Discusses how mutation or abnormal numbers of chromosomes result in genetic disorders.
Illustrates a problem that can occur during gametogenesis. Down's syndrome arises when two sister chromatids fail to separate during the final stages of meiosis. Start at 1:10 if you just want to see the nondisjunction.
Students will research a genetic or chromosomal disorder, and creating their own pamphlet. Answer are not provided.
A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Genetic Disorders.
To increase reading comprehension, activate prior knowledge, develop collaboration and communication with peers, and determine how key vocabulary words relate to one another using Text Scan.
To emphasize students’ understanding of key words and practice applying the definitions of the vocabulary words to examples and drawings using the Frayer Model.
Covers new work with DNA looking at control of DNA expression and the inheritance of acquired characteristics. It also addresses the bigger issue of how scientific theories change as new knowledge is acquired.
Learn about some of the problems which occur when meiosis doesn't go as planned.
Investigation of whether molecular techniques have advanced far enough that laboratory animals are no longer needed. Covers what animals are used, how, and why.
This study guide looks at inheritance that exhibit Mendelian pattern, pedigrees, non-Mendelian inheritance, and genetic disorders.
Explore the Human Genome Landmarks poster, which features each chromosome.
Chronicles the race to reach one of the greatest milestones in the history of science: decoding the human genome.
Examines sickle cell anemia, a genetic disease that affects hemoglobin.
Learn how karyotypes can be used to predict genetic disorders.
These flashcards help you study important terms and vocabulary from Genetic Disorders.