Feeding the Population

Feeding the Population

GENETICS AND INHERITANCE STORYLINE TWO

Espeth is experiencing a food shortage! Botanist Zed thinks that he has the answer: rapid-growing tuffets that can be planted and harvested in the blink of an eye! Unfortunately, he's having difficulties getting the right genes to be passed down through the generations, and the clock is ticking. Help Zed create the perfect tuffet to save Espeth!

NGSS Alignment
NGSS Alignment

This storyline aligns with the Next Generation Science Standards at MS-LS3-2 and MS-LS4-5.

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Real World Connections
Real World Connections

This storyline introduces selective breeding, asexual reproduction, and the impact of the environment on phenotype. It also covers selective breeding for desired traits and asexual (rhizomatic) reproduction.

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