Wednesday 12/9/15
EQ: What is DNA? How does it code for life?
Warm up: Draw a basic DNA molecule. Label any parts you can.
- Review Dragon genetics simulation
-Brainpop DNA
-Review structure of DNA
- Chromosome, DNA, Gene, Allele Review
Summary: DNA Replication vocabulary activity
HW: DNA Structure Review worksheet


Thursday 12/10/15
EQ: How is DNA copied?
Warm up: What 3 small molecules is DNA made of? What do you call all 3-parts together?
-Review DNA structure warm up/ HW
-Review DNA replication
-DNA Replication video clips
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OnuspQG0Jd0DN
Summary: DNA replication with models
HW: DNA replication visual summary and vocabulary

Friday 12/11/15
EQ: What is DNA’s structure? How does it code for life?
Warm up: What part of DNA is the “code”? What pairing rule allows you to easily copy this code?
- Review warm up & Replication visual summary HW
- DNA Replication video clips
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zdDkiRw1PdU
-Chromosome, DNA, Gene, Allele Review
-DNA Quick Quiz
Summary: DNA à Protein visual quiz
HW: Gold Grade report


Monday 12/14/15
EQ: How is DNA translated into your traits?
Warm up: 7.2 Protein building visual quiz
- Organelle visual quiz review
- BrainPopRNA
-RNA notes
Summary: How do you crack the DNA code?
HW: DNA hunt



Tuesday 12/15/15
EQ: How is DNA translated into our traits?
Warm up: Why are proteins important to living things? How/where are they made in a cell?
- Review DNA Hunt
-Venn-diagram DNA/RNA
Genetics review video clip
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uXdzuz5Q-hs
-Mission Impossible 7.5
Summary: What must a protein do to be “finished”?
HW: Study Genetics vocabulary DNA, RNA, and Transcription
BRING LAPTOPS TOMORROW AND THURSDAY!

Wednesday 12/16/15
EQ: How is DNA translated into your traits?
Warm up: What are the steps to making your traits from your DNA? List them and use as many science vocab words as possible.
- Review warm up
- Transcription/ Translation video clip
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gG7uCskUOrA
-Review Mission impossible
-Introduce Tour of the basics webquest (Learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/basics)
Summary: Webquest worksheet
HW: BeginStudy guide for Genetics Test nextTuesday
BRING LAPTOPS TOMORROW!

Thursday 12/17/15
EQ: What happens when there are mistakes in DNA translation?
Warm up: What happens to an organism if there is a mistake in their DNA code? What is this called?
-Finish Tour of the basics webquest (Learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/basics)
-Brain Pop Genetic Mutations
-Mutation sentence demo
-Sickle cell video clip http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9UpwV1tdxcs
Summary: What happens if there is a part of the genetic code missing or mistaken?
HW: Study guide for Genetics Test next Tuesday and make ups



Friday 12/18/15
EQ: What happens when there are mistakes in DNA translation?
Warm up: What happens to an organism if there is a mistake in their DNA code? What is this called?
-Review warm up/ Snorks
-Mutation sentence demo
-Sickle cell video clip http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9UpwV1tdxcs
- Introduce Tour of the basics webquest (Learn.genetics.utah.edu)
Summary: Genetics word splash review (back of your study guide)
HW: Finish Back of study guide! - TEST FRIDAY
Bring headphones tomorrow if able



Monday 12/21/15
EQ: How does DNA code for the traits of all living things?
Warm up: Get assigned laptop when directed and sign in. DO NOTHING ELSE, and turn screen towards me.
-Introduce genetics tour of the basics
-Learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/basics
Summary: Finish Tour of the basics webquest tomorrow
HW: Finish Genetics Study guide for Test Friday!




Tuesday 12/22/15
EQ: How does DNA code for the traits of all living things?
Warm up: What is the saying we use to remember the processes for making traits? What molecules are involved in these processes?
-Review warm up
Summary: Genetics Test
-Disorder preview
HW: Have an awesome weekend!