Passing On My Genes

Posted on Jan 3, 2016 in Biology, genetics

Target:  Compare expected and actual inheritance. How:  Determine genotypes and phenotypes of individual and mate.  Determine the expected genotypes and phenotypes via punnett squares possibilities and determine the actual genotypes and phenotypes by random flipping using the individual’s and mate’s genotypes for four children.  Compare the percentage of offspring with phenotypic traits that match and […]

Incomplete & Codominance

Posted on Dec 22, 2015 in Biology, genetics

http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/jkousen/Biology/inccodom.htm#incdom ans

Genetics Worksheets

Posted on Dec 22, 2015 in Biology, genetics

Target:  Understand Mendelian Genetics from simple crosses to inheritances that involve inferences. How:  Complete worksheets with examples of Mendelian Genetics questions from simple to questions that involve more inferences as students gain knowledge and confidence working through examples.  Examples are provided in a variety of ways to increase comprehension. Assignment:  geneticsworksheets

Breakthrough gene editor sparks ethics debate: CRISPR in Science News

Posted on Dec 22, 2015 in Biology, genetics, Interesting Links

https://www.sciencenews.org/article/year-review-breakthrough-gene-editor-sparks-ethics-debate

Polygenic Traits

Posted on Dec 18, 2015 in Biology, genetics

Target:  Compare frequency of  the phenotypes of polygenic and monogenic traits. How:  Using 6 genes from each parent, simulate the phenotypes of height of the offspring and collect data to graph. Interpret data. Assignment: polygenictraits Record data for multiple groups: polygenic traits Extra Credit: Add to polygenic traits assignment 1.Polygenic trait- Aging Studies https://www.sciencenews.org/article/year-review-not-all-bodies-act-their-age Task-Describe the […]