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#151. Marshamallow Meisos: Teaching Genetics the Edible Way

Science, level: all
Posted by Darci Harland (
Reebop Meiosis
Clinton High School, Illinois, USA
Materials Required: Marshmallows, large white, colored marshmallows, small nails, toothpicks, colored thumb tacks,
Activity Time: From one class period (50 min) to several day
Concepts Taught: Genetics, heredity, chromosomes, traits, alleles,

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This is great becuase it could be used by any level
of student because the concepts of genetics can be taught
at different degrees of technical understandning and