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Your genes are in Pairs-Inheritance

Overall rating 4 out of 54.8 (6 ratings)

Last updated 25 September 2014, created 03 November 2013, viewed 2,502

This is a lesson that gained an outstanding. I hope you find the materials useful. The lesson is based around an interactive modelling activity that was developed by Salter's Nuffield. This lesson is also based on the 7e planning approach as described by Jerome Bruner. Hopefully it will help th More…ose of you using my version of the #5MinPlan the #7ePlan. The details of my planning template can be found in the book by Ross McGill 100 Ideas for Secondary Teachers "Idea 16" or on my blog which can be found on my twitter acount @HThompson1982. Hope this is useful! Feedback always welcome! :-)

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    Lesson 6 lesson plan_@HThompson1982.doc (68kb, Word document)
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  • Powerpoint documentActivity
    Lesson 6_B1 OCR_Your Genes are in Pairs NEW.ppt (1mb, Powerpoint document)
  • Word documentActivity
    making-reebops-ss-55.doc (81kb, Word document)
  • Word documentActivity
    modelling chromosome cards.doc (47kb, Word document)
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FANTASTIC! I also read the book but wasn't sure how to apply the 7es it to real life, you've absolutely shown me how. Thank you!!

from danielle21711, 25 September 2014
(report comment) 5 out of 5

Thanks for a fabulous and engaging lesson, this can be a challenging topic to interest pupils.

from Vanessathepatch, 14 September 2014
(report comment) 5 out of 5

Wonderful the best resource I have seen to explain this topic for a long time. Thanks for sharing.

from wildek, 13 September 2014
(report comment) 5 out of 5

Really engaging lesson, fantastic activities, thank you!!!

from sarahdalton89, 08 February 2014
(report comment) 5 out of 5

Thank you for an amazing resource. A really fun way to teach a complicated topic. You are a genius!

from raj.nandhra, 05 January 2014
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