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ActivityThis multi-part lesson is designed to give students a firm understanding of genetic profiling using short tandem repeats (STRs), which is a process used by forensics labs around the world.
ActivityIn this lesson, students work through the mathematics and concepts behind George Beadle’s claim that teosinte is the wild ancestor of maize. Also available in Spanish.
ActivityStudents explore the genetic changes associated with lactose tolerance/intolerance and how the trait is inherited in families. Also available in Spanish.
ActivityA lesson that requires students to work through a series of questions pertaining to the genetics of sickle cell disease and its relationship to malaria. These questions will probe students' understanding of Mendelian genetics, probability, pedigree analysis, and chi-square statistics. Also available in Spanish.
Short Film(14 min 3 sec) In some parts of the world, there is an intimate connection between the infectious parasitic disease malaria and the genetic disease sickle cell anemia. Also available in Spanish
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