Type:

Other

Description:

This activity includes a case study of Huntington's Disease (HD) genetics and explores the biology of codon repeats as well as the bioethical dilemmas of genetic testing. The laboratory activity uses dye electrophoresis to simulate diagnostic genetic testing for HD. Optional activities are included for more advanced students.

Subjects:

  • Science > Biology
  • Science > Technology
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Informal Education,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-021,Undergraduate (Lower Division),Education,NSDL,Undergraduate (Upper Division),Technical Education (Lower Division),Technology,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Vocational Education -- Technical,Vocational Education -- Instructional issues,General Public,Technical Education (Upper Division),Higher Education,Science -- Instructional issues,Life Science,Science -- Biology,Vocational Education -- Tech prep,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20130720193023124T,Science -- Technology

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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