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    In this hands-on activity, learners track and record the passage of colored "pompom traits" through three generations of gingerbread people. In doing so, learners discover that traits are...

    Ages 8 - 14
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    In this activity, learners are challenged to track and record the passage of colored pom poms (representing genes) through generations of a family using a pedigree. Learners discover that common...

    Ages 11 - 18
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    Somatic Cell Nuclear Transfer (SCNT) is a cloning method that involves transferring a nucleus from a somatic cell of the individual to be cloned to an enucleated egg. This activity simulates, step...

    Ages 11 - 18
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    This activity is a whole-group kinesthetic demonstration that shows learners what it means to be in a "risk group" for developing heart disease based on family history and genetics....

    Ages 11 - 18
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    In this activity, learners examine how brine shrimp populations can survive in some of the harshest environments. Learners subject brine shrimp cysts to extreme conditions to evaluate the hardiness...

    Ages 11 - 18
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    In this bilingual (English/Spanish) activity, learners create family trees by tracing the hands of their family members. Learners list inherited traits like eye color, freckles, and chin shape on...

    Ages 6 - 11
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    In this genetics activity, learners create and decode a “DNA recipe” for a dog by randomly selecting strips of paper that represent DNA. Then, learners decode the DNA recipe to reveal the physical...

    Ages 8 - 18
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    In this kinesthetic activity, learners move pom-pom "ions" across a membrane to simulate how an action potential is propagated along an axon. Conducted as a group activity, this color...

    Ages 11 - 18
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    In this activity, learners use edible models of the DNA molecule to transcribe an mRNA sequence, and then translate it into a protein. This activity requires learners to have already constructed...

    Ages 11 - 18
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    Directed by instructional cards, learners kinesthetically model cell communication by acting as components in a cell signaling pathway. Learners discover that cell communication is a multi-step...

    Ages 11 - 18

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