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Interactive Assessment for Got Lactase? The Co-evolution of Genes and Culture

Several questions are embedded within the short film The Making of the Fittest: Got Lactase? The Co-evolution of Genes and Culture, which explores the genetics of lactase persistence and evolution of the trait in some human populations.

Genetics
Anatomy & Physiology
Evolution
Interactive Videos
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Lactose Intolerance: Fact or Fiction

In this activity, students evaluate and discuss statements about the evolutionary relationship between milk consumption and lactose tolerance discussed in the short film Making of the Fittest: Got Lactase? The Co-evolution of Genes and Culture.

Anatomy & Physiology
Evolution
Science Practices
Lessons
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
Milk: How Sweet Is It?

In this activity, students simulate a lactose tolerance test, similar to the one shown in the short film The Making of the Fittest: Got Lactase? The Co-evolution of Genes and Culture, to determine which samples contain the lactase enzyme.

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Anatomy & Physiology
Science Practices
Labs & Demos
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
Activity for Got Lactase? The Co-evolution of Genes and Culture

This activity explores the content and research presented in the short film The Making of the Fittest: Got Lactase? The Co-evolution of Genes and Culture, which describes a case of recent human evolution influenced by cultural factors.

Genetics
Anatomy & Physiology
Evolution
Film Activities
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Lactose Digestion in Infants

This animation shows how human infants can digest milk using the enzyme lactase.

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Anatomy & Physiology
Animations
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
How The Body Uses Fat

This tutorial explores how fat is digested, transported, stored, and used for energy.

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Anatomy & Physiology
Click & Learn
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Molecular Structure of Fat

This tutorial describes the various forms of “fat” — from a tissue, to a cell type, to a class of molecules.

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Anatomy & Physiology
Click & Learn
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Body Mass Index (BMI)

This animation explores how BMI changes for a given height with varying weights and explains why using BMI as an indicator of healthy body weight can be misleading in some cases.

Anatomy & Physiology
Animations
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
The Fate of Fat

This animation shows how dietary fat gets digested, packaged, and sent to various tissues for storage or energy.

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Anatomy & Physiology
Animations
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Leptin Feedback Control System

This animation shows how the hormone leptin helps regulate appetite and weight.

Anatomy & Physiology
Animations
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College