Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Case Study: You Are NOT the Mother of Your Children!

Use the following links to help you with the "You are Not the Mother of Your Children"case study.

Part 1, A Distraught Mother http://www.sumanasinc.com/webcontent/animations/content/meiosis.html 

http://www.biology.arizona.edu/cell_bio/tutorials/meiosis/main.html 


Spanish:





 Part 2, A Strange Child 
http://www.britannica.com/topic/chimera-genetics http://genetics.thetech.org/ask/ask138 

http://www.joshuakennon.com/how-much-dna-do-you-share-with-your-blood-relatives/ 

http://genetics.thetech.org/ask/ask284 http://www.geneticsandsociety.org/section.php?id=112 

http://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=8905 

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJM199801153380305

Spanish:





 Part 3, Epilogue: But How Does it Happen? There are no website for part three since it's mostly about your own analysis and creative thinking. Of course you can google terms you need to.
Here is a story of another woman who is a chimera who had similar legal issues:
http://abcnews.go.com/Primetime/shes-twin/story?id=2315693

Monday, January 25, 2016

Climate Research Project


Links - Here are some links to get you started... you can search for other links, but be sure they are reputable.

http://www3.epa.gov/climatechange/

http://www.notbluenotred.com/index.html

https://acespace.org/

http://www.climatechangelive.org/




You will use the internet to research the following:

1. What is causing climate change?

2. What effects is climate change having on humans?

3. How can we reduce the negative effects of climate change?

Schedule

This is our schedule for our classes, but you should also work on this outside of class. I’m

available every day after school if you need Chromebooks or help.

• Mon – Research using Chromebooks.

• Tues and Wed - Create a way to show your research to the class.

– Presentation

– Poster

– Song, Rap, Performance

– Brochure

• Thursday – Present

Sunday, December 6, 2015

Photosynthesis Virtual Lab

This is just an image... read the rest of the post to find the virtual lab.

In this lab you will be using a computer simulation to test out different variables to see how they affect the rate of photosynthesis.
En este laboratorio va a utilizar una simulación por ordenador para probar diferentes variables para ver cómo afectan a la tasa de fotosíntesis.

The virtual lab is here.

Use the handout to keep track of your experiments and your data.
Utilice el folleto para mantener un registro de sus experimentos y sus datos.