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Web Karyotyping (en Español) Play the role of a cytogenetic technician and complete three patient karyotypes, then evaluate and diagnose each patient. For classroom use, teachers can download a printable Student Worksheet (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader).

New Methods in Karyotyping Learn about this exciting new technique for diagnosing chromosomal abnormalities.

The Blackett Family DNA Activity Use this family study to learn the concepts and techniques behind DNA profiling , interpret DNA autoradiograms, and evaluate DNA profiles to determine familial relationships

The Blackett Family DNA Activity 2 Use real Short Tandem Repeat (STR) DNA profiles to solve paternity and missing person cases in this inquiry-based activity.

Blood Types (en Español) Learn about the inheritance of blood types and Rh factors while attempting to answer real questions received from people who had concerns about the blood types of their parents or about the father of their child or grandchild.

Color Blindness Establish the pedigree of a family to see how the red-green color perception defect is passed on from one generation to the next.

Human Genetics Apply your knowledge of Mendelian Genetics to humans, and learn about constructing pedigrees, mapping chromosomes, and genetic disorders and much more.

DNA Forensics 1 Learn about the Restriction Fragment Length Polymorphism (RFLP) method to characterize human DNA samples as applied in paternity analysis and sex crimes investigations.

DNA Forensics 2 Explore this topic in more detail, and interpret actual case results as might be produced by the FBI laboratory or a commercial, paternity-testing facility.

Sex & Reproduction
Human Reproduction Understand the basics of male and female reproductive anatomy, hormones, fertilization, and also AIDS.

Birth Control Introduce yourself to the birth control methods available in the United States, how they work, and how effective they are in preventing pregnancy.

Sexually Transmitted Diseases Learn about the most common contemporary sexually transmitted diseases, their symptoms, modes of transmission, and treatment.

University of Arizona, Campus Health Service Quality care for the mind, body, and spirit. A site rich with information on several health issues including health and wellness, women's health, sexual health, nutrition and eating issues, and many other interesting topics.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): The Nation's Prevention Agency. U.S. public health agency presents information on specific diseases, prevention guidelines, scienti