Welcome to "Who's Your Daddy?"
Guide for Instructors.

Video clips of the following lesson plans may be viewed and downloaded. It is recommended that these be conducted prior to completing the web tutorials and lessons.

Space probes have discovered tiny creatures
on the surface of Mars. These tiny creatures are called Martian-Mallow Mobots. During this
lesson, students will learn about genetic
variation as groups construct Martian-Mallow Mobot offspring.

Students are introduced to the structure of chromosomes and genes as these concepts are illustrated utilizing articles of clothing as a model of a chromosome. Students demonstrate genotypes, phenotypes, and genetic crossings using colored socks and shirts. This lesson provides an introduction and basis for understanding Punnett squares.

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