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Who's the Father? Dihybrid

Who's the Father? Dihybrid

Download the complete instructions for a high school level inheritance inquiry, using Wisconsin Fast Plants.In this investigation, students gather their own evidence to explain how inheritance works. As they observe three generations of Wisconsin Fast Plants, students unravel a paternity mystery: What wasthe fathers phenotype? Was it the same as the mothers phenotype or the offsprings phenotype? Or is it something entirely different? As first, then secondgenerations of plants grow, students make observations that serve as evidence to support or refute their explanations about the inheritance of two easily observable traits that demonstrate Mendelian patterns of simple dominant / recessive genotypes.Complete kits are available from Carolina Biological for this investigation, or everything to grow Fast Plants can be built or obtained locally, using the instructions available on the Fast Plants website.

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Alternate Title Dihybrid Mendelian inheritance investigations with Fast Plants
Subject
Species
Phenotypic Trait
Genotype
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Materials Development Era
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Typical Learning Time 45-50 days with intermittent class time throughout
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Source Who's the Father?
Rights Attribution-ShareAlike 2.5
Date Issued 2002
Date Last Modified 2019-04-01 07:24:28
Classification
NGSS Standard
Date Record Checked: 2019-04-01 07:24:29

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