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.

Prior Knowledge Needed

Basic understanding of inheritance patterns

Time Required

Class Time: 20 minutes
Prep Time: 15 minutes

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Finding a Gene on the Chromosome Map Print-and-Go

Funding provided by a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Precollege Science Education Initiative for Biomedical Research Institutions Award (Grants 51000125, 51000176)