Lesson Plans
Biology 3rd Q 12.13 Lesson Plans
Week: 02/25/2013 Instructor: Angela Larson Academics
Topic: Dominant and Recessive Human traits
Lesson: Students will do a meiosis lab, creating marshmallow creatures. When the lab is complete, we will begin chapter 11 on human recessive and dominant traits. If time permits, we will begin the video on Huntington's disease.
Assignment: Begin working on chapter 11 review wkst
Topic: Complex inheritance
Lesson: We will finish the video about Huntington's disease and students will write a one page reaction paper to the video. We will then continue with chapter 11, talking about the complex inheritance patterns.
Assignment: Work on the chapter 11 review wkst
Topic: Complex inheritance patterns
Lesson: We will continue talking about complex patterns of inheritance, as well as applications of genetic testing and the use of pedigrees and testcrosses. Students will practice doing a pedigree and inferring genotypes.
Assignment: Work on the chapter 11 review wkst
Topic: Complex inheritance and chromosomal disorders
Lesson: We will finish up the notes on complex inheritance patterns. We will then talk about nondisjunction and the disorders they cause.
Assignment: Finish the chapter 11 review wkst
Topic: Review of chapter 11
Lesson: We will spend the class period reviewing the concepts of chapter 11.
Assignment: Study for the chapter 11 test on Monday
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