Chapter 4: Heredity Section1- Genetics. Life Science Lesson Plan. Inheriting Traits. Create a short list of characteristics about yourself…. Heredity. Heredity is the passing of traits from parents to offspring .
Mendel’s Tall vs. Short Plants
a. Dominantallele- covers up or dominates the other trait.
Represented by a CAPITAL
b. Recessive allele- the trait seems to disappear
Represented by a lower case
A. Genetic Engineering- experimentations that changes the arrangement of DNA that makes up a gene.