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42 resources with the concept genomes

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Direct-to-consumer Genetic Testing

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
If you knew that you were likely to develop Alzheimer's disease in your future, how would it affect your life in the meantime? This and other similar thought-provoking questions are discussed in a lesson plan about the availability of...
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Genetics 101 Part 4: What is phenotype?

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Why are you the way you are? Your phenotypes result from the interaction between your genes and the environment. So where do personality traits come from? These are less understood, but this video gives you an idea of how you became you!...
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Genetics 101 Part 2: What are SNPs?

For Teachers 7th - 12th
If humans share over 99% of the same chromosomes, how are we different? There are 10 million SNPs in the human genome, accounting for most of our genetic differences. Watch this short clip to introduce your learners to SNPs, or single...
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Genome 101: Life's Instruction Manual | UNC-TV Science

For Students 5th - 12th Standards
New ReviewCrack open the mysteries inside a genome. Participants view an animated video describing the relationship between DNA, genes, proteins, chromosomes, and an organism's genome. A post-video worksheet allows pupils to apply knowledge by...
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Case Study: The 1918 Influenza Pandemic – Factors Beyond the Biological that Influence the Spread of Disease

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
A very timely lesson looks at the social and political factors that affect the spread of disease. Using the 1918 Influenza Pandemic as a case study, pupils research factors that influenced the spread of the disease, including the role of...
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What Is Race?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Geneticist David Altshuler discusses the results of his 1000 Genome Project and his research that shows that people across the world share 90% of the same DNA, that race, as it is thought of today, is a 19th century social historical...
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Cancer Discovery Activities

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Explore the genetic component of the second-leading cause of death in the world using a hands-on activity. After watching a video discussing the basics of cancer, learners complete activities that study the genes involved in cancer. The...
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Mapping Genes to Traits in Dogs Using SNPs

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Genetic analysis has gone to the dogs! Learners use real DNA information collected from dog saliva to study the relationship between genotypes and phenotypes. They analyze alleles to determine correlations to coat color, length, and...
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A Genome Is an Entire Set of Genes

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Today researchers identify a gene suspected of causing a genetic disease in a matter of days rather than years, thanks to the Human Genome Project. Young scientists learn about the Human Genome Project and the scientists who designed the...
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DNA Is Only the Beginning for Understanding the Human Genome

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Mario Capecchi requested funding for a new procedure targeting genes and was rejected. Four years later, after he proved it worked, the NIH apologized and funded his research. Use an online interactive to learn about his research and the...
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The Two People We're All Related To

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Is it possible all current lineage trace back to one male and female? Mitochondria DNA suggest just that! A lesson with this interesting perspective on genetic heredity explains how all human DNA connects to a single male and female in...
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Recombination of Viral Genome

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
More than 144 sub-types of influenza A exist today. How is that possible? Scholars view an animation of a cell being attacked by two different strains of the flu. Then the strains mix, creating an entirely new third strain. The idea of...
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Human Chromosomes

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Learn a little about what makes humans unique. Young scholars view a video lesson as an introduction to chromosome pairs. Images show pairs of chromosomes including the XX or XY sex chromosome combinations.
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Human Genome Sequencing

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Just how do you go about mapping something you cannot see? Take look into the Human Genome Project and discover the procedure scientists followed in their quest to map human genes. A video presentation takes the viewer through a...
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Shotgun Sequencing

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Finally, something that is better when it's broken! Computers make sequencing short pieces of genome an easy task, yet they struggle with long sequences. Learn about one method for sequencing genomes by breaking it into smaller pieces...
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Viral Lysis and Budding

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How do some viruses spread so quickly, and why do they make us feel terrible? Answer these (and many more) questions through a simple yet impactful lessons. Pupils observe demonstrations that show the two methods viruses use to escape...
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Ebola: Disease Detectives

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
How did the Ebola virus first infect humans? Young virologists examine genetic sequences from the 2014 Sierra Leone outbreak to find similarities during a riveting activity. Following similar methods used by MIT and Harvard, partners...
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Viral DNA Integration

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How do viruses hijack our cells to produce more viral particles? Junior immunologists model how viral RNA integrates into a host cell's DNA using pop beads and use interactive tools to explore a virus' genome. The teacher's guide...
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Cats and You: DNA Doubles?

For Students 6th - 8th
What do cats and human DNA have in common? The second lesson of a 17-part series focuses on the mapping of mammal genomes. Scholars learn about the structure of DNA as they compare the chromosomes of humans and felines.
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Are We Really 99% Chimp?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
How similar are the genomes of humans and chimps? The video discusses the complicated answer. It details a variety of differences from copying sections of the genome to small mutations. Then it explains how scientists determined the 99...
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Meiosis

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
"We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together" makes the perfect theme song for meiosis. The simulation encourages scholars to move the chromosomes and chromatids to properly illustrate the meiosis break up. Multiple-choice questions allow...
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Mammoths vs. Mastodons: What's the Criteria for De-Extinction?

For Students 6th - 12th
If you could, would you bring back mammoths or mastodons? What about resurrecting other species? Viewers consider some of the ethical and practical considerations involved in de-extinction.
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What is Genomics?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What does a biologist wear on a first date? Designer genes! Here pupils learn about the process of genetic mapping. While conducting the experiment, scholars learn about the history of genome sequencing and its uses. 
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What is Epigenetics?

For Students 7th - 12th
Epigenetics has more to do with external influences than with our genetic code. Environmental factors can cause different genes to become more or less active in individuals. Watch an informative video to discover how this phenomenon works.