UNIT 1: Cell Division (mitosis 1. What was Mendel interested in? and meiosis) 3. What is the difference between 2. What did he do in his experiments? dominant and recessive alleles? A: 55- 60 Main Ideas: 4.What is the significance of Mendel’s contribution? 1. What happens during Interphase? VOCAB: heredity, trait, genetics, 2. What happens during mitosis? fertilization, purebred, gene, allele, 3. How is cytokinesis different in plant and dominant allele, recessive allele animal cells? VOCAB: chromosome, mitosis, cell B: 84-89 cycle, interphase, replication Main Ideas: 1. Explain probability B: 61-62 2. Purpose of Punnett squares Main Ideas: 3. Difference between phenotypes and 1. What is the structure of DNA? genotypes 2. How does DNA replicate? VOCAB: phenotype, genotype, VOCAB: None. homozygous, heterozygous, codominance C: 64- 67 Main Ideas: 1. What is cancer? 2. How is cancer related to the cell cycle? 3. How is cancer treated? VOCAB: cancer, mutation, tumor C: 98-103 Main Ideas: 1. Explain how the genetic code is used in cells 2. How does a cell make a protein? (Brief outline) D: Meiosis reading – to be handed out in 3. What are mutations and how do they class affect an organism? Main Ideas to be announced. VOCAB: messenger RNA, transfer VOCAB to be announced. RNA UNIT 2: Genetics and protein synthesis D: 117-121 Main Ideas: 1. What is the cause and effect of cystic fibrosis? A: 76-81 2. Cause and effect of sickle-cell disease Main Ideas: 3. Cause and effect of Hemophilia 4.Cause and effect of Down Syndrome VOCAB: Pedigree, karyotype 4.How does a new species form? VOCAB: homologous structures, branching tree E: 123-128 Main Ideas: 1. What is selective breeding? 2. How has genetic engineering been used? 3. Explain the human genome project VOCAB: clone, gene therapy, genome C: 155-161 Main Ideas: 1. How do fossils form? 2. How do we determine the age of a fossil? 3. What do fossils reveal? VOCAB: mold, cast, relative dating, UNIT 3: Evolution A: 138-145 Main Ideas: 1. What did Darwin observe on his voyage? 2. What could Darwin conclude from the comparisons he saw? 3. What is the relationship between evolution and natural selection? 4.How are the following necessary for natural selection to occur: overproduction, variation, competition, selection? VOCAB: Adaptation, evolution, variation B: 148-153 Main Ideas: 1. How does early development give evidence for evolution? 2. How do similarities in body structure give evidence for evolution? 3. Explain what similarities in DNA tell us about organisms. radioactive dating, half-life, extinct D: 168-173 Main Ideas: To be announced. VOCAB: To be announced.