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1 This is Gladys… awww, Gladys.

2 Here are some of her siblings! Lil’ Darling Larry Jethro Hoss

3 So what makes them so CUTE!?!? Their PARENTS of COURSE!!!

4 Meet Dad, Rowdy… Haircut?

5 …and Mom Sassy!!! Slobber much?

6 Is it what you expected? Why not? =

7 Family Tree: Gladys the Golden-doodle Gladys LarryJethroHoss Lil Dumping SassyRowdy Poodle (M) Poodle (M) F1 generation F2 generation P1 Golden retriever (F) Golden retriever (F)

8 Traits: Traits = different physical characteristics

9 Heredity Heredity = the passing of traits from parent to offspring Genetics = the study of heredity =

10 Mendel guy sure loved his peas… Easy to study a lot of offspring looked at 7 traits

11 Give me an ALLELE! Genes = the factors that control traits Allele = different forms of a gene MALEFEMALE OFFSPRING

12 Part 1: Practice Problems Have your book open to page 83 Figure 3!!! Are the following alleles DOMINANT or recessive 1. Round seedDOMINANT! 2. Wrinkled seedrecessive… 3. Green seed DOMINANT! 4. Tall plantDOMINANT! 5. Short plantrecessive…

13 Part 2: Labeling alleles Scientists LOVE to use abbreviations!!! They will represent the allele with a letter. Uppercase for DOMINANT and lowercase for recessive. Example: Round seed = R and wrinkled seed = r ** always create a key and make sure to use letters that look different as lowercase

14 Key to alleles: TraitAllele Round seedR Wrinkled seedr Yellow seedY Green seed y TallT Shortt

15 Part 3:What will it look like? DOMINANT + DOMINANT =DOMINANT DOMINANT + recessive = DOMINANT recessive + DOMINANT = DOMINANT recessive + recessive = recessive

16 Try it now! Allel es What will it look like? 1.RR 2.Rr 3.rr 4.Yy 5.YY 6.yy 7.Tt 8.tt TraitAllele Round seedR Wrinkled seed r Yellow seedY Green seed y TallT Shortt

17 Part 4: Super Challenge! TraitAllele Round seedR Wrinkled seed r Yellow seedY Green seed y TallT Shortt 9. Rr Tt 10. rr YY Tt


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