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Molecules of Inheritance

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.

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

Reading DNA

Students use edible models of the DNA molecule to transcribe an mRNA sequence, then translate it into a protein.

Reading DNA Print-and-Go