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Unit  1 Cells and Heredity
Chapter 5 Modern Genetics
   


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Teacher Resources
         Student Extra Credit
  

5-1 Human Inheritance
Patterns of Human Inheritance
Sex Chromosomes
Effect of Environment

5-2 Human Genetic Disorders
Causes of Genetic Disorders
Pedigrees
Managing Genetic Disorders

5-3 Advances in Genetics
Selective Breeding
Cloning
Genetic Engineering
Learning About Human Genetics

 

Day 1-2
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Genetic Siblings
Day 6
Magnify0b.gif (341 bytes) Let's Clone a Mouse, Mouse, Mouse
Day 3
Pencil.gif (1165 bytes)RSG 5-2 Human Genetic Disorders
Day 7
Pencil.gif (1165 bytes) Case of the Cloned Cats
Day 4-5
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  Junior: A Quart of Paint
Day 8
Pencil.gif (1165 bytes) The Bioethics of Human Cloning

 

 

Day 1 and 2
Topic 5-1 Human Inheritance Genetic Siblings
Objectives/ I can...
Choose and record genotypes and phenotypes.
Create a Genetic Sibling based on the chosen traits.
Describe the function of sex chromosomes.
State Goals
12.A.5b 
Analyze the transmission of genetic traits, diseases and defects.

Common Core MS-LS3-2
Develop and use a model to describe why asexual reproduction results in offspring with identical genetic information and sexual reproduction results in offspring with genetic variation.

Classwork-Homework
crayon0a.gif (328 bytes) Genetic Siblings

Note02.gif (247 bytes) Use Genetics of Parenthood for trait references.
1. Determine Male (XY) or Female (XX) by flipping a coin.
     Heads is first allele, tails is the second.
2. Work together #1 Face Shape and #2 Chin Shape
3. Put Skin Colors and Hair Colors on the board.
4. Explain how to determine the trait using capital letters.
5. Complete the worksheet.
6. Draw "Sibling" on Day 2.
7. Draw facial features, color last.
8. Names on picture. 
TEC
Resources
crayon0a.gif (328 bytes) Crazy Traits Lab

 

Day 3
Topic 5-2 Human Genetic Disorders
Objectives/ I can...
Identify two major causes of genetic disorders in humans.
Explain how geneticists trace the inheritance of traits.
Describe how genetic disorders are diagnosed and treated.
State Goals
12.A.3b 
Compare characteristics of organisms produced from a single parent with those of organisms produced by two parents. 
12.A.5b  Analyze the transmission of genetic traits, diseases and defects.

Common Core MS-LS3-1
Develop and use a model to describe why structural changes to genes (mutations) located on chromosomes may affect proteins and may result in harmful, beneficial, or neutral effects to the structure and function of the organism.

Classwork-Homework
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On the Board
Gender:
sex of a person or other organism
Inherited Diseases:
disease caused by an inherited gene
Sex-Linked Traits:
traits that are controlled by the sex chromosome
Carrier:
an organism that has a recessive gene for a trait but does not show the trait
Pedigree:
chart that shows inheritance of certain traits over several generations

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On the Board

Inherited Diseases

Sickle Cell Recessive blood cells have abnormal shape
PKU Recessive cannot eat meats, eggs, cheese, milk
Tay-Sachs Recessive fat in brain cells cause damage
Huntington's Dominant loss of muscle control, mental illness, death

 

readme.gif (1442 bytes) Prentice Hall 151-155

Pencil.gif (1165 bytes)RSG 5-2 Human Genetic Disorders

star.gif (2279 bytes) Family Pedigree With Traits  Locate and click

TEC
Pencil.gif (1165 bytes) Sickle-Cell Allele and Malaria Science Explorer page 319
Resources
Computer.gif (1114 bytes) Pedigree Investigator: On the Case of Nicotine Addiction
Pencil.gif (1165 bytes) Pedigree Investigator Worksheet

 

Day 4
Topic  Horse Genetics
Objectives/ I can...
Read an interview with a horse breeder.
Read biographies and gather key information.
Identify and record the known traits of a horse's family tree.
State Goals
12.A.5b 
Analyze the transmission of genetic traits, diseases and defects.

Common Core MS-LS3-2
Develop and use a model to describe why asexual reproduction results in offspring with identical genetic information and sexual reproduction results in offspring with genetic variation.
Common Core MS-LS3-1
Develop and use a model to describe why structural changes to genes (mutations) located on chromosomes may affect proteins and may result in harmful, beneficial, or neutral effects to the structure and function of the organism.

Classwork-Homework
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On the Board
Selective Breeding:
choosing organisms with desired traits to be parents
Cloning:
producing an organism that has exactly the same genes as the original organism
Controlled Breeding:
mating to produce offspring with certain traits
Mass Selection:
crossing plants with desirable traits
Hybridization:
mating two different kinds of organisms
Inbreeding:
mating closely related organisms
Genetic Engineering: genes of one organism are tranfered into the DNA of another organism

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  Junior: A Quart of Paint
                Read the story pages 12-14

 Lecture.gif - 2227 Bytes Write on the board the Physical and Behavioral characteristics of Junior.              

Physical Characteristics Behavioral Characteristics
Part Paint/Quarter horse Gentle: Kid could ride
Big hips Lively personality
Short back  
Long neck  
Small head  
Bald Face: white face  
Medicine hat; Brown markings to ears  
Black markings on tip of tail and mane b/w
ears
 
Bay: Brownish color  
Lots of white hair  
   


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  Fill in the these characteristics about Junior on the Junior’s Relatives Fact Sheet p.19

 Pencil.gif - 434 Bytes Finish Junior’s Relatives Fact Sheet

TEC
Resources
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Junior: A Quart of Paint  Directions p.18

 

Day 5
Topic  Junior's Family Tree
Objectives/ I can...
Trace the family history of a horse.
Create visual representations of data.
Compare differences and similarities in traits.
State Goals
11.A.4b 
Formulate hypotheses referencing prior research and knowledge.
12.A.5b  Analyze the transmission of genetic traits, diseases and defects.
Common Core MS-LS3-1
Develop and use a model to describe why structural changes to genes (mutations) located on chromosomes may affect proteins and may result in harmful, beneficial, or neutral effects to the structure and function of the organism.
Common Core MS-LS3-2
Develop and use a model to describe why asexual reproduction results in offspring with identical genetic information and sexual reproduction results in offspring with genetic variation.
Classwork-Homework
Pencil.gif - 434 Bytes Make your final display of Junior’s Family Tree on large paper.
Your family tree must include the following:
1. The names of your group members.
2. Accurately colored picture of each relative.
3. Written description of characteristics one cannot see for each relative.
4. Lines that accurately connect one horse to the next.
5. A written explanation describing where Junior got his blue eyes.
6. Any facts your group would like to add or details that add to the appearance of your display.
7.
Color Junior,  Juniors parents,  and Junior's grandparents.
TEC
Resources

 

Day 6
Topic 5-3 Advances in Genetics
Objectives/ I can...
Understand the science of cloning.
Explain, step-by-step, the Honolulu method of cloning.
State Goals
12.A.5b 
Analyze the transmission of genetic traits, diseases and defects.
Common Core MS-LS3-1
Develop and use a model to describe why structural changes to genes (mutations) located on chromosomes may affect proteins and may result in harmful, beneficial, or neutral effects to the structure and function of the organism.
Common Core MS-LS3-2
Develop and use a model to describe why asexual reproduction results in offspring with identical genetic information and sexual reproduction results in offspring with genetic variation.
Classwork-Homework
readme.gif (1442 bytes) Prentice Hall 157-162
Pencil.gif (1165 bytes) RSG 5-3 Advances in Genetics
star.gif (2279 bytes) DNA Fingerprinting Worksheet
TEC
Resources
Note02.gif (247 bytes) Baa, Baa Dolly Sheep Have You Any Wool?  Use as Introduction

Magnify0b.gif (341 bytes) Let's Clone a Mouse, Mouse, Mouse  University of Utah Genetics Index
         You need to register to access! It's Free!
         At the Genetics Index Page scroll down to the 14th Activity Let's Clone a Mouse, Mouse, Mouse
         Student pages are 14-18

Use Computer.bmp (3254 bytes) Click and Clone   View step and have kids follow.

 

Day 7
Topic 5-3 Cloning
Objectives/ I can...
Apply reasonable values and beliefs to a bioethical dilema.
Decide whether you are for or against cloning.
State Goals
12.A.5b 
Analyze the transmission of genetic traits, diseases and defects.

Common Core MS-LS3-1
Develop and use a model to describe why structural changes to genes (mutations) located on chromosomes may affect proteins and may result in harmful, beneficial, or neutral effects to the structure and function of the organism.
Common Core MS-LS4-5
Gather and synthesize information about the technologies that have changed the way humans influence the inheritance of desired traits in organisms.

Classwork-Homework
BILL NYE: CLONING
Cloning Part 1/3  9:09
Cloning Part 2/3  9:11
Cloning Part 3/3  6:29

Human Cloning  2:54

Pencil.gif (1165 bytes) Case of the Cloned Cats
At the bottom of the page click on Case Study.
TEC
Resources

 

Day 8
Topic 5-3 Cloning
Objectives/ I can...
Analyze the problems that may arise as a result of human cloning.
Apply reasonable values and beliefs to a bioethical dilemma.
Decide whether you are for or against cloning.
State Goals
12.A.5b 
Analyze the transmission of genetic traits, diseases and defects.
Common Core MS-LS4-5  Selective breeding - cloning
Gather and synthesize information about the technologies that have changed the way humans influence the inheritance of desired traits in organisms.
Classwork-Homework
Pencil.gif (1165 bytes) The Bioethics of Human Cloning  17th activity on page 16 pages 3 scenarios
TEC
Resources

 

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Teacher Resources

 Pencil.gif (1165 bytes) Assignments    crayon0a.gif (328 bytes) Art Activity    Magnify0b.gif - 341 BytesLab      BookOpen.bmp (16686 bytes) Lesson Plan      braininjar.gif (1615 bytes)Tests     IconMap.bmp (3402 bytes) Maps     Note02.gif (247 bytes) Resources    
Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Web Sites    
SchoolBus5.bmp (6174 bytes) Field Trips      Computer.gif (1114 bytes) Computer     bookpages.gif (1592 bytes) Book    Dice.bmp (3974 bytes) Games    star.gif (2279 bytes)Extra Credit     filmstrip.gif (6075 bytes)PPT

CHROMOSOMES
Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Sex Chromosomes
CLONING  You must register to access the activities below. Free!
 Pencil.gif (1165 bytes) The Bioethics of Human Cloning  17th activity on page 16 pages 3 scenarios
 Pencil.gif (1165 bytes) Case of the Cloned Cats
 Pencil.gif (1165 bytes) Worksheet on Dolly
 Computer.gif (1114 bytes) Cloning the Basics On Line Worksheet
 Magnify0b.gif (341 bytes) Let's Clone a Mouse, Mouse, Mouse  14th Activity Student is a scientist and carries out Somatic Cell Nuclear Transfer via paper illustrations.   Computer.bmp (3254 bytes) Click and Clone
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Baa, Baa Dolly Sheep Have You Any Wool?
DISEASES
 Note02.gif (247 bytes) Assessment- Real World Problems   Real world genetics problems that relate to the genetic disorders cystic fibrosis and sickle cell anemia.
DNA FINGERPRINTING
 Magnify0b.gif (341 bytes) Giant Panda Heredity Exercise  Which bears are related?
 Magnify0b.gif (341 bytes) Who Ate the Cheese? In this simulation you will examine crime scene evidence to determine who is responsible for eating the Queen's special imported Lindbergher Cheese (yes, the stinky cheese). You will model the process of electrophoresis and DNA fingerprinting.
 Computer.gif (1114 bytes) Evidence Web Site   Pencil.gif (1165 bytes) DNA Fingerprinting Worksheet    braininjar.gif (1615 bytes) DNA Quiz
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Basics of DNA Fingerprinting
FORENSIC SCIENCE
Pencil.gif (1165 bytes) Forensic Science Crossword Puzzle
Pencil.gif (1165 bytes) Nike Shoe Investigation Learn about currents as you plot the locations of the Nike shoe discoveries.
 Magnify0b.gif (341 bytes) Analyze This! Crime Scence Investigation
 camera.GIF (174 bytes)Crime Scene Picture  Pencil.gif (1165 bytes)Crime Scene Questions   camera.GIF (174 bytes)Family Dinner Picture   Pencil.gif (1165 bytes) Dinner Questions  Look at pictures for 30 seconds and then answer questions.
 Computer.gif (1114 bytes) Bones and the Badge
GENETICS
 Pencil.gif - 434 Bytes Bunny Babies Students use their knowledge of how traits are inherited to determine the traits for Easter Egg Bunnies.
 Pencil.gif - 434 Bytes DNA Chain Letter
 Pencil.gif - 434 Bytes Genetics of Parenthood   Flip coins to determine what the person looks like.
 Pencil.gif - 434 Bytes Genetics Practice Problems
 Pencil.gif - 434 Bytes Genetics With a Smile  and Smiley Face Evaluation
 Pencil.gif (434 bytes) Teaching Medelian Genetics by Writing
 crayon0a.gif - 328 Bytes  Genetics With a Smile
 Magnify0b.gif - 341 Bytes Genetics With STACOPS  Using their knowledge of genetics and heredity, students will participate in activities involving the chromosomes of a created animal called a STACOP. Based on the genetic information of a "mated" pair of STACOPs, students will make inferences about the genetic combinations the STACOPs' offspring might inherit.
  Magnify0b.gif - 341 Bytes  Inherited Traits  Make a chart and collect trait information with a partner.
 Magnify0b.gif (341 bytes)   Plastic Egg Genetics
 Magnify0b.gif - 341 Bytes Toothpick Fish  You will learn about the relationships between many different aspects of fish life: genes, traits, variation, survival, and reproduction. The activity here is a simulation, but it models the way fish and other organisms live in nature.
 Note02.gif - 247 Bytes From Genes to Jeans  96 page activity book. 1. Just Like Me     2. Let’s Get Square  3. Bird Land   4. Design Yer Genes     5. Snappy Products, Inc.
 Note02.gif - 247 Bytes Where Did You Get Those Genes?  Trace the lineage of horses and tomatoes.
 Earth.gif - 6650 Bytes Drag and Drop Genetics Investigate allelic inheritance in this interactive site. The Punnett Squares questions revolve around monohybrids, blood groupings, sex-linkage traits and pedigrees. Questions involving percentages of trait inheritance are also included.
 Earth.gif - 6650 Bytes Gene Machine  Enter your parents and your physical traits and see your genes.
 Earth.gif - 6650 Bytes Genetics Practice Problems  You may type in your own answers, then check to see if you were right. If you’re totally stumped, you can tell the computer to show you the answer to a particular question.
 Earth.gif - 6650 Bytes Genetic Science Learning Center
 Earth.gif - 6650 Bytes Chromosome Viewer  Click on a chromosome to see traits and disorders associated with that chromosome.
 Earth.gif - 6650 Bytes Java Genetics  Interactive problem set on Mendelian genetics.
 Computer.gif (1114 bytes) Recovering the Romanovs
HYBRIDS
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Mule Home Page




Student Extra Credit

star.gif - 2279 Bytes Extra Credit star.gif - 2279 Bytes

star.gif (2279 bytes) Cloning the Basics On Line Worksheet
star.gif (2279 bytes) DNA Fingerprinting Worksheet Is the child related to the father?
star.gif (2279 bytes) It Takes a Lickin Who messed with his lollipop?
star.gif - 2279 Bytes Mystery Bull  Figure out which bull is the father.
star.gif - 2279 Bytes Mystery of the Stolen Artifacts  Read the evidence and the court records and  make the verdict!


 
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