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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
How Many More Thymes & Herbivore Defense
15 May 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Sheryl Konrad1, Angela Dassow1
Adaptations to the How Many More Thymes? case study featuring terpene-based herbivore defense and pollinator attraction in Nicotiana plants.
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.
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?”
How Many More Thymes? A Case of Phytochemical Defense
12 Nov 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By J. Phil Gibson
University of Oklahoma
National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science- this clicker case addresses several concepts related to the evolutionary ecology of herbivore defenses.
What the Mendel
16 May 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Leah Dudley, Lindsey Tuominen1
Metropolitan State University
Students practice hypothesis testing using Mendelian genetics for monohybrid and dihybrid crosses. Both corn and Wisconsin Fast Plants are employed.
27 Mar 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Lindsey Tuominen