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The Probabilities of Problems: A Look at Genetic Inheritance
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....
1 min 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewNo matter where you stand on the controversial topic of genetic engineering, the science that makes it possible is extraordinary. An animated video describes a process of genetic engineering involving bacteria. The quick demonstration...
Mechanisms that Increase Genetic Variation
12 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Learn how genetic variation occurs within prokaryotes through transformation, transduction, and conjugation. The instructor then explains how sexual reproduction in eukaryotes can lead to crossing over, random assortment, and random...
Journey of Man: A Genetic Odyssey, Part 5 of 13
10 mins 9th - 12th
Part five of the 13-part series begins with a refutable argument stating that genetically, the ancient people of Australia were populated by the first African ancestors. Spencer Wells travels to India to find the link that bridges...