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Wisconsin Fast Plants® 72-Hour Dihybrid Genetics Kit

Item # 158939
Wisconsin Fast Plants® 72-Hour Dihybrid Genetics Kit is rated 4.0 out of 5 by 3.
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Grade 8–College. For a class of 30 students. Why just tell students about genetics when they can learn the basic principles of Mendelian genetics and the concepts of inheritance by observing real plants? This kit was previously titled 3, 2, 1—Countdown to Genetics because students examine 3-day-old plants to study 2 phenotypes, allowing you to do 1 assessment of their understanding. All kit activities can be completed in just 3 class periods—and everything is included except a light source.

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Grade 8–College. For a class of 30 students. Why just tell students about genetics when they can learn the basic principles of Mendelian genetics and the concepts of inheritance by observing real plants? This kit was previously titled 3, 2, 1—Countdown to Genetics because students examine 3-day-old plants to study 2 phenotypes, allowing you to do 1 assessment of their understanding. Using petri dishes and filter papers, students sow seeds for 3-day-old P1- and F1-generation plants. They make observations and form a hypothesis about the phenotype of the F2 generation. They then sow the F2 seeds to test the hypothesis. All kit activities can be completed in just 3 class periods—and everything is included except a light source. (We recommend item #159004 Plant Light House® with LED.)

FREE 1-year access to digital resources that support NGSS instruction included.

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Components Qty Included?
Wisconsin Fast Plants® Seeds, P1, Non-Purple Stem, Hairless 50 Included
Wisconsin Fast Plants® Seeds, F1, Non-Purple Stem, Rosette-Dwarf 50 Included
Wisconsin Fast Plants® Seeds, F2, Non-Purple Stem, Rosette-Dwarf 250 Included
Petri Dishes 20 Included
Filter Paper 20 Included
Carolina Science Online® Resources (1-year subscription) 1 Included
Watering Pipets 8 Included
Teacher's Manual and Reproducible Student Guide 1 Included
Light Source 1 Needed, Not included
Small Cups or Beakers (for distributing seeds) Needed, Not included
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Kit and I will use this activity again This kit was efficient and easy to use. The students loved setting their seeds and testing their Punnett square predictions. It also was a great way to model selective breeding.
Date published: 2014-12-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Intro/Review of Genetics Students were able to see the ratio, and expected result with ease and with little variation.
Date published: 2014-12-11
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