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Disorder Detectives Classroom Kit

Item # 214800 Exclusive This product is exclusive to Carolina Biological Supply.

Offering a fresh approach to the traditional karyotyping activity, Disorder Detectives is sure to engage your students and pique their interest in the impact of chromosome disorders on human disease. Taking on the role of cytogeneticists, students diagnose the diseases of 15 different patients using fully reusable materials, while incorporating real clinical symptoms. Students deal with a variety of abnormalities resulting from nondisjunction, deletion, inversion, and translocation.



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  • Understand the anatomy of human chromosomes
  • Diagnose patient disorders using karyotype analysis
  • Address student misconceptions regarding chromosomes
  • Reuse kit's unique karyotyping boards and stickers
Students jump into the role of cytogeneticists working in a hospital or clinic as they explore the diagnostic power of karyotyping in this unique activity. This kit provides students with a hands-on experience studying human chromosomes and connecting various karyotypes with chromosomal disorders. Students work on 1 of 15 case studies to complete patient karyotypes and help make appropriate disease diagnoses. They gain exposure to a wide range of chromosome anomalies and normal karyotype spreads during the investigation. Students deal with a variety of chromosome abnormalities resulting from nondisjunction, deletion, inversion, and translocation. All of the kit materials are reusable and offer your students an exceptional experience that can change the way you approach karyotyping in your classroom. Designed for 30 students working in pairs.

  • This item is only available from Carolina Biological Supply Company.

Product Families Featuring This Item:

Components Qty Included?
“Chromoscan” Case Study Boards 15 Included
Reusable Chromosome Decals 15 Included
Teacher’s Manual with Reproducible Student Guide 1 Included