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Pedigrees Sex-Linked Worksheet

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High School Worksheet:
Students will learn how to use pedigrees to trace a sex-linked traits as they are passed from generation to the next generation. Students will also learn about genetic disorders. More...

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High School

Sex Linked Traits

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High School Worksheet:
Students will learn about genetic disorders by completing Punnett squares for autosomal and sex-linked traits. More...

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High School

Incomplete Dominant and Codominant Traits

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High School Worksheet:
Students will learn the difference between incomplete dominance and codominant traits by completing Punnett squares. More...

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High School

Genetics with SpongeBob 1

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Middle School Worksheet:
What happens when SpongeBob SquarePants marries SpongeSusie RoundPants? Explore the genetics of Sponge Bob and his pals with this fun worksheet! An answer key is provided! SpongeBob SquarePants and all related characters are trademarks of Viacom International Inc. More...

Published by Tracy Trimpe
Middle School

Dragon Genetics—Principles of Mendelian Genetics

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High School Activity:
Students learn the principles of Mendelian genetics by using Popsicle sticks, each of which represents a pair of homologous chromosomes with multiple genetic traits. Pairs of students use their sets of Popsicle sticks to represent a mating and then identify the genetic makeup and phenotypic traits of the resulting baby dragon. More...

Published by Ingrid Waldron and Jennifer Doherty
High School

Mendel’s Pea Plants

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High School Worksheet:
Students will learn how Mendel discovered classical genetics using pea plants. Students will learn classical genetic terminology, punnett squares and probability. Included terms: monohybrid cross, dominant, recessive, traits, alleles, law of segregation, homozygous, heterozygous, genotype, phenotype, and how to calculate genotypic and phenotypic ratios. More...

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High School

Pea Plant Punnett Squares

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High School Worksheet:
Students will learn about the genotypes, phenotypes, and ratios by completing Punnett squares for different characteristics of pea plants. More...

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High School

Pedigrees WS

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High School Worksheet:
Students will learn how to use pedigrees to trace a autosomal genes as they pass from generation to the next generation. Students will also learn about genetic disorders. More...

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High School

Heredity Lab

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High School Experiment:
Students will determine what the head of their fictitious baby would look like using their genetics. More...

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High School

Genetics with SpongeBob - Dihybrid Crosses

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High School Worksheet:
Students complete dihybird crosses about SpongeBob. SpongeBob SquarePants and all related characters are trademarks of Viacom International Inc. More...

Published by Andrea Stonebraker
High School

Using Blood Tests to Identify Babies and Criminals

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High School Activity:
Students learn the genetics and immunology of the ABO blood type system, using simple chemicals and logical reasoning to solve a murder mystery and to determine whether two babies were switched in the hospital. More...

Published by Ingrid Waldron and Jennifer Doherty
High School

Dragon Genetics—Independent Assortment and Gene Linkage

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High School Activity:
Students learn the principles of independent assortment and gene linkage in activities which analyze inheritance of multiple genes on the same or different chromosomes in hypothetical dragons. Students learn how these principles derive from the behavior of chromosomes during meiosis and fertilization. More...

Published by Ingrid Waldron and Jennifer Doherty
High School

Genetic Disorders using Punnett Squares

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High School Worksheet:
Students will learn about genetic disorders by completing punnett squares for autosomal, sex-linked, pleiotropy, and incomplete dominance traits. More...

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High School

Genetics with SpongeBob - Incomplete Dominance

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Middle School Worksheet:
This worksheet provides several practice problems related to incomplete dominance with Poofkins (a special kind of flower) and Goobers (a special breed of jellyfish!) An answer key is provided. SpongeBob SquarePants and all related characters are trademarks of Viacom International Inc. More...

Published by Tracy Trimpe
Middle School

SpongeBob Genetics Quiz

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Middle School Tests:
This SpongeBob genetics quiz includes heterozygous, homozygous, dominant, recessive, phenotype, genotype, and Punnett squares. SpongeBob SquarePants and all related characters are trademarks of Viacom International Inc. More...

Published by Tracy Trimpe
Middle School

Genetics with SpongeBob 2

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Middle School Worksheet:
A second helping of Bikini Bottom fun exploring the genetics of SpongeBob and his pals! An answer key is provided. SpongeBob SquarePants and all related characters are trademarks of Viacom International Inc. More...

Published by Tracy Trimpe
Middle School

Genetics Introduction

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High School Worksheet:
These activities help students to understand the basic principles of genetics, including Punnett squares and pedigree analysis. The understanding of meiosis and fertilization developed in the meiosis is linked to the understanding of basic principles of genetics. More...

Published by Ingrid Waldron and Jennifer Doherty
High School

Pea Plant Dihybrid Crosses WS

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High School Worksheet:
Students will complete dihybrid crosses of pea plant traits. Students will be able to figure out the gametes of the parent for two trait crosses. More...

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High School

Dihybrid Crosses of Human Traits

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High School Worksheet:
Students will learn about two trait dihybrid crosses and Mendel’s law of independent assortment using human traits as examples. More...

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High School

ABO Blood Types : Genetics

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High School Worksheet:
Students will learn about the different blood types, blood transfusions, and blood antibodies. Students will learn about multiple alleles and co-dominance using Mendel's punnett squares. More...

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High School

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