ONLINE – pgEd Teacher Workshop on Personal Genetics in Society
July 10 - July 21
Personal genetics can impact our lives in many ways. This workshop will explore societal implications of personal genetics from reproduction and human sexual development to ancestry testing and law enforcement. Lessons covered will include:
– Introduction to Personal Genetics
– How Does Ancestry Testing Work? Exploring Admixture Testing
– Sex, Genetics and Athletics
– DNA, Crime and Law Enforcement
– Reproductive Genetic Testing: Technology, Access and Decision Making
Attendees will receive pgEd’s curriculum and learn how to include discussions of ethical, social, and legal implications of personal genetics with their students.
Biology, biotechnology, government, health, humanities, law, social studies. Everyone welcome, particularly teachers of grades 8-12, college professors and administrators.
This course is a mix of asynchronous learning and live course chats via Zoom, with a total course load of about 10 hours. Group meetings times:
– Monday, July 10, 2pm Eastern
– Friday, July 14, 2pm Eastern
– Friday, July 21, 2pm Eastern
Professional Development Points
pgEd is an approved provider of professional development points in Massachusetts. This workshop qualified for 10 PDPs.
For more information: Email Robin at firstname.lastname@example.org