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2. CheckPoint: Mendel on Patterns of Inheritance

• Resources: Ch. 3 of Bioinquiry
• Review Ch. 3 of Bioinquiry.
• Post a 300- to 500-word response to the following:

o How did Mendel’s approach to answering scientific questions differ from that of his contemporaries?
o How did his novel approach contribute to his success in describing how traits are inherited?
o What advantages did he enjoy by choosing to study the garden pea?
o Piecing It Together on p. 78 of the text describes the six major concluding principles Mendel hypothesized from his work. Describe three of them.

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