Chromosomal Mutations

Name: _____________________________________________________
Date: _____
Chromosomal Mutations
Chromosomal Mutations
1. Select a real organism ___________________
2. Draw a picture of the organism below.
3. Pretend that you have made a chromosomal mutation in the organism’s offspring. What
type of chromosomal mutation did you choose (deletion, duplication, inversion, or
4. Draw a picture of a normal chromosome below.
5. Draw a picture of the chromosomal mutation you chose in #3.
6. Describe the effects of the mutation.
7. Draw a picture of the mutated offspring below.
8. Is this mutation helpful, harmful, or neither? ____________
9. Explain your reasoning for #5.