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October 2022

pgEd Webinar: Sex, Genetics, and Athletics

October 4, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Free

How might the history of sex testing in elite women's athletics help us explore the complexity of human sex variation? Join us as we discuss our lesson plan on Sex, Genetics & Athletics on October 4, 2022 from 6:00 - 7:30pm EDT. This webinar can serve as a great introduction to pgEd resources for newcomers or an opportunity to ask questions of the pgEd staff about using our resources in your classroom. Register today! A Zoom link will be emailed to…

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ONLINE – National Association for Science Writers – Memphis, TN

October 14

Marnie will be speaking on a virtual panel as part of this conference geared towards journalists, science writers, scientists, and freelancers. The Interfaith panel, organized by our colleagues at BioLogos, will focus on science communication with faith communities.

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pgEd Webinar: How Does Ancestry Testing Work? Exploring Admixture Testing

October 19, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Free

How are genetic tools providing a lens for examining human ancestry? Join us as we discuss our lesson exploring explore the science of ancestry testing on October 19, 2022 from 6:00 - 7:30pm EDT. This webinar can serve as a great introduction to pgEd resources for newcomers or an opportunity to ask questions of the pgEd staff about using our resources in your classroom. Register today! A Zoom link will be emailed to registrants in advance of the event.  

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Massachusetts Science Educators Leadership Association Conference

October 26

Robin will be presenting a session called ""Preparing Students for the Future of Personal Genetics"" at the MSELA conference in Marlborough, MA. The rapidly advancing field of genetics is impacting our lives in many ways, from healthcare and agriculture to law enforcement and ancestry testing. As we are increasingly able not only to read, but to edit the genetic code of all living things, we are faced with important decisions about the personal, ethical, and societal impacts of this technology.…

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November 2022

pgEd Webinar: Genome Editing & CRISPR

November 1, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Free

How might advances in our ability to change genomes impact individuals and society? Join us as we discuss our lesson plan on Genome Editing & CRISPR on November 1, 2022 from 6:00 - 7:30pm EDT. This webinar can serve as a great introduction to pgEd resources for newcomers or an opportunity to ask questions of the pgEd staff about using our resources in your classroom. Register today! A Zoom link will be emailed to registrants in advance of the event.  

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pgEd Webinar: Engineering the World Around Us: Genome Editing & the Environment

November 16, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Free

How might genome editing be used to address the environmental issues we are facing? Join us as we discuss our lesson plan about genetic tools that have opened a pathway to engineer the world around us on November 16, 2022 from 6:00 - 7:30pm EDT. This webinar can serve as a great introduction to pgEd resources for newcomers or an opportunity to ask questions of the pgEd staff about using our resources in your classroom. Register today! A Zoom link will…

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