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Why Do Some People with the Sickle Cell Genotype Not Have Symptoms?

In this inquiry-based activity, students engage in science practices to figure out why some people with a genetic condition that usually leads to sickle cell disease do not have disease symptoms.
 

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Genetics
Card Activities
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College

Pyruvate Dehydrogenase

This animation shows how the pyruvate dehydrogenase enzyme complex converts pyruvate into acetyl-CoA. It is the second of six animations about cellular respiration.

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Cell Biology
Animations
High School — AP/IB
College

Glycolysis

This animation shows how glycolysis converts glucose into pyruvate through a series of enzyme reactions. It is the first of six animations about cellular respiration.

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Cell Biology
Animations
High School — AP/IB
College

ATP in Use

This animation shows two examples of how the cell uses energy from ATP. It is the sixth of six animations about cellular respiration.

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Cell Biology
Animations
High School — AP/IB
College

Electron Transport Chain

This animation shows how the enzyme complexes of the electron transport chain harvest energy from cofactor molecules to pump protons across the mitochondrial membrane and establish a chemical gradient. It is the fourth of six animations about cellular respiration.

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Cell Biology
Animations
High School — AP/IB
College

Citric Acid Cycle

This animation shows the reactions of the citric acid cycle, which splits off carbon atoms and generates energy-rich reduced forms of cofactor molecules. It is the third of six animations about cellular respiration.

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Cell Biology
Animations
High School — AP/IB
College

ATP Synthesis

This animation shows how the proton gradient across the mitochondrial membrane powers the ATP synthase enzyme to make ATP. It is the fifth of six animations about cellular respiration.

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Cell Biology
Animations
High School — AP/IB
College

Biology of SARS-CoV-2

This four-part animation series explores the biology of the virus SARS-CoV-2, which has caused a global pandemic of the disease COVID-19.

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Microbiology
Click & Learn
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College

Winging It: Analyzing a Scientific Paper

In this activity, students analyze aspects of a scientific paper that investigates genes involved in the colors and patterns of butterfly wings.

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Scientific Skills & Literacy
Math & Computational Skills
Lessons
College

Building a Paper Model of CRISPR-Cas9

In this hands-on activity, students build a paper model to explore how CRISPR-Cas9 is used to edit genes.

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Labs & Demos
High School — AP/IB
College

Interactive Case Study for The Search for a Mutated Gene

This video case study explores the approaches scientists used to identify a mutation that causes retinitis pigmentosa (RP), a progressive disease that leads to blindness.

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Genetics
Scientific Skills & Literacy
Interactive Videos
High School — AP/IB
College