Mendelian Genetics, Probability, Pedigree, and Chi-Square Statistics

This is part of: The Making of the Fittest: Natural Selection in Humans
Mendelian Genetics, Probability, Pedigree, and Chi-Square Statistics

Summary

A lesson that requires students to work through a series of questions pertaining to the genetics of sickle cell disease and its relationship to malaria. These questions will probe students' understanding of Mendelian genetics, probability, pedigree analysis, and chi-square statistics.

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Curriculum Connections:

  • NGSS (2013) LS - 12
  • Common Core (2010) - 5
  • AP Biology (2012-2013) - 5
  • IB Biology (2009) - 5
NGSS (2013) LS
HS-LS3-1, HS-LS3-2, HS-LS3-3, HS-LS4-2, HS-LS4-3, HS-LS4-4, LS1.A, LS2.A, LS3.A, LS3.B, LS4.B, LS4.C
Common Core (2010)
ELA-Literacy.RST.9-10.7, ELA-Literacy.RST.11-12.4, ELA-Literacy.RST.11-12.7, Math.Content.HSS-IC.A.1, Math.Content.HSS-MD.B.6
AP Biology (2012-2013)
1.A.2, 3.A.3, 3.C.1, 3.C.2, 4.C.1
IB Biology (2009)
Topic 1, 4.1, 4.3, 5.4, 10.2