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The Bioethics of Gene Therapy
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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?
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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?
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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.

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Genetic Science Learning Center at the University of Utah
Author:
Genetic Science Learning Center
Date Added:
06/24/2019
DNA Extraction Virtual Lab
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Students will learn the importance of extracting human DNA and the process of extracting human DNA. Students will perform a virtual cheek swab to extract DNA from human cells.

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Genetic Science Learning Center at the University of Utah
Author:
Genetic Science Learning Center at the University of Utah
Date Added:
06/24/2019
Gel Electrophoresis Virtual Lab
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Students will learn how scientists use gel electrophoresis to separate fragments of DNA. Students will perform the lab and learn how to read and interpret the gel.

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Genetic Science Learning Center at the University of Utah
Author:
Genetic Science Learning Center at the University of Utah
Date Added:
06/24/2019
Inside a Cell
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Students explore the parts of a cell by clicking on organelles in a model animal or plant cell to view text and animation sequences.

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Genetic Science Learning Center at the University of Utah
Author:
Genetic Science Learning Center at the University of Utah
Date Added:
06/24/2019
Lick Your Rats
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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
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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
Sexual vs. Asexual Reproduction
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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.

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