Modern Genetics


Life Science Interactive Notebook – Modern Genetics include the following main concepts:

• Complex Patterns of Inheritance
• The Genetic Code
• Human Genetic Disorders
• Advances in Genetics

Each concept shares:

• Actual photos of both the INPUT and OUTPUT pages of Science Interactive Notebook
• Detailed instructions on how to create/use/complete activity for OUTPUT side
• Mini-Quizzes for each concept to check students’ understanding
• Answer Keys for all mini-quizzes
• Appendix with Teacher Notes for Interactive Notebook in LARGE print.

Activities included correlate with the Next Generation Science Standards and include the following:

• Punnett square practice where your students need to use background information on ABO blood types (polygenic inheritance) to help fix a lab mix-up
• Protein synthesis cookie analogy to help understand messenger RNA (mRNA), transfer RNA (tRNA), amino acids, polypeptide chains, ribosomes, DNA transcription and proteins
• Pedigree chart that follows a recessive trait through a family
• Analogy of hybridization – students use selective breeding on their favorite foods to make a “Tastization” brochure

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