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April 2016

Northeast Regional Conference on the Social Studies

April 5, 2016, 1:45 pm - 2:45 pm

pgEd will be presenting our lesson "Using Primary Sources to Understand the American Eugenics Movement" at the Northeast Regional Conference on the Social Studies conference in Sturbridge, MA on Tuesday, April 5th at 1:45 pm. This is one of two pgEd lessons that address the American Eugenics Movement and ask students to consider how we as a society can avoid the mistakes of the past to take advantage of the promise of genetics. The conference runs from April 4-6, and will include exciting…

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November 2016

Massachusetts Association of Science Teachers Annual Conference

November 4, 2016, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Holiday Inn Boxborough, 242 Adams Pl
Boxborough, MA 01719 United States
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pgEd is excited to present two sessions at the upcoming Massachusetts Association of Science Teachers Conference on Friday, November 4th, and participate in the Share-A-Thon to reach even more educators. Lauren and Johnny will present our lesson Introduction to Personal Genetics on Friday morning, and Reproduction and Genetics that afternoon. Please come to our sessions, and stop by and see us at our booth during the Share-A-Thon and collect resources and lesson plans, including our new lesson about gene editing.…

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November 2017

Massachusetts Association of Science Teachers annual conference

November 2 - November 3
Boxborough Regency Hotel, 242 Adams Pl
Boxborough, MA 01719 United States
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pgEd is looking forward to sharing our lesson plans with Massachusetts science teachers at the annual MAST conference on November 2-3 in Boxborough. Stay tuned for details!

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National Association of Biology Teachers annual conference

November 9 - November 12
St. Louis Union Station Hotel Saint Louis, MO United States + Google Map

pgEd is looking forward to meeting with teachers in Saint Louis at the annual conference of the National Association of Biology Teachers. pgEd has been invited to present a session on the cutting edge field of genome editing/CRISPR and lesson plans that explore potential applications for human health and de-extinction as well as the scientific and ethical questions. Stay tuned for program details!

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