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Chromosome ShuffleAdd to list Details
Role-playing the parts of chromosomes and centrioles, learners use large chromosome models and nylon cords (spindle fibers and cell membranes) to walk through the processes of mitosis and meiosis.
Does Sunscreen Protect My DNA?
In this laboratory experiment, learners explore how effectively different sunscreens protect yeast cells from damage caused by ultraviolet (UV) radiation.
Evolutionstechnik or Selection and Variation in the Egyptian Origami Bird (Avis papyrus)Add to list Details
In order to examine the random nature of mutations and natural selection, learners "breed" clutches of Egyptian Origami Birds (Avis papyrus) using random number generators (dice and coins) to mutate s
Evolution in Plane Sight
In this activity, learners model directed evolution by making paper fly. Learners construct and fly paper airplanes.
Gene SwitchesAdd to list Details
In this activity, learners explore how genetic switches function and the role of genetic switches in the process of evolution.
Survival of the Fittest: Variations in the Clam Species Clamys sweetusAdd to list Details
This guided inquiry three-part activity engages learners in thinking about the mechanism of natural selection by encouraging them to formulate questions that can be answered through scientific investi
Survival of the Fittest: Battling BeetlesAdd to list Details
This guided inquiry three-part activity engages learners in thinking about the mechanism of natural selection through data collection and pattern recognition.