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The race to sequence the human genome
5 mins 7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The world of genetics and DNA is much clearer than it was 25 years ago, in large part due to the success of the Human Genome Project. Watch a short, engaging video about the dueling organizations who raced to be the first to sequence the...
Raven Chapter 24 Guided Notes: Evolution of Genomes and Developmental Mechanisms
10th - Higher Ed
Explore the evolution of genomes and the human DNA sequence by answering 10 questions on this activity. The level of questions included will challenge your advanced biology class to a deeper understanding of genomics.
3 Sad Surprises: The Human Genome Project
4 mins 9th - 12th
Why do humans have so many genes that don't do anything? A video explains the Human Genome Project. It starts with what we thought it would do and ends with what it actually did. There were surprises and it has led to entirely new fields...
How to Sequence the Human Genome
5 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Every human is unique, from our thoughts and actions to our DNA. Scientists spent billions of dollars and over a decade to map the human genome, the sequence of DNA within one human being. Since the project was completed ten years ago,...
Genome: The Secret of How Life Works
4th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
What do you have in common with a fruit fly? About 60 percent of your DNA. The resource, divided into two units, is intended for grades four to eight and another for high schoolers. Both units include eight lessons covering the genome as...
Recombination of Viral Genome
3 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewMore than 144 sub-types of influenza A exist today. How is that possible? Scholars view an animation of a cell being attacked by two different strains of the flu. Then the strains mix, creating an entirely new third strain. The idea of...