Biotechnology & Genetics
Through professional development and workshops the institute provides a base of understanding and awareness about biotechnology among teachers and students.
Cracking the Code
The original PBS program available online along with resources for helping students understand the Human Genome Project.
DNA from the Beginning
An animated primer on the basics of DNA, genes and heredity.
Developed by HHS, NIH, NLM, NGHRI, GenEd features lesson plans, genetic educational materials, printable activity sheets, and other teaching resources for educators seeking to increase genetic and genomic literacy.
Genetic Science Learning Center
Learn how enzymes digest food, or how an arm is genetically different from a leg. This site explores DNA and genetics with hands-on experiments and teacher activities.
Genetics and Molecular Biology News Flash
Genome News Network
The Macaque Genome
National Geographic Project - Track your most ancient ancestors
Pros and Cons of Genetically Modified Organisms
The Stem Cell Community
This Web site provides general information, definitions and links to other sources on stem cells.
Teachers’ Domain Biotechnology Collection of digital resources explore common laboratory techniques used for treating disease and improving diagnosis, and examine the ethical debate over such research. Career profiles demonstrate the multifaceted nature of biotechnology jobs and the wide range of opportunities in this field. All FREE from WGBH, Boston’s public television station.