Genes and Chromosomes
In this DNA worksheet, students will review vocabulary about the structure and characteristics of DNA and the processes of replication and mutation. 3 true or false questions, 6 matching questions, 5 fill in the blank statements.
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Reebops: A “Model” Organism for Teaching Genetic Concepts
In a sweet simulation, junior geneticists examine the chromosomes of a fictitious Reebop marshmallow animal, combine chromosomes to produce offspring, and then make a model of the resulting Reebop baby. Phenotypes include number of...
6th - 12th Science
Dragon Genetics ~ Independent Assortment and Genetic Linkage
Imagine a pair of dragons that produce offspring. What percentage of the hatchlings have wings and large antlers? An engaging activity draws genetics learners in, introduces them to alleles, meiosis, phenotypes, genotypes, and teaches...
9th - Higher Ed Science
Where Do Genes Come From?
No, you didn't get your genes from the local clothing store. Learn where they really come from by watching this video as it explores how the genes found in all plants and animals today have arisen over billions of years of mutations from...
4 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
The instructor in a biology video defines and shows examples of incomplete dominance, codominance, epistasis, and multiple alleles. Viewers then explore Thomas Hunt Morgan and his crosses showing the discovery of gene linkage via fruit...
14 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable