This folder contains the files necessary for a quasi-lab on DNA fingerprinting. 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.


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Education Levels:

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


DNA forensic science



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Update Standards?

SCI.9-11.6.G: Science

recognize the significance of meiosis to sexual reproduction; and

SCI.9-11.6.H: Science

describe how techniques such as DNA fingerprinting, genetic modifications, and chromosomal analysis are used to study the genomes of organisms.
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This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 2.5, as of 2019-09-03.

Component Ratings:

Standards Alignment: 3
Support Steaching: 2

Reviewer Comments:

Support Steaching: The DNA samples that students are to cut are not provided. It is unclear from the lesson plan on how to use the gel electrophoresis simulation.
marnone Bellevue, WA
Love the humor injected into your powerpoints- will definitely use some ideas in my classes. Perchance you have the template for the DNA strands themselves, or am I missing something…

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