As a pediatrician, students learn about genes and protein synthesis to try to help a baby girl named Lucy who has an immunodeficiency disease.
STEM Cases are interactive explorations in which students practice problem-solving and critical thinking as they solve a real world problem as a STEM professional. More About STEM Cases
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|High School||This version is for general biology classes||30-45 min|
|AP||This version is for AP level classes||40-50 min|
The Expanded Handbook has additional concepts not covered in the embedded STEM Case Handbook. More About Handbooks
|High School||The Expanded Handbook covers amino acid side chains in addition to the concepts covered in the handbook section of the High School Case.||15-20 min|
|AP||This Handbook is identical to the handbook section in the AP Case||15-20 min|
This study note allows students to gather further information and have a focus as they complete this task... (more). Although the STEM case is aimed at AP students, it is appropriate for the Ontario SBI4U curriculum since it includes protein synthesis regulation.
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