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36 resources with the concept the human genome project

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Human Genome

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Welcome to the complex biological story that is our life. Great visual imagery zooms in on the dissection of a DNA double helix in our body. What happens with RNA? Where do amino acids come in? This resource explores our inner workings...
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The Human Genotype

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Six different chromosome activites introduce biology aces to heredity, chromosomal abnormalities, sex-linked traits, and the human genome. The hands-on activites are fairly simple for the teacher to prepare and will prove to be both...
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What is Biotechnology

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Examine the sequence of key events in the history of genetics. An engaging lesson asks scholars to sort events to create a timeline of biotechnology milestones. Arranging the events gives learners a perspective on the development of...
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Cats and You: DNA Doubles?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
What do cats and human DNA have in common? The second lesson plan of a series focuses on the mapping of mammal genomes. Scholars learn about the structure of DNA as they compare the chromosomes of humans and felines.
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What Is Race?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Geneticist David Altshuler discusses the results of his 1000 Genome Project and his research that shows that people across the world share 90% of the same DNA, that race, as it is thought of today, is a 19th century social historical...
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The Century of the Gene: Crash Course History of Science #42

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The human genome project maps the DNA sequence of the entire human genome—not a small task! A video discusses the steps that led to the success of the human genome project. The narrator begins early in the century to communicate events...
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Cancer Discovery Activities

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Explore the genetic component of the second-leading cause of death in the world using a hands-on activity. After watching a video discussing the basics of cancer, learners complete activities that study the genes involved in cancer. The...
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A Genome Is an Entire Set of Genes

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Today researchers identify a gene suspected of causing a genetic disease in a matter of days rather than years, thanks to the Human Genome Project. Young scientists learn about the Human Genome Project and the scientists who designed the...
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DNA Is Only the Beginning for Understanding the Human Genome

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Mario Capecchi requested funding for a new procedure targeting genes and was rejected. Four years later, after he proved it worked, the NIH apologized and funded his research. Use an online interactive to learn about his research and the...
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DNA Technology

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
One of the first biotechnology breakthroughs occurred in 1982 with the creation of synthetic insulin. Young scientists learn about DNA technology with a presentation and accompanying worksheet. It focuses on DNA extraction and...
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Human Genome Sequencing

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Just how do you go about mapping something you cannot see? Take look into the Human Genome Project and discover the procedure scientists followed in their quest to map human genes. A video presentation takes the viewer through a...
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3 Sad Surprises: The Human Genome Project

For Students 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...
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How Many Smells Can You Smell?

For Students 6th - 12th
Do you know what doesn't stink? This resource! The video explains how people can smell, when they start smelling, and the changing idea of how many different smells individuals can identify. It introduces the concept of olfactory...
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Peas in a Pod: Genetics

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Can peas have grandparents? Learn about inherited traits and heredity with a set of activities focused on Mendelian genetics. As your class learns about the process of passing traits along in Punnett squares, they take on the role of...
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The race to sequence the human genome

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
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...
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AP: Chapter 20: DNA Technology

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
This nine-page biotechnology resource contains six pages of questions regarding DNA technology. Questions cover cloning, restriction enzymes, the polymerase chain reaction, different techniques, the human genome project, and more. The...
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Raven Chapter 24 Guided Notes: Evolution of Genomes and Developmental Mechanisms

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
Explore the evolution of genomes and the human DNA sequence by answering 10 questions on this worksheet. The level of questions included will challenge your advanced biology class to a deeper understanding of genomics. 
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Teaching Biology Through Bioinformatics

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Wow! A very detailed slideshow covers complex topics of genome research methods. This is advanced and relevant to the highest level of school biology. Excellent resource if you wish to expose your class to scientific methods and...
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The Human Genome Project

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students complete an interactive Internet activity simulating the sequencing of DNA. In this genetics lesson, students use a virtual activity to act as scientists sequencing chromosomal DNA bases. They learn about the race to sequence...
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Genome: A Tour and Genetic Disorder Brochure

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students use the Internet to gather information about genetics, then research a genetic disorder. In this biology lesson, students listen to an interview with a geneticist, watch an animation of "chromosome coiling", then research and...
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Sequencing

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students gather information about gene sequencing. For this biology lesson, students use the Internet to access information about gene sequencing, then work in pairs to read and record a gene sequence. Lesson includes extension activities.
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Dealing with DNA Controversy

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Pupils research controversial statements about biological applications and write a persuasive essay. In this biology lesson plan, students are assigned a controversial statement as a research topic, then they use this topic to create a...
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Human Genome Project

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars examine the goals of the Human Genome Project. They research issues of the project such as scientific, potential and ethical implications of the project. In addition, they create a presentation to present their findings.
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Chromosomes and Genetic Mapping

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students are introduced to mapping by crossover frequency. Genes travel as packaged trains on chromosomes. They use this experiment, genetic mapping assignment, that allow students to quickly complete the assignment and yet examine the...