Lucky Brand Genes: Genetic Traits

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Explore single-gene traits in humans. After viewing a video introducing genetic vocabulary, individuals identify their phenotype and possible genotypes of specific traits. They consider both dominant and recessive traits. This is the ninth installment in a series of 17.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Record new vocabulary and examples in a graphic organizer such as a Frayer diagram
  • Have pupils interview one adult to determine that person's single-gene traits
Classroom Considerations

  • Lesson contains a large amount of vocabulary, which may be overwhelming to ELLs
Pros

  • Highlights vocabulary with definitions and examples
  • Includes all necessary student handouts and answer keys
Cons

  • None
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