Science & Nature

Genetics for Beginners

This course will discuss the basics of genetics including Gregor Mendel's complete dominance genetic inheritance pattern, the difference between dominant and recessive traits and practice how to use Punnet squares.
Tr. Emily Laudner
37 total reviews for this teacher
24 reviews for this class
Completed by 99 learners
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50 minutes

per class

Meets once


year olds


learners per class

per learner

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Class Experience

Students will be able to identify where genetic information is stored in the body. 
Students will be able to describe Gregor Mendel's experiment and how they impacted science we know today. 
Students will be able to describe the different allele combinations as homozygous dominant or recessive, or heterozygous. 
Students will be able to use a Punnett square to determine the possible traits of offspring based on probability. 
No homework necessary.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
Learner will receive verbal feedback throughout the lesson on how they are progressing and how they can improve their skills.
50 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.


Tr. Emily Laudner
37 total reviews
28 completed classes

About Me

I teach mostly Biology/Life Sciences classes centered around cells, human anatomy and ecosystems for middle-school aged students (10-14). 
I graduated from Wartburg College in May of 2018 with a Bachelor of Arts degree and majored in Secondary... 
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