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Genomics is helping adapt to the changing climate.
Genomics is sparking a revolution in health care.
We send practicing scientists into your classroom to provide hands-on science presentations and activities.
Download these fun, interactive activities that get students to explore science in a new and interesting way.
Students solve a murder mystery “CSI style” while working in a real laboratory on a university campus.
Thought-provoking case studies introduce and explore genetic links in various diseases covered in the BC Biology 12 curriculum.
Choose from five exhibits featuring life science and genomics topics relevant to BC.
Cut through the jargon. Our simple glossary has definitions for important or frequently encountered concepts in genomics.
A fun-packed week for teens to expeience what it’s like to perform the same clinical practice and molecular biology techniques used by real scientists.
Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
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.
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.
Stop global catastrophe by engineering genes into a pipecleaner plasmid and discuss how global challenges can have biological solutions.
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.
Extract and visualize DNA from cells using some basic household chemicals
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.