AP Biology Pre-Discussion Questions: Information 9: Mendelian Genetics

Instructions:

Topic Presentation:

Textbook Reading:

Principles of Life:

OpenStax Biology:

Biozone Pages:

Supplementary Resources:

“Crash Course: Biology” Videos:

Videos By Paul Andersen:

Questions to answer:

Things you should make sure you understand:

Instructions:

Topic Presentation:

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Textbook Reading:

Principles of Life:

OpenStax Biology:

Biozone Pages:

Volume 1:

Supplementary Resources:

“Crash Course: Biology” Videos:

Heredity: Biology #9

Videos By Paul Andersen:

Genetics

Mendelian Genetics

Questions to answer:

  1. Explain the process by which Mendel conducted his experiments.
  2. How does Mendel’s work demonstrate support for the concepts of dominant and recessive alleles?
  3. Compare and contrast the terms:
  1. genotype and phenotype
  2. heterozygous and homozygous.
  1. What is the purpose of a test cross?  How is it conducted?
  2. Explain the events in meiosis that explain the law of segregation and the law of independent assortment.

Things you should make sure you understand:

(feel free to ask questions about them in class)