Weekly Outline 20

A Complete Record of Daily Activities
This Week’s Learning Target(s)
  • Describe the experiments of Griffith, Avery, & Hershey & Chase.
  • Describe the structure of a chromosome.
  • Identify the building blocks of DNA.
  • Describe the structure of DNA and the rules for base pairing.
  • Describe the properties of DNA that are observable in a test tube.
  • Describe the process of DNA replication.
  • Develop/use a model to illustrate the structure of DNA and demonstrate the process of DNA replication.
  • Explain how the template mechanism is important in DNA replication.
  • Explain the flow of information from DNA to RNA to protein.
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DateLesson TopicsAssignments
Monday
01/06
(Special Schedule)
· Describe the experiments of Griffith, Avery, & Hershey & Chase.
· New Seating Arrangement
· Hand out Unit 5 Syllabus & Vocabulary Checklist
· Notes: The Discovery of DNA
Homework
· Read Section 8.1 Review 8.1 Key Terms
· Define Key Terms on Vocab Checklist
 (Due Tuesday, 01/07)
Tuesday
01/07
· Describe the structure of a chromosome.
· Identify the building blocks of DNA.
· Describe the structure of DNA and the rules for base pairing.
· Video: “How DNA Is Packaged”
· DNA Models
· Upload Image of DNA Models
 (Due in class)

Homework
· Read Sections 8.2 & 8.3 Review 8.2 Key Terms Review 8.3 Key Terms
· Define Key Terms on Vocab Checklist
 (Due Thursday, 01/09)
· “Berry Full of DNA” Pre-Lab Activity
 (Due Thursday, 01/09)

Block Day
01/09
· Describe the properties of DNA that are observable in a test tube.
· Describe the process of DNA replication.
· “Berry Full of DNA” Lab
· DNA Replication Simulation [Video]
· “Berry Full of DNA” Lab Handout
 (Due Friday, 01/10)

Homework
· Read Section 8.4 Review 8.4 Key Terms
· Define Key Terms on Vocab Checklist
 (Due Friday, 01/10)

Friday
01/10
· Explain the flow of information from DNA to RNA to protein.
· Summarize protein synthesis.
· Overview of Protein Synthesis [Handout]
· A Familiar Story…
Homework
· Read Section 8.5 Review 8.5 Key Terms
· Define Key Terms on Vocab Checklist
 (Due Monday, 01/13)