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The Bioethics of Gene Therapy

The Bioethics of Gene Therapy

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In this lesson, students read accounts of recent gene therapy trials and ...

In this lesson, students read accounts of recent gene therapy trials and consider the ethical implications in each and in continuing gene therapy trials as a whole. Using a bioethical decision-making model, students will state the ethical questions, list relevant facts, identify stakeholders, consider values and develop possible solutions to dilemmas that arise form gene therapy treatments.

Subject:
Health Science Education
Biology
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Genetic Science Learning Center at the University of Utah
Author:
Genetic Science Learning Center
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Cloning: What is Cloning?

Cloning: What is Cloning?

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Students learn information on cloning including how it is done, how it ...

Students learn information on cloning including how it is done, how it differs from natural cloning and comparing cloning an organism to cloning a gene,

Subject:
Agricultural Education
Health Science Education
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
Genetic Science Learning Center at the University of Utah
Author:
Genetic Science Learning Center
Date Added:
06/24/2019
Cloning: Why Clone?

Cloning: Why Clone?

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Students learn information about why cloning exists. Topics include cloning in medicine, ...

Students learn information about why cloning exists. Topics include cloning in medicine, reviving endangered or extinct species, reproducing a deceased pet, cloning livestock, drug production and cloning humans.

Provider:
Genetic Science Learning Center at the University of Utah
Author:
Genetic Science Learning Center
Date Added:
06/24/2019
Have Your DNA and Eat It Too

Have Your DNA and Eat It Too

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In this lesson plan, students will build an edible model of DNA, ...

In this lesson plan, students will build an edible model of DNA, while learning basic DNA structure and rules of base pairing. There are required supplies for the activities listed under the materials section (i.e. licorice, toothpicks, colored marshmallows, paper clips, and masking tape). Student pages are included in the guide.

Subject:
Biology
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Genetic Science Learning Center at the University of Utah
Author:
Andee Bouwhuis, Melvin Limson, Molly Malone, April Mitchell, Louisa Stark, Harmony Starr
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Lick Your Rats

Lick Your Rats

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Students explore how the environment can change an animal's genetic makeup. By ...

Students explore how the environment can change an animal's genetic makeup. By focusing on nurturing behavior in mother rats, students can investigate genetic changes in baby rats.

Provider:
Genetic Science Learning Center at the University of Utah
Author:
Genetic Science Learning Center
Date Added:
06/24/2019
Mouse Party

Mouse Party

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Students get a small glimpse into the chemical interactions at the synaptic ...

Students get a small glimpse into the chemical interactions at the synaptic level that cause the drug user to feel 'high'. This presentation depicts how drugs interact with dopamine neurotransmitters in the brain because it focuses on the brain's reward pathway.

Provider:
Genetic Science Learning Center at the University of Utah
Author:
Genetic Science Learning Center
Date Added:
06/24/2019
Pick the Risk: The Polygenic Pedigree Challenge

Pick the Risk: The Polygenic Pedigree Challenge

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Students track and record the passage of colored pom poms (representing genes) ...

Students track and record the passage of colored pom poms (representing genes) through generations of a family using a pedigree. Participants learn that common chronic diseases (such as heart disease) run in families and are caused by the combined action of multiple genes.

Provider:
Genetic Science Learning Center at the University of Utah
Author:
Andee Bouwhuis, Ron Call, April Mitchell, Brendon Nicholson
Date Added:
06/24/2019
A Recipe for Traits

A Recipe for Traits

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Students create a "DNA recipe" for a dog by randomly selecting strips ...

Students create a "DNA recipe" for a dog by randomly selecting strips of paper that represent DNA. They then decode the DNA recipe to reveal the physical traits of their dog and create a final drawing of the organism. Students learn that differences in the DNA recipe lead to different traits by comparing their DNA recipes and dog drawings with the rest of the class to note similarities and differences.

Provider:
Genetic Science Learning Center at the University of Utah
Author:
University of Utah Genetic Science Learning Center
Date Added:
06/24/2019
Risk Continuum

Risk Continuum

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Students participate in a group kinesthetic demonstration of what it means to ...

Students participate in a group kinesthetic demonstration of what it means to be in a "risk group" for developing heart disease based on family history/genetics.

Provider:
Genetic Science Learning Center at the University of Utah
Author:
Molly Malone, Kevin Pompei, Louisa Stark, Harmony Starr,
Date Added:
06/24/2019
Sexual vs. Asexual Reproduction

Sexual vs. Asexual Reproduction

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Students have the opportunity to click on and read about various organisms ...

Students have the opportunity to click on and read about various organisms and finally hypothesize if the organsim uses sexual or asexual reproduction. After briefly explaining sexual and asexual reproduction, this interactive resource allows users to explore different organisms.

Provider:
Genetic Science Learning Center at the University of Utah
Author:
Genetic Science Learning Center
Date Added:
06/24/2019
Space Doctor

Space Doctor

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Students assume the role of "space doctor" and use gene therapy techniques ...

Students assume the role of "space doctor" and use gene therapy techniques to treat three ailing aliens who come into the clinic with genetic disorders. Students are provided links to review material that they can access before and during the game to help them choose the correct target tissue and gene delivery vector for each patient.

Subject:
Agricultural Education
Health Science Education
Material Type:
Interactive
Provider:
Genetic Science Learning Center at the University of Utah
Author:
Genetic Science Learning Center at the University of Utah
Date Added:
06/24/2019