Evolution Begins with the Inheritance of Gene Variations

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Connect Mendelian genetics with Darwinian theories. An interactive lesson lets pupils explore how George Shull used research from other scientists to explore genetic variation. The resource outlines the statistical analysis of genetic variation within a species.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Record new vocabulary in a glossary section of notebooks
  • Create a timeline to emphasize the discoveries and contributions of each scientist in the lesson
Classroom Considerations

  • Learners should have a thorough understanding of genetic inheritance prior to the lesson
  • This resource is only available on an unencrypted HTTP website. It should be fine for general use, but don’t use it to share any personally identifiable information

  • Uses an interactive approach to engage scholars
  • Emphasizes strong scientific terminology throughout

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