MS-LS1-5

Construct a scientific explanation based on evidence for how environmental and genetic factors influence the growth of organisms.

 
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Controversies in Genetics - Multiday Project

7th Grade Science » Unit: Genetics
7th Grade Science » Unit: Genetics
Mariana Garcia Serrato
San Jose, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Difficult ethical issues can occur when using information obtained through modern biotechnology.

 
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Reflections (2)
anim
   
7th Grade Science » Unit: Genetics
Mariana Garcia Serrato
San Jose, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Difficult ethical issues can occur when using information obtained through modern biotechnology.

 
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Resources (16)
 
Reflections (2)
panel
   

DNA and RNA - Flipped

8th Grade Science » Unit: Genetics
8th Grade Science » Unit: Genetics
Jennifer Smith
Monticello, IL
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

This lesson introduces students to the structures and functions of DNA and RNA.

 
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Tour the Basics

7th Grade Science » Unit: Genetics
7th Grade Science » Unit: Genetics
Mariana Garcia Serrato
San Jose, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

How do genes influence how organisms look and function?

 
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Resources (17)
 
Reflections (1)
   

Monster Factory

7th Grade Science » Unit: Genetics
7th Grade Science » Unit: Genetics
Mariana Garcia Serrato
San Jose, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Traits are inherited.

 
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Reflections (1)
mfimage
   

Furry Family

7th Grade Science » Unit: Genetics
7th Grade Science » Unit: Genetics
Mariana Garcia Serrato
San Jose, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

A little game play reinforces concepts.

 
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Reflections (1)
bunnies
   

Tour the Basics - Concept Map

7th Grade Science » Unit: Genetics
7th Grade Science » Unit: Genetics
Mariana Garcia Serrato
San Jose, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

How do genes influence how organisms look and function?

 
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Resources (21)
 
Reflections (1)
concept map
   

Pedigrees

7th Grade Science » Unit: Genetics
7th Grade Science » Unit: Genetics
Mariana Garcia Serrato
San Jose, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Pedigrees are not just for dogs.

 
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Reflections (1)
pedigree
   

Punnett and The Rules

7th Grade Science » Unit: Genetics
7th Grade Science » Unit: Genetics
Mariana Garcia Serrato
San Jose, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Traits are defined by directions encoded in genes.

 
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punnett image
   

Mendelian Genetics

7th Grade Science » Unit: Genetics
7th Grade Science » Unit: Genetics
Mariana Garcia Serrato
San Jose, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Who was Gregor Mendel?

 
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Resources (11)
 
Reflections (1)
mendel
   

Trait Inventory

7th Grade Science » Unit: Genetics
7th Grade Science » Unit: Genetics
Mariana Garcia Serrato
San Jose, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

What does genetics have to do with me?

 
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trait inventory
   

Ecosystem Match-up

6th Grade Science » Unit: Zoology
6th Grade Science » Unit: Zoology
Melodie Brewer
Scottsdale, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Animal diversity within an ecosystem is affected by many factors.

 
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eco
   

Sex-linked Genes

7th Grade Science » Unit: Genetics
7th Grade Science » Unit: Genetics
Mariana Garcia Serrato
San Jose, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Does a sex matter in terms of how a trait is inherited?

 
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sex linked traits
   

Mendel Figures Out Dominance

7th Grade Science » Unit: Genetics
7th Grade Science » Unit: Genetics
Mariana Garcia Serrato
San Jose, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

A simple test can be used to explain big ideas.

 
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Reflections (2)
mendel peas
   

Incomplete Dominance and Co-dominance

7th Grade Science » Unit: Genetics
7th Grade Science » Unit: Genetics
Mariana Garcia Serrato
San Jose, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Mendel’s laws of inheritance do not account for the expression of all traits.

 
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codominant and incomplete
Next Gen Science
 
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