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Genes and Aging

Learners explore genes and the way we age. They assemble a worm collection device called a Baermann Funnel. Students collect Caenorhabditis elegans or other active nematodes from local soil samples. They observe the appearance and behaviors of these worms.

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5th - 8th
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Lesson Plans
1 hr
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
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