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Beta Version of Revised Activity Available

We are revising this activity and have split the activity into two enhanced closely-linked activities:

  • Mitosis – How Each New Cell Gets a Complete Set of Genes
  • Meiosis and Fertilization – Understanding How Genes Are Inherited

Major enhancements include:

– more explicit links between genotype and phenotype

– more discussion of how meiosis and fertilization result in genotypic and phenotypic variation in offspring (with explicit discussion of independent assortment and crossing over).

Our current versions of the Student Handouts and Teacher Preparation Notes for these two new activities are available at https://sites.google.com/site/biologypd/home/genetics . We will be particularly grateful for your comments and suggestions while we are in the pilot testing phase for these activities.

Ingrid

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