Life Science- May 6-10

Topics: Life Cycles & Cell Division

Classwork:
Onion Root Tip Mircoscopic Viewing
Reading Guide
Brain POP Video & Quiz

Homework:
Life Cycle Review  (see below)- Due Mon, May 6th
pg. 102 (1)- Due Fri, May 10th

Project:
Mitosis Models (see rubric below)- Due Mon, May 13th (at the end of class)

Test:
Life Cycle Test- Mon, May 6th

 

Life Cycle Unit Review

  • Define life cycle.
  • Using the terms – reproduction, death, growth, and birth – make a generalized life cycle.
  • Differentiate between asexual and sexual reproduction.
  • Define the following terms: meiosis, mitosis, gamete, spore, fertilization
  • During the plant’s life cycle, the sporophyte stage reproduces in what way?
  • During the plant’s life cycle, the gametophyte stage reproduces in what way?
  • In order for sexual reproduction to occur, organisms must go through meiosis. Explain why.
  • At the end of the meiosis process, the cells only have one copy of the DNA. What are these cells called?
  • What is a zygote? How is it formed?
  • As a result of sexual reproduction, each parent gives the offspring ________ of its DNA, resulting in the offspring having _________ of DNA. The cells at the end of this process are called

** Skill- Interpretation of the life cycles.  See Life Cycle Worksheet for samples.

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