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Subject: Science (9 - 12), or Technology Education (9 - 12)
Title: Cell Division- A WebQuest
Description: In this lesson, students will learn about cell division via the Internet. Students will learn about the stages of mitosis and meiosis. In addition, students will learn about the cell cycle.This lesson plan was created as a result of the Girls Engaged in Math and Science, GEMS Project, funded by the Malone Family Foundation.


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Subject: Science
Title: Cells in Reverse     
Description: In this Science Update, from Science NetLinks, you'll hear about how scientists have reversed the process of cell division, a trick once thought to be as impossible as un-ringing a bell. Molecular biologist Gary Gorbsky explains how scientists have been able to reverse the cell cycle by manipulating the proteins that regulate the process. Science Updates are audio interviews with scientists and are accompanied by a set of questions as well as links to related Science NetLinks lessons and other related resources.
Thinkfinity Partner: Science NetLinks
Grade Span: 6,7,8,9,10,11,12



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Subject: Language Arts, Science
Title: Cracking the Genetic Code      
Description: In this Science NetLinks lesson, students research and write a feature article on the Human Genome Project. They come to understand what the knowledge of DNA can tell us about ourselves and other organisms and species, as well as learn about the systematic study of the human genome.
Thinkfinity Partner: Science NetLinks
Grade Span: 9,10,11,12



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Subject: Science
Title: Cells in Reverse     
Description: In this Science Update, from Science NetLinks, you'll hear about how scientists have reversed the process of cell division, a trick once thought to be as impossible as un-ringing a bell. Molecular biologist Gary Gorbsky explains how scientists have been able to reverse the cell cycle by manipulating the proteins that regulate the process. Science Updates are audio interviews with scientists and are accompanied by a set of questions as well as links to related Science NetLinks lessons and other related resources.
Thinkfinity Partner: Science NetLinks
Grade Span: 6,7,8,9,10,11,12



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What is DNA?
http://www.neok12.co...
This is a website with podcasts,games, activities, and assessments to teach genetics.

Assessments


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What is DNA?
http://www.neok12.co...
This is a website with podcasts,games, activities, and assessments to teach genetics.

Informational Materials


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What is DNA?
http://www.neok12.co...
This is a website with podcasts,games, activities, and assessments to teach genetics.

Interactives/Games


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Gel Electrophoresis Lab
http://learn.genetic...
This is a virtual lab where students separate and measure DNA strands by conducting gel electrophoresis.

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What is DNA?
http://www.neok12.co...
This is a website with podcasts,games, activities, and assessments to teach genetics.

Learning Activities


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What is DNA?
http://www.neok12.co...
This is a website with podcasts,games, activities, and assessments to teach genetics.

Teacher Tools


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What is DNA?
http://www.neok12.co...
This is a website with podcasts,games, activities, and assessments to teach genetics.

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