Gene Control in Eukaryotes
In this gene control in eukaryotes worksheet, students complete a table with information about the process of translation and transcription. Students also explain the process of post-transcription and the modifications involved.
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New Review Mystery of the Crooked Cell
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...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
Got Lactase? The Co-Evolution of Genes and Culture
Does the human body evolve as quickly as human culture? With a stellar 15-minute video, explore the trait of lactose intolerance. Only about 1/3 of human adults seem to still have the enzyme lactase and therefore, the ability to digest...
8th - 12th Science
Genes, Environment and Genetic Complexity: Aggression in Humans
The highlight of this lesson plan is a 53-minute investigative video, Can Science Stop Crime?" The question asked is whether or not aggressive behavior is caused by genetic factors. The answer has to do with genetic complexity, the...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
The Case of Regulation in Cells
After your biologists have learned about transcription, translation, and gene regulation, they work in a small group to create a poster of a system that serves as an analogy of the gene regulation process. They share their creations with...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
AP: Chapter 19: Control of Eukaryotic Genome
When your AP biology class is studying DNA and genomes, this worksheet will provide a detailed review. On the first page are diagrams and matching SEM (scanning electron microscope) images of different levels of DNA packing to be...
9th - Higher Ed Science