Chromosomes Lesson Plans
Chromosomes Quiz Lesson Plan
This quiz assesses students knowledge of chromosomes including their structure, homologous chromosomes, sex chromosomes and autosomes, cells with haploid or diploid number of chromosomes, and reproductive cells.
Published by High School
Chromosome Mutation Activity Lesson Plan (PDF)
Lesson Plan (DOCX) with Membership
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.
HS-LS3.B: Variation of Traits
Published by NGSS Life Science High School
Genetics Introduction Student Handout
These activities help students to understand the basic principles of genetics, including Punnett squares and pedigree analysis. The understanding of meiosis and fertilization developed in the meiosis is linked to the understanding of basic principles of genetics.
Published by Ingrid Waldron and Jennifer Doherty High School
More Chromosomes lesson plans are in the works.