Seconde Euro SVT

Section européenne co-animée par Anne Menon et Jérôme Boscq

I- Introduction to the European section

Why English is so important in sciences ?

The scientific method

II- Germs on your hands ! What is the best: To use hydroalcoholic gel or soap ?

Introduction

Experiment with your own germs

Cultivate your own germs to determine what alcohol or soap does

III- Let’s study an unicellular organism : yeast

How to use the microscope

Yeast’s growth study

Yeast’s metabolism

V- A fundamental discover : DNA

How to extract DNA

What did Watson and Crick discover ?

VI- The DNA Escape game :

« you have been kidnapped by a crazy scientist obsessed with DNA … to escape you will have to solve enigmas… only the genetic code will help you to find out which amino-acides are associated with codons… in order to unlock the front door …»

VII- Build your own science podcast

What is a podcast in science?

How can you podcast your work?

Try a scientific podcast

Create your own scientific podcast

VIII- Endangered species

Build a poster about an endangered species

IX- To go further in genetics :

• Introduction to heredity : DNA, Genes and chromosomes

X- What is the link between Hitchcock and algal Bloom ?

1st part : The birds from A. Hitchcock

2nd part : the scientific point of view