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Courses: Cell Biology/Genetics and ESS

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Genetics- Book- Human Genetics 5th Edition- (by Ricki Lewis)

Class Expectations for Genetics

Genetics Lab Safety

Semester 1 Units- Notes Assignments
Introduction Lab Template, Magnification Notes, Drawing Notes, Chem. Notes, Cell Structure,  Textbook Survey, Chp. 1 reading guide, Career project, Microscope lab,
Mitosis/Meiosis Cell Repro. ppt.,
DNA and Protein Synthesis  See _classPickup folder, Protein Synthesis, DNA histrory, History pjct., Replication Drawing, Reading ?s, Protein practice, Review sheet, Review sheet KEY,
Mendel 1  Chp 4, Punnet Squares, Disorder Project, Punnet Square Prac.,
Mendel 2  Chp 5, Epistasis,  Punnett Square Prac. #2, 2 factor crosses, 3 factor crosses, Exceptions to Mendel, Epistasis,

Semester 2-

Unit Notes Assignments
Linkage/ Mapping  Chp. 6  Linkage Webquest, Linkage ?'s, Intro. ?'s,
Multifactorial / Behavior Chp. 7 and 8, Addiction Webquest, Mouse Party, Addiction pedigree, Health Key, Webquest Key,
Chromosomal Variation Chp. 11-12, Review, Karyotyping ppt.,  Karyotyping Activity, Disorder Project, Chromosome Drawings, Cross word 1, Crossword 2, Reading questions, ? KEY,
Population Genetics Chp. 13-15, Ppt. in _classPickup folder!

 Electrophoresis, Online Tutorial, Prac. # 1, #1 Key, Prac. # 2, #2 Key, Reading ?'s, Ferret Lab ?'s, Exceptions to H-W ?'s, Exceptions Key, Review Pbms., Review Pbms.. Key,

Immunity and Cancer PPT, Chp. 16-17, Web questions, Web question Key, pg. 366 ?'s, Cancer Inheritance, Cancer Pjct.,
Biotechnology  Chp. 18, 19, 21 & 22  Microarrays, Personalized Medicine, Cloning,
Final  Review Sheet

Earth Systems Science- (ESS)

Book: Conceptual Physical Science 2nd edition (by Hewitt, Suchocki and Hewitt)

Class Expectations for ESS

Lab Safety in ESS

Semester 1 Units- Notes Assignments
Introduction Textbook Survey, Lab Template, Sci. Method, Sig Figs,Graphing, River Questions, Graphing Practice, Sig. figs., Sig. Fig KEY,Career pjct., Measurement Lab,
Atomic Structure- Atomic Structure ppt., Elements to memorize, Half-Life notes, Power Point Project, Half-Life Lab,
Elements and Periodic Table- Chp 16, Periodic puzzle, Coloring sheet, Shell filling, Review, Puzzle 2,
Bonding Chp. 17, Bonding Review, Key to Review,
Chemical Formulas Notes, Note Power Point, Problem. Set 1, Problem Set 2, Fun based learning link,
Acids and Bases   Project Requirements,
Earth's Interior Chp. 23, PowerPoint, Volacoes ppt., Volcanoe notes, Epicenter ppt, Volcano Pjct., Virtual Earthquake, Seismic Wave Lab,

Semester 2-

Unit Notes Assignments
Earth's Interior Chp. 23, PowerPoint, Volacoes, Layers,Supervolcano ?'s, Webquest, Graphing, Review ?'s,
Atmosphere and Weather Notes, Cloud Wksht., Noteguide,

GLOBE Cloud Quiz, Scavenger Hunt,

Water and Oceanography Water ppt., Oceanography ppt., Ocean notes, Water notes, Water Quality Brochure,Questionaire, Crossword, Marine Life pjct., Reading assmt., Crossword Key, Peer review,
Astronomy Stars, Solar System, Telescopes, Moon, Collective Notes in Microsoft Word,

Star Life Cycle, Cycle quiz, Video Facts, Spectrum Wordsearch, Spectrum Jigsaw tble., Tregoning , Pluto Questions,

Density Density Notes, Powerpoint, Density Lab?s,
Motion- PowerPoint, Hotwheel Lab, Reaction time, Motion prac., Catapult pjct., Hang Time,
Energy- PowerPoint, Pblms 1, Vitamin Water Lab, Power lab 1, Power lab 2, Practice Problems, Practice Problem KEY,
Final   Review Sheet, Boom pjct.,



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