Mendel Genetics Lesson Plans

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    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
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    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
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    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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    Dragon Genetics—Independent Assortment and Gene Linkage
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    Students learn the principles of independent assortment and gene linkage in activities which analyze inheritance of multiple genes on the same or different chromosomes in hypothetical dragons. Students learn how these principles derive from the behavior of chromosomes during meiosis and fertilization.
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    Published by Ingrid Waldron and Jennifer Doherty High School

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