Chapter 12 Patterns of Inheritance The learning goals listed below are the broad concepts you should understand for this chapter. The learning outcomes list the concepts you should know or the things you should be able to do at the end of this unit. Some of the learning outcomes will be covered in class and the remainder you should achieve through reading, studying, and homework. Learning Goals and Intended Outcomes Learning Goal Learning Outcome(s) 1. Understand the significance of Gregor Mendel’s work and the basic genetics laws that were the results of his experiments. 1. Define key terms. (p.246 of text) 2. Explain the important genetic law that was developed as a result of Mendel’s monohybrid crosses. 3. Construct a Punnett square to illustrate a monohybrid cross. 4. Explain the important genetic law that was developed as a result of Mendel’s dihybrid crosses. 2. Describe basic types of inheritance that were not a result of Mendel’s work.
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