Punnett Squares

Mendel discovered that you inherit each gene from either parent, but not both. The video, part of a playlist on Genetics from Fuse School, explains how this applies to solving Punnett squares. It walks through the process of solving and how to interpret the results once completed properly.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Create additional practice problems
  • Discuss the difference between probabilities and actual results
Classroom Considerations

  • Relies on prior knowledge of ratios, Mendel, and chromosomes
Pros

  • Offers cues to pause and solve questions before learning the correct answers
  • Links to related videos for further knowledge
Cons

  • None
Common Core