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7.Evolution Assignment Sheet

BIOLOGY B: EVOLUTION, ECOLOGY 2012

Assignment Sheet: Dr. Kreiselman

03.18.12

(NOTE: The posted plan is tentative. Changes may occur along the way. So, please check with the board for the updated assignments as you enter the class!)

 

Topic / Concept

Class Activity

Assignments to turn in

Monday

27

 

Genetics Test – Cont.

Genetic Disorders – presentations.

Periods 1,4, 6: Test cont.

Video: Inherited Risks

Periods 2,5 – Presentations cont.

 

Tuesday

28

Evolution as a science

 

* Write around

* PBS video clips:

- ‘Just A Theory’

* Notes from write around

* Homework: Read p.298-303, Answer Study Guide; p.101-102, Read p.309; Answer Study Guide p.103-104.

Due: Thursday

Wednesday

29

Natural Selection Theory vs. Lamarkism

 

 

* Are you Red (Lamark) or Blue (Darwin)?

- Class Survey

* On-Line simulation – Natural Selection

 

Thursday

March 1

Natural Selection Theory

* Notes: Flow chart and process paragraph – general and of a specific organism

* Apply chart to A Specific Organism

Friday

2

Natural Selection Quiz - Complete

* Quiz Refinement by peers.

* Paragraph writing,

* Peer review.

* Quiz: Adaptation, Flow Chart, Essay.

Monday

5

 

Natural Selection Theory

- Simulation

 

* Writing continues

 

 

* QUIZ: Natural Selection Chart, Essay

 

Tuesday

6

Staff

Natural Selection Theory

- Simulation

 

* Videoclip: Hummingbirds

* Quiz - Continue

 

* Bird Beak analysis – Handout based on components of the natural selection theory.

Due: Thursday

Wednesday

7

 

Natural Selection of HIV resistance

* Bird Beak Lab Simulation – Analysis Journal

 

* Videoclip: “Double Immunity” (teachersdomain)

* Homework:

Bird Beak analysis – Handout based on components of the natural selection theory.

 

Thursday

8

 

Gene Pool – Natural selection against the phenotype

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

* Videoclip: “Double Immunity” (teachersdomain), Jigsaw reading: Anti-HIV human immunity

* Jigsaw Notes: HIV Resistance

 

* HW Pre-reading: Sickle Cell Anemia pages 208, 927

1. Which protein is mutated (p,927, figure 30.15)?

2. What happens to the red blood cells?

3. What happens to the patient?

 Due: Friday 03.09.12

 

HW NOT THIS YEAR: Gene Pool, Sickle Cell Anemia

Read pages 328-329; 208, 927

Answer:

1.        p. 328 “Analyze”

2.        p. 329 “Infer”

3.        p. 329 “Predict”

Read pp. 208, 927. Write at least five facts about Sickle Cell Anemia

 

 

Friday

9

 

Gene Pool – Natural selection against the phenotype

 

 

* VideoClip: Sickle Cell Anemia (Teachersdomain)

* Jigsaw Reading: Sickle Cell anemia

 

Homework: Sickle Cell Anemia II

1. What should happen to the number of sickle cell patients over time? Why?

2. Why is the sickle cell allele still around us?

3. Why is sickle cell anemia relatively common amongst descendents from Africa?

4. Natural selection works on the phenotype, not the genotype. Why? Give examples.

Due: Monday March 12th 2012

Monday

12  

Genetic Drift and BottleNeck effect 11.3

Genetic Variation, lack of, and the danger of extinction

 

* Sickle Cell – complete assignment

* Cheetah – Jigsaw reading

Notes – Genetic Variability, Gene Pool, Allele Frequency

* Jigsaw reading notes: Sickle Cell Anemia, Gene Pool, Allele Frequency

 

Homework: Genetic variation

1) Gene Pool 11.1:

Read p.328-329

Answer p.329 1,2

Genetic Drift 11..3

Read p.335-337

Answer

3) p.338 1,2, 4

Due: Thursday

Tuesday

13

CHASEE

Pause

Make-ups and Catch-ups

 

Wednesday

14

CHASEE

Pause

Video: Darwin’s Grand Idea, Part 2

* Videonotes: Periods 4,5,6

Thursday

15

 

Speciation – Separation Mechanisms

 

Periods 2,5: Hardy-Weinberg Equation, Population Genetics

* Notes

* Speciation posters – assignment.

Homework: Speciation

Read p.344-346, 351

Answer:

1. What are three different reasons for groups within a population to stop mating with one another over generations?

2. Why does reproductive isolation lead to separation into different species? 

3. Multiple Choice:

p.357 1,3,4,5

Due: Monday

Friday

16

Field trip

(Period 1+6)

Speciation

Homologous Structures

 

 

* Bones and Ancestry

 

 

* Bones: Observations and analysis questions

Monday

19

Evidence for Evolution – Molecular (DNA), phylogenetic trees.

 

 

Cytochrome C comparisons

 

 

* Cytochrome C Analysis

Homework: Evidence for Evolution:

Read: p.316-318; p.360-363, 365-367. Answer:

I) Evidence

p.322 Concept Map

II) Fossils:

p.361 “Infer”

p.361 “Summarize”

p.365 “Apply”

p.367 “Summarize”

p.367 4

Due: Wednesday

(Period 4: Due Tuesday)

Tuesday

20

Staff

Evidence for Evolution – Molecular (DNA), phylogenetic trees.

 

Cytochrome C observation – Cont.

 

* Homework: Ecology Intro

Read p.402-404, 406-407, 418-419

1. List 3 biotic and 3 a-biotic factors of an organism of your choice.

2. What are producers? How does the ecosystem depend on them?

3. What are autotrophs and heterotrophs? Give an example for each.

4. Why is biomass better (than counts) for describing the energy pyramid?

5. Why is the energy declining within each trophic level?

Due: Friday

Wednesday

21

Field Trip

(Period 2+6)

Fossil Evidence

* Video Clip: How do we know that evolution really happens?

* Who’s on First?

* “Who’s on First” - Answers

Thursday

22

Field Trip

(Period 4)

Global Warming

Video: Strange Days on Planet Earth – The One Degree Factor

* Videonotes: The One Degree Factor

Friday

23

Metabolism

* Anticipation Guide: Common Misconceptions

* Powernotes – Photosynthesis and Respiration

* Homework: Photosynthesis, Respiration

 

TBA

 

 

 

Monday

26

Energy pyramids, trophic levels

* Energy Flow in the Ecosystem

* Powernotes: Energy Flow

Tuesday

27

Staff

C/O Cycle: Photosynthesis, Respiration

 

 

* Cartoon Analysis

* Homework: Cycles of Matter

Read: p.412-416, 490-492

1. What are fossil fuels? Where do they come from (see p.414, ask around)?

2. What processes increase carbon dioxide in the air? How can CO2 be decreased?

3. What is the greenhouse effect? How is it connected to global warming?

4. How can the movements of carbon affect the movements of water?

Due: Thursday

 

Wednesday

28

(Fields trip period 5

C/O Cycle activity

* Simulation: Carbon Cycle

Homework: Cycles Fill in the blanks…

Thursday

29

ECOLOGY REVIEW GAME

TBA

* HW: Biodiversity, threats

Read p.498-503

Answer:

1. Why is biodiversity important for the ecosystem? (AT least two reasons)

2. What are introduced/invasive species (give one example)? Why are they a threat to the native biodiversity?

3. Find a small food web and draw it. Which of these organisms will be most affected by a poison that is polluting the water?

Due: Monday April 8th

 

Also Due After Spring Break

Field Trip Journals:

 

 

 

SPRING BREAK

 


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