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Survival of the Fittest - Understanding Sexual and Asexual Reproduction in Planarians

Author Information

  • Name: Kendall Clay, Taylor Medlock-Lanier, Jennifer Jenkins
  • Position and Institution: PhD Students, University of Georgia
  • Contact: kendall.clay[at], temedlock[at],
  • Year contributed: 2022


  • Grade Level: 5-8
  • Georgia Standards of Excellence: S7L3


This lesson plan uses planarians to introduce students to different types of reproduction and Punnett squares for genetic variation. The case study allows students to model offspring genotype and phenotype, comparing and contrasting sexual and asexual reproduction.


  • reproduction
  • genotype
  • phenotype
  • traits
  • genetic
  • variation


georgia/survival_of_the_fittest_-_understanding_sexual_and_asexual_reproduction_in_planarians.txt · Last modified: 2022/02/10 18:09 by georgia