AP Biology Unit*10 : Viral replication and Baterial reproduction and Genomics/DNA Tech

Homework April 22-25
  • Complete the take home test for Unit 10
  • Work on AP test review

Homework April 16-18
Recombinant DNA

Homework April 14-15
  • Prepare for a quiz on viral replication, bacterial reproduction and exchanges of genetic material (binary fission, conjugation, transformation, and viral transduction)


Homework April 15-20

Optional - Documentary on human cloning (1 hour documentary from National Geographic)

Below you will find quick and easy review resources for this section of the unit.  You need to review these links.  Our mini test will be ......
DNA Technology
Recombinant DNA

Polymerase Chain Recation

  • Cloning Fact Sheet - good quick general resource and review page
  • Short video about human cloning (good three 3 mins by discovery news)
  • Documentary on human cloning (not required - 54min National Geographic)
    • Explore the miraculous potential and frightening possibilities of genetic cloning as National Geographic's cameras reveal the history, controversy, and cutting edge developments of a scientific breakthrough capable of literally changing the destiny of the human race. Witness the remarkable effects of the cloning revolution and explore the ''brave new world'' of the human cloning industry and its inherent controversy
  • The ethics of human cloning? (not required - many links to other articles at the bottom which you may find interesting)
Gene Sequencing
Gene Therapy
Synthetic DNA Created, Evolves on its Own - "XNA" may help answer basic questions of biology, study says