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Heredity B

Postby pikachu4919 » August 16th, 2018, 12:09 pm

Heredity B: Participants will solve problems and analyze data or diagrams using their knowledge of the basic principles of genetics.

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Re: Heredity B

Postby 24chrisharl » November 1st, 2018, 1:53 pm

This is my first year doing heredity, could I get some tips?

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Re: Heredity B

Postby hgmsscienceolympiad » November 3rd, 2018, 4:32 pm

24chrisharl wrote:This is my first year doing heredity, could I get some tips?



Hey!

Start simple: understand the definitions of what you are going to be tested on (monohybrid cross, dihybrid cross, etc). I discovered a Youtube channel called the Amoeba Sisters, and I wish they'd existed when I was in college...perhaps I wouldn't have dropped my biology major...anyway...

After that, practice as many types of monohybrid crosses as possible until it comes second nature. Add another trait: dihybrid cross. Keep adding topics in.

Do some research on Queen Victoria's hemophilia (AKA Christmas's disease) and trace the trait from Queen Victoria through the royal houses of Europe (cool tie in to history is how the hemophilia of her great-grandson may be responsible for the murder of the Romanovs and end of monarchy in Russian). This will help you examine sex-linked traits and introduce pedigree. Also: the Amoeba Sisters still have amazing videos on their Youtube channel!

Please let me know if I can help- this is the third time I have coached this event! :)

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Re: Heredity B

Postby emxl » December 2nd, 2018, 9:48 am

This might be a kind of stupid question, but would they have Nats topics on invitational tests? In the Heredity rules they have Regional and State topics and then ones that you would only be tested on for Nats, but I don't know where invitationals would fall under. Thanks!
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Re: Heredity B

Postby Unome » December 2nd, 2018, 10:57 am

emxl wrote:This might be a kind of stupid question, but would they have Nats topics on invitational tests? In the Heredity rules they have Regional and State topics and then ones that you would only be tested on for Nats, but I don't know where invitationals would fall under. Thanks!

Invitational tests usually will not have national topics, but some might.
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Re: Heredity B

Postby ledwards003 » December 13th, 2018, 5:08 pm

Hi! I am not sure what exactly I should put on my heredity cheat sheet, as this is my first year doing this event and I do not know what should be on the paper. If anyone could help, that would be wonderful. Thank you!


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