GSLC
where you can read
about how clones
are made and clone
your own virtual mouse

Mr. Parr Sex From Genetics

Introduction to Heredity: Heredity and Classical Genetics. Dominant and recessive traits. Heterozygous and homozygous genotypes.

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18 Things You
Should Know
About Genetics


What is Genomics?
F
11/30
Genetics
Fair
Presentation
due F 12/14
2d. plant and
animal cells
contain many
thousands of
different
genes,
and
typically have
two copies of
every gene.
The two copies
(or alleles)
of the gene
may or may
not be identical,
and one may
be dominant in
determining
the phenotype
while the
other is
recessive.
1. WELCOME:
Mutations Song

2. HW
Create Genetics
Fair Presentation
due 12/14

3. REVIEW:
Genetics
Standards Quiz
Side by Side Review

18 Things You
Should Know
About Genetics


4. GOAL
Standard 2e:
Learn to take a
multiple choice
quiz and double
check the
answers.


NEW:
1. Genetics
Benchmark
Standards Quiz 1
(Postponed until
Monday)

CHECKING
FOR
UNDER-
STANDING:
Quiz Results

EXTENSIONS:

Human Genome
Project

Mr. Parr Mutations
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Week 7




M
12/3
Genetics
Fair
Presentation
due F 12/14
2d. plant and
animal cells
contain many
thousands of
different
genes,
and
typically have
two copies of
every gene.
The two copies
(or alleles)
of the gene
may or may
not be identical,
and one may
be dominant in
determining
the phenotype
while the
other is
recessive.
1. WELCOME:
Mutations Song

2. HW
Create Genetics
Fair Presentation
due 12/14

3. REVIEW:
Genetics
Standards Quiz
Side by Side Review

18 Things You
Should Know
About Genetics


4. GOAL
Standard 2e:
Learn to take a
multiple choice
quiz and double
check the
answers.


NEW:
1. Genetics
Benchmark
Standards Quiz 1


CHECKING
FOR
UNDER-
STANDING:
Quiz Results

EXTENSIONS:

Human Genome
Project

Mr. Parr Mutations

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Play Phylo

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Student Projects About Genetic Diseases

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Genetic Disease: Albinism
Student Projects
About Genetic
Diseases
Using Vokis


Gel Electrophoresis
Virtual Lab

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PhET Games

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T
12/4
Genetics
Fair
Presentation
due F 12/14
2d. plant and
animal cells
contain many
thousands of
different
genes,
and
typically have
two copies of
every gene.
The two copies
(or alleles)
of the gene
may or may
not be identical,
and one may
be dominant in
determining
the phenotype
while the
other is
recessive.
1. WELCOME:
Class Website

2. HW
Create Genetics
Fair Presentation


3. REVIEW:
Tour of
Basics


4. GOAL
Standard 2e:
Learn to cite your
sources using
online MLA tools.

NEW:
1. Big Toe
Genetics
Graph Lab
Results
Create-a-Graph

2. Work on
Genetics Fair
Research and
Presentation
Use Citation
Maker for
Bibliography

Citation Maker

For Genetics
Presentations:

Microscoft
Power Point

Open Office
Free

Prezi

Glogster

Glogster Registration

3. Practice
Writing
in Science

PTC Lab
Online
Conclusion

DNA Extraction
Lab Online
Conclusion

Science Writer/
Journal

CHECKING
FOR
UNDER-
STANDING:
Ongoing
Questions
about
Presentations
EXTENSIONS:
Top 10

Most

Visited

Educational

Games

1. The Blood
Typing Game
2. The DNA -
the Double
Helix Game
3. The Immune
System Game
4. The Control
of the Cell
Cycle Game
5. The Pavlov's
Dog Game
6. The Electro
cardiogram Game
7. The Transistor
8. The Diabetic
Dog Game
9. The Split
Brain
Experiments Game
10. The Lord of
the Flies Game
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Prezi: Genetics Fair Presentation Assignment


Glogster: Genetics Fair Presentation Assignment
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Glogster Registration

Citation Maker

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Science Journal

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W
12/5
Genetics
Fair
Presentation
due F 12/14
Investigation
& Experi-
mentation 7
Genetics
2. A typical
cell
of any
organism
contains
genetic
instructions
that
specify its
traits.
a. the
differences
between
the life
cycles and
reproduction
of sexual
and asexual
organisms.
b. sexual
reproduction
produces
offspring that
inherit
half their
genes
from each
parent.
c. an
inherited
trait can be
determined
by one
or more
genes.
d. plant and
animal cells
contain
many
thousands of
different
genes,
and
typically have
two copies of
every gene.
The two
copies
(or alleles)
of the gene
may or may
not be
identical,
and one may
be dominant
in
determining
the phenotype
while the
other is
recessive.
e. DNA is
the
genetic
material
of
living
organisms,
and is
located
in the
chromosomes
of each cell.
1. WELCOME:
Mutations Song


2. HW
Create Genetics
Fair Presentation
due 12/14

3. REVIEW:
Genetics
Standards Quiz
Review

18 Things You
Should Know
About Genetics


4. GOAL
Standard 2e:
Learn how to
create a creature
based on the
probabilities of
Punnett Square
results and
dominant
and recessive
traits.

NEW:
1. Genetic
Creature
Lab


CHECKING
FOR
UNDER-
STANDING:
Think Pair Share
Genetic Creature
Data Table


EXTENSIONS:

Human Genome
Project
X/Y chromosome AP
X/Y chromosome AP


X chromosome (left)
Y chromosome (right)
Male Y Chromosome


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Genetic Creatures

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IMG_0163.JPG
Th
11/6
Genetics
Fair
Presentation
due F 12/14
Investigation
& Experi-
mentation 7
Genetics
2. A typical
cell
of any
organism
contains
genetic
instructions
that
specify its
traits.
a. the
differences
between
the life
cycles and
reproduction
of sexual
and asexual
organisms.
b. sexual
reproduction
produces
offspring that
inherit
half their
genes
from each
parent.
c. an
inherited
trait can be
determined
by one
or more
genes.
d. plant and
animal cells
contain
many
thousands of
different
genes,
and
typically have
two copies of
every gene.
The two
copies
(or alleles)
of the gene
may or may
not be
identical,
and one may
be dominant
in
determining
the phenotype
while the
other is
recessive.
e. DNA is
the
genetic
material
of
living
organisms,
and is
located
in the
chromosomes
of each cell.
1. WELCOME:
DNA Song


2. HW
Create Genetics
Fair Presentation
due 12/14

3. REVIEW:
Genetics
Standards Quiz
Review

18 Things You
Should Know
About Genetics


4. GOAL
Standard 2e:
Learn in this
lab how to
draw phenotypes
from simulated
genotypes.


NEW:
1. Genetic
Creature
Lab


CHECKING
FOR
UNDER-
STANDING:
Think Pair Share
Genetic Creature
3D Model


EXTENSIONS:

Human Genome
Project

Mr. Parr DNA Song


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F
12/7
Genetics
Fair
Presentation
due F 12/14
Investigation
& Experi-
mentation 7
Genetics
2. A typical
cell
of any
organism
contains
genetic
instructions
that
specify its
traits.
a. the
differences
between
the life
cycles and
reproduction
of sexual
and asexual
organisms.
b. sexual
reproduction
produces
offspring that
inherit
half their
genes
from each
parent.
c. an
inherited
trait can be
determined
by one
or more
genes.
d. plant and
animal cells
contain
many
thousands of
different
genes,
and
typically have
two copies of
every gene.
The two
copies
(or alleles)
of the gene
may or may
not be
identical,
and one may
be dominant
in
determining
the phenotype
while the
other is
recessive.
e. DNA is
the
genetic
material
of
living
organisms,
and is
located
in the
chromosomes
of each cell.
1. WELCOME:
Photosynthesis Song

2. HW
Create Genetics
Fair Presentation
due 12/14

3. REVIEW:
Genetics
Standards
Review

18 Things You
Should Know
About Genetics


4. GOAL
Standard 2e:
Learn to take a
multiple choice
quiz and double
check the
answers.


NEW:
1. Genetics
Benchmark
Standards Quiz 2

2. Biolab
1. Observe Albino Corn

2. Plant Genome

Basics - Secrets

of Plants

Meet Michael

Gonzales Plant

Geneticist


Plant Genomics


Jumping Genes

CHECKING
FOR
UNDER-
STANDING:
Quiz Results


EXTENSIONS:

DNA

external image ppt_icon.gifDNA Powerpoint
Presentation – covers
the basics for a freshman
level class
DNA Coloring – basic
image of DNA and RNA

DNA Crossword
basic terms

Transcription &
Translation Coloring
word_icon
word_icon
-
shows structures
involved, nucleotides,
base pair rules,
amino acids

DNA Analysis:
Recombination
word_icon
word_icon
-
simulate DNA
recombination
using paper slips
and sequences

DNA Extraction
instructions for
extracting DNA,
best used as a
demonstration

DNA in Snorks
analyze and
transcribe DNA
sequences,
construct a
creature based
on that sequence
How DNA Controls
the Workings of a Cell
examine a DNA
sequence,
transcribe and translate

DNA Sequencing
in Bacteria
website simulates
the sequencing
of bacterial DNA,
PCR techniques

Ramalian DNA
imagine an alien
species that has
triple-stranded DNA
, base pair rules
still apply

Who Ate The Cheese
simulate gel
electrophoresis
to solve a crime

HIV Coloring
word_icon
word_icon

shows how viral
DNA enters and
infects a cell
Genetic
Science Ethics
word_icon
word_icon
-
survey as a group
ethical questions
involved genetics
(cloning, gene
therapy..)

Your Genes
Your Choices -
this is a more
involved group
assignment
where groups
read scenarios
about genetic
testing and ethics involved.
Photosynthesis Song

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Albino pumpkin from our garden.

The Genetics of Albinism

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African albino brother & sister (parents in the back)
African albino brother & sister (parents in the back)

Probabilities of Albinism for Each Pregnancy
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What about albino plants? Think Pair Share your thoughts.
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Week 8




M
12/10
Genetics
Fair
Presentation
due F 12/14
Investigation
& Experi-
mentation 7
Genetics
2. A typical
cell
of any
organism
contains
genetic
instructions
that
specify its
traits.
a. the
differences
between
the life
cycles and
reproduction
of sexual
and asexual
organisms.
b. sexual
reproduction
produces
offspring that
inherit
half their
genes
from each
parent.
c. an
inherited
trait can be
determined
by one
or more
genes.
d. plant and
animal cells
contain
many
thousands of
different
genes,
and
typically have
two copies of
every gene.
The two
copies
(or alleles)
of the gene
may or may
not be
identical,
and one may
be dominant
in
determining
the phenotype
while the
other is
recessive.
e. DNA is
the
genetic
material
of
living
organisms,
and is
located
in the
chromosomes
of each cell.
1. WELCOME:

Photosynthesis Song


2. HW
Create Genetics
Fair Presentation


3. REVIEW:

Genetics
Standards Quiz:
Reteach Items
Missed on Quiz


4. GOAL
Standard 2d:

Learn that plants
have dominant and
recessive traits
that follow the
same genetic
heredity rules
as animals and
that albino plants
can not perform
photosynthesis.

1. Take Genetics
Benchmark Quiz 3


2. NEW in Biolab:

1. Photosynthesis
Role Play

Plant Genomics

Jumping Genes


2. Record Biolab
Observations


3. Discuss Garden
Science
Standards Movies


CHECKING
FOR
UNDER-
STANDING:

Think Pair Share

Photosynthesis
Role Plays


EXTENSIONS:
Design-a-Species
using the rules of
inheritance (mendel),
create an organism;
dominance &
recessiveness,
multiple allele
traits, codominance

Variations on a
Human Face
toss a penny to
determine the
features of a
face, such as
freckles, dimples;
then draw that face.

Paper Pets – another
simulation using
paper models with
traits for eyes,
nose, mouth,
and hair.
Hardy-Weinberg
Problem Set
statistical analysis,
using HW equation
and some dragons

Hardy Weinberg
Simulation
track an allele
in population
by simulating
how parents
pass alleles
to offspring
Corn Genetics
and Chi Squareexternal image word_icon14.jpg-
statistical analysis,
using preserved
corn and counting
kernals

Corn Genetics
grow corn,
3:1 albino ratio,
lab report analyzes
F1, F2 crosses
Fruit Fly Genetics
virtual lab where
you cross different
flies, gather data
and statistically
analyze the results

Fruit Fly (Drosophila)
Virtual Lab
more extensive
virtual lab through
a program created
by Virtual
Courseware,
requires set
up by teacher.
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T
12/11
Genetics
Fair
Presentation
due F 12/14
Investigation
& Experi-
mentation 7
Genetics
2. A typical
cell
of any
organism
contains
genetic
instructions
that
specify its
traits. Those
traits may be
modified by
environmental
influences.
a. the
differences
between
the life
cycles and
reproduction
of sexual
and asexual
organisms.
b. sexual
reproduction
produces
offspring that
inherit
half their
genes
from each
parent.
c. an
inherited
trait can be
determined
by one
or more
genes.
d. plant and
animal cells
contain
many
thousands of
different
genes,
and
typically have
two copies of
every gene.
The two
copies
(or alleles)
of the gene
may or may
not be
identical,
and one may
be dominant
in
determining
the phenotype
while the
other is
recessive.
e. DNA is
the
genetic
material
of
living
organisms,
and is
located
in the
chromosomes
of each cell.
1. WELCOME:
Class Website

2. HW
Create Genetics
Fair Presentation


3. REVIEW:
Tour of
Basics


4. GOAL
Standard 2e:
Learn to insert
digital photos,
video clips,
infographics
into presentations.

NEW:
1. Work on
Genetics Fair
Research and
Presentation
2. Jumping Genes
Corn Jumping
Genes

3. Practice
Writing
in Science

PTC Lab
Online
Conclusion

DNA Extraction
Lab Online
Conclusion

Science Writer/
Journal


For Genetics
Presentations:

Microscoft
Power Point

Open Office
Free

Prezi

Glogster

Piktochart

Tech Tools

CHECKING
FOR
UNDER-
STANDING:
Ongoing
Questions
about
Presentations
EXTENSIONS:
Top 10

Most

Visited

Educational

Games

1. The Blood
Typing Game
2. The DNA -
the Double
Helix Game
3. The Immune
System Game
4. The Control
of the Cell
Cycle Game
5. The Pavlov's
Dog Game
6. The Electro
cardiogram Game
7. The Transistor
8. The Diabetic
Dog Game
9. The Split
Brain
Experiments Game
10. The Lord of
the Flies Game
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Tech Tools

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Piktochart

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Smoking Causes Gene Damage In Minutes

Jumping Genes

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Jumping Genes Scientist
W
12/12
Genetics
Fair
Presentation
due F 12/14
Investigation
& Experi-
mentation 7
Genetics
2. A typical
cell
of any
organism
contains
genetic
instructions
that
specify its
traits.
a. the
differences
between
the life
cycles and
reproduction
of sexual
and asexual
organisms.
b. sexual
reproduction
produces
offspring that
inherit
half their
genes
from each
parent.
c. an
inherited
trait can be
determined
by one
or more
genes.
d. plant and
animal cells
contain
many
thousands of
different
genes,
and
typically have
two copies of
every gene.
The two
copies
(or alleles)
of the gene
may or may
not be
identical,
and one may
be dominant
in
determining
the phenotype
while the
other is
recessive.
e. DNA is
the
genetic
material
of
living
organisms,
and is
located
in the
chromosomes
of each cell.
1. WELCOME:
DNA Song

2. HW
Reading
Essentials

Genetics
due 1/11

I am unique
due 1/31

Earth Day
Title due 1/11


3. REVIEW:
1. Drop
Genetics
Power Point
into classroom
folder.
2. Anatomy
(Structures)

Physiology
(Functions)


4. GOAL
Learn how
to take a CST
style science
quiz.


NEW:
1. Genetics
Benchmark
Quiz


CHECKING
FOR
UNDER-
STANDING:
Quiz Results

EXTENSIONS:
Inheritance and
Eye Color
uses a simulation
to show how
multiple alleles
can influence a
single trait (eye color)
The Genetics of
Blood Disorders
a worksheet
with genetics
problems that
relate to specific
disorders:
sickle cell anemia,
hemophilia,
and Von
Willebrand disease.
Oompa Loompa
Genetics(pdf)
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word_icon

basic crosses
and problem
sets, using
oompa loompas
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Th
12/13
Genetics
Fair
Presentation
due F 12/14
Investigation
& Experi-
mentation 7
Genetics
2. A typical
cell
of any
organism
contains
genetic
instructions
that
specify its
traits.
a. the
differences
between
the life
cycles and
reproduction
of sexual
and asexual
organisms.
b. sexual
reproduction
produces
offspring that
inherit
half their
genes
from each
parent.
c. an
inherited
trait can be
determined
by one
or more
genes.
d. plant and
animal cells
contain
many
thousands of
different
genes,
and
typically have
two copies of
every gene.
The two
copies
(or alleles)
of the gene
may or may
not be
identical,
and one may
be dominant
in
determining
the phenotype
while the
other is
recessive.
e. DNA is
the
genetic
material
of
living
organisms,
and is
located
in the
chromosomes
of each cell.
1. WELCOME:
DNA Song


2. HW
Genetics Fair
Presentations
due 12/14


3. REVIEW:
Albino Corn
Results

Sexual
Reproduction
DNA
exchange in
parents


4. GOAL
Standard

NEW:
Bioethical
Debate:
Designer
Babies


CHECKING
FOR
UNDER-
STANDING:
Think Pair
Share
Debate Results


EXTENSIONS:

Corn Genetics
online simulation
showing basic
single allele traits,
multiple allele
traits and
codominance

Human
Genetics

Survey
class
takes a survey of
human traits,
such as
ear points


Human
Genetics

Bingo
grid with
traits,
powerpoint
presentation
discusses traits external image ppt_icon.gif


Human Genetics
Presentation external image ppt_icon.gif
discusses ABO
blood types,
albinism,
cystic fibrosis
and other
traits unique
to humans
Study Guides
from
Biology101.org
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Genetic Science Learning Center
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California Cryobank

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Are you carrying the redhead gene?
F
12/14
Genetics
Test Review
The
anatomy
and
physiology
of plants
and animals
illustrate the comple-
mentary
nature
of structure
and
function.
1. WELCOME:
Trout Posters


2. HW
Reading
Essentials
Genetics
due 1/11
I am unique
due 1/31
Earth Day
Title due 1/11

3. REVIEW:
Anatomy
(Structures)
Physiology
(Functions)


4. GOAL
Learn about
trout anatomy
and physiology.


NEW:
1. Trout Packet
A. KWHL
B. Trout Animal
Lab Research
C. Trout Diagram


CHECKING
FOR
UNDER-
STANDING:
Think Pair Share


EXTENSIONS:
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Week 9




M
12/17
Genetics
Test Review
Investigation
& Experi-
mentation 7
Genetics
2. A typical
cell
of any
organism
contains
genetic
instructions
that
specify its
traits.
a. the
differences
between
the life
cycles and
reproduction
of sexual
and asexual
organisms.
b. sexual
reproduction
produces
offspring that
inherit
half their
genes
from each
parent.
c. an
inherited
trait can be
determined
by one
or more
genes.
d. plant and
animal cells
contain
many
thousands of
different
genes,
and
typically have
two copies of
every gene.
The two
copies
(or alleles)
of the gene
may or may
not be
identical,
and one may
be dominant
in
determining
the phenotype
while the
other is
recessive.
e. DNA is
the
genetic
material
of
living
organisms,
and is
located
in the
chromosomes
of each cell.
1. WELCOME:
DNA Song

2. HW
Genetics
Test Review
Benchmark
Test Tomorrow

3. REVIEW:
Genetics
Test Review
Side-by-Side


4. GOAL
Learn to
debate
respectfully


NEW:
Bioethical
Debate
Designer
Babies

Genetic Science Learning Center


CHECKING
FOR
UNDER-
STANDING:
Think Pair Share
Debate Results


EXTENSIONS:

Glass Viruses
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California Cryobank

Genetic Science Learning Center

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Screen_shot_2011-11-03_at_6.06.14_PM.png


Glass Viruses

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T
12/18

The
anatomy
and
physiology
of plants
and animals
illustrate the comple-
mentary
nature
of structure
and
function.
1. WELCOME:
Read whiteboard
or class website


2. HW

Reading
Essentials
Genetics
due 1/11
I am unique
due 1/31
Earth Day
Title due 1/11


3. REVIEW:

Anatomy
(Structures)
Physiology
(Functions)


Virtual Fish
Dissection


4. GOAL
Learn to
take a CST
style test
about
science.


NEW:
5. Q2
Genetics
Benchmark
Online Test


CHECKING
FOR
UNDER-
STANDING:
Test results


EXTENSIONS:
CalTrout

Earth Day
Network

Siemans We Can Change The World
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Virtual Fish Dissection

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W
12/19
Reading
Essentials
Genetics
due 1/11
I am unique
due 1/31
Earth Day
Title due 1/11
The
anatomy
and
physiology
of plants
and animals
illustrate the comple-
mentary
nature
of structure
and
function.
1. WELCOME:
Respect the
Trout


2. HW
Reading
Essentials
Genetics
due 1/11
I am unique
due 1/31
Earth Day
Title due 1/11

3. REVIEW:


4. GOAL
Standard
NEW:
Trout Dissection


CHECKING
FOR
UNDER-
STANDING:
Think Pair Share


EXTENSIONS:
Ventura Audubon Society -Volunteer

CalTrout


Earth Day
Network


Siemans We Can Change The World
IMG_4964.JPG
IMG_4964.JPG

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Th
12/20

The
anatomy
and
physiology
of plants
and animals
illustrate the comple-
mentary
nature
of structure
and
function.
1. WELCOME:


2. HW


3. REVIEW:
Trout
Structures
/Functions


4. GOAL
Learn to
evaluate
presentations.


NEW:
1. Present
Genetics
Power
Points
to class and
evaluate
them.


CHECKING
FOR
UNDER-
STANDING:
Think Pair Share


EXTENSIONS:
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F
12/21


1. WELCOME:


2. HW


3. REVIEW:


4. GOAL
Standard

NEW:
Trout Dissection
Test


CHECKING
FOR
UNDER-
STANDING:
Think Pair Share


EXTENSIONS:





NIKE Animal Badges

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ebook Enemy of the People

The People Have Spoken






Mr. Parr Sex and Genetics




Boseman Photosynthesis




X chromosome (left)
Y chromosome (right)
Male Y Chromosome
Tree Web Quest
Biome Tourist

Lab Write

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organzlvls.JPG


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