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Modeling Crossing Over- Meiosis

Modeling Crossing Over- Meiosis
Modeling Crossing Over- Meiosis
Modeling Crossing Over- Meiosis
Modeling Crossing Over- Meiosis
Modeling Crossing Over- Meiosis
Modeling Crossing Over- Meiosis
Modeling Crossing Over- Meiosis
Modeling Crossing Over- Meiosis
Product Description
This is a 4 page activity that contains informational text, instructions to build a model, as well as analysis questions about the model.

Three different version are included with unique instructions: two options that use paper and one that uses snap blocks (math cubes). The paper options include a preprinted template or an option to use strips of paper instead. This activity does not focus on the specific phases of meiosis, however, it covers the major concepts of meiosis, homologous chromosomes, and genetic recombination.

This is activity includes informational text that the students use to answer questions, which briefly cover:
☆spermatogenesis
☆oogenesis
☆purpose of meiosis
☆homologous chromosomes
☆tetrads
☆crossing over/chiasma and genetic recombination

This model ultimately allows for students to comprehend why crossing over is necessary for genetic variation, and also provides them with a deeper understanding of homologous chromosomes.

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2016 Vanessa Jason Biology Roots
For single classroom only; not to be shared publicly (do not create publicly accessible links).
Copying for more than one teacher, classroom, department, school, or district is prohibited. Failure to comply is a violation of the DMCA (Digital Millennium Copyright Act).

Total Pages
8 pages
Answer Key
Included
Teaching Duration
40 minutes
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