STEM Learning Resources
Below you will find STEM resources for high school teachers and their students in grades 8-12. At the top of the page, please find resources from The Jackson Laboratory, including Teaching the Genome Generation and Mighty Mice in Space content lessons. Scrolling below, you can find valuable educational content from other organizations provided.
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Covid-19 Case Study
Written by The Jackson Laboratory's Alison Kieffer, Emaly Piecuch, Christina Vallianatos and Sarah Wojiski.
Integral to our mission to improve human health, JAX is committed to helping address the coronavirus pandemic as quickly as possible. In order to educate the public, JAX created a series of animated videos on topics related to COVID-19 including how testing works, the importance of social distancing and much more. These videos may be appropriate in teaching your students about COVID-19.
Check out the series here.
Teachers, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to request written laboratory protocols for the molecular genetics exercises.
Using a Micropipette (Video)
What is PCR? (Video)
Restriction Digest Wet Lab Protocol: Restriction Digest (Video)
Gel Electrophoresis Wet Lab Protocol: Gel Electrophoresis (Video)
Prep for Sequence Analysis Wet Lab Protocol: Prep for Sequence Analysis (videos)
Mighty Mice in Space:
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Data Analysis, Statistics, Evolution: Stickleback Evolution Virtual Lab
Molecular Biology, Biochemistry: Transgenic Fly Virtual Lab
Medical, Anatomy, Pedigree: Cardiology Virtual Lab
Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Genetics: Bacterial Identification Virtual Lab
Ecology and Evolution: Lizard Evolution Virtual Lab
Micropipetting, Gel Electrophoresis : LabXChange (Registration Required)