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104 resources with the concept recessive traits

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Genes

For Students 9th
In this biology instructional activity, 9th graders identify and locate various vocabulary terms related to the study of genes. There are 18 biology terms located in the word search.
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Genetic Terms

For Students 9th - 10th
In this biology worksheet, students identify and locate various vocabulary terms related to genetics. There are 15 biology terms located in the word search.
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Science Fun

For Students 9th - 10th
In this biology worksheet, students identify and locate various vocabulary terms related to the cells of the body. There are 32 biology terms located in the word search.
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Human Heredity Vocabulary

For Students 9th
Ninth graders review the terms "aneuploidy," "fetus," and "karyotype" in this vocabulary worksheet, which includes three multiple choice questions about each term. This activity could be expanded into a more developed vocabulary lesson...
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What is Genetics?

For Students 9th
In this biology worksheet, 9th graders identify which seed color is dominant in the given chart and explain why it is. Then they create a Punnett square showing the alleles of the parent plants and first generation of offspring.
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Genetics Since Mendel

For Students 9th
In this biology worksheet, 9th graders describe how two alleles can produce three phenotypes. Then they create a Punnett square showing the possible offspring of red and white cattle. Students also determine the genotypes and phenotype...
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What Happens to Genes During Sexual Reproduction?

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students examine how genes are passed on to offspring.  In this inheritance lesson plan students use a Punnett square to demonstrate the liklihood of trait inheritance
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Taster of Non-Taster?

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students investigate their own inherited traits by using taste papers. In this genetic traits lesson, students test their ability to taste various substances, which is determined by inherited genetic traits. They take home taste papers...
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Genetic Probability

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the concept of genetic probability.  In this genetic probability instructional activity, students determine the genetic probability of a trait using a Punnett square.  Students enter the data into lists in the calculator...
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Genetics Problems Worksheet

For Students 9th - 12th
In this genetics problems activity, students solve 20 problems by completing crosses using Punnett squares in order to predict the probability of genotypes and phenotypes of offspring.
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Heredity Worksheet #2

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this genetics learning exercise, students use a diagram showing the genetic offspring of plants with different types of seeds to answer 4 short answer questions. Then students determine the traits of offspring of different crosses in...
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Genetics Basics

For Students 9th - 12th
In this basics of genetics worksheet, learners review the concepts of genetic inheritance by writing the alleles for genetic traits inherited in offspring. They identify dominant and recessive traits given allele pairs, answer five...
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Mendel Pea Plants

For Students 9th - 12th
In this Mendelian genetics worksheet, students answer a variety of questions about Mendel's experiments and discoveries and they practice determining probability of outcomes in pea plants.
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Genetics Problems Worksheet

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this genetics worksheet, students review dominant and recessive traits, genotype and phenotype, and heterozygous and homozygous. This worksheet has 4 multiple choice, 3 fill in the blank, and 9 short answer questions.
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Punnett Squares

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this genetics worksheet, students use a chart showing selected traits in cats to determine the results of different breedings using Punnett Squares. Students complete 7 different problems
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Let's Get Square

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students predict possible phenotypic and genotypic outcomes for avariety of common plant hybrids. They review and explain the characteristics of dominant and recessive traits and explore Mendelian genetics. Students plot the possible...
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The Genetics of Parenthood

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students draws the child's face and compares "mother's" and "father's" perception of characteristics. One student draws the child's face; partner writes a biography of the child at age 30- what is the child like, what have they...
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The Wonders of Horse Coat Color

For Teachers 9th - 12th
You won't be able to use a few of the slides in this presentation since the first lists objectives not met within, and the third gives instructions to a worksheet that is not included. You will, however, find the remaining slides useful...
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Patterns of Heredity

For Students 7th - 8th
A family tree of dogs guides students through this activity, in which students analyze the pedigree. With a key describing the genetic attributes (tall dominant, short recessive, or male/female), students complete five questions about...
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Risky Genetics

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students study genetics by role playing.  In this genetics lesson students play the role of a doctor and interpret genetic test results. 
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Dragon Genome

For Students 8th - 10th
In this dragon genome instructional activity, students create a dragon with 26 traits given a list of chromosomes, the dominant and recessive alleles for each trait on the chromosomes and drawings of each trait.
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Heredity Worksheet #1

For Students 9th - 12th
In this genetics learning exercise, learners review the experiments on pea plants that Mendel used to explain dominant and recessive alleles. This learning exercise has 10 fill in the blank questions.
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Human Genetics

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this genetics worksheet, students review sex-linked diseases and use Punnett squares to determine the genotype and phenotype of offspring. This worksheet has 5 problems to solve.
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Human Genetics

For Students 9th
In this biology worksheet, 9th graders create a Punnett square to show the possible offspring of a carrier female and a normal male for color blindness. Then they draw a pedigree for the family and indicate whether the daughter is...