How to Make a Linkage Map Based on Phenotype Offspring

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Where is the geneticist's favorite place to swim? The gene pool! Here learners examine the outcomes of genetic crosses. They create a linkage map by calculating the distances between linked genes on a chromosome. This is the sixth in a 10-part series of lessons.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Use a graphic organizer to record key vocabulary and meaningful examples
Classroom Considerations

  • Learners require calculators and rulers to complete the lesson; optional materials include beads and pipe cleaners
  • Prior knowledge should include completion and analysis of dihybrid crosses
Pros

  • Provides a detailed teacher guide to help guide lesson development
  • Highlights key vocabulary necessary for conceptual understanding
Cons

  • None
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