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High School Life Science Biology- Genetics

High School Life Science Biology- Genetics
High School Life Science Biology- Genetics
High School Life Science Biology- Genetics
High School Life Science Biology- Genetics
High School Life Science Biology- Genetics
High School Life Science Biology- Genetics
High School Life Science Biology- Genetics
High School Life Science Biology- Genetics
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This lesson is compatible with the High School Next Generation Science Standards* HS-LS3-1 and HS-LS3-3. The standards ask that the students, “[a]sk questions to clarify relationships about the role of DNA and chromosomes in coding the instructions for characteristic traits passed from parents to offspring” and “[a]pply concepts of statistics and probability to explain the variation and distribution of expressed traits in a population.”

Because the lesson includes a lab report, it is also compatible with the following Common Core English Language Arts-Literacy Standards.
Writing, History, Science, and Technical Subjects.9-10.2(A-F)

Capture your student’s attention with these exciting genetics activities and labs!

Here is what’s included in the lesson:

-Clickable table of contents

-Teacher materials list and notes

-16 pages of vocabulary cards related to the topic of genetics

-A Student Objectives Sheet listing all the genetics objectives expected to be met by each student

-3 pages of notes discussion questions which cover the topic of Mendelian genetics; these questions can easily be answered while students cooperatively work in groups the INCLUDED Power Point Presentation

-4 pages of notes discussion questions which cover the topic of Human Genetics INCLUDING accompanying Power Point Presentation

-4 activities, including
1) Human Genotypes and Phenotypes-An Introduction to Genetics, INCLUDING accompanying Power Point Presentation
2) Punnett Square Crosses-An Extensive Examination of All Things Punnett Squares
3) Sex-Linked Genetic Disorders and Punnett Squares-Exploring Hemophilia
4) Genetic Disorders Video Clips-An Outline of Real Life Stories of People’s Struggles with Genetic Disorders

-3 Projects with Rubrics, including
1) Oh Baby! A Cross of Genetic Traits Between You and a Celebrity!
2) Gender Research-A Cutting Edge Look at the Gender Spectrum, INCLUDING accompanying research article
3) Blood Typing-You Are the Doctor

-2 Labs with Reports and Rubrics, including
1) Probability and M&Ms-A Closer Look at Genetics and Probability
2) Polygenic Traits on a Dime-Flip a Bunch of Coins to Simulate Polygenic Transmission of Traits

-A Mid-Chapter Assessment and End of Chapter Assessment, both covering the lesson objectives and Next Generation Science Standards*

-A comprehensive lesson plan including:
Title, Grade, Objectives, NGSS*, Materials Needed, Connections to Real Life, Connections Across the Curriculum, Anticipated Difficulties with the Content, Pre-Requisite Knowledge, Key Vocabulary, Lesson Delivery Method, Examples for Better Understanding, Assessment, Wrap Up and Review, Extensions, and Modifications.

This lesson can be used in any High School Life Science or Biology course.

Source:
NGSS Lead States. 2013. Next Generation Science Standards: For States, By States. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.

*"Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) is a registered trademark of Achieve. Neither Achieve nor the lead states and partners that developed the Next Generation Science Standards were involved in the production of this product, and do not endorse it.”

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