The quiz today covered one and two-trait Punnett Squares, challenged students to compare mitosis and meiosis using ten key unit vocabulary terms, and included a questioned designed to provoke student thinking around a topic incorporating genetics, evolution, and student opinion.
For students interested in learning more about how genetics affect appearance, the links below are excellent resources:
The genetics of eye color: What Color Eyes will your Children Have?
The genetics of height: Number of genes linked to height revealed by study
The genetics of skin color: Unpacking Human Evolution to Find the Genetic Determinants of Human Skin Pigmentation