This teacher guide contains the lesson plan, two differential activities and the answer keys. Students will work on identifying chromosomes and their homologous pairs. This lesson plan was derived from Virginia Common Wealth University: Secrets of the Sequence.
These are the chromosome pictures for Activity I and II for Human Karyotype. Student answers will be in the Teacher Guide.
This where the "Human Karyotype" activity was derived from.
Practice Human Chromosomes and Genes questions
A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Human Chromosomes and Genes.
To stimulate the critical thinking skills required to assess the validity of statements about the key concept using an Agree/Disagree Table.
To describe images using words using the Visual Literacy strategy.
Investigation of whether molecular techniques have advanced far enough that laboratory animals are no longer needed. Covers what animals are used, how, and why.
Covers stem cells and some of their medical uses through the example of Parkinson’s disease and neurology.
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.
These are the student handouts for Acvitity I and II for Human Karyotype.
This study guide reviews the human genome, chromosome type and structure, and genes.
This animation demonstrates the organization of chromosomes.
Explore the Human Genome Landmarks poster, which features each chromosome.
These flashcards help you study important terms and vocabulary from Human Chromosomes and Genes.