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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
Amylase Copy Number and Diet

This activity guides the analysis of a published scientific figure from a study that investigated whether there is a correlation between a population’s diet and copies of a certain gene.

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Evolution
Science Practices
Data Points
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
BCR-ABL: Protein Structure and Function

This tutorial describes the structure and function of the cancer-causing protein BCR-ABL. It also shows how drugs targeting this protein can help treat chronic myeloid leukemia (CML), a cancer of the white blood cells.

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Genetics
Click & Learn
High School — AP/IB
College
Blood Glucose Data Analysis

This activity extends concepts covered in the film Got Lactase? The Co-evolution of Genes and Culture. Students infer whether someone is likely to be lactase persistent or nonpersistent based on the data from two different tests.

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Science Practices
Lessons
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
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
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
Ubiquitin and the Proteasome

This animation shows how proteins in the cell are tagged for disposal by ubiquitin and then degraded by the proteasome.

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

This interactive, modular lab explores how the ELISA method can be used to test blood samples for evidence of certain diseases.

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Anatomy & Physiology
Virtual Labs
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College