The A-Maizing Corn Lab: A Geneticist's Biography Leads a Mathematics Exploration

  • The A-Maizing Corn Lab: A Geneticist's Biography Leads a Mathematics Exploration

    Julie Cwikla, Marcelle Patterson
    An innovative lesson that integrates genetics, literature, and mathematics as a context for students to investigate patterns on Indian corn. This two-day lesson requires students to estimate, collect data, identify and describe patterns, represent their data using bar graphs, use Punnett squares, and investigate probability. Includes questions to be used for worksheets, and samples of student work.