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Understanding Human Cellular Division


To understand mitosis and meiosis you need to know and understand the difference between two key pairs of terms.

If you understand these four terms and how they apply to human cells, you will understand human cell division. 542 palabras más


Meiosis is the type of cell division by which gametes (eggs or sperm) are formed. It involves two divisions and results in four different daughter cells that have 23 chromosomes. 367 palabras más


Common Assessment #3

As a reminder, here is the information included in the 35 (for honors, 30 for academic) question assessment:

Honors Biology

Chromosome Project

Welcome to the Chromosome Project!  Today you have the opportunity to select a chromosome for further research.  The goal of this project is to help you make a clear connection between DNA, genes, chromosomes, traits, and inheritance. 436 palabras más


Down Syndrome Case Study

Next, we transitioned in to the lesson about Down Syndrome.  We discussed the first three slides of the Down Syndrome Case Study slide deck and then detoured to the Wikipedia entry on  139 palabras más


Review Comparing Mitosis and Meiosis

With our next quiz rapidly approaching (tomorrow!) we used the first half of class to compare mitosis and meiosis.  Our work is shown below:

After the review, students had the opportunity to complete the dihybrid cross Gizmo.  31 palabras más


Diybrid Crosses (two-trait Punnett Squares)

As a review from last week’s  work on monohybrid crosses (single-trait Punnett Squares) and to extend student learning of Punnett Squares to dihybrid crosses (two- traits Punnett Squares), we began class with the following video by Mr. 53 palabras más