HS-LS3.B: Variation of Traits Lesson Plans

  • Class Activity
    Chromosome Mutation Activity
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    This activity is inquiry based where students mimic chromosome mutations by cutting and pasting paper chromosomes. Students then use this activity to defend a claim that inheritable variations can be caused by mutations.
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    HS-LS3.B: Variation of Traits
     
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  • Worksheet
    Dihybrid Crosses of Human Traits
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    Students will learn about two trait dihybrid crosses and Mendel’s law of independent assortment using human traits as examples.
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    HS-LS3.B: Variation of Traits
     
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  • Worksheet
    ABO Blood Types : Genetics
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    Students will learn about the different blood types, blood transfusions, and blood antibodies. Students will learn about multiple alleles and co-dominance using Mendel's punnett squares.
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    HS-LS3.B: Variation of Traits
     
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