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The Making of the Fittest: Evolving Switches, Evolving Bodies
How did the stickleback fish, which was once ocean bound, evolve to be able to persist in freshwater lakes? Hear from the scientists who identified the genes and related switches that allowed these survivors to adapt. In addition to the...
15 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
Evolution and Gene Frequencies: A Game of Survival and Reproductife Success
Students research the population of Bengal tigers and their existence as either dominant or recessive. They explore the presence of fur on these tigers and its lethal combinations. Determinating the effect of random mating in a...
8th - 11th Science
Wearing My Genes: Basic Principles of Heredity
Young scholars explore heredity. In this science lesson plan, students examine what heredity is, distinguish the difference between the dominant and recessive genes, explain the difference between phenotype and genotype, and predict the...
5th - 8th Science
Worksheet - Genetics and Human Inheritance
Biology learners investigate genetics concepts by answering thirteen questions on this worksheet. Topics include Mendelian Genetics and Punnett Squares, pedigree charts and genetic disorders. Use it as a chapter reading guide or a review...
7th - 12th Science
Reading Guide & Worksheet - Chromosomes & Cell Division
Giving short answers, young biologists review the processes of mitosis and meiosis. They also explain what causes some of the more common genetic disorders. Written as a reading guide, this instructional activity is likely to line up...
9th - 12th Science
Raven Chapter 13 Guided Notes: Patterns of Inheritance
In this short space, it would be impossible to describe the breadth of this seven-page genetics worksheet. Geared toward AP or college biology learners, they explore not only the basic vocabulary and concepts, but also the Law of...
11th - Higher Ed Science
Thomas Hunt Morgan and the White-Eyed Mutant
Find any article about the genetic research of Thomas Hunt Morgan on the sex-linked eye color trait in Drosophila melanogaster. After having your class read the selection, they can answer these eight critical-thinking questions. This is...
9th - 12th Science