Posted by: mrborden | February 11, 2018

Modes of inheritance and genetic engineering


Biology
Feb 12 2018
QFD: For to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others. Nelson Mandela
Essential question of the day : Name and describe an inherited disease and why males ar mainly affected
This weeks learning objective : HS LS 4-5 Evaluate the evidence supporting claims that changes in environmental conditions may result in: (1) increases in the number of individuals of some species, (2) the emergence of new species over time, and (3) the extinction of other species.
Today’s Learning Target: Students will take and complete a Test concerning pedigrees and modes of inheritance
1) test 250 points

Feb 13 2018
QFD: Whatever we believe about ourselves and our ability comes true for us.” — Susan L. Tayloru
Essential question of the day : how can environmental issues affect a species ? How can genetic engineering play a role in developing species?
This weeks learning objective : HS LS 4-5 Evaluate the evidence supporting claims that changes in environmental conditions may result in: (1) increases in the number of individuals of some species, (2) the emergence of new species over time, and (3) the extinction of other species.
Today’s Learning Target: Students will take Cornell notes into their notebooks and write down 3 questions they may have concerning genetic engineering
1) GMOs genetic engineering
2) video clip
3) notes



Feb 14 2018
QFD: Hate is too great a burden to bear. It injures the hater more than it injures
the hated.-Coretta Scott King,
Essential question of the day : Analyze the methods for genetic engineering and describe your results
This weeks learning objective : HS LS 4-5 Evaluate the evidence supporting claims that changes in environmental conditions may result in: (1) increases in the number of individuals of some species, (2) the emergence of new species over time, and (3) the extinction of other species.
Today’s Learning Target: Students will take notes into their notebooks concerning the video clips and the main points viewed and write down 3 questions they may have concerning Cloning
1) ethics of cloning humans
2) article Google classroom
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Feb 15 2018
QFD: One of the hardest things in life is having words in your heart that you can’t utter. James Earl Jones
Essential question of the day : List 5 reasons why genetic engineering cloning is good for humanity and 5 reasons it is not
This weeks learning objective : HS LS 4-5 Evaluate the evidence supporting claims that changes in environmental conditions may result in: (1) increases in the number of individuals of some species, (2) the emergence of new species over time, and (3) the extinction of other species.
Today’s Learning Target: Students will have a formal debate on the pros and cons of genetic engineering and cloning
1) pros and cons of genetic engineering
2) debate




Video: Clone – National Geographic
What animal was cloned in 1997?
Why was this amazing?
List the two goals of cloning.
What short term treatment is now used to treat kidney failure?
What would be the cloning solution for kidney failure?
Why can’t we currently transplant pig organs into humans?
Currently, what is the problem with cloning? (Hint: Do all embryos develop?)
Why does someone want to copyright people’s DNA?
All clones are identical – is this a true statement? Explain.
What are the implications of cloning related to “being human”?
What is genetic engineering?
Why are chickens being cloned?
Which Australian animal do researchers want to bring back with cloning?
What is the term given to keeping the DNA from animals all in one place?
Why was Noah important?
What other functions within the body may be affected if immune cells are cloned?
Why is the use of stem cells so controversial?

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  1. ARe we marching in te parade tomorrow ?


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