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    University of Texas Health Science Center
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    In this activity, learners work in groups to match craft sticks that represent chromosomes. Learners must define critical attributes of their chromosomes as they look for matching chromosomes. When...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners explore the "nuts and bolts" of gene chips. Learners construct a simple model of a DNA microarray (also known as gene chips) and learn how microarrays can be...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 14 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
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    In this activity, leaners will observe the process of natural selection on a population of birds called 'Springbeaks' over four seasons of breeding on an isolated environment called '...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 11 - adult 45 to 60 minutes
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    Howard Hughes Medical Institute
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    In this activity, learners use microarray technology to determine which genes are turned on and off at various points in the differentiation of pluripotent stem cells on their way to becoming...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 14 - adult 1 to 2 hours
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    University of Utah
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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...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    University of Utah
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    To discover the risk and protective factors involved in substance addiction, learners play a game of chance to determine whether a fictitious child is likely or unlikely to abuse drugs. Learners...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 11 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    NISE Network
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    In this activity, learners explore deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA), a nanoscale structure that occurs in nature. Learners extract a sample of DNA from split peas and put the sample in an Eppendorf tube...

    Over $20 per group Ages 6 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    University of Nebraska State Museum
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    In this game (on pages 14-21), learners explore how each human being inherits genetic traits such as eye color. Learners use "Smiley Mother's Genes" cards and "Smiley Father&...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    In this health and genetics activity, learners determine whether tasting the bitter compound PTC (phenylthiocarbamide) influences which vegetables a person likes. Learners conduct a blind taste...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
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    In this activity, learners make their own edible DNA double helix out of candy and find out about the shape of DNA. This activity is a fun and tasty way to learn about the basics of DNA structure...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes

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