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Name:Tymon okpalefeDate:Student Exploration: Fast Plants®1 – Growth and GeneticsNote to teachers and students: TheFast Plants®Gizmo was created in collaboration with the Wisconsin FastPlants Program of the University of Wisconsin-Madison. These lessons can be used independently or inconjunction with classroom Fast Plants experiments.Vocabulary:allele, dominant allele, Fast Plants, gene, genetics, genotype, heterozygous, homozygous,offspring, phenotype, pollen, pollinate, Punnett square, recessive allele, traitPrior Knowledge Questions(Do these BEFORE using the Gizmo.)1.
Gizmo Warm-upSeveral common vegetables, including Bok choy, napa cabbage, and turnips,are varieties of a plant calledBrassica rapa.Fast plantsare a rapid-cyclingvariety ofBrassica rapathat was developed at the University of Wisconsin.These plants have short growing cycles and are ideal for classroom use. IntheFast Plants®1 – Growth and GeneticsGizmo, you will learn about the lifecycle and genetic traits of Fast Plants.In the Gizmo, drag seed packetAto container 1 and seed packetBtocontainer 2. ClickPlay(), and thenPause() after about 10 simulateddays.1.A plantstraitsare its characteristics. Drag themagnifying glassover container 1. Describe the traits ofthese plants. – the stem is purple
2.Drag the magnifier over container 2. How do these plants differ from the container 1 plants?
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Activity A:The Fast Plants®life cycleGet the Gizmo ready:ClickReset(). Plant seedsAin container 1.Turn onShow hints.Introduction:Fast Plants®are grown in wicking systems, typically made of nested plastic containers. Thelarger container is the water reservoir. Water from the reservoir travels through the wick into the soil, whereroots draw the water into stems and leaves.Question: How do Fast Plants grow and reproduce?
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