If you teach genetics, I KNOW you have encountered these misconceptions before!
It is the time of the year that I teach genetics to my students. It's a great time of the year.... I love teaching genetics and the students love learning about genetics......for the most part! But have you noticed that even the students that seem to really "get it" will often ask a question that just stops you in your tracks? You think to yourself, "How in the world did they get so mixed up on the concepts I have been teaching?"
A few weeks ago I noticed a post that Carolina Biological had posted on their facebook page. It really caught my eye when I read "Five Common Misconceptions in Genetics." A link was provided with the post, so I quickly clicked on it and began to read. I am giving complete credit to this article to