The pictures are of students randomly coupled by the luck of being drawn from a hat. They analyzed themselves for 31 facial traits, used the laws of genetics and coins to determine the traits of their child, and drew the child with its 31 facial traits as a teenager. Couples were awarded extra credit if the child was "undoubtedly theirs." Students learned about dominant & recessive, polygenic, intermediate, and gender inheritance.

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The Science of Biology
Chapter 1
The Chemistry of Life
Chapter 2
Cell Structure and Function
Chapters 7-9
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Chapters 11, 12, 13, & 14
Semester Test
Chapters 15 & 16
Feb 15-Mar 1
Chapters 3-6
Mar 2 -Apr 1
Disease, Immunity, & Nervous Control
Chapters 19, 40, & 35
California STAR Test
Apr 11-Jun 14
Anatomy & Physiology
Chapters 36, 37, 38, & 39

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