Let's Clone A Mouse, Mouse, Mouse ...

Somatic Cell Nuclear Transfer (SCNT) is a cloning method that involves transferring a nucleus from a somatic cell of the individual to be cloned to an enucleated egg. This activity simulates, step-by-step, the SCNT process used by researchers at the University of Hawaii.

Student Sheet (fillable pdf)

Teacher Guide (pdf)

You've Come a Long Way Dolly

Students construct a timeline of the history of cloning by presenting, then placing in order, newspaper articles outlining key events in cloning. Students must consider the increasing complexity of organisms cloned, and the progression of cloning technique to determine the placement of timeline events.

Student Pages (fillable pdf)

Teacher Guide (pdf)


Supported by a Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA) Grant No. R25RR023288.

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