Work as a team to diagnose these real-world case studies of patients living with rare genetic diseases.
Step into the role of a Medical Geneticist and learn how to use family pedigrees to diagnose inherited genetic diseases.
Explore the societal benefits and challenges of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) by working in groups to solve 8 criminal cases.
Stop global catastrophe by engineering genes into a pipecleaner plasmid and discuss how global challenges can have biological solutions.
Experience how genes and environment combine to shape evolution in this hands-on activity modeled after Darwin's famous study on Galapagos finches.
See how different kinds of mutation can impact organism physiology with this fun build-a-bee activity.
Learn about the science behind Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) and explore perspectives surrounding one of the most complex GMO issues: food.
See how genetics research in BC is helping scientists understand more about salmon biology and ecology.
Introduce your students to the fascinating world of genomes and genomics with this travelling exhibit stuffed with activities and resources.
Combine your analytical skills with forensic biology techniques to solve a crime and defeat the evil-doer in this fast-paced group investigation.
An educational (and delicious) introduction to DNA structure through edible model building.
Extract and visualize DNA from cells using some basic household chemicals
Use this case study to illustrate how Sickle Cell Anemia is inherited and how being a carrier of the mutant allele can be beneficial.
Use this case study to help students explore the complex relationships between medical conditions and genetic & environmental factors.
Help two parents understand the history of a rare genetic condition in their family and how genetic testing might help them plan for the future. Familial.
Learn how a genetic test for heriditary colon cancer variants can help medical professionals assist families plan for their future.
Learn how a genetic test for ApoE variants can help understand medical conditions like cardiovascular disease and Alzheimer's disease using this case study.
Witness the impact of mountain pine beetles on BC forests and learn how genetics might help slow their spread.
This travelling exhibit introduces genetics and explains the importance of bees. The exhibit comes complete with colourful and engaging text panels, hands on activities and models.
See how different kinds of mutation can impact organism physiology with this DIY version of our build-a-beetle activity.
Learn how traits are inherited from one generation to the next with this interactive introduction to heredity and Punnett Squares.
Learn how to information is encoded in DNA by making a simple bracelet with 4 differently coloured beads.