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                                C-Level Biology

IMPORTANT MESSAGE POSTED ON MONDAY, APRIL 21ST;  YOU WILL HAVE A PRACTICE SCIENCE DEPARTMENT SOL TEST ON FRIDAY OF THIS WEEK.  THE RESULTS WILL BE VIEWED BY THE PRINCIPAL AND THE SUPERINTENDENT.

Spriing Break:  Work on and have complete the practice SOL test.  Be working on the SOL Review: Biology packet.  Please be studying over the holiday for the SOL test. 

                              Week of March 31st

Monday, March 31

I.  Classwork

     A.  Complete practice SOL test from the Virginia Department of education website (last year's released test)

     B.  Introduce the new unit on Taxonomy (classification):  Go over the 9 major phyla of the animal kingdom.

     C.  Begin lab:  Place the 17 organisms into the correct phylum; produce a chart with 4 rows and 18 columns.  In each row, provide the common name of the organism, its phylum, the justification for being in the phylum, and an image from Google search of another organism in the same phylum.

II.  Homework

     A.  Quiz Wednesday on 9 animal phyla; know their characteristics (basic ones in parenthesis) and examples.

Wednesday, April 2nd

I.  Classwork

     A.  Complete lab

     B. Quiz on taxonomy

     C.  Dichotomous key - how to use a key to identify organisms

II.  Homework

     A.  Complete lab - due Friday

     B.  Dichotomous key worksheet due Friday

     C.  Prepare your own dichotomous key - due on Tuesday of next week

    D.  Read about Viruses in text to sdtart next unit:  pp.


Friday, April 5th

I.  Classwork

     A.  Take up labs

     B.  Go over dichotomous key of the primates; explain how to do the key for homework

     C.  Start unit on Viruses:  Structure and function of viruses; the lytic cycle; the lysogenic cycle; types of viruses; viral diseases

II.  Homework

     A.  Your own dichotomous key is due on Tuesday ( 10 organisms to identify using the proper format)

     B.  Read Viruses in text and complete study guide










                              Week of March 24th

Monday, March 24th

I.  Classwork

     A.  Go over Primate Lab (Biochemical and Anatomical Evidences of Evolution)
     B. Review for Evolution Test
     C.  Take Evolution Test

II.  Homework

     A.  Study for 9 Week Assessment Test on DNA, Genetics, Mutations, Human Genetics, and Evolution.  The Study Guide is below:

I.  DNA, RNA and Protein Synthesis

1.  Draw a timeline that shows important scientists and their contributions to the study of DNA and genetics.

2.  The monomer making up DNA is _____.

3.  Name the components of a nucleotide.

4.  What are the complimentary base-pairing rules?

5.  The DNA double helix:  sides are made of _______; rungs are made of ______>

6.  Draw a double helix and label the sugars, phosphates, and nitrogen bases (A,T,C,G).

7.  Define DNA replication.  Why is it important?  When does it occur?

8.  What role do enzymes play in replication?  Name them.

9.  What serves as a template during replication?

10.  Make a chart that compares DNA with RNA.

11.  Name the three types of RNA and their functions.

12.  Define and give the function of transcription.  What is the end product?

13.  Define and give the function of translation.  What is the end product?

14.  Define:  codon, anticodon, ribosome

15.  Tell what happens during these steps of translation:  initiation, elongation, termination

16.  Be able to determine the sequence of amino acids in a protein using the “chart.” (1st, 2nd 3rd base)

17.  Define genetic engineering

18.  Describe how a gene can be inserted into a plasmid using restriction enzymes.

19.  What is a sticky end?

20.  Name several enzymes needed for genetic engineering.

21.  What does a karyotype show?

22.  What is the purpose a gel electrophoresis?


II.  Mendelian Genetics

Multiple Choice - Place the correct answer in the space to the left.

_____1.  The scientific study of heredity is called (a) meiosis (b) crossing over (c) genetics (d) pollination

_____2.  The ”Father of Genetics” was (a) Robert Hooke (b) Gregor Mendel (c) Francis Crick (d) James Watson

_____3.  Mendel used garden pea plants is his experiment because (a) they have seven distinct forms that can be noticed with the eye  (b) he could cross-fertilize them  (c) the seeds are easy to obtain  and they grow fast (d)  all of these

_____4.  A genetic trait that appears in every generation of offspring is called (a) dominant  (b)  the phenotype  (c) the genotype (d) superior

_____5.  Mendel called the trait that did not show up in the hybrid a (a) parental trait (b) a codominant trait (c) a dominant trait (d) a recessive trait

_____6. An organism that has inherited two of the same alleles of a gene from its parents is called (a) homozygous  (b) heterozygous  (c) hybrid  (d) a mutation

_____7. Different versions of a gene for the same trait are called (a) alleles (b) chromosomal mutations (c) point mutations  (d) polygenic traits

_____8.  The phenotype of an organism (a)  represents its genetic composition or makeup  (b) reflects all of the traits that are actually expressed  (c)  occurs only in organisms that are homozygous for a trait (d) cannot be seen

_____9.  The law of segregation states that (a) alleles of a gene separate from each other during meiosis (b)  the recessive gene is “hidden”  (c) each gene of an organism ends up in a different gamete (d) the dominant gene shows up

_____10.  Which of the following  represents the “genotype?”  (a) “brown fur”  (b) 50% BB, 50% Bb  (c) 50% brown; 50% black  (d) 1:1

_____11.  Which of the following represents the “phenotype?”  (a) “”tall”  (b) WW x ww
(c) 1:2:1  (d) 100% BB

_____12.  Tallness (T) is dominant to shortness (t) in pea plants.  Which of the following represents a genotype of a pea plant that is heterozygous for tallness?  (a) T  (b) TT  (c) Tt  (d) tt

_____13.  When you flip a coin, the probability of getting tails is:  (a) 1/2  (b) 1/4  (c) 1/8  (d) 1/16

_____14.  In guinea pigs, brown fur (B) is dominant over white fur (b).  Predict the outcome of a cross between a purebred brown-furred animal with one that is hybrid.  (a) 100% hybrid (b) 100% brown-furred (c) 50% brown and 50% white  (d) 100% grey  SHOW YOUR WORK!!






_____15.  If R= round and r= wrinkled, all of the possible combinations in the gametes would be:  (a) RR (b) Rr (c) rr (d) all of these

   
16.  Incomplete Dominance - Show all of your work:

Red Four O’clock X Pink Four O’clock





17.  Dihybrid Cross - Show all of your work:

Homozygous round,, yellow pea (RRYY) x homozygous wrinkled green (rryy)






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18.  Sex-Linked - Show all of your work:

Colorblind male x Carrier female





19.  Multiple Alleles - Show all of your work:

A man with blood type AB marries a woman with type O blood.  What % of the daughters will have blood type A?



20.  Define test cross.

21.  Define:  Law of Segregation

         Law of Independent Assortment


III.  Mutations

1.  Name 4 types of chromosomal mutations.

2.  Define and give an example of monosomy.

3.  Define and give an example of trisomy.

4.  What is a gene mutation?

5.  Name the types of gene mutations.

6.  Describe how sickle-cell anemia is caused by a single base-pair substitution in the hemoglobin molecule.

7.  Name three mutagens that can cause cancer.

IV.  Human Genetics

1.  What chromosomal aberration causes Down syndrome?

2.  What chromosomal aberration causes Klinefelter syndrome?

3.  What chromosomal aberration causes Turner syndrome?

4.  Describe Tay-Sachs and Huntington’s diseases.

5.  Be able to read a pedigree chart.

6.  What is amniocentesis?


V.  Evolution

1.  What is the theory of spontaneous generation?  Describe the experiments of Redi and Pasteur to disprove it.

2.  What was the early earth like?

3.  Describe how the following show evidences of evolution:  fossils, biochemistry, embryology, comparative anatomy (vestigial structures and homologous structures)

4.  Name three environmental pressures that impact the survival of a population.

5.  Provide three reproductive strategies of plants or animals that impact the survival of a population.

6.What causes variations in populations?  Do sexually or asexually reproducing organisms produce more variations?  Why?

7.  Name three adaptations that can enable a species to survive.

Wednesday, March 26th

I.  Classwork

     A.  Complete Evolution test if needed
     B.  Take 9 Week Assessment Test
     C.  Start Taxonomy Unit if time permits

II.  Homework

     A.  Learn 9 Animal Phyla to Kingdom Animalis
     B.  Do SOL practice questions
     C.  Primate Lab formal write-up due on Friday.
           See Virtual Share (Evolution Lab) for the format.

Friday, March 28th

I.  Classwork

     A.  Lecture:  9 Animal Phyla of the Animal Kingdom
     B.  Lab on 9 Animal Phyla

II.  Homework

     A. 9 Animal Phyla Lab Report due.  Here is the format:

        1.  Paragraph # 1:  Write about  Linnaeus and his contributions to taxonmy ( the study of classification).

        2.  Create a chart with the following information:
              1.  Common name of organism
              2.  Phylum
              3.  Justification
              4.  Image of another organism in phylum ( cannot use this one or any others in lab)

     The total number of organisms, images, etc., in your chart will be 17.  This is due on Tuesday.

     B.  SOL Review Work








Week of March 10th

SOL # 7:  The student will investigate and understand bases for modern classification system.  Key concepts include structural similarities in organisms; fossil record interpretation; comparison of development stages in diffrerent organisms; examination of protein similarities and differences amng organisms; comparisoon of DNA sequences in organisms.

Wednesday, March 12th

I. Classwork

    A.  Get into groups to place the 12 cards in order froom the beginning of the earth to the present

     B.  Choose the question you wish to do for a group presentation and start working on it. These will be due on Tuesday of next week.

II.  Homework

     A.   Write an essay on the four evidences of evolution.
It should be at least one page double spaced, typed, and should include the following evidences:  fossil, comparative anatomy (include homologous structures and vestigial structures), biochemical evidence (DNA and amino acids in proteins); embryological evidence.

     B.  Define the following words to prepare for a quiz on Friday:

     evolution   variatikon   population   adaptation
     radioactive dating   Chordata   biochemical evidence
   peppered moth   homologous   vestigial   Darwin
   convergent/divergent evolution   3 types of selection (see the 3 graphs)   prokaryote  


   C.  Quiz Friday on evolution

Friday, March 14th

I.  Classwork

     A.  Quiz on evolution
    B. Take up essay
     C. Present 9 phyla of animal kingdom, their characteristics, and examples.  A quiz will be given on this next Tuesday.
    D.   Work on presentations

II.  Homework

    A.  Presentations(oral) ready for Tuesday
    B.  Evolution Test next Thursday
   C.  Learn the 9 animal phyla, their characteristics and examples for a quiz on Tuesday

Monday, March 7th

I.  Classwork

     A.  Contiinue going over the 2nd packet of Evolution notes from Beyond Books
     B.  Discuss:  4 evidences of evolution, populations, natural selection
     C.  Have students access two sites on electrophoresis to demonstrate the technique for studying biochemical evidence (DNA or proteins)
    
II.  Homework

     A.  Study for a quiz for Wednesday.  Study the Beyond Books packet and worksheets in the packet as well as the following terms/concepts:

     a.  population   b.  variation   c.  natural selection
d.  types of selection: 


Week of March 3rd

Tuesday, March 4th

SOL # 7:  The student will investigate and understand bases for modern classification system.  Key concepts include structural similarities in organisms; fossil record interpretation; comparison of development stages in diffrerent organisms; examination of protein similarities and differences amng organisms; comparisoon of DNA sequences in organisms.

I.  Classwork

     A. Students who were absent on Friday should show me the following:  (a)  two essays (b) karyotype and pedigree chart.  Students who were present were to show me theirs on Monday to receive full credit.

     B.  Go over the above.

     C.  Discuss Evolutioln questions and assign questions for group presentations (due March 11th).  The questions are found on Quia.  They have a **** by them.

     D.  Begin unit on Evolution:  Access Beyond Books and do Ia (Darwin's Theory of Evolution) and Ib.                (Adaptations).  Do the accoompanying worksheets as well.

II.  Honmework

     A.  Quiz on Ia and Ib of Beyond Books questions and worksheets.

     B.  Be communicating with your group members s you work on the projects.


Thursday, March 6th

I.  Classwork

     A.  Review Charles Darwin and Adaptations

     B.  Quiz

     C.  Beyond Books:  Ic and Id Questions and Worksheets

     D.  Get into groups to discuss projects

II.  Homework

     A.  Be working on group projects

     B.  Complete Ic and Id from Beyond Books


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Snow Day Homework (Posted February 20th after my phone call to you. ) Please complete the following quiz as a genetics review and turn in on Monday; if you are unable to access this through the computer or have a computer problem, then you are to pick up a hard copy of the quiz on Friday in my room and complete for homework .  The due date is Monday.  This will count as a quiz grade. You are to do your own work and pledge the quiz.   If not turned in, it will be recorded as a 0.

Genetics Quiz - C-Level Biology

I. Match the following definitions to the terms below.

_____1.  The gene that shows up in the hybrid

_____2.  The gene that is hidden or masked by the dominant

_____3.  The alleles used to show two dominant traits;( BB is an example)

_____4.  The alleles used to show a dominant trait and a recessive trait;( Bb is an example)

_____5.  The physical appearance of an organism; ("Black" is an example)

_____6.  The grid that is used in genetics to show probability

_____7.  After doing a problem, I ask you to sum up all of the information in the Punnett square.  This information is called the ___.  ( 4 black rabbits; 4 white rabbits is an example)

_____8.  The symbol used to show the parents mated



a.  genotype  b.  phenotype c.  dominant
d.  recessive e.  homozygous f.  heterozygous
g. Punnett square h.  F1 i.  P1


II. Fill in the Blanks

___________________________9.  Another word for homozygous is ____.  (BB is an example)

__________________________10.  Another word for heterozygous is ___.  (Bb is an example)

__________________________11.  If B=black and b= white, write the alleles for a hybrid black horse.

__________________________12.  If Y=yellow and y= green, what would the genotype of a purebred green pea be?

__________________________13.  If R=rough fur and r=smooth fur, write the genotype for a heterozygous rough furred guinea pig.

__________________________14.  If B=black and b= white, what is the phenotype for a horse with the genotype Bb?

__________________________15.  Using the same info as in # 14 above, what is the phenotype for a horse with the genotype bb?

II.  Problems to work - Show all of your work.  Provide 5 items:  the key, the P1, the Punnett square, the genotypes and phenotypes of the F1



1. If a man homozygous for widow's peak (dominant) marries a woman homozygous for continuous hairline (recessive), what are the chances their children will have a widow's peak?


2. In pea plants, Mendel found that yellow seed color was dominant over green.  Cross a hybrid yellowed seeded plant with a purebred green one. Show all work.


3. Incomplete dominance occurs in snapdragons.  Cross a pink one with a white one.  What are the genotypes and phenotypes of the F1?


4. Incomplete dominance also occurs in cows.  If a red ® cow is mated to a white one (w),  the offspring may be:  red (RR) , white (WW) or roan (RW).  Cross a red cow with a white one.  What will the phenotypes and genotypes be of the F1?

5. Sex-linkage occurs with colorblindness.  If a normal female marries a color-blind man, what  are the possibilities of the children?

6. Hemophilia is due to a sex-linked recessive gene on the X chromosome.  If a heterozygous woman marries a normal man, will any of their children have hemophilia?  Show all of your work.

7. Blood types is due to multiple alleles.  Is it possible for a child with type o blood to be born to a father with type AB and a mother with type O?

8.  What are all of the possible blood types of children born to parents whose blood types are purebred A and hybrid B?
 

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Week of February 24th

Biology SOL # 2:  The student will investigate and understand the history of biological concepts.  Key concepts include:  scientific explanations of the developments of organisms through time

Biology Sol # 7:  The student will investigate and understand bases for modern classification system.  Key concepts include:  structural similarities in organisms; fossil record interpretation; comparison of developmental stages in different organisms; examination of protein similarities and differences among organisms; comparison of DNA sequences in organisms.

Biology SOL # 8:  The student will investigate and understand how populations chnage through time.  Key concepts include:  examining evidence found i fossil records; investigating how variation of traits; reproductive strategies, and environmental pressures impact the survival of populations; recognizing how adaptations lead to natural selection; exploring how new species emerge.


Monday, February 24th

I.  Classwork

     A. Review genetics problems (5 types); go over Genetics Quiz you had for homework; do classwork problems on Genetics if needed

     B.  Introduce new unit on Evolution. Below are the questions for the Evolution Unit (chapters 13-15).  Using your book,  you are to answer the questions in complete sentences, using correct sentence structure and grammer.  Those with a *** will be used as topics for group presentations.

Chapter 13

***1.  The hypothesis that life could come from nonliving matter is called spontaneous generation.  It was believed that mud could produce frogs; that rags could produce mice.  Discuss the early theories of spontaneous generation of Redi.  Then, describe the experiment of Pasteur that disproved spontaneous generation and proved biogenesis - that life had to come from living things!

2.  According to your text, there are several explanations for how life on Earth began.  What was the early atmosphere like?

***3.  What was Oparin's hypothesis?  How was this proven in the lab in 1953 by Miller and Urey?  Draw the apparatus (page 227) and label the parts.  What type of macromolecule was produced?

4.  Why is it believed that RNA was the first nucleic acid?

5.  How could microspheres have led to the first cells? What were the early life forms like?

5.  Describe how radioactive dating can determine the Earth's age as well as the age of fossils  (pp. 234-235).

***6.  Describe the following evidences of evolution:
fossil evidence;  comparative anatomy (homologous structures and vestigial structures); comparative embryology; comparative biochemistry

***7.  Draw a timeline that demonstrates the major development of organisms through time.  Start from the beginning of evolutionary time to the present. (Use pp. 232-233 plus other resources.)

Chapter 14

***1.  Describe Charles Darwin;  the naturalist and the evolutionist.  Include in your discussion the theory of evolution based on natural selection as well as the finches on the Galapagos Islands as an example of natural selection.

2.  Discuss Larmarck's use and disuse theory as well as the theory of acquired traits.  Provide an example of each.

****3.  Explore how adaptations lead to natural selection and how new species emerge.  In your answer, describe how the peppered moth exemplifies natural selection in a microevolution setting.

***4.  Describe the following types of selection, providing graphs of each:  directional, disruptive, stabilizing.

5.  What is the Hardy-Weinberg principle?  What are the four conditions that must be met in order for no evolution to take place? (p. 255)

6.  Tell the difference between convergent and divergent evolution.  Provide an example of each.

Chapter 15

1.  Describe the characteristics that primates share in their taxonomic grouping.

2.  Why was Lucy (Australopithecus) so important?

***3.  Describe the evolution of man:  from Homo habilis (the first of the human line) to the present (Homo sapiens sapiens).


Extra Questions:

1.  Describe populations according to:  size, density, and dispersion.

2.  Compare exponential growth with logistic growth.

3.  How do reproductive strategies affect population growth?  Discuss r-strategies and K-stgrategies.







Biology SOL # 2:  The student will investigate and understand the history of biological concepts.  Key concepts include:  scientific explanations of the developments of organisms through time

Biology Sol # 7:  The student will investigate and understand bases for modern classification system.  Key concepts include:  structural similarities in organisms; fossil record interpretation; comparison of developmental stages in different organisms; examination of protein similarities and differences among organisms; comparison of DNA sequences in organisms.

Biology SOL # 8:  The student will investigate and understand how populations chnage through time.  Key concepts include:  examining evidence found i fossil records; investigating how variation of traits; reproductive strategies, and environmental pressures impact the survival of populations; recognizing how adaptations lead to natural selection; exploring how new species emerge.







Week of February 10th

  Bio. SOL # 6:  The student will investigate and understand common mechanisms of inheritance and protein synthesis.  Key concepts include:  prediction of inheritance of traits based on the laws of heredity; effects of genetic recombination and mutation; events involved in the construction of proteins; and exploration of the impact of DNA technologies.
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Tuesday, February 11th

I.  Classwork

     A.  Hand back genetic engineering quizzes and genetics vocabulary quizzes.  Announce the genetics re-take quiz will be on Thursday
     B.  Work genetics problems:  monohybrid, dihybrid, incomplete dominance, sex-linkage, multiple alleles.
     C. Do lab:  Exploring Genetic Probability.

II.  Homework:

     A.  Work genetics problems; study for vocabulary re-take.

     B.  Quiz on Punnett squares (monohybrid crosses, dihybrid crosses, incomplete dominance, sex-linkage, and multiple alleles)


Thursday, February 13th

I.  Classwork

     A.  Give vocabulary re-take quiz and genetics problems quiz.

     B.  Continue working genetics problems; discuss human genetics; look at the pedigree chart of Queen Victoria

    C.  Lab:  Determinining the Phenotype of Your Baby

II.  Homework

     A.  Genetics Test on Monday, February 17th






Week of February  3rd

   Bio. SOL # 6:  The student will investigate and understand common mechanisms of inheritance and protein synthesis.  Key concepts include:  prediction of inheritance of traits based on the laws of heredity; effects of genetic recombination and mutation; events involved in the construction of proteins; and exploration of the impact of DNA technologies.
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Monday, February 3rd

I.  Classwork

     A.  Quiz on Genetic Engineering
     B.  Check and go over vocabulary
     C.  Lecture:  Mendelian Genetics - Discuss the contributions of Gregor Mendel, the "Father of Genetics" and his work with pea plants as well as the 3 basic laws of inheritance as proposed by Mendel; students begin to work monohybrid crosses
     D.  Visit ibook sites

II.  Homework

     A.  Vocabulary Quiz on Wednesday
     B.  Work Genetics problems
     C.  Read Chapter 8 pp. 127-140


Wednesday, February 5th

I.  Classwork

     A.  Vocabulary Quiz
     B.  Continue working Genetics problems:  dihybrid crosses, incomplete dominance, sex-linkage, and multiple alleles as time permits
     C.  Lab on probability entitled "Exploring Genetic Probability"
     D.  Visit ibook sites

II.  Homework

     A.  Gentics Problems Quiz on Friday
     B.  Continue working Genetics problems
     C.  Read Chapter 8, pp. 141-142 also pp. 151-155 on sex-linked traits
    

Friday, February 7th

I.  Classwork
     A. Continue working on Genetics Problems
     B.  Lab on  "Chromosomes and Traits"
     C.  Visit ibook sites

II.  Homework

     A. Read Chapter 12 "Human Gentics"
     B.  Complete sutdy guide on Chapter 12
     C.  Continue working on Genetics Problems












Week of January 27th
                        
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Bio. SOL # 6:  The student will investigate and understand common mechanisms of inheritance and protein synthesis.  Key concepts include:  prediction of inheritance of traits based on the laws of heredity; effects of genetic recombination and mutation; events involved in the construction of proteins; and exploration of the impact of DNA technologies.

Tuesday, January 28th

I.  Classwork

     A.  Go over exams.

     B.  Review protein synthesis:  transcription and translation; go over test on protein synthesis

     C.  Practice worksheet on protein synthesis and mutations; write essay on protein synthesis for homework; learn how to write an essay question in class  on "Mutations."

     D. Introduce the process of genetic engineering:  Describe how genetic engineering techniques utilize restriction enzymes; how DNA is inserted into the plasmid of the bacterial cell ( see text pp. 192-200 in text); do worksheet

II.  Homework

     1.  Write an essay on "Protein Synthesis:  Transcription and Translation."  You will be given a quiz on Thursday on it.  Include in your essay the following paragraphs:

     a.  An introductory paragraph on what protein synthesis is; where it occurs in the cell; the two stages.
(see text p. 172)

     b.  A second paragraph on what occurs during transcription ( see text pp. 173-175)

     c.  A third paragraph on what occurs during translation (see text pp.  178-179)

     d.  A fourth paragraph on what point mutations are and how they are prevented ( see text pp 183- 184); include in the paragraph what causes cancer

     2.  Read about Genetic Engineering if you have not done so( -- pp. 192- 200) - This will also be part of your quiz on Thursday.


Thursday, January 30th

I.  Classwork

     A.  Review protein synthesis; mutations; and genetic engineering

     B.  Take quiz on above (protein synthesis and mutations)

     C.  Introduce new unit on Mendelian Genetics.  Refer to Chapter 8 "Fundamentals of Genetics"  pp. 127-142.
Discuss the contribution of Gregor Mendel to the study of genetics and go over the important terms needed to do Punnett squares (genetics problems).  They are as follows ( and are to be defined for homework);

1.  Gregor Mendel
     2.  genetics
     3.  self-pollination
     4.  cross-pollination
     5.  true breeding
     6.  P generation  (P1, P2, etc.)
     7.  F generation (F1, F2, etc.)
     8.  dominant
     9.  recessive
     10.  homozygous/purebred
     11.  heterozygous/hybrid
     12.  genotype
     13.  phenotype
     14.  law of segregation
     15.  law of independent assortment
     16.  allele
     17.  probability
     18.  monohybrid cross
     19.  dihybrid cross
     20.  Punnett square
     21.  incomplete dominance
     22.  multiple alleles
     23.  sex-linked

II.  Homework

     A.  Read Chapter 8 "Fundamentals of Genetics"  pp. 127-142.

     B.  Define above terms.  You will be quizzed on them on Wednesday of next week.

     C.  Start visiting the site on Virtual Share entitled "MYP Mendelian Genetics Sites to Visit"










Week of January 13th

Tuesday, January 14th

  BE WORKING ON YOUR EXAM REVIEW.  IT IS ON VIRTUAL SHARE.  YOU HAVE BEEN GIVEN A COPY OF IT AS WELL.

I.  Classwork
     a.  Continue discussing DNA:  replication and protein synthesis (transcription and translation); practice using the RNA Codon Chart
     b.  Discuss the effects of mutations
     c.  EXAM REVIEW FOR 1/2 OF THE PERIOD

II. Homework
     a.  Worksheet on protein synthesis
     b.  Remainder of Exam Review
     c.  Quiz Thursday on Protein Synthesis and using the RNA Codon Chart


Thursday, January 16th

I.  Classwork
     a.  Review protein synthesis:  transcription and translation; practice using the RNA codon chart
     b.  Protein synthesis quiz
     c.  EXAM REVIEW

II.  Homework
     a.  Study for the Exam
     b.  After your exam, you will be given a packet on Genetic Engineering to complete before your first class of second semester



     




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