Cystic Fibrosis Teacher Resources
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After studying DNA replication and the genetics of inheritance, this slide show is useful for explaining specific mutations that can happen and result in an illness. Sickle cell anemia, and cystic fibrosis are explained on a genetic level. This slide could be used to start research about various other mutations that lead to illness, or maybe mutations that do not affect the quality of life.
9th - Higher Ed Science 3 Views 12 Downloads
Sequencing the Cystic Fibrosis Gene: A Simulation
Ninth graders determine nucleotide sequences. They identify those base sequences that are normal, those that are normal variants and those that cause cystic fibrosis. Students use DNA nucleotide sequences to determine amino acid sequences.
9th Science 3 Views 8 Downloads
Sex-Linked Pedigrees Worksheet
Three different pedigrees are displayed on this worksheet. Biology stars read the pedigrees to determine the phenotypes or genotypes for the individuals represented. The pedigrees and the directions are easy to follow. You will find this resource a valuable tool for teaching how to read pedigrees.
7th - 12th Science 79 Views 175 Downloads
Autosomal Pedigrees Worksheet
Three autosomal pedigrees are printed on this assignment. Biology scholars read them and determine the phenotypes for several individuals and find which ones inherit different genetic disorders. This fundamental skill can be reinforced by assigning this as homework or as part of an in-class cooperative exercise.
7th - 10th Science 42 Views 119 Downloads
Human Genetic Diseases
Although there are a few missing titles in this collection of slides, if your class has the support of a genetic disease lecture to accompany it, this resource will be very useful. The mechanism of genetic inheritance is covered. Flow charts and maps give information about genetics and culture.
10th - 11th Science 7 Views 42 Downloads
Sequencing the Cystic Fibrosis Gene: A Simulation
Ninth graders use this activity to simulate the sequencing of gene and to detect the presence of possible genetic defects. They use diagrams that represent bands of nucleotides in order to determine the sequence of a small piece of the CF gene.
9th Science 3 Views 10 Downloads
Teaching About Inherited Human Disorders Through Case Studies
Young scholars explore case studies involving human disorders. They identify options and consequences of each decision. Students interview a family member with a disorder. They create a presentation of their interview.
9th - Higher Ed Science 16 Views 70 Downloads
From Genomes of Species
Students investigate genomic research being done and its potential for understanding, treating, and possibly curing human genetic conditions. The potential of proteomic research as a companion to the work being done with genomics is examined in this less
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 7 Downloads
The Probabilities of Problems: A Look at Genetic Inheritance
Discuss an article about families affected by genetic disorders and their decisions about whether or not to evaluate their own genetic information. Investigate four different inherited disorders. Participate in a probability exercise. Thoroughly written, this lesson plan exposes learners to real-life situations and stimulates poignant conversation.
7th - 10th Science 8 Views 64 Downloads
From Genes to Jeans
This unit of lessons is designed for 7th through 9th graders. They are introduced to the world of agriculture and the genetic research and various technologies that are associated with agriculture. Pupils work together to come up with a genetically altered product.
7th - 9th Science 65 Views 220 Downloads
English Lesson Plans for Grade 12
HIgh schoolers respond to a persuasive article on using animal research. In this english lesson, writers listen to a conversation, and discuss the point of arguments. They write a critique on a certain film and share it with their classmates.
12th Language Arts 23 Views 114 Downloads
Disability Awareness Activity Packet
When you have an inclusive classroom it is important to help your general education students understand their peers with disabilities. This packet provides information and activities to assist elementary-aged children in building a better grasp of what life is like for children with disabilities.
Pre-K - Higher Ed Special Education 162 Views 101 Downloads
Improving Literacy in the Biology Classroom via Genetic Disorders
Students read, write and reflect on Science articles, this approach will promote both literacy and critical thinking skills. Critical thinking skills learned in the science classroom from these activities will impact students in many ways and help them make choices about issues they will confront in their daily lives.
9th - 12th Science 7 Views 34 Downloads
Types of Disease
In this diseases learning exercise, students will review the different types of diseases, including those caused by genetic abnormalities. Students will review the different body systems. This learning exercise has 7 fill in the blank, 4 matching, 4 multiple choice, and 4 short answer questions.
9th - 12th Science 5 Views 75 Downloads
Real Cats Wear Pink
Does your cat sneak up on you in the middle of the night? Maybe it would help if he glowed in the dark like Mr. Green Genes, the first fluorescent cat in America. In a fun and engaging lesson about genetic engineering, high school scientists perform a lab in which they genetically modify bacteria to turn it pink, read about Mr.
9th - 12th Science 18 Views 21 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Genes, DNA, and Mutations
With paper DNA patterns, budding biologists model translation and base-pair substitution within sequences. Through these activities, they examine how mutations can result in genetic disorders. The modeling that occurs is an enlightening and tactile method for learning about transcription and replication.
9th - 12th Science 12 Views 71 Downloads