Skip to Content
Lab-Aids Store

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.

Details at a Glance

  • 1 Day | 1 ~50 minute class period
  • 1 Activity
  • Accommodates unlimited classes, each with 30 groups of 1 students
  • All materials are non-consumable

Scientific Concepts

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

Guides & Student Sheets

Our kits and modules provide you with everything you need so you can open, review, and teach the material confidently the next day.

  • Full downloadable Teacher Guide with background information, detailed instruction, example data and answers
  • Downloadable Student Sheets with age appropriate background information, full procedure(s), and analysis questions
  • All materials necessary to carry out the investigation
  • Safety Data Sheets

Kit Components

  • 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®