What is inheritance?

What is inheritance?
Publication Date: October, 2007
Type of Resource: Interactive/Simulation

This online resource explains terms associated with genetic inheritance.

The terms covered by this resource include: inheritance, phenotype, genotype, dominant, recessive, gametes, and alleles. They also detail the process of sex determination.

The information is concise and is a good introduction or revision for students.

The students can also do a quiz at the end to test their understanding.

Australian Curriculum v9 Codes: AC9S10U01 (Year 10)

Additional Information

BBC Bitesize is a educational resource produced by the BBC to support the UK curriculum. It provides online resources (content summaries, interactives, games, videos, podcasts, quizzes) for all levels of schooling.

Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 10 > Science Understanding > Biological Sciences > Transmission of heritable characteristics from one generation to the next... > ACSSU184
  • Year Senior Secondary > Science Understanding > Biological Sciences