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Building creatures with the central dogma of biology
02 Dec 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Melissa Skyer
National Technical Institute for the Deaf at Rochester Institute of Technology
Activity that demonstrates how nucleotide changes can affect phenotypes
A Curious Display
28 Oct 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Margaret Waterman1, Brandon Call, Sandi Connelly2, Kristin Jenkins3, Sam Catherine Johnston4, Vedham Karpakakunjaram5, Viet Le6, Hayley Orndorf7, Melissa Skyer8, Barbara Spiecker9
1. Southeast Missouri State University 2. Rochester Institute Of Technology 3. BioQUEST 4. CAST Inc. 5. Montgomery College 6. Rochester Institute of Technology 7. University of Pittsburgh 8. National Technical Institute for the Deaf at Rochester Institute of Technology 9. Oregon State University
Case study on genetically modified organisms
Gelin’: Gel Electrophoresis Simulation
24 Oct 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Beyond Benign
Students will understand how DNA is separated into a fingerprint by using a chromatography activity to simulate gel electrophoresis.
Software suggestion for sequence data: MEGA
Check out this intro-level, user-friendly GUI application MEGA: Molecular Evolutionary Genetics Analysis.
DNA and Knot Theory
15 Feb 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Lou Gross1, Monica Beals1, Susan Harrell1
University of Tennessee Knoxville
This module introduces knot theory in the context of understanding the packing of DNA. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.
Using computational molecular modeling software to demonstrate how DNA mutations cause phenotypes
04 Jan 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Tara Phelps-Durr
This lesson is a five-week series of laboratory activities designed to help students transition from applying lower order thinking skills to the central dogma to applying higher-order thinking skills.
Genes and Civil Liberties
By Philip L. Bereano
University of Washington, Seattle
This lesson focuses on examining civil liberties issues as they relate to genetic research. Students can choose to represent an organization, real or fictional, that will report to a task force on...
Bioinformatics: An Interactive Introduction to NCBI
03 Jan 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Seth Bordenstein
Marine Biological Laboratory
Modules showing how the NCBI database classifies and organizes information on DNA sequences, evolutionary relationships, and scientific publications. And a module working to identify a nucleotide...
The Ames Test
By Nathan Goodson-Gregg, Elizabeth A. De Stasio
Introduction to the Ames Test, published as GSA Learning Resource
11 Sep 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Tony Weisstein1, John R Jungck2
1. Truman State University 2. Interdisciplinary Science Learning Center at the University of Delaware
An Excel worksheet that simulates the molecular evolution of DNA sequences.
Jenelle J Anderson
Modifying HHMI Anole Resources: Using Image J to Quantify Ecomorphs and Tree-thinking to Explore Evolutionary Hypotheses
18 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Kristine Grayson
University of Richmond
I recombined the HHMI resources to have the students perform the image analysis from Virtual Lab 1 in Image J and explore the evolutionary principles in the Lizard Phenology modules
Lizard Evolution Series Collection
17 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By HHMI BioInteractive
The species of Anolis lizards of the Caribbean provide a living example of evolution and speciation.