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A Breed Apart
 

BioLab Fly
Genetics come to life as students study the fascinating physical traits of fruit flies and how characteristics are passed from parent organisms to their offspring. A wealth of mind-opening activities take the mystery out of genetics and introduce concepts that enhance students’ understanding of their world

Student Scientists Get Hands-On Practice With:
F1 Cross

Breed two pure bred organisms to see how dominant and recessive genes affect the characteristics of the offspring.
F2 Cross
See how specimens with mixed genotypes vary the results.
Sex-Linked Cross
Determine which traits are carried only through a particular chromosome and thus are linked with a gender.
Dihybrid Cross
Do a cross between individuals that involve two pairs of contrasting traits.
Fly Breeder
Exercise the mind with this open-ended activity while analyzing twenty-six different physical characteristics.

 

Teacher-Developed
BioLab Fly follows tried and true educational practices as each student receives pre-lab instruction, thorough open-ended lab simulation, and post-lab reinforcement. A collection of printable worksheets is included on the CD. Students use the Fly Editor to generate flies with 26 different characteristics.
 

Learn By Doing.
Students develop reasoning skills as they observe parental genotypes, build a Punnett square, predict the characteristics of the offspring and test their prediction.

This step-by-step investigation exposes students to simple and complex genetic principles.

 

 

Interactive Log
BioLab Fly features a log that records progress and allows the teacher to track student learning.


In-depth Lab Experience.
In four detailed labs, students study the principles of genetics and learn about dominant, recessive, sex-linked and autosomal characteristics.
 

 

System Requirements:
Macintosh

PowerMac G4 (Intel Core™ Duo 1.33GHz or faster processor recommended), 256MB of total RAM, Mac OS X 10.4 (10.6 or greater recommended)
Windows
2.33GHz or faster x86-compatible processor, or Intel® Atom™ Microsoft® Windows® XP (32-bit) 128MB of RAM; 128MB of graphics memory

Download a Demo
 BioLab Fly - Windows (.zip - 3.4 MB)
Mac BioLab Fly - Macintosh Native OSX (.dmg - 22.6 MB)


   Catalog #  Description Price  
  39-9008 CD-ROM $89 Each
  399008A CD-ROM, Lab Pack (5) $340 Each
  399008B CD-ROM, Lab Pack (10) $560 Each
  399008D CD-ROM, Unlimited Site Licesnse (LAN only) $1120 Each
To order call Carolina Biological Supply Company at 800-334-5551 or order online www.carolina.com

If you need any other information about the BioLab Series, send inquiries to: info@biolabsoftware.com

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