Learn about the basics of genetics and the father of genetics, Gregor Mendel. Find out what 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. There are links to eThemes resources on Punnett squares, DNA, and blood types.
This animated movie from the Health section of the site explains concepts of dominant and recessive factors, genes, and Punnett squares. Don't forget to take a quiz, solve a crossword on the "Activity Page", do experiment with Bob, the Ex-Lab Rat, and view the "Timeline" and comics on the "How to with Gary & Gary" page. NOTE: The web site is available by subscription only.
This site is dedicated to genetics for kids. It includes history of development of genetics and a time line. The Interactive section of the site has online games, and quizzes. Select the "Glossary" link to brush up on new terms. NOTE: The site has a link to a message board.
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 it issues. Includes online quizzes, interactive tours, 3D animations, and video clips.
Learn about the Punnett squares chart and how it is used for successful breading 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.