1/31/11
- peer assess lab data collection and processing
- read pg. 42 in Tiger book and discuss
- hand out assessment statements

HW: 48, 207-211 in Raven and Johnson (hardcover text)


2/1/11

2/2/11

2/3/11
- chromosomes/ DNA/ DNA packaging in eukaryotes
- cell cycle
- mitosis reading

HW: read "Case of Dividing Cell" handout


2/4/11
- outline the cell cycle and mitosis
- cell cycle and mitosis animations
- onion root cell mitosis
  • calculate mitotic index (pg. 38 in Tiger book)
  • sketch one cell of each of the stages of mitosis
- hand back work

HW: Tiger book, pg. 38-42, DBQ pg. 39


2/7/11
- more resources (Kahn Academy, Click4Biology vids)
- mitosis video
- cont. mitosis cell observations
  • calculate mitotic index (pg. 38 inTigerbook)
  • sketch one cell of each of the stages of mitosis


2/8/11
- In a population of cells, the ratio of the number of cells undergoing mitosis (cell division) to the number of cells not undergoing mitosis.
mbox{MitoticI}=fracmbox{(P+M+A+T)}mbox{N}*100%
mbox{MitoticI}=fracmbox{(P+M+A+T)}mbox{N}*100%

- go over pg. 39 DBQ
- cancer and cell division
- TED talk; Strategy for War on Cancer

HW: quiz Wednesday (2/9) on cell division


2/9/11
- Cell Division assessment

2/10/11
- Cell Division group retake
- TED talk; Strategy for War on Cancer

HW:
  • new topic... DNA
  • 49-51 in black textbook