Some Genes Are Dominant

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Dominate a lesson on genetic traits. Young scholars learn about the difference between dominant and recessive traits with an interactive lesson. An animation demonstrates Mendel's work on the inheritance of traits, and interactive practice problems test their understanding.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Combine with other lessons from the same author to create a complete unit on classic genetics
  • Create a guided notes document for learners to complete as they work through the animation
Classroom Considerations

  • Meant as an introduction to dominant and recessive genetic characteristics
  • 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

  • Includes images to help clarify the concepts
  • Provides video interviews with an expert on the history of genetics

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