Genetic Education Resources for Teachers
As genetics and genomics research advances rapidly through the knowledge gained from the completed human DNA sequence, teachers and educators require new classroom tools to present the rich history, complexity and excitement of the world of genetics and genomics.These teaching resources include specific teaching plans to present the history, facts and genetic terminology behind the Human Genome Project.
- Internet-Based Tools for Teaching the Microbiome
Websites, articles, research studies and more to help teach about the microbiome.
- Internet-based Tools for Teaching Transcription and Translation
Websites that help teach about the microbiome.
- NHGRI Activities for the USA Science and Engineering Festival
Simple and fun DNA-related activities created for the inaugural USA Science & Engineering Festival in Washington, D.C., Oct. 23-24, 2011
- Facts About the X Chromosome
Learn 10 facts about the X chromosome with this special infographic from NHGRI for Mother's Day.
- Facts About the Y Chromosome
Learn 11 facts about the Y chromosome with this special infographic from NHGRI for Father's Day.
- Genetic Variation
All about genetic variation.
- Genetics in the Laboratory
The uses of genetics in the laboratory.
- Genetics, DNA, and Heredity: The Basics
Basic information on DNA, genetics and the Human Genome Project.
- Your Family Health History
Learn how to draw your family tree.
- DNA Day Jeopardy!
Jeopardy using answers about DNA, Human Genome Project, Inheritance, more.
- 2009 Power Point Slide Show (40 MB)
Topics covered: Forensics, Advances in DNA Sequencing, Human Microbiome Project, Epigenetics, Family History and the Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications of Genome Research.
A Powerpoint presentation from the University of Utah Genetic Science Learning Center.
- Chromosome Analysis
- DNA From the Beginning [dnaftb.org]
- Genetic Mind Reader
A game that reviews some important facts about the Human Genome Project.
- Genetic Timeline
An historical perspective of the discoveries that led to our present understanding of the human genome.
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Last Updated: June 19, 2015