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13 resources with the keyterm selective breeding

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Artificially Selecting Dogs

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Selective breeding has resulted in some novel and beautiful or useful dogs over the years. Using the American Foxhound as an example, genetics learners find out how and why they came about. Then, in small groups, they select breeds to...
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Classification of Agricultural Animals

For Teachers 10th
Students of biology should find this powerpoint interesting as it recaps the basics of classification and Latin and common names of familiar farm animals. The slides are clear, not loaded with text, and lead the students through the...
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Selective Breeding of Farm Animals

For Students 5th - 6th Standards
Biology learners read about selective breeding in chickens and how it has produced high-yield meat specimens and rapid egg-layers. The unpleasant effects of artificial selection are explored, as well as options to supporting this...
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Selective Breeding

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Combining traits of different animals can result in new breeds. This set of slides supports you as you teach selective breeding as part or a genetics or evolution unit. Chickens are the highlighted example. Traits to consider are the...
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Regents High School Examination: Living Environment 2003

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The living environment, from the interior of a cell to the complex relationships among populations, are queried in this final examination. Learners look at air pollution maps, diagrams of cells, population graphs, and drawing of cells....
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Regents High School Examination: Living Environment 2005

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The 2005 version of the Regents High School Examination in the area of ecology is as comprehensive as previous years' exams. It consists of 40 multiple choice questions on everything from the structure of DNA to the interactions within...
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Regents High School Exam: Living Environment 2008

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Tne New York Regents High School Examinations are comprehensive and include various styles of questions, includingmultiple choice and the analysis of graphs. This particular version, the 2008 Living Environment exam surveys a variety of...
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The Perfect Cow?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine how cattle have evolved through natural selection and selective breeding.  In this natural selection activity students compare and contrast natural and artificial selection.
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For What It's Worth

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students examine the practice and implications of selective breeding of animals. For this selective breeding lesson, students look at how animals have been selectively breed for human purposes. They analyze the morals and ethics of the...
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The Perfect Cow?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students evaluate the traits that made cattle ideal for human domestication. For this selective breeding lesson, students consider the advantages and disadvantages of domestication of several species. They watch video clips and view...
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Genetic Engineering

For Students 7th - 9th
In this genetic engineering worksheet, students use information given to complete the concept map provided. Students apply knowledge about genetic engineering to complete the graphic organizer provided.
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Patterns of Heredity

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this heredity worksheet, students will complete a graphic organizer with information relating to heredity, incomplete dominance, selective breeding, and hybrids.
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Animal Engineering

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students consider the impact genetic engineering has on an animals welfare. In this animal lesson, students consider the results animal engineering has on the environment and discuss both positive and negative outcomes of genetic...