The Human Genome Project -- Exploring Our Molecular Selves
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This page allows you to download all of the component parts that make up the award winning educational CD for The Human Genome Project.

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Genetics Timeline     Genes, Variation, and Human History     How to Sequence a Genome   
Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications     Glossary of Genetic Terms     3D Video

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Milestones in Genetics: Timeline

An interactive timeline of milestones in genetics, presenting more than 90 key events and discoveries. By clicking on any year in the timeline, the user can read a short, illustrated story and often find archival images and original scientific publications.

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Genes, Variation, and Human History

Two interactive classroom activities that address what it means to be human – as a species, as a population, and as an individual. The user will 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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How to Sequence a Genome

Animated and narrated segments presenting all the essential steps in sequencing a genome.

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Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications (ELSI)

Seven case studies including background sections and information necessary to evaluate the scenario, short vignettes raising an important ethical or societal issue, a set of discussion questions, and web links and other resources to assist those in search of more detailed information.

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Glossary of Genetic Terms

Includes written definitions, related terms, illustrations, phonetic spellings, and audio clips of scientists defining genetic terms.

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"Exploring Our Molecular Selves" Video

This dynamic 3d animation will take you "inside" for a close up look at our Molecular Selves. Watch as the mysteries of the Human Genome are literally "unraveled".

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