NEWSLETTER: March 2017

Infographic: The Human Microbiome
Add this vibrant infographic to your wall or presentation materials! Downloadable PDF prints sharp up to wall poster size. A perfect companion for our resources for teaching the microbiome toolset.

March 2017 Resource of the Month

The University of California Museum of Paleontology: "Understanding Evolution"

Our monthly Internet search for the best free teaching resources for biology teachers has a winner: "Understanding Evolution" from the University of California Museum of Paleontology. A one-stop source for information on teaching evolution. 

See the "Genome: Unlocking Life's Code" Exhibition In Person
Open at the Peoria Riverfront Museum April 1 - May 29, 2017

Interact with 3-D models of a human genome. Test your DNA sequencing skills. Examine the genomes of five different species and identify what they reveal, and more! 

A New Interactive Teaching Resource Tool: "Teacher Features"

It is now even easier to browse our collection of difference-making interactive learning tools. Check out the new "Teacher Features" area on our home page. Topics include bioethics, evolution, DNA from strawberries, 3D animations of cell parts, timelines, infographics, MagicEye images and more!

National DNA Day Is April 25th. Starter kits, ideas, and more!

Looking for National DNA Day celebration ideas? We have all you need-resources for activities, a National DNA Day event starter kit, and even a map to promote your National DNA Day event. April 25 is just around the corner!

The 2017 NHGRI Short Course in Genomics

Reminder: The application deadline for the National Human Genome Research Institute Short Course in Genomics is  5 p.m. ET  on  March 23, 2017 The course is for middle and high school teachers, community college and Tribal College faculty teaching genetics, biology or related science courses.

Click here to apply for the NHGRI Short Course at the National Institutes of Health campus in Bethesda, Maryland from July 31 - August 3, 2017.


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