Biology

Modern Genetics for All Students pdfs

pdf files of activities adopted from Washington University's Modern Genetics curriculum, for use in summer 2010 workshop: Exercises 1, 11 and 15. Word files associated with these activities also included here.

The entire Modern Genetics curriculum and two others developed by the Science Outreach group at Washington University can be downloaded by going to the following Web site: http://www.so.wustl.edu/biology.html

Chp 1, Section A: Introduction to DNA.

Chp 1, Section A: Introduction to DNA.

Chp. 1, Section C: DNA Structure and Replication

Student pages S17-S32. "Low-tech" modeling, plus directions for assembling the Hubbard DNA model that you were given during the workshop.

Chp. 1, Section C: DNA Structure and Replication

Chapter 1, Section D: What Does DNA Do?

Student pages S33-S52. "Low-tech" modeling of protein synthesis (gene expression "dance" etc.)

Chapter 1, Section D: What Does DNA Do?

Teacher pages T35-T76. Includes templates for making laminated cards for the Gene Expression Dance (pp. 7-34 of pdf).

Chp. 2, Section A: Introduction to Inheritance

Chp. 2, Secton D: How are Genetic Experiments Actually Performed?

Student pages S111-S145. Yeast Punnett Square and Wisconsin Fast Plants.

Chp. 2, Secton D: How are Genetic Experiments Actually Performed?

Teacher pages T135-T166. Yeast Punnett Square and Wisconsin Fast Plants

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