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In this lesson, students learn that disease is influenced by genetic factors. They also learn one’s likelihood of inheriting the genes for a particular disease is linked to ancestral makeup—to the particular branches of the human family tree from which one descends.
This lesson explores how disruptions to the body trigger asthma and allergies. It also explores the immune system, specifically its involvement in allergies and asthma.
In 2010, national standards were issued to help states align their newborn screening programs with modern health standards, technology, and practices.
This booklet, from the Science Inside series, explores biomedical research and how far health and scientific research has come in the last 150 years.
3D scaffolding in cells helps scientists understand a patient’s cancer cells and personalize treatments.
Exploring Caves is an interdisciplinary set of materials on caves.
This is a supplemental teaching resource for exploring the concepts of gravity, black holes, and related topics.
This case study teaches you about the risk factors and symptoms of a heart attack and the physiological changes that happen once artery blockage occurs.
This site is a tutorial designed to show K-12 teachers how to use PowerPoint in the classroom and includes a tutorial for showing students some basic features.
These lesson help students explore the relationship between education and income.
From EconEdLink, this resource is actually a lesson in which students, using poverty rate as a measure of development, compare how resources are allocated to three economic sectors: agriculture, industry, and service.
This tool explores Stars beneath Your Bed, a AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prize for Excellence in Science Books winner.
Learn about The Prairie Builders, which tells the remarkable story of an effort to bring back part of the native tallgrass prairie in Iowa.
This resource provides information about Invisible Allies, by Jeanette Farrell, which shares with readers the important impact microbes have on our everyday life.
The goal of this tool is to provide a set of web-based, standards-compliant resources for students and teachers of probability and statistics.