• Internet Activity: Let's Clone a Mouse

     Here are direct links if you are using a laptop or desktop computer:

    Here's directions for doing it on your iPad;

    • Click on the Puffin Academy App
    • Click on the "Puffin Portal" (top left)
    • Search "Learn Genetics"
    • Open "Learn Genetics" (the 5th icon with the red U) / Launch
    • Scroll ~1/2 down the page and click "Cloning"
      • For Part I: Click "What is Cloning?"
      • For Part II: Click "Click and Clone" <-- REMEMBER:  You need to click the "Play in Full Screen" on the top left.

     

    Internet Activity: DNA Fingerprinting

    For a direct link if you are using a laptop or desktop computer:

    • Link for DNA Fingerprinting: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/sheppard/analyze.html
      • NOTE:  You need to scroll down the page to access the info you need to answer Qs #1 and 2 on the WS. 
      • For Qs #3 to the end of the WS, click on the "View" button in the middle of the page to complete the virtual DNA fingerprinting lab.

    Here's directions for doing it on your iPad;

    • Click on the Puffin Academy App
    • Click on the "Puffin Portal" (top left)
    • Search "NOVA"
    • Open the 4th icon (it is called "NPSD-Nova by PBS") / Launch
    • Scroll ~1/2 down the page and click "Nova Education"
    • Scroll ~1/2 down the page and click "Life Science" under Education Topics
    • Search "Create a DNA Fingerprint"
    • On the left hand side of the screen under "Narrow Results", put a check mark next to "Include NOVA Education".
    • Click on the 1st one "Teacher Interactive"
    • Read the background info and answer the Qs on the worksheet
    • Then, click Lauch (near picture).  <-- REMEMBER: You need to clip "Play in Full Screen" on the top left.