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Genetics – Lesson Outline & Worksheets

 

Topics Modules Quizzes/Worksheets Description
Introduction to Genetics
Genetics – Definition: Heredity and Variation

Fields of Genetics:

Fundamental Concepts:

GENETICS - CROSSWORD PUZZLE

GENETICS – CROSSWORD PUZZLE (pdf)

 

GENETICS – CROSSWORD PUZZLE

Genetics: the study of the patterns of inheritance of specific traits, relating to genes and genetic information. Print this worksheet to expand the student’s vocabulary on the common concepts and terms used in genetics.

Subjects: Genetics & Evolution
Lesson: Introduction to Genetics
Grades: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Type: Worksheet

GENETICS BASIC CONCEPTS – QUIZ (pdf) GENETICS BASIC CONCEPTS – QUIZ

This quiz will help you assess the student’s understanding of the various fundamental concepts and principles in genetics.

Subjects: Genetics & Evolution
Lesson: Introduction to Genetics
Grades: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Type: Quiz

CELL – LABEL THE PARTS (pdf) CELL – LABEL THE PARTS

This worksheet is useful in helping the students assess their familiarity with the different parts of the cell, both the eukaryotic and the prokaryotic types. This is useful in genetics as it helps gauge the student’s knowledge of the difference between the two cell types, especially in terms of the location of the genetic material.

Subjects: Genetics & Evolution
Lesson: Introduction to Genetics
Grades: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Type: Worksheet

Chromosomal Basis of Heredity
Cell Division: Meiosis MEIOSIS STAGES – DRAW THE CHROMOSOMES (pdf) MEIOSIS STAGES – DRAW THE CHROMOSOMES

An artistic way to learn about meiosis! Print this worksheet to draw the homologous chromosomes in the different stages of meiosis — from prophase I to telophase II. This will help the students master the highlights of each meiotic stage.

Subjects: Genetics & Evolution
Lesson: Chromosomal Basis of Heredity
Grades: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Type: Worksheet

Independent Assortment and Crossing Over

Law of Independent Assortment  – definition

CROSSING OVER AND INDEPENDENT ASSORTMENT – QUIZ (pdf) CROSSING OVER & INDEPENDENT ASSORTMENT – QUIZ

Use this to evaluate the student’s familiarity with the core concepts in crossing over and independent assortment. It has two sections. The first is a fill-in-the-gaps test about crossing over and the second is a matching type about Mendelian Law of Independent Assortment.

Subjects: Genetics & Evolution
Lesson: Chromosomal Basis of Heredity
Grades: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Type: Quiz

Gene Segregation and Interaction
Inheritance and Probability – Mendel’s contribution to genetics

Gregor Mendel: bio and history

Dominance

GREGOR MENDEL AND INHERITANCE WORKSHEET (pdf) GREGOR MENDEL & INHERITANCE WORKSHEET

This two-paged worksheet can be used to probe the student’s understanding of Gregor Mendel’s experiments on inheritance. This worksheet includes arranging text block and flowchart order, multiple choice, and Punnett Square exercises.

Subjects: Genetics & Evolution
Lesson: Gene Segregation and Interaction
Grades: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Type: Worksheet

Mendelian Inheritance
Mendel’s Law & Mendelian Genetics

Chromosomes X and Y and Sex Determination

GREGOR MENDEL'S PRINCIPLES OF HEREDITY – QUIZ GREGOR MENDELS PRINCIPLES OF HEREDITY – QUIZ  (pdf) MENDEL’S PRINCIPLES OF HEREDITY – QUIZ

Print this quiz for your students to answer. The first part is a recall of Gregor Mendel’s principles of heredity. The second part is a multiple-choice test about alleles and sex chromosomes.

Subjects: Genetics & Evolution
Lesson: Mendelian Inheritance
Grades: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Type: Quiz

Non-Mendelian Inheritance
Non-Mendelian Inheritance

NON-MENDELIAN INHERITANCE WORKSHEET (pdf) NON-MENDELIAN INHERITANCE WORKSHEET

This worksheet will test the student’s aptitude on Non-Mendelian inheritance. The first part will test the student’s comprehension of complete dominance, incomplete dominance, and codominance. The second part is a practice on logical relations between incomplete dominance and codominance through a Venn diagram.

Subjects: Genetics & Evolution
Lesson: Non-Mendelian Inheritance
Grades: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Type: Worksheet

Mutations
Chromosome Mutations – part I

Chromosome Mutations – part II

CHROMOSOMAL MUTATION MATCH-UP ACTIVITY (pdf) CHROMOSOMAL MUTATION MATCH-UP ACTIVITY

A critical-thinking match-up activity on chromosomal mutation! This matching-type test is useful in tracking the student’s skills in recognizing the different kinds of chromosomal mutations.

Subjects: Genetics & Evolution
Lesson: Mutation
Grades: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Type: Worksheet

Genetic Mutations GENETIC MUTATIONS – MODIFIED TRUE OR FALSE (pdf) GENETIC MUTATIONS – MODIFIED TRUE OR FALSE

A modified true-or-false quiz meant to test the students’ comprehension of the principles and vocabulary in genetic mutations. Apart from identifying which items are correct and incorrect, the students also have to correct the false statements.

Subjects: Genetics & Evolution
Lesson: Mutations
Grades: 11th, 12th
Type: Quiz

Polyploidy
Polyploidy Tutorial (Definition & Examples)
POLYPLOIDY – CRYPTOGRAM (pdf) POLYPLOIDY – CRYPTOGRAM

A fun activity on polyploidy! Print this cryptogram and find out who will be the first to solve the puzzle by translating the numbers back to letters.

Subjects: Genetics & Evolution
Lesson: Polyploidy
Grades: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Type: Worksheet

Natural Selection
Darwin and Natural Selection

Examples of Natural Selection

NATURAL SELECTION – TRUE OR FALSE (pdf) NATURAL SELECTION – TRUE OR FALSE

A true-or-false quiz to test the grasp of the underlying concepts and ideas on natural selection. Evaluate your student’s understanding of Charles Darwin’s theory and examples of natural selection.

Subjects: Genetics & Evolution
Lesson: Natural Selection
Grades: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Type: Quiz

Adaptive Radiation
Adaptive Radiation tutorial and definition

ADAPTIVE RADIATION – QUIZ  (pdf)

ADAPTIVE RADIATION QUIZ

A two-paged questionnaire on adaptive radiation. The first page is a multiple choice and the second page is diagram analysis. This is meant to assess the comprehension of adaptive radiation while enhancing critical thinking skills.

Subjects: Genetics & Evolution
Lesson: Adaptive Radiation
Grades: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Type: Quiz

Population Genetics
The Gene Pool and Population Genetics POPULATION GENETICS - MATCH-UP POPULATION GENETICS – MATCH-UP (pdf) POPULATION GENETICS – MATCH-UP ACTIVITY

A practice worksheet to help students become familiar with the different terms and concepts in population genetics. One approach is to answer this worksheet during an advance reading or while doing vocabulary research.

Subjects: Genetics & Evolution
Lesson: Population Genetics
Grades: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Type: Worksheet

Biotechnology
Selective Breeding SELECTIVE BREEDING – QUIZ (pdf) SELECTIVE BREEDING – QUIZ

This quiz is meant to test the students’ understanding of selective breeding. The first part is identifying the correct ideas that will complete the text. The second part is a true-or-false type of quiz on selective breeding, inbreeding depression, gene pool, and genetic diversity.

Subjects: Genetics & Evolution
Lesson: Biotechnology
Grades: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Type: Quiz

Genetic Engineering Advantages & Disadvantages GENETIC ENGINEERING – BENEFITS & RISKS QUIZ (pdf) GENETIC ENGINEERING – BENEFITS & RISKS QUIZ

Use this quiz to test how broadly the students know about the benefits and the risks of genetic engineering.

Subjects: Genetics & Evolution
Lesson: Biotechnology
Grades: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Type: Quiz

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