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175 resources with the keyterm genes

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Reebops: A “Model” Organism for Teaching Genetic Concepts

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
In a sweet simulation, junior geneticists examine the chromosomes of a fictitious Reebop marshmallow animal, combine chromosomes to produce offspring, and then make a model of the resulting Reebop baby. Phenotypes include number of...
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Human Genome

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Welcome to the complex biological story that is our life. Great visual imagery zooms in on the dissection of a DNA double helix in our body. What happens with RNA? Where do amino acids come in? This resource explores our inner workings...
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Genetics 101 Part 3: Where do Your Genes Come From?

For Teachers 7th - 12th
These aren't the type of jeans you can buy at a local store! Help your class understand what determines if you're a girl or a boy. Show this cartoon representation of how a male and a female's chromosomes shuffle, divide, and recombine...
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From Gene to Protein WebQuest

For Teachers 7th - 12th
A terrific WebQuest is outlined here for your young scientists. They will learn about how proteins are made by following the instructions given to them from genes. Before the WebQuest begins, there are some terrific "front loading"...
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Variation and Heredity

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Junior geneticists tally eye color and height in their lab groups. They examine certain traits in soybean and corn seedlings. For each activity, they gather data and learn about continuous and discontinuous genetic variation. In another...
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The Human Genotype

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Six different chromosome activites introduce biology aces to heredity, chromosomal abnormalities, sex-linked traits, and the human genome. The hands-on activites are fairly simple for the teacher to prepare and will prove to be both...
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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 1: What Are Genes?

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Do you know how many chromosomes humans have? Do you know how many of those chromosomes we share with the chimpanzee? A perfect introduction to DNA for your middle schoolers, this video uses a ton of visuals to clearly illustrate the...
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Genetics - Introduction

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Explore genetics with Mr. Anderson! In this introduction, he discusses which topics he'll cover in subsequent sections. From DNA to RNA and cell cycle to mitosis and meiosis, Mr. Anderson provides a quick introduction to future videos.
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Genetics

For Students 7th - Higher Ed
A handout on genetic inheritance begins with a reading on alleles and how they can result in albinism. Junior geneticists learn to complete Punnett squares and participate in a coin toss simulation of allele pairing. They also learn...
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Raven Chapter 15 Guided Notes: Genes and How They Work

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
What does it take to produce all of the proteins that make up a living organism? An amazing series of events! Biology novices review the steps of protein synthesis by breaking down transcription and translation in detail. Colorful...
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Gene Expression DNA to RNA to Protein to Trait

For Students 9th - 12th
There are six boxes on this genetics worksheet. In one, learners draw and label the DNA molecule. In another, they compare pre-mRNA to mRNA. Other boxes require definitions, labeling, and explaining relationships. 
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Chromosomal Mutations - When Good Meiosis Goes Bad

For Teachers 9th - 12th
After teaching about the process of meiosis, use this presentation to inform your biology buffs of problems that can possibly occur. Gene mutation is mentioned as a review, and then different forms of chromosome mutation are explored:...
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AP: Chapter 20: DNA Technology

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
This nine-page biotechnology resource contains six pages of questions regarding DNA technology. Questions cover cloning, restriction enzymes, the polymerase chain reaction, different techniques, the human genome project, and more. The...
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Protein Synthesis - From DNA to Protein

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
A five-star arrangement of slides awaits your biology class. It progressively steps viewers through the process of protein synthesis within the eukaryotic cell. Colorful representations of the DNA molecule, important enzymes, introns,...
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Raven Chapter 24 Guided Notes: Evolution of Genomes and Developmental Mechanisms

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
Explore the evolution of genomes and the human DNA sequence by answering 10 questions on this worksheet. The level of questions included will challenge your advanced biology class to a deeper understanding of genomics. 
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From Gene to Protein Study Guide

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
In this biology worksheet, students review and answer different questions based upon the molecules of DNA and RNA. They look at the specific protein order of the DNA strand and its synthesis.
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Evolution

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Explore the concept of evolution and cell biology; your class can work in groups to use the internet to view websites on evolution, take a quiz, and complete a lab activity.
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genetics

For Teachers 7th
Parts of the cell as well as genetic material begin this presentation.  As the slides continue, there are explanations of the main terms used in genetics.  The structure of genetic material, chromosomes, and replication are summarized....
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Regents High School Examination: Living Environment 2010

For Teachers 9th - 12th
This exam touches upon every topic within the typical first year biology course.. A broad variety of question styles give high schoolers every opportunity to show what they know. Why start from scratch when a comprehensive final exam is...
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Learn About Heredity

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Why do we look the way we do? Voyage back in time to watch Gregor Mendel experiment with cross breeding. Learn about how his pea experiment shed light on why some of us have red hair or large noses and others have brown hair or short noses.
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The Face Lab - An Introduction to Genetics

For Students 7th - 12th
Simulate the passing of genetic traits with this worksheet. Working with a partner, pupils flip a coin to determine characteristics: gender, face shape, chin features, hair patterns and color, eye spacing, and more. A data chart is...
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Genetics and Human Inheritance

For Students 7th - 12th
Thirteen short-answer questions query young geneticists on this instructional activity. Learners define important genetics vocabulary words and explain related concepts. Supplement this instructional activity with some Punnett square...
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Genetics and The Structure of DNA - Part 2/2

For Teachers 7th - 12th
How is DNA structured? Composed of deoxyribose, phosphate, and bases, DNA seems so simple, yet it determines so much of who we are. Give your class a better understanding of their genetic makeup with this video. Part two of two.