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Finding Selection in All the Right Places
03 Jan 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Juliet F. K. Noor, Mohamed A. F. Noor
Lab introducing students to evolutionary genetics using bioinformatics and biocuration, published as GSA Learning Resource
The Ames Test
By Nathan Goodson-Gregg, Elizabeth A. De Stasio
Introduction to the Ames Test, published as GSA Learning Resource
A Structured Inquiry Approach to Cotyledon Phenotyping
20 Dec 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Megan L Van Etten
Pennsylvania State University
In this lab, students will work with messy data to try to answer the question “How do plants inherit cotyledon color?”
Joel E. Greengiant Learns About Peas: From Nucleotides to Selection
23 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Merle Heidemann1, Peter J.T. White1, Jim Smith1
Michigan State University
This case study follows purveyors of peas, Joel E. and Jolene Greengiant, as they learn about the origin, biochemistry, genetics and eventual artificial selection of sweet (wrinkled) peas, all in...
Cintia Fabiana Hongay
Tyler Wayne Blythe
Chi-Square analysis of two point test cross data
22 Aug 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Bob Sheehy
This flash tutorial simulates analysis of a 2 point test cross and will walk you through the analysis of two hypothetical traits.
Math Bench Probability and Statistics: Mice with Fangs - Intro to Punnett Squares
21 Aug 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Kaci Thompson1, Karen Nelson1
University of Maryland
This is an online activity that provides an introduction to Punnett squares as a tool for visualizing genetic inheritance. The ratios of possible genotypes and phenotypes in offspring are...
Linked Genes and Recombination: Advanced Punnett Squares
An online module in which students learn about more difficult genetics problems, including linked genes and crossing over. Quantitatively students learn about marginal probabilities and chi-square...
More Mice with Fangs: Intermediate Punnett Squares
By Kaci Thompson1, Karen Nelson2
1. University of Maryland 2. University Of Maryland
An online module utilizing probability and Punnett squares to introduce students to more complex genetic problems. The module emphasizes students' use of probability to solve the problems.
Bioimage Informatics Activity
26 Jul 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By David Julian
Univ of Florida
Students use basic bioimage informatics techniques to acquire quantitative data from images of cultured cells and test a hypothesis about the effect of a genetic mutation on cellular phenotypes
Douglas L Chalker
EQUITY, SOCIAL JUSTICE AND BIOLOGY: DEMYSTIFYING RACE WITH GENETICS OF HUMAN SKIN COLOR
19 Jun 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Vedham Karpakakunjaram
Poster on a case study on the genetics of human skin color presented at the 2018 QUBES/BioQUEST Summer Workshop
Geoscience Methods and Resources for K-5 Pre-Education Majors
28 May 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By James Burton Deemy
College of Coastal Georgia
: Exploring Geoscience Methods was an excellent capstone experience for Elementary Education Majors. The class I used this module with was 24 students of various backgrounds and academic...
What the Mendel
16 May 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Leah Dudley1, Lindsey Tuominen2
1. East Central University 2. Metropolitan State University
Students practice hypothesis testing using Mendelian genetics for monohybrid and dihybrid crosses. Both corn and Wisconsin Fast Plants are employed.