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NICERC™ Discover Genetics Kit
Product Number: KI04567
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Students are statisticians asked to determine what the offspring would look like based on parents of fictitious pets called zaboos. Using the engineering design process as a guide, students research concepts related to genetics and Punnett squares to brainstorm and build clay models of a zaboo. Students will discover concepts about genetics, heredity, chromosomes, DNA, genotypes, phenotypes, inheritance, mutations, codons, ratio, and percentage. This kit contains enough materials for 10 groups. Access to curricula materials can be found at http://www.nicerc.org.
Materials in this kit include: modeling clay, assorted candy, plastic eggs, pipe cleaners, foam cups, paper clips, and school glue.