Science Spot- Genetics With a Smile

Within this website, you will find a lesson entitled Genetics With a Smile.  There are 3 pdf's to download for this activity.  The first is Genetics with a Smile Project, then Genetics with a Smile Wrapping It Up, and Genetic with a Smile Teacher's Page.  During these activities, students learn how traits come from both parents while they are actually creating a unique baby with imaginary traits they are given. This is a lesson plan where students participate in an interactive activity creating their own imaginary baby. This activity requires teacher printed activity pages, 2 coins for each child, and crayons for coloring the babies.

Standards & Objectives

Academic standards
GLE 0507.4.1
Describe how genetic information is passed from parents to offspring during reproduction.
 
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Lesson Variations

Blooms taxonomy level: 
Understanding

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