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Genetics: Punnett Squares Discuss this eTheme.

Learn about the Punnett squares chart and how it is used for successful breeding and predictions of certain traits. Learn about incomplete dominance and codominance, dominant and recessive alleles, genotype and phenotype. Includes interactive Punnett’s squares charts, quizzes, problems, matching, and concentration games. There are links to eThemes resources on the basics of genetics, DNA, and blood types.

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This page offers simple and easy to understand explanations of how Punnett squares are set up. Select the "Chromosome Kindergarten" link for fun practice. Includes illustrations.
This is an interactive Flash lesson of genetics and Punnett squares. Use your knowledge of dominant and recessive alleles to breed albino lemming online using one and latter two traits.
Use this interactive Punnett squares to work with examples of probability in genetics: parents and children. Select the highlighted "Punnett Squares" link to learn more on how genes combine.
Students can study this lesson on sex determination, chromosomes, and mosaicism.
Test your knowledge of genetics vocabulary. Includes flashcards, matching, concentration, and word search games.
Print out the worksheet and match terms with their definitions.
Find out about principles of genetics. Select the "Probability of Inheritance" link to learn how to set up and work with Punnett squares. Scroll down the page and click on the "Practice Quiz" link for short online quiz. Select "Topic 3" link under the Flashcard section on the main page to check knowledge of concepts and definitions. Includes glossary of terms with audio files for correct words pronunciation. NOTE: The site has a link to sites with ads.
Here are more flash cards with more genetics terms.
Learn more about dominant and recessive genes. NOTE: Teachers or students need to register to play the games.
Here are practice exercises for Punnett squares.
Learn about DeoxyriboNucleic Acid or commonly known as DNA. Discover importance of DNA strand, chromosomes, and genes. Read about people who worked on discoveries in the past on what scientists are able to achieve today. Find out how many the same chromosomes people share with each other and the rest of the living creatures. Learn about the Human Genome Project and surrounding issues. Includes online quizzes, interactive tours, 3D animations, and video clips.
Learn about genetics of inherited blood diseases. Find out how genes can produce errors and pass on affected genes from parents to their offspring. The following web sites discuss sickle cell anemia, hemophilia, Huntington's disease, cystic fibrosis, and phenylketonuria (PKU). Learn how people can live and treat these blood disorders.
Learn about basics of genetics and the father of genetics Gregor Mendel. Find out what the heredity is, what genotype and phenotype are. Learn about different types of crossing and breeding, traits, genes, and chromosomes. Includes animated movie, matching and concentration games, quizzes, and flashcards.

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