Gregor Mendel Teacher Resources
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How Mendel's Pea Plants Helped Us Understand Genetics
3 mins 7th - 9th CCSS: Adaptable
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,...
What Are Mendel and Genetic Crosses?
4 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Darwin and others hypothesized evolution, but they never explained how it worked genetically. The video introduces Mendel and his hypothesis, which scientists have now proved. It explains how he created the hypothesis and what...
Population Genetics: When Darwin Met Mendel
11 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Learners explore population genetics, or how populations of species change over time, leading to evolution with a video that brings together the principles of Mendel and Darwin and explains and models the Hardy-Weinberg equation.
Genetics - Lost and Found: Crash Course History of Science #25
12 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Gregor Mendel, known as the father of genetics, never knew genetics existed and, in fact, died thinking no one would recognize his scientific discoveries. Other genetics scientists, such as Barbara McClintock, performed work so far ahead...