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Biotechnology - 1st Semester

Semester Schedule

Aug 17 Semester plan & rules /Lab Safety ; What is Biotechnology

        18 Survey of the industry

        19  Lab Equipment, Lab Journals


22 Metric System / Dimensional Analysis (making conversions), & Significant dig.  

23 Graphing

24  Sig. Dig. Quiz / Pipetting intro

        25  Pipetting

        26  Pipetting practical & Conversions

        

        29  DNA Review

        30  DNA Extraction Intro

31 Lab: DNA Extraction & Precipitation

Sep 1  Lab Journal check

        2  Reading assignment


5  Holiday - Labor Day

7  Solutions

8  Physical Separation / Chromatography intro

9  Lab: Kool-Aid Column Chromatography

10 Unit 1 Exam    


12  Molarity & Dilutions

 13  Quiz / Making Solutions Intro

14  Lab: Making Solutions

15 Microbes

16  No School!


19  Microbes & Health

20  Intro to microscopes

21  Aseptic Technique / Intro to making Media

22  Lab: Making Media

23  Stuff


26  Microbiology Techniques

       27  Quiz / Intro to Microbes

       28  Lab: Microbes & Health

       29 Micro Techniques: Cont..

       30 Micro Techniques: Cont.


Oct  3  Holiday - Rosh Hashanah

       4  Intro to Gram Staining

5  Lab: Gram Staining

6  Practical Quiz: Intro to quantifying Bacterial numbers

7  Lab: Quantifying Bacterial Numbers


10  Unit Test

11  Review

12  Holiday - Yom Kippur

13  Midterm

14 Practical Exam                        Lab Notebooks Due  (End of 1st Quarter)


17  Proteins and Enzymes                  

18  DNA Review & Restriction Enzymes

19  Quiz / Intro Using NEBCutter

20  Lab: Restriction Site Prediction Using NEB Cutter

21  


24  Intro Gel electrophoresis

25  DNA Properties that are exploited in Electroporesis

26  Quiz / Intro to Casting Agarose Gels

27  Lab: Casting Agarose Gels

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        31 Intro Dye Electrophoresis

Nov 1  Lab Electrophoresis

 2  Uses of restriction enzymes in industry

 3 Practical Lab Quiz

 4    

 

7 Intro Restriction Digestion and Analysis Using Lambda DNA

8  Lab: Restriction Digestion and Analysis Using Lambda DNA

9  Lab: Restriction Digestion and Analysis Using Lambda DNA

10Review

11 Holiday - Veteran's Day


14  

15  

16  Movie

       17  Unit Exam

       18 Mega  Review C-Word


        21-25                                                        THANKSGIVING VACATION


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30                                 

Dec 1 CH 11.1 Intro to Genetics

       2  CH 11.2 Probability


5

6 Quiz / Lab

7  CH 11.3 Inheritance

8  CH 11.4 Meiosis

9  CH 11.5 Gene Mapping


12

13 Mega Vocab Quiz / Review                      Notebooks are Due

14 CH 11 Test (CH 11 HW)

15 Review For Final Exams

16 Final exams (3 & 5)


        19 Final exams (2 & 4)

 20 Final exams (6 & 7)

 21 Stuff (½ day!)                     (End of 1st Semester)



       22 – Jan 5 WINTER BREAK



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