Outbreak! Electrophoresis: Where the Bands Are
Learners explore the concept of separation by gel electrophoresis, including why pieces of DNA move at different rates and over different distances. They assess an analogy and kinesthetic activity to explain the differences in DNA fragments.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 0 Downloads
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
Forensic Sciences: A Crime Scene Investigation Unit
Mr. Bergman has been murdered and we need you to solve the crime! The cross-curricular unit covers 11 different types of forensic science and includes 17 activities. Scholars perform blood type analysis, blood spatter analysis, height...
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
New Review Marker-Assisted Selection
Want your class to experience selecting for desirable traits in plants firsthand? Learners extract DNA from a peach, use a dye to visualize DNA, and perform gel-electrophoresis to select for genetically-based frost resistance in peach...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed