In this complete 5-lesson unit introducing C.
Mueller, M. (2007). Malthus Under a Microscope: Using the soil nematode Caenorhabditis elegans to test Darwin's premises about populations. The American Biology Teacher, 69(4), 219-225.
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A 6-day hands-on inquiry unit. Activities include C. elegans phenotype observation, worm transfer, RNA interference, PCR and DNA electrophoresis. In addition, students have the opportunity to apply online tool BLAST to find out the gene sequence of the dsRNA underlying the interference of RNA (RNAi).
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