Personal Genetics Education Project

Teachers

Back to school mini-lesson for teachers – NFL and genetic tests at the ...

DNA tests at a National Football League game? In September of 2017, genetic testing and biobanking company Orig3n partnered with the National Football League’s Baltimore Ravens to offer free genetic testing to 55,000 fans at a stadium. Ahead of the … Continue reading

New Lesson Plan – Understanding eugenics using primary sources

We are excited to share our newest lesson plan, “Using primary sources to understand eugenics.” Students are invited to explore the origins and execution of the American eugenics movement in the early part of the 20th century by studying this collection … Continue reading

pgEd loves teachers – Thank you NSTA attendees!

Dana had a great visit to San Antonio, thanks to the many wonderful, enthusiastic and creative teachers at the National Science Teacher Association conference. We were pleased to have a great crowd for our talk, and really appreciated the conversation, … Continue reading

Professional development workshop for teachers – July 11 & 12 in B...

pgEd recently conducted a very successful two-day summer institute for teachers, where teachers from the New England area were able to join us for two days to deeply examine the big issues in personal genetics. They left with an array … Continue reading

Where in the world is pgEd? Fall 2012 conference schedule

pgEd is hitting the road this fall.  Teachers, friends, other people who are interested in genetics, ethics, teaching and curriculum development – come see us! At all these meetings we will be leading workshops on using pgEd’s curricular materials in the classroom. … Continue reading

New Lesson Plan: Athletes and sickle cell trait

We are pleased to offer another new pgEd lesson to start the new academic year: “Protecting Athletes with Genetic Conditions.“ This lesson is designed to get students thinking and writing about sickle cell trait, and what screening can mean to athletes … Continue reading

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