Double Helix and Pulse-Chase Experiment
By: Cheryl Coronado
Educator Cheryl Coronado discusses how she uses the short film The Double Helix to introduce her students to how DNA's structure was uncovered. She then follows with the accompanying pulse-chase student activity that describes the experiment that proved DNA replication is semi-conservative.
Lesson Sequences to Teach Genetics With HHMI BioInteractive Resources
Genetics and patterns of inheritance are key topics to cover in a biology course. In this article by Cinthya Fernández, who teaches in Mexico, see how she sequences our genetics resources for her introductory and advanced high school biology classes.
Pedigree Analysis Activity
Jackie Washington describes how she uses the BioInteractive pedigree analysis activity, in conjunction with the Learning From Patients Holiday Lecture, to teach Mendelian genetics to her college students.