Science Centre Singapore, KidsSTOP™ and Omni-Theatre are closed on 4, 11, 25 Mar and 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 Apr 2019.


Description:Thalassaemia is the most common inherited single-gene disorder in the world. It is prevalent in Southeast Asia. Klinefelter syndrome affects males while Turner syndrome affects females. Both syndromes are due to chromosome mutations. What is the difference between a gene disorder and a chromosomal disorder? How can we predict the probability that an unborn child would have a genetic disorder? To know these answers and more, join us in this activity-filled lesson.
Objectives:1. Understand about genetic diseases such as chromosomal disorders and single gene disorders.
2. Define genes, alleles and genotype. 
3. Learn how to predict results of simple crosses using a genetic diagram.
4. Learn micropipetting techniques. 
5. Understand how DNA is analysed through a technique known as agarose gel electrophoresis.
Mode of Delivery:Practical lab session
Target Audience:Secondary 3 to Secondary 4/5 (Intermediate)
Group size:20 minimum, 40 maximum
Duration:2 hours
Time:9.30am or 2.30pm
Course Fee:$7.00 (Admission fee to Science Centre applies to non-member international schools based in Singapore)

How to book 2019 programmes

 

Private school, Overseas school and Corporate group bookings

The listed course fees apply only to local MOE schools. Private schools, Overseas schools and all Corporate groups (including locally based corporate groups) can contact Corporate Sales to place their bookings. Kindly note that an additional charge applies per pax on top of the listed course fees, as well as admission rates.