Case Studies for a Genetics Unit: A Review

I recently went through the Case Studies on that amazing National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science website, and I scoured it for case studies that I could potentially use in my genetics unit for 9th grade biology. Here’s what I found:


Txn/Tsl Interactive

Animation of how transcription and translation work and where they happen in the cell. You end up with a protein that even shows how the hydrophilic and hydrophobic amino acids interact.

My favorite part is that you can change the DNA sequence throughout and see how that affects the final protein.

Check it out here.