Chromosomes and Genes in Action: Microviewer
In this chromosomes worksheet, students understand the make up of a DNA molecule and compare the different ways chromosomes are connected. This worksheet has 35 fill in the blank questions and 6 drawings.
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Reebops: A “Model” Organism for Teaching Genetic Concepts
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...
6th - 12th Science
Genes and Chromosomes
Doctors sometimes order a karyotype, a picture of the chromosomes present in a single cell, in order to check for chromosomal abnormalities or rare diseases. The video explains the relationship among genes, chromosomes, and karyotypes....
2 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Is the Y Chromosome Disappearing?
Bye bye, Y! Is the most fundamental difference between men and women slowly going away? Science scholars discover the story behind the ever-shrinking Y chromosome in an interesting human biology video. Topics covered include the function...
3 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Where Do Genes Come From?
No, you didn't get your genes from the local clothing store. Learn where they really come from by watching this video as it explores how the genes found in all plants and animals today have arisen over billions of years of mutations from...
4 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
The instructor in a biology video defines and shows examples of incomplete dominance, codominance, epistasis, and multiple alleles. Viewers then explore Thomas Hunt Morgan and his crosses showing the discovery of gene linkage via fruit...
14 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
The Making of the Fittest: Got Lactase? The Co-evolution of Genes and Culture
Got milk? Only two cultures have had it long enough to develop the tolerance of lactose as an adult. Learn how the responsible genes evolved along with the cultures that have been consuming milk. This rich film is supplied with a few...
15 mins 8th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Designed