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Punnett square

Punnett Squares (7th grade)

cross Represents the combining of male and female sex cells in Punnett squares. (When parents produce offspring.)
dominant Describes a gene that is always expressed because it masks the other gene; represented by a capital letter.
genetics The study of heredity.
genotype The genetic code of an organism - represented by two letters.
heredity The passing of traits from one generation to the next by means of genes.
hybrid An organism with one dominant and one recessive gene for the same trait.
inheritance Passing of traits from parents to offspring..
mendel Studied & grew lots of pea plants and developed Laws of Heredity.
phenotype The physical appearance of an organism (based on its genotype).
Punnett square A genetic tool to solve genetics problems mathematically.
recessive Describes the gene that can be masked by a dominant gene; represented by a lower case letter. The recessive trait only appears when both genes are recessive.
trait A distinguishing characteristic based on your genes (such as eye color or hair color).
cross Represents the combining of male and female sex cells in punnett squares.
hybrid A genotype with 1 dominant and 1 recessive gene (like Tt or Bb)
pure A genotype with 2 dominant or 2 recessive genes (like BB or bb or HH or hh)
probability The chance or likelihood of something occurring.
Created by: Mrs. Corey