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Teaching Mendel's laws and genetics

Mendel's laws and genetics

As scientists learned more about heredity - the passing of traits from parents to offspring - over the next few decades, they were able to describe Mendel’s ideas about inheritance in terms of genes. In this way, the field of genetics was born.

CK-12 (High School)

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

How did Mendel's work lay the foundation for what we know about inheritance today?
STANDARDS:
RST.1 - Analysis & Evidence, RST.4 - Key Terms, RST.6 - Author's Purpose

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2,3
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