7.1 Chromosomes, genes and DNA

Lesson 7.1
Chromosomes, genes and DNA
19-09-2022
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BioSecondary EducationAge 13

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Lesson 7.1
Chromosomes, genes and DNA
19-09-2022

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  • I can explain that chromosomes are made of DNA by answering the questions in LessonUp.
  • I can explain that each chromosome contains many genes by answering the questions in LessonUp.
  • I can explain that genes help to determine an organism‚Äôs characteristics by analysing a set of chromosomes.
GOALS

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Given ONE similarity of the two "cells".
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What job does the nucleus of a cell do?
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Chromosomes become
visible when a cell is dividing.
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DISAGREE
NOT SURE

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Chromosomes become
visible when a cell is dividing.
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DISAGREE

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FRUIT FLY

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Fruit f ly chromosome

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Human  - 46 chromosomes (Human Genome)

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Drosophila (fruit fly) - 8 chromosomes

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Explain why we cannot usually see the chromosomes in a cell, even using a microscope.
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Red blood cells do not contain a nucleus. Because of the lack of nuclei and organelles, mature red blood cells _______________.
A
do not contain cell membrane
B
contain DNA
C
contain chromosomes
D
do not contain genes

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Give ONE difference of a chromosome and a gene.
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  • make a flowchart diagram showing the nuclear structures, from largest to smallest
  • provide descriptions about each structure.
Classwork 7

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WILF Self - Evaluation: Choose the one(s) that apply (ies) to you.
1 - I know what I'm learning.
2 - I did what I supposed to do today.
3 - I recognize why I'm learning and doing this.
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