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Genetics Version: CPS05-06

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Unit Name: GENETICS UNIT 1: Patterns of Inheritance

Essential Question

How are traits passed from one generation to the next?

Topic 1

Mendelian Principles

  • Particle hypothesis
  • Dominance and recessiveness
  • Segregation of alleles
  • Independent assortment
  • Topic 1 Vocabulary

    • allele
    • dominant allele
    • gene
    • heterozygous
    • homozygous
    • independent assortment
    • recessive allele
    • segregation

    Topic 1 Standards and Elements

    Topic 2

    Non-Mendelian Principles

  • Incomplete dominance
  • Polygenetic inheritance
  • Epistasis
  • Sex-linked traits
  • Gene linkage
  • Topic 2 Vocabulary

    • epistasis
    • gene linkage
    • incomplete dominance
    • polygenetic
    • sex linkage

    Topic 2 Standards and Elements

    Topic 3

    Genotypes - Analysis & Prediction

  • Punnett Squares
  • Test crosses
  • Probability
  • Pedigrees
  • Topic 3 Vocabulary

    • pedigree
    • Punnett square
    • test cross

    Topic 3 Standards and Elements

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