Tour the Genome: Unlocking Life's Code Virtual Exhibit
If you live half-a-world away from the exhibition, or would like a brief preview of your upcoming visit, this virtual tour will immerse you in the world of genomics! Use the interactive site to visit the exhibit at your own pace and take a closer look at the displays that intrigue you most. This dynamic introduction to "Genome: Unlocking Life's Code" can be accessed on your PC, tablet, or smart phone.
Lesson Plans with a Focus on Diabetes for the Classroom
Looking to raise diabetes awareness in the classroom? The Genome Sciences Education Outreach at the University of Washington in Seattle has created two new complementary lesson plans for health and biology classes. Nutrition, homeostasis, and genetics are just some of the concepts presented. Additional resources are available. A great way to highlight Diabetes Awareness Month!
Short Informational Videos About Genomics from the National Human Genome Research Institute
The National Human Genome Research Institute has created interesting and informational short clips about relevant genomic topics for the public. Learn about the dog genome's role in human health and how the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act protects Americans from discrimination. These clips are a useful way to introduce specific genomic topics to the students.
For Teachers: Register for the National Science Teaching Association Area Conference in Seattle, WA
The National Science Teaching Association Area Conference on Science Education will be from December 12 - December 14, 2019 in Seattle, WA. The conference's focus will be on three areas: STEM pathways for the future, building partnerships, and ways to encourage student engagement in science. It's not too late to register!