Human Genetics Teacher Resources

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Human Genetics-- Class Tally: Do You Have a Hitchhiker's Thumb?

For Students 4th - 6th
In this science activity, students study diversity in human genetics by participating in a class survey and generating a tally graph. Students are asked if they have a "hitchhiker's thumb" and the results are displayed on the tally...
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Human Genetics and Heredity

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Learners choose topics for research based on human genetics and heredity. They conduct research via the Internet and write a brief explanation of the milestone in genetics and heredity and attach it to a class timeline. They share...
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Human Genetics Word Find

For Students 4th - 5th
In this science learning exercise, students analyze 12 vocabulary words pertaining to human genetics and locate them in the word search puzzle.
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Human Genetics

For Students 9th - 12th
Explore how our chromosomes work to define human attributes. A complete unit presentation includes topics such as genetic disorders, blood typing, and Punnet squares. Learners answer questions throughout the presentation to apply the...
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Human Genetics Lesson

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Youngsters are assigned the task of interviewing a family member or a neighbor and asking them about any genetic disorders that are present in their family history. They pretend that they are about to have a baby that is carrying a...
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Human Genetics Research Report

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students write a research paper in first person on a human genetics condition.
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Human Genetics-- Complete the Sentences

For Students 5th - 6th
In this science worksheet, students demonstrate basic knowledge of human genetics by completing 6 sentences. There is no information on the page but a word bank is provided.
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Human Genetic Disorder Probabilities

For Students 9th - 12th
In this genetic disorders worksheet, students complete punnett squares for six different human genetic disorders. They predict the outcome of the offspring including the phenotypes and genotypes of each.
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Molecular Medicine Comes of Age

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners simulate the roles of employees of two fictional pharmaceutical companies to analyze how human genetic variation at a molecular level helps scientist better understand and treat disease. They explain the molecular structure of...
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Human Genetic Diseases

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Although there are a few missing titles in this collection of slides, if your class has the support of a genetic disease lecture to accompany it, this resource will be very useful. The mechanism of genetic inheritance is covered. Flow...
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Human Genetic Disorders

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this genetics worksheet, students review the causes of genetic disorders, managing genetic disorders, and how pedigrees are used to determine inheritance of certain traits. This worksheet has 9 fill in the blank, 2 multiple choice,...
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Human Genetics-- Finding Our Genes

For Students 4th - 5th
In this science worksheet, students study the relationships between cells, DNA, chromosomes, bases and genes. Students cut apart 6 cards and paste them onto another paper in order from largest objects to smallest objects. Prior knowledge...
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Genetic Variation and Mutations

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Young scientists demonstrate their creativity while completing several activities, to assess genetic variations and mutations. Instructors provide a list of options and scientists choose to write a comic strip, create a book, construct a...
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Genetic Traits in Harry Potter

For Students 7th - 11th
Explore human genetics through the world of Harry Potter. A thorough lesson develops the introductory concepts of genetics using characters of the popular book series. Learners study topics from DNA and chromosomes to Punnett Squares and...
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Coding Sequences in DNA

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The purpose of 75% of the human genome letters is still unknown. Is it unnecessary information or does it have a key to important information in human genetics? The lesson animation is a visual reference to the massive amount of...
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Introduction to Human Genetics

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students build interest and enthusiasm for the study of human genetics. The lesson consists of a slide presentation showing everything from common human genetic tendencies to celebrating our differences, yet realizing how very much we...
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Human Genetics

For Students All
This is a worksheet regarding human genetics where students can poll the class regarding specific traits.
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Take Home Lab: What Are Some Traits in Your Family?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students use this following the study of pedigree designs and human genetics. Four pedigree designs are prepared of your (student's) family's genetics. They construct the pedigree representing two, three, or four generations.
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Family Traits

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students investigate the study of pedigree designs and human genetics. They construct the pedigree representing two, three, or four generations. They investigate their family members' traits for ear lobe attachment, tongue rolling,...
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Human Genetics Acrostic Poem

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this science worksheet, students demonstrate what they know about DNA and genes by writing acrostic poems. The vertical format is prepared on this page for students. There is no information on the page.
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Journey of Man: A Genetic Odyssey, Part 5 of 13

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Part five of the 13-part series begins with a refutable argument stating that genetically, the ancient people of Australia were populated by the first African ancestors. Spencer Wells travels to India to find the link that bridges...
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Human Genetics

For Students 9th - 10th
Students investigate the human genome. In this science lesson, students identify the different genes and chromosomes that make up the human body. They create a map of the different chromosomes.
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Human Genetics

For Students 6th - 7th
In this science learning exercise, students complete 7 sentences about genetics. For example, "Genes are made of something called..."
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Debates in Human Genetics

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students examine case studies involving human genetics. They research the case and determine possible problems to the issue. Students write essays supporting their opinion. They debate the ethical issues.

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