Human Genetics Teacher Resources
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Molecular Medicine Comes of Age
Students simulate the roles of employees of two fictional pharmaceutical companies to analyze how human genetic variation at a molecular level helps scientist better understand and treat disease. They explain the molecular structure of disease-related genes and how they corresponds with treatment.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 8 Downloads
Human Genetics-- Class Tally: Do You Have a Hitchhiker's Thumb?
In this science worksheet, students study diversity in human genetics by participating in a class survey and generating a tally graph. Students are asked if they have a "hitchhiker's thumb" and the results are displayed on the tally graph. There are close- up photographs to help students match their own thumbs to the right picture.
4th - 6th Math 9 Views 80 Downloads
Human Genetics and Heredity
Students choose topics for research based on human genetics and heredity. They conduct research via the Internet and write a brief explanation of the milestone in genetics and heredity and attach it to a class timeline. They share their research findings.
4th - 8th Science 10 Views 157 Downloads
Introduction to Human Genetics
Students build interest and enthusiasm for the study of human genetics. The lesson consists of a slide presentation showing everything from common human genetic tendencies to celebrating our differences, yet realizing how very much we all are alike.
9th - 12th Science 5 Views 39 Downloads
Take Home Lab: What Are Some Traits in Your Family?
Students use this following the study of pedigree designs and human genetics. Four pedigree designs are prepared of your (student's) family's genetics. They construct the pedigree representing two, three, or four generations.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 32 Downloads
Tight Genes and You
Students investigate the current field of genetics. They define key vocabulary terms, and conduct Internet research on human genetics. Students watch a training video about how to create a PowerPoint presentation, then produce their own PowerPoint presentation on genetics.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 2 Downloads
Human Genetics Lesson
Youngsters are assigned the task of interviewing a family member or a neighbor and asking them about any genetic disorders that are present in their family history. They pretend that they are about to have a baby that is carrying a genetic condition, and must respond to some difficult, and thought-provoking questions.
7th - 10th Language Arts 3 Views 52 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
Human Genetics Disorders
In this human genetics disorders worksheet, students define genetic disorder and identify the two causes of genetic disorder. Students complete a table on genetic disorders. Students answer several questions about pedigrees and how to manage genetic disorders.
8th - 9th Science 18 Views 144 Downloads