There are many resources available online to further supplement the topic of genetic disorders. Given below are additional resources in the student and/or class activites, listed along with links to suggested accompanying lessons and lesson topics. For further activities and lesson ideas, click on lesson ideas in the genetic disorders section drop down menu.
Click below for a great karyotyping lab courtesy of the University of Notre Dame. Students are given three patients, each with a "patient history" along with a set of chromosomes. Assessment questions are provided along with an answer key. This activity can easily be incorporated when teaching abnormal chromosome number. Click the file below to download the "Human Karyotyping Lab".
Click below for another karyotyping lab courtesy of the Ridley College. Students are given three chromosome sets along with a detailed karyotype model in order to determine the karyotypes and resulting genetic disorder (if applicable) of each case. Assessment questions are also provided. This activity can easily be incorporated when teaching abnormal chromosome number. Click the file below to download the "You're Having My Zygote".