Topic B11: Inheritance (Cambridge iGCSE Science Double Award)

This bundle of 8 lessons covers the majority of the content in Topic B11 (Inheritance) of the core and supplement sections of the Cambridge iGCSE Science Double Award specification. The topics covered within these lessons include:

Inheritance as the transmission of genetic information
Chromosomes, genes and alleles
Inheritance of sex in humans (XX and XY)
The haploid and diploid nucleus
Mitosis and the production of genetically identical cells
Meiosis and the production of gametes
Understanding genetic terminology (e.g. genotypes)
Using Punnett crosses to interpret the results of monohybrid crosses
Interpret pedigree diagrams
Phenotypic and genetic variation
Continuous and discontinuous variation
Natural selection
Selective breeding

All of these lesson presentations and accompanying resources are detailed and engaging and contain regular progress checks to allow the students to constantly assess their understanding


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Created: Sep 20, 2018

Updated: Mar 8, 2019

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