ALEX Lesson Plans
Subject: Science (9 - 12), or Technology Education (9 - 12)
Title: Genetic Disorders Research
Description: Students will first discover types of mutations and then research different types of genetic disorders that result from mutations and chromosomal malfunctions. This lesson plan was created as a result of the Girls Engaged in Math and Science, GEMS Project funded by the Malone Family Foundation.
Thinkfinity Lesson Plans
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
Gel Electrophoresis Lab
This is a virtual lab where students separate and measure DNA strands by conducting gel electrophoresis.