Describe three types of RNA and explain the role of each in protein synthesis. 
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Biology Syllabus: March 2018
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

 

    March 1
DUE TODAY:
LEARNING TARGET
: Describe how scientists used evidence for the structure of DNA.
IN CLASS: Day 2, Race for the Double Helix; discussion; Knex models
TO DO:

March 1
DUE TODAY:
LEARNING TARGET
: Describe how scientists used evidence for the structure of DNA.
IN CLASS: Day 2, Race for the Double Helix; discussion; Knex models
TO DO:



5
DUE TODAY:
LEARNING TARGET
: Describe the structure of DNA.
IN CLASS: Part 3, Race for the Double Helix; build antiparallel strands, Quiz.
TO DO:
6
DUE TODAY: Race for the Double Helix movie analysis
LEARNING TARGET
: Use correct terminology to describe the process of DNA replication.
IN CLASS: Last 15 minutes of Race; DNA replication
TO DO:

 

7
DUE TODAY:
LEARNING TARGET
: Describe the process of DNA replication, explaining why the process is termed semiconservative.
IN CLASS: Model DNA replication with k'nex and write the steps from the model.
TO DO: Reading Ch 13-2

8
DUE TODAY:
LEARNING TARGET
:
Explain the transcription of RNA from DNA.
Explain 4 differences between DNA and RNA, and why each is significant.
Describe three types of RNA and explain the role of each in protein synthesis.
IN CLASS:
TO DO:
Reading 13-3 outline

9
DUE TODAY:
LEARNING TARGET
:
Trace the synthesis of protein from the transcription of DNA into mRNA through the production of a finished protein. Translation, Day 1
IN CLASS: Interactive Lecture and introduction to protein synthesis
TO DO:
Reading Ch 13.3
12
DUE TODAY: Reading Ch 13.3
LEARNING TARGET
: Trace the synthesis of protein from the transcription of DNA into mRNA through the production of a finished protein. Point mutations. Review and practice, Translation, Day 2
IN CLASS: Translation, Day 2
TO DO:
13
DUE TODAY:
LEARNING TARGET
:
IN CLASS: Procore HER 2; update portfolio spreadsheet with pre and post results.
TO DO:
Reading Ch 11.1
14
DUE TODAY: : Reading 11.1
LEARNING TARGET
: Describe the differences in sexual and asexual reproduction with respect to somatic cells and gametes
IN CLASS: Interactive lecture/discussion on meiosis and the production of haploid gametes - why important?
TO DO:
15
DUE TODAY:
LEARNING TARGET
: Describe the differences in sexual and asexual reproduction with respect to somatic cells and gametes
IN CLASS: Interactive lecture/discussion on meiosis and the production of haploid gametes - why important?
TO DO:
16 Early Release
DUE TODAY:
LEARNING TARGET
:
IN CLASS: Work on portfolio and cards
TO DO:
Reading 11.2

19
DUE TODAY: Reading 11.2; cards 112-132
LEARNING TARGET
:
IN CLASS:
TO DO:
update cards

20
DUE TODAY:
LEARNING TARGET
:
IN CLASS: Pretest - Punnett squares; Review of Mendelian Genetics monohybrid crosses
TO DO:
  practice problems;
21
DUE TODAY:
LEARNING TARGET
:
IN CLASS: Incomplete dominance, codominance
TO DO:
Rebop Prelab
22
DUE TODAY: Reebop Prelab
LEARNING TARGET
:
IN CLASS: Genetics monohybrid crosses
TO DO:
Genetics Problems 1-4
23
DUE TODAY: Genetics Problems 1-4
LEARNING TARGET
:
IN CLASS: Incomplete dominance, codominance
TO DO:
Genetics problems Part 7
26
DUE TODAY:
LEARNING TARGET
: Calculate probabilities for given traits using Mendel's Laws and incomplete and codominance. Law of Segregation and Independent Assortment
IN CLASS:
TO DO:
27
DUE TODAY:
LEARNING TARGET
: Explain how the Law of Independent Assortment and the Law of Segregation describe the sorting of individual traits into gametes.
IN CLASS: Draw Reebop characteriscits and build. Begin analysis.
TO DO:
28 EARLY DISMISSAL
DUE TODAY:
LEARNING TARGET
:
IN CLASS: Analysis of Reebop traits
TO DO: Complete analysis - Reebop lab
29 EASTER BREAK
30 EASTER BREAK