Punnett Squares and Codominance



This lesson would be taught as part of a genetics unit. After learning the basics about genetics; in particular, dominant and recessive genes, students will be instructed about codominance and then solve a mystery bull scenario to show they understand the concept.

Lesson Time

40 Minutes

Industries / Subjects / Grades

Industries / Pathways
  • Agriculture & Natural Resources Agriculture & Natural Resources

Standards and Objectives


California Academic Content Standards (3)
California's 2008 CTE Standards (3)

Related Instructional Objectives (SWBAT...)

  • To have each student demonstrate how codominance is proven to be the genetic factor in the coloring of cattle.
  • To apply appropriate problem-solving strategies and critical thinking skills to work-related issues and tasks.
  • To use critical thinking skills to make informed decisions and solve problems.

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