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Human Disease and Future Health

Health in the Future Slidedeck https://youtu.be/hmkomUeLkLA https://youtu.be/nv8z4tsRl-0  Which Would You Choose? Imagine that you have been invited to sit on a local committee for the selection of one new medical imaging technology for your community. You are...

Transgenics – A Deeper Look into the Issues

A Look at Transgenic Issues Transgenic techniques have been used in biomedical research for many years. Transgenic organisms contain DNA that has been inserted experimentally. In this activity, you will research the potential benefits and risks of using transgenic...

Stem Cells and Disease

Issue Over 40 years ago, Canadian researchers Dr. James Till and Dr. Ernest McCulloch discovered the existence of stem cells in the blood. Stem cells are unspecialized cells. They have the ability to become any type of cell and, thus, can form skin,bones, and organs....

Digestion System

Digestion System Activities **Answer Questions on a Separate Sheet of Paper!! Nutritional Facts Chose one of the processed foods you eat the most of.  Something that may be your favourite comfort food.  *Processed food comes in packages – not like simple whole foods’....

Organ Systems

Organ Systems Slidedeck  

Types of Tissues

Types of Tissue Slidedeck

Cell Cycle and Repair

Cell Cycle and Repair Slidedeck   Task - Tailor Made Body Parts For Discussion on April 30th You will be working in small groups to complete this task from the textbook page 39. In 2008, Dr. Anthony Atala, from Wake Forest University, North Carolina, reported...

Cell Theory and Cell Cycle

Cell Theory and Cell Cycle Slidedeck Task 1: Cornell Note: Mitosis Please view the video above on how to take Cornell notes.  This is a very valueable tool to develop as it will help you take good notes, widdle them down to the very key points (which can be used to...

Cell’s Organelles and Their Jobs

Today in class we did a cell and their organelles cut and paste activity.  There was a cell for both plants and animals so we could compare structures.  Please click on the files below.  You can also cruise through the 'Cells Alive' interactive as there is a lot of...

Mitosis and Meiosis

Genetic-Variance - Mitosis vs Meiosis slidedeck   Videos from the slide deck... https://youtu.be/ZX2jG4jIczE https://youtu.be/op7Z1Px8oO4 https://youtu.be/lH9loPdk_nQ Resources... Complete the karyotyping matching for one of the normal sets and then one of the...

Welcome to Class!!

Learninghood… Learninghood (where you are right now!) is a ‘Neighbourhood of Learning’, where we share what we know. This is a site I own, develop and curate.  I will post up daily all PowerPoint slidedecks, videos used in class, assignments and other things needed by...

Videos for ‘Biology in Real Life’

Cellular Biology https://youtu.be/Z6PaabZDvRM   Genetics https://youtu.be/qbfUC55SrKc

Plant Structure and Function

Videos from the Slidedeck... https://youtu.be/h9oDTMXM7M8   Plant Transport Watch the following three part video on Plant Transport: xylem and phloem. Take notes using the Cornell Method. submit.Pollinators in Peril Part One:  Answer the following questions while...

Plant Kingdom

Kingdom of Plants Slidedeck https://youtu.be/cRCck4niz5o https://youtu.be/QFpBdbFflqI https://youtu.be/gI2RxzAT-ww

Biodiversity

Resources... Try some Quizezz.... https://quizizz.com/admin/quiz/58e79df571befb6e3bad99df https://quizizz.com/admin/quiz/59ca8e096596c8100088e460  

Genetically Modified Organisms

Genetically modified organisms (GMO's) or genetically engineered organisms (GEO's) are two of the areas of genetics that are often found full of controversy. They are the organisms that are created by the insertion of a gene from another organism to...

Non Mendelian Traits – Incomplete, Codominance and Multiple Alleles

Non-Mendelian-and-Sex-linked-Slidedeck   Videos from the slide deck... https://youtu.be/YJHGfbW55l0 https://youtu.be/9O5JQqlngFY https://youtu.be/Vdam8pKhRNo

How to determine Traits through Genetics – Mendel

Monohybrid Crosses - Mendel - Slidedeck “The child had his mother's eyes, his mother's nose and his mother's mouth, which leaves his mother with a pretty blank expression. ~ Robert Benchley Remember, It's All in the Genes! In the last activity, you looked at meiosis...

Genetic Disorders

Genetic Disorders slidedeck

Non-Mendelian Inheritance

Non Mendelian Inheritance and Sex linked Slidedeck   Worksheets and Answer Keys Sex-Linked Problems Non-Mendelian Genetics Practice Sex Linked key Non-Mendelian Genetics - Key

Inheritance and Hybrid Crosses

Inheritance and Hybrid Crosses Slidedeck GATTACA Watch the first 20 minutes and ponder this… https://youtu.be/IwuTa-jy63E What do you think of Vincent’s life so far?  How would it feel to be Vincent? Thinking about yourself… what issues could you see arising for you...

Mitosis and Meiosis

Genetic-Variance - Mitosis vs Meiosis slidedeck   Videos from the slide deck... https://youtu.be/ZX2jG4jIczE https://youtu.be/op7Z1Px8oO4 https://youtu.be/lH9loPdk_nQ Resources... Complete the karyotyping matching for one of the normal sets and then one of the...

The Kingdoms

Videos from the Slide Deck... https://youtu.be/ORB866QSGv8 https://youtu.be/vijGdWn5-h8 https://youtu.be/mv6Ehv06mXY https://youtu.be/75k8sqh5tfQ https://youtu.be/vAR47-g6tlA https://youtu.be/m4DUZhnNo4s

Video Clips

Reproductive Strategies in Plants and Animals

Reproductive Strategies Slidedeck     Videos from the Slidedeck https://youtu.be/ysRDmFfP58Q https://youtu.be/R-EyDKCRM_U https://youtu.be/f-ldPgEfAHI https://youtu.be/gEwzDydciWc https://youtu.be/SOllUTBYZtE https://youtu.be/RrMAOBT_Vco...

Transport In Animals

Transport in Organisms Slidedeck Resources from the Slidedeck... https://youtu.be/HZ9Et5TyJXM Transport in Organisms Now that you have looked at the differences in vascular and non-vascular transport in plants and open and closed circulatory systems in animals, you...

Transport of Goods in Plants

7 - Transport in Organisms -plants Resources from the Slidedeck... https://youtu.be/jtuX7H05tmQ https://youtu.be/Kv_0udatlh8 https://youtu.be/QXdujo4PZ7c Vascular Wilt Disease When we see a plant that look like that, we may immediately think it simply needs more...

Gas Exchange in Animals

Gas Exchange in Animals Slidedeck Resources from the Slidedeck... https://youtu.be/ErSjc1PEGKE https://youtu.be/4Eo7JtRA7lg https://youtu.be/LXGG-HgtJoI https://youtu.be/NBqVd36-Y94

Gas Exchange in Plants

Gas Exchange - Plant Structure and Function Slidedeck Task - Bias and Perspective Read Article One: Read through the following article which deals with the questions posed above. As you read, jot down evidence that supports the claim that increased CO2levels are a...