SNC 1D1 Unit 2: REPRODUCTION
You will now keep THREE
sections in your science binder. The first is for all notes and
activities completed in class. The second section is for your
Chemfolio activities. The Third is for your Reprofolio.
This checklist is your first page of the Reprofolio. It will help
you keep track of your unit completion. Choose those you will
q Participation in all quizzes and activities, note-taking,
C Layer (you
must complete 100 points before moving on to the “B” Layer)
Will be checked on: ___________
(10 points each):
qqq Lecture notes in graphic organizer format (e.g. concept map, flowchart, etc.) (max. of 3)
q 20 Vocabulary cards with definitions from all 4 chapters (oral defense)
qqq Watch a video and write down 5 things that you learned. (oral defense) (max of 3)
q Draw scientific diagrams of a plant cell AND an animal cell (peer marked; submit marking sheet)
q Create a PowerPoint slideshow explaining a concept from chapter 5 or 6 (teacher marked in class)
q Perform a skit, song, or dance that outlines mitosis (small groups) (peer and teacher marked)
q Write a rhyming poem about mitosis (written and submitted or oral defense)
q Write a diary entry from the point of view of Celia Cell and the day she underwent mitosis
q Create a poster illustrating the different stages of mitosis
q Read pages 164-165, then answer the following textbook questions: p. 165 #1-7 (oral defense option)
q Read pages 194-197, then answer the following questions: p. 197 #1-6 (oral defense option)
qq Complete a career profile from chapters 5-8
q Draw a series of diagrams which illustrate the cloning process
q Notebook check (notes in proper sections, dated, neat…show me any time after finishing chapter 5)
q Caregiver Signature: “I have reviewed this unit project
B Layer (you must complete 60 points before moving on to the A Layer)
Will be checked on:
Required B Layer
activities (30 points):
q One full laboratory write-up from the unit (rough copy peer reviewed before submission; use peer lab write-up editing sheet; submit this sheet along with a rough and final copy)
(15 points each):
q Compare the parts of a cell to the parts of a computer
qq Explore an Issue (Slowing Down Aging, Transplant Farms, Genetic Screening, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome)
q Clone and grow a plant. Include a photodiary for your experiment
q Choreograph and teach a meiosis dance
q Research how cloning has been portrayed in the movies (e.g. Multiplicity, Gattaca, The Island). Are they being fair and accurate?
q Write a report (include diagrams) comparing the embryonic development of two species
q Compare and contrast the three kinds of microscopes studied using a Venn diagram.
q Build an edible model of a plant cell OR an animal cell
(submit with description of cell “parts”)
A Layer (complete 30 points before submitting your Chemfolio)
Will be checked on:
(30 points each):
q Create an illustrated book that teaches one of the
concepts from this unit.
q With a partner, prepare and present a 5-10 minutes
debate on genetic screening. One person should argue for,
and the other should argue against. (peer and teacher marked)
q Study the grade 9 Ontario science curriculum for
reproduction (Google it online). Using a T-chart, make a
list of aspects you like about it, and a list of aspects you
would change. Write a letter to the Ministry of Education
explaining why you would make changes, or what you would like to see
q Compose and perform a song (or change the words of an
existing song and perform it) that could be used to educate
people about one of the topics addressed in this unit.
Teach it to the class!
q Complete one of the three challenges on pages 258-259.
q Create a painting that zooms in on a group of animals
or plant cells. Remember, you wouldn’t see them as flat
shapes. Additional research will be necessary. Your
painting should be both visually engaging and informative.
Cite the resources you use, and briefly describe the information you
q Critique a current, primary source article related to a
reproductive technology (e.g. stem cell research, in vitro
fertilization, cloning, etc.) In the first paragraph, introduce
the topic. In the second paragraph, summarize the
article. In the third paragraph, state your opinions about
the content of the article, with your reasons. What aspects
of this research do you agree with? Why? What aspects do
you disagree with? Why?
10 points will be awarded for overall appearance (make it shnazzy!)
Additional items to include in your Reprofolio:
q Self-Evaluation using the rubric provided
q Completed reflection sheet
q This checklist, completed
q In order for your mark to be recorded, you must provide
a response to teacher feedback.
Final Reprofolio to be
submitted on: _________________________
Late work will be assigned a
mark of zero as per science department policy.
Please see me if you
experience any extenuating circumstances.