TEACHER ENRICHMENT INITIATIVES

Activity 3D: Pre-Hardy-Weinberg

By performing the lab, students will show how natural selection can alter the gene frequencies in a population.

Objectives: 
  • Examine the inheritance of ABO blood groups
  • Simulate the change in frequency of alleles due to natural selection by using the class to represent a sample population
Keywords: 

Antigen, blood group, blood, allele, Punnett square, homozygous, heterozygous

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Unit Reference: 
Cast Your Net: Adventures With Blood
Lesson Reference: 
Lesson 3: I Want Your Blood: Blood Transfusions