A before-class assignment in which students read a press release from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and answer questions on their student handout.
An optional video lecture by Dr. Elinor Karlsson, explaining GWAS.
An in-class component that explores how GWAS work by comparing single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) of dogs with different phenotypes and identifying correlations. This part of the activity has a hands-on component that uses SNP Cards.
An optional statistical analysis activity that uses chi-square analysis.