Basic Genetics and Punnett Squares

Here is the powerpoint that reviews basic genetics vocabulary: Genetics

A copy of the homework assignment is here:  gen_spbobgenetics2

A video to review genes & alleles is here


For a review of basic monohybrid crosses using Punnett Squares, watch the following:

Karyotype Activity

Log on to your computer and click on the following link: Karyotype Activity.

Read the front page and then do the the karyotypes for Patients A, B and C.

Make sure to answer the questions 1 and 2 for all three patients.

  1. Notation for Patient. (# of chromosomes, sex chromosomes, extra or missing chromosome #)
  2. Diagnosis of the patient using the chart on the site.
  3. Google the disorder and briefly summarize it’s effects on the patient.