Reaching Into Your Genes
Students interact with a video to explore the basis for the science of chromosomes. They perform a chromosomal analysis called a karyotype and explore how seemingly minute errors in chromosomes can lead to devastating illnesses.
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Charlotte’s Web Activity Pack
That Wilbur is some pig! Use Charlotte's Web as the starting point for this group of activities. Ranging from trust-building exercises to collaborative writing assignments to a debate where kids take on the points of view of various...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
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
Disruption of Genetic Equilibrium
Could a population stay the exact same over time with no change in allele frequencies? The video explains the Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium theorem and the assumptions it requires. It discusses mutation, migration, gene flow, genetic drift,...
4 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