Personal Genetics Education Project


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 of tools, resources and knowledge to tackle some of the trickest and most important questions […]

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. October 5th, Gardiner, Maine: Maine Science Teachers Association annual conference. October 18-20, Louisville, KY: National Science Teachers Association regional […]

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 and their families, teammates and coaches. Sickle cell trait and sports has been in the […]