Performance Task: You will be graded on the following:
1. Model the inheritance of traits using a paper pet
2. Infer pets genotype
3. Predict the genotype and phenotypes of the pet offspring
4. Students can also record phenotypes and genotypes of their pets on paper. Student pairs can also set up Punnett squares for the crosses without making paper models of pet parents and offspring.
5. Well put together informative two page essay
6. Communicate the results of genetic crosses in a class presentation-five slides min. (5 minutes)
Directions: Due Next Week 10/30/2019
create your own unique paper pet with five different traits.
Cross your pet with another pet to produce six offspring
Determine what traits the offspring will have, and explain how they came to have those traits
Follow the safety guidelines in all activities
- Write a two page essay describing your pets unique traits and how he/she got them.
- Use academic vocabulary to describe the cross, phenotypes and genotypes
- The second page is to be illustrations and diagrams of your pets Punnett squares
- Model of pet made of construction paper
Brandeis/Rice- Complete the cell division active reading worksheet. Start working on your cell cycle project due Thursday October 31, 2019.
JohnsHopkins/CalTech- Complete Plate tectonics – chapter assessment questions 1 – 19 on pages 157 – 158 in textbook. Make sure to copy the multiple-choice questions and record the correct answer. Complete the rest of the questions in complete sentences. Study for assessment next week on Plate tectonics.