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Activity Description of "Easter Egg Genetics"

Title Easter Egg Genetics
Audience Introduction to Punnett Squares
Abstract This is a small activity to do immediately following your introduction to the concepts of dominance, recessiveness, related vocabulary and Punnett Squares. It uses different colored halves of plastic eggs (and their tasty candies inside!) to reinforce these concepts in a quick, fun and memorable way.
Author Anne Buchanan
Email abuchaAE@ix.netcom.com
Unifying Concept Evidence, models, and explanation
Science and Technology Understandings about science and technology
Science as Inquiry Understandings about scientific inquiry
History and Nature of Science
Science in Personal and Social Perspectives
Life, Physical, Earth Sciences Molecular basis of heredity, Reproduction and heredity
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