Daily Objective(s)

To argue from evidence that plants both photosynthesize and respire.

AGENDA 12/16/2015

posted Dec 16, 2015, 5:05 AM by mreed@danvillek12vt.us

AGENDA 12/15/2915

posted Dec 15, 2015, 5:15 AM by mreed@danvillek12vt.us   [ updated Dec 16, 2015, 5:06 AM ]

AGENDA 12/10/2015

posted Dec 10, 2015, 4:37 AM by mreed@danvillek12vt.us

Heads-up: assessment tomorrow!
  1. NOTES: Meiosis, mutations
- Break down DNA models -
  1. INDEPENDENT WORK TIME
  2. GROUP WORK
RESOURCES:

AGENDA 12/9/2015

posted Dec 9, 2015, 4:43 AM by mreed@danvillek12vt.us

12/4/2015

posted Dec 4, 2015, 4:32 AM by mreed@danvillek12vt.us

LEARNING OBJECTIVE: To convincingly use data as evidence of fruit fly trait inheritance patterns.

Kahoot
One last practice session...
Fruit fly lab LINK

12/3/2015

posted Dec 3, 2015, 4:13 AM by mreed@danvillek12vt.us   [ updated Dec 3, 2015, 4:15 AM ]

Learning objective:
  • To investigate the role of DNA in coding the instructions for traits passed from parents to offspring.
Vocabulary development:
  • Alleles 
  • Vocabulary Practice LINK
NOTES:
  • Punnett square
  • Inheritance patterns
Practice:
  • Investigate the role of different genes (sections of DNA) in passing traits from parents to offspring in fruit flies.
Homework:
  • Worksheet from Mrs. Reed

12/2/2015

posted Dec 2, 2015, 4:40 AM by mreed@danvillek12vt.us

Essential Question: How are DNA and traits related?

1. Solve the Mystery at Termond Estate

2. Hair Color Genetics
3. Fruit Fly Genetics
  • Reading & vocabulary development LINK
  • What are chromosomes? LINK
  • How many chromosomes do fruit flies have: LINK
  • Pick a fruit fly trait! LINK
  • Drosophila experiments simulator LINK (class code: 14289409)

12/1/2015

posted Dec 1, 2015, 4:22 AM by mreed@danvillek12vt.us

How can pedigrees be used to track familial traits?
  • Introductory worksheet (#1-7) LINK
  • Mystery at Termond estate 
Homework:
  • Make a pedigree of hair color in your family

11/24

posted Nov 24, 2015, 5:45 AM by mreed@danvillek12vt.us   [ updated Nov 24, 2015, 7:29 AM ]

AGENDA 11/23/2015

posted Nov 23, 2015, 4:32 AM by mreed@danvillek12vt.us

Don't be a turkey!  Debunk the myths of climate change with hard science...

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