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week of 1/20 - 1/23

posted Jan 19, 2015, 12:44 PM by George Drinnin   [ updated Jan 21, 2015, 6:53 AM ]
   This week we start off investigating probability. Probability is good to know because no one knows for sure what traits you will receive from your parents. It's really a flip of the coin to see what the child gets from his/her parents. We have a couple labs demonstrating probability along with plenty of exercise with worksheets.
    With genetics and meiosis, there are quite a few words probably never seen or heard before and there will be an emphasis on the vocabulary this week, ending with a Vocabulary Quiz on Friday, the 23rd.
    We will touch base on Punnett squares towards the end of the week. Punnett squares are a great graphic to help determine the probability of obtaining certain genes from the parents.
 
This week: (approx.) :
Tuesday 1/20: Penny Lab with Vocabulary intro
Wednesday 1/21: Dice Lab and Probability worksheets
Thursday 1/22: Vocabulary practice in class and introduce Punnett squares
Friday 1/23: Vocabulary Quiz, Punnett squares practice

Great vocabulary practice here at Quizlet, above the terms there are different methods to study (flash cards, learn, speller) flash cards work the best.
Vocab practice

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