1.1 - Introduction to cells
Lesson 1 - Study of life
Is Saccharomyces cerevisiae alive?
- What is yeast and what are some common uses of yeast?
- Design an carry out an experiment. :)
Lesson 2 - Magnification
Quiz - homework
Discuss yesterday's lab
- What are characteristics of living things?
- How did you plan on discovering if yeast has these properties? Did you experiment work?
- What are some examples of non-living things that exhibit some properties of life?
- What is cell theory?
- Could something be alive without meeting the requirements of cell theory?
Cell theory introduction
- Research some exceptions to cell theory.
- Why are they considered exceptions and how to they survive?
- Come back and share with the group!
The big and the small
- Read page 1-8 and complete DBQs (pp. 6-7)
Lesson 3 - Size and life
Go over DBQ answers.
How big can a cell or animal be?
- What problems might affect a city if it is too big?
- In what ways might similar problems affect an animal if it grows too big? Think about your definition of living things.
- Would these same problems also affect something as small as a cell? Why or why not?
- Complete phenolphthalein-infused agar lab.
- Input results into class Google doc: Period 2 or Period 5.
- Discuss results of the lab
- How does this apply to fields other than biology? Revisit the first two questions.
- Study for magnification quiz
Lesson 4 - Differentiation
Quiz - magnification
- How do scientists get stem cells?
- What are stem cells actually used for?
- Stem cell jigsaw
- Read pages 9-16 (top)
- Watch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sLepKx5z-r0 (59 minutes)
Stem cell debate!
1.1 review lecture