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1/12/17

posted Jan 12, 2017, 7:50 AM by Kelly Allen

Journal: How did you spend your snow days?

Class: Background for tomorrow's pGLO lab

HW: Read Ch. 17 & 18
Book Club #6 Tues. 1/17
Chromosomal Disorder grid due Wed. 1/18
Ch. 17/18 test Wed. 1/18
Genetics problems due TOMORROW

1/6/17

posted Jan 6, 2017, 6:03 AM by Kelly Allen

Journal: Punnett square problems involve a lot of logical reasoning. Do you like this sort of thing? Explain why or why not.

Class: Work on genetics problems

HW: Read Ch. 17 & 18
2nd Draft of EPI paper due by 11:59 pm TONIGHT via Turnitin.com
GATTACA essay due Tues. 1/10
Book Club #6 Tues. 1/17
Chromosomal Disorder grid due Wed. 1/18
Ch. 17/18 test Wed. 1/18

1/4/17

posted Jan 4, 2017, 10:46 AM by Kelly Allen   [ updated Jan 5, 2017, 6:18 AM ]

Journal: Today we’re going to be doing some Mendelian genetics and Punnett squares. Tell me what you remember from Biology I about these topics.

Class: Refresher on Mendelian genetics and Punnett squares
Work on genetics problems

HW: Read Ch. 17
2nd Draft of EPI paper due Fri. 1/6 via Turnitin.com
GATTACA essay due Tues. 1/10
Book Club #6 Tues. 1/17
Ch. 17/18 test Wed. 1/18

1/3/17

posted Jan 3, 2017, 6:19 AM by Kelly Allen   [ updated Jan 3, 2017, 6:30 AM ]

Journal: Welcome back! Happy 2017! Did you make any resolutions for this year? If so, what are they? If not, why not?

Class: Finish watching GATTACA

HW: Read Ch. 17
2nd Draft of EPI paper due Fri. 1/6 via Turnitin.com
GATTACA essay due Tues. 1/10
Book Club #6 Tues. 1/17

12/22/16

posted Dec 22, 2016, 6:06 AM by Kelly Allen

Journal: No journal today

Class: Continue watching GATTACA

HW: Read Ch. 17
Book Club #6 Wed. 1/13
2nd Draft of EPI paper due Fri. 1/6 via Turnitin.com

12/21/16

posted Dec 21, 2016, 6:31 AM by Kelly Allen

Journal: No journal today

Class: Book Club #5
Begin watching GATTACA

HW: Read Ch. 17
Book Club #6 Wed. 1/13
2nd Draft of EPI paper due Fri. 1/6 via Turnitin.com

12/20/16

posted Dec 20, 2016, 6:12 AM by Kelly Allen

Journal: This is our last journal for 2016! What is one thing that you hope for yourself in 2017? What is one thing that you hope for others (one or multiple people) in 2017?

Class: Finish Mutation activity (see 12/19 attachment)
Work on Chromosome Symposium and Mutation activity

HW: Read Ch. 17
Book Club #5 TOMORROW
Mutation Activity due TOMORROW
2nd Draft of EPI paper due Fri. 1/6 via Turnitin.com

12/19/16

posted Dec 19, 2016, 7:09 AM by Kelly Allen

Journal: Today we’re going to start talking about mutations. What do you know about mutations? Are they good, bad, neither? Explain.

Class: Mutation activity (see 12/19 attachment)

HW: Read Ch. 17
Book Club #5 Wed. 12/21
2nd Draft of EPI paper due Fri. 1/6 via Turnitin.com

12/16/16

posted Dec 16, 2016, 5:22 AM by Kelly Allen

Journal: Do you think that all pregnancies should be checked (via amniocentesis) for chromosomal anomalies like the ones we have been researching? Explain your answer.

Class: Chromosome symposium

HW: Read Ch. 17
Book Club #5 Wed. 12/21
2nd Draft of EPI paper due Fri. 1/6 via Turnitin.com

12/15/16

posted Dec 15, 2016, 7:29 AM by Kelly Allen

Journal: Tell me what you know about DNA? It can be regarding structure, function, location, etc.

Class: Notes on DNA (see slides 1-13 of 12/15 attachment)

HW: Read Ch. 17
Finish Chromosome project by midnight Thurs. 12/15
Book Club #5 Wed. 12/21
2nd Draft of EPI paper due Fri. 1/6 via Turnitin.com

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