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use complete sentences!

Go to: http://learn.genetics.utah.edu
Click on: Heredity and Traits
Click on How do scientists read chromosomes?

1. How do scientists read chromosomes? (include a labeled picture)

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Click on Make a Karyotype

2. Define Karyotype

Match up the chromosomes, drag chromosomes to their proper place (use hint on if needed)

3. Which chromosome pair does not match? Why?

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Click on Using karyotypes to predict genetic disorders
Play Meiosis Animation, click forward as needed
Play Fertilization Animation, click forward as needed

4. How can a cell end up with too many or too few chromosomes?
5. Describe an example of a genetic disorder caused by abnormal number of chromosomes.

Play Abnoromal Meiosis Animation, click forward as needed


Play Trisomy Animation, click forward as needed
Play Monosomy Animation, click forward as needed

6. Define Trisomy and Monosomy.

Play Deletions Animation, click forward as needed (this should be a review fro DNA mutations)
Play Translocation Animation, click forward as needed (this should be a review fro DNA mutations)
Take quiz (these could be good test questions)

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Click on Genetic Disorders Library

7. Describe the three levels of Genetic Disorders

Click on: Genetic Counselors

8. What is maternal serum alphafetoprotein screening?


9. What type of support is there for families?
10. What are the benefits of genetic testing for cancer? (hint: check out the scenarios)
11. Address each the following as a mini essay (min. 4 sentences)
• Would you want to have genetic testing done on yourself?
• Would you want your spouse or children to have genetic testing?
• Explain your answer weighing the pros and cons