Introduces Polygenic traits and includes examples.
Eye color is commonly taught as a trait controlled by one gene. However, eye color is a polygenic trait meaning it is controlled by multiple genes. Learn more in this video!
Summarize the main idea of a reading, create visual aids, and come up with new questions using a Four Square Concept Matrix.
Find out how birds are dinosaurs and how scientists hope to manipulate gene expression to breed dinosaurs.
Discusses how polygenic traits do not follow Mendelian inheritance, because they are controlled by more than one gene.
These flashcards will help you better understand Life Science for middle school.