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Genetics Sickle Cell Case Study

Genetics Sickle Cell Case Study

Sickle cell anemia is an example of a genetic disease that can serve as a vehicle for teaching many biology concepts. Using a case study approach, opportunities arise to make connections not only to various aspects of genetics and molecular biology, but to physiology, evolution and societal and ethical issues as well.


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Monica Bravo
Monica Bravo (Faculty)
12 years ago
complete lesson plan - good resource.
Amanda Manuszak
Amanda Manuszak (Student)
12 years ago
This resource on sickel cell anemia could be really great for a high school biology project. It always helps to connect what students are learning to something concrete.