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Beyond Mendel - Into the Genetic Frontier

For Teachers 9th - 12th
It's not that simple! Mendelian genetics lays the foundation for our understanding of inheritance, but many traits are not controlled by only one gene. Introduce your genetics neophytes to the concepts of polygenic interactions,...
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Raven Chapter 13 Guided Notes: Patterns of Inheritance

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
In this short space, it would be impossible to describe the breadth of this seven-page genetics worksheet. Geared toward AP or college biology learners, they explore not only the basic vocabulary and concepts, but also the Law of...
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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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It's All in the Genes

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders investigate the inheritance of traits through several hands-on activities that illustrate the transmission of genetic characteristics. Students study advanced topics including multiple alleles, polygenic traits,...
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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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Human Genetic Disorder Probabilities

For Students 9th - 12th
In this genetic disorders worksheet, students complete punnett squares for six different human genetic disorders. They predict the outcome of the offspring including the phenotypes and genotypes of each.
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Human Genetics

For Students 9th - 10th
Students investigate the human genome. In this science lesson, students identify the different genes and chromosomes that make up the human body. They create a map of the different chromosomes.

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