Students simulated Darwin’s Finches in a Bird Beak Lab!
Homework: Finish lab questions, if we didn’t finish your class data for your graph in 4th & 6th block we will finish tomorrow beginning of class but you can still answer lots of the questions!
***IF YOU WERE ABSENT YOU DO NOT HAVE TO MAKE UP THIS LAB.****
Students learned about evolution!
Blocks 3-4 & 6-7:
Finish your evolution notes from class. Power point is posted below:
Evolution Notes Sheet
Finish your word drawings. Use the words in your interactive textbook on pg. 15. It should be 7 terms on the bottom corner of that page. It’s due on Friday Jan 18th
Students studied Grant’s Finches. Students looked at the Grant’s data and practiced graphing the finches survival rates.
Homework: Finish your Grant’s Finches assignment. Don’t forget to answer the questions in complete sentences as well. It’s due on Thursday January 17th
Students focused on their Evolution Unit vocabulary.
Blocks 3-4 & 6-7 please finish your vocabulary activity, it is due on Wednesday Jan 16th
Block 5 please finish your Evolution notes, the power point is located below:
Students are designing a magazine cover using their notes from Tuesday about Selective Breeding.
Homework: Finish your magazine cover, it’s due on Tuesday Jan 15th. Make sure you follow the rubric!
Students worked on a Dog Selective Breeding Activity.
Wednesday Homework: None
Thursday Homework: Finish your Dog Breeding activity. The chart with each breed’s desirable traits are below. Please use the chart to answer the scenario questions on the Dog Breeding Sheet #1-7, due on tomorrow Friday Jan 11th.
Selective Dog Breeding Graphic Organizer Answer Key
Dog Breeding Sheet
Students learned about selective breeding today.
Homework: Bring your new Unit 4 folder on tomorrow.
***If you were absent, please view the powerpoint below and complete the notes sheets.
Selective Breeding Powerpoint
Selective Breeding On-Level Notes for Powerpoint
Selective Breeding Advanced Content Notes for Powerpoint
Please go to this link, read the article on Selective Breeding once finish answer the 10 questions. You may use the article to answer the questions. When finish, turn in your question sheet on the front table in the correct spot.
Selective Breeding Article
Selective Breeding Online Article Questions
After you have turned in your article questions please click on the below link and complete the online DNA Extraction Lab. Please DO NOT turn on your sound. You DO NOT need sound for this lab. All you have to do is read the instructions & information to perform the lab.
DNA Extraction Virtual Lab
NO HOMEWORK UNLESS YOU DIDN’T FINISH THE 10 ARTICLE QUESTIONS…IF YOU DIDN’T FINISH THOSE, PLEASE DO THOSE FOR HOMEWORK! IF YOU WERE ABSENT THE QUESTIONS ARE ATTACHED BELOW THE LINK ABOVE.
Students did an activity called “Your Future Offspring.” They created genotypes & phenotypes for their future children including recessive and dominant traits that may be passed from their family members.