Honors Biology


This calendar is subject to change.

1/30/17 - Discuss/Go over exam/Ask Questions; Meet Mr. Bieszard!; Quiz Friday!

1/31/17 - Discovery of DNA reading and Questions; QUIZ FRIDAY!

Check Marking the text on DNA History
Go over reading
DNA Structure notes; 
12.1 & 12.2 Reading Guide; Quiz Friday!

2/2/17 - Creating a DNA model & Questions; QUIZ TOMORROW!

2/3/17 - Turn in your DNA Structure Model w/ ?'s **Make sure your name is on the sheet** DNA STRUCTURE QUIZ; Writing out DNA structure practice; Start DNA Replication notes; 

2/6/17 - Understanding the Power of Genes video and ?'s. Work on Reading Guide if time allows.

2/7/17 - Quiz Friday. Review of Notes from Friday; Cont. DNA Replication notes; Work on reading guide if extra time.

2/8/17 - Quiz Friday. Review of DNA Replication; Review of DNA Technology; DNA Fingerprinting Activity; DNA Fingerprinting Web Quest - DUE Friday

2/9/17 - Quiz Tomorrow! Review some key terms; Review Guide: Due Tomorrow; Web Quest Due Tomorrow; STRAWBERRY Lab!

2/10/17 - Get out Web Quest, Review Guide and Lab ?'s! Review for 5 minutes; QUIZ!!!

2/13/17 - Quiz Review; Work on Reading Guide

2/14/17 - Review; Transcription Notes; Transcription/Translation Packet

2/15/17 - Review Transcription; Translation Notes; Translation Practice

2/16/17 - Review Transcription/Translation; Mutation Notes; Packet Work

2/17/17 - Finish packet work. Start Review Guide DUE MONDAY. I will also be checking packets for completion on MONDAY! 

2/20/17 - Go over review guide; Mutation activity (Dice rolling); Correct Packet work;

2/21/17 - Take Unit Test; If time permits: Mutation activity (dice rolling) 
2/22/17 - Classroom Population Genetics;

2/23/17 - Mendilian Genetics notes/Hereditary introduction; HW: #1-3 of worksheet

2/28/17 - Go over H.W; Punnett Square Notes/Go over Punnett Square Grading; Kahoot Game Practice

Warm-up (Do when you enter class) and Objective (Your goal for this class period):

1/31 Tell me what you know about DNA -- give me details.

2/1 What is the function of nucleic acids?
Where is DNA replicated?

2/2 Draw a nucleotide and label all of its parts (leave room to draw 4 total).
Complete the complementary base pair of this sequence: 3' ACTAGCTAAGTC 5'

2/3 No Warm-Up; Prep for Quiz. Turn in DNA structure.

2/6 Create a "portion of DNA". A "portion" is 4 Nucleotides on each strand. Label everything!

2/7 Which direction does DNA ALWAYS replicate?
What causes the strands on the original DNA strands to "unzip"?

2/8 Why is DNA Replication referred to as "Semi-Conservative?"
Why is DNA Replication important? 

2/9 Strawberries are "Octoploidy"; what does this mean?
What are 4 reasons that Scientists use DNA Fingerprinting?

2/10 NO WARM UP. 

2/13 NO WARM UP.

2/14 How many copies of each gene will there be after DNA replication?
Where does protein synthesis occur?

2/15 Compare and Contrast DNA and RNA
Transcribe the following DNA sequence: CATGACT

2/16 Draw and Label the Central Dogma
Transcribe and Translate the following; TAC TCG AGT CTG
2/17 What are the two types of Mutations?
What are the 4 types of Chromosomal Mutations?

2/20 1)Discuss/Refresh yourself of Friday's warm-up question.
2) How are mutations passed on to offspring?
3) What are some of the possible effects of mutations?
2/21 NO WARM UP. Review before the test.      
2/22 If I flip a coin, what's the probability that I get heads? If I flip 10 coins, is it guaranteed that I get 5 heads?

2/23 No Warm up; Have your population genetics worksheet out for checking and a notebook ready to take notes.