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Biology I Heredity Standards

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TN Biology I Standards - 2008-2009 Implementation


Heredity


A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessons site for teachers | A PowerPoint show related to this standard PowerPoint show | An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format Acrobat document | A Microsoft Word document to be downloaded Word document | This interactive site would work well on an interactive whiteboard whiteboard resource | This resource includes voice instructions for students sound | A video is available through this link video format | This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data interactive lesson | This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding a quiz | A lesson plan can be found at this site lesson plan | This link includes something for the teacher to print to print

Biology I: Standard 4 - Heredity
Checks for Understanding
4.1 | 4.2 | 4.3 | 4.4 | 4.5 | 4.6 | 4.7

Science Curriculum Standards
3210 - Biology I

Internet Resources
Use models of DNA, RNA, and amino acids to explain replication and protein synthesis.
4.1
  1. Build a DNA Molecule - click and drag each nucleotide into position. This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  2. Computer Model of the DNA Helix
  3. Copy Cat - Can you find the cloned kitten? Test the DNA of each of three kittens to find the clone. This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  4. A PowerPoint show related to this standardExtract Your Own DNA - You can see your own DNA with the unaided eye. Using this simple PowerPoint, your students will learn how to extract and view their own DNA. (easy-to-follow instructions for a great, hands-on learning experience)
  5. Extract Your Own DNA - This experiment allows you to extract your own DNA in your own home! You will need the help of an adult. - Extract Your Own DNA - pdf document to print with the same instructions as the web site above An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format This link includes something for the teacher to print
  6. How to make a model of DNA - This model can be tough to make, but well worth the effort. You'll learn some great science along the way too! A lesson plan can be found at this site
  7. An index of DNA replication animations
  8. Make a Candy Model of DNA - (learn how the nucleotides are formed, and how it all fits together) This model can be used to show replication, splicing, and other functions involving the DNA double helix. A lesson plan can be found at this site
  9. The Nucleic Acids
  10. On the Trail of DNA - investigating how DNA fingerprinting works This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  11. Take a Tour of the Basics of Heredity - from the index at the top of the blue box, select What is DNA, then click Next to progress through the windows of this show. This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
Complete and interpret genetic problems that illustrate sex linkage, co-dominance, incomplete dominance, multiple alleles, and polygenic inheritance.
4.2
 
Apply data to complete and interpret a genetic pedigree.
4.3
  1. Mendelian Genetics: Pedigree Analysis - explanation of an anlaysis as well as the symbols to be used
  2. Pedigree Analysis - this explanation has several helpful diagrams
  3. Pedigree Analysis - information which can be used to predict recurrence risk in future generations
Describe how the process of meiosis controls the number of chromosomes in a gamete.
4.4
  1. Animal Cell Mitosis - This animation demonstrates the stages of mitosis in an animal cell. This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  2. The Cell Cycle & Mitosis Tutorial - Interphase and Mitosis diagrams with a link to a mitosis movie at the bottom of the page.
  3. Cell Cycle Quiz - Correct each error by clicking on the incorrect word or phrase. Correct picks will result in the insertion of the correct word or phrase above the error. This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  4. How Cells Divide - a great interactive site from Nova This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  5. An index of Mitosis/Meiosis animations
  6. Learn the steps in mitosis with a set of excellent images.
  7. Learn the steps in mitosis with an interactive Java tutorial This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  8. Interactive Mitosis Tutorial - requires Shockwave This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  9. Mitosis animation - a follow up quiz is included This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  10. Mitosis & Meiosis from the Lab Bench at Prentice Hall This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
Associate gene mutation with changes in a DNA molecule.
4.5
  1. Biological Evolution Quiz - testing the concept of replicators as the concept relates to genes and their roles in evolution.This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  2. Birds, Beaks, and Natural Selection - A Simulation An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format A lesson plan can be found at this site
  3. DNA Mutations - excellent illustrations and animations from Cancer Quest
Design an informational brochure to describe a human genetic disorder.
4.6
  1. Basic MS Word Tutorials - basic techniques that would be used in designing a brochure
  2. Dictionary of Genetic Disorders - features an index of dirorders specific to ethnic groups
  3. How to Create a Brochure in MS Word - step-by-step instructions from WikiHow
  4. How to Create a Simple Business Brochure Using Microsoft Word - instructions from a how-to small business site
  5. Use Word to Create a Tri-Fold Brochure - step-by-step instructions
  6. What are Genetic Disorders? - features a graphical index of three levels of disorders
Conduct research to explore the scientific and ethical issues associated with emerging gene technologies.
4.7
 
State Performance Indicators
4.1 | 4.2 | 4.3 | 4.4 | 4.5 | 4.6 | 4.7 | 4.8 | 4.9
Identify the structure and function of DNA.
SPI 4.1
  1. Build a DNA Molecule - click and drag each nucleotide into position. This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  2. Computer Model of the DNA Helix
  3. Copy Cat - Can you find the cloned kitten? Test the DNA of each of three kittens to find the clone. This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  4. A PowerPoint show related to this standardExtract Your Own DNA - You can see your own DNA with the unaided eye. Using this simple PowerPoint, your students will learn how to extract and view their own DNA. (easy-to-follow instructions for a great, hands-on learning experience)
  5. Extract Your Own DNA - This experiment allows you to extract your own DNA in your own home! You will need the help of an adult. - Extract Your Own DNA - pdf document to print with the same instructions as the web site above An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format This link includes something for the teacher to print
  6. How to make a model of DNA - This model can be tough to make, but well worth the effort. You'll learn some great science along the way too! A lesson plan can be found at this site
  7. An index of DNA replication animations
  8. Make a Candy Model of DNA - (learn how the nucleotides are formed, and how it all fits together) This model can be used to show replication, splicing, and other functions involving the DNA double helix. A lesson plan can be found at this site
  9. The Nucleic Acids
  10. On the Trail of DNA - investigating how DNA fingerprinting works This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  11. Take a Tour of the Basics of Heredity - from the index at the top of the blue box, select What is DNA, then click Next to progress through the windows of this show. This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
Associate the process of DNA replication with its biological significance.
SPI 4.2
 
Recognize the interactions between DNA and RNA during protein synthesis.
SPI 4.3
 
Determine the probability of a particular trait in an offspring based on the genotype of the parents and the particular mode of inheritance.
SPI 4.4
 
Apply pedigree data to interpret various modes of genetic inheritance.
SPI 4.5
 
Describe how meiosis is involved in the production of egg and sperm cells.
SPI 4.6
  1. Asexual Reproduction from the New York Regents Test prep site
  2. Asexual Reproduction in Animals - from the About network
  3. Asexual Reproduction in Plants and Animals
  4. Assembling the Stages of Meiosis I - drag the correct images into place This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  5. Assembling the Stages of Meiosis II - drag the correct images into place This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  6. The Biology Classics: Paramecium [Reproduction] - One scientist calculated that if all the progeny of a single Paramecium survived, assuming a division rate of once a day, then after 113 days, the mass of paramecia would equal the volume of the Earth!
  7. Meiosis - Illustration of the process by which a single parent diploid cell divides to produce four daughter haploids cells
  8. Meiosis tutorial - This exercise is designed to help you understand the events that occur in process of meiosis, which takes place to produce our gametes.
  9. Multiple choice quiz on Asexual Reproduction [6 questions] This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  10. Multiple choice quiz on Sexual Reproduction [8 questions] This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  11. Reproduction: Sexual vs Asexual - presents several types of asexual reproduction
  12. Sexual Reproduction - presented by the New York Regents Test prep site
  13. Sexual Reproduction in Animals - from the About network
  14. Sexual Reproduction in Animals II - discusses external and internal fertilization
  15. Sexual Reproduction in Populations of Wild Animals and Plants - from the Open Door web site
  16. Stages of Meiosis - images presented as a slide show
Describe how meiosis and sexual reproduction contribute to genetic variation in a population.
SPI 4.7
  1. All in the Family - determine which two of three organisms are most closely related This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  2. Life Has a History - an educational module sponsored by the National Science Foundation (select level 2 for 5-8)
Determine the relationship between mutations and human genetic disorders.
SPI 4.8
  1. Dictionary of Genetic Disorders - features an index of dirorders specific to ethnic groups
  2. What are Genetic Disorders? - features a graphical index of three levels of disorders
Evaluate the scientific and ethical issues associated with gene technologies: genetic engineering, cloning, transgenic organism production, stem cell research, and DNA fingerprinting.
SPI 4.9
 

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