Explain what causes Down syndrome, Turner Syndrome, XXX Syndrome, Klinefelter Syndrome, and XYY Syndrome. What are some clinical and classic signsExplain how mutations cause variation in genes.Course Content: Human Inheritance and Biotechnology: Chapters 14 & 15Assignments:Group ProjectLab6
Distinguish between point and frame shift mutations.List examples of the effects of chromosomal mutations in humans.Explain the role of a karyotype in genetic counseling.Explain the importance of genetic screeningChapter 15Describe the steps involved in making a recombinant DNA molecules.Explain the purpose of the polymerase chain reaction.Explain how DNA fingerprinting may be used for identification.Distinguish between reproduction and therapeutic cloning.Differentiate between embryonic and adult stem cells. Course Student Learning Outcomes1. Students will be able to describe characteristics of organisms and explain theexperimental process.2. Students will be able to explain the chemical make-up of organisms and thestructure and function of organic compounds.3. Students will be able to compare and contrast cell structure of prokaryotesand eukaryotes.4. Students will be able to explain the role of energy and the mechanism ofmovement in the cell.5. Students will be able to explain the processes of photosynthesis and cellularrespiration.6. Students will be able to discuss the similarities and differences ofphotosynthesis and cellular respiration.7. Students will be able to explain the processes of mitosis and meiosis.8. Students will be able to explain the principles of Mendelian inheritance anddescribe the structure of DNA and DNA replication.9. Students will be able to explain protein synthesis.10. Students will be able to discuss current issues in biotechnology.Unit TopicsWeekAssignments7
Week 1 May 21st- 24thDiscussion 1 Review Chapters 1-3Week 2 May 25th– May 31stVirtual Lab 1Complete MindTap Assignments Chapters 1-3 (Due: June 7th) Quiz Chapters 1-3 Week 3 June 1st- June 7thDiscussion 2 Exam 1 Chapters 1-3 Virtual lab 2Week 4 June 8th– June 14thVirtual Lab 3Review Chapters 4 and 5 Discussion 3 MindTap Assignments Chapter 4-5 (Due: June 21st) Quiz Chapters 4-5 Week 5 June 15th– June 21stExam 2 Chapters 4-5 Discussion 4 Virtual Lab 4Week 6 June 22nd– June 28thMini Paper 1 Virtual Lab 5Review Chapters 6 and 7 Quiz Chapters 6 and 7 MindTap Extra Credit Chapters 6 and 7 (Due: July 5th) Schedule Midterm Exam Week 7 June 29th– July 5thMidterm Exam Chapters 6 and 7 Virtual Lab 6Discussion 5 Week 8 July 6th– July 12thDiscussion 6 Virtual Lab 7MindTap Chapters 8 and 9 (Due: July 19th) Review Chapters 8 and 9 Week 9- July 13th- July 19thExam 3 Chapters 8 and 9 Mini paper 2 Week 10- July 20th– July 26thReview for Cumulative Final Exam Week 11- July 27th– August 1stCumulative Final Exam ALL MINDTAP ASSIGNMENTS WILL BE DUE THE WEEK OF THE EXAMTHIS WILL HELP YOU REVIEW FOR THE EXAMYOU WILL BE ALLOWED TO USE NOTES FOR EACH EXAM EVALUATION AND ASSESSMENTMidterm/Final Exam (Proctored)25%8
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