Hank explains that animals are more similar to us than we imagined. He compares the ways in which different organisms develop and shares the statistic that we are 85% similar to mice. This statistic means that, along the way, the process of development has evolved.
Key Words: Evo-devo, Developmental Regulatory Genes, Gap Genes, Hox Genes, Regulatory Genes, Unfertilized Egg, Gene Products
Hank explains the way in which organisms grow and develop. He covers how to determine the complexity of an organism and illustrates that the digestive tract is the first part of the organism that develops.
Key Words: Animal Phyla, Layers of Tissue, Zygote, Cleaving, Blastula, Radial Symmetry, Bilateral Symmetry, Gastrulation, Gastrula, Deuterostome, Germ Layers, Ectoderm, Endoderm, Diploblastic, Triploblasts, Mesoderm
After Mr.Kindle discloses to his class that also has a child but the child lives with his mother, the topic of divorce comes up in the kindergarten classroom. The children talk about the how they interpret divorce and the reasons why their teacher is divorced.
George, Kramer, Elaine, and Jerry are trying to find a parking spot so they can use the restroom. They see an open handicap spot and debate whether or not they should take it. Elaine and Jerry feel it's wrong to take the spot, while Kramer and George argue that they should park in the spot. Collectively, the group represents all three of Lawrence Kohlberg's stages of moral development.