B.8 Describe the main events in the cell cycle (mitosis, interphase, & cytokinesis), including the differences in plant and animal cell division. B.9 List in order and describe the stages of mitosis (prophase, metaphase, anaphase, & telophase). B.10 Analyze the meiotic maintenance of a constant chromosome number from one generation to the next. B.8 Compare and contrast life cycles (sexual & asexual) of familiar organisms. B.4 Examine different modes of inheritance such as crossing over.
Daily Openers: Openers Power Points: Cell Reproduction Cell Reproduction ppt Q’s Mitosis & Meiosis Mitosis & Meiosis ppt Q’s Meiosis Meiosis ppt Q’s Worksheets: Cell Division Cell Cycle & Mitosis Coloring Cell Reproduction Vocabulary Cell Reproduction puzzle Cell Reproduction Review Concept Map Cell Division Games: Cell Division Jeopardy Mitosis & Meiosis Jeopardy Lab: Stages of Mitosis (onion root tip) Lab Mitosis Flip Book Mitosis Flip Book Flipbook Cell Templates Meiosis Flip Book Quizzes: Cell Reproduction Quiz HE.4.
B.3 Identify sources of bias that could affect experimental outcome NS.11.
B.4 Gather and analyze data using appropriate summary statistic NS.11.
Jeopardy Quiz: Chemistry Quiz Daily Openers: Openers Power Points: Biochemistry of cells Biochemistry ppt Q’s Enzymes ENZYME PPT WKSHT Macromolecules Carbohydrates Lipids Proteins Nucleic Acids Worksheets: Biochemistry Biochemistry Vocabulary Elements & Macromolecules Coloring Worksheet Biochemistry Review Biochemistry puzzle Macromolecular Chart Games: Biochemistry Jeopardy Labs: Fast Food Lab Organic Model Nucleotide Model Constructing Monomers Quiz: Biochemistry Quiz MC.2.
Nature of Science Standard 10: Students shall demonstrate an understanding that science is a way of knowing.
Standard 11: Students shall design and safely conduct scientific inquiry.
B.1 Model the components of a DNA nucleotide and an RNA nucleotide. B.2 Describe the Watson-Crick double helix model of DNA, using the base-pairing rule (adenine-thymine, cytosine-guanine). B.3 Compare and contrast the structure and function of DNA and RNA. B.4 Describe and model the processes of replication, transcription, and translation. B.5 Compare and contrast the different types of mutation events, including point mutation, frameshift mutation, deletion, and inversion. B.6 Identify effects of changes brought about by mutations (beneficial, harmful, & neutral). B.1 Describe the structure and function of nucleic acids found in living systems. B.6 Relate the chromosome theory of heredity to recent findings in genetic research (e.g., Human Genome Project-HGP, chromosome therapy).
Daily Openers: Openers Power Points: DNA & Replication ppt Q’s Protein Synthesis ppt Q’s DNA Technology ppt Q’s DNA Structure Nucleic Acid Vocabulary Review Worksheets: DNA RNA Protein Synthesis DNA & Protein Synthesis Nucleic Acid Vocabulary Protein Synthesis vocabulary Nucleic Acids Coloring Codon Worksheet How to make a Protein Nucleic Acid puzzle Protein Synthesis puzzle Biotechnology puzzle DNA, RNA, Proteins Review Games: Nucleic Acids Jeopardy Labs: Isolate & Spool DNA Strawberry DNA Write Up DNA Code for Insulin Who Ate the Cheese?!? Codon Bingo Revised Pasta DNA Modeling DNA Replication SNORK DNA Building DNA Animations: Griffith Experiment Quizzes: DNA Nucleic Acids Protein Synthesis Ecology & Behavioral Relationships Standard 8: Students shall demonstrate an understanding of ecological and behavioral relationships among organisms.