Title: Gel Electrophoresis Lab
This is a virtual lab where students separate and measure DNA strands by conducting gel electrophoresis.
Standard(s): [S1] BIO (9-12) 8: Identify the structure and function of DNA, RNA, and protein. [S1] FOR (9-12) 1: Describe responsibilities of various personnel involved in crime scene investigations. [S1] FOR (9-12) 2: Explain ways to collect and preserve evidence from a crime scene. [S1] FOR (9-12) 4: Describe presumptive and confirmatory tests. [S1] FOR (9-12) 5: Describe the importance of genetic information to forensics. [S1] FOR (9-12) 10: Describe techniques used to determine the validity of documents. [S1] GEN (9-12) 3: Describe the significance of Mendel's work to the development of the modern science of genetics, including the laws of segregation and independent assortment. [S1] GEN (9-12) 4: Describe the process of meiosis and the cell cycle, including the hereditary significance of each. [S1] GEN (9-12) 6: Describe occurrences and effects of sex linkage, autosomal linkage, crossover, multiple alleles, and polygenes. [S1] GEN (9-12) 8: Explain the structure of eukaryotic chromosomes, including transposons, introns, and exons. [S1] GEN (9-12) 9: Differentiate among major areas in modern biotechnology, including plant, animal, microbial, forensic, and marine.