Plant Genetics: Walking with Mendel
This introduction to the principles of Mendelian genetics includes topics such as dominant and recessive traits, expected vs. actual ratios of inheritance, and Parent vs. F1 and F2 generation characteristics. Activities may include working with lethal recessive Albino corn, Punnett Squares, and/or Yellow vs. Purple corn cobs. Program is 1 1/2 hours. This program will be held in the Natural World Investigate Lab.
Science Curriculum Correlation(s):6.L.1, 7.L.2, Bio.1.2, Bio.3.1, Bio.3.2
Scheduling information: Scheduling for the 2015–2016 school year begins Tuesday, August 11, 2015. You must register for programs at least six weeks in advance of your group's visit. To schedule this program, contact the Debbie Huston, Scheduling Coordinator at 919.707.9840 or submit an online Scheduling Request Form (available August 10, 2015).
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This work was supported by the U.S. NSF Plant Genome Program IOS-1127076 and IOS-0822495.