Ninth graders communicate clearly the notion that ethics and values issues are central to scientific research. In this Biology activity, 9th graders study the ethical concerns related to the human genome project.
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Reebops a Model "Organism" for Teaching Genetics Concepts
Reebops are cute, marshmallow-based creatures that can be used to teach inheritance. Beginning biologists draw strips of paper that represent chromosomes from two envelopes, one for the father, and one for the mother. Each parent...
7th - 12th Science
Rate Determining Step and Catalyst Activity
Students work in groups to stuff as many envelopes as they can in 3-5 minutes. They use an assembly line method. Envelope stuffing is compared to a chemical reactions. The idea of catalyst is considered, and students determine a way to...
8th - 10th Science