Bio: 4B Tues 1/25
Bio: 4A Fri 1/28
DNA makes History
DNA Discussion and worksheet
Secret of Photo 51
Please get a copy of the article “DNA Makes History”
from the lab table and be prepared for new seats!
Bio: 4B Wed 2/2
Bio: 4A Thurs 2/3
Finish genetic discovery video
Introduce Research Proposal (RP)
Review DNA wksht
Strawberry DNA extraction
- What safety precautions must you take in the lab today?
- What does mashing the strawberries and treating them
with detergent do to their cells?
- Name a liquid used in the lab that DNA is not soluble
in. What does it mean to be insoluble?
Bio: 4B Fri 2/4
Bio: 4A Mon 2/7
Cell Cycle & DNA Replication Notes
Draw a picture of a segment of a DNA strand
Show at least 2 nucleotides bonded together (use a
different color for each)
Identify which nucleotides they are
Show each part of the nucleotide
Label each section of the nucleotide
Bio: 4B Tues 2/8
Bio: 4A Wed 2/9
Check cell division wksht
Collect topic selection and introduce next
Webquest- mitosis and cancer
Name two reasons why new cells are produced.
Bio: 4B Thurs 2/10
Bio: 4A Fri 2/11
Check Webquest- mitosis and cancer
DNA Repro and Cell Cycle Quiz
Start sexual reproduction notes
Meiosis/mitosis comparison computer lab
Define the following terms:
Bio: 4B Wed 2/16
Bio: 4A Thurs 2/17
turn in computer lab
Receive quizzes back
Finish notes on sexual reproduction
What is the function of meiosis?
Bio: 4B Thurs 2/24
Bio: 4A Fri 2/25
Finish model of meiosis activity
The genetic code
What is the functional difference between meiosis I
and meiosis II?
Bio: 4B Mon 2/28
Bio: 4A Tues 3/1
Turn in warm-ups
primary notecards due and discuss final question and hypothesis due on Fri
Review RNA worksheet
Circle/highlight the following Jan/Feb warm-ups:
4B: 1/6, 1/25, 2/2, 2/10, 2/16
4A: 1/5, 1/28, 2/3, 2/11, 2/17
What macromolecule is directly involved in the expression of genes (traits)?
Bio: 4B Wed 3/2
Bio: 4A Thurs 3/3
Turn in Creature feature
Protein synthesis notes
Acting out protein synthesis (if there’s time)
Is gene expression the same in all cells of an organism?
Why or why not?
Bio: 4B Fri 3/4
Bio: 4A Mon 3/7
Turn in finalized problem and hypothesis
Review meiosis quiz
Protein synthesis quiz
Define the following terms and relate each pair.
Bio: 4B Tues 3/8
Bio: 4A Wed 3/9
Review bikini bottom genetics
Human Traits Lab
Patterns of inheritance notes
Who was Gregor Mendel and why is he considered the
father of genetics?
Bio: 4B Thurs 3/10
Bio: 4A Mon 3/14
Patterns of inheritance notes
Design a species project
Describe the difference between codominance and
Bio: 4B Tues 3/15
Bio: 4A Wed 3/16
Work on project
While you read the article for homework what was one
thing that stuck out at you? Why?
Bio: 4B Thurs 3/17
Bio: 4A Fri 3/18
Put species projects together and submit
Introduce genetic disorders project
Begin pedigree activity
A flower that is tall and red is crossed with a flower that is
short and yellow. The offspring produced is as followed: 5
tall, red; 5 tall, yellow; 5 short, red; 5 short, yellow… What
are the most probable genotypes for the parents?
Bio: 4B Wed 3/23
4A Thurs 3/24
What is the mode of inheritance for this pedigree? (AD,
AR, XR) Write the possible genotypes for each named
individual. Assume carriers are not identified.
Tuesday 3/24 pd 4B
Wednesday 3/25 pd 4A
• Biotechnology Video
• Check Jurassic Park wksht
• Restriction Enzyme activity
1. Have out your Biotechnology Notes packet
2. What is biotechnology?