Students use M&Ms to learn about genetics

A teacher in Arizona recently used M&Ms candies to help teach his eighth-grade students about genetics. Dalton Jackson used different colors of M&Ms to represent types of genetic material and had students select random M&Ms to show the relationship between recessive and dominant traits. "We're trying to do more project-based stuff and get them interested in science," Jackson said of the lesson.

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