Lab to Life: Mystery of the Crooked Shell (gel electrophoresis)
Morehead’s Lab to Life program is a selection of hands-on, narrative-driven lessons for middle and high school stude…
- Chapel Hill North Carolina
- 250 E Franklin St
- Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Morehead’s Lab to Life program is a selection of hands-on, narrative-driven lessons for middle and high school students. Through these chemistry or biology-focused labs, students will have a chance to experience what it would be like to work in a variety of STEM careers and see the direct application of the skills and standards they are learning in their classes.
Discover the molecular basis of sickle cell disease and use gel electrophoresis as a diagnostic tool to differentiate wild-type hemoglobin from mutated hemoglobin found in individuals with sickle cell disease. Module developed by Boston University School of Medicine CityLab.
Recommended for biology, anatomy and physiology, or allied health courses
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Ticket Required: No
Minimum Age: 8
Maximum Age: 17