Create a chart or diagram to demonstrate how Mendel's hybrid experiments work.
Ask students from where they get their traits in their family. What other non-physical (i.e., personality) traits have they inherited?
If you were to write yourself in as an additional character in any of these stories, which one would you pick? What would your character (i.e., you,) do?
Ask students if they have any heroes who are scientists? What do they know about scientists' lives, and how scientists arrive at their scientific breakthroughs?
Ask students to free write about experiences they have had as children about which they will probably never tell their spouses (such as those Antonia had when Tati was on trial.)
Naming plants and animals
Play a game in which you suggest common plants or animals and ask students to invent outlandish...
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