4/20/11
- assessment statements

4/21/11
- meiosis test

HW:

  • Raven and Johnson book pg. 244-254

  • Mendel's Laws of Inheritance worksheet


4/25/11
- group retake and reprieved/ absent on meiosis test

HW: Tiger book; 142-146, questions on pg. 143, 145


4/26/11
- intro. simple Mendelian genetics
  • genotype, phenotype, dominant, recessive, homo-, heterozygous

4/27/11
- check on pg. 145
- sickle cell worksheet (w/ Biozone worksheet)
- basic genetic crosses, test crosses, monohybrid crosses (w/ Biozone and Monohybrid Cross worksheets)

HW;

  • Tiger book, 152-153

4/28/11
- go over handouts in 8th period
- sex linked traits
- problem set

Genetics practice problems here and here and here. Just try problems related to Mendelian (complete dominance) inheritance, co- incomplete dominance, sex linked traits and other from the assessment statements.


HW:


4/29/11
- check DBQ
- sex linked traits problems
- "Birth, Sex, Death"

HW; formative assessment in genetics... can count as grade


5/2/11

- formative assessment in genetics...

HW; read Drosophila info.


5/3/11
- hand back tests
- go over formative assessment
- prepare fruit fly stuff
- virtual Drosophila lab

5/4/11
- hand back tests
- sex determination; "Birth, Sex, Death"
- sex linked traits, multiple alleles, codominance, polygenic traits
- genetics problems keys

5/5/11
- Drosophila crosses

5/6/11

Pedigrees and genetics

  1. go to Pedigree Analysis and read through the information.
  2. complete the Drag and Drop pedigree exercise
  3. Work on the Pedigree Analysis handout and complete for homework.

5/9/11
The flies live!
2nd period, we'll check them out tomorrow and 8th period, we'll set up the crosses tomorrow

Polygenic inheritance and dihybrid crosses (help each other out as you work on this... it's challenging)


  1. read pg. 161-163 in Tiger book
  2. read over new assessment statements above (for dihybrid crosses)
  3. read pg. 157 in Tiger book
  4. watch dihybrid cross animation
  5. read pg. 158-160 in Tiger book and try DBQs on 159 and 160
  6. watch linkage animation
  7. check your answers with the key
  8. complete linkage and recombination handout and finish for homework

5/10/11
2nd period:
  • check flies
  • make observations
  • go over polygenic inheritance, dihybrid crosses and linkage
8th period:
  • set up fruit fly crosses
  • go over pedigrees

HW: test on Theoretical genetics Friday



5/11/11
2nd period
  • set up fruit fly crosses for white eyed flies

8th period
  • review inheritance patterns
  • all except sex linked


5/12/11
2nd period
  • go over pedigrees
  • sex-linked traits
  • questions?

8th period
  • sex linked traits
  • practice problems

HW: study for test on Theoretical genetics



5/13/11
  • release parental flies (sepia/ wild)
  • mate white-eyed/ wild
  • review for test

5/16/11
  • theoretical genetics test

5/17/11
  • theoretical genetics test and group retakes

HW; review dihybrid cross and linkage information from 5/9 above


5/18/11
dihybrid crosses, linkage, crossing over, recombination

5/19/11
  • dihybrid and linkage explanation/ problems
  • release P1s 8th period for sepia and white eyed flies

5/20/11
  • dihybrid cross worksheet
  • dihybrid and linkage practice
  • 2nd period: mate se/+ F1 flies for F2

5/23/11
  • score white/+ F1 (2nd and 8th)
  • score sepia/+ F1 and set up F2 cross (8th)
  • questions on dihybrid/ linkage?

test on dihybrid/ linkage Friday, 5/27


5/24/11
  • return and go over genetics test

test on dihybrid/ linkage and genetics reassessment Friday, 5/27 



5/25/11-5/26/11
  • score white eyed/ wild type hybrid (F1)
  • review dihybrid, linkage, etc.

5/27/11

test on dihybrid/ linkage and genetics reassessment




5/28/11
2nd period
  • score se/+ (F2) flies
  • watch and rate cow eye dissection videos