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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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    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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    Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
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    In this online activity, learners create monsters and see how they survived when released into the wild. Learners discover that organisms adapt to their environments in different ways in order to...

    free Ages 6 - 14 5 to 10 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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    American Chemical Society
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    In this activity, learners explore genes and traits. Learners investigate their fingerprints and learn how to categorize them. Learners discover that genes are kind of a recipe for you, with...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 4 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    This online Flash game gets learners thinking like geneticists in order to breed a border collie puppy with select traits, including coat color, coat length, and ear length. Progressive levels of...

    free Ages 6 - 14 5 to 10 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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    Berkeley Natural History Museums
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    In this simulation, learners model two elephant seal populations and how they change over time. Learners start with cards representing a variety of seals. Each generation, some seals survive to...

    free Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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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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    BioEd
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    In this genetics activity, learners create imaginary creatures known as "Reebops" to explore the relationships between genes and inherited traits. Using Reebops as a model, learners...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours

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