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Comparing Inheritance

Time Frame:
1 class period that runs 45 minutes.

Group Size:


Students will use pictures of organisms and their offspring to compare inheritance between offspring of sexual reproduction and asexual.

Main Curriculum Tie:
SEEd - Grade 7 (2017)
Strand 7.4: Reproduction and Inheritance 7.4.1

Develop and use a model to explain the effect that different types of reproduction have on genetic variation, including asexual and sexual reproduction.



Instructional Procedures:

  1. “Hook” activity-ask students to list ways that they are like their parents.
  2. Read the introduction with the students and do an example with them.
  3. Allow times for the students to work on the animals and plants pictured.
  4. Allow time for the students to complete the analysis and write a conclusion.

Lesson Design by Jordan School District Teachers and Staff.

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Created Date :
Oct 03 2014 14:52 PM