Mendelian Genetics Teacher Resources

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Ricochet Science: Mendelian Genetics

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Garden peas can be great teachers. Gregor Mendel certainly learned much about the patterns of inheritance from these sweet plants. Short videos describe Mendelian genetics' key concepts, including how Punnett Squares work, monohybrid...
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Mendelian Genetics and Inheritance

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Introduce your biologists to Gregor Mendel, the man responsible for Mendelian genetics. The resource explains the experiment that made him famous and sparked interest in genetics everywhere. Also take a closer look at Huntington's...
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Mendelian Genetics

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Although these slides seem full of text, the information is bulleted and clear. There is a list of vocabulary and then two slides to define examples of Mendelian inheritance and rules of probability.  The remaining five slides look at...
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Mendelian Genetics Cannot Fully Explain Human Health and Behavior

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The breakthrough of Mendelian genetics solved many puzzles for biologists. Then, scientists decided to apply the theory to human behavior. Learn the story and struggle of finding a genetic explanation for hobbies, interests, and mental...
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Non-Mendelian Genetics

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Any pattern of inheritance that does not follow Mendel's laws uses non-Mendelian inheritance. The video explains this type of genetics with many guided practice problems. It covers incomplete dominance, codominance, and sex-linked traits.
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Mendelian Genetics

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Young scientists explore Gregor Mendel's work on pea plants, his laws of segregation and independent assortment. They work through genetic problems and then finish by looking at Huntington's disease and genetic testing. 
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Using the Internet to Do Punnett Squares

For Teachers 7th - 10th
What a fun way to explore Mendelian Genetics! Using a computer connected to the Internet, beginning biologists construct and use Punnett squares of monohybrid crosses to explain how genetic traits are passed to offspring. Other websites...
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Mendelian Genetics

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Over the course of seven years, Gregor Mendel grew more than 28,000 pea plants. The large amount of data he collected led him to postulate the rules of genetics as we understand them today. Scholars learn about Mendel, genetics, and...
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Genetics, Genetics, and More Genetics: Exploring Independent Assortment and Non-Mendelian Genetics

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Two individuals share 99.9 percent of their genetic codes, yet diversity is observed everywhere. Young scientists learn about diversity through hands-on activities and an experiment. They apply the concepts of independent assortment and...
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AP: Chapter 14: Mendel and the Gene Idea

For Students 9th - 12th
A survey of Mendelian genetics is presented through this handout. Biology prodigies answer questions about the Law of Segregation, phenotypic ratios, and dominance. They define genetics vocabulary terms and describe various genetic...
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Mendelian Genetics

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How did Mendel know which pea plants would demonstrate certain characteristics? Pupils explore the answer this question, among others, as they complete Punnet squares, research dominant and recessive traits, and explore hereditary...
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How Mendel's Pea Plants Helped Us Understand Genetics

For Students 7th - 9th Standards
A brief animation introduces heredity to your beginning biologists. They will meet Gregor Mendel's green and yellow peas, dominant and recessive traits, homozygous and heterozygous alleles, and Punnett squares. In this cartoon animation,...
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Great Minds: Gregor Mendel

For Students 9th - 12th
How would you feel if you made a huge scientific discovery, published it everywhere, and shared it with every scientist, only to have it ignored for 35 years because no one understood your genius? Unfortunately, Gregor Mendel died before...
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A Trait Accompli: An Introduction to Mendelian Genetics

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Young scientists learn the laws of genetics through data collection and research. They use discussions and online resources to develop an understanding of the related vocabulary.
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Genetics and The Work of Mendel

For Teachers 9th
If you need a summary of all aspects of Mendelian genetics then this  slideshow is for you. The information included is essential for complete understanding of crosses, genotypes, phenotypes, and heredity.
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Gregor Mendel- Mini Biography

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Gregor Mendel, famous for his research into pea plants that founded the field of genetics, is featured in a mini-biography that presents an overview of his life, education, and experiments.
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Genetics Practice

For Students 7th - 12th
A girl without freckles is like a night without stars! On this worksheet, junior geneticists determine how many of the offspring of a freckle-faced father and a freckelless mother. They also write out answers to questions about Mendel's...
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Meeting Mendel

For Students 9th - 12th
Genetics fledglings define genotype and phenotype and then describe Mendel's laws of heredity and segregation. This single-page instructional activity is a brief introduction to genetics concepts. You could follow it by teaching how to...
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Mendelian Genetics

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Who is Gregor Mendel? Learn about his early career, his famous pea experiment, and the laws he created. This resource is a bit dry, so choose a specific clip or create a listening guide to engage learners.
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Beyond Mendel's Laws of Inheritance

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
This PowerPoint jumps right into the details of unusual traits and how they are coded.  The epistasis patterns in Labradors are used as a main example, and many instances of polygenic inheritance malfunctions are explained. All of this...
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Gregor Mendel: Monk and Scientist

For Teachers 7th
This is a visually attractive PowerPoint that summarizes the life of Gregor Mendel and the genetic traits that he detailed.  Each slide has clear bullet points and lovely images that are helpful and relevant
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Gregor Mendel

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What did Gregor Mendel say when he founded genetics? Woopea! The video introduces Gregor Mendel to viewers. It details his initial experiments with peas and his understanding of genetics.
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How Punnett Squares Work

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How did Mendelian genetics change the way we view science? Facilitate a lecture as learners view a short video segment that describes the correct use of a Punnett square. They follow the video by completing practice problems to further...
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Genetics Crossword

For Students 6th - 10th
In this Mendelian genetics worksheet, students solve 22 clues in a crossword puzzle contain the basic vocabulary for an introductory genetics unit.