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42 resources with the concept heterozygosity

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Cells - Overview & Introduction Video
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Introduction to Heredity

For Students 10th - 12th
Young scientists generally love to learn how certain traits can be explained by a direct combination of alleles from their parents. Here, they are able to examine how a phenotype is often expressed as a result of one allele being...
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Hardy-Weinberg Principle

For Students 10th - 12th
After learning to calculate probabilities for single examples of genetic crosses in a previous lecture, students are exposed to the concept that allele and genotype frequencies in a population remain in constant equilibrium. A reasonable...
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Mendelian Genetics

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
New ReviewOver the course of seven years, Gregor Mendel grew more than 28,000 pea plants. The large amount of data he collected led him to postulate the rules of genetics as we understand them today. Scholars learn about Mendel, genetics, and...
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Lucky Brand Genes: Genetic Traits

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Explore single-gene traits in humans. After viewing a video introducing genetic vocabulary, individuals identify their phenotype and possible genotypes of specific traits. They consider both dominant and recessive traits. This is the...
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Testing a Hypothesis

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Are sickle cell disease and malaria related somehow? Scholars learn about both illnesses and the hypotheses that they are related. They discuss, view a video, and answer questions to demonstrate understanding. The resource includes an...
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How Do Fibers Form?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The proteins inside a cell determine the shape of the cell. While most red blood cells have a circular shape, those with sickle cell take the shape of a sickle. This change in shape causes multiple issues in the system. Scholars solve...
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Population Genetics, Selection, and Evolution

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The Hardy-Weinberg principle states that alleles and genotypes remain constant in the absence of evolutionary influences. Scholars complete a simple hands-on activity applying the Hardy-Weinberg principle to sample data. They observe how...
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Unit 3: Genetic Variation

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What happens when genes change? Junior genetic investigators examine the effects of mutation in the third unit of a four-part Biotechnology series. Individuals discover the types of mutations through a series of PowerPoints, then partner...
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DNA Profiling Activity

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Everyone loves a good mystery ... can your class actually solve one? Partnered pupils take on the role of forensic investigators during a three-part activity focusing on DNA evidence processing. Learners discover the methods used to...
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Alleles and Genes

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
How do organisms end up with such a wide variety of traits? It's in their genes! Kick off your inherited traits lesson using a brief video that covers alleles and genes. The narrator describes heterozygous and homozygous genotypes, how...
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Pedigrees

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Pupils puzzled by pedigree charts? Not anymore! Show them proper pedigree protocol using a short video from an excellent biology playlist. Content includes pedigree symbols and terminology, interpreting pedigrees of various lengths, and...
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Monster Mash-Up of Genetics

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
It's alive! Young mad scientists create monsters as they explore the probabilities of genetic traits during a well-structured inquiry lesson. Pairs travel from station to station, rolling the dice and adding traits to their creations as...
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Genetics and Cell Division Keyword Definitions

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Scholars often find new vocabulary overwhelming—help break it down for them. A helpful video addresses the vocabulary associated with genetics and cell division. It offers the definition of each and a short explanation. Cartoon graphics...
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Heredity: Traits, Genes, Alleles

For Students 8th Standards
If you knew people would pay extra for a bald dragon, could you pick which parents you should breed in order to get the highest number? The unit examines heredity and genetics through breeding dragons, mice, dogs, and tries to figure...
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Punnett Squares with Piebald Deer

For Teachers 5th - 10th Standards
Explore the science behind Earth's amazing diversity of life with this lesson on genetics. Looking at specific traits in piebald deer, carnations, and roan cattle, young scientists use Punnett squares to determine the possible genotypes...
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Monster Genetics Lab

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Harness young scientists' knowledge of genetics with an engaging science activity. Students start by flipping a coin to determine the genotypes and phenotypes of two parent monsters, before using Punnett squares to determine the...
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Dragon Genetics

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
It's alive! Turn young biologists into mad scientists with this engaging genetics activity. Using their knowledge of chromosomes and genes, students create dragons with unique sets of traits, eventually breeding them to make a new...
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Bikini Bottom Genetics

For Students 7th - 12th
Hilarious! Use the characters from SpongeBob Square Pants to practice solving genetics problems! Yellow sponge body color is dominant to blue. Square body shape is dominant to round body shape. Did someone switch Mr. Krab's baby with one...
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Genetics

For Students 7th - Higher Ed
A handout on genetic inheritance begins with a reading on alleles and how they can result in albinism. Junior geneticists learn to complete Punnett squares and participate in a coin toss simulation of allele pairing. They also learn...
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Genetics Practice 3: Probability Practice

For Students 9th - 12th
Practice calculating genetic probability, listing gametes, and identifying genotypes. The worksheet combines short answer questions with practice problems to solve. It would make a revealing review assignment or even a practical pop quiz...
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Raven Chapter 13 Guided Notes: Patterns of Inheritance

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
In this short space, it would be impossible to describe the breadth of this seven-page genetics worksheet. Geared toward AP or college biology learners, they explore not only the basic vocabulary and concepts, but also the Law of...
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Paper Pets

For Students 8th - 10th
In this paper pets genetics worksheet, students are given 4 genetic traits found in a particular species (paper pet). Students are given the genotypes of the parents of the paper pets and they perform genetic crosses using punnet squares...
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Simple Genetics Practice Problems

For Students 1st - 12th
Geneticists of the future identify heterozygous and homozygous genotypes, describe phenotypes, and use Punnett squares to solve problems and determine characteristics of offspring. A total of 15 questions make this a compact quiz or...
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Genetics Practice Problems-Simple Worksheet

For Students 9th - 12th
In this genetics practice worksheet, students answer fifteen questions about homozygous and heterozygous genotypes and simple monohybrid crosses of traits. They determine genotype and phenotype ratios by completing Punnett squares for...