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  • HIV Reverse Transcription and AZT

    HIV Reverse Transcription and AZT

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    Students model how the anti-HIV drug AZT (azidothymidine) interferes with the process of viral replication.

  • West Nile Virus: Vectors and Hosts Game

    West Nile Virus: Vectors and Hosts Game

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    This activity is a game that enacts the complexity of viral infections that involve different vectors and hosts.

  • Using DNA to Explore Lizard Phylogeny

    Using DNA to Explore Lizard Phylogeny

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    In this activity, students explore the phenomenon of convergent evolution presented in the short film The Origin of Species: Lizards in an Evolutionary Tree. They build and interpret phylogenetic trees to infer how certain adaptations evolved among the Anole lizard populations of the Caribbean.

  • Using Genetic Crosses to Analyze a Stickleback Trait

    Using Genetic Crosses to Analyze a Stickleback Trait

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    A hands-on activity in which students analyze the results of genetic crosses between stickleback fish with different traits.