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.
Science Curriculum Correlation(s):6.L.1-Plant Survival and Reproduction, 7.L.2-Factors Affecting Variation Among Offspring, Bio.1.2-Cell as a Living System, Bio.3.1-Traits Determined by Structure and Function of DNA, Bio.3.2-Expression of Genetic Traits
Scheduling information: Scheduling for the 2013–2014 school year begins Tuesday, August 13, 2013. You must register for programs at least six weeks in advance of your group's visit. To schedule this program, contact the Scheduling Coordinator at 919.707.9840 or submit an online Scheduling Request Form (available 8/13/13).
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