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.
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.
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.