Genetic Mutations Teacher Resources
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Genetic Mutations and Disease Interactive
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Genetic mutations occur throughout life, from conception to old age, and the timing influences the severity. Young scientists learn about four different mutation times and the diseases that sometimes occur as a result. They observe the...
The Making of the Fittest: The Birth and Death of Genes
9th - Higher Ed
Adaptations must be made as environments change. This fabulous presentation features Icelandic icefish, a transparent, scaleless specimen that even has colorless blood. Genetics and adaptations concepts are explored as scientists study...
Allele and Phenotype Frequencies in Rock Pocket Mouse Populations
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
In the deserts of Arizona and New Mexico, some tiny creatures show just how quickly natural selection can turn a mutation into an advantageous adaptation. Watch a video about rock pocket mice, who show that one small change can make all...
2018 AP® Biology Free-Response Questions
10th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewThe average AP Biology score dropped in 2018 with the addition of more data tables and graphs. Offer additional practice free-response questions by using the questions from the 2018 AP exam covering phylogenetic trees, cell structure and...
The Clark Family Story: Tracing the Cause of Hemophilia
7th - 12th
Ms. Strohfeldt did not omit anything when she designed this comprehensive lesson plan on DNA mutation and sex-linked traits. Begin with a pretest as an anticipatory set. Read a case history of the Clark family and the occurrence of...
Mutations and Natural Selection
3 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Mutations have a bad reputation ... but are they always harmful? Junior geneticists explore mutations and their effects in a Fuse School Evolution video. The content features sickle cell disease, its effects on the body, and its ability...
Transcription of DNA to RNA: Making mRNA
7th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Transcription means a written copy but how can DNA write a message? The video explains transcription and translation as they relate to DNA and RNA. Then in the interactive, scholars practice base pairing and answer analysis questions...