Cootie Genetics is an educational app made to be used with the "Cootie Genetics" lab through the University of Arizona Biotech Project.

Cootie Genetics is a hands-on inquiry based activity that enables students to learn Mendelian laws of inheritance. The activity begins with two true breeding Cooites of the same species that exhibit five observable trait differences. Students observe the retention or loss of traits among the first-generation heterozygotes, hypothesize what happened to these traits and design an experiment to test their hypotheses by mating these first-generation Cooties. With the second generation, students will see that the random selection of trait factors trait factors will create new and interesting Cooties! This fun lab teaches students how recessive and dominant traits combine in the Cootie offspring, Mendal's principles of segregation and independent assortment, and provides the tools necessary to construct Punnett squares.

Get the lab manual and additional materials at the link below:

Note to teachers, the admin password, used for overwriting data, clearing data, and which can be used in place of a forgotten password is:
(Without the quotes)

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Ratings and Reviews

Buggy - Not in a good way


Installed Cootie Genetics on a cart of iPads and was disappointed that after saving the data, I was unable to delete it. There are six slots to save your genetics data to, and to save it you need to enter a password. The problem comes when you try to delete this data. It asks for the password, but after entering it, the app doesn’t delete the data. Bummer.

Best time of my life

Eyeless Jack

Bless up. This will change your life. I'm running for president in 2020

Has potential.


I was hoping for a game that allowed you to create a bug then breed it with another to get offspring. As a teacher, I was hoping it would allow the student to make the crosses (or complete the pun net squares.) this app allows for only creating as many cooties as you want.not effective for what I needed. Bummer.


Futch Production Syndicate L.P.
79.4 MB
Requires iOS 4.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Age Rating
Rated 4+
© 2014 Futch Production Syndicate L.P.


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    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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