Personal Genetics Education Project

Online Professional Development Course

As genetic technologies become more widespread, how can our society ensure that education about and access to this information is available to all people? How can we prepare students to make informed choices for themselves and for society? In this 2-week interdisciplinary professional development workshop, we will explore the various ways in which genetics impacts our […]

NEW Educational Resources for Distance Learning

With many classrooms moving online, the pgEd team has shifted gears in the past weeks to focus on creating educational resources for distance learning. We are proud to now present you with brand new and shiny SNAPSHOTs.  SNAPSHOTs are a new way to bring pgEd into your classroom – especially if your classroom is a […]

pgEd’s 50 State Challenge – The Online Edition

At the start of 2020, pgEd made the New Decade Resolution to visit all 50 states in the USA. However, due to the travel restrictions and calls for physical distancing in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have had to change our 2020 plans significantly. The pgEd team has shifted gears, and is focusing on […]

Hot off the press: ‘How Does Ancestry Testing Work?’

pgEd is excited to bring you our latest lesson plan: ‘How Does Ancestry Testing Work?‘. This lesson explores the science of genetic ancestry testing as well as the impacts direct-to-consumer ancestry tests can have on people’s understanding of their familial and cultural identity. We wrote this lesson so it can be used in the classroom, […]

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