Curriculum & Resources

Chasing Cystic Fibrosis

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Students become engaged in learning about the disease cystic fibrosis (CF): they develop questions that they have about CF, its treatment, and its consequences, and then explore how they can transform their questions into scientific questions that can be investigated. Students also examine real data to determine how CF is inherited, experiment with osmosis to explore the disease’s possible mechanism of action, and investigate transcription and translation of CFTR exons.

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Resource Type
Appropriate Ages
Upper Secondary
Resource Topic
Biotech & Medicine
Human Disease
Data Science