Making Sense of SCIENCE: Genes & Traits Formative Assessment Task Bank

By Kirsten Daehler, Jennifer Folsom

With Jennifer Mendenhall

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Description

This collection of assessment tasks is designed to augment an existing curriculum with tasks that encourage students to think and figure things out.

These accessible and interesting tasks go beyond simple recall and promote reasoning, give students a chance to explain their thinking, and ask students to communicate in several modes (e.g., words, drawings).

This task bank, designed for use with students grades 5–12, contains black line masters on a range of concepts related to genetics.

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