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CSI Baboonland

This teaching module is aimed at middle schoolers. It assumes that students have had some exposure to the concepts of the cell, chromosomes, and DNA. Using real examples from the Amboseli baboon population, it teaches how scientists use genetic markers to determine genetic identity and parentage. It includes a powerpoint presentation that instructors can use, and a worksheet for the students, with three problems to solve. An answer key is included.

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