This lab activity is designed for high school students and can be toned down for middle school students or supplemented to for college level students. The lab has easy to follow instructions as well as diversified assessments that cater to students of all levels and learning styles. This lab motivates students and increases their desire to know more about how genetics plays a part in inherited traits of snakes.
Contents of Zip file:
Student lab manual, teacher lab manual/ answer key, template cards for genotype and phenotype of snakes (print on card stock, or regular paper and laminate), PowerPoint instructions with narrated notes, and fact sheets to help students understand how corn snakes get their different colors.
Bonus: PowerPoint with scenes from reptile expos and video of corn snakes hatching in real time.