Genomics is a rapidly growing field with a rich history and an exciting future. Take advantage of our ready-made teaching tools to present the foundations to your students and help them understand the impact of genomics in their lives.

DNA From the Beginning Lesson Plan | NHGRI
DNA from the Beginning Lesson Plan

Lesson plan based on an award-winning DNA from the Beginning website, an animated primer on the basics of DNA, genes and heredity.

​Genetic Timeline Lesson Plan | NHGRI
Genetic Timeline Lesson Plan

The genetic timeline lesson plan gives students an historical perspective of the discoveries that led to our present understanding of the human genome.

Tools for Teaching the Microbiome | NHGRI
Tools for Teaching the Microbiome

A microbiome is all of the genetic material found in a microbe, such as a bacterium, fungal cell or virus.

​Transcription and Translation Lesson Plan | NHGRI
Transcription and Translation Lesson Plan

Tools and resources for teaching the concepts of transcription and translation, two key steps in gene expression

Your Genome & You Infographic | NHGRI
Your Genome & You Infographic

The Your Genome & You infographic introduces the basics of genetics and genomics and how the science impacts our lives.

Last updated: January 9, 2019