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Disorder Detectives Classroom Kit

SKU Code: 214800

  • 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.


Manufacturer: Carolina
Department: 23202
Product Line: STOCK
Dimensions: Width: 10.5, Height: 4.2, Depth: 16.5
Weight: Width: 9.7 IN