Semester 2 Review (due 5/25 by midnight!)dna_using_microscope_hg_clr.gif

Mrs. Wood is offering a chance to earn some extra credit!
  1. Study the example project and rubric.
  2. Browse the topics below and select a topic. The topics are first come, first serve. Once you have selected a topic, your first act is to delete the word "Unassigned" from the heading. DO NOT take a topic, if you have no intention of doing the project.
  3. Research the topic.
  4. Create a tutorial by editing the page of your topic. Your tutorial must include the following:
    1. Text (in your own words...no credit will be given for copying and pasting)
    2. A graphic you created using Inspiration
    3. Animations or graphics (found online) that fit your topic and your tutorial
    4. Create a quiz (at least 8 questions) to review information covered in your tutorial using MyStuDIYo. Embed your quiz at the end of your tutorial. Examine the rubric for the quiz (no points will be given for poorly constructed questions).

Topics: wordle.jpg

  1. Parts of a Neuron & Central vs. Peripheral Nervous System
  2. Types of Neurons (Afferent, Interneuron & Efferent) & The Reflex Arc
  3. Major Divisions of the Brain (Cerebrum, Cerebellum & Brainstem)
  4. Structure of DNA & Structure of RNA
  5. DNA Replication
  6. Protein Synthesis
  7. Mitosis & Meiosis
  8. Sexual vs. Asexual Reproduction
  9. Karyotypes & Pedigrees
  10. Genetics: Punnett Squares-Simple Dominance, Incomplete Dominance & Sex-Linked
  11. Evidence vs. Inference & Fossil Formation
  12. Evidence for Evolution: Embryology & Physical Anthropology
  13. Evidence for Evolution: Molecular Biology & Paleogeology
  14. Darwin: Natural Selection (Directional, Stabilizing & Disruptive) & Survival of the Fittest
  15. Binomial Nomenclature & Dichotomous Keys
  16. Characteristics of the 3 Domains & 7 Levels of Classification (taxonomic categories)
  17. Characteristics of the 6 Kingdoms
  18. Cladograms & Rules for Writing Scientific Names
  19. Mimicry/Camouflage & Food Chains & Webs
  20. Trophic Levels and Types of Ecological Pyramids (3)
  21. Types of Population Growth, Carrying Capacity & Limiting Factors
  22. Community Relationships: Predation, Mutualism, Parasitism, & Commensalism
  23. Levels of organization in the Biosphere & Importance of Biodiversity