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Genetics nb31811

  1. 1. Issues and Life Science Unit D: Genetics Mr. Forde Scofield Magnet MS
  2. 2. Activity 54: Investigating Human Traits February 6, 2011 Getting Started: Why do you think some kids look a lot like their parents while others don’t? Challenge: How much variation is shown by the students in your class? Key Words: Characteristics, Traits (write into the vocab section of your binder) Procedure: See p. D-5 and D-6 Results: Complete sheet 54.1 on human trait data with your lab partners. Record class data with sheet 54.2
  3. 6. Activity 56: Joe’s Dilemma February 11, 2011 Getting Started: Do step 1 in the procedure below. Introduction: Do step 2 in the procedure below. Challenge: Would you want to find out if you could have a genetic disease? Why? Why not? Procedure: See p. D12
  4. 7. Activity 55: Plants have genes too! February 15, 2011 Getting Started: List 5 inherited traits. Introduction: Read and summarize page D-8 Challenge: What color leaves will you observe on the offspring of two green parent plants? Key Words: offspring, gene, heredity, inherited Procedure: -Make a predicition of what the plants might look like. -Set up your plant petri dishes. Analysis: Q2 p. D-10
  5. 9. <ul><li>Activity 57: Reproduction </li></ul><ul><li>February 28, 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>Getting Started: Read page D-15. How is reproduction by two parents different from reproduction with one parent? </li></ul><ul><li>Introduction: Review the three level reading guide. </li></ul><ul><li>Challenge: What is the difference between sexual and asexual reproduction? </li></ul><ul><li>Key Words: asexual reproduction, clone, egg fertilization, mutation, sexual reproduction sperm cell </li></ul><ul><li>Procedure: Read activity 57 and answer all STT </li></ul><ul><li>questions. </li></ul><ul><li>Do analysis questions 1 and 2. </li></ul><ul><li>Analysis: HW - If you were given the opportunity to clone yourself would you do it? </li></ul>
  6. 12. <ul><li>Activity 58: Reproduction </li></ul><ul><li>March 1-2, 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>Getting Started: Why are children from the same parents usually not identical? </li></ul><ul><li>Introduction: Read p. D-22 . What is a gene? </li></ul><ul><li>Challenge: How are simple inherited traits passed from parents to their offspring and then to the next generation? </li></ul><ul><li>Procedure: Read activity 58 in groups and answer </li></ul><ul><li>all STT questions. </li></ul><ul><li>Do analysis questions 1 and 2. </li></ul><ul><li>Analysis: 1 and 2 in class. </li></ul><ul><li>No HW tonight. </li></ul>
  7. 16. <ul><li>Activity 59: Gene Combo </li></ul><ul><li>March 3, 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>Getting Started: What did you learn from yesterday’s activity with Skye and Poppy? (blue/orange tails) </li></ul><ul><li>Introduction: Who was Gregor Mendel? </li></ul><ul><li>Challenge:How can tossing coins help you understand how organisms inherit genes from their parents? </li></ul><ul><li>Procedure: Do coin tossing activity utilizing sheets 59.1 and 59.2. </li></ul><ul><li>Key Words: Allele, Dominant Model, Probability, Random </li></ul><ul><li>No: p. D30 Q 2, 3 and 4 </li></ul>
  8. 18. <ul><li>Activity 64: March 17, 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>Getting Started: In what ways do your genes determine who you are and in what ways does you environment determine who you are? </li></ul><ul><li>Introduction: . </li></ul><ul><li>Challenge: How does the environment affect the inherited green color trait of Nicotiana? </li></ul><ul><li>Key Words: </li></ul><ul><li>Procedure: Read procedure Part a - steps 1 - 5 </li></ul><ul><li>Analysis: HW - NO HW </li></ul>
  9. 19. <ul><li>Activity 66: Patterns in Pedigree </li></ul><ul><li>March 18, 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>Getting Started: Why is using simple organisms, like plants or insects, better for studying genetics? </li></ul><ul><li>Introduction: Read pg. D-56 and answer, “How do you think scientists can study traits in humans?” </li></ul><ul><li>Challenge: How can you use a pedigree to study human traits? </li></ul><ul><li>Key Words: Carrier, Co-dominance, Incomplete Dominance, Pedigree </li></ul><ul><li>Procedure: Read activity 66 and problem solve with your team to answer STT questions. </li></ul>
  10. 24. <ul><li>Activity 42: A closer look. </li></ul><ul><li>January 3, 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>Getting Started: List 10 things made of cells. </li></ul><ul><li>Introduction: Let’s read and summarize C-55 together. Do columns 1 and 2 of KWL chart. </li></ul><ul><li>Challenge: What are some parts of a cell? What do they do? </li></ul><ul><li>Key Words: Mitochondria </li></ul><ul><li>Procedure: Read activity 42 and answer all STT </li></ul><ul><li>questions. </li></ul><ul><li>: Revisit our cell Venn Diagram </li></ul><ul><li>Analysis: HW - Questions 1, 2, and 4. </li></ul>
  11. 25. <ul><li>Activity 42: A closer look. </li></ul><ul><li>January 3, 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>Getting Started: List 10 things made of cells. </li></ul><ul><li>Introduction: Let’s read and summarize C-55 together. Do columns 1 and 2 of KWL chart. </li></ul><ul><li>Challenge: What are some parts of a cell? What do they do? </li></ul><ul><li>Key Words: Mitochondria </li></ul><ul><li>Procedure: Read activity 42 and answer all STT </li></ul><ul><li>questions. </li></ul><ul><li>: Revisit our cell Venn Diagram </li></ul><ul><li>Analysis: HW - Questions 1, 2, and 4. </li></ul>

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