Mutations Inquiry Labs

Mutations Inquiry Labs
Mutations Inquiry Labs
Mutations Inquiry Labs
Mutations Inquiry Labs
Mutations Inquiry Labs
Mutations Inquiry Labs
Mutations Inquiry Labs
Mutations Inquiry Labs
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In this lab, students will work through a fictional case study of the effects of a lab accident on a population of amphipods. They will be challenged to discover the mechanism by which a mutation affects the structure and function of an organism’s traits.

Key concepts include: predator, prey, parasitism, commensalism, mutualism, consumers and producers, competition in ecosystems

The product contains three complete labs that are differentiated for all of your students.

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What's Included:

- Teacher Resource Pages - prep time, standards/objectives, teacher directions, materials, and additional resources.

- Answer Keys - suggested answer keys for the labs

- CER Conclusion and Reflection Questions - Claim, Evidence, and Reasoning statements along with 3 reflection questions per lab.

- All pages are EDITABLE.

3 Differentiated Labs

Dependent Student Lab- A complete lab. This level is written with a combination of procedural instructions and inquiry questions. They are moderately student-centered with guided inquiry questions throughout the lab. Suggested for on-level learners.

Modified Student Lab - A complete lab. This level provides the most structured lab experience. The lessons may eliminate parts of the lab and change the questioning to include sentence stems or multiple choice questions. Suggested for learners with modifications.

Independent Student Lab - A complete lab. This level is the most student-centered experience. Suggestions are made for the students to get started, but most of the decisions will be student-centered. The students will be responsible for most aspects of the lab and will have the least guidance. Suggested for advanced learners.

Materials Needed Per Group:

  • 1 Amphipod Gene to Protein De-Coder
  • Crayons or colored pencils. Each group needs at least red, yellow, and one other color.

Standards Alignment

NGSS: MS LS3-1-Develop and use a model to describe why structural changes to genes (mutations) located on chromosomes may affect proteins and may result in harmful, beneficial, or neutral effects to the structure and function of the organism.

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Copyright © Chris Kesler. All rights reserved by the author. This product is to be used by the original downloader only. Copying for more than one teacher, classroom, department, school, or school system is prohibited. This product may not be distributed or displayed digitally for public view. Failure to comply is a copyright infringement and a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). Clipart and elements found in this PDF are copyrighted and cannot be extracted and used outside of this file without permission or license. Intended for classroom and personal use ONLY.

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26 pages
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