Gene Regulation Lesson Plans
Protein Synthesis & Regulation Model Lesson Plan (PDF)
Lesson Plan (DOCX) with Membership
Students will act out the process of transcription and translation using a physical model to help build a kinesthetic and visual memory of protein synthesis.
HS-LS1.A: Structure and Function
HS-LS3.B: Variation of Traits
Published by NGSS Life Science High School
Issues in Genomics Lesson Plan
Articles in human genomics including: applications of genomic mapping, ethics in genomics, genetic information and privacy, genetic manipulation, understanding genomes, and more. Great for students to research a topic and present it to the class.
Published by Action Bio Science High School
Gene Expression - Ghost in Your Genes Lesson Plan
Students model how scientists use DNA microarrays to determine levels of gene expression in breast cancer patients, and then choose treatments based on what they learn.
Published by Margy Kuntz and NOVA / PBS High School
Understanding Cancer Multimedia
This is a great information webpage about what is cancer, the kinds of cancer, screening methods, causes, oncogenes, tumor suppressor genes, and so much more. The teacher notes is about myths and misconceptions around commonly asked questions about cancer.
Published by National Cancer Institute High School