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UNIT 9 MENDELIAN GENETICS OBJECTIVES: BIO.3B.1 Demonstrate Mendel’s law of dominance and segregation using mathematics to predict phenotypic and genotypic ratios by constructing Punnett squares with both homozygous and heterozygous allele pairs. BIO.3B.2 Illustrate Mendel’s law of independent assortment using Punnett squares and/or the product rule of probability to analyze monohybrid crosses. Upcoming Dates: Unit 9 Quiz: Monday, Feb. 1st Unit 9 Test: Wednesday, Feb. 3rd Cells Review Quiz: Friday, Feb. 5th Key Terms: 1. Heredity - the passing of traits from parents to offspring 2. Genetics- the branch of biology that studies heredity 3. Trait - characteristics that are inherited 4. Gamete - sex cells 5. Fertilization - the uniting of a male and female gamete 6. Hybrid - offspring of parents that have different forms of a trait 7. Allele - the alternative forms of genes 8. Dominant- the trait that always shows in an allele pair 9. Recessive- the trait that can be masked by the dominant trait

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