McCarter Biology

Biology IS Life

January 31, 2020
by Mrs. McCarter
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Week of 2/3/20:

Mon. 2/3(day 5, 30 min): WU: Inheritance   Discuss X-linked traits and X inactivation  HW: none, BILLs collected today

Tues 2/4(day 1, 40 min):  WU: X-linked traits Calico Cats and X-inactivation activity, Start discussing pedigrees  HW: vocabulary Unit 7 due Thursday

Wed. 2/5 (day 2, 60 min): WU: X-inactivation    Pedigree Analysis worksheet HW: vocabulary due tomorrow

Thurs 2/6  (day 3, 40 min):   WU: Pedigrees pg 3    Finish Pedigree Analysis HW:  pedigree quiz Monday, review sheet handed out in class today

Fri. 2/7 : (day 4 100 min)  WU: Pedigrees 2 pg 4 Woody Guthrie and Huntington’s Disease pedigree activity  HW: Pedigree quiz Monday

coming up: Blood Typing – codominance and multiple alleles

January 24, 2020
by Mrs. McCarter
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Week of 1/27/20:

Mon. 1/27(day 5, 30 min): WU: Chi Square Practice    Corn Genetics Lab  HW: Fast Plants lab due tomorrow.

Tues 1/28(day 1, 40 min): No WU Finish Corn Genetics Lab  HW: Test over Unit 6 Friday

Wed. 1/29 (day 2, 60 min): WU: Test Cross     Analysis of corn Lab and review Chi square problems HW: Test Friday

Thurs 1/30  (day 3, 60 min):   no WUTime for Q & A, time to work on unit study guide for on the chapte overview HW:  Test tomorrow!

Fri. 1/31 : (day 4 – altered, 35 min)  no WU Unit 6 test; Add unit 7 to BILL  HW: BILLs collected on Monday

coming up: Begin Unit 7 – human genetics

January 17, 2020
by Mrs. McCarter
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Week of 1/20/20:

Mon. 1/20 : no school today

Tues 1/21(day 1 altered, 35 min): WU: Inheritance of Traits and Punnett Squares pg 7 Discuss science course selection options.  HW: Quiz Karyotypes and Chromosome mutations Thursday.

Wed. 1/22 (day 2, 60 min): WU: Dihybrid Squares      Candy Chi Square lab HW: none

Thurs 1/23  (day 3, 60 min):   no WU Quiz over Karyotypes and Chromosome Mutations.  Begin working on Fast Plants Data Analysis HW:  Test over Unit 6 end of next week. Fast Plants Lab due Tuesday.

Fri. 1/24 : (day 4 – altered, 35 min)  WU: Chi Square Practice Time to work on Fast Plants lab for 30 minutes. Then we will begin the Corn Genetics Lab  HW: see last night.

coming up: Finish Unit 6

January 10, 2020
by Mrs. McCarter
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Week of 1/13/20:

Mon. 1/13 : (new schedule day 5 , 60 min)  WU: nondisjunction Plant Fast Plants; Work on chromosome Mutations Data Sheet HW: Karyotype Letter due tomorrow. Print the letter yourself and staple to the handout packet.

Tues 1/14 (new schedule day 6, 60 min): WU:  chromosome mutations pg 3 and 4 Intro to Genetics activity; Introduce Punnett squares.  HW: do the warm up on pg 2 Nondisjunction.

Wed. 1/15 (new schedule day 7, 60 min): no class today HW: none

Thurs 1/16 (new schedule day 8, 60 min):   WU: Genetics Terminology 1  Watch the Amoeba Sisters Dihybrid Crosses video. Then work on the Genetics Review packet.  HW:  finish what you did not finish of the packet tonight.

Fri. 1/17 : (old schedule day 5 – altered, 35 min)  WU: Genetics Terminology 2 Fast Plants lab data collection. HW: none

coming up: Mendel and Genetics; Chi Square Analysis

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