Genes Don't Blend

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Yellow and blue make green—unless you're studying the inheritance of genetic traits. An interactive lesson explains the difference between blended traits and pure traits and gives examples of their occurrence. The resource includes a reading, animation, video, and online reflection questions.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Have learners complete the animation independently, then follow with a class discussion
  • Compare and contrast the pure traits with blended traits
Classroom Considerations

  • Learners must have a strong understanding of the inheritance of genetic traits
Pros

  • Includes links to reference materials for further study
  • Focuses on the history of the scientific discoveries
Cons

  • None