WHAT IS IT
Teach.Genetics’ website hosts a wealth of resources and information aimed at helping educators bring genetics, bioscience, and health alive in the classroom. A companion to the popular Learn.Genetics website, Teach.Genetics offers additional tools and resources to support your curriculum. The lesson plans showcase Learn.Genetics’ catalog of videos, articles, and interactive activities for teaching genetics, evolution, and more.
WHY WE LIKE IT
EMPOWERMENT—Teach.Genetics provides professional development for life sciences teachers.
FLEXIBILITY—Some Teach.Genetics lessons highlight varied perspectives and encourage students to consider key topics from diverse viewpoints.
CURIOSITY—Teach.Genetics covers a diverse range of highly relevant topics that are likely to prompt further conversation about ethics, current events, and cross-curricular connections.
UTILITY—Provides low prep activities that bring genetics, bioscience, and health alive in the classroom.
While most activities are not categorized by standard, the following units are aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards: Amazing Cells, Evolution: DNA & The Unity of Life, and Exploring Genetics Through Genetic Disorders.
Use these engaging activities as supplemental lessons.
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