Plan for Jan. 29 • Learning Team Adjustments • Case Study: Blue Merle Aussies • Bozeman Science Video: Meiosis • Exit Ticket: Aussie Coat Case • Homework: Bring Text Book!
Aussie Coat Color Case Study Do: Get out a fresh sheet of paper. Put: Write the following title: Aussie Coat Color Case Study List: What do you know about Australian Shepherds? What comes to mind? If nothing comes to mind, write that.
Little Boo Bear (dad) • Blue Sapphire (Mom) • Sapphire’s Lucky Penny (offspring)
Merle is a highly valued coat color. • Little Boo Bear • Blue Sapphire How can we decide if breeding Boo Bear and Sapphire is going to get us Merle pattern Aussies? What do we need to know in order to begin to understand coat color inheritance in our dogs? • Sapphire’s Lucky Penny
Aussie Coat Colors Do: Read the article and as you read underline information that helps us answer our question. Put: Write any other questions you have about the text in the margin of the paper. Finish By: You have 5 minutes to read and 5 minutes to discuss. When Done: Go around your group and try to answer each other’s questions.
Will we keep breeding the parent dogs if we want Merle puppies? • Do: With your team, discuss the evidence in the case so far and analyze the available data to come up with an answer to the question. • Data Analysis: What genotype is each parent? How can you predict the genotypes/phenotypes produced by crossing Bear x Sapphire? • Put: your team’s decision on butcher paper. • Use “poster” formatting: Title, Question, Answer with your evidence, Next Steps. • When Done: Hang your paper on the white board. Be prepared to present results to the class.
Meiosis Preview • What events occur in meiosis? How is meiosis different from mitosis? • http://www.bozemanscience.com/meiosis