Whose Genes Are These?
Blood Typing Game
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Anton Van Leeuwenhoek
Notebook Table of Contents
Whose Genes Are These?
- Page 23: Unit Title Page (not assigned yet)
- Page 24: "My Medical Choice" summary (5-7 sentences).
- Page 25: "Genetic Testing and Disease" summary (5-7 sentences).
"Reflection:" "Consider the articles we just read. What are some pros and cons of genetic testing? Think back to your response to the bell work. Do you still feel the same? Use evidence from the texts to support your answer."
- Page 26: Bell Work 9/20- "The Whale and the Shrew" assessment probe taped in and completed.
"Cell Diagram" drawn and labeled.
"Cell Analogy" completed (x3 total).
- Page 27: "Parts of a Cell" notes copied from ppt.
- Page 28: "Parts of a Microscope" image labeled.
Bell Work 9/22- Summarize the text, "How Does Someone Get Two Different Colored Eyes" by answering the question in the title.
- Page 29: "Microscope Notes" sheet taped in with blanks filled in.
"Microscope Lab" with 6 drawings of cells under low, medium, and high power.
- Page 30: Bell Work 9/26- Answer the following completely:
1. Why is it important to focus on cells using the low power objective before using the medium and high power objectives?
"How do Babies Grow So Fast" cell division activity.
- Page 31: "Cell Division Foldable"
- Page 32: "Bill Nye: Flowers" video guide
Bell Work 9/28- Write three question and a summary for your Pollination notes on page 33.
Page 33: "Pollination" notes with color coded diagram.
- Page 34: "Starburst Problem" with Acts 1, 2, and 3. Key terms defined.
- Page 35: "Mendel's Experiment" notes.
- Page 36: Bell Work 9/30- Yarn DNA
1. Describe the yarn.
2. Draw a colored picture of what the yarn looks like wrapped around the Popsicle stick.
3. Which parts of the cell are represented in this model? How is each part similar to the model?
"Cross-Pollinate" toothpick chromosomes activity worksheet.
"Unit Notes Micro to Mendel" taped in and completed.
- Page 37: Mid-Unit Review sheet taped in and completed.
Mendel Reading questions answered in complete sentences.
- Page 38: Bell Work 10/17- Answer the following completely:
1. What is the current word for what Mendel called "factors?"
2. How many factors control each trait in pea plants?
3. Why/how are there four possible combinations of factors in peas and humans?
"Egg Genetics" activity.
"Bikini Bottoms Genetics" genotypes and phenotypes practice worksheets.
- Page 39: "Genetics Part 2 Vocab." notes.
- Page 40: Bell Work 10/18-
1. What is used to represent the dominant form and recessive form of a gene?
2. What else do you notice about the letter chosen to represent each gene?
Under Bell Work: Write a summary of the "Genetics pt. 2 Notes" by describing all 5 key terms.
Create-a-Kid Data Table.
- Page 41: Create-a-Kid Debriefing.
Drawing of Created Kid, colored.
- Page 42: "Steps for Completing a Punnett Square" cheat sheet taped in.
"Punnett Square Worksheet" 1 and "Bikini Bottom Genetics" ws 1 taped in and completed.
Bell Work 10/21- What is the purpose of a Punnett Square?
Bell Work 10/24- Use complete sentences to describe two facts you learned from the "Modern Genetics" Jigsaw.
- Page 43: "Punnett Squares" notes
- Page 44: "Modern Genetics Jigsaw" taped in and completed.
Bell Work 10/25- "When DNA Implicates the Innocent." Read the article, then write ten sentences summarizing the main ideas from the article.
Bell Work 10/26- Determine if the following genotypes are He, Hom Dom, or Hom Rec and describe the phenotype as dominant or recessive:
1. Aa 2. dd 3. RR 4. DD 5. ee 6. Rr
- Page 45: "Paper Pets" Punnett Squares (min. 9) with traits sheet.
- Page 46: Bell Work 10/28-
Create a Punnet square to show a cross between a heterozygous brown eyed parent and a homozygou blue eyed parent. Determine the probability of each offspring genotype/phenotype. Now suppose this couple has three brown eyed children and are expecting a 4th. What will the eye color of the 4th child be?
Bell Work 10/31-
1. Why can't a homozygous blue paper pet and a homozygous purple paper pet ever have any purple offspring?
2. Explain why it is possible for a family with six kids to have all girls.
Bell Work 11/1-
1. How many phenotypes are possible for complete dominance? Why?
2. How many phenotypes are possible for incomplete dominance? Why?
- Page 47: Pedigree Charts notes/practice sheet.
- Page 48: "Bikini Bottom Genetics- Incomplete Dominance" worksheet.
Notes from the Online Blood Typing Game.
- Page 49: Incomplete dominance notes.
- Page 50: "Blood Types" worksheet.
- Page 51: "Co-dominance and Blood Types" notes.
- Page 52: "Introduction to Genetic Engineering" article taped in with questions answered- 1. What is Genetic Engineering? 2. What are GMOs?
- Bell Work 11/3- What do you know about genetic engineering?
- Page 53: Pros and Cons of GMOs t-chart filled in.
- Page 54: Review taped in and completed.
"Power of Genes" video notes (x5).
Bell Work 11/7- How has your opinion of GMOs changed or been reinforced by what we read on Thursday?