Education

Plant Genetics: Walking with Mendel

Location: 
Nature Research Center
Dates Available: 
October 3, 2013 - May 30, 2014
Times Available: 
Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, 10:00am & 11:45am
Type of School: 
Home School,
Private,
Public
Grade Level: 
6th Grade,
7th Grade,
8th Grade,
9th Grade,
10th Grade,
11th Grade,
12th Grade
Class Size: 
minimum 8, maximum 30
Month: 
January,
February,
March,
April,
May,
October,
November,
December
Requirements: 
Must register for program at least six weeks in advance of your group's visit.
Fee: 
$70 per program

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 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.
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