McCarter Biology

Biology IS Life

Unit 6 – Introduction to Genetics

Unit 6  Mendel and Genetics Vocabulary Flipbook

Unit 6 Mendel and Genetics Chapter Overview and Learning Goals

Unit 6 Mendel and Genetics Daily Warmups

mendel cartoon

 

Meiosis:

Meiosis powerpoint

Meiosis Foldable

Phases of meiosis video:

Life Cycles Activity day 1 – answer any 15 stations, check your answers, ask questions about anything you are still confused about

Life Cycles Activity Project instructions

 

Karyotypes:

Chromosome Mutations and Karyotpye powerpoint

Chromososome Mutations cut and paste activity

Chromosomal Abnormalities Data Analysis

 

Karyotype Letter  The letter will be about 1 page or longer – double spaced. You will have references!  Do APA internal citations where needed and have a reference list at the end of your letter.

Karyotyping Letter chromosome smears

 

Mendel’s Principles and Punnett Squares:

Day 1 introduction bead activity powerpoint

Mendelian Genetics powerpoint – alleles, pea plants, Mendel’s laws, relationship between genotype and phenotype

Genetics Review and Punnett Squares problems

Mendel'sPeaSoupSmall

Monohybrid cross activity Reflection Questions homework 

mutant genes

 

Graphing Mendel’s Data assignment

Do you need additional help with Punnett squares?  Try this:  Punnett Squares Review worksheet #1 – I completed a big Punnett square very similar to  the first dihybrid square on this worksheet for you on the video.  Check your answers here. 

Dihybrid Cross Problems

Chi-Square and dihybrid cross problem set

 

 

 

Unit 7 – Complex Inheritance, Pedigrees and Human disorders:

Overview for Unit 7 Complex inheritance and human genetics

Vocabulary flip book for sections Unit 7  Complex inheritance and human genetics

Daily Warm ups Unit 7

 

Human Inheritance Overview Powerpoint

Calico Cats Case Study – X inactivation powerpoint

X-Inactivation – calico cats

 

Human Disorders powerpoint lesson

Video – Fear & Loathing: Albino Africans Survival in Tanzaniahttps://youtu.be/DLt4MrZCzsM

Video clip reflection questions – Albinism

Hidaya’s Story – construct a pedigree for autosomal recessive albinism

Pedigree Analysis worksheet

Secretariat – X-linked, dominant inheritance

The Blue People of Troublesome Creek pedigree activity

Woody Guthrie pedigree worksheet

Woody Guthrie Timeline

 

Pedigree lesson/review – determine pattern of inheritance from pedigree information

 

Section 11.3 – complex Inheritance:

Other Patterns of Inheritance powerpoint      

Epigenetics powerpoint

Polygenic Traits Using M&Ms activity

Homework – Polygenic Trait Powerpoint presentation

Punnett Squares worksheet #2 -“Other Patterns of Inheritance genetics problems” = Incomplete dominance, codominance & multiple alleles 

 

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