HS-LS3.B: Variation of Traits Lesson Plans

  • Worksheet
    Genetic Disorders using Punnett Squares
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    Students will learn about genetic disorders by completing punnett squares for autosomal, sex-linked, pleiotropy, and incomplete dominance traits.
    NGSS Standard
    HS-LS3.A: Inheritance of Traits
    HS-LS3.B: Variation of Traits
     
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  • Worksheet
    Mendel’s Pea Plants
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    Students will learn how Mendel discovered classical genetics using pea plants. Students will learn classical genetic terminology, punnett squares and probability. Included terms: monohybrid cross, dominant, recessive, traits, alleles, law of segregation, homozygous, heterozygous, genotype, phenotype, and how to calculate genotypic and phenotypic ratios.
    NGSS Standard
    HS-LS3.B: Variation of Traits
     
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  • Lab Experiment
    Heredity Lab
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    Students will determine what the head of their fictitious baby would look like using their genetics.
    NGSS Standard
    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.
    NGSS Standard
    HS-LS3.B: Variation of Traits
     
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