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Unit 5 Daily Journal Topics
Journal Topics vary depending on your teacher!

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Mr. G's Journals:


#1 12/15 - Video Journal: Genetics History - Watch the 2 short videos and either take notes or write a summary.  Watch the 1st Video - Watch the 2nd Video

#2 12/16 - Class Read - pages 104-105 - Summarize.

#3 1/3 - Use page 116 to explain merling in Shetland Sheepdogs. Copy the example Punnett Square and do the one asked at the bottom. Write the Genotype and Phenotype for each.

#4 1/4 - Watch the Punnett Square Lemming Simulation.  Summarize the experience and explain how a long-tailed albino lemming was bred.  Click HERE to access the simulation (requires Adobe Shockwave).

#5 1/5 - Video Journal: Probability - Take video notes and/or write a summary.  Watch the video HERE

#6 1/6 - Video Journal: History of Probability and Probability Calculations in Science - Take notes and/or write a summary. Watch Video 1 - Watch Video 2

#7 1/9 - Video Journal:  Watch the first 4 short videos on human genetics.  Take notes.  Click HERE for the videos.

#8 1/10 - Video Journal: Cloning - Take video notes and explain the ethics involved with cloning technology.  Watch the video HERE

#9 1/11 - Personal Genetic Testing with 23 and Me - Summarize what you can learn about yourself. Explain if you would do this. Why or why not.

#10 1/12 - Summarize the big ideas in Unit 5.

Mr. Rubens' Journals:
(tentative!)
 
1. 1/4/16-Read p. 101-102. Describe what a TRAIT (characteristic) is. List 2 different methods (ways) of getting new traits.

2. 1/5/16-Read p. 102-103. Describe HEREDITY. Why are parents and offspring similar genetically? Watch the Video HERE

3. 1/6/16-Read p. 103. Describe the difference between GENES and ALLELES. List 2 facts about each.

4. 1/4/16-Read p. 106-107. Cornell Notes: PHENOTYPE, GENOTYPE, DOMINANT ALLELE, RECESSIVE ALLELE. Watch the Video HERE

5. 1/8/16-Read p. 104-105. Describe the contributions of Gregor Mendel. Why is he considered by many scientists to be the Father of Genetics? Watch the Video HERE

6. 1/11/16-Read p. 110-111. Describe what a Punnett square is. Write (draw) 2 examples. Explain the difference between parents vs. offspring. Watch the Video HERE

7. 1/12/16-Read p. 113. Use a Punnett square to show how 2 guinea pigs with black fur (B) could produce offspring with brown color fur (b). 

8. 1/13/16-Read p. 112. Explain PROBABILITY and give 2 examples. Watch the Video HERE

9. 1/14/16-Read p. 114-115. What are SEX CHROMOSOMES? How is the gender of offspring determined? Watch the Video HERE

10. 1/15/16-What is the probability of a family having 3 children, and all 3 are girls? How about 5 children, all boys? Show your mathematical computations!

1/20/16-Unit 5 Journal Book Quiz



Mr. G's Archived Journals:


1/3/11 - No Regular Journal - Greatest Discoveries in Genetics

1/4/11 - No Regular Journal - Cornell Notes

1/5/11 - Online Journal - Who was Gregor Mendel?

1/6/11 - Online Journal - Biological Inheritance

1/7/11 - No Regular Journal - Study for today's quiz!

1/10/11 - Video Journal:  Watch the first 4 short videos on human genetics.  Take notes.  Click HERE for the videos.

1/11/11 - Video Journal: Genetics History - Watch the 2 short videos and either take notes or write a summary.  Watch the 1st Video - Watch the 2nd Video

1/12/11 -  Watch the Punnett Square Lemming Simulation.  Summarize the experience and explain how a long-tailed albino lemming was bred.  Click HERE to access the simulation (requires Adobe Shockwave).

1/13/11 - Online Journal - Punnett Squares

1/14/11 - Study for the quiz by playing the Quia Unit 5 Quiz 2 Battleship Review and Challenge Board.

1/18/11 - Video Journal: Probability - Take video notes and/or write a summary.  Watch the video HERE

1/19/11 - Video Journal: History of Probability and Probability Calculations in Science - Take notes and/or write a summary. Watch Video 1 - Watch Video 2

1/20/11 - Online Journal - Designer Babies

1/21/11 - No Regular Journal - Turn-in your Unit 5 Packet and take the Unit 5 test.  Journals are DUE next week.

1/4: Online Journal - Who was Gregor Mendel?

1/5: Online Journal - Biological Traits

1/6 - 1/8: No Journal to accommodate video notes and Cornell notes.

1/11: Video Journal: Genetics History - Watch the 2 short videos and either take notes or write a summary.  Watch the 1st Video - Watch the 2nd Video

1/12: Watch the Punnett Square Lemming Simulation.  Summarize the experience and explain how a long-tailed albino lemming was bred.  Click HERE to access the simulation (requires Adobe Shockwave).

1/13: Online Journal - Punnett Squares

1/14: Sheltie Coat Coloring - Read page 116.  Complete 1-3 and the challenge at the bottom of the page.

1/15: Study for the quiz by playing the Quia Unit 5 Quiz 1 Battleship Review and Challenge Board.

1/19: Look at your science progress report.  There is no regular journal.

1/20: Online Journal - Designer Babies

1/21: Video Journal: Cloning - Take video notes and explain the ethics involved with cloning technology.  Watch the video HERE

1/22: Study for the quiz by playing the Quia Unit 5 Quiz 2 Battleship Review and Challenge Board.

1/25: Video Journal: Probability - Take video notes OR write a summary OR a combination of both notes and a summary.  Watch the video HERE

1/26: Online Journal: Design Your Own Probability Experiment

1/27: Video Journal: History of Probability and Probability Calculations in Science - Take notes and/or write a summary. Watch Video 1 - Watch Video 2

1/28: No Regular Journal - Assemble Unit 5 Packet and review previous quizzes to study for tomorrow's test.

1/29: No Regular Journal - Turn-in your Unit 5 Packet and take the Unit 5 test.  Journals are DUE next week.
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