4.1 (Cell Communication) & 4.2 (Introduction to Signal Transduction)
4.1 - Short Distance Communication
Cell to Cell Contact/Signaling
4.1 - Long Distance Communication
Local Regulators - Signal Emitting Cells
Long Distance Signaling to Target Cells
4.2 - Components of Signal Transduction Pathways 4.2 - Role of Those Components Activities: Click this link: Dropping Signals from learn.genetics, complete the data table. This will give you some examples of how cells communicate. Chapter 11 Reading Guide/Review Chapter 11 Power Point Presentation
HOMEWORK: Watch this video, Signal Transduction Pathways and complete video guide. Watch this video, Effects of Changes in Signal Transduction Pathways and complete video guide.
Optional - Watch this cool TED talk on Quorum Sensing. It should reflect what you are learning.
Day 2 - 11/11 - 11/12
4.3 (Signal Transduction) & 4.4 (Changes in Signal Transduction Pathways)
4.3 - The environment's roll in cell responses 4.3 - Different types of responses 4.4 - Molecule structure changes and how they affect the activity of the pathway
Activities: Chapter 11 Reading Guide/Review Cellular Communication Group Activity POGIL, KEY Signal Transduction Group Activity POGIL, KEY
HOMEWORK: Finish Any assignments on Cell Communication and Signal Transduction
Day 3 - 11/13 - 11/16
Review & 4.5 (Feedback)
Positive/Negative Feedback How do these feedback loops maintain homeostasis Positive feedback
Activities: Interactive Video's - Student Guide - From ScienceMusicVideo's
HOMEWORK: Watch this video on DNA Packaging Watch this Bozeman Science video and complete this video guide
Day 4 - 11/17 - 11/18
4.6 (Cell Cycle)
Cell Cycle Events - Stages, transfer of genetic information
Activities: Mitosis Lab - Part 1 - Identifying length of interphase and mitotic phases
HOMEWORK: Complete Section 1 of the lab and make a hypothesis for section 2 Progress Check on AP Classroom
Day 5 - 11/19 - 11/20
4.7 (Regulation of Cell Cycle)
Cell Cycle Checkpoints - Cyclins and Cyclin dependent kinases Disruptions to the Cell Cycle - Cancer Apoptosis
Activities: Mitosis Lab - Part 2 - Chi-Squared Video
Complete mitosis lab conclusion which should include.
Experimental hypotheses and whether they are supported or rejected based on the experimental data
Null hypotheses and whether they are supported or rejected based on the chi-square value, degrees of freedom, and critical value.
A conclusion about mitosis, what you found in your data, and if it matched what you expected.
HOMEWORK: Progress Check on AP Classroom Finish Mitosis Lab Study for the Test Here are some Study Materials - Unit 4 Review Cellular Respiration Practice Photosynthesis Study Guide One additional Review