Gregor Mendel: Genetics Pioneer

Lynn Van Gorp

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9780743905985

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Gregor Johann Mendel is known as the father of modern genetics. He used cross-breeding to develop different kinds of peas. This allowed him to make predictions about the outcomes. These are now called Mendel's Laws of Heredity. They explain how traits are passed from generation to generation. Mendel also discovered dominant and recessive genes.

Reading Level
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660L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
P
ATOS
4.3
DRA
38
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Biographies Health & Nutrition People & Places Science & Technology
Interest Age
Ages 9-12
Grade
4th Grade 5th Grade
Subject
Science
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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