Welcome to Biology, Period 6
Second to the last week...
Friday, Feb 1st
Discussion on genotype vs. phenotype and
Worksheet - grade, discuss?
Thursday, Jan 31st
Watch this video on Genetics
Punnett Square Practice
Go to Learn Genetics and go through this site
Friday, Feb 1
Tuesday, Jan 29th
Peer review on meiosis diagrams
Intro notes on genetics
Tuesday, Jan 22nd - Welcome Back!
Notes on board
Power Point on Meiosis
Choose a diploid number of 6, 8, or 10
use two colors to represent maternal and paternal homologs
Diagram the stages of Meiosis and the product
Tuesday, Jan 22nd - Welcome Back!
Cell project sharing - great job everyone, I am so impressed
Essential question: what are homologous chromosomes?
HW: None tonight, enjoy
Sorry I didn't post Tuesday....
1. Manipulative and Partner Quiz
For the following words, please draw the word on one side, and define it on the other with an accompanying color picture:
Work on your Cell Project - that is all due Monday!
Notes on Mitosis and activity
Hand in Basework Packet for your project
Go over DNA Test
Notes on cell cycle
define diploid and haploid
Come back tomorrow and get your Basework packet from Pd 6 basket
Answer the questions from your reading packet on Mitosis, due Wed.
Watch Cell division Amoeba Sisters - see button
Watch Bozeman's Science - Mitosis
Watch Bozeman's Sci on Phases of Mitosis
Take notes on all of these, be prepared for a quiz and also to have your notes graded.
*****By next class period: Know what is happening in the phases of Mitosis, in order
Work on your cell project
Get your Project Family Check signed by next class period
Read the handout on The Cell Cycle
Basework Packet Due next class period
Notes on The Cell Cycle
Start Planaria Experiment
Reading on growing farmed Tuna in the laboratory
Notes on the cell cycle
CRISPR-Cas 9 what is it?
Cell Cycle - notes
Start going through your Project Links and rounding up material for our model
Test on DNA structure, replication, transcription, and translation
Review for Test Thursday
Check your homework
Study for your test on Wednesday of next week
Go back over all your notes, assignment, and website links
Review the homework (practice transcribing and translating)
TEST NEXT Thursday
Go back and thoroughly read over every section of notes
Color code your 20 amino acids
Hydrophobbic side chains - red
Hydrophilic side chains - blue
(hydrophilic) Negatively charged side chains - green
(hydrophilic) Positively charged side chains - yellow
Let's go back to translation - protein synthesis
Watch Amoeba Sisters in class together (end of class)
Notes on proteins
Transcription and translation practice - worksheet
Start studying for your test Thursday next week.....
Watch the video on Transcription and Translation by our bud Armando H to the right by Thursday
Write a list of questions about things you do not understand (time stamps are helpful)
Finish your worksheet
Read pp. 360-371 in the Bio Parrot book (under the lab stations by Scuttles and Watty's Houses)
Answer the questions on pp 371, due next Tuesday
Define the vocabulary terms for both sections, due Tuesday
Turn in your GATTACA Essays
We are behind period three now.....
Notes on transcription and translation
Housekeeping - get all your work, hole punch, put in your notebook
GATTACA Essay, due Tuesday......
Tuesday, 10/16 - grades have been updated
Homework: Finish your diagram/video drawing if you didn't turn it in
Thursday, 10/11 5pm
Continue notes on DNA
Have your video diagram finished by tomorrow
QUESTION: FREEZE FRAME AT 3:43....WHY ARE BOTH STRANDS SHOWING OKAZAKI FRAGMENTS?!! THIS IS NOT WRONG!
Hint: replication from the origin is bidirectional
Have your three base pairs also done tomorrow. If you ned help let me know asap
Tuesday , 10/9, posted Mon 10/8, 4 pm
1. Notes on DNA
2. More DNA DIagramming
Homework: posted ....Mon 4 pm
1. Watch the video by Armando H on DNA replication
2. Go back and draw it with him!! Turn this in Thursday, 15 pts
3. Draw your last three base pairs, if you need help come in and see me
a. complete this by class Friday (we will work on it Thursday as well)
Friday , 10/5, posted sat 10/5, 9 pm
1. DNA Diagrams
Homework: posted ....Fri morning
1. Finish your DNA diagram at home-only the first 12 base pairs
2. Watch the video to the right on DNA replication
be prepared to answer the question: why is DNA repli
cation called 'semi-conservative'
3. Read the reading on DNA and DNA replication, do NOT read the section on RNA (yet)
A. Take notes over all, then B. GO BACK AND MAKE A TABLE OF THE MOLECULES INVOLVED
IN REPLICATION AND WHAT EACH ONE DOES
MAKE SURE YOU GET THIS DONE BEFORE YOU COME TO CLASS NEXT WEEK
Thursday , 10/4, posted sat 10/4, 5:30 pm
1. Little quiz on from homework
2. Notes on DNA
3. DNA Diagram
1. Have your key made up before you get to class
Tuesday , 10/2, posted sat 10/2 11:30 am
1. Go to the Learn Genetics site, see button to the right
2. Go through the following sections and TAKE notes!
You will have to scroll down to find all three activities
a. What are traits?
b. What are DNA and Genes?
c. Build a DNA molecule
Know the four nitrogenous bases, and who pairs with who
3. Watch the video to the right "What is DNA"
Friday , 9/28, posted sat 9/28, 10:00 pm
Homework: posted Fri, 10 am
1. Study for test
Thursday , 9/27, posted sat 9/27, 4:15 pm
Homework: posted Wed, 3 pm
1. Organize your three ring binder before you next come to class
Tuesday , 9/25, posted sat 9/22
Homework: posted Fri 6 am
1. Read the Article on tuskless elephants
2. Answer questions about the article, turn in Thursday
3. Complete your Beak of the Finch GRAPHING ONLY (your 4 sample populations) by Wednesday
4. Study for test Friday
5. Check Q/Zangle, print out a progress report, have your parent sign it and turn it in Wednesday, 10 pts
Friday TGIF, 9/21, posted 6 AM Fri
Homework: posted Fri 6 am
1. Complete Mission 5 and 6 by Monday
2. Complete Beak of the Finch packet through.... (I'll add at the end of class)
3. Define and study the following terminology:
Define: Natural variation, natural selection, artificial selection, fitness, evolution, mutations, Charles Darwin, adaptations, phylogenetic tree....(.additions in class today)
4. From your notes, class activities, and our discussions, what are the five areas of evidence for Evolution? Make sure you have these in your head by Monday
5. Test on Friday on Evolution
Thursday, 9/20, posted 1:00 pm Thurs
Homework: posted Thursday, 1:00 pm
Complete Mission 5 and 6 by Monday
Complete Questions 1-4 on Beak of the Finches
Calculate the mean for table 1
Tuesday, 9/16, posted 1:30 pm Sun
Homework: posted Tuesday 9:30 am
Complete Mission 3 and 4 by Wednesday
Define: Natural variation, natural selection, artificial selection, fitness, evolution, mutations, Charles Darwin, adaptations, phylogenetic tree
Sign Bio Syllabus
Have your parent/guardian also read and sign syllabus
Friday, 9/14, posted 4 pm Thursday
Homework: Update Friday afternoon 1:50
We will start the NOVA together Tuesday
Thursday, 9/13, posted 3:50pm
Homework: posted 3:25 pm Monday