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For extra credit:
Make a poster or add a wikipage on one of the following topics to this site.
Write a script that goes with a diagram. Write dialogue for each part of the diagram. Put it on
Create a comic strip on a topic below. A zine is another option. See:

Explore these topics beyound what was done in your textbook.
Writing and pictures should be original. Cutting and pasting text and taking credit for it is plagiarism.
Remixing information in ones own words is the goal. Pictures must contain the source URL from where they were gotten.
"Creative Commons" images are intended for others to use if Credit is given.

Paper Posters: Points will be awarded for quality and the amount of information on the poster.
Include information from the text in your poster. Try to get as much writing and information on your posters as we do in a day of class.

Topics List:

Any Animal
Include: special traits, their habitat and range, their role in their community, what they eat, what eats them, benefits to people, and people's impact on them.

Scientific Method Textbook page 7

Bacteria Reproduction and Temperature Textbook page 11

Spontaneous Generation and Biogenesis Textbook page 20

Dichotomous Key Textbook page 27

Brine Shrimp Hatching and Salt Textbook page 28

Cell Model Textbook page 41

Cells, Tissues, Organs, and Organ Systems Textbook page 45

Plant and Animal Cells Compared Textbook page 46

Microscopes Textbook page 48

Cell Theory Textbook page 51

Viruses Textbook page 53

Cell Organelles (Concept Map) Textbook page 59

Organic and Inorganic Compounds Textbook page 70

Cell Membrane Textbook page 79

Photosynthesis Textbook page 82

Cellular Respiration Textbook page 83

Fermentation Textbook page 84

Fitness: Rolls of ATP and Mitochondria

Link Between Photosynthesis and Cellular respiration Textbook pages 85 and 89

Cell Cycle Textbook page97

Mitosis Textbook page 99

Meiosis Textbook page 105

Chromosomes Number: Zonkeys, Ligers, etc.

DNA: Discovery and Structure Page 110

DNA Replication

Protein Synthesis

Mutation Page 114

Genetics: Genotypes, phenotypes, crosses, pages 126-130 Chapter 5

Mendel's Experiments pages 129

Genetics-Predicting results page 133

Explain Punnet Squares pages 131 and 135

Blood types page 135

Explain pedigrees page 139

Christmas Biology - Reindeer, Mistletoe, Holly, Pointsettia, The Tree, etc. Report on the following.

Make a poster explaining, "Cellular Respiration" (Or explain the diagram at this link)

Present why quinoa is being considered as a potential crop for NASA's Controlled Ecological Life Support System. Also address what makes quinoa nutritionally significant.

Use many diagrams and paragraphs to explain the Nervous System