Blood Typing Lab 5/2/17-5/3/17

We learned a lot about a special case in genetics: Multiple Alleles! Blood group alleles were used as an example for this case. 48ABObloodsystemThis image is very helpful when it comes to determining which antigens and antibodies a person may have depending on their blood type.

Here is a link to a playlist that covers material we have gone over so far: Amoeba Sisters: Genetic Playlist.

multiple alleles

This slide also nicely sums up key concepts from the lesson.

rbc slide

*A-day classes: here is the corrected SMART slide.


Honors Biology for 9/29/16

Today, we had our Quiz on the Nature of Science and did a notebook check.

Afterward, students practiced identifying variables (independent, dependent and constant.) That practice page goes in the notebook (left side for a stamp) variables_worksheet (only did page one)

For notebook checks, I count up the number of stamps earned over a period of time (since August 31 in this case.)

Each stamp is worth 5 points. Multiply the number of stamps times five to get the score.( 7 stamps earned x 5 points = 35 points)

Students should have at least eight stamps by this point for a total of 40 points this time. Some student have more than eight and received extra credit.


B Day Classes 4/4/16

Welcome back from Spring Break! Today, we learned how to read pedigree charts to track traits through generations, then we learned how use Punnett squares to predict Sex-linked traits.

Link to video on reading pedigrees: Click video

For the assignment on pedigrees: click here: Pedigree worksheets

For the power point on Sex-linked traits click here: Sex-linked_Traits

Use this worksheet (it is different from what I assigned in class but covers the same material: Sex-linked_Traits_Problems




Activities/Assignments for 12/16 B Day

We finished up the POGIL activity on Membrane Structure and discusses the final Model on Active Transport.

We then developed a graphic organizer (Venn) that compared Passive Transport and Active Transport.

For the powerpoint that reviews cell membrane structure, passive transport (diffusion, osmosis, facilitated diffusion,) and active transport, Click osmosis+and+Diffusion

We then discussed osmosis.Here is the handout. Osnotes.

Here are the practice problems we worked on: Osmosis_worksheet[1]