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    University of Utah
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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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    COSI
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    In this biology activity (page 8 of the PDF), learners will determine whether they are "tasters" or "non-tasters", test selected individuals from their families and peer group...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 14 - 18 1 to 7 days
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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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    My Science Box
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    In this activity, learners investigate variations in human traits. This allows learners' natural curiosity about their identity to draw them into the study of heredity. Learners can...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 18 2 to 4 hours
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    University of Utah
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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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    APSnet
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    The purpose of this plant biotechnology activity is to demonstrate the effect of changes in the environment on the growth and fertility of landscape grasses and crop grasses such as wheat and rice....

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 11 - 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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    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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    National Health Museum
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    In this activity, learners bake cookies by following different recipes to better understand genetic mutations. Everyone in the group bakes the same type of cookie: chocolate chip. Most learners use...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 14 - 18 1 to 2 hours