We collected data on our seeds today and looked at them under microscopes. Cool to see the actual plant cells.
Tomorrow we are collecting the data on the seedlings we started growing at the beginning of the year. Write a procedure to collect and analyze the data. See the attached assignment.
HOMEWORK: Finish the seedling procedure and the data table
We compiled our class data today. See the attached file for the data we used in each class period. You could also use the totals if you wanted to.
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This 2 day activity reviews and applies the concepts of COMPLETE DOMINANCE. You will need the textbook for this.
HOMEWORK - finish  on the first page of the handout.
Today we took our first quiz of the unit which was also our first grade.
It was picture day and I was sick, so we started watching a NOVA about the genome and genetic diseases. We will come back to this later in the unit, Watch the first 23 minutes if you missed class today.
We reviewed for our quiz by using the story of Gregor Mendel . Please see the handout for instructions. You will also need to access the online textbook. See the link in the sidebar for access.
HOMEWORK - study your vocabulary and look through your notebooks.
We practiced Punnett squares today to help understand the genotype and phenotype possibilities of certain crosses. We also had some time to study vocabulary for the quiz on Tuesday.
Homework - Finish punnett square practice and study vocabulary
Today, we started looking at the inheritance pattern of complete dominance. This is the first of three patterns we will look at.