Warm-up 4: Choose 3 of the following words and define them in your own word:
f) Recessive trait
g) Dominant trait
1. Class data for lab
2. Work time for lab
3. Label human reproductive systems
HW: Lab due Monday if incomplete in class
a) What is crossing over?
b) How does crossing over contribute to genetic diversity?
c) List as many reasons you can think of that make genetic diversity important.
1. Brief notes- reproduction vocabulary
2. Alien genetics lab
3. Human reproduction labeling
HW: Lab conclusions and data if incomplete
Warm-up 2: Why is it important that meiosis produces haploid cells instead of diploid cells?
1. Complete meiosis notes
2. Meiosis diagram
3. Label human reproductive organs
4. Probability activity
Warm-up 1: Write the names of the stages of mitosis and describe what occurs in each.
Article summaries in blue basket
1. Fact or fiction?
2. Bloodlines video and discussion
3. Meiosis notes
4. Stages of meiosis diagram
5. Venn diagram- compare and contrast mitosis and meiosis
HW: Compare/contrast if incomplete
Unit 1 Test
Vocab and warm-ups due
HW: Article summary if not complete in class
a) What is a stem cell?
b) Why are stem cells controversial?
c) Explain the purpose of telomeres.
d) Write down at least one question you have for tomorrow's test
1. Correct chi-square handout
2. Review options:
-cell organelle game
- unit outline questions
- mitosis modeling beads
3. Question and answer session
HW: Test tomorrow; vocabulary and warm-ups due before test
Warm-up 8: Outline the steps of mitosis in your own words.
1. Complete microscope lab
2. Complete cell cycle notes
3. Chi-square practice
BONUS ON TEST: Read article and write summary
HW: Finish practice questions
a) Describe the role of mitosis in the life cycle of the cell
b) Which phase of the cell cycle is longest?
c) Can prokaryotic cells go through mitosis? Why or why not?
1. Complete mitosis foldable
2. Complete cell cycle online activity
3. Cell cycle diagram
4. Cell cycle microscope lab
Online Activity Links:
Warm-up question 6:
Identify the incorrectly functioning organelle for each of the following cases (use your notes)
a) A child is unable to burn sugar to release energy to the cell
b) A child is unable to package, process and store cell products like proteins
c) A child is unable to digest and destroy cells during its development
d) A child is unable to shape and move the cell; unable to form spindle fibers during mitosis
e) A child is unable to transport material throughout the cell through a network of tubes
1. Organelles quiz
2. Mitosis foldable
3. Mitosis diagram
HW: Mitosis diagram if incomplete
A) What is the function of the following organelles? Nucleus, rough endoplasmic reticulum, golgi apparatus
B) What are the main differences between DNA and RNA?
1. Complete notes over organelles
2. Cell coloring/labeling
3. Organelle matching
HW: Cell coloring and labeling due tomorrow