Lesson details

Grade
7
Subject

Science

Topic

The transfer of genetic information

Subtopic

Genes and chromosomes

Recommended Technology: 

Internet

Digital Device for students (PC, Laptop, Chromebook, tablet, or iPad, etc.)

Cloud File Storage (Google Drive, iCloud, One Drive, or Dropbox, etc.)

Digital Productivity Software (Google Suite, Microsoft Office, etc.)

Other instructional materials or notes: 

If digital services are not available, then the following can be used in their place:

Science Journal

Paper

Pens

Pencils

Large Chart Paper

Markers

The Relationship between Genes and Chromosomes

Duration: 
Multiple days
Lesson type: 
1:1 Lesson
Lesson overview: 

Students will complete learning activities, utilize multimedia resources from PBS Learning Media, and create a presentation to communicate information about genes and chromosomes. The students will learn about the relationship between genes and chromosomes and their relationship to inherited characteristics.

Essential Question: 

How can you obtain and communicate information about the relationship between genes and chromosomes to construct explanations of their relationship to inherited characteristics?

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