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Principles of Heredity

Students model traits on genes using colored paper and tongue depressors to represent chromosomes. In this heredity lesson plan, students use their "chromosome sticks" to understand chromosome pairs, genes, dominant traits, recessive traits, heterozygous, genotypes and phenotypes. Students create different gene combinations using their chromosome sticks.

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9th - 12th
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Inquiry-Based Learning
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