Unit 1 Basics of Genetics

Week of Jan 3 – Jan 6:
Class Policies
Tour of the Basics (link to webquest) – see me for the worksheet if you missed class
DNA Extraction (see me for this if you missed class).
Notes: Intro & Areas of Study(ppt)
DNA Structure & Replication Model (see me for this if you missed class).

Week of Jan 9 – Jan 13:
Notes: DNA and RNA structure and function
Activity: Paperclip Replication (see me if you missed class)
Video: Replication
Activity: Why don’t we look alike  (see me if you missed class)
Notes: Replication & Protein Synthesis (ppt)
Notesheet for Replication & Protein Sythesis
Decoding Genetics ws (see me for this document if you missed class)

Week of Jan 17 – Jan 20:
Quiz (see me if you missed class)
Video: Cracking the Code
Activity: Protein Synthesis to Gene Expression (snorks)
Acitivity: Protein Synthesis Weblink
Instructions for Protein Synthesis Activity above

Week of Jan 23 – Jan 27:
Notes: Genes Chromosomes and Proteins
Review for Unit 1 Exam