Type:

Interactive, E-book

Description:

This lab presents a scenario in which a laptop has been stolen and DNA fingerprinting is necessary to solve the crime. Students are each given a DNA sequence to check against the perpetrator's. It's a quasi-lab, where students use paper and scissors to simulate DNA. This resource is part of the Developing Biology course which contains units on Microscopes; Biochemistry; Cells; Cellular Transport; DNA; Photosynthesis and Respiration; Mitosis and Meiosis; Genetics; and Evolution.

Subjects:

  • Science > General
  • Science > Biology

Education Levels:

  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

DNA forensic science

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution 3.0
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Curriki Rating
On a scale of 0 to 3
2
On a scale of 0 to 3

This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 2, as of 2019-07-02.

Component Ratings:


Support Steaching: 2

Reviewer Comments:


Support Steaching: The actual DNA code samples that students need to analyze for the lab are not provided. Users will have to create their own samples.

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