Personal Genetics Education Project

What are your favorite books?

pgEd is getting ready to update our “Book Corner” in early 2018,  and we are always looking for suggestions of your favorite reads, things that have been useful in your classroom, and books you recommend to friends, family or students who love genetics, ethics, history and social issues.

Let us know what you’d like to see included:  http://pged.org/book-corner/

Below are some Maine teachers at the Jackson Lab’s course ” Teaching the Genome Generation” enjoying David Epstein’s ‘The Sports Gene”.

 

 

 

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SciEd Conference 2019

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In the News

An event that our teacher friends may find useful: NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins will be hosting a Facebook Live event on Monday, Dec 10th from 3:15-45 pm ET, where he will take questions from middle school students from across the US. You are invited to livestream this event to your classroom and submit your students' questions in the event feed's comments section!

National Institutes of Health (NIH)
How can you start a career in STEM? Join NIH Director & geneticist Dr. Francis Collins on December 10, 2018 at 3:15 pm ET for a conversation featuring Johnson Creek Middle School on becoming a scientist. Dr. Collins will be taking questions from middle school students from across the U.S.!
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