Unit 6: Gene Expression and Regulation Printable Syllabus

Essential Questions:
1. How does DNA copy itself?
2. How does the information from DNA get converted into traits?
3. What makes the genetics of bacteria and viruses unique?
4. What similarities are shared in the genomes of all eukaryotic organisms?
5. How is our ever-increasing knowledge of DNA changing society?

Unit 6 Learning Objectives

Required Reading:
· Chapter 16 (All)
· Chapter 17 (All)
· Chapter 18 (All)
· Chapter 20 (All)
· Chapter 21 (All)

Homework:
· Unit 6 Guided Reading Questions
· Biotechnology Pre-Lab Activities  [Bacterial Transformation] [Restriction Enzyme Analysis of DNA]
· Biotechnology Lab Handout

In-Class Work:
· Clicker/Socrative Chapter Reviews
· DNA Models
· BioFlix Study Sheet for DNA Replication
· BioFlix Study Sheet for Protein Synthesis

Online Quizzes: Chapters 16 & 17, Chapters 18 & 19, Chapters 20 & 21

Practice Free Response: Gel Electrophoresis

AP Lab: Biotechnology: Bacterial Transformation & Restriction Enzyme Analysis of DNA

Unit Exam (60 pts):
· 30 Multiple Choice Questions (30 pts – 1 pt per question)
· 3 Free Response Questions (30 pts – 10 pts per question)

Schedule: See “Weekly Outline