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Pigeon Breeding: Genetics At Work

Here you'll find additional materials that accompany the Learn.Genetics Pigeon Breeding module.

Pigeonetics Guide

This guide will help teachers lead their students through Pigeonetics. This game, with 26 pigeon-breeding puzzles of increasing complexity, helps students learn about mechanisms of inheritance, and it brings together often disconnected concepts from Mendelian inheritance and molecular genetics.

The guide includes

  • Explanations of game features
  • Key information needed to solve each puzzle
  • A List of concepts and inheritance patterns introduced in each puzzle
  • Locations for additional information about inheritance patterns and other concepts featured in the puzzles

Pigeonetics Game Teacher Guide

Pigeon Genetics Worksheet

Students can use this worksheet to record information they can find in the Pigeon Breeding: Genetics at Work module. The worksheet includes puzzles and questions related to 7 different pigeon characteristics and how they are inherited.

Pigeon Genetics Worksheet

Pigeon Genetics Worksheet (Answer Key)