FINDING A GENE ON THE CHROMOSOME MAP
In this activity students use a pedigree and jigsaw puzzles to explore how scientists use genetic information from a family to identify a gene associated with a genetic disorder.
Basic understanding of inheritance patterns
Class Time: 20 minutes
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Funding provided by a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Precollege Science Education Initiative for Biomedical Research Institutions Award (Grants 51000125, 51000176)