Genetic Mutation Worksheet
In this genetics activity, students review different types of genetic mutations. Students transcribe and translate the DNA of a normal and sickle cell sequence. This activity has 7 problems to solve.
9th - Higher Ed Science 34 Views 126 Downloads
Allele and Phenotype Frequencies in Rock Pocket Mouse Populations
In the deserts of Arizona and New Mexico, some tiny creatures show just how quickly natural selection can turn a mutation into an advantageous adaptation. Watch a video about rock pocket mice, who show that one small change can make all...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Activity: Gummy Bear Genetics
Who's your Daddy ... and Mommy for that matter? Given a first-generation group of gummy bear offspring, young scientists must determine which bears are their parents. An activity instructional activity covers the differences in genotypes...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Cells, Genetics, and Biotechnology
For scholars tired of reading the textbook, this unit includes nine hands-on lessons. Through group work, lab activities, experiments, and even one inquiry-based lesson, scholars apply knowledge about cells, genetics, and biotechnology....
8th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
The Clark Family Story: Tracing the Cause of Hemophilia
Ms. Strohfeldt did not omit anything when she designed this comprehensive lesson plan on DNA mutation and sex-linked traits. Begin with a pretest as an anticipatory set. Read a case history of the Clark family and the occurrence of...
7th - 12th Science
New Review Genotypes and Phenotypes
Complete heterochromia is a mutation that causes a person to have two different colored eyes. Class members explore how genotypes affect phenotypes. The instructor shows how changes in DNA can occur via mistakes in replication,...
13 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Examples of Natural Selection
Viewers explore real-world examples of both evolution and natural selection as the instructor discusses changes to the environment, mutations causing changes in phenotypes and changing the fitness in organisms, and how humans are...
9 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Tracing Genetic Ancestry Using DNA Microarrays
High school learners read and discuss an article about genetic ancestry and genetic ancestry testing. They complete a paper and pencil activity that mimics the function of a DNA microarray and consider the ethics of genetic testing in...
9th - 12th Science