A Review of Basic Genetics

Please go to the DNA Learning Center and watch the first 5 animations (you will see the link in the navigation bar on the website). You will need to click through and read each of them, they go very quickly and they are a GREAT review of basics of classical genetics. After you have done this you will be ready to do the Mendelain Monohybrid Cross Problem Set that is on the internet (see Chapter 14 HW section).

Lesson 1: Children resemble their parents

Lesson 2: Genes come in pairs.

Lesson 3: Genes don't blend.

Lesson 4: Some genes are dominant.

Lesson 5: Genetic inheritance follows rules (This shows you how to do a Punnett Square).