Complex Inheritance of Human Traits
In this human traits instructional activity, students will explore what happens with multiple alleles in humans as it relates to blood typing. Students will fill in a chart and then complete 9 fill in the blank statements.
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Genes, Environment and Genetic Complexity: Aggression in Humans
The highlight of this lesson plan is a 53-minute investigative video, Can Science Stop Crime?" The question asked is whether or not aggressive behavior is caused by genetic factors. The answer has to do with genetic complexity, the...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
Mendelian Inheritance of Human Traits
For this Mendelian inheritance worksheet, students will use a pedigree to complete 4 short answer questions about recessive and dominant traits. Then students will create a Punnett square. Finally, students will match 5 genetic disorders...
9th - Higher Ed Science
Raven Chapter 13 Guided Notes: Patterns of Inheritance
For 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
Worksheet - Genetics and Human Inheritance
Biology learners investigate genetics concepts by answering thirteen questions on this activity. 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
Epigenetics: Why Inheritance Is Weirder Than We Thought
Can learned traits be passed down to future generations? The video explains epigenetics, which is the change in organisms caused by a modification of genes and not the genetic code. Using the example of lab rats passing on a sensitivity...
3 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable