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Family Traits and Traditions


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    University of Utah

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Family Traits and Traditions

In this activity, learners play a matching game with their families to discover common inherited traits and traditions. Learners distinguish between inherited traits and learned traditions. This genetics activity is available in English and Spanish.

Quick Guide


Preparation Time:
10 to 30 minutes

Learning Time:
10 to 30 minutes

Estimated Materials Cost:
1 cent - $1 per group of students

Age Range:
Ages 6 - 11

Resource Types:
Activity, Game, Lesson/Lesson Plan

Language:
English, Spanish

Materials List (per group of students)


Subjects


  • Life Sciences
    • Heredity and Genetics
      • Patterns of Heredity
      • Human Genetics
    • Human Body

Informal Categories


  • Games

Audience


To use this activity, learners need to:

  • see
  • read
  • touch

Learning styles supported:

  • Involves teamwork and communication skills
  • Links STEM to other topics of interest such as arts and humanities
  • Involves hands-on or lab activities

Other


Components that are part of this resource:

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Access Rights:

  • Free access

By:

  • Genetic Science Learning Center, University of Utah

Source Collection:

  • Teach.Genetics

Rights:

  • All Rights Reserved, University of Utah, ©2006

Funding Source:

  • Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Genetic Services Branch and the March of Dimes, U33MC00157

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