An inquiry into how genes impact our everyday lives. This course, which is designed for elementary and middle school teachers, will increase participants' knowledge of genetics, make connections to the Massachusetts Science and Technology/Engineering Curriculum Frameworks and national standards and lead to the development of grade-appropriate curriculum materials for use in the classroom. Biochemical and cellular principles, heredity, human disease, biotechnology, and the implications of genetics will be discussed.
Genetics in the Science Classroom
Monday, November 6, 2017 to Monday, February 5, 2018