Lesson Plans
Biology 2nd Q 13.14 Lesson Plans
Week: 11/04/2013 Instructor: Angela Larson Academics
Topic: Huntington's disease/ pedigrees
Lesson: We will finish watching a video about the autosomal dominant genetic disease called Huntington's. Students will write a reaction paper to the video. We will then continue working on chapter 11, talking about pedigrees and how they work. Students will practice inferring genotypes using a pedigree. If time permits, we will begin working on complex inheritance traits.
Assignment: Work on the chapter 11 review wkst
Topic: Complex Inheritance
Lesson: We will work through 11.2, talking about and giving examples of complex inheritance patterns that don't follow Mendel's rules.
Assignment: Work on chapter 11 review wkst
Topic: Mistakes in meiosis
Lesson: We will finish chapter 11 by talking about nondisjunction and other chromosomal genetic defects. The remainder of the class time will be spent working on the "variations on a human face" for which students will have partners to exchange genetic info with and draw the resulting child.
Assignment: Finish the chapter 11 wkst and study
Topic: Review of chapter 11/ Face lab
Lesson: We will spend most of the class time reviewing the information learned in chapter 11. Students will finish drawing their children. Chapter 11 review wksts will be corrected in class so students can use them to study.
Assignment: Study for the chapter 11 test
Topic: Chapter 11 test/ DNA
Lesson: Students will take a test over chapter 11 information. As they finish, they will begin reading chapter 12 on DNA structure. When everyone is finished, we will continue with the notes on chapter 12.
Assignment: Read chapter 12