Online Education Kit: Genes, Variation and Human History

National Human Genome Research Institute

National Institutes of Health
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


Genes, Variation and Human History

Illustration of human chromosomes

Two interactive classroom activities that address what it means to be human — as a species, as a population and as an individual. Learn how genetic variation allows the study of similarities and differences among individuals and how to use genetic data to compare human populations from various parts of the world.

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Last Updated: March 29, 2012