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North East School Division

Unpacking Outcomes


Unpacking

the Outcome

Examine


process of transfer of genetic information

Examine


influence on the transfer of genetic information

Examine


impact of transfer of genetic information on society past and present

Outcome

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erline the qualifiers
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RE 9.1
Examine

the
process

of and
influence

on the transfer of genetic information and the
impact

of that understanding on
society past and present.


KNOW

UNDERSTAND

BE ABLE TO DO



Genetic conditions with unknown causes/ cures
-

some causes of male infertility, cystic fibrosis,
Down’s syndrome, and muscular dystrophy



Inherited traits
-

eye colour,
chin shape, ear
lobes, and tongue rolling



Factors leading to cell changes
-

toxins,
carcinogens, pesticides, smoking, overexposure
to sunlight, and alcohol abuse



Vocabulary


genetics, condition, technological,
nucleus, cell, dominant, recessive, data,
traits,
inherit, environmental factors, reproductive
biology, gene therapy, genetic engineering,
population, disease, chromosome, gene, DNA,
transmitting, impact, influence, process



Parts of a cell related to the transfer of genetic
information



Examples of

dominant and recessive traits



How to observe properly, collect data, analyze
data



Family data of human traits



Saskatchewan and Canadian contributions to
the science and technology of genetics and
reproductive biology



How to research effectively from a var
iety of
sources



Related careers



That genetics is an area still
being vastly studied


many
unanswered questions



There is a cellular process in
which genetic information is
transferred



Who we are and how we look
is decided by our genes, which
come from our
parents



There are dominant and
recessive traits which impact
things differently when
combined in different ways



There are factors that can
change a cell’s genetic
information



Saskatchewan and Canada
have contributed to the study
of genetics and reproductiv
e
biology



Genetics has had a
tremendous impact on many
aspects of our world



We have to understand
chromosomes, genes and
DNA as well as reproduction in
order to understand genetics




Identify questions to investigate related to genetics.



Provide examples of genetic conditions whose causes
and cures are not understood according to current
scientific and technological knowledge.



Recognize that the nucleus of a cell contains genetic
information and identify the relationship among
chromosomes
, genes, and DNA in transmitting genetic
information.



Identify examples of dominant and recessive traits in
humans and other living things.



Observe, collect, and analyze class and/or family data
of human traits that may be inherited from parents



Discuss

environmental factors and personal choices
that may lead to changes in a cell’s genetic information



Provide examples of Saskatchewan and Canadian
contributions to the science and technology of genetics
and reproductive biology in plants and animals.



Sel
ect and synthesize information from various sources
to illustrate how developments in genetics, including
gene therapy and genetic engineering, have had an
impact on global and local food production,
populations, the spread of disease, and the
environment.




Describe careers in Saskatchewan or Canada that
require an understanding of genetics or reproductive
biology.



ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS

Why are we still so engaged in genetic research? Why is it so interesting? What questions do we still have?

How is
genetic information transferred and where does it happen?

Why are we the way we are? How is it decided? What do genes have to do with it really?

How do dominant and recessive traits work?

How can the cell’s genetic information be changed?

How has Saskatche
wan and Canada contributed to this field? What jobs are available?

How can I understand genetics? What do I need to know?


































North East School Division

Unpacking Outcomes


Unpacking the Outcome

Observe


significance

Describe


significance

Outcome
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erline the qualifiers
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RE 9.2
Observe and describe

the
significance

of cellular reproductive processes, including mitosis and meiosis.


KNOW

UNDERSTAND

BE ABLE TO DO



Types of cell division


binary fission, mitosis,
meiosis



Ways to represent cell
division



How to use a microscope,
prepare a slide



Vocabulary and concepts


binary fission, mitosis,
meiosis, cell cycle, cell
membrane, nucleus, cellular
process, cell growth, cell
theory, diploid
cell, haploid
cell, theory



How to observe and
describe effectively



There are ways to observe and describe
cell division




Representations help with understanding



The nucleus of a cell determines the
cellular processes



As technology and equipment has changes
,
so has our understanding of cell growth and
division



Cell theory is a theory that explains cell
division but theories can change as
understanding develops



Mitosis is different from meiosis in many
ways



Cancer can be understood through an
understanding of

cellular processes



Observe and describe cell division (e.g., binary fission, mitosis,
and meiosis) using microscopes, prepared slides, and/or
videos.



Construct a visual, dramatic, or other representation of the
basic process of cell division as part of t
he cell cycle, including
what happens to the cell membrane and the contents of the
nucleus.



Recognize that the nucleus of a cell determines cellular
processes.



Identify major shifts in scientific understanding of cell growth
and division, including the r
ole of microscopes and related
technologies.



Explain how the cell theory accounts for cell division.



Compare binary fission, mitosis, and meiosis, and distinguish
between cell division processes during meiosis and mitosis
including the creation of diploi
d and haploid cells.



Relate cancer to cellular processes.

ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS

How can I observe and describe something as small as cell division?

Why is cell division important to understand?

How is the nucleus related to cellular processes?

Why does
our understanding change in science?

How is a theory important in science? How does the cellular theory describe cell division?

How are mitosis and meiosis the same? How are they different?

How can understanding cellular processes help me understand
cancer?






North East School Division

Unpacking Outcomes


Unpacking the Outcome

Describe


processes

Describe


implications

Outcome
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erline the qualifiers
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RE 9.3
Describe

the
processes and implications

of sexual and asexual reproduction in plants and animals.


KNOW

UNDERSTAND

BE ABLE TO DO



Vocabulary


sexual reproduction, asexual
reproduction, population, species,
agricultural sector, forestry sector,
pollination, hermaphroditic, bud, graft.
Binary
fission, spore, vegetative
reproduction, fragmentation,
parthenogenesis



Methods of asexual reproduction in plants
-

budding, grafting, binary fission, spore
production, fragmentation, and vegetative
reproduction



Methods of asexual reproduction in
animals


budding, parthenogenesis



Examples of asexual animal reproducers


hydra, aphid, hammerhead shark



Methods of sexual reproduction in plants



Hermaphroditic animal examples
-

Clownfish, wrasses, snails, and
earthworms



That plants and animals can
reproduce sex
ually and asexually,
depending on the species



That each type of reproduction is
unique with its own processes,
advantages and challenges



That there are different ways to
reproduce sexually and asexually,
too.



That asexual reproduction
knowledge and
techniques are
important in the agricultural and
forestry sectors



That variety truly is the spice of life!



Identify questions to investigate about sexual and
asexual reproduction in plants.



Compare advantages and disadvantages of sexual
and asexual reprod
uction for individual plants and
animals, and for populations.



Describe various methods of asexual reproduction in
plant species and list specific examples.



Describe various methods of asexual reproduction in
animal species and list specific examples



In
vestigate and describe applications of asexual
reproduction knowledge and techniques in the
Saskatchewan agricultural and/or forestry sector.



Describe the process of sexual reproduction in seed
plant species, including methods of pollination.



Describe ex
amples of sexual reproduction in animal
species, including hermaphroditic species

ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS

How do plants and animals reproduce? Why does it differ from species to species? How did these differences occur?

How are sexual and asexual
reproduction similar and different?

What are the advantages, disadvantages and processes associated with each type of reproduction?

Why is asexual reproduction knowledge important in agriculture and forestry?

Why is variety good?








North East
School Division

Unpacking Outcomes


Unpacking the Outcome

Analyze


process

Outcome
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erline the qualifiers
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RE 9.4
Analyze

the
process

of human reproduction including the influence of reproductive and contraceptive technologies.


KNOW

UNDERSTAND

BE ABLE TO DO



Reproductive technologies
-

in vitro
fertilization, artificial insemination, and
embryo transfer



Contraceptive technologies
-

condoms, oral
contraceptive pill, diaphragm, intra
-
uterine
devices, sterilization, and the morning

after
pill



Vocabulary


reproduction, structure,
function, hormone, conception, birth,
chromosome, zygote, embryo, fetus,
sacredness, interconnectedness, technology,
contraceptive, reproductive, social, cultural,
controversial



How to ask good questions



Structure of male and female reproductive
system



Role of hormones



Major stages of human development from
conception to birth



Various cultural perspectives


places to look
for information



How to create a defense of a position on an
issue



That human reprodu
ction has
many controversial elements
about which people often feel
very passionate



That scientific understanding
does not always cover the
spectrum of understanding about
an issue



That hormones play a role in
human growth and development



That there are kn
own stages of
human development from
conception to birth



That there are many technologies
associated with contraception
and reproduction



That understanding a topic helps
us defend a position more
thoroughly (ELA integration)



Human reproduction is big
busin
ess ( Social integration)



Pose questions about the process of human
reproduction.



Compare the structure and function of the male and
female human reproductive systems, including the role
of hormones.



Describe the major stages of human development from
co
nception to birth, including reference to signs of
pregnancy, X and Y chromosomes, zygote, embryo,
and fetus.



Acknowledge differing cultural perspectives, including
First Nations and Métis perspectives, regarding the
sacredness, interconnectedness, and be
ginning of
human life.



Provide examples of scientific knowledge that has
resulted in the development of reproductive
technologies and contraceptive technologies



Examine social and cultural issues related to the use of
reproductive and/or contraceptive te
chnologies in
humans and defend a given position on an issue
related to the use of reproductive and/or contraceptive
technologies in humans.


ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS

Why is human reproduction controversial?

In what ways is there more to understanding
something than just science?

How do hormones work?

How do humans develop from conception to birth?

How have humans designed ways to increase and decrease reproduction? Why is this such a big business?

How can I successfully defend a position?