Lesson Plans
Biology 4th Q 12.13 Lesson Plans
Week: 03/18/2013 Instructor: Angela Larson Academics
Topic: DNA test/ Chapter 13- Biotechnology
Lesson: Students will take a test over DNA structure, replication, transcription/ translation and mutations. When everyone is finished, we will begin chapter 13, learning about biotechnology and its many applications
Assignment: Chapter 13 RAP sheet
Topic: Genetic engineering
Lesson: Portfolios due. We will continue chapter 13, talking about the process of genetic engineering and some of the tools used. Students will do a paper lab simulation on restriction enzymes.
Assignment: Work on chapter 13 review wkst
Topic: Gel electrophoresis
Lesson: Students will learn how gel electrophoresis works by watching a video simulation and doing a paper lab to demonstrate the process. If time permits, we will talk about the human genome project.
Assignment: Work on the chapter 13 review wkst
Topic: Human genome project
Lesson: We will finish the chapter by talking about the human genome project and its importance. We will then watch a video about genetic selection and the disease Fanconi's anemia.
Assignment: Finish the chapter 13 review wkst
Topic: Review of chapter 13 concepts
Lesson: We will finish watching our video and play a review game to reinforce the ideas learned in chapter 13. We will also correct the chapter 13 review wkst
Assignment: Study for the test on Monday