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360Science™: Drosophila Basics

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In this lab, students carry out an investigation to determine the sex of fruit flies as well as common mutations. Students utilize drawings of Drosophila melanogaster as well as live specimens to get hands-on experience with genetic terms and crossings.

Concepts

  • Genetics
  • Monohybrid cross
  • Genotype vs. phenotype