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Were the babies switched? – The Genetics of Blood Types

For Students 9th - 12th
Human biology or genetics learners apply their knowledge to a unique situation: two newborn baby girls being possibly switched in the hospital. The engaging activity ends with a Punnett squares assignment in which pupils evaluate whether...
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Dragon Genetics ~ Independent Assortment and Genetic Linkage

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Imagine a pair of dragons that produce offspring. What percentage of the hatchlings have wings and large antlers? An engaging activity draws genetics learners in, introduces them to alleles, meiosis, phenotypes, genotypes, and teaches...
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Dragon Genetics - Understanding Inheritance

For Students 7th - 12th
Six pages begin with a detailed introduction to meiosis and homologous chromosome pairs. Instructions guide learners through a simulation in which they draw craft sticks marked with autosomes in order to decode the genes inherited by...
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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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"Easter" Egg Genetics

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Using plastic Easter eggs to represent parent phenotypes, genetics enthusiasts simulate the passing of alleles. They record the phenotype of each half of the egg, one representing the mother's and one representing the father's. They...
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Plant Reproduction

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Students plant seeds in order to investigate and explore the questions: "How do seed companies develop varieties of plants?" and "What is the ideal plant?" Students will study related vocabulary and sketch seeds as they emerge. Students...
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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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Genetics Practice 1: Basic Mendelian Genetics

For Students 7th - 12th
Six genetics problems are to be solved by junior geneticists. Empty Punnett squares are provided for them to plant the parents' alleles and determine the genotype, phenotype, and frequency of offspring. All of the problems involve actual...
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Toothpick Fish

For Teachers 6th - 8th
With colored toothpicks representing genes, youngsters practice passing them through generations of fish and learn about heredity. Consider this as an introductory activity since it does not represent recessive genes with lowercase...
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Science Jeopardy

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Make reviewing evolution, cell division, genetics, cell structure, and scientific method more fun! Science Jeopardy allows teams to choose a category for the question they will address. If you complete the entire game, learners will have...
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Pre-Activity Worksheet: Natural Selection

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Although the instructions include reading from a specific textbook, the tasks are appropriate for any unit dealing with how genotype frequency changes over time. Junior biologists define five vocabulary terms and then answer five...
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Genetics Matching Worksheet

For Students 7th - 10th
Twenty-one genetics vocabulary terms are listed down the left side of the worksheet and numbered definitions in another column. Pupils match the definitions to the terms. A link to the answer key is provided. Where the content is sound,...
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Crossword Puzzle for Basic Principles of Genetics

For Students 9th - 12th
For this genetics worksheet, learners complete a crossword puzzle by determining the terms associated with the 24 clues given. High schoolers review terms such as phenotype, genotype, alleles, and Mendel.
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Heredity Worksheet #2

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this genetics worksheet, 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 1...
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Genetics Intro

For Students 9th - 12th
In this genetics activity, students write in definitions for 11 terms associated with basic genetics. Students use Punnett squares to complete 8 short answer questions.
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Genetic Drift

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students use a mathematical simulation of genetic drift to answer questions about the factors that influence this evolutionary process. They run a series of simulations varying allele frequency and population size and then analyze their...
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Peter Rabbit Meets Charles Darwin

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students start to think of evolution in terms of populations. The class follows a cartoon scenario of a rabbit population in which there is selection and change of gene frequency. They receive copies of the scenario or the whole thing...
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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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Genetic Plant Crossing

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students explore biotechnology and examine how it is used to improve plants and animals.  In this genetic plant lesson students investigate how plants are crossed to create a plant with more desired traits. 
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Mendel's Laws of Heredity

For Students 9th - 12th
For this heredity worksheet, students will use diagrams and informational paragraphs about traits, alleles, and genotypes to complete 3 short answer questions.
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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...
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Hardy-Weinberg Equilibrium According to Hoyle: OR, Population Genetics or Platypapyrus foursuitii

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students use this exercise to help achieve a working knowledge of the Hardy-Weinberg Equilibrium without recourse to algebra. After participating in this activity, students gain a feeling for the significance of the Hardy-Weinberg...
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Peter Rabbit Meets Charles Darwin

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders explore evolution. They study a cartoon scenario of a rabbit population in which there is selection and a change of gene frequency. Students discuss frequencies, evolution, and speciation.