Monster Mash-Up of Genetics

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It's alive! Young mad scientists create monsters as they explore the probabilities of genetic traits during a well-structured inquiry activity. Pairs travel from station to station, rolling the dice and adding traits to their creations as you mingle and guide their learning.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Get creative and add fur, googly eyes, and other fun touches to the stations
  • Use the exit ticket as a formative assessment or quick quiz grade
Classroom Considerations
  • Review the materials in advance to have everything ready for individuals and stations
  • Prep and grading are easy, thanks to the included printables and answer key
  • The lesson is a fantastic way to work on essential inquiry skills, such as asking questions and constructing explanations
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