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Introduction to Gene Structure

Assessment

Each of the students' responses from the questions in the Student Worksheet can be used for assessment based on the following sample rubric.

Student Worksheet Questions

Score (points)

A. Introduction to Gene Structure: Insulin (INS)

1. The student should identify the gene given to them by “Blasting” it on the NCBI web site.

____/6

2. Identify the number of Exons and Introns in the gene

____/4

3. Identify the chromosome number and position of the gene

____/4

4. Identify the length of the gene on the DNA

____/4

5. Identifly the length of the RNA

____/2

 

B. Adult Beta-globin (HBB)

1. The student should identify the gene given to them by “Blasting” it on the NCBI web site.

____/6

2. Identify the number of Exons and Introns in the gene

____/4

3. Identify the chromosome number and position of the gene

____/4

4. Identify the length of the gene on the DNA

____/4

5. Identifly the length of the RNA

____/2

 

C. Cystic Fibrosis (CFTR)

1. The student should identify the gene given to them by “Blasting” it on the NCBI web site.

____/6

2. Identify the number of Exons and Introns in the gene

____/6

3. Identify the chromosome number and position of the gene

____/6

4. Identify the length of the gene on the DNA

____/6

5. Identifly the length of the RNA

____/6

Total:

____/70