UNIT 9: VARIATION OF TRAITS

A natural disaster strikes.  Families are separated.  One application of biotechnology can help bring the families back together.  DNA geneticsfingerprinting can identify people at the genetic level.  And it allowed the child above, called Baby 81 by rescue workers, to be reunited with his parents months after a tsunami, or tidal wave, devastated many parts of Southeast Asia. (McDougal and Littell BiologyChapter 8 and 9

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Lectures and Notes:

Biology Syllabus
Lecture Notes:  Chapter 8 (From DNA to Proteins)
Lecture Notes:  Chapter 9 (Frontiers of Biotechnology)
PowerPoint Lecture Chapter 8
PowerPoint Lecture Chapter 9
Quizlet: Chapter 8 Defining Terms 
Quizlet: Chapter 9 Defining Terms 
Kahoot Review: Unit 9 Test Review

Worksheets:

Chapter 8 Defining Terms
Chapter 9 Defining Terms
Chapter 8 Concept Review
Chapter 9 Concept Review

Labs and Classroom Activities:

DNA, RNA, and Protein Synthesis
Protein Synthesis Virtual Lab (Glencoe)  (online link)
Lab: Protein Synthesis and Tribbles
Lab: DNA Modeling
The Unknown Soldier
Analyzing Genetic Variation
Pedigree Analysis
Unit III Test Review

Textbook Resources:

Textbook Online Resourcesbiolog3[1]

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Videos:

DNA FingerprintingTedEd: How Mendel’s pea plants 
TedEd: Where do genes come from?
TedEd: What happens when your DNA is damaged?
TedEd: The science of skin color 
TedEd: DNA: The book of you 
TedEd: Dominant vs. Recessive Alleles: Bite Sci-zed
Sickle Cell Disease
Genetic Engineering Will Change Everything Forever – CRISPR   
CRISPR: A Gene-Editing Superpower
Epigenetics: Why Inheritance Is Weirder Than We Thought
TedEd What is epigenetics?
Bozeman Science: Mendelian Genetics