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Comparing Inheritance

Main Core Tie

SEEd - Grade 7
Strand 7.4: Reproduction and Inheritance 7.4.1

Time Frame

1 class periods of 45 minutes each

Group Size



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


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.

Created: 10/03/2014
Updated: 02/04/2018