Through role play, students step into the shoes of decision makers to solve complex issues where science, government, society and the environment intersect.
Step into the role of a genomic epidemiologist and solve this simulated viral outbreak case.
See how different kinds of mutation can impact organism physiology with this LEGO tinkering activity.
Work as a team to diagnose these real-world case studies of patients living with rare genetic diseases.
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.
In this advanced version of our build-a-bee activity, learn about the process of DNA > RNA > protein and what happens to organisms when mutations arise.
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.