Grade 9

These fun, interactive activities provide new and interesting ways for students to discover genomics. Explore these resources and incorporate them into their lesson plans.

Travelling Suitcase Exhibits

See how genetics research in BC is helping scientists understand more about salmon biology and ecology.

Learn More icon Grade 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, icon 60-120 mins
Travelling Suitcase Exhibits

Introduce your students to the fascinating world of genomes and genomics with this travelling exhibit stuffed with activities and resources.

Learn More icon Grade 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, icon 60-120 mins
Hands-on Activities

An educational (and delicious) introduction to DNA structure through edible model building.

Learn More icon Grade 8, 9, 10, icon 0-30 mins
PHOTO CREDIT: Tess Watson
Hands-on Activities

Extract and visualize DNA from cells using some basic household chemicals

Learn More icon Grade 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, icon 0-30 mins
Travelling Suitcase Exhibits

Witness the impact of mountain pine beetles on BC forests and learn how genetics might help slow their spread.

Learn More icon Grade 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, icon 60-120 mins
Travelling Suitcase Exhibits

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.

Learn More icon Grade 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, icon 60-120 mins
Hands-on Activities

Learn how traits are inherited from one generation to the next with this interactive introduction to heredity and Punnett Squares.

Learn More icon Grade 9, 10, icon 30-60 mins
Hands-on Activities

Learn how to information is encoded in DNA by making a simple bracelet with 4 differently coloured beads.

Learn More icon Grade 8, 9, 10, icon 30–60 mins