Cystic Fibrosis Teacher Resources
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What Is Cystic Fibrosis?Lesson Planet
5 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Can just anyone develop cystic fibrosis? Examine the symptoms, treatment, and life expectancy of cystic fibrosis patients through a video from an engaging biology series. Topics include the genetics behind the illness, when in life...
Cystic Fibrosis: A DNA Case StudyLesson Planet
9th - 10th CCSS: Adaptable
Around six percent of babies are born with serious genetic disorders. Young scientists learn more about what causes these disorders and the effect they have. They begin with a case study of cystic fibrosis before expanding to research...
Sequencing the Cystic Fibrosis Gene: A SimulationLesson Planet
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...
The Probabilities of Problems: A Look at Genetic InheritanceLesson Planet
7th - 10th
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....
Human Body Series - Respiratory SystemLesson Planet
3rd - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
Elementary schoolers play a respiratory relay toss in order to take in the respiratory system! They also create their own question cards based on several kid-friendly online articles about breathing and the health of the lungs. They use...
Genome: A Tour and Genetic Disorder BrochureLesson Planet
6th - 12th
Students use the Internet to gather information about genetics, then research a genetic disorder. For this biology lesson, students listen to an interview with a geneticist, watch an animation of "chromosome coiling", then research and...
Mendelian Inheritance of Human TraitsLesson Planet
9th - Higher Ed
In this Mendelian inheritance worksheet, students will use a pedigree to complete 4 short answer questions about recessive and dominant traits. Then students will create a Punnett square. Finally, students will match 5 genetic disorders...