Genetics- Change

Monday 1/4/16
EQ: How can you identify and predict genetic disorders?
Warm up: What is a genetic disorder? What causes them?
-Review chromosome mutations/ karyotypes
-Introduce Genetic disorder case study challenges
-Genetic Disorder Research Councils
Summary: Complete disorder diagnoses
HW: Try 4 genetic case study CHALLENGES



Tuesday 1/5/16
EQ: How can you identify and predict genetic disorders?
Warm up: Log onto laptops and go to learn.genetics.Utah.edu
- Review Disorder case studies
- Genetic Disorder Research and notes (jigsaw groups of 3)
- Share genetic disorder Research within groups
Summary: Share Genetic Disorder research findings
HW: Finish Genetics Disorder Conclusion Question



Wednesday 1/6/16
EQ: What are genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and is it safe to be modifying living things?
Warm up: Log onto laptops and go to learn.genetics.Utah.edu
-Review genetic disorders conclusions HW
-“The Nature of Stem Cells” (Utah Genetics)
-Genetic Engineering Webquest
Summary: Complete webquest worksheet
HW: Finish the Genetic Engineering Webquest if necessary.



Thursday 1/7/16
EQ: What are genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and is it safe to be modifying living things?
Warm up: What is a virus? How is it used for gene therapy?
- Gene Therapy
gene therapy in mosquitos
-Hemophilia video clip http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=11maHFwC35s
-Genetically modified food video clip
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sH4bi60alZU
Summary: Begin genetic engineering summary
HW: Complete genetic engineering summary and RACER outline


Friday 1/8/16
EQ: What adaptations do organisms have to improve survival in different environments?
Warm up: In your opinion, which is the biggest reason NOT to genetically modify organisms? What is the biggest reason FOR genetically modifying organisms?
TURN IN ESSAY OUTLINE IN INBOX
- Define Adaptation
- Sources of variation clip
Summary: Adaptations practice

HW: Gold Team grade reports



Monday 1/11/16
EQ: What adaptations do organisms have to improve survival in different environments?
Warm up: Complete “Birds and their beaks” reading and questions (only front side)
- Review adaptations practice worksheet
- Review birds and their beaks
- Best bill for the job Lab
Summary: Variation, selection, and time (learn.genetics.utah.edu)
HW: Finish Best bill for the job conclusion questions
QUIZ THURSDAY


Tuesday 1/12/16
EQ: What adaptations do organisms have to improve survival in different environments?
Warm up: Adaptation vocabulary strategy (frayer)
- Review adaptations (Frayer diagram)
- Brian Pop Natural selection
-Natural Selection Simulation (Phet)
Summary: Simulation conclusion questions
HW: Finish simulation conclusion questions
BRING LAPTOPS TOMORROW- QUIZ THURSDAY !


Wednesday 1/13/16
EQ: How do populations of organisms change?
How does competition for limited resources lead to natural selection of populations?
Warm up: Log on to laptops and go to socrative.com. Sign in as a student and type in “Blassbio” for your classroom word
-Review warm up quiz
- Variation, selection, and time (learn.genetics.utah.edu)
-Natural Selection Simulation handout questions
Summary: All living things are related (learn.genetics.Utah.edu)
HW: Natural selection word splash
QUIZ TOMORROW!


Thursday 1/14/16
EQ: How do populations of organisms change?
How does competition for limited resources lead to natural selection of populations?
Warm up: In evolution, do individual organisms change their traits? How do traits end up being different in a population over time?
-Review word splash and Natural selection simulation
-Artificial vs Natural Selection
Summary: Evolution Quiz
Summary: Lady Gaga classification article
HW: Gold Team Grade Report and Make up work

Tuesday 1/19/16
EQ: How do we classify living organisms?
Warm up: What does it mean to classify organisms? How do we go about classifying them?
-Return and Review GE Essay and Evolution Quiz
-Review warm up
-All living things are related
-Classification activity (in notes)
Summary: Begin Classification notes
HW:3 domain review (only front side) & Make your own mnemonic Device for the group names



Wednesday 1/20/16
EQ: How do we classify living organisms?
Warm up: What domain do most organisms on Earth fit into?
- Review Classification & Domain HW
- BrainPopClassification
- Brain Pop Review Quiz
- Continue classification notes Summary: Classification practice- Name that Domain
HW: Finish Domain/ Kingdom Review worksheet


Thursday 1/21/16
EQ: How do we learn about and compare living things based on their classification?
Warm up: What are the groups that we classify living organisms into? Make your own mnemonic device to remember them if you cannot.
Check HW
-Review warm up/ Review HW
-BrainPop- 6 Kingdoms
-Finish Classification notes
Summary: Naming and Classification practice
HW: Finish Naming and Classification practice
Quiz on Classification – Next Wednesday



Friday 1/22/16
EQ: How do we learn about and compare living things based on their classification?
Check HW
Warm up: What is the scientific name for humans?

-Review warm up
-Review Naming and Classification practice HW
Summary: Preview/ begin classification review
HW: Gold Team grade report

Tuesday 1/26/16
EQ: How do we learn about and compare living things based on their classification?

Finish Classification review
Quiz on classification tomorrow!



Wednesday 1/27/16
EQ: How do we learn about and compare living things based on their classification?
Warm up: What groups that organisms are in make up the scientific name of an organism?
- Review warm up
-Classification review questions/ final practice
Summary: Classification Quiz
- Sign up for Disease project topic
- Start reading over Disease project
HW: Read over disease project packets