AN INVENTORY OF MY TRAITS

Students take an inventory of their own easily-observable genetic traits and compare those inventories with other students in groups. Students then make data tables and bar graphs showing the most and least common traits in their group.

Prior Knowledge Needed

How to properly construct and read bar graphs

Time Required

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Class Time: 30 minutes

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An Inventory of My Traits Print-and-Go

Funding provided by a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Precollege Science Education Initiative for Biomedical Research Institutions Award (Grant 51000125)

Funding for significant revisions provided by contract U33MC00157 from the Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Genetic Services Branch and the March of Dimes.