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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...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    University of Utah
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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...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 11 30 to 45 minutes
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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...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    University of Utah
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    In this game, learners cross off or color bingo squares in response to questions about their traits. This activity is designed to be used as a review following a unit on genetics, but can be used...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    University of Utah
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    Learners mark their traits for tongue rolling, PTC tasting (a harmless, bitter chemical), and earlobe attachment on tree leaf cut-outs. They then place their leaves on a large tree with branches,...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this activity, learners play a matching game with their families to discover common inherited traits and traditions. Learners distinguish between inherited traits and learned traditions. This...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    University of Utah
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    In this laboratory experiment, learners explore how effectively different sunscreens protect yeast cells from damage caused by ultraviolet (UV) radiation. Learners may compare differing SPFs of the...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - adult 1 to 2 hours
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    University of Utah
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    In this genetics meets math activity, learners take inventories of their own easily-observable genetic traits and compare those inventories with other learners in groups. Then, learners make data...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this activity, learners build edible models of DNA, while learning basic DNA structure and the rules of base pairing. Learners construct the models out of licorice and colored marshmallows and...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this genetics activity, learners discover how to extract DNA from green split peas. This resource guide includes a brief explanation of DNA and provides suggestions for ways to experiment with...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 18 30 to 45 minutes