Eighth graders explore the Nature vs. Nurture controversy and discover how variations in species is due to the interaction of genetic material. Students engage in a twin study experiment in this unit.
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Genome: The Secret of How Life Works
What do you have in common with a fruit fly? About 60 percent of your DNA. The resource, divided into two units, is intended for grades four to eight and another for high schoolers. Both units include eight lessons covering the genome as...
4th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Reebops a Model "Organism" for Teaching Genetics Concepts
Reebops are cute, marshmallow-based creatures that can be used to teach inheritance. Beginning biologists draw strips of paper that represent chromosomes from two envelopes, one for the father, and one for the mother. Each parent...
7th - 12th Science
Incomplete Dominance, Codominance, Polygenic Traits, and Epistasis!
Have you ever met twins or biological siblings with different skin colors? It's not unusual and a helpful video explains why. It includes incomplete dominance, codominance, polygentic traits, and Epistasis, and even explains why...
7 mins 7th - 12th Science