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Colored Popsicle Sticks

Classroom Activity

Using DNA to Detect Isolated Populations

Use popsicle sticks, M&Ms or other colored tokens to demonstrate how DNA can be used to determine whether populations are isolated from one another.


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Classroom Activity

DNA from Droppings

This discussion explores why Dr. Epps collected droppings from all over the bighorn sheep range.





Genetic Distance Values

Curriculum Collection

Extension: Genetic Distance Values

This optional extension for advanced students shows how Dr. Epps' genetic distance data and FST values are translated to the maps in the datasets.


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Curriculum Collection

Representing the Data on a Map

Students transfer their data, and their predictions of where the highways are, to a larger class size map.



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