Family Matters

Family Matters

GENETICS & INHERITANCE STORYLINE ONE

Sasha’s panganog, Dashwood, has just had twin noglets. But who is the father? Players help Sasha find clues about the panganog who fathered the twins using heredity and genetics. They learn about the genes of Ovonian plant and animal species, and how traits are passed down from parents to offspring.

NGSS Alignment
NGSS Alignment

This storyline aligns with the Next Generation Science Standards at MS-LS1-5.

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Real World Connections
Real World Connections

This storyline is grounded in the phenomenon of heredity of traits within families and introduces heredity, alleles, genes, dominant traits, and recessive traits.

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