General Biology Extra Credit Options

Note: extra credit is only available to those who have submitted their regular work and requires parent approval beforehand.

 

1)  Biology video programs - Watch and review a video on a biology related topic (Discovery Channel, Learning Channel, History Channel, Animal Planet, etc...).  The review should be one full page including a summary and personal reaction. 

2)  Making signs and posters for class -  (Requires Prior approval of teacher).  See me for details.

3)  HTML Authoring - Writing web pages for the school website.  (Requires Prior approval of teacher).  See me for details.

4) Internet Research - Find a website that covers information that we are covering that unit.  Print the pages and either write a review or present briefly.

5) Link Reports - Go to one of the links below, print the pages and either write a review or present briefly.

Scientists on verge of unraveling DNA code of a human chromosome

Brain’s ‘moral compass’ identified

FDA takes gene food issue to public

Flu Front Page 817 PM ET Monday, October 18, 1999

N.Y. researcher wins Nobel

Detecting Disease before Symptoms

Gene therapy Fixing our DNA

Wanted John Doe, aka GATTACA

Smart mice, not-so-smart people

Scientists decipher immunity genes

Online egg auction pathetic yet inevitable

Lasers offer promise of super-vision

Gene Therapy Trial For CAD Showing Efficacy

Scientists report ‘ouch gene’

Do Germs Cause Cancer?

Tetra, the cloned monkey, is born

 

 

The extra credit offered herein is aligned with the National Science Education Content and Teaching Standards.  Student should be given the opportunity to seek content of interest to them through alternative media.