Monday, Mar. 27: Welcome Back! 1. DNA Extraction Lab (in folder). 2. Words for Genetics (in folder). 3. Classwork/HW: Please apply your "CURE" strategies to the "Early Years" reading passage (in folder). You will need to be able to discuss the article in class tomorrow, so please be prepared.
HW: 1. We will set up the 4th Quarter Science Notebook tomorrow. You can either continue with last quarter's notebook, or bring a new one. 2. All students were provided with a "Missing Tasks" sheet if they owe work from the week of track out. Please have any missing work turned in by this Thursday, March 30. Please see me for instructions, data, handouts. 3. Complete the "CURE" method on the "Early Years" article as HW and be ready to discuss tomorrow.
Tuesday, Mar. 28: Any "DNA Extraction Labs" to hand in? 1. Set up Science Notebook for 4th Quarter. 2. Activity with article on G. Mendel's "Early Years." 3. Mendel Power Point with Guided Notes (in folder).
HW: 1. Work from track out week due 3/30. 2. Genetics Quiz on 4/5. Please review old material from before track out.
Wednesday, Mar. 29; Science NB Entry #1. 1. Punnett Square Video and Practice Sheet (in folder). 2, Classwork/HW: Punnett Square Practice (in folder).
HW: 1. Review/update Sci NB. 2. Old work due 3/30. 3. Complete Punnett Square Practice as HW. 4. Genetics Quiz on 4/5.
Thursday, Mar. 30: All work from the week of track out must be turned in today for credit this quarter. 1. Check Punnett Square Practice HW. 2. Introduce Genetics Conditions Project (in folder). Students will work on this activity either alone or with one partner. We will be in the computer lab today, tomorrow, Saturday, and Monday. The final project is due 4/6 and will be presented to the class over the next few weeks. 3. Classwork/HW: Cell Division Questions (in folder).
HW: 1. Update/review Sci NB. 2. Complete the four Cell Division Questions as HW. 3. Quiz on 4/5. 4. Project due 4/6.
Friday, Mar. 31: 1. Check Cell Division Questions and put in Sci NB. 2. Work on Genetic Conditions Project in the computer lab. 3. Classwork/HW: Read "Pure Gene-ius" Article on Mendel's experiments. Use the "Sketch to Stretch" graphic organizer to illustrate the main concepts you read about. This will be due 4/4.
HW: 1. Update/review Sci NB. 2. Complete the "Sketch to Stretch" for the Mendel article by 4/4. 3. Quiz on 4/5. 4. Project due 4/6.
Saturday, April 1: We will work in the computer lab on the Genetic Conditions project. Please remember to have the "Sketch to Stretch" assignment completed by 4/4.