Weekly Outline 17

A Complete Record of Daily Activities
This Week’s Learning Target(s)
  • Explain how mutations to genes that play a role in regulating the cell cycle can lead to cancer.
  • Explain how the cell cycle is regulated and predict possible outcomes when there is a failure in regulation.
  • Identify the role of stem cells in the growth and development of living organisms.
  • Identify the defining characteristics of stem cells.
  • Explain why cell differentiation is an important part of the development of a multicellular organism.
  • Distinguish between embryonic stem cells and adult stem cells.
  • Differentiate between sexual and asexual reproduction.
  • Describe how homologous chromosomes are alike and how they differ.
  • Compare and contrast mitosis and meiosis.
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DateLesson TopicsAssignments
Monday
12/02
· Explain how mutations to genes that play a role in regulating the cell cycle can lead to cancer.
· Explain how the cell cycle is regulated and predict possible outcomes when there is a failure in regulation.
· Fill Out Test Preparation Checklist
· The Eukaryotic Cell Cycle and Cancer
· Cell Cycle and Cancer Overview Worksheet
 (Due Thursday, 12/05)

Homework
· Read Sections 5.4 & 5.5 Review 5.4 Key Terms Review 5.5 Key Terms
· Define Key Terms on Vocab Checklist
 (Due Tuesday, 12/03)

Tuesday
12/03
· Identify the role of stem cells in the growth and development of living organisms.
· Identify the defining characteristics of stem cells.
· Explain why cell differentiation is an important part of the development of a multicellular organism.
· Distinguish between embryonic stem cells and adult stem cells.
· “A Stem Cell Story” Video Assignment· “A Stem Cell Story” Video Assignment
 (Due Thursday, 12/05)

Homework
· Read Section 6.1 Review 6.1 Key Terms
· Define Key Terms on Vocab Checklist
 (Due Thursday, 12/05)

Block Day
12/05
· Differentiate between sexual and asexual reproduction.
· Describe how homologous chromosomes are alike and how they differ.
· Differentiate between sexual and asexual reproduction.
· Discuss Sexual Life Cycles
· Notes: Homologous Pairs of Chromosomes
· Analogies: Homologous Shoes! & Copying Chromosomes
· Comparing Mitosis and Meiosis Writing Task
· Comparing Mitosis and Meiosis Writing Task
 (Due in class)
Friday
12/06
· Discuss Final Exam Review Sheet
· Unit 4 Exam Review Game
Homework
· Finish Unit 4 Vocabulary Checklist
 (Due Monday, 12/09)
· Study for Unit 4 Exam