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Title: Which Little Piggy Went to Market?: Bioinformatics and Meat Science
Url: https://www.nsta.org/ncss-case-study/which-little-piggy-went-market
Creator: Meuler, Debra A.
Publisher: National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science
Description: This case study involves basic genetics, animal breeding, genetic diseases and the use of positive and negative controls during scientific investigations. It will give students the opportunity to practice designing scientific experiments and draw conclusions based on real data. It would be helpful in a unit on animal husbandry or general genetics. The material would be appropriate for high school or lower level undergraduate students. The case study and teaching notes may be downloaded in PDF format. The site also includes a section for instructor feedback where general comments may be read and contributed.
LC Classification: Agriculture -- Animal culture -- Breeding and breeds
Agriculture -- Animal culture -- Swine -- Breeding
Agriculture -- Animal culture -- Veterinary medicine -- Veterinary genetics
GEM Subject: Science -- Biology
Science -- Instructional issues
Science -- Agriculture
Vocational Education -- Agriculture
Key Concept: Agriculture -- Animal science
Agriculture -- Breeding
Health -- Genetics
Biology -- Species
Date Issued: 2005-10-25
Resource Type: Reference Material
Instructional Material
Instructional Material -- Case Study
Instructional Material -- Lesson/Lesson Plan
Instructional Material -- Instructor Guide/Manual
Format: Document -- PDF
Document -- HTML
Audience: Educator
Education Level: High School
Higher Education
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Lower Division)
Language: English
Rights: National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science, University at Buffalo.
Access Rights: Free access
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