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Genetics Basics

'Have you ever wondered why you have the same eye color as your mother or the same hair color as your father? Genetics is the study of heredity or inheritance. Genetics helps to explain how traits are passed from parents to their young. Parents pass traits to their young through gene transmission. Genes are located on chromosomes and consist of DNA. They contain specific instructions for protein synthesis.

Genetics Basics Resources
Understanding certain genetic concepts can be difficult for beginners. Below are several helpful resources that will assist in the understanding of basic genetic principles.'

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alissa gonzalez
alissa gonzalez (Student)
5 years ago

As someone who needs a refresher course on genetics this tutorial is perfect. It is a fast and easy way to go over material as well as teach it very easily. I really enjoy the quiz at the end as it tests your understanding of the material.

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Kurt Shults
Kurt Shults (Student)
5 years ago

This is a very straight forward site that is easy to understand and may be a good activity for children at a computer lab

Yia Vang
Yia Vang (Student)
5 years ago

Great piece of information on genetic and is a great website to help students learn and refesh after a long time

Yia Vang
Yia Vang (Student)
5 years ago

Great piece of information on genetic and is a great website to help students learn and refesh after a long time

Christopher Mount
Christopher Mount (Student)
5 years ago

Excellent refresher or beginning introduction into the world of genetics.

Kyle Besecker
Kyle Besecker (Student)
5 years ago

Great genetics website to understand the basic principles of genetic, along with how to apply it. I like how there are quizzes to test for understanding.

Joseph Rodrigues
Joseph Rodrigues (Student)
5 years ago

This website is great for students who struggle with genetics. Good explanations and having the quiz with answers is great for the students to work out.

Leo Espinosa
Leo Espinosa (Student)
5 years ago

This is a great site that can be used to introduce to children as early as elementry.  Monohybrid crosses are easy to understand and to follow.