Learn how Mendel’s basic laws of heredity have shaped our understanding of genetics and how Punnett squares can be used to predict inheritance patterns.
Expand your understanding of genetics by learning how variations on Mendel’s theories predict the heredity of skin color, eye color, and balding in humans.
Learn about sex-linked traits and homologous chromosomes - and discover the connection between white-eyed fruit flies and hemophilia in the royal family.
Learn the causes behind genetic mutations that can occur at the DNA and chromosome levels - and how they can lead to conditions such as Down’s Syndrome.
Learn about hereditary patterns for genetic disorders (such as sickle cell anemia) and how a pedigree can be used to study and predict genetic outcomes.
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