Spring Biology Agenda:

06/06/05
06/05/06
06/04/06
06/03/06
06/02/06 6th Period
06/02/03
05/30/03 6th Period
05/29/03
05/28/03 6th Period
05/27/03
05/23/03 6th Period
05/23/03 2nd Period
05/22/03
05/20/03
05/19/03
05/19/03 6th Period
05/16/03 6th Period
05/15/03
05/12/03
05/08/03
05/06/03
05/05/03
04/21/03
04/14/03
04/10/03
04/08/03
04/07/03
04/03/03
04/01/03
03/27/03
03/25/03
03/24/03
03/20/03
03/18/03
03/17/03
03/13/03
03/12/03
03/10/03
03/06/03
03/04/03
02/28/03
02/27/03 7th Period
02/27/03 1st Period
02/26/03
02/25/03 7th Period
02/25/03 1st Period
02/24/03 6th Period
02/24/03
02/21/03
02/18/03 7th Period
02/18/03 1st Period
02/14/03 6th Period
02/13/02
02/12/02
02/05/03 6th Period
02/04/03
02/03/03 6th Period
02/03/03
01/30/03
01/28/03
01/27/03 6th Period
01/27/03
01/24/03
01/23/03
01/21/03
01/16/03
01/14/03
01/13/03
01/09/03
01/07/03
01/06/03



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Spring 2003 Biology Agendas:

 

Agenda 06/06/03 7th Period

  1. Last Day of School

Due: Textbooks

Agenda 06/05/03 1st Period

  1. Final

Due: Textbooks

Agenda 06/04/03 2nd Period

  1. Final

Due: Textbooks

Agenda 06/03/03 7th Period

  1. Final

Due: Textbooks

Agenda 06/02/03 6th Period

  1. Turn in Final: Biology Story Book

Due:

  1. Biology Story Book
  2. Textbooks

Agenda 06/02/03

  1. Turn in Extra Credit
    1. Turn in unused Late Work Tickets and Bathroom Passes.
    2. Distribute Group Points
  2. Last minute questions about the Final

Homework: Study for final

Due: Textbooks

Agenda 05/30/03 6th Period

    1. Story Book

Homework: Finish Story Book, Due Monday

Due: Story Book, rough draft

Final Project

  1. Name

Topic/Title

References/Book & Tape Check-Out

Chan, Kit

Ecology: Survival in a Temperate forest

Sparks fo Life: Oxygen by Jean Blashfield, Out planet Today, 21st Century Science.

Chen, Steven

   

Chen, Ally*

DNA: Pine Tree

Temperate Forests by Michael Allaby

Chen, Susan*

Animals: Dolphins

Whales, Dolphins & Porpoises (Nature Co.)

Huang, Michael

Animal: Rattlesnake

Rattlesnake by Rubio, King Snakes and Milk Snakes (my copy)

Jiang, Windy*

DNA or Plants: Oak

 

Jiand, Wen Liang

Animal: Cat

Animal Fact File by Dr. Tony Hare

Kuang, Waland

   

Kwan, Ardis

Reptile: Turtle

 

Lao, Sin I

Plant: Lily

 

Lao, Sue

Pregancy

Physiology #38

Lee, Sharon

Plant: Rose

Craking the SAT II 1999-2000

Lei, Chuang Zhi

Gold Fish

 

Li, Fanny

Pregnancy: How babies are born.

 

Liang, Michael

Animal: Anaconda

 

Lin, Helen

Animal: Eagle

 

Lin, Judy

Plant: Zantedeschia aethipica

 

Liu, Sandy*

Animal: Frog development

MacMillan Encyclopedia of Science #5

Qiu, Wison

Animal: mouse

 

Rodriguez, Eva*

Ecology:

Ecology by Steve Pollock, Encyclopedia of Biomes #2 by Marlene Weigel.

Wei, Leo

Animal: Eagle

 

Wei, Ray

Animal: Mouse

 

Wu, Melanie

Plant: Orchid flowers

 

Wu, Vito*

Animal: Dog

 

Wu, Li Feng

Animal: Cat

 

Wu, Christina*

Cell division

 

Xie, Melanie*

Plant: Gymnosperms

 

Xie, Yi Ran*

DNA: How to find it.

 

Zheng, JiaCheng

Animal: Blue Whale

Tape: Blue Whale: Largest animal on Earth, Whales, Dolphins & Porpoises (nature Co.)

Zhong, Vanessa*

DNA: Frog

Barron’s New Saltwater Aquarium Handbook.

Returned books in red.

Agenda 05/29/03

  1. Final Review
    1. Genetics Worksheet
      1. Group Quiz in 15 min.
    2. Animals Worksheet
      1. Group Quiz with 30 min left
  2. Group points distributed

Question of the Day: Describe how DNA is used to make proteins.

Homework: All Worksheets

Due: Books

Agenda 05/28/03

  1. Work on Final Story Book
    1. I need an outline today.

Homework:

  1. Table of Contents

Due:

  1. References

Agenda 05/27/03

  1. Final Review
    1. Plants Worksheet
    2. Animals

Question of the Day: What characteristics do all animals share?

Homework: Animal Worksheet

Due: Textbooks

Agenda 05/23/03, 6th Period

    1. Work on Final Biology Story Book

Question of the Day: What MUST your story have?

Homework:

  1. Story Book

Due:

  1. Reference
    1. Describe the relationship between predators and prey.
    2. Describe the effects of the predator-prey relationship upon population size.
    3. Do herds have a higher survival rate or mortality rate than solo prey? Why?
    4. Do predators face a greater risk when hunting herds than when hunting solo prey? Why?

Agenda 05/23/03, 2nd Period

  1. Final Review
    1. Plant Kingdom
      1. Kingdom Characteristics
      2. Phyla Characteristics
        1. Bryophyta
        2. Spenophyta
        3. Pterophyta
        4. Coniferophyta
        5. Anthophyta
    2. Flower Structure

Agenda 05/22/03

  1. Family 10X End of Year Picnic

Agenda 05/21/03

  1. Work on Final Biology Story Book

Question of the Day: How long MUST you make your story book?

Homework:

  1. Story Book References

Due:

  1. Story Book Topic

Agenda 05/20/03

  1. Final Review
    1. Genetics
    2. Genetics and Evolution
    3. Ecology (Predator-Prey Game)
      1. Describe the relationship between predators and prey.
      2. Describe the effects of the predator-prey relationship upon population size.
      3. Do herds have a higher survival rate or mortality rate than solo prey? Why?
      4. Do predators face a greater risk when hunting herds than when hunting solo prey? Why?

Question of the Day: What process turns DNA into RNA?

Homework:

  1. Genetics Worksheet

Due:

  1. Final’s Worksheet #1

Agenda 05/19/03

  1. Final Review
    1. Evolution & Ecology

Question of the Day: How old is the Earth?

Homework:

  1. Final’s Worksheet #1

Due:

  1. Chp. 11, pg. 239, 1-18
  2. Chp. 12, pg. 267, 1-17

Agenda 05/19/03 6th Period

  1. Final Project

Name

Topic/Title

Chan, Kit Ecology: Survival on land
Chen, Steven*  
Chen, Ally* DNA: Plants
Chen, Susan* Animals: fish
Huang, Michael Animal
Jiang, Windy* DNA or Plants
Jiand, Wen Liang Animal
Kuang, Waland  
Kwan, Ardis Mammal
Lao, Sin I  
Lao, Sue Pregancy
Lee, Sharon Plant
Lei, Chuang Zhi Fish
Li, Fanny Pregnancy: How babies are born.
Liang, Michael Animal
Lin, Helen Animal
Lin, Judy Plant
Liu, Sandy* Animal: Frog or Cell biology
Qiu, Wison Animal
Rodriguez, Eva* Ecology:
Wei, Leo Animal:
Wei, Ray Animal:
Wu, Melanie Plant: Orchid flowers
Wu, Vito* Animal: Dog
Wu, Li Feng Animal: Cat
Wu, Christina* Cell division
Xie, Melanie* DNA: Plant
Xie, Yi Ran* DNA: How to find it.
Zheng, JiaCheng Animal: Fish
Zhong, Vanessa* DNA: Frog
   
   
   

Agenda 05/16/03 6th Period

  1. Finish Crayfish Lab

Question of the Day: How can you tell if your crayfish is a male or a female?

Homework:
  1. Crayfish lab

Due:

  1. None.

Agenda 05/15/03

  1. Check Crayfish Lab
  2. Unifying Theory of Biology

Question of the Day: How do you determine the sex of a crayfish?

Homework:

  1. Chp. 11, pg. 239, 1-18.
  2. Chp. 12, pg. 267, 1-17.

Due:

  1. Crayfish lab.

Agenda 05/13/03

  1. Crayfish Dissection
    1. Use your crayfish colored handouts.
    2. Draw, Label, and answer questions

Question of the Day: Why should you NOT play in the lab area?

Homework:
  1. Finish questions in your notebook.
  2. Due:

  3. Comparison Essay.

Agenda 05/12/03

  1. Quiz
  2. Finish Crayfish Handout (Due at the end of class)
  3. Notebook Check

Question of the Day: Name the respiratory structure for insects?

Homework:
  1. Study for your crayfish dissection.
  2. Due:

Agenda 05/08/03

  1. Review of classification system
  2. Arthropoda
    1. Examples of arthropods
    2. Crustacea anatomy

Question of the Day: How many body segments do crustaceans have?

Homework:
  1. Organize your notes for the Animal Kingdom.
  2. Due:

Agenda 05/06/03
  1. Check Homework
  2. Arthropoda
    1. Characteristics
    2. Crustacea vs. Insecta
      1. Charades
        1. Crustacea Vs. Insecta

Question of the Day: Name the two most successful arthropod classes.

Homework:

  1. Revise essay.
Agenda 05/05/03
  1. Check Homework & Lab
  2. Arthropoda
    1. Characteristics
      1. Classes

Question of the Day: Name two arthropods.

Homework:

  1. Read Chp. 30, pg. 678-693.

Agenda 04/21/03

  1. Animal Kingdom
    1. Animal Phyla and Evolution
    2. Animal Ecology

Agenda 04/14/03-04/18/03

  1. Spring Break

Agenda 04/10/03

  1. Five Kingdom and Plant Kingdom Unit Exam

Extra Credit (due April 21, 2003): Find one article in Scientific American or Discover Magazine about both plants and genetics. Write a short essay, but ad 2 more references AND information from your textbook.

Agenda 04/08/03

  1. Review for Five Kingdom and Plant Kingdom Exam
    1. Jeopardy Style Review

Agenda 04/07/03

  1. Review for Five Kingdom and Plant Kingdom Exam
    1. Review Study Guide

Agenda 04/03/03

  1. Review for Five Kingdom and Plant Kingdom Exam
    1. Baseball style review

Homework: Review for Five Kingdom and Plant Kingdom Exam.

Agenda 04/01/03

  1. Proofread Plant Lab Essay
    1. Use the Plant Lab Template to help you proofread and grade the essay
  1. Review for Five Kingdom and Plant Kingdom Exam
    1. 20 Questions of Kingdoms and Plant Phyla

Question of the Day: What has chlorophyll, but isn't a plant?

Homework: Write an essay, using your Plant Lab paragraphs.

Write a paragraph describing Lab VII.

Agenda 03/27/03

  1. Plant Lab I
    1. Check Plant Growth
  2. Grading Plant Labs II-V

Question of the Day: How can I turn my homeworks into a good essay?

Homework: Write an essay, using your Plant Lab paragraphs.

Write a paragraph describing Lab VII.

Agenda 03/25/03

  1. Choosing Junior Classes.
    1. Transcrip Review
    2. Goals for after High School
    3. What class should I take?

Question of the Day: What classes will help me reach my future goal?

Homework:

  1. Are your drawings labeled?
  2. Edit your Plant Lab paragraphs.

Agenda 03/24/03

  1. Plant Lab I
    1. Check Plant Growth
  2. Review Plant Labs II-V
  3. Review Grades

Question of the Day: What are the elements of a good paragraph?

Homework: Edit your paragraphs.

Agenda 03/20/03

  1. Plant Lab V: Flower and seeds anatomy, types, and arrangement.
    1. Parts identified
    2. Dissection and Microscope (Compound)
    3. Ovules, etc.
    4. Fruit and Seeds
      1. Parts identified
      2. Dissection and Microscope (Compound)

Note: See Plant Lab V Template for the format for your notes.

Homework:

Write a paragraph describing Lab V. Although you did not have to move through the labs in order, use the order of Lab V's stations to help you organize your paragraph. 6th Period use the following sample paragraph to help you write your essay.

Agenda 03/18/03

  1. Plant Lab IV: Stem anatomy, types, and arrangement.
    1. Anatomy
    2. Growth
      1. Angles between stems
      2. Meristem
      3. Leaf scars
    3. Variations
      1. Tendrils
    4. Dissection and Microscope (Compound)
      1. Cell types identified
      2. Specialized cells and tissue
      3. Prepared slides for vascular bundles

Note: See Plant Lab IV Template for the format for your notes.

Homework:

Write a paragraph describing Lab IV. Although you did not have to move through the labs in order, use the order of Lab IV's stations to help you organize your paragraph. 6th Period use the following sample paragraph to help you write your essay.

Agenda 03/17/03

  1. Plant Lab III: Leaf anatomy, types, and arrangement.
    1. Leaves
      1. Arrangement of leaves
    2. Leaf type
      1. Shape
      2. Pine needles
    3. Anatomy
    4. Variations
      1. Vein Pattern
        1. Moncot Vs Dicot
      2. Arrangement
    5. Dissection and Microscope (Compound and Dissecting)
      1. Cuticle
      2. Stomata and guard cell

Note: See Plant Lab III Template for the format for your notes.

Homework:

Write a paragraph describing Lab III. Although you did not have to move through the labs in order, use the order of Lab III's stations to help you organize your paragraph. 6th Period use the following sample paragraph to help you write your essay.

Agenda 03/13/03

  1. Plant Lab I: Plant Growth
    1. Plant Growth
    2. Log
    3. Speed (mm per day)
    4. Variables
      1. Fertilizer
      2. VF-11
      3. Water
        1. Once per week
        2. Twice per week
  2. Plant Lab II: Phylums
    1. Phylum Name
    2. Drawing
    3. Measurements
      1. Height
      2. Width

Note: See Plant Lab I Log and Lab II Template for the format for your notes.

Question of the Day:

  1. What is a good scientific description?

Homework:

Write a paragraph describing Lab II. Note: Although you did not have to move through the labs in order, use the order of Lab II's stations to help you organize your paragraph. 6th Period use the following sample paragraph to help you write your essay.

Agenda 03/12/03

  1. Quiz 4: Classification and Plants
    1. The Quiz will cover the two worksheets.

Agenda 03/10/03

  1. Plant Overview
    1. Check worksheets
  2. Set up lab
    1. Protocol
    2. Data collection

Question of the Day:

  1. None
  2. Homework:

    1. What are the "specialized cells" that allowed plants to both grow taller and live in drier areas (not talking deserts here).
    2. Quiz on Wednesday (Worksheets I and II)

Agenda 03/06/03

  1. Plants Worksheets II
Question of the Day:
  1. None
  2. Homework:

    1. Finish Worksheets.
Agenda 03/04/03
  1. Plants Worksheets II
Question of the Day:
  1. None
  2. Homework:
    1. Finish Worksheets.

Agenda 03/03/03

  1. Quiz 3
  2. Replace gradesheets, Captain’s Log, and Attendance sheets in Folders
  3. Plants and More Plants
    1. Turn in worksheets
    2. Quick survey of plants
Question of the Day:
  1. How many days do your have testing?

    Homework:

    1. Notebooks due next class.

Agenda 02/28/03

  1. Due:
    1. Gradesheets
    2. Essays/Paragraph
  2. Plant Kingdom
    1. Have a group member proofread your essay or paragraph.
  3. Worksheets
    1. Kingdoms and classification
    2. Plant characteristics and Plant phyla

Question of the Day:

  1. How many points did the movie cover for plants?
  2. Homework:

    1. What do beans and corn need to grow? Make a list.

Agenda 7th Period 02/27/03

  1. Plant Kingdom (Movie Notes)
    1. Movie: Life On Earth: The First Forest
    2. Notes Focus:
      1. Characteristics of plants
      2. Adaptations of plants for land

Question of the Day:

  1. What is a plant?
  2. Homework:

    1. Essay: (3 paragraphs) Why can plants survive on land?
    2. Gradesheets

Agenda 1st Period 02/27/03

  1. Due:
    1. Gradesheets
    2. Essays
  2. Plant Kingdom
    1. Have a group member proofread your essay.
  3. Worksheets
    1. Kingdoms and classification
    2. Plant characteristics and Plant phyla

Question of the Day:

  1. How many points did the movie cover for plants?
  2. Homework:

    1. What do beans and corn need to grow? Make a list.

Agenda 6th Period 02/26/03

  1. Plant Kingdom (Movie Notes)
    1. Movie: Life On Earth: The First Forest
    2. Notes Focus:
      1. Characteristics of plants
      2. Adaptations of plants for land

Question of the Day:

  1. What is a plant?
  2. Homework:

    1. Write one Paragraph: Why can plants survive on land?
    2. Gradesheets

Agenda 7th Period 02/25/03

  1. Guest Speaker: Holocaust Survivor in the Library

Question of the Day:

  1. None?
  2. Homework:

    1. Essay: (3 paragraphs) Why can plants survive on land?

Agenda 1st Period 02/25/03

  1. Plant Kingdom (Movie Notes)
    1. Movie: Life On Earth: The First Forest
    2. Notes Focus:
      1. Characteristics of plants
      2. Adaptations of plants for land

Question of the Day:

  1. What is a plant?
  2. Homework:

    1. Essay: (3 paragraphs) Why can plants survive on land?
    2. Gradesheets

Agenda 6th Period 02/24/03

  1. Quiz: Plants
  2. Plant Kingdom
    1. Phyla of plants
      1. Angiosperms, etc.

Question of the Day:

  1. Why are plants successful on land?

Homework:

      1. Vocabulary Cards: Parts of a flower

Agenda 02/24/03

  1. Quiz: Plants
  2. Plant Kingdom
    1. Angiosperms
      1. Flower Anatomy

Question of the Day:

  1. Why do we have flowers?

Homework:

Vocabulary Cards: Parts of a flower

Agenda 02/21/03

  1. Plant Kingdom
    1. Angiosperms
      1. Flower Anatomy

Question of the Day:

  1. Why do we have flowers?

Homework:

Vocbulary Cards:

Agenda Seventh Period 02/18/03

  1. Essays
    1. Critique Essays
    2. Redo Essays
  2. The Classification system
    1. Taxons of the Classification system
    2. Binomial system

Homework:

  1. Rewrite Essays
  2. Describe the Binomial Classification system.

Agenda First Period 02/18/03

  1. Essays
    1. Critique Essays
    2. Redo Essays
  2. Review Classification system and Kingdoms
  3. Re-take quiz (essay)

Homework:

  1. Rewrite Essays
  2. Describe the Binomial Classification system.

Agenda 02/14/03

  1. Classification System: How to describe the phylums.
    1. Animals (Characteristics and Examples)

Question of the Day:

  1. Write a sentence that describes a mammal?

Homework: Vocabulary Cards – Eukaryotes, Multicellular, Sexual Reproduction, Heterotropic

Sample descriptive Paragraphs:

A dog is a member of the Animal Kingdom, Cordate Phylum, Class Mammilia. Like all animals, dogs are eukaryotic, are multicellular, reproduce sexually, and are heterotophic. Also, like all cordates, dogs have a backbone and they have a dorsal nerve cord. Also, like all mammals, dogs have fur, produce milk, and regulate their body tempeatures. All dogs have four legs, a tail, are herbivores, and have a good sense of smell. This dogs . . . .

A fish is a member of the Animal Kingdom, Cordate Phylum, Class Pisces. Like all animals, fish are eukaryotic, are multicellular, reproduce sexually, and are heterotophic. Also, like all cordates, fish have a backbone and they have a dorsal nerve cord. Also, like all Pisces, fish have scales, fins, and gills. Fish do not regulate their body tempeatures. This fish. . . .

A tree is a member of the Plant Kingdom, Angiosperm Division, Class . Like all plants, trees are eukaryotic, are multicellular, most trees reproduce sexually, and are autotophic. Also, like all Angiosperms, trees produce flowers and fruit. Also, like all woody perennials, trees have wood and live for more than one year. All trees have branches, leaves, bark, and roots. This tree . . . .

Agenda 02/13/03

  1. Read Night (30 mins)
  2. Classification System: Define the following Kingdoms:
    1. Animals (Characteristics and Examples)
    2. Plants (Characteristics and Examples)
    3. Fungi (Characteristics and Examples)
    4. Protista (Characteristics and Examples)
    5. Monera(Characteristics and Examples)

Question of the Day:

  1. What is different between an animal and plant?

Homework:

  1. Find three examples of each kingdom.
  2. Make vocabulary cards for each term plus organism.

Agenda 02/12/03

  1. Classification System
    1. Animals (Characteristics and Examples)
    2. Plants (Characteristics and Examples)
    3. Fungi (Characteristics and Examples)
    4. Protista (Characteristics and Examples)
    5. Monera(Characteristics and Examples)

Question of the Day:

  1. What is different between an animal and plant?

Homework:

  1. Find three examples of each kingdom.

Agenda 02/05/03

  1. Classification System

Question of the Day:

  1. Compare a genus to a species

Homework:

  1. Gradesheets
  2. Essay

Essay Form:

Introduction:
Background for Thesis
Thesis
Paragraph 1:
Topic Sentence
Evidence to support topic sentence
Transition to topic 2
Paragraph 2:
Topic Sentence
Evidence to support topic sentence
Transition to topic 3
Paragraph 3:
Topic Sentence
Evidence to support topic sentence
Transition to conclusion
Conclusion:
Topic Sentence
Evidence to support topic sentence
Addendum:
One sentence (Who designed the binomial system?)

Agenda 02/04/03

  1. Conspiracy
  2. Midterm Make-Up today at Homework Center
  3. Tutoring for Midterm Re-Take today at Homework Center

Question of the Day:

  1. Answer Question #3

Homework:

  1. Turn your questions into a short Essay.
  2. Gradesheets

Essay Form:

Introduction:
Background for Thesis
Thesis
Paragraph 1:
Topic Sentence (Question #1)
Evidence to support topic sentence
Transition to topic 2
Paragraph 2: Topic Sentence (Question #2)
Evidence to support topic sentence
Transition to topic 3
Paragraph 3:
Topic Sentence (Question #4)
Evidence to support topic sentence
Transition to conclusion
Conclusion:
Topic Sentence Question #5)
Evidence to support topic sentence
Addendum:One sentence (Question #6)

Agenda 6th Period 02/03/03

  1. Post-Midterm Review
  2. Classification System

Question of the Day:

  1. How do you organized all the life in the world?

Homework:

  1. Vocabulary: a. Classification
    1. Taxon
    2. Binomial system
    3. Species
    4. Genus
    5. Kingdom

Agenda 02/03/03

  1. Post-Midterm Review
  2. Conspiracy

Question of the Day:

  1. If you studied and fully prepared yourself, why would you score low on the Midterm?

Homework:

  1. Answer questions on the movie Conspiracy.

Agenda 01/30/03

  1. Midterm
  2. Movie: Conspiracy

By the winter of 1942, Hitler’s dream of Aryan supremacy had become a nightmare. His armies could be found freezing and starving on the Eastern front, and America’s fighting forces had just entered the war to the West.

On January 20th, 1942, 15 officials attended a conference at Wannsee on the outskirts of Berlin to discuss the final solution. By the meeting’s close, the fate of six million lives would be decided, and a terrible machine put into operation that would alter the shape of the world. Agenda 01/28/03

Question of the Day:

  1. None

Homework:

  1. Read Night, pgs 43-62
  2. Summarize your three articles

Agenda 01/28/03

  1. Midterm Review

Question of the Day:

  1. Of DNA structure, replication, transcription, translation, which do you know the least? The best?

Homework:

  1. Study for Midterm
  2. Midterm Review afterschool (3:30-4:30)

Agenda 6th Period 01/27/03
  1. Midterm Review
  2. Check Protein Synthesis
  3. Initial Gradesheets

Question of the Day:

  1. A protein makes your eyes brown. How does your body know how to make that particular protein?

Homework:

  1. Gradesheets
  2. Study for Midterm

Agenda 01/27/03
  1. Midterm Review
  2. Check Labs
  3. Initial Gradesheets

Question of the Day:

  1. A protein makes your eyes brown. How does your body know how to make that particular protein?

Homework:

  1. Gradesheets
  2. Study for Midterm

Agenda 01/24/03

  1. Check Quiz
  2. Transcription/Translation
  3. Check Lab

Question of the Day:

  1. Where is mRNA made, and where does it go? What reads mRNA?

Homework:

  1. Study vocabulary

Agenda 01/23/03

  1. Check Transcription/Translation homework
  2. Transcription/Translation
  3. Check Lab

Question of the Day:

  1. Where is mRNA made, and where does it go? What reads mRNA?

Homework:

  1. Make a full set of genetic vocabulary cards. Use 3X5 inch cards.

Genetics Vocabulary

Genetics
DNA
DNA backbone
Nitrogen bases (Nucleotides)
Chromosomes
RNA
mRNA
tRNA
DNA Replication
Transcription
Translation
Cytosine
Adeneine
Guanine
Thymine
Uracil
Phosphate Group
Helicae
DNA polymerase
RNA polymerase
Ribosome (small unit)
Ribosome (large unit)

Agenda 01/21/03

  1. Turn in homework
  2. Lab: DNA Extraction

Question of the Day:

  1. What can break open the plasma membrane?

Homework:

  1. Outline the steps of Transcription and Translation.
  2. Complete lab (answer questions and write procedures)

Group Quiz:

  1. Write the steps in DNA replication.

Agenda 01/16/03

  1. Check Homework
  2. Quiz 1
  3. GATTACA, cont.
  4. Developing a thesis statement
Question of the Day:
  1. Draw and label a DNA molecule. Include 2 base pairs.
Homework:
  1. Based upon your articles, develop a thesis statement about the ethics of doing genetic research. (HINT: How may it help humanity? Why is it wrong?)

Agenda 01/14/03

  1. GATTACA
Question of the Day:
  1. NONE
Homework: (Choose one)
  1. Find three articles about genetic research where the gene has been altered.
  2. Find three articles about cloning (e.g. sheep, man).
Cooperative Group Quiz:
  1. Write the steps in DNA replication.

Agenda 01/13/03

  1. Get Gradesheets Initialed
  2. Check Homework
  3. DNA Replication
Question of the Day:
  1. Where do you find DNA?
Homework:
  1. Gradesheets signed
  2. Compare DNA and RNA
Cooperative Group Quiz:
  1. Write the steps in DNA replication.

Agenda 01/09/03

  1. DNA Structure
    1. Finish DNA Models
    2. DNA Replication
Question of the Day:
  1. What is the first step in DNA replication?
Homework:
  1. Write a set of procedures for getting DNA out of a cell.
Cooperative Group Quiz:
  1. Write the steps in DNA replication.

Agenda 01/07/03

  1. DNA Structure
    1. 3 parts to a DNA molecule
    2. Chargoff’s Rule (A-T, G-C)
Question of the Day:
  1. What does DNA look like?
  2. Name the three parts to the DNA molecule.
Homework:
  1. Outline the steps in DNA Replication (NOTE: See Chp 8-2)

    Cooperative Group Quiz:

  2. Make 3 drawing of DNA.
  3. Label the parts of one of the drawings.
  4. What is Chargoff’s rule?

Agenda 01/06/03

  1. Critiquing Groups
  2. Set up new groups
  3. Final Review
  4. DNA Structure

Question of the Day: What does DNA look like?

Homework:

  1. Vocabulary:
    1. Guanine
    2. Adenine
    3. Thymine
    4. Cytosine