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  • Chromosomes and Karyotypes

    Book Chapter | May 2014

    The purpose of this lab is to introduce students to the chromosomal basis of inheritance and the nature of chromosomal genetic disorders to determine ”How Do Two Physically Healthy Parents Produce a Child With Down…

  • Modeling Chromosomes

    Journal Article | December 2016

    Building paper chromosomes to help understand five key terms in genetics.

  • Toothpick Chromosomes: Simple Manipulatives to Help Students Understand Genetics

    Journal Article | April 2003

    Make sense of genetics terms while demonstrating the link between models and the biological processes they represent. Using toothpicks as simple models of chromosomes can promote student understanding of genetics…

  • Color Blindness (Dyschromacy)

    Page | February 2020

    Color Blindness (Dyschromacy) Color “blindness” is more correctly known as color “deficiency” or dyschromacy. It is the inability to see or identify certain colors of the visible light spectrum. Approximately 8% of the population have color difficulties (estimates range from 4-12%). This means that in a class of 25, one, and possibly more…

  • Genetics with Dragons

    Journal Article | April 2019

    Hardware, software, and websites for use in the classroom.

  • Genetics for All

    Journal Article | February 2020

  • Transgender Perspectives in the Biology Classroom

    Journal Article | April 2020

  • Genetics for All

    Journal Article | April 2019

    This paper highlights learning supports associated with genetics lessons that were implemented in a urban high school biology classroom. The supports provided access to science content for ELs, students with IEPs, and…

  • Letters to the Editor

    Journal Article | June 2020

    “guevedoces” (the intersex variation 5-ARD) as if they inevitably develop male …

  • A Short, Course-Based Research Module Provides Metacognitive Benefits in the Form of More Sophisticated Problem Solving

    Journal Article | March 2019

    This article describes how a short, course-based research module that provides metacognitive training in a high-enrollment biology course enhances complexity of student responses to a research-related problem-solving…

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