In this genetic learning exercise, learners will complete 4 fill in the blank questions about selective breeding and determining genotypes. Then students will use a Punnett square to determine the genotype for two different breeding situations.
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Introduction to Personal Genetics
Adolescents have the opportunity to consider how they feel about the possibilities presented by the current availability of genetic sequencing. After some instruction, they participate in a four-corners activity in which you read a...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
Genetic Engineering Will Change Everything Forever—CRISPR
Scientists may have the technology to cure diseases, including cancer in the near future, but at what cost? The video explains genetic engineering that could deadly cure diseases. It highlights the benefits while also weighing the risks.
16 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Are GMOs Good or Bad? Genetic Engineering and Our Food
In many households across the country, GMOs are a big no-no. Is our mistrust of genetically-engineered food misguided? Biology scholars examine the facts with an animated video from the Kurzgesagt playlist. Topics include the history of...
9 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
Genetic Engineering and Diseases—Gene Drive and Malaria
One thousand children die every day from malaria. Scientists now have the ability to stop this, but the ethical concerns worry many. The video explains both sides of the argument and the amazing science making it all possible.
7 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
Human Cloning, Genetic Engineering and Privacy
Review the aspects of human cloning and the moral issues associated with it. Individually, your young scholars will keep a list of the articles related to this issue and research issues related to the ethic issues people are concerned...
8th - 12th Science
Genetics: A Library/Research Skills and Technology Lesson Plan
Genetic issues, inherited diseases, and genetic engineering are hot topics in scientific fields and provide an opportunity for young scientists to develop their research and presentation skills. Each class member chooses a topic, locates...
9th - 12th Science