Genetics Lesson Plans

  • Lab Experiment
    Seed Germination Lab
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    The goal of this basic lab is break the misconception that photosynthesis is how plants grow. Students should also learn that plants grow by cell division.
    NGSS Standard
    HS-LS1.B: Growth and Development of Organisms
    Common Core Standard
    RST 9.10.3, 9.10.5, 9.10.7, WST 9.10.1b, 9.10.1e, 9.10.2a, 9.10.7, 9.10.9
     
    Published by NGSS Life Science High School
  • Worksheet
    Pedigrees WS
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    Students will learn how to use pedigrees to trace a autosomal genes as they pass from generation to the next generation. Students will also learn about genetic disorders.
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    Published by NGSS Life Science High School
  • Worksheet
    Genetics with SpongeBob - Dihybrid Crosses
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    Students complete dihybird crosses about SpongeBob. SpongeBob SquarePants and all related characters are trademarks of Viacom International Inc.
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    Published by Andrea Stonebraker High School
  • Class Activity
    Using Blood Tests to Identify Babies and Criminals
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    Students learn the genetics and immunology of the ABO blood type system, using simple chemicals and logical reasoning to solve a murder mystery and to determine whether two babies were switched in the hospital.
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    Published by Ingrid Waldron and Jennifer Doherty High School

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