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Polytene Chromosomes from Salivary Glands
Young scholars use this laboratory procedure to outline the mechanism by which salivary glands are removed and prepared so that the polytene chromosomes may be observed.Drosophila virilis is used instead of Drosophila melanogaster because D.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 0 Downloads
Final Exam Practice - General Biology
A 17-page practice final exam for a college-level introductory biology course is contained in this resource. Matching and short answer questions cover every topic that you would expect to teach during an advanced biology course including DNA and general genetics, enzyme activity, protein structure, nerve impulses, metabolic pathways, and more.
Higher Ed Science 44 Views 47 Downloads
AP: Chapter 20: DNA Technology
This nine-page biotechnology resource contains six pages of questions regarding DNA technology. Questions cover cloning, restriction enzymes, the polymerase chain reaction, different techniques, the human genome project, and more. The last three pages of this resource is an outline of what we have learned and what is yet to uncover about the human genome sequence.
9th - Higher Ed Science 10 Views 55 Downloads
DNA Basics, Bacterial Cell Walls
Some basic descriptions of DNA and the appearance of structures in a bacteria are included along with great diagrams. The presentation has clear, but detailed slides, and your students will find the information about Gram staining easy to follow.
11th - Higher Ed Science 16 Views 29 Downloads
The metaphors used here to describe the "cut and paste" procedures for genetic engineering will really help your biologists in their understanding of restriction enzymes and DNA. The uses of genes that are isolated and incorporated into plasmids are discussed and will help your students learn the real life opportunities and application of biotechnology.
9th - 12th Science 7 Views 39 Downloads
Mitosis Claymation Lab Instructions and Rubric
A single-paged set of instructions and grading system for a mitosis project are laid out for your life science learners. (Note that the page is repeated, making this a two-page document.) Pairs of beginning biologists use clay to model the steps of cell division, taking a photograph of each, and then combining them into a claymation video.
6th - 8th Science 6 Views 6 Downloads
Cells Group Creative Writing
Tap into writing skills in your science class with this creative writing activity! Get your class to learn the words mitochondria, cytoplasm, chloroplast, chlorophyll, nucleolus, nucleus, tissues, organs, vacuole, and chromosome by writing a brief collaborative story in 25 minutes.
5th - 8th Language Arts 12 Views 80 Downloads
Cell Cycle and Mitosis
Deepen understanding of cell division with this resource. Young scientists read short paragraphs about the different stages of the cell cycle and use this information to answer a series of basic short answer questions and label several diagrams.
6th - 12th Science 175 Views 1790 Downloads
Groovy DNA Beads
Learners create models of DNA and RNA using string and beads. They use beads representing the four nitrogenous bases of DNA to create a portion of a strand of DNA, and it's corresponding RNA. Then, students examine how many of their strands it would take to represent and actual strand of DNA and the number of bases it has.
7th - 10th Science 3 Views 59 Downloads
Human Reproductive Cells Quiz
Quiz your learners on human reproductive cells using this terminology assessment tool! Choose 1 of 2 options: have students play online, or make copies of the paper version. The advantage to playing the online matching game is its interactive feature: scholars match 8 terms to definitions to reveal an image below.
7th - 12th Science 4 Views 31 Downloads
Include this informative PowerPoint in your biology lesson on meiosis. It explains the who, what, where, when, how, and why of this specialized type of cell division. Many of the slides display colorful graphics of cells in each meiotic phase or of the chromosomes involved.
7th - 12th Science 8 Views 94 Downloads