Students discuss ways in which the students think they are similar to their parents, grandparents, brothers and sisters. They conclude that inherited features are acquired from the parents.
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Is It Heredity or the Environment?
Himalayan rabbits are black when raised at low temperatures and white when raised at high temperatures. Young biologists participate in an experiment using seeds to demonstrate the ways the environment can influence an inherited...
7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
7.013 Spring 2005 Problem Set 2 - Genetics
Three pedigrees are presented for junior geneticists to interpret. Then, a double strand of DNA is printed for them to analyze. Hypothetical animal crosses are described, from which learners determine the genotypes and phenotypes of the...
9th - 12th Science
AP: Chapter 15: The Chromosomal Basis of Inheritance
AP biology course-takers peer into the workings of inheritance with this activity. They examine the Chromosomal Theory of Inheritance, Morgan's fruit fly experimentation, and sex-linked genetic traits. Vocabulary definitions and...
9th - Higher Ed 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
Is Inheritance Really All In Our Genes?
Introduce young scholars to epigenetics, the study of the changes in organisms. Viewers learn about investigators at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada who have shown that a father's diet can influence the health and...
5 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
The Probabilities of Problems: A Look at Genetic Inheritance
Discuss an article about families affected by genetic disorders and their decisions about whether or not to evaluate their own genetic information. Investigate four different inherited disorders. Participate in a probability exercise....
7th - 10th Science