Albino Alligators Part 3: Pedigrees

Resource ID#: 196359 Type: Original Student Tutorial
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General Information

Subject(s): Science
Grade Level(s): 7
Intended Audience: Students
Keywords: genetics, heredity, inheritance, inherit, inherited, traits, pedigree, Punnett square, DNA, generations

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