Inheritance Task Cards - Genetics Activity with PowerPoint Review

Subjects
Grade Levels
Resource Types
Product Rating
Not yet rated
File Type
Compressed Zip File
Be sure that you have an application to open this file type before downloading and/or purchasing.
How to unzip files.
26.48 MB   |   35 slides/cards for each version, 2 page answer sheet plus key pages

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

Not only do you get 35 Inheritance Task Cards in PowerPoint format with this product, but you also get a PowerPoint Review with all the answers to share with your students! So, print and laminate the cards in the size of your choice (1, 2, or 4 per page) in color or black & white to use as traditional task cards. Or, present the cards one at a time, or a few at a time, from the PowerPoint to the whole class. Or, mix it up! You can even use the PPT as a quiz! I like to use the Task Cards throughout a topic of study and then use the PPT Review on the day before the test.

These Task Cards are FREE in the BUNDLE: Genetics PowerPoint, Notes, and Task Card Bundle.

This EDITABLE product includes 5 files:
1. Read This First includes product overview and suggestions for use, contact information, terms of use and image credits.
2. 35 Task Cards in PowerPoint format (each card is one slide), ready to print and laminate in your choice of sizes, in color or black and white. Delete slides you don’t need or add your own in a matching format by inserting duplicate slides.
3. A 35-slide PowerPoint with answers. Perfect for whole-class review after students have completed the Task Cards.
4. Student Answer Sheet, ready to print
5. Teacher Answer Key

This product is the perfect complement to my Patterns of Inheritance PowerPoint and Notes.

Topics Include:
genetics
Gregor Mendel
alleles
homozygous
heterozygous
dominant
recessive
Principle of Segregation
Punnett square
genotype
phenotype
testcross
Principle of Independent Assortment
dihybrid cross
intermediate inheritance
codominance
multiple alleles
polygenic inheritance
genetic linkage
gene locus
crossing over
nondisjunction
pedigree
sex-linked trait

Task Cards are great formative assessments, but they can be implemented in many different ways. Here are a few ideas:

1. Bell Work or Early Finishers – Students can grab a card to answer when they first walk into class or any time they finish work early.
2. Pairs – Try a Think, Pair, Share activity. Pairs of students work together on two cards – answer one card, swap, answer the second card, then share answers.
3. Use one card as a “Question of the Day” for all students to answer, then discuss as a class.
4. Stations – Post cards in various places around the room or at lab stations and let students rotate through the stations as they work on them.
5. Exit Pass – Check for understanding as students answer a particular card before they leave class.
6. Review Game Race – I’ve used this one many times! If your students are seated in rows, pass a stack of cards out, face down, to the first person on each row. Say Go! Each student must choose one card to answer and then pass the remaining cards back to the next student. The first row to answer their questions correctly WINS!

Some of my other products related to Genetics:

The Inheritance of Coat Color in Labrador Retrievers Genetics Project

Inheritance Activities: Genetics Terminology and Punnett Squares

Inheritance Patterns in the Kolo is a fun hands-on activity that only requires colored pencils and a few coins. And, best of all, it's FREE!

Mitosis and Meiosis Task Cards

Look for the green star next to the Science Island store logo and click it to become a follower. Enjoy my “Hawaiian Word of the Week”, too! Aloha and Welcome to the Island!

Happy Teaching!
Carla Brooks
Copyright 2015 Science Island
All Rights Reserved by Author
Total Pages
35 slides/cards for each version, 2 page answer sheet plus key
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
N/A

Average Ratings

N/A
Overall Quality:
N/A
Accuracy:
N/A
Practicality:
N/A
Thoroughness:
N/A
Creativity:
N/A
Clarity:
N/A
Total:
0 ratings
COMMENTS AND RATINGS:
Please log in to post a question.
PRODUCT QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS:
$3.00
Digital Download
ADD ONE TO CART
User Rating: 4.0/4.0
 (429 Followers)
$3.00
Digital Download
ADD ONE TO CART
Inheritance Task Cards - Genetics Activity with PowerPoint Review
Inheritance Task Cards - Genetics Activity with PowerPoint Review
Inheritance Task Cards - Genetics Activity with PowerPoint Review
Inheritance Task Cards - Genetics Activity with PowerPoint Review