A brown panganog has given birth to twins: one yellow and one brown. What is it that makes offspring look like their parents, and why aren't all siblings identical to one another? Join Cherie as she dives deeper into genetic inheritance.View Storyline
Councilwoman Nasim has a conundrum on her hands: a settlement near Espeth has undergone a food shortage! Help Botanist Zed figure out how to breed his tuffet plants so that they can be used to ensure that Espeth never undergoes a food shortage.View Storyline
Help various Espethians learn more about how and why mutations occur in nature. Explore mutations that can lead to diseases like Sickle Cell Anemia, as well as harmless mutations like melanism.Overview Coming Soon
Tyto Academy students therefore help breed more biodiversity into the drakons genetic pool. After breeding, they are released into the wild to improve their survival rates.
The drakons have many, complex genotypes and phenotypes. We start with simple dominant and recessive alleles, then as they level up unlocks so much more: mutations, environmentally impacted genes, polygenetic inheritance, incomplete and co-dominance, and more!
Drakons can reproduce sexually or asexually so that students can experiment and understand the outcomes of the different types of reproduction. A pedigree system helps students keep track of reproduction lines over time.
Start with simple activities like the one at right, "Create This Drakon," where players will be asked to create a drakon (one of the required genotypes of recessive) based on breeding from their collection. This then builds up to explore types of reproduction, creating identical drakons, setting their own breeding goals, and an activity to explore probability.