Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Punnett Squares & Pedigrees

Today students learned how to use the multiplication rule so they can avoid making punnett squares like the one below.

We also looked at how to read a pedigree and trace genetic disorders through a family. Below is Queen Victoria's family tree. The royal family has a high incidence of hemophilia.
Homework: Complete the practice problems on page 3 of the packet.

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