Engage your students in considering the diversity of life by studying their own traits as well as the distribution of traits in your class. This is a great hands on way to teach:
It also addresses the NGSS Crosscutting Concept of Patterns and the Science and Engineering Practice of Analyzing and Interpreting Data.
Developed using resources from the California Academy of Sciences, this is a great lab to launch into a genetics unit.
The download also includes a link to make your own copy of the lab in the form of a Google Doc, which is handy when posting to Google Classroom or modifying the lab to fit your particular teaching context. I hope you find this resource valuable!