Here is a video clip going over genetic counseling.
Jessica is a bright young lady who throws herself into whatever she is doing. She in patient, kind, and motivated…a combination we unfortunately don’t see enough of. Her work ethic is spectacular and I am confident that anything she sets her mind to will get done and with a high level of performance and style. I hope to see her again next year in Astronomy! She will be very successful in whatever pursuit she engages.
Don’t forget the Botany Test on April 3. It will cover plant structure and function.
The following video explains what earthquakes are and how they occur.
You know I do not provide many opportunities in the way of extra credit, but I thought this would be a good one. If you ever questioned the value of studying and learning about pedigrees, genetics, inheritance, etc. This webquest will help you to learn that family medical histories can inform you about your risk of developing a chronic disease. You will also discover that lifestyle modifications can help to reduce your risk. Below is a worksheet taken from Teach.Genetics at the University of Utah that will lead you on a WebQuest dealing with Using Family History to Improve Your Health. Complete this worksheet for extra credit.
If you would like to take this one step further and look at your own family health history, there is a link to materials for your own family health history search (includes both English & Spanish forms).
These two videos look at soils.
The following video looks at weathering and erosion. Kind of old and cheesy, but you get the picture.
This next clip is from Bill Nye.
This last clip gives the different types of weathering.