Students get a karyotype with specific details, including a chromosomal and gene mutation. They act as genetic counselors and make a presentation to the unborn child's parents. The presentation covers pedigrees, karyotypes, protein synthesis,
This includes 13 different karyotypes, DNA sequences and their matching "normal" amino acid sequences, rubric, tables, keys and instructions.
This is also updated for 2016 to add a technology piece. Students have to embed a Public Service
Students observe and document the F2 generation of fast plants. They make predictions and then as a class collect data and see if it supports their hypothesis. This is done in their Interactive Notebook. They can create their own charts or you can
Students create a project aligned with NGSS and show how Carbon Cycles throughout the environment in a "Life Story" way. Students have freedom to express their knowledge in many different forms (examples listed). Easy to grade, includes rubric
Here is an example project a group made. They are encouraged to have NO words on their slides, but they need to go through the slides in front of the class.
But this is what a final project looked like.