Case Study: Why Are There No Male Calico Cats? This presentation case study asks two important questions regarding cat coloration: Why are there no male calico cats?
Why is it that clones of calico cats do not look like the original? The case is presented as a slide presentation where students consider evidence and data related to cat coloration and chromosomes. Working in small groups, they discuss the case and eventually answer the two main questions. I usually collect their answers at the end of class to keep students on task. The activity explores concepts that might not be directly included in typical chapters on meiosis, such as Barr bodies and cloning, though I find students really enjoy talking about cats and looking at cat pictures. Slide Presentations on Google PDF printout of slides Objectives: Activity is probably best done after students have learned the basics of Mendelian genetics.
Grade Level: 9-12 Time Required: 50-60 minutes. Genetic_Testing_Lesson6_NWABR. Concord Consortium. Research Overview Geniverse research is being led by our research partner, BSCS, with assistance from our evaluator partner, TERC.
Our research study is examining how the Geniverse materials affect students’ genetics content knowledge and abilities to engage in scientific argumentation. In addition to pre- and post-tests for content knowledge, we will measure both student motivation and the degree of fidelity of implementation of Geniverse. Student demographic variables (race/ethnicity and gender) are being collected to examine if the Geniverse materials provide equitable opportunities for students to learn. We are also examining the affects of a range of teacher characteristics (years using Geniverse, familiarity with instructional technologies, genetics background and experience with scientific argumentation pedagogies) on student outcomes.
The research study began in the fall of 2012 with 48 teachers. Student Outcome Measures Student Content Knowledge Motivation Argumentation. Origin of a Gene Mutation Causing Early-Onset Alzheimer’s Disease. Geniverse. The Blood Typing Game - about blood groups, blood typing and blood transfusions. What happens if you get a blood transfusion with the wrong blood type?
Even though a patient's own blood type is the first choice for blood transfusions, it's not always available at the blood bank. Try to save some patients' lives and learn about human blood types! Play the Blood Typing Game About this game Embed the Blood Typing Game onto your own web site or blog Swedish version of the game 2012 Winner of the Best Game Category by Swedish Learning Awards "The winner has created a minimalistic but, at the same time, captivating graphic design which grabs the user's curiosity. Family Secrets - Lessons - Resources - Life Sciences Learning Center - University of Rochester Medical Center. Hemophilia. BioLogica, Web Labs. Web Lab Directory. Bioinformatics Activity Bank.
The Blood Typing Game. Drag-and-Drop Pedigree: Overview. Bf10231.pdf. How to Grow (and kill) Our Germs: Preschool Science Experiment. Dragon Delivery. Lesson Snapshot 1.
Engage: Students will watch a video or look at a picture and identify all of the similarities and differences of dragons. 2. Explore: Students will explore the Laws of Segregation and Independent Assortment of genes through an activity called Dragon Delivery. 3. 4. 5. Double Blasted. In early August of 1945, Tsutomu Yamaguchi had a run of the worst luck imaginable.
A double blast of radiation left his future, and the future of his descendants, in doubt. In this short: an utterly amazing survival story that spans ... well, 4 billion years when you get down to it. On the morning of August 6th, 1945, Tsutomu Yamaguchi was in Hiroshima on a work trip. He was walking to the office when the first atomic bomb was dropped about a mile away. He survived, and eventually managed to get himself onto a train back to his hometown ... Blood Types Tutorial. Bikini Bottom Genetics - Incomplete Dominance. Dragon genetics lab. 23 - Artificial Blood Typing. Gen spbobincdom. Gen spbobdihybird. Blackett Family Pedigree. Create a Blackett Family Pedigree Blackett Family Members The Blackett Family DNA Activity is largely a genetic study of the inheritance of alleles in an extended family.
Bob Blackett has tested DNA samples from himself and 13 other relatives. The first task of a human geneticist is the creation of a family tree, or pedigree to help with the interpretation of genotypes. From the following relationships, construct a pedigree for the Bob and his relatives. Would you like to check your answer? We have prepared a sample pedigree chart of the Blackett family that you can use to check your answer, or to skip this activity if time is limiting. View the Pedigree in a new web page Download the pdf version. Introduction : Overview | STR P | CODIS | Analysis | Inheritance | Frequency Calc.
Activities : Pedigree | Collect data | Paternity testing | Missing person | RCMP freq. calc. Genetic Variation. NIH Curriculum Supplement Series for High School - Human Genetic Variation. BIO_Lone Parent_web.indb - BIO_Lone Parent.pdf. BIO_Amazing Sperm Race.pdf. CER MitosisMeiosis Final Draft.
Sickle Cell DNA.