Gene Regulation Lesson Plans

  • Project
    Protein Synthesis & Regulation Model
    Published by NGSS Life Science. Lesson Plan (PDF)

    Lesson Plan (DOCX) with Membership
     
    Project
    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.
    NGSS Standard
    Gene Regulation
    HS-LS1.A: Structure and Function
    HS-LS3.B: Variation of Traits
     
    Published by NGSS Life Science High School
  • Writing
    Issues in Genomics
    Lesson Plan
     
    Writing
    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.
    NGSS Standard
    Gene Regulation
     
    Published by Action Bio Science High School
  • Lecture
    Cell Differentiation Lecture
    Published by NGSS Life Science. Lesson Plan (PDF)

    Lesson Plan (PPTX) with Membership
     
    Lecture
    A good introduction to stems cells and cell differentiation.
    NGSS Standard
    Gene Regulation
    HS-LS1.B: Growth and Development of Organisms
     
    Published by NGSS Life Science High School
  • Lab Experiment
    Gene Expression - Ghost in Your Genes
    Lesson Plan
    Video
     
    Experiment
    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.
    NGSS Standard
    Gene Regulation
     
    Published by Margy Kuntz and NOVA / PBS High School
  • Multimedia
    Understanding Cancer
    Multimedia
    Teacher Notes
     
    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.
    NGSS Standard
    Gene Regulation
     
    Published by National Cancer Institute High School

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