Learning Exercises

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Students align three DNA sequences and design primers that will amplify all three samples. In addition to alignment... see more

Students are asked to predict which kinds of E. coli genes might be expressed under one set of conditions and not under... see more

The students will look at the mitosis tutorial and then use those pictures to find cells on their own from a onion tip... see more

Students are given an electron micrograph of a virus and asked to design/describe experiments to identify the virus using... see more

Writing a Wikipedia article about a genetic disease is a good culminating activity for a genetics course or module, as it... see more

In this activity, students are assigned different alleles of the gene for phenylalanine hydroxylase to research using... see more

Students are asked to use electronic PCR to identify sequence tagged sites (STS) in some large segments of human genomic... see more

Genome projects generate tremendous amounts of genomic DNA sequence every year. Scientists wish to identify individual... see more

A couple of practice problems in translation. Students can either do these manually or use a linked web-based program to... see more

A exercise on designing effective DNA primers. This exercise asks students to design primers that would bind to two... see more

Practice problems in designing PCR primers and understanding the products of the first three rounds of PCR amplification.... see more

This module focuses on the generation of a standard curve based on the sizes of protein or nucleic acids separated on a... see more

For this assignment students use online genetic databases such as Genbank and OMIM to research a particular genetic... see more

In this activity, students are assigned different alleles of the gene for phenylalanine hydroxylase to research using... see more

This activity uses a website that helps students develop a better understanding of genetically engineered crops. They are... see more

Students will explore the chemical composition of cells and analyze the various processes that happen at the cellular... see more

This assignment allows you to analyze and illustrate the phases of mitosis. Course: Introduction to Biology for... see more

Students learn the principles of pcr through animations and explanations at the website.They apply their knowledge to a... see more

Writing a Wikipedia article about a genetic disease is a good culminating activity for a genetics course or module, as it... see more

In this activity, students are assigned different alleles of the gene for phenylalanine hydroxylase to research using... see more

This module introduces the math behind quantitative PCR reactions and follows a module on PCR. The PCR reaction is best... see more

This module introduces the math behind PCR reactions and precedes a second module on quantitative PCR. The PCR reaction... see more

This assignment explores how Mendel’s work with pea plants relates to breeding livestock. Course: Introduction to Biology... see more