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OBJECTIVES FOR UNIT 8-CONTINUITY OF LIFE

OBJECTIVES FOR UNIT 8-CONTINUITY OF LIFE

 

  1. Students will be able to describe the four main characteristics of living things. Included will be: self regulation, self organization, self preservation, and self reproduction.

 

2.      Students will be able to describe the experiments of Francesco Redi and define Spontaneous Generation.

 

  1. Students will be able to describe the four stages of Mitosis. Included will be:

Interphase     prophase    metaphase   anaphase    telophase

 

  1. Students will be able to describe the parts of the cell  listed on the Celluar Web Quest (#4).

 

 

  1. Students will be able to describe how Mitosis and Meiosis are different.

 

  1. Students will be able to describe in general terms the Story of Life and be able to describe how development occurs over time. Key terms to know are:

Placenta

Fetus

Trimester

Practice-breathing

Umbilical cord

17 day growth

Rapid growth time

embryo

 

 

  1. Students should be able to describe the components of Mendelian Genetics. Included will be:

Genotype

Phenotype

Genotypic ratio

Phenotypic ratio

Monohybrid cross

Dihybrid cross

Homozygous

Heterozygous

Dominant

Recessive

 

 

 

 

  1. Students should be able to describe how DNA replication occurs and be able to assemble the four bases:

Adenine (A) and thymine (T)    /   cytosine (C) and guanine (G)

 

  1. Students should be able to describe the structure of the DNA molecule.

 

  1. Other key terms to know:

 

Regeneration

Allele

 Zygote

Gamete

Fertilization

Cytokinesis

Co-dominant

Multiple alleles

Gregor Mendel

Watson and Crick

Mutation

Genetic engineering

Binary fission

Vegetative propagation

Endoplasmic reticulum

Lysosomes

Mitochondria

Centrioles

Plastids

Nucleus

Ribosomes

Protoplasam

Membrane

Golgi bodies