We found 759 resources with the concept genetics
When Rodents Rafted across the Ocean
10 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewYou think mice can be a nuisance, wait until you meet the capybara! An installment of the PBS Eons series traces the genetic background of a large group of rodents known as the Caviomorpha. Fossil evidence indicates they originate in...
Can We Get DNA from Fossils?
12 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewJust how long can a fossil preserve DNA? It seems that DNA becomes unreadable after about 6.8 million years. Learn about the science that helped make this conclusion and the mistakes made along the way in a lesson from a PBS Eons video...
General Biology II: Survey of Molecular Life and Genetics (Mt. Hood Community College Biology 102)
11th - Higher Ed
New ReviewWhat could be more real life than a biology course? Mt. Hood Community College offers a complete biology textbook with an emphasis on genetics. Topics range from DNA replication to biotechnology and inheritance patterns.
Molecular Biology Vocabulary Review Game
9th - 12th
New ReviewGetting bored with the typical review strategies? Why not turn it into a game! Learners practice their DNA vocabulary by trying to get their partner to guess the word they're describing. To complicate things a bit, there are words that...
Genetics - Lost and Found: Crash Course History of Science #25
12 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewGregor Mendel, known as the father of genetics, never knew genetics existed and, in fact, died thinking no one would recognize his scientific discoveries. Other genetics scientists, such as Barbara McClintock, performed work so far ahead...
Pocket Mouse Evolution
1 min 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewG.H. Hardy and Wilhelm Weinberg created a mathematical formula to predict genotype frequencies. Observe a simulation of the Hardy-Weinberg equation using pocket mice. Scholars consider the selection coefficient, selective advantage, and...
Unit 4: Bioethics and the Future of Biotechnology
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
What's the future of biotechnology? Explore a hot topic in the fourth and final unit in a series of Biotechnology lessons. Learners develop an understanding of the many issues in bioethics, then create an argument for or against the role...
A Farmer’s Challenge to Breed to the Greatest of Grapes
7th CCSS: Designed
What does your class know about GMOs? Are they savvy to selective breeding? Challenge young minds to engineer the greatest crop of all time using a hands-on genetics unit. Learners discover the good and bad details of selective breeding,...