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Gregor Mendel: The Friar Who Grew Peas
Learn about how Gregor Mendel's fascination for genetic traits led him to to become the world's first geneticist. Mendel overcame poverty and discovered one of the fundamental aspects of genetic science. He studied inheritance of animals, plants, and people learning how they pass traits from one generation to another. This book outlines Mendel's life and his discoveries in an easy to understand format.
Lessons Associated with this Resource
- Inherited Traits in the Living Corn Necklace (Grades 3-5)
- Peas in a Pod
- Rock, Paper, Scissors - Dominant and Recessive Traits