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Tracking Traits with Pedigree Charts—Genetics Demonstration Kit

By: The Flinn Staff

Item #: FB1965

Price: $58.25

In the Tracking Traits with Pedigree Charts Demonstration Kit for genetics, learn about sex-linked traits and the genetic patterns associated with sex-linked inheritance.

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As students help construct and then analyze a pedigree chart of England’s Queen Victoria, they learn about sex-linked traits and the genetic patterns associated with sex-linked inheritance. This 5' × 2½' large-scale magnetic chart is easily assembled on any magnetic classroom board. Individual magnetic circles and squares may be rearranged so students can make their own pedigree charts—a great hands-on activity! Includes detailed instructions and reproducible student worksheet. Durable materials may be used year-after-year.

Concepts: Pedigree analysis, genetic probability, sex-linked trait.
Time Required: One class period
Materials Provided: Magnetic circles, magnetic squares, magnetic strips.