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Monster Mash Objective: 1. I will know that traits are passed from parent to offspring in a RANDOM process – an unplanned, but specific method. 2. I will know that a genotype is made of two alleles (represented by letters) and that the capital letter always goes first. 3. I will know that only one dominant (capital letter) allele is needed for a dominant trait to appear, but you need two recessive (lower-case letter) alleles for a recessive trait to appear. What You Will Be Creating You are making a family of monsters. You will make the mom, the dad, and the baby. Each monster has twelve characteristics. Each characteristic has two possible traits that can be selected by chance. You will make the mom and dad from scratch by flipping a coin to RANDOMLY select their genes, one allele at a time. Then, you will make the baby (the offspring) by using a Punnett Square. Finally, you will randomly select the possible genotype of the offspring.
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