Flower Inheritance Activity Guide

Activity guide about genetic inheritance in flowers

In this lesson, students will learn about flower reproduction through the use of colored water. A teacher demonstrates the differences between self and cross-fertilization and the resulting effects on the plant offspring. An introduction to dominant and recessive traits is provided and opportunities for student exploration are included. Activity uses simple household products like water, food coloring, and cups. Activity can be adapted to suit elementary age students through high school.

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Flower Inheritance Activity Guide