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The goal of this assignment is to provide an opportunity for students to
examine inheritance patters within their own family.
For your Initial Post, due by Wednesday 11:59 PM:
1. Choose a trait from the Genetics Lab.
2. Examine how this trait exists in your own family.
3. Post your genotype and phenotype along with those of three of your
For your Response to at least two classmates, due by Sunday, 11:59 PM:
1. Provide feedback on the posts of two of your classmates.
2. Examine whether or not the genotypes and phenotypes match and
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As you read and respond to others’ posts, keep in mind some basic rules for
Be kind and respectful to others
Use full sentences
Don’t use too much jargon
Treat others online as you wish to be treated
Use language that supports others
Additional information is available under Course Communications in the
The initial post includes the genotype and phenotype of you and three
additional family members. This is worth 16 points. Your two responses are
worth 8 points. This assignment is worth 24 points toward your final grade.
See attached example
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