A quick and colorful demonstration of Mendel’s Law of Segregation.
Students will investigate the concepts of inheritance, dominant and recessive alleles, and phenotype versus genotype, as well as learn how to predict phenotypic ratios. Using yeast allows students to obtain results much more quickly than with other organisms, and the results are observable with the naked eye.
Sterile media and petri dishes required for performing crosses
Teacher's guide and student copymaster
Coupon redeemable for 4 different strains of yeast
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Caution: Note: While the organism in this activity is non-pathogenic, Ward’s recommends that you utilize proper aseptic technique when handling all microorganisms.