Weeks 37 & 38

 

Week 37

Date What we did in Class Handouts/Labs Homework
May 29, 2006 Memorial Day- No School

 

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Chapter 5 Heredity

May 30, 2006

Larkey Genetics-1

1. Study a population of Larkeys to analyze traits

2. Milkweed bug observations

3. Genetics Vocabulary: cell, nucleus, chromosomes, allele, gene, genotype, phenotype, dominant, recessive

p. 67. Advances in Genetics/ / Heredity: Key Terms

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38. LarkeyGenetics Mat/ Larkey Breeding Steps

 HW: p. 67. Advances in Genetics/ / Heredity: Key Terms p.124-143

May 31, 2006

Larkey Genetics-2

1. Study a population of Larkeys to analyze traits

2. Milkweed bug observations

3. Use a simulation to determine the transfer of genetic information during the breeding of Larkeys and the traits that result

 

39. Larkey Breeding Results/ Punnett Squares HW: p. 67. Advances in Genetics/ / Heredity: Key Terms p.124-143
June 1, 2006

Larkey Genetics-3

1. Study a population of Larkeys to analyze traits

2. Milkweed bug observations

3. Use Punnett Squares to predict the proportion of offspring that will have certain traits

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 HW: p. 67. Advances in Genetics/ / Heredity: Key Terms p.124-143

Quiz Friday: cell, nucleus, chromosome, allele, gene, genotype, phenotype, dominant, recessive, traits, features, variation

June 2, 2006

Earthworm Dissection

1.Observe the external and internal Earthworm anatomy

2. Quiz: cell, nucleus, chromosome, allele, gene, genotype, phenotype, dominant, recessive, traits, features, variation

3. Understand the Ribbon of Life: Organelle, Cell, Tissue, Organ, Oran System, Organism

 40. Earthworm Dissection

 

Extra Credit Current Event Due

Notebooks Due Monday- Get Parent Signature

Week 38

 

Date What we did in Class Handouts/Labs Homework
June 5, 2006 Punnett Squares

1. Use Punnett Squares to predict the proportion of offspring that will have certain traits

2. Use multimedia to breed Larkeys and observe the variation

3. Response Sheet: Genetic Variation/ Genetic Variation Practice Sheet

68. Response Sheet: Genetic Variation/ Genetic Variation Practice Sheet

 

 

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HW:  68. Response Sheet: Genetic Variation/ Genetic Variation Practice Sheet

Chapter 5 Heredity

June 6, 2006 Introduction to Frog Dissection

1. Milkweed bug observations

2.  Use multimedia to practice dissecting the frog

3. Finish punnett square multimedia

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Practice dissecting the frog

HW:  68. Response Sheet: Genetic Variation/ Genetic Variation Practice Sheet

June 7, 2006 Natural Selection-1

1. Virtual field trip to the Galapagos  Islands to observe Natural Selection

2. Understand that natural selection is a process where individuals that are best adapted to their environment survive and pass along their traits to future generations (Survival of the Fittest )

3. Milkweed bug observations

 

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Practice dissecting the frog

HW:  68. Response Sheet: Genetic Variation/ Genetic Variation Practice Sheet

June 8, 2006 Natural Selection-2

1. Virtual field trip to the Galapagos  Islands to observe Natural Selection

2. Understand that natural selection is a process where individuals that are best adapted to their environment survive and pass along their traits to future generations (Survival of the Fittest )

3. Milkweed bug observations

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Practice dissecting the frog

Quiz Friday: punnett squares, adaptation, natural selection, ribbon of life, milkweed bugs

June 9, 2006 Frog Dissection

1.Observe the external and internal Frog anatomy

2. Quiz: punnett squares, adaptation, natural selection, ribbon of life, milkweed bugs

3. Understand the Ribbon of Life: Organelle, Cell, Tissue, Organ, Oran System, Organism

41. Frog Dissection

Have a Fun time at the Dinner Dance!!!!