People Are Like Peas in a Pod
Students experiment with peapods to show the diversity of individual within a population. They examine dominant traits, recessive traits, genotypes, and phenotypes and show the process of making a Punnett Square.
6th - 12th Science 8 Views 33 Downloads
Punnett Squares with Piebald Deer
Explore the science behind Earth's amazing diversity of life with this lesson on genetics. Looking at specific traits in piebald deer, carnations, and roan cattle, young scientists use Punnett squares to determine the possible genotypes...
5th - 10th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Incomplete Dominant and Codominant Traits Worksheet
A two-page instructional activity provides seven Punnett squares for practice in determining genotypes and phenotypes. Each is an example of incomplete dominance or codominance. After your bright biologists have mastered Punnett squares,...
7th - 10th Science
Genetics: The One Eyed, Easy-Temper-Loser Monster
In this genetics lesson, students read a story and use the characteristics of a fictitious monster to construct a genetic profile. Students then use a Punnett Square to predict the outcomes of their monster family given a particular set...
6th - 8th Science
Looking Closely at a Tree: Introduction to Phenotype
Upon dissecting a young tree branch and inspecting the cambium layer, apical buds, and other physical features, green thumbs also grasp the meanings of the genetic terms genotype and phenotype. Not only are genetics and plant physiology...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
How Mendel's Pea Plants Helped Us Understand Genetics
A brief animation introduces heredity to your beginning biologists. They will meet Gregor Mendel's green and yellow peas, dominant and recessive traits, homozygous and heterozygous alleles, and Punnett squares. In this cartoon animation,...
3 mins 7th - 9th Science CCSS: Adaptable