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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.
Stop global catastrophe by engineering genes into a pipecleaner plasmid and discuss how global challenges can have biological solutions.
See how genetics research in BC is helping scientists understand more about salmon biology and ecology.
Combine your analytical skills with forensic biology techniques to solve a crime and defeat the evil-doer in this fast-paced group investigation.
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.