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Basic units of living organisms. Cells. Activity. “What is a Cell?” (resource book; p.95) Ecology & The Environment. Video …. Brain Pop: http://www.brainpop.com/science/cellularlifeandgenetics/. Reading …. “What is a Cell?” Reading & Discussion - Ecology & The Environment. Cells ….

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  1. Basic units of living organisms Cells

  2. Activity • “What is a Cell?” (resource book; p.95) • Ecology & The Environment

  3. Video … • Brain Pop: http://www.brainpop.com/science/cellularlifeandgenetics/

  4. Reading … • “What is a Cell?” • Reading & Discussion - Ecology & The Environment

  5. Cells … • Examples: http://www.cellsalive.com/gallery.htm

  6. Singular & Multi-cellular Organisms • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=koSrv9UXwns • http://www.tvdsb.ca/webpages/macdonalda/files/unicellular%20organisms.pdf • http://access.teachersdomain.org/resources/tdc02/sci/life/stru/singlecell/index.html

  7. DNA Review … • Brain Pop: DNA http://www.brainpop.com/science/cellularlifeandgenetics/dna/

  8. The Parts of a Cell … • Reading & Discussion: Reading Passage (resource p.106; “The Parts of a Cell;” Ecology & The Environment) • Characteristics of Cells: (5:18) http://app.discoveryeducation.com/search?Ntt=cell+parts+and+functions&N=4294949582

  9. What Cells Do … • Reading & Discussion: Reading Passage (resource p. 110; “What Cells Do;” Ecology & The Environment) • Review: Discovery Education- MSB: Goes Cellular (26 min.) http://player.discoveryeducation.com/index.cfm?guidAssetId=f3f0fcce-8833-45bf-b01f-f48836e90971

  10. Plant & Animal Cells • Reading & Discussion: Reading Passage (resource p.119; “Plant & Animal Cells;” Ecology & The Environment)

  11. Plant & Animal Cells … • Review: Studyjams Plants- http://studyjams.scholastic.com/studyjams/jams/science/plants/plant-cells.htm Animals- http://studyjams.scholastic.com/studyjams/jams/science/animals/animal-cells.htm

  12. From Cells to Organisms … • Cells-Tissues-Organs-Organ Systems-Organism • Reading & Discussion: Reading Passage (resource p.123; “From Cells to Organisms;” Ecology & The Environment)

  13. Heredity • Study jams: http://studyjams.scholastic.com/studyjams/jams/science/human-body/heredity.htm • Brain Pop: http://www.brainpop.com/science/cellularlifeandgenetics/heredity/

  14. Genes, Genetics & DNA … • Introduction: DE (24:13) http://player.discoveryeducation.com/index.cfm?guidAssetId=7570E857-9BAE-4732-920F-CF79EACA9201&blnFromSearch=1&productcode=DSC

  15. Genetics & Inherited Traits • GregorMendol DE Video: (37:13) http://player.discoveryeducation.com/index.cfm?guidAssetId=342118BA-1059-4350-9DC6-15181A36248D&blnFromSearch=1&productcode=US

  16. Vocabulary Review … • inherited traits • species • population • culture • genetics • offspring • characteristics

  17. EOG Practice … • Which is an example of a single-celled organism? A amoeba B insect C fish D worm

  18. EOG Practice … • Why do multicellular organisms need transport systems? A Most have cells that are not able to exchange gases with the outside environment. B Most have cells that are unable to grow and survive in their environment. C Most have cells that need food from sources outside their environment. D Most have cells that require more energy to survive than single-celled organisms.

  19. EOG Practice … • Matt is a tall, eleven-year-old boy. He has a scar on his right cheek. He is intelligent and an excellent drummer. Which of his traits did he most likely inherit? A his height B his scar on his right cheek C his intelligence D his ability to play the drums

  20. EOG Practice … • Which characteristic would a child not inherit from one or both of its parents? A freckles B hair style C eye color D dimples

  21. EOG Practice … • Which statement best describes a bacterial cell? A It contains more than one cell. B It is a complete organism. C It is part of a larger organism. D It contains different kinds of cells.

  22. EOG Practice … • Which characteristic do single-celled organisms and multicellular organisms have in common? A Both have cells with specialized functions for each life process. B Both perform all life processes within one cell. C Both have a way to get rid of waste materials. D Both are able to make food from sunlight.

  23. EOG Practice … • A litter of kittens have traits that are similar to both the mother cat and the father cat. Which best explains this situation? A The kittens are provided the same kind of milk from their mother as they grow. B The kittens inherit some of their traits from their mother and some from their father. C The kittens are kept at the same temperatures by their mother when they are first born. D The kittens are taught by their parents to have similar traits.

  24. EOG Practice … • Which are examples of inherited traits? A specific beliefs B fingerprints C memories D nose shape

  25. EOG Practice … • A scientist is trying to decide whether an organism is unicellular or multicellular. Which information would help the scientist most to make her decision? • A size of the cells of the organism • B what the organism eats • C how many types of cells are in the organism • D how fast the organism grows

  26. EOG Practice … • Which best explains why children resemble their parents? A They eat the same foods. B They have similar DNA. C They speak the same language. D They have the same interests.

  27. EOG Practice … • Why do dogs have most of the characteristics of their parents? A They inherit them from their parents. B They live in the same habitats as their parents. C They learn them by observing their parents. D They eat the same foods as their parents.

  28. EOG Practice … • Which is a characteristic of a dog that is most likely a result of its environment? • Its color • Its length of ears • Its food preference • Its ability to see in the dark

  29. EOG Practice … • Which trait do children most likely inherit from their parents? • shape of earlobes • musical ability • personality • language

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