From Genes to Jeans II

From Genes to Jeans II By Mandy Garner
December 2014

Grade: 6-12

Subjects: Science, Mathematics, English Language Arts

Standards: Common Core State Standards, Next Generation Science Standards

This unit was designed utilizing themes in the Next Generation Science Standards as well as real world application to the agricultural industry. The lessons may be used independently or as a self-contained unit which covers in depth the concepts of genetics including an introduction to human inheritance, genetic breeding, Punnett squares, the importance of genetic diversity, biotechnology, gene marker selection, and the use of biotechnology for sustainable agriculture.