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Wisconsin Fast Plants® Who's the Father? Investigating Genetics Dihybrid Kit

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Grades 8–12. How are traits passed from one generation to the next? In this 60-day investigation, students observe 3 generations of plants as they attempt to unravel the mystery of paternity. As the activity progresses, students develop explanations, based on their own observations, for the inheritance of 2 Mendelian genes.

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$82.95

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Grades 8–12. For a class of 32 students. How are traits passed from one generation to the next? In this 60-day investigation, students observe 3 generations of plants as they attempt to unravel the mystery of paternity. As the activity progresses, students develop explanations, based on their own observations, for the inheritance of 2 Mendelian genes. Kit includes everything needed, except water and a light source. We recommend the Plant Light House® with CFL (item #159004) as a light source.

  • This item is only available from Carolina Biological Supply Company.
  • Due to USDA or USDOT regulations this item may not be shipped to the following locations:
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Components Qty Included?
Wisconsin Fast Plants® Seed, Non-Purple Stem, Hairless 50 Included
Wisconsin Fast Plants® Seed, Yellow-Green Leaf 50 Included
Wisconsin Fast Plants® Seed, F1 Non-Purple Stem, Yellow-Green Leaf 200 Included
Potting Soil, 1 L 1 Included
Slow-Release Fertilizer Pellets, 1 oz 1 Included
Quad Wicks 70 Included
Anti-Algal Squares 2 Included
Watering Pipets 8 Included
Plant Labels 16 Included
Dried Bees, 3 g 1 Included
Watering Mats 2 Included
Plant Support Stakes 16 Included
Plant Support Stake Rings 16 Included
Watering Trays 2 Included
Foam Quads 16 Included
Teacher’s Manual with Reproducible Student Guide 1 Included
Light Source (cool, white fluorescent) 1 Needed, Not Included
Waterproof Marker 1 Needed, Not Included
Sharp Toothpick 1 Needed, Not Included
Glue 1 Needed, Not Included
Tape 1 Needed, Not Included

Wisconsin Fast Plants

Wisconsin Fast Plants®—Fast, Fun, and Easy!

  • Super-fast generation cycle of 35 to 40 days
  • Virtually maintenance-free
  • Complete materials kits

From one day to the next, students witness the rapid growth of these amazing plants, which can have a dramatic impact on the way your students learn. What's even better, there's a kit that's relevant to the topic you're teaching, whether it's plant biology, environmental science, genetics, or even mathematics.

As the exclusive supplier of Fast Plants® for the educational market, Carolina takes pride in delivering top-of-the-line materials to your class. All kits come with everything you need to complete the activities. Just add a light source and you're on your way to joining the thousands of teachers who routinely use these plants to enhance their curriculum.

Classroom Kits contain seeds and supplies for up to 32 students. Student Kits are great for classroom demonstrations, homeschoolers, and science fair projects.

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