We found 81 reviewed resources for sickle cell
Sickle Cell AnemiaLesson Planet
1 min 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The most common blood disorder in the United States, sickle cell impacts more than 70,000 Americans. Understanding the genetic coding that leads to this disease might one day help scientists prevent it altogether. Using a promising...
Mystery of the Crooked CellLesson Planet
6th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Can your class solve the Mystery of the Crooked Cell? Junior geneticists collaborate to learn about sickle cell anemia in a fascinating lesson plan. The included materials help them to examine the genetic factors behind the disease...
Mutations and Natural SelectionLesson Planet
3 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Mutations have a bad reputation ... but are they always harmful? Junior geneticists explore mutations and their effects in a Fuse School Evolution video. The content features sickle cell disease, its effects on the body, and its ability...
How This Disease Changes the Shape of Your CellsLesson Planet
5 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Just what exactly is sickle cell disease? A short, animated video explains how the cell adaption works, how inheriting the sickle cell trait can be an advantage in malaria-prone areas, and how sickle cell disease can be deadly.
Protecting Athletes with Genetic Conditions: Sickle Cell TraitLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Should school and professional teams test athletes for sickle cell trait? Will it protect them by providing knowledge or lead to discrimination by not allowing them to participate in sports? After learning about this genetic disorder,...
Cellular VariationLesson Planet
10 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Variety truly is the spice of life. A video explores how plants have both chlorophyll a and b and the benefits of possessing both, how varying molecules allows for winter wheat, how possessing the heterozygous combination of sickle-cell...
Exploring Structure and Function in Biological SystemsLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Students examine different levels of organization in biological systems for structure and function relationships. In this biological systems activity, students use Internet resources to look at structure and function in the eye, the...
Mendelian Genetics, Probability, Pedigree, and Chi-Square StatisticsLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
People with the sickle cell trait, but not sickle cell disease, find natural protection against malaria. Scholars consider various combinations of genotypes and environmental factors to determine if children might have sickle cell...
Unit 3: Genetic VariationLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
What happens when genes change? Junior genetic investigators examine the effects of mutation in the third unit of a four-part Biotechnology series. Individuals discover the types of mutations through a series of PowerPoints, then partner...
Allele Frequencies and Sickle Cell Anemia LabLesson Planet
7th - 9th
Students investigate how selective forces like food, predation and diseases affect evolution. In this genetics lesson plan, students use red and white beans to simulate the effect of malaria on allele frequencies. They analyze data...
From Gene to Protein - Transcription and TranslationLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Learners identify the different steps involved in DNA transcription. In this genetics instructional activity, pupils complete a worksheet and model the translation process with a paper chain activity. They watch a video on sickle cell...
Teaching Biology Through BioinformaticsLesson Planet
11th - Higher Ed
Wow! A very detailed slideshow covers complex topics of genome research methods. This is advanced and relevant to the highest level of school biology. Excellent resource if you wish to expose your class to scientific methods and...