This Week's Agenda 1. Get back Nature vs Nurture article essay. Redo if necessary with help from Mrs. Yates and Ms. Henderson (Title 1 Reading).
2. When finished with redo, follow directions on the board to read online article from Science World magazine called "Decoding Your DNA."
3. Use template or your own paper to support the following claim with evidence from the article: "It is a good idea to sequence human DNA."
Learning Goals for the Week: 1. Compare and contrast genetic vs acquired traits (Nature vs Nurture) using evidence. 2. Describe the difference between asexual and sexual reproduction. 3.Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of asexual and sexual reproduction. 4. Explain that humans have 23 pairs of chromosomes or 46 total, one set from each parent passed through sexual reproduction. 5. Understand the difference between dominant and recessive, genotype and phenotype. 6.Differentiate between chromosomes, DNA, genes, and nucleotides/proteins. 7.Understand the reason that sex cells, sperm and egg, only have 23 chromosomes.
Were You Absent? 1. Check for any missing work or quizzes that need made up/retaken. 2. Hand in Sex Ed Questions if necessary 3. Ask for Nature vs Nurture essay back to redo if necessary