Chapter 10 covers the basic of genetics. The history of genetics unfolds from how patterns of inheritance were explained before the time of Mendel through understanding of alternative patterns of inheritance and linkage. Monohybrid and dihybrid crosses are explained in an interactive fashion. The chapter concludes with a consideration of family trees (pedigrees) and genetic diseases. This product uses the interactive capabilities of a computer. The chapter has embedded an end of chapter quiz, uses graphics, animations or user interactivity on almost all pages. This product is designed to provide bite-sized pieces of information in an effort to enhance the scientific literacy of our next generation, not to overwhelm them with sheer quantity of information. Chapter 10 section titles: Genetics Before Mendel • Gregor Mendel • Mendel and His Pea Plants • Monohybrid Crosses • Dihybrid Crosses • Alternative Patterns of Inheritance • Genetic Linkage • Genetic Diseases • Overview of Genetics • Checking Your Understanding. This product works both on a Macintosh or PC computer.