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					Genetics and Heredity Unit Study Guide - PreAP
Paste this to the left side of your ISN and answer the questions on the right side.
You will have 20 minutes in class today to work on this and then finishing it is homework for tonight.

1. Explain why reproduction is necessary.
2. List the advantages and disadvantages of sexual reproduction.
3. What are two types of sexual reproduction? (see foldable)
4. List the advantages and disadvantages of asexual reproduction.
5. Differentiate between two types of asexual reproduction: budding and spore formation.
6. Explain the differences between mitosis and meiosis (Venn diagram in bellwork or chart)
7. What do mitosis and meiosis have in common? (Venn diagram or chart)
8. Differentiate between genotype and phenotype.
9. What are punnett squares and pedigrees and what are they used for?
10. A homozygous dominant white dog (WW) is crossed with a heterozygous white dog (Ww). Determine the
    genotypes and phenotypes of the offspring.
11. Differentiate between the terms homozygous and heterozygous.
12. Describe a pedigree and how to analyze one.
13. What is the main function of DNA?
14. Describe the structure of DNA.
15. Differentiate where DNA is located in a prokaryotic cell versus a eukaryotic cell.
16. How are the terms DNA, genes, traits, and chromosomes related? (see concept map bellwork or Genetics and
Heredity powerpoint)



Genetics and Heredity Unit Study Guide - PreAP
Paste this to the left side of your ISN and answer the questions on the right side.
You will have 20 minutes in class today to work on this and then finishing it is homework for tonight.

1. Explain why reproduction is necessary.
2. List the advantages and disadvantages of sexual reproduction.
3. What are two types of sexual reproduction? (see foldable)
4. List the advantages and disadvantages of asexual reproduction.
5. Differentiate between two types of asexual reproduction: budding and spore formation.
6. Explain the differences between mitosis and meiosis (Venn diagram in bellwork or chart)
7. What do mitosis and meiosis have in common? (Venn diagram or chart)
8. Differentiate between genotype and phenotype.
9. What are punnett squares and pedigrees and what are they used for?
10. A homozygous dominant white dog (WW) is crossed with a heterozygous white dog (Ww). Determine the
    genotypes and phenotypes of the offspring.
11. Differentiate between the terms homozygous and heterozygous.
12. Describe a pedigree and how to analyze one.
13. What is the main function of DNA?
14. Describe the structure of DNA.
15. Differentiate where DNA is located in a prokaryotic cell versus a eukaryotic cell.
16. How are the terms DNA, genes, traits, and chromosomes related? (see concept map bellwork or Genetics and
Heredity powerpoint)

				
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