Gregor Mendel began observing and analyzing various traits of pea plants in the 1800s, and his studies would eventually become the foundation for the basis of modern genetics. In this activity, students can simulate Mendel's work and determine patterns of inheritance. Using special chips and Innovating Science's exclusive double dice, students will be able to simulate both monohybrid and dihybrid crosses. Students will then be able determine genotypic and phenotypic ratios for select traits and compare their values to the theoretical ideal values, as put forth by Mendel.
Great for distance learning and home schooling - kit includes safety data sheets, instruction manual, worksheets and enough materials for 5 groups of students.
- 5 Monohybrid Chips, Female (red/yellow)
- 5 Monohybrid Chips, Male (red/white)
- 5 Dihybrid Double Dice, Female (colored)
- 5 Dihybrid Double Dice, Male (clear)
- 5 Plastic Shaker Cups
Innovating Science Small Group Learning kits are designed to offer engaging activities and educational content to for teachers to use with small groups or to distribute to remote students, or for parents with learners at home. Kits incorporate applied math and science principles into home school and distance learning projects.
Disciplinary Core Ideas
Cause and Effect
Cross Cutting Concepts
Analyzing and Interpreting Data
Constructing Explanations and Designing Solutions
Engaging in Argument from Evidence
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