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Race Toward a Cure
Students come to explain how the presence of a mutation in the BRCA-1 or BRCA-2 gene, along with another acquired sometime after birth, affect the chances developing breast cancer.
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Genetics: Our Past, Present, and Future
What did the DNA ligase say when it was confused? I don't under-strand! Young geneticists complete DNA extraction, virtual labs, a case study, and more as they learn about dominant and recessive genes in a unit that includes seven...
6th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Self‑Esteem Activity Guide (For Youth Leaders of Young Girls)
Did you know that over 70 percent of girls avoid certain activities because they feel bad about their looks? This fantastic resource includes 18 tried and true activities designed to help girls establish positive self-esteem.
3rd - 8th Health CCSS: Adaptable
Exploring Genetics Across the Middle School Science and Math Curricula
Where is a geneticist's favorite place to swim? A gene pool. Young geneticists complete hands-on activities, experiments, and real-world problem solving throughout the unit. With extra focus on dominant and recessive genes, Punnett...
6th - 8th Science CCSS: Designed
Disease & Epidemics: Architects of History
Students explore disease and its relationship to history and literature. They investigate issues that range from early biological warfare and historical disease treatments, to observing today's race for the cure against current emerging...
9th - 10th Science
Babies Deserve A Good Start! Alcoholism: A Three Fold Disease
Students study the basic disease concept of alcoholism. The determine that alcoholism is progressive and explore the levels of progression. They name the three factors contributing to the cause of alcoholism and explain each one with...
5th - 12th Health