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Lab-Aids: Sickle Cell Concepts Kit - STEMfinity
  • SKU: LAB-78

Lab-Aids: Sickle Cell Concepts Kit


Lab-Aids: Sickle Cell Concepts Kit

Using GAM-ETO-DISCS‚® to simulate the genetic transmission of sickle cell anemia, students gain a clearer understanding of the disease. Student worksheets clearly explain both the effects of the disease and facts about treatment. This Lab-Aid helps clarify several aspects of sickle cell anemia. All material in this activity for 30 students is reusable.
Scientific Concepts:
  • Understand the probability factor in the inheritance of this disease
  • Demonstrate through simulation the transmission of sickle cell anemia

Content List:
  • 1 Teacher's Guide
    30 Student Worksheets and Guides
    30 Shakers
    60 Normal hemoglobin (HH) GAM-ETO-DISCS‚®
    60 Sickle cell anemia (hh) GAM-ETO-DISCS‚®
    60 Sickle trait (Hh) GAM-ETO-DISCS‚®

Classroom Planning:
  • To complete this kit requires one ~50-minute class period
  • Number of students: 30