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Genetics and Inheritance

Genetics and Inheritance

© Johanna Goodyear.

Patterns of inheritance, Mendelian genetics, variation of traits, pedigrees

  • Trait Inventory in Humans and Fruit Flies

    Trait Inventory in Humans and Fruit FliesSlide Set

    Students learn that traits are genetic: transmitted from parent to offspring. In this lesson, they will be developing and testing hypotheses about how traits are transmitted from parents to offspring.

  • Complex Traits

    Complex TraitsSlide Set

    Students use the domestic dog as a model to learn about genetics, DNA, genetic testing, phenotypes, alleles, SNPs, and mutations related to desirable and/or harmful effects in certain dog breeds.