Learning Exercises

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

Students use the TranslationLab to determine the genetic code by translating di-, tri-,and tetra-nucleotide repeats.... see more

Problem-based assignments where students use the EvolutionLab to investigate natural selection on a quantitative trait.... 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

The last part of Mapping Human Genetic Traits Course: Intro Biology, Genetics see more

Students map human disease genes using pedigrees and RFLPs. Course: Intro Biology, Genetics 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

An interactive lecture in which students use data on feeding habits and habitat, skeletons, and DNA sequences to draw... see more

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

This module introduces students to the basics behind translation of a messenger RNA sequence into protein. In addition to... see more

Student-preparation worksheet that includes four predetermined fruit-fly crosses as guiding examples and other websites... see more

An interactive lecture in which students use data on feeding habits and habitat, skeletons, and DNA sequences to draw... 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

Orientation to VGL II and exercises in deducing modes of inheritance from simulated crosses. Course: Principles of... see more

Virtual lab using Drosophila as a test subject to show how traits are passed from parent to offspring. This activity can... 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

Dealing with ethical issues related with DNA see more

Predictions are made using Punnett Squares using pennies or chips to simulate crosses made. Course: High School Biology;... see more