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Genetics -- Study and teaching (Middle school)

View Resource National Human Genome Research Center: Genetic Education Modules for Teachers

The Web site for the National Human Genome Research Center offers a number of K-12 educational resources, including the six genetic education modules for teachers presented here. The modules include "specific teaching plans to present the history, facts, and genetic terminology behind the Human Genome Project, and the ethical, legal, and social questions surrounding the discoveries and...
View Resource Human Genetics: A Worldwide Search for the Dominant Trait

This Web site provides instructions for a genetics-based collaborative project from the Center for Improved Engineering and Science Education. This survey-based project helps students ages 12-18 understand genetic inheritance by "gathering a great deal of information about specific, easily-seen human features," formulating hypotheses, and testing these hypotheses using data compiled by themselves...