Genes and Chromosomes
In this DNA worksheet, students will review vocabulary about the structure and characteristics of DNA and the processes of replication and mutation. 3 true or false questions, 6 matching questions, 5 fill in the blank statements.
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Chromosomal Mutations - When Good Meiosis Goes Bad
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:...
9th - 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
Genetics 101 Part 3: Where do Your Genes Come From?
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...
4 mins 7th - 12th Science
Scholars see, through a monohybrid cross, how alleles are distributed during meiosis. The video instructor then explores Thomas Hunt Morgan's research on fruit flies, determining that genes are located on chromosomes and showing that...
11 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable