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Tools For Teaching, or Learning, About Gregor Mendel

Gregor Mendel, the Austrian monk who discovered the laws of heredity forming much of the foundation for modern genetics and genomics, is a common entry point for learning about genetics in basic biology classes.

Here are eleven of our favorite resources for bringing Mendel alive in your classroom, or tuning up your personal knowledge. Check out these notable tools including Mendel’s historic 1865 paper, interactive animations, lesson plans, TEDEd talks, and more.