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    Next topic:  Let's talk DNA!  Notes on DNA    
    Activity: Excuse me!  I think that's my chromosome!  Create a strand of DNA and use it to learn how DNA duplicates itself and eventually passes messages on to the cell to produce proteins.    
    No school!  Parent-Teacher conferences.    
    Complete assembling DNA sequences (beads) on pipe cleaners.    
    Notes on DNA duplication (replication).    
    Learn more about DNA at www.johnkyrk.com    
    Complete the WS - Analyzing the Rate of DNA Replication and define the terms DNA replication, replication fork, DNA helicase and DNA polymerase.    
    Turn in Excuse me!  I think that's my chromosome! and the WS-Analyzing the Rate of DNA Replication stapled together.    
    Movie: Cracking the Code of Life  pt.1    
    Next topic: DNA Transcription & Translation    
    Make sure that you have turned in Excuse me!  I think that's my chromosome! and the WS-Analyzing the Rate of DNA Replication stapled together.    
    Activity: Transcription & Translation - Making the Protein (using mRNA and tRNA)    
    DNA at www.johnkyrk.com    
    Movie: Cracking the Code of Life  pt.2    
    Continue the Transcription & Translation - Making the Protein    
    Complete the activity  Transcription & Translation - Making the Protein and turn it in.    
    Practice Quiz!    
    Mount your DNA, mRNA and protein on a 1/2 sheet of paper and turn it in.    
    HW: Study for a quiz over DNA replication, transcription and translation.  Use your notes, www.johnkyrk.com, and Ch.9 & 10 for review.    
    HW:  Write an essay about DNA Knowledge: What do you think?  Click here to see the questions you have to choose from and the requirements.    
    DNA, RNA & Protein Quiz    
    Notes on mutations to include point mutations, insertions, deletions, inversions, etc.  Check out pages 219-220 in your text for more information.    
    Movie: Cracking the Code of Life pt.3    
    Turn in your essay for the question you selected from DNA Knowledge: What do you think?     
    Movie: GATTACA  Answer the questions as you watch this movie.    
    Finish the movie GATTACA.  Finish answering the questions and turn in your paper.    
    Color code the "Cell Cycle" & "Mitosis" handout.     
    Ch. 6 Vocabulary - pg. 133.  There are 19 terms to be defined.  Be sure to number and underline each term and provide a complete definition.  No partial credit for poor definitions.    
    Staple color coding page and vocabulary together and turn in at the beginning of our next class.    
    Turn in the color coding and vocabulary assignments.    
    Complete the Reading 6-1 and 6-2 handout.  Turn in before the end of class.    
    HW: Ch.6 crossword puzzle.    
    Notes on the phases of Mitosis.    
    Mitosis Activity - Cut out the chromosomes and be able to correctly set up the stages of mitosis.    
    Turn in the Reading 6-1 & 6-2 handout, along with the crossword puzzle.    
    SUB day for Gold day...  Complete the Chapter Review handout    
    Mitosis Lab: Onion Root Tip    
    6th & 7th periods -Turn in Chapter Review handout from 12/9    
    1st & 2nd periods - Complete the Chapter Review handout and turn it in on 12/12.    
    Correct papers    
    Review for Test    
    Review for Test    
    Test: DNA, RNA & Cell Reproduction    
    Winter Holidays!!!!    
    Notes on Meiosis.    
    HW:  Read through Ch. 7 and study the diagrams showing how meiosis works.  Find out what "crossing-over" is all about for our next class.    
    Meiosis notes (continued)    
    Comparing Mitosis & Meiosis - Use some colored pencils or markers to draw in some chromosomes.    
    Meiosis & Trisomy 21 - This animation shows how nondisjunction causes genetic defects like Downs Syndrome.    
    Review Ch.16 info - Remote activity    
    Finish the NG movie "In the Womb: Multiples".    
    Review Ch. 16,2, 3, 4 - Remote Activity    
    Notes: Heredity: Tour of the Basics    
    Review Ch. 9,10,6,7 - Remote Activity    

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