Students will explore the Mendelian and chromosomal patterns of inheritance.
Type of Task:
Genetics: Patterns of Inheritance
Introductory Biology for Non-majors
College General Ed
Describe the theory of Mendelian patterns of inheritance and examine it for lapses and shortcomings.
Author Kim Hayen
Text of Learning Exercise:
The Biology Project: Mendelian Genetics (http://www.merlot.org/merlot/viewMaterial.htm?id=91399)
a. Click on Monohybrid Cross. Complete all practice Problems associate with the Monohybrid Cross.
b. After working the problems as many times as needed to get the correct answer, respond to the following Two Minute Paper questions:
i. What was the most important point you learned about Mendelian theory?
ii. How will this information shape the way you look at patterns of inheritance?
iii. What inheritance patterns did you learn about that do not typically follow the Mendelian pattern?