Genetics, Albinism and The Punnett Square – A Flipped Lesson

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Threre Is More To Albinism Than Meets The Eye – Read the article connected to this link and record any questions you may have.

Understanding Albinism For Teens – Review the information in this link.

Genetics Videos, Pictures, Games and Puzzles – Students will use this as a starting point for their research along with the links above which will be read prior to the class.  This will be assigned one week before beginning the project and includes videos, games, and a wikipedia article.

The Classroom: Students will research and present (in groups of three) thru a visual medium of their choice the basics genetic concepts such as dominant and recessive genes as well as how albinism is viewed in different cultures. This will be followed with a discussion of genetics, prejudice and their feelings about what they have learned from their research and presentations. There will also be a discussion of the purpose of a Punnett Square and how to use one by completing the squares below.

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4 comments on “Genetics, Albinism and The Punnett Square – A Flipped Lesson

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