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Sickle Cell Concepts

kit #78

Using GAM-ETO-DISCS® to simulate the genetic transmission of sickle cell anemia, students gain a clearer understanding of the disease. Student worksheets clearly explain both the effects of the disease and facts about treatment. This Lab-Aid helps clarify several aspects of sickle cell anemia.
All material in this activity for 30 students is reusable and will provide years of use!


  • Understand the probability factor in the inheritance of this disease
  • Demonstrate through simulation the transmission of sickle cell anemia

Content List in Sickle Cell Concepts is as follows:

Quantity Description
1 Teacher’s Guide
30 Student Worksheets and Guides
30 Shakers
60 Normal hemoglobin (HH) GAM-ETO-DISCS®
60 Sickle cell anemia (hh) GAM-ETO-DISCS®
60 Sickle trait (Hh) GAM-ETO-DISCS®
Number of students
maximum 60 at one time
Number of groups
maximum 30 at one time

To complete this kit requires one ~50-minute class period.

Title Item # Price Quantity
Sickle Cell Concepts 78 $113.25