Author:
Blended Learning Teacher Practice Network
Subject:
Environmental Science, Life Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Level:
Middle School
Grade:
8
Tags:
21st Century Skills, Bl, Blended Learning, Collaboration, Communication, Compare and Contrast, Critical Thinking Skills, Environmental Science, Interdisciplinary, Middle School, Oranism, PBL, Pedigree Analysis, Problem Based Learning, Problem Solving Skills, Science, Station Rotation, Technology
License:
Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial
Language:
English

Education Standards

Is genetic diversity important?

Is genetic diversity important?

Overview

In this problem-based learning module, students will investigate the importance of genetic diversity will be explored by examining several case studies revealing consequences that can occur in individuals within a limited gene pool and how a variety of genes can lead to the survival of a species. Students will be able to create and interpret information from pedigree charts.

Section 1

In this problem-based learning module, students will investigate the importance of genetic diversity will be explored by examining several case studies revealing consequences that can occur in individuals within a limited gene pool and how a variety of genes can lead to the survival of a species. Students will be able to create and interpret information from pedigree charts.